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Nexus 4 with Ghost touch and blind spots

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 ...
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Restoring USB Audio after accidental /Music deletion on Nexus 4

I used to be able to have my Nexus 4 play audio via USB to my basic Kenwood car stereo. The controls weren't great, as the device isn't specifically Android-compatible: next folder, and next/previous ...
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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm trying to connect Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.4) to Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter for purpose of debugging from Xamarin Studio. What I did: Activated Developer Settings Checked USB Debugging ...
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Properly migrating app+data backup from one phone to another with a broken digitizer

I have just cracked my Nexus 4 screen, which seemingly has completely destroyed the digitizer, as I cannot interface with my screen anymore. Luckily, I had a TB schedule that ran on my nexus 4 every ...
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Poor NFC recognition after replacing Nexus 4 back cover

After replacing the back cover on my Nexus 4, the ability to read NFC tags has decreased significantly. I replaced the back cover of my Nexus 4 with an original(!) replacement because the glass had ...
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Android OS eating data on Nexus 4 [duplicate]

I just bought 200MB internet for my Nexus 4. But when I look at my data usage, Android OS is eating data! Why does it eat so much data and how can I stop this?
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Why does Google Search suddenly need a lot more permissions?

I obviously have Google Search installed on my stock Nexus 4, however, a recent update for this app appears to require no less than 11 new permissions. Google does not appear to give any explanation ...
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My ringtone volume stays stuck at “silent”. How do I fix this?

(Nexus4 with Android 4.4.4.) Recently my ringtone volume got stuck at "silent." Installing Volume+ and using that to control volume resolved this, but I would still like to know what is going on ...
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Pendivre USB OTG on Nexus4?

Does Nexus4 supports a use a USB pendrive (up to 64Gb)? If yes, with the USB OTG is I can navigate in the folders of the pendrive from the smartphone? Is it possible to copy file from pendrive to N4 ...
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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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Nexus 4 notification light

I have had a new screen put on my nexus 4 but now the LED's don't show up different colours, what you see is all the LED lighting up so you can see the red blue green etc all together. The shop ...
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Is there a way to swipe to mark read?

I use the TeslaUnread plugin for Nova Launcher, which places hovering unread counts on my app icons. I also use CM10.2.1, which has the swipe preview and quick reply features. Is it possible to ...
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Nexus 4 problem with red light

I have a Nexus 4, and I keep having to return it because of its red light of death. I usually am able to get back on my other phones with the same problem, but the new one I received just doesn't turn ...
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Access phone from computer without passcode

I just shattered the screen of my Nexus 4 (sigh...) and am unable to use the touch screen. However getting it fixed costs more than just buying a new phone so I would like to access my data, transfer ...
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Magnetic compass correction

After updating to Android 4.4.3 the magnetic compass deviates by 90 degrees. This is more than a lttle bit and recalibrating did not help. Q1: Is this a common problem? Q2: Is there a fix or ...
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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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How could I access my Nexus 4 on Mac ? (The screen is broken and touch doesn't work)

I need to get to photos and contacts in my Nexus 4 and I can't do so as the touch doesn't work anymore. How could I access the phone from my Mac ?
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Sudden surge in network usage by unknown processes

Phone Details: Model: Nexus 4 (mako) Current ROM: Paranoid Android 4.3-BETA2 Xposed Present? Yes I flashed the new Paranoid Android 4.4- BETA1 today and noticed my phone downloading something. I ...
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Stuck into “Obtaining IP address” when connecting to WiFi

I have a Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.3 on it. I can't connect anymore to my home WiFi. I've done no update, and I was actually able to connect several weeks ago. I've done anything special. Today I've ...
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My Nexus 4 shutdown randomly?

I'm living in India. Last year I bought my Nexus 4 in the US. For a couple of months now my device is getting quite hot, and shuts down randomly. I have done a factory reset 2 times, but no use of ...
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Can not log in to the Pebble account

I just received my Pebble Steel, and installed the app on my rooted Nexus 4. However after I start the app, and click on "I have a pebble account", I only get a black screen with small blue letters ...
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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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Second spellchecker doesn't work

I have a Nexus 4, and I'm using Google keyboard on Android 4.3.1. When I switch the keyboard language from French (the system language) to Polish, spellchecking stops. I have the polish spell-checking ...
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Camera App keeps on updating

Google made their camera app update available on the play store. This update does replace the system app. BUT I do not want that update, since I use the countdown-timer, wich is not available after ...