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1answer
1k views

What do the buttons on the Android power control do?

The first two buttons on the Android power control widget are Wifi and Bluetooth. What do the other 3 buttons do?
3
votes
1answer
379 views

Facebook calendar not displaying properly

I have a Facebook calendar on my Google Calendar. While my other calendars display by name this one displays by its Calendar ID (a string of numbers and characters). Furthermore, the events do not ...
11
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7answers
17k views

Using SMB server without root access

I'm looking for a way for my HTC Hero (Android 2.1) so I can share the contents of my SD card and phone memory over the WiFi network like a regular Windows file share. I'd like one that does not ...
3
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4answers
650 views

HTC HERO Android 2.2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Will my HTC HERO get Android 2.2? I guess i can upgrade to Anrdoid 2.2 but can i get Sense UI on Android 2.2 for ...
45
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7answers
9k views

Is there a way to easily record a phone conversation in-progress?

I do not own an Android device. I was thinking about getting one, and an important feature for me is the ability to record a phone conversation which is in progress - meaning, while I am in the middle ...
2
votes
1answer
669 views

Is there any way to crop widgets in HTC Sense?

I've seen people crop off part of a widget to make it take up less space. Is there any readily-available way to do this on an HTC phone with Sense (Droid Incredible, to be specific)?
4
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4answers
25k views

How do I sync all mail folders on my HTC Desire?

The mail application only synchronizes the inbox, both for IMAP and Exchange accounts. I auto-sort my mail into folders at the server and need to see all folders in the phone to not miss any e-mails. ...
1
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0answers
277 views

When will Android 2.2 be ready for HTC Wildfire with Sense (from Germany) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get Android 2.2 (FroYo)? I am using an HTC Wildfire on the Rogers Canada network, and I purchased the phone on eBay from Germany. HTC tech support ...
5
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2answers
4k views

How can I change the default currency key on Swype keyboard?

In Swype Settings I have the language set to "UK English" yet for some reason when I'm typing the currency symbol (long-press on s) is a dollar sign ($) not a pound sign (£), if I press SYM the dollar ...
7
votes
5answers
22k views

How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

OS: 2.1 Phone: Samsung Vibrant (Galaxy S) I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Vibrant (it constantly reboots) and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone ...
6
votes
4answers
7k views

How can I edit or remove people from the favourite contacts widget on my HTC Legend?

How can I edit or remove people from the favourite contacts widget on my HTC Legend?
4
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2answers
9k views

Sync setup question: will Android, Outlook 2010, Gmail, calendar and contacts sync?

my previous phone was a windows mobile 6.5 from HTC. so I had it linked to my computer (windows 7 x64 pro) and it used windows mobility center to sync with outlook 2010. everything was fine. I also ...
8
votes
4answers
2k views

How do you get Market to work when Android is Unable to Access Android Market?

Right now I am using HTC Hero, having firmware Android 2.1 and I have attached VODAFONE, India SIM-CARD in this phone, and also having Wi-fi connectivity. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Can I boost/improve reception on my Droid?

With a rooted phone and an app you can overclock or underclock your processor. Also, off Android, with some hacks you can boost power of a wifi router and wifi antenna. It seems to me that if you ...
6
votes
2answers
6k views

LauncherPro Shortcut Creator Guide & Repository?

Anyone know of a good guide on how to use the LauncherPro Shortcut Creator and/or a good source for already made shortcuts?
6
votes
4answers
6k views

Can I get DLNA on my Droid?

Can I get DLNA on my Droid 1 through some sort of hack, patch or accessory or do I just have to upgrade to a newer phone? I'm sure this question must seem absurd to some people but I looked around ...
12
votes
1answer
3k views

List of special Android SD card folders?

I've seen mention of special folders on the SD card such as "ringtones" and "notifications" . What is the full list of special folders recognized by Android's (Froyo preferred) configuration and its ...
11
votes
6answers
15k views

Is there a TTS app that will read me my email or a webpage?

All I can seem to find is apps that read SMS and manually entered text.
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Can I set it so the “Phone” on my phone takes priority over all other apps?

Every once in a while my phone gets very sluggish when I'm multitasking, which is annoying but fine. Is there any way for me to set it so that the Dialer app takes priority over everything else, ...
12
votes
4answers
21k views

How does Android get the coarse location?

I read that android (and simmilar operation sytems e.g. iOS) get the current coarse location by using either WiFi or GSM tower triangulation. I get the basic idea but have questions about the details. ...
2
votes
3answers
651 views

If I buy an unlocked sim-free HTC Desire HD can I still get Android updates OTA?

I currently have a HTC Desire with T-Mobile. If I buy an unlocked HTC Desire HD (Sim-free) and pop in my current T-Mobile SIM will I get OTA updates for the Desire HD or the standard Desire that I ...
9
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8answers
10k views

Is there a way to hide the Alarm icon in the status bar?

I have at least one alarm set to go off daily so the icon in my status bar is really pointless. Is there a way to make this icon hidden? (it's the icon next to the time in the status bar)
5
votes
1answer
372 views

How to Disable Screen When Using Visual Voicemail?

Anyone know of a way to get the screen to automatically turn off when listening to a voicemail? I'm used to the feature of my HTC Evo and HTC Hero, where the proximity sensor automatically detects my ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

What is a “Froyo”? [duplicate]

The older Android versions are called "cupcake" and "eclair". Where does 2.2 get it's name from?
18
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4answers
337 views

Is there a way to edit Google Documents with Android

Is there a way to edit Google documents from an Android device?
8
votes
4answers
15k views

Can I hide a program from ongoing activities in the notification bar?

Is there a way to hide the notifications that a given application shows in the Ongoing Notification bar?
3
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I attach a web page to an email?

I need to send a web page as an email attachment using GMail, not as a link to the page, but the entire page saved and attached to the email. I don't see any way to do this with the Android web ...
6
votes
4answers
517 views

Is there a good app that lets me to the app updates in one go?

Right now in the market you have to manually update each app, is there an app that automates this?
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Where to copy wallpapers?

I downloaded some wallpapers for my phone using the PC. Now, in which folder of my Android phone should I store them in order to be visible in Wallpaper Gallery?
11
votes
2answers
2k views

How to use Google Talk voice and video calling on an Android?

How do you do Google talk voice and video calling from android. The google talk application only appears to allow text based chatting. But Google talk on the desktop supports both voice calling and ...
5
votes
2answers
559 views

Does Android 1.5 ( Cupcake ) support wma decoder?

I pushed some wma files to emulator yesterday,and I found all of these music files can be played well by music player. So I was confusing... I found that Android 1.5 didn't support wma codec ...
2
votes
1answer
322 views

What do I have to do to get my file system to recognize foreign characters?

I have some MP3 files that have Cyrillic in the mp3 data, as well as being named Сyrillic (the file names themselves as in "музыка.mp3". Is there some additional language package that can install to ...
17
votes
2answers
20k views

Can you read a USB flash drive from an Android phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S (i9000) with Android 2.1. I am wondering if it can read a USB flash drive. It will be really useful to copy files across USB drives so you don't have to carry laptops ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Shuffle Controls work with Android?

I've used an iPod Shuffle for the past year and have come to appreciate the control "pod" on the headphones. Here's a link to the Sony buds I use. The controls up by the ear work very well on long ...
16
votes
6answers
22k views

How to remove corporate settings?

My DroidX just got upgraded to 2.3.15 (android version shows 2.2) over the air. After the upgrade the phone forced me to set a pin number. The phone is not currently connected to an Exchange server, ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Uninstall Sprint apps without rooting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Is it possible to uninstall stock Sprint apps (such as Sprint TV and Nascar) without rooting the phone? ...
2
votes
1answer
312 views

Voice command slow with large contact list?

On my HTC Hero running 2.1, the voice command is slow - both startup and processing. I have a large contact list (on the scale of 1000 contacts), and I suspect that is the cause. Does anyone know ...
4
votes
2answers
438 views

Will the HTC Desire HD have superior hardware than the Samsung Galaxy S?

I'm thinking about ditching my iPhone and going Android, so far the best contenders are the HTC Desire HD and the Samsung, which one has superior hardware specifications?
12
votes
1answer
4k views

App <X> isn't working correctly. How can I fix it?

I have an application that isn't working correctly. Either it's not launching, or not responding to commands, or some of the functionality isn't doing what I expect. What are some simple steps I can ...
5
votes
4answers
12k views

Is It Possible to Know the Location of the Caller?

If I'm using an Android, is it possible to know the physical location of the person who call me/ I call to?
3
votes
6answers
3k views

Does android 2.1 have any specific built-in ebook apps?

I'm thinking about getting a Samsung Galaxy S phone, I want to know a bit more about its capabilities as an ebook reader Does it have any built in applications for reading? And if so which formats ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

The loud speaker on my Samsung Captivate stopped working! Is my phone broken or can I fix it myself?

The speaker at the back of my phone, used for ringing and playing sound without headphones, is completely silent. Do I need to have it repaired?
1
vote
2answers
106 views

shutting down hasn't finished (2.1)

my battery was getting flat so HTC Desire 2.1 decided to shut down. That's fine but the shutting down never finished. Put it on charger. And when clicking Power Off nothing happens. The phone is ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

How can I access the /android_asset/ folder on my phone?

or in other words: Where is it? Can I access it without root access? I've been searching in ASTRO file manager but I can't find it. What is the full path?
2
votes
2answers
486 views

HTC Sense restarts frequently on Hero 2.1 - can low memory cause this?

Often when I return to the home screen from using an app, the HTC Sense UI (running 2.1) restarts. It seems to be worse when more apps are running. Does it shutdown to free memory, is there a ...
9
votes
5answers
437 views

Bulk uninstall applications

I like to try out lots of apps. Often a site like Lifehacker or Droidlife will feature several that are similar in functionality and I will install them all in order to compare features. That leaves ...
5
votes
2answers
161 views

Google voice not checking for messages

Just recently I've missed a few text messages via Google Voice because the alert hasn't come through. As soon as I open the app the backed up messages arrive and trigger the alert. I have background ...
8
votes
1answer
1k views

What is assisted GPS?

This site describes the Galaxy as having "Assisted GPS". What does this mean?
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I increase the size of the Google Maps cache?

Currently the size of the Google Maps cache on Android is very small in comparison to the IPhone Maps application. A bigger cache would improve the maps application significantly by helping the maps ...
7
votes
1answer
895 views

Application Always Downloading

I notice sometimes an app (in this case Dropbox) is always downloading when I go into Market > Downloads. I even uninstalled it. So it doesn't appear in my application list but it still says ...

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