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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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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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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 ...
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Unable to move apps to SD card after Gingerbread upgrade

I upgraded my HTC Desire to Gingerbread via the official update yesterday. It wipes all settings, so I've been working through re-installing all the apps that I previously had on the phone. They all ...
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Where are the 'stock wallpapers' stored on the htc Desire S?

I just bought an htc Desire S, which runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). I can connect to FTP via BLuetooth's OBEX file transfer, or download one of the many file manager apps on the app store. But one ...
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Trace GSM packets on HTC Desire?

Is there any way I can log/sniff the GSM packets on a (rooted) HTC Desire ? (I'm talking about the actual low level GSM packets on the Um interface, not IP packets over a 3g connection.)
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Why Does My Phone Keep Linking Facebook Contacts?

I have an HTC Desire HD with Android OS 2.2.1 installed. The phone keeps telling me I have to link contacts that I've linked before, the problem looks to be with Facebook for HTC. For the first couple ...
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What are some of the effects of flashing my HTC Desire with cyanogenmod?

Recently rooted my HTC Desire (GSM) and considering flashing it with cyanogenmod. However I have a few quick questions related to flashing with cyanogenmod (or any ROM in general I suppose). Firstly, ...
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HTC Desire - cannot turn Bluetooth on!

I was playing with Android Bluetooth API on HTC Desire. Bluetooth was working fine, then suddenly it stopped. Now I cannot turn it on, even manually from the Settings menu. Here is something from ...
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Backup stock HTC Desire ROM with Unrevoked

I want to play with different ROM's for HTC Desire (which is still under warranty). Based on my understanding, in order to keep the warranty and still play with custom ROM's, the following steps are ...
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Make Google Search app use Google.com.au

I purchased my HTC Desire (2.2 FroYo) from the UK and by default I guess the Google Search app uses Google.co.uk whenever I run a search through the app. This is quite annoying as you could imagine ...
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can i install windows phone 7 on HTC desire?

I own a android phone, desire . I wish to install windows phone 7 on it . Can I do so ? and if the answer is yes, how ? Thanks
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Manually set a hostname for IP address (i.e. /etc/hosts equiv.?)

I am a web developer and am developing our website on my local desktop machine. I have an android phone (htc desire running android 2.2). I want to test what our web application looks like on android. ...
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How to check HTC desire is off without turning it on?

Is is possible somehow to distinguish between the phone being off or sleeping without turning it on in the process (this happens when pressing the power button)? I appreciate that I can just use ...
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Opening sms thread goes into incorrect thread

When using my mobile (HTC Desire), I would say I use sms more often than actually using it as a phone. Because of this, I have a fairly huge history of sms threads (I really like how HTC Desire ...
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Is there a low bitrate limitation for Ogg Vorbis files? [closed]

Hi there i've created some ogg (oga) files to listen to on my HTC Desire. I've used very low bitrate settings. My HTC Desire music app does recognize the files an I can play but the playback skipps ...
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How to add Android StackExchange RSS feed to HTC news reader app

I've been trying to add http://android.stackexchange.com/feeds to my RSS feeds in the News application on my HTC Desire Z. However it doesn't "find" any results. I just want to add this URL as it is ...
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Scrolling behaviour for apps (in general)

I have a HTC Desire and I've realised there appears to be, for most apps (in general) 3 types of scrolling. Drag/pull with finger and the contents scrolls (slowly) depending on how much you've moved ...
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My phone is not transmitting

I have an Htc Desire and I'm using the headset that came with it. During a call yesterday the other party stopped hearing me. I unplugged the headset and continued with the conversation normally. ...
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How to make Froyo's portable hotspot more stable?

I have updated to Froyo on my HTC Desire yesterday and am testing out the portable hotspot option. The problem is that it is very unstable, at random times (1 to 10 minutes) I lose the WiFi ...
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Slow opening of calendar items

I've bought an HTC Desire HD yesterday with Android 2.2 Froyo and HTC Sense. So I migrated my calendar items manually and it seemed to pick up some connections from my Facebook and my Twitter, which ...
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Good source for genuine batteries

I'm looking to source a genuine original size battery for my HTC Desire. I'd rather not fork out the RRP of ~£35 but lots of the cheaper ones have bad reviews. Will anything much less than the RRP be ...