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How do I set up a VPN from Android 2.3 to my home Ubuntu desktop?

I want to configure a VPN from my Nexus S (2.3.4) to my home Ubuntu desktop. Has anyone tried this yet? I would deeply appreciate tips on which VPN server to use (e.g., is openVPN support native ...
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How do I get my picture to appear in message threads?

In the stock messaging app, the contact I'm messaging has their picture next to their replies, but mine is just a grey box; how do I get my picture there? I have a contact called 'me' with my picture ...
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legitimate version Android 2.3 available for developers?

I have seen a bunch of posts online saying that you can download some hack of android 2.3 on your phone..are these safe to use? or better yet, is there a legitimate version that I can download and ...
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MMS vCard displaying as playable media file

I am having difficulty viewing a vcard received via text message. My phone recognizes it's an MMS but views it as a Multimedia file and tries to play it. My phone is rooted running Cyanogen ...
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1answer
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Install default Android 2.2 / 2.3 on Optimus One

I have this LG Optimus One P500h and I was thinking about formatting and installing the default/original Android 2.2 (2.3 would be great) since LG modified the homescreen, keyboard and other stuffs. ...
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Does Gingerbread use extra battery power to make calls when the phone has poor signal?

Since I got this phone (Galaxy S, originally on Eclair, then Froyo) and switched network provider, I've had major problems with the signal at home, and call quality as a result. Following the upgrade ...
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How to display my calendar on the lock screen?

What is the best way to show (non-interactive) widgets on the lock screen? I have bought WidgetLocker, but it forces me to unlock the screen twice (using both WidgetLocker and native slider). ...
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Gingerbread has drastically reduced my battery life

I have a Nexus One, and since upgrading to 2.3.3, my phone lasts several hours less compared to 2.2.x. I've swapped out to a new battery, which didn't make a difference. In about 14 hours (of nothing ...
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Is it possible to update from 2.1 to 2.3?

I've got a galaxy s device and want to update it to latest android releace. I'd like to skip the 2.2 update and just do the 2.3 update. Is it possible?
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Audio dropouts over Bluetooth on Nexus One

Ever since the Gingerbread update, my N1 has been experiencing random audio dropout problems every 5-10 minutes when connected to my car's audio system via Bluetooth. The audio will be streaming ...
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How much disk space does Android 2.3.3 and its default apps use?

Different phones advertise different total disk space. When you get a brand new phone with Android 2.3.3 and its default apps, how much disk space do those take?
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HTC HD2 Can't start certain App from SD with CyanogenMod Gingerbread 2.3.3

I've installed BOYPPC-SHIFTPDA DESIRE HD V7 & GINGER 2.3.3_V9 (NAND [DAF]Clean) on HTC HD2, everything is fine except I can't run some app (almost all app large than 1Mb) from SD (eg. Angry Birds ...
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gingerbread on nexus-one bugs/difficulties

I love Android and have been a proud Nexus One owner for over a year now. I was also really excited when gingerbread dropped and flashed my phone before the OTA update (who can wait for these things ...
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Diagnosing Angry Birds Crash

I have a Samsung Captivate running Cyanogen Mod 7 beta (Gingerbread). I am using Launcher Pro and have AdFree if that matters. Everything has been working fine for a while, I had Angry Birds and ...
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1answer
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What is an unsupported unsolicited response code 11016?

My UK Nexus S (Android 2.3.2) has real problems sustaining a reliable data connection on 3G even when I have a full signal in London. Connections time out or pages/tweets/whatever load exceptionally ...
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1answer
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How can I update my Nexus S manually?

I just bought a Nexus S from the USA and it works fine here (Spain). Just realised its version of Gingerbread is 2.3.1 though. While it's no surprise it finds no OTA updates with the local carriers, I ...
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How can I tell the Android Market that I'm running an updated version of Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? My phone (Orange San Francisco) came with Android 2.1 and has not been officially updated in the UK so I'm ...
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1answer
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When is the Nexus S Android 2.3.3 update coming to the UK [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I have a UK Nexus S and it is still on 2.3.2. It's been a month since this update began being pushed out in ...
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How can I fix notification vibration?

When I receive calls and alarms go off, the phone vibrates. However it won't vibrate for any notifications. Changing the vibrate setting from vibrate always or vibrate only when in silent mode has ...
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How do I prevent “No Internet calling account” error?

I'm running 2.3-Gingerbread. Calling was working fine over the telephone network. I set up the internet calling feature by adding an account to test the featuire out. Then I removed the account. Every ...
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4answers
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How can I force my Nexus One to upgrade to the official Gingerbread without waiting for the formal OTA update?

The OTA update for Gingerbread is being pushed out. But I'm in India and there's a good chance I'll be among the last people to get it. Is there a way to get that official update right now?
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1answer
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Will fastboot not proceed with flashing if battery level is below certain percentage?

I'm trying to re-install Clockwork recovery mod (tl;dr: Android 2.3.1+ will reinstall stock recovery on every boot if it's not present). I had installed it successfully yesterday, but today it does ...
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What codecs does the 2.3-Gingerbread Internet calling (SIP) use?

I am looking at the internet calling options in 2.3-Gingerbread. Does anyone know what codecs this dialer uses? Can the codecs be configured?
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1answer
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is it possible to use a CA-Cert for serverauthentification in WPA enterprise networks with android 2.2+?

I just wanted to know if it is possible with android 2.2+ to use a ca-cert for server auth in WPA-Enterprise networks? A fried told me it is not possible, but this would mean there would be a mayor ...
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1answer
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How to return to call when screen blanked

I was on a call and I was put on hold by the other person. The screen blanked after a time (as expected). When I hit the power button to return to the call. I found the call dropped. How can I ...
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How to sync all my Exchange files (including Notes and Tasks) to my Nexus S?

I need to find a way to sync my Outlook notes and tasks to my Nexus S. I would also like to have all the fields I use in my contacts in Outlook available in my Nexus S. I rund on Exchange and the ...
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3answers
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How to fix Telstra network dropouts on Gingerbread Oxygen ROM?

It's a long shot, but figured i'd give it a go.. I've installed the Oxygen RC6 ROM on my Telstra HTC Desire. It's pretty much perfect - better than this phone has ever been. It's fast, great to use, ...
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Can I update the Android version of my Samsung Galaxy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? I have Samsung GALAXY 2.2 & i want to know that can i update 2.2 to 2.3 or upper version update ?
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Gingerbread with ext4: will it burn my flash?

2.3 Gingerbread will use ext4 instead of YAFFS. My question is: YAFFS is for flash based filesystem, but ext4 is not. Will it lead to premature death of the device due to wear leveling?
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How to reset Nexus One to Android 2.2.1 or 2.3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I have a Nexus One (with the radios for the AT&T network) which has an old beta version of 2.2 on it. It ...
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Change application to be launched using Voice Action

Is there a way I can change which app will launch upon Voice action? For example when I say "Listen to Pink Floyd", it currently opens Last.fm app which is more or less useless for me since Last.fm ...
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Can I import contacts from vcf and NOT sync to Google?

I bought the Nexus S with Android 2.3 and am in the process of migrating my contacts from the Apple Address book. I was able to create and import a vcf file containing all the contacts into Android. ...
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2answers
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How do I get 3D maps to work

I have Andorid maps 5.0.0 running on a Nexus S but I can't seem to get 3D maps. I have tried London and New York. Not sure if I am doing something stupoid or what.
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1answer
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How do I attach a PDF file to an email?

I'm trying to attach a PDF file to an e-mail I'm composing, but clicking on attach option shows only image files. How can I make it show other files / attach other files ? (Note: I'm using the ...
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2answers
688 views

Is it possible to enable the Android default keyboard on an HTC EVO 4G?

I am not much of a fan of the HTC EVO 4g's custom keyboard, but it appears that they have somehow removed or hidden access to the default Android keyboard input method. Especially now that the ...
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1answer
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Can you run Android 2.2 Froyo or 2.3 Gingerbread in a VM?

I came across a how-to guide for running Android 1.7 in a virtual machine (VirtualBox), but 1.7 is old. I haven't been able to find a Android 2.2 or 2.3 image anywhere, does anyone have any ideas on ...
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Do any phones other than the Samsung S have gyroscope capabilities?

The Samsung S, Android's first official phone to support 2.3 will have gyroscoping capabilities. Do any other phones have a gyroscope?
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When will Gingerbread be release on UK HTC desire [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? Does anyone know when the 3 network will release Gingerbread for the HTC Desire?
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3answers
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How does NFC on Google Nexus S and Android 2.3 work?

I'm curious on the Near field communication, NFC that the Google Nexus S has. From what I understand, this techonlogy can be used to read RFID-tags, or am I wrong about that? What can I read with an ...
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1answer
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Does Android 2.3 support ad-hoc Wi-Fi networks? [duplicate]

Does Android 2.3 have support for adhoc networking without rooting or at least support it better with rooting? The list of stuff added for 2.3 just said bug fixes, I was wondering if anyone knew what ...
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1answer
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When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)?

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) SDK was released on December 6, 2010. (High-level user highlights) Of course, not all devices will get this update right away and others won't get it at all. Each ...