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Why my Galaxy Nexus display is unable to present solid colors?

Whenever there is a non-black solid color block in any application I can see tiny "watermarks", a pattern, and I don't even need to get close to see that. The effect is more visible in lighter ...
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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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Aborting Bootloader process

I wanted to superroot my Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 and then I got to the bootloader and couldn't solve my problem. The problem was that the driver installed on my computer was an unknown device and ...
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waiting for device Superoot Galaxy Nexus

I decided to super root my galaxy nexus I9250 and i followed this tutorial. I did it up to 7 in which the command promt tells me <waiting for device> How do i proceed? the device is connected ...
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Is there any way to launch an app (and keep the screen on) when a Galaxy Nexus is docked?

Using the official desktop docking station, my Motorola Xoom (running official Honeycomb 3.2) by default launches the Clock app when the tablet is docked, and keeps the screen on whilst it's docked. ...
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Galaxy Nexus NFC Verizon

Does the Galaxy Nexus have NFC on Verizon? I remember reading about the phone being delayed because competing carriers wanted to avoid Google Wallet and that some carriers had even disabled the NFC ...
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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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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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2answers
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My Galaxy Nexus can't hold on to a signal

I have an unlocked international-version Galaxy Nexus on the German T-Mobile network. It's only about a week old, but more than once in that time I've seen the signal drop completely out, and won't ...
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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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“App_Name” Could not be downloaded due to an error (500)?

I developed an app for android. I used my two devices (Galaxy Nexus running 4.02 & Galaxy Tab10.1 running 3.1) to test the app before I published it. When I published the app to the Market, I ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to check who is connected to my Galaxy Nexus hotspot

I would like to be able to check who is using my phones hotspot, it was simple on my Droid 2 since the Motorola app much like the one shown in the answer to How do I check who is connecting to my ...
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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 it normal for the Galaxy Nexus to have an Odin mode?

I just received my apparently new Galaxy Nexus, and I noticed that it has an "Odin mode" bootloader, which is strange since Nexus devices use fastboot. Should I be worried? Did someone mess with my ...
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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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Galaxy Nexus - How do I start adding strangers' numbers to “auto-reject”?

I regularly get phone calls from people trying to reach an old folks' home and I want to outright reject those automatically (without any "send to voicemail" ideally). This was fairly painless on the ...
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Screen lock settings won't change on Ice Cream Sandwich with MS Exchange Email

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0.2. I have a corporate email set up to Microsoft Exchange. My sys admin said we use the default mobile policies for Exchange, but he doesn't know the ...
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Getting my Angry Birds (and other) data files onto my Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

So...with my HTC Hero, there are two Angry Birds custom files - highscores.lua and settings.lua. Easy enough, I copy them off to my PC. However, on the Galaxy Nexus there's a) no SD card option and ...
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Disable device lock when pressing Gnex power button

When I press the power button on my Galaxy Nexus to turn off the screen, it immediately locks the phone, and I have to enter my code the next time I turn the screen back on. However, if I let the ...
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Why have some of my apps started coming up as tiny shrunken windows

Sometime in the last week a few of the apps installed on my Galaxy Nexus are coming up as tiny shrunken windows that are completely unusable. Here's an example: Very boring picture, the point being ...
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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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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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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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Can I update my Galaxy Nexus manually?

I'm having a problem with music playback stutter on my Galaxy Nexus, and after searching about it for a while it seems the problem was fixed on update 4.0.4. Unfortunately, my phone is still on 4.0.2 ...
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What do the “Pogo Pins” on the Galaxy Nexus map to?

I'd like to make my own doc similar to below. The official one for $90 doesn't come with a power adapter so I assume you just plug the USB charger into it. What pins from USB map to the three pins in ...
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VZW Galaxy Nexus exhibiting bizarre charging behavior

Lately I've noticed some weird behavior with my Galaxy Nexus. I am rooted, but running stock ICS. Here is what it's doing wrong: Phone sometimes will not charge, I must turn it off for it to start ...
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How do I disable the data usage warning and notification in ICS?

I'm running ICS on a Galaxy Nexus and my data plan is grandfathered in from the days of unlimited data with my carrier- so I don't need any warning or notification for the amount of data I'm using. ...
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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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My Galaxy Nexus can't connect to unsecured web using wi-fi at home

My Samsung Galaxy Nexus can't connect to unsecured web using wi-fi at home. I have to edit the url with https:// to load the webpage. Some pages work but most of them just won't load.
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Move angry birds progress from one device to another (cross-platform)

I was playing angry birds on iPhone, now I am selling my iPhone 3GS on ebay because I got an android (galaxy nexus). Is there any way to transfer progress in the game over to new phone? I like the ...
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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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Is it possible to make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus use external usb storage like memory sticks?

Is it possible to make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus connect to a USB memory stick? I have the USB Connect. How can I do that?
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How do I use an external microphone with my Galaxy Nexus?

How do I use an external microphone on my Galaxy Nexus, and what kind do I need? I know if it should use a jack plug (3.5 mm), but not all jack connectors are the same, and I don't know if the lower ...
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Galaxy Nexus restarts non-stop before completely booting

I'm aware of the suddenly restarts of the Galaxy Nexus, but in my case it restarts before managing to boot completely and it does that in a non-stop loop. It happened while my phone was on a stand by ...
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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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Where are the downloads from the Browser stored and how to I get to downloads from the browser?

Using a Galaxy Nexus I download an apk and it showed up in the notifications bar when it was done downloading. I went to install but I didn't set option to allow external apps so I did that and I went ...
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Why isn't Clockworkmod Recovery “Sticking”?

I've tried multiple times to flash ClockworkMod recovery onto my unlocked Galaxy Nexus (LTE\CDMA variant "toro" build) device. Each time I can boot into recovery and ClockworkMod displays. However, if ...
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How do I get back to the regular camera?

I hit something by accident and now whenever I use the camera app it's using the front facing camera evey time. How do I switch it back?
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How can I sync email automatically without removing local messages that have been deleted on the server?

Outlook on my computer deletes the server's copy of the message when it syncs, which unfortunately causes the Email app on the Galaxy Nexus to delete its local copy of the message when it syncs. 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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Galaxy Nexus ringtones and notifications too quiet

I've recently ditched an iPhone in favour of an Android, Galaxy Nexus. Now I am missing calls and texts all the time because I simply don't hear the ring! I have maxed all the volume sliders in ...
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Will upgrading my Unlocked, Rooted (fastboot + superboot method) Galaxy Nexus from 4.0.1 to 4.0.2 brick the phone?

I can re-root if necessary, but we just paid $700 for the phone, and I don't want to brick it. From what I can tell, upgrading will cause me to have to re-root and unlock the boot loader, which I can ...
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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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Galaxy Nexus Suddenly restarts

My Galaxy Nexus is suddenly restarting and I don't know why. How can I discover why this is happening?
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AirPlay like app for the Video-out on Galaxy Nexus

I am trying to get the video out on the Galaxy Nexus to do something other than mirroring. In a perfect world I want to do something similiar to the iPhone's AirPlay, but instead of streaming the ...
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Prevent alert tone when scanning / identifying an NFC intent

Perhaps I'm missing something but when I scan an NFC tag via a Galaxy Nexus, the phone always makes the default alert tone. Is there a way of switching this off? I have scoured the menus / ...
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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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What is the best way to get pictures on your contacts with ICS (Galaxy Nexus)?

Before I bought my Galaxy Nexus I had a HTC Hero. HTC synced the pictures from Facebook to my contacts. This happened on the phone so when i activated my new Galaxy Nexus and synced it my contacts had ...
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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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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?