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My Nexus One cannot connect to Wi-Fi being broadcast by a Windows 7 laptop

My Android (Google HTC Nexus One) is not detecting Wi-Fi being broadcast by my Windows 7 laptop. However, my iPhone can detect the laptop's network. Why is that? Is there any solution for connecting ...
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1answer
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Unlocking Nexus One without pressing the power button

The power button on my Nexus One doesnt work smoothly any more, sometimes taking nearly half a dozen attempts before the unlock screen appears on the phone. I was wondering is there is any other way ...
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2answers
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Why does my Nexus One power off with 15% power remaining?

Once my Nexus One's remaining power drops to 15%, it automatically powers off. On turning it back on again, it reports that it's now on 0% power. Do all Nexus Ones behave like this, or is it just ...
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1answer
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Project my screen of my Nexus One

I have a Nexus One, I would like to know if there is any way for me to project my screen content to my large screen TV? Nexus One does not come with a hdmi port. Thank you.
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How can I live without a trackball?

I've been using a Nexus One for the past year and half and am very happy with it as a phone. I am not, however, happy with my carrier and so will be trading up very soon. Amongst the current crop of ...
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1answer
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What are HTC system images for?

HTC recently released a Nexus-One system image for Gingerbread. What do I do with that? Can I use it to update my phone to "stock" Gingerbread (no carrier modifications?) If so, how? Or is it just ...
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1answer
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When to know it's time to replace the Nexus One battery?

As we all know, battery consumption rate (i.e. "per hour") is not very standardized and its highly dependent on actual use, per user. This makes it very difficult for me to know whether I need a new ...
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1answer
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How do I set up VPN for connecting from Nexus One to my home network?

I'd like to set up my handset to be able to VPN into my home network. At home I have the Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH wireless router running dd-wrt firmware. My handset is Nexus One running the latest (as ...
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1answer
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Audio dropouts over Bluetooth on Nexus One

Ever since the Gingerbread update, my N1 has been experiencing random audio dropout problems every 5-10 minutes when connected to my car's audio system via Bluetooth. The audio will be streaming ...
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1answer
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Nexus one hack to work on 8500/1900 freqs

I have a nexus one that (by default) does not support 8500/19000 3g frequencies. That forces me to use EDGE or lower with my carrier. The question is: Is this something that can be modified or is it ...
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1answer
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Nexus One's 3.5mm headphone jack accepts standard 3.5mm plug?

As you know, the Nexus One comes with a 4-segment 3.5mm headphone jack, whereas the standard 3.5mm plug has 3 segments. I visually compared a standard 3-segment 3.5mm plug with the 4-segment 3.5mm ...
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Is the Nexus One battery charged when connected to a PC via USB?

Do you happen to know whether the Nexus One's battery is charged while being connected via the USB cable to a PC? If so, is this standard behavior for all Android devices that have a USB port?
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1answer
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gingerbread on nexus-one bugs/difficulties

I love Android and have been a proud Nexus One owner for over a year now. I was also really excited when gingerbread dropped and flashed my phone before the OTA update (who can wait for these things ...
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3answers
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Default launcher app hangs at boot up. Unable to do anything with phone (NexusOne)

My NexusOne's builtin launcher is suddenly hanging at bootup. Since the main lock screen is hanging the screen touch is not working, soft buttons are not working -- I am just completely unable to do ...
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4answers
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How to migrate accounts and data from one Android phone to another?

I have a HTC Magic phone with Android 2.2.1 and I want to migrate all accounts (9), apps, sms, settings, etc... to a new phone with Nexus One. Do you known some Android service/option or free app on ...
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1answer
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Root N1 and keep the official ROM

Is it possible root my N1 with 2.3.3 without flashing custom ROM?
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What's the purpose of the trackball?

what's the point of the trackball of the Nexus One and of the analogous devices in other similar phones? (e.g. HTC Desire's optical pointing device). Is there any use case for which the touchscreen ...
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2answers
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Home and Search don't work on my Nexus One

I'm using a beta of Cyanogenmod 7 and it seems unlikely they would leave out home and search button functionality. I tried rolling back to the RC and then getting the latest nightly and then wiping ...
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4answers
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How can I force my Nexus One to upgrade to the official Gingerbread without waiting for the formal OTA update?

The OTA update for Gingerbread is being pushed out. But I'm in India and there's a good chance I'll be among the last people to get it. Is there a way to get that official update right now?
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1answer
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Can't see Nexus One as a USB drive when connecting to Windows 7

I've connected my N1 to my Windows 7, and I don't see it as a USB drive. I don't see any message on the phone that allows me to enable this (in the past, I used to see a notification about the phone ...
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1answer
237 views

Delete purchased application from the list

I've bought some application and I feel that I don't want to use it anymore and I've uninstalled it. However, when I opened Downloads tab in the Market, it is listed there even though it's not ...
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Disable application update notification

How can I disable certain application's update? I'm using Brut Google Map v4.6.0.4686. Since there is a new version in the market, the update notification will appear from time to time. How do I ...
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2answers
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What's involved in manually updating my Nexus One?

If I wanted to manually update my Nexus One, say to Gingerbread, what's involved in the process? I'm familiar with this question, Manually Updating your OS?, but unsure if the answer applies to the ...
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1answer
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Any recommendations regarding flashing a particular rom on a Nexus One? [duplicate]

I was wondering and hoping that someone might point me in the direction of a nice and stable rom for a Nexus One. Currently I'm running the Rodriguezstyle v2.42 which is pretty stable but I just ...
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1answer
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Why do I have to set lots of my settings again after a phone reboot?

For examples: I have to set Input Method back to SwiftKey I have to set what application I'd like to use when I clicked sms icon (I'm using ChompSMS) All these happens after a phone reboot.
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1answer
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What is the Practical difference between the Home screen and the Launcher screen?

It seems that on my Nexus One, the home screen and launcher screen essentially serve the same purpose: Host application icons, allowing you to launch them. Are there any other differences, other than ...
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2answers
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How can I reload original software back to nexus one

I unlock my nexus one, and compile and install the ginger bread build load to the phone. But now, I realize that it does not have all the google software e.g. gmail, map, market, etc. How can I reset ...
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1answer
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Does android switch to a different APN when in hotspot mode?

I've tried turning on the portable hot-spot mode on my nexus-one and got a message from my operator saying that my plan doesn't cover data traffic made through the web.operator.com APN, as opposed to ...
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How to reset Nexus One to Android 2.2.1 or 2.3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I have a Nexus One (with the radios for the AT&T network) which has an old beta version of 2.2 on it. It ...
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3answers
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Why does the screen come on when my phone is plugged in but idle?

Sometimes when my Nexus One is plugged in with the screen switched off, the screen turns itself on (showing the lock screen) seemingly randomly, and I have the "Stay awake" Development option turned ...
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2answers
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Alternatives to a hard reset when screen is frozen on Android Froyo?

My Nexus One has been freezing up a lot lately, particularly in Settings. Are there any good alternatives to pulling the battery when this happens?
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1answer
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Nexus One User's Guide Printed Book?

Does the Nexus One come with a printed (i.e. real paper, not PDF) User's Guide? Note: I know that the N1's User's Guide PDF can be downloaded from here, but I would hate to use my poor printer to ...
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1answer
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News and weather app/widget crashes on startup

Over the past couple of days, the news and weather app won't start for me. I get an error message and I'm asked to force close or report the issue whenever I try to add the widget to a home screen or ...
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1answer
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Root no longer root

I rooted my nexus one and successfully used a lot of root-only apps. But one day all these apps stopped working, saying I don't have root. Terminal emulator says "permission denied" for everything ...
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1answer
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Problem upgrading N1 to Android 2.3

I have a once-rooted Nexus one. Since then I unrooted it to enable automatic upgrades, and currently have a stock 2.2. I got the notification to upgrade my OS (to 2.3 I assume), but after my phone ...
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1answer
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How can I restore the original ringtones and sounds?

Without really thinking, I used the "clear data" command on the Media Storage app, which deleted all the stock ringtones and notification sounds from my Nexus One. How can I get them back?
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Does Nexus One have support for EGNOS?

I wounder if my Nexus One has support for EGNOS? to get better GPS accuracy. If I check the GPS Accuracy value, it's sometimes 2 or 3m which is pretty good.
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Disabling the nexus-one proximity/position sensor?

I think my nexus one is trying to be too smart. For each incoming call the phone stops ringing as soon as I pick it up. That's perfectly fine as long as the phone is sitting on my desk, but when I'm ...
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1answer
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Make phone wake up using the volume keys?

Is it possible to make the phone (N1) wake up some other way than using the power button without rooting the device?
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1answer
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How can I use the volume buttons for skipping songs?

Is there a way to use the volume buttons to change songs on the Nexus One?
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How to set the DNS server on Nexus One?

The ISP I use on my N1 doesn't allow me to open facebook. Using a PC, I can use Google DNS server (8.8.8.8) to by-pass them but on N1, I can't find where to put the stufff. Please help if you know ...
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1answer
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What is material is the HTC Nexus One Screen made out of?

Some say it is plastic, others insist it's glass. Wikipedia provides shady information.
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How can I configure my phone to automatically connect to remembered wifi networks? (after having left the device to sleep)

That question occured to me when I saw the WIFI_MODE_FULL API documentation: Wi-Fi will be kept active, and will behave normally, i.e., it will attempt to automatically establish a connection to a ...
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1answer
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Some application require 'root access', what is it, what is the risks, and how can we make it available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? I download the screenshot to use on my Nexus One (N1) but it can not run and said it requires root access. What is it, how can I ...
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1answer
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How can I set up an Microsoft Exchange email on my Nexus One?

I often check my mail at my office using the VPN connection which bridged my PC with the Microsoft Exchange Server and so that I can check mail using Outlook. I want to do the same thing when I'm out ...
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1answer
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How can I set up a VPN connection on my Nexus One?

I often check my mail at my office using the VPN connection which bridged my PC with the Microsoft Exchange Server and so that I can check mail using Outlook. I want to do the same thing when I'm out ...
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3answers
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OTA update failing after rooting phone

I have an unlocked Nexus One that I rooted to remove a system application (Twitter), but now the OTA system update fails with the message Verifying current system ... assert failed: ...
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1answer
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Google Nexus One Android 2.2 — Listen Volume very low

I find that podcasts have very low volume on my nexus one, using the google listen application while using headphones. My headphones have no volume control, and the nexus one is turned up to the max. ...
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Stock Android on Nexus One?

Is there a good place that documents how to compile Android from source and put it on Nexus One? For instance, I would like to checkout the source files of Froyo from the official repository and put ...
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Access synced Exchange calendar from desktop browser

I know this is a bit tangential, but bear with me. The Exchange calendar sync works perfectly for me, however, it would be AWESOME if I could see my exchange calendar with my other Google calendars ...