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HTC Desire crashed, deleted all SMS/MMS. Can I recover?

Been a reader of SO/SE for a while as am getting into Android development. Just wanted to ask a quick question. Hope someone can help. :) I have a HTC desire (2.2 with HTC sense, as per stock), never ...
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How to force network operator selection once and for all?

I'm using HTC Desire running stock Android 2.2 (with HTCs enhancements). There's a network operation selection in Settings / Wireless & netwokrs / Mobile networks / Network operators, which allows ...
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can I push 'hanging' sending email in gmail outbox?

I sent out three (big emails - 6 pictures from my mobile camera) very quickly one after each other. Now after 10 or so minutes they are still in the gmail outbox folder. I experienced the same when I ...
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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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How can I change the MAC adress in Android 2.2. HTC desire wifi mac address?

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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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How do I tether over USB in MacOSX?

How do I tether over USB in MacOSX? I plug the phone in, pick up: USB tethering Share phone's mobile network with PC which causes the computer to discover a new network interface, but it ...
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Determine HTC Desire screen type

The first HTC Desire devices used to have AMOLED screens, before HTC switched to SLCD. How can I tell whether my handset has an AMOLED or an SLCD screen?
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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 does the phone know it has been docked

How does the Android phone phone it has been docked in a car holder? I think the HTC Desire car dock can launch Car Home, but how does the phone known it's been docked?
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Sound from browsers with javascript buggy on HTC Desire?

I'm trying to stream music from The Hype Machine on my HTC Desire. When using the HTC Sense stock browser I can press play, go to => menu => ... => settings => site specific settings => back out ...
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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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Enable data roaming only for specified providers?

I'm living in a country A. My mobile phone provider is located in country B. Unfortunately, I have to enable data roaming to work both in country A and country B. This doesn't costs my roaming costs, ...
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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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Calendar app on Desire - Can I get Stock Android Calendar?

So i'm pretty sick of the calendar app on my HTC Desire... it's good, and does most things well, but something it does badly which is just really a stupid oversight by htc is this: The date picker ...
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Headset to HTC Desire?

I'm looking for a wired headset to my Desire (no pun intended ;)). My clients complain about sound quality when I use the one that comes with the phone. All suggestions are welcome. (I would have ...
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Widget to show alarm information on HTC Desire

Is it possible to have information about scheduled alarms always visible on the screen? Ideally, as a widget with the list of alarms, or at least just the time of the next alarm somewhere, so I could ...
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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, Froyo - Gmail hangs when sending attachments

I have a HTC desire with Froyo, stock rom (Orange 2.17.61.3). I never had any problems with Gmail (version 2.3.2). However, since a couple of days when I try to send attachments (any kind, pdf, ...
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Has HTC Sync 3 dropped support for Windows 7 Contacts?

I've got an HTC Desire and since I got it, I've been synchronising the contacts on my phone with the "Contacts" folder in Windows 7 using HTC Sync 2.something I noticed HTC Sync 3 was available, so I ...
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Can I sync my Kindle books with my Android phone?

I have just bought a Kindle and the cool thing about it is you have an email address @kindle.com where you can send your books and it automatically converts it to a .azw and syncs it with your Kindle. ...
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Is it possible to update HTC desire to 2.2 with unrooted?

I bought a new HTC Desire (will arrive in a few days). The phone is not branded (or unbranded) will arrive with version 2.1, and I want to update to 2.2. After a lot of reading I realized I need to ...
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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 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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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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What is the largest HTC Desire card size?

Anyone know what the largest size of card the HTC Desire will take? I saw this question, Maximum (micro) SD card speed class for HTC EVO? Which says a class4, so that's okay as the 32gb card is class ...
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How to root HTC Desire (Froyo 2.2) without putting in a custom ROM (flashing)?

for research purposes I'd need to root a HTC Desire phone without flashing it. I did it already on the HTC Hero, where it was quite simple. Basically all I would need is to get r/w access to the ...
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how to force the phone not to use wi-fi to upload video to youtube?

I do not have wi-fi at home and I want to upload video I took into my youtube account. I have generouse data plan so I don't have to use wi-fi to upload larger files like the application forces me. I ...
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When will Gingerbread be release on UK HTC desire [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? Does anyone know when the 3 network will release Gingerbread for the HTC Desire?
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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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how to carry my HTC Desire on me? no bag, no pocket

In winter time I used to carry my HTC Desire in my jacket's pocket... It's summer time now :-) and I have no pocket (I don't want to use my jeans pocket) and I don't carry any bags on me when going ...
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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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Is it possible to configure optical trackpad (trackball) to switch on the phone just like iPhone?

I find the power button hard to press with one hand. Pressing an optical trackpad (trackball) would be much more convenient. Are there any hacks for this?
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Upgrading Unrevoked Desire from Eclair to Froyo

I'm currently running my HTC Desire on 2.1 (O2 branded from the UK, if it makes a difference) which has been rooted via Unrevoked. I've just now been prompted to upgrade it to what I assume is 2.2 via ...
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HTC Desire HD Android 2.2 disable screen shut off when timer is running

I tried to use the timer for a countdown of 3 minutes. 1 minute in, the screen shut off and the phone locked, disabling the countdown. After 4 minutes, I realised what had happened. Is there a way ...
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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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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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Old ringtones from android 1.0?

I had a Android Dev G1 phone (which has long since bitten the dust). it was running android 1.0 (later updated to 1.5). I have just gotten a HTC Desire running 2.2. There was a nice ringtone on the ...
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Why does my HTC desire mount the SD card in read only mode?

I have a new HTC desire. After 3 days of use it started mounting the SD card in read only mode. I couldn't mount it in read-write mode until I formated the card in another phone. I read somewhere on ...
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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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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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How do I turn off the HTC Desire boot jingle?

Even with a set of headphones plugged in, when I reboot my HTC Desire it (ironically) still plays the 'quietly brilliant' boot screen jingle loudly on the built-in speaker. This can be utterly ...
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HTC Desire: why not to root and install Froyo (no-porting)?

I've bought an HTC Desire a quite ago and, since now, works fine for me (except for this). Now I'm waiting for Android 2.3, or 3.0, or whatever, and I'm thinking: is it possible to install the ...
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Swype Private Beta for HTC Desire

I read here that you can email the Swype developers to ask for an invite for the private beta of Swype on the HTC Desire, and you may or may not get an invite. I'd like to try it out as it looks ...
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How to configure HTC Desire for 3g connectivity in Peru?

How can I configure an unlocked HTC Desire for 3g connectivity in Peru? I have managed to add an APN so that I have EDGE but I would like to use Claro's 3.5g. I also have an iPhone with the same ...
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Italian Froyo not show Month Name

After update my HTC Desire to last Froyo Update, I can't see anymore Month Name or Day Of Week name. Instead of January I see 1 and instead of Wednesday I see 2. This happens in all my App (even ...
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How can I view title text for a web image (xkcd.com) on an Android based browser?

How can I see the title alt text for website images on an HTC Desire? I'm currently using the Dolphin HD browser but I can't see a way of getting the alt text.
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Stock Mail App - Outlook Sync, File As Problem

My MD now has a Desire and I notice something strange happening when he syncs his outlook contacts. Now I know from both sides (outlook, Android) , it doesn't really matter what you file someone's ...
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How to login to Htcsense.com

I heard HTC is providing online services via HTCSense.com. I have HTC Desire phone. How do I login to this site. when I open it it asks for authentication :( Update: The service is live now. I just ...
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How to remove HTC Sync calendar entries?

I made the mistake of sync'ing my PC with my HTC Desire and now my calendar has lots of double entries; From Exchange and from HTC Sync (Outlook)... Any wy to remove all traces of the HTC Sync ...