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No face unlock for the Nexus S?

I seems to me, that the Nexus S did not get the face unlock feature with ICS? Why would this not be supported for the Nexus S? Is it the hardware? I wonder because the code is open source and I ...
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Problem with wi-fi after updating Nexus S to Android 4

My Nexus S phone doesn't detect any wi-fi networks after the update to Ice Cream Sandwich. Any suggestions?
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Can my friend's android phone impersonate the star ship Enterprise?

I was recently trol... browsing reddit and found they geekiest command to boldly go where no command has gone before play -n -c1 synth whitenoise lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 lowpass -1 120 gain +14 ...
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Google Nexus S USB Drivers for Windows 7 64Bit

Anyone knows how to get the Google Nexus S to be recognized by the Windows OS. The only option I could find was to download the Android SDK and then use the driver from there, but unfortunately, it is ...
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591 views

Can't sync my new Nexus S to Google Calendar

First-time smartphone owner. I unboxed my new Nexus S and added my gmail account to it. So far, so good -- it sync'd my contacts perfectly. But I'd never used Google Calendar (and in retrospect I ...
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French QWERTY keyboard for Nexus S

When using the French language the default virtual keyboard on the Nexus S use the AZERTY keyboard layout. That might be fine in Europe but not in North America (e.g. Quebec) where everyone uses ...
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How can I prevent the battery in my Nexus S from draining overnight?

I have a Google Nexus S and for the past 2-3 days whenever I go to sleep the battery drains completely overnight. I mean when I go to bed the charge on my phone is plus 90% but for the past 2 days ...
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Wifi sleep policy not working

I tried some stuff I found about sleep policy. I obviously tried setting it to Never, I tried the Wi-Fi keep alive app, it doesn't seem to work. When I let the phone lie for a few minutes and then ...
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2answers
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Change Launcher without starting it

I have installed GO Launcher and GO Locker. Now, when I updated them, they got an error. The problem is that, nothing shows up when I press unlock button (I have Nexus S). So, there's nothing I can ...
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Enabling WiFi HotSpot in Google Nexus S

I have a Google Nexus S with Android 2.3 in it. I want to tether/or enable Wifi HotSpot in it. Do I have to root my phone? How should I proceed? Thanks!
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Can't start clockwork recovery image lately

"Lately" (like in the last few months), I'm unable to start the Clockwork Mod recovery image on my Nexus S with Oxygen 2.2.1. When I select "boot to recovery mode" (or want to start a ROM backup) in ...
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Nexus S: how can I control sites shown underneath stock browser search box?

The built-in web browser of my Nexus S has a cool feature: when I press the Search button, in addition to a text box where I can type a URL or search terms, there are 4 sites shown above the on-screen ...
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281 views

Android Contacts lost but seen in Message app

I rooted my Nexus S and re-installed a stock ROM. I had my contacts on my SIM card before starting to use my Nexus and I never bothered to sync those contacts to Google. After rooting I don't see my ...
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Unable to restore stock OS on Nexus S

I had a post on how can I restore the default OS on phone that has custom build? however this got closed because it was a possible duplicate. Unfortunately the duplicate did not answer my question so ...
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1answer
788 views

How to use my phone to transfer Wi-Fi to other devices?

I'm using Nexus S, recently I got a Kindle, however, the Kindle couldn't connect to my company's Wi-Fi (seems it doesn't support the encryption method), so I'm wondering this method: My Nexus S ...
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Is it possible to add any arbitrary application as a shortcut in the Car Home app?

In the Google Car Home app, when I click "Add Shortcut" on one of the available Car Home icons, and then select "Other applications", I am only presented with two options: Blast Monkeys Launcher ...
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How to unbrick/reflash Nexus S using stock ROM, stock tools

I have a Nexus S that seems to have bricked itself. I have never modded the ROM or phone, and it was totally stock. Now, it boots right int the white Google logo and stays there forever (I let it ...
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377 views

Phone randomly cannot recognize my Wifi network

I have a few WiFi network in the neighborhood and the Nexus S will always detect those networks that I never use. However, for my own WiFi network, it randomly fails to recognize the network, even ...
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1answer
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After update to GRJ90 I can no longer use WiFi hot-spot

My phone updated to GRJ90 about two weeks ago and now I can no longer use WiFi hot-spot or USB tethering. When I try, my 3G connection is dropped. After disconnecting and waiting a few minutes, it ...
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813 views

Create pdf document shortcuts on home screen

I had downloaded a PDF file. How can I create a shortcut to the PDF document on my home screen. I use Anycut, but it doesn't do what I want.
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Correct text message time after boot up

Every time I have my phone turned off or in flight mode, after I turn it on again, the message sent to me while the phone was down appears to be received at the moment the phone finished booting up. ...
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406 views

Android - Change Google account on Nexus S [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the default Google Account on my phone? I tried different methods of changing the Google account on my Nexus S, all failed. Did someone manage to do ...
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Why aren't there notifications for updates to built-in applications?

On July 29th, Google released an update for the Gmail application, that brought it to version 2.3.5. Since I had version 2.3.4, I was expecting to be notified of the update shortly as I had for ...
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How do you change the screen background on Nexus S?

Just bought a Samsung Nexus S. No manual came with it. Apparently the moving default screensaver eats up heaps of battery life and I am not getting much battery life out of this new phone and I am ...
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AT&T Nexus S: is this sold SIM locked / boot-loader locked?

I know this is a bit localized, but I can't find ANY information on this at all on the internet, because all of the information for the Nexus S assumes the T-Mobile band version. I would only ...
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Nexus S 4G: Use wifi for LAN, 3G/4G for WAN?

I'm developing a remote control app that will use wifi to communicate with my car stereo. The car stereo has ethernet, and I have the ethernet wired to a wireless AP in my trunk. This works great, but ...
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No sound through handset speaker of Nexus S

Suddenly when I was playing music on my Nexus S it stopped playing all sounds through the handset speaker. It still works though if I use an external headset though. I don't really have that much ...
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Nexus S rooting warranty

I know that the Nexus S has an unlockable bootloader and that flashing a custom ROM to it is officially supported, easy and pretty much fail-safe. However, what's the warranty like? Does it get voided ...
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Is the Google Nexus S capable of reading the exFAT file format?

If I backup, reformat the internal memory "disk" of my Google Nexus One (running Android 2.3.4) into the exFAT format (for storage of file sizes over 4GB) and restore the contents, will it spasm and ...
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159 views

Gmail stopped syncing messages

For some reason, Gmail on my Nexus S is not pulling new messages anymore. I added a second Gmail account; could it possibly be the reason?
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Google music not syncing on Nexus S

I received my invite to Google Music a couple weeks ago. I've been using it in the browser since then. My Nexus S however, refuses to sync music. Some people on the web report the same problem but it ...
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482 views

Can not answer phone after enabling Google Voice

I Have a Sprint Google Nexus S. Was working fine. Enabled Google Voice - set up my account, options, etc. All incoming calls require pressing "1" to answer. This worked for a while. Now, when a ...
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421 views

Modifying sensitivity of Google Nexus S power button?

I keep accidentally turning the phone off/on by pressing the power button when I pick up the phone or take it out of its holster. I would like to make the power button require a longer hold before it ...
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NEXUS S (t-mobile version) 2.3.4 / GRJ22 — IS ROOT POSSIBLE?? can't mount /system mount /data

I have the Nexus S (t-mobile version) that is 2.3.4 / GRJ22 and just wanted to ask, is root actually possible now?? I see lots of posts about how to do it under 2.3.3, but all the posts I have seen ...
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Can I use Kies with a Samsung Nexus S?

Kies is not detecting my Samsung Google Nexus S phone. Any idea why? I want to use Kies to sync my outlook contacts and calendars.
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Change Screen Timeout to Never

Is it possible that I can change my screen timeout to never? I am using Nexus S. Currently, the maximum value I can set for screen timeout through settings is 30 minutes.
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How to lock screen besides pressing Nexus S right side power button

I was wondering, besides locking screen by pressing Nexus S right side power hardware button, is there any way to lock screen, using software button press instead of hardware?
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How can I live without a trackball?

I've been using a Nexus One for the past year and half and am very happy with it as a phone. I am not, however, happy with my carrier and so will be trading up very soon. Amongst the current crop of ...
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Using Android 2.3.4 (stock) as a WiFi Hotsport

I am able to connect my devices to the android WiFi hotspot(they get an IP/subnet/gateway etc...) but they are not able to access the internet. Accessing the internet (3g) from my android works fine. ...
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Any voice recorder app for Nexus S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to easily record a phone conversation in-progress? I've seen Android call recording apps, but they don't support call recording on Nexus S. Anyone know ...
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Can I use the Nexus-S GPS as an external GPS for another device (via Bluetooth)?

Is it possible to use the Nexus-S GPS as an external GPS for another device (via Bluetooth) ?
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Strange data plan speed on Nexus S

I have a Nexus S and a GPRS plan activated, from what customer services of my mobile carrier have told me is that GPRS will give you max of 10-15 kB/s download speed. In my Nexus S if i don't select ...
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What is meant by the Nexus S being a “developer Phone”?

I have heard lots of times that the Nexus S is a "developer phone". What exactly does it mean?
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What can I expect from the “Pure Google” Nexus S 4G?

Sprint recently announced that they are going to sell the Nexus S, and that it will be "Pure Google", implying that there will not be any additional carrier fluff on the device. I am considering ...
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How to unlock Nexus S 2.3.3 bootloader without having to wipe all device data?

The usual way is to execute: fastboot oem unlock But this will erase all my private data.
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How to flash Nexus S (currently on custom AOSP build) with stock Gingerbread by Google (Android 2.3.3)

I have a Nexus S which I have flashed with a custom Android build. Now I need access to the Android Market and some other Google services and therefore I need the stock Android from Google. How can ...
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Does google voice require a data plan to place calls?

I own a Nexus S and will be travelling to US on a business trip. I will have a T-Mobile prepaid connection and intend to use Google Voice to make and receive calls. Since I am currently outside the ...
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High definition video and native video calling in Nexus S

I try to compare Samsung Galaxy S with Nexus S. May I know why video calling is not supported in Nexus S? Is it due to limitation in software or hardware? May I know why high definition video is not ...
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Nexus S screen question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Difference between Super LCD screen of Nexus S and Super AMOLED screen of Samsung Galaxy S On the US site of Nexus S they say it have Super AMOLED screen. In my country, ...
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How do I detect if I have a Super AMOLED or LCD Screen on my Nexus S?

Many sources are citing that the Nexus S is shipping with 2 different types of screen due to Super AMOLED shortages. As I am in the UK it is likely I will have the Super LCD, which I read somewhere is ...