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SMS gone after “failed” boot due to low battery

My phone has very low battery. I powered it up and during the boot process it shuts off probably due to having no more battery. Now I plugin the charger then I check my SMS, they're all gone. I've ...
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Does build number matter when rooting phone?

I want to root a Galaxy Ace S5830, Android 2.3.6 Build Number GINGERBREAD.DXKT5. I've seen some tutorials that says specific build numbers while some says nothing specific. Does build number matter ...
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Contact groups in 2.3.4 - xperia?

Is there a way to have contact groups in this phone? I know it is possible on other phones, but this one does not give you the ability to make them.
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Accounts inexplicably removed from “Accounts & sync”

I'm running CyanogenMod 7.1.0 on my HTC Desire. I have a few accounts added in "Accounts & Sync" (Last.fm, Facebook, Skype, Soundcloud, etc.), but on several occasions all of them (except Google) ...
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Disable buttons for emergency call and volume control in lock screen

When you see Android's lock screen, there are still some controls available that may be used without unlocking the phone. For me (Android 2.3.3 - LG version) it's the volume control and the button for ...
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Where the system updates get installed in HTC explorer?

I am seeing a message on my taskbar System updates are available. When I am tapping to that message it is showing some 29 MB updates. I am running sort of internal memory, so every-time I am ...
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How can I make ADW_EX wallpaper stick?

When I set new wallpaper, it lasts only until the next sleep. On waking, the default ADW sequence of wallpapers resumes. I can re-select the wallpaper and it will again persist again until the device ...
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Android Estimate Battery Capacity

I have a phone with 3.7v, 1500 mAH genuine battery. This being said, the maximum power that this battery can hold can be calculated easily: 3.7 v *1500 mAH = 5550 mV. I'm trying to see what battery ...
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Android “Internal Storage” used but not reported

As an owner of a Nexus One running Gingerbread, I'm continually fighting to keep free space in my phone's Internal Storage. Today, I noticed something odd. The bottom of Andorid's "Manage ...
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Google Calendar events created on the phone won't sync

In my 2.3.7 Android phone, when I use the Google Calendar application, I can see all the events that are listed in my Google account, as I would see them in the browser in my computer, but when I ...
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Why do I get phone storage is getting low when I've un-installed almost all apps?

I keep getting "phone storage is getting low" constantly even though I've removed almost all the apps I've installed. Is there a way to look in the phone storage to see what are the contents? Google ...
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2.3.55: How can I edit Bookmarks between my Android phone and Desktop easily under Google account and Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device? I use Android -phone with my Google account. My laptop is configured for the same account. I would like to ...
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How can I schedule tasks?

I've found an application called Silent Time, which allows me to schedule when my phone needs to go into silent mode, and when it needs to come out of it. It's a start, but I'm looking for something a ...
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Why did my battery usage on 3G grow with the Android 2.3 update?

There were different nice features followed by the official update of Xperia X10 to Android 2.3 like the sound stuttering, but the most annoying is the following. I live in the Netherlands and here ...
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can't see what I'm writing on a web form

Samsung I9001, android 2.3.6. If there is a multiline web form, using landscape mode, I'm just seeing the empty part of the web form while I'm using the on screen keyboard. Any solution?
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How can I free up RAM automatically?

I'm very tired of seeing my RAM used up by unwanted apps which I don't launch regularly, but they continue to appear in the taskbar. Every time I closed them and free the memory. After I restart my ...
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Browsing using VPN when connected over WiFi doesn't work

I've set up a VPN using pptpd on a Debian 6 server. Windows machines (over WiFi) can connect to it and everything is fine. I'm running Android 2.3.3 on a LG Optimus One and I've encountered two ...
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USB synchronization security issues

I've got an Android phone. I have just reset it to its factory default settings and set a password for unlocking the phone. However, even when it is locked and the screen displays a text box with a ...
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Is there a way to allow certain numbers to be called from a locked phone?

When I got my first cell phone I was told to put a "In case of an emergency call XXX" at the top of my list of phone numbers. While I haven't ever benefited directly from that, I have benefited from ...
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What do I need to know about the “weird” Galaxy S Vibrant emergency call handling?

Vibrant support was dropped from CyanogenMod after 7.1 (Gingerbread) due to issues with failed 911 calls. I flashed 7.1 a bit before this was made known, and have since reverted to my stock-based ...
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Cannot create list in evernote

Android 2.3.4 and official Evernote app. While writing a note I want to add a multiple list (simple, numbered, checked) so I click the corresponding button. The indicator of the list is displayed ...
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Karbon A9 is not charging [closed]

I purchased Karbon A9, 3 months back. When making a call the screen turns off and now it is not getting charged. I don't know what to do. Can any one please suggest a solution? I purchased it in ...
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Is there a workaround to add recently *used* apps to my recently *launched* apps?

If I long press home, I get a list of the last six apps I've used, but if I open a web browser from another app (eg. by following a link in Tweetdeck or email) the web browser never shows up in my ...
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Link2sd not working properly

I've a Samsung Galaxy Ace and recently I installed link2sd, created the partiotion and everything it needs. It works. But I'm having two issues. The first one: each time I turn on the phone I get a ...
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How can I disable auto-dimming of the screen?

What I'd like to see: When idling, the screen turns off after the configured amount of time. What I see: When I don't do anything, the screen dims a bit after ~23 seconds, then at 30 seconds it ...
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Thanatos 2X Download problem [closed]

I have a problem, i am looking for a rom that i want to try out, it's called Thanatos. I have the LG Optimus 2X P990. I have searched alot for it, but i cant download it. I tried downloading it from ...
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Unable to mount Galaxy S2 on Debian Squeeze laptop as storage device

I am trying to mount my Galaxy S2 on Debian Squeeze laptop. I turned off USB debugging and then in: "Wireless & Networks" → "USB Utilities" → "Connect storage to PC" it asks me to connect a USB ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note Quadrant results decrease after every offical update

I have got a Samsung Galaxy Note with stock rom. I occasionally make Quadrant test to measure the performance of the device. Device came with 2.3.6 rom and I measured 3677 points. After I upgraded to ...
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How to disable desktop scroll wrap?

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2. Let's say I have 3 desktops, I can scroll from 1 to 2, from 2 to 3 and... from 3 to 1. The last one is undesired by me, so how I can disable this effect?
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Phone response slow, responds 2 - 10 seconds after touching screen or not at all, random lock ups, and power downs

I have a non-rooted T-Mobile G2x by LG running Android 2.3.3. I have had it about two weeks and have noticed several problems. Randomly shuts down. I go to use my phone and it doesn't come on, I ...
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Can (ringer) volume only be locked by hacks/apps or is there a easy way? [duplicate]

I tried several apps to lock the volume button, because when touching them acidentally this always changes my ringer volume. This seems to be default function of volume button - change the ringer ...
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Browser keyboard refresh shortcut for Android 2.3.7?

I would like to know if there is any way to associate a keyboard shortcut for refreshing a webpage in Android with physical keyboard version 2.3.7.
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SE x10 will no longer boot

I am wondering if anyone can help me with my situation. I was using JAF 2.3.7 Rom for about 3 months with no issues. After installing Prey as well as Dropbox (only 2 new apps) the phone started to ...
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Android 2.3.5 unlock screen activated unexpectedly

My Android HTC Sense 3.5 running Android 2.3.5 suddenly and out of the blue activates the unlock screen without pressing the power button. That's a problem because it gets unlocked by itself sometimes ...
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Do I need internet/3G to use GPS?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 that has some problems with the GPS: If I use internet my navigation works but when I turn the 3G off, GPS does not work. Do I need internet/3G to use GPS?
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What's causing the pictures copied to my HTC Desire to disappear?

I'm currently running CyanogenMod 7.0.3 on my HTC Desire, and pictures copied to the SD card disappear! If I copy an image from my computer to the phone using USB Mass Storage mode, it disappears as ...
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Repeating Outlook calendar appointment on Android 2.3 calendar

I synchronize my Outlook 2010 calendar via an Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account with my Samsung Galaxy SII (Android 2.3.5). It works pretty good, except for appointments with repetition. I ...
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Duplicate calendar entries presumably caused by Google's calendar sync

I have a subscribed calendar in my Google account. Events from this calendar get synced to my phone as you would expect. However, whenever it syncs it creates a completely new event instead of ...
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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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Installation error on android - out of storage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is “insufficient storage” wrongly reported when installing an .apk via adb? I have a very weird problem. I am trying to install an apk from on my phone. I have tried ...
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How can I execute a script on the SD card and be able to pass arguments to it?

I tried executing a script on the sdcard as is because on FAT, everything is 777. ./.profile ./.profile: permission denied I added this as the initial command for the Android shell and it executes ...
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Forgot my Android Login Pattern [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering from forgotten lock pattern I am using Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102 i forgot my login pattern and there is no reset Option on the screen. Is there any option ...
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How can I type using my Bluetooth Keyboard when the screen is locked?

I have recently purchaced a bluetooth keyboard and have been using it with. My Galaxy Player 5.0 (running 2.3). I was wondering if there was a way that I can still type using my bluetooth keyboard ...
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Should I run a factory reset on my phone to speed it up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Factory reset to restore performance? What are the disadvantages? I have a Motorola Droid 2 Global phone, but it has become somewhat slow. It sometimes takes it a couple ...
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Battery Sony Ericsson XPeria Mini Pro

I've a Sony Ericsson XPeria Mini Pro with Android 2.3.3. I noted that the battery ends really fast. I don't have enable GPS service, Mobile data, Bluetooth. Only phone and wifi. In less than two days ...
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Local Address Book

Disclaimer: I'm new with Android. I have a 2.3.6 device. So I'm on my phone, I hit the little address book button. I can see I have "contacts" Three of them. Yay. One has a little phone icon. ...
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Installing Android Market/Google Play on non-rooted Kindle Fire

Is there a way to install either the Android Market or Google Play on a Kindle Fire (Android 2.3 and Kindle version 6.3.1) without first rooting it? I have access to a Windows 7 computer with Admin ...
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Google Maps disable prefetcher service

I have a Motorola Cliq, running Cyanogenmod 7.2. I've cached my local area as an offline map and would like to disable or stop the PrefetcherService that sol runs all the time on wifi. I can't find an ...
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No calendar notifications after gingerbread on galaxy s 4G

I updated my Galaxy S 4G to Gingerbread, followed by a factory reset. Now I don't get any calendar notifications even though the appropriate boxes have been selected in the Settings menu for the ...