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How do I “train” Face Unlock?

After updating my UK HTC Sensation to Android 4.0 I was keen to try out Face Unlock. I'm happy to say that it works reasonably well, however the setup process has led to me having a query. When ...
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2answers
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Can I install additional languages on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? I bought my HTC Sensation abroad, and I can only choose system languages from the Asian region (English for different regions, as well as ...
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1answer
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How to test suspected hardware on Android

I have a problem with my HTC Sensation that I think is either due to problems with the electronics that interfaces to the battery or a memory problem. Basically the phone turns off spontaneously by ...
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1answer
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How to debug a battery issue?

I have HTC Sensation 4G. I have a very peculiar issue with the battery. I've been using the phone for just over one year now. There are some periods (about 7 to 15 days) when battery performance is ...
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Repartitioning HTC Sensation 4GB internal memory for /data?

Is there a way to repartition the internal 4GB of my htc sensation? Currently, only 1GB is available for use (/data) The rest is being allocated to /system, /cache, etc.
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1answer
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Can I stop installed apps adding their icon to my homescreen? [duplicate]

Currently every app I install adds a launcher icon to the homescreen. As my default homescreens are nicely arranged and as a result full, it creates another home screen 'page' to put the icons on. ...
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2answers
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change icons on sensation lock screen

I've just got a HTC sensation and I've worked out how to change the icons on the home screens, but is there a way to change the icons on the lock screen?
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How does the HTC Sensation know it's in a dock?

I like hacking stuff together and my next project I'd like to make my own dock for my HTC Sensation. It's a fairly simple project, but the bit I can't work out is how the Sensation knows it's in a ...
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1answer
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Will a stylus work with my HTC Sensation?

I'm interested in buying a stylus pen for my HTC Sensation. Do these work on the HTC Sensation?
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I've deleted Google Play Store. How can I reinstall it?

I've been having an issue with my apps where an error "Package file is invalid" keeps appearing. I read a tutorial somewhere which told me to "uninstall updates" for the Google Play Store application. ...
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2answers
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HTC Sensation sent screenshot to Google+ Instant Upload?

I got a notification on Google+ this morning showing a screenshot of my HTC Sensation's home screen. I checked my phone, and in the 'Camera Shots' album, there is the same picture. I never actioned ...
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HTC Sensation fastboot unknown device

i want to apologize because i think you get this question a lot, but i experience problems trying to root my HTC Sensation. I turned USB Debugging ON, checked that Fast boot is turned ON in Settings ...
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1answer
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Save accepted untrusted certificates on email app (HTC Sensation)

I have a problem with the mail (not gmail) app on my HTC Sensation, that I'm guessing is part of HTC Sense 3. I'm using a server that has an untrusted certificate, and every time I try to refresh my ...
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1answer
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My Sensation is running 2.3.4, why hasn't this updated?

I've got a HTC Sensation 3G, and I'm waiting for the Android 4 Update. I understand this update might not be available for my handset yet, but I checked my Android Version and I'm currently running ...
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1answer
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Boot loop after ROM write in recovery

I have an HTC Sensation with ICS Android on it. How can I revert back to Gingerbread? I have root and s-off. I tried to flash my Gingerbread ROM (??) in the recovery but am now stuck in a boot loop.
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1answer
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Updating HTC Sensation to Ice Cream Sandwich is stuck in a boot loop

I'm trying to update my unbranded HTC Sensation to an Ice Cream Sandwich stock ROM (from here). I've followed the various instructions where I install the ROM, then flash the phone with the HTC ...
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HTC Sensation stuck in boot loop. Any possible fixes?

Recently my HTC Sensation got stuck in a boot loop. I've tried factory reset and recovery to no avail. Upon getting to the screen, I get the following: PYRAMID PVT SHIP S-ON RL ...
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sd card keeps getting unmounted when htc sensation is being charged

i have an htc sensation and it keeps saying that the sd card has been removed when its still in the phone. it will also say that the sd card has unmounted when it is charging What is going on?
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Inconsistent battery status and poor battery performance after ICS update on HTC Sensation 4G

Recently I updated my HTC Sensation 4G from GB to ICS via official update. After ICS update, I am facing many types of problems in my phone: Battery drain - 100 to 0% within 2 hours while browsing ...
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1answer
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Use different lock-screens on htc sensation

Is there a way to use other lock-screens on the htc sensation then the one that is provided by htc sense without installing a custom rom? (rooting is fine) I would love to use the standard android ...
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1answer
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Is HTC Sensation 4G based on Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 OS?

Is HTC Sensation 4G based on Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 OS?
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My dialler app is severely lagging

I have a HTC Sensation running Android 4.0.3 (HTC Sense 3.6, 3.33.401.53). Of late I've been having increasing problems with global lag, however this is really most noticeable on the dialler/phone ...
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1answer
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andLess .flac “Decoder Error”

I try to play a .flac audio file on my htc sensation with the andLess player, but every time I try to open a file it just shows a "Decoder Error" with no further explanation. The .flac files work fine ...
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Several general questions about Sony Ericsson Live View

First does it have an acceleration, compass, or "gyroscope". Second can it make noises? Third does it work for HTC Sensation? Thanks ahead of time.
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Could I find out my contact-list by the copied files?

I use htc sensation. I had updated its Android to 4.3. Yesterday, I reset the phone back to fab-setting, Android 4.0. But, I forgot to export contact-list first. However, I copied all files into my ...
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How do I get my Android to recognize my portable charger?

I've bought a portable charger for my phone recently but once I switch it on, it charges for a minute tops before switching off. It seems as though the charger doesn't recognise my phone... is there ...
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System crash log in Android 4.3 ( cm 10.2 )

My rooted HTC Sensation with android 4.3 has started crashing recently. Is there any crash log where I could find out where is the problem? I'm using not-so-recent nightly version of cyanogen mod ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth device only try to pair Samsung Galaxy S3 but not HTC Sensation or Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Bluetooth device supports Bluetooth 2.1 so no keying PIN necessary. All 3 Android phones Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2, HTC Sensation with Android 4.0.3 and Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Android ...
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Google Books errors on HTC Sensation on application launch

Google Books Android crashes on loading, and whenever I have auto-sync enabled (which is hence very disruptive) I always get the error twice: The application Books (process ...