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Galaxy Nexus Watering Hole

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BabyBlues, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique
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    Chief, sorry about the Wallet woes.
    If that is true, that's a HUGE problem for Google. If folks can't factory reset their phone without borking Wallet, what is the point?
     

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  2. Unforgiven

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    It is confirmed and Google doesn't see it as a problem, but a security feature (sounds like MS, not a bug, undocumented feature). It looks like the solution may be to reset wallet (removing all financial information) before doing the factory reset and avoiding triggering the secure element.

    I, for one, will wait until that is confirmed, but there is a phandroid article explaining it.
     
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  3. The_Chief

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    Actually I called Google this morning and asked them about this. They assuaged my concerns by instructing that I am to "Reset Google Wallet" within the app, wiping the data off the secure element BEFORE wiping the phone.

    My final concern is the difficulty in putting a functioning Wallet BACK on my Verizon Nexus (I used the Market work around - is that still working or did they block that trick?) so I can spend my money down and not lose it.
     
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  4. AntimonyER

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    I am thinking this should be a sticky (or included prominently in an existing one) in the ATR sections for any phone with Wallet capabilities, as a service to the forum members to avoid bricking the secure element.
     
  5. adjuster11

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    Phone issues aside, how do you like wallet, and where do you normally use it?

    I'm thinking the swimming pool, or when I'm out biking would be handy cause you tend to show up almost naked, no change, money etc, and having "money" in your phone would be handy.
     
  6. breadnatty08

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    I've used Wallet once. I honestly don't see the point since I always have my wallet on me and swiping a debit card doesn't take any more time than using the phone. Also, there are very few places that use Wallet that I frequent. If my bank, USAA, would support it, perhaps I'd give it another shot.
     
  7. halon

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    I love Wallet. But the last time I tried to use the process would go through and I haven't used it since. I would love to use it more.
     
  8. The_Chief

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    "Almost"? You wuss ;)

    All kidding aside, I absolutely LOVE walking into a convenience store that has PayPass and buying gas with my phone. I invariably get jaw-dropped expressions... from BOTH sides of the counter. I just loaded a considerable amount of moolah onto the Wallet pre-paid card... so as soon as I KNOW I can successfully reload the Market version of Wallet onto my Verizon Nexus (not sure if the trick still works or if they blocked it).
     
  9. Unforgiven

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    Check the LTE EVO sticky's, I think I remember EM saying it was mentioned in there.
     
  10. breadnatty08

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    And technically speaking, Wallet is only supported on Sprint (and Int'l) phones.
     
  11. AntimonyER

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    I have gotten full support from Google when I have called, even after I told them I had a VZW GNex. It's blocked by Verizon, because they are greedy. But Google will help you anyway they can with the service. It's no different than unlocked bootloaders, or installing ROMs and kernels.
     
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  12. halon

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    I love sitting around all day waiting for Sears to deliver a fridge.
     
  13. adjuster11

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    Just make sure it comes with beer as an "accessory item".
     
  14. breadnatty08

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    Connection problems and missed important phone calls are not good.. Problems getting worse :(
     
  16. breadnatty08

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    Oh no, Aj! Is this your first Nexus or have you gotten others? Is it possible you have hardware problems at this point?

    BTW, where the *&^%$ is BB?
     
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    I know right? She said she would be back to normal this week. Just not the same without her. Svt is also MIA today. The two most prolific posters as of late.
     
  18. BabyBlues

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    I'm here! Somehow I find myself with less time to play even though I don't have a job. I'm hoping its just the timing and isn't going to turn into a constant issue. If it does I might have to get a job just to have some free time. :eek::p
    I hope everyone had a great weekend. I spent time with extended family yesterday. Have been trying to get a graduation album done for my trip to Virginia this week and have been asked to run errands with Mom almost every day.
     
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    Sears called at 4:15 to let me know it will be delivered between 4:15 and 6:15. SMH.
     
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  21. breadnatty08

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    BB, where in VA are you heading to? Any chance you want to stop by DC? :)
     
  22. ajdroidx

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    Second one.. First one broke after I dropped it.

    These radio issues are IMHO, unacceptable
     
  23. breadnatty08

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    Sorry to hear that AJ. I've been fortunate enough to never have a call cut off or the one-way problem. I'll admit the signal isn't as good as my wife's Bionic, but it's generally fine for me.
    Never be afraid to try something else! I'm still too enamored with the Nexus but if it can't function as a phone/internet device any longer, it's gonzo for me.
     
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  24. ajdroidx

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    I'm on my xoom right now and my 4g is 2 or 3 bars. My nexus 3g 2 or 3 bars. Same spot
     
  25. IHateMyTreo

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