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Hello,

I have damaged the screen on my galaxy s4 sgh-m919. i know its the lcd screen and digitizer cuz the screen is completely blank and only have lines going through it as i dropped darn thing. i have t mobile sending me a new on as it was insured.
so here is my question.

is there a way to enable usb debug mode so i can connect it to my pc and copy over all my information.
also i need to to sync my contacts to my gmail as it has not updated the contacts i should have..
but before all that is there a way to remove my pattern password..

basically the phone works but i cant answer any calls make text or anything. the screen is blank and i want to get my all my contacts texts, settings.. etc.. saved to restore to the new phone.

any help would be appreciated.
 
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Hello,

I have damaged the screen on my galaxy s4 sgh-m919. i know its the lcd screen and digitizer cuz the screen is completely blank and only have lines going through it as i dropped darn thing. i have t mobile sending me a new on as it was insured.
so here is my question.

is there a way to enable usb debug mode so i can connect it to my pc and copy over all my information.
also i need to to sync my contacts to my gmail as it has not updated the contacts i should have..
but before all that is there a way to remove my pattern password..

basically the phone works but i cant answer any calls make text or anything. the screen is blank and i want to get my all my contacts texts, settings.. etc.. saved to restore to the new phone.

any help would be appreciated.
I think you can take it to a T Mobile store and they'll just do everything for you.

I'm a do it yourselfer too whenever possible, but if someone will just plug it in and take care of it for you in 5 minutes that might be the simplest option here.
Do you want insanely better battery drain when your phone is idle? Check out this thread!
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Unfortunately you're out of luck. Your phone won't display the contents of the internal SD card unless you unlock the phone which requires a working screen. If recovered info off someone's phone with a broken screen by connecting a working screen to it temporarily to unlock it.

This requires taking your phone apart but is very easy if you're comfortable.

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You might be able to use Heimdall on a Mac or Linux machine to pull the data. Im not entirely sure how or what you would do with it once you pulled it. But that might give you a start for your research

Sent from your phone. You should be more careful where you leave that thing.
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