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How do I clear learned words? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to clear the keyboard autocomplete suggestions I want to clear the learned words on my Android 2.3.4 phone. They are not found on the User Dictionary but I can see ...
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What occurs in the background when an application such as Skype is installed e.g. logs, synchronization, etc?

When I install an application, what happens in the background, where is the application installed, where are its preferences stored, where is information such as usernames and passwords stored, etc?
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contacts storage on android 2.3.5

Is there a way to have access to the file/s that list the contact details on an Android 2.3.5 phone? My contacts storage is growing up to many MBs, and I would like to be able to delete some of these ...
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How do I disable the stock Gallery app?

I just downloaded QuickPic and so far it's all good and fast. It has more features than the stock Gallery including the ability to include / exclude certain folders from view. For this reason, I don't ...
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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc randomly reboots

I realise this might be a repeat question, or discussed at length in some related posts, please don't hesitate to discipline me if I'm being redundant. I just really want to know not only if anyone ...
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How to make the system keep my setting even after the battery is removed? [closed]

I have no clue what is going on of my phone. My phone cannot store any setting for long term. What I mean is that the setting would go back to default after battery is removed or system crash. Please ...
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Is there a way to “re-link” all contacts using some button or other procedure?

My contacts come from 3 sources: Google account Facebook Skype Some of those contacts were automatically linked together so "Joe Smith" appears as one contact instead of three. However, some ...
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Where are drafts saved in gmail android app?

I wrote an email in gmail android app and saved as draft. Then I accidentally pressed send, although I have no connection (roaming). The gmail android app annoyingly doesn't allow the message to copy ...
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How can I install the vanilla Gingerbread launcher?

Is there any way for me to install Gingerbread's vanilla launcher application? So far, I prefer the "stock" Sony Ericsson launcher but I do want to know what the actual Gingerbread launcher is like.
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How do I enable Umlauts on “Phone Keypad”-style keyboard?

First of all, I know long pressing on a char like 'a' gives me choices e.g. 'aä..' so the special char (umlaut) 'ä' can be selected. But this works only for me for the "international"-style keyboard ...
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volume rocker as next/previous song

This probably is a common question but so far I have not seen a thorough answer. I want to know if it is possible to have the rocker functionalities that are on cyanogem mod on a factory rom (htc ...
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Can't install Google Apps

I'm using an Allview Alldro P2 phone with Android 2.3.5. Fresh out of the box it worked like a charm. After a factory reset from Settings I couldn't install any apps from Google (Gmail, Youtube, etc). ...
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Encryption of offline mail, calendar, contacts data on Android

I'm very new to Android and I wonder what I can do in terms of encryption. As I read it seems that only Android >= 2.3.3 supports encryption but my new device will be running Android 2.3.1. So I ...
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WebM playback faulty on Android 2.3.6

When I open a 720p ".webm" file on the "Movies" app in Android 2.3.6 (Nexus One) it displays only one frame and plays the audio correctly. How to fix it? Should I try a lower resolution file?
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Rooted HD2 shows unrooted as status

I have successfully installed Android Gingerbread 2.3.2 on my HTC HD2 device. While installing the DSTV app, I first tried to unroot it for sometime using the VoodooOTA Rootkeeper app. The problem is ...
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3G Connection Not Working on Samsung Galaxy S2

I have a Galaxy S2 that for some reason does not work when it's connected to a 3G network(or at least I think it's connected, there's a '3G' symbol next to my signal meter). When I say it doesn't ...
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open a list of bookmarks in one go?

How can I open a list of bookmarks into different windows of Android's 2.3.5 browser in one go? For example, how can I set up a bookmark list that opens 3 windows in one go with the pages: ...
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Xperia X10i slow

Did anyone experience the x10i to become very slow in any given day? After restarting work for few hours fine and then suddenly become. Battery drainage is also very quick almost 4hours of some ...
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number in the top right corner of the camera app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does the blue 0 mean in the top right hand corner of my camera? What is the number shown in the top right corner of the camera app that comes installed with Android ...
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How can I reduce the length and intensity of SMS notification vibrations?

After upgrading my Galaxy GT-i9000 to Gingerbread, the vibration when receiving an SMS is unbelievably long and hard. Before the upgrade (2.1?), the vibration was two short vibrations. How can I ...
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How to force Android 2.3 to believe that there is networking?

(unsatisfied by answers in "Let Android believe it is connected to internet", they more about "how to set up networking") The android device is connected to the Internet though my laptop over Wi-Fi ...
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LG Spectrum Jumping To Home Screen

I've got a problem with my LG Spectrum. I've had it about 3 or 4 weeks now. It keeps jumping to the home screen. In other words, whatever app I'm looking at or have open, it will just exit to the ...
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Cant go to last week of month in calendar

I can't seem to find a way to navigate to the last week of a month, meaning 24 is the last day i see this month March 2012 (in month view), when navigating to next month, first day is 1 whilst week 13 ...
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Is there any FREE android mail client with Exchange Support? [closed]

I am searching for a free Exchange mail client for Android 2.3+. Can anybody please suggest me one?
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Make sound when calling on a busy line [closed]

Is it possible on Android 2.3 to enable sound alert when calling on a busy line? It shows on screen that the number being called is busy talking on one of the lines, but who looks at the screen when ...
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Can I locate my android phone?

I brought a new Samsung Galaxy Y inbuilt with Android 2.3.5 some month ago and sold it recently. But after selling I noticed that in that Android I left my email ID (email ID that is used to log in to ...
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Sense shortcut icon reverts to standard Android icon after reboot

I have recently purchased an HTC Sensation, and I'm very happy with the device; everything runs smooth and fast as I should expect from the device itself. When rebooting the device, I tend to lose a ...
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Why does my phone consume megabytes of traffic when idle?

I have installed Traffic Monitor to check how much data is transferred between my phone and the rest of the world. The traffic is categorized by application, but there is also the category "system ...
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HTC G2 crashes, comes back on falsely saying battery level is 0%

Recently my G2 has started dying whenever I use it for more than 5 consecutive minutes. When I reboot it I need to plug into a power source or it will not reboot and it reports that I have 0% battery ...
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578 views

Can I root my stock-Gingerbread Captivate without flashing a new kernel?

I updated my AT&T Captivate to the stock Gingerbread a few weeks ago, and I've had nothing but problems since -- hangs, lockups, and that constant TetheringManager crash. I'm about to do a ...
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Suspend a phone

I was wondering if I could suspend my phone. Let's say I'm running out of battery and I'm also expecting an important call in a few hours time. Instead of shutting down the phone and starting up ...
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What phones support voice search? [closed]

I need a phone with Android operating system that supports voice search, and speech recognition. How can I understand if a phone supports voice recognition or not? Does each phone with Android support ...
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rooting Samsung captivate with the new gingerbread release

I just got a message from my cell provider that the official Gingerbread release is out for the Samsung Captivate. I recently rooted my phone so I could install non market apps. Will I have to un root ...
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Will using the built in tethering on a rooted AT&T phone incure extra charges? [closed]

Will using the built-in tethering under Settings --> Wireless and network --> Tethering and portable hotspot incur extra charges on a rooted AT&T Galaxy S2 (SGH-i777)? I don't remember if ...
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Is there a way to upgrade my Galaxy to ICS (even by rooting)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? I have a Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5 (YP-G70), it currently has 2.3 installed on it. I would love to get ...
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1answer
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How to download a Windows executable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download unsupported files from the default browser? When I try to download a Windows executable (.exe) from Android browser, the download starts but stops ...
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installing openAOS 2.3.5 on Archos 5IT?

I found there is people installing openAOS 2.3.5 on Archos 5IT, but I haven't seen any website detailing the instructions on how to do it. Anyone?
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Camera time delay on 2.3.5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a zoom and timer functionality on Nexus S camera? Is there any app that will let one use a time-delay shot with the phone's camera on Android 2.3.5? The default ...
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Can we install Android 2.3 on Samsung Wave Y GT-S5380K [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I have a samsung smartphone Wave Y GT-S5380K with Bada 2.0 OS installed. Can one install android OS on this Phone ? If ...
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Why am I getting an 'Invalid Server Certificate' error when retrieving email even though I have the 'Verify Certificate' setting disabled?

I'm trying to configure my phone to sync with my work email account. I'm accessing it through OWA (Outlook Web Access). With the default settings, when the phone attempts to retrieve incoming mail, ...
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HTC G2 Phone randomly turns off w fully charged battery on Gingerbread 2.3

My HTC G2 running Android Gingerbread 2.3 randomly turns off while running applications such as the camera with full battery. After the random turn off I try to turn the phone on again and it won't ...
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Is there a way to fix the call answer delay?

This is a known Android issue which has been widely reported (example). I saw a suggestion to use Call Delay Patch from the Android Market, but some report that this helps while others report that it ...
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How do I get rid of the “shut the screen off” animation on Droid 4?

I just want the screen to go black. No fade, no "old style tube tv" animation. Is there a way to make it do this?
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Not sure if Kernel Version correct

I recently updated my Samsung GT-S5830 to Gingerbread via Kies. After the update my phone is displaying the kernel version as 2.6.35.7-perf-CL5XXXXX root@DELL 142 #1. The Xs are some 5 digit number. ...
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Galaxy S2 synced but no emails show

I have created an exchange account on a Galaxy S2. Upon creation of the account no errors were thrown or encountered. Yet when the user open email for this account "refreshing" keeps popping up and ...
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Sync contacts with ubuntuone?

It doesn't look like UbuntuOne has a sync app for contacts. Files and music, yes, but not contacts. Are there any workarounds to this? I've successfully avoided linking my phone to a google account ...
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How to schedule shutdown of a phone?

I want to use my phone as a wireless router. Since I am on a time-based data plan, I want the phone to automatically shutdown after a specified amount of time (or at least close the data connection ...
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Is there music player that supports both AAC and MIDI files on Android 2.3?

Update from 2.1 to 2.3 broken playing from aac files in most players. The only music player that is more or less usable is PowerAMP (and also video players like MoboPlayer and MX Player). But it ...
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Disable Display Standby when in Developer Mode missing in Android 2.3

I'm a little bit confused about the missing Option to deactivate the Display Standby in Developer Mode. In 2.2 there was a switch in Application --> Development. But in 2.3.3 this switch is vanished ...
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stock sms client creates multiple threads for the same number

Running the default android SMS application, multiple threads get created for the same number. This is how it started: I was visiting a foreign country, I got a legit sms from the service provider ...