Internet & data: Google Nexus 4

Learn how to use the internet browser, sync apps, and set the data usage indicator on the Google Nexus 4. Find out more on this page.

 

Data usage

Internet browser

Sync

 

 

Data usage

Data usage indicator

To turn on, set, or turn off the data usage indicator, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Data usage.

 

 

View data use by app

To view how much data certain apps are using, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Data usage.

 

 

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Internet browser

Browser cache

To clear the mobile browser cache, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Chrome Chrome.jpgicon.
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Advanced.
  5. Tap Privacy.
  6. Tap Clear browsing data.
  7. Tap the data you want to clear.
  8. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser cookies

To clear the mobile browser cookies, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Chrome Chrome.jpgicon.
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Advanced.
  5. Tap Privacy.
  6. Tap Clear browsing data.
  7. Tap the data you want to clear.
  8. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser history

To clear the mobile browser history, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the Chrome Chrome.jpgicon.
  2. Tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Advanced.
  5. Tap Privacy.
  6. Tap Clear browsing data.
  7. Tap the data you want to clear.
  8. Tap Clear.

 

 

Browser windows open / close

To open a new browser window or close one, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Web page, tap the Menu icon.
  2. Tap New tab

 

 

Turn on / off JavaScript

JavaScript is turned on by default.

 

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

 

 

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Sync

Background data

To turn on or turn off background data, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All appsAll Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap the account you would like to sync.
  5. Tap to the Menu icon.
  6. Tap Sync now.

 

 

Sync apps & accounts

To add or edit apps and accounts to sync, follow these steps:

 

  1. From any Home screen, tap the All apps All Apps.pngicon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Accounts.
  4. Tap the account you want to sync.
  5. Tap the green Sync icon.
  6. Select the desired sync options.

 

 

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