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Can I disable geotagging and delete prior geotag information in photos?

My phone is a rooted Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S) running a 2.2.1-based ROM. Another question touched on this, but I want to do 2 things Be able to take pictures that are not geotagged. According ...
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Display timout resets to 15 seconds occasionally

Hi on my SGT the display timout resets to 15 seconds occasionally. I can't reproduce this behavior but it seems that this reset happens at every reboot at least and sometimes when ...
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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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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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Can CPU intensive apps cause sudden shutdowns?

Lately my Droid Incredible has been shutting down spontaneously when using my GPS for periods over 30 or 45 minutes. After the shutdown the back of the phone is pretty hot (and that's with a case on ...
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Where can I find stock Android apps that are not normally in the Market?

I downloaded a custom ROM for my Samsung Captivate phone that is a variant of 2.2.1. Its version of the Camera allows me to use the power button to take pictures. I decided I want the stock camera ...
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How can I fix my cheap Android 2.2 phone? Should I root it?

I recently purchased a Samsung Intercept for Virgin Mobile. The problem is that it doesn't work very well. There's a delay when doing almost anything on it, even calling or texting. It also has poor ...
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Droid X: What are the pros/cons of upgrading to Gingerbread 2.3?

I have a Droid X running Android 2.2.1 (system version 2.3.340.MB810.Verizon.en.US). I want to upgrade to Gingerbread 2.3 but so far I've read one positive thread where people were happy with ...
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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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Same phone number with different code problem

There is a strange bug/issue with almost all phones (non-android phones too). If two different contacts have same numbers with different starting code they appear as one contact. In call log both ...
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How can I hide some contacts from dialer?

I am playing around with my brand new Motorola Defy and trying to find a way to manage my contacts. Of course it synced every contact in my Google account... I want to hide some of them, you know, ...
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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 backup all notes from the stock notes app in Froyo?

Is there an easy way to backup/export notes from the stock notes app in Froyo? Alternatively, I'd like to know where said data gets stored, so I can manually copy them over to my PC. Edit: I'm pretty ...
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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 modify functionality (skip song, play, pause) with side phone volume keys?

This is a really requested feature in a lot of forum, but I haven't found any convincing solution. I'd like that my volume keys: If simple (short) press both together, pause/play. If simple (short) ...
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Galaxy S keeps accidentally taking screenshot

Galaxy S on 2.2 supports taking screenshots by holding the back button and tapping the home button simultaneously. However I find my phone occasionally doing it when I only tap the back or only the ...
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USB no longer stays connected

I have a Samsung Intercept running 2.2.1. I've been using USB debugging for several months, and recently (no recent changes to the phone) the connectivity just dies after a few seconds, not long ...
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How can I tell which version of Voodoo to install?

I want to install Voodoo lagfix on my phone, and I see that there are a number of kernels for Froyo on the download site: stock+Voodoo-Froyo-GT-I9000-XWJS3.tar 19-Mar-2011 03:18 5.7M ...
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The WiFi connection on my Dell XCD 35 (Froyo) times out

I recently bought the Dell XCD35, one of the biggest issues I'm facing is that it keeps disconnecting from an established (and saved) WiFi network and I need to manually select 'Connect' for it to get ...
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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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Manage specific cookies in Browser?

I would like to manage cookies in the Android browser beyond just "Clear cookie data". What I want to do, ideally, is have the ability to delete individual cookies from a list sorted by domain name, ...
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What are the differences between android 2.1 and android 2.2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What advantages or new things have you found when upgrading from Android 2.1 to 2.2 ? I am going to buy an android phone now i have two choices either to buy a ...
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Space issues and rooting

I have a Huawei IDEOS u8150 running Froyo. Ever since I got this device, I've been running into low disk space problems (because of only 150 MB internal space). So I've had enough and moved all the ...
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What will I lose if I manually upgrade Galaxy Tab 7" to Honeycomb 3/3.1?

I have a Galaxy Tab 7" WiFi running Android 2.2.1. This particular device will be used for business purposes (I am working on developing some local custom apps for my department), and I would much ...
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Will gingerbread system apk apps upgrade over froyo's?

On my froyo , I just found several apk files of gallery, FMradio, etc etc inside "/" directory using filemanager.. I was wondering if gingerbread's system apps can be used to "upgrade" over these ...
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What's the difference between Android 2.2 Froyo and Android v1.6 Donut?

I am really new to Android and I barely know about it. I now want to buy an Archos device that should be an alternative to iPod and its size should be like the iPod. I saw there are different Archos ...
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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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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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Android 2.2: Avoid disappearing of home shortcuts to apps into SD card. Restore app list items

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy i5510. The space in internal memory was just about to finish so I decided to move some apps to the SD card. After I did it a lot of the apps moved (not all of them) ...
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HTC Dream - Upgrade Android OS and driver for 64-bit Windows 7 Home

I have just bought an unlocked HTC Dream G1 android cell phone. It has Android 1.5 installed. Can someone guide me as to how to upgrade to Android 2.X series? Also, which android 2.X OS would be the ...
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Email Priority with MS Exchange account

I'm new to the Android world. Just got a corp phone (Moto Atrix w/2.2 froyo). I have my MS Exchange account set up on the phone and get tons of email all hours of the night. Most emails can wait until ...
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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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Does anyone else have issues with Google Talk for Android always “losing connection to server”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent Google Talk from disconnecting? I have a droid 2 running Android 2.2. Google talk always seems to have issues. I've re-formatted my phone and started ...
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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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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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Does moving apps to SD card make launcher load time longer?

I've been experiencing longer and longer times for the launcher to load when removing my phone (Moto Droid, 2.2.1) from the car dock or media dock, or when running the clock application for a long ...
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Why USB Tethering goes off after a while?

I use 3G, Android 2.2, LG P500 phone. I've tested it on Windows 7 and Windows XP, the result is the same. After several minutes the connection dies and I need to switch off/on the USB Tethering option ...
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News features from 2.2 to 2.3 version of Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's new in Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)? Which new changes/features are present on the 2.3 from 2.2 version of Android?
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Adobe flash for Samsung Galaxy 551 with Android 2.2

There is any way to view flash animations on web with a Samsung with Android 2.2??? I already tryed to install the Adobe flash apk from market but it is disabled for my phone.
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Can't do wireless tethering. HTC Hero with 2.2 ROM

Recently a friend of mine showed be his Desire HD, and it has an option on the Wireless settings section, which is something like "USB and Portable Tethering". So when it's activated, it creates a ...
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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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Pattern lock screen on Froyo, what should I do if I forget the pass?

What should I do if I forget the standard pattern lock screen order/pass (the one that you need to join 4 or more points between the 3x3 matrix screen) on my android phone?
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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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Google map (and VZ Navigator) rotates in wrong direction

When I use Google Navigation or VZ Navigator on a Droid Incredible 2 it is supposed to align the map to the direction I am pointing the phone. But when I turn around the map rotates in the wrong ...
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Can I use 2 android phones as walkie talkie? (without internet!)

I want to use 2 (or more) android phones as walkie-talkie (i.e. they talk each other without needing internet/voice call). Of course this should work with WiFi, because it doesn't make much sense a ...
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Manually set a hostname for IP address (i.e. /etc/hosts equiv.?)

I am a web developer and am developing our website on my local desktop machine. I have an android phone (htc desire running android 2.2). I want to test what our web application looks like on android. ...
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How to change screen orientation of my samsung froyo device

Any one knows how to change device orientation, from portrait to landscape. I'm new here, thanks in advanced for any help! :)
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The video file cannot be played (on Galaxy S)

Last few days my video files cannot be played on my Samsung Galaxy S and I do not know why. I select a video and I choce to wath it with the android's video player and I have the message below : "The ...
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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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How do I auto arrange icons in the app menu?

My device is a Samsung Galaxy Ace / Cooper. It's running on Froyo. I want to auto arrange icons in the app menu. Is there a way to do this? Like auto arrange alphabetically? Is there a built-in ...