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1answer
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Dropbox LAN Sync on Android Device

Dropbox provides LAN Sync for PCs to save time & money. Is there any way to enable it for Android devices? All Dropbox sync apps use only internet for syncing.
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2answers
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Can Tablets deal with USB Sound Cards?

I've found this thing on eBay. It converts the USB to a microphone input and a jack-speaker output. I'm just curious, if my tablet is compatible with it as the description doesn't explicitly mentions ...
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2answers
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How can I set up email (mostly yahoo) so that no matter which device I delete an email on, it will be deleted on the other?

I finally switched to Android from Apple, and I've tried setting the email account as both premium and not, and it either stays independent when deleted (not deleted on the server), or it's just ...
2
votes
0answers
254 views

Bluetooth error on my Nexus S [closed]

I have a Nexus S phone, GingerBread 2.3.5. When I start my phone, or try starting Bluetooth, it gives me an error saying: 'Application Bluetooth Share(process com.android.bluetooth) has stopped ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

LED wont turn off

After receiving a message the LED was blinking for notification. After reading the message, the LED shines in dark blue and wont go into previous state, i.e. turn itself off. I tried to restart the ...
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Voicemail indicator won't go away

On my Atrix running 2.3.6, there is a permanent icon in my notification bar saying that I have unread voicemail. I understand that this icon is flagged on the SIM card itself: sure enough, if I pop ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Do Google Talk and Play Store still require background sync on Ice Cream Sandwich?

When I used Android versions up to 2.x, some apps like Google Talk and Android Market (now Play Store) required background synchronization to be activated via Settings -> Account and synchronization ->...
10
votes
2answers
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How to install new Recovery image from .img file

I recently found that I could upgrade to the new CWM touch recovery version for my EVO 4g! However, to do this through the ROM manager app or get it directly onto the phone at all, it required a ...
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1answer
2k views

Can't get into Clockworkmod recovery on LG Optimus 2x

I flashed a MoDaCo ROM this afternoon just to try it on my LG Optimus 2x P990, which was on ICS (CM9). I see that it's based on the offical LG Optimus 2x ROM, but I decided to flash it back to Android ...
25
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3answers
607 views

Strange .txt file that has the names of different presidents inside the android system folder

Browsing the systems files of my LG P350 I discovered a strange file inside what seems to be the XT9 files: there's a txt file called heads_of_state.txt, which contents are the following: Hamid ...
4
votes
1answer
273 views

Who can see how many people have uninstalled an app?

A few months ago I installed a free comic viewer app from a local publisher because I always have bought the comics on paper anyway so it seemed a logical way to do. This publisher is boasting about ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

adb su permission denied, no rom, rooted, need to fix internal sd card

can someone please help. im pulling my hair out lol im trying to fix a friends phone GT-I9000. basically i get error in mounting sdcard. after searching endlessly and installing 100s of stock rom. ...
4
votes
2answers
874 views

Is there any way to launch an app (and keep the screen on) when a Galaxy Nexus is docked?

Using the official desktop docking station, my Motorola Xoom (running official Honeycomb 3.2) by default launches the Clock app when the tablet is docked, and keeps the screen on whilst it's docked. ...
22
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0answers
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Does moving apps to the SD card negatively affect performance? [duplicate]

Does moving an application to the SD card negatively influence I/O performance of the app or of Android in any way, in particular loading times?
8
votes
3answers
442 views

Can't Pull Bar to Mount Storage

I don't know what's wrong with my phone. Things are breaking left and right ... To mount the phone so I can access files on it (I don't have an SD card), I: Disable USB debugging Enable Mass ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

Restoring static boot logo and animation from ClockWorkMod backup for: Android Huawei Ideos X3 (U8510)

I have a rooted (and unlocked) Huawei Ideos X3 (U8510). I have complete backups of the stock ROM using ClockWordMod installed to the sdcard. Then I started playing with different ROMs on the internet....
3
votes
1answer
188 views

Preinstalled SNS Application

I have deleted the SNS application and now im not getting any of my Facebook notifications. Is there a way of getting this appplication back on my phone? I have looked in the app market and cannot ...
3
votes
1answer
9k views

Samsung Galaxy S 2 doesn't switch on or go into download mode , yellow triangle with exclamation mark

I had Galaxy S2 with Gingerbread kernel, I needed to upgrade it to ICS. I used Odin 3 v3.04 to download the ICS kernel (I9100) to the phone. I followed the following steps: You start with the phone ...
11
votes
2answers
2k views

Why does the STORE button on Amazon Kindle go to the website instead of the in app store?

I have the Android Amazon Kindle app installed on both my Galaxy S phone and my Archos 10" tablet. I keep the software updated so I'm sure the latest version is installed. I am logged in with my ...
6
votes
1answer
548 views

Remote path to Angry Birds Space savegames

I'm following this answer on how to backup Angry Birds settings and hi-scores using Android Debugging Bridge. The command: adb pull /data/data/com.rovio.angrybirds/files/highscores.lua C:\...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Why does my Samsung Galaxy S keep crashing/slow performance? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My device is getting slow, apps start misbehaving/crashing. What can I do? I have a Samsung Galaxy S which I've had for less than a year now. It has been working fine until ...
2
votes
1answer
169 views

Backup files from an application for which I forgot unlock pattern

I have forgot unlock pattern for an app on my Galaxy S II. I have emailed the developer but he said he cannot help me. I am wondering if there is a way I can take backup of the files in the app's ...
4
votes
1answer
587 views

ICS App Drawers, how to give them a name?

I own a Samsung Nexus S and Yesterday I was able to upgrade to Android 4.0.4. When I upgraded, I saw that Google had created an app drawer full of Google apps, and it has the Word Google underneath it....
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Integrate Facebook chat and SMS

Is there a way to seamlessly integrate Facebook chat and SMS messaging? I am looking for a method that hides the detail of how a message was sent to a given contact or number as much as possible.
3
votes
2answers
8k views

Where is the gesture button?

Today I can't find the gesture button. I had it placed bottom right, showing faint on every page; now I have to go to menu /dolphin to bring it up. When I look at gesture settings all I can do is add ...
10
votes
5answers
1k views

Google Reader App that fetches the full article content

I've been searching and hoping to find an app for Android that syncs up with Google Reader and has one key feature. The feature I'm looking for is the ability to fetch the entire news article that ...
4
votes
2answers
21k views

Phone memory full and it shouldn't be

I have a weird problem with my android phone: for some reason, I'm getting a 'Low phone memory' error message, and before getting the message the phone was slow and unresponsive. I have 2 GB internal ...
1
vote
0answers
137 views

Galaxy S firmware before Value Pack

Can someone tell me which was the previous version of Galaxy S firmware before the current/latest Value Pack (XXJV4)? I am considering to downgrade, but I am not sure about version/code of that. ...
2
votes
1answer
760 views

Where are drafts saved in gmail android app?

I wrote an email in gmail android app and saved as draft. Then I accidentally pressed send, although I have no connection (roaming). The gmail android app annoyingly doesn't allow the message to copy ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

App optimization on every reboot?

I received the official OTA Google update to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 on my HTC Sensation. Every time now when I reboot the device, the system displays a notice stating that it is optimizing ...
16
votes
10answers
114k views

How can I disable voice commands when double pressing the home button on the Galaxy S 2?

On Samsung Galaxy S2 (not rooted) everytime I accidently double press the home button, the voice command app comes up. How can I disable this?
4
votes
1answer
116 views

Do most devices support side-loading?

I've googled about application side-loading (i.e., installing an application on an Android device without having to go through an app store), and most instructions mention that the device might need ...
6
votes
2answers
442 views

Why do all the directories on my tablet have all these weird numbers? [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy 10.1, running Android 3.2, which I've rooted. When I plug it in by USB to my Ubuntu computer, it looks like this: There's about 24 or so directories, all numbered as shown ...
8
votes
2answers
4k views

How can I check which mobile frequencies my phone supports?

I received a Samsung Galaxy Nexus as a present (in Australia), however I'm not sure where it came from so I'm not sure what mobile frequency bands it supports. Is there a way to check which ...
3
votes
2answers
377 views

Current Android font

Several months ago, I changed my base font using Font Installer. Now I can't remember the name of the font I changed to. Is there a simple way to find out?
5
votes
1answer
71 views

View just the “App” apps, without the games?

The Android Market / Play Store is structured with three main headings at the moment (at least in Australia, might be different elsewhere): Apps Games Books However, when you delve into the "Apps" ...
7
votes
1answer
7k views

How does Android contact linking work?

I'd like to understand how contact linking in Android works - or to be specific I'd like to understand it pretty deeply, almost from an algorithmic point of view. What I've observed on my phone is ...
1
vote
2answers
581 views

Is there a desktop / web app to manage Android contact linking?

Contacts on my Android phone come from different sources (Google account, Facebook, Skype, Windows Live etc.) and I can link them manually using the People app or how it's called. The user interface ...
1
vote
3answers
601 views

Is there a way to “re-link” all contacts using some button or other procedure?

My contacts come from 3 sources: Google account Facebook Skype Some of those contacts were automatically linked together so "Joe Smith" appears as one contact instead of three. However, some ...
7
votes
1answer
305 views

How do I cancel a half completed email configuration?

Phone is trapped trying to encrypt my device against my wishes. On my Nexus S I was recently upgraded to 4.0.4 and decided to try adding my work email to my personal phone. This previously didn't ...
7
votes
1answer
145 views

Galaxy Nexus NFC Verizon

Does the Galaxy Nexus have NFC on Verizon? I remember reading about the phone being delayed because competing carriers wanted to avoid Google Wallet and that some carriers had even disabled the NFC ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding

I am having a strange issue with my Camera app. When I open the application, I received the following message: Activity Camera (in application Camera) is not responding after about 5 seconds. ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Execute Windows Run Command or Some Windows Batch Process from Android

Can we execute a Windows run command from an Android device? Like for example I want to open a file in PC using my Android device such as Run>C:\abc.exe. Or you can say I want to run a batch ...
3
votes
1answer
627 views

Upload and tag video to facebook

Is it possible (using the native facebook app) to upload a video and tag it? I know they recently included the ability to tag people in photos, but I'm not sure if you can do it to videos as well.
4
votes
0answers
491 views

Wi Fi Sleep policy doesn't work on Galaxy Mini [duplicate]

Set the WiFi Sleep policy as 'never' but when my new Galaxy Mini is in sleep mode wi-fi is turned off. I tried with a few apps like 'Keep WiFi' without success. Is anybody out there who actually got ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

How can I save a thread from Go SMS Pro to my SD card?

I have tried several things, but haven't found one that works. How can I save a message thread from Go SMS Pro to my SD card?
3
votes
2answers
14k views

How can I force 3G only on the Nexus S after the ICS update?

In earlier versions of Android there was an option to toggle data between 2G, 3G preferred and 3G only. After the ICS 4.0.3 update for Nexus S, there is no option for "3G only". Did Google lock down ...
0
votes
1answer
272 views

Voice commands, bluetooth, double press home

Is there a way to improve the voice recognition command when you press the bluetooth button or double press home? It's terrible. I've already 'trained' it or 'adapted' it. This isn't the same as ...
0
votes
1answer
390 views

Phone call quality suddenly choppy, even though signal is good

I have a Sprint HTC EVO 4G running the Fresh Gingerbread ROM. The call quality in my apartment has always been great. However, this week the call quality has been extremely choppy to the point of not ...
5
votes
1answer
181 views

How to check how much battery the data network is using?

How do I check how much battery the data network is using? When I enter Settings->About phone->Battery usage I get the following: Voice calls Android OS Display Android System Dialer Cell ...

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