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    Non Root, Non USB Debugging - Data Access

    Good day everyone, Quick question without any hope for a positive answer : I have a smashed screen on my Nexus 5 (LG D821). I never rooted it, I never activated the usb debugging mode. The screen isn't working any more (it's smashed). I know it's still working (it still plays the sounds from...
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    Touch voice has locked up my phone....

    Somehow I turned on the keyboard touch voice and it has virtually locked up my N5 phone.... How do I find it to turn it off....
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    Help Is my Nexus 5 dead?

    Hi everybody, Before selling it for parts I wanted to have your thoughts about my issue. My phone crashed (reboot for no reason) a few times those past two days. Suddenly, it went in a boot loop: turning on, Google text, turning off, turning on, Google text, turning off... I managed to fix...
  4. cerberusss

    macOS getting photos from Nexus 5

    So I've got a Nexus 5 and I hook it up with my MacBook. I use Android File Transfer to copy photos from my Nexus 5 its /DCIM/Camera folder to my Macbook. Then I delete them. However, when I open the Photos app on my Nexus 5, there's still a bunch of pictures there. Why?
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    Root Looking for extremely light roms

    I'm looking for suggestions for a ROM for my n5. Battery is starting to go, but I can still repurpose it as a gps that stays plugged in... So here is what I'm looking for.. smallest, fastest rom out there that will still let me use play store AND is stable.. I'm not looking to root.. just...
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    Help Lost Stock Camera Icon

    Somehow, my husband lost (or deleted) the stock camera icon on his unrooted Nexus 5, Android 6.0.1. I know it's supposed to be impossible, but the only place I can find it is in Settings, Apps. The only selectable option is Disable; Force Stop is greyed out. All I could do was clean the cache...
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    Dots on screen

    I recently recieved a notification that put 4 dots into the top of my screen. I haven't downloaded any new apps recently. I don't know what these dots are. The notification was for a betting site. I don't have any betting apps on my phone. Does anyone have any idea what these dots are and how...
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    Security Update Doesn't Complete

    In August, whilst abroad (out of UK), the 08-16 security update didn't complete. i.e. it went as far as Andy the android lying on his back, front open, and the red triangle/exclamation mark. The phone restarted and was ok. Every day since then I have been prompted that the 08-16 update has...
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    Things are shutting down

    I've enjoyed using my Nexus 5, however, the last few months have seen things starting to shut down. So far, I've lost the rear camera and light, I can only speak into the phone by putting it on speaker, the front camera I can use through a third party app. If I go through messenger, I can use...
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    Replacement screen housing

    Can anyone advise where is the best place to buy a reliable replacement screen for my broken one, preferably in the UK. I've seen a few on Amazon, but also some complaints that they fail after a few months.
  11. Joel96

    Problems getting past lock screen, and the bluetooth doesnt work

    I have lovingly used my nexus 5 for close to 2 years now and never had a problem. even with the update to Marshmellow i didnt experience anything bad. then two weeks ago every time i swiped up to get past the lockscreen the screen would go black and everytime i swipe it up it does this however...
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    Help Safe factory resetting for NFC/Android pay?

    Seem to recall from years ago if you had android pay set up and factory reset you would lose the ability to use NFC payments forever. Is this still the case? Is there a safe way to android pay before resetting the device? I also plan to encrypt the device before resetting.
  13. Android News

    October Android Security updates are now rolling out

    The October edition of Google's Android Security update is heading out to multiple Nexus devices. The Nexus 6P, 5X, Nexus Player, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 WiFi, Pixel C, and Nexus 5 are all getting rollouts today. Factory images and OTA download links are available.
  14. Android News

    A video shows the history of the last six years of Nexus smartphones

    Zachary of Android Police has put together a video that shows how the Nexus program has evolved over the years. Starting with the first Nexus phone, we see how the designs have changed throughout the years and what made each one special.
  15. hstroph

    Help downloaded OTA file location?

    My 16GB Nexus 5 has downloaded OTA updates, but my choice is to manually flash the Android factory images. Where are the downloaded OTA updates kept in the filesystem please? I need to delete them in order to free up some space. I could search for them if I knew their naming conventions. Thanks.
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    Transfer Chrome Cache from Nexus 5 to PC

    Can anyone explain to me how to transfer my browser cache from my phone to PC. Ive connected via USB but the cache files don't show up. Would I be able to see these files and transfer by rooting my phone?
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    Snap On battery with cover for N5

    Anyone know of an external battery that will snap on to the back of my N5
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    Pixel Launcher on Nexus 5

    Has anyone managed to install the new Pixel Launcher on the Nexus 5 yet. I was wondering if there are any issues with it.
  19. critcher

    I broke it!

    I can't believe it, but it's true. Dropped it and smashed the screen. It still works but it looks so sad. I can't decide what to do next - what would you do? I could replace the screen, which means waiting for a replacement to arrive and potentially mucking up the install. I could replace the...
  20. karthick1997

    Root Nexus LOVE

    Got nexus 5 for just Rs.1000 .. unlocked bootloader .. flashed recovery .. Flashed Android 7 .. Flashed GAPPS .. And everything works fine .. it just took me 25 min to install custom rom .. VERY HAPPY TO JOIN NEXUS COMMUNITY ..
  21. Android News

    You can use Android 7.0 Nougat on your Nexus 5 an Nexus 7 thanks to XDA

    If you were bummed out by the end of support for either the Nexus 5 or Nexus 7 (2013), then you'll be happy to know that a few developers over at XDA have released Android 7.0 Nougat ROM's for users to flash. These are early builds, so keep in mind that there are plenty of bugs that still need...
  22. Android News

    First unofficial build of CM14 is now available for the Nexus 5

    It was only yesterday that the team behind CyanogenMod started working on CM14, and now the first unofficial build is available for it. The build is for the Nexus 5 and is said to have everything working (including Bluetooth and the camera).
  23. Android News

    Google adds its data-saving Wi-Fi Assistant to all Nexus devices

    Previously available for only Project Fi devices, Google is bringing its Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Nexus devices. The feature will be rolled out in the coming weeks and will let devices automatically connect to free Wi-Fi hotspots to decrease data usage.
  24. Android News

    As a reminder, the Nexus 5 and 2013 Nexus 7 will not receive Android 7.0 Nougat

    This information has been available through Google's Nexus Help support page, but some people have been holding onto hope. So as a reminder, the 2013 Nexus 7 and the Nexus 5 will not be getting official updates to Android 7.0 Nougat. Users will need to flash a custom ROM to the device in order...
  25. Android News

    The Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) will not be supported by Android 7.0 Nougat

    When Google announced Android Nougat was on the way, two devices were left off the supported list. The Nexus 7 (2013) and the Nexus 5. Those Android enthusiasts who fell in love with the Nexus 5 will now be left to ROM developers if they want Android Nougat.