9
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6answers
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Find a stolen Android device without sim card [closed]

I'm looking for an app that could help me find/take pictures & record sound/ erase my data / block device if I lose my cell. I don't know if is it possible, but will be really useful if the app ...
8
votes
3answers
55k views

What's causing my games to sometimes exit to the homescreen?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray. When i first bought the phone, it came with a 4GB class 2 microSD without a brand name. I could play games without problems and it was pretty stable. Then I bought ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Auto-Answering with my recorded voice response and recording [closed]

I have found many apps for this in Play Store, but unable to pin-point them around all my needs. Here're my needs: Calls should be answered without disruption of foreground apps. Calls should be ...
3
votes
1answer
779 views

Dim the back light to low battery level

Even when I set the backlight onto its dimmest, it is still very bright when using it in the dark. However, when you have low battery it appears even dimmer, so I know it is possible to get it to that ...
2
votes
1answer
375 views

Disable device lock when pressing Gnex power button

When I press the power button on my Galaxy Nexus to turn off the screen, it immediately locks the phone, and I have to enter my code the next time I turn the screen back on. However, if I let the ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

Mute the external microphone when a headphone is plugged in?

I'm running Gingerbread on my Samsung Galaxy S II. I dock it on my dash in my car and plug a 3.5mm cord from the phone to my stereo aux input. I often listen to music from my phone through my car ...
10
votes
5answers
81k views

How to clear the keyboard autocomplete suggestions

I need to completely clear the autocomplete words my Sony Ericsson Xperia arc has learned. I used it for entering some random letter combinations (CAPTCHA entries) and now they are part of the ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Trying to use a USB adaptor to connect keyboard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you connect USB devices to an Android phone? I have an Android 2.3 tablet with a micro-USB port. I want to connect a keyboard, but it has a full-size USB connector. ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I get the Android 4 web browser to read arbitrary web pages out loud?

Can the Android browser in ICS read any web page out loud with TalkBack? How? It reads user interface elements, and some parts of specially scripted web pages (google.com) but I don't see how to make ...
1
vote
1answer
616 views

How To Switch To A Higher Storage SDHC Card With Less Hassle And Problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade / swap SD card without losing data and installed apps? I am about to switch to SanDisk 16GB SDHC from 8GB storage flash card of same brand, but currently ...
4
votes
1answer
345 views

Problem with accents in Xperia x10 Mini Pro using CyanogenMod

When you press and release the button in the bottom-left corner, it normally comes up with smilies and accents. If you hold down on it and press "e" once, it will give you "é". But with ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

Configure email notification with Calendar app

If I create an appointment in the Android* calendar application, I can add a reminder that will pop-up on my phone at the configured time. It will automatically synchronise the event with Google ...
4
votes
1answer
195 views

Is there any way to replace the desktop dock app on the Droid 3? Or at least change the widgets/dock area icons in productivity mode?

I have the Motorola desktop dock for my Droid 3 (on Verizon). When I drop the Droid in the desktop dock it lets me bring up either nighttime mode or productivity mode. I'd like to change what happens ...
4
votes
3answers
25k views

Couldn't connect to server Google+

I get an error "No connection: Couldn't connect to the server" when trying to assign my google account to the Google+ app on my 2.3.5 Android phone. Tried several times along the day today, any ideas ...
6
votes
1answer
472 views

Android Market on Google TV not working after update to Google Play

I have both a Sony and a Logitech device. Yesterday I opened the Market from my Google TV and it immediately began updating it to Google Play. It looked like was not updating for very long time but ...
2
votes
3answers
469 views

application to restore/download all market applications after new rom is installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover apps from a factory reset? the AndyX Rom has a wonderful feature that grabs all applications previously installed from the market once you do all wipes ...
1
vote
1answer
858 views

Calendar entries that live in Exchange 2010 cannot be edited

After setting up mail and calendar synchronization with our Exchange server (Exchange 2010) and the built-in app, I cannot edit the entries in the Exchange calendar. Adding new entries works fine. ...
2
votes
1answer
731 views

Bluetooth A2DP audio occasionally drops out for a second on custom ROMs

When I'm playing audio over the A2DP data path to my car, the audio randomly will drop for half a second, then gradually comes back to full volume over perhaps a second of time. Speaking like a ...
1
vote
0answers
372 views

Adding pre-installed application to Android image [closed]

I've got an example APK file, and I'd like to add it to an existing Android image. I've got the image that ships with the Android SDK as a reference, but I haven't found any tools which can unpack and ...
2
votes
2answers
79 views

nytimes app - transferring marked articles - from old device to new one

Switching from HTC Aria (Android 2.2?) to Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.0.2). I had lots of NYTimes articles saved as "Favorites" in the NYTimes app. My intention is to transfer this data so that it is ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

How can I enable DNS Suffix support on Android? (resolv.conf search)

I would like to add Namecoin support to my Android phone (galaxy s) like this: http://dot-bit.org/How_To_Install_Dns_Suffix I managed to mount the system as read-write and add a resolv.conf to my ...
2
votes
1answer
221 views

market links to google play in browser

I just bought a desire HD. I did the factory reset. When I click on Market (old app or at least old icon), it opens a new window in the browser with the policy of google play. At the moment I click, I ...
0
votes
1answer
996 views

Where can I find local installation files? [closed]

I'm rather new to Android development. Where I work there are pretty tight security measures (firewall etc) preventing me to download API 15 from within Eclipse. We configured Eclipse's proxy ...
9
votes
4answers
6k views

Barcode Scanning with a low res camera (3.2mp)

I have two phones, one has a 3.2mp camera, the other has an 8mp camera. I downloaded the 'Barcode Scanner' app on both phones, it works on the 8mp phone but the 3.2mp phone doesnt pick up any barcodes ...
1
vote
1answer
1k 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
23k views

Phone not updating Market to Google Play?

I have the TELUS Samsung Galaxy S2 X (T989D) running Gingerbread (v2.3.5). Today my friend (who has the Samsung Galaxy S2 (TI9100)) told me that they changed the Android Market to Google Play. I ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

What's the Android Devices section of Google Dashboard for?

I noticed the Android Devices section of Dashboard is empty for me. I've had 3 android devices so far, all synced with my Google account. The Android Market section of Dashboard correctly shows my ...
4
votes
1answer
285 views

Is there a voice action shortcut in ICS?

Android 4.0 doesn't have a magnifying glass search button like most pre-ICS phones. I'm actually one of the people who used the long-press search button often with voice actions. Is there a ...
3
votes
2answers
163 views

Is Google Play rebranded app being pushed to India? [closed]

My Android Market is still Android Market. I am eager to update it manually, but I prefer official way when payment is involved. In India, only app store is available.. no music, book and movie ...
2
votes
2answers
294 views

ICS upgrade for Asus Transformer should be available OTA

I can read everywhere here in France that the OTA version of Ice Cream Sandwich is available for the Asus Transformer TF101. But when I check for a new firmware, it finds nothing. Is there a step I ...
9
votes
1answer
4k views

Alarm which could Ring even when Device is Off

Android smartphones are smarter than traditional mobile phones in all aspects, but I am unable to find this smartness in one aspect: In those classic mobile phones, there was an option to ring the ...
7
votes
1answer
291 views

Problem purchasing android apps

I bought humble bundle for PC, which comes with some games available on android market, played the games a bit, uninstalled, then I went to market and wanted to buy a second copy of OSMOS HD, but it ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Update Market Application to Google Play Market Application

I have the problem with latest update which re-brands "Market" app to "Google Play Market" app. At one moment "Market" icon disappeared from both home screen and applications. I was seeking for the ...
2
votes
1answer
238 views

Getting “The application [APPLICATION NAME] ( [APPLICATION ADDRESS] ) has stopped working unexpectedly. Please try again”

I have a Motorola Razor running on Android Version 2.2.2. Over the past 3 days, whenever I turn on the phone, the following message appears on the screen: "The application [APPLICATION NAME] ( ...
1
vote
2answers
627 views

Is Google Play Music the same as the stock Android Music App?

Is Google Play Music (formerly Google Music) the same app as the stock Android Music app? I have a Nexus S running Android 2.3.6. I live in a country, Italy, where the Google Play Music service is ...
6
votes
1answer
638 views

What happens when an SDcard is inserted?

I have a rooted Sony Tablet S, and one of my issues with it is that there is little onboard storage. The Sony-recommended way of dealing with this is to transfer files between internal and external ...
2
votes
1answer
33k views

How do I save images from google search on my Galaxy Ace (Android Version:2.2.1)

When I want to search for an image and I get the image results, I do not see a download option when I select a particular image (although the URL is of a .jpg file) Is there an app for that or some ...
38
votes
5answers
404k views

Getting “Authentication is required” when trying to access the Play Store

Over the past week, whenever I try to open the Play Store/Market app on my phone, the app thinks for a while and then displays this error message: Authentication is required. You need to sign ...
12
votes
1answer
975 views

How to determine which app is creating a notification

I am running Android 2.2 on HTC Legend. I have a LOT of applications installed on it. Today, after I changed my mobile operator, a notification appeared in the top bar. When I click on it, it says ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I stop an ongoing sync process on my Desire?

yesterday I decided to upload all my phone's photos using PICASA. I thought the task would have required one hour or so but instead it is still running and is extremely slow! I would like to stop it ...
4
votes
1answer
251 views

Can I limit Kindle purchases to only 1 device on my account?

I have 3 kindle devices linked to my account for my kids to read books as well. We each buy our own books on the one amazon Kindle account however at times we dont want to share our purchases onto ...
5
votes
4answers
868 views

Why is it that Android still can't be installed as regular OS?

Are there any technical or others reasons why Android is still a firmware and not an OS which can be just installed without a lot of hassle? Why there is no universal image which could detect ...
1
vote
0answers
248 views

Where did my calendar go? [closed]

The default calendar on my HTC Desire has completely disappeared. Not just the events...the entire thing. I don't use a calendar app, and it doesn't sync up with any other calendars. I have tried the ...
4
votes
2answers
409 views

Suspend a phone

I was wondering if I could suspend my phone. Let's say I'm running out of battery and I'm also expecting an important call in a few hours time. Instead of shutting down the phone and starting up ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Install built-in system languages

I open Settings->Language and keyboard->Samsung Keypad->Input languages and there is a very limited range of languages there. In my friend's phone there are more locales I'd like to support in my ...
1
vote
0answers
131 views

how to forward calls to my phone to my google voice number [closed]

I have two phones, one of them a droid the other one a brick. Most of my friends have my brick number so it would be hard to make them change my number in favor of my droid. My droid uses google voice ...
3
votes
1answer
461 views

Personalized Mass Text tool (app)?

I want to: Send massive personlized text messages. Example of what I want to do: Send the same template to George & Juan Hey Juan, how are you doing? Hey George, how are you doing? without ...
2
votes
0answers
400 views

Android hangs after rebooting when upgrading to 2.3.5

I used HTC's update software functionality to upgrade my Android to version 2.3.5. Though, upon reboot all I get is the cryptic icon (a phone and a red triagle with an exclamation mark inside). When ...
6
votes
5answers
1k views

Outer-shell music buttons like in iOS

I just dumped my iOS device for the sake of Android (iTunes, flash lack and other reasons). I'm trying to retain the features I got used to on the iOS. One of them was the ability to start, pause, ...
5
votes
1answer
923 views

Mark as unread button in email application?

is there a hidden "Mark as read" button I'm not aware of in the email app in Android?

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