When it comes to handset issues, most controversial now was the iPhone 6’s bendable properties. But unlike such trouble, the following Nexus 5 basic issues can be managed and fixed easily.

Charging Time is too Long/Poor Battery Life


  • Turn off your Nexus 5 the moment you take it from the charger cable and then turn it on again.
  • Switch to airplane mode when you are not using your handset.
  • Wipe the cache partition.

Dropping Network Connections


  • Reboot.
  • It might be the sim card. Insert it to a different phone to check if the sim is causing the trouble.
  • Check if the APN settings are set up right.
  • Factory reset.

Email Application Crashes Recurrently


  • Update your phone to the latest version of Android and delete all your emails.

‘OK Google’ Voice Command Stops Working


  • Try a soft reset.
  • Check if your language is set to English.
  • Wipe the cache partition.

Phone Shuts Down Occasionally


  • If even after the removal of ‘random reboot’ on Android, your Nexus 5 still randomly huts down try these:
  • Factory reset your phone, but do not forget to back up your data.
  • Wipe the cache partition on recovery mode.
  • Turn off your phone and charge it around 10-12 hours.

Poor Audio Quality


  • If you are playing sounds through Google Play, make sure to turn on the equalizer.

Unstable Power Button


  • Using a case would definitely be helpful.
  • Ask Google for a replacement.


There you have it! if you lack the courage to tweak into your Nexus 5, you can always ask Google for a replacement! 😉