General What really annoys me about my Nexus 4 is...

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NoUse4aNick, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. NoUse4aNick

    NoUse4aNick Well-Known Member
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    ...taking it out of my pocket and being unable to unlock it because it is upside down :)

    Apart from that it is a great phone.
     

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  2. Liamo_210

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    It is kinda hard ti tell what parts the front and whats the bottom but i like that. :D
     
  3. jirok

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    lol i constantly end up using it upside down
     
  4. ou7shined

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    Haha I do that too. :D
     
  5. Sylon

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    Haha, yeah, that happened a lot with my iPhone. With this damn Nexus its not as easy to figure out which end is up. Not entirely the phone's fault though.
     
  6. hstroph

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    The stock bumper case simplifies the matter for me, as does the stated "Nexus" on the back.
     
  7. andrews317

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    Lol totally true. At the beginning I even got confused when the notification light was blinking because every phone I had before had this light at the top.
     
  8. Monygg85

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    No brainer.....how ?!@#!** slippery it is! ...But I like it :)
     
  9. WoodrowB

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    I've about decided to place a small adhesive square about where the LG logo is....to help me identify, by feel, the back and to help me keep a grip when using it.
     
  10. kalaster

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    God I know what you mean, it does not leave my pocket until I have tight tight grip on it. So tight, it hurts my hands haha!
     
  11. Gareatron

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    Only thing that annoy me is the headphone jack. Every time I plug something in a lite tug will unplug it from the jack.
     
  12. JunBringer

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    It's definitely slippery and I also hold it upside down on occasion lol.

    I don't mind these though I just wish the audio quality from the headphone jack was better. Doesn't much matter anymore though since I'm getting a Note 2 to use for music.
     
  13. Thats

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    I feel like everytime I pull it out of my pocket I am going to break it with the deathgrip that I put on it to make sure I don't drop it.
     
  14. SiempreTuna

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    I had the same issue with knowing which way up it was, but I just use the power and volume buttons as a reference.

    Re the headphone jack socket: I can dangle my phone from the earphone cable so I think that might be an issue with your phone. Maybe worth talking to Google ..?

    As for the audio quality: you're clearly way more of a fidelity geek than me as I find it first class, whether I'm using headphones or an external speaker.
     
  15. JunBringer

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    yeah I don't really consider myself an audiophile but it doesn't sound as good as my Note or my Evos did.
     
  16. jhsrennie

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    The proximity sensor is exactly where I put my thumb while looking at the phone to see if the call has ended and check the call time. Several times the phone display has stayed blank after I took it away from ear, causing me much (if temporary) bafflement.

    See, if Google had given me a free version to test as part of the design process this would never have happened :)
     
  17. spile

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    Worse is cancelling an incoming call because I've swiped the wrong way as the phone is upside down!
     
  18. revcraig

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    There is an app in the Google store called rotate. solved the problem for me.
     
  19. kal326

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    The vibration notification is basically worthless, without a case it usually would just move on my desk. With a case it sits still, but I have missed calls with it sitting right next to me on my desk on vibrate only. Also the speaker sitting perfectly flat against a surface was a horrible idea. I have had plenty of phones with rear speakers, but this one by far is the most muffled. Other then that working like a charm.
     
  20. wildmangk

    wildmangk Active Member
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    So true!!!!!!
     
  21. jmorris2001

    jmorris2001 New Member
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    I have that same issue!!
     
  22. charliecc

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    Groups in contacts. What are they all about??

    This is obviously the OS more than the Nexus 4.
     
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