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Phone stops using 3G when Wifi hotspot nearby

I have a HTC Desire with the latest legit firmware. I have Wifi and 3G enabled, and it's usually fine; at home it connects to my (WPA2 protected) router, and when I go outside it switches to 3G. But ...
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What will be faster when moving to sd-ext via A2SD+ Data or Dalvik-cache? (or can I move both with no extra-penalty)

I'm using A2SD+ on my HTC Desire running on MIUI. Currently only the app and app-private are under /sd-ext, but I'm running out of space very quickly :) Currently my dalvik-cache consumes 46.3MB and ...
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Where can I check how much Internet bandwidth did my HTC Desire use?

A newb question, as I just received my wife's HTC Desire: Where can I check how much bandwidth it uses (or used during certain time period)? Her contract only includes 500MB a month, so she needs to ...
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Application manager for Android

Is there an application manager that would easily kill/close an application from memory install applications unstall applications Platform: HTC Desire and Android 2.1.
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Received messages are not showing names of contacts on HTC Desire S

I just bought a new HTC Desire S (so no custom ROM has been installed or rooting done). Everything else seems to be working fine, except in messages the names of at least one contact are not ...
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Can I save my htc desire if the battery is dead?

I ran my HTC Desire on a 0% charged battery - and it shut it self down. Now it won't charge anymore and wont start even when plugged in. What are my options?
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How can I play music from my HTC Desire Android phone in my car?

My car is a 2002 Toyota Camry and the stereo is old-fashioned like this: ...
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HTC Desire - Problem writing to /system

I have an HTC Desire HD Android device. I rooted it with SuperOneClick. I get a # prompt in terminal. adb remount fails. I'm able to remount /system with mount -o rw,remount /dev/block/mmcblk0p25 ...
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How To Install Froyo on HTC Bravo

I have an HTC Bravo. Some time ago I installed Gingerbread on it and started to have trouble. If I connect to the Internet or do some memory intensive work it resets itself. Now I want to install ...
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HTC Desire sticky power button

I have an HTC Desire that is 2 and a bit years old and in the hands of my wife and baby, now has a power button that barely works. Luckily the ROM I'm using allows the device to wake with the select ...
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Internet - How to stop Popup windows appearing in a small overlay

On my HTC Desire phone I use a chess website. One of the links on that website opens a popup window displaying a chess board and other items. On my PC it opens in a new tab of my browser, that is ...
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Facebook doesn't fetch all messages

When I receive a new message on Facebook, I get the notification properly on the official Facebook app. I open the list of messages and the new message is highlited. The names are correct and the ...
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HTC Desire Z, synced with Outlook emails but folder appears blank sometimes [closed]

I have a HTX Desire Z which is synced with Outlook emails. When I click onto the mail icon, sometimes it shows my email inbox as empty even though it isn't. I then have to leave the inbox, click a few ...
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Communicating with a device via USB port , is it possible?

I am new to Android Platform and I Like to know whether it is possible for an Android device (App) to communicate with Linux/XP system via USB port for 2 way communication. If yes how can it be done? ...
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Unexpected reboot during app install has left phone with no space

My wife recently went to install a game on her phone (Sims Freeplay) from Google Play. She tells me the phone had enough memory for the install (~15MB free for a 13MB app), which is why she tried. ...
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Sync birthdays between iCal and Android

I have an HTC Desire and a Mac (10.6, if that matters) and I sync them via Google Contacts. Many of my contacts in Apple's Address Book.app have a birthday set, but it does not transfer to Google ...
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connect android phone to internet

i have an bridged internet connection. That is i connect my router and then i have to connect to the internet. There are two steps to be followed. I do that on my computer by first connecting to the ...
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Suspend a phone

I was wondering if I could suspend my phone. Let's say I'm running out of battery and I'm also expecting an important call in a few hours time. Instead of shutting down the phone and starting up ...
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Is my battery faulty

I've had my HTC Desire (latest legit firmware) for 18 months or so, and I believe this problem has existed for a while but it getting worse. It might just be time for a new battery but in case ...
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Launcher with long middle dock button

One thing I miss about HTC Sense is that their launcher button had an elongated middle button for the dialer. Is there a launcher or dock that replicates this kind of UI? (I'm using CM 7.1 RC1 on an ...
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Is there any way to make free skype calls from HTC Desire?

Well Fring is blocked. I'm located in China. I neeeeed to make free skype calls to my family around the world. Skype Lite is not an option, has anybody cracked this cookie?
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How can I get a busy tone when dialing a number which is actually busy

I usually dial a number and then put the phone in my pocket (using a headset). That doesn't work very well when the destination is busy since I never get a busy tone. I just get a "number is busy" ...
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MildWild rom stuck?

I've just installed the new MildWild (oxygen) rom http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1353861, to replace my very old LeeDroid rom. It's seemed to have installed fine, but when the phone ...
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How do I improve photograph quality on my HTC Desire?

I think that I have my HTC Desire on the highest quality settings for taking pictures, but the quality of the photographs is awful. Is that a weakness of the Desire, or is there something that I can ...
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reduce memory usage of “Internet” and “contacts”

The DiskUsage app shows 14,8MB data used for "Internet" and 11,5MB used for contacts. Is there a way to reduce memory usage? I know I can delete Internet data using the general app settings but I ...
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In which directory are Android updates downloaded?

I want to download and install a system update for my Android HTC Desire. The download was successful but during installation it stopped. In the ClockworkMod console I can see the error "signature ...
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Any help on a HTC Desire GPS problem after Android 2.2 Froyo update?

I have an HTC Desire with T-Mobile Germany branding. Last Sunday I finally got the long-awaited Android 2.2 update from my operator. The update ran successfully. However, since then it doesn't get the ...
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In google contacts where is the contact for me?

I'm not sure if it matters but my phone has 'HTC sense'. I have all my contacts sync'd with my google account. I have a normal contact called "me" in my google contacts that through various merging ...
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Touchpal keyboard keeps disabling itself on HTC Desire

I have an HTC Desire (2.2) which I have installed TouchPal Keyboard. The problem is though it seems to keep disabling itself and reverting to the default keyboard layout. I then have to go through ...
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Can I safely uninstall Flash and Facebook apps?

From this question I known how to remove vendor installed apps. However is it safe to uninstall Flash and Facebook? I guess that the Android browser depends somehow on Flash and might brake after I ...
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What's the reason that the alarm clock isn't working when the phone is turned off?

I know that the alarm isn't working when the phone is turned off, but my question is: Why doesn't this work? What were the developers/engineers thinking? I always used my mobile phones as alarm ...
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How can I control the brightness from the notification bar?

My friend has the Galaxy S and is able to control the brightness by sliding his finger over the notification-bar. He said he didn't install anything to have it (but he has a custom ROM, so that ...
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Is it possible to update CyanogenMod from within CyanogenMod?

Is there a way to update CyanogenMod from within CyanogenMod without going though the whole flashing process? I'm looking a for one press update button.
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Why does my HTC Desire play a tune (like notification) without a visual message?

A friend of mine has a HTC Desire and every so often it play a little tune (like a message notification) even though there are no messages or calls. What's causing this?
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Unlock problem with HTC Desire

I have a HTC Desire with original OS. I arrive to start the device by pushing Power button. The screen lights on with HTC start screen (HTC quietly brillant) then the home screen of the telephone is ...
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No touchscreen response when charging

I have a new HTC Desire S in the UK unlocked from Amazon running Android 2.3.3 and HTC Sense 2.1. When I charge the phone the touchscreen is non responsive. I have tried changing Settings > ...
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How to make my alarm as stable as a server?

I have HTC Desire with original Android 2.2 (kernel 2.6.32.15-gf5a401c) with HTC Sence. I have not installed any task killers. Now I have a stock alarm clock application. Yesterday evening I set my ...
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Why am I unable to view pictures sent to me by MMS from an iPhone?

If I receive a picture message from a friend with an iPhone, the MMS message appears with a "Slideshow" attachment. When I try to open the Slideshow, I get a message saying, "Unsupported media type". ...
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SMS on HTC Desire is not working

My HTC desire has problems with the texting (sms). Sometimes it doesn't show the thread of my text messages or if it does and I try to click the person to see what they've texted, its a white screen ...
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Angry Birds and other games force close (crash) on startup when using Simple2Ext (S2E)

I'm running CM 7.03 on my HTC Desire (GSM) and have successfully partitioned my SD card with a 512mb ext4 partition. I installed S2E and it moved my apps to /sd-ext successfully, but certain apps now ...
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My HTC Android Touch is creating problems some times

All of a sudden with out touching the screen my phone works on its own like moving between screens. If I touch on one option it may navigate to some other. It happens very rarely, but it's impacting ...
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Disable smileys in SMS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to change the emoticons in the standard android sms app? I find graphical emoticons (smileys) seriously distracting. How do I disable them? My device ...
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How do I upgrade my Android OS from 2.2 to 2.3 on an HTC Desire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I am carrying a HTC Desire. I want to upgrade the OS from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3. How do I upgrade the OS?
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How to un-install HTC's gingerbread ROM for Desire

I installed HTC's official (developer-only) Gingerbread ROM on my HTC Desire, but I'm not too happy with it, since it keeps running out of internal memory. So I've been searching for a way to revert ...
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Can you connect USB devices to an Android phone?

I have an HTC Desire and would like to connect USB devices to it, for example an external USB thumb drive to transfer files or a USB keyboard. Is this at all possible?
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How can I sync specific Google contact groups?

My HTC Desire A8181 runs 2.2, and uses the People app to manage contacts instead of the vanilla Android contacts app. I'd like to use Google Contacts to manage my contacts and just sync with my phone, ...
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How can I free up more space on my Android (2.2 Froyo) phone?

I have already moved all the applications that allow it to the SD card. So what I am really looking for here are some tips like clearing internet cache or something like that. (I have an HTC Desire.) ...
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Move to SD Card doesn't move everything

I have noticed that when I move apps to the SD card, it doesn't move everything. Is this a bug or a known behaviour or something weird going on with my phone? Here's an example: Start point: Phone ...
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Wheel behaviour for HTC Desire (setting alarm)

A couple of days ago I was setting my alarm on my HTC Desire (rooted and flashed with InsertCoin) when I realised a really cool behaviour with the wheel whilst selecting the 'minutes'. Basically, no ...