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htc desire z root shell

I'm trying only to get a root shell, not persistent, don't want to flash any kind of image or install closed/proprietary apk, nor run scripts/exploits that write/erase/modify any flash. For a newer ...
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Need help in unlocking LG G2 LS980ZVC, running on KitKat

I am looking for a working link to a tutorial explaining how to globally unlock LG G2 LS980 (Android Version 4.4.2, Software Version LS980ZVC). I tried several, but can't unlock the phone. Most ...
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Need help in unbricking soft bricked LG G2 LS980

I recently purchased LG G2 LS980 (locked on Sprint network in USA) in India and unlocked it to work in India. The build number of the software that came with phone was LS980ZV7. The phone kept ...
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How to root HTC Desire Z without USB debugging?

I have the phone stuck at the white HTC welcome screen, so I can't get to the system in order to enable USB debugging. I need to flash a custom recovery along with a new ROM to hopefully fix this, but ...
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htc desire z keeps restarting on its own

My HTC Desire Z keeps restarting on its own continuously, how do I stop it and how can I switch on my phone now? I tried removing the battery but that didn't work. Can anyone help?
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LG G2 Native SIP client (where Is It?)

For some reason I couldn't find the native SIP client on this Phone. On my Note 2 N7100 it's under Settings-> Call Settings-> Accounts Will someone please show me where it's hidden? Note: LG G2 D802 ...
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HTC Desire Z key number two misbehave at times

HTC Desire Z touch key number 2 (ABC) occassionally presses itself repeatedly without any apparent trigger. In such cases, I press the power button on/off to quieten it down. Is it a software or ...
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My HTC Tmobile - G2 wifi turns off cicle

I dont Know why when I turn on my WIFI it automaticly turn off after a few seconds! I have HTC VISION G2, Cianogenmod, 2.3.7 VISION PVT ENG s-OFF HBOOT-0.76.2000 (PC10...) MICROP-0425 ...
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Why are Dialer, Cell standby, and Phone idle killing my battery?

HTC G2 with Cyanogenmod 7.2.0, T-Mobile. It used to last all day, I'd always plug the phone in before bed and it would rarely run out of energy before then. Lately it runs out mid-day. Today I ...
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HTC Desire Z stuck in boot-loop

I'm a total n00b with Android, and the existing questions tagged boot-loop didn't help me. Apologies if I missed something "obvious"! I've borrowed a used HTC Desire Z from my brother so I can decide ...
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Installing Android using only fastboot on HTC Vision

I lost my system somehow. My phone turned off and reboots during starting up. I'm only able to go to hboot (fastboot/recovery etc.) on my phone, and I'm unable to run Android system. I have tried ...
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Google Services hogging data - how to stop it? [duplicate]

Note: there is a related question to this, however it has no definitive answer. Asking in case anyone has discovered any solutions in the intervening period. Onavo count continually reports that ...
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DualBoot CM7 and CM9 for HTC Desire Z?

I want to be able to switch from CM7 to CM9 and vice versa without losing my apps and data everytime. Is it possible to make a dualboot?
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Cyanogen mod 7.2.0 keyboard backlight not working properly

I have recently rooted my phone (HTC Desire Z A.K.A. Vision) and installed Cyanogen 7.2.0. I have noticed that my keyboard and softkeys backlight no longer work properly. What used to be the case: ...
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Android Ice Cream Sandwich Performance on HTC Vision / Desire Z

I've got a HTC Vision / Desire Z (aka. T-Mobile G2), and I flashed a custom Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) 4.0 ROM on it. Unfortunately, performance leaves a lot to be desired. I've tried the ...
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Why can I not pull an IPv6 address from T-Mobile?

I saw that T-Mobile has enabled IPv6 for its network, and I wanted to try it out. I dropped off my WiFi network, changed my APN to the IPv6-enabled APN (epc.tmobile.com) and was unable to pull an ...
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Quick Key Problem HTC G2

I have a Google G2 and for some reason the keyboard has set itself to open apps with almost every letter I push. For instance when I push the letter e on my keyboard it opens the email app. How do I ...
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my phone hit a pavement and 3g/4g stopped working. next step?

As I was cycling, my htc rezound fell on the pavement. The battery popped out. There are few scratches but no visible damage. I start the phone and it's fine as long as I don't use data. Once I use ...
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HTC G2 crashes, comes back on falsely saying battery level is 0%

Recently my G2 has started dying whenever I use it for more than 5 consecutive minutes. When I reboot it I need to plug into a power source or it will not reboot and it reports that I have 0% battery ...
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Google Books crashes on loading - workaround? (HTC Desire Z 2.3)

Google Books Android crashes on loading. Is there a workaround to stop this, while I wait for the developers to fix? The application Books (process com.google.android.apps.books) has stopped ...
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DCS Service on HTC Desire Z

I installed My Data Manager to see how much data traffic my phone generates and I noticed that there's some "DCS Service" using on average 180MB (!) per month. DCS Service is not something I ...
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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 listen to free online music while performing other tasks on my device?

I have Android 2.2 on my phone and I want an app that lets me listen to free music online in the background while I browse through other apps or do something else on my phone. The YouTube app closes ...
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Music Player Not Displaying Songs?

I am using a T-Mobile G2 running Android 2.3 and recently had to replace the phone with another as the old one was bad. I then launched the stock music player with my SD Card inserted and I viewing ...
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HTC Desire Z Stock ROM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Does anybody know how I can find HTC Gingerbread Stock ROM? I've just found an old Froyo (2.2) ROM through ...
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HTC Desire Z without Android Market?

I bought a HTC Desire Z from UAE (United Arab Emirates) country. Surprisingly, there isn't the Android Market in the Applications list! I tried to install Market manually, but it crashes and ...
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Fixing water damage in phone

I dropped my phone into some water, immediately removed battery and soaked in rice (all I had at work). The phone dried, but the keyboard (G2) had some bad keys that have never corrected, and there ...
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Complete list of hardware keyboard shortcuts for Desire Z?

I like to use the hardware keyboard of the Desire Z including shortcuts, however I haven't found a complete list. For example, the HTC help pages don't mention Function + Backspace = Deletion of text ...
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htc desire z cannot receive exchange emails completely

My HTC Desire Z has the latest Android 2.2.1 system, and my company's exchanges is the latest Exchange 2010. After I set up the Exchange Sync, I am able to receive email. People in my company loves to ...
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Where are the water damage indicators on a G2?

I got a G2 from eBay and it looks pretty nice. I'm just inspecting to make sure everything is good before I start using it. The battery has a white water damage indicator, which is good, but the ...
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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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Why does phone keep switching off?

I have an HTC Desire Z which I have bought 3 months ago and I usually use it for phone calls. I don't have many apps in it. Sometimes when I call from my phone it switches off and then I have to ...
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How to mount the SD card in T-Mobile G2 from a Linux host (workstation)

This question is similar to Mount disks from Samsung Galaxy S i9000 to Linux System over USB cable but I want to get it to work on my stock T-Mobile G2. The G2 does not have any USB configuration in ...
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Is there a way to have my device say the callers name when the call is coming in?

I have a HTC Desire Z with Froyo . I am trying to find a way to have my device speak the caller name. I have tried SayMyName but it only works if you are connected to the internet. I want a similar ...
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Why has speech-to-text stopped working on my phone?

I have an HTC Desire Z with Android 2.2. For some reason my speech to text convertor has stopped working. Everytime the soft keyboard opens up and I press on the small mike button, it says audio ...
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Built-in alarm clock on G2?

I just upgraded from G1 to G2 Android. The G1 had a decent alarm clock application built right into it. The G2 doesn't seem to have this app (or I can't seem to find it.) Anyone know how to access it ...
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Picasa (in gallery) not linked. Can't open picasa folders. How do I fix it?

I'm trying to open my picasa folders in the android gallery. When I press the Picasa button, I get this message: your google account is not linked to Picasa Web Albums. Please add another Google ...
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Messages does not show HTC Desire Z

I have a problem with my HTC Desire Z, when I open messages it’s just blank, I have the option to write messages but I can see any of my old ones. I have tried restarting it and taking in an out the ...
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G2/Froyo - Settings Quick Keys - How to set to “Wireless & Networks”

When I configure my G2's "Quick Keys", I cannot set it to anything in "Settings > Wireless & Networks", except the main "WiFi settings" panel. Ideally I would want quick keys assigned to ...
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Android G2 touchscreen is left-right reversed

The touch screen on my Android G2 is suddenly reversed. I touch an icon on one side of the screen and an icon on the opposite side is selected. I slide to pick up the phone and instead the sound is ...
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How come my my HTC Desire Z sometimes doesn't notify me about a new SMS?

My HTC Desire Z has developed an issue (well several, but just one for this question) where it doesn't always notify me of a new message. When a new message arrives, I expect: the phone to beep ...
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Changing SIM card reset/lost stored google password

For troubleshooting reasons, T-Mobile gave me a new SIM card. After swapping the card, my phone did not know the google password, I had to enter it again. I tried to research the linkage (is it ...
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HTC Desire Z Home Screen has Stopped Rotating, wat do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My sense home screen has stopped auto rotating, how do I fix it? I have the same problem as a few other people who have posted questions: I got the HTC Desire Z about 2 ...
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How to reject call on HTC desire Z?

Is it possible to reject call somehow when screen is locked as the same moment I unlock the screen, I acctualy accept the call?
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How to disable screen lock on my HTC desire Z?

I would like to disable screen lock completely, as anyway there is need to press power button every time + unlock the screen which is anyoing
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Unable to hang up phone call

I'm using a relatively new G2, and when dialing today, the call did not complete. It stayed in dialing forever. The hangup button did not work. I tried to force a connection failure with airplane ...
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Is there a way to sync my personal files to my Nook Color & G2 phone?

I just got a Nook Color which runs on Android. I also have an Android G2 phone with the Nook app running on it. If I purchase a book from Barnes & Nobles I see the book online in my "My NOOK ...
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Is there any benefit to rooting the new T-Mobile G2, and what are the legal issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I've rooted my phone. Now what? Are there any risks to rooting a device? Given that the new T-Mobile G2 based on Android 2.2 (and so called 4G network) attempts to ...
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My sense home screen has stopped auto rotating, how do I fix it?

I have a desire z (aka tmobile g2). When I fist got it a week ago the home screen used to rotate when the phone was tilted. It has since stopped doing that. Other things still rotate when the phone ...
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Why doesn't my SIM card does allow a connection to this network?

In Android 2.2 from a HTC Desire Z I am frequently finding my phone disconnected from my mobile provider. When I select my provider from the Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Mobile networks -> ...