Infrared capabilities with galaxy s4 and s5

bunnigotch
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Joined: 4:01 PM - Jan 31, 2014

9:38 PM - Sep 26, 2014 #1

I am due for an upgrade with my wireless plan and have been trying to decide between the iPhone 6 or the galaxy s5. (Please leave your opinion if you'd like to share!)

Anyway, I was reading about the galaxy s5 and found it has an Ir blaster and infrared capabilities. I was wondering if anyone who had an s4 or s5 and tried to transfer files from computer to ID L (or P's) with it.

My smarts do not lie in technology so please excuse my ignorance.
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5hiy4
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5hiy4
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Joined: 5:34 AM - Jan 19, 2015

6:25 AM - Feb 26, 2015 #2

Hello, I had a Galaxy Note 4, and the Infrared don't work, as the Infrared are for the Tv as remote controls, it's not usable for transferring downloads to P's / iDL.

I learnt this from somewhere though, and I've tried with my phone, it didn't work. :(
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Fukujinzuke
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Joined: 5:20 AM - Mar 23, 2015

1:01 PM - Mar 23, 2015 #3

I had the same issue I have an s5 and while it does have IR it doesn't have IRDA for data transfer :( but if you have an old phone drawer or someone who you know has an old nokia/sony ericsson you should check to see if it does. I found an old nokia e51 just 3 days ago in a drawer I keep old outdated stuff in and it works.

Here is a list of known phones:
http://tama-zone.com/index.php?showtopic=22536

Edit: woah just saw the OP is from sept last year.... sorry
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