3
votes
1answer
140 views

Are there good resources for comparing performance of Stock Motorola ROMs vs. CM7.1?

I'm looking for a good resource for which shows performance comparison - for Droid X - of Froyo 2.2 (stock ROM), Gingerbread 2.3 (Stock Verizon ROM) and any sort of Cyanogen ROM running on Droid X ...
8
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6answers
6k views

Galaxy Nexus restarts non-stop before completely booting

I'm aware of the suddenly restarts of the Galaxy Nexus, but in my case it restarts before managing to boot completely and it does that in a non-stop loop. It happened while my phone was on a stand by ...
1
vote
0answers
777 views

Android Market is not opening on Samsung galaxy GT-P7500

When I try to open the Market on my Samsung Galaxy GT-P7500 it shows the following dialog: Your client is out of date. It will be automatically updated shortly. Does anyone know the solution ...
10
votes
1answer
10k views

Answering Machine on Android

Playing audio to telephony uplink is possible, but the microphone input data is also transmitted. How to switch off microphone on Android devices? Is there a possibility to play audio to telephony ...
1
vote
0answers
876 views

Why WEP wifi network is not found by SK17i?

I cannot to connect to a school wifi network. When I go to wi-fi settings the phone shows all the unencrypted networks and the WPA encrypted networks. But this network is encrypted with WEP. Any clue ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Android audio input

I know that on the iPhone you can plug in your guitar and other audio devices but can you do this on Android? Can any recording application do this?
2
votes
1answer
266 views

Is it possible to permanently supress app updates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide updates from market? I've been using a certain app for some time now, but according to the many 1-star reviews the latest "update" has got, it breaks ...
1
vote
2answers
165 views

Google Voice missing from app drawer after upgrading to ICS

I upgraded from 2.3 a few months ago, but didn't notice that Google Voice was missing from the app drawer. The market lists the application as installed, but does not give me an option to open the ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Check what storage an app uses?

Is there a way to check what storage a third party application is using? i.e which of these it uses?
1
vote
1answer
335 views

If I install a leaked ROM on my device will I be able to receive OTA updates?

Specifically, I'm interested in flashing a leaked build of Ice Cream Sandwich on my Nexus S 4G. I'd like to get in on the action early, but this is something I'd like to know.
2
votes
1answer
782 views

Improving Galaxy Nexus's audio quality

I found out about this website through androidguys.com and I'm giving it a first shot. :) I remember when I had my Fascinate which is Samsung Galaxy S, I had Voodoo Sound Control app which helped to ...
22
votes
2answers
8k views

Stolen phone: is changing your GMail password enough?

My Galaxy phone got stolen today. Of course I blocked my SIM card and changed my password for GMail (and went to the police) but is this enough? Could the person that stole my phone still log in to ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Apply manual update on Xoom without an OTG cable

So the ICS update came out for Xoom and applying it is straight forward enough - pretty much like in any other case. Except, it seems to require the OTG cable. Would anybody know a way to do that ...
23
votes
7answers
121k views

How to stream audio from PC to Android Device over Bluetooth

I have a rooted Android Device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a PC(with Bluetooth dongle) running windows 7. My mobile has Bluetooth with A2DP support. I want to output the audio(not just music) ...
10
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I make silent mode affect media volume too?

Silent mode is simple to toggle quickly and easily, but it only effects ringtone volume. I want it to work for media volume too, so I can use it to quickly toggle off game audio in public places. Is ...
1
vote
1answer
429 views

ClockworkMod Recovery pops up during phone turn on

When I turn on my Galaxy S2 phone, ClockworkMod Recovery v4.0.0.2 pops up with the list of options, 1- reboot system now 2- apply update from sdcard 3- wipe data/factory reset 4- wipe cache ...
4
votes
1answer
748 views

Swype delete key problem

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with the latest firmware an a preinstalled Swype on it. The problem I have, is in the standard email application when using swype keyboard and trying to delete a character, ...
7
votes
5answers
603 views

How to clear all applications data in android?

Hi I want to clear all applications data(preferences and sqlite) from my phone in one tap. How can i do this? is there any app which can do this WITHOUT ROOT PERMISSION?
2
votes
1answer
211 views

Home screens maxed out (oops)… now I can't edit?

Someone was playing with my coworker's Samsung Galaxy Gio (Froyo), and added an eighth home screen. Now hitting Settings->Edit makes the phone crash, as does minimizing (pinching) on any home screen - ...
5
votes
0answers
3k views

App installs result in “Process System Not Responding” message [closed]

After installing or updating an app in the newest version of the android market I receive the warning "Process System is not responding" with the option to either force close or wait. I choose "wait" ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

How to check supported Bluetooth Profiles on Android device

How do I know which "Bluetooth Profiles" are available on my Android device? Is there any terminal command to list all "Bluetooth Profiles" supported by Bluetooth Stack present in Android device?
7
votes
2answers
1k views

App to automatically download and view a list of web pages offline

I have a very specific workflow that I can't find a simple solution for. I want to be able to make a list of web pages to read offline. Not articles, whole web pages. And I want to keep them ...
3
votes
1answer
607 views

Cannot enable GPS on G510

I have an Android G510 running 2.3.4 but cannot access the GPS. In "Location & Security" there is no GPS item, just "Use wireless networks". Can anyone help please Is there any test I can do to ...
2
votes
2answers
11k views

Connect android phones through adhoc wifi network

I want to connect my android phones (two Galaxy s2 and two nexus1 phones) in adhoc mode through wifi connection. Something like peer to peer network so that I can transfer messages with mobiles in my ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

How can I refresh an email in the native gmail app?

I get many emails with pictures in them. When I try viewing them in the native gmail app, it displays some of them, but not all. The only way to view the undisplayed ones is to preview them one at a ...
1
vote
1answer
209 views

Samsung Gio overheating and no power

I have a Gio and recently have an issue with the phone being hot and not responding. I have to pull the battery to get the phone to work. Any help is appreciated!
-2
votes
1answer
19k views

What does “SNS” mean on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is SNS App? Everything I try to do (Text, Video, Email, Call out, Apps, Games) I get an "SNS not working" message and have to force close. I am having a lot of ...
2
votes
1answer
407 views

Samsung Galaxy Tab P-1000 no longer recognised by the computer

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab P-1000. I tried to add a language to it using some software, but it stopped working and now my computer can not recognize it. Signs of computer and mobile appear in the ...
4
votes
1answer
118 views

Is there any way to make Android Market “global”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I circumvent regional restrictions in the Android Market? What I mean is, is there any way to make the recommendations offered by Android Market be the same as ...
4
votes
3answers
25k views

Reset ringtone picker preferences

My Samsung Galaxy S2 on Gingerbread was set to use Handcent as the default ringtone picker, and I accidentally changed this back to the built-in ringtone picker. How do I get it to use Handcent again? ...
12
votes
2answers
52k views

How to mount SMB/CIFS Network Shares on android device?

I have a rooted android device running on gingerbread. I was wondering if there is a way to mount my windows CIFS(Common Internet File System) Shares on my android device over WiFi. Is it required to ...
3
votes
1answer
7k views

How can I restore IMEI code after factory reset?

The phone is a Hero H2000 dual sim with Android v2.2.1, MTK Platform I get an Invalid IMEI error after a factory reset. How can I fix this?
15
votes
2answers
46k views

How can I read my epub books in Google Books for Android?

Has anyone been able to take and place an epub book inside the Google Books app or know how to do it?
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I prevent applications from restoring after a factory reset?

I have a lot of apps I don't really use, and my phone has been misbehaving as of late. I'm thinking about just doing a factory reset, but the last time I did one, it restored all my applications, I ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I boot my Samsung Nexus S into safe mode?

I have a Samsung Nexus S with Android 2.3. I somehow managed to set the Zoodles application to start up with laucher. As a result, whenever I boot my phone, I see the Zoodles app and cannot close it ...
0
votes
2answers
460 views

If I set an Android 4.0 to use face recognition, after which I shave my head, will face recognition still work?

I was reading about the new face recognition unlock of Android 4.0 and was just wondering that , if I should shave my head afterwards, the face recognition still would work ?
4
votes
1answer
384 views

How can I perform Optical Character Recognition and have it read with Text-To-Speech?

I know about the (Danish) app SkanRead, but apparently it is discontinued, so I'm looking for alternatives. The only function I need is that it should allow using the camera to take a photo of some ...
-1
votes
2answers
418 views

Is a google account mandatory to use the market?

Is a google account mandatory to use the android market?
2
votes
2answers
128 views

Is there a podcast app that can download podcasts so that they're available to the stock music player

I'm looking for a podcast app that will just run in the background, download new episodes when necessary and make these episodes available to the default music player. I like to access my music and ...
1
vote
5answers
10k views

How do I know which applications slows down the phone?

How do I know which applications slows down the phone, so that I could get rid of them?
3
votes
2answers
767 views

How can I return from power-saving mode in Android 2.3?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S II Epic (with Android version 2.3.6 installed), and whenever my phone reaches 10% battery life it prompts me to turn on power-saving mode (and I do). However, once my ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Asus Transformer - Show Virtual Keyboard When Docked

Asus Transformer tablet provides a dock with a hardware keyboard. I can not find information on showing the virtual (on-screen) keyboard while being docked. Is it possible? It is Android 3.2.1.
4
votes
1answer
221 views

Is it possible to extend/upgrade media decoders?

As I am very happy with the internal player for music I would like to keep it. Unfortunately it does not support a certain codec: flac. Is it possible to upgrade the player so it can decode flac?, or ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Where are the downloads from the Browser stored and how to I get to downloads from the browser?

Using a Galaxy Nexus I download an apk and it showed up in the notifications bar when it was done downloading. I went to install but I didn't set option to allow external apps so I did that and I went ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I root my LG Optimus M?

How can I root my LG Optimus M MS690 on Metro PCS? I've tried Gingerbreak, Superoneclick, and z4root without luck.
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there a way to add Kindle Fire as a device on the Android Market [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an APK file from the Android Market? I want to download APKs from the Android Market and sideload them to my Kindle Fire. I'm able to run APKs using ...
2
votes
1answer
260 views

Why are some applications on the Market not on AppBrain as well?

Take this game; why is present on the Android Market but not on AppBrain?
6
votes
1answer
346 views

How do I clear out some information recorded in Google accounts?

I have a phone that is running Android. I have several Gmail accounts setup on the phone, many of which belong to my family members who are computer illiterate while a couple of the accounts are my ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there a free android app which can launch apps on a successful wifi connection? [closed]

Is there a free android aplication which can launch other pre-selected apps when it detects a successful wifi connection? Bonus, if it can kill the apps when the wifi connection is gone. I know ...
4
votes
1answer
311 views

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