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My Nexus4 is stuck on the start up screen after lollypop update

I did updated my nexus 4 to lollipop day before yesterday. It said is it installed and requires a reboot.. I did the reboot and now the screen is stuck at the bouncing balls of Google start up. What ...
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Android Lollipop OTA Update Error (Nexus 4) [duplicate]

The OTA update for Android 5.0 has just been released in my country, and I'm facing an error when I try to install it. My phone reboot as usual for an OTA update, and then I see a bugdroid icon with a ...
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How to get black keyboard layout for Lollipop keyboard?

I just updated my Nexus4 from Kitkat to Lollipop. The most obvious change for me is the background color of the theme and especially the keyboard. It used to have a black background, now its color is ...
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nexus 4 memory issue in lollipop

My nexus 4 on lollipop is facing some memory issue like app restart and it take a second to load the home screen after pressing the home button. the i haven't installed too many apps. The android ...
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Android System update stuck

Got the Android 5 (Lollipop) system update on my Nexus 4. It downloaded about 108 MB out of the 395 MB but then due to the network the update got stuck. Now the system got stuck and the same is not ...
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please help: nexus 4 lollipop install wont complete

I updated my Nexus 4 to Android 5 lollipop last night using the OTA update but the install process just won't complete. It has now been on the "installing system update..." screen for more than 7 ...
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Z axis nexus 4 incorrect. Software or hardware?

I noticed that before I upgraded to Lollipop my z axis of the lge accelerometer of the nexus 4 used to be 10.2 m/s^2 (which was wrong but closer to accurate). After I upgraded it is now 10.6. Is this ...
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Remove pre-installed configuration on Android phone

I have an Android phone which constantly tells me to install a specific app from Google Play. It's just a configuration which is pre-installed on my phone but I cannot figure out how to remove this ...
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Nexus 4 and Android 5

I had my nexus 4 rooted , i have heard that rooted phone would not get updated over WIFI so i Factory Reset my phone , will it now get the update or not? no signe of update notification yet
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Why can't I update my Nexus 4 to Lollipop?

As I understand it, Android Lollipop (5.0) is now generally available over-the-air. My Nexus 4 briefly offered for an hour or two to install it. I said yes, and watched it start to download. When I ...
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Nexus 4 Smart Lock Trusted Places is not there!

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 4 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Face" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there. ...
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Screen goes blank after making a call since the Lollipop update

After I make or receive a call, the screen goes blank and becomes unresponsive. I have to restart the phone to use it again. Is there any solution for this?
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problems on nexus 4 since lollipop update [closed]

Not sure if its just me but any help would be appreciated. Since the update to lollipop my alarms don't work, battery life is atrocious, I cannot install any new app, and the system update ...
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How to disable Bluetooth

I try to disable the Bluetooth through the Settings -> Bluetooth menu but after a little while it re-enables itself. Does anybody experienced the same issue? Is there a way to shut it off ...
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Lollipop update on Nexus 4?

I installed yesterday Lollipop on a Nexus 4 and I noticed some differences from the videos and images of stock Lollipop that I've seen before. Mainly the status/notification and navigational bars are ...
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I want the old Gallery app back

So, my Nexus 4 got Lollipop, nullifying the old/default Gallery app. I hate the Google+ app, a lot, especially it's gallery "replacement". Other gallery apps from the market. None of them are what I ...
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How to set google calendar widget as trasparent in kitkat?

My nexus 4 is updated to the last version of google calendar. Now I am not able to set the trasparency option.
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Issues after updating Nexus 4 to Android Lollipop

I am observing the following behavior after upgrading (flash and upload factory image, no OTA) my Nexus 4 to Android Lollipop. When I clear all the recents, and again try to view recents, I am still ...
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Android camera app with headset button working as a shutter [duplicate]

Are there any Android KitKat-compatible camera apps that recognize headset button as a trigger? What I ultimately need is just a normal camera app where you can take pics pressing the button on the ...
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Android 4.4 Kit-Kat, wired headset button as camera shutter

I am using Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 with vanilla Android 4.4.4 OS. I have a single-button wired headset and I want that its button works as a camera shutter. By default when this headset is plugged in: ...
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wet nexus 4 not booting

yesterday I stuck in rain, unfortunately my nexus 4 got wet partially....when I unlocked the device... it showed a pop on the screen stating "Network is unavailable to restore the service please ...
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PC crashes when I tranfer files from Nexus4

I have a problem with my Nexus4 stock. When I connect the smartphone to the pc (both Linux and windows) and I try to transfer files (video and photo) it copy few Mb then it gives me an error and the ...
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Nexus 4 Screen Replacement - Would missing shielding tape or double-sided tape cause issues?

I recently swapped the screen assembly (LCD + Glass + Digitiser + Metal Frame) for my Nexus 4. It was done similarly to this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFzbfeY_xTQ I swapped one phone out, and ...
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Nexus 4 with Ghost touch and blind spots [duplicate]

I bought a used nexus 4 from a guy who said its all good for $120. I was happy to have bought it until i came to know that the phone has a problem of ghost touch and blind spots. I contacted back the ...
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Nexus 4: Stuck on boot animation for baseband version != 2.0.1700.48 and android version > 4.3

The symptoms I'm seeing seem to be common, with many suggested solutions, none of which I've found to solve my case. I'm not sure to what extend it is related, but it happened after the screen was ...
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Can I connect a Nexus 4 to 1080p hdmi screen (@1080p) with the phone screen off?

I am interested in using a SlimPort adapter to connect my Nexus 4 to an external monitor. I'm exploring the idea of using an Android device as a simple workstation with an external screen, keyboard ...
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No notification sound, even though enabled

My phone doesn't play the notification sound (only vibration) for any app. This is particularly annoying when I get an SMS as I never notice when I get a message. It appears that all notification ...
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Nexus 4 factory reset, does it wipe/erase all the content?

Does factory reset erase/wipe the entire 'important data' on the phone? Such as password, sms, pictures, apps etc? I used encase to check the internet storage and as it seems it's filled with zeros ...
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Lost All Contact On My Nexus 4 Device

I decided to make a new gmail and replace it with my old gmail on my phone so i removed account and then what i put my new gmail id all my contacts are lost and in my call log i only see numbers no ...
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Colour of the letters in contacts?

What is the meaning ot the different colours of the letters in android contacts? I use Nexus4 with standard 4.4
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Nexus 4 cracked screen touch no longer working and password locked (Android Device Manager)

Can anyone please provide some assistance. I managed to crack my screen yesterday and now can't enter the password to unlock. I tried using adb but get unauthorized error at prompt and can't approve ...
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exchange push notifications slow

I have a N4 with 4.4.4 but I noticed the problem since 4.3: I configured two exchange accounts (work emails) in push, but if I receive an email on these accounts comparing the phone with outlook ...
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Trying to recover data from Nexus 4, but resulting file is empty

I tried the steps given on How to recover data from LGE Nexus 4 running on Android Version 4.4.2?. When I try to run the command: nc 127.0.0.1 5555 | pv -i 0.5 > mmcblk0p12.raw It completed ...
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Very rapid oscillation between charge and discharge when nexus 4 plugged in

My Nexus 4, rooted but running stock 4.4, has developed an alarming bad habit. Sometime, not always, when I plug it in to charge it enters a very fast cycle of charging/discharging, several times a ...
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Does charging my Nexus 4 with high voltage charger can cause battery damage? [duplicate]

I'm charging my Nexus 4 with an AC wall charger with 1A voltage. I want to connect my 2.0A charger but I have been told this may cause battery problems. Is there any truth to that or is it safe to ...
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Wifi activity shows it's always on even though it's not on

check out this screenshot i just made: Why is the Wi-fi activity bar blue for the last 25 minutes, when my wi-fi was off for 23 minutes? i have tasker which is set to turn off wi-fi when the ...
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Can I use a different Google Account for SwiftKey on my Nexus 4 than the rest of the phone?

I've just starting using SwiftKey on my new iPhone 5s, and would like to synchronise it with SwiftKey on my Nexus 4. I have set up a new Google Account specifically only for sign-in and ...
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Reboot option in power button menu for Nexus 4

In order to see the developer option in settings app you have to do the weird 7 tap on the version entry in the settings app (or something like this). Isn't there as well a hidden way to enable a ...
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App of the day Android

When I click on the link in the "app of the day" to view the app offered every day it seems that before liking to the google play page it open an ads page that I am not able to view. It is right and ...
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Stock Nexus 4 stuck in bootloop

My Nexus 4 suddenly went into bootloop today after getting drained last night. I tried booting into recovery mode, but as it is not rooted or unlocked, fastboot and adb sideload do not work. I want ...
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deleting photos from device [duplicate]

I see this when I go to delete from the Photos app "Deleting will remove the photos and videos on your device and also any backups in your account" "Cancel"/"Delete everywhere" is there a ...
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What does solid solid blue LED light mean on my Samsung Google Nexus phone?

Similar to this question except my LED light is solid blue. I've googled the subject but the only thing that came up associated with the blue light was the Facebook app, which I don't even have ...
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Nexus 4 not connecting to google server(haven't cleared google service framework) [duplicate]

I am using nexus 4.. In my case it is something different.. I am able to browse through browser and even my gmail app is working fine.. but my wifi icons are orange in color(Kitkat 4.4.4)..needs to be ...
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I have two smartphones: HTC Desire (unrooted / android 2.2 / normal-sim / operator1 / my account) Nexus 4 (android 4.4.4 / micro-sim / operator2 / my account) Both smartphone are regurarly logged ...
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Nexus 4 with no signal (sleep mode)

I have a problem with my sister's Nexus4. When I try to call her I have the reply that the phone is off while if I call the other phone (HTC Legend with the same operator) I can talk regularly. It ...
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How do I reset the input language to English when I can't read the current language?

I have a Nexus 4 with the latest OS. I accidentally set the input to Arabic. Now I don't know how to reset to English. I tried re-booting but it did not revert to English. I would like to avoid a ...
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Delete folders from the SD sstorage phone

I have many folders in the smrtphones (Nexus4) that I think are not used or that are empty. Is it possible to delete them in a safe mode? If the folder is necessary it will be created when I need it? ...
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Nexus 4 screen goes blank while there is an incoming call

I am using Nexus 4 running on Kitkat 4.4.4 and facing a weird issue since a few days. Whenever there is an incoming call, I can only hear the ringtone/vibrations but no display. If I press the ...
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Android Nexus 5 knows password of WiFi he was never connected to!

I just bought a new Nexus 5 after using a Nexus 4 for about a year. After turning it on and using it at work, I go home and as soon as I turn the WiFi on the phone it connects to my home network ...
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How to choose the correct email address in gmail app?

If I have two different email address from the same contact like: firstname.lastname@private.com firstname.lastname@job.com When I need to send a new e-mail I am not able to choose the right ...