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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Sovby, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Sovby

    Sovby Member
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    I got my note 4 about a week ago & i really love it. Going from the note 2 it's quite a difference. They have made alot of nice upgrades since then. I really like the improvements of the s pen & am learning to use it more. The milti window feature is really nice although i wish all of my apps were availiable. I tried to use the finger print scanner but it was a little too sensitive. Last night when i was out i could not get it to work so it started asking me for my password which i tied to put in. I was sure i was putting it in right but i was drinking at the time so that might of been what the problem was. It finally got to the point where it wiped out all of my data & did a factory reset. I was a little upset about it since i had to reinstall everything & i lost everything that was on my sd card. I dont think i will use the security feature on it anymore.

  2. I've never used the finger print scanner thing for the phone. There are a lot of cases now where a judge has ruled that if it's locked by finger print you have to open it fro the police. Where as encrypted and a password, they can not force you to open it, or give them the password. It violates your right against self incrimination. The password being information that could incriminate you.

    Not that I'm doing anything suspicious, i just don't want some random cop going through my phone if I can help it.
  3. Sovby

    Sovby Member
    Thread Starter

    yeah, i just wish there was some way to save it before i lost all the stuff on the sd card. I guess i could of took it out if i would have been smart.
  4. vr4

    vr4 Well-Known Member

    The note 2 had the option to turn off the reset after x failed attempts. I'm sure you can turn that off on the 4 too.

    I know it's too late now but may help in the future
  5. Canesfan

    Canesfan Android Enthusiast

    Same thing happened to wife with her Note 4, so I also decided not to even try this feature. It's just not perfected. Interestingly, my son has not had a problem with the finger print scanner on his iPhone 6+.
  6. PiscesCloud

    PiscesCloud Android Enthusiast

    I don't want to hijack this thread but what version of Android did your phone have? (I can't find that feature on my N2, OS 4.1.2)
  7. Val castilla

    Val castilla Lurker

    I just bought a galaxy note 4 and when I set it up I find there are only 5 languages "English, Spanish, Chinese, vietmamese and Korean
    I am italian and I would like to have the phone in italian does somebody know how to add the language and set it up in italian?
  8. vr4

    vr4 Well-Known Member

    Sorry for the late reply. I don't get on much. It's version 4.4.2
  9. Tsepz_GP

    Tsepz_GP Android Enthusiast

    I use Finger print scanning, I have been using it since I got the phone in mid-October, and yep sometimes its a bit off, but 95% of the time it works flawlessly, you must setup your finger prints in every way it is comfy, e.g: a vertical and horizontal swipe of each finger you use.

    What I like WRT Finger print, someone can watch me unlock and can't see my password as after all it is me :D .
  10. Sovby

    Sovby Member
    Thread Starter

    The problem is that when it doesn't work. It wipes out everything & you have start all over again. I dont see an option where you can change that
  11. Palmetto Fellow

    Palmetto Fellow Android Expert

    I had no issues with my finger print scanner on the Note 4. I stopped using it because of how I hold my phone. I don't want to always use 2 hands when unlocking my phone.

    Also, if someone wants to, they can unlock your phone while you sleep by wiping your finger across it, out worse yet, cut off your finger.

    I know this is extreme, but I like to cover my bases ;)
  12. Podivin

    Podivin Android Expert

    I'm thinking that if they have cut off your finger, having them unlock your phone might not be your biggest problem. :)
    KOLIO likes this.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date was October 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.7" inch screen, 16MP camera, 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 805 processor, and 3220mAh battery.

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