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 :: 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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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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Samsung Vibrant :: Wifi Will Not Turn Off

Sep 15, 2010

I accidentally activated my wifi through the notification bar. As soon as it was activated, i simply tapped it again to shut it down, however, it failed to do so. All that happened was that the wifi had a blue color and off in the bottom. I tried turning it off through the power setting widget, it says that updating wifi. It was stuck like that until i restarted the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Intermittent Wifi On Samsung Galaxy S Captivate

Nov 10, 2010

I have recently picked up a Samsung Galaxy S Captivate (Android 2.1) on Rogers Wireless. I've been having an issue with the wifi on it, it only works intermittently when I'm at home. It will connect to my network without issues, but none of the data-enabled apps can access anything, they just time out. While this is happening my old iPhone (recent android convert) and my Nintendo Wii are able to connect flawlessly. This ONLY happens when I'm at home on my own network from what I've seen, when I'm on the wifi at my work everything works fine. Has anyone seen issues like this or have any suggestions as to what may be causing it? FYI I have tried different wifi channels, currently my router is setup to use TKIP on WPA2 for encryption.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Samsung Galaxy X Internet Won't Turn Off?

Jul 16, 2010

I've had my Samsung Galaxy X for a whole of about 3 hours now, just tried out the internet on it. Awesome. loved it.Sorted my wi fi out etc Only problem is, I've turned Wi Fi off now but the 3g internet is still on and uploading and downloading when I am not even on a website. Can anyone please tell me how the heck I turn it off? I cant afford a massive bill

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Samsung Fascinate :: Wifi And Bluetooth Will Not Turn On

Oct 23, 2010

Hw i500.04 Fw 2.1 update1 Baseband di01 Wifi and BT both show Unavailable on their Address field in the About Phone - Status. What gives?

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Samsung Moment :: Turn Radio Off - With WiFi On

Nov 11, 2009

Is it possible to turn on the 802.11 wireless, while keeping the phone radio turned off?

I was recently on an airplane that had WiFi wireless connectivity (Delta using GoGo). I had my Moment and wanted to try it out. The problem is that the only way I could find to turn off the cell radio, as required by the FAA, is by putting the phone into "Airplane Mode". But, in Airplane mode, I could not get the WiFi to turn on.

So, what I really wanted was not "Airplane mode" but WiFi on and Cell Radio turned off. But I could not figure out any way to do that. Is it possible?

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Samsung Captivate :: Turn Into A Wifi Hotspot

Sep 11, 2010

stumbled across this great little app for root only needs super user perm.

To turn captivate into wifi hotspot

Downloads - android-wifi-tether - Project Hosting on Google Code

Thats the page that host them all

This is the newest link to apk download.
http://code.google.com/p/android-wifi-tether/downloads/detail?name=wireless_tether_2_0_5-pre9.apk&can=2&q=NexusOne

Ignore nexus one ending works on galaxy s im using it right now on my mac.

Showing 255kb down 200kb up not the greatest but works for sure! can encrypt also with catchphrase. great for on the go!

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Samsung Galaxy S : Galaxy S Hold WIFI While Locked

Jul 13, 2010

Apparently the new iPhone will stay connected to wifi even while the screen is locked.This is nice because with my current iPhone,I use about 3-4 megs of data a day even if I never leave my house (which has wifi).It would be nice if the Captivate didn't do that since I have the 200-meg plan with AT&T and I'd like to use my data for web surfing, not checking for email in the background. Would anyone mind checking this for me?

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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 :: 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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Samsung I7500 :: Galaxy Can't Turn On / What Should I Do?

Dec 21, 2009

Stop at the screen showing android!!!

what should I do? this phone is driving me crazy, it is used for one day

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Turn Off 3G But Leave HSDPA On?

Sep 11, 2010

The 3G service where I live is utterly sh*te but the HSDPA is pretty good so as per the question in the thread title is there any way to do this? I don't want to use 2G networks tho.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Centura Won't Turn On?

May 2, 2014

While using my phone, it just turned off. My battery was at about 50%. I have removed the battery and SD card for several minutes, put them back in and charged phone over night. The phone will not turn back on. While plugged in the screen flashed on and off a few times but just a plain white screen. The charger is works on other phones. The phone has not been wet or dropped.

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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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Samsung Galaxy S :: GPS Not Turn On Despite Maps Or Navigation Being Chosen

Nov 20, 2010

i know there are problems with the GPS on this phone. I have read loads of posts and tried changing various settings but am pinning my hopes on Froyo fixing it or else i will seriously be looking at returning phone as not fit for purpose. I am sorry but i feel that having paid ?380 for something advertised as having GPS, maps, navigation etc that i should be able to have this in a usable fashion. I dont want to be told its a phone, sat nav is a bonus. It was advertised and sold as having sat nav and this should be workable. OK sorry rant over, just trying to head off some of the comments i am sure will be posted, anyway back to the problem.

when i start maps or navigation it shows a small radar looking icon in top left hand corner, indicating it is looking for satellites, yet at other times this does not appear and it shows "Searching for GPS" at bottom of screen. The manual states this icon means GPS activated. When it is not showing does this mean that the GPS has not turned on despite maps or Navigation being chosen. I can drive about for an hour with this message showing but navigation not starting. The strange thing is if i have map on the screen it will show my location moving yet still say searching for GPS, if thats the case then how can it update maps, how does it know where i am. I an really annoyed at the lack of this function (can you tell). Thanks for any insight into this.

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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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Samsung Galaxy S :: Turn Off Daily Briefing Widget?

Sep 7, 2010

How do I turn off the Daily widget on my Samsung Galaxy S smart phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Turn App Menu Into Landscape Mode?

Oct 26, 2010

I was wondering if i can set the phone to show the apps menu in landscape mode if i have the phone sideways? is that possible?

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Epic Display Won't Turn On

Feb 24, 2014

I don't know what's wrong with my phone, but the screen display is messed up. Sometimes, the screen will display if I keep clicking the power button one-hundred times, but other than that it won't budge. Everything thing else works when I press the power button, the keyboard lights up, the home button and other buttons light, just not the screen. Like I said, I have to repeatedly press the power button so that in a slight chance, the screen might display.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Pocket Won't Turn On / Boot

Mar 26, 2014

My Galaxy pocket wont turn on.Last 4 days I dropped my phone on our pail full of water on our garden. I didnt noticed it.I keep searching for it in our house but no hope. Last 2 days I found it and tried the rice technique to make it dry again. Today It wont turn on and I cant charge it. I borrowed the battery of my friend's SGP and my SGP turned on. But I tried my SGP battery on my friend's phone but my friends phone wont boot.My Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300)

-Stock Firmware
-Rooted
-with CWM recovery

will i need to replace the battery?

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Stuck In Downloading - Do Not Turn Off Target Screen

Aug 11, 2010

Was updating my SGS when it got stuck on the screen where Android is digging in the dirt and says Downloading... do no turn off target.

Windows is also giving me an error "The Program can't start because RAPI.dll is missing from your compter. Try Reinstalling the program to fix this problem"

I tried reinstalling Kies but nothing happens.... Why oh why couldn't Samsung have just let us update OTA.....

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Stopped Working - Wont Turn On Charg Or Anything

Aug 17, 2010

when it was time for an upgrade i decided to go android with the galaxy s, and when i got it i loved it, but after 3 weeks its just stopped working, wont turn on, wont charg or anything. does anyone know why this might be the case and if theres anything i can do other than sending it back which i cant do at the moment as im out of the country.

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Samsung Galaxy S : GPRS Keeps On Going Back - Turn The Flight Mode On/off

Sep 2, 2010

I bought my new Samsung Galaxy S phone 3 weeks back. I am quite satisfied with it, but i have quite an irritating problem, my GPRS keeps on going back every now and then, like once every 2 minutes and then i have to turn the Flight mode on/off to bring it back. It might not be a problem in countries where 3G is available but here in India it's quite unsettling to see such a nuance in such a wonderful OS. I know it's not a problem with the carrier(Vodafone for me) as nokia phones work seamlessly in the same area.

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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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General :: Samsung Galaxy Ace - Power Button Won't Turn Off Screen?

Jul 11, 2012

The power button doesn't turn off my screen, instead it takes me home (launcher).

Device: GT-S5830 Samsung Galaxy Ace

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Samsung Galaxy S : How To Use Gps Off Of Wifi?

Oct 21, 2010

In the recently released commercial they show the the gps being used in the car and off of WiFi. Does anyone know if you are able to use the gps off of wifi? If you could that would be really awesome and a big plus against the ipod touch.

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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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Jelly Bean :: Android 4.3 - Restricted Profiles - Disable WiFi Entirely / Turn Off WiFi

Sep 24, 2013

I don't own an Android 4.3 tablet yet but I need to know the following things.I wanted to restrict my device so that a user is unable to change any settings (in particular turn on/off WiFi) and disable all applications except one.How strict is the restriction?

If I disable all apps except one what will the restricted user be able to do?

In an ideal scenario I'd like the restricted user to do only 3 things:

a) turn the tablet on/off

b) turn the application of my choosing on/off

c) all other options would be disabled

d) the restricted user should NOT see any data of the administrator

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Samsung Galaxy S :: How To Tell Internet Using Wifi / 3g

Aug 31, 2010

Is there a way to tell what the Internet is using? If the wifi symbol is up is that whats being used ?

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Samsung Galaxy S : Turn Off GPRS Completely And Also Monitor What Applications Are Accessing The Service

Nov 14, 2010

Last week I was in the US and had gotten the AT&T pay-as-you-go sim. It charges 1c/kb and I thought that's not too bad since I *only* get outlook and yahoo email. Well, *before* I knew it, it sucked up $14.40 for internet access....Frantically called AT&T customer service and after a long wait, they told me that my device had access the service and downloaded 1.5Mb! I asked them if there was a way to turn off the GPRS(since I was mostly interested in their $2/day unlimited calling service) and they said they don't have a way to turn it off Tried a bunch of things like turning off auto-sync (in settings) etc...but STILL I ended up paying $40 by the end of the day!!

Is their a way to turn off GPRS completely and also monitor what applications are accessing the service? All I have to go by is what AT&T says at the website!

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Jelly Bean :: Turn Lock Screen Completely Off (Samsung Galaxy S3 Rooted - OS 4.3)?

Jan 12, 2014

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (rooted) running os 4.3

I trying to find a way to disable the lockscreen completly so I can use widget locker instead without having to swipe twice every time.

I have tried setting the standard lock screen to none but it still starts with the standard swipe lockscreen - I have also tried alot of different apps (noLock, no lock screen, etc) but none of them are able to disable the lockscreen.

I have also searched for solutions (here and a lot of other sites) but a lot of people suggest its a bug in os 4.3.

Running os 4.3 have succesfully been able to disable the standard lock screen.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Nexus V4.4 - Video Streams Display Will Turn Automatically Off

Oct 10, 2013

I just switched from WebOS so I'm quite a noob to Android. Anyways, I bought a new Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.4.

Now to my issue: I like to watch video streams. The problem is, that the display will turn automatically off.

Solutions:
1. Play a stream with a video player - how can I do this?
2. Change settings so the display will not switch off on a stream, but will turn off when idle - is this even possible?
3. Turn off "turn off display when idle" setting - but I don't like this one.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: WiFi Connection Not Browsing

Sep 24, 2010

I just bought a galaxy s (I9000) I connect to my home wireless gateway through the phone, enter the WPA key and it connects all fine. But then when I try to browse any webistes I get a 404 error and if I try syncing facebook or anything else I get an error saying the server could not be contacted. wireless works fine on my mum's laptop and the phone is showing up in the devices list of my router's interface.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Using WiFi Exclusively Without A Contract

Nov 16, 2010

I have a very basic question and I hope somebody can help me. I want to buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S phone and use it exclusive as a WiFi phone in the USA. Can I buy an unlocked phone and expected to work with WiFi without having to have an agreement with the phone companies? I don't mind paying $600+ for the phone, but it is the monthly fees from the phone companies that I would like to avoid. I am almost certain that this would work, but I just wanted to ask that question before I actually buy the phone. I want to make sure that the phone companies and/or Samsung have not done something that would prevent me from doing this without a contract.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Using Internet When Not Connected To WiFi

Nov 20, 2010

I recently purchased a GTI-i9000. GPS on it is terrible and I have ready many forums with other users experiencing the same problems. I was thinking, and wanted to clear up a cloudy understanding. On my previous phone (iPhone 3G), when I was not connected to WiFi, I was still able to browse webpages etc, albeit slowly. Is that called GPRS? The form of data?

On my Galaxy, I cannot do this at all. If I am not connected to a WiFi connection, I have 0 internet. I'm just wondering if this is the cause of my dodgy GPS. Is there a setting i need to change or does the SGS not do internet if you're not connected to WiFi. I live in Australia if that helps at all.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Cannot Connect To WiFi Networks

Oct 2, 2010

My SGS (well its actually my wife's but I use it also) will not connect to WiFi networks, other than the one we have at home. If we are out, the phone will be able to see lots of WiFi networks, but it cannot connect to any of them as it says the signal is poor. Other people can be sat right next to other with other phones and have no problem connecting and they have strong signals. At home it will connect, but even then there is only one bar of signal, even though the router is in the same room. It appears that the phone just cannot get a strong enough signal to connect.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Cannot Connect To Internet Except WiFi

Sep 28, 2010

I just got an unlocked samsung galaxy s. I have centennial but this phone was thru At&t. I cant get it to connect to internet except wifi when I am around it. I also cannot download picture messages. I have tried several apn settings and nothing has worked. I have a data plan thru centennial as well.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: Wifi Randomly Switches On / Way To Fix?

Sep 7, 2010

i know this has been asked but so far i haven't found any satisfactory answer or solution. i have been having a battery drain simply because my wifi would just turn on by itself for no apparent reason. There is definitely something causing this but it seems nobody has any good explanation.

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Samsung Galaxy S :: WIFI Stops Working After While?

Jul 13, 2010

Has anyone else noticed that on the Galaxy S, the Wifi will stop to respond after a few disconnects? I usually have wifi off to save battery, but now and then some application will turn it on and after I stop it (either using the message bar or settings) the wifi stops working. Under settings it will be greyed out and say something like "Shutting down..." but you cannot click it again, turn it on or anything else. A reboot works but thats kind of annoying.

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Samsung : Need Galaxy S - Mac Wifi Internet Sharing

Oct 7, 2010

I have a Macbook Pro, its connected to Ethernet & I want to share the internet connection with my Samsung Galaxy S. I enabled Internet Sharing on my Mac, selected Airport under ports & provided a WEP password. On my Galaxy S, I select my macbook on the list of WiFi n/w, provide the password, but it never gets connected & there is no error msg either. Has anyone else tried this? Any ideas on why this is happening? BTW, I'm able to connect my Galaxy S to my wireless router at home.

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General :: Samsung Galaxy Ace - Cannot Connect To WiFi?

Jul 4, 2013

i can' connect to any wifi connection.. my phone is sumsung galaxy ace....

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Samsung Captivate :: Apps Stopped Loading / Stuck On Galaxy Screen And Wont Turn On - Fix It?

Aug 10, 2010

I tried the new speed fix and suddenly all my apps stopped loading. so i rebooted, now it got stuck on galaxy s screen and wont turn on. after waiting i got a black screen and the buttons are lit up

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Samsung Galaxy I7500 :: Does Not Auto Connect To Wifi

Aug 7, 2010

I am on Galaxo 1.6.3 , its an amazing o.s btw , currently I am facing a little problem , my phone does not auto connect to my home wifi , I have to manually go into settings >> wifi settings >> and then select my wifi from there , since it requires time and effort I end up using my 3G network which is burning an hole in my pocket.

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