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  • Unofficial build of Lineage OS 14.1 arrives to Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition I9515 (jfvelte)

    Samsung Galaxy S4 Value Edition GT-I9515 (jfvelte) also known by Model Number GT-I9505 or the Google Play Edition was Samsung’s 2014 flagship. Though the smartphone radiated an overall plastic feel it still felt pretty premium in the hand. Under the hood, the S4 features a 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM and the Snapdragon 600. The device […]

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  • Verizon Galaxy S4 OTA update with Stagefright and other bug fixes rolling out, build I545VRUGOF1

    Verizon Galaxy S4 is receiving an OTA update with a fix for the Stagefright vulnerability and a lot of other bug fixes and performance improvements. The OTA update is coming with build number I545VRUGOF1. And given the list of bug fixes and performance improvements we guess it’ll be a huge OTA in terms of size. Below is the full […]

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  • Remove bloatware from any Samsung Galaxy device easily with this script!

    Kudos to blaz1nr for spending time on creating a great utility tool like this, one that required him to peruse through firmwares of many Samsung Galaxy devices to ensure maximum compatibility. The resulting .zip file, a firmware/ROM debloater script, is your best bet if you are looking to remove all those extra apps and goodies Samsung has thrown in as pre-installed […]

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  • Sprint Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update now rolling out with build L720VPUGOD2, may also come with “Factory Reset Protection”

    All of the Samsung devices which were eligible for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update are now coming to the point of getting their fair share. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has already fallen out of the 18 months update window that manufacturers are bound to, but thankfully, Samsung and Sprint are still pushing the Lollipop update to the device. Starting right […]

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  • [Download] Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9506) Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update now available

    Good news for the folks using Samsung Galaxy S4. The Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is now rolling out for the device, although not officially announced yet by Samsung, but third-party firmware databases already have the update available for download. The Android 5.0.1 Lollipop comes with firmware build I9506XXUDOA6. Note that it’s only for the GT-I9506 variant of Galaxy S4. […]