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How to save messages as Draft

I own and Optimus One(Froyo). I want to type some couple of messages(for the same contact) and save it for sending later. How to do that? EDIT: User wishes to save message templates that can be ...
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How to reset Nexus One to Android 2.2.1 or 2.3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I have a Nexus One (with the radios for the AT&T network) which has an old beta version of 2.2 on it. It ...
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If I root the device can I upgrade to Froyo without waiting for the operator's release?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S and am currently waiting indefinitely for the operator to pull its finger out and release its bloated edition of Froyo. If I root the device using the instructions here, ...
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Performance of Android 2.2 vs. earlier versions

One reason that I haven't switched to Android in the past is that it has seemed sluggish when I've tried phones that run it. I see that Google claims performance improvements of 4x to 5x over ...
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Does Android have a task scheduler?

Microsoft Windows has the Task Scheduler Manager to schedule tasks based on time or other events, as far Linux has cron to the same feature, does Android have something like? Could I install cron on ...
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Can I format SD to FAT32 from FAT16?

I saw that my SD card is FAT16 formatted. In order to improve performance, can I reformat it as FAT32? What filesystems does Android support for external storage?
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News and weather app/widget crashes on startup

Over the past couple of days, the news and weather app won't start for me. I get an error message and I'm asked to force close or report the issue whenever I try to add the widget to a home screen or ...
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Do I need network's SIM in in order to receive OTA update

I have a UK HTC Magic which is from Vodafone - I am in France for the time being and don't have the Vodafone SIM in. The phone is on the internet via wifi a lot. Do I need to have Vodafone's sim in ...
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How can I make scroll bars always visible?

Android hides scroll bars unless the window is actively being scrolled. This makes it hard to tell if a window can be scrolled without actually trying it. Is there a way to force Android to always ...
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Changing SD Card Just a Simple Copy & Paste

I'm migrating to a larger SD Card and I'm wondering if it is just a straightforward copy of the data from one card to the other in Windows? Specifically, can I just copy the card using Windows ...
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HTC Desire HD vibrating constantly

My girlfriend plugged her phone in to charge and it started vibrating, and never stopped. The only way to stop it is to power off the phone, and take the battery out. Even if the phone is off, it ...
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Different volume level for new email notification and new SMS notification?

I have lots of emails coming in all day. For this reason, my notification sounds level is low. But I need to be alarmed when I have a new SMS. Currently I don't always notice new SMS messages because ...
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How to limit cache of internet browsers?

I use the default browser as well Opera Mini. I can't seem to find any setting to limit the cache to a certain amount (in MB for example). They eat up disk space quickly. Anyone knows if it's ...
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Can you restart the launcher apart from restarting the phone?

On my Galaxy S Android 2.2 , I just got the 'Activiate Starter took too long to respond . Force close ?', which I did. Now the home screen is black. :) So I killed the starter program, so it seems. ...
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Update to version 2.2 on my HTC Hero Android 1.5 phone

Currently I am using HTC Hero with Android 1.5 and as we know right now Android 2.2 (Froyo) has been released, so i am planning to upgrade from 1.5 to 2.2. Regarding updating, I have the following ...
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Can I reinitialize specific core services?

Sometimes my phone gets into a state where one of the core functions - audio, wifi, bluetooth - is in a somehow broken state. Example symptoms: wifi cannot see any available networks wifi attempts ...
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Android - “SIM card doesn't allow a connection to this network” ERROR

I have a problem with my Xperia X10 (U20i). I purchased it new. It worked fine for a week or so, then I switched to another network operator. When I try to connect automatically it says "Registered on ...
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Syncing tasks with exchange server

I've recently upgraded from a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone to a desire, and there is one feature that I miss and that's the ability to sync tasks with my exchange server. What are other people's, low ...
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How to force network operator selection once and for all?

I'm using HTC Desire running stock Android 2.2 (with HTCs enhancements). There's a network operation selection in Settings / Wireless & netwokrs / Mobile networks / Network operators, which allows ...
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Moto Droid v1 disabling primary Wireless AP

I have a Motorola DROID v1 that is running Froyo (2.2). I've noticed that if my device sleeps for a while, when I wake it up it will not attempt to connect to the wireless AP in my home. When I go ...
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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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Italian Froyo not show Month Name

After update my HTC Desire to last Froyo Update, I can't see anymore Month Name or Day Of Week name. Instead of January I see 1 and instead of Wednesday I see 2. This happens in all my App (even ...
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A better way to take screenshot in Galaxy S 2.2?

In Galaxy S with Froyo installed, you can take a screenshot of your phone by holding the back button and tapping the home button. However, this involves the back key, and a lot of application close ...
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Galaxy S lagging

I've bought a brand new Galaxy S just several weeks ago and so far my expectations are not met. I've never used a PDA before, so I expected it to be a full power computing machine in a hand. :) But ...
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How can I control the frequency of synchronization with Google?

My phone syncs with Google pretty often. Each time it takes a few minutes and makes the whole phone work slowly. Is there any way to make the synchronization less frequent? Barring that, is there ...
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Regular maintenance to keep the phone running quickly and smoothly

I've noticed that over time my phone has slowed down and feels laggy and less responsive in general. In the same way you'd get your car serviced every year, what can you run to keep your phone ...
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Can the default browser be upgraded without upgrading the whole OS?

Can android 2.2 default browser be upgraded (without upgrading the whole OS) ? Unfortunately, it is not available through Android market as far as I know.
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Have you got flash to play on your stock Froyo yet?

I have been playing flash videos using skyfire, but I would really like to play some games like chopper using flash. How can I get flash enabled on Froyo? I have heard that Froyo supports adobe ...
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Google Play Services taking more and more storage

I'm using HTC Desire A8181 with Android version 2.2.2. I'm currently running out of free internal space. Besides of some applications growing bigger from release to release, the greatest space ...
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Create custom profile for audio / configuration

I've just bought a Samsung Galaxy I5510 with Android 2.2. I haven't seen anywhere (so I assume it is not possible) some profile management. i.e. "Reunion" (Notifications maybe without any alert and ...
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sync htc / android phone with macbook / mac os x

I use MacBook (which have Mac OS X 10.6 - Snow Leopard). How can I sync data between my HTC phone and my MacBook. I have HTC Wildfire, and HTC Sync software only supports Windows.
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Is there any benefit to rooting the new T-Mobile G2, and what are the legal issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I've rooted my phone. Now what? Are there any risks to rooting a device? Given that the new T-Mobile G2 based on Android 2.2 (and so called 4G network) attempts to ...
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Sync setup question: will Android, Outlook 2010, Gmail, calendar and contacts sync?

my previous phone was a windows mobile 6.5 from HTC. so I had it linked to my computer (windows 7 x64 pro) and it used windows mobility center to sync with outlook 2010. everything was fine. I also ...
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How do I share my wifi with my ipod or netbook

If my home network is down or if I am traveling, how do I use my phone to access the internet. Basically how would I tether it to my other devices.
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Suddenly can't find several apps in Market

So I've been using several apps for a while now, and all of the sudden, I can't seem to find them in the Market anymore. If I look on the "My downloads" page in the Market, it does show as installed, ...
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Root no longer root

I rooted my nexus one and successfully used a lot of root-only apps. But one day all these apps stopped working, saying I don't have root. Terminal emulator says "permission denied" for everything ...
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Android limited to 1 hour video recording?

At the moment, I am using the standard video recording app for video recording. I have found that the recording automatically stops after just 1 hour. Is this a deliberate limitation placed on the ...
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I added a new calendar using my laptop, but my Android phone can't find it after syncing

I used my laptop to remove two calendars and add one calendar to my Google Calendar account. After syncing, the Calendar app on my Android (2.2) phone knows that I deleted the two calendars, but does ...
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I want to password lock my “Applications” settings, but no other settings

I have an AppLock program that locks certain apps with a PIN. In order for the app to have any effectiveness, I include Settings as an App to lock. Otherwise, I could go to Settings -> ...
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Connect Android GPS with Computer

Is this possible to connect my Android's GPS with my computer? I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit running Froyo.
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Why can't I see live wallpaper option in HTC wildfire after updating to 2.2 (Froyo)?

Hi I updated my HTC Wildfire from 2.1 to 2.2(Froyo) i can't see an option to set live wallpapers also i don find the Android wallpaper option. Is there any fix available to this.
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Questions about Samsung Galaxy Tab

I'm going to buy a Galaxy Tab and I'm hoping to find the answers here: Can I plug in a USB flash memory or an external hard-disk to Galaxy Tab via any USB Converter? Does Android 2.2 support VPN ...
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Installing the English (United States) language

I recently got my Desire HD, and it came pre-installed with Deutsch, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, each in a (Spain) or (Portugal) flavor. Is there some way of getting an English (United ...
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How to get the stock music player to play WMA files?

I'm using android 2.2 on a stock Nexus one (from the pre-developer phone stage). Should the music player be able to cope with WMAs? I'm sure I've seen references to it coping with them, but they are ...
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Clock Replacements for Motorola Droid Docking Station

I have a Motorola Droid (v1) and a docking station. When the phone is docked, it automatically runs the Clock app, which isn't very configurable. Are there any alternatives to the Clock app, or is ...
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I want to restore my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Factory settings?

As my question suggests I want to restore my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to factory settings. I read this previous question and it tells me how to do it and I will follow these instructions, however.... I am ...
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Show the time an SMS was sent, not received

Scenario is as follows- Switch flight mode on. Go into meeting/go to sleep. Switch flight mode off. Receive a message. Timestamp on the message is the time received. With my old Nokia, under ...
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Alternatives to a hard reset when screen is frozen on Android Froyo?

My Nexus One has been freezing up a lot lately, particularly in Settings. Are there any good alternatives to pulling the battery when this happens?
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Play notification alert sound when a message is still open

I recently switched to an Evo from an old flip phone. My only problem so far has been this: When I finish sending a message, I'm used to just sending a message and putting my phone down. I don't ...
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How to type a pipe “|” on an HTC EVO Android 2.2?

I am using Connect Bot on my HTC EVO Android Version 2.2, and on the keyboard I do not see a "|". How do I type a pipe, "|" character? I am trying to run a ps -ef | grep XYZ command.