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How do i make a new album in the HTC Photos application?

I have an HTC Hero (with the Android 2.1 update). For the longest time, I've wanted to create new albums in the Photos application and can't for the life of me figure out how to do it. It has a bunch ...
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How do i make a new photo album on my HTC Hero S

I have Astro File Manager, but i still cant figure out how to create a new album in my Gallery. If there is any way, can someone please help me out?
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Orange HTC Hero Unlock problems

Orange being the unhelpful company that it is, can't unlock phones in the shop. This was unfortunate as I was going overseas, but no matter, I called the helpline, and then was told it'll take three ...
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Android 2.1, HTC Hero EU and WIFI configuration issues

After many search and try, it seem to be impossible to connect to a WIFI network with hidden SSID. But perhaps I did my research wrong... So, is there any way to connect to a WIFI network with hidden ...
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Restore only part of nandroid image

In attempt to install 2.2 I've deleted all my contacts(contacts were saved on phone, not as google contacts) I've done full nandroid backup while phone still had those contacts; however when I try ...
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How can I restore IMEI code after factory reset?

The phone is a Hero H2000 dual sim with Android v2.2.1, MTK Platform I get an Invalid IMEI error after a factory reset. How can I fix this?
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How to synchronize birthdates from contacts with google calendar on HTC Hero?

I'm aware of the fact that the standard contacts/calendar app does not support birthdates synchronization (Android issue 1211). But may be there is some third-party software which can make those ...
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Can I restore my HTC Hero to its stock ROM?

I have a rooted HTC Hero with the latest Cyanogen mod installed on it. I'd like to get it back to its stock status, restoring the original, official ROM and unrooting it. Is this possible? I have ...
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Error adding another Google account

Device: T-Mobile G2 (UK) / HTC Hero OS: 2.1 I have a primary gmail account, a second Gmail account, and a Google Apps account. I'd now like to add another Google Apps account. However, whenever I ...
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What is the difference between Fastboot and HBoot mode?

and why can't I see an option to boot into recovery mode on my HTC Hero (Orange UK)? Is it already in recovery mode when I can see the Fastboot/HBoot menu? Initial menu after holding vol-down when ...
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HTC HERO OTA update to Android version 2.1 firmware deleted the Calibrate Touch Screen feature from the menus. How do I get it back?

HTC directly updated over-the-air (OTA) from 1.5 android to 2.1 android firmware on my handset. Since that time, the touch-screen (which is miscalibrated) can no longer be recalibrated, because the ...
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How do I change the default SMS application on my HTC Hero?

I recently got completely fed up with the built in Messages (SMS) application and switched it out for Chomp (also looking at Handcent, haven't decided on one yet). I want to use the "Messages" icon ...
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How do you get Market to work when Android is Unable to Access Android Market?

Right now I am using HTC Hero, having firmware Android 2.1 and I have attached VODAFONE, India SIM-CARD in this phone, and also having Wi-fi connectivity. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to ...
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How do I root my HTC Hero?

I'm tired of waiting for my Android 2.1 update to arrive, so I've decided to root my HTC Hero. Any direction as to how I should do this? Note: I actually have a T-Mobile branded version, so I do ...
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Loop device possible on Android 2.1 Hero?

I'm trying to get Ubunto running on my Android after failing with Debian. I couldn't mount the image. Now the Ubunto Tutorial says that the phone must support loop devices. How can I figure that out, ...
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the application Settings has stopped unexpectedly

I've installed few new apps; and when I went to deinstall some of them; I got this error. Now I'm wondering is there a way to "fix this error"? I can still deinstall apps using adb from command line ...
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Why isn't my HTC Hero upgrading?

Located in China I've been waiting forever for the HTC Hero update to Android 2.1. However now everywhere around the world people are getting it. I do get the occasional update, and then I get ...
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Which older version of YouTube for HTC Hero?

I just put CM7 on my HTC Hero. Now I'm in the process of isntalling all the apps and the problem is that the YT app that's on the market is not compatible with HTC Hero. Does anyone have a clue which ...
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T-mobile/Orange HTC Hero - no 3G on Orange

My HTC Hero uses both T-mobile and Orange in the UK, since February. However when my phone is connected to an Orange mast instead of a T-mobile mast I don't get 3G as it says that I am roaming. If I ...
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Any fix for audio stuttering (incoming and outgoing) when making Skype calls?

I have an HTC hero with Android 2.1, and the latest Skype available in android marketplace (december 2010) stutters badly on wifi. (I did not even try to make a skype call over 3g data, i think that ...
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Can't do wireless tethering. HTC Hero with 2.2 ROM

Recently a friend of mine showed be his Desire HD, and it has an option on the Wireless settings section, which is something like "USB and Portable Tethering". So when it's activated, it creates a ...
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Where do i get an HTC-Hero ROM [duplicate]

I have an HTC Hero Android Version:2.3.3, i want to figure out if i can downgraded it to a previous version that the Hero can actually handle. I don't know if my android is rooted, and not sure ...
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rom manager needs to reflash after every reboot

phone : htc hero. I've started using rom manager for clockwork mod. However; it seems that every time I want to reboot into clockwork recovery; I need to reflash it. Rom manager shows that current ...
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Flashing and re-flashing and HTC Hero with different versions of Andorid

I want to try different versions of the Android OS on my HTC Hero (namely 2.2) but be able to revert back to the stock image. What are the steps required to do this? How can I extract the stock image ...
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HTC Hero - How to delete all calendar entries?

Currently i am developing a calendar based application from which i am inserting events into the native calendar of HTC HERO (Firmware version: Android 2.1 update 1). At this point, calendar is full ...
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'Car Home' in HTC Hero, Android 2.1

I've just had my HTC Hero upgraded to Android 2.1, and I have heard about the Car Home function, which sounds great for when I use the new Google Maps Navigation in my car. However, this doesn't seem ...
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Rooting HTC Hero GSM 2.1-update-1 (3.41.61.31)

So I've been trying to root my HTC (Hero GSM 2.1-update-1 (3.41.61.31), originally Orange Spain, but unlocked by code) for few hours now, haven't managed yet. All the articles I've found about rooting ...
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Why can't I Sync Picasa Web Albums?

Device: T-Mobile G2 (UK) / HTC Hero OS: 2.1 I would like to Sync Picasa Web Albums, like on this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIfjt3pye5c. However, the option is not present - only contacts, ...
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Can I get a notification of failed WiFi connection for secured network?

I have an HTC Hero running Android 2.1. My work has a secured wifi network that we're allowed to connect our phones too. We also have to change our account passwords every so often. When this happens, ...
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Delete the “Phone” part of a contact whilst keeping the “Google” part?

HTC Hero with HTC Sense - Android 2.1. Contacts can be either stored on "SIM", "Google" or "Phone". Many contacts are duplicated on "Phone", but I want them all in "Google" so I can manage easily. ...
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Hero update lead to deletion of widgets

I have an HTC Hero (Europe) with Sense with used to run 2.1. A few days ago it said it wanted to update. I allowed it and now the SMS widget is missing. The widget on the startscreen that also has ...
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What are some Facebook contact integration alternatives?

I'm using HTC Hero. I really love its seamless integration with facebook contacts. My favorite thing about this feature is that I can link my google contact to facebook contact then automatically get ...
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HTC HERO Android 2.2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Will my HTC HERO get Android 2.2? I guess i can upgrade to Anrdoid 2.2 but can i get Sense UI on Android 2.2 for ...