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When I plug in earphones into my HTC Desire S, it dials the phone

Every time I plug in my earphones into my HTC Desire S, it starts calling the last dialed number automatically and starts the music after short interval. Does anyone know about this problem?
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Where do I configure DNS and IP settings in HTC Desire S?

HTC Desire S seems to have very scarce WiFi settings. I'm trying to debug a Wifi connectivity issue and looks like it might be a DNS problem. I Googled and looks like many Android devices have some ...
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how do i get out of safe mode on htc desire s?

Just put music on SD card, started up phone after re-inserting SD card, but it came on in 'safe mode'. Any ideas on how to switch safe mode off?
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Cannot mount SD card, with error “SD card safe to remove”

I have an HTC Desire S, which my cousin bought for me from China. Android version: 4.0.4; HTC Sense version: 3.6; Software number: 1.0.0.S510e The MicroSD card no longer works. Whenever I reinsert ...
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Restart sound engine in Android (4.1)

I am Running AOKP on my HTC Desire S and it has a weird issue with sound - If I reboot the device with headphones plugged in, the sound (specifically the bass) is OK but if I remove the headphones and ...
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How to make screen 'unsensitive' on incoming calls?

Here's the scenario: what I often find happening is that I receive a call on my Android phone (HTC Desire S), and as I'm rushing to get it out of my pocket I'm accidentally managing to swipe the ...
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How can I make RUU 4.0 update on HTC Desire S?

How can I make RUU 4.0 update on HTC Desire S? After downloading the zip file, I don't know which are the next steps in to the update process. Please give me detailed instructions. Thanks!
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How do I Restore a ClockworkMod backup with a busted power button or through ADB?

I was trying to flash a new ROM, but can't get it to boot. Usually, I would have just booted into my recovery and restored my last backup. But I can't do that now as my power button is broken and it ...
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Restoring stock Rom to HTC desire S

OK, I know there's stuff out there on this - but tbh I can't understand it. I have a UK HTC Desire S on T-mobile. I used the official HTC download to upgrade to ICS last year (it was not OTA but on ...
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Will I be able to change the region on my HTC desire S?

The RUU of the HTCdev cannot install to my Htc desire S. It always says that I need the correct RUU version and my region is SEA_WWE. Is there any way to install the RUU without changing my region? ...
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How do I enable call waiting notification when I am calling another person?

When I used my previous phone, when I am calling someone, I used to get a notification if the party that I am calling is in another call and I am waiting. I usually don't like to disturb people when ...
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Clear search history in ebook reader App (Desire S)

Is there any way to clear search history in ebook reader App on Desire S? (It is the default reader App for ebook on HTC desire S). Thanks.
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Should i do the factory reset? If yes, what will i lose?

My android ( htc desire s ) phone is working fine when i don't put my micro sd card in it ( this card was free with the phone ). But my phone keeps restarting every few minutes if i keep the memory ...
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HTC Desire S not listed on HTC support website?

I should be getting a HTC Desire S android phone in the next few days. It is listed on the HTC website at http://www.htc.com/uk/product/desires/overview.html, but doesn't appear on the HTC support ...
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Why won't Jawbone headset invoke Voice Search/Dialing?

I have an Aliph Jawbone (original) which worked fine with Sony Ericsson dumb-phones (K750, K810) but on my HTC Desire S (Gingerbread, 2.3.3) I can't figure out how to use it for voice dialing. The ...
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Unable to open copied files from computer to device (mount as disk drive) - HTC Desire S

I connected my phone as a disk drive and put some files ( .png ,.jpg ,.swf ) in the sdcard. I am unable to open those files on the phone. I am unable to find those files in the gallery of the device, ...
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Unable to factory reset my HTC Desire S

I have a HTC Desire S. I have firmware updates but when i try to update the same. I rebooted in the updating process and the phone hangs there for hour (i waited for 4 hrs once). I tried to factory ...
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How can I teach my phone not to capitalise “It's” every time?

I'm using the standard full QWERTY on-screen keyboard on my HTC Desire S, and when typing in to any app it seems that I cannot type it's without manually inserting the ', which is relatively slow and ...
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Stuck at “Verifying Information” when updating to ICS

I've been trying for a few hours to update my Desire S running Android 2.3.5 to the newly released official ICS rom ...
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Is there any app which can tell which app is using internet?

I have installed lots of apps on my phone. For the last couple of weeks i am facing one issue. Even when i am not using internet infact even when i am not using my phone at all, a window pops up and ...
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1answer
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for htc desire s: how to know your phone's region?

i'd like to update my software from gingerbread to ICS, just want to make sure to get the right update for my phone.
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Failed to update HTC Desire S to latest firmware with Android 2.3.5

My phone configuration is: Model HTC Desire S Android 2.3.3 HTC Sense 2.1 Build number 1.47.401.4 Today I've got notification that an update is available for my phone with: HTC Sence 3.0 Android ...
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keep losing names from numbers on my contacts list in my HTC desire s

I keep losing names from numbers saved to SIM in my contacts list randomly on my new HTC desire S. If I reboot my phone, they come back, only to disappear again randomly! Only some of my contact's ...
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Will the WWE region RUU version work for my region?

The HTC Desire S RUU for Android 4.0 is now available in the HTCdev website (htcdev.com/devcenter/downloads). Unfortunately (or is it?), region is set to (WWE - World Wide English) My region is "038 ...
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Call waiting beeps

My phone is the HTC Desire S. I have call waiting enabled. On the original HTC firmware I got bundled with the phone, this meant that when another call was coming through I heard a double-beep twice ...
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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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Prevent my phone from showing messages in the wrong order if I reply quickly?

When I access the Messages app that came with my phone and select a person I am presented with all the SMS messages my phone has stored between me and that person, in chronological order. However, I ...
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Do I have to install a custom ROM if I root? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does rooting require a custom ROM? I have an HTC Desire S with the stock ROM. Can I root the phone but keep my stock ROM, that is the one provided by HTC ? Or do I ...
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How can I update the Market app on my device?

I have an HTC Desire S with Android 2.3. After I purchased my phone Google released an update for the Android Market, but I haven't receive this update. How can I update to the new version of the ...
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HTC Sync fails to start when phone connected “updating htc library”

I have an HTC Desire S wich is failing to connect to HTC Sync. I have downloaded and installed the latest version but one of 2 possible scenarios occur: The phone is connected to the pc. USB ...
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HTC Sense - What Is “Current Weather”?

I think this app is a part of HTC Sense. When i check weather, i get usual report: But if i swipe down, i get "current" report: From pictures you can see that reports differ by 2 degrees ...
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How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? How can I update my Desire S from Android 2.3.3 to Android 2.3.4? Is it possible to update the OS for this model?