2
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1answer
143 views

how can I stop Outlook calendar from syncing?

since I updated the OS on my intercept, my outlook calendar is now syncing and I want it to stop. I only want to see my personal google calendar appts on my phone. Any ideas how I can turn it off?
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1answer
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Is it possible to disable the system update notification?

I have a Nexus One that I want to keep at v2.2 for testing purpose. But the update 2.3.4 has been pushed to my phone and I keep seeing the notification to install it. Is it possible to disable the ...
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Rooting the HTC Desire Z

Just received one of these (SIM Free, UK Version, Android 2.3 with Sense UI). Can anybody point me towards the simplest and most easiest way to root this handset?
3
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1answer
241 views

Bluetooth headset in-call volume doesn't change?

I have a Motorola Droid (the original, A855) and a Jawbone Icon bluetooth headset. The headset does not have its own volume controls, so I've tried adjusting the volume using the volume rocker. While ...
3
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4answers
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How to disable secure credentials password?

On DesireZ running android 2.2 I've run into a rather annoying problem. The phone forces me to make a credentials password for WIFI, and then I have to enter it before the phone will connect to a ...
6
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1answer
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Bricked Moto Defy

I have bricked my Motorola Defy. I have tried flashing a new ROM using RSD Lite (following this guide). It says 'complete' but my phone will not turn on. Sometimes it will just show the Moto boot ...
8
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1answer
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Do Android 3.0 tablets have standby/hibernate mode?

I am considering an Acer Iconia A500 device as a book reader. Having years of experience with using (and programming) different devices (PDAs, smartphones, tablet PC, book readers), I am used to ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to ping [some resource] on [some network] on an Android phone or emulator?

I have serious doubts that my emulator really can access a certain server. I want to confirm that by trying to ping the server. Is it possible, and how would I do it?
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1answer
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Yellow, Green, Red icons with contacts and with sms messages

I have seen these icons coming in front of sms messages and in contact list. What they stand for? These icons are just like a "clock"
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1answer
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Does a “one key” voice recording application exist? [closed]

I am looking for a voice recording application that could be used in the same way as a dictaphone, by pressing one key (for example "volume up" during a few seconds) without having to unlock the ...
7
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3answers
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how can i make my phone not show “Other contacts” from my gmail account?

I have a google acount set up, and i had lots of contacts in my address book that got synchronized with the ones in my phone address book. I've found out that i can organize my contacts into groups, ...
2
votes
1answer
329 views

What are HTC system images for?

HTC recently released a Nexus-One system image for Gingerbread. What do I do with that? Can I use it to update my phone to "stock" Gingerbread (no carrier modifications?) If so, how? Or is it just ...
5
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1answer
176 views

When to know it's time to replace the Nexus One battery?

As we all know, battery consumption rate (i.e. "per hour") is not very standardized and its highly dependent on actual use, per user. This makes it very difficult for me to know whether I need a new ...
7
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3answers
887 views

How can I prevent Android from auto-installing all of my apps?

I usually install different ROMs regularly... When I set up my account on a fresh ROM, I don't want my phone to start loading all of the apps that I had installed with the same account on previous ...
4
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3answers
451 views

Galaxy S lagging

I've bought a brand new Galaxy S just several weeks ago and so far my expectations are not met. I've never used a PDA before, so I expected it to be a full power computing machine in a hand. :) But ...
2
votes
1answer
9k views

Where can I find files/db/etc of Memo application?

I'm wondering is it possible (sure it is :)) to find all the memo notes manually and where exactly they are stored?
28
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3answers
8k views

What is the relation between ROM Manager, ClockworkMod and Nandroid? Which one(s) do I need?

So I understand the first thing I need to do with my phone, after rooting, is to back everything up. But I was confused about 3 of the apparently popular tools used for this. For example, is Nandroid ...
5
votes
2answers
54k views

How to update the LG GT540 Optimus to the lastest stable Android version?

How can I update my LG GT540 Optimus to the latest stable Android? Is if safe to update, or I could brick my phone? Or it does it by auto? How are the installed softwares (from Android Market) ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Connect Android GPS with Computer

Is this possible to connect my Android's GPS with my computer? I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit running Froyo.
6
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1answer
8k views

Should the phone be fully charged before flashing a rom?

In posts like this, and from other sources, I have heard that the handset should be fully charged before flashing or installing a customer ROM. I assume this is because the calibration for the ...
3
votes
1answer
783 views

Do I need to revert to stock firmware and/or wipe data before installing a custom ROM?

Several sites I've visited mention that I need to revert to the stock firmware and possibly wipe my phone data before installing a custom ROM. Is this recommended or completely necessary? I have a ...
5
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4answers
2k views

About how long will my touchscreen last before it starts to lose sensitivity?

I've read on various posts on the net that touchscreens lose sensitivity over time, but I have not found any detailed information about why and how I can prevent this. Does anybody know why and how ...
1
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1answer
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Can't log into google apps after sim card change

I went to Germany and I had switch my PLAY (PL operator) SIM card with Blau.de SIM card. Everything was good, I had Internet connection and full facebook/twitter/google sync. After return to Poland, I ...
3
votes
1answer
301 views

How can I tell which account contacts have synced from?

I've just noticed that I've suddenly had 7 contacts appear in my list all called "Me Mob" all with my mobile's phone number as the only entry. I don't know when they appeared, but I don't think ...
1
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1answer
494 views

What is Acer Liquid Metal maximum SD card speed class?

I want to buy a new sd and I'd like to get best bang (and speed) for the buck... But I can't find this information... Anybody knows?
0
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2answers
236 views

I just ordered on ebay an HTC incredible 'flashed to cricket,' is android still installed on the phone?

I only want to use the phone as a dev tool and I need the android 2.2. What does 'flashed' mean exactly?
4
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2answers
2k views

Where can I find Android release notes?

Today I upgraded to 2.3.4 Gingerbread MR2 but I wonder: what changed?
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Can't remove app icons from the desktop

I installed AdwLauncher. In the beginning it worked well. But now, I can't delete the app icons from the desktop. The situation is that when I longpress the desktop, the list doesn't show up so ...
7
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1answer
1k views

Synchronize the contact's default phone number

I've upgraded my HTC Desire to a Galaxy S. In the HTC, I had a default phone number for each contact (typically, the mobile number). After linking the new device with my Google accounts, the default ...
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2answers
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Phone won't connect to mobile network

As of yesterday my phone was okay as I know I had a missed call and checked it on voicemail, but today I noticed that it is showing no signal when there should be one. The last thing I know I did was ...
4
votes
1answer
144 views

How can you tell whether you are running a official Android program or one modified by your phone maker?

So many times , in this forum , I see answers with descriptions of their phone, contacts or messaging application, with options, settings or feature I don't see on my Samsung Galaxy S. I presume that ...
4
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0answers
845 views

Is there a Google-less “personal cloud” for contacts, calendar, tasks and images sync? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suggestions for syncing data to someone besides Google? Funambol? The idea is to cut Google's (or other 3rd-party) proprietary bits out of an Android installation, while ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

What are loop devices?

How to Install Ubuntu on Android! states "your Android OS must support loop devices". What is a loop device?
6
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1answer
2k views

How do I set up VPN for connecting from Nexus One to my home network?

I'd like to set up my handset to be able to VPN into my home network. At home I have the Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH wireless router running dd-wrt firmware. My handset is Nexus One running the latest (as ...
2
votes
1answer
571 views

Exchange 2010 calendar synchronization problem

I've had my HTC Incredible S for a couple of weeks now, and have only just succeeded in synchronizing my Exchange 2010 calendar with it. E-mail and contacts have been working like a charm from the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Sync Exchange 2010 notes, tasks and reminders

My HTC Incredible S phone runs Android 2.2, and has the ability to sync e-mail, calendar and contacts with our Exchange 2010 Server at work. Tasks, notes and e-mail reminders, however, aren't synced ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

Do I need Android SDK to connect my phone in USB debug mode?

I'm following the steps provided here to root my Samsung Captivate (Galaxy-S). I install the USB drivers in the link provided. Whenever I connect my phone, I get the error There was a problem ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Any voice recorder app for Nexus S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to easily record a phone conversation in-progress? I've seen Android call recording apps, but they don't support call recording on Nexus S. Anyone know ...
7
votes
2answers
10k views

How do I set up a VPN from Android 2.3 to my home Ubuntu desktop?

I want to configure a VPN from my Nexus S (2.3.4) to my home Ubuntu desktop. Has anyone tried this yet? I would deeply appreciate tips on which VPN server to use (e.g., is openVPN support native ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Samsung S Galaxy II (i9100): possible with stock Google Android OS?

I'm in the market for a new Smartphone. Except for iPhone's, I'm new in the field and probably have some misconceptions. My first choice was the Google Nexus S, but I was offered a great deal on the ...
0
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0answers
375 views

Samsung S Galaxy II (i9100): possible with stock Google Android OS? [duplicate]

I'm in the market for a new Smartphone. Except for iPhone's, I'm new in the field and probably have some misconceptions. My first choice was the Google Nexus S, but I was offered a great deal on the ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

is there any official froyo upgrade from samsung for galaxy 5 in India? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Hi, I am a galaxy 5 user from India, there were news about froyo update for galaxy 5 but my kies [downloaded from ...
36
votes
5answers
26k views

What's using my GPS?

On my Android phone (a Desire HD), the GPS indicator is currently on & flashing away. How can I find out which app is responsible for using the GPS? I have my suspicions but would like to know ...
1
vote
1answer
214 views

How to manage a screencast with two Android devices?

I need to do an oral presentation which involves demoing an Android application that requires showing two devices at the same time. I know about the Android Screencast as a way to capture the Android ...
7
votes
9answers
66k views

How do I get my picture to appear in message threads?

In the stock messaging app, the contact I'm messaging has their picture next to their replies, but mine is just a grey box; how do I get my picture there? I have a contact called 'me' with my picture ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

Galaxy S not responsive after an aborted firmware update

I just bought this Samsung Galaxy S, installed the Kies software, then it automatically downloaded an update for my phone. I plugged in my phone and it began the update. After a few seconds the ...
2
votes
2answers
353 views

Default browser / update to support google cloud printing

Is the default browser on the android platform Chrome? And if so, does anyone have an idea how to update it or get it to work with the Google Cloud Printing? In the settings area I am not able to see ...
4
votes
2answers
533 views

Android tablet as music remote

I imagine a setup where I use an android tablet computer as a remote control for my hifi system - at least for selecting music. I have connected a low-power, cheap and small linux computer to the amp. ...
5
votes
3answers
9k views

Why my app disappear at reboot?

When I reboot the phone, often, some of the apps a get generic icon and won't load anymore. A reinstall solves the problem but I'd rather not have to do that. Device is an Acer Liquid Metal with ...
8
votes
2answers
26k views

Use Google Talk with multiple accounts

(Motorola Droid, Android 2.2.2) My new employer uses Google Apps to manage e-mail etc. They're also big into instant messaging for intra-company communication. On my device I have my personal ...

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