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Disable power-off menu when screen is locked

I own a Samsung Spica GT-i5700, how can I disable the power-off menu when the phone is locked. I am running CM7.
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Samsung Galaxy Spica won't boot up fully. Just restarts over and over

My Samsung galaxy won't turn on properly. Basically it turns on, shows the 'OMG screen' which it does when it crashes, then goes to the Samsung loading bar, but then goes back to the crash screen. It ...
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Change android device physical resolution

I have downloaded an app that, when it starts, check the device resolution and displays a message indicating that my resolution should be at least be 800x600. I have changed my screen density using ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Spica crashed, a factory reset didn't fix the problem

After a factory-reset on my Samsung Spica, followed by a recovery setup the phone keeps hanging with the setup-wizard. Does anybody has a solution for that? OK, it's not recovery setup, it's the ...
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Spica i5700: How to downgrade from froyo 2.2 to eclair 2.1

I have a Spica i5700 with Froyo version of 2.2.2. I want to downgrade it to Eclair 2.1, because I find the screen often produces erratic movements such as auto-input to my password even if I am not ...
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My Samsung Spica can't detect the SD card anymore

Recently I found a surprise on my Android notifications bar, telling me that the SD card is removed. I unplugged it and plugged it again but it didn't work. I rebooted the device; still not working. ...
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How can I stop Samsung Galaxy Spica restarting itself in a loop?

I recently bought a used galaxy spica its in really good condition and etc..but when i launched it up there is something fishy going on... It restarts in a loop... As in, it boots up, i can use the ...
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1answer
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Android Voicemail Settings

Voicemail on my T-Mobile Galaxy Portal/Spica/i5700 doesn't work. I've set it up via the Tmobile voicemail setup, but if I call my mobile it just rings and rings until I get a message saying 'This ...
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Can not flash LK2.08 for original firmwares on my spica

Can not flash LK2.08 for original firmwares. I try like this: http://www.addictivetips.com/mobile/root-samsung-galaxy-spica-i5700-with-leshaks-kernel/ i am using this kernel: ...
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4answers
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How do I toggle headset/headphone mode manually?

It seems that the hardware erroneously regard the headset as attached at all times (to the 3.5" jack). This makes me unable to make calls without headset or speaker mode.
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No calls and messages before first call/message

My Samsung Galaxy Spica (GT-I5700) has this problem: when it first starts or resume from airplane mode (i.e. when turning off airplane mode), the GSM network status appears to be normal (full signal) ...
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Touchscreen Protector and Sensitivity

I have Samsung Spica I5700 that have capacitive touchscreen, and I used a touchscreen protector. Recently, I've noticed that the touchscreen often produces erratic movements, for example, if I put my ...
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2answers
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How to sync my Facebook contacts?

How do I sync my Facebook contacts with the contacts on my Samsung Galaxy Spica?
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How to root a Samsung Spica

How do I go about rooting my Samsung Spica?