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What's the risk of installing Cyanogen Mod on unsupported phone?

My device is not listed as supported on website www.cyanogenmod.com/devices. I have ZTE Skate, and some other ZTEs are listed, but not mine. Is it possible to install the mod on Skate, and what's the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Gallery app crashes when trying to view photos or videos

The Gallery app on my phone does not show any of my photos or videos. If I try to view them from the camera app the screen just goes black and exits to the home screen. I have an Xperia Mini Pro. Is ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Can adb start my android device that shows up as “offline”?

I can see my device in adb devices. It shows up as "offline". When it is "ready": $ adb shell $ su # reboot This would reboot my device. The exact problem is that my cellphone has been turning off ...
25
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3answers
10k views

Contacts with and without international extensions

I'm in the UK. My Nexus S received its update to 4.0.4 yesterday, and I now have the following problem. If I have a contact with (say) the number 07123456789 and I receive a text from this contact, ...
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0answers
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What .apk is missing for my htc wilfire s to be able to boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot my Htc Wildfire S after deleting Sense I have deleted some pre installed apps on my Htc Wildfire S. Now I am not able to start it, does anyone know which ....
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Can't install Google Apps

I'm using an Allview Alldro P2 phone with Android 2.3.5. Fresh out of the box it worked like a charm. After a factory reset from Settings I couldn't install any apps from Google (Gmail, Youtube, etc). ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I install a missing locale?

I bought Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 in Hong Kong. The System has some pre-installed languages but I need to install an additional locale (Polish). I tried "More Locales 2" from the Market and it worked ...
2
votes
1answer
48k views

new account for GMail only

I added a second account in the GMail aplication, in order to be able to send/receive mail using that account. I realized that the account has been added not only for GMail, but the Market (Play ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Stock email client crashing [closed]

Phone is Motorola Milestone (EU version of Droid), android version is 2.2.1. About a month ago I switched my email server from classic Postfix+Dovecot to Kerio Mail server. I accessed my email ...
7
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3answers
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Stop Galaxy S2 from reading homepages out loud?

My Galaxy S2 has suddenly started reading all homepages out loud, and it is really annoying. Does anyone know how to stop it? I am running the new ICS software. Update When the computer voice is ...
10
votes
2answers
737 views

How can I make anonymous calls for everyone but contact list?

I want to show my caller id to everyone in my contact list but be anonymous for new numbers... do you know a method/app?
4
votes
3answers
513 views

Does Angry Birds and other games have Leaderboard on Android devices? [duplicate]

I went to a Best Buy store and tried Android tablets but didn't see any Leaderboard for Angry Birds Space edition -- is it because it is not logged in as a game user or does Android have a ...
11
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3answers
3k views

Hide “Successfully Updated” notifications from Google Play/Market

I have a lot of apps on auto-update and I really don't care when most of them update. I almost always have 3 notifications saying some app has successfully updated. Is there any way I can the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

HDMI mirroring on non-root EVO

Is there any way to enable full HDMI mirroring on the HTC Evo 4g that doesn't require root? I currently don't have the capability to root my phone as my charging port is broken so any suggestion ...
4
votes
1answer
383 views

i7500 Unlock Button Broken

My i7500 doesn't unlock anymore (the screen unlock). I have a feeling the actual, physical button is broken, because the phone is on and responds to the power button being held down, but won't unlock. ...
5
votes
1answer
118 views

“share via” doesn't offer me mail as an option in some apps, though it does in others

I want to use the (e)mail rather than the gmail app to share things, but in some apps this is not offered as an option. It is in gallery, but not in business calendar. It is in gtasks, but not in ...
3
votes
1answer
571 views

Calendar app from google not available

I just upgrade my Samsung Galaxy s2 and was expecting to use the new Calendar app from Google itself. Here is a screenshot http://cdn.pocket-lint.com/images/4zGC/google-android-ice-cream-sandwich-...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

How to send multiple contacts by email?

I've searched all over the place and couldn't find a solution. I want to send around 30 contacts (names + phone numbers) by email, to someone. Now I can't seem to succeed with the feat! What can I do ...
5
votes
1answer
243 views

Display data usage by application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to monitor the amount of data traffic? Is there a way I can monitor how much data all the individual apps use? All the traffic monitors I have found only show the total ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Access root directory?

Assuming that I am not able to start up my phone due to a file that is missing on the file system. Would it be possible to get to my phone's root directory on my computer and to place the missing file?...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Disable LiveWare manager

I have rooted my Sony Ericsson Neo V by downgrading to .42 and using Zergrush, without unlocking the boot loader. Now I want to remove the LiveWare service. NoBloat and similar apps don't show it. How ...
2
votes
1answer
980 views

Can't boot my Htc Wildfire S after deleting Sense

I wanted to free up some internal space. So I decided to delete some pre-installed apps. Then I accidently removed an app called HtcSense.apk. As I rebooted it didn't manage to start anymore. I would ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Does the HTC One X support GLONASS?

I'm looking to buy the brand new HTC One X (Tegra 3 version) but I want to know if it's compatible with GLONASS (Russian GPS satnav equivalent). I already know that the Snapdragon S4 version ...
5
votes
1answer
252 views

How can I get the mobile Version of stackoverflow.com on Evo3D?

I just got a new phone (HTC Evo 3D / Android 2.3.4) and opened stackoverflow.com in the browser. I noticed I got the desktop version of the website. On my old HTC Desire (Android 2.2.2) I get a ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Something causes my phone to hang and reboot

This problem always happens after I restore my apps from Titanium Backup and move them to the SD card, regardless which ROM. However, I noticed that this problem has something to do with the SD card. ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Cannot install Draw Something on Galaxy Mini GT S5570 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? I've been trying to Draw Something on my Samsung Galaxy Mini GT S5570, but it says "device not compatible". Why ...
10
votes
2answers
7k views

How to set up tablet to use a local DNS server thru VPN rather than Google's DNS?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server running in our home network. It has VPN functionality installed and fully working. If I connect with a computer, the computer will get right DNS ...
9
votes
3answers
1k views

Transformer Prime, VPN and password protection

I have VPN connection on my Android tablet (Asus Transformer Prime) and it required me to set up a password protection for my tablet. I don't want to use any dummy passwords to open my tablet, so how ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to import old SIM contacts to Galaxy Nexus?

I would like to import the contacts from my old phone to GN. I read this guide here, but there is no "Menu" in the People app. I'm running 4.0.2. Please, does anyone know how to proceed? Why there is ...
3
votes
1answer
587 views

Disable list “bounce” effect on Samsung Galaxy Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570) with Froyo (Build FROYO.XWKE3 in case this is relevant). When scrolling a list it allows the list to scroll past the end, and then slowly scrolls it back. This ...
5
votes
1answer
466 views

Deleted Google Talk on accident

Okay, got a bit carried away in Root Explorer and deleted GTalk. Cant access Google Play. I tried reinstalling versions online, those crashed instantly. Then, i grabbed my ROM zip and pulled out Talk....
7
votes
4answers
2k views

Wireless doesn't work on college campus

I can connect to the school's campus wifi, but when I try to get on Opera, it will not let me connect to any website. Apps that use the internet do not work. I get bars on the wifi. Usually, on the ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How to use “street view” in Google maps on Xperia Mini ST15i?

I'm unable to switch to the street view when using the Google maps on my android phone. I updated the Google maps to the latest version and also the street view but unable still though. I turned off ...
6
votes
1answer
614 views

is it possible to mask esn of a smartphone?

On a computer, it's possible to trick a server that you are using a different computer by masking MAC address. Is there something like that for android? Rooted phones have full access. So I'd think ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I wipe data with no display ( e.g. magnet )?

I dropped my phone and broke the LCD. Now I can turn the phone on ( I feel the little quick vibrate that happens when you power the phone on ) but I have no display at all. I got a replacement with ...
9
votes
1answer
477 views

Why did the Market app disappear on its own, and how can I get it back?

The Market application recently disappeared from my device. I did not install any OTA updates or other system upgrades to cause this. Why has the Market disappeared on its own, and how can I get it ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I save contacts on the SIM card alone by default?

Using ICS, is it possible to store and use all my contacts on SIM only? If it is possible I don't really want to copy all my contacts to the phone and I would prefer all the new contacts to be stored ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Galaxy Nexus going into Airplane mode on its own

Sometimes I will notice that my phone has no signal and if I hold the power button down it will tell me it is in airplane mode. To fix it I need to reboot the phone. Clicking the airplane mode ...
6
votes
2answers
5k views

Disable “vibrate” in lock screen

When in lock-screen, I have to move the middle circle over the "lock" on right hand side. The device vibrates 3x during it - is it possible to disable all the vibrations? (Using ICS)
19
votes
3answers
5k views

How can I change the behavior of the volume buttons vs. the orientation of the screen

On the Acer Iconia A200, when you change the orientation of the screen, the function of the volume rocker flips. In landscape mode, with the volume rocker on the right side and at the top, you find ...
8
votes
2answers
751 views

Autopublish album in Google+ photos [closed]

Okay, in spite of the hate being heaped on by iPhone elitists, I have installed Instagram on my Android phone and have started playing with it a bit. How can I get my Instagram photos to ...
7
votes
1answer
4k views

How to check success status of opened URL in Tasker?

In Tasker, I have created a profile to open a URL when I visit certain place during certain time. It works.. When conditions are met, my default web browser (Dolphin) is opened to handle that URL ...
2
votes
1answer
590 views

Stop Bluetooth Auto Sync Contacts to Pioneer Avic Z140

Am running Cm7.1. I have about 2,000 contacts. My Nexus One and Pioneer headunit insist on exchanging all 2,000 contacts if my Android Contacts "Display Options" are set to "My Contacts." Problem is ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Change IMAP folder subscriptions on default email client

I've set up an IMAP account in the default email client (android 2.2.1), and have added and removed some folders on the IMAP folder. How do I change the android email settings to subscribe to these ...
5
votes
2answers
838 views

Cannot connect to Facebook, hosts file seemingly ignored

I have a Motorola Atrix. My country used to block Facebook, so I decided to add its ip to the /etc/hosts file about 3 months ago and it worked in the browser, but the Facebook app did not. Now my ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How to localize Android OS for new locale

I've been looking for the Android "localization project", assuming that there is one (like you have for LibreOffice or Mozilla) but so far, I have only found thousands of pages about localizing apps, ...
15
votes
4answers
53k views

What does “fastboot oem lock” do?

I've had my phone for months, loading with several firmware, ROMs and OTAs, without ever running this command. What does it do? What I know is that "fastboot oem unlock" displays the confirmation ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Samsung GT-I5500 hangs after boot

After booting I receive this message: Process system is not responding: 1. Close 2. Wait Whatever I choose I got only black screen. I'm using official unbranded latest rom -> 2.2. List of installed ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Motorola Defy Plus - Apps are automatically closing few minutes after screen switches off

This is driving me crazy. I just bought a new Motorola Defy Plus (MB526) this week and plugged in a 16 GB SD card to it. Like the features it offered like Moto-Blur and all that. So after 2 days of ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there a music player that can play music from the Google Music Store as well as Amazon MP3?

It's getting really annoying that the music I "buy" in the different music stores on Android (Google Play and Amazon MP3 specifically) aren't visible to other music players even when I make them ...

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