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Increase vibrate strength

The vibrate strength of my Galaxy Nexus is incredibly weak. When I have the phone in my pocket I simply don’t feel the vibrate for incoming calls at all, which defeats its purpose. I’ve missed more ...
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1answer
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Tried hack to force 4.2 update, result is a broken play store. Theories?

So I'm on a Galaxy Nexus. Still on 4.1. I tried the 'hack' where you clear data on the Google Services Framework, then check update, but no luck. I shrugged and got on with my day. Now I'm ...
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5answers
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How can I use my Galaxy Nexus as an external USB storage drive?

I just got the Galaxy Nexus and learned that it does not support USB Mass Storage mode. It only supports MTP and PTP. I regularly use my phone as a USB flash drive at work so this is a problem. I ...
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1answer
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Cancel Exchange device administrator activation?

I was trying to add my Exchange account to my phone to confirm for a coworker that logging into the server was possible. I don't want to relinquish the device administrator controls as it's my ...
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2answers
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Can I set up Wi-Fi and USB tethering on the Galaxy Nexus without rooting it?

I am about to buy the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I need to tether with the following connections USB to my Windows PC Wi-Fi with my Mac, iPad or iPhone (to download apps over 20MB) I will be using ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA : Baseband Unkown problem

In further continuation to my previous post, Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4.1.2 Unable to connect to mobile network. My earlier solution could only make it work for a little more than 10 days and I am back ...
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2answers
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Yakjuxw to Yakju/Takju, will it corrupt or destroy my Galaxy Nexus yakjuxw?

My galaxy nexus is of yakjuxw variant. Will it not destroy my phone if I change it to takju or yakju version? I'm just aware that doing so will delete user files/settings.
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2answers
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Auto-rotate only for youtube videos, disabled otherwise

I find auto-rotate really annoying so I generally have it turned off. Unfortunately, when I'm playing a youtube video, it's equally annoying when I try to tilt the screen and then remember I have ...
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1answer
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Charger - USB?

Does the Samsung Galaxy Nexus charger use a USB charger? If so, what kind?
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1answer
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Daydreaming — does it decrease screen life?

Does enabling daydreaming (display a clock while charging, i.e. never turn the screen completely off while charing) affect the life of the screen in any significant way?
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2answers
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Will Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 work with Indian SIM Cards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my device on a different carrier? I understand that Samsung has stated they will not launch Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 in India and hence am planning to buy it ...
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2answers
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External battery case for Galaxy Nexus LTE with extended battery [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus LTE with the Samsung 2100 mAh extended battery. This is fine for my daily use, but when I travel by air I often run out of batteries. I have a Monoprice 2800 mAh battery ...
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1answer
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Does a factory reset on a Galaxy Nexus wipe the virtual sd card directory?

I'm looking into wiping my Galaxy Nexus, but I need to know whether or not a factory reset will also wipe the virtual SD card on the phone. If it does, is there an alternative way to wipe without ...
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2answers
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How to get root back after OTA update

When I updated to Android 4.1.2 on my Galaxy Nexus, I lost root. Everything is still there, but the permissions on system/bin/su no longer include the setuid bit, which prevents su from working. I ...
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Why do some apps get frozen every time I reboot?

After rooting my Galaxy Nexus (international GSM version), I looked around a bit with Titanium Backup and found several system apps that were frozen. Among them are: Google Earth, Google Play Books, ...
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2answers
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Milestone outperforming Galaxy Nexus on mobile data connection speed

I recently switched from a Motorola Milestone to a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and it seems the quality of my mobile data connections drops considerably between the devices without any apparent reason. The ...
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Google contact sync photo rotated

I have enabled contact sync with my Google account on my Google Nexus phone running Android 4.1.2. One of my contacts' profile photo appears rotated to the left instead of being upright as set by the ...
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1answer
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Taking screenshots on Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Jelly Bean

Apparently on Ice Cream Sandwich you can press power + volume down to take a screenshot, but this doesn't work for me with Jelly Bean. Anyone know how to take a screenshot on a stock Galaxy Nexus with ...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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1answer
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Brand new Galaxy Nexus not booting

I know someone who bought a Galaxy Nexus recently, and he finally unboxed it today and straight away inserted the SIM and battery and plugged in to charge. Hours later when we tried to boot it for the ...
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1answer
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Dualboot with Boot Manager on Galaxy Nexus

I own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM/maguro), running AOKP with ROM Manager and ClockworkMod Touch Recovery installed. I want to try MIUI using Init2Winit's Boot Manager application and with the same ...
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1answer
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Why I can't sync contacts with Twitter/Facebook accounts in Jelly Bean 4.1.1?

With my Samsung Galaxy Nexus I can't sync my contacts (from Google Contacts) with those from Twitter/Facebook. My accounts are up and running, but when i tap "Sync Now" nothing happens. It says "Last ...
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1answer
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How to avoid looping the album/playlist automatic?

I use the default "Play Music" music player app (v4.3.605.398337) for listening to music. Whenever it gets to the end of an album/playlist it automatically replays it. I would like to avoid that ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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What exactly gets wiped when unlocking Galaxy Nexus?

I've seen a few guides on how to unlock the Galaxy Nexus to prepare it for rooting, and they say that the fastboot oem unlock command will "wipe your personal data". I'm a little unclear on what gets ...
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1answer
645 views

Restart in safe mode on Galaxy Nexus

I have an unrooted Verizon Galaxy Nexus, just recently upgraded to Jelly Bean. One of the touted features of Jelly Bean was the addition of the "Restart in safe mode" option from the power menu. ...
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How do I just charge (i.e. not mount for data transfer) a Galaxy Nexus when connected via USB to a PC?

I like to be able to charge my phone from any PC I happen to be using. With my previous HTC Android, I could default to "charge-only" and only switch it to "mount as disc drive" when I wished to, on ...
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3answers
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Galaxy Nexus: how to upload music in Linux?

As you know, Galaxy Nexus supports only MTP protocol for USB connection, which is not greatly supported under Linux. As a workaround, I have tried to upload my music to Galaxy Nexus through WiFi. I ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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How do you turn off all cellular communication but leave things like bluetooth and wifi enabled?

I'm going to be traveling overseas and don't have an international roaming plan. I would like to disable my cellular radio while I am there but I'd also like to use bluetooth and wifi. I don't think ...
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2answers
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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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Why hasn't my Galaxy Nexus received the latest OTA update?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I live in Belgium (so my phone is not locked to a specific carrier). The Android version is still 4.0.4 and when I go the system update menu, it doesn't do anything, no OTA ...
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1answer
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Removing stock browser on Jelly Bean [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unistall a system app without root? Chrome is the default on Jelly Bean OS. When I bought Nexus 7 tablet it came preinstalled with JB, but when my Galaxy Nexus got upped ...
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Set a particular browser as “always”

I have Galaxy Nexus with JB. I got stock browser on it and Chrome and I also installed Firefox just to keep it there since I'm a developer and I can test stuff on all three. But the question I'm ...
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4answers
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Closing applications [duplicate]

I guess this has to do with our habit on desktop computers where we open an application use it close the application AFAIK there's no direct way from within the application to close it. And by ...
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2answers
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I can barely hear the touch sounds on my Galaxy Nexus ICS

I enabled "touch sounds" (click sound when pressing buttons) on my Galaxy Nexus ICS but they are so faint I can barely hear them. The same is true for the screen lock sound. All other sounds are loud ...
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Improving Galaxy Nexus's audio quality

I found out about this website through androidguys.com and I'm giving it a first shot. :) I remember when I had my Fascinate which is Samsung Galaxy S, I had Voodoo Sound Control app which helped to ...
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1answer
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Galaxy Nexus Official 4.0.4 update and root

Since the official 4.0.4 that be downloaded from Google's servers seems to be an update (39mb) can I update my rooted Galaxy Nexus wuthout losing root?
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Tethering using bluetooth via Galaxy Nexus to Galaxy Tab 7(P1000) tablet

Here is the point there is a secured WiFi connection - which password I don't know - but there is an device - Galaxy Nexus smartphone which is already connected to that WiFi and my Galaxy Tab tablet. ...
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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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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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Galaxy Nexus randomly shut downs while streaming music with Pandora- how do I fix this?

While streaming music with the Pandora application (on the high quality setting) on a Galaxy Nexus over Verizon 4G, after any given time period the phone will completely shut down. This happens at ...
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How can I determine my Galaxy Nexus model variant? [duplicate]

I have a Galaxy Nexus phone I want to root. Manual differs between Verizon, Sprint and GSM subtypes. Where can I check this subtype?
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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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2answers
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Manually upgrade Galaxy Nexus 4.0.4 (yakjuxw) to 4.1

I have a Galaxy Nexus (maguro/yakjuxw) with Android version 4.0.4. I saw the new features in 4.1 so i want to update, but i don't think an OTA will be available anytime soon. So, I'm considering ...
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Failing to update android 4.1 - Galaxy Nexus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Jelly Bean OTA fails on Galaxy Nexus, how to fix? Their is another post about it here: Jelly Bean OTA fails on Galaxy Nexus, how to fix? But I have no idea how to post ...
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2answers
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Export photos from Galaxy Nexus (w/ Jelly Bean) to Win 7

I upload photos from my Galaxy Nexus (w/ Jelly Bean) directly to Google+, but I would also like to periodically export photos from my phone to my Win 7 desktop. I tried Picasa 3.9, but it would ...
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2answers
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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. ...
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Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 on Galaxy Nexus showing droid

I've been testing the Galaxy Nexus with JB 4.1.1 and this is what happened yesterday. Has anyone seen this screen?