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How to use XMPP/Jabber while switching between networks?

When running a Jabber client what happens (or what should happen) when switching networks (or when losing connectivity and the GSM/UMTS modem reconnects)? Can a mobile Android Jabber client (e.g. ...
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1answer
145 views

Why does my HTC Android phone's screen switch on and then off again?

The screens on my HTC Wildfire and Desire will just switch on and then off for no apparent reason.
2
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1answer
650 views

Voice Commands vs Voice Search

What is the difference in Voice Commands and Voice Search? Are they both by Google?
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1answer
756 views

How can I format my thumb drive so that I can be read by Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab with an usb adapter. how can I format my thumb drive so that it can be read by Samsung Galaxy tablet when attached? And it also need to be readable by Windows OS so that ...
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1answer
593 views

Backup Samsung Fascinate running ICS, make ODIN-flashable image

I have Samsung Fascinate running ICS. It's very easy to break the OS, such as: by improperly booting into recovery. I want to make a backup, which I could flash using ODIN. Does anyone know what ...
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1answer
270 views

Remove Account Without Resetting Phone

I have a Galaxy Nexus. However, I know someone that is having the exact same issue that has an older Android phone. The account I want to remove is not the Google account. We have Lotus Notes ...
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2answers
539 views

How to install Google Music on a non-US phone?

I am trying to install Google Music on my phone from outside the US. After using Market Enabler Play Store correctly displays and even downloads the app, but then aborts with "this app cannot be ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I re-install the stock Android 2.2 calendar?

I mistakenly deleted the stock Google Calendar application from my Android 2.2 phone (Samsung Europa GT-i5500). My phone is rooted. I can't recall what program I used for the deletion, but I have ...
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1answer
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How can I increase the lock screen delay?

On my HTC One V (Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich), I can use "Settings / Security / Lock Phone After" to set the time, after which entering the PIN is required to unlock the screen. The maximum setting ...
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1answer
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CyanogenMod 7 - can I hide the status bar on the lockscreen?

I am using a Google Nexus One and have just flashed CyanogenMod 7 onto it. I noticed that the lockscreen shows the status bar on it, as shown on the image with this post. Is there a way to hide the ...
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3answers
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Can deleting stock web browser cause problems?

I want to disable or delete stock web browser because I don't use it. Can it cause problems? For example, if its used as embedded rendering engine in other apps (like IE is used in Windows apps), they'...
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3answers
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Selecting multiple photos on the HTC One X (AT&T)

I just received the HTC One X from AT&T. How can I select multiple photos in the Gallery?
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1answer
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How to disable mobile data on DROID Bionic?

I tried this, but there's no such option. I suspect that it might be because of Motorola's customizations. The device is a DROID Bionic. System version: 5.9.902.XT875.Verizon.en.US Android version: ...
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4answers
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I can't update my Nexus S, shows error screen. What to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: can't update, can't do a factory reset My Phone (Nexus S) keeps pestering me to update the OS. But, every time I try, it restarts, displays the cute robot error ...
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1answer
1k views

Way to send a barcode via SMS with as little user interaction as possible

I would like to set up a bar code reading app (such as ZXing Team's Barcode Scanner) on an android phone in such way that it would send with as little user interaction as possible (preferably none) ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to use a GIF as my wallpaper?

So it has come to my attention that Live Wallpapers are not actually images but more of like, applications that are active in the background. This causes it to be a bit of a battery hog. So I was ...
2
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1answer
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Restoring original 2.2 firmware on Samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000L

I've originally asked this question on stackoverflow, and I was suggested to ask it here. I'm currently in trouble with my samsung Galaxy Tab GT-P1000L GSM+WiFi model from Brazilian's Vivo carrier. ...
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2answers
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Has anyone ever made a plugin for the stock Android browser?

Based on this StackOverflow question, there's a possibility to develop for the native/stock Android browser. But it doesn't seem developers are latching onto creating at least some plugins for it. So ...
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1answer
520 views

Does the Samsung Galaxy S Plus support moving applications to the SD card?

On my Samsung Galaxy S phone, I cannot move applications to the SD card. It seems to be some configuration file error which you can only solve when rooting the phone. Does anyone know if this has ...
0
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1answer
647 views

Change “me” picture

I literally have no idea how to change my "me" picture. I have tried many things, but none worked. I tried to add myself to my contacts, but that didn't work. Device: Huawei Ascend II
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2answers
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How does rooting work?

Or, how do I root my device without a rooter? Rooting instructions for Android devices that I have seen are typically of the following form: Download Gingerbreak.apk Run Gingerbreak, click “root ...
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0answers
561 views

Empty spaces in ADW Launcher dockbar

I use the standard ADW Launcher that ships with CyanogenMod 7 and have noticed a problem with the dockbar. NOTE this is the "hidden dockbar" you can reveal with a swipe, not the normal Android dock (...
0
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1answer
1k views

Can I install Ice Cream Sandwich on my HTC Wildfire? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 4.0 update (Ice Cream Sandwich)? Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? Please, I want to install Ice Cream ...
5
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1answer
777 views

How to hide (to my carrier) the use of VoIP?

I plan to use Voice over IP with my android phone (Android 2.3 via Skype, Fring, JaJah, Line2 etc.). As I've read that my carrier is filtering VoIP protocols, I wondered if there are some protocol ...
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1answer
261 views

Duplicate contact storages

I use Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). When I go to Contacts > [MENU] > Display options, I see duplicate entries as "bud***@gmail.com Phone-only (unsynced)". (1) See left image. And when I try to add a ...
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3answers
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WEP Wifi Connection Problem

I am new to this forum and would really want to please help me get this problem solved. I just bought a Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and tried connecting it to my internet at home (Belkin N1 router - 64-...
2
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1answer
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How can I get the fastboot command?

I'm trying to root my KF 6.3 following this article. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1568340&page=1 Now I'm in Kindle Fire screen (fastboot mode) but fastboot is missing. ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Problem installing ubuntu on Galaxy S2 ICS

The Error: when running the ubuntu install script (ubuntu.sh) I get: ubuntu.sh[11]:cut not found This script requires root! Type:su what I have done so far: Installed a custom kernel that roots ...
8
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2answers
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Connecting to VPN forces having secure screen lock [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transformer Prime, VPN and password protection I noticed that creating a VPN connection in ICS forces me to use a secure screen lock. I want to have Slide method for my ...
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1answer
4k views

Opening URLs in Tasker and get HTTP response and content successfully

I am currently doing an automation in Tasker wherein I can open URLs on browser one by one. So far, I have successfully opened URLs by putting the URL list in a text file and have Tasker access it. My ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Is there an ICS ROM for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that has camera support?

I'm keen to upgrade my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Android 4, ICS. My Tab is already rooted and running 3.2. However, it seems most ICS ROMs, for some reason, don't support the camera, which is a deal breaker....
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1answer
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Does ADB push and pull work on non-rooted phones?

I just discovered about the command adb push and adb pull which supposedly lets people push and pull data from within the internal memory. Now my question is, can this be used on non-rooted phones? ...
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2answers
493 views

How to change Exposure when it is not possible

If i understand correctly, exposure is the measure of lightness in a picture. In my phone, there are no settings by which I can set it manually (it does it automatically), I use to put my hand on ...
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6answers
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What does “avoided poor Internet connection” mean?

The connection to my work wifi just failed and below the network my phone is saying "Avoided poor Internet connection". What does this mean exactly? Has the phone detected that it can't get out to the ...
4
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1answer
3k views

Any equivalent to CCleaner for Android?

I found a few questions about freeing internal memory, but they're mainly about deleting apps, moving them to the SD card, or deleting the data/cache. I do that on regular basis so I am looking for ...
7
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3answers
419 views

How can I assign a picture for a name-only text sender

Occasionally, you receive SMS messages that have a company name rather than a reply number. The network provider, for example, might send texts from "T-Mobile" or "Vodafone" whilst banks might appear ...
2
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1answer
996 views

How to enable multiple users on Google Talk for Android 2.3.4? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use Google Talk with multiple accounts I always use two Google accounts. One for personal use, and the other for professional-related things. On my phone, I have Android 2....
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3answers
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Disable all non-Wi-Fi Internet connections

I want my phone (running Android 2.3.5) to only connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi. How can I disable all non-Wi-Fi connections, such as 3G or similar?
3
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4answers
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When I plug in earphones into my HTC Desire S, it dials the phone

Every time I plug in my earphones into my HTC Desire S, it starts calling the last dialed number automatically and starts the music after short interval. Does anyone know about this problem?
7
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1answer
529 views

Unsafe certificate protection in Android?

Maybe I'm wrong. If so, please let me know. Here is my question. I've followed the instructions here and installed my personal certificate stored in a pfx file (PKCS#12) in my Google Nexus (ICS 4.0.4)...
2
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1answer
590 views

Install button greyed out on play.google.com

I tried installing an app on my phone from the Play Store website, but the install button is greyed out. What could be the problem? The phone is a Samsung Epic 4G running 4.0
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1answer
1k views

Can I transfer my phone contacts to my Gmail address book for use on my PC?

I spent a lot of time organizing my contacts on my Galaxy S (Android 2.2) and want to know if I can transfer them to my Gmail address book on my PC. My PC OS is Ubuntu 12.04 and my Gmail desktop ...
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1answer
4k views

Opening Google Search results for music in PowerAMP?

Is it possible to have Google Search open music files via PowerAmp instead of the default player? I have tried to see if there is a default music player, but it's not set. Music is listed under "...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Changing the call voicemail timeout period?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7. When I call my Android phone, it rings for 30 seconds before timing out and directing to my voicemail. I want it to only ring for 20 seconds before timing out - how can I ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Does wi-fi sleep policy “never” mean that my phone's battery will be drain a lot faster?

I have just decided to change my settings on the wi-fi, because it seems to give me a hard time regarding the fact that the some application are "unable to connect to server". However, I am worried ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Updated to 1.28 and now my Media Link HD won't connect?

I got an HTC Media Link HD free with my phone for pre-ordering and it works fine, however having updated to the 1.28 software over the weekend, I found that I can no longer connect to the media link. ...
0
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0answers
1k views

USB host port via Android accessory protocol adapter

Is it possible for an Android 4 phone with only a standard micro-USB port (not OTG), to be provided with a USB host port through an adapter using the Android accessory protocol? Do such adapters exist?...
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5answers
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Galaxy Nexus charges but is never seen by a PC when connected via USB

I run Linux (Ubuntu 12.04), and I have a Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0.4. (Purchased in December 2011.) When I plug the phone in to the PC via USB there is no detection whatsoever. Tailing /var/log/...
3
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1answer
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How can I set Android Galaxy Ace to only use 3G network?

I am having a little bit of a hard time with my new android phone for the reason that it doesnt always connect to certain services (such as Angry Words, or Whatsapp). Sometimes I get the message "...
9
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2answers
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WIFI share a reverse tethered connection

I know that it is possible to reverse tether your Android device via USB thanks to questions like this. But I am hoping to take this a step further by then sharing that connection to others via WIFI - ...

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