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Clear or reset my lock screen password/PIN

I have a similar problem as the one described in this question, but that question doesn't solve my problem. Summarized here: I recently installed CyanogenMod 10 on my Galaxy Nexus. I enabled ...
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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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Reading pdf books on my phone

When I want to get/download books from Google Play Store, I usually get this notification: But then I am not sure what to do afterwards to be able to read those pdf books on my phone. I've ...
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How can I hide the on-screen buttons but keep the status bar

I have a Galaxy Nexus (rooted, if that helps) and I want to disable the on-screen buttons (back, home, apps), also called the Navigation Bar. Now there are plenty of apps (e.g. Hide Bottom Bar) that ...
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My Google Now App does not speak

I tried out the Google Now feature that comes with Jelly Bean and it's not working as I expected. It answers my questions as a search result but does not show the exact result as a card nor does it ...
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Which service provides Facebook notifications and how to disable it to use mobile network

I'm having a bit of a problem trying to disable services from using mobile data connection on my Galaxy Nexus with Jelly Bean. I've disabled Facebook to use mobile data connection, but I'm still ...
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Is the Google branded Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ the same as GT-I9250?

I purchased the Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ directly from Google Play. I'm looking to buy a Proclip holder that's specific to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250) ...
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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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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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Hebrew word suggestions on ICS

I have a Galaxy Nexus with Ice Cream Sandwich OS installed, and I write emails and text messages in Hebrew and English. The English keyboard has as-you-type word suggestions that appear (in blue) ...
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ICS Navigation app change default from walking to driving?

When I try to add a new "Directions" shortcut to my home screen, the shortcut interface defaults to "walking" directions instead of "driving" directions. Also, when I use Chrome To Phone to send a ...
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Stock ICS email app refusing to auto-update or notifications

Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0.1, all other apps seem to sync and notifiy fine. The email app has the settings: Inbox update frequency: 5 mins Email notification: Checked It doesn't appear to be ...
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Can't pin Last Added auto-playlist: “This music is only stored on this device”

Update: Recent versions of Play Music seem to have this issue fixed. Recently installed a new ROM on my Galaxy Nexus and am trying to redownload all my music from Play Music (I do have All Access, so ...
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Update Galaxy Nexus from 4.2.2 to 4.3 while keeping files and root

I have a rooted GNex with stock kernel and stock ROM. Device is only rooted, CWM installed and unlocked bootloader. I received the OTA update yesterday but haven't tried to apply it since I have a ...
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how to connect blue yeti mic to galaxy nexus

I'd like to use the blue yeti as audio input for recording video on the galaxy nexus. How can I achieve this? I know thus far that I need a USB otg cable, but when I plugged it in it didn't seem to be ...
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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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Google Now voice calling feature only searching local contacts, not businesses

In Google Voice Assistant on ICS I could, for example, say "Call the closest Dominos" or "Call CompUSA West Palm" and Google Voice Assistant would start to dial the correct business almost ...
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Virtual Sd-card won't transfer

I have a Verizon Galaxy Nexus 32GB. I've installed AOKP on it and it has been running pretty okay with no bugs etc... But after I connected it too my Nintendo Wii I think it mounted sdcard as FAT32 ...
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Android Dumpstate Crash Logs Appearing Randomily

I own a Galaxy Nexus, currently running Android 4.0.4 and ever since I've updated to 4.0.4 I've had problems in that it randomly asks me to share content (without saying what it is) and when I view ...
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How to upgrade Galaxy Nexus from 4.0.1 to 4.0.4

I would like to know how to manually upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Android version 4.0.1 to the latest 4.0.4. I got this phone in Australia and it is currently running the "yakjudv" build ...
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Why does the Maps application keep launching?

For some strange reason Google Maps launches on its own. It doesn't launch all the way though. It just leaves a black screen. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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How to import old SIM contacts to Galaxy Nexus?

I would like to import the contacts from my old phone to GN. I read this guide here, but there is no "Menu" in the People app. I'm running 4.0.2. Please, does anyone know how to proceed? Why there is ...
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Delete draft sms in ICS

I see there are some other threads here about the same thing but they are not for ICS. If I start to write a sms to someone and not send it the text will be stored as a draft. How can I delete this? ...
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Using Moto Droid Car Charger with Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I just upgraded my phone from the original Motorola Droid to the Galaxy Nexus. Both phones use the same micro USB port. Is there any reason I cannot use my Droid's car charger with the Nexus?
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Set background to fill single screen on galaxy nexus

Currently galaxy nexus fits my image for all 5 of my screens, but I want my image to fill the whole screen, on every screen, so when u scroll between screens its the same background, and its the full ...
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Galaxy Nexus sometimes loses home Wi-Fi network (Linksys E900)

I have Gnex stock 4.3, rooted. Sometimes it loses connection to home Wi-Fi, I take it and it has no Wi-Fi icon, and if I go to the settings it will say "Connecting..." and have one signal bar, it ...
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OpenVPN TAP Support

The official Android API for OpenVPN has been supporting OpenVPN TUN for years now. However, there is no vanilla support for TAP. Since the backbone of Android is Linux, is there a way to add driver ...
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Unify volumes for global volume control with the rocker

My android seems to have different volume levels for alarms, ringtone & notifications, music and games. This is annoying/confusing for me and I'd just like one global volume control by using the ...
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Various Stutterings on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

So I've had my Samsung Galaxy Nexus for a while now, round about a year, and it has this odd set of problems where some of the core functions of the OS stutter. What do I mean by this? The most ...
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Google Music Gapless Playback Works on my Galaxy Nexus but not my HTC One?

I've recently started using Google Music on my phone but gapless playback isn't working. I listen to a lot of mixed, electronic music albums where it's absolutely essential that it's totally seamless ...
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Sporadic SMS on Galaxy Nexus after upgrade to 4.3?

I have an unlocked Galaxy Nexus I bought directly from Google and use a T-Mobile plan. Last week, I got the OTA update for 4.3. Since then, I haven't consistently been able to send text messages. The ...
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“Data roaming” unchecked but connected to foreign network for data anyway

I am using a Galaxy Nexus LTE running Jelly Bean 4.2.2 with service from Verizon Wireless in the U.S. In Settings > Wireless & Networks > Mobile networks, I have: Data enabled: on Data roaming: ...
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No access to the Gallery nor to the camera

I've got a Galaxy Nexus and recently I cannot access my gallery or camera. When I tap both on the Gallery icon or on the camera icon I got this message "No archives available", then the app shuts ...
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adb backup disabled on phone

I am attempting to run an adb backup to my computer from my Samsung Galaxy Nexus, version maguro, v4.2.2 (I guess it's worth mentioning I'm running Windows 7 on my computer). I have tried this with ...
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Galaxy Nexus always rotates a picture - portrait instead of landscape and vice versa

A pal of mine says his Galaxy Nexus always rotates a picture - takes it portrait instead of landscape and landscape when set to portrait. Any ideas why does it happen and how to fix it?
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Contact list crashing

Every other day, my Contacts List will crash, and the only way for me to access it is to power off the phone. What is happening for this to happen, and what can I do to prevent it in future?
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Is it possible to create a VPN connection shortcut on home screen?

I want to be able to connect to my VPN connection whenever I am connected to wifi, is it possible to add a shortcut on the home screen where the widget including wireless, Bluetooth, GPS, sync and ...
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HDMI output mirroring in Portrait mode

I have an app that works fine in both Landscape and Portrait mode, but it demos best in Portrait mode. I'd like to show this app on a phone with HDMI output (either from MHL, Slimport, or micro-hdmi) ...
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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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My Samsung Galaxy Nexus won't turn on

My phone is 8 months old, and since I got it, I've had it suddenly die on me twice, but both times it came back to life within 2/3 days. After the second time it happened, I tried to bring it into ...
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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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Forcing applications (games) to run at a low resolution

I own a Galaxy Nexus and the performance of a few "HD" games is horrible. Even with a bus overclocked kernel from here: http://www.derkernel.com/jb-tuna.php Is there any way to maybe force apps to ...
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How to unroot a GSM Galaxy Nexus without reverting to the stock ROM

I recently rooted and unlocked the Bootloader on my Galaxy Nexus — direct from Google — using this method. Upon doing so my phone reverted to the stock Jelly Bean ROM I had just after upgrading. All ...
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Camera app is missing from my Galaxy Nexus

I ran bigxie's 4.1 jellybean for a while, worked great, switched to the same brand but 4.1.1 instead (I always do a full wipe) and since then I have issues with my camera. I think the installation of ...
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How to connect a different phone to the “Nexus One Desktop Dock”

The original HTC/Google Nexus One Desktop Dock is a bluetooth device and has audio line out. I would love to still be able to use this with my new phone. Anyone know how to connect this with a Galaxy ...
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Android 4.0 devices do not return majority of the discoverable Bluetooth devices

The observation about 4.0 may be wrong, but this s evident in both the 4.0 devices I have tested : Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Nexus S. (Nexus S is actually upgraded by me to 4.0) In the other ...
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“Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly” error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

Every time I boot my phone it gives the error message android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly. Why? I am using 4.0.2 on my Galaxy Nexus.
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Galaxy Nexus going into Airplane mode on its own

Sometimes I will notice that my phone has no signal and if I hold the power button down it will tell me it is in airplane mode. To fix it I need to reboot the phone. Clicking the airplane mode ...
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Why does “Phone booted!!!” toast message show up on start up?

Recently, whenever I power on my phone, a toast appears saying "phone booted!!!". What does that mean? Is it a virus? I haven't installed any apps in a week or so.
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Would Galaxy Nexus US version (unlocked directly from Google Play) work in India

Would Galaxy Nexus US version (unlocked directly from Google Play) work in India on GSM networks? As far as I understand from the specifications the voice should work just fine as it is a quad band. ...