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HTC Thunderbolt: Why do I have serious text messaging and battery problems?

I just bought a Verizon HTC Thunderbolt Android phone. My battery lasts just 3 or 4 hours... the phone has to basically be plugged all the time. Any suggestions on how to improve this situation? Also, ...
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Unwanted folders showing up in Gallery. Can they be removed?

I'm enjoying Bejeweled 2, but don't want the 'backdrops', 'fonts', and multiple 'images*' folders in the Gallery. They're a pain to wade through when I'm trying to see my own pics. Is there any way ...
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rom manager needs to reflash after every reboot

phone : htc hero. I've started using rom manager for clockwork mod. However; it seems that every time I want to reboot into clockwork recovery; I need to reflash it. Rom manager shows that current ...
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Locale 1.5.2 & missing plugins

I used Locale for a long time. But Since I've upgraded to 1.5.2 version, it doesn't work very well. I had bunch of installed plugins that are not appear in Conditions/Settings. I've already tried to ...
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Wil my HTC Desire auto-adjust for daylight savings?

Daylight savings is about to end, I was just wondering - will my HTC Desire auto-adjust for this? Thanks! (Need to set my alarm tomorrow morning and want that extra hour of sleep!)
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Does Nexus S Wifi and GPS have issues?

So there I was, happily reading reviews about Google's/Samsumg Nexus S building my judgement whether to buy it or not after my Nexus 1 got stolen. Happily enough there were very few posts on issues ...
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Nexus One can boot only with USB fastboot

After making some changes to my Nexus One, I can't boot it normally, but I can boot it with USB fastboot, like this: $ cd 1.0-GRI40-nexusone-superboot $ ./fastboot-linux boot boot.superboot.img How ...
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Restore only part of nandroid image

In attempt to install 2.2 I've deleted all my contacts(contacts were saved on phone, not as google contacts) I've done full nandroid backup while phone still had those contacts; however when I try ...
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Can Google Voice Search be configured to confirm name before calling?

When making a call using Google Voice Search, I would like my phone to ask for name confirmation. So, if I say, "call Gina...", I want it to ask me if I meant "call Tina" before dialing. (suddenly, ...
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Can I disable the hardware 'Search' button?

I'm teaching my 85 year old mother to use her first phone. Her first ever bit of computing. The first use is texting and I've removed all the apps from the main screens except for the messaging app, ...
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How to use a Droid 2 without Verizon service activation

I purchased an old Droid 2 with a clean ESN today, rooted it, installed Droid2Bootstrap, loaded Monster_D2_2.3.2_4.5.153 onto the sdcard, cleaned the cache, wiped the data, rebooted into recovery, ...
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Problem with updating CyanogenMod - Phone will no finish booting up

TL;DR Updated CyanogenMOD with ROM Manager and when it rebooted it is stuck on this screen: I have an EVO with cyanogen 7. The ROM Manager app notified me of of an update. I clicked through ...
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How much disk space does Android 2.3.3 and its default apps use?

Different phones advertise different total disk space. When you get a brand new phone with Android 2.3.3 and its default apps, how much disk space do those take?
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How do you copy a contact from the SIM card to the phone in order to assign a picture to it

Searching the site here has let me to believe that you cannot assign a picture to a contact which resides on the SIM card ( I am using a Samsung Galaxy S, and that indeed seems to be the case - at ...
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List all activities of an app

I have an Android phone which is not rooted. Is there any way I can obtain/export a list of all installed packages with their available activities? ADWLauncher has an activity picker in its custom ...
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How can I choose which contacts to sync from Facebook to my HTC Desire HD?

In relation to this question, I asked if there is a way to choose which contacts get synced and got a suggestion to post this as a new question. So here it is. How can I manually choose which ...
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Why does bluetooth headset auto dial a number when I press the button

After I have paired a bluetooth headset, if I press the call button on the headset it automatically calls one particular number? Why does this happen? I would have thought it should bring up the ...
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1answer
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If you install another home locker program which one does Android chooses when it locks your phone?

I asked a similar question regarding an alternate email program here My similar question about an email client, and got a logical answer. Thanks. However, what happens, I now wonder, when you install ...
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2answers
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Why does Dalvik virtual machine need to run in every process?

JVM and DVM both provide virtual environment. JVM doesn't need to be in every process. why DVM need to be in every process? Thanks.
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645 views

How do I silence a call with my Samsung Fascinate?

I want to be able to silence the ringer/vibration of a call without hitting the "ignore" button. The reason is that if someone gets sent to voice mail after one or two rings they will likely know ...
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Why do some Android devices (Samsung) show battery charge in steps of 10% whereas others (HTC) show more accurate percentage?

Why is it that Samsung devices (and perhaps others) show the battery charge remaining in multiples of 10% whereas other devices are able to show a more accurate percentage like 96% etc? Is this a ...
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1answer
985 views

Automatic Download of Youtube Channels [closed]

I have a couple of Youtube channels I subscribe to. I'm subscribed both on Google Reader and on Youtube itself. Is there an app that checks for new updates to my subscribed channels and downloads them ...
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Cannot connect my samsung gt i5510 to the laptops ad hoc wifi connection! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? My samsung gt i 5510 will not detect any wifi ad hoc network on any laptop. however, the wifi tethering works ...
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How to disable Screen timeout for a particular program only

Is it possible to disable Screen timeout only when a particular program is running? If so, how do I do that? My Nexus One has a "Screen timeout" in "Display settings" that lets me choose anywhere ...
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3answers
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How do I get my contact list to display busines name also?

How do I get the names in my contact list to be displayed WITH their organization? b/c I have business contacts who I may never remember by name but may need to contact someone from their place of ...
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1answer
759 views

SMS messages never delivered if target phone is off-network

I have a Samsung GT-I5500 (Europa) running Android 2.1. Sending an SMS message to an off-phone will result in a notification saying 'message not sent' It is never delivered even after the target ...
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1answer
203 views

Move AOL contacts to Motorola Droid X

How can I move my AOL contacts to either my GOOGLE contacts or my Motorola Droid X?
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1answer
282 views

Does APNdroid eat battery?

Someone suggested that APNdroid will cause your battery to drain because your phone is continually attempting to connect to the disabled APN. Makes sense, but I wonder if there's something I'm ...
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Suggestions for syncing data to someone besides Google? Funambol?

I've been toying with the idea of getting away from syncing my contacts and calendar with Google. I'd like more control over my data. I've heard that Funambol might be a good solution to this and I'm ...
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1answer
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How to access internet on my HTC Desire from my pc with USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? Is there any way for enjoying internet on my android device without having WiFi or any thing else except USB. Actually I have ...
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Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?

Possible Duplicate: Complete dropbox implementation for Android I'm looking for an application that will synchronize folder automatically from my computer to Android device. Application ...
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1answer
2k views

Stock Android on Nexus S - “invalid magic code”

I have a Nexus S (2.3.3, GRI54/I9023, bootloader unlocked, clockworkmod recovery installed, rooted) and I'm trying to flash it with a stock system.img that I built myself (no modifications - yet). To ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a quick way to go to the top or the bottom of a web page when using the standard internet browser

Browsing to a long page in the standard browser on my Galaxy S phone, I just realised how hard it is to go back to the top of the page ( after having scrolled to the end ). Is there a way ( some ...
2
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1answer
791 views

How can I sync specific Google contact groups?

My HTC Desire A8181 runs 2.2, and uses the People app to manage contacts instead of the vanilla Android contacts app. I'd like to use Google Contacts to manage my contacts and just sync with my phone, ...
2
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2answers
2k views

G1/Dream running CM6 - black screen, won't boot, can't reset

I have a T-Mobile G1/HTC Dream, rooted, running CM6. It froze up at the lock screen, and after trying everything I popped the battery out and rebooted. However, this didn't solve the problem; I ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I have android reinstall my installed apps after I do a factory reset?

I have a nexus one and I installed a bunch of apps on it. After I do a 'factory reset', I go back to 'Android Market' and I see it is trying to download the apps I installed before. However, all of ...
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1answer
425 views

Rooting & AOSP Android - Howto

I'm about to buy a new Android phone, and I'm looking at the LG Optimus One P500. IMHO it's a little better than comparable models from other brands (eg. Samsung Galaxy Fit), but there's only one ...
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1answer
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How do you create a folder on a home screen in Honeycomb 3.0.1 (Xoom)?

I was rather shocked to learn that my Xoom tablet, running Honeycomb (3.0.1) does not support the ability to group home screen shortcuts into folders. Nor does it seem to provide a stock widget that ...
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4answers
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What is an “Emergency Call,” and can I set number for it?

On the default lock screen, whether using pattern or pin, there is a button at the bottom which says "Emergency Call". But if I try to call my home number or anything it tells me "That is not an ...
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3answers
599 views

How do permissions work in the Android Market?

I've been told that the permissions for an app are there to inform me the types of things the app has permission to do. If this is right, can a developer 'forget' a permission and get away with using ...
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1answer
706 views

HTC HD2 Can't start certain App from SD with CyanogenMod Gingerbread 2.3.3

I've installed BOYPPC-SHIFTPDA DESIRE HD V7 & GINGER 2.3.3_V9 (NAND [DAF]Clean) on HTC HD2, everything is fine except I can't run some app (almost all app large than 1Mb) from SD (eg. Angry Birds ...
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4answers
1k views

Disable Wi-Fi @ Boot time

Due to the Android Wi-Fi Driver issue, I like to disable the Wi-Fi during the boot time. Even if Wi-Fi is enabled in the setting, it should be disabled forcefully. User have to enable it after booting ...
2
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1answer
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How do I control my second Android tablet mouse?

I have two Android tablet devices, and I want to use the first device to control the second device. The first device should act just like a keyboard and mouse. But I can't find the solution to do ...
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3answers
3k views

Why can't I download games, apps, etc from any site except the Official Android Market?

Every time I try to download any of the games I love from any site except the Android Market, my phone tells me that the settings are set to not allow unknown apps to be run on my phone. By the way I ...
2
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2answers
416 views

App for gmail video chat

I just bought HTC incredible S. It has front camera. How can begin gmail video chat?
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1answer
438 views

You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB

I took a video with my DroidX and when I use the menu to share it with YouTube I get the message "You cannot upload a video larger than 1GB." So I tapped on the info icon on the video and it says that ...
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2answers
564 views

Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS?

Does Samsung Galaxy support MMS? I have got Galaxy 1.8 version mobile. MMS is not sending in it.
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1answer
173 views

Is there a program which will log each program I start on my Android device?

I am looking for a program that will count each start of a program on my Android device. Over time, you install quit a lot of programs. It would be nice to see how many times you actually start ...
5
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2answers
4k views

If I uninstall an app do I lose the data?

I want to install Angry Birds from the Amazon App Store but all I get is errors. My guess is it's because I already have it installed. I'm afraid to uninstall just in case I lose the data. Any ideas?
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4answers
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Is there a way to see the device's screen *live* on PC, through ADB?

I am a vlogger and after getting HTC Desire HD, found out its camera was all I ever needed. However, I usually have to see myself while recording video, to control my facial expressions, and with a ...

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