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What info does Google backup?

Does anyone know what exactly does Google backup (and restore) when you enable that option? Also, are we able to see this list somewhere? (Maybe hidden n-levels deep in Google Account information?) ...
5
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2answers
217 views

Reapplying market updates after using “uninstall updates”

I had an issue with an application that couldn't be updated, and solved it by uninstalling the market updates (maybe there was another method, but in my case it worked). Problem is, now I can't find a ...
2
votes
2answers
442 views

HTC Sensation sent screenshot to Google+ Instant Upload?

I got a notification on Google+ this morning showing a screenshot of my HTC Sensation's home screen. I checked my phone, and in the 'Camera Shots' album, there is the same picture. I never actioned ...
4
votes
3answers
9k views

How do I restore a contact I deleted on my Android phone, but not in GMail contacts?

The contact in question had the wrong phone number in Viber, so I deleted it from Viber. I later found out that Viber had deleted it from my contacts, so I had lost all of the other correct ...
2
votes
1answer
416 views

Can I view the sales reports/information from Android Market of my App somewhere?

Is there a tool I can use to download the sales information for my android app. For the itunes store, apple provides a tool for the same here: http://www.apple.com/itunesnews/docs/...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

How do I find out why my phone is locking up?

My Samsung Captivate (Galaxy S series) locks up about once per day, where the screen is frozen and it doesn't respond to any type of input. There's no pattern concerning what app I'm running at the ...
2
votes
0answers
4k views

Only first part of long text messages received

When someone sends me a long text message, I'm only receiving the first part of the message instead of receiving multiple messages. I am able to consistently reproduce the issue. When I first ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Sudden crashes and drops in battery charge

Recently I've experienced random and sudden crashes on my Galaxy S2. There is no warning or shutdown message. Suddenly it's just powered off. What could cause this? Is there any way to see what was ...
7
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3answers
17k views

Is it possible to connect a USB microphone to an Android phone or tablet?

Blue makes a prosumer mic that you can connect directly to an iPod or iPhone via the dock port. I would love to have the same capability to do something similar for an Android phone or tablet. This ...
6
votes
1answer
958 views

Is there a way to fix the call answer delay?

This is a known Android issue which has been widely reported (example). I saw a suggestion to use Call Delay Patch from the Android Market, but some report that this helps while others report that it ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Enabling WiFi HotSpot in Google Nexus S

I have a Google Nexus S with Android 2.3 in it. I want to tether/or enable Wifi HotSpot in it. Do I have to root my phone? How should I proceed? Thanks!
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1answer
2k views

How can I backup all of my data to a PC without rooting?

I am an ex-Nokia user and used to backup the data with their PC Suite which is great and can backup everything easily and is a free application. How do I do the same with HTC Incredible S? [ I do ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I make a 3G-324M video call?

I tried to place a 3G-324M video call to my Incredible, but the other phone says that mine doesn't support it. On the web I found someone mentioned that Incredibles do not support video calls in 3G ...
12
votes
6answers
8k views

A calendar with powerful alerts

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy 2, coming from a Nokia 3600. My old cell phone had a quite simple calendar app but when it was supposed to alert me it kept ringing and vibrating until I dismiss it. I ...
11
votes
3answers
8k views

How does the GPS work on Android phones?

Today I used the GPS on my Android for the first time, and I was wondering how it actually works. I know that Android phones have a GPS chip in them, but does the phone establish a direct connection ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

Will android tablets from US work in the UK?

I'm thinking of getting an adroid tablet from the US and ship it over here to the UK. Will it work completly and as a UK based tablet? I don't need 3G.
4
votes
1answer
733 views

Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card (Xperia Arc version)

I have almost this question: Every time I plug in my phone via USB it automatically mounts the SD card I have a Motorla Droid running CM6 (essentially Android 2.2). I'm connecting to Windows 7 ...
1
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1answer
15k views

How to upgrade to Android 2.2 [Samsung GT i5800]?

I have a Samsung GT i5800 with original Android firmware and an offical Windows 7 PRO/64bit machine and a Samsung USB cable that I got with the phone. How can I update it offically to a fresher ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

What can cause the Oct 2011 OTA update of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to fail?

I'm using a Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G (GT-P7500), Android 3.1, Baseband version P7500XXKG7, Build HMJ37 P7500XWKG9, rooted. (I got it with 3.1 and TouchWiz preinstalled.) A few weeks ago, I got a ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Odin. Unplugged target while flashing

I assumed something was wrong because I waited about 20 minutes and the process hadn't completed, nor did it look like anything was active. Apparently, something was and now my Samsung Epic Touch 4G ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

why can't I scroll Wikipedia pages horizontally?

I have found that Wikipedia pages with image content larger than my Droid X's screen size cannot be resized or scrolled horizontally, this means that these pictures are only partially visible. ...
22
votes
1answer
96k views

How do I add a new language?

The aftermarket ROM I use seems to have the language list parred down to just a couple selections, probably to save space. I would like to add a language back into the system. I can already set the ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I embed youtube videos so they play on my HTC Wildfire?

I have created a youtube video and embedded in on this page: http://tanguay.info/test169.htm I tried to play it on my HTC Wildfire in the default browser, but it says there is no flash player ...
11
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I display an image from a URL on a home screen?

I want to load an image from a URL and have it get updated regularly from a web page. Something like a widget that would show my current Stack Overflow flair. Another badge/flair example is to ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

How can I wake up my Nexus One using trackball?

I have Nexus One and the power button stopped working. It's a known issue but I'm not in USA and I can't get it fixed since I got it from there. Is there any way that I could wake it up without using ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I turn off the 3G connection?

I'd like to be able to turn the 3G connection on and off without navigating the "Settings -> Wireless and networks -> Mobile Networks" menus each time. Is there a widget (or some other way) of ...
2
votes
2answers
183 views

Updates for Google Search, and Street View for Google Maps, listed but not able to be downloaded/installed

I have an LG ally that's just about a year old now, running 2.2.2. When I go to Market -> My Apps, there are two apps listed as "Not Installed" I'm having trouble with: Google Search Street View on ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Google Calendar on Android opens to old date by default

When I open Google Calendar on my Android phone, it starts up showing October 1 2011. The phone knows the current date; pressing menu and then the today button goes to the correct day. I'd just like ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How to create shortcuts to a certain subset of files

I have a large collection of books on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, organized by topic in many nested folders. I have a certain subset of them (coming from multiple folders) that I expect to refer to ...
3
votes
2answers
806 views

What is the easiest way to add a new contact to an existing Google contacts group?

Let's say I'm adding a new contact and it's a long lost family members so I want to add them to my custom "Aussie Family" group within my Google account. There appears to be no easy way to do this. I ...
3
votes
1answer
423 views

Phone using mobile data instead of Wi-Fi

I installed Cyanogenmod on my HTC Desire about a month ago and have just received my first mobile bill. Before installing Cyanogenmod, I'd use maybe 200-300MB per month, because most places (home/work)...
10
votes
1answer
576 views

Can I unroot my phone

My GPS is broken, and I want to replace it or have it repaired. Is there a way to unroot a samsung galaxy s 4G t-mobile back to the factory conditions?
21
votes
8answers
49k views

Dialer app becoming too slow and less responsive

It takes almost more than 5-10 seconds to open the dialer application in my phone. This has been happening for a while now and is especially critical since during incoming calls, when my phone snaps ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Can't start clockwork recovery image lately

"Lately" (like in the last few months), I'm unable to start the Clockwork Mod recovery image on my Nexus S with Oxygen 2.2.1. When I select "boot to recovery mode" (or want to start a ROM backup) in ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Can't boot to Clockwork Recovery on Atrix (several methods tried)

I have a Motorola Atrix 4G, with AT&T Carrier. Android 2.3.4 EDIT 11/6/2011: I don't know if this means anything, but I don' have an sdcard in it. I have rooted it using this tutorial. I ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Maps Update Degraded Off-Route Traffic Display

I've been using Google Maps Navigation to help with my commute for about 2 years now. One common action that I take is to start Naviation to my destination, and then look at the traffic display on ...
2
votes
1answer
376 views

How to lock Samsung Galaxy S2?

My Samsung Galaxy S2 locks after some time I don't touch the screen. How could I lock it immediately, without waiting for this time to pass?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

I have multiple Google accounts on my phone. How can I delete some of them?

I have an annoying problem with this Samsung Epic 4G touch. I set up a new Gmail account, which I use for Google Talk and the Android Market. However, I logged in to YouTube under two usernames at ...
2
votes
2answers
180 views

How can I completely reset android samsung galaxy s 4g?

My phone has gotten extremely slow, and the GPS no longer seems to function which is the main reason I got the phone. My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S 4G from T-Mobile. Is it possible to reset it ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

how Downgrade LG optimus P500 from 2.3.3 to 2.2.2

I upgraded my LG optimus P500 phone from Android 2.2.2 to 2.3.3. After upgrading the battery started to dry very soon and it auto powers off as well even when the battery is more than 80%. Now I ...
4
votes
2answers
110 views

Best Reading App for Personal PDFs which Remembers Last Location on an Android Tablet

I like the Kindle app (it remembers the last location) and the Adobe PDF app (it can view PDFs), but I'm looking for an app for my tablet which remembers the last location and can view PDFs.
4
votes
1answer
5k views

Is it possible to record a video as avi or mp4?

I've recently bought a Motorola Milestone 2 (Froyo) and I see that when I record a video it produces a .3gp file. Is there a way to have it produce an avi or mp4 instead? Would I have to root the ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Is there a widget that allows for speed dialing?

Is there a widget that would allow me to have, for instance, 9-10 names so I can call them quickly? Maybe 10 icons associated with 10 names/numbers?
1
vote
2answers
205 views

Very light overlay-ish home screen

Is there a homescreen that will basically pop up when I hit home, and I can go right back to what I was doing with the return softkey? It can require root, as I have that.
2
votes
1answer
565 views

Are users always asked to accept application permissions?

Does the Android OS always ask a user to review an application's permissions if it is not downloaded from the Android marketplace directly? For instance, downloading an application from a non-Google ...
0
votes
1answer
415 views

Rationalising the utility of swap in Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830

I am trying to get my hands on the average read/write speed(s) of the RAM bundled on the said phone. Just wondering how this faces off with a Class 10 micro SD. I was thinking if the Class rating was ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

Some apps not supported on Samsung Galaxy Player

I've never really used an Android device before about a week ago so I'm not terribly familiar with how this all works, but I've noticed that there are a couple of apps that I am not able to download ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

program to resize image?

I'm looking for an image editor that I can use to do a wide array of resizing tasks including canvas size (expand/contract the image canvas), image size (enlarge/shrink the entire image), and cropping....
6
votes
2answers
1k views

Add me feature of Galaxy S

There is an interesting feature in the camera of Galaxy S phones, called Add me. Using this one can take photo of a person sitting in two postures in the same frame. (A normal photo is taken, the ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

How to Ignore the Icons in Camera Album? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unwanted folders showing up in Gallery. Can they be removed? My Album contains Camera Pics and the icons of other applications. Those icons are there in my SD Card. I took ...

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