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Why can't I use my iPhone Headphones with my HTC Thunderbolt?

I am trying to use my white in ear iPhone/Apple headphones with my HTC Thunderbolt. I can hear, but the mic does not work with the thunderbolt. Any suggestions for a fix? A specific app or setting ...
12
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3answers
521 views

Installing Android on iPhone 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I read somewhere that someone managed to get Android running on an iPhone 3G. Is there an easy tutorial on how to do ...
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2answers
27k views

How to transfer text messages from iPhone to Android with iOS 5?

I'm trying to switch from an iPhone 3GS to a Galaxy SII and got multiple questions. This one concerns migrating the text messages (SMS). I've found quite some articles, basically they fall into two ...
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3answers
460 views

What are the main differences between Android and iPhone implementations of application multitasking?

What are the main differences between Android and iPhone implementations of multitasking at the application level? (Let's not turn this into a subjective fanboy argument please?)
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2answers
2k views

Move angry birds progress from one device to another (cross-platform)

I was playing angry birds on iPhone, now I am selling my iPhone 3GS on ebay because I got an android (galaxy nexus). Is there any way to transfer progress in the game over to new phone? I like the ...
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3answers
209 views

How to get contacts from an Android phone to an iPhone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I transfer my contacts from an iPhone to an HTC Inspire? I use Google to maintain my contacts, which syncs to my Android device. However, I'm switching to an ...
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1answer
724 views

How do I migrate my SMS (text messages) from iPhone to Android?

I want to export my SMS history from an iPhone and import them into a new Android phone, including timestamp, message direction (incoming|outgoing), and correspondent (sender or recipient). My ...
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2answers
934 views

Why has Android AntiVirus apps while iOS does not?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 and my friend has an iPhone. I have downloaded and installed the Norton Anti Virus app. I am at a loss to understand why iOS seemingly does not need protection as such. A ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I transfer my contacts from an iPhone to an Android device? [duplicate]

I tried to transfer data from my 3 year old iPhone to my new HTC Inspire via bluetooth but it keeps saying the two are "paired but not connected". Seems I can't get past this problem. How can I ...
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3answers
2k views

Is there any launcher app that behave like Iphone?

I've just switched from Iphone to Android (CM7), and I strongly prefer the Iphone way to manage apps. The separation between Home screen and App Drawer screen on Android is very awkward. Is there any ...
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2answers
9k views

Is There iPhone App Emulation App On Android?

Most apps are made for iPhone but i would like to know if there is still a way to make iPhone apps work on Android? Emulator maybe?
4
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1answer
76 views

Software recognizing phone numbers in documents?

On an iphone I've seen a docx file with some phone numbers in it which you could call by just touching them. Is there any android software doing this? There is a question here which seemingly implies ...
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2answers
4k views

(how) can I install android on an iphone 4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I know it is possible to install Android on an iPhone 3G. How about the iPhone 4? Is it possible to run Android on ...
4
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1answer
192 views

Active auto correction like in iOS

I'm pretty new from Android, just dumped my iOS device. I find it pretty annoying with this feature missing that is auto correction and auto-complete. In iOS whenever you misspell a word or type a ...
4
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1answer
21k views

Can I install Google Play and run Android apps on my iPhone or iPad?

I have an iPod Touch 4G (this is where you all start screaming at me). But I like the apps on Google Play. So if I downloaded a Google Play app on my computer and sent it to my iPod, would it work?
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1answer
344 views

Is there an Android equivalent for iPhone's “mobileconfig”?

iPhone provides an easy way to add Email accounts using .mobileconfig files, "installable configuration profiles" or whatever they call it. Its basically a XML file containing all the parameters ...
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0answers
706 views

Setup Exchange OWA / Activesync on Android or iPhone

I'm wondering whether there's a way I can configure my phone sync my corporate emails and calendars? Sometimes when I'm away for meetings all day, I am not informed of any last minute meeting ...
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0answers
2k views

Can Android devices access an iOS file system via USB-OTG?

Using an OTG cable, Stickmount, and Root Explorer, I can view files on my USB flash drives with my Android device. On Windows, it's possible to view an iOS device's filesystem using programs such as ...
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2answers
148 views

Get iPhone contacts into Gmail [duplicate]

I have an Android phone and imported all my contacts from Gmail. Most of my old contacts weren't in Gmail, but on the iPhone 3GS. Now getting the iPhone contacts into Gmail is proving to be a huge ...
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2answers
41k views

Can I connect Android device (Galaxy Tab) to my iPhone to use its 3G data plan?

I have two devices: iPhone with sim card, including data option Galaxy tab without sim card As the iPhone always has an internet connection, I want to use it for the Galaxy Tab as well. Of course ...
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1answer
7k views

Last Seen Date on Whatsapp when user uninstalls/removes or deletes the whatsapp?

I read Still visible after I deleted my WhatsApp account and Whatsapp - last time seen online - what does it mean? and http://www.whatsapp.com/faq/search/?q=delete The user is using iphone i am using ...
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1answer
19k views

Can I Bluetooth tether my Android to iPhone?

I am very confused atm. My iPhone 4 says it has Internet Tethering (Settings > General > Network > Internet Tethering > On) via Bluetooth (Settings > General > Bluetooth > On). Does this mean I can ...
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0answers
321 views

Why don't I get Google Talk notifications on my Android from people using iPhones?

I'm using the stock Google Talk app. I don't seem to have a problem getting Google Talk notifications from people on a PC. However, I don't get any notifications at all from people using iPhones (or, ...
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6answers
14k views

Import data from ColorNote app?

I have lost my Android phone but I have backup of my SD-card on which I have backup of my ColorNote app. How can I get all my notes from that backup? NOTE: I am using iPhone now so don't have a ...
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2answers
1k views

iPhone ringtones and other sounds on Android

My current phone is an HTC Desire and I was using an iPhone before. I am really liking the ringtons and other system sounds on the iPhone and I am now looking a way to have these on my Android phone. ...
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1answer
771 views

Can Android run on an iPad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? Can Android run on an iPad ? Please answer only if you are 100% sure (or even better if you tried) If yes, should I use ...
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3answers
716 views

How can I transfer SMS messages from my old iPhone to my new Android phone?

I think my previous SMS are stored somewhere in iTunes, can I get them back and store them in my new Android?
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0answers
547 views

Android equivalent to LockInfo

I am looking for an alternative to my jailbroken iPhone lockscreen, I currently use LockInfo http://www.lockinfo.net/ I have googled and the only alternative I have seen is WidgetLocker ...
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2answers
8k views

Can the game “asphalt8” be played on iOS and Android together?

I have an iPhone and my friend has an Android device. When we try to play "asphalt8" on wi fi, we can't get the app to connect with each other. If he creates a room, my device doesn't show it, and ...
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2answers
137 views

Whats app last seen status not visible [duplicate]

I have a friend on what's app I cannot only see his last seen status, I was able to see it & since a week now I cant see his last seen status. Although I can see when he is online. Message is send ...
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2answers
3k views

Lockscreen rolling notifications like iPhone

I like everything about my new Samsung Note 3. It is a superior device in almost every respect to my previous phone the iPhone 5. But, I have one issue that I have not yet resolved. I cannot get the ...
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2answers
133 views

Text communication with iphone users

What are the non-voice options for communicating with iphone users to and from an android phone? Strengths and limitations of said options? I don't have a smart phone but am thinking of finally ...
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2answers
270 views

What video chat works between the Android and iOS?

What video chat works between the Android and iOS? For example between a Samsung Galaxy and iPhone.
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1answer
4k views

vCard sent to my android from an iPhone arrives as text message

Is there any easy way to save a contact which has arrived like <Subject: PXT> - BEGIN:VCARD VERSION:3.0 PRODID blah blah blah Into the contacts? I believe it happens when someone "shares" a ...
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0answers
200 views

Does GCM always work over cellular data, as APNS?

APNS always works over cellular data, even if you are connected to WiFi (because WiFi uses extra power, and thus iOS devices turn it off during sleep, without affecting APNS). Is GCM (Google Cloud ...
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1answer
60 views

Transferring videos from Android to iOS Camera Roll

Trying to find the easiest method of getting home videos (up to 3 minutes long) taken on my Nexus 5 (Android) phone and sending it over the internet to the family to save to their iOS (iPhone/iPad) ...
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2answers
105 views

Is there a way to play music from an android phone in a from an ipod/iphone dock

There are many devices on the market that have a docking station for iphones, ipods and ipads that allow to play the music from the ipod through their speakers, and many time also to control the ipod ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Any way to synchronize calendar app across Android and iOS?

Me and my partner have been searching for ages for a calendar application that will sync across both Android and iOS devices (as she has an iPhone). We would love to be able to see each others ...
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4answers
1k views

Cloud app to handle grocery list over Android/iPhone & Windows/Mac [closed]

I am looking for an app or service that would let two different users view & update a shared shopping list from an Android phone (Galaxy Nexus running 4.1), iPhone 4S and laptops (Windows and ...
0
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2answers
114 views

iOS Emulator on Android [duplicate]

I am a user of the social network Snapchat and would like to be able to upload screenshots and other items from my gallery up to my story. I have noticed that users of iOS have done it and I was ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Can I transfer my Injustice game data from my iPhone to my new Android phone?

I currently use an iPhone 4, and I'm eligible for an upgrade. I'm considering the Note 3 and the Galaxy S5. I've been playing Injustice for some time now and I'd very much like to not have to go ...
0
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2answers
3k views

How can I import sms from iphone 4s / IOS6 with Samsung Kies

I've got a brand spanking Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I want to import my SMS's - I've installed Kies, detected an iphone backup, (my iphone's name and date displays) but the import screen just ...
0
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1answer
437 views

Can I tether iPhone 3G to EEE Pad Transformer?

This is somewhat simmilar to Can I Bluetooth tether my Android to iPhone?, but since it is 7 months old and belongs to different Android version, I will ask again. I want to buy EEE Pad Transformer ...
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0answers
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How to read contact details sent from iphone?

When someone with an iPhone sends me a contact, it appears as a blank MMS message. I found that this happens because group chat is on on their end, but these people are not always my friends, so I ...
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0answers
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Enterprise mass deploy Exchange account setup

Our company is switching over from on-premise exchange to Office365; This means that many users will now have to remove the old account on their Android device and add a new account. iOS has ...
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2answers
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Is there any way (or any iOS or Android app) which i can use to change the current location of my mobile device to be detected as a US location?

I want to test a mobile application which has map search and directions functionality, i.e driving directions from the current location. Is there any way in which i can change the current location of ...
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1answer
157 views

Why video made with iOS can't be read on Android but the inverse works

I'm currently testing why a video made with an iOS device does not seems to work on my Galaxy S3. Here's the file info from ffmpeg : Video took with Galaxy S3: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, ...
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0answers
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Migrate contacts from iOS WITHOUT using Gmail [duplicate]

I am new to Android and have been an iOS user for a long time. I've seen a lot of tutorials to migrate my contacts from my iPhone to Android however all of them say I have to use gmail. I take ...
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0answers
58 views

Watch WWDC session videos on Android

Does anyone know how to watch Apple WWDC session videos on Android (not the keynote)? They are like Google I/O sessions videos but on Apple platforms. On the Mac, one can watch it with Safari (not ...
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0answers
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i have the samsung admire from metro pcs. would the new apple earpods mic work with my phone?

I have the Samsung admire from metro pcs. would the new apple I phone 5 ear buds work with my phone? now I know its a 3.5mm entry slot, and the head phones would obviously work. but how about the mic? ...