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How to launch the hidden Sound Recorder on Froyo?

I discovered a "Sound Recorder" in the application list on my Froyo handset. Why is it hidden like that with no 'launcher' or app icon to start it? I'm curious.. also because of this app; I need to ...
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SD card full bricks Android 2.2: In fsckdelay end. Kill dosfsck, ret=-1

I downloaded this 80 MB ZIP file containing 27000 files to my SD card and unzipped it using this code. A no space left error occurred before all files could be extracted. I couldn't remove the ...
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Where are displayed shortcuts stored?

Often after a reboot, crash or USB usage, icons of apps go missing. Both in the "Home" screens and "Applications". Currently I have four screens of apps, three in Home. Some of the icons ...
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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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Customizing lock screen notifications on 2.2

Is there an app that makes it possible to have email, Facebook, etc. notifications displayed on the unlock screen, the way that voicemail and text message notifications are displayed?
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Can a Nexus 7 connect to an Android 2.2 Wi-Fi tethering access point?

I am considering buying a Nexus 7. I would like to occasionally be able to access the internet out and about, but don't want to pay 50% again to get the hspa+ version. I have a Samsung Galaxy Europa ...
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Polish keyboard/dictionary [closed]

I have a new HTC Desire running Froyo, and I found the built in Polish keyboard/dictionary to be absolutely appalling, a lot of basic words seem to be missing. The auto correct feature works worse ...
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How to create a Broadband connection (pppoeconf) on my Android phone?

I have Broadband connection at home, and from my PC running Linux, I use the pppoeconf command to connect to internet, that in turn asks me for the username and password both provided by my ISP ...
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Can you factory reset an Android device but not wipe away info on the SD card?

I am looking into factory resetting my 2.2 Android tablet. Is there a way to do this without wiping the contents of the SD card?
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folder will not open

I have organized my Apps into several folders. Every once in a while, I find that when I click on a folder, nothing happens (i.e. the folder does not open). No matter what I do, I cannot open the ...
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Uninstalling Voice Commands was apparently a terrible idea?

In my efforts to free up space on my crappy Motorola Flipside, I thought that uninstalling Voice Commands would be a great idea since I never use it... Now after uninstalling it with Titanium, this ...
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Does Android 2.1+ support the ARM9 processor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the minimum specifications for Android? I want to load Android 2+ (i.e 2.1 or 2.2) on an ARM9 processor, is it possible? If I could have a comparative chart of ...
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Why does text disappear after browser page load on a HTC MyTouch 4G?

I'm trying to visit pages like http://irclog.perlgeek.de/crimsonfu/2012-12-01 on my HTC MyTouch 4G running Android 2.2.1 (WebKit 3.1) but I can't read them. The text is visible for a moment until the ...
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How do I set Wi-Fi sleep policy to Never on Froyo 2.2 Droid X without Advanced Wi-Fi Settings menu?

I've encountered the following instructions on a forum about battery drain Set Wi-Fi sleep to Never in the Settings > Wireless & Networks > Wi-Fi Settings > Advanced >Wi-Fi Sleep ...
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My Samsung Infuse 4G keeps restarting after failure upgrade of Froyo to GingerBread using Samsung Kies Mini

I have Samsung Infuse 4G I997 with OS Froyo 2.2.1 as default. Now I want to upgrade the OS to Gingerbread. I had tried to do that last night using Samsung Kies mini but after installing the upgrade ...
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What is meant by “Wi-Fi Hotspot” in Android 2.2?

Android 2.2 has a new feature called "Wi-Fi Hotspot" which was not available in previous versions. What is the importance of this feature? What is meant by "Wi-Fi Hotspot"? Is there anywhere that I ...
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Quickly connecting to Wi-Fi with Android

I'm having Android Froyo (2.2), in Archos 32. The only way I found for connecting to a Wi-Fi wireless network is through Settings -> Wireless & Networks -> Wi-Fi Settings -> "Wi-Fi ...
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Is there a way to display Interstate Rest Areas on Google Maps Navigation?

I've had several instances where this information would have been useful when navigating w/ Moto Droid, but I haven't been able to figure out a way to get to interstate (USA) rest areas in Google Maps ...
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How to enable device administrator for exchange after user has declined

it appears that a user has declined the device administrator prompt for an exchange email account on samsung galaxy. It doesnt prompt anymore just displays a message about requiring a device ...
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Tethering data allowance from phone to laptop via usb

I don't have a problem doing this, I can use my phone and connect to the data allowance from my sim card and I can also connect my phone to a wireless network. I can then plug my phone into my laptop ...
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Upgraded my phone from 1.6 to 2.2 Android version, if I restore “Factory Settings”, which version it will be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will factory resetting my device remove the Android upgrade? I upgraded my Galaxy 551 from 1.6 to 2.2 Android version some time ago with Samsung Kies, now I want to make ...
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How can I navigate using my PC through an Android phone connect via USB?

I have a phone with Android 2.2 (HD2 with CM6.0) enabled to surf internet pages (data connection). Now, I would like to "surf" using my PC connected via USB to the phone. Is it possible? Which ...
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setting to unblock installation of applications from PC

I am starting android application development, and connected htc wildfire, started its sync software. And clicked on Application Installer. And it gives following errror message: your phone is set to ...
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How to stop android phone from vibrate during the start up and the shut down?

When one turn on the phone or switch off the phone, the android phone will make a single vibration. I don't know whether if the phone is telling me that - Good Morning or Good Bye by using ...
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Is it possible to have multi-android version in your android device?

Similar to PC having multiple OS in which you can select during boot up. I was wondering, for the time being, is it possible to have two android version in a android device? Example: A android device ...
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Prevent SMS deletion when removing Google Account

Before, when I try to switch Google accounts (by removing old then adding new) my SMS got deleted. Is it possible to prevent this? Also, if I maintain two Google accounts then later decide to remove ...
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Decrypt folder, that was encrypted using EncFS, on Android

So this is my setup: I use Ubuntu (11.04, but this shouldn't matter) to encrypt my secret folder. I sync this folder using Ubuntu One (Dropbox would be possible too). Now I want to have it on my ...
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How to get root access on Android 2.2 with HTC Magic?

I'm using an HTC Magic and upgraded the OS to 2.2. Build number of the phone is FRF91. How can I get root access to the phone?
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Some 2.1/2.2 apps not working

I just upgraded my Galaxy gt i5800 to 2.2 froyo from the kies firmware. Why am I getting "not compatible with this device" from some apps that say they require 2.1 or 2.2? Can anyone please explain.
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Is there a way of ordering the applications alphabetically?

Can I order the apps alphabetically or group them into folders? Or maybe there's a better way of managing with an ever increasing number of installed apps?
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Changing 3D Gallery with virtual device 2D Gallery

I have a ZTE Blade which reboots everytime I open the 3D Gallery. I am using the official stock ROM (Froyo) rooted. I realized that the android emulator which SDK brings has a lighter 2D version of ...
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execute linux commands on android froyo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use shell commands and interact with the Linux system underneath? I want execute linux commands on my android (Froyo). How can i do it? any idea? Should I ...
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Problems with Adobe PDF reader on Android 2.2.1

I'm using a tablet computer (Archos 101 internet tablet) running Android 2.2.1. On this tablet, Adobe Reader is installed. Unfortunately, I have problems while reading PDF files: the rendering ...
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Path of music player playlist file?

Can any one explain me where save android's music player playlist files? actually, I got problem when i format my SD Card after that no playlist in music player. I am using samsung galaxy 551 with ...
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I don't know how to sync contacts between my phonebook on Samsung Galaxy Europa i5500 and Gmail?

I am the new one with android samsung-europa, and I need help. All my options for syncing with Gmail acc. and my phonebook on my Europa are checked. But it doesn't seem to sync them. I did it manually ...
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Does Android 2.2 log digits dialed during a call, and if so, how can I clear this log?

Some voice jails that I call require me to enter a password. Are the digits I type while a call is active logged (as call dialing is), and if so, how can I remove them from the log? As you might ...
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Mails not marked as read when IMAP Seen flag is set

I have set up the default HTC email app to use IMAP. If i read a new mail on the phone, the read state is updated on my computer (thunderbird). Also, if I mark it as unread on the phone, then it ...
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Where are my Apps gone? Not shown under all apps, in my phone

I have a nuumber of Android apps installed. When I use them from desktop shortcuts of phone, they work normally but in "All apps" (having up arrow symbol) section, it only shows 4 apps: Latitude, ...
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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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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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How do I *really* disable autocorrection?

I am experiencing this on a Droid2 Global running Froyo, but it was happening on a Droid Pro as well. It did not happen on my Droid running Cyanogen or stock Froyo. When I'm typing in the gTalk app ...
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zoom on an android tv?

I have a TV that runs android 2.2. It can take a USB mouse and keyboard, and I'm running the dolphin web browser on an auto-refreshed page for digital signage. Only thing is, I can't get it to zoom in ...
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Is there any known full device/disk encryption software for android 2.2?

I have not found anything in the app store or other stores, Is there any known full device/disk encryption software for android 2.2, that you have test on your device? if so what is the device? FYI:I ...
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How to call GTalk to GTalk from Android?

I need it badly. I know Google voice is there, but it's not available in India. Clarifications Need any good client application (Google Talk / Jabber client) that supports voice calls to and from ...
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How to I upgrade my Galaxy Fit from 2.2 to 2.3 using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I upgrade firmware on my Samsung Galaxy S without using windows? How do I update the OS on my device? I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit (GT-S5670) running Android ...
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Is there a way to customize the services in the direct contact shortcut?

I added a contact shortcut to my home screen, and I noticed that the Messaging icon in the pop-up changed to Handcent when I changed the default messaging app on my phone. One thing that's always ...
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Google Voice: There was an issue refreshing your inbox?

Using Android 2.2.1 (Version.2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US) on a Droid X. I just updated Google Voice to version 0.4.2.34 yesterday and now I continually get an error message that appears as a ...
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SMS not vibrating

I'm using a USA T-Mobile G2, stock Froyo OS. My phone used to vibrate when receiving SMS text messages, but now it doesn't; I can't figure out why. As far as I know, there are two settings that are ...
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Can I update my android system although the USB port is broken?

The USB port of my LG-p500 is not capable of exchanging data anymore (the device or any dmesg do not show up when connected to a computer). Charging still works, fortunately. Due to some annoying ...
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is there any official froyo upgrade from samsung for galaxy 5 in India? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Hi, I am a galaxy 5 user from India, there were news about froyo update for galaxy 5 but my kies [downloaded from ...