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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Twitter keeps crashing repeatedly (Safe Mode to blame?)

Yesterday I accidentally turned my Nexus 5 on in Safe Mode by holding the volume key down while booting. I turned it off, and when I turned it on again, I found my Twitter app was crashing repeatedly, ...
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Nexus 5X can't connect to internet over cell connection; X on signal strength indicator

I have a Nexus 5X, which I've had for 2 years and used without any serious problems until today. It is now running Android 8.1. I have Ting as my carrier. I'm having a strange issue. Most of the time,...
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In Ubuntu Desktop my Arduino Uno shows up as /dev/ttyACM0 … where is it in android?

When I connect an Arduino Uno via USB to my Linux Ubuntu Desktop 14.04, the arduino shows up as /dev/ttyACM0 .... When I connect it via usb to an android phone the device is powered and recognized in ...
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Transferring setup data to Nexus 5

I am transferring setup data from a Droid Turbo to a Nexus 5 for Project Fi. I'm not getting complete transfer of data (text messages) and want to try using a transfer cable between phones rather ...
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Is it possible to implement seamless update in a ROM for nexus 5?

Android Nougat’s “Seamless Updates”, Explained Seamless update feeature that was implementated in Android Nougat needs proper hardware config to work, which is nothing but another partition created ...
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Nexus 5X loses GSM connection permanently while roaming

Sometimes (perhaps once or twice per week), while driving car, using mobile network ("blitzer.de" app) and roaming between different network cells (only cells but same provider), my Nexus 5X (Android ...
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Backing up contacts, call log, SMS/MMS and gallery via adb?

I have an old Nexus 5 running KitKat and I need to back up its contacts, call log, SMS and gallery photos via adb - not through an app. After that I need to upgrade the phone to 7.1.1 and restore ...
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Does nexus 5 support chromecast 2?

I bought Nexus 5 from India 3 years back. Now I have chromecast 2 from France. But when i tries to connect, my nexus says no compatible devices found nearby. I tries connecting with Google Home ...
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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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Nexus 5 + TWRP: Booting to recovery works about 40% of the time

I have a Nexus 5 with TWRP as my recovery. I've encountered and issue over the past few months. When I reboot to recovery from the OS, or from Fastboot, it'll stay at the boot screen a bit longer ...
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Recovery data from nexus 5

I have a nexus 5 that give me a Black screen when i unlock it with sign-code.I can't utilize it but i have to recovery my data.I thought to install an update image with adb sideload to see if my phone ...
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Nexus 5 power button does multiple functions

The power button on my Nexus 5 also serves to turn up volume and turn on camera. I find this annoying. Is there a way to disable the volume and camera functionality?
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Nexus 5 battery inaccurate

My Nexus 5 is very inaccurate with its battery life, it will usually die at about 90-85% but occasionally it goes to ~40% before dying. is there anyway for me to tell it "Hey! You have 0% battery, fix ...
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Finding Downloaded APK files in nexus 5

I have a unrooted nexus 5 and i want to analyze google play downloaded app source code but i cannot find any of my apps when i connect my phone to the computer... any one know how can i: Save google ...
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Nexus 5 volume-down button stuck, cannot boot non-safe mode

I got a bit of liquid onto my phone, and now the volume-down button on my Nexus 5 doesn't seem to work. The button itself doesn't bother me much, but every time I reboot the phone, it goes into ...
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My apps can't save my input or choice in android 6.0.1, how to fix it?

I'm using Nexus5, it's original version is 4.x, later on I upgraded it to 5.0(Lollipop) and recently I updated my system to 6.0.1, via internal upgrade mechanism. But I found a serious problem. Many ...
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Unable to update the Android system updates after installing Despair on Nexus 5

I installed Despair kernel in Nexus 5 by following this guide. Then I installed Clockworkmod Recovery 6.0.4.5. I'm trying to update the system, but when I try to install, it brings me to Recovery and ...
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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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Find a malicious app

I have a Google Nexus 5. Recently i had a problem about WI-FI, it just could not be turned on. I've found many suggestions how to fix that. None of them but turning on in safe mode solved the ...
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Nexus 5 (kitkat) does not boot into Bootloader mode - also cannot factory reset from ADM

I have an old Nexus 5 which I'm trying to use again because I dropped my current phone. This Nexus 5 was on 5.0 (the one with the swirling circles right?) and it boots up but I can't get into it. I ...
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How can I get notifications from two Android phones to one Android Wear watch?

I have a Nexus 5 as my personal phone, a Samsung Galaxy S5 as my work phone, and an LG Urbane watch. Currently my watch is linked to the Nexus 5 and due to Android Wear limitations it seems I can't ...
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How to use multirom with Android M

I can't seem to find a kexec-hardboot patched kernel compatible with CM 13 for the Nexus 5. Is there such a thing? What should I do to getmultirom working on Nexus 5 with CM 13 as the main rom?
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Nexus 5 crashing regularly after Marshmallow update

After upgrading to my Nexus 5 to Marshmallow, I find myself experiencing crashes regularly. The phone screen will go black, and attempts to restart will make it to the home screen for a few seconds ...
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Nexus 5 weird charging behaviour

I've had my Nexus 5 for about a year and a half now, but lately it's showing weird charging behaviour (check battery history graph): I leave it charging every night and it's supposed to reach 100%,...
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Unable to flash latest factory images to a refurb Nexus 5

I purchased a Nexus 5 from Taobao for a bargain price of around $177. I assume it's some kind of refurb. I've tried flashing with the latest Android 5 Developer Preview as well as the latest stable ...
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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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Mobile/wifi network exclamation mark

I have a problem that almost always my mobile network is marked with exclamation mark and I can't connect to Edge/3G, sometimes this happening to WiFi. I have a Nexus 5 and Android 5.1.1. I'm also ...
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Should I re-lock bootloader after flashing developer preview on nexus 5?

I have flashed the Android M developer preview 3 on my Nexus 5 phone, for which I was required to unlock the bootloader. Now that the flashing has completed successfully, should I re-lock my ...
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Overheating While Screen Locked

I have a Nexus 5 running stock Lollipop and lately I have noticed that when I lock the screen, but leave an app (or multiple apps) open (e.g. Chrome, Facebook, Youtube) the phone gets very hot and the ...
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Google Nexus 5 doesn't boot

Last night my phone was casually working when all of a sudden, the screen froze on the active application. This happened before but usually it unfreezed or restarted, but now, the phone just turned ...
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Why doesn't “Keep offline” in Google Docs always let me access my document?

I have a Nexus 5 and I am having trouble understanding what the Keep offline option in Google Docs does. For example, I have a Shopping List document. Sometimes when I am at the supermarket, I have ...
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My Nexus 5 got stuck when connected to PC

I connected my Nexus 5 with PC and was transferring pictures. Suddenly it said the device is not working. Since then my mobile is stuck. I can't even power it off. What should I do now?
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Can I update my Rooted Nexus 5 4.2 to 5.1 without bricking it?

I'm scared of updating my nexus 5 4.2 system as i've read reports of people's rooted system going into a boot loop when doing an update. Is there a safe way of upgrading when my system is rooted?
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Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Problems with mobile data

2 days ago I updated my Nexus 5 from Android 5.0.1 to Android 5.1. After the update was finished, everything worked as expected, but mobile data didn't work. I have tried turning on and off airplane ...
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getting “E: failed to verify whole-file signature” and “E: signature verification aborted” when updating from 5.0 to 5.1

I have a Nexus 5 that I am trying to update from 5.0 to 5.1 via a sideload ADB update. The OTA update within Android fails at about 30% so I am trying to do it manually.I downloaded the file but when ...
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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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Nexus 5 isn't recognized by USB

I just tried to connect my Nexus 5 to my Computer via USB but it does not show up anywhere. There is no sound of a device connecting and the Device Manager doesn't list a new device when I plug it in. ...
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My Navigation Keys and Status Bar are lost!

I'm using Nexus 5, Lollipop 5.0.1 (rooted), no custom ROM, and Franco Kernel. I was changing my Nav Keys by an app. By mistake, I hit restore and then after the reboot I found that my nav bars are ...
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Allow access to files and apps to users in android L

I have a Nexus 5, rooted with custom kernel ElementalX. I want to allow a normal user to have access to all my pictures and songs. How to grant access to the user?
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How to replace Nexus 5 battery?

As we all know, the battery in the Nexus 5 is sealed inside the phone chassis and cannot be replaced by the owner the way other phones' batteries can be. I am not particularly in favor of ...
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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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phone on bootloop with a problem in the cache

My phone somehow got stuck in a boot loop and I can't fix it. I don't know what to do. I cant get pass the start up animation no matter what I do. I've tried the fast boot commands to flash and keep ...
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Previously Rooted Nexus 5 is not recognized via USB after stock 5.0 OTA update

I have a previously rooted Nexus 5 on 4.4 and updated it recently with the Lollipop OTA. I am trying to re-root it again but it is not recognized using my Windows 7, Windows 8 or Ubuntu 14.04 machines....
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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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Trusted places not present under Smart lock in Nexus 5 (Android 5.0 lollipop)

I have just updated to Lollipop on my Nexus 5 and can't see "Trusted Places". I use "Trusted Device" which works pretty well, but I would like to use "Trusted Places" at work. However, it is not there....
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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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How can I fix a bootloop on my Nexus 5 running Cyanogenmod 11?

I've been running the Cyanogenmod nightlies on my device. If I remember correctly, I was running the nightly from 2014-09-07 (7th of September). Yesterday I flashed the M10 release without totally ...
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How to revert phone to state before last-but-one factory reset?

Two days ago I found my non-rooted Nexus 5 in my pocket asking me which language I like. It looks like it has been factory-reset, and I suppose that one of my corporate accounts has reacted on ...
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Couldnt open connection to Outlook server in Nexus 5

Using Nexus 5 running on 4.4.4 not able to connect. Password and username are correct(checked a 100 times), cleared the cache but still not able to connect to outlook server. I'm getting 3g data speed ...
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incompatible with other application(s) using the same shared user id

I have a nexus-5 with Android Kitkat 4.4.4, no root or anything like that. I tried to install the game "The Walking Dead: Season Two" but after the download I got this error: incompatible with other ...