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How can I get apps from the Amazon app store from an unsupported region?

Currently, the Amazon app store appears to be US-only. Similar to How do I use the US Android Market, I want to know: How can I use the US Amazon Appstore? Market Enabler doesn't seem to work, and ...
4
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1answer
974 views

How can I update my Nexus S manually?

I just bought a Nexus S from the USA and it works fine here (Spain). Just realised its version of Gingerbread is 2.3.1 though. While it's no surprise it finds no OTA updates with the local carriers, I ...
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3answers
743 views

Default launcher app hangs at boot up. Unable to do anything with phone (NexusOne)

My NexusOne's builtin launcher is suddenly hanging at bootup. Since the main lock screen is hanging the screen touch is not working, soft buttons are not working -- I am just completely unable to do ...
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2answers
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How to fix a damaged sd card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “SD card is damaged - You may have to reformat.” How do I fix this problem? I made my SD card available as mass storage, copied one file from the SD card, unmounted the ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How can I tell the Android Market that I'm running an updated version of Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? My phone (Orange San Francisco) came with Android 2.1 and has not been officially updated in the UK so I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
646 views

Is it possible to change how Froyo hyphenates phone numbers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? In Brazil, phone numbers have two digits for the area code and eight for the phone ...
1
vote
1answer
533 views

Notification of new label e-mails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can gmail notifications be customized by label? I have a filter in gmail that sets some of the mail to skip the inbox and be archived (unread) under a specific label. On ...
1
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0answers
210 views

what are the disadvantages of rooting your device [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any risks to rooting a device? What are disadvantages of rooting device . why should it be avoided ?
6
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2answers
21k views

How come some apps won't download from Market?

I have a rather odd thing happening to three apps in the Market, all free. I tried to install Google Maps and Angry Birds Seasons from the market, but the downloads or installations failed and now I ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

How do I change the function of the earphone button?

I have a Nexus S running Gingerbread and I use the stock app to listen to music. The bundled earphone has a button that plays/pauses music, but I find this redundant since I can either reduce the ...
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2answers
2k views

Make fonts larger in Galaxy Tab

How can I enlarge all texts in galaxy tab for an old man, specially in contacts and more specially numbers of contacts? Thank you. edit galaxy tab version 2.2
10
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4answers
2k views

How to migrate accounts and data from one Android phone to another?

I have a HTC Magic phone with Android 2.2.1 and I want to migrate all accounts (9), apps, sms, settings, etc... to a new phone with Nexus One. Do you known some Android service/option or free app on ...
17
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3answers
642 views

Will I get automatically lifetime FREE updates if I pay for an app?

If I buy a paid app, will I be able to get free updates for the rest of the lifetime of that app or should I pay later for the updates? What's the norm? Can you perhaps give 1-2 examples? Thanks!
6
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4answers
16k views

Can I replace the OS of a Samsung Galaxy S?

I was attracted by the hardware specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S. However, I don't like the default TouchWiz skin developed by Samsung. I'd prefer to use the native Android UI, as in the Nexus ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

What does the message: 550 Invalid name or chroot violation mean?

I am trying to establih an Ftp connection between my Archos tablet and my Galaxy phone. I am using the swiFTP server program on my Archos. I am able to connect to the Archos from the phone using an ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Change default application for handling headset controls

I have a HTC Desire HD running stock 2.2 When using the HTC supplied headphones, the play/pause/nav controls only work with Meridian. I don't remember explicitly setting it up as such, although I may ...
0
votes
3answers
426 views

can automatic update work when app is not installed from android marketplace? [closed]

or how can i auto update an app that is not installed via android marketplace. it is useful in scenario where many of our customer uses custom built of android device ( which not yet registered to ...
1
vote
1answer
471 views

Built-in alarm clock on G2?

I just upgraded from G1 to G2 Android. The G1 had a decent alarm clock application built right into it. The G2 doesn't seem to have this app (or I can't seem to find it.) Anyone know how to access it ...
4
votes
1answer
570 views

Samsung Galaxy S firmware codes

When Samsung Kies offers an update it doesn't tell you what version of android the update is. All you get is seemingly meaningless codes like PDA:JPI / Phone:JPP / CSC:JP4 or similar What do ...
0
votes
1answer
389 views

When is the Nexus S Android 2.3.3 update coming to the UK [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.3 update (Gingerbread)? I have a UK Nexus S and it is still on 2.3.2. It's been a month since this update began being pushed out in ...
0
votes
1answer
263 views

Will the AT&T HTC Aria Froyo (2.2) official upgrade solve the Bluetooth reset issue? will it allow free tethering as the unofficial 2.2?

Hi I couldn't wait and dowloaded the 2.2 upgrade for my AT&T HTC Aria just to find out the official one came one a few weeks later. The only reason I want to upgrade is the Bluetooth reset bug ...
4
votes
2answers
377 views

Is it possible for my HTC Desire to interupt my iPod when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch and I don't feel it vibrate. Does anyone know if it's possible for my HTC Desire to somehow notify me of the call ...
5
votes
3answers
9k views

Factory reset left root intact?

I rooted my Dream/G1 last night and finally gave up on modding it (not for good mind you, but for the moment) and opted instead to just restore it to factory settings via Settings > SD card & ...
3
votes
1answer
551 views

What is the right way to backup my whole phone?

I did a factory reset last night, and I'd like to try to mod my G1 but I want to make sure I have a good, complete recovery image. Preferably one that will restore things like my K9 mail settings, in ...
7
votes
2answers
5k views

Looking for Android equivalent of Clonezilla / Diskimage / Ghost etc

Have been googling for quite a few hours but can't seem to find what I'm looking for, hope someone can point me in the right direction.... I want to basically make a complete image of my phone before ...
6
votes
1answer
522 views

Why can't the Droid 2 connect to 5 GHz WiFi networks?

The Droid 2 can connect to 2.4 GHz wireless networks, such as 802.11b/g/n, but not 5.0 GHz networks such as 802.11a/n. Why is this? Is there any workaround to allow it to connect to both types of ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Video out over USB?

I'm starting to regret not getting an Atrix - the whole docking scheme seems so cool. Unfortunately, it seems that I can't even do much of a DIY thing to output a video stream with the device's screen ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

Why can't I boot into recovery mode?

I think I'm actually missing something here still. Everything I read suggests I need to boot into recovery mode as a first step, and that I ought to be able to do that by holding down the "home" key ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I know what radio firmware I'm running?

I'm gearing up to mod my phone and reading the Cyanogenmod Installation Support Line which is helpful-ish right up until step 1.3, "1.3 Radio ...aka Which EBI am I?" They refer you to a post that ...
8
votes
1answer
9k views

Can I backup my APN settings?

Where are my Access Point Names stored in the file system? Can I back them up via adb shell? My phone is unlocked (AT&T Contract. Le sigh.) and I'm inching towards modding it but I want to be ...
5
votes
1answer
234 views

G1 Misbehaving — can I (should I?) reinstall donut?

I have an unlocked G1 (b/c I am stuck with an AT&T contract) that recently started to do a lot of weird things all at once. Most notably, it rings but does not show the caller or allow me to ...
9
votes
2answers
22k views

Will resetting my unlocked phone to factory settings lock it again?

I have an unlocked G1 that is freaking out on me in various ways. If I "restore factory settings" am I going to wind up locking it?
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Run android application from remote computer

I have asked this question in StackOverflow, but I figured it should be asked here... I need to run my android application from remote computer (in the same network) via SSH (not using ADB). How do I ...
7
votes
3answers
6k views

Difference between Super LCD screen of Nexus S and Super AMOLED screen of Samsung Galaxy S — Which is better?

I was wondering has anyone of you experience the difference among super LCD screen of Nexus S, and Super AMOLED screen of Samsung Galaxy S? Which type of screen is better?
3
votes
1answer
509 views

android access in some countries [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use the US Android Market Hello I would like to ask if there is any way to get android market in syria cuz it's not allowed Thank you
18
votes
3answers
28k views

How do I turn off the cellular radio without disabling bluetooth?

I have an old Motorola Droid that is no longer subscribed on any Verizon service. I still use it for things like web browsing, ebooks, and along with some wireless stereo headphones, music. I've ...
1
vote
2answers
310 views

What makes the Atrix's implementation of Citrix Receiver special?

The Motorola Atrix looks like a nice phone. A widely publicized feature is the remote desktop function, which uses Citrix Receiver to connect to a virtualized workstation in the cloud, so that one ...
1
vote
1answer
263 views

Problems rooting an evo shift

I'm on day 2 of the great quest for permanant root. I have followed the guides here and here to the letter and still my hboot shows "S-On". Hboot says: SPEEDY XE SHIP S-ON HBOOT-0.93.0001 ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Anyone know the LG Ally screen density?

I'm doing some android development and one of the specific devices I need to test on is the LG ally. The tech specs on their web site list the display resolution as 480 x 800, but I also need the ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

I want to password lock my “Applications” settings, but no other settings

I have an AppLock program that locks certain apps with a PIN. In order for the app to have any effectiveness, I include Settings as an App to lock. Otherwise, I could go to Settings -> ...
9
votes
1answer
765 views

Dropped wireless on Android?

I currently have a Droid Incredible (Froyo with ROM: Skyraider 3.5 w/ Sense) For a while now, my wireless connection on my Droid Inc just drops and switches over to 3G even though wireless, on ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Wifi tethering unavailable HTC Magic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wifi tethering with HTC Magic Hi, Got a HTC Magic (the black one) with official froyo 2.2.1 in it, but when I went to check there is no WiFi tethering available in the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there a way to get a “zoom balloon” (like on the iphone) when sliding over a text input field?

Is there any way to show a zoom balloon (like on the iphone), whenever sliding over a text field to show us where the marker is, and allow us to move it correctly.
22
votes
4answers
19k views

Move paid apps between devices? [duplicate]

I have an android phone(1) on 2.3.3 and a tablet(2) on preorder that will be on 3. (And a bad gadget habit.) Can I, when the tablet arrives, uninstall paid apps on the phone and install them on the ...
1
vote
2answers
374 views

Gmail app on LG Optimus U doesn't get email anymore

I have an LG Optimus U from US Cellular and I use the stock Gmail app. A few days ago, it stopped receiving any new emails. When I click on refresh it doesn't do anything, just fails silently. Also, ...
5
votes
4answers
267 views

Updating application from Android Market

I have downloaded and installed an app from Android Market. Now I want to know how to update this apk installed in my device. Is this app updated by Android Market? Will it update automatically or do ...
0
votes
1answer
400 views

Android ASTRO Cannot Locate Download Directory

I have placed apk in download directory. I have also downloaded from web into download directory, but ASTRO does not seem to see this directory. In Astro I see / etc lib data (empty) and sd ...
4
votes
4answers
13k views

Corporate Exchange Email Won't Send (stuck in outbox)

I have a corporate sync account set up to sync my work calendar, contacts and email. I had some trouble setting it up, but once I got it set up it worked just fine for a couple of months. Then about a ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Android 2.1 - MyTouch 3G Slide - Preparing SD Card mal-function - Formatted SD Card after taking out and putting back in :(

Operating System: Android 2.2 Device: HTC MyTouch 3G Slide SD Card: Micro SD 8GB Sandisk card that is less than 1 year old Background: This feature formatted my working SD Card w/ all my pictures ...
19
votes
4answers
74k views

Not all images showing up in gallery

Some photos do not show up in the gallery app. I can find those particular shots trough the camera app for some reason, and using a file-browser I can find them too. But they will not show up in the ...

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