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Turn On and Off the Samsung Galaxy S4

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My S4 is dead, and it won't charge?

I have tried with multiple chargers, but it still won't charge

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If the charger is not the problem with your device then there is only one more thing that you will be able to do in order to try to fix the situation yourself before having to take it to a repair center to get fixed by a professional:

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-Purchase a new battery for your device being that the issue may be the battery which is why your device is not charging I had to purchase a new battery for my S4 being that it was labeled as being defective. Here is a link to where you can purchase a new battery for your device:

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http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Galaxy-Replacement-Battery-2600mAh/dp/B00BW0X892

-If the battery changing does not do the trick then your device may have a problem with the charging port or internal which will take a professional to look at it to fix your device.

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Could it be to do with the new cable I bought today?

I bought a cable for my phone today, but before hand it was switching on and off for no reason. Now it won't turn on at all or charge, but the cable works fine with my tablet (which is also Samsung). I have tried: Factory reboot and a system reboot. I think it was caused by: Either a cable or the battery perhaps, but its only all of a sudden started to do this

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How do I turn off my Galaxy S4 if my screen isn't working?

I keep hearing all of my annoying notifications!

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If your screen is broken or it's just not working, you can't use normal methods to turn off your phone by pressing the power button and select the 'Power off' option.

However there are two other ways to turn off your Samsung Galaxy S4. Follow the steps below to power off your phone:

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    Press and hold the power button for twenty seconds, which will turn off your phone.
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    Another way is to remove the back cover of your Samsung Smartphone, by using the gap at the top right of your phone.
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    Take out your phone battery.
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    Now your phone will be turned off.
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    To turn your phone on, put the battery back in, and replace the back cover of your phone, and press the power button.
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If you need any additional help, let us know in the questions section below.

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Alternative ways to turn ON my Samsung?

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How can I get my Galaxy to boot up?

My Galaxy S4 was fine. I was at work using my phone, it was working fully. I checked my phone later on and it wouldn't turn on. I took the battery out and put it back in and the Galaxy S4 display came on and then it shut off. it wouldn't load up past that page. I just want my pictures out of it. I just need it on to get them but now the phone won't even display the Galaxy screen. I have over 4,000 pictures from vacations, weddings, etc and I NEED my photos. the phone doesn't recognize it is on charge, the power button isn't working, its fully unresponsive completely. I can't find any AT&T repair stores in my area. I don't want it sent off and replaced. I want my phone working.

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How can I recover my phone? It is completely unresponsive?

Hello, I was using my phone and all of a sudden it froze. A second later the screen was black and the phone was unresponsive no matter what I did. The battery was fully charged. I tried to access the recovery mode without success (by holding home-power-volume up or down for like 30+ seconds each time). What is surprising is that when I connect the phone to the computer, the PC makes the sound which means it recognizes something was plugged in.. What can I do?. I have tried: I have tried to access the recovery mode by pressing Home-Power-Volume up and Home-Power-Volume down for more than 30 seconds each time. This did not work.

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I also know the battery is fine because it was fully charged.. I think it was caused by: The phone has been used for almost 2 years and lagged often, and the battery drained super fast once below 25 %. But this time battery was fully charged.

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Actually I have Samsung Galaxy 6?

My child has made some wrong options. Just blue line scrolling over the screen but screen does not do anything. Meaning it seems that blue line what goes up and now is over the screen and therefore screen don't answer and icons do anything. Can not open settings either. Can't shut down because when I press power button about 3 sec, it opens device option menu what contains shut down, reboot etc but again, I can't chose any of them because blue line goes up and down over it. Can't take battery out because battery is not removable in Samsung Galaxy 6. Its difficult to use phone now. I think that problem might be occur because some switch in settings, but how to change settings because screen doesn't work?

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My Samsung Galaxy Note4 will not turn off or completely switch on. It displays the logo and there is a sound as if its trying to load the page. I have to take off the battery to turn the logo off.

I have googled and attempted to perform some troubleshooting tips but the phone does not respond. I cannot start in safe mode or reset it.

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All right. I just got a new Samsung 4 from Asurion

I went to turn it on, but I can't. I plugged it into a charger, but I cannot tell if it is charging, because nothing is happening.

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    Install the battery into S4 if the battery is missing.
    You can find the battery in the box or you can purchase one online.
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    Put the cover back and charge the smartphone by plugging the USB cord into the phone and charger.
    Put the charger into a wall outlet.
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    After approximately 15 minutes of charging, press and hold the power button.
    The smartphone should start booting up.
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    Do not disconnect it and keep charging as you either set it up or let it charge fully (just give it a couple of hours just in case).
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My charger port has collapsed on my Samsung Galaxy 4?

This is the second time I have had this happen on a Samsung device. I am waiting for a wall charger and I hope this will work until I can take it to the guy at the mall who fixes them

This can happen owing to many reasons:

  • a faulty charger adapter (this is the most common);
  • a faulty charger port circuit on the phone; it may be a good idea to inspect or replace the whole phone at a Samsung service center if the charger port breaks again;
  • the voltage in the power line is out of range for the adapter; this includes power surges. An electrician can measure the voltage in your given power socket for 24 hours;
  • a bad wiring in the house, which causes intermittent supply of the current to the power socket; see if any other devices have been making any quiet crackling sounds, if you smell burnt wire, or if your lamp bulbs burn out quickly. Then, an electrician will be needed to rewire your house.
  • a faulty or overloaded power strip or socket; again, an electrician can measure the voltage in your given power strip and measure it for 24 hours.
  • a faulty USB port on a computer; you can try to change the USB port (for example, find a USB port in a card reader, on the back of the computer, or on the face of the computer tower).
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My S4 accidentally stopped and switched off?

I have checked the battery it is still working as 71% was remaining, but my cell does not start. I have tried to run through recovery mode it neither runs, can you help?

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How to auto power on Galaxy S4?

I am in search of a software or anything through which the phone can automatically power on in the morning before I wake up as there is no built or native setting in my Samsung Galaxy S4. Can you help me regarding this problem. oh by the way I had found on software which can power it off on the particular time but it can't power it on. My device is rooted

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My Samsung S4 mini phone is not showing up any screen?

Hello,. . 3hrs ago I putted my mobile on table and after 2hr when I tried to turn it on, it was not showing any screen. I thought it my be hanged usually happen but this time it takes too much time.... I tried to restart it but screen remains black... and when I thought may be it's battery got drained so I put on the charger but still no effect(means not showing up charging icon).. . And now It is even not showing any screen. Like charging icon. no vibrations nothing.... . But when I plug it to my PC my PC shows Hardware found... but I am not able to access my phone data.. . I don't know what to do. Will you please guide me for the same.

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How to get my S4 to charge without the grey battery?

I let my phone die completely and have plugged it in. Now that it is plugged in, I am only seeing a black screen with a grey battery and a bolt in the middle of it. After a couple minutes, it changes to a grey battery with 0% in it. It has been plugged in for over 30minutes and the status hasn't changed. Any help would be greatly appreciated.. I have tried: I have tried taking the battery out and then putting it back in. I have also tried using other cables.. I think it was caused by: I am not sure. It was fine yesterday and last night when I was charging it.

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My S4 mini won't boot up and doesn't recognize on PC. Please help?

My S4 mini just switched off. I tried doing a factory reset by holding down volume up + power + home buttons but no luck. Its not charging and the PC doesn't recognize it either

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NOT CHARGING NOR COMING ON ONLY BIPING THE CHARGING SIGN?

Please my Samsung S4 is not coming on and it is also not charging, it is only beeping the charging sign and sometime displays yellow battery with a horizontal bar on the battery displayed.I have gotten another battery still the issue is not resolved.kindly assist. I have tried: Using another battery and charger. I think it was caused by: No idea.I only noticed that the phone was some time very hot then usual

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