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How to upgrade rooted HTC Desire with Unrevoked3 (Clockworkmod) to Froyo 2.2?

I recently rooted my HTC Desire having Froyo 2.2 with Unrevoked3. Rooting was successful, however, after Unrevoked placed the recovery image, the system was back at OS 2.1 again. How can I upgrade ...
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What is Plain Vanilla Android?

I have an HTC Desire (which I enjoy a lot). However, HTC hasnt updated the device to ICS (they say they will update this year, no specific date). Can I get a plain android version from Google and ...
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Does a nandroid backup contain the hboot?

If I restore a nandroid backup will it restore the hboot and the corresponding partition tables? I'm on bravo-stock hboot now and I want to try the CM7 hboot. Will I be able to switch back to stock ...
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How to tell if a phone is rooted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell if I have root? Is there a way to tell if an Android phone is rooted? Where can you find this information in the phone? I used Unrevoked to root my HTC ...
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HTC Desire low on internal storage, I'm clueless — Any help?

It's been bugging me for a while but getting quite bad lately. I get warnings that my internal storage is full, I have about 13mb left of what I believe is 512mb worth of rom. I have checked with the ...
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HTC Desire Bravo low memory

It is constantly saying "Phone memory storage space is getting low" after I download app. Even if I move that app to SD (some apps cannot be moved) it is still low memory, about 18mb of 156mb. How to ...
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Seems like my SD Card just died… can I insert a new one?

So today my HTC Desire randomly froze, then started acting strangely - only showed the background image, nothing else. Didn't respond to power-off or anything so I pulled the battery. After this, it ...
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Where did the internal space go on my HTC Desire?

I know this a common problem, but my experience has been a little freakish. I am using an HTC Desire 2.2 and usually try to maintain approximately 40 MB space free. I have installed the bloody ...
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Can't install custom rom: “Can't mount SD card”

I've some trouble with my HTC Desire and I'd like to ask for help. I've recently rooted it with unrevoked and turned in S-off mode. All went well, or so it seemed, until I decided to flash a custom ...
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Will any Micro SD card work in an HTC Desire?

I've bought my friend's HTC Desire off him, but it doesn't have an SD card. Should I buy just any Micro SD card, or do I need to get one specifically made for the HTC Desire? Is there anything else I ...
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How to fix - SD card works intermittently, rest of the time checks for errors

I bought a new 16GB micro SD card for my HTC Desire to replace the 4GB one it came with. I copied the contents of the old SD card to the new one and my phone loaded just fine. Then, every few hours, ...
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How to recover files from SD card on HTC Merge?

So today somehow my phone completely reset itself. I went into my local wireless office and they helped me a bit. My phone has lost all of it's contacts and apps (no biggie) but the employee told me ...
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How to read out the data in HTC Desire SMS backup file?

Unfortunately my HTC Desire SMS app crashed (HTC official android 2.2), all SMS and MMS were lost. When I tried to recover from a previously backed up SMS file (generated by Desire SMS app), but it ...
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Why does my HTC Desire browser crash on startup after update?

after I've applied recent OTA update (2.29.405.2) to my HTC Desire I can't use built-in browser anymore. It crashes every time I run it. Here is a stacktrace: 12-08 20:13:45.929: ...
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If I buy an unlocked sim-free HTC Desire HD can I still get Android updates OTA?

I currently have a HTC Desire with T-Mobile. If I buy an unlocked HTC Desire HD (Sim-free) and pop in my current T-Mobile SIM will I get OTA updates for the Desire HD or the standard Desire that I ...
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Installing GalnetMIUI Rom on HTC Desire

I Have an HTC DESIRE which I upgraded to Gingerbread recently. My friend told me about Galnet MIUI for Desire, and now I want to root my device. Is this possible? These are my phone's specs: HTC ...
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Can I backup my HTC Desire to my laptop without a USB cable?

I want to backup my HTC Desire, but I don't have the USB cable handy for a while. Any Ideas?
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Is it possible to flash htc desire on linux (drivers concern)?

I'd like to flash 'HTC desire' and found this: http://www.jphellemons.nl/post/Cyanogenmod-on-my-HTC-Desire-the-easy-way.aspx I started to wonder if I'm able to do the flash.. because i use Debian ...
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Is it possible for my HTC Desire to interupt my iPod when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch and I don't feel it vibrate. Does anyone know if it's possible for my HTC Desire to somehow notify me of the call ...
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Send all calls to Voice Mail

It's seems like it should be a simple thing, but I haven't figured it out yet on my desire. How do I send all calls to voice mail? I can disable the mobile data network and put the phone in airplane ...
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How to fix Telstra network dropouts on Gingerbread Oxygen ROM?

It's a long shot, but figured i'd give it a go.. I've installed the Oxygen RC6 ROM on my Telstra HTC Desire. It's pretty much perfect - better than this phone has ever been. It's fast, great to use, ...
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How do I prevent auto-mounting of ext2 partition on OSX?

I've created a 512Mb partition on my HTC Desire's (running LeeDroid) SD card to store apps. When I used Windows, I'd never had a problem with this partition becoming read-only, unreadable or ...
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how to use ext partition in my android?

I partitioned my MicroSD card and created 1GB ext3 partition. What is the next step so I can use it to make the performance of my android better? It seems to me that it is mounted into /sd-ext What ...
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Wil my HTC Desire auto-adjust for daylight savings?

Daylight savings is about to end, I was just wondering - will my HTC Desire auto-adjust for this? Thanks! (Need to set my alarm tomorrow morning and want that extra hour of sleep!)
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How water resistant is the HTC Desire?

I read on another question that the Motorola Defy is a good choice if you want a water resistant phone. I assumed I wouldn't get the phone wet so water resistance was not a factor I considered when I ...
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How can I set the sound profile to silent for a given contact?

As the title says, how can I set the sound profile to silent for a given contact? Or in other words, how can I set that a given contact will have no ringtone assigned to it? I looked at it and ...
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Set Calendar default reminder to “none” for new appointments

When I input a new appointment on my HTC Desire S (running Android 2.3) the meeting has a 10 minutes reminder by default. I can manually set it to none for each appointment. However, as I rarely ...
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How do you clear .thumbnails folder without hanging Windows Explorer?

Is there a recommended way to clear out the thumbnail data that I have in DCIM/.thumbnails folder? It occupies about 50 MB and I want to clear it out but when I press Ctrl+A in Windows Explorer it ...
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Email notifications for google calendar events

I am trying to create a calendar event with email notification using my HTC desire, but I can't figure how to do it. I tried both the built-in calendar app as well as mobile Google calendar website. ...
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How accurate is the GPS in my Mobile Phone?

I was wondering how accurate is the GPS is in my HTC Desire Android compared to a dedicated hand held GPS unit or in car satnav? The reason I ask is that I have read articles complaining that the ...
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Why do I get “not enough space” when I copy an APK file to /system/app?

I recently rooted my HTC Desire Bravo because I needed read/write access to /system/app in order to be able to copy an APK file there. I wrote here on stackexchange on the best solution to root the ...
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How can I remove Sense UI from the HTC Desire?

So I'm pretty much sick of HTC Sense (and therefore my Desire in general) for the following reasons: THE BIG ONE: Lack of space on the phone partition The Sense UI calendar is rubbish. No view of ...
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How to boot into the bootloader when you have ClockworkMod?

I want to upgrade the radio and I'm not sure how to boot into bootloader. When I try to power the phone using VolumeDown+Power, I do get into the ClockworkMod Recovery, but it seems that this is not ...
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Change existing contacts from 'phone' to 'gmail' [duplicate]

When the contact items (or several) are set to 'phone', how can they be changed to 'gmail' in order to sync? In the post Contacts Sync problems: phone contacts not syncing to Google, it says that ...
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Desire stuck in Boot Loop After mod install

I installed an Audio Mod 'BeatsAudio' through clockworkmod recovery on my HTC Desire. After i rebooted it just keeps looping the boot logo over and over. I have tried removing the battery, sim and SD ...
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Can a charger not 100% compliant to the USB specification damage my Andoid phone?

I've bought a world adapter which can charge USB devices as well. According to the packing the usb will be powered with more than the 500mA as per USB specification - 1000mA. Will charging my HTC ...
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How to upgrade hboot

I have an HTC Desire and my end game is to get custom md partitions. I'm at step one trying to get S-OFF. I've downloaded the tool from revolutionary.io and it tells me my device is: Found your ...
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Phone using mobile data instead of Wi-Fi

I installed Cyanogenmod on my HTC Desire about a month ago and have just received my first mobile bill. Before installing Cyanogenmod, I'd use maybe 200-300MB per month, because most places ...
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How to run a notifier if connected to specific Wi-Fi?

Is there any way to run a notifier if I get connected to specified Wi-Fi? and, then get turn the notifier service off when disconnected? cyanogenmod 7 + HTC Desire
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HTC Desire - ran out of storage - can't interpret solutions offered - need help! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I free up more space on my Android (2.2 Froyo) phone? I have been trying to understand how to solve my phone's problem by reading threads/questions dealing with ...
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How to set MAC address on (HTC Desire) Android terminal emulator?

I typed into the terminal this: ip link set eth0 address XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX the XX for my numbers and so on. But it says permission denied. Source: ...
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Images are getting deleted from “camera shots” once sent in a text message

I have an HTC Desire Z, Andorid 2.3.3 with HTC sense version 2.1. If i take a photo and text it, that photo is getting deleted from my Gallery/camera shots. How can I fix this so the photos are ...
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HTC Desire HD Wifi proxy applicaiton

Is there any working application (root does not matter) for using proxy on HTC Desire HD. ProxyDroid is not working on HTC Desire HD. SSH Tunnel is also not working on it.
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How do I use voice input in Google Maps on a HTC Desire?

I have an HTC Desire phone running Android and I use the Google Maps application. I can search for locations using text entry but I would like to be able to use the voice entry feature which was added ...
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Google calendar syncing problem

I have a problem with syncing with the Google calendar. Although the syncing in most cases does work, for some events it just doesn't sync. I create events on Google Calendar, but they don't show up ...
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Can widgets with settings be moved from one launcher to another?

I want to switch from ADW.Launcher to GO Launcher Ex but want to maintain my desktop layouts and widgets. Is there any way to move or copy widgets from one launcher to the other so that they have the ...
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My HTC Desire Keeps Overheating, what can I do to stop this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent my HTC Desire from overheating? I've just purchase a HTC Desire and after about 10mins of using it, it will overheat and crash onto the opening green ...
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HTC Desire C Problems detecting Wifi after adding additional memory

Ever since I added more memory (SanDisk 16GB microSDHC memory card), my HTC Desire C doesn't appear to recognised saved Wifi connections anymore. Any ideas what the problem could be, e.g. related or ...
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Package file is invalid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Package Install via Market sometimes fails and gives seemingly random error message Every time i try to download a app from the android market place to my HTC desire it ...
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Mails not marked as read when IMAP Seen flag is set

I have set up the default HTC email app to use IMAP. If i read a new mail on the phone, the read state is updated on my computer (thunderbird). Also, if I mark it as unread on the phone, then it ...