Showing posts with label Galaxy S4. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Galaxy S4. Show all posts

Thursday 17 October 2013

How to Manually Install Android 4.3 in Samsung Galaxy S4

Install Android 4.3 in Samsung Galaxy S$
There is another test version of Android 4.3 for the Galaxy S4 (GT- I9505) published. In the current build, it should be the almost final version of the official firmware. New features are not added, Samsung has only removed some bugs. In the download package you will find Samsung mobile. The Android 4.3 version can indeed S4 (GT- I9505) Galaxy install, but since it is an Asian firmware, no other European language file other than English is included - but alternatively, you can choose English.

 Whether Android 4.3 actually officially released in October for the Galaxy S4 is still unclear - the now leaked test version for European appliances, however, suggests. Because even the internal build runs round than the previously installed Android 4.2 version. Micro stuttering, for example, when opening large folder no longer occur. You can look at the S4 update therefore especially pleased with the boosted performance. However, there are hardly any new features:

With “Knox" Samsung introduces a long-awaited security feature with the Galaxy S4 , thanks to the user separate personal and professional data to make it easier to integrate Smartphones into private enterprise. Part of the firmware is now also in Samsung Wallet, an app that will store including tickets, coupons and similar cards. We were able to test the app. New is the read mode, you can access via the quick settings. But the function seems to work only with selected apps. Who does not want to wait for the official update, you can install the trial version 4.3 of Android for the Galaxy S4 manually.

However, you should be aware of the risks, because an incorrect procedure may spoil your Smartphone. Connect your Smartphone, because the connection is not stable enough to a USB hub. The flash process could be interrupted and the phone may be unusable. Also, use only the original cables. You can also run any background processes that could bring the computer out of the clock and disable absolutely all gravel processes via task manager.

The Smartphone battery should be charged at least 50 percent. The flash process will erase all data on your Smartphone, so you should create a backup. How and save all datas. After completing all the preparations, you need to download the firmware at SamMobile and unzip the file. In addition, you must have the latest version of Flash tools Odin3 (v3.09).

Turn off the S4 and hold while turning the volume down buttons (volume down) and hold the Home button and the Power button. It now displays a warning that you confirm with the volume up, now the S4 is in download mode. Connect your Smartphone to your PC, open Odin as administrator and wait until the device under: is detected (blue bar) " id COM" .

Copy grants the firmware files as follows "Files [Download]":

Under BL : BL_I9505XXUEMI8_1715731_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar

Under AP: AP_I9505XXUEMI8_1715731_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5

Under CP : CP_I9505XXUEMI8_1715731_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5

Under CSC CSC_OXA_I9505OXAEMI8_1715731_REV06_user_low_ship_MULTI_CERT.tar.md5

Odin3 v3.09 : These settings are made for flashing Android 4.3.

 Under "Options", only the points "Auto Reboot" and "F.Reset Time" be marked - you have to leave all other fields blank. Check again all the settings and the correct assignment of the files because with a click on "Start" now you flash Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4. If your stay Galaxy S4 hangs after flashing, try the device to “Wiping ", i.e. reset to factory settings.

To turn off the S4 and hold while turning the volume up (volume) buttons, the home button and the power button is pressed. Then boot S4 into recovery mode, where you Wiping the device. Follow the instructions strictly. Update flash Android 4.3 on your Galaxy S4 at your own risk. We recommend Android newcomers, wait  few more weeks  for the official version.

Friday 14 June 2013

Samsung introduces Galaxy S4 Zoom with 10x optical zoom

Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S4 Zoom, an Android Smartphone and full digital camera in one. The device is equipped with a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, a 24mm wide angle lens with 10x optical zoom, optical image stabilization, a 'Zoom Ring and a Xenon flash. Using the Zoom ring you can access to the main functions of the unit. If you see something during a phone what you want absolutely to share, you turn the zoom ring and activate the 'In-Call Photo Share' function. So you can take the picture and instantly share via MMS with the one you have on the phone. To navigate quickly through the camera functions you activate via the Zoom ring using the "Quick Launch" and "Shortcut". You have thus direct access to camera menus, such as 'Auto', 'Gallery' and 'Smart Mode'. A great feature on the S4 Zoom is also 'Photo Suggest ", which you can access image banks with photos of photographers. Suggest Photo also points out the way to the nearest vantage point for making a beautiful picture. As mentioned, the Galaxy S4 Zoom not only a camera but also a Smartphone. The device runs on Android 4.2 and is equipped with 4.3 inch qHD Super AMOLED screen, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB of storage, a microSD card reader, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 , GPS and Glonass. Above the screen is also a second camera (1.9 megapixels) for video calling. The battery is in the S4 Zoom, has a capacity of 2330 mAh. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is available for a suggested retail price of 549 euros. Starting this summer in the Europe.

Friday 17 May 2013

Samsung promises of free storage on the Galaxy S4

The range of preinstalled software on the Galaxy S4 occupies nearly half of the 16 GB of storage. Samsung has promised to find a solution to reduce this footprint. Hailed for its performance, the quality of its 5-inch display and the battery life of 2600 mAh, Galaxy S4 was hand pinned to the interest and even the usefulness of the set of preinstalled software that offers. But its pre loaded software which occupy a large part of the memory storage device. In England, an analysis by BBC Watchdog has indeed revealed that S4 16GB had only 9 GB free. At first, the Korean company had minimized this problem by referring to the possibility of using an external memory card. Probably concerned with pictures, but they finally changed their mind. In a statement to The Inquirer, a spokesman for Samsung said that a solution would be found to free up storage space. A future update will show what changes are made in the range of S4 software.