12-27-2012 08:49 AM
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  1. SHIVA77's Avatar
    I downloaded JB last night for my Samsung Galaxy Nexus and there are a couple of questions I need help with. I am sure other queries may pop up and you're welcome to post your own.

    First, is there a way (besides getting a new app) to change the color of the Google Search Bar on the home screen? The bar was blank on ICS and it's annoying grey on JB.

    Second, My phone now doesn't show any notification lights. I have seen on other phones that JB shows different color leds for different notifications, but on mine the light doesn't glow at all. It did work on ICS. Any suggestions (short of getting a new app). And I have restarted the unit several times since last night.

    Thanks!
    09-23-2012 02:58 PM
  2. 2defmouze's Avatar
    I downloaded JB last night for my Samsung Galaxy Nexus and there are a couple of questions I need help with. I am sure other queries may pop up and you're welcome to post your own.

    First, is there a way (besides getting a new app) to change the color of the Google Search Bar on the home screen? The bar was blank on ICS and it's annoying grey on JB.

    Second, My phone now doesn't show any notification lights. I have seen on other phones that JB shows different color leds for different notifications, but on mine the light doesn't glow at all. It did work on ICS. Any suggestions (short of getting a new app). And I have restarted the unit several times since last night.

    Thanks!
    For 1.. No, unless you use a 3rd party launcher that will allow you to choose whether or not to show it. But for changing the color nothing that I'm aware of. For me at least.. JB is the first time I've been comfortable leaving the search bar present (and the color doesn't bother me) as its so much more useful than ever with the new microphone for voice searches and responses.

    For 2 I have no idea why that wouldn't be working. I use Light flow to manage the notification lights and haven't had any problems, fwiw.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    09-23-2012 03:06 PM
  3. SHIVA77's Avatar
    Thanks. Got the notification light to work. Here's my next question.

    Is it possible to change the notification light color based on the type of notification? Thanks!
    09-23-2012 03:24 PM
  4. 2defmouze's Avatar
    Thanks. Got the notification light to work. Here's my next question.

    Is it possible to change the notification light color based on the type of notification? Thanks!
    With Light Flow, easily

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    shastrich2005 likes this.
    09-23-2012 03:31 PM
  5. SHIVA77's Avatar
    but are there options in stock JB to manipulate the indicator light?
    09-23-2012 04:24 PM
  6. Small_law's Avatar
    No issues, just a comment on how fast this thing is now. Super crazy fast. Just awesome what Google did here. For giggles, I ran quadrant on my locked unrooted GNex. 2195, almost 200 points higher than 4.0.4. Take it for what you will, but I'm extremely pleased with the update.
    SD1_Mark1 likes this.
    09-23-2012 04:32 PM
  7. 2defmouze's Avatar
    but are there options in stock JB to manipulate the indicator light?
    Nope, that hasn't been an option in any stock version of Android that I'm aware of.
    09-23-2012 05:53 PM
  8. SHIVA77's Avatar
    Thanks!
    09-23-2012 06:03 PM
  9. MalachyNG's Avatar
    For 1.. No, unless you use a 3rd party launcher that will allow you to choose whether or not to show it. But for changing the color nothing that I'm aware of. For me at least.. JB is the first time I've been comfortable leaving the search bar present (and the color doesn't bother me)

    Oddly, if you change your background to something from your gallery the search bar becomes see-through
    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    09-23-2012 06:47 PM
  10. joelthemole's Avatar
    I'm not getting LED notifications for SMS or Facebook Messenger messages.

    EDIT: LED notifications have returned for both apps after checking/unchecking the settings for LED and a few reboots
    09-23-2012 10:01 PM
  11. SHIVA77's Avatar
    I am not getting LED on SMS, but am getting it on email. You may want to turn pulse notification off and then back on. that worked for me partly.
    09-23-2012 10:31 PM
  12. lowdwn169's Avatar
    dingy grey soft keys...blah.... i miss my blue....
    09-24-2012 05:35 AM
  13. bpyoung83's Avatar
    Has anyone else noticed the keyboard doesn't seem to be as responsive sometimes? It seems that it takes "harder" presses than in ICS. Maybe its just me...

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    09-24-2012 07:20 AM
  14. xtlgrwr's Avatar
    Upgraded OTA to JB this morning and have noticed the following problem. Trying to open documents downloaded prior to this morning by going to "Downloads" in the app drawer and then using Document Viewer doesn't work. When trying to open a Word-type document or a spreadsheet-type document, I get the message "Document Viewer Failed to open." When trying to open a PDF, I get the message "Unfortunately, Document Viewer has stopped." Opening a PDF I downloaded this morning after the update works just fine. Also, I can go to a file-management app (AndroZip) and open the documents using document viewer without a problem, but after opening them that way they still can't be opened directly from the Downloads link in the app drawer. Powering the phone down and then back on doesn't help.

    Anyone else experience this problem and/or have a solution?
    shastrich2005 likes this.
    09-24-2012 01:23 PM
  15. mhans311's Avatar
    Has anyone else noticed the keyboard doesn't seem to be as responsive sometimes? It seems that it takes "harder" presses than in ICS. Maybe its just me...

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    Yes! I use SwiftKey and I notice this. Kind of annoying sometimes.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
    09-24-2012 02:06 PM
  16. harleyb16's Avatar
    How did you fix notification lights?

    Also, I don't understand the difference between Google now and Google search.

    Finally, I can't get either service to properly call a business. Like pizza hut. It always gets what I say perfect "call pizza hut" or "call pizza hut in Roy" but it suggest contacts instead of the business. What gives?
    09-24-2012 02:59 PM
  17. SHIVA77's Avatar
    How did you fix notification lights?
    initially my notification led didn't work after 4.1. I went into settings/display and unchecked the pulse light and then re selected it and it worked again, but so far on email only.


    have you guys noticed that you when go into your stock browser bookmarks that they flicker now, in a bad way.
    09-24-2012 04:32 PM
  18. SHIVA77's Avatar
    a general comment. I noticed that the web browsing is now much faster on 4.1. Pages noticeably load faster and the phone overall performs quicker.
    shastrich2005 and SD1_Mark1 like this.
    09-24-2012 05:52 PM
  19. tboner8's Avatar
    I updated to Jelly Bean OTA about 4 hours ago. My camera and gallery won't open. Anyone have any ideas of what is causing the issue? Any suggestions on how to fix it?

    Thanks!
    09-24-2012 06:49 PM
  20. ceriem's Avatar
    Anyone have a weird issue with the call screen looking like an incoming call throughout the whole call? I tried to switch to speakerphone today and it only let me swipe left or right and did nothing when I did.
    09-24-2012 09:01 PM
  21. MillieD's Avatar
    Re Document Viewer-- I have the same problem. With JB, when I try to open PDFs, I get messages that the document viewer either "has stopped" or "failed to open." Glad to hear it works with newly downloaded files, though.
    09-24-2012 09:09 PM
  22. itskristii's Avatar
    Is there anyway at all to uninstall this? I hate it so much!!!! I miss my pull down notification thingy that i use to have. this one sucks and is so ugly also i hate the way screens pop up now, its just not pleasant. I hate it so much ( anyway to fix any of the problems? especially with the pull down notifications... thats what bothers me the most.
    09-25-2012 10:10 AM
  23. dcyamaha's Avatar
    Anyone know how to get the keyboard to display punctuation? In ICS, after every space, punctuation would display in hte predictive text area, but no more. What gives? now I have to hold down the period to get the correct punctuation?

    Any advice?
    09-25-2012 10:25 AM
  24. 2defmouze's Avatar
    Anyone know how to get the keyboard to display punctuation? In ICS, after every space, punctuation would display in hte predictive text area, but no more. What gives? now I have to hold down the period to get the correct punctuation?

    Any advice?
    Keyboard issue/ change in JB
    09-25-2012 10:32 AM
  25. SHIVA77's Avatar
    General comment. Make sure to restart your phone after the 4.1 install. Many quirks go away with a restart.
    09-25-2012 12:23 PM
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