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Gtalk audio notifications with the application in focus

I have recently upgraded my Orange UK Samsung i9100p to ICS and have been having trouble with audio notifications for new gtalk messages. It seems it notifies you while you are in conversation with ...
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1answer
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USB tethering not working after installing CyanogenMod 7.2 on Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-5830)

I recently installed CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Ace and now its USB tether option is not working. The phone is detected by my PC only when I check the USB debugging mode. I can tether with external ...
5
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4answers
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How to turn off screen without affecting anything else?

When I press power button, it not just turns off the screen, but also locks the screen. I use WidgetLocker Lockscreen which is somewhat heavy. So, many apps stop working. For example, an in-app ...
5
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1answer
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How to lock touchscreen without turning it off?

Pressing power button both turns off the screen (even if some application holding wakelock) and stops receiving input from it. How to stop receiving input (and require password to get into normal ...
4
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5answers
15k views

ICS (Android 4.0.3), Samsung Galaxy S2, Exchange Email

My phone just updated to ICS (Android version 4.0.3). Before I was able to ACCESS all sub-folders in my microsoft exchange email account, now I can only see my inbox! How do I fix this? Does anyone ...
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0answers
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How to install fastboot drivers? [duplicate]

I have a cheap clone android (benss b3) that I managed to connect to win 7 by editing the .inf file in usb drivers. Now I want to load different ROMs via fastboot. However, when I boot to fastboot ...
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0answers
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How to fix - SD card works intermittently, rest of the time checks for errors

I bought a new 16GB micro SD card for my HTC Desire to replace the 4GB one it came with. I copied the contents of the old SD card to the new one and my phone loaded just fine. Then, every few hours, ...
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1answer
2k views

Is there a way to use Google location service without tracking my positions constantly in background?

I want to use Google location service based on wifi or cell tower data without gathering and sending my (later anonymized) positions to Google in background when I do not explicitly make the requests. ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Is there a way to set the default stream in the TuneIn Radio app?

I love TuneIn Radio, especially when using the 32kbps AAC audio stream. But, every time I turn the app off and back on again it defaults to the mp3 stream. Does anyone know if it's possible to ...
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3answers
557 views

Is there a reason why I need to remove my phone's battery after it crashes before I can turn it back on?

I have a Galaxy Nexus running on 4.0.1. I've noticed that when it crashes it usually requires a battery pull to get it working again. I was wondering if the pulling of the battery to get the phone to ...
8
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1answer
55k views

How can I change the default location for bluetooth file transfers?

I have an Android 2.3 device (Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102) and want all files that I receive via bluetooth to save to my SD card. How can I do that?
7
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2answers
607 views

What determines power management policies in Android?

I am just approaching to the Smart Phone and Android world and have a couple of doubts: Which modules (and SW or FW?) decide the policies with which power is given to any component of the Smart ...
2
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2answers
896 views

How to browse securely, anonymously and without blocks on Android?

So here's your Average Joe at a coffee store, using the open Wifi on his shiny new Android phone. Obviously there are the same issues with using a laptop or any other device on an open network, ...
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2answers
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Does Ice Cream Sandwich support native screen capture?

I understand that earlier versions of Android do not support a native screen capture feature, unless provided by the specific device, or you have a rooted device, or you have the Android SDK and link ...
5
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1answer
11k views

Remove Facebook and Gmail contacts

Some time ago I have synced my Facebook contacts (using Facebook for Android app) with my contacts. I also have my Gmail account synchronized. Having all those contacts is too much. I went to Account ...
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2answers
1k views

How to root but not root Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0

Recently my family signed up for an offer from Google called Screenwise Select. As a part of the deal we got a smartphone used to connect to our TV and monitor TV shows that we watch. The phone is a ...
1
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1answer
5k views

Installing RAM Into Your Android Powered Tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you upgrade the RAM of an Android device? I recently purchased the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0. I am aware that it only has 1GB of Ram. I am running the Android Ice ...
0
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1answer
1k views

answering machine app on Galaxy Note

I want to install an answering machine app on Galaxy Note, didn't find anything interesting in Google. What do you recommend? Or is there such a feature on the phone itself, in settings or somewhere? ...
3
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1answer
1k views

The UI sounds on my Galaxy Nexus no longer play - how can I re-enable them?

I kind of like the touch sounds and unlock sound on my Galaxy Nexus, so I typically leave them enabled. Today I noticed that both of these sound effects had simply stopped playing, possibly after I ...
2
votes
1answer
416 views

Can mobile websites (not apps) access androids GPS Radio

We're creating a brief for a mobile website (not web app) and would like to know if a mobile website can access a handset's built in GPS radio to display the handset's location on a map. In short is ...
0
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0answers
77 views

Is there a way to recover deleted photos? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I recover a deleted file on Android? Data Recovery - How to Restore Deleted / Formatted Files on HD Micro SD Card Is there a way to recover deleted photos from my ...
0
votes
1answer
549 views

Internal SD periodically becomes inaccessible

I'm having an issue with my Samsung Galaxy S. My phone has trouble reading my internal SD card. When the problem occurs, I cannot take pictures, or even access the "My Files" folder. When I check the ...
0
votes
1answer
988 views

How do you load a local ROM with beebdroid?

I downloaded beebdroid, the bbc micro emulator and its working great but i cant figure out how to load a rom other than the ones it lists as being online.
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1answer
2k views

Can't delete “Layar” app from rooted Samsung 551

I rooted my Samsung 551 with Android 2.3.6 to delete some useless apps such as Orkut, Midnight Bowling and Layar. In trying to delete the Layar app (from /system/apps) I couldn't find it there and ...
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3answers
3k views

Standard email Android 4 client doesn't keep local copy of emails

The new standard email client with Android 4, doesn't seem to keep local copies of emails once they are deleted off the server. Honeycomb did. The email was downloaded to the tablet, and kept even ...
5
votes
1answer
356 views

How to limit cache of internet browsers?

I use the default browser as well Opera Mini. I can't seem to find any setting to limit the cache to a certain amount (in MB for example). They eat up disk space quickly. Anyone knows if it's ...
5
votes
4answers
5k views

Why hasn't my Galaxy Nexus received the latest OTA update?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and I live in Belgium (so my phone is not locked to a specific carrier). The Android version is still 4.0.4 and when I go the system update menu, it doesn't do anything, no OTA ...
9
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3answers
81k views

What is error code 495 on Google Play and the YouTube app?

"Facebook" could not be downloaded due to an error. (495) How do I solve this error?
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2answers
8k views

How can I change my Asus Eee Pad's language from Taiwanese to English?

I bought a Asus Eee Pad and when I did a factory reset the language was in Taiwanese. How do I change it back to English? It looks like it only has Taiwanese on it. I called Asus and they couldn't ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

LG P500 Not Starting After Full Discharge

My LG P500, with FroYo, doesn't seem to be working. I let my battery completely die and now, even while plugged in, it won't turn on. Is this normal and should I just wait the battery to be charged ...
2
votes
1answer
603 views

How to upgrade Galaxy Nexus from 4.0.1 to 4.0.4

I would like to know how to manually upgrade my Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Android version 4.0.1 to the latest 4.0.4. I got this phone in Australia and it is currently running the "yakjudv" build ...
2
votes
4answers
39k views

Go Sms Pro: “Too many unsent multimedia messages” error

Every time I try to send a Multimedia message using Go Sms Pro, I get a toast message saying: "Can't send message right now. There are too many unsent multimedia messages" This doesn't happen when ...
7
votes
3answers
33k views

Is it safe to swap SIM cards when the phone is turned on?

On my Galaxy Nexus, I can remove the SIM card without removing the battery. I'm travelling abroad and will find a need to swap SIM cards several times in my phone. I would like to know if it is safe ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

How do I merge SMS threads?

I sent an SMS to several contacts, so Android put it in one thread as "Alice, Bob, Charlie, Dylan, Ed, and 5 more". Then Bob and Ed replied, each having their own threads. Can I merge Bob's and Ed's ...
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0answers
170 views

How can you enable “Use secure credentials” from the shell

On the ICS ROM I'm using, the option to enable the secure credentials is missing from the menu, but the sub system seems to be there since Keystore Locker can communicate with it. So does anybody ...
4
votes
2answers
19k views

What audio file formats does Android support?

What audio file formats does Android (ICS in particular) support? If this depends on the device, how can I find out?
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0answers
338 views

ICS Bluetooth Losing Connectivity

I have a Galaxy S2 Skyrocket on AT&T that is currently running Nexus ICS Zero Build 2 Rev.12. I've been trying to pair the phone with my car. It will initially connect, but when I try to either ...
3
votes
1answer
235 views

Flashing radio to European G1 via Amon_Ra process: which version of radio 2.22.19.26i is safe for DangerSPL?

Cyanogenmod's wiki says to use dream_magic.radio-2.22.19.26i-signed.zip But this revision says to use ota-radio-2_22_19_26I.zip These files differ. My question is: which of them (or both?) is safe ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

App to External SD on Samsung I9003

How can i install apps on Samsung Galaxy SL's external SD card? 2 GB Internal memory 2 GB Internal SD card 16 GB External SD card Samsung Galaxy SL=I9003
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3answers
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“Insufficient storage” when trying to install new app

Every time I go to install a new app, I get the message "Insufficient storage", and an unable to install anything! I have spent quite a long time moving every possible app to the SD card, and still ...
1
vote
0answers
949 views

Revert contact ringtone to default

After selecting a non-default ringtone for a contact I apparently cannot revert it to the default ringtone anymore. Of course I can select the same ringtone but when changing the default ringtone that ...
2
votes
0answers
3k views

How to fix bad sector on NAND Flash Memory [closed]

A week ago, I flashed my Nexus S 4g with a custom kernel (Matrix) and ROM (CWM9). On reboot, my NS4G always bootloops, stuck on bootloader loading screen, and never gets to the Android System. It had ...
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1answer
732 views

Are contacts from the Google account also stored on the phone?

Are contacts stored in Google Contacts also stored on the phone or are they only accessible if the phone has a data connection?
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0answers
1k views

How can I open Instagram links inside my Twitter app?

I'm looking for a way to open Instagram photos inside my Twitter app. I'm using Plume now, and it can open almost all the photos inside the app. When press and hold on the link the photo expands to ...
2
votes
1answer
929 views

Android 2.2 : How add device admin

I can't figure out how to add / remove device admins from my HTC Desire running Android 2.2 Where in the settings screen is this feature located ? Any help would be highly appreciated.
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How do I root Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro (MK16a/i)?

I am kind of new to Android and smartphones. Phone: Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro Model number: MK16a Android version: 2.3.4 So far, I have been able to find the following sources: I first saw this ...
8
votes
8answers
58k views

Can you upgrade the RAM of an Android device?

I'm sure many people like me are aware and annoyed by the extremely limited amount of RAM in Nexus S (512MB but only 300+ is usable), I have searched all over google for a solution to increase the ...
2
votes
2answers
18k views

How to download and open PDF files?

I am a university student that has most of the lectures online as pdf files. How can I get them on my Android phone and read them through Adobe Reader? This is the first time that I have used Android. ...
1
vote
2answers
570 views

How can I prevent my media library from disappearing when I unmount the SD card?

I have a rooted stock HTC Rezound and frequently connect it to the computer as a USB mass storage device.   After each time I do this, once I'm disconnected and my SD card is mounted, my media library ...
8
votes
3answers
9k views

IMEI number publicly displayed whenever connected to Wifi

I connected to Wifi (using a HTC Desire using Android 2.3) and a friend used an app (I think it was on an iPhone) to display information about devices connected to the Wifi hotspot. I can accept the ...

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