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How long should the first boot take with CyanogenMod 9?

On XDA Developers they say "Frst boot will take some time...", but I've waited 25 minutes and my phone has not finished booting. About how long does the first boot usually take?
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Restoring messages from ClockworkMod backup

Here's the story. Today my phone (modded with Cyanogen mod) started bootlooping. So, I did a ClockworkMod backup and went about installing the latest version of Cyanogen mod. When that was done, I ...
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Problem with accents in Xperia x10 Mini Pro using CyanogenMod

When you press and release the button in the bottom-left corner, it normally comes up with smilies and accents. If you hold down on it and press "e" once, it will give you "é". But with CyanogenMod'...
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<HTCData><Facebook> auto sync after changing ROM

I had stock rom for my HTC Wildfire S with HTC Sense and facebook. I had joined contacts - Google account and Facebook friends. Now I flashed to Cyanogen mod 7 and they are not synchronised. But I ...
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Do I have to do anything different when flashing a ROM with Odin if I'm coming from CM7?

When I first flashed CM7 on my SGS, I had an issue with my sim card and had to revert to stock. However, Odin got stuck and I my phone refused to go into download mode (see my comment in this ...
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Alternate (keyboard) task switching method for CM9

I frequently switch between a terminal and a web browser/kindle while working on the device with a bluetooth keyboard. The method I used on the stock 3.2 (with TouchWiz) ROM: press the home key on ...
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Can I run CyanogenMod without mobile service?

I am wondering if I can run CyanogenMod on a phone without service? I have an HTC Incredible and am thinking of upgrading to a new phone and wonder if I can give my old phone to my daughter to use ...
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Adjust long press of back button to kill app in CM7?

As you may know, CM7 has this nice feature where you can hold down the Back button to kill a misbehaving app (Settings > Applications > Development > Stop app via long-press). Unfortunately this ...
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What is the process to install cyanogenmod to a galaxy tab 10.1?

I am new to this flashing business for the Android tablets. I did some of those flashing on a PanDigital tablet previously, but it's been a while. My tablet is the standard 32G WiFi tablet, and it's ...
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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 ROM....
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Can I restore my HTC Hero to its stock ROM?

I have a rooted HTC Hero with the latest Cyanogen mod installed on it. I'd like to get it back to its stock status, restoring the original, official ROM and unrooting it. Is this possible? I have ...
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Do custom ROMs like CyanogenMod modify your bootloader?

Does a custom ROM like CyanogenMod come with their own bootloader or does it just overwrite the /boot kernel and /system? Does the bootloader take responsibility to lock your SIM card on a carrier? ...
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How to have one-button access (on HTC incredible) to do voice dialing or voice commands?

My wife finds her HTC Incredible incredibly difficult to make a quick call without having to look at the screen. She'd like to have a one-button activation of the voice dialing or voice commands "...
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Kindle fire CM7 barebones: how can I get the home screen into portrait mode?

I recently installed the latest (2/9/2012) build of cyanogen mod 7 for my kindle fire. I can't figure out how to get the home screen into a portrait orientation. It defaults to landscape and doesn't ...
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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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How to and from where install ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) on GT-P1000?

Currently I am trying to upgrade my Android OS from 2.3.3 to Cyanogenmod 9 not with "Odin" but via the bootloader and SD-card. Now I had a problem with "Signature verification failed" described here ...
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How to set bash as default shell?

When I adb into a device with Cyanogenmod, I'm presented with a nice bash shell, color prompt, and bashrc. I don't see a symlink from /system/xbin/bash to /system/bin/sh. How do they set the default ...
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How to Disable File Verification while installing Cyanogen in Nexus One

When I try to install CyanogenMod through ClockworkMod Recovery process I get the following error, ‘failed to verify whole-file signature’. I followed WikiLink for Cyanogen for carrying out the ...
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Can you install custom kernels on DroidX running CyanogenMod?

Can you install custom kernels on DroidX running CyanogenMod? Or does the locked bootloader prevent that?
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Are there good resources for comparing performance of Stock Motorola ROMs vs. CM7.1?

I'm looking for a good resource for which shows performance comparison - for Droid X - of Froyo 2.2 (stock ROM), Gingerbread 2.3 (Stock Verizon ROM) and any sort of Cyanogen ROM running on Droid X (...
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App installs result in “Process System Not Responding” message [closed]

After installing or updating an app in the newest version of the android market I receive the warning "Process System is not responding" with the option to either force close or wait. I choose "wait" ...
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Shell utterly borked, toolbox claims “no such tool”

HTC Magic, rooted with CyanogenMod 5. Tried to install busybox using "Busybox Installer" from the Market, ended up with a strangely borked system. Android does not boot, freezes on the splash screen. ...
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CyanogenMod, why doesn't Market self-upgrade?

I've bought a used HTC Magic with CyanogenMod 5 on it. It has Google Market. The market version is 1.713 - which is nowhere near the latest IIRC. In-app billing, for one thing, is not supported. Isn'...
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CM7 GPS works randomly, no rhyme or reason, is there a fix?

I have the Incredible and here are the specs: CyanogenMod 7.1.0 Stable Baseband: 2.15.00.07.28 I can't seem to get my GPS to run in a stable manner. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. I'...
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How to install Whatsapp on Android 1.6

I am interested in installing Whatsapp on Android 1.6 (Cyanogenmod 4.2) on a rooted HTC Dream G1. Is there any way to install it?
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Keep the home launcher from being killed

I have a Motorola Milestone, and I've come to learn that it has a relatively low memory (runtime memory, not storage capacity). The problem that comes with this is that whenever too many apps want to ...
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Why is the same sd-card partition mounted on 7 different mount points?

I created an /sd-ext partition and linked /cache/download and /cache/dalvik-cache to /sd-ext/... When I boot up the phone and all filesystems are mounted and I start adb shell, "df -h" shows that I ...
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Must I install ClockworkMod to install CyanogenMod on Samgung Galaxy SII?

I want to install CyanogenMod on my Samsumg Galaxy S II. If I install ClockworkMod I think I will void the warranty provided by Samsung. Must I install ClockworkMod or can I just install CyanogenMod?
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Why can I not install Firefox on my HTC G1/Dream with CyanogenMod 6.1?

I have a HTC G1/Dream with CyanogenMod 6.1, based on Android 2.2.1. I would like to install Firefox, which requires Android 2.0 and up. But I cannot find it in the Android Market, and when I try to ...
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Builtin Ice Cream Sandwich Application keyboard shortcuts question

In previous versions of android, you could specify application keyboard shortcuts (for example, Menu+G to launch GMail, etc.) but that functionality seems to be gone from Ice Cream Sandwich. However, ...
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Installing CyanogenMod on Newsmy NP-711 tablet

I have a Newsmy NP-711 Android 2.1 tablet (terrible device, cannot recommend it to anyone), and I would like to install CyanogenMod on it. On their page, they only have downloads for specific phone ...
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Cyanogenmod 7.1 doesn't send MMS

Not sure when this started to happen, most likely after I upgraded to cyanogenmod 7.1. I was able to send/receive MMS before without any problem. Now I can receive MMS at any time send MMS when ...
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Can I safely remove “Android keyboard” if I have installed an alternative keyboard application?

I know it's potentially a Bad Idea (tm), but hear me out. I've got an HTC Desire, and its internal storage space is severely limited (150 MB, barely), running Cyanogenmod 7.1. I'm not entirely happy ...
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Can I hide the time on the Cyanogenmod 7 Lockscreen?

I've flashed CM7 onto my phone, and am wondering if there is a way to hide the clock. The only way I see is the Widget Layout setting to Default/Hidden/Centered. But this hides ALL text on the lock ...
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Google Mail missing in Cyanogenmod (gApps)?

I installed Cyanogenmod and noticed that Google Mail is missing. I can't install it form the Market either. Market, Talk and so on are there, just Google Mail is missing. How can I install Google ...
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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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How to install Cyanogenmod on Huawei IDEOS U8150?

I am installing a custom rom for the very first time and I simply don't want to brick my phone (Huawei U8150). I downloaded and installed Rom Manager I downloaded Cyanogen 7 (update-cm-7.2.0-RC0-...
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Motorola Milestone is constantly firing touch events

Starting this morning, when I turn on my Motorola Milestones screen, it starts to constantly press random positions on the screen (starting applications, etc.) which makes it nearly impossible to use ...
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Phone reboots when I navigate past Falkirk

Occasionally when navigating, my phone will freeze (the display and also the music, if it's playing) then reboot a few seconds later. I realised today that while it's happened in other places, ...
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How can I download an MP3 to my phone instead of opening it in a music player?

I'm trying to download podcast MP3s to my phone so I can listen to them in my car. Ideally, I'd like to be able to Chrome-to-Phone them from my computer at home, and then choose to download and play ...
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Phone will not vibrate for incoming text messages

No matter what I do, I can't get my phone to vibrate for text messages anymore. I am running Cyanogenmod 7.1.0. It vibrates for phone calls and for haptic feedback, so there's obviously nothing ...
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How can I install CyanogenMod on my HTC Magic?

How can I install CyanogenMod on my HTC Magic? Is there a tutorial or guide for this that I can follow? Sorry guys..if you feel that I was asking a silly question..! my intention was to have a brief ...
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Use android phone with broken screen as WiFi camera

The screen of my android phone is broken and since I couldn't find a replacement screen I thought of using the phone as wifi camera. I've installed IP cam and use the android.screencast to control and ...
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Will installing cyanogenmod7 on my Samsung Vibrant require me to wipe my phone first?

I'm interested in putting CyanogenMod on my Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S). The FAQ on Cyanogenmod says: Q: Do I have to wipe my data before I install CyanogenMod? A: Short answer: Maybe. Long ...
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Disadvantages of CyanogenMod

If I root and flash my phone, will I get some limitations? I understand that I will lose any carrier and manufacturer specific apps/launcher/widget (and this actually may be a bonus); however I want ...
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ZTE Blade can't maintain a wifi connection

I have a ZTE Blade with Android 2.3.7 (CyanogenMod 7.1). Recently, when I try to connect to a wifi network (even one that worked before this problem started) it starts to connect, tries to autenticate,...
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How can I install google talk with video call support on CM7.1?

I I just installed CM7.1 on my SGS. To my surprise, the google apps that I installed did not include the version of google talk with video chat. The ROM I used to have was based on Samsung's stock ...
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Will android market work (update app) after I install a new mod in my phone

I am going to root and install cyanogen mod 7 on my samsung I5801 (Having froyo). Will the android market work in cyanogen mod i.e. will I be able to use and update all the applications (whenever ...
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How can I make the notification lights flash occasionally instead of staying on constantly?

I am using a T-Mobile G2X with CyanogenMod 7 nightly (10/27). Android version 2.3.7. When I get an email at night, the four notification icons at the bottom of the G2X will stay lit all night, ...
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com.android.phone force closes constantly after a clean install of CM7.1 in SGS1

I installed a CM7.1 over a custom 2.3.5 installation on my Samsung Galaxy S I9000. I did a full wipe through CWM as well as wiping the cache, as explained in the SGS installation instructions. The ...