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I got my Nexus 5 last Thursday, thought it was perfect, and have lately been hearing a creaking sound coming from the back cover.



I notice the sound in a quiet environment such as my room, and it's when you apply pressure to the back of the phone where the panel dips to meet with the sides. Press along there, and post in the poll, or reply to this thread, if your device has a creaking sound. I'm trying to find out if all Nexus 5's are like this, or if I should exchange it. Press along the ridge where the back panel dips down.

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I got my Nexus 5 last Thursday, thought it was perfect, and have lately been hearing a creaking sound coming from the back cover.



I notice the sound in a quiet environment such as my room, and it's when you apply pressure to the back of the phone where the panel dips to meet with the sides. Press along there, and post in the poll, or reply to this thread, if your device has a creaking sound. I'm trying to find out if all Nexus 5's are like this, or if I should exchange it. Press along the ridge where the back panel dips down.

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Think your back cover is warped or not pressed in all the way. Mine doesn't do that.

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Just tested, no cracking at all. Just the usual jinggle when tapping on the top part of screen due to power button, which actually annoys me close to null :P
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I got my Nexus 5 last Thursday, thought it was perfect, and have lately been hearing a creaking sound coming from the back cover.



I notice the sound in a quiet environment such as my room, and it's when you apply pressure to the back of the phone where the panel dips to meet with the sides. Press along there, and post in the poll, or reply to this thread, if your device has a creaking sound. I'm trying to find out if all Nexus 5's are like this, or if I should exchange it. Press along the ridge where the back panel dips down.

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Oh, come on! Are all of you guys desperately searching for flaws? Stop blocking RMA units with this BS. There are people with really defective phones who need those.
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Creaky back plate near camera here

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No creaking on my 32gb Black Nexus 5 but I agree with TobiS87. Stop searching for these flaws. There really are people who have defective units that may genuinely need a new device.

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Just enjoy your phone.. Stop looking so hard into defective..

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Mine doesn't creak. It makes a crinkle noise when I push my thumb in the centre of the screen and my fingers are on teh nexus carved out of teh back, but so what? Thinks creak. Things bend. Things rattle.
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Opposite side of the camera, to the left, creaks.
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I have a white N5, no creaks (or I don't press correctly, but I tried several times)
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