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Phone forgetting networks after turning off wifi

Whenever adding a new wireless network, android seems to forget the network after disabling then re-enabling wifi. I am forced to manually connect to the network and enter the password each time. This ...
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Is it worth it to update a Nexus 4 with Lollipop? [on hold]

I have a Nexus 4 with android 4.2.2 JDQ39. Lately I've been wondering if is it worth it to update my device with Androd 5.0 Lollipop. What have you heard? Any of you out there have updated your Nexus ...
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Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 4 since OTA Lollipop

My problem is exactly the same as in this question: Custom ringtone not working on Nexus 5 since OTA Lollipop I have Nexus 4, never rooted, never jail-breaked after I installed the update to ...
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Accessing android device via ADB shell with broken touchscreen (can't authenticate)

So, the touchscreen on my Nexus 4 broke this weekend. I have a new device coming in, but in the meantime I need to be able to access the device to use a few different apps and send/receive some SMS ...
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Show boot process on screen

I've borked something in my nexus 4 stock rom playing with system files over ADB, and my device no longer boots past the animation. Is there any way I can make the system show it's boot process ...
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Wifi network listing freezes on Nexus 4 after Lollipop update

I have a Nexus 4, and finally decided yesterday to update to Android 5.0, after being fearful of bug reports. And wouldn't you know it, I've found a nasty bug. Nearly every time I try to display the ...
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Where in the Nexus 4 is the wire wireless charging coil?

I've just received a "smartfox qi" wireless charger as a gift, but it won't charge my Nexus 4 despite its indicator light turning on, and the Nexus 4 says "charging wireless". Still, it doesn't ...
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Nexus 4 auto dialing extension does not work

I used to own a T-Mobile Mytouch 4g before, which had the pause character before extension otherwise 'p' on that handset and it was working fine. Now, I own and use a Nexus 4 and I understood that ...
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How remove prompt messages on nexus 4 root?

Is it possible to make warning messages not appear? Example, when I try to turn off 'Cellular data' in data usage, I get the stupid question "turn off..?" Is it possible to force the phone to do as ...
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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Can't debug with LG Nexus 4

I am at my wit's end here trying to debug using a new LG Nexus 4 developer phone. Debugging is enabled on the phone, and the USB driver from the Android SDK is installed. When I try to run in Eclipse ...
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enable lte nexus 4

There seems to be various sources on the Internet on how this can be achieved. A Modem Flashing version that required a rooted phone and a code dialed on the phone. Can someone tell me which of these ...
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Insufficient Storage Available

I have a Nexus 4. Whenever I try to install any app, no matter how small, it says "Insufficient Storage Available". I have aggressively deleted photos, uninstalled apps, cleared the app cache, and ...
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Battery drain RATE alert?

i've used multiple generations of Nexus devices, some more stable some less. It seems like there is always some combination of hardware, system image and installed app set that creates a situation ...
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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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How to remove pattern lock on android 5.0 on mu Nexus 4 [duplicate]

I upgraded my phone nexus 4 to Android 5.0 lolly pop, it was over the air upgrade. Before upgrading i had set pattern lock to my phone, after upgrade it is using the same but in settings/security the ...
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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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How to take a screenshot on Android 4.4.2 on a Nexus 4?

I read that you need to hold the volume down button and power button simultaneously to take a screenshot. I've tried this many times and I just can't get it to work. Most of the time the volume ...
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Android 5 update randomly aborted on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 phone. It's not rooted nor customized with any mod. Today I (finally) received the update to Android 5.0.1, which I downloaded. After the download, I clicked on the Restart and ...
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No cellular network after OTA to lollipop (Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 with Kitkat, working fine with t-mobile (USA). Yesterday, I did an OTA to Lollipop (LRX21T; baseband M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.01701.04). But after that the cellular network only briefly ...
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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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Nexus 4 wont charge or turn on; LED is blinking red

I've been charging my Nexus with the original charger for 2 hours. It still shows red LED light when I hold the power button. I've tried everything: Different USB chargers Holding the volume button ...
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Will upgrading a Nexus 4 to Android 5.0 require a “reset”

My Nexus 4 has been bugging me that a new Android is available, since a few weeks. However, I read somewhere that upgrading would make me lose my data and have to re-install everything. Is that really ...
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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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Android 5.0 not downloading IMAP emails

my nexus 4 cell phone upgraded to android 5.0 lollipop, and now it doesn't want to download my POP3 or IMAP emails (used to work fine in Android 4.4) It just gets stuck in "getting your messages" - ...
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Not enough storage error when trying to update an app

I have a Nexus 4 with more than 500 MB free storage space: Click image for larger version Now I would like to update Chrome, but I get the error, that there is not enough free space to update it: ...
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My Nexus 4 is stuck in bootloop after swapping out a cracked screen

I changed a cracked screen on my Nexus 4. I have done this before with no problems. It is not rooted and locked to a carrier. The added problem is that even though I charged the phone no problem, I ...
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Make back button black on Nexus 4 Lollipop?

I would like to make the three on-screen buttons pitch black, their appearance is redundant anyway. Is there a way to do that on a Nexus 4 running Lollipop?
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N4 lost data connection after Lollipop update - sign into network HOME

I've been unable to use the data plan on my Nexus 4 on a Straight Talk plan after updating to Lollipop. Data's not working, and I keep getting a notification that says "Sign into network HOME". When ...
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Is there any way to share data(not through cloud) between multiple users in lollipop nexus 4 device

Is there any way to share data(not through cloud) between multiple users in lollipop nexus 4 device, I tried with android/obb and other folders but without any success in lollipop version. Kindly ...
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Nexus 4 Downgrade from 4.4.2 to 4.3 Risks

So I bought my Nexus 4 last month expecting that it'll have a 4.3 OS version. However, my sister accidentally updated the version. Now, I would like to downgrade my OS version. Following this guide: ...
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Nexus 4 problems connecting usb mtp

I recently bought a Nexus 4 and I encountered a real issue with my computer (Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit) not being able to connect in USB mode. It does however work with Camera PTP mode, which I find very ...
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Google Drive , Hangout does not connect to internet though the device is connected

My Nexus 4 updated to android 5.0. Google drive-> I cant open my files from drive as it always gives me error "unable to access document.Please make sure you are connected to the internet" Though i am ...
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Can't get Nexus 4 to be recognized by computer

So my nexus 4 is rooted and unlocked. Well actually Im not sure, because after updating with the OTA it seems to have lost that capability. Even though there are SU Binaries still there. Anyway, I am ...
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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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How can I prevent my phone from vibrating when service is lost or re-acquired?

I find it annoying when I'm in an area with poor service, that my phone vibrates every 15 seconds to tell me that service has been lost, or re-aquired. How can I disable this vibration? I have a ...
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Android Lollipop update on Nexus 4

Ever since I have upgraded to Android lollipop, I'm facing the following issues: Location services not working/updating Alarms not working Texts not getting delivered/getting sent 3-4 times Phone ...
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Nexus 4 Lollipop install won't 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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How to restore an image of android partition from my linux PC

I created an image of my flash disk of my Nexus 4 as described in this question by doing # adb pull /dev/block/mmcblk0 mmcblk0.img The image is fully functional but I would like to push this image ...
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Android Lollipop's notification bar is not transparent in Nexus 4

I had updated my Nexus 4 with Android 5.0 OTA update last week. I observed that the notification bar is not transparent. I see some reviews of Android Lollipop (Nexus 4) in YouTube and as I remembered ...
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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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Confused by the many locations of the virtual /sdcard/

Some devices (like my Nexus 4) don't have an external slot for an SD Card. Instead, there's a root folder called /sdcard/ that is treated the same way. But I also find other paths that all point to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Google Search App Draining Battery on KitKat

I am talking about the app that shows up as "Google Search" in the Battery statistics. My Phone is a Nexus 4 on KitKat. This app draws a lot of battery, up to 50% in idle standby. It also has a ...
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How do I enable birthday reminders or view birthdays as events in Calendar on Nexus 4

Simple problem: I forget the birthdays of my friends. I have the dates saved in my contacts (CardDAV-Sync address book) and can view them with the People app. I have not found a way to set up an alert ...