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Do OTA updates expire?

I recently re-activated an old phone with my carrier. (To give you an idea how old, it is running Android 2.3.3, whereas the latest available for this phone is 2.3.4) It doesn't have the latest OTA ...
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How Can I Get Access to Photos Taken on My Droid II with “camera” program - from a Linux System?

I used to use a program called "camera" to take pictures. I was able to see what had been taken, and save (or not) as I took them. And when I attached the phone to the USB port of my (linux) computer, ...
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Partially dead digitizer - any way to change slide to unlock?

The middle third (long-narrow thirds way) of my digitizer seems to have crapped out. Diagnosed from having vary hard time unlocking and weird selection issues, to suspecting digitizer, to getting a ...
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How do i update the video driver?

How do I update the video driver for my Droid 2 Global? I have a custom Cyanogenmod installed but YouTube videos have a green bar, green tint, or are garbled.
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droid 2 lock screen problems

I just broke my Droid DBA so im switching back to an old phone (Droid 2). But my lock screen is not responding properly: it shows, I grab the lock, but it doesn't unlock (or it just doesn't register). ...
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What is the latest ROM that works for Droid 2 Global?

Cyanogen 7.2 bricks my phone. I have to install a system image with RSD Lite to unbrick it. http://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Install_CM_for_droid2we
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How do I manually enter Clockwork ROM Recovery?

I have Droid 2 Global (droid2we) and I've tried Power + Volume Up, but that doesn't load any recovery mode. I've also tried Power + X but that loads the standard Android System Recovery <3e>, which ...
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Why doesn't Cyanogen support Droid 2 Global (droid2we)?

Why can't I use the latest version of Cyanogen ROM for Droid 2 Global? The latest available version for this phone is CM 7.2, while the current version is 10.2. The wiki page just says 'hardware ...
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Accessing and transfer sim contacts to Droid 2 global phone

I have a Droid 2 Global and I can't seem to access the contacts on my sim card. How do I access them and transfer them to the phone?
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Droid 2/R2-D2 Can't Load Beyond Bootloader

I picked up a DROID R2-D2 from a coworker who has given up on the device. Knowing I like to tinker with these things, she offered me the phone in whatever condition I can muster from it. A few weeks ...
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How can I bypass the activation on my Droid 2 Global?

I want to put a custom ROM on my D2G, but I think I went about it in the wrong order. I thought that I had to do a factory reset, but that wound up setting me back. The phone demands that it be ...
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Market not working on droid 2 with 2.3.3 after factory reset

I did a factory reset on the phone, to switch to a different email account. Since it's cell service contract expired a while ago, I used this to bypass activation and get to the home screen, then ...
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Once installed, how do I activate Firebug in Mobile Firefox?

I went to the getfirebug.com web site, where I was able to install Firebug under Firefox 1.10.6 (the Beta version of Firefox from the Play store). It said the install was successful. Now what? How ...
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Droid2 Fastboot

How to get the droid 2 to enter fastboot? Running rooted phone, CM7 nightly 239 Power + x gets me recovery Power + Up gets me bootloader
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Accidentally accepted update, how can I abort before it actually installs?

I have been deliberately avoiding the latest Verizon D2G update for a few months now. It is really annoying that there is no way to make it stop asking me. But tonight I was tired and my finger ...
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Tethering Droid 2 Global with Wireless Tether after 2.3 Gingerbread update

My D2G updated to 2.3 today, and I'm no longer able to tether. Prevously, I had no problem using Wireless Tether 2.0.7 with Android 2.2. Now that I'm on 2.3: Wireless Tether 2.0.7 will start up ...
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How do I get Android 2.3 on my Verizon Droid 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? How do I root my device? I have a Droid 2 with Verizon and the Android version is 2.2 (froyo). I am looking ...
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How do I *really* disable autocorrection?

I am experiencing this on a Droid2 Global running Froyo, but it was happening on a Droid Pro as well. It did not happen on my Droid running Cyanogen or stock Froyo. When I'm typing in the gTalk app ...
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Chrome To Phone error “Device not registered for user”

I installed Chrome to Phone on my Droid 2 device and everytime I try to send a webpage to my phone, I get this error "Device not registered for user." Does anyone have any ideas? Additional ...
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Droid 2 Global - Will switching from Global to CDMA-only improve battery life?

I recently got a DROID 2 Global with Verizon and am looking to maximize my battery life. I am aware of the need to dim my display, disable Wi-Fi and GPS when not using it, increase sync intervals, and ...
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How do I stop apps from getting killed while sleeping?

I have a Droid 2. I have a long, resource-intensive game (spectral souls) that I would like to leave running while I'm not using my phone. If I hit the Android "Home" button to get back to the home ...
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How to use a Droid 2 without Verizon service activation

I purchased an old Droid 2 with a clean ESN today, rooted it, installed Droid2Bootstrap, loaded Monster_D2_2.3.2_4.5.153 onto the sdcard, cleaned the cache, wiped the data, rebooted into recovery, ...
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How do I prod my Droid 2 into resync'ing Facebook profile pictures?

The Motorola Droid 2 supports, from out-of-the-box, the notion of logging in with not only a Google account, but also a Facebook and Twitter account, and maintains three separate groups of contacts ...
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Why can't the Droid 2 connect to 5 GHz WiFi networks?

The Droid 2 can connect to 2.4 GHz wireless networks, such as 802.11b/g/n, but not 5.0 GHz networks such as 802.11a/n. Why is this? Is there any workaround to allow it to connect to both types of ...
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How to remove data usage from droid 2 welcome screen?

By mistake I checked data usage from android widgets, and now its in my droid 2 welcome screen. How can I remove it from the welcome screen?
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What can I do to my Droid 2 to prevent random calendar irregularities?

I am in recent possession of not only my first Android handset, but my first smartphone, a Motorola Droid 2. As a Computer Science major, I have elected not to immediately go the nuclear route of ...
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*Flickering* red notification light?

I have a Droid 2 Global that I got a few days ago. Today, its notification light started flickering red. Not flashing or blinking, but flickering. It will be dim and then get bright randomly, but ...
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How can I make my Droid2 push Facebook-originated contacts to Google?

On my Droid2 (Android Version 2.2) (System Version.2.3.20.A955.Verizon.en.US), I fully utilize the phone's ability to log into a Google, Facebook, and Twitter account, and link the contacts together. ...
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How can I fix Droid2 “Link Contacts” so it chooses the right primary name?

I'm having a problem with my Motorola Droid2 (Android Version 2.2) (System Version 2.3.20.A955) when it comes to linking contacts. When I link any Google Contact and/or phone contact with a Twitter ...
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Wipe and re-install Android 2.2 on Droid2?

I used to have a Motorola Droid, and I loved it because it was barebones Android, none of that flashy aftermarket crap they put on it to make it appeal more to consumers. No, I like my android plain, ...