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Withheld, unknown or new number filtering - by asking caller to state their name

How can I make my phone do the following if the number is unknown: Answer the phone Play a message that says "As you are calling from an unknown number, please State your name" Record their reply ...
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Can I uninstall built in apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I uninstall applications that are locked by phone vendor? Can I uninstall default applications that come with the Android OS? For eg:contacts,calendar,message.
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1answer
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Mail client account colors

In the mail client of my Galaxy Tab I have three accounts. In the view "all mailboxes" there is a little line on the left for marking which mail comes from which account. These colors seem to be ...
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1answer
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Rooted the phone and installed cyanogenmod. How to get back Sense UI?

I have a HTC Desire comes with Sense UI when bought. I rooted it and installed Cyanogenmod. Is there anyway I can get back my Sense UI. I don't mind removing Cyanogenmod.
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1answer
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What does the TO DO button in GoSMS do?

In GoSMS, an incoming SMS is usually shown within a popup containing buttons like DELETE / TO DO / OPEN. What functionality does TO DO provide?
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2answers
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How can I search for a contact by its phone number?

Is it possible to search for a contact by phone number in Froyo ? How ?
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2answers
305 views

Questions about Samsung Galaxy S security applications

Hello I would like to know whether is it recommended to have some antiVirus+firewall application for this current phone? (I usually open email attachments for example) 1.Do these applications runs ...
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2answers
1k views

IP address on XBL Blacklist (Out going server response)

I'm posting on behalf of someone :- They have an HTC Desire, and they periodically get the following message when attempting to send out emails: Warning - Your outgoing server response: ...
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1answer
2k views

Connect Android device as wifi adapter to a PC to create an ad-hoc network

Sometimes when being at a friends house there is no wifi but wired internet access. In these cases it would be extremely useful if I could plug my phone in and create a wifi network just like when ...
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4answers
31k views

How can I find app name by UID?

In "battery history" I have found that the app with UID 10058 is using a lot of battery. How can I find the name of the app with UID equal to 10058?
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2answers
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Can I get the email app to only download email headers — and get bodies on demand? This is for an MS Exchange based email service

Can I get the email app to only download email headers -- and get bodies on demand? This is for an MS Exchange based email service. I have a Nexus One. The email app works fine, but the volume of ...
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0answers
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Detailed description for GpsSetup2 on Samsung Galaxy S available?

Is there a detailed description available for all the settings in GpsSetup2 (which can be opened by dialing *#*#1472365#*#*)?
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1answer
371 views

Scrolling behaviour for apps (in general)

I have a HTC Desire and I've realised there appears to be, for most apps (in general) 3 types of scrolling. Drag/pull with finger and the contents scrolls (slowly) depending on how much you've moved ...
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0answers
1k views

How can I pair Motorola CS3070 bluetooth barcode scanner with Nexus One?

I have a Motorola CS3070 bluetooth barcode scanner and a Nexus One. I followed Use a Bluetooth Barcode Scanner with Android - Nexus S & Motorola Symbol CS3070 Scanner, but I can't pair the scanner ...
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6answers
2k views

How can I receive phone calls through Wi-Fi on an Android phone?

How can I receive phone calls from a landlines/cellphone when I have Wi-Fi connectivity, but no cell phone service?
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6answers
88k views

Dropbox for Android folder location

Where does Dropbox for Android saves files when you click on "Download"? I've read How to search for files and folders? But my /sdcard/dropbox is empty even if I've downloaded a file just now.
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4answers
13k views

Call blocking with spoken message?

Does anyone know of a call blocker that will let you create a voice message for blocked calls? What I want is to block calls from hidden numbers. This is almost always salespeople so I want to just ...
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4answers
3k views

Is the Websocket protocol supported on Android?

I haven't been able to find much information on the state of Websocket implementation. Is it currently supported in the stock Android browser? If not, are there any browsers for Android that do ...
9
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4answers
3k views

Disable alarms for all day events in google calendar

When I have an all-day event in my calendar (a friend's birthday perhaps) I find that my phone will notify me to the start of the event at 11:50pm the previous day and every few minutes after that. ...
5
votes
7answers
7k views

Is there a way to edit contacts birthdays on the phone?

As far as I can tell the default contacts app on the phone does not have a field to enter or edit birthdays. Is there a way to do this? What about other contact apps?
11
votes
6answers
4k views

How can I send an SMS message to a group?

I want to send an SMS message to a group of people either in a contact group or maybe selected from a list of contacts. How can I do that?
2
votes
1answer
785 views

Galaxy 5: GPS always stops working after phone has been in standby

My new Samsung Galaxy 5 (also named Galaxy i5500, and running (android 2.1) has some GPS issue. The GPS works fine (i.e. it can find satellites when I use the app GPS Test.) directly after powering ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to write android application using Google Web Toolkit?

We are writing simple web application using GWT(Google Web Toolkit). Now we should have this application cloned on Android and iPhone. I don't know about the iPhone but may it is possible to have ...
8
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I turn my android phone into a remote control (mouse/keyboard) through bluetooth for ubuntu/linux

There are a lot of apps that turn an android phone into a remote control for a desktop system, but only for windows based systems. I use ubuntu and I only find Remote droid , works ok but only ...
2
votes
1answer
781 views

Plugging phones into tablets

I have an android tablet (1) and phone (2). Using the phone as a wireless hotspot drains the battery almost as fast as having the phone screen on. I'd like to be able to use it as a tethered hotspot ...
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3answers
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How can I get a vanilla Android device?

OK I'm about to buy an Android phone for development, but I will try to keep this question from becoming a shopping recommendation. I want to have vanilla Android on my phone (i.e. not Sense or ...
7
votes
2answers
913 views

SSH Tunnel with Android

Without rooting, how can I SSH tunnel to my homePC running sshd? I need ssh tunnel to VNC home, but i don't trust VNC, so I want to use it with SSH to make it safe! Thank you for any help!
3
votes
1answer
890 views

Blank screenshots on Android tablet

I use ddms to take screenshots of my phone and it works fine, but when I try to do the same with my tablet I just get a black image. The phone is a Samsung Intercept running Android 2.2; the tablet is ...
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vote
2answers
895 views

How do I put back 3G data connection

Maybe a month ago I set my device to use only wifi for data connection. Now, with a bigger data package, I try to find where I can put back 3G for data connection. I didn't do any fancy tricks nor # ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Samsung Galaxy S problem :WiFi doesn't reconnect with SSID broadcast disabled

Hi I have a problem with my Wifi connection. My Samsung Galaxy S does not connect to my Linksys wrt54g router after I'm disabling the SSID broadcast. The connection is automatically returned when I ...
2
votes
1answer
160 views

Is there a way to save profiles on Motorola's Droid X?

When I had an HTC Eris I could change "profiles". Each profile was basically: wallpaper + screen lock image + all apps on your desktop. So, I could have a work profile that had my apps that were ...
6
votes
2answers
253 views

Widget to immediately phone a specific contact?

I have a widget that places an icon of a specific contact on my home screen. Whenever I touch it, the phone immediately dials that person. Problem is - I already forgot what the widget is called (I'd ...
1
vote
1answer
536 views

Market app crashes when I try to scroll

For the last day or two I have had trouble in the default Market application. When I try to scroll in the "Just In" area the application just stops working. I get a black screen for while then I get ...
12
votes
5answers
189k views

How do I import all contacts from a SIM-card to an Android phone?

My mother have got a HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2. Now I want to import all contacts from her old SIM-card to the phone. I did it and it worked. Then I switched to the new SIM-card, and now when I ...
8
votes
3answers
14k views

How do I change the Wi-Fi hotspot channel?

Is it possibe to change the channel my phone broadcasts its Wi-Fi hotspot on? Right now it's using the same channel as my neighbour (6). My router is reporting several unused slots.
2
votes
2answers
824 views

Where and how can I upgrade my Galaxy 5 legally to Froyo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? I have a Galaxy 550 and want to upgrade it to android 2.2 where and how can i do this legal? thanks already.
2
votes
3answers
926 views

What limits a mobile phone to be upgraded to new Android version?

What is the main reason that you can't upgrade your phone to new Android version? Is it the lack of drivers, or simply hardware limitation? Are there other aspects?
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Install APK from external_sd

I'm tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I've read that you can copy an APK file to the SD card and use the browser to activate the installer to install it with this: ...
10
votes
2answers
8k views

Good idea to transfer all phone numbers from SIM card to google contacts?

I am new to the whole smartphone thing. Currently all of my telephone contacts are on my SIM card. I suspect it makes sense to move all my phone numbers from the SIM card to my Google contacts (i.e. ...
2
votes
1answer
485 views

Does Jorte synch with Google Calendar?

When I create events on Google Calendar, they don't end up in Jorte. Does Jorte truly sync events with Google Calendar or does it just import events when you set it up and then forget about it?
2
votes
2answers
144 views

Recorded video visible on device, but not other media players once uploaded

When I record videos with the rear-facing camera on my Archos 43 Internet Tablet, I am able to watch those recordings on my device, but when I attempt to upload them to online video sharing sites like ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

unknown_error when installing couchdb on android

I was able to install CouchDB fine on my Samsung Captivate android phone using the app in the market. When I try and install it on my Samsung Galaxy I update the binaries, then I get an error: ...
3
votes
1answer
111 views

Is it possible to wipe the phone without uninstalling the apps?

I'm having problems with my Google account in my phone and because of that I want to remove it and add it again. When I try to do it, it tells me that I can't remove it unless I restore to factory ...
2
votes
1answer
6k views

How to use GPRS (not wifi or 3G) to get internet access?

With my Galaxy 5, I can visit websites using wifi, but how can I access them using GPRS (=when no wifi around)? I don't want to pay for a 3G data plan with my mobile operator. Background: On my old ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to flash Nexus S (currently on custom AOSP build) with stock Gingerbread by Google (Android 2.3.3)

I have a Nexus S which I have flashed with a custom Android build. Now I need access to the Android Market and some other Google services and therefore I need the stock Android from Google. How can ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Which apps are affected by the SYNC icon in Power Control Bar?

I can turn sync on/off in the Power Control bar. Which applications actually use this sync setting? Is that only Google-based products (calendar, contacts, gmail) or does it also influence apps like ...
5
votes
1answer
374 views

Does google voice require a data plan to place calls?

I own a Nexus S and will be travelling to US on a business trip. I will have a T-Mobile prepaid connection and intend to use Google Voice to make and receive calls. Since I am currently outside the ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

how do I know the time involved in updating the firmware of my samsung I5801 phone via KIES

The official update for samsung I5801 is available now. Has anyone done it before (using KIES, any samsung phone)? How long it will take to update the firmware via Samsung Kies pc suite? What are ...
3
votes
3answers
292 views

Wi-fi immediately disables

I have a Samsung Captivate. This week, it's wi-fi stopped working. To be more precise, it's wi-fi recognizes there is a wi-fi router nearby (my home's), and tries to connect. But it immediately ...
1
vote
0answers
253 views

What Tasker Profiles do you use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Useful or cool Tasker recipes Tasker - "Tasker is an application for Android which performs Tasks (sets of Actions) based on Contexts (application, time, date, location, ...

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