Originally Posted by oman14
Does anyone at least know what the s4 needs to gain Internet connection?
Based on what you have said so far if your getting text you phone is working at least for text and phone. Go into settings, connections and see what is turned on. to access the internet the WIFI setting must be on. To access the internet via your data plane the Mobile data icon must also be on. Make sure you have not limited mobile data usage.
It might be helpful for you to send a screen shot of your device, Go to setting, more, about device and let us see what your running.