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1answer
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micro-usb headset on android 2.3

I have a samsung galaxy ace which I am trying to setup to work with a usb headset. The problem is that the usb headset has a micro-usb connector and my phone does not seem to be recognizing it at all. ...
0
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1answer
570 views

change phone properties so I can download an item from Google play?

I have a Huawei u8160(A.K.A Vodafone 858 Smart) which had an original Froyo ROM , Now it's upgraded to CyanogenMod7.2(Gingerbread) and even after upgrading Google play apps are the same exactly. I ...
3
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0answers
73 views

Is there a way to index and search all data on my phone?

After taking a look at my options, I settled for Android-Sync to sync the Nexus with Outlook. One of the issues I have, though, is that Android-Sync in its Notes and Tasks applications doesn't ...
3
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0answers
568 views

Screenshots with ICS are 0-byte long [closed]

ICS does seem to take screenshots successfully on the Galaxy Nexus, but the files are all 0-byte long in "My Computer\Galaxy Nexus\Internal Storage\Pictures\Screenshots". Has someone seen this? What'...
6
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1answer
4k views

Root and then unroot afterwards?

On my device, I have a bunch of stock applications. Some of them I don't need. Some of them are outdated. Here's what I want to do: Root my device. Uninstall all my unnecessary apps (no changing of ...
3
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1answer
586 views

Remove time-wasting prompts like “data network mode will be deactivated”

I've just upgraded a Galaxy S2 to ICS and when I now toggle data network mode by long-pressing the power button I get these time-wasting prompts like "Data network mode will be deactivated. OK/Cancel?"...
6
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2answers
2k views

Google Play Music limit amount of space it can take on SD card

Google Play Music has the tendency to totally fill up my SD card with cache files for streaming. Now I do like this as 3g connection when travelling can be flaky and this way you minimise re-streaming ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How do I know if my device is rooted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I tell if I have root? I am a noob when it comes to android. I've read a little about rooting, but I still haven't figured out how to know if my device is ...
9
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1answer
2k views

Deny the installation of apps or add new accounts (kiosk mode)

I have a tablet that I want to give to people to go on the internet, but I don't want them to mess with it (install/unistall apps, add new accounts, change relevant options, etc). Is there a way to ...
17
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7answers
44k views

Security options grayed out

I have my mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy S2) running on ICS. Recently I activated Microsoft Exchnage ActiveSync to connect to my corporate email. It disabled all the security options like 'Pattern ...
3
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2answers
7k views

Galaxy S3 cell standby is eating my battery

My battery on my new S3 seems to be being eaten up by the cell standby using more than 50%. I appear to get a decent signal on the phone. Does anyone have any idea why this figure would be so high?
6
votes
1answer
4k views

Google Play Music remove pinned offline music quicker

When starting with the Google Music (or Play Music) app I've selected quite a few albums for offline syncing over time. Is there a way to quickly get an overview of my offline music and remove it? ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How do I tether over wifi in rooted Xperia x8?

I would like to tether over wifi rooted Xperia X8 running Android 2.1. I used wifi tether app but I just saw error message "Sorry, but your kernel does note have all necessary feathers for running ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Get Facebook app to use full screen in Android 2.3?

Is it possible to make the Facebook app in Android 2.3 use the full screen? I remember being able to do this on a different device with Android 1.6 but I can't find a way to do it with Android 2.3.
9
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3answers
11k views

TCP/IP tethering over Bluetooth

I have a Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0 and I would like to browse the web over a bluetooth connection to my computer. I can connect to the computer but the browser doesn't have internet connectivity even ...
21
votes
7answers
14k views

Add contact without using “Google account”?

When I got my phone, I imported my old contacts by writing a small program that uses the contacts API. That worked great, and all my contacts were stored locally on the phone (sync with Google is ...
2
votes
1answer
25k views

How to remove words from the predictive dictionary in HTC Sense

I have a case of irritating typos such as yoi rather than you etc. being selected by the otherwise excellent prediction, I must have accidentally taught the phone it in the past. I had previously ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Function of back button after opening URL from (Twitter) application

When opening a URL in the official Android Twitter app it opens the native browser, showing the page for that URL. If I tap the back button in the browser (Galaxy S, 2.3.3, should it matter), one of ...
1
vote
2answers
10k views

How to change search engine language?

I'm a native Hungarian speaker, a few months ago I moved to Germany, and I have a problem with the Google search, I installed the Google chrome on my android device but the default search engine is ...
3
votes
2answers
408 views

Lockscreen on capacitive touchscreen?

My phone (SE Xperia X8) has a capacitive touchscreen, which, I'm told that only reacts to fingers. So does it have a point to have lockscreen enabled? I use Cyanogenmod so I can easily disable it.
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Asus Transformer slow charge

My ASUS Transformer TF101 charges extremely slowly using the original power adaptor. I'm trying to figure out the cause. Here are all my knowns: The power block (wall to USB adaptor) charges my ...
4
votes
1answer
431 views

Browser keyboard refresh shortcut for Android 2.3.7?

I would like to know if there is any way to associate a keyboard shortcut for refreshing a webpage in Android with physical keyboard version 2.3.7.
6
votes
2answers
3k views

Why the Galaxy has 25GB instead of 32GB

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy S3 32GB, when I check the storage I have only 25.5GB. Where is the other 6.5GB?
5
votes
2answers
6k views

Telnet from Linux to Android devices

I am attempting to telnet from my Ubuntu commandline to my Android phone and pad using the following syntax: > telnet 192.168.0.4 Trying 192.168.0.4... telnet: Unable to connect to remote host:...
3
votes
3answers
12k views

Is there a PDF/eBook Reader like the “Google Playbook” Tablet?

I'm a really big fan of the Google Playbook reader, especially for an Android Tablet. I love the 2 columns and the effect when you go to other page. So I was wondering, is there a PDF/eBook reader ...
6
votes
1answer
15k views

What is Blackmart, and is it legitimate?

I have an HTC One X. I want to install the Blackmart app, but I'm a little wary about its implications. Can it safely be installed without it messing up root security? Is it a legitimate app source?
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I set the default Google Drive account used?

I have two Google accounts set up on my phone, both are also present in Google Drive. When I open the Gallery app and chose to share a picture via Google Drive, it will always be shared with the same ...
2
votes
1answer
230 views

Upgrade Samsung Galaxy II to Android 4.0?

Is it possible to upgrade Samsung Galaxy SII's Android 2.3 to Android 4.0? If yes, how do I do it?
3
votes
0answers
1k views

Can someone recommend a ROM and kernel for the Galaxy S2 that works fully? [closed]

I have installed a kernel and ROM onto my Samsung Galaxy S2. However, it's been giving me a lot of problems. First the Compass didn't work, then when the compass was fixed by installing a patch the ...
5
votes
5answers
34k views

Partitioned sdcard not working with link2sd

I have a 4GB SD card which is partitioned into 3GB and 1GB (Well it's not 1GB it's approx. 750 MB) (I used it through my phone 'cause i didn't have a reader and i used mini tool partition wizard) then ...
3
votes
0answers
864 views

Make Android always ask where to save a file on every download

Is it possible (as an OS-level setting or somewhere in application properties)? Maybe every time a user action leads to saving a file some system event is fired and it's possible to write an app for ...
1
vote
2answers
87 views

Why / When do I have to log in to Google?

Installed MyDocs, I can select my Google-account and see listings of my documents, but to edit something I need to enter a password. Why is this? When does it happen? (I am constantly logged in to ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

How to change the font without root in HTC Explorer?

I would like to change font in HTC Explorer(2.3.5) without root. I saw some tutorial on the internet but those are only Samsung galaxy series. Is there anyway to do that?
1
vote
0answers
1k views

NVError 0x120002 when flashing system.img to Lenova IdeaPad K1

So I was trying to root the Lenova Ideapad K1 tablet using this guide and it seems I've messed up. I can only boot into APX mode now. Is there a way for me to restore this? CMD prompt output below: ...
1
vote
1answer
594 views

Get installed apps as APK within Android?

I'm looking for an application that will let me easily export any application I have to APK format (I'm not rooted). Normally, AirDroid does this easily and I love AirDroid for that. However, one of ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Android failure to boot on LG

I need to recover data from my AT&T LG Thrill Android Phone Background: My AT&T LG Thrill phone's battery died a couple of days ago because I forgot to charge it. When I charged the phone ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Auto scrolling PDF reader?

Is there any PDF reader that does auto scrolling? I have some sheet music in PDF that I want to be able to scroll through
6
votes
1answer
937 views

Is it possible to directly print from Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: is there any way to print directly from the phone? Why can't Android devices directly print to a shared network printer? Or is there a way?
6
votes
1answer
579 views

What do the 2 pins on the back of the Nexus S do?

I'm really frustrated with a Nexus S turning off while in my pocket. I'm wondering if it has something to do with the pin positions, or these 2 strange back pins and contacts on the cover that don't ...
4
votes
0answers
248 views

HTC One X IMAP marking emails as read

I've synced my yahoo account to my HTX one X's mail client using IMAP which syncs regularly every 15 minutes, however if i've not looked at the phone for a while the email will mark itself as read and ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Cannot make changes to specific folder

My phone is rooted with aokp build 38 on it. It is a Verizon Galaxy Nexus (toro) There is a folder /sdcard/data that I can't make any changes to. Some of my apps are trying to use this folder but are ...
0
votes
3answers
442 views

HTC one X moving to next email

In the HTC one X mail client there doesn't seem to be a way to move up and down to the next email from an open email (as i could previously do on my Desire). Is there a way to do this that i haven't ...
8
votes
3answers
31k views

Low space on HTC Desire with CyanoGenMod 7.1: how to solve it?

I have an HTC Desire GSM. This phone has the known problem of limited memory, so that it was impossible to install more than a couple of apps without running into the "Disk space low" problem. So I ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

HTC One X - recording filters high frequencies

I've got an HTC One X, on which I'm trying to record uncompressed WAV audio. In particular, I'm interested in a 13.5 kHz sound. Other Android devices pick up that frequency easily, and so do iOS ...
6
votes
2answers
59k views

Restoring LG Optimus 2X P990 back to stock LG software

I have flashed a lot of custom ROMs onto my phone, like CM7, kangs and such of CM9 before it's released, MIUI, and so on. I didn't want to wait till the third quarter of 2012 before I got some IC on ...
19
votes
4answers
17k views

How do I disable receiving calls and messages?

I use my HTC Evo 3D (currently Android 2.3, soon Android 4.0) to record cycling workouts (GPS + Endomondo). During workouts, I don't want to receive any calls / messages for the following reasons: I ...
4
votes
1answer
46 views

How to see the back cover referenced on page 2 in Google Books?

In Google Books app, page 2 of "Bleak House" by C. Dickens or "Faust" by J.W. Goethe and other public domain books reads: This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved on library shelves before ...
6
votes
4answers
12k views

Galaxy S3 Emails showing in different colours

This is an extremely minor but extremely frustrating issue with my Galaxy S3. Basically the email client out the box (synced to my Exchange Active sync account) has a black background and white text.....
2
votes
0answers
288 views

ES File Explorer suddenly not able to view root?

My tablet is rooted, and all the "root" features on ES File Explorer are on. It's just that for some reason, after I do a search, the root files suddenly (and mysteriously) fail to show up, and then I ...
7
votes
1answer
442 views

How do I prevent the Browser and Dolphin HD from deleting old history entries?

So I've noticed that for both the default browser and for the Dolphin HD browser, all the history entries get deleted when you go beyond a certain number of pages visited. Does anyone know how I can ...

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