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Just got my Nexus 5. Have some questions.

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By leslieliang, Member on 8th January 2014, 05:07 AM
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I previously had a rooted Samsung S3, so as soon as I set up the phone, all my old apps started getting restored, which was what I wanted. I noticed that superuser was one of the apps that installed successfully. This got me thinking: Is the Nexus 5 rooted from the factory?

There is also a problem I have encountered. I installed Baidu Input, which is a Chinese input. It seems to not work correctly because the Nexus 5 has the 3 buttons on the bottom of the screen (back, home, multitask). Whenever I use the handwriting function of the Baidu Input, the input thinks I am touching an area that is higher than where my finger really is. This offset is the same height as the height of the 3 buttons on the bottom. I was wondering if anyone knows how to fix this.

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8th January 2014, 05:35 AM |#2  
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No its not rooted from the factory. Supersu is an app from the play store. It is nothing without the binaries. You need to unlock boot loader, flash or run a custom recovery, then flash a supersu.zip package.

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8th January 2014, 08:44 AM |#3  
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Okay, so your first question has been answered

Regarding the second one: I have to admit that I didn't look for the app you installed, but I'd recommend you to use the official one provided by Google It's called "Google Pinyin" and should be pre-installed if I'm not wrong. If not, you can grab it from here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.pinyin&hl=de
If it's installed just head over to 'settings -> language & input' and activate it
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Okay, so your first question has been answered

Regarding the second one: I have to admit that I didn't look for the app you installed, but I'd recommend you to use the official one provided by Google It's called "Google Pinyin" and should be pre-installed if I'm not wrong. If not, you can grab it from here:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.pinyin&hl=de
If it's installed just head over to 'settings -> language & input' and activate it

Thanks for the reply, but I need the handwriting function of Baidu. I don't know pinyin.
9th January 2014, 09:24 AM |#5  
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In which case contact the Baidu dev as they'll need to fix it on the Nexus 5
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In which case contact the Baidu dev as they'll need to fix it on the Nexus 5

Oh, alright. I thought it was a problem with the Nexus 5. Thanks!
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