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Is there a way to get to the numeric keyboard when entering text fields

When you are entering text field entries on Android, you get the soft keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy S. In the lower left corner there is the key that switches between the alphabetic characters and ...
3
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1answer
647 views

Swype “The Swype package you installed is configured for another device.” error on install

Running CM6 on my Motorola Drid. Another Swype upgrade, another headache. I keep getting this error message when I uninstall --> reboot --> reinstall Swype: "The Swype package you installed is ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to get root access on Android 2.2 with HTC Magic?

I'm using an HTC Magic and upgraded the OS to 2.2. Build number of the phone is FRF91. How can I get root access to the phone?
6
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2answers
436 views

Can I configure more than one gmail account in the gmail app without syncing everything?

I have two gmail accounts, think of them as "work" and "play". The phone is registered on the "work" one, but most of the mail I get on the "play" one. Is it possible to add both of them to the gmail ...
5
votes
3answers
9k views

How do I send Bluetooth audio from the Stereo (A2DP) to Headset (HSP) profile?

I have a stereo Bluetooth headset. When paired and connected, both the Phone and Media profiles are supported. I can hear Google Maps Navigation voice directions in the headset. However, if I ...
6
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2answers
996 views

Good clock and weather widget for someone dealing with multiple timezones / cities

I work for a big corporate with development centers around the world. There are 4 in particular that I interact with frequently and travel to regularly. What I'd like is a clock and weather widget ...
5
votes
1answer
558 views

Is it possible to prevent the screen from locking while connected to the USB

Generally when there is a USB cable attached to the phone it's not in my pocket, so the screen lock isn't doing anything usefull for me and I'd like to disable it.
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How can I connect my Galaxy 3 to my Mac?

How can I connect my Galaxy 3 (running Android 2.1) to my Mac?
2
votes
1answer
325 views

3D model viewers [closed]

I would like to be able to view 3D models on my phone. Are there any 3D viewers out there, free or paid, that will allow me to open up a 3D geometry file and rotate around, zoom, and pan about a 3D ...
1
vote
5answers
772 views

Wi-fi is auto-enabling

I don't know why but the Wi-fi on my Droid (Froyo) keeps auto-enabling. I can't figure out what is causing it and want to make it stop. I only like being connected to wi-fi at times of actual use so I ...
5
votes
2answers
405 views

Benefits of skins as opposed to vanilla Android

Has anyone seen any benefits to using skins such as MotoBlur and HTC Sense as opposed to "vanilla" Android like on the Nexus One? I'm considering getting the Nexus S and this is part of my ...
4
votes
1answer
402 views

How can I decline the latest update?

The latest update for the HTC Incredible looks to be mostly bloatware and a few small fixes. I'd rather not update, but the constant reminders are super annoying. Is there anything I can do, or is my ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Does the Automatic away-status in Google Talk not function as it's supposed to?

Using Google Talk on Android 2.2 on a Motorola Droid. Under settings I have the box for Automatic away-status checked. My assumption is that this would set my status to away when the screen is off as ...
1
vote
1answer
281 views

How can I stop Hootsuite from trying to send this failing message?

So I try to send a tweet from hootsuite about this really nice beer I had. It was a nice beer, and a nice tweet, and nothing weird about it at the time. The message send failed -- see screenshot, ...
4
votes
4answers
538 views

Is There an Official Google Reader App With Widget?

Does anyone know if there is an official app from Google for Google Reader? I would like an official app with a widget that displays the number of unread feed items. Good News! Google just added ...
5
votes
1answer
562 views

Android 2.1, HTC Hero EU and WIFI configuration issues

After many search and try, it seem to be impossible to connect to a WIFI network with hidden SSID. But perhaps I did my research wrong... So, is there any way to connect to a WIFI network with hidden ...
9
votes
3answers
5k views

Make Google Search app use Google.com.au

I purchased my HTC Desire (2.2 FroYo) from the UK and by default I guess the Google Search app uses Google.co.uk whenever I run a search through the app. This is quite annoying as you could imagine ...
7
votes
3answers
9k views

How can I disable the notification sounds while playing music?

I don't like the notification sounds overlaying my music playback, but I can't find any setting to disable notification sounds while playing music. I also don't like the way the sound overlay works. ...
3
votes
1answer
32k views

Android 2.2 update for samsung Galaxy 3 (I5801 and I5800) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get Android 2.2 (FroYo)? when android 2.2 update will available for Samsung Galaxy 3(i.e Samsung I5801 and I5800)... ? do you have any idea when it is ...
2
votes
1answer
107 views

How do I change my Google Account in Beyondpod?

How do I change my Google Account in Beyondpod, the podcatcher? The one used to synchronize with Google Reader I mean.
6
votes
2answers
2k views

Why am I getting multiple Gmail Notifications?

Ever since the 2.2 update, I'm receiving multiple Gmail notifications without accessing the Gmail app and with the setting "Notify only once" active. I've tried a factory reset, but it still does ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Is is possible to send MyTrack map uploads to Gogle.ca rather than Google.com?

I do most of my googling in Google.ca. Is there a way to send MyTrack map uploads to Google.ca mymaps rather than Google.com mymaps?
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How Can I Access My Desktop's File System Over 3G?

I'm looking for a good solution to be able to browse my home computer and download files remotely. I've tried Gmote, and it works pretty well, but for some reason the desktop client seems to randomly ...
4
votes
1answer
672 views

Android email setup of Mail app results in a “Force Close”

On the Motorola Droid I was successfully getting my corporate email for a year with no problems. On 11/09/2010 I started getting a security error when trying to retrieve email in the native Android ...
15
votes
5answers
2k views

Where can I find a comparsion of non-offical cooked rom/firmware of Galaxy S i9000?

I've been searching around for the topic these few days. However, I am getting into a problem of information overflow - there are too many different version and custom kernal around. Most of them are ...
17
votes
5answers
6k views

What is the difference between Opera Mini and Opera mobile?

What features does Opera Mobile have the Opera Mini doesn't? Are there any other differences such as speed?
14
votes
5answers
742 views

Is there an app which supports both PDF and epub ebook formats?

Are there any apps which support both PDF and EPUB files? I've tried Alkido, Laputa, and StarBooks, they only seem to support either PDF OR epub, not both. Any suggestions?
3
votes
2answers
566 views

Can I change which app launches when I put my phone in the media dock?

Samsung Desk Home can auto-launch when the phone is placed in the media dock, but it kinda stinks. I have alternatives, like Custom Car Home, but can't see any way to get them to launch. The ...
5
votes
3answers
786 views

Is it possible to install the Nexus One Calendar app on the Samsung Galaxy S Captivate?

I've been using the Galaxy S for a little while now, first on the stock 2.1, and then on stock 2.2. I'm mostly happy with this phone, but one of the things that I don't like is the Calendar app that ...
5
votes
1answer
418 views

Start services at boot [duplicate]

How to make applications start at boot? I have at least 2 which I'd like to start automatically but they don't (I need to manually start them to have services run in background): Skype Lookout
12
votes
2answers
553 views

How do I prep my rooted and moded phone for resale?

I have a rooted MyTouch 3G (HTC Magic) that I want to sell to help defray the cost of my new phone. I have been running CyanogenMod on the phone. My problem lies in the fact that I don't really want ...
3
votes
2answers
13k views

Why am I unable to view pictures sent to me by MMS from an iPhone?

If I receive a picture message from a friend with an iPhone, the MMS message appears with a "Slideshow" attachment. When I try to open the Slideshow, I get a message saying, "Unsupported media type". ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Is JPA/JPP/JP3 an android 2.2 ROM?

Sumsung Kies is offering a firmware upgrade to PDA:JPA / PHONE:JPP / CSC:JP3 Is this Android 2.2 or 2.1?
1
vote
1answer
309 views

Synchronization does not work

HTC magic Android 1.6 A couple of weeks ago the built in sync of mail, contacts and calendar stopped working. Sync is activated for all three and it seems to sync sometimes, but not all the time as ...
7
votes
2answers
976 views

How do I turn off the HTC Desire boot jingle?

Even with a set of headphones plugged in, when I reboot my HTC Desire it (ironically) still plays the 'quietly brilliant' boot screen jingle loudly on the built-in speaker. This can be utterly ...
5
votes
1answer
640 views

Difference between “T-Mobile G1” and “HTC Dream”?

Are there any differences between "T-Mobile G1" and "HTC Dream" besides the name? If Yes, what are the differences?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Does Android 2.3 support ad-hoc Wi-Fi networks? [duplicate]

Does Android 2.3 have support for adhoc networking without rooting or at least support it better with rooting? The list of stuff added for 2.3 just said bug fixes, I was wondering if anyone knew what ...
50
votes
1answer
22k views

When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)?

Android 2.2 (FroYo, short for "Frozen Yogurt") was released over the Summer 2010, however not all of the devices that will get this update have received it yet. Each manufacturer and carrier needs to ...
83
votes
1answer
66k views

When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)?

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) SDK was released on December 6, 2010. (High-level user highlights) Of course, not all devices will get this update right away and others won't get it at all. Each ...
3
votes
1answer
872 views

HTC Desire: why not to root and install Froyo (no-porting)?

I've bought an HTC Desire a quite ago and, since now, works fine for me (except for this). Now I'm waiting for Android 2.3, or 3.0, or whatever, and I'm thinking: is it possible to install the ...
19
votes
2answers
5k views

Converting phone to SIP gateway

Is there a way to use my phone as a SIP GSM gateway, so I can make and receive cellular calls using a SIP phone and/or re-route them through a SIP PBX?
11
votes
2answers
8k views

If I set up a VPN, does *everything* go over it?

If I set up a VPN connection for Android, what gets routed over the VPN? Just web browsing? All internet connections from all apps? In Cyanogenmod, in the Add OpenVPN config, "Advanced" settings, ...
4
votes
2answers
864 views

In camera apps, if zoom is digital, how is (auto) focus achieved?

In almost all Android devices, zoom is digital -- there just isn't a mechanism for changing the length of the barrel and gathering more info. So how is focus achieved? If you're not physically ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Say caller name feature

I am missing that feature from Nokia devices, Is there a chance to make my Xperia X10 say callers name when I have incoming call
1
vote
1answer
412 views

How can I collect repeated contact entries under one call log entry?

I'm running Cyanogen 5.0.8 and previously had stock 1.2 before this. On both releases I'd like is to be able to able to collect repeated call log entries in only one single entry reflecting last ...
6
votes
1answer
664 views

Make phone wake up using the volume keys?

Is it possible to make the phone (N1) wake up some other way than using the power button without rooting the device?
3
votes
1answer
335 views

How can I use the volume buttons for skipping songs?

Is there a way to use the volume buttons to change songs on the Nexus One?
4
votes
3answers
246 views

Associate android actions (at least turn sound on/off) with calendar

Is there an app for associating events with time. For example: If it is during event in specific callendars (say Meetings) the profile is turned to vibrate Otherwise switch to normal profile I ...
10
votes
2answers
1k views

Where's the best place to report bugs with the GMail app?

I want to report a bug / RFE with the official GMail app, but I'm finding it hard to find the right place to do this - all the forums / discussion groups I've found so far seem to be moribund (eg not ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Can I get Skype on my HTC Wildfire in 3?

I recently got HTC Wildfire from 3. On the webpage & in shop they told me that I will be able to do Skype talks. After doing some research I found out that: HTC Wildfire is not officilly ...

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