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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by darkuni, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. darkuni

    darkuni Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    • Grab a free app called ANY CUT.
    • Install, run.
    • Select NEW SHORTCUT.
    • Choose ACTIVITY.
    • Choose NETWORK SETTINGS.
    • Name it whatever you like.

    POOF. You have a new shortcut on the desktop that takes you RIGHT to Network Settings. You still have to do the toggling - but this is as close to a toggle as I could get. No different than the Thunderbolt LTE ON/OFF, etc.

    Hope this helps someone!
     


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  2. CAMAN

    CAMAN Member

    Works, but no different than LTE Switch, or any of the other 4g toggles found in the market. Except you need to make it yourself. Cool app though for the potential of other uses.
     
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  3. ckelly33

    ckelly33 Android Expert

    Yeah but are there apps that work to toggle 4G for the Galaxy Nexus yet?
     
  4. CAMAN

    CAMAN Member

    From what I have read in one of these threads, it wasn't possible, as Google and/or Verizon don't want a 3rd party app to be able to take control of any functions of the phone.
     
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  5. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert

    pulling this quote from a different thread, but the information is very useful. clearly explains why there are, and may never be, any direct 4g toggles available for the GNex without rooting.


    original thread here: http://androidforums.com/verizon-galaxy-nexus/466193-anyone-found-4g-off-widget.html

    edited to add: moving this to the Verizon section since it does not apply to the GSM GNex. :cool:
     
  6. darkuni

    darkuni Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Sorry, I wasn't aware any Nexus compatible pseudo toggles were out there yet ... My bad ...

    Thanks for moving :)
     
  7. Mr. Orange 645

    Mr. Orange 645 Android Enthusiast

  8. yawdapaah

    yawdapaah Android Expert

    The ICS power control widget can switch GPS on and off. I'm sure it's been decompiled and studied already.
     
  9. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert

    Because it was included with the stock rom , it has the key needed to access those settings directly. A stock 4G toggle would work, but a 3rd party one will not. Just as 3rd party toggle widgets such as Extended Controls cannot directly toggle GPS.

    Liquid included a 4g toggle on his thunderbolt roms, I hope this feature makes it to his GNex roms as well.
     
  10. ChiTownJim

    ChiTownJim Android Expert

    Yeah I miss the LTE toggle from my CM7 Thunderbolt . What I'd like more then anything is a way to shut LTE off when the screen is off and automatically switch it to 3g . That would be a HUGE battery saver , cause why do you need 4G when the phone isn't in use. And I know there is jucie defender but that just turns data off and occasionally turns it on to poll it helps but not much since there is an extra app always running . Plus with Juice Defender when you take your phone out of your pocket you usually have to wait a few seconds for Data to reconnect with it just on 3g you'd still have data while you're waiting for a faster data connection to connect
     
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  11. Mr. Orange 645

    Mr. Orange 645 Android Enthusiast

    Ok. Did no one look at the link I posted. Obviously cyanogen mod has it working. Watch the video vefore continuing to post that you know for a fact its impossible.
     
  12. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Android Expert

  13. WormDoes

    WormDoes Android Expert

  14. ChiTownJim

    ChiTownJim Android Expert

    Right on I'm gonna give this a go on Gummy

    Didn't work for me , flashed it and it showed up as a widget but when I pressed it all it did was turn off my mobile network not switch to 3g . What's weird is if I had the widget set to 3g and I went in to setting it would show CDMA only but I had no data connection same when it was set to 4G it showed LTE/CDMA in settings selected but still no data I had to just remove the widget a re boot to get data back
     
  15. WormDoes

    WormDoes Android Expert

    Jim, don't flash it. Extract the apk from within system/app and then side load it
     
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  16. ChiTownJim

    ChiTownJim Android Expert

    damn it I read the description wording wrong , I thought it was odd to flash it lol

    Welp I'll report back when I take care of this lol
     
  17. ad78

    ad78 Newbie

    CM9 1-2-12 release is amazing. LTE on toggle bar
     

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