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SD card not recognized by Acer A500

I just bought a used Acer A500 16 GB tablet yesterday. Everything works great — except it doesn't recognize my 16 GB microSD card for storage, but says there is no external SD storage or it is ...
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Acer a510 touch screen not responding to some fingers

Its more of a touch screen question than an Android question, but it pertains to an Android device so... I got my Dad an Acer A510 for Christmas and he has been very frustrated with it, especially ...
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Does Adobe Reader on Android support search-by-whole-word?

I have an Acer Iconia Tab. I would like to search some PDFs (RPG reference documents) for "whole words", as normal search doesn't properly find short words. Is it possible with the Adobe Reader on ...
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Undesired screen dimming

my acer iconia a500 tablet the screen gets really dark to the point where I cant see anything and the brightness is all the way up. sometime it will be bright for a second then will dim. and another ...
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How to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server?

Hi does anyone know how to connect Acer Iconia A500 to a ftp server? Much appreciated!
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Can the Netflix app be loaded on an Acer Iconia A500 without rooting?

Acer recently released an official upgrade to 3.2 for the Iconia A500 tablet, but the Netflix app is still not visible in the market. Is it possible to get the Netflix app on this tablet without ...
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Why does my Iconia A500 occasionally stop responding?

I have an stock-standard Acer Iconia A500 32G WiFi-only tablet. The screen usually turns on immediately when I press the power button. However, it sometimes refuses to respond and I have to hold ...
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Something is secretly eating up my Acer Iconia A500 internal memory and I need help finding it

I've been a happy owner of an Acer Iconia A500 for a bit over a year now but a couple of weeks ago it started to complain about its internal memory being full. I was a bit surprised as I keep movies, ...
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Making a NANDROID backup of a device with broken touchscreen

This is the first of a series of questions about "the broken tablet saga". Basically I have an Acer A500 with broken touchscreen to get ready for warranty. I won't ask all of my questions in a single ...
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How can I mount a USB flash drive on my Acer Iconia?

I have an Acer Iconia A500 tablet with Android 3.1. I cannot mount any USB flash drives. File Manager HD and other similar apps display "Directory is empty" in /mnt/usb_storage/. I have tried use a ...
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Using an Archos 3G modem with an Acer Iconia tab (Android Honeycomb)

I've recently purchased an Acer Iconia tablet with Android 3.1. Then I adquired an Archos G9 3G USB modem, with the intention of having internet connection on my tablet when not around a wifi (90% of ...
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Lost my android tablet, how can I find it without a network connection?

I lost my tablet today. It's fully charged but it has no WiFi connection on. Is there any way I can find it without any connected network?
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Is there a way to connect Acer Iconia A500 tablet to windows PC via USB as a drive, not a device?

It currently shows up as a "device", but I prefer to have it as a drive so that I can run tools like SyncToy and many others against it.
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Find lost acer android tablet without a tracker installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find a lost phone or help people return it? My phone was just stolen an hour or so ago. Are there any options for tracking? How do you find your lost Acer ...
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Preparing A500 for warranty service

I have a rooted A500 with HC3.2 and I strongly believe that the focus problem is hardware. Since I'm under warranty I don't think I'll waste my time and send the tablet to repair. Two questions: How ...
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Android Engineering Mode

Is there a way to change between User and Eng mode on android devices? More specificity the Motorola Defy (2.2.2) and the Acer Iconia A500 (4.0.3) I need access to tools like dev tools. I dont mind if ...
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Device revives from stanby to lock screen without a reason [closed]

I left my tablet home for the entire day, in standby mode and under charge. When I came back, I found the screen was on and the device was quite warm. A few nights ago, I was awaken by the brightness ...
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Send multiple files via Bluetooth to PC from gallery

I wanted to send about 30 photos from Gallery to PC by selecting them all, clicking Share\Bluetooth and then selecting the target computer. It didn't work. All transfers failed. But if I selected a ...
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Camera not focusing [closed]

I have an a500 tab with hc3.2 rooted and I recently noticed that the camera is not focusing anymore. I can shoot photos at very close distance only, and this affects my ability to read qr tags too if ...
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How can I connect my A500 to an iMac for charging and file transfers?

I have a Acer Iconia A500 and I am using an iMac. I cannot charge or share my device as mass storage with my computer over USB, though I am able to use bluetooth for transferring data. Are there any ...
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Tethering HC3.2 with Windows Mobile

I bought a non-3G tablet because I already have a 3G phone with tethering function: HTC HD2 with stock WM6.5. When I enable "Wi-Fi Router" program from WM I successfully create the Aldaris network ...
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NetBIOS resolution in Honeycomb 3.2

I just found that HC3.2 is unable to resolve NetBIOS names in LANs. I managed to install a good synchronization client but I found that even if I configure an FTP box I must access it via IP. Since I ...
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Acer Iconia Tab A500 - Rooting & Honeycomb 3.2

I just bought a brand new Iconia Tab A500. I just unboxed it and it shall be charging for the next 14 hours :) While I wait for first booting it, I have a question on rooting with 3.2. The tablet ...
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Is there a solution for poor Acer Iconia A500 playback of MP4 video?

When playing back MP4 video files my Acer Iconia A500 will drop frames and produce video artifacts. Does it just not support MP4, or is there a better MP4 player I can download? Update: Turns out it ...
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Which disk encryption standard is used in Honeycomb?

Does anyone posses an official or un-official information on which encryption standard is used in Honeycomb "encrypt tablet" option? Is there an information on any hacks or backdoors, placed for law ...