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Kindle Fire Not Recognized when plugged into PC

I have just got a Kindle Fire and I want to root it and Install Android Market on it. I am having a problem that is ticking me off big time. I plug my Kindle Fire to my computer (Windows 7 ...
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How can I add a reminder to a calendar event at a specific date and time?

On my Samsung Galaxy S2, I can't add a useful reminder time. The calendar only offers 5 minutes, 10 minutes, ... one day, two days, ... This is utterly useless. What I usually need is "19:15 the day ...
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I have a HTC Desire hd and I work in a noisy environment as well as ride a motor bike I often don't hear or feel the vibrations

I have a HTC Desire hd and I work in a noisy environment as well as ride a motor bike I often don't hear or feel the vibrations when the phone rings. One of my previous phones had a function where it ...
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Deleting contacts in bulk - Ice cream sandwich

I just got my Galaxy Nexus, and from logging into some service, I can't figure out which, it automatically imported contacts which I don't want on the phone. Is there a way to delete contacts in bulk? ...
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Split Bluetooth Music Playback and Phone capabilities? [closed]

I have a car stereo which supports bluetooth phones, but not A2DP audio playback. I purchased an A2DP adapter. I have easily paired my HTC Thunderbolt to the Cicada which pipes audio to the aux jack ...
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How do I change the desktop icon created from a website bookmark?

I created a desktop icon from a bookmark for Wikipedia.com. Here is a screenshot of the result: The blue background doesn't look great, I'm wondering if this should be transparent. Here is the ...
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Is it reasonably safe to use PIN code for encryption?

On the Android 4.0 (Samsung Galaxy Nexus) there is a posibilty to encrypt the phone. I found this about the encryption on Android 3.0, is the same algorithms used in Android 4? ...
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fastboot flash recovery doesn't work on HTC Desire

I'm trying to update ClockworkMod recovery on HTC Desire. Fastboot recognizes the device: $fastboot devices HT03PPL04520 fastboot But flash recovery fails: $fastboot flash recovery ...
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How to root my new Galaxy SII

I just bought my Galaxy SII. Can anyone here tell me how to root my phone with Lite'Ning? Baseband:I9100GDZKH5 Kernel: 2.6.35.7 root@DELL81 #2 Build: GINGERBREAD.JPKH8
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I don't know what my credential storage password is. Can anybody help?

I want to change the VPN on my Samsung Galaxy S but it keeps asking me for my credential storage password. Does anybody know how I get this?
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1answer
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Is there a widget available that duplicates the Launcher Pro Calendar Agenda widget?

Here's what I'm talking about: I want a widget that shows me an agenda of my Google calendar just like this. But I'm not using Launcher Pro anymore, I'm now on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and am using ...
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1answer
871 views

My Droid phone won't sync my email subfolders automatically

In order to read or even know I have emails in my Outlook subfolders, I have to open each subfolder individually and allow it to sync. This is very time consuming. Is there a way to set up the email ...
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Phone will not vibrate for incoming text messages

No matter what I do, I can't get my phone to vibrate for text messages anymore. I am running Cyanogenmod 7.1.0. It vibrates for phone calls and for haptic feedback, so there's obviously nothing ...
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1answer
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Does rooting Kindle Fire disable your default Kindle Fire functionality?

I am thinking on getting a Kindle Fire due to the good reviews and the price tag. I see that there are a lot of links showing you how to root your Kindle Fire so that you can have regular Android OS ...
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1answer
328 views

How do I unlock the bootloader on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus?

I have a LTE (Verizon) Samsung Galaxy Nexus. How do I go about unlocking the bootloader such that I can root the device?
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183 views

Device revives from stanby to lock screen without a reason [closed]

I left my tablet home for the entire day, in standby mode and under charge. When I came back, I found the screen was on and the device was quite warm. A few nights ago, I was awaken by the brightness ...
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1answer
337 views

How can I configure my phone to show random background wallpapers from my pictures galery?

I know how to set a static picture from my photo gallery as a background wallpaper picture. However, I would like to see a new picture every time I turn the screen on. Is there a way to configure my ...
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1answer
147 views

How can I have 'Next homescreen' and 'Previous homescreen' buttons in ADW EX on the dockbar like LauncherPro?

I'm using ADW EX (purchased in the recent 10 billion, 10 day sale). How can I have buttons for next homescreen and previous homescreen on the bottom dockbar like in LauncherPro Plus? Currently using ...
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2answers
358 views

Why does phone reset to Gingerbread instead of the version of Android that came with the OS when it was purchased?

When I first purchased an Android phone over a year ago the installed OS was Android 2.1 (Eclair). The OS has been updated twice by the carrier since then and now runs Gingerbread. However, I had to ...
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2answers
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Can I set up Wi-Fi and USB tethering on the Galaxy Nexus without rooting it?

I am about to buy the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I need to tether with the following connections USB to my Windows PC Wi-Fi with my Mac, iPad or iPhone (to download apps over 20MB) I will be using ...
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1answer
469 views

Sync Hotmail with Android so it recognize read status

All the email it pulls are currently unread, it's really annoying, how do I set it up so Hotmail and Android know a email has been read?
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388 views

Walking between Wi-Fi access points causes network to be disabled

Testing my new Motorola Triumph the last couple of days, I've noticed issues with the Wi-Fi. Aside from connection attempts to the 802.1x EAP network at school causing reboots (a known problem with ...
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Sending sms from tablet not allowed or not possible?

This is more of a meta question, but the best place to ask I'm sure.. Why can't I send an sms from my samsung galaxy tab 10.1 3G tablet? Is it because the hardware does not support it (most likely), ...
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Alternatives to Smart Actions for non-Motorola devices?

Motorola's recent selection of Android gadgets (particularly, the Droid Razr) sport a Smart Actions application that automatically modifies your phone settings when certain events occur -- for ...
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“USB Storage damaged. It may need reformatting” error message in status bar

On rebooting my Samsung Galaxy S2 (running Villain ROM 3), I got an error in the status bar "USB Storage damaged. It may need reformatting". File managers like Astro fail to open the /mnt/sdcard ...
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0answers
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Problems searching and joining network with Nexus One

I have a Nexus One, unlocked from Google. It is not rooted nor running custom firmware. I am trying to use it with 2 different international sim cards, which have worked in other peoples phones. I ...
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How can I disable the Android Market temporarily?

My kids play games on my tablet, and I would like to disable the Android Market and in-app purchasing for the duration of their use of the device. Is there any option, third-party software or any ...
2
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2answers
428 views

Will a UK Android telephone work in Japan?

I am on the UK carrier Vodafone, and wish to upgrade my phone soon. I am going to Japan for five months next year, and would ideally like a phone which I can use out there, with a Japanese sim card. ...
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How can I sync all folders from an Exchange server (not just the Inbox)?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android 2.3.4) and have set up the native email app to synchronize with an MS Exchange 2007 server. The problem I am noticing is that I'm only notified for a new email ...
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1answer
346 views

Will Droid Bionic with Extended Battery Fit Inside the Otterbox Defender Case?

I have a Droid Bionic and I keep it in an Otterbox Defender case. I would like to get the extended battery but am concerned that my Bionic might no longer fit within my Otterbox. Has anyone tried ...
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2answers
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Are Android OS updates region specific?

Well, I have a Galaxy Ace with 2.3.3, build XWKPY and Samsung Kies doesn't show an update to 2.3.4 yet. I'm thinking of manually updating it through Odin and I need to know if I can just download any ...
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Froyo Proxy settings

How do I set (global) proxy settings in Froyo? I want to access market, but my college wifi does not work without proxy. EDIT: Is there any way to set proxy without rooting?
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Can I force move to sd card applications that don't want to be moved there?

disclaimer: of course I can move apps which allow that, using "manage applications" menu. There are apps, some stock ones and some downloaded, that for some reason don't have the "movable to sdcard" ...
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0answers
497 views

USB storage crashing copying files >8MB [closed]

I "turn on USB storage", and I correctly see the sd card unit on my computer. I can browse the directories, but as soon as I try to copy a file out, after 8MB it crashes: on the android device it ...
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1answer
478 views

SD Card partition named differently on different devices - breaks music player

I have recently moved from a Droid 2 to Droid 3, both running Android 2.3. The same SD card registers as "sdcard" on the D2, and "sdcard ext" on D3. Probably for this reason, I am having problems with ...
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1answer
219 views

Freeing up space on SD card

I'm trying to clear some space on my SD card, so I can run AnTuTu Benchmark. Also, having some extra space for music would be great. I'm assuming apps installed to your SD card can eat up free space ...
2
votes
1answer
929 views

How to update rooted HTC Incredible

I rooted my HTC Incredible a few months ago by following a tutorial. My phone downloaded an OTA update and is asking to update. I would like to update and remain rooted. How do I go about doing this? ...
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3answers
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Why do some games ask for calling/SMS permissions?

More and more Android apps (games to be specific) require permissions to make calls. Some of them also require permission to send SMS, read bookmarks, history, etc. What is the explanation for this? I ...
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1answer
203 views

Will I be able to make video calls over Skype with ACME Tablet TB01?

I want to buy ACME Tablet TB01 and I want to know if it will allow to speak over Skype using both front or back camera. Can I make video calls?
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0answers
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How can I prevent long SMS messages from auto-converting to MMS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Converting to multimedia message” when forwarding large SMS I have a Galaxy S I9000. I can't send long messages. When it reaches the 3 SMS limit it changes ...
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2answers
340 views

why do I have to move my apps manually to the SD card to free up space?

If the internal memory is so precious why doesn't Android move the apps to the SD card automatically. I just don't get the logic of searching through the All Apps list one by one to get a couple of ...
2
votes
1answer
176 views

What is the process for reformatting SD Card without breaking the current applications on my HTC Incredible?

Here's my scenario: HTC Incredible, Rooted to MIUI, with an 8GB SD card. I want to reformat my SD card because I have a ton of junk on it from before I rooted it, so I want to start with a clean ...
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0answers
764 views

Sync My Calendar with Outlook/Exchange 2010 using Kies messes up dates on Galaxy S II

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II running Gingerbread (2.3.5). I tried synchronizing My Calendar with Outlook/Exchange 2010 (Outlook running on Win7) using Kies (over USB). I started with a clean calendar ...
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3answers
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

How can I remove contacts from accounts I don't sync with anymore? Without being afraid of removing them from the "source" exchange account now or in the future? Background: When installing the email ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

How to access the internal ringtone folder on rooted 2.2?

I have a rooted Samsung GT5510 running 2.2. I have tried in vain, using different file explorers, to locate the built in ringtones (folder). Can someone please point me to the right path? Is it inside ...
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3answers
97 views

Missing “left screen” in my SGS1 . How can it be added?

I have stuff on the 7th screen and I've expected to be able to reach it on left swipe from homescreen, but it is not so. How can I configure it ? Does it require some non-default launcher?
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1answer
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Can't connect Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 to PC after root

I have a Samsung S5830 phone. After I rooted it using upd-1.zip I got a superuser icon in the app list. However my PC won't recognize it. I have Kies installed and all Samsung drivers but it seems the ...
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votes
2answers
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Applications keep restarting [duplicate]

Whenever I'm done with an application, I always exit using the back button. Somehow applications like Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, Videos, Email, Google Maps, etc keep restarting on their own. I have ...
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1answer
123 views

How can I stop my sent emails from containing raw HTML?

When I send an email from my official exchange server, the person who receives it, whether through web access or through Outlook, gets the email with HTML coding! It is very embarrassing and I have ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Asus EEE Transformer never gets a GPS fix unless I reboot it

I have an Asus EEE Transformer (not the prime) that has unreliable GPS performance. I usually just fire up Google Maps in my car and use the navigation but the tablet always gets stuck with "Searching ...

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