8
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5answers
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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
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1answer
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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 ...
2
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1answer
2k views

What kinds of memory does an Android device have?

What kind/types of memory (or data storage devices) does and android device have, and what information is stored in that type of memory? I know of: Internal memory RAM Memory ROM Memory Storage ...
2
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1answer
475 views

Missing mp3 files on SD card

I am trying to add mp3 files to my Toshiba Thrive trough an SD card. What I am doing is loading the SD card in my laptop and adding the files directly. I loaded around 6 GB to the (32GB) card. When ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Do I have to download the movie again, if I rented it and it expired?

Once a movie I have rented from the AppStore has expired, and I wish to rent it again, do I have to download it again? Or can I just pay the additional charge and keep watching the file that's already ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How can I edit a movie with Movie Studio?

Using Movie Studio, how can I edit a video, specifically split it to remove a portion of the video? I've figured out how to apply effects and transitions, but I want to clip a portion. Is it possible?
6
votes
3answers
4k views

Can an android app cause my phone to reboot?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S (i500) running Android 2.3.5 Lately it has been rebooting randomly. Sitting on my desk and it just reboots, sometimes when I'm on the phone, etc. Does Android protect ...
5
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1answer
5k views

Swype for Kindle Fire?

Now that the latest update has been pushed, is there a way to install Swype on the Kindle Fire without rooting it?
5
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2answers
8k views

Is there a way to print from an Android tablet (preferably without a PC/cloud)?

Is it possible to print from an Android device (specifically an Asus eeePad Transformer) without going via the cloud? The ideal is to do it without going via a PC as well, as I'd rather not have to ...
21
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5answers
1k views

Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) - Encryption, select different PIN than Screen Lock

I was wondering if one can select different passwords for device encryption in ICS? Having the same password for encryption and unlocking the screen isn't quite that secure... Thanks for hints.
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1answer
178 views

New battery - any special treatment required? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to break in a new cell phone battery? Admittedly this could be aimed at any mobile device, but I have a new battery for a HTC sensation. To get the best out of it, does ...
1
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0answers
517 views

Nexus S: slow, jerky web browser scrolling in ICS (compared to Gingerbread)

My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread), and I'm still finding my way around. One problem I've noticed has been web browser performance, particularly ...
6
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4answers
1k views

ICS: how to get to browser home page?

Newbie ICS question: how do I get back to my browser home page? My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread), and I'm still finding my way around. On ...
5
votes
1answer
691 views

ICS: any way to restore the “combined view” email notification I had on Gingerbread?

My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread). I use the stock mail app with two email accounts. On Gingerbread, if I got new emails in both accounts, I ...
9
votes
2answers
7k views

Dropbox not installed, but there is log activity in /data/system/dropbox?

I don't have dropbox installed, but whilst checking log files I've found that there is a /data/system/dropbox directory with log files from the 18th (which I think is the last time I rebooted my phone)...
5
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1answer
1k views

WiFi on my Nexus S no longer works after update to ICS - How can I troubleshoot or fix this?

I just updated My Nexus S to ICS today and everything is working properly except for WiFi. It shows the network's SSID but says it is "Out of range". How can I fix this?
2
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2answers
1k views

What build of ICS do I need for Nexus S baseband I9020XXKF1

Baseband version: I9020XXKF1 Current software build number is GRK39F on Android 2.3.6 I seem to have a pretty much unrecognised baseband version of the Nexus S. I brought mine carrier-free in the UK....
4
votes
2answers
155 views

How to utilize those Market QR codes?

Once in a while I see a description of a program that is to be installed via Android market. It is often accompanied by a two-dimensional barcode looking like a QR code that I guess somehow contains a ...
2
votes
1answer
952 views

Can you get MAC drivers for Huawei U8180?

I have a Huawei U8180 (sometimes called X1). When I mount the USB I can see the SD card and there is also a tool on the device to install the Windows drivers. But can't seem to find anything for Mac....
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1answer
748 views

Adding an extra mailaccount in Android (manual setup disabled)

I'm trying to add another mailaccount (IMAP / SMTP). However I cannot set it up. Applications Email Add account Fill in emailaddress and password I should be able to click on Manual setup now but ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Terminal emulator's ssh trying to read /data/.ssh instead of $HOME/.ssh

When I try using Terminal emulator's ssh I get ssh: Warning: failed creating /data/.ssh: Permission denied. or since 2012-08-19: Could not create directory '/data/ssh_client'. But when I ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I securely store my private key I use for logging into my home PC

I've been told that the SD card is a terrible place to store secure data because any app can read it. How else can my phone store my private key I use to log into my home PC ssh server?
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1answer
757 views

Contact sorting in ICS? (Galaxy S alpha version)

I can't seem to find the sorting options in the contact list. Currently, the contacts are sorted by first name and displayed as "firstname lastname". I'd like to change it to be sorted by last name ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I build the TextSecure app from source code?

Unless I’m mistaken, the TextSecure app (which provides encrypted text messaging—both over the wire and on disk) was pulled from the market a while back, leaving no way to install the app is readily ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Why doesn't the Gmail app delete my e-mails permanently?

Android 2.2 on an LG GT540. If I delete an email from my inbox in the default Gmail application then the email is in the trash, OK. But why isn't there any options to delete the e-mail from my trash? ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

Any way to set profile pic using FB for Android App (1.8.1 on ICS)?

I've resorted to the FB Mobile site which isn't a bad compromise really, but I was going a little crazy trying to find the option within the FB App, just wondering if it exists?
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1answer
4k views

Is there anyway to bypass the Geo-IP restriction when trying to stream movies outside US?

I have an Amazon Kindle fire, I have an Amazon Prime subscription, and I am living outside the US. Every single time I want to enjoy Amazon streaming video service reserved for the Prime membership, ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Boot looping / Corrupted data partition, CWM crashes when restoring to factory defaults

Been using the Alpha version of CM7 for the Samsung T989 (T-Mobile Galaxy S II) for over 2 weeks now. Seems like when I rebooted it today it managed to corrupt the data partition. Symptoms: -Normal ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

HTC STATUS-INTERNAL MEMORY LOW EVEN WITH SD-CARD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to manage my phone's internal storage? I have the HTC Status, and love it! But lately I'm getting "Internal memory low" messages when I try to open or ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

How to access a linux shell from my phone via bluetooth?

Basically I want to send shell commands from my phone to my PC (Ubuntu 11.10) via bluetooth. Why? Because I don't always have WLAN and WLAN on my phone sucks. All possible solutions are welcome. I ...
7
votes
5answers
524 views

Spam alerts in notification bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I get spam alerts about free ipads and typical junk like that on my notification bar when I start my droid. This also ...
25
votes
2answers
6k views

Undo Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich) Full Disk Encryption

Just upgraded my Nexus S to Android 4 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. Was looking through all the new features, and decided to enable encryption, which worked (and is working) just fine. Now I'm wondering if ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

How can I prevent my music apps from launching and playing on their own?

When plugging headphones into my Droid X, I can listen to music for a little while. The issue will start if the headphones rotate while in place. This somehow triggers an event and my Droid X will ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Ringtones directory won't update in settings

I removed some of the stock ringtones (from my ROM) that I didn't want from /system/media/audio/ringtones and added some new ones that I got from the xda forums via my SD card and RootExplorer. When ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Galaxy Tab 7" - can I install the original Android? any version would do

I can't stand Samgsung's bloated customization of Android. It's slow and horrible. Is there a way to get a custom rom for it? It doesn't have to be honeycomb or icecream sandwich. All I want is the ...
1
vote
1answer
296 views

Where can I get Android Market App for my Tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I add the market to my device? I do not have Android Market App installed on my Tablet. When I try download Google Maps App - it redirects me to link which look ...
15
votes
2answers
1k views

Wi-Fi icon next to apps in android market

In Android market some app have a Wi-Fi icon next to them. Some examples are Cordy, Fieldrunners HD, Flight Control, Where's My Water?, Wind-up Knight, World of Goo. What dose it mean that these apps ...
6
votes
2answers
213 views

Help controlling the cursor in swype?

I've got swype pre-installed on my Epic4G, and after a recent update (which also introduced an exasperating auto correction "feature") I'm finding that my cursor won't stay put -- it pops to the end ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

What's the difference between calendar reminder types “alert” and “status bar notification”?

In the calendar reminder settings, these are the two options: "alert" and "status bar notification." However, I'm a little confused between the exact difference between the two. Is alert simply the ...
6
votes
1answer
439 views

How to get more information about Android random restarts

Android randomly restarts - where would I find an error log or some other way of enabling information gathering from this process? I want to attempt to troubleshoot this.
1
vote
1answer
942 views

Why can't I download anything from the Market after CSC change?

I changed the CSC to my country and after that, I couldn't download anything from the Market. It gives this error: "app name" could not be downloaded due to an error. (-101) I tried updating to ...
2
votes
1answer
784 views

How can I install Skype on my Acme tablet?

I have Acme 7" tablet. How can I install Skype on it? When I go to the Skype for Android site it seems to allow installation for mobiles only. Also, when I go to the Android Market and sign in with ...
0
votes
1answer
763 views

Tethering HC3.2 with Windows Mobile

I bought a non-3G tablet because I already have a 3G phone with tethering function: HTC HD2 with stock WM6.5. When I enable "Wi-Fi Router" program from WM I successfully create the Aldaris network (...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I set custom search engines in Android?

For years now, on every browser I own, Firefox, Opera, Chrome and Internet Explorer, I've assigned w as a shortcut/keyword to the custom search engine http://www.google.com/search?q=site:wikipedia.org+...
5
votes
2answers
169 views

How to decide whether a system update should be installed?

An Android device shows a notification that a system update is available. I guess it is shown because the user has to decide - otherwise it would just be installed silently. How should the user ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to install custom stable ICS rom on galaxy S2 (rar file)?

So if you follow this link then apparently this is an unofficial stable release of ICS for the galaxy S2. Also it's been tested by the members of XDA and they also say it's legit. So if I want to ...
2
votes
1answer
847 views

Taking a screenshot in ICS without rooting

Is it possible to take a screenshot in ICS (Galaxy Nexus) without external apps and without rooting? Most apps on the market seem to require rooted phones. I did find this app which claims to not ...
6
votes
4answers
7k views

Delete individual call log

In Gingerbread and before, long-click on an individual call log gave you also the option to delete it. Now, in ICS, while in the Call log tab, on long-press: on contact image(red): it opens the ...
3
votes
1answer
482 views

No face unlock for the Nexus S?

I seems to me, that the Nexus S did not get the face unlock feature with ICS? Why would this not be supported for the Nexus S? Is it the hardware? I wonder because the code is open source and I ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Where did the wifi sleep policy go in ICS?

With the update to Android 4.0.3, I noticed that the wifi is always on. I used to have the sleep policy where is turns itself of when ilse for some time. Where did this feature go with ICS?

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