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1answer
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How do I get emoticons to show as images rather than text in SMS messages?

I've got a Motorola Droid X running Android 2.2 (Froyo), and when sending and receiving SMS/text messages in the default text messaging program, I don't see the Android emoticon images in the message. ...
53
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6answers
3k views

Is it possible to install Android on a PC?

Is it possible to install Android on a PC? If so, how would this be accomplished?
7
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2answers
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Can I auto-rotate the screen 180°?

Is there any way to make the Android 2.1 automatic screen rotation rotate all the way up to 180°, instead of just 90° either way? I would very much like to be able to use my phone upside down, because ...
8
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2answers
4k views

How can I remove 'Orange' apps?

I have a bunch of complete crap apps on my phone which I can't move to the SD card, so they are taking up about 10mb of space on my phone, which is irritating when I want to update my phone as I need ...
3
votes
1answer
250 views

the application Settings has stopped unexpectedly

I've installed few new apps; and when I went to deinstall some of them; I got this error. Now I'm wondering is there a way to "fix this error"? I can still deinstall apps using adb from command line ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Using headphone out to hook an alarm clock app to speakers

I own an Archos 43 Internet Tablet running Android 2.2, and I am looking either for an application or configuration option to allow using the headphone out port (if it is plugged in) for the alarm in ...
8
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2answers
2k views

How do I hide contacts in HTC Sense?

How do I hide contacts that I sync from Google Contacts in the Sense? I removed them from My Contacts and filed them under an "Archived" group. I want to keep them, but not show up. I can go to the ...
4
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1answer
369 views

Duplicate entries in 'All apps' list

I started to have for some reasons duplicated entries in 'All apps'. For many apps it was not a problem but one of apps is Google Maps - how to get rid of the problem without: Restoring to factory ...
7
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1answer
407 views

What's the difference between the various lost phone apps?

I want to get a security app for my phone. I mostly need something in case my phone gets lost or stolen. Researching this I have found several apps: iTag WaveSecure LookOut I am sure there are ...
19
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7answers
5k views

How can I know which apps are currently connecting to the Internet?

I have a Samsung Spica running Eclair (rooted). I've noticed on a number of occasions that inspite of the Autosync option turned off, the sync icon appears in the notification bar. By default, Gmail, ...
3
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1answer
319 views

How to prevent VZW drive from mounting when I connect my HTC Incredible to USB

Since the Froyo upgrade, when I connect my HTC Incredible, with the USB settings set to "Charge Only" to my computer with a USB cable, the phone still mounts a CD type drive that will install HTC Sync ...
18
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7answers
4k views

Can I install apps on phone without using the Android Market?

I have this Huawei Device that does not come with the Android Market installed. Is there any work-around for this? As in how can I install Android Apps without the Android Market? Is there a way to ...
1
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0answers
1k views

When will Gingerbread be release on UK HTC desire [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? Does anyone know when the 3 network will release Gingerbread for the HTC Desire?
4
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1answer
1k views

Why does my HTC Desire browser crash on startup after update?

after I've applied recent OTA update (2.29.405.2) to my HTC Desire I can't use built-in browser anymore. It crashes every time I run it. Here is a stacktrace: 12-08 20:13:45.929: ...
3
votes
1answer
503 views

What alternatives are there to the Contacts application for X10 running 2.1?

My X10 was running 1.6 when I bought it (I think). I successfully imported the vCard file with all my contacts from my Palm Centro. Then I exported my contacts to a vCard file, upgraded to ...
8
votes
2answers
518 views

Why do the buttons on my Incredible occasionally light up?

I've noticed that sometimes the four buttons at the bottom of my HTC Incredible sometimes light up for a couple seconds at a time, even when the phone is just sitting unused on my desk. Until now ...
6
votes
1answer
448 views

Is there a way to display calendar notifications without having to unlock the screen?

For SMS there is an application called SMS popup which will display the message over the lock-screen. Is there anything similar for calendar notifications that allows you to clear or snooze the ...
7
votes
5answers
8k views

How to show screen display during phone call on HTC Wildfire?

I have started using the HTC Wildfire, and have a small niggle with it. When making a call, the screen blacks out to conserve power. This makes it awkward when you have to enter a number i.e. for an ...
2
votes
3answers
696 views

Why is DoubleTwist launching and playing when I remove the headphones?

I can't figure this out. It appears that if I'm using Google Listen, and I remove the headphones from the jack, Listen automatically pauses (which I expect). But then DoubleTwist launches, chooses an ...
7
votes
3answers
7k views

Angry Birds Seasons “Installation Unsuccessful” — Help?

I have tried several times to install Angry Birds Seasons from the marketplace. Every time, I get a notification saying "Installation unsuccessful" without anything more descriptive. Has anyone else ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Word Processor/text editor Apps? [on hold]

Are there any decent word processing applications for android? I've looked through the market and it seems that they all seem to suffer from the same issue, they fall over and sometimes overwrite ...
7
votes
3answers
9k views

What does the 'Failed to move application. Not enough memory' error mean when choosing 'Move to SD card'?

When I choose 'Settings - Applications - Manage applications' , and a 'Move to SD card' I get the 'Failed to move application. Not enough memory' error. Anyone know why ? I am running Froyo 2.2 on a ...
16
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3answers
57k views

How to install APK files on SDCARD?

I have samsung galaxy 3 (I5801). I have downloaded many APK files from internet. I have no problem in installing APK files. By default when APK file is selected it installs itself to phone memory. I ...
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2answers
7k views

will samsung galaxy 5 get android 2.2 update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get Android 2.2 (FroYo)? will samsung galaxy 5 get android 2.2 update ??
2
votes
1answer
683 views

How can I get the official froyo ROM for SGS to use with heimdall? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I want to upgrade my SGS to froyo, but have given up on Kies which seems to be the most unreliable piece of ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

My SGS cell headphone's button doesn't work, what should I do?

My wired headphones, the ones supplied by samsung with the Galaxy S, button doesn't answer calls, open music player, play a track, or even pause tracks. But when I downloaded the trial version of ...
5
votes
3answers
403 views

Will the Android OS Support Higher-Resolution Screens?

As of Android 2.2, the screen resolution for an Android device is capped at 854x480, which has pretty much become the standard resolution for recent Android handsets. However, with the current ...
14
votes
3answers
7k views

How does NFC on Google Nexus S and Android 2.3 work?

I'm curious on the Near field communication, NFC that the Google Nexus S has. From what I understand, this techonlogy can be used to read RFID-tags, or am I wrong about that? What can I read with an ...
7
votes
2answers
607 views

Phone calls over headphone jack?

I'm looking at buying a new car. Many of the cars I see now come "standard" with an audio-in jack. The option of a Bluetooth connection is usually much more expensive. My question is: If I plug my ...
7
votes
1answer
399 views

“Battery use” information screen not reporting apps

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S (international version) that I've just upgraded to Android 2.2 (Froyo) and now the battery usage page in settings (Settings => About phone => Battery use) only ever reports ...
3
votes
1answer
422 views

Does the gmail app stop syncing once the “Low on space” message appears?

Based on casual observation and anecdotal evidence it appears to me that once the "Low on space" message appears in the status bar the gmail app stops syncing and stops notifying me of new emails. ...
5
votes
1answer
610 views

Is it possible to clear the 'program installed' icons at the top notification bar?

When you perform an update of an installed program, the top notification bar displays a 'downloading' icon. When it is downloaded, it displays a 'successfully updated' icon. Is there a way to clear ...
9
votes
6answers
365 views

What is the best way to provide feedback to an app's developers and request a feature?

Following on from an earlier question that I posed on how to free up space on my Android phone it became clear that a key issue is to request that more developers allow their applications to be moved ...
1
vote
1answer
194 views

Why are some songs are not named correctly in media players?

Most songs in my collection display correctly. However some will display the name of the song as "01 Song name" instead of "Song name". Note that the file name is "01 Song name.mp3". They also appear ...
2
votes
2answers
797 views

how to carry my HTC Desire on me? no bag, no pocket

In winter time I used to carry my HTC Desire in my jacket's pocket... It's summer time now :-) and I have no pocket (I don't want to use my jeans pocket) and I don't carry any bags on me when going ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I get the stock mail application in Android to sync all my Exchange/Outlook contact folders?

Device: Samsung Galaxy (T959) OS: Android 2.1 (stock from T-Mobile USA) Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise How can I get the stock mail application in Android to sync all my Exchange/Outlook contact ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I geo-tag a photo after I've taken it?

Is there an app for that? :) (For when automatic tagging fails)
4
votes
6answers
11k views

A better way to take screenshot in Galaxy S 2.2?

In Galaxy S with Froyo installed, you can take a screenshot of your phone by holding the back button and tapping the home button. However, this involves the back key, and a lot of application close ...
4
votes
4answers
6k views

What can you do with Samsung Kies for Android phones?

I only recently managed to connect my Galaxy S with Kies via USB. And I've upgraded it to Froyo 2.2. What can you do in Samsung Kies other than upgrading your firmware. I've seen the interface and ...
12
votes
2answers
2k views

How does the automatic brightness settings work?

Maybe a dumb question, but I couldn't find any official documentation to confirm. Does it use the light sensor? Do most devices support it?
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I restore the original ringtones and sounds?

Without really thinking, I used the "clear data" command on the Media Storage app, which deleted all the stock ringtones and notification sounds from my Nexus One. How can I get them back?
6
votes
1answer
750 views

App to hand write notes [closed]

I am looking for an app that would be good for taking hand written notes on a 10 inch screen tablet The closest app that i found is "note everything" What makes it short of my requirements is ...
17
votes
5answers
107k views

How can I free up more space on my Android (2.2 Froyo) phone?

I have already moved all the applications that allow it to the SD card. So what I am really looking for here are some tips like clearing internet cache or something like that. (I have an HTC Desire.) ...
7
votes
1answer
876 views

Disable notification for declined calls

I have a HTC WildFire (android 2.1) phone. I want to disable the notifications for the calls I knowingly decline. I still want to get the notification for the calls I miss. Does anyone know any ...
8
votes
3answers
196 views

Which apps show up in the market on an Android tablet?

Is the market filtering the same as a phone (auto detects required features and OS version) or do developers need to specifically set attributes on their apps for them to be available on tablets ...
1
vote
1answer
222 views

Geo-Tags get lost when uploading to picasa website

The picasa website also offfers a map, where you can see the pictures of your album. Unfortunatly the upload doesnt support geo tags. They are no more with the pictures on picasa website ;( You have ...
4
votes
1answer
184 views

Permanent Changes After Un-rooting

I've been playing around with rooting and I'm enjoying it (because I like to tinker). However, I have noticed that my applications tend to force close on me very frequently (particularly in Bugless ...
9
votes
2answers
378 views

Is there a way of ordering the applications alphabetically?

Can I order the apps alphabetically or group them into folders? Or maybe there's a better way of managing with an ever increasing number of installed apps?
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Is it possible to change the Operating System of the K599 (chinese iPhone) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I have an electronic device the model is K599 was built in China. The operating system of this device is a minimalist ...
4
votes
2answers
845 views

Is there any benefit to rooting the new T-Mobile G2, and what are the legal issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I've rooted my phone. Now what? Are there any risks to rooting a device? Given that the new T-Mobile G2 based on Android 2.2 (and so called 4G network) attempts to ...

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