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One click (or easy) way to Root Motorola Droid X with Morotola update 4.5.621

I read that the new DROID X build 4.5.621 prevents the most common Rooting methods. There is a more complicated method but I'm hoping there is a one-click method (less chance of me screwing up and ...
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How can I enable calling over Wifi for a T-Mobile based Moto X?

T-Mobile allows for unlimited calling when I'm tethered over Wifi, on my old Blackberry Bold this was called "UMT" or something like that (it would appear in the status bar). Since I still have poor ...
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was my phone hacked?

I look at my dashboard and saw activity in a town 4 hours away from me and everything Google on my phone is acting weird, I think my phone was hacked what can I do? I have it in safe mode now, but I ...
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How do I change the password of my main Google account on a Droid X?

I changed my Google Account password (on my computer). I now need to change it on my Droid X. I cannot figure out how to do this. I Googled, and everyone says go to Settings > Accounts. I did ...
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Gmail not being retrieved automatically

I have recently (since ~1month ago) experienced the following problem: When I get new mail on my gmail account, Gmail will usually not autimatically retrieve it (e.g., no notification; and when I ...
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Is there a way to white-list an app (web browser) so Froyo 2.2 memory manager does NOT kill it?

One of my biggest pet peeves with Android (due to heavy use of my Droid X for reading web pages) is the fact that it can kill ANY application it wishes when doing its automated memory management. ...
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Can open an HTML file with Browser but not HTMLViewer

I have an HTML file on my SD card. Opening it with "Browser" works as expected. However, if I try to open it with the built-in app "HTMLViewer", I receive the following error message: Web page ...
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Reverse Tethering won't work for me - is it because my phone isn't rooted?

I've been trying most of the day to reverse tether my phone (Motorola Droid X on Verizon ub the USA), in this case to an Ubuntu VM running on a Windows 7 host via VMWare Workstation. I've followed the ...
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Why is SafeStrap disabled on my Motorola Droid 3 (Verizon)?

I decided that I wanted to try out Ubuntu touch, but I don't want to put it on my current phone, so I decided to try to put it on my old Droid 3. I followed these instructions to root the phone: How ...
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Do regular Bluetooth keyboards work with Mororola Droid X running Android 2.3?

I remember reading couple of years ago that most (or even all) normal Bluetooth keyboards would not work with Mororola Droid X running Android 2.2. (surprisingly this didn't seem to be covered on ...
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Droid X, how to get rid of Motorola Mobile Services?

So I'm used to the original Motorola Droid, I recent picked up a Droid X, and nothing seems to be the same. To start, I cant add a second Gmail account to the Gmail app, in fact, ANY account I try to ...
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The music player keeps displaying deleted songs. How do I remove them or refresh the library?

I am using a Droid X with rooted Gingerbread that is otherwise stock. I have root access, but have not used it to do anything. I have inspected the /Music folder multiple times and the 500+ songs I ...
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How can I sync Facebook contacts on a Droid X?

I used to have an original Droid and now I have a Droid X. My original Droid had an option on Facebook to sync with contacts, but with my Droid X and the new Facebook app I do not see that option. I ...
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Android Market disappeared! How do I get it back?

Since upgrading to FroYo, the Android Market app has disappeared from my wife's Droid X: it doesn't appear on the home screen or in the Applications list in settings. Is there any way to get it back?
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How do I create a Favorite Contacts shortcut on Droid X?

On the motorola Droid X there is a favorite contacts shortcut. I'd like to add this on another screen but I can't figure out how to create a new one. Any ideas?
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What are “.spmo” files in “dcim/spmo” directory on my SD card?

On my SD card, in dcim directory (which is where the images/videos captured with the camera are stored), I also have a subdirectory called dcim/spmo which contains a bunch of files with .spmo ...
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What's this icon in the status bar of my Droid X?

There's this vertical river-looking icon thing in my status bar? Nothing's claiming it in the notification window. Crude recreation:
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DroidX: Mac address keeps changing

My mac address keeps changing when ever I turn off the phone or turn on/off the wifi card. This use to never happen. I have sbf back to .340 tried multiple roms (now im apex). This was never a problem ...
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droid x bluetooth volume too low

Does anyone know how I can get under the hood and modify the db output for my bluetooth media levels? I've read numerous posts of people complaining about this problem but am unable to find a ...
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folder will not open

I have organized my Apps into several folders. Every once in a while, I find that when I click on a folder, nothing happens (i.e. the folder does not open). No matter what I do, I cannot open the ...
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Can you auto reject phone numbers natively with a Droid phone?

I have a Droid X and I'm trying to set up an auto reject list and it looks like I have to download a third party app to do it. Am I missing something?
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Droid X attachment download location

I'm just trying to figure out where in the phone the attachments get saved after you open them? I remember opening a PDF attachment from my email using my Droid X. The email was deleted so I'm trying ...
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How to manually upload ringtones and notifications to DroidX?

I've created 2 folders on the root of the SD card, Ringtones Notifications and placed one mp3 file within each. When I disconnect the DroidX from the USB cable and navigate to either "Settings" > ...
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Contact Images location

Where are the contact images kept? I have a contact image that is no longer in my gallery but it is one of my contact's avatar. I remember taking the photo and making it the avatar. I've went into ...
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Spam alerts in notification bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I get spam alerts about free ipads and typical junk like that on my notification bar when I start my droid. This ...
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How can I reliably screen or block callers on a number-by-number basis?

Last night I got a telemarketing call on my Verizon Droid X. I was horrified, to say the least. I absolutely do NOT want telemarketers wasting my time and minutes with their B.S. I looked into ...
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What's the difference between “cdma_shadow” and “shadow” builds in CyanogenMod 7.2

In 2011, Motorola Droid X was somewhat supported by CyanogenMod 7.1+, and was known under "cdma_shadow" tag: http://download.cyanogenmod.com/?device=cdma_shadow&type=nightly It had - and still ...
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Rooting Motorolla X2 adb shell problem

i tried this tutorial and in step 1 i followed method 2. I try step 3, and when i try adb shell it works fine. but the line after, sh /sdcard/motoroot-step1.sh, I get sh: Can't open ...
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Why can't I accept calls on my Droid X?

I recently updated my Droid X to version 4.5.621.MB810.Verizon.en.US. I can't accept incoming calls though. The screen that allows you to either accept or decline a call doesn't appear anymore. The ...
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Bluetooth audio streaming issues with Droid X

When I stream audio from my Droid X via bluetooth, the playback is very stuttered. The audio skips approximately every 30 seconds to a minute. Each skip lasts about 0.5 to 1 seconds. This is the ...
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Why does my phone sometimes reboot when playing music?

My Droid X spontaneously reboots when it's playing music. I've confirmed this behavior with the native music player, Amazon's MP3 player, and now Spotify (though, with Spotify, it seems to happen ...
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Is there an easier way to type apostrophes on the Droid X keyboard?

Is there an easier way to type apostrophes on the Droid X keyboard? Two issues -- I press and hold the period key, which brings up the little pallet of punctuation. But the apostrophe is ...
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Why am I getting an 'Invalid Server Certificate' error when retrieving email even though I have the 'Verify Certificate' setting disabled?

I'm trying to configure my phone to sync with my work email account. I'm accessing it through OWA (Outlook Web Access). With the default settings, when the phone attempts to retrieve incoming mail, ...
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Are there good resources for comparing performance of Stock Motorola ROMs vs. CM7.1?

I'm looking for a good resource for which shows performance comparison - for Droid X - of Froyo 2.2 (stock ROM), Gingerbread 2.3 (Stock Verizon ROM) and any sort of Cyanogen ROM running on Droid X ...
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How does memory usage compare on Droid X Froyo vs Gingerbread stock ROMs?

If I upgrade my Droid X from Froyo 2.2 stock to Gingerbread 2.3 stock Motorola/Verizon ROM, is it known what the memory footprint impact is expected to be? (assuming I keep my installed app list and ...
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Can you install custom kernels on DroidX running CyanogenMod?

Can you install custom kernels on DroidX running CyanogenMod? Or does the locked bootloader prevent that?
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Do the front buttons on the Droid X turn on the screen?

I had an LG Optimus V phone and the physical buttons on the front could get pressed when it was in my pocket, which would turn on the screen. I'm considering a phone (Droid X) with physical buttons ...
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Updating Droid X running leaked Gingerbread to official release without root

I have a stock unrooted Droid X running a leaked version of the Gingerbread update (system version 4.5.588). How can I update to the official release (system version 4.5.596) without root?
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Flashing Android Source - Droid X

(I previously asked this on StackOverflow and was directed here.) I'm hoping for some clarification on the requirements and/or process of flashing a custom build of Android to a device. I've built a ...
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OTA Gingerbread 2.3 update fails to install on DroidX (rooted stock Froyo 2.2.1 / unrooted back)

I was trying to install the Gingerbread (Android 2.3) OTA update available from Verizon for my Droid X. However the update ALWAYS fails to install. It downloads fine, pops up a message saying that ...
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How can I prevent my music apps from launching and playing on their own?

When plugging headphones into my Droid X, I can listen to music for a little while. The issue will start if the headphones rotate while in place. This somehow triggers an event and my Droid X will ...
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Are there any thin/precise styluses that are compatible with the Droid X?

I'd like to write formulas and notes on my Droid X. All the styluses that I found have a thick end and don't simulate a pen, it's more like a finger. Does anyone know of any styluses with thinner or ...
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Droid X Turns Itself on Automatically

I turn off my Droid X (now running Gingerbread) to conserve the battery. However, every morning when I wake up, it is turned on. Has anyone else been having this problem? I don't know how long it ...
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How do I get my stock ringtones back?

I have a Droid X, and I've been having issues with my music lately. I finally deleted the Albums, Music, and Playlists directories from my SD Card, and used SDRescan to get the media library to ...
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What's the standard font called that comes on droid x running 2.3?

What font ships with the droid x on 2.3? Is the same font used across all android devices running 2.3?
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How do I get the “Navigate to…” voice command on my droid x?

I have a droid x and have used both navigation and the voice commands. Reading online, I see lots of people make reference to using voice commands to say "Navigate to 123 Main Street" or similar. ...
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Stop droid x from security locking during a call

I have noticed that when I am on a lengthy call on my Droid X, the phone locks itself. This seems to happen within the expected timeout period, so I don't believe that the phone is malfunctioning. ...
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Has anyone determined why the Droid X with Gingerbread turns itself back on? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Droid X Turns Itself on Automatically Both my wife's and my Droid X turn themselves back on after powering them off. Yes, they are off - not asleep. My wife's phone is ...
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Is there an easy way to un-root Android 2.2 on Droid X rooted via z4root?

Is there an easy way to un-root Android 2.2 on Droid X rooted via z4root? The reason is that I would like to apply a Gingerbread 2.3 update from Verizon, and that update ALWAYS fails to install. ...
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Is there anyway to bypass the Verizon Wireless block of the tethering?

I have a rooted Droid X (v.1). I used to be able to use Wifi tether to connect my computer to the Wifi from my phone. Now Verizon is automatically blocking that and taking me to a page where they ask ...