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Copying apk's from phone to tablet

I have a Marketless tablet (Coby Kyros), and I bought a Samsung Captivate (AT&T). Will I be able to copy the apk's I download from the phone into the tablet?
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2answers
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Can i mount loopdevice in Android?

I have rooted my android phone and get a shell thr adb. I wanna mount a ROM image in android. But I always fail: mount -o loop /sdcard/myimage.img /mnt mount: can't setup loop device: No such file or ...
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vote
1answer
990 views

LG-Ally won't charge

My LG Ally is out of battery and won't charge at all. I know the outlet is working. It's charged in the past just fine.. I gave it like 30 minutes plugged in, and power wouldn't do anything. No ...
0
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2answers
796 views

How to get root privilege in recovery mode?

I have copyed the 'su' command to /system in adb. but i cannot run the 'su', 'su' says: Permission denied.
3
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2answers
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About the android recovery mode

Question 1: what's the android recovery mode? Does it run a full linux kernel? Question 2: where the recovery.img is installed? (/somewhere_in_filesystem)
6
votes
1answer
9k views

Wifi goes off on screen lock? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I keep my wi-fi on in sleep mode It seems to me that the wifi on my phone goes off when the screen gets locked. That way it's not syncing and I don't get ...
5
votes
1answer
379 views

How do I stop getting reminders form a deleted Exchange account?

I have an HTC Desire phone which is great apart from the incessant recurring meeting calendar reminders from my former company. I have deleted the Exchange account and these recurring meetings no ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to install the application in SDcard (android phone)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install APK files on SDCARD. I would like to install the .apk file into the SD card. Can I do this? If yes then how could I able to perform this in my HTC hero ...
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1answer
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How do I Switch off NFC?

My Nexus S alerts me when it is close to my Oyster season ticket. It says New Tag Collected. Unknown tag type. Can I stop it doing this.
2
votes
2answers
508 views

SD Card not working

I have bought a new samsung 16 GB yesterday. and installed Froyo. I plug my 4 Gb SD card which I was using in my previous Nokia Cell Phone. but SGS is not picking it up. I detached it and put it back ...
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1answer
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Deleting emails in the online GMail list, does not delete them on my Android 2.2 Samsung Galaxy S, is this normal?

This morning I decided to clean up my emails list in my gmail account using the Windows wb browser. However when I opened the gmail application on my Samsung Galaxy S running Froyo 2.2, the emails I ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Can video recording on an Android smartphone be paused?

I've got an HTC Wildfire with Android Froyo 2.2. When I record videos with it, I want to be able to pause the recording, in order to pick up recording at the exact place where I paused. This is not ...
7
votes
2answers
2k views

MP3 tags in Hebrew show up in gibberish on my phone

I have some songs on my computer with Hebrew files names and Hebrew tags. When I copy them to my phone, the file names appear OK, but the tags appear in gibberish. This is true both for the default ...
10
votes
2answers
2k views

How feasible is it to use Google Voice for all calls and texts?

I'm considering getting an Android phone, and one thing that I'd like to do is drop my texting plan, and do all texting over wifi/data using Google Voice. If I do this, I need the following things to ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Does MMS support PNG format images?

I'm just wondering if android mms supports png files? I've tried sending an image, a png format, through mms. Sending is successful. However, the recipient recieves an error image. My question is, ...
7
votes
4answers
6k views

USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy Tab — How do I prevent it from resetting debug setting?

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab that I'm using for development purposes. For some reason, when I choose 'Enable USB Debugging' in the settings menu, it turns off after a random period and drops whatever ...
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4answers
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Is there a PDF (or epub) reader that allows to take notes (or at least to copy text)?

I have many PDFs that I would like to read on my Galaxy Tab and then take notes. Preferably the notes would be attached to the document (may be like Skim does), but as a workaround I can also imagine ...
8
votes
3answers
3k views

Reduce minimum in call volume

I find that the minimum in-call volume on my HTC Desire is still far to loud on some calls. Since I got the phone, I have flashed several different custom ROMs, radio updates, etc, and have had the ...
7
votes
3answers
2k views

Is 150 MB / month enough for limited use? [closed]

I've been thinking about getting a pre-owned Samsung Fascinate from Verizon for $40. I can't afford a $30/month unlimited data plan, but I was considering the $15/month 150MB data plan. I'm planning ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

How to mount a ext2 partition in sdcard

I don't want to use fat32, I want use the more stable ext2.
3
votes
1answer
6k views

The installation steps of android package

I just want to know the full steps. Does Android just copy the application package to another location? when to run the application, the android unzip app package every times?
4
votes
1answer
829 views

What Android Tablets are compatible with 5 GHz 802.11 networks?

All too often, I've seen manufacturers go the "cheap route" when putting out products that they can call "802.11n compatible". Most of the time, what they aren't telling you is that the "compatible" ...
3
votes
2answers
12k views

How do I see my sent SMS messages?

How do I see my sent SMS messages? I can search my text messages, but it's not obvious how to simply see a list of my sent messages ordered by time.
2
votes
4answers
177 views

Weight tracking app [closed]

I'm looking for an app to help me track my weight. Ideally, I would tell it my weight each day (and perhaps my age and height), and after a while I could use it so plot a graph of my progress but also ...
4
votes
2answers
404 views

Search result scrolling / paging on Android Market?

I am confused: if I use search on the Market app on Android 2.2, it tells me often that there are hundreds or even thousands of matches, but shows exactly 10, no more. Is there a way to scroll / page ...
9
votes
4answers
6k views

How to switch keyboard layout for external keyboard

How do I switch the keyboard layout for an external USB keyboard on Android 2.1? I've connected a German USB keyboard to my Android Tablet (Easypix 1000). Altough the language is set to German, the ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

Reenter the new password in configured Gmail account

I have configured HTC Hero phone with my Gmail account (username and password), and it is configured successfully. I have recently changed the password of this account from the Gmail website, so at ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I save `javascript:` URLs in Android's browser?

I've tried tap & hold, like regular URLs, but the menu never pops up. Is there a way to enable that or do I just have to copy and paste the URL into a bookmark (like this)? Here's the page I was ...
6
votes
3answers
971 views

Software for offline pedestrian navigation in New York [closed]

My fiancée is going on a trip to New York City and she'd like to have some kind of navigation there on her G1/Dream. Is there a software (preferably free, or not too costly), that would allow me to ...
21
votes
1answer
2k views

What is ClockworkMod Recovery and what is it for?

What is ClockworkMod Recovery and what is it for?
3
votes
1answer
423 views

Error message when upgrading Galaxy S to Froyo

So I finaly got a copy of Windows and installed VMWare on OS X After fidling with driver issues etc. etc. I got the Kies software to recognize the Gallaxy S After Kies had downloaded the upgrade ...
9
votes
7answers
84k views

How do I toggle headset/headphone mode manually?

It seems that the hardware erroneously regard the headset as attached at all times (to the 3.5" jack). This makes me unable to make calls without headset or speaker mode.
7
votes
1answer
357 views

No calls and messages before first call/message

My Samsung Galaxy Spica (GT-I5700) has this problem: when it first starts or resume from airplane mode (i.e. when turning off airplane mode), the GSM network status appears to be normal (full signal) ...
9
votes
1answer
361 views

Determine HTC Desire screen type

The first HTC Desire devices used to have AMOLED screens, before HTC switched to SLCD. How can I tell whether my handset has an AMOLED or an SLCD screen?
5
votes
2answers
312 views

If I pull the battery out, the sd card file system crashs, all file lost!

Is this normal? Did it happen in your phone?
4
votes
1answer
691 views

custom rom for galaxy 5

I am new to this Android stuff. I would like to know the easy way to install a custom ROM on my phone. I have already rooted my phone.
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How to shutdown android phone from PC

The screen of my android phone sometimes automatically shutdown and cannot reshow again. So how can I shutdown my android from PC or other ways?
5
votes
1answer
761 views

Stop droid x from security locking during a call

I have noticed that when I am on a lengthy call on my Droid X, the phone locks itself. This seems to happen within the expected timeout period, so I don't believe that the phone is malfunctioning. ...
3
votes
2answers
216 views

Upgrade unlocked Motorola Droid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? Is it possible to upgrade unlocked Motorola Droid to any Android OS version. Can this be done through wifi or does it has to be ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I change the default Complete Action With?

The handler select dialog mentions a setting in settings under Settings -> Applications -> Manage Applications but I can't find it. Here's a list of actions for each app under Manage ...
6
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I show two alphabets in my contact list?

I have a Galaxy S with an interface in Hebrew. Some of my contacts are in English and some are in Hebrew. However, I only have the option to scroll through the letters in Hebrew. The English alphabet ...
14
votes
1answer
7k views

Is there a way to trick the Android Market into thinking I'm using a different device do I can download protected apps?

I have an unrooted Archos 70IT with the market add-on app and there's a number of apps that I can find in the Market on my Droid but not on my Archos. They are likely "protected apps" which can only ...
10
votes
2answers
9k views

How do I disable the USB Connected notification?

Every time I plug in my phone, I get a notification for USB connected. Is there any way to disable the notification, without disabling USB debugging? Phone: LG Optimus S Carrier: Sprint Android: ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Is there a way to get Android Market on galaxy s?

How can I get the android market on a Galaxy S on on the Turkish carrier Turkcell. I think that Google's absence in Turkey as a tax paying entity may be why the android market is missing. Is there a ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

What's that little button with the squares called?

On my Motorola, it has four squares and the top-left square is solid. I'm not sure if all Android phones have it. "Home", "back", and "search" all seem pretty straightforward. Does it have a specific ...
6
votes
3answers
10k views

How to convert PDF to read on Android Kindle?

I can convert my PDFs to the nice AZW format through the Amazon Kindle free email converter. However, I did not yet figure out how I can add the resulting .azw file to my Android Kindle app as well - ...
3
votes
3answers
9k views

How can I copy pictures to the Gallery?

I have some pictures in a directory on my phone. How can I make them appear inside the picture Gallery?
11
votes
7answers
10k views

Where can I obtain an sqlite3 command line binary for Android?

When I read documentation such as Examining sqlite3 databases from a remote shell I get the impression an sqlite command-line binary should exist on my phone. Sadly I can't seem to find it on my phone ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to sync all my Exchange files (including Notes and Tasks) to my Nexus S?

I need to find a way to sync my Outlook notes and tasks to my Nexus S. I would also like to have all the fields I use in my contacts in Outlook available in my Nexus S. I rund on Exchange and the ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

NFC functionality in Google Nexus S?

How physically close will a tag need to be for the phone to detect a NFC card? (10cm or can it greater) Also can the phone present itself as a NFC tag to other phones? If this is possible is the ...

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