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I have a Kyocera Echo that now takes about 6 minutes to boot. I haven't rooted it or tried to perform any 'hacks' on it. I've had it for a few months now. It's running Android 2.3 if that helps. I am ...
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Why can I not pull an IPv6 address from T-Mobile?

I saw that T-Mobile has enabled IPv6 for its network, and I wanted to try it out. I dropped off my WiFi network, changed my APN to the IPv6-enabled APN (epc.tmobile.com) and was unable to pull an ...
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Events sync-ed from Google Calendar have a default notification time of 10 minutes in advance. Sometimes that's not enough. Is there any way to automate this and have the default be something else? ...
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Some advice to speed up Android on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini

my first Android device is an Xperia X10 Mini. It is a good phone, i'm happy also because i've spent really few money for it ... i've also installed a custom Rom (miniCm7) and now my device is ...
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Cannot restore Kies backup after firmware upgrade

I backed up my Samsung Galaxy S2 on Kies before updating to Ice Cream Sandwich. After the upgrade I tried to restore, but the restore fails each time I try.
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install certificates [duplicate]

I received a .crt certificate to install on my new galaxy tab 10.1. How do I install it? I see that I can "install from USB storage" but couldn't figure out where this storage is.
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how do I download jorte calendar on new tablet

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Is there a desktop / web app to manage Android contact linking?

Contacts on my Android phone come from different sources (Google account, Facebook, Skype, Windows Live etc.) and I can link them manually using the People app or how it's called. The user interface ...
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Possible Duplicate: Can I use dual boot in my Android mobile phone? Is it possible to dual boot my android mobile(HTC Sensation) with window mango? So that I can use either one of them. I'm ...
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How to simulate long press home button?

I'm running ICS on HTC Desire. Long pressing the home button brings the list of recently opened apps. Is there a way I can launch this without using the home button? Please note that I want to do ...
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Is there a way to preview RAW photos on an Android tablet from a PC over a network?

Is there a way to share RAW (Canon) photos over a network and preview them on an android tablet (Kindle Fire)? I want to be able to quickly preview new photos without having to convert them to JPEG ...
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How can I sync my Outlook calendar with my Android phone calendar?

I have Galaxy Europa GT-I5500 Android phone with me. The problem I am facing is I am able to Sync my Contacts and Notes with my Outlook 2007, but I am not able to sync my my phone calendar with ...
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replace the HTC unlock system for a keyboard combination in Android 2.3.5?

How can I replace the HTC-sense ringy swipy unlock mechanism for an unlock mechanism that only requires to enter a keyboard combination in Android 2.3.5? I find myself not able to do it easily on one ...
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Why does Play Store update twice in a row the same app to the same version?

Why does Play Store (formerly Android Market) mark for update twice in a row the same app to the same version? Here is a typical example of what happens. Yesterday I checked the My Apps section from ...
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GTalk and phone with wrong time

I have a phone where I like to have the time a few minutes forward the right time. Now, when I chat with people through Google Talk, I got all message mixed up because the received messages arrive ...
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How can I group duplicate contacts from different sources (Google, WhatsApp, etc)?

I have installed an ICS ROM (Virtuous Inquisition 4.0) on my phone. In my address book I am syncronizing all contacts from my Gmail, Google+ and WhatsApp accounts with the consequence that some ...
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Root my EVO wihtout USB cord

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Why an android device overwrites the header named message-ID?

I do not understand why android devices (I think mobiles devices in general) overwrite the mail header named message-ID. I need to pass some parameters through this header to build threads but each ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 2 - Recovery mode

I am trying to install an application to my Galaxy S 2 using the "apply update from sdcard" option from the recovery mode (the script in the update.zip is written to do that). The problem I am facing ...
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What do “NAND”, “ROM” and “to flash” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between: Rooting, Jailbreak, ROM, Mod, etc.? I'd like to know the meaning of the following terms: What does NAND mean? What is a ROM? Is it a ...
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android what is the minimum software that must be present in my PC to detect my android phone

Hi this is very basic question I have an android phone and when i connect it to few of the PCs in office i can see that "device drivers getting installed" and device ready to use but few machines ...
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Connecting Android to Fedora to browse the web

I have bought an Android phone Spice MI-270. I wanted to connect the phone to Linux Fedora so that I can browse the web using the services provided on my SIM card. How can I connect the Android phone ...
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What tablets run Ice Cream Sandwich today? [closed]

Tried to find the answer to this question and all the info I can find is dated. This OS is out, right? Are there any large-format tablets (~10") that run it? Can Honeycomb tablets be upgraded to the ...
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563 views

Change sort order of contacts

I have a HTC Legend with Android 2.2. My contacts usually have first name and last name filled in. The ordering and display consists of <first name> <last name>. Since I know most of my ...
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Data voice calls app

Does a free app exist in the UK which can be installed on two android phones allowing you to make free data voice calls over an internet WiFi connection for free without having to register a new ...
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571 views

Sending all contacts *with number* via Bluetooth

I would like to transfer all my contacts to a different phone from my Android 2.2 device. In my phonebook I disabled showing contacts without numbers. When I choose sending via Bluetooth however all ...
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Where did the galaxy live wallpaper go in ICS?

Since I've upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich on my Nexus S, the galaxy live wallpaper - which was part of Android - is gone. Can I get the exact same live wallpaper for ice cream sandwich? It looks ...
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Application to slide from area to start application?

I had an application before I formatted which would do something awesome: you simply slid from an active area on the screen, no matter what application you're in, and you were presented with about 12 ...
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HTC G2 Phone randomly turns off w fully charged battery on Gingerbread 2.3

My HTC G2 running Android Gingerbread 2.3 randomly turns off while running applications such as the camera with full battery. After the random turn off I try to turn the phone on again and it won't ...
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Is there an Android equivalent of diskutil?

I'm a Mac and Android user. I've used simple commands in the Terminal from time to time. But now I'm trying to understand the Terminal Emulator included in the Rom Toolbox app for my Android. What ...
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How can I update my Galaxy Tab to 2.3?

I bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab which has Android 2.2. I want to upgrade it to 2.3 but I don’t know how. I searched to find out a way to do so, but I couldn't find anything.
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can't see what I'm writing on a web form

Samsung I9001, android 2.3.6. If there is a multiline web form, using landscape mode, I'm just seeing the empty part of the web form while I'm using the on screen keyboard. Any solution?
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Link2SD working issues

I have installed the Link2SD application on my Samsung Galaxy Ace, everything is in place, now I dont understand how it works. I have allotted 1GB of space to my second ext3 partition, I have 2 ...
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573 views

Free apps that works and looks like Word, Excel and Powerpoint on Android? [closed]

I am trying to find out if there are apps on the Android Market that looks and works like Word, Excel and Powerpoint. I know some of them are Google docs (but you need live connection) and Documents ...
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308 views

How can I get the latest compatible app version?

I once had Acrobat Reader and Seesmic installed in my LG GT540 (Android 2.1). I had to uninstall them to free some space. After a few days I tried to install those apps again, but their updates made ...
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557 views

ABNT2 keyboard for Android x86 2.2 r2 sparta “distro”

I'm using Oracle Virtual Box to emulate an Android-x86 device. I installed android-x86-2.2-r2-sparta.iso to a virtual HD. Then I changed config to put it in Portuguese (Brazil) language. It is ok ...
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642 views

No notifications during the night hours

I had juice defender installed on my phone for a few weeks but then I decided to remove it. One of the settings that I set up was to disable the vibration and sound notifications during the night ...
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Google Voice missing from app drawer after upgrading to ICS

I upgraded from 2.3 a few months ago, but didn't notice that Google Voice was missing from the app drawer. The market lists the application as installed, but does not give me an option to open the ...
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How can I refresh an email in the native gmail app?

I get many emails with pictures in them. When I try viewing them in the native gmail app, it displays some of them, but not all. The only way to view the undisplayed ones is to preview them one at a ...
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Shell utterly borked, toolbox claims “no such tool”

HTC Magic, rooted with CyanogenMod 5. Tried to install busybox using "Busybox Installer" from the Market, ended up with a strangely borked system. Android does not boot, freezes on the splash screen. ...
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I have a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab with no Android Market App

I bought a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 2.3.5 There is no app for Market on the phone. When I get to market directly, it only shows my Iconia and I've already downloaded things ...
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Widget for controlling tethering

Are there any widgets on the market that let me control standard Android tethering? I use it quite a lot and it's a pain to have to navigate through all the Settings options just to check a ...
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606 views

How can I root the GT 10.1 (running 3.2)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rooting Samsung Tablet GT--P7510 Android 3.2 I've tried using Odin to get root access, but when I finish the process, I still don't have root privileges. Seems like all ...
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656 views

Send multiple files via Bluetooth to PC from gallery

I wanted to send about 30 photos from Gallery to PC by selecting them all, clicking Share\Bluetooth and then selecting the target computer. It didn't work. All transfers failed. But if I selected a ...
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401 views

Disable Android Market localization

I'm using LG GT540 with (LG) official Android 2.1. The market has never been updated, but months ago, the top apps show my local (Vietnam) apps. Those top rated are actually very bad, can I disable ...
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Galaxy Tab - How to keep alerts visible until the screen is unlocked?

I've noticed that when I get an alert (an incoming email, or a notification from an app (cough Words with Friends cough) and the screen is locked, I'll hear the alert sound but, when I wake up the ...
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How does C2DM work?

I'm currently developing an App and as I implemented the C2DM feature it got me thinking how does this work? Does it work via polling? Is there a hidden SMS? How are they pushing the Message on my ...
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Combine/merge/concatenate/unsplit long SMS/text messages?

I've Googled and searched the market and can't believe there's no such app. Maybe some other SMS management app has this simple function, to unsplit messages longer than the 160-character limit that ...
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468 views

How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT?

How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT? (hint: the User dictionary list in Language & keyboard settings, is, quite obviously, not the answer)

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