4
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2answers
504 views

Podcast app which supports old episodes well?

I am looking for a podcast player app which will let me subscribe to a podcast and listen to the earliest episodes first, eventually catching up to the current episodes. I've tried Google Listen and ...
4
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2answers
563 views

Alternatives to a hard reset when screen is frozen on Android Froyo?

My Nexus One has been freezing up a lot lately, particularly in Settings. Are there any good alternatives to pulling the battery when this happens?
7
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3answers
792 views

Android Browser that Saves and Fills Passwords

Is there a browser I can install that stores passwords just like regular desktop browsers? I'd only use it for unimportant passwords, so I'm really not worried about security. Anything that saves ...
6
votes
5answers
11k views

App for reading CSV files? [closed]

I use the free version of Documents To Go to open Excel and Word files on my phone, but I was disappointed when I tried to open a CSV file. The only app I have that responds to the Intent for opening ...
27
votes
1answer
9k views

What percentage of devices have each of the Android versions?

We're starting out with some Android development in our company, and I'm working out which Android versions we should support. In one of Google's videos from 27th May 2010 (22:34 minutes in) there ...
1
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1answer
376 views

Disconnecting a call

Can anybody tell me how to disconnect the call in between. The screen on my Samsung Galaxy 3 becomes disabled during the call , it becomes very difficult to get the screen back during the call to ...
8
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3answers
1k views

Is it possible to use two dictionaries at the same time in swype?

I type in two languages regularly - depends on who I communicate with, in perhaps 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Sometimes I even use words from both languages in the same text. Both languages are supported by ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a way to customize SMS quick text?

I have an LG Ally. I have a market SMS popup app that lets me customize the quick text, but that only works if someone texts you first and it pops up. Sometimes I need to sent a quick text to ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

GPS calibration?

I am using the sportstracklive app on my EVO to track my fitness activities. One issues is that elevation profiles are incorrect. For example, a riverfront section of a recent bike ride was recorded ...
2
votes
2answers
9k views

Make notifications/messages fill the screen

Is there a way to have it so notifications/messages fill the screen, so I can't help but notice them when I pick my phone up? Using an LG-Ally
11
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2answers
12k views

Is it possible to use an Android device as X11 server for a remote machine over SSH?

When my desktop computer is up, I can connect to it with my notebook, even over the internet (I've set up my router to forward SSH to my desktop computer). My desktop computer runs GNU/Linux (Ubuntu ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

Is there any way to move apps to my sd card in android 2.1 on my phone?

Is there any way for me to move apps to my sd card in android 2.1 on my phone? Everything I've read so far just talks about how easy it is to do it in 2.2. I have a Milestone, but apparently my ...
-2
votes
1answer
134 views

How you can know if a Particular Screen has a “Menu” options available?

I have 2 questions which are making my life difficult in using the Android phone a hell, may be I am/was an IPhone user. I was wondering if there is anyway to know if current screen has "Menu" ...
8
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1answer
2k views

Android phone<->Google contacts - usage model and best practices?

I am finally forced to admit that I'm completely flummoxed by the communication between my android phone and my google account's contact list. I have tried various usage models and experienced ...
5
votes
3answers
302 views

Looking for a parts list application [closed]

I am looking for an application like a shopping list, that will let me put in items with the prices and give me a final total...so that if I have a project, I can put in all the prices(scanning ...
3
votes
2answers
19k views

Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network?

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Tab to the Internet through an ad-hoc network made via my PC. The PC ad-hoc settings are fine because I can use it from my iPhone and other devices.
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Firefox mobile install problem on HTC wildfire

I tried to install firefox mobile edition on HTC wildfire (Indian edition) but it fails anyone faced the same problem or any workaround available to install
0
votes
0answers
641 views

Has android 2.2 froyo being released in India for Galaxy I5500? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? If it has, from where do i have to download it and how to install it?? Can any one give me the steps of how to ...
12
votes
1answer
2k views

What are the technical specs of cameras in Android devices? [closed]

Marketing materials for camera-equipped phones tend to focus on megapixels, flash, and video capability. As anyone with a little experience with digital photography knows, these are not, actually, the ...
0
votes
0answers
531 views

How are the Elonex eTouch tablets so cheap? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tablets: What's the difference between the Android 2.1 $169 tablets and the Galaxy at $600+ My local Toys R Us is selling 7" and 10" Elonex eTouch tablets incredibly ...
2
votes
2answers
662 views

Wifi turns off on NookColor when put to sleep. How can I prevent this?

I have a rooted NookColor. Everytime I put the device to sleep and then unlock the device on the next use, I have to disable the wifi and re-enable it in order to get wifi working again. I've tried ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

How can I set a custom ringtone for a contact when using Google Voice?

I use Google Voice for all incoming calls. When someone calls me, their contact information (picture, phone number, name) shows up on the screen. However, the ringtone that is used is not the custom ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

Headset to HTC Desire?

I'm looking for a wired headset to my Desire (no pun intended ;)). My clients complain about sound quality when I use the one that comes with the phone. All suggestions are welcome. (I would have ...
5
votes
1answer
278 views

How can you tell if you've been a victim of the recent sms bug?

How would one know if their phone was or is afflicted by the recent bug (sending sms to the wrong people)?
7
votes
5answers
24k views

How to see Public Holidays via Google calendar on Samsung Galaxy S?

I have Galaxy S with Froyo. Use Google calendar a lot to share appointments with colleagues, and via PC can see a calendar called UK Holidays along with colleagues' calendars. However the calendar on ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Stop audio player from restarting music after a phone call

Whenever I receive a phone while listening music (with earplugs), I disconnect the earplugs and take the phone through the normal speakers. The music is paused during the phone call, no problem ...
12
votes
3answers
31k views

How can I override the Device Administrator security policy so that I can disable the lock screen?

On Android 2.2 Froyo, I added my Corporate Exchange Email account to the phone, however, the security policy set by the "Device Administrator" requires that I enter a 4-digit PIN at the lock screen ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Why do Samsung Apps not support the Galaxy S?

Why is the Samsung Galaxy S i9000 not supported by Kies or Google, I have tried to download apps from the Samsung apps list but I get a warning that the Galaxy is not supported by Kies or Google.
6
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I access Google Docs spreadsheets in Android?

I have spreadsheets in Google Docs and I want to access them without using the browser. How can I do this? There is an application on the Android Market called "MS GDocs" which is good but it's ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Why does my YouTube app have performance problems and outright failures?

I have a stock Captivate on AT&T. I've tried to watch videos at least a dozen times, and maybe twice it's worked as I would like it to. Problems include: "This video cannot be played". I saw ...
0
votes
2answers
219 views

Does Nexus One WiFi traffic go through Google?

When I use the default browser (what is it? Is it Chrome? Firefox? other?) to view a site (not necessarily via Google search), does any of that visit information reach Google servers? How about DNS?
4
votes
1answer
947 views

Is it possible to move the keyboard to the top of the screen?

One of the biggest advantages to the Swype keyboard is the ability to effectively type with only one hand. However this dosent work very well since the keyboard is at the bottom of the screen. Is ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

nexus s rooting wifi error problem

So, I have unlocked my Samsung Nexus S that runs on Android 2.3.1 and i have rooted it. The problem now is that I cant open wifi anymore, it keeps telling me "error" whenever I click on wifi .. Why ...
2
votes
1answer
199 views

Nexus One User's Guide Printed Book?

Does the Nexus One come with a printed (i.e. real paper, not PDF) User's Guide? Note: I know that the N1's User's Guide PDF can be downloaded from here, but I would hate to use my poor printer to ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Is PNC Bank's Virtual Wallet accessible from Android?

I am a college student in need of a new bank account. PNC Bank's Virtual Wallet service really appeals to me, except I have one unanswered question: Will I be able to keep an eye on it from my Android ...
9
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I access a Mantis Bug Tracker from Android?

We track our bugs on Mantis, and I was hoping to find an Android App for it, since it exposes a PHP-SOAP API (see this question) which Eclipse uses. Does anyone know of existing apps (or projects) ...
10
votes
3answers
7k views

How can I prevent Google Talk from disconnecting?

After about 5-10 minutes of not using the app (i.e., not sending messages), my Google Talk connection drops and does not reconnect till I play with the app a bit. How can I prevent this from ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Weather app that displays “feels like” temperature?

I have a HTC Evo and while I like the stock weather app, it doesn't show the "feels like" temperature. I know the Weather Channel app has this but it was completely unusable with null errors for me ...
60
votes
1answer
4k views

What linux distribution is Android based on?

Did Google use some existing distribution (Debian, Red Hat, etc.) to create Android, or did they use the bare essentials (kernel, file system and some mandatory files)?
2
votes
1answer
627 views

What does the IcsService process do?

Under running services, I see the IcsService or long name com.android.samsung.IcsService . What does that process do? I'm debating about removing it. Note I have a AT&T Samsung Captivate (Galaxy ...
2
votes
1answer
830 views

How do I unroot my Evo (using unrevoked 3.21)

O.k so I have an H.T.C Evo with Froyo 2.2, and I recently rooted it using unRevoked 3.21 but now i'm having some issues with my phone and would like to return it back to sprint. How do I remove the ...
2
votes
0answers
338 views

How can I change LauncherPro shortcut intents without using the Shortcut option on my NookColor?

I have a rooted NookColor and am using launcherpro as my home app. I would like to change the dock's shortcuts to different applications but the problem is a rooted nookcolor does not support the ...
9
votes
5answers
103k views

My Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) is not being detected by my PC — What should I do?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 3 (GT-i5801) Android phone. Currently, my phone is not being detected by my PC. Initially, when I purchased this phone, I was developing applications and I was able to run the ...
6
votes
9answers
96k views

How can I get Kies to detect my Galaxy S GT-i9000 on Windows 7?

When I connect my phone to my Windows 7 PC the Kies application opens and displays "Connecting", but it does not connect. Why? How can I fix it?
2
votes
1answer
10k views

How can I run Flash on a Pandigital novel hacked to run Android 2.1 (Eclair)?

I have a white Pandigital novel that I hacked to run 2.1. I followed these instructions to the letter(except I don't have the market so I got Apps Installer elsewhere), but when I finished, nothing ...
6
votes
2answers
752 views

Does Android resolution matter for other than clarity?

In Android OS, does screen resolution matter in applications? Obviously a phone with 800x480 resolution is going to look much sharper than a 320x480 one, but is that the only difference? Do the icons ...
3
votes
6answers
12k views

How to import Contacts from old Sony Ericsson C702 to Xperia X10?

How can I import contacts from non-android phone? Are there dedicated applications? What I want to avoid is doubling contacts when moving them from old phone to SIM card and then to new phone. Any ...
4
votes
2answers
331 views

Disable SMS (Messaging) icon in for a Contact

When you tap the contact icon for someone, it always offers to let you SMS a phone number. What if you do not want to ever SMS that number, is there a checkbox somewhere that lets you turn off that ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

Widget to show alarm information on HTC Desire

Is it possible to have information about scheduled alarms always visible on the screen? Ideally, as a widget with the list of alarms, or at least just the time of the next alarm somewhere, so I could ...
6
votes
2answers
8k views

How can I add the market to my device? [duplicate]

I have a white Pandigital Novel that I hacked to run Android 2.1. The firmware I have did not come with the market. Is there a way I can put the market on it? Is there a "market.apk" somewhere?

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