The Motorola Droid is a smartphone offered exclusively by Verizon (in the US).

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Can I Bluetooth tether my Acer Iconia A500?

Anyone have an Acer A500 (just got mine today) and have luck with bluetooth network tethering. I've got an OG Droid, so WiFi is not a possibility at the moment. Tried the directions here: ...
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CyanogenMod 7 Stable for Droid

I'm asking this here because the mods at CyanogenMod's forum seem pretty adamant about people not asking about the status of version seven for the Of Droid. I understand that CM7 hasn't been released ...
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Are there any apps that can shut down the phone?

The power button is stuck on my friend's phone, so he wanted to know if there were any apps available that could shut off the phone, or any other way to turn it off without pressing the power button. ...
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How to keep the Car Home app from opening automatically on my Droid?

Hey all, this is something that's been bugging me for a while now and I just found this wonderful, glorious place so I thought I'd pick your collective brains. I'm running CM 6.2.1 on my original ...
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How can I unroot OG Droid Gingerbread to latest stock firmware

I want to unroot my Motorola Droid from CyanogenMod 7 RC (Gingerbread 2.3.3) to the latest version of stock Froyo. I've been told there's some complications that can happen because of the new file ...
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How can I reduce latency while tethering?

When tethering with PDAnet (the free version), using a stock moto-Droid 1 on Verizon, I am getting between 1k-3k ms latency on World of Warcraft. I would like to know what is the likeliest culprit, ...
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USB Mass Storage Not Working

I have spent a few hours trying to figure out why my USB mass storage function is not working with my laptop. Here's what I've done: Installed Android 2.3.2 (Pete's GPA12) Uninstalled, cleaned, and ...
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Homescreen is blank on 2.2 Droid

I have a Motorola Droid on Verizon, and a lot of times when I unlock it, my homescreen will be blank; no icons, no widgets. Nothing in my app tray, either. I have to wait for about a minute for ...
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Upgrade unlocked Motorola Droid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? Is it possible to upgrade unlocked Motorola Droid to any Android OS version. Can this be done through wifi or does it has to be ...
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Icons changing screen postion

Every so often I will unlock my phone and notice an Icon is missing on my home screen. Upon further investigation it seems that I can always find it on the home screen to the left or right. My ...
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Moto Droid - Screen Going Crazy / SD Card Contents

So about an hour ago I was texting and noticed that when I would try to hit certain letters using the on-screen keyboard that it would think I pressed the keys to the left or right of a certain area. ...
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Unable to install bootloader on MotoDroid with froyo FRG83D

I'm attempting to root my phone and have placed an update.zip in the root of my SDCard. I get the message that the zip is not signed and the update fails. I understand that VZN started added this ...
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How can I abort a voice mis-dialed call?

When I use voice dialing, the wrong contact is selected often enough that I'd like a chance to abort the call before it starts. If I tap the call button on my headset, it seems to transfer the call ...
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How do I configure Google Latitude to auto-update with location regularly on a Motorola Droid?

On the surface, this is same question as this question, but I've made the changes according to that question's accepted answer and I still cannot get latitude to auto-update unless I have an app using ...
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What is causing music playback to stop/pause unexpectedly?

Moto DROID v1 Android 2.2.1 Is anyone else experiencing random music playback stopping/pausing on their handset? Do you know what is causing it, or how to prevent it? I've been trying to get to ...
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want to get my Droid back to stock, but don't want to reinstall apps

I foolishly rooted my Motorola Droid and fumbled around until I got Cyanogenmod 6.1.0-RC3-Droid installed on the thing. There's really no reason I should have done this, however. It didn't exactly ...
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How do I diagnose hanging and restarts?

I have a Droid which was running fine with Cyanogen Mod 6.0. I travelled for a week out of service range, and since I returned it's been both hanging (no response to user input) and spontaneously ...
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How can I enable the Wifi Hotspot capability on my Moto Droid 1 without using Adhoc?

I want to enable the wifi access point / hotspot functionality on my Droid so it acts as a "Standard" router like the built in functionality of the newer VZW phones (like the Droid Incredible). I ...
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How can I access EPST on the Motorola Droid 1 (Verizon)?

I've tried "##778#", "##778 send", and "##778# send" but every time it dials the number giving me a "Welcome to Verizon..." message instead of opening the provisioning screen (except for option 1 ...
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How to disable certain Android sound alerts?

I have a Motorola Droid phone running Android 2.1. Many times per day my phone alerts me with a sound. It is not a new email or SMS or disconnection from the 3G network. I suspect it may alerting me ...
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How do I back up my Motorola Droid? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to backup an Android device? Hi, I have a Motorola Droid that I need to send in for repair. How can I back up everything to my PC easily? The Moto Phone Portal ...
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What are the risks to overclocking my CPU?

What are the risks to overclocking the CPU on one's phone? Bonus Question: What's the max profile I should set on my Motorola Droid 1 to get the most performance (with no regard to battery life) but ...
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How can I sync photos to a network drive over wifi?

My current workflow is to snap pics on my Droid, plug it in via USB, and sync the pics. I'd like to just run a script to sync the DCIM folder with a shared network drive, if anyone knows of a way that ...
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What can I expect if I unroot my Droid?

I am thinking about rooting my Moto Droid but I don't know much about the subject, I've been doing some reading, but I'd like to know: If I were to root and then wanted to unroot later on for some ...
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Swype “The Swype package you installed is configured for another device.” error on install

Running CM6 on my Motorola Drid. Another Swype upgrade, another headache. I keep getting this error message when I uninstall --> reboot --> reinstall Swype: "The Swype package you installed is ...
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Wi-fi is auto-enabling

I don't know why but the Wi-fi on my Droid (Froyo) keeps auto-enabling. I can't figure out what is causing it and want to make it stop. I only like being connected to wi-fi at times of actual use so I ...
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Android email setup of Mail app results in a “Force Close”

On the Motorola Droid I was successfully getting my corporate email for a year with no problems. On 11/09/2010 I started getting a security error when trying to retrieve email in the native Android ...
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Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card

I have a Motorla Droid running CM6 (essentially Android 2.2). I'm connecting to Windows 7 machines via USB. Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card as external ...
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I keep losing my Swype keyboard

I'm running CM6 on a Motorola Droid. Every now and then (at least once a day), my keyboard will revert from Swype back to the Stock Android Keyboard and I have switch back to the Swype keyboard to be ...
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Update Droid to 2.2 over wifi possible?

I have a Motorola Droid running 2.1 that does not have Verizon service. Therefore it does not seem to be getting the over-the-air (OTA) update. Is there anyway to update this via wifi?
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Installation Error

I'm getting the following installation error on a few of my apps when trying to update them: "Installation error - Unknown Reason - 18" Any suggestions? I'm running CM6 on a Motorola Droid.
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How to enable Wifi Access Point / Hotspot on my Moto Droid (2.2) without editing the Kernal or flashing the ROM?

I want to enable the Wifi Access Point (AP) functionality on my Moto Droid. I don't mind rooting but I'd like to do this without having to edit the kernel or having to flash the ROM. I have seen ...
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Is there a way to display Interstate Rest Areas on Google Maps Navigation?

I've had several instances where this information would have been useful when navigating w/ Moto Droid, but I haven't been able to figure out a way to get to interstate (USA) rest areas in Google Maps ...
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How can I boost the volume on my Droid's speaker?

I used to have an app for my Treo called "Volume Care" that let me boost the volume of my speaker beyond what the factory settings allowed. Is there any app or hack that would allow me to push my ...
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Why my photos end up half dark?

Sometimes my motorola milestone camera goes crazy and starts out to take photos half dark. I noticed that it only happens when flash is on. Also, I've seem this happening when the battery is low ...
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Is there a way to create groups of contacts?

On my old Nokia phone I was able to create groups of contacts. I found this very useful and had groups such as Co-workers, Neighbors, Doctors, Friends, Family, etc. Is there a way to do this on my ...
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What causes battery to drain faster than it can charge?

I have a Moto DROID (v1). On a trip from Tyler, TX to DFW airport I had my phone in the car dock and charging. I was using Navigation for directions to the airport and also had Listen running to ...
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How can I stop the Music app from launching when headphone is plugged in?

I have a Moto Droid, running Android 2.2 (Froyo), although this behavior also existed on 2.1. Whenever I plug something in the headphone jack, the Music app will start up (sometimes with a bit of a ...
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Sometimes My Phone Just Restarts

Occasionally (maybe twice a month) my Milestone just reboots (goes black and then to the Android startup screen (but not all the way to the Motorola screen)). I presume that such behaviour could be ...
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Is there a way to turn off backlit buttons on Motorola Droid?

The four buttons at the bottom of the Motorola Droid (back,menu,home,search) are backlit when its dark and the phone is unlocked. The brightness of the buttons' back light doesn't adjust with the ...
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Home Screen Takes a Long Time to Display After Removing Phone From Dock

When I remove my Motorola Droid from my docking station, my home screen is blank for a long time. It sometimes takes over 10 seconds for my app icons to display, and even longer for widgets to ...
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Is there any way to listen to Zune Pass music on my phone?

I have a Zune and download DRM-ed music via the Zune Marketplace that I can listen to as long as I have a Zune Pass monthly subscription. Is there any way to listen to this music on my Droid?
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Clock Replacements for Motorola Droid Docking Station

I have a Motorola Droid (v1) and a docking station. When the phone is docked, it automatically runs the Clock app, which isn't very configurable. Are there any alternatives to the Clock app, or is ...
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I’m new to SetCPU on Moto Droid and need help

I'm running rooted stock Android 2.2 on a Motorola Droid. I was hoping other users of the app could give me some advice. First question: whats the best underclock setting for a good balance between ...
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How can I change the voice used for the Navigation app on Android?

I love the Navigation app on Android. The voice it uses is fine, but I'd like a little variety. I'd settle for it using the British voice that's available on the phone. However, I've changed the ...
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Is there any way to make my Motorola Droid use Landscape mode on the Home Screen w/out sliding out the keyboard?

Its all in the title, but again for clairity: Is there any way to make my Motorola Droid use Landscape mode on the Home Screen w/out sliding out the keyboard?
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Activating wifi hotspot tethering on a Verizon Droid with Froyo 2.2

I rooted my Droid and got Froyo working on it (Bugless Beast). What is the best way to enable Wifi Hotspot on this thing? I tried an app "Wireless Tether" which allows me to connect my Mac via ...
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Is there any way to get Swype on my Moto Droid?

Is there anyway to get Swype from outside the Market? Its not available there, and I see its already running on Droid X, so I was thinking it'd probably work on Droid as well.
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How to change calendar week start day in Android?

I prefer my week view of my calendar to start on Monday rather than Sunday. I already have my Google Calendar set that way (to which I sync). How can I do the same on my Droid (Android 2.2)?
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Android 2.2 on Verizon, specifically Droid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Does anyone know when 2.2 will be released for Verizon phones? Also, is there a way to install it currently? I'd ...