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1answer
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My phone denies certain file types when sending from PC via bluetooth

My Samsung Galaxy Ace has the latest official CyanogenMod nightly. I have Windows XP, a bluetooth dongle, and bluesoleil drivers. I am able to send images and apk files from my pc to my phone. But ...
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7answers
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How do I get my phone to connect the internal SD by USB?

I recently rooted and upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S2 to version 4, ICS. Since doing so, when I connect my device by USB to my Ubuntu computer, only the 12GB internal storage shows up on my desktop and ...
3
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0answers
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Unable to mount from a Mac OS X using sshfs

I have SSHDroid running on the Android. I'm trying to mount it from a Mac using Fuse for OS X. I can SSH, but I am unable to SSHFS. When I try to sshfs, I get the following error "mount_osxfusefs: ...
2
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0answers
317 views

How can I stop Friendcaster automatically attempting to upload every picture taken on my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Ice Cream Sandwich

Every time I take a photo on my Samsung Galaxy S2 it then prompts me to Save or Delete the photo, and then a Friendcaster prompt asks me to give the photo a name to upload it to Facebook. While this ...
2
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1answer
153 views

Can bricking my GT - I9100 damage my antennas?

I'm running a cf-root, SG SII with KL1 kernel and cyanogenmod 7. Before getting it done the way it is now, I went through several failed attempts. I'm afraid the first few times I installed the wrong ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Screen goes dark and phone goes unresponsive whenever I make/receive a call

I changed the SIM card on my Samsung Galaxy Ace to another one. Now, whenever I make/receive a call, the screen goes dark and the phone goes unresponsive. Pressing buttons randomly eventually sets ...
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2answers
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What are 'dup0' files in the photos folder?

Today when I wanted to copy some photos and videos from my Samsung Galaxy S to my PC, I noticed that inside the photos folder (DCIM\Camera) there are a lot of files with the extension dup0. They have ...
7
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3answers
2k views

Can I route a call via SIP based on a phone number?

My Android 4.0.4 phone supports SIP. However, the options when to use the "Internet calling" are very limited: "For all calls", "Only for Internet calls", "Ask for each call". I would like to use ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Tasker and Locale Execute Plugin root command not working in 2.3.5

I just rooted my phone and have been trying to create a task in Tasker with the Locale Execute Plugin to control the LED lights for different things. Phone Type: HTC Evo 4G Android Version: 2.3.5 ROM:...
6
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3answers
4k views

“Too many files specified; only takes APK file and verifier file” problem

I have some devices attached to my PC. Now I want to install Astro to a specific emulator. Unfortunately, I get this error. hieund@hieund:~/Downloads$ adb install "Astro File Manager 2.5.1.apk" -s ...
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1answer
1k views

Why is my device not utilizing all of its available RAM?

I have a Nook Color with Cyanogenmod 7.2 (on mSD), and Nook Color is supposed to be 512MB of RAM (says so on product's page). When I open Menu (on bottom bar, while on desktop) > Manage Applications >...
10
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2answers
11k views

Where to add SSH keys to allow connections to remote server on Android?

I'm using a rooted custom Android kernel (Gingerbread), and am able to connect to a remote SSH server with password authentication using busybox and a terminal emulator app. I would like to be able ...
0
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1answer
286 views

Buying and Reading Books without Kindle or Nooks apps [closed]

I want buy an e-book (theleanstartup.com) and read on my tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab) . Ebook is available for kindle and nook. Also there is an Amazon link (probably kindle version). There isn't ...
1
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1answer
7k views

Change android device physical resolution

I have downloaded an app that, when it starts, check the device resolution and displays a message indicating that my resolution should be at least be 800x600. I have changed my screen density using ...
4
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1answer
824 views

Macedonian keyboard for Samsung Galaxy Ace

I'm from Macedonia and I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace and I was wondering if there is any way I can install Macedonian keyboard so I can type in my mother language?
3
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6answers
21k views

How do I configure Android without using the touch screen?

I have an old Android phone around whose display broke after a fall. The touch screen has stopped working but I am reluctant to accept the device merely as a paper weight. I do have some use cases ...
2
votes
1answer
84 views

Why does the Maps application keep launching?

For some strange reason Google Maps launches on its own. It doesn't launch all the way though. It just leaves a black screen. Does anyone know why this is happening?
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Is ROM Manager compatible with the Galaxy Nexus?

I looked a ROM manager called ROM Manager but it is listed as incompatible with my Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Does ROM Manager support the Galaxy Nexus? If not, what are the alternatives?
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Amazon Android App Store International [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apps from the Amazon app store from an unsupported region? I followed a tutorial that would allow me to access the amazon android app store. When I filled ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Wi-Fi doesn't stay connected

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.6. The problem is that when I'm in the middle of internet browsing, I completely lose my Wi-Fi signal. I've tried a factory reset which didn't help, I'...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot get Android drivers to install on LG Thrill

I've Googled everything I could think of and I can't get this to work. I'm trying to help someone set up his Android phone - an LG Thrill 4G - to connect to his PC so he can text from his computer, ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I prevent lag when recording video on HTC Desire S?

I have lags after recording and playing back videos on my HTC device. Look at this video capture: ˃ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmOAr476DHc&hd=1 I thought it had something to do with ...
2
votes
1answer
426 views

Does firmware affect GPS accuracy?

I am from Philippines, and using European firmware for my Samsung Galaxy S2. Does that affect the accuracy of my GPS? For example, my location is usually off (at the wrong location) when I use ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Updating HTC Sensation to Ice Cream Sandwich is stuck in a boot loop

I'm trying to update my unbranded HTC Sensation to an Ice Cream Sandwich stock ROM (from here). I've followed the various instructions where I install the ROM, then flash the phone with the HTC ...
6
votes
7answers
4k views

Cant answer the phone

Often when someone phones me, the phone just locks up. I can't slide the ring up to answer. Sometimes the ring moves a little.. sometimes not at all. I just can't do anything until the caller stops ...
1
vote
0answers
900 views

Why doesn't the 'enter' button send my chat messages on xat.com?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note and I can't type in the chat box on xat.com. I can type words but when I press Enter it doesn't send. My Note is running Android 2.3.6 and has Flash installed. I've ...
5
votes
1answer
368 views

How do I synchronize my FireFox Bookmarks from my PC to both my android devices?

My web browser is Firefox 11 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have a lot of well organized bookmarks that I would like to synchronize with both my Android Devices (Galaxy 10.1 tab & Galaxy S Phone). I ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Mobile network turns on by itself after Android 4.0.3. update

I'm having HTC Sensation and I use wi-fi on a regular basis instead of mobile network (bad data plan). For the old Android version there was no problem, I just switched of background syncing and set ...
6
votes
1answer
312 views

What is Phablet?

How to define a phablet? I first read this word in article about "ZTE building some Galaxy Note-style phablets". This is something larger than a smartphone, but smaller than a tablet. But where is ...
24
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2answers
3k views

What is the Streaming Decryption setting in Google Drive?

I notice a "Streaming Decryption" option under Encryption Settings. For me, it was not selected by default. The description under this setting is a little unclear: Decrypt documents into a stream ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I move apps to the external SD card on LG Optimus 2X P990?

I have put a SD 16 GB in my LG Optimus 2X P990, but it seems that the phone won't save on it. Is it possible to save/move apps to the external SD card? Or even set it to do it automatically? I have ...
2
votes
1answer
345 views

Motorola Atrix Android 2.3.X Corporate Email Account Already Added or Exists

I have a Motorola Atrix phone running Android 2.3.6. I had just performed an update to my firmware and can no longer access my corporate email account via the "Email" app. I tried to re-add the ...
4
votes
1answer
375 views

If I download and install a non-market application and then proceed remove it, does it mitigate any security issues?

If I downloaded a non-market application and installed it and discovered it may be malicious, does removing it from the list of applications completely discard it and help mitigate any security issues?...
1
vote
1answer
156 views

What is the difference between deleting and clearing downloads?

If I select on a download I am given the option to delete or clear the selection. What is the difference? If I select clear, do it mean I still have the option to delete? If so where from?
2
votes
0answers
1k views

How to read my email in a threaded view?

I am subscribed to quite a few newslists for which the flat view is subpar in terms of readability and clarity. Hence I am looking for a way to read them in a tree view mode like the desktop ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Why does Gmail force close when I open it?

Every time I open my Gmail app it force closes. This is the message I get: The application Gmail( process com.android.gmail) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again.) If it helps I am using ...
1
vote
1answer
205 views

Why is my Kyocera Echo taking 6 minutes to boot?

I have a Kyocera Echo that now takes about 6 minutes to boot. I haven't rooted it or tried to perform any 'hacks' on it. I've had it for a few months now. It's running Android 2.3 if that helps. I am ...
1
vote
1answer
208 views

Why can I not pull an IPv6 address from T-Mobile?

I saw that T-Mobile has enabled IPv6 for its network, and I wanted to try it out. I dropped off my WiFi network, changed my APN to the IPv6-enabled APN (epc.tmobile.com) and was unable to pull an ...
6
votes
2answers
871 views

What's the difference between real dual-touch and fake dual-touch?

I have a Xperia X10 Mini Pro and by some ungodly reason it's dual touch feature is not working. I have searched around the net and I have seen here and there people use terms such as real dual-touch ...
2
votes
2answers
218 views

Calendar sync with Google Calendar notification time

Events sync-ed from Google Calendar have a default notification time of 10 minutes in advance. Sometimes that's not enough. Is there any way to automate this and have the default be something else? ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Does ICS Gmail display unread message counts for labels other than Inbox?

Up to Android 2.x, in the labels view the Gmail app of my Nexus S displayed the number of unread messages next to labels with unread mail. I recently upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 on the same ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

Use Nook Tablet in the UK

I will be visiting the U.S. this month and I was thinking about buying the Nook Tablet from Barnes and Noble whilst over there as I am looking for a Tablet to primarily read books on but also browser ...
3
votes
2answers
15k views

What does “Locked Messages” mean?

When I try to delete a message, I get prompted to select whether to "Delete locked messages". There doesn't appear to be any difference if I check this option or leave it unchecked. Does anyone know ...
1
vote
2answers
531 views

Should I be worried about applications with weird looking permissions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How important is it to review the permissions that an app is using? When I install apps from Android Market (Play Store now) there are some apps that require special ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I add an icon to the MIUI home screen?

I just got a Nexus One, which uses the MIUI interface. It came with two different gallery apps. I prefer the cooliris app, but there's no icon for it on the home screen, which makes it difficult to ...
3
votes
2answers
241 views

Which system process do I block from the internet to prevent ads from showing up?

Yes, this is similar to my own previous question on the subject. I'm being very specific here though - despite having wrapped ad blocking with hosts file and firewall, some apps (several more now) are ...
1
vote
1answer
31k views

What is cleared when I restart my phone?

I haven't restart my phone since the day I got it however decided I would give it a go since my contacts seem to disappear intermittently. Anyhoo, it prompted me that if I restarted my phone anything ...
5
votes
3answers
1k views

Can I reinitialize specific core services?

Sometimes my phone gets into a state where one of the core functions - audio, wifi, bluetooth - is in a somehow broken state. Example symptoms: wifi cannot see any available networks wifi attempts ...
12
votes
12answers
15k views

Can I forward/reply calls/sms to PC?

I wonder if its possible to forward calls or sms to PC where I can then reply or at least get notified of a call/sms? For example, calls might be forwarded to Skype, isit possible?
-1
votes
1answer
247 views

How can I fix my touchscreen on my Droid 2 Global?

Anyone know what to do if your phone's touchscreen won't respond. I have tried removing the battery and SIM card, turning it off, letting the battery completely die and then recharge. Is there ...

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