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Set up portrait video output from Galaxy Nexus

I know that I can hook up my Galaxy Nexus up to my TV, but I'm not able to change the orientation from landscape to portrait. Is there a setting I'm missing? Or is there a way to do this if my phone ...
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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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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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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?
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Will flashing a custom ROM on my Galaxy Nexus device wipe my data?

I'm wondering if I flash a custom ROM onto my Samsung Galaxy Nexus device, will it erase all my data (musics, pictures, etc.) due to its memory singularity?
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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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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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Doing a clean install of Android on a Nexus phone or tablet

Recently I had a problem where my Nexus S phone would not upgrade to Jelly Bean. During the upgrade process I was getting an error message saying one of the files on my current system is corrupted, so ...
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The power button on my Galaxy Nexus stopped working

I got a galaxy nexus at Google IO, and randomly today the power button stopped working. I was on a call, used it to lock the screen after I got off, put it in my pocket, and when I got home the button ...
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Phone thinks it is charging when not plugged in [closed]

Quite often my phone lights up the charging symbol even if the phone isn't charging. It applies when it's of and on. The behaviour seems somewhat glitchy, it turns on and off. Is this a well known ...
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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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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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How to find out the variant of my Galaxy Nexus?

There have been some Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy Nexus, but most of these are specific to a certain variant of the Nexus. How can I easily find out which variant I have?
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Nexus 7 capacitive buttons and display

So both the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 have dynamic capacitive buttons instead of actual physical buttons. I was actually under the impression that this black bar was a separate capacitive display from ...
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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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Jelly Bean on the Galaxy Nexus - forcing an update?

I bought my Galaxy Nexus in New Zealand - via parallel importing. I believe it came from Russia, given my manual was in Russian(!). But it works perfectly and is genuine. A colleague there bought ...
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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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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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What if I accidentally checked CDMA/LTE instead of GSM/HPA+ in the Galaxy Nexus Root Toolkit?

I tried to use WugFresh's Galaxy Nexus Root Toolkit to root my device, but I accidentally selected CDMLA/LTE while I have a GSM model. I tried flashing CWM recovery afterwards, but it didn't work. ...
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How do I make older images in my /sdcard/DCIM folder show up in Gallery?

I've tried a few builds of Android Jelly Bean coming from Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and one common thing that happens is that Gallery will only show pictures taken after the ROM installation. The ...
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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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Android updates for Nexus bought from Amazon

Is there any difference in terms of either phone features, software versions or time to get new updates if I bought the Galaxy Nexus from Amazon instead of waiting for it to be sold direct from Google ...
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Reset battery status after changing battery?

If I plug in the charger of my Galaxy Nexus, I'm able to replace the battery without switching the phone off. However, the battery status does not adjust to the new battery. For example, if I replace ...
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Why is the NFC in the Galaxy Nexus battery?

Why is the NFC in the Galaxy Nexus embedded in the battery? Wouldn't it make more sense to separate the two things? Is there any hardware advantage of being this way? Disadvantages I can see ...
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swiping music player does not kill the process?

Swiping programs from the process-list should kill/shut them down, right? I listened to music and then swiped the music player away but the music was still playing. How come? Does swiping not kill ...
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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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My Galaxy Nexus detects wifi signal(at home) but can't connect to it

My Galaxy Nexus detects wifi signal(at home) but can't connect to it. I cant connect to wifi. The wifi icon doesnt appear beside the time on the upper right of the screen. When I try to access ...
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Find out ROM version

I just got a Galaxy Nexus and I want to revert it back to it's original condition for starters ( I'm talking about the software ). I noticed I have ClockworkMod installed, does that mean I have a ...
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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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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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What's the safe limit on charger output for a Galaxy Nexus

The charger that came with my Galaxy Nexus phone outputs 5 volts at 1 amp. I have another charger that outputs 5v at 2 amps. Is it safe to use this charger? What's the limit I can use without damaging ...
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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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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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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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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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No external storage available - Storage gone

While I organizing files on my Galaxy Nexus via PC (USB), Gallery app kept saying No external storage available Then I restarted the device, and whole storage was gone.. What could possible cause ...
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How can I set custom notifications?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running ICS, and I want to be able to set individual sounds for various notifications (Gmail, Facebook, texts, etc). How can I go about making that happen? I looked in ...
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How do i correct my far-too-sensitive proximity sensor?

The sensor that turns the screen off in my pocket or at my cheek is suddenly turning the screen off when my thumb is within two inches of the top of the screen. It is difficult to grab the ...
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Is there a quick-fix for the Galaxy Nexus when it signals “charging” without beeing connected via USB?

My Galaxy Nexus goes into charging mode but when it isn't plugged in. The battery symbol then indicates a charging and when in suspend mode, the display turns on which drains battery rapidly. I am ...
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Boot custom kernel via phone

I can currently boot a custom kernel (without flashing it) for test purposes by using fastboot on my computer via: cmd> fastboot boot customkernel.img Which works great. I've found great kernels ...
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“Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped” error after 4.0.4 OTA Upgrade

This morning, I received the Android 4.0.4 Over The Air upgrade. After my phone rebooted, I saw the following error: Unfortunately, Launcher has stopped. [Report] [OK] If I pressed OK, I ...
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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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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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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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How to turn of Google Samsung Nexus Galaxy `3g`/`mobile data usage` warning?

After turning data mobile usage warning on as described here The exceeded-limit notification stay in my notification list which is very annoying. I cannot remove it - ie. I just need it to notify me ...
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ICS (Samsung Nexus) Calendar Default Event Duration

Been trying to change the default duration while creating an event on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus stock calendar. It's defaulted to be 1 hour but I'd like to change to 30 minutes like I can on Google ...
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How to check which app uses GPS on Galaxy Nexus?

I'm constantly seeing the Searching for GPS... icon in my status bar, and would like to check which app is trying to access my location. I checked the similar questions on the site and all suggested ...
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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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The UI sounds on my Galaxy Nexus no longer play - how can I re-enable them?

I kind of like the touch sounds and unlock sound on my Galaxy Nexus, so I typically leave them enabled. Today I noticed that both of these sound effects had simply stopped playing, possibly after I ...