Android OS Version 2.1, aka Eclair. Please only use operating system tags when your question is truly specific to the OS!

learn more… | top users | synonyms (7)

3
votes
1answer
598 views

2.1 as a secure access point?

I rooted my HTC Desire 2.1 and I want to turn in into secure access point. Is there any way I can do that? I do want to make is secure so user has to enter password to get Internet access.
3
votes
1answer
250 views

How do you transfer a programs database to another device

I am using the Book Catalog program to scan and enter my collection of books. This program provides an export/backup and import feature, so I can transfer the entered data onto another device. But I ...
3
votes
2answers
335 views

Is there an app which will force reconnects on remembered in-range wifi networks?

I'm having some difficulties with my San Francisco handset, running 2.1 It seems to keep dropping Wifi connection randomly. I've got the wireless router sat next to me, and its connected OK, but if I ...
3
votes
1answer
846 views

Is there any application that can Pause and Record the video? [closed]

I own Xperia mini Pro with Android 2.1-update1. I noticed that my mobile Camera is not allowing me to pause and record the video. I had to record the video continuously without any pause. I know this ...
3
votes
3answers
964 views

Any fix for audio stuttering (incoming and outgoing) when making Skype calls?

I have an HTC hero with Android 2.1, and the latest Skype available in android marketplace (december 2010) stutters badly on wifi. (I did not even try to make a skype call over 3g data, i think that ...
3
votes
1answer
479 views

What alternatives are there to the Contacts application for X10 running 2.1?

My X10 was running 1.6 when I bought it (I think). I successfully imported the vCard file with all my contacts from my Palm Centro. Then I exported my contacts to a vCard file, upgraded to ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How do i make a new album in the HTC Photos application?

I have an HTC Hero (with the Android 2.1 update). For the longest time, I've wanted to create new albums in the Photos application and can't for the life of me figure out how to do it. It has a bunch ...
3
votes
2answers
144 views

How can I see in the App store whether I am working secure

I wanted to buy some small application from the app store, it asked for my credit card information, but I was unsure whether we were working in secure mode. How can you see, during payment, whether ...
3
votes
3answers
541 views

Alternative keyboard with Czech language dictionary?

Is there any alternative keyboard for Android HTC Desire 2.1 that supports English/Czech dictionary and easy way to switch between them?
3
votes
1answer
235 views

the application Settings has stopped unexpectedly

I've installed few new apps; and when I went to deinstall some of them; I got this error. Now I'm wondering is there a way to "fix this error"? I can still deinstall apps using adb from command line ...
3
votes
3answers
389 views

Is it somehow possible to sync data on two mobiles phones

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S (running Android 2.1) mobile phone and am thinking (only thinking mind you) of bying a Samsung Galaxy tablet (this one running Android 2.2). I am wondering: is it ...
3
votes
2answers
296 views

System audio files appearing in playlist

I wasn't satisfied with the selection of sounds the phone was giving me for the alarm, so I installed ES File Explorer and picked out some ringtone sounds from the phone's system/media/audio folder. ...
3
votes
0answers
493 views

Error: “reloc_library cannot locate 'fdatasync'”

I have my phone connected to my laptop via the USB cable and ADB is able to identify the device. When I run adb devices it returns the phone in the list of connected devices. Running the command adb ...
2
votes
5answers
25k views

How to increase the download speed of Torrent on Android Mobile?

I own Xperia Mini Pro. Recently I came to know that there are some Torrents Clients available on Android Market. So I installed aDownloader to download some movies from Torrent server. I want to know ...
2
votes
2answers
10k views

Is it possible to clear the “Notifications” on Facebook for Android?

I have enabled notifications in the 'Inbox' section of my Facebook for Android program. Does anyone know of a way to clear the 'Notifications' list ? Reason I ask : Every time I start up Facebook , ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

How can I run Flash on a Pandigital novel hacked to run Android 2.1 (Eclair)?

I have a white Pandigital novel that I hacked to run 2.1. I followed these instructions to the letter(except I don't have the market so I got Apps Installer elsewhere), but when I finished, nothing ...
2
votes
3answers
777 views

any application to detect sound tone?

is out there any Android application that would tell me what sound tone makes my Singing bowl? HTC Desire on Android 2.1
2
votes
1answer
349 views

rom manager needs to reflash after every reboot

phone : htc hero. I've started using rom manager for clockwork mod. However; it seems that every time I want to reboot into clockwork recovery; I need to reflash it. Rom manager shows that current ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Merge Skype and Gmail contacts

I recently installed Skype on my phone, and so all of my Skype contacts are added to the full list of contacts in my phone. However, most of these contacts are redundant. A few of the redundancies ...
2
votes
3answers
642 views

Media Player starts playing when I unplug headphones

The stock media player on my phone has an annoying behaviour. Whenever I unplug the headphones, if the media player is paused or not running, it immediately starts running and playing my playlist. ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How can you see your Facebook Groups in Facebook for Android?

I downloaded facebook for Android latest version just now. This version is much better than the one which was pre-installed on my Samsung Galaxy S phone. But can I see my Facebook groups somewhere ...
2
votes
2answers
998 views

Voice-to-text on keyboard in HTC Sense

I've just got my phone upgraded to Android 2.1. It's a HTC Hero running HTC Sense. One of the features I was really looking forward to in Android 2.1 was the microphone button on the keyboard which ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Determining the cause of a strange “the other side can't hear me” issue

Recently I started to notice that a lot of people who call me, can't hear my voice during the call. The phone is an almost 2 years old Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro, so I guess the microphone ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy S Firmware Update

I'm experiencing trouble with the 2.1 to 2.2 update. It looks like this advice doesn't work for me as I have no Software Update button. I also tried this advice but it seems that I'm not able to put ...
2
votes
1answer
762 views

Network operator selection

I own a Acer BeTouch E130 upgraded to Android 2.1 (official upgrade). And I'm facing issues with it, I'm basically from Belgium but I work in France currently therefor everyday I spend time in both ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I make my hacked WPDN run faster?

I have a white Pandigital Novel that I hacked to run Android 2.1. Is there any way I can make it and the apps it runs go faster? It's already overclocked to 800Mhz and I have no home screen ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

how to close an application in android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the right way to close apps in Android? Is there any proper way as suggested by google or android official documentation to close an application in android with ...
2
votes
2answers
413 views

How to disable certain Android sound alerts?

I have a Motorola Droid phone running Android 2.1. Many times per day my phone alerts me with a sound. It is not a new email or SMS or disconnection from the 3G network. I suspect it may alerting me ...
2
votes
2answers
138 views

“No item could be found” error when installing app

I receive 'no item could be found error' when I try to install some apps such as: Busybox Gems miner Springpad All apps are listed in AppBrainer or on their webpages but not on Market. What is ...
2
votes
1answer
943 views

FakeGGSearch.a - Lookout found a virus on my Android Phone

I use Android 2.1update1 and installed Lookout, and now Lookout says that: "FakeGGSearch.a" is a trojan, but I can't uninstall it! Now what? What can I do about this? Google didn't returned any ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Tools for using connected phone via PC/Headset

My question is: Are there any tools to use a via USB connected android phone on windows/pc? I'm using a analog headset and want to answer calls via the headset when my phone is connected.
2
votes
2answers
400 views

Restricted bluetooth functionality when device is paired

I have a bluetooth enabled car stereo, with my iphone I'm able to connect to it, and then use the device to browse through the music on my ipod/make calls etc. The bluetooth pairing basically enables ...
2
votes
1answer
794 views

Android phone can't access anything through VPN

I have a Galaxy S (Android 2.1 Update 1), and a Windows 7 Pro machine configured to allow incoming connections (i.e the built-in PPTP VPN functionality). I can establish a VPN connection to the ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to use the front camera with Tango?

Like lots of us, I guess, I discovered Tango today (one the greatest app !) As I own a Galaxy S, I wonder if we can use the front camera while talking. I know we can do that using the builtin ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

HTC Magic with OpenEclair: Factory reset doesn't work!

today I got an old HTC Magic phone with OpenEclair (Android 2.1-update) installed on it. Unfortunately there is still the Gmail account of another person linked with it, which I'd like to remove. ...
2
votes
3answers
265 views

Is there a way to have Adobe Flash displayed in Android 2.0?

Are there any custom players or plug-ins or something like that?
2
votes
0answers
85 views

What phones support voice search? [closed]

I need a phone with Android operating system that supports voice search, and speech recognition. How can I understand if a phone supports voice recognition or not? Does each phone with Android support ...
2
votes
0answers
253 views

Why I get this message while trying to update firmware of Archos 7 home tablet? [closed]

I have been trying to update the firmware on my tablet and I keep getting an error message like this: Unknown update.archos.com Download unsuccessful. I tried it several times and got the same ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Why won't Kies let me tried to update to Froyo again after a failed upgrade attempt?

Yesterday I connected my i9000 to Kies which showed a message about the Froyo upgrade. I clicked on Firmware Upgrade, it started with an progress bar, and when it got to 100% it tried to reconnect to ...
2
votes
2answers
639 views

Wifi turns off on NookColor when put to sleep. How can I prevent this?

I have a rooted NookColor. Everytime I put the device to sleep and then unlock the device on the next use, I have to disable the wifi and re-enable it in order to get wifi working again. I've tried ...
2
votes
0answers
331 views

How can I change LauncherPro shortcut intents without using the Shortcut option on my NookColor?

I have a rooted NookColor and am using launcherpro as my home app. I would like to change the dock's shortcuts to different applications but the problem is a rooted nookcolor does not support the ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

How do I tether over wifi in rooted Xperia x8?

I would like to tether over wifi rooted Xperia X8 running Android 2.1. I used wifi tether app but I just saw error message "Sorry, but your kernel does note have all necessary feathers for running ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How to backup original firmware and personal data before firmware change?

Before I try a custom-built firmware, I would like to backup the original one from my 2.1 SE Xperia phone. I know some original firmwares are out there to download but I would trust my own one better. ...
1
vote
1answer
171 views

How can I retrieve home screen icons after I delete them?

I accidentally put all my wifi/gprs/etc icons in the trash can. How can I retrieve them? I'm using Android 2.1.
1
vote
2answers
143 views

time/clock always on?

I need to have the time/clock on for about 30 mins. Just the time I can see in dark. The screen doesn't turn off. Is there any application or way I can have the time on for xx minutes in case I need ...
1
vote
2answers
106 views

shutting down hasn't finished (2.1)

my battery was getting flat so HTC Desire 2.1 decided to shut down. That's fine but the shutting down never finished. Put it on charger. And when clicking Power Off nothing happens. The phone is ...
1
vote
2answers
9k views

How to upgrade android market to Google play

I am using Micromax Android A60( version android 2.1 ) phone since two years ago. Now the Market app is not working. When I download any other app it gives error download unsuccessful. Even the ...
1
vote
1answer
328 views

List of which phone builts with multitouch in the browser? [closed]

I have seen this which led me to Droidthing. Although being the most thorough i have seen so far, it would need it more detailed. Background being: some 2.x phones have a multitouch stock browser, ...
1
vote
1answer
309 views

Accessibility option in Android 2.1

I own Xperia Mini Pro which has Android 2.1-update1. I noticed Accessibility settings in my phones settings. What are these settings and why these settings are required ? I opened these Accessibility ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Is it possible to update from 2.1 to 2.3?

I've got a galaxy s device and want to update it to latest android releace. I'd like to skip the 2.2 update and just do the 2.3 update. Is it possible?