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1answer
1k views

Note taking app with a hand guard/hand recognition feature? [closed]

I have an Asus Transformer Eee Pad. I recently purchased a stylus that allows for pen-precise writing and wanted to utilize my tablet as a note taking device. I have found several apps for this ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Asus Transformer video playback

I have an Asus Transformer tablet with the dock extesion and I am trying to play a video file recorded in MOV format. I had recorded the video on my Powershot ELPH 310HS camera in 1080p setting and it ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Windows 7 complains that Nexus S driver is missing

When I connected my Nexus S to my PC running Windows 7 Professional (32-bit) via USB cable, the system installed a handful of drivers before complaining that the Nexus S driver wasn't installed. I ...
15
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4answers
482 views

Is it possible to get multi-user support on Android with help from the boot manager?

I know that a common problem with Android tablets is that they lack multi-user support. I wonder if there isn't already a solution that allows me to select the user on boot by linking/moving/changing ...
15
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1answer
2k views

How can I install vanilla Android on the Kindle Fire?

I just received my Amazon Kindle Fire and since I am not located within the USA I can't use most of services provided Amazon. So I think the best thing for me would be to install a vanilla (custom) ...
13
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3answers
4k views

Can I store contacts on my SD card? How?

I have 400mb of internal storage on my HTC, 100 of which is consumed by my (extensive) contacts. I am constantly low on storage--is there any way to store my contacts on my SD card? I looked in the ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Samsung Galaxy Mini GT-S5570 Gets disconnect during firmware upgrade via kies

Whenever i try to upgrade the firmware of my galaxy mini gt-s5570 via samsung kies.....first KIES starts to download the firmware...but the phone doesn't show "downloading" on screen first...but every ...
3
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1answer
148 views

What's in an update?

My Samsung Galaxy S2 just updated to version I9100XWKI4. Is there a place where I can see what's in that update? And in the ones before that? All I could find was a blog post from a site that shows ...
8
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3answers
331 views

Free movies on Youtube on Android

When I use Youtube on my computer, they have a stack of older movies available for free, in the Movie section. (Ghostbusters for example! Who ya gonna call?) To be clear, they still had the rentals,...
4
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2answers
361 views

Cleaning the screen of a tablet safely

My 4 year old son loves my ASUS Eee Transformer, and likes the games and stuff. But he has a cold, and the screen is literally gross. What are safe methods, and conversely what are unsafe methods ...
3
votes
1answer
999 views

Why is sound on my Android suddenly increasing?

I am running Android 2.3 on a Samsung Galaxy S 2. Recently, when I play music, at some random time, the volume will suddenly increase. It's hard to put an exact measurement on the increase, but I'd ...
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0answers
111 views

How to add/delete languages from android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a new language? I want to deleted some installed languages from android phone and also add some languages to android phone. How this can be done? (android 2.3....
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2answers
203 views

Is there any free (not trial) software by which we can run android on windows xp PC?

Is there any free (not trial) software by which we can run android on windows xp PC? I have search and found this http://youwave.com However, it is trial for 7 days
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1answer
974 views

Can I transfer my Thunderbird Lightning Calendar from home computer to my Android phone

I use Thunderbird with the Lightning extension on my home computer for email and calendar. Is there a way of transferring just the calendar to my Android phone? It would be so useful when away from ...
7
votes
1answer
12k views

How do I disable background data in Ice Cream Sandwich?

The option for "Background data" used to be under Accounts & sync in Android 2.3. But on my Galaxy Nexus, the option is missing. Therefore some applications are still using background data... ...
3
votes
1answer
148 views

Real time events show up with a 4 minute delay

So I just bought a Milestone 2 and installed CM 7.2 by Endless (based on the Defy CM ROM). Everything is working great, but there's one thing that annoys me. Everytime I tweet something it never ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there a web browser+Java plugin available for Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any Android browsers that support loading a Java Applet in-browser? I am having some issues accessing internet banking etc on my tablet with Android as the ...
2
votes
2answers
328 views

Screen brightness too high on auto mode when in the dark room

An Android-based HTC Desire S is set to "auto brightness" display mode. The brightness is adjusted okay unless the device in a completely dark room. In a dark room then display is very bright - ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Movie or Video of mobile web application for demo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible record videos of my screen? Is there any way to capture mobile activities of user on mobile capture as a video. I have samsung galaxy S running 2.3, is it ...
4
votes
2answers
379 views

Any “must read” docs for Linux-head buying an Android device?

I've decided to finally upgrade to an Android phone from my perfectly good N900 because Twitter open sourced the encrypted SMS messaging application TextSecure by Whisper Systems. I'll want vanilla ...
2
votes
1answer
789 views

Is there a calendar that I can sync with my phone, without using Google?

My Google calendar is getting messed up big time. Birth dates are multiplying on my Android phone. Even the dates are changing. I want a calendar on my PC that I can sync with my Android phone, ...
2
votes
1answer
649 views

Transferring contacts, calendars and applications from one device to another

I am completing my contract on my EVO 4G and replacing it (with a Galaxy SII Epic 4G). Both are Android - I am wondering what is the best way to transfer my contacts (a few thousand) and calendar (a ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus will not enter recovery mode

I have recently gotten a Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus (Wifi only). I am attempting to boot it into recovery mode for the sake of rooting the device, but it is not working as anticipated. When I start ...
4
votes
1answer
600 views

Android 2.3.3 on Kindle Fire - lost internet conectivity after modifing /etc/permisions/platform.xml - FIX?

I tried to install an app that requested com.google.android.maps.jar. It gave me INSTALL_FAILED_MISSING_SHARED_LIBRARY and after i runned adb install, logcat showed: Package se.norstedts....
5
votes
2answers
915 views

Is there a way to set app-specific volume?

I'm looking for a way to set the media volume depending on the app being used. I generally keep my media volume down fairly low so as not to annoy my fellow humans overmuch; while playing Angry Birds,...
2
votes
4answers
9k views

How can I insert a customized emoticon in SMS? Galaxy S2

Just wondering if is it possible to insert a customized emoticon in SMS. I get only those :-) default ones. I'd like to use smth like :) or :-x or 8-)
20
votes
2answers
8k views

How do I switch my Android device's SD card without causing problems?

I just got a new 32GB SD card for my Nexus One. On the old one I have a bunch of apps installed and store the data there because the internal memory doesn't handle it. So now I want to switch SD ...
3
votes
0answers
418 views

Having trouble with voice command to navigate to contact address [closed]

When I select a contact, then select its address, Maps opens. Then I can navigate to it with the Google navigation app. However, if I try doing this directly with the system-wide speech input, this ...
2
votes
0answers
395 views

Unlocking bootloader on Sony Ericsson NEO V

Has anybody managed to use Fastboot on Ubuntu to unlock the Sony Ericsson Neo V? I tried and got the blue led light (bootloader) while connecting the USB. But Fastboot still doesn't recognize the ...
2
votes
1answer
503 views

Do I need a complicated root? Why? How (Samsung GT-S5660)

I am trying to install "Samba Filesharing" on my Samsung GT-S5660. The requirements is that it is rooted, and also the application "Superuser". Rooting, seems to be a complicated hack. Why is that ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Titanium Backup Locks Up When Trying To Restore System Upates (com.samsung.apk)

Okay, so in an attempt to stop the OTA notification, I un-installed System Updates 1.0.0 (com.samsung.apk) using Titanium Backup. Well, that didn't help, so I'm trying to restore the app in-case I ...
2
votes
1answer
260 views

How do you remove flash from Galaxy Tab 10.1?

The browser is slow and maybe it's flash but I cant figure out how to get rid of it.
21
votes
3answers
75k views

How can I find out what causes “Android OS” to consume battery?

The issue is that I see a high percentage on the "Android OS" item in the Battery Usage, and I want to find out what is causing it. But let me say that I'm interested in diagnostics techniques and ...
1
vote
1answer
664 views

How do i remove double notifications? Galaxy s 2

I have the newest Samsung Galaxy S2 (SkyRocket) and as a user of Handcent I was able to disable the "double text notifications" on my last Galaxy but on this phone when I go to the main messaing app ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Android Deep Sleep [closed]

I am confused about the utility of deep sleep over complete shut down. When I am putting my phone to deep sleep, I am no longer getting SMSes nor can people call me. I receive the backlog SMSes after ...
4
votes
1answer
957 views

In which directory are Android updates downloaded?

I want to download and install a system update for my Android HTC Desire. The download was successful but during installation it stopped. In the ClockworkMod console I can see the error "signature ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Android Account types missing google

When I go to Settings -> Accounts & sync -> Add account, there isn't the option of google, just skype and corporate. How can I get the google account type option? I have rooted my tablet, and have ...
6
votes
1answer
778 views

How do I pass signal strength info from a phone to a tethered tablet?

I regularly tether my Wi-Fi Xoom to a Galaxy Nexus. In the interest of preserving the phone battery I normally leave the screen off, however this can be frustrating when the connection drops since the ...
4
votes
1answer
773 views

Why do I always lose this file?

I run a dual-booted HD2 from SDCard/HaRET with MIUI Android & stock WM6.5. I keep a copy of this file in \Storage Card\My Documents for listening in CorePlayer and survive possible hard resets. ...
4
votes
5answers
81k views

How can I watch movies offline on my Android tablet?

How can I watch movies on my tablet (Asus Transformer tablet with Android 3.2) offline? I recognize that this is a very basic question, however, I can not find any step-by-step instructions on this ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

What's next if Super One Click fails? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I root my Kindle Fire? I want root, but not enough to reflash or do anything that has a significant chance of harming the phone. In the past I've always used Super ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Does Android put wifi and other data networks to sleep when the display is turned off?

I was wondering if stock Android puts Wifi and other data networks to sleep when the display of the device is turned off. If not, what app can help me do the same ?
20
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I get the Android Market installed on my Kindle Fire?

There are a couple of apps I'd like to install that aren't available in Amazon's store. Is there a way I can get the normal Android Market app set up on this thing, so I can get apps (and updates for ...
2
votes
0answers
743 views

Galaxy S2 launcher repeatedly crashes and reboots phone following software update 20/12/2011

I updated the phones software using its own software update menu option. As part of the update process, the phone rebooted automatically. After that, the phone just keeps rebooting itself. As soon ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

How to tether lg optimus v without rooting

I am trying to create a wifi access point (hotspot) from my virgin mobile Optimus v to provide internet access. It looks like there are several options if I root it but I'd rather not root it. ...
29
votes
12answers
63k views

How to edit the “ME” contact?

On my Galaxy Nexus running (stock, non-rooted) ICS, there is a contact entry for "ME". This is different from the contact entry farther down the list with my actual name on it. And the contact for "...
22
votes
3answers
10k views

How can I make my Samsung Galaxy Nexus volume go louder than what stock allows?

I find the media volume to not be very loud on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus and would like to somehow "boost" it beyond what stock Android allows. My phone is rooted and is running Ice Cream Sandwich (...
1
vote
0answers
121 views

“You don't have enough free space remaining in your phone's storage” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why am I getting a “Low on Space” warning and having other weird problems? I have a HTC wildfire S and have experienced nothing but trouble with this phone and ...
8
votes
5answers
426 views

Ubuntu one app: how can I sync a text file edited on my android device with ubuntu one?

I've just got ubuntu one app on my android device to sync file between my android device and my desktop computer. I see that the app has the ability to automatically sync uploaded photos, can it also ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Sudden loss of contacts on my Samsung Galaxy S - running Gingerbread

I have recently experienced that all my phone contacts suddenly disappeared from my internal phone memory. I could still see the 2 contacts that were on my SIM-card, and I have no contacts on my ...

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