Questions tagged [nexus-5]

For questions about the LG Nexus 5, the first phone to ship with Android 4.4 (KitKat). Please only use this tag if you feel your question is specific to the Nexus 5.

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How can I turn off vibration without going into silent mode on a rooted Nexus 5 with stock firmware?

I see a related question but I do not see an applicable answer to my exact situation. I want to turn off vibration on notifications, without diabling notification sound along (so notifications should ...
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'No pictures are available on the phone' after selecting contact picture

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to vanilla Lollipop a few days ago, I'm no longer able to assign pictures to my contacts. I can tap "Choose photo" and select a picture, but when I confirm I get the error "...
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Location broken on Nexus 5 with CM11

I have a Google Nexus 5 device. In the beginning, I was amazed at the GPS performance; most of the time I had a fix after at most 5 seconds. A few months ago I installed Cyanogenmod CM11, and as far ...
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Why is there no option for USB INTERNET in WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS on my Nexus 5?

I own a Nexus 5 with Android KitKat 4.4.2. I have been trying to do reverse tethering without root as is supposedly possible from Settings → Wireless & Networks → More → USB Internet. But I can't ...
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LG Nexus 5 touch screen not responding

I had a LG Nexus 5 running Android in developer mode with the "Show touches" option enabled. Suddenly, while holding the phone steadily in my hand, the device registered tons of touches in the top of ...
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How do I get my mobile data to work again, after the new Android 5.1 update?

I am having an issue with Mobile data no longer working. Mobile data WAS working the day after updating to Android 5.1 on my Nexus 5. But now (1 day later) it is not connecting to Mobile data. It just ...
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ADB backup restoration on an older Android version

I have made an adb backup of my OnePlus One running an unofficial CM12 ROM based on Android 5.0.2. Is it possible, considering the latest release of Android for the Nexus 5 is 5.0.1, to then restore ...
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Has mm-qcamera-daemon been fixed on Android L ( Developer Preview )?

If you earlier had the mm-qcamera-daemon problem in Nexus 5, has installing Android L Developer's Preview fixed it ? Because I have a Nexus 5, 4.4.4 , and the issue appeared today for the first time ( ...
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Making Calls with Google Voice on Nexus 5

I'm wondering how(if possible) I can use the Google voice technology on my Nexus 5. I have it downloaded it on my laptop and it works great, but I'm unable to download it on my nexus 5 (the app is ...
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Disable proximity sensor on Nexus 5

My Nexus 5's proximity sensor is broken and I verified the same using the Proximity Sensor Test. As usual, the screen goes black during the calls and I use the power button to end the call. But the ...
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Diagnostic mode in Nexus 5 - Cannot access dev/diag directory

I am currently trying to enable diag mode on my rooted LG Nexus 5 (android 6.0.1), in order to work on a network traffic analysis program. This program requires access to dev/diag directory, which for ...
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My Nexus 5 (5.0, stock, rooted) won't boot, despite being on 70% charge when I last checked. What can I do?

When plugged in, it kept repeating the Google logo, shutting off, and repeating. I unplugged, and now it won't turn on at all, no matter what combination of power and volume buttons I try (even ...
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App not installed error while trying to install nexus media importer

I'm trying to install an app with an apk file but I am frequently getting app not installed error.. I am not rooted and I have nexus 5..any solution?
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Lock icons on Nexus 5

App icons are deleted or getting moved to other screens by mistake. Is there any app to lock the icons? I don't want to install a launcher if I can get an app to lock the icons.
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Set ringtone to start from a specific point

I recently got my Nexus 5 and I would like to know if there is any way that I can set a ringtone to start from a specific point from a track that I have on my phone. There is any app that can help me ...
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Problem with downloading files from play market and websites

I have nexus 5 (android 4.4.2, TeamWin Recovery Project, root). Recently, problem with downloading files from play market and websites appeared. I see infinite downloading in the play market. I see ...
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Apps opening automatically when updated!

I have a nexus 5 that I just updated to android 5.0 lollipop. Since then, whenever an app is updated from app store, it opens automatically. If 15 apps are updating all apps will open one by one. How ...
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how to transfer a file from within system partition on android to desktop

background I'm developing an app that downloads files to the device.. some of these files are acting out and to trouble shoot I want to actually transfer these files to my (mac) desktop and go ...
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How to list clients that have used your wifi hotspot on a Nexus 5

Is there a way to list clients currently using my mobile hotspot? Or even better does it log info on the clients that connect? I have some totally unexplained bandwidth usage when I had it on and ...
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WhatsApp not working with mobile data service

After upgrading to Lollipop, I am facing the following problem with my Nexus 5 phone. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Messenger are not not working while mobile data is on, but there is no issue with my ...
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System update on restart takes to TWRP

I guess everyone got notification for downloading update for android 5.0 lollipop on nexus 5. When the download is complete and the phone is restarted, it takes me to TWRP screen and I could not ...
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Android phone “charging slowly”: How to make it faster

When I put my Android device to charge, the lock screen says "Charging slowly": Is it a particular software setting that tells Android to charge slowly? How to make Android charge fast?
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Copy files from Nexus 5 Hammerhead via Recoverymode to a PC (Win 7)

i wanted to reuse my old Nexus 5 Hammerhead, but i forgot my android PIN. So i thought, just to reinstall a new Lineage OS. But i want to save my data before hand. I can see the data when i boot into ...
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Getting rid of the Google Search bar in home screen? (stock Android 5.1.1)

I've got a Nexus 5, freshly factory reset, with stock Android 5.1.1. When searching around how to disable the Google Search bar on the Home screen, all solutions I find recommend to go Settings→Apps→...
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Transferring files applications via USB on Mac

I have Nexus 5 and I'm using the Android File Transfer as explained on Google's official support: Transfer files between your computer and Android device. However, after either copying zip archives ...
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Flashing Nexus 5 factory image fails on writing userdata

Recently, I purchased a used Nexus 5. I would like perform a full reset, so I’m trying to flash the factory image using Google’s official instructions. However, I keep getting the message FAILED (...
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Camera isn't available - Trusted Face ( Android Lollipop - Nexus 5)

Sometimes I've noticed that the Smart Lock - Trusted Face feature doesn't work, no matter what the lighting or the position of my face relative to the phone. I thought that an "Improve face matching"...
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Transfer files from Nexus 5 to PC

I recently got a new phone and want to back up the files from my old phone (Nexus 5) before passing it on to a family member. Using MTP connected to a Windows 10 PC the transfer is unbearably slow (...
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I got “Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and may not work properly” on a brand new Nexus 5X. What should I do?

Through Project Fi of Google, I ordered and got a brand new Nexus 5X with Android 6.0 on it. The first time it powered up, it said Your device is corrupt. It can't be trusted and may not work ...
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“Listening…” screen suddenly popping up on Android 6: what is it, how to disable?

Every now and then, some Google "Listening..." screen pops up , like this: full resolution FYI: my device is a Nexus 5X with the latest stock Android 6 I have no idea what this is, and worse: I ...
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Nexus 5 auto connects to wifi with wifi off

In some areas of my house I have weak wifi so I prefer to use 4g by turning wifi off, but it will automatically turn itself back on and reconnect. How do I set it such that if I turn off wifi it stays ...
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Possible to set custom ringtones for Nexus 5 contact groups?

I recently acquired my Nexus 5. While I'm absolutely in love with the device, I haven't been able to find a way to set a custom ringtone for specific contact groups.
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Screen Distortion After Using Certain Chargers

My Nexus 5 has burned in a few times over the past year, which is very unusual since I never leave it on when not in use (30 second dim time), but today I finally noticed the trend. When I charge the ...
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Contacts Storage process consumes more than 53% of battery life

My battery doctor app points to "Contacts Storage" which is a native Android process as the chief consumer of battery life. Can't disable the process because no other app can reach or display my ...
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How do I recover photos taken from guest account in andriod 5.0

On my Nexus 5, with Android 5.0.1, I had switched to guest user and had taken some photos. Then I switched back to my admin user. A day after I switched back to guest user to get those photos and ...
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Adding Stock image as secondary rom in multirom?

I have a nexus 5, and root. I also use multirom application. I want to create a secondary rom from stock. However I cannot flash factory images hence need to make flashable zip out of it. How do I do ...
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Nexus 5, Marshmallow, and TWRP recovery - Unstable, inaccesible recovery

I've got a problem when trying to set up my (two) nexus'es 5. (issue reproducible on both my phones, which kinda excludes hardware issues) 1: I download factory images from google's page (tried all 6....
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Nexus 5 stuck on OS loading animation, pressing Volume-/Power only shows fastboot for a second, adb shows nothing

This is the normal LineageOS loading screen, which I had until yesterday: Problem: Since yesterday, only one circle is going from right to left, forever. In other words, it never reaches the 3 ...
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Completely disable Nexus 5 Power Button and Remap to Volume Button

I have a 1.5 year old Nexus 5 and its power button is somehow broken from the inside. The thing goes in a reboot loop whenever I either try to turn the phone on or put it on charging. Upon giving it a ...
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Nexus 5 upgraded to 5.1 and mobile data wont work anymore

My Nexus 5 upgraded from Android 4.4.2 to 5.1 now it won't connect to mobile data. How can I get it to connect?
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Android lollipop Nexus5 mobile network exclamation mark

I am using nexus5 and I have never had problems using mobile data network. Some days ago I updated to 5.0.1 and problems started occuring, exclamation mark on mobile network icon, internet stopped ...
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Nexus 5 stuck on Google logo at boot

I recently unpacked, modified, and repacked the boot.img file and flashed it onto my Google Nexus 5. When I rebooted the device, I was stuck at the Google logo screen. I can access the recovery mode,...
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Nexus 5 IMEI number gone after updating to Lollipop

My IMEI number has disappeared on my Nexus 5 and now I can neither call nor text. Status of the phone says: Network: Unknown Mobile network type Unknown Service State: Out of service Mobile network ...
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Nexus 5 not detected by ADB

When trying to connect to my Nexus 5 (5.1.1) in Android Studio (1.0.1) my device is not found. I am running Windows 8.1 Pro. In the [SDK]/platform-tools directory I ran the command: adb devices ...
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Drive sends an almost-daily “1 file is now available offline” notification

On my second device (Nexus 5), I keep getting the same notification from Drive almost every morning. When I click on it, the app opens its main screen without marking the file that I was notified ...
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How do I enable USB debugging from TWRP

After a series of idiotic events on my parts, I have ended up with full software wiped (including stock os) without USB debugging or any roms to flash. I am able to access TWRP but pretty much nothing ...
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Flashed addonsu-arm-signed.zip on LineageOS, still no root

I just installed LineageOS 14.1 using TWRP. Then, following this guide I downloaded addonsu-arm-signed.zip to my SD card and installed it, also using TWRP. PROBLEM: Then I installed Titanium Backup ...
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Bug Report Captured

I have a Nexus 5 with Android 6.0.1 and I get several "Bug Report Captured" notifications every day. I want to never ever get these again. How can I disable this?
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How to flash TWRP over CWM recovery in Nexus 5?

In order to upgrade my encrypted CyanogenMod installation I need to use the TWRP recovery instead of the CWM. I have already tried multiple ways to flash TWRP recovery including ROM Manager but it ...
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Android GUI: Y Axis Inversion

Somehow the Y-axis of my Android display became inverted. I'm looking for a way to return it to normal. At this stage I don't care if it's a real solution to the original problem or a workaround. ...