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Adding Or Deleting Home Screens - Samsung Galaxy Nexus


How do you in ics add or delete home screens on the gnex?

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Cannot Remove Home Screens On Samsung Galaxy S2

My old galaxy s2 on orange uk was perfect, i could delete unused home screens and i customized it exactly how i wanted it. However today i had to have my phone replaced under warranty as the touch screen became unresponsive in places. The phone they have sent me obv has different software on it because i don't like it and i cant customize it!

My first problem is that i never had on my old phone was i now have 5 home screens and a orange scroll bar across the bottom. I don't use widgets or any of that crap, i use 1 home screen with 4 icons on and everything else is organized in folders in the app screen. However i cant remove them. If i hold them down all i get is a "add to homescren" window with the following listed:

Orange widgets
Orange shortcuts
Android widgets
Android shortcuts
Folders
Wallpapers

If i press the menu button on said screens, i get

All programs
Add to homescreen
Wallpaper
Search
Notifications
Settings

By default it also opens straight to the 3rd (middle) screen of the 5. I have no trash bin to drag them down to like my previous phone. Somebody please help me and tell me how to get rid of them?


Posted On: 2012-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Wont Connect To My Home Wifi

Ok for some reason my nexus won't connect to my home wifi, but it will connect to the wifi at other places. I have tired restarting the phone, but that didn't work my home wifi is a secured connection. My ipad, mac and other cell phones connect fine. So if anyone knows how i can fix it or make it work fill free to help. I hope i am not the only person with this issue.

Posted On: 2011-12-16 . View Related Posts . . View 11 Replies .

Samsung Epic 4g - How To Remove Widget / Put On One Of Home Screens

I have been searching this forum for weeks, researching android and epic. I have been a treo user since 2005! I just got my epic yesterday and i am sure i will have lots of questions. But there is so much on here!

Right now i need to know how to remove a widget i put on one of the home screens. I added the android power control widget, and then i hit it again to try to remove it, but now i have 2 of them on that screen?!


Posted On: 12-02-2010, 08:37 AM . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Motorola Droid - Is There Any Way To Arrange Icons On The Home Screens

I got my droid yesterday adn so far thiungs are going smoothly however i have a few questions:

1. Is there any way to arrange the icons on the home screens?

2. When i send multiple messages is there a way to toggle between them all? I send a message adn when i get another one it usually goes to the last person i was texting.

3. My husband says i sound muffled on the other end, i read someplace that there is a way to change modes from sometihng like evg to evg-b (or is is egb-b) - where is it that i can chage this to see if it has different quality in the calls?


Posted On: Nov 7, 2009 2:31 PM . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Way - App To Occupy Full Screen Window On One Of Home Screens

Since the captivate allows us to have large number of home screens, i want to configure one of the screens to show my days calendar in full screen mode. I am using exchange/gmail for my business/personal calendar entries.

Is there any app that can occupy the full screen window on one of the home screens? Is there any other way to set this up.


Posted On: 10-14-2010, 06:19 PM . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Motorola Droid - Everything On Home Screens Messed Up When Put Leather Holster / What To Do

Just wondering about a holster with a magnetic flap with the motorola droid. I put mine in a leather holster and all of my things on my home screens were messed up. For instance i had to delete all of my contact shortcuts because it did not even recognize they were there. And all of my facebook stuff was messed up. All of my facebook contacts info was all the way deleted. Any suggestions

Posted On: 05-25-2010, 08:15 PM . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S Cannot Detect Home Wifi

I was going to connect to my home wifi and i accidentally pressed "forget" on my samsung galaxy s and now it can't even detect my home wifi.

Posted On: April 10th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 0 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S (vibrant) Home Key Issue

It was too good to be true. A perfectly working phone. So i started having the issue where the home key doesn't register alot of times, and apparently its a known issue over the net. Many people are having this same issue where the home key doesn't work properly. Every other key is perfect, but the home key doesn't listen. I wonder if samsung will recall it, or could this be fixed with a firmware update? Or is it hardware? That's why i should have bought from t-mobile so i dont have to deal with wirefly.

Posted On: 2010-07-24 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Ics - Roaming Indication On Home Network - Samsung Galaxy S2

Recently upgraded my galaxy s2 to ics using a guide at cnet.co.uk. All appears to work fine apart from one thing - sat at home, my signal indicator shows that i am roaming and a warning notification reports "you have lost data connectivity because you left your home network with data roaming turned off". To clarify, i'm at home, a three network customer and never saw the roaming indicator at anytime before in the uk. I also have data roaming turned off for the usual obvious reasons. Has anyone encountered this and does anyone have any ideas how i can remedy this situation?

Posted On: 2012-03-15 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy Ace - Broken Screen - Is There A Home Fix ?

My girlfriend has done this to her brand new (2wk old) ace, is this something i could try and fix through the laptop, or is it going to need a new screen and can i do it? Or does it need to go to a shop? The touchscreen is ok, it looks the lcd screen behind has gone funny. It still makes startup noises as usual, just no display.

Posted On: March 11th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Home Button Stopped Working - Samsung Galaxy S2 (international)

My home button seems to have stopped working. If i'm in an app it won't return me to the home screen or bring up the tap and talk screen. Also if i hold down the power key i don't get the list of options to go into flight mode etc but just "power down". This just happened today?

Posted On: March 27th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

App To Save Home Screen - Wifi Is On Constantly - Samsung Galaxy S2

I have some questions and would be grateful if someone could let me have an answer or two: -

1. I saw a home screen recently which had a shortcut on it to mobile networks/use packet data. How was this done/what program was used to create it etc?

2. When i first got my phone i configured the phone to only switch on wifi when the screen was active. For the life of me i do not know how i did this. Recently this setting has been lost and the wifi is on constantly. When i am at home i would like it to switch off when the screen goes off and comes on when active. The only thing i can find is "wifi sleep policy, which i have configured to "when screen turns off". However after my screen switches off and i turn it back on, i do not see any signs of it having been off - ie; i do not see it switching back on like it used to do, by observing the top notifications bar. This is a drain on my battery - yesterday i noticed that it had been on all the time i was at work - over 10 hours - and the battery reduced by 50%, which is not what it used to do. In wifi settings, even though i am locked on to my home wifi, the phone is constantly scanning away every few seconds - i would like it to stop doing this when connected. Any thoughts etc please?

3. Is there a program out there which can save your home screens/application screens? Yes i know i can restore my phone using cpw/titanium backup but i only want to restore my home screens after diddling about with new themes etc. I usually always prefer the look and feel of my existing ones but am getting fed up with restoring manually and titanium backup doesn't appear to do this - it wants to restore all my previous apps etc. Again some help would be appreciated.

4. In cpw/titanium backup how do i start to freeze a program? I would like to experiment with freezing wifi sharing but not sure how to do this exactly ie; what exactly do i do? - The opening screens are not that user friendly. Fwiw i am on 2. 3. 4 cpw (waiting patiently for an upgrade via kies) and cf-1 kernel (i think).


Posted On: January 31st 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

How To Set Home Screen On Different Position Than 1st ? - Samsung Galaxy Ace

I would like to ask how can i set home screen on different position than 1st?

Posted On: January 13th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy S - Unable To Launch Update.zip Via Vol Up+home+power

I'm unable to launch the update.zip via vol up+home+power so i attempted via adb and i receive the status 7 error. After that failed i figured i'd check to see if i could get 2. 2 for my phone. Kies tells me there's a firmware upgrade to i897xxx7 (sorry forget the version name). I attempt to upgrade it however kies crashes at the same point each time. I then tried on my 2nd pc and the same problem happened. I tried to update kies on both however i ended up doing a full reinstall. Kies now does not recognize my phone on both computers yet windows (32b xp) does. Also reinstalled usb drivers. *So to sum it up, i cannot root, cannot get kies to recognize my phone, and cannot upgrade the firmware.

Phone:
Firmare: 2. 1u1
Baseband: i897ucjf6
Kernel: 2. 6. 29, jetaek. Lee@sep-11 #2
Build: eclair


Posted On: 11-06-2010, 11:47 PM . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Htc One X Vs. Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I am in denmark / europe. So no g4 network for phones yet (bahhh), but free choice of carrier. I have had the htc desire since it came out, and my boss just asked me to buy him a new smartphone and to get one for myself. I am one happy camper. I use my smartphone mainly for e-mails, browsing, camera, team viewer, gps navigation, guitar tuner and listening to pod casts. I don't watch videos much on my desire. I am considering the htc one x or the the samsung galaxy nexus

Posted On: 2012-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Htc One Vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Has anyone here had their hands on both? I saw a review on the verge got the htc one. It looked pretty cool. I had the evo a while back and it was a good little phone. The nexus has been good as well, but is it going to be better than the htc one? They aren't in the us yet, so uk guys?

Posted On: 2012-04-03 . View Related Posts . . View 28 Replies .

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Will Not Charge Unless Its Off

I walked into my room to find my 18 mo old daughter with the tip of the mini usb charger that came with my sgn in her mouth. I quickly grabbed it, inspected it, and dried it off and nothing seemed to be wrong. She also had my sgn but i don't think anything was wrong with that either. But now my sgn will not charge unless it's off. If i power it on and insert the mini usb. Nothing. I even plugged the charger into my old og droid and it started charging right up. But when i hook it up to my sgn. Nothing. Unless it's off of course. ***? Also, nothing happens when i try to hook it up to my computer. And nothing happens when i use a different mini usb/charger. But it's not the mini usb since it started charging my og droid but not my sgn.

Help/suggestions?


Posted On: February 1st 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

When Update 4.0.3 Will Come In Uk For Samsung Galaxy Nexus ?

Anyone know when we are going to see this update? I heard that it fixes the horrid contact photo's by adding facebook integration?

Posted On: January 10th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Nfc Tags - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I had read somewhere on this thread that someone was planning on getting nfc tags and programming them so they could use their gnex with them. One example this user provided was to create like an alarm tag so that at night before going to bed he could touch his phone to the tag and an alarm was automatically set.

How doable is all of this? And if i wanted to do this and play with nfc tags to use with my phone, how could i? Is there some sort of documentation people can point me to so that i could learn how to program tags? Is there hardware i need? Where can i purchase this hardware- and the tags for that matter? I think this would be something cool to try out, and play with. Maybe even show off to friends (insert iconic my android is better than your iphone because. Statement).


Posted On: 2011-12-08 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Bluetooth Bug - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I have been experiencing a 100% repeatable bug affecting the bluetooth on my galaxy nexus. First a little background: i connect my gn to my car's bluetooth for hands-free, and i also connect it to the tunelink adapter for bluetooth audio playback because my car doesn't support it. Both devices only register as having the only profile they're capable of: the tunelink knows it can only do "media audio" and the car knows it can only do "phone audio. "

Now the problem: the problem is, when both devices are connected to the gn, every single phone call i make is a garbled mess. Ever since i got the tunelink, i've hand to initiate calls and then switch them to handset or speaker mode, and that's not a good thing when you have to drive in d. C. Every once and a while with their handsfree laws.

If i'm in the middle of one of these garbled calls and i unplug the tunelink and wait for the bluetooth connection to drop, the call clears up immediately. But this just isn't a suitable solution to the problem, and repeated stress on my car's power outlets isn't a good thing.

Does anyone have a solution? I can't get rid of the tunelink. It's by far the best product i've used for this purpose, and i listen to podcasts in my car all day every day (i do a lot of driving). Apparently 4. 0. 3 was going to have some bluetooth fixes, but i'll have to wait for a future update (and for verizon) before i see any of those, and who knows if they'll address this specific issue? This is so frustrating. I finally found a great product, and now i can't use it.

Oh, and i contacted tunelink, and they saw no problems on their end (naturally - not sure whether to believe them on that one). They said to wait for a bug fix.


Posted On: 2012-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 17 Replies .

Bluetooth Headphones - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I work as a shipper/receiver and i'm allowed to listen to music at work. I primarly listen to tune in pro radio or google music. I'm not a big audiophile so i'm not concerned with sound that much, i just need to find a solution because i've gone through a lot of wired headphones at work as im constantly in and out of a forklift and ripping my phones outta the jack or my ears. I usually keep my phone in my pocket.

Does anyone have any experience with these guys? I've narrowed it down to four choices however i want to be sure they'll work with the phone in my pocket all day. Specifically does anyone have any reviews on either the sports and or freedoms i'm leaning towards these , other options appear to be motorola s10hd or lg sbh 700, any opinion appreciated!


Posted On: 2012-04-12 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Cannot Connect To Wifi On Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Sat in business class lounge and can't connect to wifi using my new galaxy nexus but can connect using my old iphone 4 "peed off". On the nexus it says "saved secured with wpa but it won't connect can someone help me here i want to use my new phone?

Posted On: 2012-01-10 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Notification Light - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I know this has probably been widely discussed on the forums, and i have heard of the light flow app. Was wondering when the gnex's notification light goes off. I've tried calling myself and the light goes off, a bit pointless though with the full screen lighting up already. There are no settings on it, the thing is i want to enable notifications like missed calls, text messages, notifications from twitter/facebook. And without the fuss of installing a third party app.

Posted On: 2012-03-27 . View Related Posts . . View 32 Replies .

Apps That Are Not Compatible With Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Though it might be a good idea to have a thread of apps not yet compatible with the galaxy nexus. So far i got hbo go and flash. Adobe did come out and say they will update flash to be compatible with ics. Any word on hbo go?

Posted On: 2011-12-15 . View Related Posts . . View 120 Replies .

Cannot Encrypt Device - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

I just restored to stock 4. 0. 2 and locked my phone (it was repaired and sent back unlocked). I'm going through the regular setup routine and when i try to encrypt the phone, it just reboots and nothing happens. I go to the encryption settings, select "encrypt this phone" and then enter my pin. I confirm again once it sees that i'm plugged in and have enough battery, but then the reboot happens and i'm back to the home screen. Anyone seen this? I'm on gsm. I had no issues encrypting on 4. 0. 1.

Posted On: 2012-03-07 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Text To A Group - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Anyone figure out how to send a text to a group? I can't figure it out. Hoping it's possible, because i need to do it multiple times a week for my job.

Posted On: 2011-01-30 . View Related Posts . . View 20 Replies .

What Apps Do I Install On My New Samsung Galaxy Nexus ?

I already got help here with my first post, so here goes number 2. I ordered a new unlocked gangland nexus. It is replacing my iphone 4. I found out i had to swap out the sim card and i should be up and running. Ok, what do i do next? This is my first droid phone. I have read how to export my contacts to gmail and that will transfer them over to my new phone. I don't want my calender entries, i hope i can do that directly form outlook.

So what do i install? I know the standards apps, but what else should i do to my phone. Root it? I already know that i have to make sure that it has something with a bunch of letters in it to make sure i get updates. Is there a tutorial or a great post that someone can steer me too.


Posted On: 2012-04-17 . View Related Posts . . View 18 Replies .

Washed Out Screen On Samsung Galaxy Nexus

My beautiful galaxy nexus decided not to update the baseband; the 4g connection would frequently drop and my phone would restart 8-10 times a day. Read about someone in a similar boat who called vzw and they told him it was defective and sent him a new one. So i called and they sent me a new certified pre-owned, that actually has the updated radios pre-installed.

Now the problem: when i place the cert. Pre-owned next to my original g-nexus, the replacement has a washed out screen in comparison, and frankly the hd looks like doodoo. What gives? Either i have to have a beautiful screen with poor reception, or great reception with a *** screen?

P. S replacement was from vzw not assurion.


Posted On: January 26th 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 1 Replies .

Need A Better Tethering App For Samsung Galaxy Nexus

For a long time i used barnacle and have been more than happy with it, however, since i got the gnex, it doesn't work. So, i have been using wifi tether with some success. The problem that i have is that it seems to drop my connection every so often. When this happens, i have to stop tethering and restart it. This is very annoying. So, is there something else out there? Please let me know.

Posted On: March 21st 2012 . View Related Posts . . View 13 Replies .