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3answers
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Why don't some widgets work on Cyanogen?

I have a HTC Hero CDMA that I upgraded to Cyanogen 6. I'm on version 6.0.0-Heroc-testing2. Before installing Cyanogen, I had the official Twitter widget and official Facebook widget on one of my ...
10
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3answers
2k views

Limit sync'ed address book entries to bluetooth car-kit

Is there an app (because I don't see it as a feature) to limit the address book entries to a particular category when accessing via bluetooth? My car will only take 1000 phone numbers, but my address ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How do I enter proxy server details?

My work WiFi routes traffic through a proxy server. Is there a way to enter proxy server settings so that my Android can successfully make web requests? My previous phone was a WinMo 6.0 and this was ...
3
votes
1answer
706 views

Two Google calendars on my Android (HTC)?

I can access my personal Google calendar. Can I also access my work Google calendar (we use Google Apps)? Can I Merge these two, but not share my personal calendar with work mates? Set it up not ...
11
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2answers
348 views

How can I stop Android from automatically searching a term when I choose it from my search history?

Currently if I search for something like "Why am I so awesome," then at a later time I want to elaborate on that search and start typing in "Why am..." my search history will show the previously ...
15
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4answers
19k views

How can I boost the volume on my Droid's speaker?

I used to have an app for my Treo called "Volume Care" that let me boost the volume of my speaker beyond what the factory settings allowed. Is there any app or hack that would allow me to push my ...
3
votes
3answers
605 views

Alternative keyboard with Czech language dictionary?

Is there any alternative keyboard for Android HTC Desire 2.1 that supports English/Czech dictionary and easy way to switch between them?
6
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1answer
2k views

Can I override the default DNS settings on an HTC Evo without root access?

Is there any way to override the Sprint DNS server(s) used by default on the 3G connection of an HTC Evo running Froyo without root access? The reason I want to do this is because some sites are able ...
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1answer
112 views

shutting down takes ages (HTC Desire 2.1)

I wanted to reboot my HTC and it was shutting down for more than 10-15mins so I removed the battery... What can I do next time? Is that ok to be shutting down for ever? The mobile is almost new one. ...
2
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1answer
578 views

desktop shortcut to phone options?

can I have shortcut to airplane mode and/or phone options (power off/airplane mode etc) I do not like the current way of holding power on/off button for some time
1
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1answer
324 views

custom arrangement of favorites in default (HTC) browser?

can I arrange my favorites in default HTC Desire (2.1) web browser the way I want? Not only by newest, mostly used, alphabetical?
0
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1answer
1k views

Why does my Xperia X10 spontaneously reboot?

Several times a day I find out that my Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is waiting for PIN entry, probably because of a soft reboot. It annoys me to no end, and I end up missing calls beacuse of this. Is ...
1
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3answers
236 views

Access synced Exchange calendar from desktop browser

I know this is a bit tangential, but bear with me. The Exchange calendar sync works perfectly for me, however, it would be AWESOME if I could see my exchange calendar with my other Google calendars ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

I have rooted my phone, but why can't I Telnet?

I have a T-Mobile G1 and rooted it using AndRoot. I've confirmed that I have root by using Wireless Tethering, I get all the required request superuser permission dialogues. However when I go to the ...
4
votes
5answers
21k views

Can I get a shortcut to the Downloaded Files folder?

When an file or app downloads (as opposed to installing directly), the downloads open up. Otherwise, I can't seem to navigate in there. Is there a way, on a stock, un-rooted Android, to navigate to ...
4
votes
1answer
214 views

Is there a way to disable “call from” when I use Google Voice?

I love Google Voice, but I don't want people calling me to be asked to say their name and I don't want to be told to "press one" to accept their calls. I just want to get my calls. Is there a way to ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Switch between ringer and vibrate based on schedule?

Certain times of the week I would like the phone to be on vibrate and other times of the week I want it to be on ringer. I would like to setup a schedule for these changes to happen automatically. Can ...
1
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2answers
556 views

Installing Froyo on Milestone

Is there a way to install Froyo on the Motorola Milestone? I understand that Motorola is planning a deployment of this release in Q1 2011 but I just wish I had it now!
14
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6answers
6k views

Is there a way to customize vibrate patterns?

Like many people my phone is most of the time in silent/vibrate mode. I was wondering if there's a way to assign different vibration patterns for different notifications, just like we do for ringtones ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

What functions are in the ROM of an Android phone?

I would like to get a clear picture of what is in the ROM vs. what is in the OS. This will help me understand what those custom ROMs are all about.
2
votes
1answer
583 views

How can I create a settings shortcut for always on data?

I have always-on mobile data set to off most of the time to conserve battery, but I find the need to switch it on every once in a while - using Pandora, the odd large file to/from Dropbox, etc. The ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Sometimes Market update gets stuck downloading. How can I cancel?

Sometimes when I update an app through Market the download gets stuck at 0% or 100% and won't finish download or finish installing. The only way I've found to work around this is to uninstall the app, ...
1
vote
3answers
837 views

HTC Sense crashing often on Incredible since update to Froyo (Android 2.2)

Since I upgraded my Incredible to Android 2.2, Froyo, the HTC Sense UI has been crashing often, but always when I am in an app. In other words, sometimes when I exit an app, I see that the Sense ...
4
votes
3answers
23k views

How to use an Android device as bluetooth USB dongle?

Is there a way to use my android device as a bluetooth USB dongle without rooting it?
5
votes
2answers
465 views

Why my photos end up half dark?

Sometimes my motorola milestone camera goes crazy and starts out to take photos half dark. I noticed that it only happens when flash is on. Also, I've seem this happening when the battery is low ...
325
votes
1answer
495k views

How do I root my Android device?

This is a common question by those who have want to root their phones. How exactly do I root my Android device?
5
votes
3answers
892 views

With the Google Voice app, is it possible to send an SMS to multiple people?

I know from the web interface, you can send messages to up to 10 people. However, I haven't figured out how to send an SMS message to multiple people using the Google Voice Android app. Is it ...
3
votes
3answers
360 views

How to pause a movie using Video Player (Galaxy S)?

Galaxy-S (Vibrant), Android 2.1 I was watching Avatar the other day and paused it. When I played it again later, it restarted at the beginning. Is it possible to resume play from where I left off, ...
5
votes
2answers
659 views

Gmail app: How can I view the email addresses?

In the gmail app, how can I view the actual email addresses an email has been sent to, rather than just the name. Sometimes the person in question has more than one email address and it would be ...
6
votes
3answers
544 views

Do keypad commands come from Android or the manufacturer?

I'm curious if keypad commands like those listed below come from the Android OS or if they're added by manufacturers. On my N1, I know of these two commands: *#*#checkin#*#* - Phones home to check ...
11
votes
7answers
1k views

Can I turn my Android device into a webcam?

If so, how? Could it be implemented via a USB, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection?
11
votes
6answers
4k views

How can I customize the list of services that pops up when I choose to “share” something in an app?

Many apps give you the option to "Share" whatever it is you are looking at (or watching or listening to). This usually manifests in the form of a popup list of services that include: Gmail, Facebook, ...
3
votes
1answer
217 views

How do I change gmail accounts when using the share functionality of an app?

I have 3 gmail accounts coming into my gmail app. I also frequently use the "Share" feature of many apps (Browser, Gallery, BeyondPod...) to share links via gmail however when it opens up the email ...
2
votes
1answer
575 views

Using Jorte, how can I see which Google Calendar an event is associated with?

Galax-S (Vibrant), Android 2.1, Jorte 1.2.5 I'm using Jorte (a replacement calendar app). How do I see which Google Calendar a specific event is associated with? Note that this is while viewing an ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Why can't I change the Google Calendar on an event after it's been sync'd?

Galaxy-S (Vibrant), Android 2.1 If I create an event with the stock Calendar app, I can freely change which Google Calendar the event is associated with. Once it sync's with Google Calendar, ...
5
votes
2answers
491 views

Looking for a Text Editor that doesn't truncate a file prematurely

I'm trying to find a decent text editor. I've tried the following apps (in order of preference): TxtPad Lite, Scribtor Notes, AmbleLink Notepad All of them truncate the text file at 9025 bytes. The ...
4
votes
2answers
320 views

Why isn't gmail listed as a recent app when I long-press the Home button?

This would be helpful at times... I usually just end up pressing home and selecting the gmail widget from there but I've gotten used to long-pressing home to get to recent apps. Could it be due to ...
1
vote
1answer
247 views

Does juice defender randomly drop your data connection?

Does it drop your data connection? I have experienced that since I installed it a week ago. Sometimes it will randomly choose to drop your data connection.
2
votes
1answer
402 views

Using LauncherPro lost usb connection notification

In HTC Sense you get a little widget that indicates that you have USB connectivity to a computer and lets you change the mode (charge/storage/etc) is there a similar tool that is not part of HTC Sense ...
18
votes
8answers
2k views

Complete Dropbox implementation for Android

I'm looking for a method to retrieve all my files from my Dropbox account and download them to my SD card. This should download everything with no user intervention. There are a couple of Dropbox ...
12
votes
6answers
18k views

Different notification sounds for sms and email?

Is there a way to use different sounds for a sms text alert and an email alert? I can't find the setting. I'm on HTC Hero, Android 2.1
14
votes
3answers
3k views

Is Appbucket a legal app store?

I just found an Android web store called AppBucket. When you pay a subscription, you can download non-free software from their service. The site doesn't really explain what kind of deals they have ...
4
votes
1answer
858 views

Skinning the Android emulator

I need to have mobile skins for the Android emulator, specifically for testing apps, for which I have referred this site: http://teavuihuang.com/android/. I would like to have HTC 4G EVO skin. Where ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How to get the stock music player to play WMA files?

I'm using android 2.2 on a stock Nexus one (from the pre-developer phone stage). Should the music player be able to cope with WMAs? I'm sure I've seen references to it coping with them, but they are ...
4
votes
2answers
158 views

Websites that focus on widgets

I see a lot of sites that focus on apps, but where are the sites that focus on widgets? For example, I'm trying to find an agenda widget that doesn't hurt my eyes, but it's really hard trying to ...
20
votes
9answers
46k views

How to restart an Android device?

Is there a way to restart an Android device? Now I have to shut it down and manually turn it on again, but I'm looking for a solution where the whole process happens automatically. This might be ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Do HTC widgets not work with ADWLauncher?

I've just installed ADW.launcher, which is a lot cleaner than the original HTC Sense homescreen, but I can't seem to get my Clock/Weather widget back. It's not appearing in the list of widgets. Is it ...
9
votes
2answers
902 views

What's with the Donut/Froyo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the names of the various versions of the Android OS, and how are these names chosen? What the heck is Froyo? Are android trying to be cool with the naming ...
6
votes
3answers
911 views

Why does the default Email app download the same (POP3) message over and over again?

For the most part, I haven't had too many problems with the stock Email app on my Moto Droid. I have both ActiveSync (Exchange) and POP3 accounts set up and never have trouble with ActiveSync. But ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Is a phone's ROM and Firmware the same thing?

I have heard of Custom ROMs and Custom Firmware, are they the same thing? If not, whats the difference?

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