Set up the device: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to set up the time, date, and language on the Google Nexus 4. Find out more on this page.

 

Developer options

Language

First time use

Time & date

 

 

Developer options

Turn off develop options

If developer options are turned on, it can cause red border on the screen, errors when connecting to computers, or other problems. To turn off all developer options, follow these steps:

 

We're sorry, but this feature is not available on this device.

 

 

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Language

Change language

To change the language of the device and menus, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Language & Input.
  4. Tap Default language.
  5. Tap the desired language.

 

 

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First time use

Prepare the battery and SIM card

Before using the device, you need to insert the battery and SIM card. To prepare the battery and SIM card, see these steps:

 

 

 

Setup wizard

After turning on your device the first time, you may see a setup wizard to help you set up your device. To do this initial setup, follow these steps:

 

The first time you turn on your Nexus 4, you'll see a Welcome screen.

  • To choose a different language, touch the menu.
  • To continue, touch Start and follow the instructions.

When prompted, you can sign in with your Google Account or create one at that time. You can also choose to skip this step and create one later.

An email address that you use for any of the following counts as a Google Account:

  • Gmail
  • YouTube
  • Google Apps
  • AdWords
  • Any other Google product

When you sign in with a Google Account, all the email, contacts, Calendar events, and other data associated with that account are automatically synced with your phone.

If you have multiple Google Accounts, you’ll be able to add the others later.

 

 

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Time & date

Auto-update time (NITZ)

To set the device clock to automatically update based on what time zone it is in, follow these steps:

 

To turn on NITZ, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to select (turn on) the Automatic date & time check box.

 

To turn off NITZ, follow these steps:

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to clear (turn off) the Automatic date & time check box.

 

 

Set time & date

To set the time and date of the device clock, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps AllAppsicon.jpgicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Date & time.
  4. Tap to clear (turn off) the Automatic date & time check box.
  5. Tap Set date.
  6. Enter the date.
  7. Tap Set time.
  8. Enter the time.
  9. Tap Set.

 

 

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