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Bricked? Evo 4G while trying to Unroot

I am an idiot, first and foremost. I was running an older version of CM7 and just bought an Evo 3D. I decided to sell my Evo 4G online, and went to unroot it. I ran the original software RUU ...
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My EVO 3D is narcissistic and won't stop taking pictures of itself

My SD card is filling up with screen caps. I mean, it's not a big problem that's taxing my storage. Still, with all the activity in my pockets, my phone frequently like to waste time photographing ...
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Is it possible to delete my Facebook account and not lose the info synced to my Evo?

Last weekend I turned off the automatic sync feature on my phone and deleted my Facebook account. It appeared that all of the info on in my calendar was still there so I thought I did all that I ...
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Port forwarding for wireless tethering

I have an HTC EVO 4G and I've been using the manufacturer's supplied app for wireless tethering. It works great but is missing are several key features I require: Statically assigned IP addresses ...
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Where can i find the HTC EVO native camera apk?

A while back I put a Gingerbread [Deck] rom on my HTC EVO, and it came with another camera app (apparently the one that ships with the new Nexus S). While it does have some fun little features, I ...
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Why does my EVO 3D think I am talking to it?

Occasionally when biking or walking, something must be going on in my pocketses because my HTC EVO 3D keeps thinking my standard headphones are evolving into headphones with an inline mic. Normally I ...
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Rooting HTC Evo on Froyo 2.2 and installing a custom rom

I just received the latest update from HTC. They have installed more bloatware on my phone and I've finally had enough. I want to root. I found this rom and this guide on how to root. But the root ...
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Should I root before or after activation?

I purchased an evo on Sprint that I'm going to root. I'm wondering, should I root the phone before or after activation on Sprint's network? Does it make any difference?
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What settings does Sprint Gingerbread (2.3) update reset?

After installing the Gingerbread upgrade on my EVO, I noticed that my alarms have been reset. Now I'm wondering what, if any, other settings were reset or changed. I have not been able an official ...
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Why doesn't my Evo bring up the Hacker's Keyboard?

I have an HTC Evo, which is still on Froyo. I've installed Swype and Graffiti, and while I mostly use Graffiti (I used to rock a Palm III), I switch as I need. I heard of the Hacker's Keyboard on ...
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Is it possible to tether my Evo to a server to provide internet to my network?

I currently have an unrooted Evo using PDAnet/easytether to tether my phone to my PC. I am wondering if it is possible to tether to a server to provide internet to my network. If it is possible, are ...
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(How) can I get contacts with no name to display the Organization instead of “Unnamed” on my Android phone?

I have an HTC Evo with contacts that were imported by Sprint from my old Palm Centro. On the Centro, I could have contacts with no name but a business/organization, and the contact list would use that ...
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HTC EVO Does Not Sync Google Calendar

I'm an experienced Android user and recently my Dad picked up a HTC EVO. I set him up with all the Google services and apps like Gmail, Contacts and Calendar. I exported all of his contacts and ...
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What limitations does rooting and/or installing a ROM put on my phone?

I have an Evo and I'm kind of frustrated at the space limitations on the internal memory, the crapware that came pre-installed (Blockbuster and Nascar, Really?) and some performance issues. I was ...
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How do I change the delay between rings?

I have an HTC EVO Shift running Android 2.2 (Froyo). When I receive an incoming call the ringtone plays constantly. Each cycle starts immediately after the previous cycle finishes with no delay at ...
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How can I create a settings shortcut for always on data?

I have always-on mobile data set to off most of the time to conserve battery, but I find the need to switch it on every once in a while - using Pandora, the odd large file to/from Dropbox, etc. The ...
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GPS calibration?

I am using the sportstracklive app on my EVO to track my fitness activities. One issues is that elevation profiles are incorrect. For example, a riverfront section of a recent bike ride was recorded ...
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Best Car stereo for my android phone

I just got a HCT EVO and was thinking about getting car stereo with bluetooth, car mount, and car charger to go with it (for my 2005 Civic). First of all, are there any products that will do all of ...
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Disable 802.11n on my EVO

How can I disable 802.11n mode on my EVO? I would like to force it to use B or G.
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Which uses more power/drains more battery: HTC Evo 3G or 4G?

I've read mixed reports online about which radio uses more power -- 3G or 4G. Has anyone done any semi-scientific tests that would answer this question? When constantly downloading data over the ...
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Play notification alert sound when a message is still open

I recently switched to an Evo from an old flip phone. My only problem so far has been this: When I finish sending a message, I'm used to just sending a message and putting my phone down. I don't ...
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HTC People Widget: Changing Pictures

Is there any way to change or set the source for the pictures on the People Widget when you have linked contacts? Example: I have my wife as one of my contacts. I have her Facebook/Twitter ...
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Force volume buttons to always change Media Volume

I want my phone to be on "Vibrate" mode about 99% of the time. I've found that every time I hit the volume buttons on the side of my Evo, it's either accidental (and I don't want the phone to either ...
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HTC Evo's Facebook Sync Reboots Phone

After a week's worth of troubleshooting, I have discovered that enabling any sort of account synchronization for "Facebook for HTC Sense" will cause the phone to randomly soft-reboot. I believe this ...