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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nexus 5 camera display

How can I change the view on my camera so that the image I'm looking at is fully displayed on the screen? At the moment there is grey padding at the bottom with the camera icon I press to take a photo....
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Developing applications under Cyanogenmod? How compatible to vanila Android? (Nexus devices)

If I am to develop (and test) my application under Cyanongenmod (base install, without any additional changes), how confident can I be that I would see similar performance of my application on the ...
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bug with nexus 5 calendar

For some reason the calendar in nexus 5 lg acts strange.. it keeps on taking me back to 1970.. and the date selector keeps on changing at a hysterical speed. any idea how to address this?
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Recent history of Call logs! (Not actually call log)

Few days ago, I tried to recharge my phone's balance through recharge card but couldn't do it due to the network problem. Generally, here in Nepal, we recharge the pre-paid balance by dialing *411*xxx(...
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How to increase memory for debugging of Developer options

I would like to know how to increase memory for debugging of Developer options without DDMS connection. Please kindly advice me. Background: I have a problem with my smartphones sometimes does not ...
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Nexus 5 not getting net data even though its having hspa+ range

I tried rebooting my phone, reset to default on APN , safe mode but nothing seems to work.I still dont get internet on my phone.I'm from India and connection is docomo. Any help would be greatly ...
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How to make chrome not swallow bluetooth play/pause event?

On my nexus 5, when listening to music, I can pause it on my headset by pressing the pause / play button. It seems to work regardless of what app in focus. Unless that app happens to be chrome. ...
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Headphone Volume buttons

I've got a Bose qc15 headset with online volume and call buttons. The call button works with my Nexus 5 but not the volume buttons. Is there a way to get the volume buttons to work?
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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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How to root Nexus 5

How to root the Nexus 5? What precautions to take? I have never tried it before. Also suggest me what type of back up I should perform before rooting.
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Why is Nexus 5 fail to connect Google Service?

I got my Nexus 5 two days ago. So far everything was fine until one moment and without any apps I installed (until the day before) device hangs on connecting Orange (in NC). What actually the ...
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How to force retrieving app icon for apps downloaded from Google Play?

On my Nexus 5 running Android KitKat 4.4.2, I noticed that from time to time, the apps I downloaded from Google Play would come with missing icon, so it defaults back to the green android robot icon: ...
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brand new nexus 5 boot animation loop

This has happened to me with other phones after messing with ROMs and stuff - but this is a real bummer: I just got it out of the box for the first time, turned it on, and it's stuck on the animation ...
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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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How do I decide what car charger I need to buy?

I am with Nexus 5 and finding it difficult to decide on what car charger or car dock with charger I need to buy. As there is no accessories from parent company (LG or Google) I not sure what charger ...
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How do I format my Nexus 5's /sdcard volume?

I have an encrypted Nexus 5, and I want to format /sdcard as ext4 so I can use symbolic links. What steps should I take to back up and restore it, and to prevent apps from trying to use it before it's ...
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Black screen for about a minute after the startup sequence

When I start up my device, I often have to sit through a black screen for a minute or so before it asks me the PIN code of my SIM. This didn't used to be the case before. The black screen comes up ...
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Application Icon Ordering in Main Menu

I have Android Lollipop 5.1 running on my Nexus 5 phone. Whenever I install or uninstall an application, the order of all the app icons is re-sorted in alphabetical order. Is there any way in which we ...
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WiFi never shuts off on Nexus 5 running Lollipop

I have Nexus 5 on Android Lollipop. When I check the battery graph, it always shows my WiFi radio as ON, even when I am using 3G and have specifically turned it off. I have observed that it only shuts ...
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Can't open non HTTPS websites on mobile network. (Android Lollipop on Nexus 5, Nexus 4)

I recently updated my Nexus 5 to Lollipop. The problem is that when I am on a mobile network, I can ONLY open HTTPS websites. All the HTTP websites appear as a blank white page. When I am on WiFi, ...
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Low call volume on Nexus 5 Lollipop

After upgrading my Nexus 5 to Android Lollipop, the volume in call is extremely low. I've compared it to my girlfriend's exact same Nexus and she hasn't got any problems. Is there a solution to this? ...
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Unable to exit from voice tutorial in Nexus 5

i ve bought a new Nexus 5. But I am unable to exit from the voice tutorial that is going on. How do I disable the voice tutorial that is running on my phone? Please help...
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Calculator WiFi usage on Marshmallow, Nexus 5? What?

I have not used the calculator app. I also don't know why it would be using the wifi or any kind of external data. Yet behold, below: I flashed 6.0 recently and restored some apps from an old ...
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I uninstalled Trebuchet from nexus5 using lucky patcher

Help please I uninstalled Trebuchet from nexus5(thinking it was a bad app ) using lucky patcher now it wont boot. Please help me guys!!
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Random reboots after screen replacement of Nexus 5, twice

I need your help, please. Last year I broke my Nexus 5 screen. After replacing the LCD (original) I encountered random reboots every day. I took it back to the store, they replaced the screen again ...
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I can't remove my lock screen

I cannot disable lock screen. When I try to go to settings -->security-->screen lock the none option is not there it has just been disappeared. I have a nexus 5 with android 5.1 build number lrx2cc
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How to restore contacts in android 6

Today I flash android 6 on my nexus 5. It is really not ready to use the system. I have many problems. For example, all my SMS have been deleted. It is OK. But I lost my contacts too. How to restore ...