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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
999 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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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?
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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?
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1answer
530 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)...
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1answer
591 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
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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
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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
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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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1answer
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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. ...
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0answers
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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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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/...
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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 "...
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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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1answer
123 views

How can battery usage of Android be at 79%?

Till last night everything was kinda balanced.....most of the different parts of the usage were in between 20-35 %, but this morning after having activated the internet from my network provider, it ...
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0answers
225 views

Configure my Droid 4 to AutoConnect via Bluetooth to my PC?

I have paired my Droid 4 with my Windows 7 Professional x64 PC. However, whenever I turn Bluetooth on, on my phone, it fails to auto-connect to the PC. It says the following when I look at the ...
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1answer
854 views

How to size wallpapers to not be cropped on Motorola Xoom WiFi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the default resolution of a wallpaper that fits the homescreen exactly in an Android phone? Hi I'm running EOS nigtlie #102 (although this is a problem no matter ...
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2answers
2k views

One click (or easy) way to Root Motorola Droid X with Morotola update 4.5.621

I read that the new DROID X build 4.5.621 prevents the most common Rooting methods. There is a more complicated method but I'm hoping there is a one-click method (less chance of me screwing up and ...
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1answer
294 views

SMS delivery confirmations – are they really deleted?

I am requesting SMS delivery retrieval. When they come instantly, it is no problem to acknowledge them. But when they come after e.g. 1 day, it is possible to miss them?? Does android remember the ...
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1answer
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Contacts History for SMS Stopped Working

I noticed that when I go to Contacts > History, the last entry for SMS history is February. All text messages made from then on is no longer being logged in the History view. However, all call history ...
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4answers
14k views

Streaming Amazon Instant Video in HD

Is it possible to watch HD Amazon Instant Video (eg, Amazon Prime) on non-Kindle Android devices? (Galaxy Nexus with MHL adapter) AFAIK, Amazon does not support HD streaming in the browser; this ...
2
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1answer
253 views

MyTouch bricked

I have a MyTouch 4G which I had to pull battery on and then when bootup came up, it just sits and hangs at the white logo screen. How do I go about fixing this?
2
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1answer
278 views

Scheduled Backup of Files / SMS / Contacts to Email

Currently I am using SMS Backup & Restore to regularly backup my SMS to Gmail daily. It works perfectly. Now I am looking for a similar software that backs up files (on folders I select from ...
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1answer
990 views

Restoring purchases made with In App Billing

How can I switch the Play Account used for in-app billing? No matter which account I "activate" in the Market app, all in-app purchases only go through the first account which is contrary to the ...
4
votes
1answer
541 views

See YouTube videos in Anaglyph mode

How to see a YouTube video in Anaglyph mode from a non-3D Android device? I am not able to enable Anaglyph mode from the YouTube application.
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1answer
385 views

Unable to open copied files from computer to device (mount as disk drive) - HTC Desire S

I connected my phone as a disk drive and put some files ( .png ,.jpg ,.swf ) in the sdcard. I am unable to open those files on the phone. I am unable to find those files in the gallery of the device, ...
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2answers
692 views

How can I get the apk file of an app downloaded from Google Play?

I want to get the apk file of an app downloaded from Google Play. How can I do this?
4
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1answer
3k views

Rooting GT-i9100G under linux

What is the safest method to root a Samsung Galaxy S 2 i9100 G under a GNU/Linux system? (ArchLinux). I am a programmer (without android programming experience, only desktop and web), it does not ...
3
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1answer
89 views

Can anyone explain to me what the % really refers to in the Android system, battery usage?

I am wondering what the different percentages really refer to in the battery usage section. I mean...in total I see more than a 100%. So it is easy to presume that it doest mean a certain percent out ...
3
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1answer
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Relationship between a recovery and a ROM

As far as I understand: Recoveries (e.g. ClockworkMod) can be used, among other things, to install new versions of the Android OS, like custom ROMs (e.g. CyanogenMod) by updating the ROM section which ...
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4answers
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How do I set a system-wide default browser?

I seem to have the opposite problem from this question: I'd like to set a single browser (probably the default one) to open every website. What happens at the moment is that every single link pops up ...
8
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1answer
535 views

How to increase headphone loudness beyond 100%?

I am very hard of hearing. Is there a sound amplification app one can use with earbuds? Earbuds with a microphone for a Droid are a non-issue but I don't know where to find an inexpensive app to work ...
3
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1answer
599 views

Application-specific passwords only work for a short period of time

I have two-step verification enabled on my Google Account, and I generated an application-specific password for my Android device (Infuse 4G with custom ROM in case that's relevant), and input it. ...
3
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1answer
473 views

Is there a way to back up Amazon Market via Titanium Backup without 2Gb backup file size?

I was trying to figure out what was taking to much space on my SD card, and found out the following file in Titanium Backup directory: com.amazon.venezia-20120409-052438.tar.gz - 2,020,523,913 ...
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1answer
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What are “.spmo” files in “dcim/spmo” directory on my SD card?

On my SD card, in dcim directory (which is where the images/videos captured with the camera are stored), I also have a subdirectory called dcim/spmo which contains a bunch of files with .spmo ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to select multiple files in Astro File Manager

I want to delete multiple files with astro file manager. Is there a way to select many files at once? (like holding ctrl+click in windows)
2
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1answer
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How do I empty the Downloads Folder

My internal sd card is full because the downloads folder my browser saves stuff to contains a bunch of old files. How do I empty this downloads folder in android?
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3answers
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Stuck in Air Plane Mode: How to Force Disabling Air Plane Mode?

My Huawei Honour is stuck in air plane mode. I cannot disable it as the controls are greyed out. I tried rebooting and resetting the system cache. What else can I do?
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1answer
2k views

How to set default action handler permanently?

I've set defaults apps for many actions like sending email, opening PDFs, opening webpages etc. But, when I install or update an app which could handle that action, this default is cleared (even if ...
7
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9answers
38k views

Can I use my phone as a bluetooth game controller for my computer?

I've seen BT Controller but I think it only allows users to use their android as remote for other androids. I just want to use my phone as a bluetooth controller with up, down, left, right, L, R, ...
5
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1answer
204 views

Do apps that access gmail only have write access or full gmail access (potential security risk?)

I use a backup app to backup SMS text messages to my GMail account registered on my HTC Desire Z Android 2.3 phone. The app requests access to the gmail account. But what does this actually mean? ...
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2answers
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Install applications on android market through my computer

My phone model is Xperia Neo. My computer has an internet connection but my phone doesn't. I followed following steps to install app to my mobile from computer Go the market app website. It shows my ...
10
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5answers
70k views

How to force-cancel a running download?

I have started a download using Icon Downloader for NT that doesn't look like it will ever finish. In my notification area, it has survived two reboots and the uninstallation of the app. How can I get ...
8
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5answers
1k views

Why does Wi-Fi fail to connect to certain public networks?

It won't connect to certain free official public networks in shopping malls, caffees or hospitals for example where it supposed to even with signal strength bars being 3-4. That's right gentlemen, ...
34
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4answers
108k views

How to turn off notifications for individual apps?

On my iphone, there is a "notifications" setting section, which basically just allows me to choose which apps has the power to notify me. I was wondering if there's anything similar that is available ...
9
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6answers
11k views

What are the options for streaming music from PC to phone?

I'm interested in being able to play music that's on my computer through my phone - mostly so I can plug the phone into speakers in different parts of the house. Looking for apps, I realise that there ...
1
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0answers
190 views

Apps only work with Wi-Fi, not with 3G

When I bought my LG Optimus Me, I had a problem: whenever I opened Facebook, Market, or any other app which uses the network, it told me it couldn't estabilish a network connection. I searched and ...
11
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2answers
1k views

How to get updates for apps which use Google Play on my Kindle Fire?

A number of apps on my Kindle Fire indicate that updated versions are available and prompt me to "tap here to update" or words to that effect. The trouble is this: so far all the apps with updates -- ...

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