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    For Android mobile technology platform 4.2...

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    Copyright © 2012 Google Inc. All rights reserved. Edition 1.2. Google, Android, Gmail, Google Maps, Chrome, Nexus 4, Google Play, YouTube, Google+, and other trademarks are property of Google Inc. A list of Google trademarks is available at http://www. LG and the LG logo are trademarks of LG electronics Inc.

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    Table of contents Part One: Using Nexus 4 1. Get started Insert a SIM card Charge the battery Get around Browse & organize your Home screens Touch & type Type text by speaking Why use a Google Account? What’s New in Android 2.

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    3. Use the Phone app Make a phone call Answer or divert calls Work with the Call log Place an Internet (SIP) call Listen to your voicemail 4. Use the keyboard Enter & edit text Try Gesture Typing Use keyboard dictionaries NEXUS 4 GUIDEBOOK...

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    About Google Now Use Google Now Turn off Google Now Control location access, reporting, & history Search & Voice Actions basics Search tips & tricks Use Voice Actions Voice Actions commands Google Now Card list About Gmail Cards NEXUS 4 GUIDEBOOK...

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    About the Stocks card Search settings Privacy & accounts 7. Accessibility Accessibility overview Accessibility gestures for Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) Set up your phone Use magnification gestures Use TalkBack Change TalkBack settings Use Explore by Touch with TalkBack 134 Navigate the Home screen...

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    Optimize data usage Control airplane mode & other network settings Connect to virtual private networks 176 9. Device settings Change sound settings Set up Daydream Use Wireless Display Transfer files through USB Extend battery life Manage memory usage NEXUS 4 GUIDEBOOK viii...

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    Encrypt your data Work with certificates 11. Personal, account, & system settings Manage location access Change backup & reset options Add or remove accounts Configure sync options Appendix: Hardware reference What’s in the box Nexus 4 Specs NEXUS 4 GUIDEBOOK...

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    Part One Using Nexus 4...

  • Page 11: Insert A Sim Card

    Get started Insert a SIM card Before you start using your phone, you may need to insert your Micro SIM card. If no card is installed, the message “No SIM card” ap­ pears on the phone’s lock screen. Eject button aperture GET STARTED...

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    The SIM card tray is located on the left side of the phone below the volume button. The eject button is a small hole just above the tray door. To install a new Micro SIM card: 1. Insert the SIM ejection tool that comes with the phone (or a thin pin) into the eject button hole, and push firmly but gently un­...

  • Page 13: Part One: Using Nexus

    Charge the battery Your battery will not be fully charged when you first unpack your Nexus 4. It’s a good idea to fully charge the battery as soon as you get a chance. If you’re using the travel adapter that comes...

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    The travel adapter varies by country or region. • Use only the travel adapter and Mi­ cro USB cable that come with your Nexus 4. Using a different travel adapter or cable may damage your phone. • The input voltage range between the wall outlet and this travel adapt­...

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    IMPORTANT: If you use a wireless char­ ger, you must use an approved model and only as directed. The Nexus 4 trav­ el adapter may not generate enough current to power a wireless charger. DO NOT throw the battery in municipal waste.

  • Page 16: Get Around

    dress and password for your Google Ac­ count. If you don’t have one yet, create one. An email address that you use for any of the following counts as a Google Account: • Gmail • YouTube • Google Apps • AdWords •...

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    At the bottom of every Nexus 4 screen, no matter what you’re doing, you’ll always find these three navigation buttons: Back Opens the previous screen you were working in, even if it was in a different app. Once you back up to the Home screen, you can’t go back any further in your...

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    Recent apps Opens a list of thumbnail images of apps you’ve worked with re­ cently. To open an app, touch it. To remove a thumbnail from the list, swipe it left or right. If you don’t use these buttons often, they may shrink to dots or fade away, depending on the current app.

  • Page 19: Browse & Organize Your Home Screens

    TIP: You can use Quick Settings to tog­ gle Wi­Fi, change display brightness, and more. To open Quick Settings, swipe down with two fingers from the top of any screen. Or, swipe down with one finger to pull down the notification shade, and touch the Quick Settings icon at the top right.

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    The My Library widget displays apps, music, movies, magazines, books, and games you already have – including free content that comes with your Nexus 4: Touch any title to open it GET STARTED...

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    When you’re ready to shop for more, try the suggestions in one of the Play Recommenda­ tions widgets: Touch to avoid future suggestions like this Touch to Touch to see a learn more different suggestion To resize a widget, touch & hold, then let go and drag the blue dots.

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    All Apps icon. 3. Swipe right, if necessary, to find the app or widget you want.. 4. Touch & hold the app or widget until the Home screen appears, slide it into place, and lift your finger. To move an app or widget icon to a different location on a Home screen: 1.

  • Page 23: Touch & Type

    To combine two icons in a folder, slide one quickly over the other. To open a folder, touch it. To rename a folder, touch its name. Touch & type To select or activate something, touch it. To type something, such as a name, pass­ word, or search terms, just touch where you want to type.

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    screen by touching it and not lifting your finger until an action occurs. • Drag. Touch & hold an item for a moment and then, without lifting your finger, move your finger on the screen until you reach the target position. For example, you can move apps around on the Home screen.

  • Page 25: Type Text By Speaking

    • Rotate the screen. The orientation of most screens rotates with your phone as you turn it. To lock or unlock the screen’s vertical orientation, swipe down with two fingers from the top of any screen and touch the Rotation icon in Quick Settings. To change your phone’s noti­...

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    2. Touch the Microphone key on the on­ screen keyboard. 3. When you see the microphone image, speak what you want to type. Say “comma,” “period,” “question mark,” “ex­ clamation mark,” or “exclamation point” to enter punctuation. When you pause, what you spoke is tran­ scribed by the speech­recognition service and entered in the text field, underlined.

  • Page 27: Why Use A Google Account

    To change your phone’s speech settings, go to Settings > Per- sonal > Language & input. Settings Why use a Google Account? A Google Account lets you organize and ac­ cess your personal information from any computer or mobile device: •...

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    ously by Google and synchronized with any computer where you use the same Google Account. Access from anywhere. Check your latest • calendar, email, text messages, or social stream, no matter what computer or mo­ bile device you’re using. • Keep your stuff secure and available.

  • Page 29: What's New In Android

    What’s New in Android Whether you’re new to Android or an avid user, check out some of the new features in Android 4.1 and 4.2 (Jelly Bean). For a com­ prehensive list of all changes since Android 4.0, see Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Android 4.2: A new flavor of Jelly...

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    • Expandable notifications Expandable notifications were introduced in Android 4.1, including the option to per­ form actions from the notification itself. In Android 4.2, you can expand notifica­ tions more easily with a swipe of your finger.

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    Touch & hold an icon and slide slowly to the location of your choice. Slide an icon quickly over another to create a folder. • Screen magnification (Android 4.2) Users with visual impairments can enter full-screen magnification by triple-tap­ ping the screen.

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    screen, or touch the Google Search bar on any Home screen. • Say “Google” to search When the Google Now screen is open, you can say “Google” to activate a voice search. Open Google Now, then say “Google” and your query to search. GET STARTED...

  • Page 33: Explore Your Phone

    Explore your phone Swipe up for Google Now Google Now is about getting you just the right information, at just the right time. It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, and even your favorite team’s score while they’re playing.

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    appears when you’re about to start your commute home: Give it a try! Swipe your finger up from the bottom of any screen, or touch the Google Search bar at the top of the screen. When you want to see more cards, touch Show more cards at the bottom of the screen.

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    history. Google Now also uses location information provided by Google’s location service and GPS, if those are currently turned Google Now also uses data that you may have stored in other Google products. For example, if you have searches stored in your Web History, Google Now can show cards based on sports scores, flight status, and so on.

  • Page 36: Swipe Down For Notifications & Settings

    For more information about Google Now and your location information, see “Chapter 5, Use Google Now & Search.” Swipe down for notifications & settings Notifications alert you to the arrival of new messages, calendar events, and alarms, as well as ongoing events, such as video downloads.

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    To open the notification shade, swipe down from the top left corner of any screen. Certain notifications can be expanded to show more information, such as email pre­ views or calendar events. The one at the top is always expanded when possible. To open the related app, touch the notifica­...

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    Dismiss all Go to Quick Settings Touch to Swipe down respond using one to other finger to guests expand certain notifications EXPLORE YOUR PHONE...

  • Page 39: Quick Settings

    Quick Settings Use Quick Settings to easily toggle Wi­Fi, manage display brightness, open the main Settings menu, and more. To open Quick Set­ tings, swipe down from the top right corner of any screen: Go to notifications Touch to open all settings Touch a square to open the specific...

  • Page 40: Relax With Google Play

    Relax with Google Play Google Play brings together all your favorite content in one place – movies, TV shows, books, music, magazines, apps, and more – so you can reach it from any of your devices. Use Google Play widgets These widgets are available on your Home screens: •...

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    All Google Play recommendation widgets work the same way: Touch to avoid future suggestions like this Touch to Touch to see a learn more different suggestion To resize a widget, touch & hold, then let go and drag the blue dots. To remove it, touch & hold, then drag it to the Remove icon at the top of the screen.

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    Find your content If you purchased on Google Play in the past, you’ll automatically have access to this con­ tent on your Nexus 4 — just make sure you’re signed in using the same account that you used to purchase it.

  • Page 43: Google Play Settings

    You can get to your content using any of the Google Play icons in your Favorites tray, including Books, Magazines, Movies, and Music. Or, touch the Play Store icon to open Google Play, and then go to one of the main sections, such as Apps, Music, and so on.

  • Page 44: Use & Customize The Lock Screen

    Menu in the top right you want from the corner. The Google Play Settings screen lets you control when you’re notified about updates to apps and games, clear your search histo­ ry, and enable user controls. To filter Android apps based on maturity level or require a PIN before completing any purchase, touch Con- tent filtering or Set or change PIN.

  • Page 45: Navigate The Lock Screen

    messages, Calendar entries, and other app content without unlocking your screen. To set or change the type of lock, see screen lock. Navigate the lock screen Clock is the default widget. To hide the PIN, pattern, or password lock, swipe down from the clock or other widget at the top of the lock screen.

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    the Filmstrip view of your Gallery. The image or video is automatically saved to your Gal­ lery, but you can’t view any of your other pho­ tos and videos until you unlock your screen. To get back to the main Camera app, swipe right.

  • Page 47: Try Face Unlock

    Reorder lock screen widgets 1. Touch & hold a widget. 2. Drag the widget and release it in the loca­ tion of your choice. Remove a lock screen widget Touch & hold the widget, then drag it onto the Remove icon. Try Face Unlock You can set an automatic screen lock for your phone.

  • Page 48: Share Content With Android Beam

    Face Unlock is one of the options available. After you’ve set it up, you can unlock your phone simply by looking at it. Although Face Unlock is not very secure, it can be conve­ nient and fun to use. TIP: After you set up Face Unlock, look under Settings >...

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    Before you begin: Make sure both devices are unlocked, support Near Field Communi­ cation (NFC), and have both NFC and Android Beam turned on. 1. Open a screen that contains something you’d like to share, such as a webpage, YouTube video, or place page in Maps. 2.

  • Page 50: Change The Wallpaper

    TIP: When you touch another device to the back of your Nexus 4, make sure it’s near the “u” in “nexus” to success­ fully beam content. To turn on NFC, go to Settings > Wireless & networks > More > NFC.

  • Page 51: Take A Screenshot

    synced with your phone. Live Wallpapers. Choose from a scrolling list of animated wallpapers. Wallpapers. Choose from thumbnails of default images, or touch a thumbnail for a larger version. You can download additional wallpapers on Google Play. 3. To set a wallpaper, touch Set wallpaper or, for Gallery images, determine the crop­...

  • Page 52: Connect To Keyboards, Mice, & Other Devices

    1. Make sure the image you want to capture is displayed on the screen. 2. Press the Power and Volume down but­ tons simultaneously. The screenshot is automatically saved in your Gallery. TIP: To easily share your screenshot via Gmail, Google+, and more, swipe down the notification shade and touch Share icon next to the preview of your screenshot.

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    You may need an adapter to connect the key­ board or other device to your phone’s USB port. To connect more than one USB device at a time, use a powered USB hub to reduce the drain on your phone’s battery. IMPORTANT: Using external devices such as keyboards via USB will cause a significant additional drain on your...

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    • Pressing Return when an item is selected is equivalent to touching that item. • Pressing Escape is equivalent to touch­ ing Back. • Press Tab or Shift-Tab to move from field to field in a form or other screen with mul­ tiple text fields.

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    Other input devices You can connect joysticks, gamepads, and other input devices to your phone. If they work without special drivers or adapters on your PC, they will likely work with your phone. However, games and other apps must be de­ signed to support any special features of an input device, such as dedicated buttons or other controls, to take full advantage of...

  • Page 56: Use The Phone App

    Use the Phone app Make a phone call You can place calls from the Phone app the People app , or other apps or widgets that display contact information. Wherever you see a phone number, you can usually touch it to dial. To dial using the Phone app: 1.

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    • The Dialer tab lets you dial manually. Touch the keys to enter the number, then below the key­ touch the Phone icon pad to dial. If you enter a wrong number, touch erase digits one by one. To dial an international number, touch & hold the 0 key to enter the plus ( + ) sym­...

  • Page 58: Answer Or Divert Calls

    To return to the Phone app while a call is in progress: 1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal your notifications. 2. Touch the green phone icon. To end a call in progress, touch the End Call at the bottom of the screen.

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    When a call arrives, touch the white phone icon and slide over one of these icons: Answer call Start talking to the caller. Send to voicemail Direct the caller to leave a voice­ mail message. Send a message Opens a list of quick text re­ sponses.

  • Page 60: Work With The Call Log

    Work with the Call log The Call log is a list of all the calls you’ve placed, received, or missed. It provides a convenient way to redial a number, return a call, or add a number to your Contacts. Within the Phone app , the Call log is un­...

  • Page 61: Place An Internet (sip) Call

    • Touch to add a new People card for the caller. To clear the Call log: 1. Touch the Menu icon. 2. Touch Clear Call Log. Place an Internet (SIP) call You can place calls over the Internet when connected to a Wi­Fi network, rather than over your mobile network.

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    All Apps screen. 2. Touch the Menu icon. 3. Touch Settings. 4. At the bottom of the screen, under Inter­ net call settings: To change your incoming call preference or account settings, touch Accounts. To change your outgoing call preferences, touch Use Internet calling.

  • Page 63: Listen To Your Voicemail

    2. Touch to go to the contact’s card. Menu icon, then Edit. 3. Touch the 4. Scroll to the bottom of the screen, touch Add another field, and then Internet call. 5. Touch the Internet call field and type the number.

  • Page 64: Options During A Call

    2. Touch New voicemail. Your phone dials the voicemail message. Follow the instructions to retrieve your messages. To change your voicemail service or other settings: 1. Touch the Phone icon on a Home or All Apps screen. 2. Touch Menu, then Settings. 3.

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    respond with a text message, or send the call to voicemail. If you answer, the first call will be put on hold. If you respond with a message or send to voicemail, you return to the first call. • Adjust the volume: Use the volume but­ tons on the side of the phone.

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    Controls the audio output as follows: • If a Bluetooth headset is not connected: Turns the speaker­ phone on or off. • If a Bluetooth headset is con­ nected: Functions as a 3­way switch between the built­in earpiece, the speakerphone, and the headset.

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    Switch to another call in progress. Make another call separately from the first call, which is put on hold. Merge separate calls as a single conference call. USE THE PHONE APP...

  • Page 68: Use The Keyboard

    Use the keyboard Enter & edit text You can enter text using the onscreen key­ board. Some apps open it automatically. In others, you open it by touching where you want to type. USE THE KEYBOARD...

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    Touch a Touch & hold suggestion to type this to type it character Touch & hold Touch & to see input hold to and keyboard choose a settings smiley face To make the keyboard go away, touch the modified Back button below it. USE THE KEYBOARD...

  • Page 70: Basic Editing

    Basic editing • Move the insertion point. Touch where you want to type. The cursor blinks in the new position, and a blue tab appears below it. Drag the tab to move the cursor. • Select text. Touch & hold or double­tap within the text.

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    • Cut, copy, paste. Select the text you want to manipulate. Then touch Cut, Copy or Paste button: Use next-word suggestions 1. Touch the location where you want to in­ put text. 2. Start typing out a word. When the word you want is displayed in a list above the keyboard, touch it.

  • Page 72: Try Gesture Typing

    Your phone will continue to suggest words as you type. To change your phone’s key­ board and input methods, go to Settings > Personal > Lan- guage & input. Settings To turn next­word sugges­ tions on or off, go to Settings >...

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    3. Release your finger when the word you want is displayed in the floating preview or in the middle of the suggestion strip. To select one of the other words in the sug­ gestion strip, touch it. If the word you want isn’t shown while using Gesture Typing, you can type it out manually.

  • Page 74: Use Keyboard Dictionaries

    Use keyboard dictionaries To manage keyboard dictionaries, go to Set- tings > Personal > Language & input. Personal dictionary You can add your own words to your person­ al dictionary so that your phone remembers them. Touch the Add icon to add a word or phrase, as well as a shortcut to easily use that word or phrase.

  • Page 75: Try Some Apps

    Try some apps Use All Apps To see all your apps, touch All Apps in the Favorites tray on any Home screen. This is where you can see all your apps, in­ cluding those downloaded on Google Play. You can move app icons to any of your Home screens.

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    • Browse widgets. Touch the Widgets tab at the top of any All Apps screen. • Get more apps. Touch the Play Store icon in the list of app icons, or the Shop icon at the upper right. To remove an app icon from the Home screen, touch &...

  • Page 77: Start Gmail

    Start Gmail Use the Gmail app to read and write email from any mobile device or browser. To open it, touch the Gmail icon on a Gmail Home or All Apps screen. But Gmail isn’t just about email. You can use your Gmail account to sign in to all Google apps and services, including these and many more:...

  • Page 78: Find People

    • Swipe left or right to read the previous or next conversation. To organize your email, check the box beside a message to select it. Then use the icons and menu along the top of the screen to man­ age the selected messages. To change your settings, add an account, or get help, touch the Menu icon.

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    When you first turn on your phone and sign into a Google Account, any existing contacts from that account are synced with your Peo­ ple app. After that, all your contacts stay in sync automatically on your phone, another device, or a Web browser. If you use Exchange, you can also sync that contact information with People.

  • Page 80: Manage Your Calendar

    touch icons at the top of the screen or Menu icon to search contacts, add a contact, edit or share contact details, delete a contact, and so on. You can also touch the star beside the contact’s name to add that contact to your Favorites list. •...

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    your phone, it displays any existing calendar events from that Google Account on the web. As you edit events from any mobile device or web browser, they’re synced automatically across all the places you need them. To change the Calendar view, choose Day, Week, Month, or Agenda from the top of the screen.

  • Page 82: Open & Use Clock

    down the notification shade. Then swipe using one finger to expand the notifica­ tion if necessary, and touch Email guests. Open & use Clock To open the Clock, touch the Clock icon from a Home or All Apps screen. Set an alarm 1.

  • Page 83: Use The Stopwatch

    Set a timer 1. Touch the Timer icon in the top left corner of the screen. 2. Enter the time you want, then touch Start. When the timer is going, you can add an ad­ ditional minute, pause the timer, or delete the current timer.

  • Page 84: Manage Downloads

    View your Clock To view the current date and time, touch the Clock icon at the top center of the screen. Manage downloads To manage most downloads, touch the Downloads icon on the All Apps screen. Movies and some other content that Downloads you download don’t show up in the Downloads app.

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    app to view, reopen, or delete what you down­ load in this way. From the Downloads app: • Touch an item to open it. • Touch headings for earlier downloads to view them. • Check items you want to share. Then touch the Share icon and choose a sharing method from the list.

  • Page 86: Use Google Now & Search

    Use Google Now & Search About Google Now Google Now gives you just the right informa­ tion at just the right time. Swipe up from the bottom of your phone to get commute traffic before work, popular nearby places, your fa­ vorite team’s current score, and more.

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    you don’t need to do anything else. If you like, you can fine-tune some settings, but Google Now doesn’t need any elaborate setup. The information you need is always at your fingertips. To know when to display what information, Google Now uses contextual data from your phone and from other Google products, plus data from third­party products that you allow Google Now to access.

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    when you’re most likely to need it. For exam­ ple, here’s a traffic card: To see some sample cards from the main Google Now screen, touch Menu > Sample cards. When you’re finished and want to get back to the main Google Now screen, touch Hide sample cards.

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    er Service and the U.S. Geological Survey. Coverage is currently provided by a limited number of key partners, only in the United States (excepting U.S. Geological Survey earthquake alerts). Google can’t guarantee that you’ll see every relevant alert. However, Google Now attempts to show you what’s important when you need it, in the hope that such alerts are a useful additional source of information.

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    Google apps while still permitting its use by non­Google apps – just go to Settings > Ac- counts > Google > Location settings. Location reporting refers your phone’s abil­ ity to report your current location for the pur­ pose of recording your location history. Location history refers to your phone’s ability to store your past locations, including home and work.

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    Along with location history, Google Now uses Google’s location service and GPS. To manage these settings from the Google Now Menu > Settings > Privacy screen, touch and accounts > Location services. For more details, see “Control location ac­ cess, reporting, & history.” About Web History &...

  • Page 92: Use Google Now

    certain kinds of information, such as flight details, won’t show up. Use Google Now To view the Google Now cards that are wait­ ing for you at any particular time, swipe up from the bottom of your phone, or touch Google on any Home screen.

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    Edit card settings To change the settings for an individual Google Now card: • Touch Menu > Settings on the card. • From the lower right corner of the Google Menu > Settings > Now screen, touch Google Now. The Google Now settings screen appears, where you can turn a specific card On or Off or adjust its settings.

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    Adjust notifications When a card has a new update, you’ll receive a notification at the top of your screen. You can pull down the notifications shade to open the card or dismiss the notification. Most notifications for Google Now cards can be turned off or set to low or standard prior­...

  • Page 95: Turn Off Google Now

    Google Now, and adjust the settings un­ der Notifications. To change ringtone and vibrate options for all standard notifications, start from the Google Now screen, touch Menu > Settings > Google Now, and adjust the settings under Standard Notifications. Turn off Google Now Turning off Google Now stops the display of cards and returns Google Now settings to their defaults.

  • Page 96: Control Location Access, Reporting, & History

    If you do, check Also turn off Lo- cation history. Turning off location history may affect the way other Google products work. 4. Touch Turn off. Turning off Google Now and location history doesn’t delete existing history or turn off lo­ cation reporting. For more information, see the next section, “Control location access,...

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    more. You can change these addresses in several other ways: • When a Traffic card appears for home or work, touch Menu > Edit. • On the main Google Now screen, go to Menu > Settings > Google Now > Traffic, then edit Home or Work under Locations.

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    Turn off location reporting & history To turn off both location reporting and loca­ tion history for your phone: 1. Go to Settings > Google > Maps & Latitude. This brings you to the Location settings screen for Google Maps. 2.

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    Alternatively, from this screen you can delete a portion of your location history starting from a date you choose in the calendar. 4. Click OK. Turn off location access for your phone Even when location reporting and location history are turned off, Google can periodical­...

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    > Personal > Location access and slide the switch to Off. IMPORTANT: Turning off location ac­ cess for your phone also turns it off for Google Now, other Google apps, and third­party apps. That means that no apps can receive your precise location information and many useful features will be disabled.

  • Page 101: Search & Voice Actions Basics

    Search & Voice Actions basics To use Google Search, touch Google on any Home screen or swipe up from the bottom of your phone. You can use Voice Actions with Google Search to get directions, send messages, and perform a number of other common tasks.

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    screen, you don’t have to touch anything. Just say “Google.” Next, speak the terms to search for or the Voice Action to perform. For more details on Voice Actions, see “Use Voice Actions.” The ability to trigger a search or action by saying “Google”...

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    “Use Voice Actions” ”Voice Actions commands.” Search by typing Type your query in the search box on the Home or Google Now screen, or in Google Chrome’s omnibox. As you type, suggestions appear below the Search box. The first few suggestions attempt to com­ plete what you’re typing: •...

  • Page 104: Search Tips & Tricks

    Search tips & tricks What you What to type Examples want or say Sports [team’s name] San Francisco information Giants Pictures Pictures of Pictures of San [topic] Francisco images of Images of cats [topic] Convert mea­ [original mea­ 30 degrees surements surement] Celsius in Fahr­...

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    Word defini­ Define [word] Define cam­ tion panile Weather fore­ Weather Weather cast Weather [loca­ WeatherDetroit tion] Identify an Area code Area code 215 area code [###] Identify zip Zip code Zip code 46202 code [#####] Time Time Time Time [loca­ Time in London tion] Flight infor­...

  • Page 106: Use Voice Actions

    Calculator [A math 75 divided by 6 phrase] Food [Type of food] Mexican food [Type of food] Mexican food in in [location] Urbana, Illinois Use Voice Actions You can use Voice Actions with Google Search to get directions, send messages, and perform a number of other common tasks.

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    • “Set alarm for 8:30 a.m.” • “Send email to Marcus Foster. Subject: Coming tonight? Message: Hope to see you later.” • “Navigate to Mike’s Bikes in Palo Alto.” As you speak, Voice Search analyzes your speech and initiates the action. If Voice Search doesn’t understand you, it lists a set of possible meanings.

  • Page 108: Voice Actions Commands

    of alternate transcriptions, or to edit by speaking or typing. When confident that the transcription is accurate, Voice Search displays tran­ scribed words as regular text. Words or phrases for which it has provided alter­ nate transcriptions are underlined. • Touch a button at the bottom of the win­...

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    Followed by Examples Words you “bike shoes” want to search “Map of” Address, “Map of name, Golden Gate business Park, San name, type of Francisco.” business, or other location “Directions to” Address, “Directions to or “Navigate name, 1299 Colusa to” business Avenue, name, type...

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    Contact name “Mike LeBeau” (opens Mike’s contact card) “Go to” Search string “Go to Google. or URL com” One or more “Send email “Send email” to Hugh Briss, subject, new “To” & contact shoes, mes­ names, “Cc” sage, I can’t &...

  • Page 111: Google Now Card List

    “Set alarm” “Time” or “for” “Set alarm & time, such for 7:45 p.m., as “10:45 a.m.” label, switch or “20 minutes the laundry” from now,” “La­ bel” & name of alarm “Listen to” Words to “Listen to: search You­ Smells Like Tube for, such Teen Spirit”...

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    account you’ve selected for use with Goog­ le Now. For more details, see “About Gmail Cards.” Travel cards appear when you’re away from home. Birthdays Displays an interesting fact about your birthdate on your birthday. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Concerts Shown before your favorite artists give concerts near you. Flights Shown before flights that you’ve searched for. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Gmail: Event bookings Shown before an event booking confirmed by Gmail. Gmail: Flights Shown before flights confirmed by Gmail. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

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    Gmail: Hotels Shown when you receive a confirmation email and before your scheduled checkout. Gmail: Packages Displayed when you receive a shipping notification for an online purchase. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 116

    Gmail: Restaurants Shown before a restaurant reservation confirmed by Gmail. Location history Shows a rough approximation of how far you walked or cycled during the past month. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 117

    Movies Shows movies playing in your vicinity, and tells you when a movie you’re interested in is playing nearby. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 118

    News update Shows updates related to news items you’ve read recently. Next appointment Shown before scheduled meetings. Photo spot nearby Shown when you’re near a popular spot for taking photos. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 119

    Places Shows nearby businesses and other places of potential interest. Public alerts Gives public advisories for your location from the National Weather Service, U.S. Geological Survey, and similar services. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 120

    Public transport Shown with relevant schedules when you’re near a train station, bus stop, or other public transit stop. Sports Shown for teams that interest you before, during, or after a game. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 121

    Stocks Shown periodically for stocks you’re tracking. For more details, About Stocks card. Traffic Shown before your usual commute times. Travel: Currency Shows the latest currency conversion information for your location. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 122

    Travel: Nearby attractions Shown when you’re near well­known attractions, such as restaurants, museums, cafes, and so on. Travel: Time back home Shown periodically when you’re in a different time zone than usual. USE GOOGLE NOW & SEARCH...

  • Page 123: About Gmail Cards

    Travel: Translate Shown when you’re visiting a place with a different language, to help translate words and phrases. Weather Periodically displays weather for home, work, or your current location. About Gmail Cards Gmail cards are based on confirmation mes­ sages sent to the Gmail account you’ve se­ USE GOOGLE NOW &...

  • Page 124: About The Location History Card

    lected for use with Google Now. For example, cards appear before restaurant reservations you’ve made with OpenTable or when you re­ ceive email updates for packages in transit. Gmail cards typically include links to oth­ er useful information, such as a link to the email on which the card is based, or direc­...

  • Page 125: About The Stocks Card

    phone, which are then compared to typical movements involved in walking or cycling. This information isn’t available unless you’ve turned on location reporting and history for at least one of your Android devices. If you’ve turned these on for more than one device, the location history card reflects the one you used most often that month.

  • Page 126: Search Settings

    To change Stock card settings from the main Google Now screen ,go to Settings > Google Now > Stocks. Search settings To view Google Search settings, including those for Google Now, scroll to the bottom of Menu the Google Now screen and touch >...

  • Page 127: Voice Settings

    cards and related notifications from the Google Now settings screen. Options for each card vary. Most include a Notifications section that lets you control how you’re informed when a card changes. Typically, you can choose between Off, Low priority, or Standard notifications. Low priority notifications appear at the bot­...

  • Page 128

    • Language. The language you select here for Voice Search input and output can be different from the language displayed by your phone. Speech output. To turn on speech output • only when you’ve got a headset attached to your phone, select Hands-free only. •...

  • Page 129: Privacy & Accounts

    IMPORTANT: To detect when you say “Google” to launch Voice Search or Voice Actions, Google analyzes sound picked up by your phone’s microphone in intervals of a few seconds or less. The sound is immediately discarded after analysis and is not stored on the device or sent to Google.

  • Page 130

    • From the Google Now screen: Menu > Settings > Privacy & accounts. • From your phone’s main Settings app: Settings > Accounts > Google > Search. Touch each setting to learn more: • Google Account. The account used with Google Search and Google Now.

  • Page 131: Accessibility

    Accessibility Accessibility overview Your phone’s accessibility features make it easier to use if you have visual impairments: TalkBack is a pre­installed screen reader service provided by Google. It uses spoken feedback to describe the results of actions, such as opening an app, and events, such as notifications.

  • Page 132

    Users with low vision If you have low vision and don’t plan to use Explore by Touch, go to com/nexus to see Help content formatted for sighted users. You can make reading and navigating this material easier by increasing the text size –...

  • Page 133: Accessibility Gestures For Android 4.2 (jelly Bean)

    Accessibility gestures for Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) When TalkBack and Explore by Touch are turned on, you can use simple gestures to navigate your Nexus 4: • Drag one finger. Explore your screen and hear audible feedback for what is being touched.

  • Page 134

    • Swipe up then down using a single mo- tion. Transition to the previous reading level when reading blocks of text, then swipe right to read forward or left to go back. • Swipe right then left using a single mo- tion.

  • Page 135

    Shortcut gestures in TalkBack Note: These gestures work only when Ex­ plore by Touch is turned on. TalkBack has shortcut gestures to help you get to your Home screen, go back, and more. To try these shortcuts, swipe using a single motion: •...

  • Page 136: Set Up Your Phone

    Set up your phone Your Nexus 4 has the following hardware: • Power button/lock key. The Power button is located on the right side of your phone. • Volume. The Volume key is directly under the Power button. • Front-facing camera. The camera is locat­...

  • Page 137

    holding your fingers for two more sec­ onds to enable TalkBack and Explore by Touch. After turning on these features, the Explore by Touch tutorial starts, giv­ ing you a chance to experience navigating on Android. When you’ve completed the tutorial, the phone displays the Welcome screen again.

  • Page 138

    TIP: If you share your phone with other users and need to turn accessibility features off, you can use a shortcut to turn them back on again. To turn on this shortcut, go to Bet- tings > Accessibility > Accessibility shortcut, then slide the switch to the On position.

  • Page 139: Use Magnification Gestures

    Use magnification gestures When this feature is turned on, you can mag­ nify your screen by triple­tapping. (For users with low vision) Note: Triple-tap for magnification works ev­ erywhere except for the keyboard and navi­ gation buttons. Magnify: Triple­tap & hold. Magnify &...

  • Page 140: Use Talkback

    2. Slide the TalkBack switch to the On or Off position. 3. Touch OK to turn on TalkBack. 4. When asked if you want to enable Explore by Touch, touch OK only if you want to change the way your phone works and have your phone describe each item that your finger moves over on the screen.

  • Page 141: Change Talkback Settings

    and alerts you of notifications and other occurrences. If you also enabled Explore by Touch, moving your finger around the screen triggers a de­ scription of each item it touches. Double­tap to activate the last spoken item, and swipe with two fingers to perform swiping actions that normally require just one finger.

  • Page 142: Feedback Settings

    Feedback settings • Sound feedback. Check to control naviga­ tion sounds. • Sound volume. Available when Sound feedback is checked. You can set this as a percentage of media volume. Touch exploration • Launch “Explore by touch” tutorial. • Manage shortcut gestures. Allows you to assign the operations that different ges­...

  • Page 143: Use Explore By Touch With Talkback

    slider for Music, video, games, & other media to change the volume level. You can also use the volume control on the right side of your phone when you hear spo­ ken feedback. Enhance web accessibility In order to have full accessibility support for products such as Gmail and Chrome, you’ll need to turn on the Enhance web accessibil- ity option.

  • Page 144

    slowly over your screen and describes each item that your finger touches. TalkBack must be turned on for Explore by Touch to be available. When you turn on Talk­ Back for the first time, you’ll receive a prompt to turn on Explore by Touch. IMPORTANT: If you chose not to turn on Explore by Touch when you turned on TalkBack, you can switch it on later.

  • Page 145: Navigate The Home Screen

    To learn about the gestures you can use with TalkBack and Explore by Touch, visit “Acces­ sibility gestures for Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean).” Recommended tutorial: To learn more about Explore by Touch, go to Settings > Acces- sibility > TalkBack > Settings > Launch “Ex- plore by touch”...

  • Page 146

    phone, you can always get back to the main Home screen or return to previous screens: • Back. Opens the previous screen you were working in, even if it was in a differ­ ent app. Once you back up to the Home screen, you can’t go back any further in your history.

  • Page 147

    • Up then right: Open continuous reading menu • Up then left: Home button • Down then right: Open global context menu • Down then left: Back button • Right then down: Open notifications • Left then up: Recent apps button Just above the Navigation buttons in por­...

  • Page 148

    left then right or right then left in a single motion, or left or right using two fingers. At the top of the screen, you’ll find the sta­ tus bar: • Status icons on the left tell you which apps have sent you notifications—for ex­ ample, that a message has arrived, or it’s time for a meeting.

  • Page 149: Try Google Play

    To find your notifications, use two fingers to pull down the notification shade from the top left side of the screen, or swipe up then right using a single motion. You can also use the Quick Settings menu to easily open settings for Wi­Fi, Bluetooth, and more.

  • Page 150

    Use Google Play widgets These widgets are available on your Home screens: • Recommended on Play: Suggests music, movies, and other content that may inter­ est you. Find the suggestion and double­ tap to learn more about it. • Recommended apps: Recommends apps that you can add to your Home screen.

  • Page 151

    Find your content If you purchased from Google Play in the past, you’ll automatically have access to this content on your Nexus 4 – just make sure you’re signed in using the same account that you used to purchase it.

  • Page 152

    visit Reading in text mode at the end of this article.) Or, find the Play Store icon and double-tap to open Google Play. In the top right corner, to the left of the Menu and Search icons, you’ll find a My Library icon corresponding to the section of Google Play you’re currently view­...

  • Page 153: Use Gmail

    accounts, or get help, choose the option you want from the Menu at the top right. The Google Play Settings screen lets you control when you’re notified about updates to apps and games, clear your search his­ tory, and enable user controls. To filter An­ droid apps based on maturity level or to re­...

  • Page 154: Compose And Send A Message

    Gmail app and double­tap to open it. Gmail opens to your Inbox. To hear the subject lines of your conversa­ tions, swipe right or down. When you find a conversation you want to hear: • Double­tap to open it. If you have chosen to allow enhanced web accessibility, you can touch once to hear a conversation.

  • Page 155

    3. As you type, suggestions appear below the Search field. Find a suggestion and double­tap to search for it immediately. 4. To search, find and double-tap the Search key on the right side of the second row of the keyboard.

  • Page 156

    Gmail settings You can change a number of settings for Gmail from any Gmail screen. • Find and double­tap More options at the top right corner of the screen, then find and double­tap Settings. General settings apply to all Gmail accounts. Other settings apply only to a specific account.

  • Page 157: Browse Chrome

    Browse Chrome These instructions assume that you have turned on TalkBack, Explore by Touch, and Enhanced Web Accessibility. • From a Home or Apps screen, find the Chrome icon and double­tap to open it. Chrome opens to display your homepage or the most recent page you were browsing.

  • Page 158

    4. To search for the contents of the omni­ box or open a specific web address it contains, find and double-tap the Go key on the right side in the second row of the keyboard. To navigate within a webpage, you can: •...

  • Page 159

    To customize web page zooming, go to More options > Settings > Accessibility. You can also browse in Incognito mode. To open an Incognito tab, find and double-tap More options > New Incognito tab. To toggle between standard tabs and Incognito tabs, find and double-tap the Toggle tabs switcher, or find and double-tap the Incognito tabs (or Non-Incognito tabs) button at the top right...

  • Page 160: Use The Lock Screen

    enable zoom” will allow you to zoom in or out on those sites. More Chrome Help To get more detailed Help while navigating a webpage, working with tabs, and so on, go to Chrome Help Center. Note that the con­ tent you’ll find does not cover accessibility features like TalkBack and Explore by Touch.

  • Page 161: Accessibility Settings

    • You force your screen to turn off and the phone to lock by pressing the power button. Unlock your phone 1. Hold the screen in portrait mode and turn it on by pressing the Power button on the right side of your phone. 2.

  • Page 162

    • Magnification gestures. Turn on to zoom in and out as well as magnify what’s un­ der your finger. (For users with low vision) Large text. Check to increase the text size • on all your phone’s screens. (For users with low vision) This option changes the font size to the largest available.

  • Page 163

    that you’re touching and holding an item (for example, to move an app to a Home screen). Enhance web accessibility. Enable this • option to have Chrome Vox provide spoken feedback as you browse and interact with web sites and apps. To make sure specialized accessibility apps work correctly on your phone, be sure to turn on this option.

  • Page 164

    Part Two Adjusting settings...

  • Page 165: Wireless & Network Settings

    Wireless & network settings Connect to Wi-Fi networks Turn Wi-Fi on & connect to a Wi-Fi network If you’re adding a Wi-Fi network when first setting up your phone, Wi­Fi is turned on automatically. 1. Touch Settings > Wireless & networks >...

  • Page 166

    2. Slide the Wi­Fi switch to the On position. The phone scans for available Wi­Fi net­ works and displays the names of those it finds. Secured networks are indicated with a Lock icon. If the phone finds a net­ work that you connected to previously, it connects to it.

  • Page 167

    TIP: To extend the life of your battery between charges, turn off Wi­Fi when you’re not using it. You can also set your phone to disconnect automati­ cally from Wi­Fi networks when it’s sleeping. Add a Wi-Fi network You can add a Wi­Fi network so that your phone will remember it, along with any secu­...

  • Page 168: Forget A Wi-fi Network

    3. Enter the SSID (name) of the network. If necessary, enter security or other net­ work configuration details. 4. Touch Save. The information about the network is saved. Your phone will connect to this network au­ tomatically the next time you come within range.

  • Page 169

    2. Touch Modify network in the dialog that opens. 3. Select Show advanced options. 4. If the network has no proxy settings, touch None under Proxy Settings, then touch Manual in the menu that opens. 5. Enter the proxy settings supplied by your network admini strator.

  • Page 170

    The proxy settings apply only to the Wi­Fi network you modified. To change the proxy settings for other Wi­Fi networks, modify them individually. Set Wi-Fi notifications, disconnect policy, & other advanced options To work with advanced Wi­Fi settings: 1. Turn on Wi­Fi, if it’s not already on. 2.

  • Page 171

    default behavior: either to stay connected to Wi­Fi only when the phone is connect­ ed to a charger (when battery life isn’t a problem), or never to stay connected to Wi­Fi during sleep. • Avoid poor connections: Check to au­ tomatically avoid using networks with a low­quality or intermittent Internet connection.

  • Page 172: Connect To Bluetooth Devices

    To turn Wi Fi on or off, go to ­ Settings > Wireless & networks > Wi-Fi. Settings To manage data usage and Set- mobile hotspots, go to tings > Wireless & networks > Data usage. Connect to Bluetooth devices To connect to a Bluetooth device, first turn on your phone’s Bluetooth.

  • Page 173

    TIP: To extend the life of your battery between charges, turn off Bluetooth when you’re not using it. You may also be required to turn Bluetooth off in some locations. Bluetooth is turned off when you switch to Airplane mode. System bar icons in the top right corner of the screen indicate Bluetooth status.

  • Page 174

    2. Touch Bluetooth. Menu > 3. In the Bluetooth screen, touch Rename phone. 4. Type a new name and touch Rename. Pair your phone with a Bluetooth device You must pair your phone with a device be­ fore you can connect to it. Once you pair your phone with a device, they stay paired unless you unpair them.

  • Page 175: Connect To A Bluetooth Device

    3. If your phone stops scanning before your Bluetooth device is ready, touch Search for devices. 4. Touch the ID of the Bluetooth device in the list to pair with it. 5. Follow the instructions to complete the pairing. If you’re prompted to enter a pass­...

  • Page 176

    Bluetooth, make sure Bluetooth is turned 2. In the list of devices, touch a paired but unconnected device. When the phone and the device are con­ nected, the device is displayed as con­ nected in the list. Configure or unpair a Bluetooth device Some Bluetooth devices have multiple pro­...

  • Page 177: Optimize Data Usage

    tooth device you want to configure. A screen opens that allows you to change the device’s name, unpair it, or select pro­ files. Touch the Back button when you’re finished. Optimize data usage Data usage refers to the amount of data up­ loaded or downloaded by your device during a given period.

  • Page 178

    WARNING: The usage displayed on the data usage settings screen is mea­ sured by your phone. Your carrier’s data usage accounting may differ. Usage in excess of your carrier plan’s data limits can result in steep overage charges. The settings described here can help you track your usage, but are not guaranteed to prevent additional charges.

  • Page 179

    By default, when you open the data usage settings screen you see the settings for mo­ bile data: that is, the data network or net­ works provided by your carrier. It’s possible to show Wi­Fi data usage set­ tings in a separate tab. To do so, touch the Menu icon , then Show Wi-Fi usage.

  • Page 180

    Set auto-sync You can also conserve data usage by sync­ ing your apps manually, only when you need the data, rather than relying on auto­sync. To turn auto­sync off or on, touch Menu > Auto-sync data. Set data usage warning Drag the orange line by its right side to the level where you want to receive a warning.

  • Page 181

    3. Drag the red line by its right side to the limit you want to set. When your data usage reaches the limit, mobile data will be turned off automati­ cally and many features of your phone won’t work correctly. You’ll receive a no­ tification when this occurs.

  • Page 182

    Below the main graph, a pie chart breaks out foreground versus background data usage for this app. 4. To stop background data usage for this app, check Restrict background data. 5. Read the message that appears. If you’re willing to proceed, touch OK.

  • Page 183: Control Airplane Mode & Other Network Settings

    Advanced data usage settings Two other settings available from the Menu icon can have dramatic effects—but may sometimes be useful: • Data roaming can result in steep addition­ al charges. However, in some locations this may be the only way to connect to the Internet.

  • Page 184

    • VPN. Touch to adjust settings for access­ ing a secured local network from outside that network. See “Connect to virtual pri­ vate networks”. NFC. Check to turn on Near Field Commu­ • nication (NFC) feature (required for An­ droid Beam). •...

  • Page 185: Connect To Virtual Private Networks

    Connect to virtual private networks Virtual private networks (VPNs) allow entry into secured local networks from the out­ side. Corporations, schools, and other insti­ tutions use VPNs to grant access to local network resources when people are not on campus or connected to a wireless network. To configure VPN access, you must first ob­...

  • Page 186

    Add a VPN 1. From the VPN screen, touch Add VPN profile. 2. In the form that appears, fill in the in­ formation provided by your network administrator 3. Touch Save. The VPN is added to the list on the VPN screen.

  • Page 187: Delete A Vpn

    VPN profile. 2. In the dialog that opens, touch Edit profile. 3. Edit the VPN settings you want. 4. Touch Save. Delete a VPN 1. From the VPN screen, touch & hold the name of the VPN profile.

  • Page 188: Device Settings

    Device settings Change sound settings To customize the sounds your phone makes, go to Settings > Device > Sound: • Volumes sets the master volume sepa­ rately for music, notifications, and alarms. You can still use the physical volume con­ trol on the phone to raise or lower volume of whatever sound is currently playing.

  • Page 189: Set Up Daydream

    Set up Daydream When Daydream is on, your phone displays photos, colors, and more while it is charging or docked. Turn on Daydream 1. Go to Settings > Device > Display. 2. Touch Daydream. 3. Slide the switch to On. To decide if your phone sleeps while docked, charging, or both, touch When to daydream.

  • Page 190

    • Currents displays snippets from the Cur­ rents app. You can touch one to open it or swipe it away to hide it. • Photo Frame presents a slideshow of photos on your phone or Google+ ac­ count. Touch the Settings icon next to Photo Frame to control what photos are displayed.

  • Page 191: Use Wireless Display

    2. Touch Daydream. 3. Slide the switch to Off. Use Wireless Display Android 4.2 supports the Miracast protocol for wireless display. You can connect your phone via Wi­Fi to a variety of displays and other devices that support Miracast, even when a standard Wi­Fi network isn’t avail­...

  • Page 192: Transfer Files Through Usb

    Transfer files through USB You can use a USB cable to transfer music, pictures, and other files from your phone to a computer and vice versa. This connec­ tion uses the MTP protocol, which is sup­ ported by most recent versions of Windows but not by Mac OS X.

  • Page 193: Mac Os Transfer

    3. Work with this window much as you do in the Finder window: open and close fold­ ers, create new folders, and drag files to or from it and other Finder windows. 4. Disconnect the USB cable when you finish. Related settings To change your phone’s USB connection op­...

  • Page 194: Extend Battery Life

    tions, touch Settings > Device > Storage > Menu > USB computer connection. Extend battery life Set- To control Battery settings, go to tings > Device > Battery. You can extend your battery’s life between charges by turning off features that you don’t need.

  • Page 195

    • If you don’t need it, turn off automatic syncing for all apps: Settings > Accounts > Google account-name. This means you need to sync manually to collect messag­ es, email, and other recent information, and won’t receive notifications when up­ dates occur.

  • Page 196: Manage Memory Usage

    WARNING: If you stop some apps or services, your device may not work correctly. Battery status (charging, discharging) and level (as a percentage of fully charged) are displayed at the top of the screen. The discharge graph shows battery level over time since you last charged the device, and how long you’ve been running on battery power.

  • Page 197

    IMPORTANT: Android manages and carefully guards the portion of inter­ nal storage where the system, apps, and most data for those apps are stored, because this area may contain your private information. It’s not pos­ sible to view this portion of internal storage when you connect your de­...

  • Page 198

    that’s saved for offline use and streaming it via a Wi­Fi or mobile network. Use the Apps screen The Apps screen allows you to adjust several aspects of the way your device uses memory. To view these settings, go to Settings Settings >...

  • Page 199

    running services to switch back and forth. • All. Displays all apps that came with An­ droid and all apps you downloaded on Google Play or other sources. To switch the order of the lists displayed in the Downloaded or All tabs, touch Menu >...

  • Page 200

    • Clear data button. Delete an app’s set­ tings and other data without removing the app itself. Clear cache button. If the app stores data • in a temporary area of the phone’s mem­ ory, lists how much information is stored, and includes a button for clearing it.

  • Page 201: Security Settings

    Security settings Security on Android Android takes a multi­layered approach to security: Prevent. Apps in Google Play are scanned continuously to block harmful apps and pol­ icy violators. You can also choose to have apps installed from other sources verified. Control.

  • Page 202: Manage Security Settings

    encryption help prevent unauthorized ac­ cess to the entire phone. Defend. Once identified, dangerous apps can be removed remotely. This chapter includes information about the verify apps feature (used both for prevention and defense), screen lock, encryption, and other security features of your phone. Manage security settings You can manage the security settings for your phone by going to Settings >...

  • Page 203

    • Passwords. Make passwords visible, which helps you to enter a password that is more complex and secure. • Device administration. Manage device administrators, allow apps to be in­ stalled from sources other than the Play Store, and choose to verify apps from all sources.

  • Page 204: Protect Against Harmful Apps

    Protect against harmful apps About verifying apps Some apps can harm you or your phone. You can choose to verify apps in order to help pre­ vent harmful software from being installed on your phone. If you attempt to install an app from any source while app verification is turned on, your phone may send information identifying the app to Google.

  • Page 205

    IMPORTANT: When you verify apps, Google receives log information, URLs related to the app, and general infor­ mation about the device, such as the Device ID, version of the operating system, IP address, and one or more cookies. Control app verification App verification is turned on by default, but no data is sent to Google unless you agree to allow this when asked in the dialog that ap­...

  • Page 206: Set Screen Lock

    • Installing this app may harm your phone. The app may be harmful to your phone and personal information. • Installation has been blocked. The app is harmful and can’t be installed. Turn off app verification To stop verifying apps at any time, go to Set- tings >...

  • Page 207

    1. Go to Settings > Personal > Security > Screen lock. 2. Touch the type of lock you want and fol­ low the onscreen instructions. To change the screen lock that’s currently set, enter the pattern, PIN, or password to ac­ cess the lock options.

  • Page 208

    TIP: Face Unlock lets you un­ lock your phone by looking at the screen. After you set it up, look un­ der Settings > Personal > Security for two additional settings: Improve face matching and Liveness check. Use these to make Face Unlock more reliable and secure.

  • Page 209: Encrypt Your Data

    • Doesn’t contain any recognizable words or phrases. To change when your phone goes to sleep, go to Settings > Device > Display > Sleep. Settings To see your passwords when you input them, go to Settings > Personal > Security > Make passwords visible.

  • Page 210

    1. Set a lock screen PIN or password. 2. Charge the battery. 3. Plug in your phone. 4. Schedule an hour or more for the encryp­ tion process: you must not interrupt it or you will lose some or all of your data.

  • Page 211

    Back button. WARNING: If you interrupt the en­ cryption process, you will lose data. 3. Touch Encrypt phone. 4. Enter your lock screen PIN or password and touch Continue. 5. Touch Encrypt phone again. The encryption process starts and displays its progress.

  • Page 212: Work With Certificates

    When encryption is complete, you’re prompt­ ed to enter your PIN or password. Subsequently, you must enter your PIN or password each time you power on your phone, to decrypt it. Work with certificates You can use digital certificates to identify your device for a variety of purposes, includ­...

  • Page 213

    saved in PKCS#12 key store files with a .p12 or .pfx extension. If your key store has some other extension, you much change it to .p12 or .pfx or you won’t be able to install it. When you install a certificate from a PKCS#12 key store, Android also installs any accom­...

  • Page 214

    4. If prompted, enter the key store password and touch OK. 5. Enter a name for the certificate and touch Typically, a CA certificate included with a cli­ ent certificate is installed at the same time. You can also install separate CA certificates using the same steps.

  • Page 215

    IMPORTANT: Apps such as Email that support certificates allow you to in­ stall certificates directly from within the app. For details, see the Help or other instructions that come with each app. Work with CA certificates If a certificate authority (CA) certificate gets compromised, or for some other reason your organization doesn’t want to trust it, you can disable or remove it.

  • Page 216

    Enable, so you can enable the certificate again if necessary. When you remove a user­installed CA cer­ tificate, it is gone permanently and must be re­installed if you want it back. 4. In the confirmation dialog that appears, touch OK. SECURITY SETTINGS...

  • Page 217: Personal, Account, & System Settings

    Personal, account, & system settings Manage location access You can let your phone access GPS, Wi­Fi networks, and mobile networks to estimate your location. Apps that have your permis­ sion can use this information to deliver lo­ cation­based services, such as the ability to check in, view commute traffic, or find nearby restaurants.

  • Page 218

    For your phone To control what location information your phone can use, go to Settings > Personal > Location access. When the Access to my location switch at the top of the screen is On, you can select either or both of these checkboxes: •...

  • Page 219

    IMPORTANT: Turning off location ac­ cess for your phone also turns it off for Google Now, other Google apps, and non­Google apps. That means that no apps can receive your precise location information, and many useful features will be disabled. For Google apps When location access for your phone is turned on, you can prevent Google apps from...

  • Page 220: Change Backup & Reset Options

    IMPORTANT: When you turn Location settings off, non­Google apps and Google’s location service will continue to receive your location. To change these settings, go to Settings > Per- sonal > Location access. Change backup & reset options To view the settings described here, go to Settings >...

  • Page 221

    Wi­Fi passwords, Chrome bookmarks, a list of the apps you’ve installed on Google Play, the words you’ve added to the dic­ tionary used by the onscreen keyboard, and most of your customized settings. Some third­party apps may also take ad­ vantage of this feature, so you can restore your data if you reinstall an app.

  • Page 222

    • Factory data reset. Touch this option, then Reset phone to erase all your person­ al data from internal storage, including information about your Google Account, any other accounts, your system and app settings, any downloaded applications, and your music, photos, videos, and other files.

  • Page 223: Add Or Remove Accounts

    Add or remove accounts Add an account To add some accounts, you may need to ob­ tain details from system administrator about the service to which the account connects. For example, you may need to know the ac­ count’s domain or server address. 1.

  • Page 224: Remove An Account

    When you’re finished, the account is added in one of two places: • Google Accounts show up under Settings > Accounts > Google. • Other accounts show up under Settings > Accounts. Remove an account You can remove any account and all informa­ tion associated with it from your device, in­...

  • Page 225: Configure Sync Options

    Configure sync options To reach sync settings for Google accounts, Settings > Accounts > Google. start from You can configure synchronization options for any of your apps. You can also decide what kinds of data to synchronize for each account. For some accounts, syncing is two­direc­...

  • Page 226

    Configure auto-sync for all apps To control Anto­sync for all apps that use it, open Settings > Data usage > Menu and check or uncheck Auto-sync data. If you turn off Auto­sync, you need to sync manually to collect messages, email, and other recent information, and won’t receive notifications when updates occur.

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    3. The Sync Settings screen opens, display­ ing a list of the kinds of information the account can sync. 4. Check or uncheck items as needed. Unchecking an option does not remove the information from your device; it simply stops it from being kept in sync with the version on the web.

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    Sync a Google Account manually 1. Go to Settings > Accounts > Google. 2. Touch the account whose data you want to sync. 3. Touch Menu > Sync now. PERSONAL, SETTINGS...

  • Page 229: Appendix: Hardware Reference

    Appendix: Hardware reference What’s in the box Micro USB cable Travel adapter Nexus 4 SIM ejection tool APPENDIX...

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    This Quick Start Guide and a Safety & War­ ranty booklet are also included. • If any item is damaged or missing, contact your point of purchase for assistance. • Use only approved accessories. • Accessories may vary by country or region.

  • Page 231: Nexus 4

    Nexus 4 Microphone 3.5mm headset jack Front­facing camera Proximity sensor Earpiece Volume Power/ Lock key SIM card tray FRONT APPENDIX...

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    3.5mm headset jack Camera lens Volume Power/ Lock key Flash Induction coil Speaker BACK Microphone Charger/ USB/ SlimPort BOTTOM APPENDIX...

  • Page 233: Specs

    Specs Screen 4.7” diagonal 1280x768 pixel resolution (320 ppi) WXGA IPS Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2 Size 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm Weight 139g Cameras 8 MP (main) 1.3 MP (front) Memory 8GB or 16GB (actual formatted capacity will be less) 2GB RAM Qualcomm Snapdragon™...

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    Sensors Microphone Accelerometer Compass Ambient light Barometer Gyroscope Network Unlocked GSM/UMTS/HSPA+ GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz) HSPA+ 42 Wireless Wireless charging compatible Wi­Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) NFC (Android Beam) Bluetooth APPENDIX...

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    3.5mm headphone jack Battery 2,100 mAh Standby: up to 250 hours Talk time: up to 10 hours Music playback: up to 40 hours Video playback: up to 8 hours Web browsing: up to 7 hours Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) APPENDIX...

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