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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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Can I remove MicroSD card with my Android phone turned on?

On my Samsung Galaxy 551 I can remove the MicroSD card without needing to remove the battery and consequently turn off my cellphone. Should I remove my SD without turning off the phone? Will I damage ...
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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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Do I need to (re-)partition my SD card for app2sd to work?

I have a rooted HTC Hero, currently running VillainRom (Android 2.1). I want to install FroydVillain (Android 2.2), which supports app2sd, but I'm not sure whether I need to repartition my SD card ...
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Where did the internal space go on my HTC Desire?

I know this a common problem, but my experience has been a little freakish. I am using an HTC Desire 2.2 and usually try to maintain approximately 40 MB space free. I have installed the bloody ...
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I keep getting storage errors but I have plenty of free space, what is safe to remove from internal storage?

I keep getting these errors: Screenshot #1: install errors (click image to enlarge) But according to the storage settings I should have plenty of free space: Screenshot #2: free space (click ...
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Where is a good memory checker for Android?

Whenever I try to install/debug an app on my device (Android 2.2.2) I get this error: E/appproc(2974): SETTING DB COPING FAILED, MEMORY DEFECTED.... Is there a command-line utility available (or ...
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What Android sync'd data is encrypted?

With the release of the firesheep plug-in for firefox it has become trivial for website browsing on open Wi-Fi networks to be hijacked by 3rd party listeners. Android offers the convenient auto-sync ...
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How do I get the new “Music” section of the market to show up?

It appears Google has updated the market application. Including documentation in the new Google Music application for a link to /music in the market. The link does nothing on my phone except take me ...
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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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Is it possible record videos of my screen?

Suppose that I would like to record some video sessions of Angry Birds on my phone. Are there any apps that I can use? I have root permissions.
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Is it possible to upgrade my HTC Legend to Froyo without waiting for over the air updates? [duplicate]

I've heard that HTC has released its version of Froyo already on some other phones.
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What is causing music playback to stop/pause unexpectedly?

Moto DROID v1 Android 2.2.1 Is anyone else experiencing random music playback stopping/pausing on their handset? Do you know what is causing it, or how to prevent it? I've been trying to get to ...
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Is it possible to show “all calls” on my Samsung Galaxy S?

Under phone -> logs -> menu key -> view by there are options for all logs, dialled calls, missed calls, received calls, sent messages and received messages. Is it possible to show "all calls" ...
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How do I stop apps from installing themselves to my SD-card?

It seems that some apps default to saving to SD-card when they're first installed on Froyo rather than defaulting to internal memory, this is annoying because whenever I mount the SD Card as storage ...
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How can I fully factory reset an Optimus 2X P990 with ClockWorkMod?

I think I forgot to wipe my cache and something else when I installed Cyanogenmod 7 - which I could reboot into just fine. However, when I went to go back and switch to my vanilla Optimus 2X backup ...
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Hide or autohide top bar

Is it possible to hide or autohide the top bar which is still present on the top of Android screen? My version of Android is 2.2. The top bar is distracting for me while reading. I'm using Aldiko, ...
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Android Market disappeared! How do I get it back?

Since upgrading to FroYo, the Android Market app has disappeared from my wife's Droid X: it doesn't appear on the home screen or in the Applications list in settings. Is there any way to get it back?
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HTC HERO OTA update to Android version 2.1 firmware deleted the Calibrate Touch Screen feature from the menus. How do I get it back?

HTC directly updated over-the-air (OTA) from 1.5 android to 2.1 android firmware on my handset. Since that time, the touch-screen (which is miscalibrated) can no longer be recalibrated, because the ...
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Troubleshooting 802.1x EAP connection

I actually have observed two issues, which most likely are related: When I try to connect my phone (Motorola Cliq 2; Android 2.2) to 802.1x EAP protected network then the connection attempt seems to ...
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Change the number of home screen panels in Android

A phone user manual (HTC Wildfire S. Android 2.2) says 'Home screen has seven panels that you can customise'. The system settings do not contain an option to modify the number of panels. I was ...
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Questions regarding receiving 3G calls on my IDEOS

My Android device is 3G capable, but does not have a front-facing camera. I am on a 3G network and I don't see any "video call" option in contacts. I'm wondering if I will be able to receive video ...
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Disable Data connection automatically

I own an Optimus One. I want the Data Connection to go off, everytime I lock the keypad. For that, now, I manually go to Setting--> Wireless & networks--> Mobile Networks--> Data Enable. Is there ...
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Why doesn't my SIM card does allow a connection to this network?

In Android 2.2 from a HTC Desire Z I am frequently finding my phone disconnected from my mobile provider. When I select my provider from the Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Mobile networks -> ...
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What is a good guide that shows new Android users how to properly backup and Flash a new ROM?

I've had my Samsung Captivate for almost a year now, It's my first smartphone, and I've just recently decided to root it. Being new to root and not having the greatest understanding of the Android ...
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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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How can I set the sound profile to silent for a given contact?

As the title says, how can I set the sound profile to silent for a given contact? Or in other words, how can I set that a given contact will have no ringtone assigned to it? I looked at it and ...
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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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Update to Froyo -=> reboot loop on Sanyo Zio

I have a Sanyo Zio. It was happily rooted and working until last night when the OTA update to FroYo arrived. Now, it boots, gets to the desktop, and freezes. It looks like it's still running, as I ...
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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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Samsung galaxy S freezes while upgrading to gingerbread and doesn't want to turn on?

and the pc doesn't even recognise it (i've tried the volume and power buttoms but sure it didn't work because the phone didn't turn on) when i connect it to pc using kies it gives me a black screen on ...
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Is there an obvious reason FireFox would freeze on my DroidX (2.2 Froyo)?

For some reason, when I run FireFox, it starts out pretty snappy, but very frequently (though not 100%) after 1-2 hours of very normal/light use (e.g. 1 tab with actively read Google Reader mobile ...
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Clearing a SIM Card

After doing a factory reset on my phone, I reinserted the SIM card into the phone and I got a message suggesting that I import settings, messages, and contacts from my SIM card to my phone. I know ...
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How can I prevent the Google+ app from showing the wrong thumbnail before I share a photo?

When I go to the Google+ app to share a picture I've taken on my phone, it shows the wrong thumbnail. I select the thumbnail anyway because experience has taught me that I can trust the date, and I ...
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How do you clear .thumbnails folder without hanging Windows Explorer?

Is there a recommended way to clear out the thumbnail data that I have in DCIM/.thumbnails folder? It occupies about 50 MB and I want to clear it out but when I press Ctrl+A in Windows Explorer it ...
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What are “.spmo” files in “dcim/spmo” directory on my SD card?

On my SD card, in dcim directory (which is where the images/videos captured with the camera are stored), I also have a subdirectory called dcim/spmo which contains a bunch of files with .spmo ...
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How to make a URL desktop shortcut have the page's favicon?

Theoretically, it should do this automatically. In practice, sometimes it works, sometimes not. All the pages below have proper favicons, but only the O Globo and Amazon favicons made it to the ...
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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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Disable ActiveSync Remote Wipe in Froyo

In short: Is there a way to disable remote wipe for Android Phones (specifically in Froyo)? Background: I recently upgraded my G1 to a G2, and was about to set up my company e-mail account. But the ...
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Remote Wipe Feature in Android 2.2

Android 2.2 has come up with a new feature called "Remote Wipe" which wipes out the data in the Android phone remotely in case the device is lost. For this we were using Microsoft Exchange Server to ...
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Error message when upgrading Galaxy S to Froyo

So I finaly got a copy of Windows and installed VMWare on OS X After fidling with driver issues etc. etc. I got the Kies software to recognize the Gallaxy S After Kies had downloaded the upgrade ...
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How to remote control using Droid VNC Server via USB?

I have installed Droid VNC Server on my Android phone 2.2 (CyanogenMod), but it is not clear how to control now my phone via USB. When I start the server on the phone it gives me an IP but I cannot ...
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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 do I turn off the shutter sound for the Android camera? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the 'click' sound on the camera app? If the phone isn't in silent mode, taking a picture using the stock camera application always plays a ...
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Change background color for notification entries?

Samsung Galaxy 5 (aka 550, Europa, Corby), Samsung's Froyo version (so, Touchwiz. Launcher is ADW Launcher (non-EX). My notifications (the things in the list when you pull down the notification bar, ...
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How to access internal memory of HTC Wildfire Buzz with out starting phone

I have HTC Wildfire Buzz it is very sad to say that i deleted some system files in Internal memory and my htc wildfire can not start it will restart continue, but before deleting i have copied all ...
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Launch app on start (even SD card apps)

I'm pretty sure (despite of haven't seen them) that there are a few question about running some app when you turn on the phone. But I want a something a little more complex here. I have a few apps to ...
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Is there any sniffer aplication for Android 2.2?

Is there any network sniffer program for Android 2.2 similar to Wireshark for Windows?
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Wi-fi is auto-enabling

I don't know why but the Wi-fi on my Droid (Froyo) keeps auto-enabling. I can't figure out what is causing it and want to make it stop. I only like being connected to wi-fi at times of actual use so I ...
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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 ...