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    Default Strange little white Square on my S4

    Suddenly just today I have this little white "floating" square that can be moved around the screen. If you tap it a small menu pops up with options like adjust ringer, back, menu, and a few others. I find it anoying and do not know where it came from nor how to get rid of it. Can anyone shed some light on this. Doesn't matter which menu you are in, it is there. I can move it out of the way but it always gets in the way of something else I open. Bottom right corner is the best place so far but I want it gone.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbalou88 View Post
    Suddenly just today I have this little white "floating" square that can be moved around the screen. If you tap it a small menu pops up with options like adjust ringer, back, menu, and a few others. I find it anoying and do not know where it came from nor how to get rid of it. Can anyone shed some light on this. Doesn't matter which menu you are in, it is there. I can move it out of the way but it always gets in the way of something else I open. Bottom right corner is the best place so far but I want it gone.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Is there a way to do a Print Screen as on a computer or do I need to take a photo using another camera?
    Please advise,
    Gary
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    You can press the home and power button at the same time or you can swipe the entire side of your open hand across the screen.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    It is the white square above the Green Phone icon (Has 4 small squares within it).
    Also, here are shots of the menu when you tap on this icon
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    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Strange little white Square on my S4-p1000487.jpg   Strange little white Square on my S4-p1000488.jpg   Strange little white Square on my S4-p1000489.jpg  
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Go to settings>my device>accessibility>turn off assistant menu under mobility.

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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Thank you, that did it
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    I had to dig through the menus to figure it out. Glad to help.

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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Thank you. Your time and assistance was greatly appreciated. Being new to Smart Phone (S4 my first) there is a duh factor.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    Did anyone figure out how to get rid of the strange white window? One just popped up on my phone and it's driving me nuts.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    OK I missed the instructions the first time I read the thread but saw them the second time. I was able to turn it off. Thank you
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    Default Strange little square on my Note 3

    In the past 3 days or so I have this strange little square floating on my screen. If I try to tap it or hold it it will disappear only to reappear at a later time. Any clues? I haven't downloaded any new apps or reconfigured anything recently. Strange little white Square on my S4-screenshots_2015-04-17-14-38-43.png.
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my "note 3"

    I tried to follow the instructions I found in a previous forum but it doesn't work for the note 3. there aren't t same setting on the note 3.
    these were the instructions for s4. Go to settings>my device>accessibility>turn off assistant menu under mobility.
    any ideas for a note 3?
    please help. I just got the phone and love it except for this annoying little box that constantly gets in the way while texting.
    thanks
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    On the note 3 it is in
    Setup
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    Dexterity and Interaction
    Just turn that off and the box goes away.

    Had a hard time finding that thing and that floating box annoyed me as you could not really place it.

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    It worked on my mobile. Thanks a lot.
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    Hello,

    I got the same problem with my samsung galaxy s3 Neo

    but I cant get rid of it the white square

    Any help would be welcome

    Yuri
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    Default Re: Strange little white Square on my S4

    THANK YOU THANK YOU. This was driving me nuts! I've had it for the past 2 months and looked everywhere to disable.

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