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Just for fun... 10 reasons to run MCR on your Galaxy Nexus (in no particular order). :-)

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  • It's a recompressed, optimised and de-odexed version of the latest Galaxy Nexus GSM release (ITL41F aka 'the volume fix' release)
  • The auto backlight levels have been tweaked to give a slightly brighter screen (stock is too dark!)
  • The prebake build gives you dual menu buttons and the return of the search button, which is configurable via the kitchen
  • Trackball Alert Pro is supported, which lets you change your notification LED alert colours, set the LED to not display at night and more
  • The delay on rotation has been removed
  • The homescreen and app drawer has added landscape support
  • The software keyboard has enhanced predictions
  • The ROM is pre-rooted and includes the latest version of Superuser
  • All the in ROM software is updated to the very latest releases
  • You can optionally include 'Offline Gallery', which lets you uninstall Google+ without breaking Gallery if you don't use Google+

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So Paul,

For someone that gets a new device today, and want to use MCR... first step would be to unlock the bootloader and second install MCR, right ?

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For someone that gets a new device today, and want to use MCR... first step would be to unlock the bootloader and second install MCR, right ?

Exactly what I did yesterday..... i'd only had it out of the box 10 mins! :P

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Exactly what I did yesterday..... i'd only had it out of the box 10 mins! :P


Perfect! I am waiitng for my device this afternoon!

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So Paul,

For someone that gets a new device today, and want to use MCR... first step would be to unlock the bootloader and second install MCR, right ?


1) Unlock bootloader
2) Install ClockworkMod Recovery
3) Install MCR

Pretty Much that way =)

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1) Unlock bootloader
2) Install ClockworkMod Recovery
3) Install MCR

Pretty Much that way =)


OK, i somehow thought the Paul's Superboot included ClockworkMod Recovery.
So, i will not use Superboot at all, right ?

Edited by geovass, 01 December 2011 - 09:06 AM.

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What I did when i got the device:

1) Bootloader unlock (THIS WIPES THE DEVICE COMPLETELY)
2) Superboot (got root etc - don't know if this is needed if you gonna install MCR on it right away anyway)
3) Flashed ClockworkMod Recovery (howto: http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1357642)
4) Booted to recovery and installed MCR/any custom rom

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What I did when i got the device:

1) Bootloader unlock (THIS WIPES THE DEVICE COMPLETELY)
2) Superboot (got root etc - don't know if this is needed if you gonna install MCR on it right away anyway)
3) Flashed ClockworkMod Recovery (howto: http://forum.xda-dev...d.php?t=1357642)
4) Booted to recovery and installed MCR/any custom rom


Thanks! I beileve you wont need step no 2 if you gonna install MCR on it right away anyway.
Perfect!

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I also got the device yesterday and have been playing with it :):)

not going to change anything yet, as it is a BIG jump from a ZTE Blade/San Fran to a Galaxy Nexus :-p

but i do want to ask a question.... does everyone have the "developer options" in settings, or is it just me and the first guy who bought it from p4u when it was released?

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I also got the device yesterday and have been playing with it :):)

not going to change anything yet, as it is a BIG jump from a ZTE Blade/San Fran to a Galaxy Nexus :-p

but i do want to ask a question.... does everyone have the "developer options" in settings, or is it just me and the first guy who bought it from p4u when it was released?


No, it's everyone. It's a developer phone, so it has developer options.

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Will the MCR work on the US Verizon Nexus?? And if so id the install process the same?
1 - Unlock bootloader
2 - Flash CWR
3 - Flash/install MCR

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Not as yet... LTE support coming soon!

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