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[Q] SideSync with Galaxy S Tab + S5 -- can't operate touchscreen

9th July 2014, 05:51 AM   |  #1  
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Galaxy Tab S 10.1 (SM-T800)
TMobile S5: Stock rooted late May build, Xposed is installed, Knox apps are disabled (about all the possible relevant things I can think of)

So I fire up Sidesync 3.0 on both devices to try out this much touted feature. I get connected just fine, but I cannot operate the phone's touchscreen at all from the tablet. There's just no response. However, the menu/home/back virtual buttons do work.

A search has turned up empty, which included trying one of the level one script readers from Samsung support. They literally had no information about tablet to s5 connections.

Disabled my exchange administrator thinking it's some security lockdown on my phone, but nope... removed my account, rebooted, didn't fix it. I'm out of ideas.

I figure this is the place to ask. I'm figuring I'm right.
9th July 2014, 10:34 PM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by Phreaker47

I am using:

Galaxy Tab S 10.1 (SM-T800)
TMobile S5: Stock rooted late May build, Xposed is installed, Knox apps are disabled (about all the possible relevant things I can think of)

So I fire up Sidesync 3.0 on both devices to try out this much touted feature. I get connected just fine, but I cannot operate the phone's touchscreen at all from the tablet. There's just no response. However, the menu/home/back virtual buttons do work.

A search has turned up empty, which included trying one of the level one script readers from Samsung support. They literally had no information about tablet to s5 connections.

Disabled my exchange administrator thinking it's some security lockdown on my phone, but nope... removed my account, rebooted, didn't fix it. I'm out of ideas.

I figure this is the place to ask. I'm figuring I'm right.

All I can offer is to say that I had no trouble with my Verizon GS5 and my Tab S 10.5 (not 10.1). I controlled it a little yesterday evening. Even made a call through it from my tablet. I tend to keep my phone up on the bar and my tablet with me on the couch so I have sidesync on the phone all evening.
10th July 2014, 05:49 AM   |  #3  
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All I can offer is to say that I had no trouble with my Verizon GS5 and my Tab S 10.5 (not 10.1). I controlled it a little yesterday evening. Even made a call through it from my tablet. I tend to keep my phone up on the bar and my tablet with me on the couch so I have sidesync on the phone all evening.

After some searching around I have found I am not the only one. I was very hopeful a minute ago when I found I didn't have the latest version installed on the S5, but it didn't resolve the issue.
16th July 2014, 03:48 AM   |  #4  
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I got this resolved. The issue was with the S5, not the tablet. I needed to install the June S5 update. Ran into a snag where I couldn't install the OTA, so, it was time to bite the bullet and flash a recovery and ROM. Did TWRP + BeansTown's stock rooted (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2789850)

...and now it all works. A full restore from titanium and I'm right back in business, now with working SideSync!
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