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How to use Android Device as Wireless Headphones for TV?

I go running in the morning and I'd like to use the Sony Internet TV in the basement without waking up my family. Is there any way to connect my Galaxy Nexus to the TV as a wireless headphone set, so ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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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how to get android marketplace apps via desktop instead of OTA? [duplicate]

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy J5 http://www.phonearena.com/phones/Samsung-Galaxy-J5_id9466 . Now using smart switch I updated the OS to 6.0 Marshmallow. Now there are quite a few apps, games which ...
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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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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 ...
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Enable Developer Options With Update.zip

Whenever I flash a new ROM I always do the following: Enable Developer Options Enable Advanced Reboot Menu Enable Root access Apps and ADB Security Install from unknown sources Is it possible to ...
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Selectively restrict sync for some applications to wifi only

I know it's been asked here how to prevent applications from using data connections. But that is not my intent. I have a Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean 4.1.1 and I would like to restrict most of ...
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Control Android with broken screen from PC

My rooted Galaxy Nexus has a broken screen. How can I use my PC (ie, via ADB) to control the phone? androidscreencast would be the ideal solution, but its keyboard/mouse control feature does not work ...
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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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Automatically have my frequently-used apps handy

I recently wiped and re-installed my phone. In so doing, I lost my home screen layout. In any event, my layout wasn't all that great. What I'm looking for is an app/other method that would determine ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Set wallpaper and lock screen's background as two different photos?

Current when I choose a photo to be set as wallpaper, my lock screen's background is automatically changed to be this new one. I want the lockscreen to keep its old background, how can I do that? ps....
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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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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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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 (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 :( ...
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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 input....
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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 ...
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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: https://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/...
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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 (...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, /...
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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+ ...
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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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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, ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 several,...