Samsung Galaxy S4 — day 1 and I'm already pulling my hair out

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Dec 20, 2013 7:02:42 PM

Trying to get Dashclock widgets on my lockscreen. I'm supposed to swipe until a blank screen appears with a "+" sign? No screen with a "+" sign ever appears. Also, How do I take a screen capture? S4 GPE running 4.4.2

— modified on Dec 20, 2013 7:03:00 PM

Dec 21, 2013 3:29:54 AM

Thanks it's the volume and power button for the S4. I wasn't holding the buttons down long enough apparently. I'm so accustomed to the iphone instant screen capture. I fixed the other issue as well. LOVING my S4 GPE!!!!
Nik Burin
@Rob to take screenshot,press home button and power button at the same time,sorry can't help with dashboard widgets as I'm not yet familiar with 4.4.2

Dec 22, 2013 2:35:08 PM

Isn't it the same as on S3? Activate guestures, swipe from left to right (or vice versa), and the screen is captured.

— modified on Dec 22, 2013 2:36:49 PM

Dec 23, 2013 8:04:49 AM

tskjaerpe
When gestures are activated (once), nothing is easier than just swiping Your hand across the screen. A simple one-hand procedure


well,everyone has a different taste,i prefer to use buttons,as you can swipe accidentally and take a screenshot when you don't need it

Dec 26, 2013 5:35:57 PM

@rob. for the lock screen widgets to work u have to go to settings-my device-lock screen and select allow multiple widgets. then u should be able to slide the screen to get the blank screen with the + on it. at least that's how it works for me on 4.3.

— modified on Dec 26, 2013 6:04:39 PM