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Error installing Android 4.2.2

I've received an OTA update to Android 4.2.2 (I'm currently on 4.2.1). However, whenever I try to install it, the process fails partway through. I get an android on its back and the message Error! ...
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How can I sync iTunes with a Galaxy Nexus

How can I sync my music from iTunes onto my Galaxy Nexus? How-To Geek has a good article about using Salling Media Sync, but apparently the Galaxy Nexus isn't supported because it only shows up as a ...
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Is there a way to override notifications that don't let me dismiss them?

I have a Galaxy Nexus that's running 4.2.2. Certain apps, like Words with Friends, occasionally send spammy notifications for trying out a different game or something like that. They won't dismiss ...
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Load MP3 files on my Nexus

I want to listen to mp3 files of a lecture while viewing pdf files (containing the lecture notes). How do I load the MP3 files onto the Nexus? (The MP3 files currently reside on my hard drive.)
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus - Add new contacts from call log screen

Using the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, How do you add new contacts using a number from the call log screen? According to the manual there should be a +contacts button but I do not see it.
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Galaxy Nexus charges but is never seen by a PC when connected via USB

I run Linux (Ubuntu 12.04), and I have a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0.4. (Purchased in December 2011.) When I plug the phone in to the PC via USB there is no detection whatsoever. Tailing ...
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Used Nexus Root Tool to root my phone - lost all my pictures of my baby daughter [closed]

I ran the NRT(Nexus Root Tool) earlier today - before doing it I took out my SD card to make sure it wouldn't delete my photos - and when I just checked, it didn't show in my gallery. I've tried ...
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How can I set a custom per-person ringtones, but for texts and not calls? [duplicate]

I know how to set a custom ringtone for a given caller on my phone: pull up the person's entry under People, open the menu and select "Set ringtone." However, this only applies to regular voice phone ...
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Shortcut to turn Wi-Fi on/off on Samsung Galaxy Nexus?

Since the sync utility I use to sync my Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Outlook only supports Wi-Fi instead of USB, I searched the AppStore for an application that adds a shortcut on the screen to make it ...
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Very long boot time on my Galaxy Nexus

My Galaxy Nexus 4.0.2 takes over three minutes to boot. Is this normal? Is it supposed to take this long to boot? Why does it take so long?
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my samsung galaxy nexus keeps telling me to update to 4.2.2 but it won't

as I said in the title my Nexus keeps telling me to update from 4.1.2 to 4.2.2 The build number is JZ054K. When I proceed to update it turns off and later the Android logo shows up and after a little ...
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Android Music Player is not detecting Music files

I copied music files from my computer to my Galaxy Nexus phone, using the command adb push Music /sdcard/Music/, and the stock Android music player is not detecting these files (while others do). I'm ...
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Google Now suddenly disappeared

I'm running Android 4.2.2 on a Galaxy Nexus with the February 13, 2013 update of Google Search installed. Google Now was working great until it suddenly ceased to appear today. Widgets now display ...
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How to download pictures from Google Nexus?

With T-Mobile myTouch 4G and T-Mobile's default Android 2.2, I can download the camera photos by pairing the phone with a computer through Bluetooth, and using an integrated file browser functionality ...
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Galaxy Nexus call freezing

I've bought two Galaxy Nexus phones about a month and a half ago. I'm experiencing phone freezing on calls on both hence I doubt it has anything to do with the phone but rather with software. When ...
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Why do my browser's contents disappear each time I leave the page

So for example, I am looking at a web page on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and the phone rings. After I am done with the call, I go back to the browser app. I even go through the menu view where you see ...
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Why are there two settings apps, Settings and Settings Storage

On my Galaxy Nexus running 4.2.1, I see two Settings apps in Settings > Apps. One is name Settings (28KB) and the other is Settings Storage (520KB). Both have the version 4.2.1-533553. Is the storage ...
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Jelly Bean offline voice recognition

So, Jelly Bean is supposed to have offline voice recognition, right? I've encountered several situations where the voice-keyboard has said that Google is not available. Has anyone else seen this ...
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Can one avoid losing everything on a Galaxy Nexus when applying a new ROM (safely)?

The makers of most ROMs suggest that you do a full device wipe when moving from one ROM to another. I have also found this is usually good practice, so data from the previous ROM does not affect the ...
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How do I sideload Google Wallet onto my Verizon Galaxy Nexus?

The Verizon version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus famously shipped without Google Wallet. This is ostensibly because Verizon is coming out with their own mobile payment system and didn't want a ...
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Root Gone but still works for many Apps

I Have a Verizon Galaxy Nexus which was rooted. I used an OTA Rootkeeper to keep the root after I upgraded to 4.0.4 which worked great, I was able to use root well after the OTA update. But recently ...
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What is the application space limit on Galaxy Nexus?

Samsung Galaxy Nexus has a 16GB internal memory and no external sdcard. I'm wondering if that means I have 16GB (or at least the free space left of that memory) to install applications?
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Unrooting Galaxy Nexus - dies when plugged in

I rooted my Galaxy Nexus (Verizon) in order to get Jelly Bean. I got more than I wanted. The issues that have come from this are horrible. Whenever I plug my phone into a computer - it dies. It won't ...
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Is it possible to use Samsung Galaxy Nexus as a bootable USB stick?

I want to install centOS linux distro on my desktop, which does not have a disk drive. Moreover, I posses a 4GB usb stick which is insufficient for installation. I need a usb stick with atleast 8GB to ...
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Sprint Galaxy Nexus stuck in boot-loop

I have a stock Sprint Galaxy Nexus device. This device is unrooted, I have made no changes to the OS / Rom whatsoever. Today this device froze, it was showing a completely black screen except for the ...
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Nexus i9250 constantly reboots, freezes, etc

I bought a Nexus a couple of months ago, and sometimes it restarts when I am on a call. Other times when I am on a call, it freezes, and restarts or unfreezes after a minute. The phone is not ...
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Antenna Patch/Adaptor for Galaxy Nexus i9250

It's been a month of searching what kind of antenna adapter/patch am I going to use. Anyone knows what kind of patch is this? Thanks.
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Galaxy Nexus: Disable screen lock during call

My GN Device locks the screen when I start a call. Most of my calls are made using BT headset, and I don't need the lock in that scenario. Is there a way to disable the automatic screen lock when a ...
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Cannot make changes to specific folder

My phone is rooted with aokp build 38 on it. It is a Verizon Galaxy Nexus (toro) There is a folder /sdcard/data that I can't make any changes to. Some of my apps are trying to use this folder but are ...
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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Discharging When Plugged In Even After USB Replacement

I've got a Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus that as of a few weeks ago quit charging - in fact it quickly drains the battery (discharges 2% / minute if not more) while plugged in. I tried different ...
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Why does my phone keep asking me to select an input method?

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Nexus a couple of days ago, and set it up so I can use both an English keyboard and a Russian one. Since I did that, though, my phone asks me over and over to select an ...
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Galaxy Nexus screen flashes and brightness issues on various button taps and screens

While using my Galaxy Nexus at night in the dark, I started experiencing issues where the screen would flash for a moment to what felt like full brightness when I tap on certain buttons. It seems ...
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SGN 4.2.1 - stuck at < waiting for device >

I own Samsung Galaxy Nexus, it has been unlocked, rooted, I'm using CWM Recovery Touch and a few weeks ago I updated firmware to 4.2.1 (build JOP40D). It seems that Superuser is no longer working on ...
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Are PIN lock and lock screen widgets incompatible in ICS?

My wife has a Bionic and I've got a Galaxy Nexus. So she has the older Android version and I've got ICS. We both use PIN locks. On her phone, she first has to swipe-unlock to get to the PIN screen, ...
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I can flash Cyanogenmod though my bootloader is locked

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and CWM as recovery. Even though I locked my bootloader after installing the recovery, I can flash Cyanogenmod 10 using CWM without any errors. Now I am wondering why ...
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Can I install takju ROM on unit with yakjuxw?

I bought my Galaxy Nexus a couple of months before Jelly Bean 4.2 was announced. It got updated to 4.0.4 fine, but did not find any 4.1 update at all. So I found this question which informed me of ...
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Is there a way to listen to the last call made on a Nexus?

Is there a way to listen to the last, or one of the last phone calls made on an Android Nexus without the help of an App? Situation: My dead man made his final call to his contact who lived next ...
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Auto focus not working on Galaxy Nexus

I seem to have lost the auto focus capability on my Nexus. The phone is stock, only one update done (so it's XWKL2). I don't use the camera much, but I think I had auto focus when I first started ...
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Enabling AdHoc Networking on ICS to Connect to AdHoc Devices

I'm looking for a way to connect my Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.0.x) to my laptop via adhoc wifi. (The laptop will act as my wireless NAS.) The WiFi Ad Hoc enabler for Android does not work on the Galaxy ...
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Press android version thrice took me to another screen which shows big Jellybean logo!

When i pressed settings> About phone >Android version thrice quickly, it took me to another screen which displays Android version with Red Logo. I wonder this behavior is common in all Android ...
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Force shutdown on a Galaxy Nexus?

Similar to this question: How to force Samsung Galaxy Tab to shutdown?), how can I force my Galaxy Nexus to shutdown? I can see that it is still on because I've got lightflow installed and the status ...
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How to troubleshoot a lockup/freeze

I have a GNex running on CN(A) 3.8. It has started to lockup/freeze when the screen is off. So far it occurs mostly overnight while it's charging. I have to pull the battery to resolve. I believe it ...
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Stream video to TV, but keep audio on phone/tablet

Does anyone know of an app or method that can be used to stream video to the television, but keep the audio on another device? The new Roku 3 has a headphone jack on the remote, but I figure something ...
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Galaxy Nexus stuck on 4.1.1 and super slow

I own a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.1.1. The build number is JRO03C.I9250XWLH2. Since the update to 4.1.1 the phone behaves very very slow. Also, a friend of mine has the same phone (we bought it ...
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Screenshot with power + volume down, what's the trick? [duplicate]

I'm using a galaxy nexus. I know the trick for taking a screenshot, with power button and volume down, but it's really flakey and only works some of the time for me (much less than half, maybe 1 in ...
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How can I set some handy settings on the main screen?

I want to be able to set Wifi, bluetooth, GPS on and off quite easily but I can't find where I should do this.
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ADB does not work in boot loader mode

I have a Galaxy Nexus 'maguro' and a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Touch preview. I installed the adb and fastboot packages, and adb detects the device when it is booted in to ...
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How do I silence incoming call and text message ringtone without hanging up in the Galaxy Nexus?

I have set up MP3 ringtones for both incoming calls and text messages on my new Galaxy Nexus, but I can't figure out how to silence them without hanging up (in the case of incoming calls) or without ...
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Galaxy Nexus not connecting to router with WEP encryption

My Samsung Galaxy Nexus (I9250) running Jelly bean 4.1.1 has problems connecting to a Wifi router with WEP encryption. I cannot change the WiFi encryption type. Other devices are connecting to the ...
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Why is the HDR button missing?

This article mentions a new HDR camera mode that's available in Android 4.2: but my Galaxy Nexus doesn't show that option: Why not?