carr0498
Active Level 9
(updated v0.5, Oct 9 2018)
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!!READ ALL THE WORDS!!

More often we're seeing Canadian versions of samsung devices without mobile data or hotspot buttons (quick toggles). Biggest problem everybody has is it seems too complicated to restore or enable them.

 NOT ANYMORE

I've created a very simple batch file/script that will easily walk you through the whole process and do all the work! If automatic mode doesn't work, it will restore from backup and allow you to do it manually while giving you the exact commands to type. A backup is created when you attempt to modify your toggles, so you can always restore your original toggles.  

Automatic script confirmed working with Pie on:
Galaxy S 9/10, and
Note 9 devices

Automatic script confirmed working with Oreo on:
Galaxy S 6/7/8/9
Galaxy A 3/5/7/8, and
Note 9 devices.

Manual mode confirmed working with Oreo on:
Galaxy S 6/7/8/9
Galaxy A 3/5/7/8, and
Note 8/9 devices.

## Please leave a reply if you found it useful ##

Just because your Samsung device isn't listed does not mean it may not work.  The only requirement is that you're on Android Nougat or above. Samsung devices are mostly configured the same way and this script should work for yours as well.  So long as the backup was created, anyone that wants to experiment can try it on their device and have the protection of restoring from backup.

First part: download smart switch for your PC https://www.samsung.com/ca/support/app/smartswitch/
and do a backup of your device.
(this process will modify settings in your phone. if it doesn't work, you will be able to restore your original toggles via the script. But if that fails you will have to do a factory reset and restore your data via smart switch)

Second part: download my copy of ADB ( android debug bridge ) onto your PC
http://www.pconline.ca/downloads/platform-tools.zip
(This is the standard adb download with my added batch files)
-extract the files (preferably to your desktop)
-install the USB drivers (included if needed)
-put you phone in usb debugging mode
(instructions here - http://bfy.tw/G7gO)
-plug your phone into your computer
-once you hear the device connected sound in windows, run (double-click) "RUNME.bat"

This script is based off the information provided on XDA by Mishaal Rahman - https://www.xda-developers.com/how-to-restore-mobile-data-quick-settings-tile-toggle-on-samsung-gala...

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every update and security patch undoes this process. You must go through these steps again after every update in order to re-enable the toggles. There's no way to prevent this except by calling your provider and complain...it is they who request the option be removed in order to change us ridiculous data rates

SPECIAL NOTE: you can examine the .bat files yourself using notepad to ensure that no malicious code is hidden within.  I wouldn't want to spread malicious code. I enjoy helping people in this community and wouldn't want to sacrifice my good reputation.

Enjoy!

###Change Log###
v0.5
-Added manual mode with instructions if automatic mode fails. 

v0.4.1
-Minor typo fixes

v0.4
-Added "RUNME.bat" file which should be the file executed
-Added an additional option that creates a backup when adding the MobileData and Hotspot toggles
-Created a .bat file to restore toggles from said backup.
-Added "README-CARR0498.txt" which explains the different .bat files

v0.3
-Updated verification of tile import/export
-Corrected spelling mistakes/cleaned up interface

v0.2
-Created interactive questions

v0.1
-Basic non-interactive script
-No user verification
87 Comments
shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
Does this actually enable the Data Tile or does clicking on it just take you to Settings - Connections? Thanks
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carr0498
Active Level 9
it will add the tiles to your quick settings and you will be able to turn it on and off directly from the notification bar
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shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
Thanks 🐧
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shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
When I click on the Tile it's taking me here:

and it's not turning on Cell Data? b0729c07-c4ac-4104-a67f-6fd83eba08db.jpg
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carr0498
Active Level 9
what's your phone? this has worked for my s7, and my friends
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shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
Galaxy S8+
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carr0498
Active Level 9
unfortunately I am not able to test on s8. I know this works properly on s7.
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shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
I can use adb to use a couple of Apps that will take me Directly to the Data toggle in Connections but they don't turn the Tile on directly.
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shaggyskunk
Active Level 7
No worries 😉🐧
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