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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
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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
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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 ...
1
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1answer
734 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
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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
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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
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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
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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. ...
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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
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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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votes
1answer
127 views

What does the “O2 Menu” app do?

My Samsung Galaxy Mini has an app on it called "O2 Menu". I did not install it, so I can only assume it was installed by the vendor prior to selling it to me (the phone is on Tesco Mobile PAYG, which ...
1
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2answers
1k views

How to force google reader app to download mp3s

When I subscribe to podcast RSS feeds with the google reader app then click the link to the mp3 Google reader starts streaming it with the selected media player rather than downloading the mp3 file to ...
19
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8answers
43k views

Drive letter for MTP connection under Windows

In Android 3 the connection to PC as Mass Storage Controller feature was removed. Is there a way to access MTP-mounted phone as a drive letter? I want standard file manager programs (e.g. Total ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I stop the bootloader unlock process?

My 4 year old turned on my phone (Nexus S, 2.3.4 I think) while pressing the volume button. Apparently, this triggers the bootloader unlock process, which I don't want. The phone is now stuck on the "...
3
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2answers
4k views

Revive a dead phone?

I don't have any background information, but my coworker showed up today with a nonresponsive Samsung Galaxy Gio. It will not boot. When plugged into the power charger, a half-full battery displays ...
1
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1answer
973 views

Samsung Galaxy Spica won't boot up fully. Just restarts over and over

My Samsung galaxy won't turn on properly. Basically it turns on, shows the 'OMG screen' which it does when it crashes, then goes to the Samsung loading bar, but then goes back to the crash screen. It ...
7
votes
1answer
7k views

Is back up to a network folder possible?

Is there a Backup App that would allow me to backup apps and application data to a network folder? I don't mean to backup to the cloud (e.g. Dropbox) but to a shared folder on my PC or a NAS. Over ...
1
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2answers
567 views

Phone is too flat to charge

My phone died today, and now it won't charge at all on the charger it came with. I don't think the battery has failed, as it still gives me just as much charge on a full charge as always. The phone is ...
1
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0answers
1k views

Enabling geolocation in web browser

I'm partially unable to get geolocation within a web browser. When the phone-wide "use wifi for location" box is unchecked, going to a new website the requires geolocation fails. For example, maps....
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot install or update apps on LG G2x

My signficant other and I each have a T-Mobile-branded LG G2X P999. An over-the-air update was recently released that upgrades the OS from 2.3.3 to 2.3.4. She got the OTA update; I have not received ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How can I digitally merge two sides of stereo into mono sound?

I'm deaf in one ear, which means I can't use earbuds as I can only hear one side. I've tried an adaptor that mixes both analogue signals electrically, but the sound quality is noticibly reduced. What ...
0
votes
1answer
695 views

Can you overclock an unrooted Galaxy Tab?

Can you increase the speed of an unrooted the Galaxy Tab, like an app for example?
5
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4answers
7k views

What is the downside of using GO SMS Pro and / or Handcent?

All I've been seeing about these apps are the positives. I want to know the negatives of using them, apart from me having to install an additional app to do something that the phone can already do by ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

How to VPN only a single application?

Say you only want to route the traffic of a single application through a VPN. (Because the application lacks proper encryption support or the remote service is only available on a cooperate network.) ...
9
votes
3answers
77k views

How to fix a force close loop on Android with phone access?

I have a problem with my Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) running Android 2.3.5 stock version. I'm normal user who used the phone for basic function like making phone calls and using the Google, Facebook ...
0
votes
1answer
951 views

Install Android OS To Other Mobile Phones is Possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I want to install android os to other mobile phones like nokia and other non branded china mobiles....! if it is Possible? ...
1
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1answer
477 views

How To Install Froyo on HTC Bravo

I have an HTC Bravo. Some time ago I installed Gingerbread on it and started to have trouble. If I connect to the Internet or do some memory intensive work it resets itself. Now I want to install ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

My busybox gets corrupted?

Recently I just downgraded my busybox to 1.18.2 version using the jRummy's BusyBox Installer. I was previously having busybox preinstalled by CM7.2 custom ROM. Then I immediately tried to install ...
5
votes
2answers
39k views

Problem unlocking HTC phone using their fastboot program

According to HTC, my Amaze 4G is fully ready from the factory to be queried for its identifier tolken, but when I run the appropriate command, it doesn't work. I get: $ fastboot oem ...
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1answer
133 views

“PC Sync” is disabled again in calendar after locked screen

I sync my contacts and events over my pc with thunderbird on it. My phone: HTC One S, Android 4.0.3 with HTC Sense 4.0 and using GO Launcher EX 2.87. Problem is that after enabled the calender ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

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. ...
2
votes
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
votes
1answer
652 views

Voice Commands vs Voice Search

What is the difference in Voice Commands and Voice Search? Are they both by Google?
1
vote
1answer
758 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
594 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 ...
1
vote
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 ...
3
votes
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 ...
1
vote
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 ...
9
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
6k views

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'...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

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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vote
1answer
1k views

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: ...
4
votes
4answers
837 views

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 ...
3
votes
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) ...
6
votes
2answers
55k views

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
votes
1answer
75k views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
521 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 ...

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