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1answer
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I'm not able to access a certain intranet site

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Tab (3.2 Android OS) on a wireless network to access an intranet site. I can access the site perfectly from a laptop connected (wireless) to the intranet site, but not with ...
8
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4answers
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Automatically install new applications on SD card

How can I do this? My phone's internal memory is low, yet Android (2.3.3) still deems it fit to attempt installations of files in the phone memory, I haven't found any option for this in the settings. ...
2
votes
5answers
3k views

How do I block packet data for background programs?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Gio running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread. How can I block packet data for background programs only? When I disable Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Mobile networks ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

why does the xoom dock connect the USB port?

I feel like I must be missing something. I got the Xoom dock from Verizon along with my 4G upgrade (The turn around on the whole thing was 1.5 days, and the 4G is amazingly fast, so, definitely don't ...
34
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1answer
9k views

How exactly does “root” user access/account works? Do all applications run as root on my phone after rooting?

I'm new to android. My old dumbphone broke, so I thought about buying a new smartphone (Android). I've been reading about rooting the phone, but I have some concept doubts: when you buy an Android ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How can I root my Samsung Infuse 4G (AT&T)?

I have been looking everywhere online, but I cannot find anything helpful in rooting my Samsung Infuse 4G. I have even tried (once) with SuperOneClick, but it never worked. Didn't affect my phone, but ...
1
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2answers
450 views

Android losing BT headset password

I have a Sidekick 4G running 2.2.1. I've had a problem with both stock and custom ROMs randomnly losing the BT connection to my Plantronics Pro headset. Sometimes hitting the connect button on my ...
6
votes
1answer
730 views

Is HTC IQAgent a version of Carrier IQ?

Some HTC phones have a service called HTC IQAgent. Is this the same as the Carrier IQ software?
2
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2answers
6k views

How to get vi or vi like editor on an android Samsung galaxy tablet

I'm using an Android Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet, and I downloaded terminal from the market; I want to edit a network host file. However, there does not appear to be a text editor in terminal. Does ...
5
votes
1answer
345 views

Show IP and connection info in Minimalistic Text

is it possible to show the phone IP and/or connection info using the Minimalistic Text widget ? I did not find any field of this kind in the customization menu, but I do know that is possible to ...
2
votes
1answer
760 views

Alternative for Kies

New firmware upgrade is available. I tried to install it through Kies at least 15 times. But every time, it fails. I am using latest version of Kies on my PC. I Googled for alternative. I found ODIN ...
1
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1answer
13k views

Google Nexus S USB Drivers for Windows 7 64Bit

Anyone knows how to get the Google Nexus S to be recognized by the Windows OS. The only option I could find was to download the Android SDK and then use the driver from there, but unfortunately, it is ...
4
votes
2answers
222 views

Blank Circle name in Google+

On my Google+ Android app (version 2.1.1.219805) there is a Circle with no name. There's no one in the Circle. When I check Google+ on the web, this mystery Circle is not there. All of my Circles are ...
3
votes
1answer
835 views

Wireless tethering between two Android devices

I have two Androids. The first one has an Internet connection. I want to share this Internet connection to my second device. I installed wireless tether app to my first device but my second device ...
11
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1answer
4k views

How do I protect my phone from malicious apps once it is rooted?

I rooted my phone. Now if I use a Terminal Emulator such as Android Terminal Emulator, I noticed that I can can easily obtain root access without a password: $ id uid=10059(app_59) gid=10059(app_59) ...
1
vote
2answers
278 views

Using windows drivers for an air quality USB device

I have a question that doesn't appear to have already been addressed - perhaps because it is impossible, but perhaps not. I recently received a USB-powered air quality monitoring device and, as an ...
30
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4answers
2k views

How do I tell if my phone has Carrier IQ Software on it?

What is known about the Carrier IQ Software and Android handsets? I see a similar icon as shown on the Carrier IQ app next to an app called "Contact Data" and another called "Contact Sync". Does my ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Sound Amplifier for Android

Is there any sound amplifier app for android? My HTC Wildfire S speaker is just too low for my ears even when at maximum. Is there any way I can boost the sounds? i.e Music Player, call ringtones ...
22
votes
5answers
14k views

Minimum volume is too high with headphones

Got the HTC Sensation XE recently. Liking the phone and the beats headphones/ear-in phones that come with the phone. However, the minimum volume is just too LOUD!!! The beats integration was one of ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Change default IMAP folders

On my HTC Evo 3D, my IMAP email account is using Trash folder for it's deleted items. My web mail AND my Windows Live Mail on my PC, using IMAP, is using Deleted Items folder. Can I change my phone to ...
7
votes
2answers
22k views

How can I change a QWERTY keyboard layout to AZERTY without changing the phone language?

I've just acquired an HTC Desire with MIUI interface. I speak English and want the phone to stay in English. But I live in France and all my keyboards (computers, etc.) are French standard AZERTY, ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I upgrade my device without going through my carrier?

Are there sites available that will allow me to upgrade to the latest version of Android without depending on my carrier?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Android display to TV?

I have an android device(tablet) and I want the screen that I see on my tablet to be able to see it on my TV. The TV has HDMI to which I connected but I only have the video playback or whatever. I ...
9
votes
3answers
42k views

Blocking a call without the calling party knowing it

Most call blocking apps will reject/hang up the calls from blacklisted numbers. But the calling party comes to know that there call was rejected. Is there any way or any app which can really "block" ...
7
votes
1answer
271 views

Is there a way to save pop up alerts?

After every call/message, my service provider (airtel) displays a popup which has the last call cost and current balance. Is there a way I could log them automatically and have the latest balance ...
16
votes
4answers
11k views

How can I get Google Maps on Android to show metric units?

Google Maps always shows me distance values for direction results / navigation in miles, although it does show me a scale on the map itself in metric units. I rather prefer to get my direction ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Connecting Android to Windows 7 fails

My Windows 7 doesn't recognize my android phone. HTC Wildfire S Are there any updates of drivers that I need? If I use VMWare it works properly here's what it showed in VMWare. But here's what ...
1
vote
1answer
712 views

Android 2.2 Galaxy S SGH-T959 kernel update with netfilter

I can't seem to find a kernel update for this phone that would include netfilter. Does anyone know a different way to install netfilter on this phone?
5
votes
1answer
388 views

Galaxy Nexus, playlists not showing up in other apps

I have an jogging app, which reads playlists from the normal content resolver. (Media.AudioStore.Playlist.EXTERNAL_CONTENT_URI) On my old phone (HTC Desire) the playlists showed up when I queried ...
0
votes
1answer
555 views

Upgrading Galaxy i7500 to OS 2.x

I have a Samsung Galaxy i7500. The OS version is 1.5, and I believe Samsung did not publish any updates (other than a 1.6 (Donut) in one country). Is there any way to upgrade my phone to Android 2.x? ...
7
votes
1answer
246 views

Are Exchange server policies permanent?

My company support Android on their Exchange server, but they have policies (lockout, and password policies) that get applied to my phone. Are these permanent, or can they be removed later if I stop ...
6
votes
1answer
689 views

Create a custom keyboard dictionary

Is it possible to use custom dictionary with the default Android keyboard? I guess the words are stored in some file, so I would like to edit it. The goal is to create Macedonian auto-completion ...
23
votes
4answers
16k views

What is USB debugging? Can I keep it ON forever?

Sometimes I need to transfer some music from my PC to my Galaxy S2 and must always activate USB debugging. Then I think, can I keep it ON forever? I mean, Keep it ON for ever can give me a problem ...
4
votes
2answers
10k views

Failed to update HTC Desire S to latest firmware with Android 2.3.5

My phone configuration is: Model HTC Desire S Android 2.3.3 HTC Sense 2.1 Build number 1.47.401.4 Today I've got notification that an update is available for my phone with: HTC Sence 3.0 Android ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Huawei ideos s7 slim Honeycomb update - is it possible somehow?

I got this new tablet and I have to write an application which live streams video. I know that since 3.1 this is natively supported on Android. Since the s7 is a tablet I think that there should be ...
0
votes
2answers
482 views

How can I save a file rather than open it?

I want to change a URL somehow so that it prompts my HTC Sensation to save the file rather than open it. Is this possible?
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Downloading a .ics file from a url without opening the browser?

Ok, this is a little complicated. My uni allows my academic calendar to be downloaded as an ics file from a particular url that is specific to my calendar. I have downloaded ICS Bot which transfers ...
1
vote
1answer
786 views

Application ROM Manager is uninstalled, but market wants to update it every day

I uninstalled ROM Manager. Since I did so, I've received daily notifications from the Market saying there's an update. I've logged into the market via the desktop browser and ROM manager is not ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Android App to read current time out loud?

I am looking for an Android app that would read out loud the current time. For example if I'm in bed and don't want to open my eyes, I would just press a button or something, and it would read "It is ...
3
votes
1answer
701 views

Can't sync my new Nexus S to Google Calendar

First-time smartphone owner. I unboxed my new Nexus S and added my gmail account to it. So far, so good -- it sync'd my contacts perfectly. But I'd never used Google Calendar (and in retrospect I ...
21
votes
3answers
43k views

Where does Google Music store offline songs?

I have a song I want to use for a ringtone, but the Google Music app doesn't let me set it. I've checked on my sdcard/internal storage for a music/google/gmusic etc folder but can't find anything. ...
7
votes
2answers
8k views

android.process.acore has stopped unexpectedly

After updating Android I got this error. During update android asked me to move some of app to sd card as there were not enough space for update. I moved some and after update and restart I can't ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

How can I turn off Notification Sounds and leave phone sounds on

How can I turn off the annoying Notification sounds but still leave phone ringer on?
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votes
3answers
967 views

iOS on Android devices [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is There iPhone App Emulation App On Android? I am looking for a way to run apple apps on my Android Honeycomb device, without rooting if possible. Weather an IOS ...
2
votes
2answers
514 views

How can I make 1Password for Android log in with the built in browser?

I have a Droid X and have just installed 1Password. I like that I can take my passwords with em and log into websites via the phone, but it seems to only use the 1Password built in browser, which does ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I turn off my phone?

This might be a dumb question but found some links online which just look dangerous so I better ask. I have a HTC Wildfire S. How can I turn it off? Is just removing the battery safe? I want to ...
1
vote
1answer
766 views

Forward MMS via EMail

I've send someone a pretty long MMS (just text) but he wasn't able to receive. Is there a way to retransmit via EMail. E.g. copy the whole text and paste it into an email instead? Thanks.
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Kies: Firmware can not be upgraded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Samsung Kies: 'This version of the device can not be updated'. Never? Have Galaxy SL (GT I9003). Had given mobile to Samsung service center for upgrade to ...
0
votes
2answers
192 views

US Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet in India - mobile data

I bought Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet 32GB from US andI am now in India. I have a vodafone 2G SIM. How can I connect this to my Thinkpad? And I have a M blaze data card. Can this be connected to the ...
6
votes
4answers
22k views

How to install Android Market on HCL ME X1 tablet?

I bought an HCL ME X1 tablet one month ago. Its main drawback is that it does not support the Android Market and manually installing the Android Market's APK file does not seem to work either. It ...

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