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10answers
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pdf reader which has zoom and width locking? [closed]

I have both Adobe Reader and EZPDF. Are are both lacking. I want to lock the width and zoom and everything once I have a pdf open to my preferred settings. I just want to page up or down when ...
1
vote
4answers
21k views

What can I do with DLNA on an android smartphone?

What can I do with DLNA on an android smartphone? I understand it allows wireless streaming media, but beyond that I have trouble finding details. Will DLNA enabled smartphones receive data from ...
3
votes
3answers
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HTC Desire crashed, deleted all SMS/MMS. Can I recover?

Been a reader of SO/SE for a while as am getting into Android development. Just wanted to ask a quick question. Hope someone can help. :) I have a HTC desire (2.2 with HTC sense, as per stock), never ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Android and Network attached storage server

I am trying to organize my digital archive (pictures and movies). My wife and I store a lot of stuff on our Android phones. Before I buy a NAS device I would love to hear which protocol I should be ...
6
votes
2answers
24k views

Problem with my thumbnails in gallery

I have a problem with images in my gallery. The thumbnails of my photos are not the actual images when I view the image. The thumbnails are the photos which I have deleted or my other images in my ...
8
votes
1answer
18k views

How to force network operator selection once and for all?

I'm using HTC Desire running stock Android 2.2 (with HTCs enhancements). There's a network operation selection in Settings / Wireless & netwokrs / Mobile networks / Network operators, which allows ...
8
votes
3answers
20k views

How can I connect my Samsung Galaxy S to a television?

My Samsung Galaxy S has settings for TV-out, but I don't see anywhere to plug any cord from the phone to the TV. How can I connect it to my TV?
7
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5answers
27k views

How to show own photo in SMS conversation?

How can I show my own photo profile icon in SMS conversations? I cannot find where to set it.
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2answers
523 views

Are there any performance issues after upgrade from Android 2.1 to 2.2?

I have Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000, now I want to upgrade its OS from 2.1 to 2.2. However, through Google i have found that many people are facing performance issues after the upgrade. Does anyone have ...
2
votes
1answer
542 views

can I push 'hanging' sending email in gmail outbox?

I sent out three (big emails - 6 pictures from my mobile camera) very quickly one after each other. Now after 10 or so minutes they are still in the gmail outbox folder. I experienced the same when I ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Any recommendations regarding flashing a particular rom on a Nexus One? [duplicate]

I was wondering and hoping that someone might point me in the direction of a nice and stable rom for a Nexus One. Currently I'm running the Rodriguezstyle v2.42 which is pretty stable but I just ...
3
votes
2answers
521 views

Always Show Images for Emails

Is it possible to configure the built-in mail or Gmail clients to always display images?
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Is there any way to sync my Outlook calendar to my Samsung Galaxy S without Kies?

I am trying to sync my Outlook 2010 calendar to Samsung Galaxy S using Kies. For some reason, it doesn't sync. Kies has a nasty habit of hanging, so I would really like to use something else, if ...
2
votes
1answer
571 views

What program can I use to compress (zip,rar…) and password protect files on my Android Froyo

I was just sending a backup via mail to my Google account. This backup contained readable information (csv format) from sensitive data. Does anyone knows of a program to compress files (in .zip ...
2
votes
1answer
363 views

How to return to call when screen blanked

I was on a call and I was put on hold by the other person. The screen blanked after a time (as expected). When I hit the power button to return to the call. I found the call dropped. How can I ...
9
votes
3answers
19k views

Is there a way to recover a deleted SMS?

I deleted an entire SMS thread by mistake from my HTC Wildfire. Is there any way I can retrieve that thread ?
1
vote
3answers
11k views

How to set MAC address on (HTC Desire) Android terminal emulator?

I typed into the terminal this: ip link set eth0 address XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX the XX for my numbers and so on. But it says permission denied. Source: ...
17
votes
1answer
6k views

Charging over USB can be harmful?

Considering that charging over USB can take around 5 hours (to only 1-2 hours it would take from the wall mounted plug), can it be harmful for the smartphone battery if it's always charged from USB?
0
votes
0answers
851 views

How can I change the MAC adress in Android 2.2. HTC desire wifi mac address? [duplicate]

title explains all................................
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2answers
2k views

Restoring contacts after X10 mini pro upgrade to 2.1

I just upgraded my X10 mini pro to Android 2.1 . As suggested in the instructions did I perform a backup which seems to have created an file (~ 160 kB) with extension .sbf in /sdcard/data/backup/ on ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Traffic for Skype and other apps on Android

I've recently bought an HTC Desire and I'm wondering how much traffic some apps generate. I actually want to know two things: how much traffic (estimation, of course) is generated when syncing with ...
1
vote
2answers
637 views

Samsung Galaxy 3 Questions

I plan to buy a Samsung Galaxy 3. Here are my questions: Does the Galaxy 3 have a front-facing camera? How is the main camera (in terms of clarity)? Can the browser support multiple windows?
8
votes
4answers
11k views

Is it possible to run Minecraft on an Android?

I was thinking in using some tools to convert the JAR into an APK. But will my Nexus One have enough memory? And what about the controls?
5
votes
4answers
8k views

How to create a url link file in Android?

In windows, we can create a .url file to link to a website. How can I do this on Android? I want to send some links to my Android device from my PC.
4
votes
8answers
42k views

How to print screen my application in android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to take a screenshot with an Android phone? How to print screen my application in android phone?
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How hard is it to modify Android to add/remove required applications

I am new to Android world and I am really curious about how difficult it is to modify OS to add/remove applications. I am not talking about installing/removing apps from Android Market, but actually ...
1
vote
2answers
722 views

Slow opening of calendar items

I've bought an HTC Desire HD yesterday with Android 2.2 Froyo and HTC Sense. So I migrated my calendar items manually and it seemed to pick up some connections from my Facebook and my Twitter, which ...
10
votes
1answer
260 views

What are the privacy implications of using Talk-to-Text?

Given that the Android implementation of Talk-To-Text sends your voice to Google's servers, parses your speech into text, then sends the text string back to the handset, what are the privacy ...
4
votes
2answers
300 views

Android marketplace with PayPal support

Are there any Android market alternative that support PayPal payment?
6
votes
3answers
374 views

disable music button

How can I disable the hardware music button on the side of my LG GW620? I keep accidently triggering it in my pocket, causing random bursts of Foo Fighters when I sit down in a meeting. Just ...
1
vote
1answer
855 views

How do I tether over USB in MacOSX?

How do I tether over USB in MacOSX? I plug the phone in, pick up: USB tethering Share phone's mobile network with PC which causes the computer to discover a new network interface, but it ...
3
votes
2answers
265 views

How do I avoid problems when going from Wi-Fi to cell data connection (3G)?

I have my phone (Droid X) connected to my home Wi-Fi network, but when I leave it can take applications (Google Maps, Rhapsody, etc) probably 10-15 minutes before they function normally without either ...
3
votes
4answers
7k views

Know of an app that lets you transfer a text message conversation into an email? [closed]

A friend of mine is looking for an application that he can grab a text message conversation from his phone and maybe copy/paste it into another application like an email app or just "send to email" ...
4
votes
1answer
583 views

Why is voice-to-text input not working when disconnected from the Internet?

As you know, on Nexus One you can use voice input to enter text by speaking. Unfortunately, if you are disconnected from the Internet (even temporarily), this feature is unavailable. Why? On my ...
1
vote
1answer
235 views

Android 2.2 - Visited Links Color

I just got the 2.2 update for my T-Mobile MyTouch 3G (3.5mm) and while playing around with the browser discovered that, unlike with the previous version, visited html links on web pages are now ...
10
votes
2answers
688 views

Is there a widget that shows free/busy status of one of my Google Calendar calendars?

I have, in my Google Calendar account, several calendars which have been shared by friends/family/co-workers. Is there a widget which I can place on my phone's home page which will show whether or ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Imported Hebrew vcf contacts come out gibberish

I just joined the Android community. I have been using a Nokia E72. I am a bilingual user (Hebrew/English). I have succeeded in importing my address book 838 contacts with the help of this blog ...
7
votes
3answers
361 views

Is there an app that will list my phone's info in an easily copy/paste-able format? [closed]

There's a great Add-on for Firefox called InfoLister, all it does is provide a nicely formatted list of stuff and versions, for example here's what it lists for me: Last updated: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 ...
1
vote
3answers
792 views

Motorola Milestone problems

Before I start, please let me say I've tried pretty much everything, including, of course asking my providers for a new phone, but it didn't work. I also posted a similar question on a programmer's ...
18
votes
2answers
1k views

I have Unknown Sources enabled on my phone, now what?

Along the same lines as this question. What's so special about enabling Unknown Sources, and what are some things that I should do once it's enabled?
4
votes
1answer
88 views

Why do I have to set lots of my settings again after a phone reboot?

For examples: I have to set Input Method back to SwiftKey I have to set what application I'd like to use when I clicked sms icon (I'm using ChompSMS) All these happens after a phone reboot.
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Android Froyo (2.2). Why I cannot put letters on bluetooth PIN?

Please, I have a device wich I connect via bluetooth from my Samsung Galaxy S. The bluetooth device have a alphanumeric PIN. When I try connect it ask for PIN but my galaxy only let me to put ...
8
votes
3answers
66k views

Can I install additional language support (Russian) on HTC Desire HD without rooting?

I bought HTC Desire HD and I want to change UI language to Russian. The issue is that I see in settings only English, German, Italian and French. Is it possible to add other language without rooting ...
6
votes
1answer
840 views

How does “Angry birds backup” app work?

"Angry Birds Backup" seems to be a third party app that modifies other application's data. This should not be possible from security point of view, as it enables you to create malicious software. So ...
8
votes
5answers
782 views

I'm looking for a way to work offline with Google Tasks

Is it possible to work offline with Google Tasks and then sync it back when online? My connection is not stable over here. Please share if you know how to. Thank you!
7
votes
3answers
10k views

Does Samsung Galaxy S keep GPS location in camera taken photo metadata?

Does anyone know if Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000's camera taken photos keep information about GPS location from when they were taken? Thank you
4
votes
2answers
772 views

HTC EVO Does Not Sync Google Calendar

I'm an experienced Android user and recently my Dad picked up a HTC EVO. I set him up with all the Google services and apps like Gmail, Contacts and Calendar. I exported all of his contacts and ...
14
votes
7answers
2k views

Is Android 3.0 Honeycomb only for tablets?

It wasn't long time since Android 2.3 Gingerbread was released and so for only a few phones has 2.3. And already a beta version of Android 3.0 Honeycomb is released. What does this mean, is Android ...
1
vote
2answers
14k views

What is the filename for my contacts?

What is the filename for my contacts on my optimus M running froyo?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Why does my EVO Android phone screen keep turning on?

I have an HTC EVO and I can be sitting around doing nothing, when all of a sudden the screen comes on and stays on. I try to turn it off, but it keeps turning back on - sometimes after a second, ...

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