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Wiping Motorola Milestone without working display

A pretty funny and tricky situation: I've got a Motorola Milestone with almost completely not working display. I know that it was a fall that probably damaged some cabling inside and now display only ...
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Accelerometer, Orientation failded to start : Unknown error

I am having Motorola Milestone xt720 (android 2.1) in which orientation doesn't work automatically but if i enabled it and if the screen is in landscape mode then it continuously remain in ...
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Invalid IMEI on motorola A853 milestone

I was changing the OS of my Motorola A853 milestone, and the IMEI turned invalid; it just shows "00000000". I found this answer here about something similar How to fix "Invalid IMEI " ...
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Certain Wi-Fi network not available on Motorola Milestone with Cyanogenmod

I have a Motorola Milestone with Cyanogenmod 7.2.0. Phone is working without any problems. I was using this phone with my own Wi-Fi network. Something happened, and after that I'm not able to ...
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Support for Ultra High Speed MicroSD cards

I am going to buy a new MicroSD card for my Motorola Milestone. The phone has Cyanogenmod 7. The upper limit as told by the manufacturer is 32GB, and because they got cheaper now, I'm going to buy the ...
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How to run Cyanogenmod for milestone a853 on emulator?

I've successfully compiled Cyanogenmod for milestone a853 and was following these instructions: http://oldwiki.cyanogenmod.org/wiki/Android_SDK_Emulator:_Compile_CyanogenMod_%28Linux%29 and then I ...
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How do I view only my phone contacts on my Motorola Milestone X2?

How may I view only my regular phone contacts and not have them sync to Gmail? I do not, and do not want to, use Gmail, nor do I want to have my phone contact list connected to it. I use separate ...
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Need to give away Milestone that's rooted, what happens if I do Factory Data Reset?

In Settings -> Privacy -> Factory data reset? I don't mind giving it away rooted, but if it wipes out the Superuser application (hence allowing any app to enter root mode unchecked) would be very ...
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Milestone outperforming Galaxy Nexus on mobile data connection speed

I recently switched from a Motorola Milestone to a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and it seems the quality of my mobile data connections drops considerably between the devices without any apparent reason. The ...
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Keep the home launcher from being killed

I have a Motorola Milestone, and I've come to learn that it has a relatively low memory (runtime memory, not storage capacity). The problem that comes with this is that whenever too many apps want to ...
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Does motorola milestone work in these rangers

I want to move between mobile providers in my country. Its seems as though the mobile provider I wish to move to only supports these ranges: 850 and 2100 mghz. Does the motorola milestone support ...
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Motorola Milestone is constantly firing touch events

Starting this morning, when I turn on my Motorola Milestones screen, it starts to constantly press random positions on the screen (starting applications, etc.) which makes it nearly impossible to use ...
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Milestone 2, camera turns off screen after upgrade [closed]

I have a Milestone 2 with stock ROM, which I recently upgraded to official Gingerbread. Everything works nicely except for a glitch with the camera... Basically it goes like this: I turn on the ...
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Is it possible to record a video as avi or mp4?

I've recently bought a Motorola Milestone 2 (Froyo) and I see that when I record a video it produces a .3gp file. Is there a way to have it produce an avi or mp4 instead? Would I have to root the ...
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New Facebook app activates GPS when launched — how to disable?

This started happening with the latest Facebook app update. I don't want to disable my GPS outright -- I like that it comes up automatically when I call Google Maps. (Which usually is in a "where the ...
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Motorola Milestone Android - Bluetooth Issue - Paired but not connected

im using a Motorola Milestone. I have tried to connect to various bluetooth devices (laptops/other android phone) with this phone but none of them work. I can pair them But after pairing it says ...
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CyanogenMod USB tether

I can't seem to find the option to enable USB tether in CyanogenMod 7.0.1 . Several pages and forum threads mention a checkbox under Wireless & network setting, but i don't have it. Is there ...
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How can I tether my phone's Wi-Fi connection to a PC over USB? [duplicate]

Today in my work the people from security are going to block internet access and only admit enterprise local pages. Luckily, there is a free Wi-Fi connection which I have access from my Motorola ...
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Suddenly can't find several apps in Market

So I've been using several apps for a while now, and all of the sudden, I can't seem to find them in the Market anymore. If I look on the "My downloads" page in the Market, it does show as installed, ...
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Android phone not recognized in Ubuntu

I have an Android Phone (a Motorola Milestone) and trying to connect it to my Ubuntu Maverick (10.10). The problem is that i can't even charge it using USB, so there's no message on the phone nor on ...
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Is it possible to change how Froyo hyphenates phone numbers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? In Brazil, phone numbers have two digits for the area code and eight for the phone ...
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Use the USB cable as an audio interface when the phone is plugged in

Whenever I'm at my desk, my phone is plugged into my PC and I use both my phone's (internal) headphones and my PC's (external) headphones. The reason is that I use my phone for podcasts and my PC for ...
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What country is my Milestone from? Can I install a Droid Froyo update on it?

I bought it at Amazon.com, and had it delivered to a friend's house in Massachusetts. I flew to the US, visit my friend, did some tourism, and brought the phone back with me to Brazil, where I put in ...
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Milestone rooted with the Universal Androot, can I install ROMs?

I rooted my Motorola Milestone 2.1-update1 with the latest beta of Universal Androot, and it seems to have worked fine. I've installed busybox, used titanium backup, and installed a couple root-only ...
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Media Player starts playing when I unplug headphones

The stock media player on my phone has an annoying behaviour. Whenever I unplug the headphones, if the media player is paused or not running, it immediately starts running and playing my playlist. ...
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Motorola Milestone problems

Before I start, please let me say I've tried pretty much everything, including, of course asking my providers for a new phone, but it didn't work. I also posted a similar question on a programmer's ...
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Keep the screen from activating when the phone is in my pocket

I usually use my phone without a lock screen, so I can start using it by just pressing a button. Problem is, the camera and volume buttons on my Motorola Milestone are really light, and are easy to ...
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How to remove occasional pop-up messages from the provider

My Milestone is producing pop-up messages every half an hour with "your credits are low please add more credits". It is really annoying. Is there any way to block them?
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Why does the home screen stay empty (no application icons/no widgets) sometimes?

I have a Motorola Milestone, and sometimes when I press Home to go back to the Home Screen, the screen shows no application icons, no widgets. It simply stays blank, with the wallpaper on background. ...
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Native Exchange Email app does not synchronize folders properly

Recently I created/removed some folders on Outlook desktop app. When I synchronized my corporate account by manually refreshing under the folders screen, it didn't bring the new folders, nor removed ...
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How do I enter proxy server details?

My work WiFi routes traffic through a proxy server. Is there a way to enter proxy server settings so that my Android can successfully make web requests? My previous phone was a WinMo 6.0 and this was ...
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Installing Froyo on Milestone

Is there a way to install Froyo on the Motorola Milestone? I understand that Motorola is planning a deployment of this release in Q1 2011 but I just wish I had it now!
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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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Outlook contacts ALWAYS sync with my phone?

I have a Milestone and I only want my Google contacts to appear in the contacts list, on my phone. The native (corporate)'email' app is synced with my work email (Microsoft Exchange) and calendar; ...
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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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My Milestone doesn't always charge

I have a Milestone and sometimes when I plug my (supplied Motorola) charger in the 'charging light' on the side does not illuminate and the phone does not charge. I think that this may also happen ...
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Why does my Milestone Droid erroneously report a drained battery once every few weeks?

Every so often, my phone (Motorola Milestone, firmware 2.1-update1) decides that the battery is almost drained and that I have to turn the phone off. This may happen just a few hours after charging ...