Samsung Galaxy S :: Turn Off Phone - Mobile Data But Keep Wifi

Sep 17, 2010

Is this even possible? Flight mode turns off everything including wifi....



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General :: After Turn On Mobile Data / WiFi Phone Screen Starts To Blink And Turns Off

Jan 10, 2014

Mobile phone. I bought it year and a half ago, and have changed operating systems few times (custom roms). Now I have Pristine JB Slim custom ROM, i have installed it 1-2 months ago (cant remember exactly), and everything was okay for first half period, but then it started to crush after mobile data/wifi was turned on.

When I turn on MD/WIFi, its usually okay till 76% of battery, but then screen starts to blink for few seconds and turns off immediately after. When I turn it on again, it turns off again after 1-2 minutes, and sometimes even warns me that i have to charge it cause battery has only few % left (most of time just 1). And I have to charge it again to work normally (well, until it starts to go crazy again )

Before i start to install other roms again. So. Is it faulty battery, bad ROM or something else?

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Jelly Bean :: No Option To Turn Mobile Data On Or Off On Galaxy S3

Nov 22, 2013

I bought an ATT S3, running android 4.1.2. I set up the APN as instructed by straight talk and everything works except data... just can't connect to the internet. On my old sprint S3, there is an option to turn data on and off in the top menu bar (when you swipe downwards from the top of the screen), but this option does not exist on this phone. There are buttons for wifi, bluetooth, gps, etc but NO DATA! At first I was thinking it was the APN settings, but now I am thinking there is something else wrong because I don't even see the data button to toggle it on or off. I can't see incorrect APN settings preventing the toggle data option from even showing on the phone.

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General :: Set Galaxy Nexus To Prefer WiFi For Data Over The Mobile Network?

Apr 3, 2012

How can I set my Galaxy Nexus to prefer WiFi for data over the Mobile Network? I have to go to settings, turn off "enable data access over mobile network," then cycle WiFi on-off several times before the phone will connect to my home router. Router has two channels, both a WPA2 encrypted one, and a "home guest" (open) one. Both show up as disabled until I cycle the WiFi off and on several times. There must be a setting to tell the phone to prefer WiFi -- no?

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General :: Can't Turn Off Auto Answer On T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3

Dec 20, 2012

All incoming phone calls are being automatically answered. I went to Settings>Language and Input; however, I don't see the Voice CMD for Apps option. I also want to note that this is not voice activated answering - it is just auto answering. I am not using a headset and the option for auto answering with a headset is off.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Need To Turn Off All Data

Aug 20, 2010

travelling to Europe from the UK and need to turn off all data for the duration of my stay (would cost me $17 per day at my current usage)
This is easily done with one setting on my iPhone, but I am unsure how to get the same done easily with my Galaxy S.I really need to make sure that all data is off in order that I don't come home to a monster bill!

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General :: Samsung Galaxy S2 - WiFi Won't Turn On After Custom ROM?

Mar 7, 2012

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 2 and I recently installed MIUI on my device. Didn't like it, so I flashed it back to the stock settings and now my Wifi isn't functioning. It will turn on and scan for networks for a few seconds, then turn off automatically.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Mobile Data State Disconnected?

Jul 27, 2010

This was working until today on wife's phone.Now it just says mobile data state disconnected. All shes done is installed a load of new apps.Is it possible that a bad app can screw the mobile data connection? Or could it be faulty phone? Tried the sim in another phone and data works fine so its not the network or sim.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Completely Turn Off All Data Connection

Sep 14, 2010

what are the settings do you have to change in order to completely stop any data connection? I have an unlimited data plan so I don't care now that there is a lot of apps using my connection, but going overseas soon, the roaming charges are really expensive. I found some settings (like sync) that I can configure not to use data connection but I am not sure if these are all.

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Android :: Widget To Turn OFF Phone And Cellular Data - But Leave WIFI On

Dec 7, 2009

Phone: Droid
Situation: On airplane with in flight wireless. Want to allow wireless, but disallow cellular, including 2g/3g data.

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KitKat 4.4 :: Samsung Galaxy S4 - Mobile Data Doesn't Work After Update?

Mar 30, 2014

I've recently updated my Samsung Galaxy S4 to android 4.4.2 kitkat. Since then I've been unable to connect to the internet through mobile data. It can be activated/deactivated, but when activated I cannot connect to any websites.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy S4 - Restricting Mobile Data Use To Selected Apps?

Mar 14, 2014

Im looking for a way to leave my mobile data on, BUT only giving access to apps that i choose. For example, Mobile data should be on, but i want ONLY Whatsapp or BBM to connect to the mobile network. Is there an app that lets you do this? or settings somewhere.

Samsung Galaxy s4 is the phone

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Mobile Unveils Premium Galaxy S Smart Phone Accessories

Aug 11, 2010

This was not posted yet in the GS section... Samsung Mobile Unveils Some Nice Galaxy S Accessories.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Wifi Connects But No Data - On School Network Only

Sep 21, 2010

My school has an open wifi network. When you first use a device on the network, it presents an authentication page so that you can get full access. I authenticated, and my Vibrant connects fine and is assigned an IP. I checked with the network admin, and my MAC address is registered correctly in their system.

But I can't get any data. Sometimes if I disconnect and reconnect I can load one or two pages, but then data stops.

Other Android users (Nexus One, Droid X) don't seem to have this problem. I'm trying to get the network pro to come and help me out with this, but it seems to be a problem with my phone. Yet my wifi connection at home works fine.

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General :: App That Shows Data Transfer Rate (WiFi / Mobile Data) On Notification Bar

Jul 9, 2012

I use DU meter but its in the notification panel...i need one in the notification bar

and there was another app called network meter and lots of other... [URL] .....

but none of them have it on the notification bar....

this one fits my need... [URL] ....

but isnt refreshed in real time and slows the phone and battery life.

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Android :: Turn Mobile Data Off When Asleep

Nov 12, 2009

I'm on a limited data plan so it would be good if I could time my phone (hero) to turn 3g off when im in bed. I have locale but that only does wifi. Is there an app that will do the same for mobile data?

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HTC Hero :: Unable To Turn Off Mobile Data

Jul 13, 2010

I have a sim free Hero on 3UK that I recently upgraded to 2.1. Since doing so, I have noticed that the data turns itself on every so often.I normally use the htc widget to turn on/off the mobile data as I don't use it while at work/at home. Occaisionally, I notice that it is switched on and when I try to switch it back off, it restarts itself. I've noticed this on quite a few days now over the last couple of weeks and once it starts doing it, I can't stop it.I can only think it is down to either some app that I have installed or the synch settings, but I have checked for running processes and killed anything that looks like one of my apps.I don't really know what else to do to stop it. Has anyone got any ideas?

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Samsung Moment :: When Turn On WiFi / Phone Never Sleeps Even In Standby Mode

Nov 10, 2009

From what I can tell, if you turn on WiFi the phone never sleeps even in standby mode. Is this a known issue or has anyone else noticed this. I noticed this using Spare Parts and turning off and on things until I saw it was wifi that keeps it awake.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Any Way To Access Printer From Mobile Phone?

Nov 24, 2010

Can one access and print to a printer from a mobile phone?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: How To Turn Off Just Phone So It Doesn't Search

Oct 10, 2010

How do you turn off just the phone so it doesn't it search? Am at church at no signal and I don't want to run down battery but I do have wi-fi.

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Android :: Tasker WiFi / Mobile Data

Oct 30, 2010

Just learning how to use Tasker. Searching the internet to get whatever help I can find. One thing I am not seeing that I really want to do is:When I open the browser (turn wifi on).(I know how to do this)If wifi is not available ask if I want to turn on mobile data (This is what I can't figure out)If anyone has some suggestions I would love to hear them. Or if someone knows whether or not this is even possible please let me know.

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General :: Android 2.3.4 - No Mobile Data After Using WiFi

Aug 3, 2012

I run into rather strange problem. My phone, china Android 2.3.4, is working quite weel instead of this:

If I use WIFI, then turn it off and try to use mobile data connection, it is not possible.

Icon showing that mobile connection should be active is on, but no data comming through.

I tried switchiing to airplane mode, changing access point names and so on, but nothing worked. Only solution was to restart the phone, after that all works normally - until connecting to wifi.

After rooting my phone I tried to figure out more with Teminal emulator. It seems that after releasing wifi connection and turning interface down, mobile interface comes up with same IP as before - it should ask network for new one. But, more important, route table is empty (or containing one entery and no default gateway at all) I tried bringing mobile interface up and down several times, tried forcing it to use dhcp (timeout), without success.

Is there a way to "reset" whole networking system from shell? Something like partial restart, which would be probably quicker than full restart.

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General :: Notifications Only Received When Using Mobile Data Not WiFi

Nov 24, 2013

The facebook messenger app for my Samsung Galaxy Fame only receives notifications of messages when connected to a mobile data network, not when connected to wifi. If I swap to solely using mobile data after a conversation, I receive a string of notifications of all the messages I've just been sent in the conversation which is very frustrating.

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General :: WiFi And Mobile Data Usage Of Android?

Sep 13, 2013

when both wifi and mobile data are available, android (from version 4 and onwards) is smart enough to always* use the wifi, right?

*: by always i mean with some exceptions like sending an mms.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy S4 Clone - Can't Enable USB Debugging Since Phone Won't Turn On?

Feb 18, 2014

Problem: When pressing the power button to turn phone on, there is no samsung boot logo. the only thing that shows up is a black screen, [the backlight] it will stay that way until the battery dies.

i know it's not a problem with the display because i can get to the recovery screen by pressing the three buttons. i tried numerous wipes and factory resets, even tried to reboot from there. but it still wont boot up, it only ends up with that black screen. Also the green battery shows which further indicates that it's not a display problem.

Phone Description:

Model: GT-I9500
FCC ID: A3LGTi9500
SSN:-i9500GSMH
RATED:3.85V===:13 00mA
MADE IN KOREA BY SAMSUNG
IMEI:355236030
S/N:R21D48HDDA

That's basically all i know about this phone, i know it's a clone because on the hardware differences under the hood compared to the real S4. [it's probably a legend or a superking since it's from korea i think] im not sure which operating system it runs, from the looks of it i dont think it has one.

Some things i've tried: i downloaded android SDK, MTK droid tools, SP FLash tools, for some reason, i keep getting error 8200 in sp flash tools and mtk droid tools doesn't detect my phone. I tried flash updating firmware with adb sideload, it always ends up with an error ''aborted''. i can't enable usb debugging since the phone wont turn on.

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General :: Data Takes 15 Min To Turn On After Leaving WiFi?

Apr 4, 2014

I recently purchased a USED S4 Active, and I am having an unusual problem with it.

I will leave my house in the morning. ALl during my drive to work, my data does't work. It's on, it just doesn't have "4g" at the top, and I can't use the internet, etc. Toggling the data does not work, neither does resetting the phone. About the time I get to work (after about a 15 minute drive), my data pops back on.

Today, at work, my phone connected to a stray wifi connection (One that I have used before, so my phone remembered it) just for a minute or two. Once it disconnected from the wi-fi, my mobile data was gone. Just like when I leave my house: It was gone for about 15 minutes, just like before, and then just popped back on like everything was OK.

I don't THINK this is an issue with my particular phone, but if it is I need to know so I can return it. I've searched high and low, but no one else seems to have had this problem. So I figured I would turn to the best!

Model: Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Android version: 4.2.2
AT&T phone, but unlocked and working under the T-Mobile network.

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General :: How To Trick Apps That Device Is On WiFi When It Is On Mobile Data

Jun 18, 2013

Current version of Android (4.2.2).

Want to: run apps that demand to have WiFi on+connected, even when I'm on 3G/4G. (Specifically, I'd be happy if I could get Xfinity TV Player to run on my rooted stock Nexus 4 over HSPA, but again, hoping this thread will attract info about tricking apps in the general case.)

Tried:

A) qaWifiOnlyMode.txt,

B) running WiFi Tether For Root Users and quickly turning wifi on after launching. Neither worked.

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General :: Mobile Data Connection Doesn't Work After Using WiFi?

Jul 15, 2012

I am using ICS Evervolv a5 on my N1. The mobile data connection works only if I don't connect to a WiFi network. If I do, the only way I have found to make it work again is to reboot the phone.

This means that while I am at home, everything works through WiFi, however, if I leave home, I have to reboot my phone once I am sure the phone is far enough from my WiFi access point to be able to connect. Then, it starts working with the cellular data plan

The only thing I can relate to this is that I have the "application protection" app installed, protecting the settings menu do with a code so my kids don't mess up with that. However, is still hard to believe that's the culprit.

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Android :: Turn Off Data / Internet Access All Together When Not On Wifi Connection?

May 29, 2010

i just picked up a unlocked a moto cliq.. my concern is that i have never had a data plan on my account (at&t). this phone seems to have alot of different apps and widgets updating themselfs continuosly.. i have no problem with while im at home beacuse of my wifi that i can connect to.. but when im not on a wifi connection it seems to still be updating.. which i dont want until i upgrade my plan to unlimited data.. How do i turn off these features or turn off data/ internet acess all together when im not on a wifi connection?

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General :: Start Download Using Data Connection Then Turn WiFi On?

May 17, 2012

I do know that downloading on Wi-Fi is faster than using data (or so I've read). My question is if I start a download using data connection then turn Wi-Fi on will the download see the Wi-Fi and jump on that to speed up our do I have to start on Wi-Fi for it to use Wi-Fi?

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Samsung Galaxy S : How To Connect Phone With Laptop Via Wifi?

Aug 1, 2010

I created a wireless adhoc network in my laptop and tried to discover the wireless network from my galaxys, but its not able to detect the connection. But when i try the same with a wireless router/modem its working fine. and 1. how do i use dlna without a wireless router (just my laptop and galaxys) 2. how to use unified wifi remote.

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General :: Huawei G700 Keeps Asking Permission To Use Mobile Data After WiFi Disconnects

Aug 30, 2013

I recently bought a Huawei G700. It's a fairly new and uncommon device. It runs Android 4.2.1 in combination with Huawei's own Emotion UI

When I have WiFi enabled and for some reason my Wifi disconnects (for example I go out of reach), my phone keeps asking me, each and every time, if it's allowed to use Mobile Data. if I don't answer, my mobile data does not connect thus I can't recieve any mails etc which is highly annoying.

This is the exact error/popup message that I get:

Data connection change. WLAN is unavailable, try to connect to mobile network?

I've googled this exact phrase, but I get 0 results. How can I prevent my phone from asking if it's allowed to use mobile data?

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General :: WiFi Won't Turn On After Update To 4.4.2 (galaxy S4 I9505)

Apr 7, 2014

i recently upgraded to kitkat using following [URL],, after this, my wi-fi wont turn ON..,, made complete wipe, re-installed 4 times using stock kernel, stock with permissions, AEL but none works,,And also flashed non-hlos.bin modem.

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General :: Mobile Data Is Off In Standby Galaxy S2

Jan 30, 2013

the mobile data connection is switched off automatically when my S2 is in standby. Using Omega 19.2 rom. Is there a setting for that? I have no energy saving turned on.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: How To Enable Phone As WiFi Access Point?

Sep 30, 2010

I have my samsung galaxy s phone. I would like to know how to enable it as Access Point and connect to net using my laptop. I went under Settings > Wireless Networks, but cant find?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Phone Not Correctly Switch Back To 3G After WiFi Connectivity

Jul 10, 2010

Very happy with the i9000 in the last few days of ownership, using launcher pro in place of stock but otherwise mostly unchanged. One issue we have is that after being at home overnight on WiFi, the phone doesn't automatically re enable 3g. To restore the mobile data you have to go into the network operator selection and re select Optus (our carrier here in Aus). Leaving it on auto doesn't help, and you have to manually choose it each time (ie: it "forgets" what I selected or something). Using apndroid to mangle the apn on/off doesn't help. Restarting the phone fixes it but obviously not ideal.

Have tried entering the code to change it to gsm only instead of the default wcdma/gsm auto with no benefit. When the mobile data is working, it happily switches between 2g and 3g, but will sometimes simply stop working as per the wifi overnight problem and I have to manually select the operator again. This happens very randomly and can go several days without drama, our only a few minutes. While this data won't connect, the phone capabilities aren't affected and you can make and receive calls fine. In fact if you dial a number it sometimes causes the data to re connect.

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General :: Mobile Data Timed Widget Using Widgetsoid - Galaxy S3 On AT&T

Feb 4, 2013

A friend has a Galaxy S3 on AT&T. He doesn't have unlimited data so he usually keeps mobile data off. Whenever he receives a picture message he has to toggle the data switch on and off. Sometimes he forgets to switch it off and his battery drains and his data usage goes up.

My workaround includes using the app Widgetsoid to create a toggle for mobile data but I would like to incorporate a timer in the command prompt option.

I noticed that it has an option for a custom command prompt to be executed when the widget is toggled. Could create a line of code which I can use to turn mobile data on and then off in a specified amount of time?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Best Way To Back Phone Up / App To Let You Surf Safely Encrypting Data?

Oct 30, 2010

Hi everyone new to this forum and new to android, have to say loving my new Samsung Galaxy S, I have rooted and lag fixed, the increase in speed is massive.

Two questions I have that I cant find anywhere,
1.What is the best way to back up my phone?

2.Is there an app to let you surf safely, ie encrypting your data

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General :: Rooted Galaxy S III - Not Receiving Voice Calls When Data Turn On

Feb 16, 2013

I have a Tmobile rooted Samsung Galaxy S III, I was running a nightly Cyanogenmod 10 ROM. Yesterday there was an update for that rom and I downloaded it and installed it, everything was fine and running smoothly until some people started telling me that they were not able to reach me by phone. I tried checking what was wrong and I finally realized that whenever I have my mobile data on or while I am using it I don't receive voice calls. I tried looking everywhere for a way to fix this and I came across the ##DATA# code in which I could turn off the DDTM option but unfortunately my phone doesn't recognize that code.

this is the message I get every time I try to enter ##3282# code.

I thought that maybe something was wrong with the ROM itself so i decided to browse around here for one for my Tmobile samsung galaxy S 3 and I decided to install this one [ROM][4.2.2][RC1] LiquidSmooth ROMs - d2tmo - 2|14|13

after wiping data/cache and dalvik cache I installed this ROM and this is my current phone info and still when I am using my mobile data I cant receive calls nor put the ##DATA# code to turn off DDTM.

is there any other way I could access that DDTM option?

Another thing I realized is that even tho I did the factory reset, wipe dalvik cache and data cache on recovery mode my phone still says it only has 4gb free on its internal memory, isn't it supposed to be completely free after wiping all that stuff?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Turn Off Reject Call With Message From Phone Call Display?

Nov 30, 2010

Does anybody know how to turn off reject call with message from phone call display?

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