Galaxy Nexus Essentials

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Some utilities and apps every Galaxy Nexus owner should have

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61% apps reviewed
  • Notification Weather Notification Weather

    Notification Weather

    Or Bar

    3054 ratings

    Notification weather makes perfect use of expandable notifications on Jelly Bean, to show you beautiful minimalistic weather forecast.

  • Light Flow Pro - LED Control Light Flow Pro - LED Control

    Light Flow Pro - LED Control


    17734 ratings

    Light Flow Lite is pretty amazing, but i would highly recommend pro version, it's worth every penny, it gives you ability to change light frequencies, and supports ton of apps.

  • Light Flow - LED Control Light Flow - LED Control

    Light Flow - LED Control


    41562 ratings

    Extremely useful for Galaxy Nexus, this app gives you the ability to customize the color of notification LED, for each notification, missed calls, sms, gmail, calendar, gtalk... If you want even more apps supported, you can check out full version.

  • Volume+ (Volume Boost) Volume+ (Volume Boost)

    Volume+ (Volume Boost)


    4740 ratings

    This app helps with Galaxy Nexus' pretty quiet speaker, and can effectively increase volume for ringtones and notifications. Be sure to get this (not the free) version, or get one for free on developer's forum.

  • Trigger - Task Launcher Trigger - Task Launcher

    Trigger - Task Launcher

    Coleridge Apps 1

    21640 ratings

    Buy some tags and start tapping.

  • SwiftKey Keyboard SwiftKey Keyboard

    SwiftKey Keyboard


    2067178 ratings

    Although new JB keyboard is really good, SwiftKey gives you some additional features, and ability to add Facebook, Gmail and Twitter make the app learn your writing style.

  • Nova Launcher Prime Nova Launcher Prime

    Nova Launcher Prime

    TeslaCoil Software

    222558 ratings

    Although pretty similar to Apex, in my experience Nova is the only app that brings the buttery smoothness of Jelly Bean stock launcher, along with plenty new customization options.

  • TeslaLED Flashlight TeslaLED Flashlight

    TeslaLED Flashlight

    TeslaCoil Software

    30914 ratings

    TeslaLED is an LED flashlight app and widget, allowing you to use the camera flash as a flashlight. This thing is bright! Features of TeslaLED: * LED Flashlight * Widgets! * Strobe and Morse Code * Screen Light (White, variable brightness) *...

  • Solid Explorer Classic Solid Explorer Classic

    Solid Explorer Classic


    49276 ratings

    This is the old version of Solid Explorer. For better user experience and bigger set of features, head to the new version page: Follow me! Google+:...

  • Android Pay Android Pay

    Android Pay

    Google Inc.

    136058 ratings

    Well, if it works in your country. And on your carrier. And if you have anywhere to use it.

  • FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root) FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root)

    FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root)

    FoxFi Software

    55009 ratings

    This app now contains both FoxFi (WiFi mode, may not work on your phone - details below) and PdaNet (USB or Bluetooth mode). You can now share your cell phone's Internet connection with your computers or tablets through either USB, Bluetooth or...

  • Tasks Tasks


    Team Tasks

    11180 ratings

    Simple, clean, no unnecessary features, syncs perfectly with Google Tasks.

  • Google Drive Google Drive

    Google Drive

    Google Inc.

    1471278 ratings

    Google Drive is a safe place for all your files and puts them within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. Files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Once there, you can easil...

  • Dropbox Dropbox


    Dropbox, Inc.

    1575279 ratings

    Dropbox is the place for your photos, docs, videos, and other files. Files you keep in Dropbox are safely backed up and you can get to them from all your devices. It’s easy to send large files to anyone, even if they don’t have a Dropbox account. Fea...

  • Power Toggles Power Toggles

    Power Toggles

    Painless Apps

    108439 ratings

    Widget that can be pinned to notification bar, with toggle options for almost every aspect of your phone. Minimalistic style and color customization make it blend perfectly into ICS/JB notification area.

  • Notif Notif


    Eric Carboni

    1958 ratings

    Notif is a small app that makes good use of Jelly Bean new notification system, you can use this app to set reminders in your notifications, full with pictures, icons, text lists, etc...

  • Google Goggles Google Goggles

    Google Goggles

    Google Inc.

    332234 ratings

    Search by taking a picture: point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, or a popular image. If Goggles finds it in its database, it will provide you with useful information. Goggles can read...

  • AirDroid: File Transfer/Manage AirDroid: File Transfer/Manage

    AirDroid: File Transfer/Manage


    481692 ratings

    AirDroid allows you to access and manage your Android phone or tablet from Windows, Mac or the Web, wirelessly, for free. Transfer files between your devices, and share files to your friends. Better focused: Calls, SMS, and the app notifications...