Menu tree: Google Nexus 4

Find the settings you need in the Google Nexus 4 menu.

 

 

 

Table of contents

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Note: [xxxxx] = Menu heading. You cannot tap this item.

 

Any home screen

Touch and hold the home screen

  • [Choose wallpaper from]
  • Gallery
  • Live Wallpapers
  • Wallpapers

 

Back key

Home key

Recently visited apps key

Power key (press and hold)

  • Power off
  • Airplane mode (on/off)
  • Mute (on/off)
  • Vibrate (on/off)
  • turn on sound (on/off)

Status bar (touch and drag down)

 

    • Clear notifications clear notifications icon.jpg icon
    • Time (links to Date & time settings)
    • Power saver Check box (on/off)
    • Quick settings more settings icon.jpg icon
      • My profile icon
      • Brightness
        • Brightness slider
      • Settings
        • (links to Apps icon > Settings)
      • Wi-Fi
        • (links to Apps icon > Settings > Wi-Fi) 
      • Data connection icon (links Apps icon > Settings >  Data usage)
      • Battery
        • (links to Apps icon > Settings > Battery)
      • Airplane mode (on/off)
      • Bluetooth
        • (links to Apps icon > Settings > Bluetooth)
      • Return to staus bar icon (located at top-right)

 

Phone icon

    • Phone tab
      • Keypad
      • 0-9, *, #
      • Call button
      • Search icon
      • Menu icon
        • Settings

                                    [Ringtone]

          • Phone ringtone
          • Vibrate when typing

                                    [Other call settings]

          • Voicemail
          • Dial pad touch tones
          • Quick responses
          • Fixed Dialing Numbers
          • TTY mode
          • Call forwarding

                                      [Internet call settings]

          • Additional settings
          • Accounts
    • Call log tab
      • [list of call logs]
      • Search icon
      • Menu icon
        • Show all calls
        • Show missed only
        • Show outgoing only
        • Show incoming only
        • Clear call log
        • Settings (same as the Phone tab above)
    • People tab
      • [list of contacts]
      • Search icon
      • Add contact icon
      • Menu icon
        • Contacts to display
        • Import / export
          • Import from SIM card
          • Import from storage
          • Export to storage
          • Share visible contacts
        • Accounts
          • Auto-sync app data (on/off)
        • Settings (same as the Phone tab above)


Camera icon (see Applications icon below)

Messages icon (see Applications icon below)

Chrome icon (see Applications icon below)

Applications icon

  • Play store icon

  • Widgets tab (*list of available widgets listed here*)


    • Analog clock (2x2)
    • Book (1x1)
    • Bookmark (1x1)
    • Bookmarks (3x2)
    • Calendar (2x3)
    • Contact (4x1)
    • Contact (1x1)
    • Digital clock (3x2)
    • Direct dial (1x1)
    • Direct message (1x1)
    • Directions & Navigation (1x1)
    • Email (3x2)
    • Gmail (3x3)
    • Gmail label (1x1)
    • Google Play Books (2x3)
    • Google Play Music (4x1)
    • Google search (4x1)
    • Google+ posts (4x2)
    • Messaging (3x3)
    • Music playlist (1x1)
    • News & weather (4x1)
    • Photo gallery (3x3)
    • Play - My library (4x4)
    • Play recommendations (4x2)
    • Play Store (2x2)
    • Power control (4x1)
    • Settings shortcut (1x1)
    • Sound search (4x1)
    • Traffic (1x1)
    • YouTube (3x2) 
  • Apps tab

    • Calculator
    • Calendar
    • Camera
      • Shutter icon
      • Open settings icon (*located at the bottom-right corner of the screen*)
        • Front / rear camera toggle icon
        • HDR (on/off)
        • Flash icon (*inaccessible if HDR is turned on*)
        • Settings icon
          • Scene mode
          • Store location (on/off)
          • Picture size
        • A(W) (*set current lighting conditions icon. Inaccessible if HDR is turned on*)
        • + / - (exposure value icon)

          camera.jpg
      • Camera icon (*located at bottom-left corner of screen*)
        • Panorama mode icon
        • Photo sphere mode icon
        • Camcorder mode icon
        • Camera mode icon
    • Chrome
        • URL field
        • Menu icon
          • Back arrow
          • Forward arrow
          • Add bookmark icon (star)
          • new tab
          • New incognito tab
          • Bookmarks
          • Other devices
          • Find in page
          • Settings
            • [Basics]
            • your email address
              • Sync (settings)
              • Chrome to Mobile (on/off)
              • Auto sign in (on/off)
              • Disconnect Google account
              • menu icon
                • help
            • Search engine
            • Autofill forms
            • Save passwords
            • [Advanced]
            • Privacy
            • Accessibility
            • Content settings
            • Bandwidth management
            • Developer tools
            • Report an issue
            • Menu icon
              • Help
              • About Chrome
          • Help 
        • Tabs icon
          • [list of open tabs]
          • new tab
    • Clock
    • Currents
    • Downloads
    • Earth
    • Email
      • Drop down arrow
      • compose icon
      • Search icon
      • Folders icon
      • Refresh icon
      • Menu icon
        • Settings
          • General
            • [Application]
            • Auto-advance
            • Message text size
            • Reply all (as default) (on/off)
            • Ask to show pictures
          • your email address
            • Account name
            • Your name
            • signature
            • Quick responses
            • Default account
            • [Data usage]
            • Inbox check frequency
            • Download attachments (on/off)
            • [Notification settings]
            • Email notifications (on/off)
            • Choose ringtone
            • Vibrate
              • Always
              • Only when silent
              • Never
            • [Server settings]
            • Incoming settings
            • Outgoing settings
            • [Remove account]
            • Remove account
    • Gallery
    • Gmail
      • Drop-down arrow
        • [select an inbox of a different logged in Gmail account]
        • Drafts
        • Sent
        • Starred
        • Show all labels
      • Compose icon
      • Search icon
      • labels icon
      • refresh icon
      • Menu icon
        • Label settings
        • Send feedback
        • help
        • Settings
          • General settings
            • Confirm before deleting (on/off)
            • Confirm before archiving (on/off)
            • Confirm before sending (on/off)
            • Swiping conversation list
            • Reply all (as default) (on/off)
            • Auto fit messages (on/off)
            • auto-advance
            • Hide checkboxes (on/off)
            • Message actions
            • Clear search history
            • Hide pictures in messages
          • your email address
            • Priority inbox (on/off)
            • Notifications (on/off)
            • Sound & vibrate
            • Signature
            • [Data usage]
            • Gmail sync is ON
            • Days of mail to sync
            • Manage labels
            • Download attachments (on/off)
          • About Gmail 
    • Google
    • Google settings
      • Google+
      • Apps with Google+ Sign-in
      • Maps & Latitude
        • [Background location reporting]
        • location reporting
        • Report from this device (on/off)
        • [latitude location sharing]
        • Enable location sharing (on/off)
        • Manage your friends
        • [Location history]
        • Enable location history (on/off)
        • [check ins]
        • Automatic check ins (on/off)
        • Check in notifications (on/off)
        • Manage your places
      • Location
        • Let Google apps access your location Switch (on/off)
        • Location access
      • Search
        • Manage location history
        • Google location settings
        • Show recent searches (on/off)
        • Manage Web History
        • SafeSearch filters
        • Legal
        • question mark icon (opens Help web page)
      • Ads
    • Google+
    • Local
    • Maps
    • Messaging
      • [list of conversation threads]
      • Compose message icon
      • Search icon
      • Menu icon
        • Settings
          • [Storage]
          • Delete old messages (on/off)
          • Text message limit
          • Multimedia message limit
          • [Text (SMS) Messages]
          • Delivery reports (on/off)
          • Manage SIM card messages (on/off)
          • [Multimedia (MMS) messages]
          • Group messaging (on/off)
          • Delivery reports (on/off)
          • Read reports (on/off)
          • Auto-retrieve (on/off)
          • Roaming auto retieve (on/off)
          • [Notifications]
          • Notifications (on/off)
          • Choose ringtone
          • vibrate
          • Menu icon
            • restore default settings
        • Delete all threads
        • Cell broadcasts
    • Messenger
    • Movie studio
    • Navigation
    • News & weather
    • People
        • Groups tab
          • Menu icon
            • Import / export
            • Accounts
            • Settings
            • help
        • Contacts tab
          • Menu icon
            • Contacts to display
            • Import / export
              • Import from SIM card
              • Import from storage
              • Export to storage
              • Share visible contacts
            • Accounts
              • Auto-sync app data
              • your email address (tap to access sync settings)
            • Settings
              • Sort list by
              • View contact names as
            • help
        • Favorites tab
          • [list of favorites]
          • search icon
          • Menu icon
            • Import / export
            • Accounts
            • Settings
            • help
    • Phone (See above: Any Home Screen > Phone icon)
    • Play Books
    • Play Magazines
    • Play Movies & TV
    • Play Music
    • Play Store
    • Settings

  • Note: [xxxxx] = Menu heading. You cannot tap this item.

 

      • Wi-Fi
        • List of available networks
        • + icon (add network)
        • Refresh icon
        • Menu icon
          • Scan
          • WPS Pin Entry
          • Wi-Fi direct
          • Advanced
            • Network notification (on/off)
            • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep
            • Avoid poor connections (on/off)
            • Wi-Fi frequency band
            • Wi-Fi optimization (on/off) 
            • MAC address
            • IP address
          • Help
      • Wi-Fi Switch (on/off)
      • Bluetooth (Bluetooth Switch must be set to On to access all settings)
        • [List of available connections]
        • Nexus 4 (tap to make your device visible)
        • Search for devices
        • Menu icon
          • Rename phone
          • Visibility timeout
          • Show received files
          • Help
      • Bluetooth Switch (on/off)
      • Data usage
        • Mobile data Switch (on/off) (*Turn your data connection on or off*)
        • Menu icon
          • Data roaming (on/off)
          • Restrict background data (on/off)
          • Auto-sync data (on/off)
          • Show Wi-Fi usage (on/off)
          • Mobile hotspots
          • Help
        • Set mobile data limit (on/off)
        • Data usage cycle (*tap to select which date range will be studied for data usage*) 
        • Graph
          • Set data limit (red bar)
          • Set data usage warning (orange bar)
          • Set time period to be studied for data usage (white bars) (*Touch and drag these bars to select a start date and end date*)
        • [list of apps using data listed from highest data usage to lowest data usage]
      • More
        • Airplane mode (on/off)
        • VPN
          • Add VPN Network
        • Tethering & portable hotspot
          • USB tethering (on/off)
          • Portable Wi-Fi hotspot (on/off)
          • Set up Wi-Fi hotspot
            • Network SSID
            • Security
            • Password
          • Bluetooth tethering (on/off)
          • Menu icon
            • Help
        • NFC (on/off)
        • Android beam (*To tap, NFC must be turned on*)
          • Android beam Switch (on/off)
        • Mobile networks
          • Data enabled (on/off)
          • Data roaming (on/off)
          • Access point names
            • T-Mobile US
            • Menu icon
              • New APN
              • Reset to default
          • Use only 2G networks (on/off)
          • Network operators
        • Cell broadcasts
          • Show extreme threats (on/off)
          • Show severe threats (on/off)
          • Show AMBER alerts (on/off)
          • Vibrate (on/off)
      • Sound
        • Volumes
          • Music, video, games & other media slider
          • Ringtone & notificatons slider
          • alarms slider
        • [Call ringtone & vibrate]
        • Phone ringtone
        • Vibrate when ringing (on/off)
        • [System]
        • Default notification
        • Dial pad touch tones (on/off)
        • Touch sounds (on/off)
        • Screen lock sound (on/off)
        • Vibrate on touch (on/off)
        • Menu icon
          • help
      • Dispaly
        • Brightness
        • Wallpaper
          • Gallery
          • Live wallpapers
          • Wallpapers
        • Auto rotate screen (on/off)
        • Sleep
        • Daydream
          • Daydream Switch (on/off)
          • Clock
          • Clock settings icon
          • Colors
          • Currents
          • Photo frame
          • Photo frame settings icon
          • PHoto table
          • Photo table settings icon
          • Start now
          • When to daydream
          • Menu icon
            • Help
        • Font size
        • Pulse notification light (on/off)
        • Wireless display
          • Wireless display Switch (on/off)
      • Storage
        • [Internal storage]
        • Internal storage bar graph
        • Total space
        • Available
        • Apps (app data & media content)
          • list of all apps
        • Pictures, videos
          • list of pictures / videos
        • Audio (music, ringtones, podcasts)
          • list of available music files
        • Downloads
          • list of downloaded apps
        • Cached data (*tap to clear cached data for all apps*)
        • Misc.
        • Menu icon
          • USB computer connection
            • Media device (MTP)
            • Camera (PTP)
      • Battery
        • Refresh icon
        • Battery percentage available
        • Graph (tap to view battery use info)
        • [list of apps using batter power]
        • Menu icon
          • Help
      • Apps
        • Downloaded screen
          • (*tap an app to Disable, Uninstall, Clear cache, Force stop*)
          • Menu icon
            • Sort by size
            • Reset app preferences
        • Running screen (to access, swipe left)
          • Show cached processes / Show running processes
        • All screen (to access, swipe left)
          • Menu icon
            • Sort by size
            • Reset app preferences
      • Location access
        • Access to my location Switch (on/off)
        • [Location sources]   
        • GPS satellites (on/off)
        • Wi-Fi & mobile network location (on/off)
        • Menu icon
          • Help
      • Security
        • [Screen security]
        • Screen lock
          • None
          • Slide
          • Face unlock
          • Pattern
          • PIN
          • Password
        • Owner info
        • [Encryption]
        • Encrypt phone
        • [SIM card lock]
        • Set up SIM card lock

                              [Passwords]

        • Make passwords visible (on/off)
        • [Device administration]
        • Device administrators
        • Unknown sources (on/off)
        • Verify apps (on/off)
        • [Credential storage]
        • Trusted credentials
        • Install from storage (install certificates from storage)
        • Clear credentials
        • Menu icon
          • Help
      • Language & input
        • Language
        • Spell checker (on/off)
        • Spell checker settings icon
          • Android spell check (automatically selected)
          • Settings icon
          • Choose language icon
        • Personal dictionary
        • [Keyboard & input methods]
        • Default
          • Set up input methods
        • Android keyboard (on/off)
        • Android keyboard settings icon
          • Input languages
          • [General]
          • Auto-capitalization (on/off)
          • Vibrate on keypress (on/off)
          • Sound on keypress (on/off)
          • Popup on keypress (on/off)
          • Voice input key
          • [Text correction]
          • Add-on dictionaries
          • Auto-correction
          • Show correction suggestions
          • [gesture typing]
          • Enable gesture typing (on/off)
          • Dynamic floating preview (on/off)
          • Show gesture trail (on/off)
          • [Other options]
          • Next-word suggestions (on/off)
          • Advanced settings
        • Google korean keyboard (on/off)
        • Google korean keyboard settings icon
          • [General]
          • Vibrate on keypress (on/off)
          • Vibrator duration
          • Sound on keypress (on/off)
          • Volume
          • Auto-capitalization (on/off)
          • Korean Keyboard Type
          • Voice input language
          • Multi-tap Key Timeout
          • [Word suggestion settings]
          • Quick fixes (on/off)
          • Show suggestions (on/off)
          • Auto-complete (on/off)
          • Mend consonant-conflict (on/off)
        • Google Pinyin (on/off)
        • Google Pinyin settings icon
          • (*swipe left / right to view tutorial and set up*)
        • Google voice typing (on/off)
        • Google voice typing settings icon
          • Choose input languages
          • Block offensive words (on/off)
          • Download offline speech recognition
        • iWnn IME (on/off)
        • iWnn IME settings icon
          • [Language]
          • Select language
          • [Common keyboard settings]
          • Display language switch key (on/off)
          • Switch to other input methods (on/off)
          • Sound on Key Press (on/off)
          • Vibrate on Key Press (on/off)
          • Key Preview (on/off)
          • Auto capitalization (on/off)
          • Auto space input (on/off)
          • Keyboard type
          • Key size
          • Keyboard image
          • Voice input (on/off)
          • Fullscreen mode (on/off)
          • Lines of Candidate area
          • [10-key keyboard]
          • Flick input (on/off)
          • Flick sensitivity
          • Toggle input (on/off)
          • Auto cursor movement
          • [qwerty keyboard]
          • Display left / right key (on/off)
          • [Japanese conversion]
          • Japanese input word learning (on/off)
          • Japanese word prediction (on/off)
          • Japanese wildcard prediction (on/off)
          • [English conversion]
          • English input word learning (on/off)
          • English word prediction (on/off)
          • English wildcard prediction (on/off)
          • English typing error correction (on/off)
          • [Dictionary]
          • Japanese user dictionary
          • English user dictionary
          • Clear learning Dictionary
          • [About me]
          • iWnn IME 

                              [Speech]

        • Voice search
          • Language
          • Speech output
            • Always
            • hands free only
          • Block offensive words (on/off)
          • Hotword detection (on/off)
          • Download offline speech recognition
        • Text-to-speech output
          • Google text to speech engine
          • Google text to speech settings icon
          • Speech rate
          • LIsten to example

                              [mouse / trackpad]

        • Pointer speed
      • Backup & reset
        • [Backup & restore]
        • Backup my data (on/off)
        • Backup account
          • (*Choose which Google acount to use for backing up data. If necessary, tap Add account to add a Google account*)
        • Automatic restore (on/off)
        • [Personal data]
        • Factory data reset
      • *As accounts are added (for example, the user logs into his / her Google account), they are listed here. Tap the account to adjust sync settings, manually sync the account, or remove the account.*
      • Add account
        • Corporate
        • Email
        • Google
      • Date & time
        • Automatic date & time (on/off)
        • Automatic time zone (on/off)
        • Set date
        • Set time
        • Select time zone
        • Use 24-hour format (on/off)
        • Choose date format
      • Accessibility
        • [Services]
        • Talkback
          • on/off Switch
          • Settings
            • [Speech]
            • Ringer volume
            • Use pitch changes (on/off)
            • Speak when screen is off (on/off)
            • Use proximity sensor (on/off)
            • Speak caller ID (on/off)
            • [Other feedback]
            • Vibration feedback (on/off)
            • Sound feedback (on/off)
            • Sound volume
            • [Touch exploration]
            • Explore by touch (on/off)
            • Launch "Explore by touch" tutorial
            • Manage shortcut gestures
            • [miscellaneous]
            • Developer settings
        • [System]
        • Magnification gestures
          • On /off Switch
          • (Information)
        • Large text (on/off)
        • Power button ends call (on/off)
        • Auto-rotate screen (on/off)
        • Speak passwords (on/off)
        • Accessibility shortcut
          • On / off switch
          • (information) 
        • Text-to-speech output (see above: Language & keyboard > Text-to-speech output)
        • Touch& hold delay
          • short
          • medium
          • long
        • Enhance web accessibility
          • allow
          • don't allow
      • About phone
        • System updates
          • (install Software updates)
        • Status
          • Battery status
          • Battery level
          • Network
          • Signal strength
          • Mobile network type
          • Service state
          • Roaming
          • Mobile network state
          • My phone number
          • IMEI
          • IMEI SV
          • IP address
          • Wi-Fi MAC address
          • Bluetooth address
          • Serial number
          • Up time
        • Legal information
          • Open source licenses
          • Google legal
        • Regulatory information
        • Model number
        • Android version
        • Baseband version
        • Kernel version
        • Build number
    • Talk
    • Voice search
    • Wallet
    • YouTube

 

Home Screen One (Far left)

Note: Every Home screen also contains Camera icon, Chrome icon, Apps icon, Messaging icon, and Phone icon

Google Search widget (4x1)

Home Screen Two

Note: Every Home screen also contains Camera icon, Chrome icon, Apps icon, Messaging icon, and Phone icon

Play store widget (to access, you must be logged in to your Google account)

  • My library
    • My apps
    • My music
    • My books
    • My magazines
    • My movies
  • Nexus 4 guidebook
  • [Other recommended magazines]

Google search widget (4x1)

Home Screen Three (Main)

Note: Every Home screen also contains Camera icon, Chrome icon, Apps icon, Messaging icon, and Phone icon

Clock widget

Play store

Google folder

 

  • Gmail
  • Google +
  • Maps
  • Play Store
  • Play Music
  • Play Music
  • Play Books
  • Play Magazines
  • YouTube
  • Talk
  • Calendar
  • People


Google search widget (4x1)

Home Screen Four

Note: Every Home screen also contains Camera icon, Chrome icon, Apps icon, Messaging icon, and Phone icon

Google search widget (4x1)

Recommended on Play Store widget (must be logged in to Google account to access)


Home Screen Five (Far right)

Note: Every Home screen also contains Camera icon, Chrome icon, Apps icon, Messaging icon, and Phone icon

Google search widget (4x1)