Use this tag if your issue is truly specific to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250, SCH-I515, SCH-N044, SC-04D) device.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
20 views

Problems with drivers for Nexus 10 when building Android 4.3 from source

I followed the steps in the Android Source web page to download android-4.3_r1 and build it for Nexus 10. What is the problem? When I download and install the drivers for Nexus 10 for Android 4.3 ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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?
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Phone stuck on Google logo after trying to install Jelly Bean

I have a Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0.1 I tried to install Jelly Bean, and followed all instructions I found on a website (forgot which one). I installed cwh and twh first. Then I installed Jelly ...
5
votes
2answers
9k views

Why doesn't my phone charge?

Okay, so I already ordered a new battery, but in the mean time. Why won't my phone charge? I have tried every charger/cable in my house and car (over 10 chargers and around 15 cables). Double ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Set the calendar display to the correct timezone on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

How do I set the calendar display to the correct timezone on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone? For instance, editing of a calendar entry shows 14:00 [Montreal time], but the event display time in the ...
4
votes
3answers
12k views

“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.
2
votes
1answer
1k views

No USB Storage Mode on GalaxyNexus running 4.2.2

I have a GalaxyNexus running Android 4.2.2 I just want to quickly backup some data files to my PC. I'm pretty sure I've done this many times before, but I guess not on this phone. I have the Android ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

unsuccessful VPN connection

I'm unable to connect my phone to VPN, it always say "unsuccessful". I deleted the profile and created it again but it didn't help. What is wrong with it?
7
votes
3answers
28k views

Is it safe to swap SIM cards when the phone is turned on?

On my Galaxy Nexus, I can remove the SIM card without removing the battery. I'm travelling abroad and will find a need to swap SIM cards several times in my phone. I would like to know if it is safe ...
2
votes
3answers
28k views

How to delete synchronized pictures?

I've chosen allow Google to synchronize information from my email to my phone, but the result is not as interesting as it sounds! I see some pictures in the Gallery that I wouldn't have in my phone, ...
0
votes
1answer
600 views

Contacts app disappeared

I've got a rooted Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean). Since a week I can't find the contacts app. Seems like it disappeared. It is NOT disabled (I've already checked). I also tried ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Galaxy Nexus - screen brightens up then device dies

I have a Galaxy Nexus GSM, and when the battery gets low, it doesn't ever do the normal "Powering off" dialog. This also happens at every battery level, it happened at 75 and 50% as well. The phone ...
11
votes
5answers
17k views

No audio out with headphones

When I plug a headphone into my Nexus' audio port, the headphones simply don't play any sounds or music. The device seems to detect them, because the built-in sound output stops working. I tried it ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

Recovering deleted files from unrooted Galaxy Nexus

In my infinite buffoonery earlier today I deleted the entire camera pictures folder from my GSM Galaxy Nexus. I had last copied images from my phone in August and have lost all pictures since then :( ...
13
votes
4answers
31k views

Why is my phone slow?

My phone has lately been really slow. When I turn on the screen, particularly if it has been off for a while, the phone is really sluggish. For example, it might take 30 seconds to respond to my ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

I've rooted my Galaxy Nexus phone, but “/data/data” is empty

As a follow up question, I rooted my Galaxy Nexus phone using Kingo, but when I tried to explore my phone using an application like ASTRO, I found out that the /data/data directory is empty. Why is it ...
0
votes
2answers
79 views

How to correctly identify your phone model and version? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I'm trying to do a fresh reinstall of Cyanongenmod. I see in their website that there are three different versions of this phone: ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
774 views

Clean flash without SDCard

So, I want to flash a new rom with gapps. I've done this before, but I always did a factory reset and flashed the new rom which was in the downloads folder in my phone. I was wondering, if I wipe my ...
0
votes
1answer
210 views

Can I charge my battery in another phone?

My phone made a weird noise yesterday when I had it on a connector to my schools computer to charge it. I plugged it in last night but it wouldn't charge. My sister has a phone of the same model. ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How should I use swipe dictionary in Android 4.3?

This should be asked about year ago, when my Galaxy Nexus got its last update (to Android 4.3). But, I haven't been using swipe keyboard much during that years, so I'm asking right now. Either am I ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How to remove word from factory dictionary on Android 4.3?

When using slide keyboard on my Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3, keyboard keeps suggesting me an incorrect words. Usually, these are words with doubled letters, when I except the one with one letter ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
23k views

Display screen keeps waking up when locked

When I lock my Samsung Galaxy Nexus by pushing the power button, my phone's screen darkens for a few seconds, then keeps staying awake with the lock screen displayed. This keeps eating away at my ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Camera app crashing on Nexus i9250 Android 4.2.1

I just bought a i9250 Nexus, and the system proposed to upgrade to newer version 4.2.1 (it is not a rooted phone. It is an unblocked UK phone) I played with the new phone and after a couple of days I ...
4
votes
6answers
44k views

How to access media files (photos and videos) on Samsung GT-I9082?

I have a Samsung GT-I9082 mobile phone (Android 4.1.2) with lots of videos and photos. I want to move them from the phone to my notebook running Windows 7. I connected it via USB and selected the MTP ...
3
votes
1answer
744 views

How to hard brick an android phone (Galaxy Nexus)?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not I managed to brick my android phone, a Galaxy Nexus*. Using ClockworkMod Recovery, I pretty much erased everything I could find (/data, /cache, /factory, ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Tired of having no data despite having plenty of bars

I'm on T-Mobile US with a Google Galaxy Nexus, I don't use WiFi, and I've grown to be very tired of very often having some spots around town where I get great (or sometimes even excellent) HSPA+ ...
16
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

CWM only boots right after flashing, won't boot afterwards

I have a rooted GSM Galaxy Nexus running CM 12.1. Trying to boot into recovery gets stuck on the Google logo. The logo will appear while starting to boot, then the screen will briefly flash black, ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Can I access data under Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 from its stock Recovery using ADB?

Can I access my phone's data (Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250) using a USB connection and ADB, when I boot my phone into stock Recovery? OS: probably Android 4.3, not rooted, not unlocked Background: ...
0
votes
1answer
475 views

Android rooting from Ubuntu

I gather that when it comes to rooting an Android device, one needs a separate machine (e.g. a desktop computer) to carry out the rooting steps from; the details of the procedure depend strongly on ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Samsung Galaxy Nexus - Colored emoji

I had a old (Verizon) Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2.2 lying around in a drawer so I activated it for my son. To my surprise, the built-in emoji keyboard (and any third-party keyboard/emoji ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Update Cyanogenmod to latest Snapshot

I am running Cyanogenmod on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus. by the beginning of March 2014, Cyanogenmod released V11 Snapshot M4. As far as I know, I am still running Snapshot M3, which I freshly installed ...
5
votes
1answer
470 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
340 views

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 ...
14
votes
2answers
19k views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Disable slide captialisation in Android slide keyboard

Auto-capitalisation, that turns letter case to upper, but stops actual word sliding, when I start sliding from Shift key instead of z or a, simply drives me crazy. Is there any way to disable it, so ...
11
votes
4answers
17k views

Disable open Google Search by sliding up from the home button “feature”?

Galaxy Nexus running Android version 4.1.1. After a recent update, it seems google has added a feature where you can place your finger on the bottom home buttons, and slide up, to open google search. ...
2
votes
0answers
94 views

Samsung Galaxy Nexus keeps rebooting in Cyanogenmod 11 as well as in CWM recovery. How to backup data, or repair the ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I have installed CM11 a while ago, but for about a week it keeps rebooting too often; it stays on for about 10-15 seconds, and then reboots. I haven't installed ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Bootloop. Cannot format or write data

Model: GSM Galaxy Nexus I9250 Takju Maguro ROM: CyanogenMod 11 Kitkat Recovery: Clock Mod OS: Android 4.4 Basically, my phone has been working fine for the last 2 years. I had only one issue of phone ...
16
votes
5answers
17k views

Wi-Fi connection dropping

Lately I've been having trouble keeping a connection to Wi-Fi, first at home and now at work. What happens is that after a while I'll notice that my phone is using 3G. If I go into my Wi-Fi ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 restarts continuously

I have my Galaxy Nexus i9250 which continuously restarts. I tried to wipe the data, but could not go through as it shows error as 'NO COMMAND'. How to fix it?
4
votes
1answer
11k views

How to filter my Google contacts?

I have synced contacts from my Google account on my Samsung Galaxy. Now in my contacts are all kinds of people I've written once an email to, which Gmail stored in my contacts. Some contacts even ...
22
votes
2answers
24k views

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 ...
7
votes
7answers
19k views

WiFi Error: “Failed to connect to network”

Intermittently, when I try to connect to a WiFi network, I get the following error message as a toast message: Failed to connect to network The message pops up immediately upon attempting to ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Phone flashes a bright white and then reboots

Recently, I have been having an issue with my Android phone. It is a Galaxy Nexus phone using Android version 4.2.2, build number JDQ39. Whenever the phone tries to play any sort of sound (for ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
972 views

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 ...