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Fix Networking Problem with Korean Version of S4

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My phone is showing the message for emergency calls only?

I am in India. Please help.

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The most likely reason that your Korean Samsung Galaxy S4 is showing that it can only make emergency calls is because you haven't switched your SIM card from your Korean carrier (SKT, KTF, or LGT) to one of India's many carriers. Go to one of the Indian carriers' stores and purchase a SIM card and a plan from them; the customer service representative at the store will help you install the SIM card into your Samsung Galaxy S4 and start service.

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If you purchase a SIM card and set up the service with the Indian carrier and you are still having issues, you will need to contact Samsung. There could be something wrong with the SIM card contacts inside your phone; alternatively, you could be having an issue with your phone's radios, as well.

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I am getting emergency calls only on my Galaxy Note3?

Galaxy Note3 made in Korea. I am from India.

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Pull out the battery and SIM Card and wipe the card. Then go into Settings to Network Mode and choose Auto Connect. If you still can not receive a signal then take your phone to your carrier store to request they reconfigure your connection settings.

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Why is my Galaxy Note3 network signal so low?

My Galaxy Note3 (Vietnam Copy) signal is too low....

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Go to Settings>More>Network Mode and change to from LTE or the top option to GSM/HSPA Auto Connect. You will see a warning about data but ignore it. This will give you full bars if you are within range of a 4G tower.

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Why is the signal not catching for GT-S5302?

Actually for signal poles its showing 3poles but its showing emergency calls only

Change your GSM settings to Auto Connect. It should resolve your problem but if not then your APN should be reconfigured as well.

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Fix Networking Problem with Korean Version of S4

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No signals after inserting the SIM and shows emergency calls only in my Samsung Galaxy Note3 Korean?

Whatever SIM which is working in other mobiles, if I insert it in Note3 it is detecting the SIM but shows no signal

Make sure in Settings that you do not have the SIM card lock enabled. To remove it you will need the old SIM card and then disable the SIM. If your phone is not unlocked from the carrier you will not be able to use another carrier's SIM. If this is your carrier then you may have not paid for the SIM credits yet and this is why it is not responding. If you stopped your carrier plan then no SIM will be recognized.

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SIM card showing as Emergency only, what to do?

Two months back I removed my SIM card from my phone. Now I try to use that SIM card but it is showing "Emergency only". What should I do now.. I have tried: Restarting my phone thrice, but no result. I think it was caused by: Don't know. may be deactivation of SIM

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If you deactivated your SIM then yes, this would be why it is not working on the phone. You need an active plan on the SIM to use the phone to make calls.

I am using Galaxy S4 and I have unrooted my phone from rooted and updated with 5.01 firm. Then the SIM card was showing as Emergency calls only?

I am using Galaxy S4 and I have unrooted my phone from rooted and updated with 5.01 firm. Then the SIM card was showing as Emergency calls only. I have tried: I tried soft reset and selecting networks using More Networks from setting, restart, shutdown for 30 seconds. I think it was caused by: No idea

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Perform a hard reset and then check your IMEI number by dialing (*#06# ) without parenthesis. Compare this number with your box if you still have it or the back of the phone under the battery. You will also want to search for your carrier's APN settings and configure those again. Hopefully, you did not damage any EFS files when rooting your phone.

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Check to see if you enabled Airplane Mode. Then go into Settings to Network Mode and choose the GSM/HSPA auto connect. This should resolve your issue but you may need a new SIM if you then set the APN again and the phone will not work.

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Emergency calls only problem, how to fix it please read?

Italy phone working well in Italy SIM but now I am in India and when inserting an Indian SIM its showing only emergency calls. How can I fix it? my phone is S4

Your phone will need to be rooted/unlocked from the Italian carrier previously. Also, unless you got a global band version of the S4, India's towers are not the same frequency. Insert the SIM if your phone is unlocked and turn it off for 5 minutes. The SIM needs that time for the radio band to disconnect from the tower.

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How to resolve network issue of Samsung GT-S5302. Its showing emergency calls only?

How to resolve network issue of Samsung GT-S5302. Its showing emergency calls only

Follow the steps in the VisiHow article as well as the suggestions posted on this page from contributors. Your phone probably just needs to power cycle through Network Mode again.

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Phone is showing full network but it is not working?

Network is full but showing emergency call only, so please find out my problem.

Go into Network Mode and change the GSM to Auto Connect only. Power off the phone and wait 5 minutes and then reboot the phone. You should now be able to make and receive calls.

My Sony Xperia p SIM signal full show but not work properly not received any call or messages just emergency call only?

My Sony Xperia p SIM signal full show but not work properly not received any call or messages just emergency call only

Change the Network Mode to your secondary option and Auto Connect. Take out the SIM card and clean it and then do a hard reset if you are still experiencing problems.

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Micromax x 615 having full bar signals but showing only emergency calls. I have tried switching on / off > didn't work. Tried SIM in another mobile > working OK. Manually network select > doesn't work just shows connected. Even tried factory reset > no help. I think it was caused by: Been a week since this problem erupted

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