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Your current layout is called "Material Light". To change it, though there isn't a pure black version, go to Settings > Language and Input > Google Keyboard > Appearance and Layouts The dark material setting is called "Material Dark" and looks like this: I'm assuming you want material design as you are keeping it stock, but there are the old KitKat ...


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Compared to Nexus 5, Lollipop stock launcher on Nexus 4 doesn't have transparency on the notification bar. Instead, the one with transparency is Google Now Launcher (originally known as Google Experience Launcher). After installing the launcher, you can switch between those two from Settings > Home. Lollipop stock launcher Lollipop Google Now ...


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There are two ways you can upgrade your device to a latest version of OS: OTA (Over The Air): This type of upgrade will automatically take care of all the steps required to update your system. The once which you are bugged with is OTA update. One needn't erase data while upgrading using an OTA. Flashing your device: Usually Google releases device specific ...


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Your current layout is called "Material Light". To change it, go to Settings > Language and Input > Google Keyboard > Appearance and Layouts Holo White matches the kitkat default appearence - dark gray background, light gray buttons with white letters


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Go to Settings >> Security >> Device Administrators. See if anything other than Android Device Manager is checked. If something is checked, it's possible it's forcing a higher level of security. Uncheck it if there is, and check the screen lock options again. Also try Settings >> Security >> Clear credentials.


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If you have a rooted device, you most likely will not be able to install OTA updates (over the air). Factory resetting the device will not un-root the device so the best way of updating it is to do the following: Get the factory image you wish to install (in your case, lollipop) from the Google developers website Flash that image by following this tutorial ...


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Changing soft keys will require root access on Lollipop (or any other version). You can root your Nexus 4 using Chainfire's steps. An app called SoftKeyZ will allow you modify soft keys on your phone.


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You could use the Nexus Root Toolkit to sideload the OTA updates. Links: Nexus Root Toolkit Nexus 4 OTA (LRX21T from KTU84P) Nexus 4 OTA (LRX22C from LRX21T) Hit Launch in the Advanced Utilities pane, then hit the Sideload Update button, and point to the OTA zip from above. Follow the instructions. No typing involved. I don't know of a single LRX22C ...


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I suspect the issue was caused by having Lollipop reset the default access point of the phone provider to Tmobile rather than Straight talk. Setting it to Straight Talk seems to have made it work again. Will report back if anything changes.


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You need both pieces. The LTE radio was disabled, in software, by the 2.0.1700.48 radio firmware update. In order to enable LTE, you'll need to downgrade to an older radio image (2.0.1700.33 or earlier), then use the *#*#4636#*#* dialer code menu to enable LTE. If you try to use the dialer code on the .48 or higher radios, it will not work. If you're ...


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Look at my values. Mine reports slightly lower numbers (9.2). I believe LGE Accelerometer Sensor field shows raw data from the sensor. It's normal that it's not super accurate. More importantly look at Gravity and Linear Acceleration fields in both mine and your screenshot. These fields show expected values. This means software compensates for sensor ...


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Sometimes you have to activate the Trust Agent: Settings -> Security -> Trust Agents -> enable Smart Lock


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Transparent notification bar / softkeys background, app drawer opening and closing animations are part of Google Now Launcher. Install it and you are good to go.


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Well with the boot loader unlocked you can temporarily boot up into recovery by using fastboot: fastboot boot recovery-clockwork-6.0.4.7-mako.img This will then give you adb access to your device to get files off etc. The adb debug mode could then be turned on by editing a settings file and copying in the crypto keys generated by adb on the host computer. ...


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Yea a bit confusing but these are alternate paths for the memory layout /mnt/sdcard0/ (Internal Virtual SD Card) and Izzy your correct if more devices are connected, but the naming could be different depending on device. ex. /mnt/sdcard1/ (Physical SD Card in SD slot) but other devices such as a Usb flash drive connect with an adapter could be called ...



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