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Friday Poll: New Jelly Bean Users, Favorite Feature so Far?

It’s been a good day for Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners, as some of you are playing with brand new software. Sure, the wait was long, but you have to admit that Jelly Bean is worth it. We would love to hear some intial feedback as to what your favorite Jelly Bean feature is so far. Is it the introduction of Google Now? The new expandable notifications?

And as a two part, we know many of the rooted Nexus owners have been on Jelly Bean for months, so feel free to add in your expert opinion on the matter as well.

For me, I still have mad love for Google Now. To this day, it still impresses anyone I feel like showing it off to.

What's your favorite Jelly Bean feature?

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  • Josh G

    Jelly Bean is fine enough, but the best thing is that I can now hold a 4G signal! Had been on CDMA mode for months.

  • Google Now is brilliant. Perhaps better (in some ways) than Siri.
    Still, Siri did release first.
    I do wish that GNow would pick up many of the device-level features that Siri has.
    For example, “create calender event”
    or “Turn wifi on” (which seems like it’s coming based on the response)
    Gnow is awesome, but it’s still very much not finished. Just like Google says.

  • hxnexus

    It may have taken a little while, but Jelly Bean is a great upgrade and after looking at my friend’s iPhone 5, which is a very nice phone with a simply mediocre operating system, there is no way I would want one over a Google Nexus phone. No way.

  • Kitten_Runner

    > Resizable widgets

    That’s NOT a JB feature. That was in ICS, released on Oct 19, 2011.

  • imtrevonte

    Is it just me or does it seem like the battery life went down after the JB update?

  • Troy

    Can anyone tell me what the app is in this article, it looks really cool.

    • DainLaguna

      Google now bruh

      • Troy

        Thanks for the help.

  • Not sure if anyone will see this, but after just getting the update on my Galaxy Nexus (yay!) my calendar is still displaying things in the default color, unlike on my Nexus 7, that displays event colors on both the widget and within the calendar app? If anyone knows anything, please leave me a comment!

    • In case anyone else has this issue, just go under the Calendar app, under all apps, and clear the data. Then just resync, and BAM you have your events colored.

  • gpzbc

    I love Google Now , but it is sooooo slow when you first call it up.

  • Rich R.

    Still waiting… wtf! NJ

  • all of the above…

  • JC

    Woke up this morning and checked my text messages and noticed the system update icon. Needless to say I ignored everything else and downloaded Jelly Bean. Finally Verizon…finally.

  • Spence

    I only wish that Now had the ability to open/launch this party applications such as Pandora, or iHeartRadio

  • Russell Tanner

    I really do like all of these new features, but had to vote for Project Butter because that affects the user experience throughout the entire phone in a very positive way. While Android has gotten slicker over time, it never quite had the level of consistently smooth interactions of iOS, until now. It really is finally there.

  • Jwhap

    Just curious……does anyone have a screenie of the update version???? I have been on ROMs so long I am just curious of the build and radios…

  • NicholasMicallef

    I don’t use Google Now that much because I don’t live in the US so most features don’t work, but I have used while abroad and it did work well and I also love the whole concept of Google Now. Google Voice I rarely use, but I never feel like talking to my phone, especially since English is not first language. The only times I have used it was just curiosity, but it does work well even when I tried speaking faster than a normal person would and it’s just amazingly fast, blows away even the iPhone 5 on a good wifi connection (while my phone had about 1 bar of wifi connection). The rest of the features I love even more, can’t wait for whatever google releases next.

  • Rich R.

    As of 9:30pm et in NJ – still no update. Must be 30x clearing data all day! urghhhh Vzn!

    • JC

      Try to stay on wifi for a prolonged period of time. I have wifi in my apartment and my update came over night. Not sure if that really is the reason but it’s worth a shot.

      • JC

        BTW, i’m in NYC

  • Michael Hutwagner

    i them them all

  • GN

    California of the North, STILL NO UPDATE!!! GRRR

  • joejoe5709

    The next fragmentation report is going to be fun. I hope to see JB taking a bigger chunk out of that pie!

  • Michelle

    Still hasn’t come through my Nexus, I’m in Cali, anyone else here not receive it?

  • Emad Zia

    Is it bad that I am thinking about how amazing this runs on my Nexus, and i get a boner thinking about how smooth and efficient this would be on the Optimus G..

    Keep in mind, i’m talking BONE STOCK JB!!! On that hardware.


  • jay_peter

    Jelly Bean is nothing more than lipstick on a pig. Adding more features and eye candy will not fix Android’s performance issues.

    • Emad Zia

      i suppose they could make the phone taller and add black bars and a good mapping app to replace the competition….

    • joejoe5709

      You know what else looks like a pig? Trolls.

      Project Butter is a pretty decent step in the right direction there bucko…

      • jay_peter

        I’m glad you admitted that I’m right.

    • UrDoGG

      Looking at your comment history, you are obviously a fan of Apple and not Android. Just curious, why are you posting here on this Android blog? You’re obviously just trying to piss people off. Grow up, loser. Stop posting toxic comments that just prove your immaturity. Go worship Apple on one of the Apple blog sites. No one likes you and no one wants you here.

    • NexusMan

      I’m sure you don’t have it.

  • JasonIvers

    Considering Verizon won’t let me download the bloody thing yet, I can’t really say… I keep checking every ten minutes or so, but so far no go (and yes, I’m on WiFi, and have tried the thing with the Google Framework).

  • Google Now was frightening at first. I’d get a work email with a menu for what we were having for lunch and suddenly my phone would alert me that there is about 2 minutes extra drive because of traffic to the restaurant. It also somehow knew when I was leaving the country.

    I’ve finally come to the realize that privacy is a lie and can just enjoy that Google knows way too much about me.

    • joejoe5709

      For extra convenience and enjoyment sometimes you gotta give up some rights and some privacy. Such is the future.

  • I can still haz Gingerbread?

    • jay_peter

      Try iOS instead. Or even Windows Phone.

  • joejoe5709

    The whole search process is just amazing. I love how all the platforms are now more integrated. When I search for something on any of my computers, my phone already has directions ready for me. Mind-blowing stuff, really. Apple can’t touch that. I love the voice search and such, but I wish it was more functional like opening apps or other phone functions. I suppose that will come with time. Google Now is a vision into the future.

  • j__h

    I have IMM76K stock but rooted ROM with Rom Manager + Clockworkmod custom recovery. Is there a file I can flash to get me to the latest and have it be rooted?

  • Sean Zubrickas

    Every time I see the white version of the Gnex I get sad. 🙁

    • DainLaguna

      Haha me too

  • AnGeLFaCe777

    It’s good but no so different from ics. Gn is a big failure on Verizon. Samsung did not put their best work making this device.

    • ddevito

      hey buddy I’ve missed you! lol glad to see nothing’s changed! :p

      • joejoe5709

        Oh wow… you two… get a room. 😉 Let’s not have a repeat of 12 months ago!

      • AnGeLFaCe777

        Lol i have seem you trolling here and there but it is all good. What device do you have right now? What do you like Motorola’s new approach?

        • ddevito

          GNex of course! I do like Moto’s new approach, particularly the new RAZR i – I think great things are on the way now that Google’s running the show.

          • AnGeLFaCe777

            I am agreeing with you. They have Woodside running the show at Motorola as well. Motorola and Google will make good products for us. We can see changes right way with the new Razr. The Razr I is not in USA or is it?

  • Infolite8907

    You know what I like about Google and their update system even if some phones won’t get updated the ones that do are able to get the whole update not partial features like other fruit products.

  • Stephen D

    I’m not new to Jelly Bean, but I have to say performance. The fact that my GNex with outdated hardware performs just as well as an S3 or One X is impressive and shows just how far optimization and polish can go.

    • AnGeLFaCe777

      Smooth with bad radios lol. I love Google hate them to choose Samsung to make the nexus.

      • PC_Tool

        Dunno, man. Wife has an SIII and damn…sounds great, gets signal everywhere my G’Nex doesn’t….

        Here’s hoping they can do something with the software on the G’Nex to get it on par with the SIII radios.

        • AnGeLFaCe777

          That has always bugged me, why Samsung did not put all their effort on the first Verizon’s Nexus? Samsung did pretty good with the GS2, which is by far their best device.

    • jay_peter

      If you really want to see optimization, pick up an iPhone 5. Its performance will blow away any Android device.

  • My favorite feature is the new radios. I can finally use LTE without it dropping connection every 5-10min. Connection is extremely stable. Oh and Google Now is pretty cool too

  • PC_Tool

    IMM76K – Minnesota: No update yet.

    Tried LTE, WiFi, framework…no luck.

    le sigh…

    • Ryan

      Also stuck in SE Minnesota with no update 🙁

      • ddevito

        I used to work for UPS and worked on their Maple Grove automated package hub – awesome stuff.

        Maple grove, MN – I spent a month there one night

        • PC_Tool

          “Maple grove, MN – I spent a month there one night”

          Heh…That’s nothing. Try New Prague. It’s about 30 minutes south of everywhere.

      • Must be hating on the Midwest, no luck in Sioux Falls, SD either.

  • Michael Lewis

    My favorite “feature” of JB is that it isn’t going to be on my phone when other phones with lesser specs will be able to run it fine. Thanks Sony. You made the Xperia play, promise awesome gaming on ICS and then you say “Oh wait, we lied!”

    • AnGeLFaCe777

      I’m glad to see my second manufacturer update their devices. Great job Sony!

  • i have not got the galxy nexus jelly bean update too??????

  • Rich R

    Why won’t my phone update??????? I’ve been “clearing data” since 11am and still nothing!!!!!! urghhh! At least I have a Nexus 7 to enjoy JB!

  • Alan Paone

    The performance is pretty amazing. I’m a junky for animations and transistions and jellybean makes all of them pretty great.
    Also, Its stupid, but I love playing with the lockscreen, the fan of dots is fun to watch.

  • PhoneGod

    will google wallet work if I update?

    • ddevito

      if updating stock, yes.

      If you’re running a custom rom and want to flash back to stock go into the gwallet app, go to settings, and choose the option to reset your data.

  • Can having to wait months on end for Verizon to approve it be added to the list?

  • jnt

    running stock/rooted 4.0.4, I lost root somehow, even with voodoo… the 4.0.4 root .zip won’t root it – anybody come across a .zip that’ll root 4.1.1?

    • jnt

      n/m found it

  • DanWazz

    Google Now and the other new features are great, but I think project Butter really makes all the difference. Phone runs smooth with no lag. Even the JB ROM on my DINC runs buttery smooth compared to ICS and even GB.

  • The_Other_Ray

    I’m not sure if this is a problem but when I go to Google now, it shows me how long it will take t drive home. But I never get a notification that I have a new card in my taskbar. Is this normal?

    • carlisimo

      You can change that in the settings for traffic cards. I think the default is that you only get a notification if traffic is unusually heavy.

      • The_Other_Ray

        Thanks for your help. I guess since there is no traffic, that’s why I haven’t gotten it. Makes sense.

  • ddevito

    I’m happy to see more people on Jelly Bean, more specifically I’m happy JB is officially supported by Verizon – it’s about damn time. But good news is good news nonetheless. For those new to JB welcome aboard.

  • J Dub

    Wait, what? You have a Galaxy Nexus and you waited till VZW pushed the update to you? You might as well go ahead and get an iPhone.

    • ddevito

      Slow down, not everyone likes or needs to do that sort of thing. With that said, I agree with you :p

  • I like that I’m not on a Motorola device and have the freedom to actually even install it!

  • Wish I could choose 2 😛 – google now and butter 😛 can’t wait to see what additions come to google Now over the next few months.

  • nessthiss

    Didn’t ICS have resizable widgets? Why is this being touted as a new feature?

    • NexusPhan69

      Automatic re-sizing widgets are great. Make like a lot easier whenever I add a widget. I find myself adding and moving and removing many many more widgets now. Something so minor and simple changed my whole widget experience.

  • Liderc

    Still no luck getting it downloaded. But I imagine google now and butter will be the best.

  • MikeCiggy

    The expandable notifications is AWESOME!!! Been loving it for weeks now. Just wish I could delete an email rite from the notification drawer.

    Enhanced Voice Search is nice, her voice is realistic and not like the computer voice of Siri. Honestly the only time it gets used is when I’m driving and I would like to have it navigate me somewhere. I wish it understood named better because when trying to have it send a text to alyssa it just doesnt comprehend her name is not ‘a lyssa’

    • PC_Tool

      Just wish I could delete an email rite from the notification drawer.”


      Add to that the ability to quick-reply, and I’ll buy it!

      • flosserelli

        Quick reply is available in some custom roms. Check the usual forums.

        • PC_Tool

          You sir, I believe, are thinking of messaging, not gmail.

  • You know what’s even better than JB. The fact that, unlike iOS, Android is still evolving and getting better. It will be 100x better this time next year and iOS will still be stuck in 2007.

    I suppose in another 5 years Apple may add another row of icons.

    • ddevito

      NEXT year? More like around Christmas! 🙂

      • I really doubt Google puts out another major release this year. But I wouldn’t be surprised if they did.

        • Tyler

          I thinking we will see 4.1.2 with some new stuff but nothing crazy similar to gingerbread with 2.3.7.

    • AnGeLFaCe777

      Good one lol, they may increase the display half of inch more.

      • Right, but they’ll just continue to add to the height. I can’t wait for that brand new iPhone 9 with a resolution of 4000 x 640. with 12 rows of icons but no more useful real estate for apps.

        • AnGeLFaCe777

          They are stealing the iphone fans their money lol. They do not innovate anymore.

  • derek connolly

    I can’t just pick one favorite they’re all so good.

  • Seth M

    Anything that makes my 10-month-old Nexus (a lot older than that if you count how long Verizon was keeping it from being released) run as fast as the new GS3 is the best thing to happen to Android!

  • illvision

    I would love to vote but I still have not received the update..whomp whomp

    • BTLS

      I’m with ya broham… I’ve been smashing the update button (with stopping/clearing framework, on wifi) all day with no luck… I meant to root months ago, even read up on adb & set it up on home computer, but only been on that computer twice since then because I’m just too flippin busy. I’m so jelly of you jellybeaner jabronies

    • Alan Paone

      I definitely read ‘whomp whomp’ as dubstep instead of the sad trombone.

    • Still… waiting… Sigh. I’ve done the Google Services Framework clear data and force close so many times, I’ve lost count (at least 20 times yesterday and 20 times today). Even entered the funky number to force a check-in (it apparently succeeded but no update love). Anyone in Tampa, or at least Florida, get their update yet??

      • cloutist4

        im in TN and still no update for me :/

  • Dan

    I still have lag on my phone pretty often with AOKP build 2

    • Captain_Doug

      Not exactly official though is it? CM10 unoffical for Dinc2 has it’s bugs here and there.

    • JB2 is still far from a finished product. Try Bugless Beast. Less features, zero lag.

      • shelnbay

        Silly me, I just installed BB last night thinking VZW would never push this update. You’re right, it’s slick, no lag, very smooth and clean. I love it.

    • mb

      I have some lag on the same build. I came from Bugless Beast, and before that the IO build, and AOKP B2 definitely has more lag for me. I just don’t think I can give up the tweaks and features.

      • Dan

        Do you think doing dirty flashes contributes to the lag problem?

        • it def. can at times. but i have heard of tons of people having issues with lag on that build to be honest.

          • I think it is just AOKP. i switched to CM10 just to try it out (haven’t even tried it yet) and I immediately noticed the smoothness was back. not sure if it is just all the extras, or if CM10 throws in some scrolling improvements or what, but CM10>AOKP in smoothnes….problem is AOKP features>cm10 features.

        • MikeCiggy

          I to was having problems with AOKP, i’m on CM10 now and love the experience. I rock every new nightly.

          • Dan

            How is CM10 on battery life compared to aokp

      • ddevito

        Sounds like you’re ready to go back to Bugless Beast 🙂

        It runs faster and smoother than my Nexus 7

        • fixxmyhead

          lies!! both stock but one is dual core and the other quad core.
          i would think since there both stock the latter would be faster

          • ddevito


            Sounds crazy but my GNex is wicked fast (and I’m not even from Boston)

          • fixxmyhead

            idk bro nexus 7 is fast enough that i dont even bother to throw a custom rom on it

    • fixxmyhead

      i read from a comment that someone posted that it had to do with hwcomposer messing up project butter. dont remember if it was for cm10 or aokp. that it hasnt been fixed

  • Christian Chew

    I’m not sure if this is the case for others that own a Nexus S, but I’m using a JB Rom and Google Now performs very sluggishly so I’ve stayed away from it.. My theory is just that the processor and ram aren’t powerful enough to support it.

  • Any word on factory images from Google?

  • InyRules

    Too bad this update sent my girlfriend’s phone into an endless boot loop.

    • New_Guy

      Is it rooted?

    • ddevito

      Stock Recovery or custom (clockworkmod)?

  • Scott

    Google now works way better on Youtube videos then it does in person. I’m still having occasional redraw issues, but not terrible. Really annoying that problem is still sticking around.

    • Dima Aryeh

      Never had any issues even on a port to ICS.

  • No fair only being able to pick one. I was back on stock ICS in preparation for a warranty exchange, and man did I miss JB. I commute by bus, so Google Now is my favorite feature.

  • Emad Zia

    if only the masses can see how easy, beautiful, practical, and awesome this is.

    Google now is, to me, kinda revolutionary. I wish they had the marketing skills of Apple, cause when apple catches up to something like that, they will get a lot of credit. The whole calendar syncing where it tells you when you should leave, is AMAZING!

    THIS is Android. This is a standard.

    • New_Guy

      I am with you that I seriously wish Google would beef up the marketing effort because most manufacturers are occupied with marketing what differntiaites them from others while core Android features that make our devices great go largely unnoticed.

      • Emad Zia

        I think the problem is that if they advertise that feature, only .5% (or 1.5% after 6 months) of Android users will have that functionality. It’s probably a good idea they dont advertise features that are not available on most devices.

        Ah, the negative (huge negative) side of being “open”.

        Google needs to crack down, because apparently, they really are the only ones who have a stable and consistent vision of Android. Not the OEM’s who are putting different versions of the same damn OS on their devices (Ie Atrix HD being pretty different from RAZR M, and RAZR MAxx being different from those two, etc)

        And touchwiz just looks cartoony.

        • That’s such a good point.. thanks.. (not about touchwiz being cartoony, we all know that).. about the legacy android users…

    • WW

      How do you get it to tell you when to leave? Mine only reminds me of my calendar events 15 minutes before, but doesn’t tell me when to leave

      • New_Guy

        You have to add a location to the calender event. It’s pretty magical actually.

        • WW

          Fantastic, thanks!

          • New_Guy


        • Not just that, but you have to give it enough detail. For instance just putting “Walmat” won’t work because it doesn’t know which walmart you’re talking about. You have to include the city and state, or at least just the city, I always include the state too just to be safe. I wish you could just give it a generic location like “gas station”, or “hotel” and it would just assume the closest one to your current location. I know why they did it this way. They would rather give you no information, then wrong information. And they don’t want to make assumptions if you don’t give it enough detail.

        • Charles Rogers

          Nice! i didn’t know that i never used the calendar much before.

          • New_Guy

            Neither did I but calender syncing between devices and Google Now integration finally made it worth using for me. Now I use it daily. (keeps the wife off me when I don’t forget things).

        • magical

    • iOS has been trailing Android in innovative features for the past several years. But Google doesn’t advertise. They leave that to the OEMs who choose to advertise their crappy proprietary features. And OEMs have even been known to replace Android’s stock features with their terrible alternatives.

      What do you think Samsung will do with Google Now considering they have the horrible S Voice? My guess is that they remove Google Now from JB entirely.

      • shooter50


      • my hope is that they just re-skin it and still call it s-voice….the original svoice was like the original siri but even worse….lol

        • They have a lot of time and money invested into S-Voice. Not to mention the data they can gather on you when you use it much the data Google gathers on you when you use their services. Do you honestly think they’ll dump S Voice is favor of Google Now? They’ll either remove Google Now entirely or they’ll make a huge mess by trying to keep both.

          • ddevito

            S-Voice S-Ucks

        • Trueblue711

          S Voice is horrible, Siri was MUCH better when it first launched. I can’t believe it even got the OK to be on the GS3.

      • Alan Paone

        They have a ‘Google Now’ button in the task switcher. Its incredibly dumb.

      • NicholasMicallef

        They should have got rid of S Voice while they had the chance to use Google Now/Voice as an excuse, if they do it later on its lack would be more obvious and if they don’t it would just be famous for being horrible.

        Anyways whatever they choose doesn’t matter to me CM10 lets me change hardware buttons, so I have my menu button set up as a task switcher and google now as long press home menu overflow is enabled so it works similar to a Nexus… only with later updates :'(.

    • ddevito

      1000% Agree. If Apple came up with this – wait, I don’t even want to think about what the world would be like.

    • possomcrast

      What? A company that could actually say revolutionary and fit the description? Unheard for Apple Fanboys.

      • leoingle

        Revolutionary to Apple is something Android has had for 2 years….

    • joejoe5709

      Seriously. Why is Samsung promoting their NFC sharing capabilities (which are cool) when the search functions and overall buttery-ness of ICS and especially JB are far far more useful day to day. Why is HTC boasting about Beats Audio when they could be selling the hardware and superior build quality? I think if people knew that Android is no longer just for nerds and it’s just as good as iOS in most respects, more people would see the light.

  • Michael Salinger

    How about a maps app that doesn’t get broken with the upgrade?

    • New_Guy

      Ha! I wish I could +1000 on that one 🙂

    • fixxmyhead

      ah so it wasnt just my wifes GN thats been doing that

      • RoboRobP

        I believe this is more of a jab at iOS

        • fixxmyhead

          oh sorry i misunderstood but serioulsy my wifes maps app has been crashing lately its stock rooted. nothing fancy cuz she doesnt care about that stuff. she opens it up and it force closes. also she barely uses any apps. anyone have any solutions

          • Colin Zack

            Clear cache and data and try again?

          • fixxmyhead

            first thing i did. still doesnt work even after updating the app 2x.

          • Jwhap

            Try uninstalling updates, clear everything, install updates. Make sure nothing is saved to SD….not sure it can on a gnex. It should work extreme option #2 wipe the entire phone…..that sucks but may fix the problem!

          • fixxmyhead

            I’ll try uninstalling the updates and see if that works

  • dodgepong

    Still haven’t gotten the update yet ;_; But the thing I’m looking forward to most is the buttery smoothness.

  • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

    Unless you’ve used Jelly Bean You have no idea what a smooth experience is like on Android. WE FINALLY CRACKED IT!

    • Can still get smoother – look at how smooth the international SGS III is on ICS.

      • DainLaguna

        Have you used it? As it stands, my gnex is as smooth if not smoother as a us gs3 with far lesser specs

    • New_Guy

      As butter, my friend…as butter

    • AnGeLFaCe777

      It has to have a good processor in order to be smooth. The nexus 7 is quad core.

      • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

        The GNEX runs perfect. I don’t think it’s all about HorsePower anymore.. It’s all about the software.

        • Cowboydroid

          It’s not exactly perfect. I can definitely notice a speed difference in load times between my GNexus and my Nexus 7. I’m looking forward to the next line of Nexii this fall.

        • AnGeLFaCe777

          Google’s software it is very good but so is Motorola’s.

          • Mike

            no its not

          • AnGeLFaCe777

            only a fool like you will say that.

          • DainLaguna

            Its not terrible but only because its very stock like. Believe it or not, jb makes the gnex ultra smooth, google built it with the gnex in mind as one of the deviced that would run it. It has less to do with processing piwer than you think and im glad google realizes this.

          • AnGeLFaCe777

            I will have to play with the nexus to see
            How jb works with dual core. I know it works great on my nexus 7.

  • Zach Beals

    How on earth do you keep the expanded notifications actually expanded? Have to manually do it every time. Seems like they’re worthless if you have to do that.

    • Christian Chew

      Either pinch with two fingers or drag with two fingers! It only works for certain apps in which the developers supported it, but it should work for all google apps.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      Open your phone and you have 20 work emails automtically expanded…along with 20gmail messages…along with 5 text…. I mean That would be a pain in the ass. I actuall really like it the way it is… Lets me know if I need to open any or just swipe them all away

      • New_Guy

        You and I both.

    • Dima Aryeh

      First notification is always expanded. Others are not. So whatever is first (like Play Music) will stay expanded. Meaning newer notifications will come expanded so you can decide what to do, while others are small to save space. Expand them when you need to, simple swipe down with two fingers. Hope that helps.

      • Zach Beals

        None of my apps are ever expanded, regardless of when they came/position (gmail, messaging, google apps, 3rd party apps). I can see how that would definitely be a problem good_ole_pinocchio, but I guess I’m not as popular as you are.

        • Dima Aryeh

          That’s strange. Even running custom builds, I had the first one automatically expanded. It really should do so, what phone are you using?

          • Zach Beals

            GNex. I can obviously expand them, but never seem to stay that way. It ends up being faster and easier to just click on app and see actual email/text/whatever than it is to expand them.

          • Dima Aryeh

            That’s awfully strange. However, I do agree that sometimes it’s faster to open than expand. But I did love how the first one is always expanded.

          • Zach Beals

            Yeah yeah, rub it in. Hopefully I’m not the only one and someone from DL will come to save the day.

    • New_Guy

      They auto expand if their are multiple notifications simultaneously from the same source. I.e. when there are multiple emails that come into the same email account when synced. Screenshots should also auto expand.