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Can I create a specific ringtone for email from specific people?

Is there any way at all to set it up so that I can have a different notification sound for different email senders? In other words, if I get an email from Fred, can I have a different notification ...
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Can a phone manufacturer's custom interface be changed?

This is related to this question about removing apps, but I thought it was different enough to merit separate focus. I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy 2 S, and it has a custom interface designed by ...
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Can I remove all these garbage apps without rooting the phone? [duplicate]

I just got a Samsung Galaxy 2 from Docomo in Japan. The only thing I don't like about it is that it came with about a million pre-installed apps, 99% of which are just garbage that clutter my ...
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Gingerbread ROM for Nook Color?

Does anyone know a good place to get a Gingerbread mod for Nook Color?
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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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Is there a known issue with HTTPS and the Android browser?

I have a Galaxy S2 running 2.3.3, all up to date and not rooted. On several sites I find that logging in is impossible due to requests sent on HTTPS not returning a response. I've not tested the ...
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Error 331 sending SMS

An SMS failed to be sent and when I checked out the details the last line said "Error code 331". What does this error mean ?
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Suggest an app for reading PDF and CHM

I have seen apps that read CHM or PDF but not both. I need an app that reads PDF as well as CHM quickly and smoothly. I tried OliveOffice but there are issues with landscape mode. Is there any other ? ...
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How to remove app images from gallery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: unwanted folders showing up in gallery (bejeweled 2). can they be removed? I had installed a few application and games, for example beautiful widgets, and several ...
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running apps on WiFi with proxy or alternate to ad-hoc network between laptop and phone?

My home WiFi runs behind a proxy. When I connect to it from my Samsung Galaxy S with android 2.3.3, after entering the proxy and port number in the settings, I am able to run only the browser(not any ...
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all android devices on my LAN can ONLY connect to the gateway

I have a phone running 2.3 and a tablet running 3.1 on the wireles network along with a bunch of computers. I have a bit of a networking mistery. Here are the facts: all the devices can get the ...
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Why doesn't my Desire S support RTL?

When I bought my Desire S in Israel I was under the assumption that it's OS (Android 2.3) came with built in Hebrew support. When I turned the phone on I discovered that there isn't an option to ...
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Gingerbread Claims Support for Arabic, but I Don't See the Language in Settings

Gingerbread claims to have support for Arabic, but I have 2.3.4 installed on my Google Nexus One, and Arabic is not an option when I go to my language settings. ...
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How to upgrade Android 2.2 to 2.3 on Olivepad VT100 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? I want to upgrade Android 2.2 to 2.3 on my Olivepad VT100 as it does not support front camera for video chat in 2.2. Is it possible ...
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How To Make Menu Slide In 3D?

I saw it here: http://theunlockr.com/2011/04/12/android-101-how-to-scan-use-a-qr-code/ Watch video and you will see. I want to know how to create this effect on Android Gingerbread. Thanks.
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How do I upgrade my Dell XCD35 from 2.2 Froyo to 2.3 Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I'm not an expert in this, and need help. I have serious issues with the Froyo build and want to upgrade my brand new phone to ...
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“mount” on 2.3.4 is Behaving Oddly

I'm on Nexus S, 2.3.4, stock and rooted. BusyBox is v1.18.4 (2011-03-20 15:16:04 CDT). When I try to remount ANYTHING it just $ mount -o remount,rw /system Usage: mount [-r] [-w] [-o options] [-t ...
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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 is A2SD+ and how to use it?

I'm using the MIUI ROM on my HTC Desire and it has an option called A2SD+ which is supposed to be an SD partition that the device treats as internal memory. I don't know if it comes from the ROM or ...
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Can't access emails in Gmail labels

This is a problem that suddenly appeared (or rather didn't!) on my Nexus One running Cyanogenmod 7. It was fine and then all of a sudden I could no longer load any emails in any of the labels, it ...
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Verizon Droid X Stopped Sending SMS

I have a Droid X running Gingerbread on Verizon and it is completely unable to send SMS messages. It receives them fine but every message I try to send is rejected. The details of the message reveal ...
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How can I turn off the “allow automatic updating” for **all** apps?

Recently Google started to check the “allow automatic updating” for their apps without being asked, which I hate. I have to deactivate it for each app separately. But more importantly this pushed ...
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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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Received messages are not showing names of contacts on HTC Desire S

I just bought a new HTC Desire S (so no custom ROM has been installed or rooting done). Everything else seems to be working fine, except in messages the names of at least one contact are not ...
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The music player keeps displaying deleted songs. How do I remove them or refresh the library?

I am using a Droid X with rooted Gingerbread that is otherwise stock. I have root access, but have not used it to do anything. I have inspected the /Music folder multiple times and the 500+ songs I ...
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What settings does Sprint Gingerbread (2.3) update reset?

After installing the Gingerbread upgrade on my EVO, I noticed that my alarms have been reset. Now I'm wondering what, if any, other settings were reset or changed. I have not been able an official ...
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Droid X Turns Itself on Automatically

I turn off my Droid X (now running Gingerbread) to conserve the battery. However, every morning when I wake up, it is turned on. Has anyone else been having this problem? I don't know how long it ...
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Upgrade Samsung Galaxy Tab to Android 2.3.3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? How do I update the OS on my device? I live in Uruguay and I've recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab. The ...
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Updating Droid X running leaked Gingerbread to official release without root

I have a stock unrooted Droid X running a leaked version of the Gingerbread update (system version 4.5.588). How can I update to the official release (system version 4.5.596) without root?
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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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Can I set Calendar default reminder to “none”?

This question has been asked recently, and the answer was "Menu->More->Settings->Default Reminder Time". On my Galaxy S II running 2.3 there is no "More" on the Calendar Menu. There is a "Settings" ...
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Unlocking Nexus One without pressing the power button

The power button on my Nexus One doesnt work smoothly any more, sometimes taking nearly half a dozen attempts before the unlock screen appears on the phone. I was wondering is there is any other way ...
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Android 2.3 for HTC Wild Fire [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? Is there any update on Update for HTC Wildfire to Android 2.3 . I have android 2.2 .
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What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray?

The connectivity icons (Data, Mobile Signal, Wifi) in the status bar on my Nexus S are normally green, but sometimes they go white. I can't seem to figure out what this means, as I still have a signal ...
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How can I live without a trackball?

I've been using a Nexus One for the past year and half and am very happy with it as a phone. I am not, however, happy with my carrier and so will be trading up very soon. Amongst the current crop of ...
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Is it possible to display nicknames in the contact list?

Is it possible to use nicknames, instead of first+last names, as the contact's display name in the contact list and/or the incoming/outgoing call view? Device is Samsung Galaxy S 2. Edit: to be ...
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How do I upgrade my rooted Nexus One using OTA updates?

I have a Nexus One that I rooted years ago. It's running "stock" Froyo. I get offered OTA updates to Gingerbread, and I'd like to do the update. When I choose the update, it reboots the phone, which ...
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Using Android 2.3.4 (stock) as a WiFi Hotsport

I am able to connect my devices to the android WiFi hotspot(they get an IP/subnet/gateway etc...) but they are not able to access the internet. Accessing the internet (3g) from my android works fine. ...
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Rooting the HTC Desire Z

Just received one of these (SIM Free, UK Version, Android 2.3 with Sense UI). Can anybody point me towards the simplest and most easiest way to root this handset?
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What are HTC system images for?

HTC recently released a Nexus-One system image for Gingerbread. What do I do with that? Can I use it to update my phone to "stock" Gingerbread (no carrier modifications?) If so, how? Or is it just ...
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Where can I find Android release notes?

Today I upgraded to 2.3.4 Gingerbread MR2 but I wonder: what changed?
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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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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?