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1answer
955 views

My EVO 3D is narcissistic and won't stop taking pictures of itself

My SD card is filling up with screen caps. I mean, it's not a big problem that's taxing my storage. Still, with all the activity in my pockets, my phone frequently like to waste time photographing ...
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3answers
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How can I disable Phone, SMS, Market and 3G functionality from Android?

I am trying to convert my old Motorola Droid (running CyanogenMod 7) into a device my kids can use without me worrying about them making phone calls or downloading apps I don't know of. My needs are: ...
0
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2answers
308 views

Why does my EVO 3D think I am talking to it?

Occasionally when biking or walking, something must be going on in my pocketses because my HTC EVO 3D keeps thinking my standard headphones are evolving into headphones with an inline mic. Normally I ...
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1answer
184 views

Why do I keep texting myself voice mail transcripts?

I am having an issue trying to assess why I am texting transcripts to myself of the voice mails people leave me. The Problem: I have an HTC EVO 3D on Sprint, and whenever someone leaves a message I ...
2
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1answer
288 views

Create Defy Kernel Backup

I own a Motorola Defy and it is running 2.2.2. I was wondering if i could create a backup of my kernel by any means! Is there any software/application/method which can help me achieve this? Thanks
10
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2answers
2k views

Multiple Google Accounts and the Market

I have multiple Google accounts like below: Account A (my primary account). Account B Account C I only have the extra two accounts for gmail (via Google Apps for domains) and don't use them for ...
4
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2answers
60k views

Will my alarm still go off if my phone is on airplane mode?

I'm trying to save battery but I need my alarm in the morning. Will it still go off if on airplane mode? p.s. I have an HTC Inspire.
3
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1answer
2k views

text messages beginning with '!' trigger automated responses?

Whenever I send a text message to my friend with an Android phone (further testing has shown this happens with iPhones as well, though not blackberries) that starts with '!', I get an automated ...
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1answer
2k views

Unlocked Galaxy i7500, Reset Will Remove it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will resetting my unlocked phone to factory settings lock it again? I just purchased and unlocked a Samsung Galaxy i7500 using FastGSM's system. (It cost $20 and it's used ...
7
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3answers
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Can I train Google Voice Actions to better recognize my voice?

I'm playing with Google Voice Actions. The idea is great, but I'm having trouble with Google Voice Actions not recognizing some of my words. The mistakes are minor, but are bad enough that the ...
12
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4answers
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How can I write in a PDF with a tablet and a pen (a.k.a Is there a Xournal alternative for Android)?

There is already a similar question, which is about the Xoom and note taking. But I'd like to ask this in a more general way: Given a tablet (and a pen), how can I write - not just adding notes and ...
8
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1answer
2k views

How can I prevent my Wi-Fi connection from glitching?

Occassionally my Wi-Fi goes into this weird state where the phone "thinks" I'm connected, but the connection simply doesn't work. Apps still seem to think I have connectivity, though they can't ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Does encrypting the Xoom tablet use battery faster?

I recently decided to encrypt my Xoom tablet. The process went smoothly (full power, plugged in the whole time, took about an hour) but since the encryption, it seems like my battery life has ...
0
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2answers
326 views

What happens when bluetooth headphones run out of battery while playing music?

I have a Motorola Xoom 3G with Android 3.0 and use it with a bluetooth headset. I'd like to know what happens when the headphones run out of battery? Does the music just stop in the same way it does ...
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0answers
902 views

Reading all SIM setting

Just out of curiosity I'd like to see all the settings on my SIM-card. And I'm not talking about an SMS stored on the card, or my phonebook. I'd like to see for example the Preferred PLMN list and ...
4
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2answers
3k views

Can't install new apps, all incompatible with Android phone (ZTE Blade)

After spending a few moments moving some apps from my phone's internal storage to my SD card, I'm no longer able to download/install apps. Every time I try to get one (like the Wikipedia app) I get ...
2
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1answer
386 views

Unable to login and load web page in Sony Ericcson W8

I am using a Sony Ericcson w8 Android phone. I am unable to log in and load a web page (like Google, GMail, etc.) even after selecting "clear cache." There is just a blank screen with a progress bar.
2
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2answers
2k views

Install zImage on Android 2.2 devcie

How do I install zImage on Android 2.2 device? I have one galaxy tab 7.0 and one NVIDIA Tegra 250 delvel kit. I was trying to using fastboot on NVIDIA Tegra 250 but I failed. I could load zImage ...
0
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1answer
320 views

Can the Netflix app be loaded on an Acer Iconia A500 without rooting?

Acer recently released an official upgrade to 3.2 for the Iconia A500 tablet, but the Netflix app is still not visible in the market. Is it possible to get the Netflix app on this tablet without ...
7
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2answers
5k views

How can I determine storage directory from ADB?

Is there a way I can use ADB to determine the external storage directory (equivalent of the Android API call Environment.getExternalStorageDirectory())?
1
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2answers
6k views

how do I set up adb with MyTouch 4g?

I have a mytouch 4g running gingerbread. I want to set up adb to work with the phone over usb, but I can' figure out how to do it. Frankly, I don't really know anything more so I'm not sure what ...
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3answers
6k views

How can I upgrade my Samsung Galaxy S2 to the latest kernel?

I have an SGS2 with Gingerbread 2.3.4 and kernel version 2.6.35.7-I9100XXKG1-CL349526 se.infra@SEP-39 #2. I heard that I can update the kernel to a newer version, but I have a few questions before I ...
9
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2answers
7k views

How can I stop the Android Market from showing bad/naughty apps?

I am using Honeycomb with Xoom, it's very annoying to see all the bad naughty apps all over the market, for example in the category "Libraries and Demos". Although we can ignore them and not download, ...
17
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3answers
10k views

How can I set a default contact for a phone number?

In my contact list I have a number of contacts that share the same home phone, because they are family members. For instance: my mother my father my brother the family's house I keep the home ...
1
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1answer
469 views

Battery life in dual-boot HTC HD2

I own a dual-booting HTC-HD2 with MIUI on SD card. I already knew, from tutorials, that in order to maximize battery life I should first-boot Android only with 100% of charge. This is currently ...
1
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1answer
600 views

Why does Kies say that there is no official release for my Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570)?

Why does Kies say it does not support updates for the firmware on my Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 as it is "not official release". On the phone it says android version 2.2.1 and Kies calls it: PDA:KC1 ...
0
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1answer
552 views

Revert from MIUI to Motoblur

I am a proud owner of Motorola Defy. A few months ago I upgraded my defy from 2.1 to 2.2. Although it had new features it became a bit laggy and so finally I decided to root my defy and install MIUI ...
2
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2answers
2k views

What Android distro can boot from USB stick in PC/Laptop?

I have an old HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop with a busted hard drive. I want to put a compatible Android distro onto a USB thumb, plug this in to the laptop and boot into it and use it for casual www ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Anyone knows where Shazam stores tags?

I have an android and all of a sudden shazam doesn't work. It crashes whenever I open it up, so I want to clear the data but I have a lot of tags in there and I want to download the songs but I can't ...
3
votes
1answer
258 views

StackExchange apps and LaTex rendering [closed]

Is there any app which allows to browse Stack-Exchange sites and is able to interpret and render latex formulas inside the posts? I have already tried StackAniwhere and Droidstack which apparently ...
17
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2answers
5k views

Android USB reverse tethering: How to fool the apps

USB reverse tethering = Cellphone gets network connection from PC via USB. I know how to do USB reverse tethering except for one problem: Many Android apps will check network connection using the ...
0
votes
1answer
924 views

Can I tether my Macbook (Lion) to my Verizon Droid Bionic using either USB or WiFi?

I'm trying to use the Verizon tethering app (and have tethering enabled on my Verizon account). My MacBook sees the hotspot, but does not connect successfully. I'm using WPA mode. The phone ...
1
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0answers
875 views

SMS converts to MMS after only one word

I've been searching around Google and other forums and many people have their SMS messages converted to MMS after 3 pages, but as soon as I start typing my phone converts the SMS to an MMS even though ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Unlocking the Bootloader on a Nexus One with S-On

I'm interested in rooting my (Very recently bought) nexus one, and installing Cyanogenmod over Fastboot. However, on the boot screen of my device I've noticed the first line tells me that security is ...
0
votes
1answer
39k views

How to get rid of “SD Card blank or has unsupported filesystem” notification

My Samsung Galaxy S II phone crashed and after I restarted it, there was an SD card notification icon that says "SD Card blank or has unsupported filesystem" with the only option of formatting the ...
4
votes
1answer
436 views

Sort contacts by different field (not first \ last name)

Merging the gmail contacts with the phones address list has many advantages, but also one nagging problem. While the gmail contacts contain full names, and in English, I want the display name in the ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Battery usage problem in Android 2.3.6

Since the update to Gingerbread the battery of my phone has the half duration than with the 2.3.4 version. The "Battery Usage" in settings don't show anything abnormal. Anybody have the same problem?...
0
votes
1answer
408 views

Motorola Defy in a reboot loop

I bought a new Motorola Defy today. The phone switches on then asks to be connected to a Google account, I try to type in my login details and it reboots. The battery shows 100% but when in switch ...
3
votes
1answer
812 views

How do I make my phone play a ringtone over my headphones despite being on “silent”?

I'm running Cyanogenmod 7.1RC1 on my Desire. When my phone is not on silent, I can hear the ringtone on my headphones when someone calls me, which is great. However, when my phone is on silent and my ...
2
votes
1answer
956 views

What is preventing my Android phone from going to sleep? It is eating through the battery quickly

My phone is the Motorola Droid 1, rooted and modded with CyanogenMod 7. This problem did not occur before I modded it. When I check the battery stats, the awake bar is always solid, so something is ...
13
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5answers
13k views

How can I record touches?

Is there an existing app I can install that will record my touch interactions in the background? I just saw this and it made me want to play around with my touch data to see what it looked like. ...
8
votes
1answer
613 views

How can I get a busy tone when dialing a number which is actually busy

I usually dial a number and then put the phone in my pocket (using a headset). That doesn't work very well when the destination is busy since I never get a busy tone. I just get a "number is busy" ...
1
vote
2answers
784 views

Motorola Atrix 4g reboots itself

I've just got a new Motorola Atrix 4g and have experience random reboots of the phone, this generally happens when it is in my pocket or otherwise unattended. Usually during the work day when browsing,...
1
vote
3answers
714 views

Google Voice : Your phone number couldn't be verified

After I sign in, i'm asked to set a voicemail PIN, and immediately after that i get the error: Your phone number could not be verified. Please try again. How do I verify my phone for Google ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Why does my Samsung Galaxy S lose data for some applications?

ANYONE WANTS MY BOUNTY POINTS ? I had a bounty of 150 points on this question but got no answer I could use. Anyone ? I have to award it in 22 hours. I am very happy with my Galaxy S, which I ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I update my handset from gingerbread to honeycomb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my device get the Android 3.x update (Honeycomb)? I am using Motorola Fire XT. It runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Can I update Gingerbread to Honeycomb. ...
3
votes
3answers
7k views

Communicating with a device via USB port , is it possible?

I am new to Android Platform and I Like to know whether it is possible for an Android device (App) to communicate with Linux/XP system via USB port for 2 way communication. If yes how can it be done? ...
1
vote
2answers
215 views

How can I delete my /sdcard/.xiaoniubook/ directory?

I downloaded a free book app from the Android Market and it installed just fine, but when I went to open it it told me I needed to try to delete the /sdcard/.xiaoniubook/ directory and restart my ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Can I use the stock SMS/MMS app on an Android tablet without UMTS module?

I just got my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet. It does not have a GSM/UMTS/3G module but there is an SMS/MMS icon. What is the purpose of this app? Does Android allow me to send and receive SMS/MMS over my ...
5
votes
1answer
467 views

How can I convert my music to show up OGG Vorbis tags?

What command with FFmpeg should I use to ensure that all of my metadata (Currently, most of the Artist tags are ignored) and music will play perfectly on Android? (Preferably using Ogg Vorbis!) I'm ...

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