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Is there a way to “downgrade” (revert) an HTC Desire HD to stock Froyo from Gingerbread?

I don't have any backups or whatever. My phone isn't rooted. It updated to Gingerbread 2.3.3 OTA a couple of days ago, and I hate almost every change that it introduced. Thanks.
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How to change the default contact saving location for HTC Desire HD 2.2.1?

How to set HTC Desire HD Android 2.2.1 to save new contacts to Exchange? With Samsung Galaxy S 2.2.1 it's super easy: Contacts > Menu > More > Settings > Save new contacts to... But with HTC Desire ...
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Pressing volume up and down at the same time on the Desire HD

Does anyone know what holding the volume button on both up an down does on the Desire HD? I occasionally do it by accident and the phone vibrates, then about 10 seconds later vibrates again. During ...
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How can I choose which contacts to sync from Facebook to my HTC Desire HD?

In relation to this question, I asked if there is a way to choose which contacts get synced and got a suggestion to post this as a new question. So here it is. How can I manually choose which ...
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Is there a way to see the device's screen *live* on PC, through ADB?

I am a vlogger and after getting HTC Desire HD, found out its camera was all I ever needed. However, I usually have to see myself while recording video, to control my facial expressions, and with a ...
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Should Vibration Feeback work on the softscreen on HTC Desire HD phone

I think this used to work on my phone and then stopped. Vibration feedback is enabled but only works for the four off screen buttons - Home , Menu, Back, & Search not for any icons on the home or ...
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How to Uninstall HTC Applications/Widgets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove pre-installed apps like Peep and Friend Stream from my HTC phone? How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? I've just treated ...
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Does it make any sense to use a firmware with HTC Sense or is better to go for plain 2.3 firmware?

I do have HTC Desire HD and I rooted it but I'm not sure how valuable is the HTC Sense package and if it makes "sense" (funny) to use a 2.2 firmware with HTC Sense or just to go for the plain Android ...
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Cannot access local storage on HTC Desire HD with Linux

If I set my new HTC Desire HD to connect to PC in disk drive mode, a Windows computer can see the internal storage as a Removable Disk. If I attempt the same with my Linux system, "HTC Android Phone" ...
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Trying to get a PC to boot off a bootable SD card that is inside an USB attached Android device

First, I'd like to make myself look less a madman than I may have appeared to be. I wanted to have a bootable USB stick with me at all times, but it's less convenient because it's an extra object and ...
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Are the HTC Desire HD video issues solved yet/solvable by the end user?

I'm considering getting an Android phone, and at the moment, my choice is between the HTC Desire and the HTC Desire HD. As the price difference is minimal, the obvious choice would be the newer one, ...
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How do I disable the Market App Fast Web Install feature in my android phone settings?

I do not quite like the Fast Web Install idea of Market app. I use AppBrain for my app installs and it lets me manually select if-and-when I would like to install or update an app selected from my ...
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Can I install additional language support (Russian) on HTC Desire HD without rooting?

I bought HTC Desire HD and I want to change UI language to Russian. The issue is that I see in settings only English, German, Italian and French. Is it possible to add other language without rooting ...
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How do I see my sent SMS messages?

How do I see my sent SMS messages? I can search my text messages, but it's not obvious how to simply see a list of my sent messages ordered by time.
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Is there a way to schedule hibernate/shut down on an HTC Desire HD?

I'm planning to get SleepPhones, a sort of comfortable headphone which I plug into my HTC Desire HD. I would play music which puts me into sleep (hopefully) for up to 60 minutes. Is there a way ...
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How to reduce number of screens on HTC Sense android phones?

I was wondering, is there a way to reduce the number of screens available with HTC sense phones to say 5? Just I find that 7 screens is excessive for my needs, and I heard I can get a decent ...
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Battery Life on Desire HD

Why does the battery for android phones perform much better after 2 or 3 weeks of usage? Is there any logical reason?
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Is there a weather widget/app that has both very good location support and supports multiple locations?

Is there a weather widget or app that has good location support (Central Europe) and support for multiple configured locations?
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How do I use stock UI on HTC Desire HD?

How do I disable HTC Sense on my HTC Desire HD without having to root my phone? I looked at a guide for the regular Desire and attempted to follow that but it didn't work (was missing the ability to ...
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Knowing which applications to stop

Looking at my currently running apps screen, I see many applications by htc and android, probably running the UI, and sync and stuff like that. Is there a list or a site that explains what each app ...
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Installing the English (United States) language

I recently got my Desire HD, and it came pre-installed with Deutsch, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, each in a (Spain) or (Portugal) flavor. Is there some way of getting an English (United ...
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How can I prevent my Desire HDs battery from draining overnight?

I've recently got the new HTC Desire HD, which has a poor battery to start with (1230 mAh), but in the last two weeks I've had several nights waking up with a dead battery. The first few nights, I ...