3
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1answer
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How do I set mp3s as ringtones on ICS?

I just upgraded my Nexus-S to Ice Cream Sandwich, I can't find the option to set mp3s as ringtones for my contacts? what am I missing?
0
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1answer
2k views

How can I fix or troubleshoot my Internet connection problem?

I am using a Sony Ericsson Xperia running Android 2.3.4. When I try to access online applications like Gmail, Facebook, Android Market etc. I get an error that says No connection, retry? or No data ...
1
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0answers
305 views

Where are the email folders in 2.3 gingerbread? [closed]

It seems to me that the previous version (2.2 Froyo), I had user folders in the email client. After I downloaded 2.3, now when I am looking at an email and press the menu key I only have a move ...
2
votes
1answer
271 views

Installing CyanogenMod on Newsmy NP-711 tablet

I have a Newsmy NP-711 Android 2.1 tablet (terrible device, cannot recommend it to anyone), and I would like to install CyanogenMod on it. On their page, they only have downloads for specific phone ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

How can I flash my Galaxy 5 (GT-I5500) via Linux?

I like to know if there's a way to flash my Galaxy 5 (I5500) via Linux. I found Heimdall, but it only works with Samsung's Galaxy S.
2
votes
2answers
8k views

What size of SD card can an HTC Desire accomodate?

I have replaced my 2gb sd card with a 16gb one so i can store more music. Now I can't get the phone to play any music at all it says to make more space before opening app'. Any ideas?
1
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1answer
10k views

How can I move apps to SD on my Samsung Galaxy Ace?

I want to move some apps to my SD card, and from Googling around I found that it's possible to do this if the device is rooted. How can I root my Samsung Galaxy Ace?
0
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2answers
2k views

apps(tasks) restarting even after killing them [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I really need to install a task manager? apps automatically starting? How can I stop applications and services from running? I have some apps running in ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Updating my Nexus S from 2.3.6 to 4.0.3

I have an unlocked GSM Nexus S I bought from a friend. I'm currently running version 2.3.6 (which was pre-loaded on the phone). I really like the way Ice Cream Sandwich looks, so I would like to ...
4
votes
1answer
7k views

How can I disable root on a modded device?

Is it possible to disable root access to applications on an Android device again after installing modded firmware? I would like to try Cyanogen or one of the other custom ROMs, but I'm wondering ...
32
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1answer
14k views

What is the ODIN tool?

Recently, I've been learning about rooting/flashing android devices and I often come across web-pages mentioning "ODIN". From my common sense, I've come to realise that it is some sort of Windows GUI ...
18
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3answers
5k views

is Android single task or multitasking and multithreading?

I am trying to understand why I cannot keep listening the audio of a YouTube video on my Galaxy S 2 while moving to another application for example reading a wikipedia article on the browser. is ...
1
vote
1answer
205 views

Why do single apps override launcher setting to not show statusbar and how to avoid this?

Using GO LAUNCHER EX I disabled statusbar, but when starting Firefox the statusbar shows up again, dolpin hd doesn't csuse this behavior. Is there any hack or app to generally not show the statusbar?
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2answers
14k views

How to change Gmail sync frequency in ICS?

I am using a stock Nexus S that has been upgraded to ICS 4.0.3. I have noticed that Gmail syncs far less frequently since the upgrade - at the moment it appears to be syncing approximately every 8 ...
5
votes
2answers
428 views

Show when roaming Ice Cream Sandwich

Gingerbread showed a little R in the "signal strength bars" when roaming. Ice cream sandwich does not notify me when my phone is roaming (it just shows number of bars, but no R). I want the phone ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

vCard sent to my Android shows up as text

A friend sent me a couple of contacts via vCard mms. I received them as text messages, with for example the contact avatar rendered as plain text and some of the characters replaced with android ...
11
votes
2answers
55k views

Where is the background image saved?

Here's my situation: I had an image from a website which I set as my background inside the browser. I am wondering now where I can find the image in the file system, because I can't find it online ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Cyanogenmod 7.1 doesn't send MMS

Not sure when this started to happen, most likely after I upgraded to cyanogenmod 7.1. I was able to send/receive MMS before without any problem. Now I can receive MMS at any time send MMS when ...
27
votes
7answers
43k views

Backup and restore Android Settings and Application through ADB

I would like to ask if it possible to backup and restore all Android Settings and applications through ADB. I tried: adb backup -all adb: unable to connect for backup It is not working, while all ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Isn't Firefox mobile able to save tabs when switching to another app and back to Firefox?

Besides its slowness, one big problem of Firefox to me is whenever I leave the app (e.g. looking up a translation in a dictionary) and switch back via ALT-TAB or long press HOME, Firefox reloads all ...
2
votes
0answers
267 views

why doesn't Dolphin HD Browser save my login to stackexchange subsites? [closed]

Dolphin is my standard browser. But when not surfing a stackexchange subsite for 3-4 days I'm logged off (though still logged in on main site stackexchange.com). Firefox mobile makes no trouble and ...
1
vote
0answers
144 views

Why does my device not start up? [closed]

I have an MID with Android version 1.5. Today, when I turned it on, it just showed Tux the penguin for a very long time. It did not start up. The power was fairly well charged. I pressed the power ...
20
votes
4answers
8k views

Change own phone number in ICS

I've change the SIM in my Galaxy-Nexus-S. Under Settings -> About phone -> Status there still is the old phone number and I cannot manage to change it. I've seen this answer which is outdated. ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I remove an account for a phone I sold but did not factory reset first?

I had an HTC Wildfire phone which I stood on and broke the screen. I then sold it as spares because it wouldn't turn on and bought another one. When I went onto my Market account I noticed my new one ...
0
votes
0answers
820 views

Disable and log last call cost notification

Whenever I send a message or call someone, my service provider displays a popup with last call cost, balance and related info. This popup closes only when I press close. This is irritating as it ...
2
votes
1answer
470 views

Use Transformer Prime instead of virtual emulator

I am thinking about buying the Asus Transformer Prime, to start developing on android. Currently I am borrowing a Motorola Xoom to develop, and that has a Micro USB port, that I can plug into, and use ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

Are there any custom ROM's for the Pantech Crossover? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I can't find any ROM's that support the Pantech Crossover, since it's not a very popular phone. Are there ...
1
vote
1answer
586 views

How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT?

How do you remove a custom word from SlideIT? (hint: the User dictionary list in Language & keyboard settings, is, quite obviously, not the answer)
2
votes
0answers
353 views

How can I update ROM of a generic Samsung Android device? [closed]

I have a set-top box which has a Google vendor ID 18D1:0005. I have installed it's driver with Zadig and now there is an Android device under "libusb (WinUSB) devices under Computer Management -> ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

htc wildfire s after update to 2.3.5 - cannot install any app

After updating my wildfire s phone to android version 2.3.5 I cannot install any application or update existing ones. Downloading icon appears for 1 sec and instantly disappears - for some reason apps ...
2
votes
1answer
146 views

After wipe Apps are still shown as installed on Android's Web Market. How can I install them?

I accidentally formatted my phone. Now, when I login to my google account it doesn't install my new apps. When I login through internet, it shows in "My Library" that those apps are installed, but ...
1
vote
0answers
643 views

Create a Gmail address for a Google account but use another email as the login

I want to add a Gmail address to my account (that I will not use) but I don't want that address to be my main address (i.e. my login) for Google, because I already use me@example.com everywhere. I ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

Message application deleted

A friend just rooted (don't know if it is the correct word) my Galaxy 551 and some of the applications he deleted, Orkut, some games, etc, he also deleted the Message application. I can't send or ...
10
votes
6answers
20k views

Can't transfer file from Ubuntu to Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1

when connecting my Samsung Galaxy tab 10.1 (USB debugging off) to my PC running Ubuntu 10.10 the device seems to be mounted properly, but I can't transfer any file (I always get "Error creating ...
4
votes
4answers
590 views

How can I have a separate birthday calendar without shoving all those contacts onto GMail?

I have the HTC Sensation XL if that has any significance on the issue. I'd like to have the birthdays of my contacts show up as appointments in my calendar automagically. What I don't want is to put ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Samsung apps cannot be run. Please try again later

I'm using Kies to connect my 'Samsung Galaxy Ace' in my PC. All the options like Music,Photos,Videos and Podcasts working fine. But when I click on Samsung Apps under Store option, its showing an ...
6
votes
3answers
722 views

Stop automaticaly switching to 3g if wi-fi drops

I have an android 2.2 phone. The other day, I was using a wi-fi connection on my phone and had it tethered to my laptop. For whatever reason, the wi-fi connection dropped and my phone starting using ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

2.3.6 update for Samsung Galaxy S 2 GT-I9100

does anybody know how to download the officially released rom from Samsung? I can't see it in the web site and kies does not donwload anything, currently I am using the 2.3.4 updated a while ago. I ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Galaxy Nexus ringtones and notifications too quiet

I've recently ditched an iPhone in favour of an Android, Galaxy Nexus. Now I am missing calls and texts all the time because I simply don't hear the ring! I have maxed all the volume sliders in ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Using an Archos 3G modem with an Acer Iconia tab (Android Honeycomb)

I've recently purchased an Acer Iconia tablet with Android 3.1. Then I adquired an Archos G9 3G USB modem, with the intention of having internet connection on my tablet when not around a wifi (90% of ...
5
votes
1answer
328 views

AC-USB Charging Device Makes Sounds when Device Fully Charged

This might not be the right place to ask this question, as it falls under the purview of electronics, however that SE is not about consumer electronics. And this phenomena has only happened with ...
4
votes
1answer
877 views

How to enable a disabled app

I recently disabled a default app (Google+, using Settings -> Apps -> Google+ -> Disable) on my phone. Is there a way to enable it again?
3
votes
0answers
184 views

A data forensic tools for android [closed]

I have recently taken interest in digital forensics. What is the best tool, or set of tools to obtain and analyze images of android phones?
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Samsung Galaxy S2 on Sprint sudden Drop in Battery Life

Since I got this device in mid November to now, I have had great battery life usually lasting almost two full days and never having a problem for one day unless I'd been using it excessively. Suddenly ...
1
vote
4answers
144 views

Application in Market that Open click returns you back to the market

I had NetFlix installed on ASUS Eee Transformer and since I am not using it, I uninstalled it. But now Android Market tells me there are updates, which I do not wish to do, and it acts as though it ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

Video Streamer that can connect via proxy

Hello I connect my phone to the internet via wifi, using connectify, my internet is via a proxy. I've managed to set wifi proxy, but this works for only the Internet app, my video players fail to ...
7
votes
2answers
6k views

How to make Android play music reliably, without chopping?

When I try to play music on Android 2.3 (using various players, including PowerAmp) on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 I get not reliable sound. Music pauses for a short time, for example, when: I press ...
-1
votes
1answer
273 views

GO Launcher apps in HTC Sense

i want to use Go switch widget in htc sense launcher. But widget list doesn't show me this one. why is that so ??
5
votes
1answer
260 views

Why WoW wakes Android only once?

Android is connected to a WiFi network The devices sleeps: <6>[ 7917.653293] PM: Syncing filesystems ... done. <4>[ 7917.660344] Freezing user space processes ... (elapsed 0.02 seconds) ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Can the Galaxy S2 be rooted without increasing the custom flash counter using adb?

Normally, rooting guides for the S2 involve flashing a kernel to the device to install busybox and su. This xda post suggests a method for doing so via adb (found approximately in the middle of the ...

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