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“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 ...
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How can I enable Google's voice recognition?

I want to enable Android's Voice Input on my Archos 70 Internet Tablet. Voice Input/Output isn't even visible in the settings menu. Is there an apk file to add this or some other way? I'm happy to ...
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My alarm didn't go off this morning!

I set an alarm up and I can see the alarm symbol at the top in the notification bar. However, the alarm didn't go off this morning! Thankfully I'm still in the crossover where my old phone is still in ...
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Is there a way to get to the numeric keyboard when entering text fields

When you are entering text field entries on Android, you get the soft keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy S. In the lower left corner there is the key that switches between the alphabetic characters and ...
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Android 2.1, HTC Hero EU and WIFI configuration issues

After many search and try, it seem to be impossible to connect to a WIFI network with hidden SSID. But perhaps I did my research wrong... So, is there any way to connect to a WIFI network with hidden ...
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Start services at boot

How to make applications start at boot? I have at least 2 which I'd like to start automatically but they don't (I need to manually start them to have services run in background): Skype Lookout
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why does my wifi not automatically reconnect to prefered networks?

I've got a San Francisco handset running 2.1. I've configured it to connect to my wifi network at home. If I go out of range, or reboot the phone, it fails to re-connect automatically and I have to ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to color code events in de default Calender application

I am using the (I think default) Calender application on my Samsung Galaxy S phone. It shows blue blocks for my events in the 7 day view. Is there a way to change this blue color ? So that, e.g. I ...
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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 ...
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Is there a 'User manual' for Android 2.1?

The user guides that came with my Android 2.1 phone are pretty basic and mostly geared to the mobile company's interface and apps. I've come across this PDF guide to Android 2.2. Is there something ...
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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 ...
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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 , ...
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Clear Android Market Search History?

Any thoughts on how one might clear the Android Marketplace search history? For instance, if I recently searched for an android app in the marketplace, the marketplace search maintains a history list ...
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Is it possible to change the name underneath the icons on the home pages?

Just wondering: is it possible to change the name which is displayed underneath the icons on the home pages ? I added some short cuts to internet pages on these pages, and they use way too long names ...
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Is there a flash lite installation package for smartphones of android 2.1?

I don't know whether installation package for different smartphones of the same OS/version is the same. But if that's not the case,mine is HTC g3. Note: I've already tried to install flash player ...
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Anyone having the same problem with Facebook/Android not showing photo's uploaded from the phone

Has anyone noticed the problem when uploading photo's to Facebook using the Facebook for Android application ? I uploaded photo's last week , and they displayed ok in FB/Android. I did the same this ...
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Gmail only reads my emails when I press the 'refresh' button - is this normal

On my Samsung Galaxy S, gmail only loads new emails when I press the 'refresh' button. Is this normal ? Or should I set some options somewhere ? I thought gmail should push emails to the phone.
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Can you get a list of the RUNNING applications on Android for the purpose of activating them?

On my Samsung Galaxy S Android phone: if I start a couple of apps, I can get an overview of them in the 'Active applications' icon on my first screen. Clicking this icon, shows me all active ...
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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 ...
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How can I make the Swype keyboard type “I” when I press “i”, now it types “ki”?

I am using the Swype keyboard preloaded on my at&t Captivate (Samsung Galaxy S) phone and I like it a lot. My only problem is that when I try to write I I'm used to just pressing i and letting the ...
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Android market - Application downloading problem

I am accessing an Android market and trying to download Free applications, when i have tried to download any application by clicking on "Install" button. When i click on "Download" button, it always ...
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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
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charging from power outlet or computer? to save battery lifetime

I realized that charging my HTC Desire (Android 2.1) takes longer if connected to computer compare to power outlet. Does it matter which method I use to charge in terms of battery life time?
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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 ...
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Can I install live wallpaper on a Samsung Galaxy 3?

I am proud owner of Samsung galaxy 3 with android 2.1. Unfortunately it doesn't supports live wallpaper. So is there any alternatives/options for installing live wallpaper with or without rooting ? ...
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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 ...
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How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

OS: 2.1 Phone: Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Vibrant (it constantly reboots) and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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?
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custom arrangement of favorites in default (HTC) browser?

can I arrange my favorites in default HTC Desire (2.1) web browser the way I want? Not only by newest, mostly used, alphabetical?
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Is there an app for Flash support for Android 2.1?

Currently I am using Samsung Galaxy 3 (i5801) with Android 2.1. Is there any app available to support flash video ?
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Is there a way to enable WiFi-tethering without root access?

Is there a way for WiFi-tethering without root access. I mean before Froyo. I have HTC Hero 2.1, and frankly, I don't want to root it for security reasons.
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Hero update lead to deletion of widgets

I have an HTC Hero (Europe) with Sense with used to run 2.1. A few days ago it said it wanted to update. I allowed it and now the SMS widget is missing. The widget on the startscreen that also has ...
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'Car Home' in HTC Hero, Android 2.1

I've just had my HTC Hero upgraded to Android 2.1, and I have heard about the Car Home function, which sounds great for when I use the new Google Maps Navigation in my car. However, this doesn't seem ...
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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 ...
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HTC Evo's Facebook Sync Reboots Phone

After a week's worth of troubleshooting, I have discovered that enabling any sort of account synchronization for "Facebook for HTC Sense" will cause the phone to randomly soft-reboot. I believe this ...
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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?
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Manage Contact Groups on Droid X

On the Droid X I'm able to create contact groups. However I don't seem to be able to add/delete group members. What am I missing?
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Why does the alarm on my HTC Desire not work correctly?

I have setup three alarms on my HTC Desire (running standard 2.1 with Sense). Mo, Tu, We, Fr @ 05:45 Th @ 05:30 Sa @ 07:00 They are set as repeating alarms and the phone displays the little clock ...
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Why isn't my HTC Hero upgrading?

Located in China I've been waiting forever for the HTC Hero update to Android 2.1. However now everywhere around the world people are getting it. I do get the occasional update, and then I get ...