4
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1answer
587 views

ICS App Drawers, how to give them a name?

I own a Samsung Nexus S and Yesterday I was able to upgrade to Android 4.0.4. When I upgraded, I saw that Google had created an app drawer full of Google apps, and it has the Word Google underneath ...
2
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2answers
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Integrate Facebook chat and SMS

Is there a way to seamlessly integrate Facebook chat and SMS messaging? I am looking for a method that hides the detail of how a message was sent to a given contact or number as much as possible.
3
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2answers
7k views

Where is the gesture button?

Today I can't find the gesture button. I had it placed bottom right, showing faint on every page; now I have to go to menu /dolphin to bring it up. When I look at gesture settings all I can do is add ...
10
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5answers
1k views

Google Reader App that fetches the full article content

I've been searching and hoping to find an app for Android that syncs up with Google Reader and has one key feature. The feature I'm looking for is the ability to fetch the entire news article that ...
4
votes
2answers
20k views

Phone memory full and it shouldn't be

I have a weird problem with my android phone: for some reason, I'm getting a 'Low phone memory' error message, and before getting the message the phone was slow and unresponsive. I have 2 GB internal ...
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0answers
137 views

Galaxy S firmware before Value Pack

Can someone tell me which was the previous version of Galaxy S firmware before the current/latest Value Pack (XXJV4)? I am considering to downgrade, but I am not sure about version/code of that. ...
2
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1answer
753 views

Where are drafts saved in gmail android app?

I wrote an email in gmail android app and saved as draft. Then I accidentally pressed send, although I have no connection (roaming). The gmail android app annoyingly doesn't allow the message to copy ...
4
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3answers
8k views

App optimization on every reboot?

I received the official OTA Google update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 on my HTC Sensation. Every time now when I reboot the device, the system displays a notice stating that it is optimizing ...
16
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10answers
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How can I disable voice commands when double pressing the home button on the Galaxy S 2?

On Samsung Galaxy S2 (not rooted) everytime I accidently double press the home button, the voice command app comes up. How can I disable this?
4
votes
1answer
116 views

Do most devices support side-loading?

I've googled about application side-loading (i.e., installing an application on an Android device without having to go through an app store), and most instructions mention that the device might need ...
6
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2answers
440 views

Why do all the directories on my tablet have all these weird numbers? [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy 10.1, running Android 3.2, which I've rooted. When I plug it in by USB to my Ubuntu computer, it looks like this: There's about 24 or so directories, all numbered as shown ...
8
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2answers
4k views

How can I check which mobile frequencies my phone supports?

I received a Samsung Galaxy Nexus as a present (in Australia), however I'm not sure where it came from so I'm not sure what mobile frequency bands it supports. Is there a way to check which ...
3
votes
2answers
366 views

Current Android font

Several months ago, I changed my base font using Font Installer. Now I can't remember the name of the font I changed to. Is there a simple way to find out?
5
votes
1answer
71 views

View just the “App” apps, without the games?

The Android Market / Play Store is structured with three main headings at the moment (at least in Australia, might be different elsewhere): Apps Games Books However, when you delve into the "Apps" ...
7
votes
1answer
7k views

How does Android contact linking work?

I'd like to understand how contact linking in Android works - or to be specific I'd like to understand it pretty deeply, almost from an algorithmic point of view. What I've observed on my phone is ...
1
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2answers
578 views

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 ...
1
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3answers
598 views

Is there a way to “re-link” all contacts using some button or other procedure?

My contacts come from 3 sources: Google account Facebook Skype Some of those contacts were automatically linked together so "Joe Smith" appears as one contact instead of three. However, some ...
7
votes
1answer
305 views

How do I cancel a half completed email configuration?

Phone is trapped trying to encrypt my device against my wishes. On my Nexus S I was recently upgraded to 4.0.4 and decided to try adding my work email to my personal phone. This previously didn't ...
7
votes
1answer
145 views

Galaxy Nexus NFC Verizon

Does the Galaxy Nexus have NFC on Verizon? I remember reading about the phone being delayed because competing carriers wanted to avoid Google Wallet and that some carriers had even disabled the NFC ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding

I am having a strange issue with my Camera app. When I open the application, I received the following message: Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding after about 5 seconds. ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Execute Windows Run Command or Some Windows Batch Process from Android

Can we execute a Windows run command from an Android device? Like for example I want to open a file in PC using my Android device such as Run>C:\abc.exe. Or you can say I want to run a batch ...
3
votes
1answer
624 views

Upload and tag video to facebook

Is it possible (using the native facebook app) to upload a video and tag it? I know they recently included the ability to tag people in photos, but I'm not sure if you can do it to videos as well.
4
votes
0answers
491 views

Wi Fi Sleep policy doesn't work on Galaxy Mini [duplicate]

Set the WiFi Sleep policy as 'never' but when my new Galaxy Mini is in sleep mode wi-fi is turned off. I tried with a few apps like 'Keep WiFi' without success. Is anybody out there who actually got ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

How can I save a thread from Go SMS Pro to my SD card?

I have tried several things, but haven't found one that works. How can I save a message thread from Go SMS Pro to my SD card?
3
votes
2answers
14k views

How can I force 3G only on the Nexus S after the ICS update?

In earlier versions of Android there was an option to toggle data between 2G, 3G preferred and 3G only. After the ICS 4.0.3 update for Nexus S, there is no option for "3G only". Did Google lock down ...
0
votes
1answer
272 views

Voice commands, bluetooth, double press home

Is there a way to improve the voice recognition command when you press the bluetooth button or double press home? It's terrible. I've already 'trained' it or 'adapted' it. This isn't the same as ...
0
votes
1answer
383 views

Phone call quality suddenly choppy, even though signal is good

I have a Sprint HTC EVO 4G running the Fresh Gingerbread ROM. The call quality in my apartment has always been great. However, this week the call quality has been extremely choppy to the point of not ...
5
votes
1answer
181 views

How to check how much battery the data network is using?

How do I check how much battery the data network is using? When I enter Settings->About phone->Battery usage I get the following: Voice calls Android OS Display Android System Dialer Cell ...
3
votes
0answers
11k views

How to get application id of an installed application? [duplicate]

How to get application id of an installed application? I want to find app id of Notes 2.0, so maybe later I will have a change to find extensions to that product.
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I save notes taken in the Galaxy Ace's Notes 2.0 application to restore after a system reset?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 running 2.3.3 and I took a lot of notes in the default Notes 2.0 application. I want to reset the system and I need to back them up somehow before I perform the ...
1
vote
0answers
381 views

Nexus S Update 4.0.4 screen sensitivity issue?

I updated my Nexus S to Android 4.0.4, which is amazing for battery charge time, but I have a problem with touch sensitivity. It's lagging and registering touches in place that I did not touch. ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Why are my network icons blue? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? I've got a Motorola Electrify on Android 2.3. Sometimes my network icons (3G and the ...
5
votes
1answer
229 views

What is the HTC account you sync on the One X?

I just got my HTC One X and was just going through the registration process of the HTC Account in the 'Accounts & Sync' settings, when someone asked me to show them something. Without thinking I ...
4
votes
1answer
995 views

How does ICS deal with Menus on devices with physical buttons?

ICS removed the need for the Menu key with always visible action bars, but also has support for phones which come with hard keys. Traditionally the menu button brought up a context menu. I've got a ...
3
votes
2answers
544 views

Can someone explain how the android GPS Navigation works? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the GPS work on Android phones? I have a Galaxy Player 5.0 (A.K.A Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5.0) which as you're probably aware is not a phone, but an ...
26
votes
1answer
4k views

What kind of app optimizations do newer Android versions do at the first reboot?

I received from my phone carrier, Vodafone IT, the official OTA Google update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 on my Nexus S. When automatically rebooting for the first time after the update, the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

All portrait pictures are upside down

All pictures that I take in portrait mode with the stock camera app are upside down. I assume this is because when I take them I still hold my phone like a camera, not like a mobile phone. I could ...
2
votes
1answer
390 views

How can I install the vanilla Gingerbread launcher?

Is there any way for me to install Gingerbread's vanilla launcher application? So far, I prefer the "stock" Sony Ericsson launcher but I do want to know what the actual Gingerbread launcher is like.
10
votes
3answers
7k views

How do I “train” Face Unlock?

After updating my UK HTC Sensation to Android 4.0 I was keen to try out Face Unlock. I'm happy to say that it works reasonably well, however the setup process has led to me having a query. When ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Archos external USB Keyboard

I recently bought a case for my Archos 101 9G Turbo, which has a built-in USB keyboard, but I can not make it work by simply connecting the usb cable from the keyboard either the micro USB port (with ...
3
votes
0answers
332 views

HTC One X Video Sync problem [closed]

Here is a video of the problem I am having. Basically, when I am recording a video and the phone receives a notification (even if the phone is on silent) the video and audio step out of sync ...
1
vote
1answer
361 views

My Sensation is running 2.3.4, why hasn't this updated?

I've got a HTC Sensation 3G, and I'm waiting for the Android 4 Update. I understand this update might not be available for my handset yet, but I checked my Android Version and I'm currently running ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

How to find saved wifi password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out the wifi password from android setting A friend entered his wifi password into my android phone so that I could connect to his network. I don't want ...
9
votes
2answers
2k views

Where do these strange contacts come from?

I recently noticed that in my phone contact list (which is synchronized to the Gmail contacts) there are many contacts that I don't remember adding and that I don't even know. Has anyone else ...
3
votes
2answers
584 views

Nexus S OTA 4.0.4 problem?

I get 4.0.4 OTA with my Nexus S today. After downloaded the update package, i click "Reboot to install", but unfortunately the phone did't reboot successfully, so i boot it by myself. I checked the ...
2
votes
1answer
477 views

How can I show someone's name instead of their number when someone calls?

I want to hide the number when some calls me and just display their name. How can I do that?
3
votes
2answers
2k views

My Android tablet seems to be “read-only”

I got an iView 7" Android tablet about a week ago, and it's been doing fine until today. This is the product on NewEgg In short; it seems my internal storage just won't accept any changes of any ...
3
votes
0answers
4k views

How do I enable Umlauts on “Phone Keypad”-style keyboard?

First of all, I know long pressing on a char like 'a' gives me choices e.g. 'aä..' so the special char (umlaut) 'ä' can be selected. But this works only for me for the "international"-style keyboard ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How do you enable shuffle on the Spotify Android app?

I have been unable to find where shuffle is enabled in the Spotify Android app. Does it have the ability to shuffle?
5
votes
2answers
104k views

Can I install additional languages on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? I bought my HTC Sensation abroad, and I can only choose system languages from the Asian region (English for different regions, as well as ...

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