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Is there a way to block access to or wipe my Google data for a lost/stolen phone

If my phone was ever lost or stolen, my only real concern is data and apps associated with my Google account, such as my Gmail, the ability to purchase apps from the Market, and maybe Picasa albums. ...
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1answer
3k views

How to play/record sound from Debian chroot?

There's big file with ext2 with ARM Debian where I can chroot to. There's functional mplayer (I can -ao pcm or -vo yuv4mpegpipe) there. How to record/play sound (or video) from this Debian? Is there ...
2
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0answers
586 views

How to make URL coming in via Bluetooth open in browser? [closed]

When receiving an URL from Nokia phone, my Galaxy 3 shows the URL as text file and I need to first open it via Opera browser, then manually select the whole URL and only then I can open it all (for ...
0
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2answers
218 views

Is cm7's stable 7.0.3 market limited with apps?

For some reason, the apps available on the marketplace for my nook is extremely limited. Am I doing something wrong? I have very few apps, and I only have 2 things to select. Top paid and Top Free, ...
7
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1answer
863 views

Force all emails to display only the text/plain part

HTML mail is a pain to read on a phone. The screen is too narrow and the images take too long to download. Typically without the images the mail is just useless. HTML mail is only slightly less of a ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Safe mode on LG Optimus 2X

I accidentally added a task to Tasker which reboots the phone on startup. How do I boot into safe mode on LG Optimus 2X to disable it?
2
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0answers
76 views

Configuring Background Images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrong aspect ration in Desktop background selector I have a G1. I have background images that fit the resolution of my screen exactly. (320x480) When I try to set them ...
3
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1answer
739 views

How can I hang up on only one party when using call waiting?

I have an HTC Thunderbolt. When I use call waiting, I can't hang up on one line without the phone hanging up both calls. How can I hang up on just one party?
2
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2answers
221 views

Dialog boxes only work when tablet is tipped! DDouble letterss?

One of my Samsung Galaxy Tabs v10.1 will not accept certain dialog input unless the tablet is some other direction than right-side up (left portrait, right portrait or upside down all work fine). For ...
47
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2answers
8k views

How the f*&% to stop voice-to-text from censoring profanity?

The voice-to-text feature is very useful, but every once in a while when sending an SMS or email message to a friend, I want to really let loose. However, Google, in their defense of my virginal ...
5
votes
1answer
10k views

Are there any Android phones that allow Bluetooth PAN off the shelf?

I'm specifically looking for an off-the-shelf solution. Without going into too much technical detail, I need to connect a phone via Bluetooth to a device and receive IP traffic from the device. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Where does Adidas Micoach loads music files?

I have a lot of music on my android phone that I want to listen when im running and using Adidas Micoach apk to trainning that I cant listen because Micoach doesn't list the music files on his player. ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

I cancelled SIM unlock and now I cannot unlock the device

When I inserted SIM card into my phone I tapped the "cancel" button, assuming that it would be possible to unlock it later. But I fear that my assumption was wrong. The device is a Sony Ericsson ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

What is the difference between running/installing cm7 off SD and EMMC for Nook Color?

I'm trying to decide whether I want to run CM7 off a SD card or run it off the EMMC (internal memory) for my Nook Color. I'm just not getting what is happening when I run off an SD card and when I run ...
18
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1answer
7k views

What does the green/amber/red light next to the time remaining in navigation mean?

I think it's something to do with how fast/slow you're going, but some clarification would be nice.
5
votes
1answer
3k views

How to switch sd cards when using a data2whatever (d2w) custom ROM?

I'm currently running MIUI XJ (Gingerbread 2.3.5) with d2w on my HTC Desire with the 4GB sd card it was shipped with, but as I found the joy of the occasional ROM-switch, I found myself running out of ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

How to get visual email and message notifications on lockscreen?

I am very new to Android. I tried searching in this forum and google in general without finding an answer. I would like to be able to see notifications on my unlock screen. For example, 3 unread ...
1
vote
1answer
820 views

Can I use a larger battery in my Galaxy S?

I have standard 1500mah battery in my Samsung Galaxy S phone and it lasts around 24 hours. Can I use a larger (say 1650mAh) battery so I can get a bit more battery life?
0
votes
1answer
651 views

What is Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 usable screen resolution?

The screen is 1280 x 800 pixels but the system bar uses up some of the vertical height. So what is the screen resolution minus the black system bar at the bottom? This is needed to configure an RDP ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I change the Locale in the default browser?

I have a Nexus One with Android 2.3.3 and I use the default browser. My phone doesn't have "Swedish" as language setting, so I use English. But now when I use Google, I'm not redirected to the Swedish ...
33
votes
3answers
77k views

How can I circumvent regional restrictions in Google's Play Store?

I'm travelling to country X. I want to install an application which isn't available in my country, but is available in country X; but I prefer to download and install it in advance, while the data ...
8
votes
2answers
3k views

What is my phone doing when the boot takes a long time?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S with stock Android 2.3.3 (with carrier modifications, regretfully). Usually, when I reboot the phone, it shows the boot animation for a few seconds, then goes to the lock ...
5
votes
1answer
9k views

Restore specific items using Titanium Backup without root?

I regularly backup my entire phone using Titanium Backup. For the next two weeks or so, im going to be using my friends phone. Id like to restore a few things from the backup (contacts, some app ...
2
votes
2answers
357 views

Correct text message time after boot up

Every time I have my phone turned off or in flight mode, after I turn it on again, the message sent to me while the phone was down appears to be received at the moment the phone finished booting up. ...
2
votes
0answers
738 views

Voice Dial Aliases?

So I frequently use the voice-activated dial feature, wherein you say aloud "Call Jeff" and it will locate "Jeff" in your contacts and dial him. However, I have run into an issue which stems from the ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I activate voice dial outside the U.S.?

I just bought a Xperia PLAY running Android 2.3.3, and seems like the only way to use voice dial is through the Google Search app, which is capable of voice dialing, voice texting, etc., at least ...
2
votes
2answers
352 views

Sleep Apps and Shared Beds

I've seen on the marketplace now several alarm clock applications that claim to analyze your motion patterns in your sleep, so as to determine the ideal time to wake you up such that you feel ...
4
votes
1answer
467 views

Android Browser Brightness Setting

The web browser application on my Samsung Droid Charge has a Brightness Setting that can be accessed from the menu button while the browser is running. There is no setting to have the browser ...
1
vote
1answer
186 views

Editing multi-line text in address book fields

I often have multi-line text in my address book, in fields such as notes or the first line of the address. Editing this seems near-impossible, as the text entry field only shows one line at a time. ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

A Subversion client on my tablet Asus Transformer?

I am a developer, but I write some novels and short stories, and I use subversion to backup and synchronize texts files between PC. I want to read and write my text files on my Asus Transformer, but ...
1
vote
4answers
3k views

How do I export & import files between Android devices and Windows OS?

How do I export and import binary files between Android devices and Windows OS as well as syncing the files between the two?
7
votes
1answer
212 views

Notification snoozes alarm?

Found a pretty interesting feature/bug from the combination of K-9 Mail and the stock Alarm app on my Galaxy S (rooted + Darky's Rom 10.2, 2.3.4). This morning, just as the alarm started to ring, I ...
10
votes
7answers
5k views

Reusing old Android phone?

I was curious if there is anyway to reuse an old Android phone? I have a Motorola Droid 1 that has been sitting around since I got my HTC Thunderbolt. Is there a way to use the phone as a "PDA" with ...
17
votes
9answers
38k views

ADB constantly disconnects, shows device offline

I'm not 100% sure if this should go here or the main Stack Overflow, but I decided to go with this area in hope I might catch someone with more specific experience with a similar problem. I have a ...
5
votes
2answers
293 views

How do I customize the look/feel of my lock screen?

I have a Samsung Droid Charge (running 2.2) and it comes with two lock screen slider styles: Glass and Puzzle. Is there any way to get additional styles? I've done quite a bit of searching but haven't ...
22
votes
5answers
14k views

How can data on an unrooted phone be backed up?

What methods are available to back up data (both system and application) from a phone which is not rooted and is running stock Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread? It is my understanding that it is impossible ...
2
votes
3answers
401 views

How do I share files on my mobile over WiFi?

I have an Android phone. Can I share files on my smartphone with all devices on the home network? Which app will let me do this?
2
votes
0answers
545 views

HTTP Progressive Streaming from .mp4 link problem in Android 2.2

http://streaming.sit.kmutt.ac.th/test.mp4 Using above link, I use web browser in android 2.2 open this link, it cannot stream video using video player. But if I use android 2.3.x, it's ok. Why ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

Wheel behaviour for HTC Desire (setting alarm)

A couple of days ago I was setting my alarm on my HTC Desire (rooted and flashed with InsertCoin) when I realised a really cool behaviour with the wheel whilst selecting the 'minutes'. Basically, no ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Recovery boot not working properly - cannot select items

I am working towards installing CM7 on my HTC Incredible and have hit a snag. When using 'Reboot into Recovery' from ROM Manager v4.3.3.0 the phone reboots into Recovery, but the menus do not function ...
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vote
1answer
150 views

HTC: multiple notifications

I've recently bought HTC Desire and tried to setup all settings etc. But I have two problems: Twitter notifications are delivered from Twitter app, HTC Twitter widget and something called Peep. Same ...
0
votes
4answers
151 views

How can I integrate and manage SMS from many phones?

I'm looking for a way to integrate SMS messages from my two phones and manage them online using a web site. I mean that I will be able to send and receive SMS by web, and search my SMS by text.
3
votes
3answers
291 views

Where do I start if I want to learn custom modding an android device?

I have some basic knowledge of android phones from a fan's point of view and have had a bit of experience with testing of custom ROMs but I really would like to start with basic development on my own. ...
5
votes
1answer
6k views

Is there a maximum number of files per directory or maximum directory size?

Recently I made a directory with > 20,000 small mp3 files in it. Not all the files successfully copied across from my desktop computer and if I tried to add any more I received an error message ...
0
votes
1answer
442 views

Can I tether iPhone 3G to EEE Pad Transformer?

This is somewhat simmilar to Can I Bluetooth tether my Android to iPhone?, but since it is 7 months old and belongs to different Android version, I will ask again. I want to buy EEE Pad Transformer ...
0
votes
1answer
409 views

How do I delete a Google Plus Huddle message?

I shared a message in Google Plus Huddle with one of my contact. I am looking for a way to delete the message but cannot find anything. I even cleared my Google Plus data from Manage Apps but the ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Can I install CyanogenMod in Samsung Galaxy I5510?

Hello I have a Galaxy I5510 and I''ve reading about ROMS. I'd like to try CyanogenMod but my phone isn't in the list of supported phones, is there anything I can do? If not (which I assume) which ROM ...
0
votes
1answer
487 views

Android - Change Google account on Nexus S [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the default Google Account on my phone? I tried different methods of changing the Google account on my Nexus S, all failed. Did someone manage to do ...
5
votes
9answers
23k views

Galaxy Gio doesn't find GPS satellites after minutes of searching

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Gio (GT-S5660). When I try to connect to the GPS satellites, 75% of the time the built-in GPS is unable to locate me within a few minutes. I keep seeing the blinking ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Why does viewing an .htm file in Android dropbox folder show broken images?

I have an .htm file in a dropbox folder with the following content: <p>this is a <b>test</b> of html</p> <img src="test.png"/> When I view it on my PC, it shows the ...

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