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1answer
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lock ES File Explorer or similar options

I want to lock ES file explorer, so that it can be opened after I put a password or pattern lock. Is it possible in ES file explorer? Is there any other file explorer that provides similar ...
5
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2answers
349 views

Mice and Keyboard support in 3.1

Apparently, Android 3.1 will support USB devices such as mice and keyboards. How much of an issue is driver support? If you have a "normal" keyboard or mouse, will it just plug and play? Does the OS ...
7
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2answers
836 views

How can I rate an app in Honeycomb?

Seems like I can't find out how to do the basics on my Honeycomb tablet. How do you rate an app in the Market?
4
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1answer
409 views

Different notification tones for multiple Gmail accounts

Is it possible to use different notification tones for each Gmail account? I.e.: account1@gmail.com => tone X account2@gmail.com => tone Y Maybe with a helper app?
6
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3answers
2k views

Is there a way to list all Intents and all processes associated with them?

Is there a way to list all Intents and all processes associated with them? Specifics: Droid X, 2.2 stock ROM, rooted. I'm perfectly fine with any approach, as long as it gets a guaranteed complete ...
2
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1answer
835 views

Are there cases where Android would start an app/service other than due to Intents or explicit user start?

I'm trying to understand how/why some of the processes that are running on my phone (DroidX, stock 2.2 ROM). It's obvious that 2 likely reasons for a process to start are: A direct action by the ...
28
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4answers
10k views

Can I use Gmail while offline?

Is it possible to download the new emails from the Gmail account while online, and then read them while offline? Is it possible to write emails while offline that will be sent when online?
3
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3answers
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How to Sync Text Messages from Outlook 2010 to Android

I went from the HTC "Tilt" running Windows 6.1 to the Samsung INFUSE running Android. I use an exchange server plus Outlook 2010 at my office. I can no longer send/receive text messages from my ...
8
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2answers
755 views

Other manufacturer's USB data cable for charging?

Is there any harm in using a USB data cable of any other phone (say LG) for charging up a Nexus S? "Any harm" here means will it adversely effect my battery life or the Nexus S device in any way?
5
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4answers
6k views

HTC Desire HD vibrating constantly

My girlfriend plugged her phone in to charge and it started vibrating, and never stopped. The only way to stop it is to power off the phone, and take the battery out. Even if the phone is off, it ...
7
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2answers
305 views

Why most of the devices supported by CyanogenMod are from HTC?

Why most of the devices supported by CyanogenMod are from HTC?
2
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1answer
397 views

Update ongoing notification stuck after reboot

I selected to upgrade all of my applications, but my phone shut down for some reason during the upgrade. After restarting, I noticed that the upgrade was stuck so I cancelled the updates. ...
6
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1answer
2k views

Why does “Google Services” take up increasing RAM and spawn new services over time?

I have a rooted OG Droid which I install custom ROMs to frequently. I've noticed in all builds of Froyo and Gingerbread that I've tried, over time of being on, certain services will take up more RAM ...
13
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7answers
32k views

How do I play MP3s from my Dropbox?

I have the Dropbox app on my Droid, and it can "download" files to the local storage on the phone, but for some reason, the music player app can't see those files. How do I make the music playing ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Help with resizable widgets on Samsung Galaxy S 2?

I'm using the default launcher (TouchWiz 4.0). Some of the widgets can be resized which is great, but unfortunately it seems many others cannot be resized at all. What causes this discrepancy? Is ...
1
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2answers
627 views

Dell Streak's screen cracked - what are my options?

I hope this question is being asked in the right place - it's not a question about the Android OS, but it is about Android hardware. Please move it if it's better off on SuperUser. I have just ...
8
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2answers
2k views

Can i get .apk file of my application from a Qualcomm device?

I have deployed my apps .apk file on a Qualcomm device. Now due to my bad luck my laptop on which this app was developed got stolen.So i do not have my app code with me. However i have the device on ...
10
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1answer
1k views

Need a car-friendly way to listen to music?

Here is specifically what I'm looking for. 1) I would like the ability to use gesture/swipe controls to skip tracks. This is much easier than finding a button on a touchscreen to change tracks. ...
8
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3answers
7k views

Reinstalling purchased apps on a new phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Move paid apps between devices? My contract is getting close to finishing so I'll be upgrading to a new Android phone and giving my old phone to a family member. When I ...
6
votes
4answers
10k views

Use something other than finger that can be sensed by a capacitive touch screen [closed]

I have some crazy ideas about some stuff lately but to make it tangible I need a bit more information over the capacitive touch screens. Is there a way to create an object that can be sensed by a ...
4
votes
1answer
327 views

Trying to uninstall a keyboard, 'uninstall' grayed out, no root

I'm trying to uninstall PDAC Multilinugal keyboard and its language packs. The uninstall button on the app is grayed out, and I don't yet have root - is it possible to remove it without root access?
7
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1answer
988 views

No touchscreen response when charging

I have a new HTC Desire S in the UK unlocked from Amazon running Android 2.3.3 and HTC Sense 2.1. When I charge the phone the touchscreen is non responsive. I have tried changing Settings > ...
2
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4answers
2k views

What can cause a Droid Incredible to stop connecting to a PC via USB?

When I connect my phone to my laptop via USB, it is able to charge, but I am not able to mount it as a drive. Neither my computer nor my phone recognize that there is a device plugged in. This ...
5
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2answers
2k views

How can I live without a trackball?

I've been using a Nexus One for the past year and half and am very happy with it as a phone. I am not, however, happy with my carrier and so will be trading up very soon. Amongst the current crop of ...
1
vote
1answer
255 views

Sidekick 4g media volume doesn't save

Just recently got myself a t mobile sidekick 4g. I am loving it so far except for a few quirks. This device doesn't seem to remeber what volume I set for media playback. Since I use my phone to play ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Low disk storage Space

I have not added applications to my phone. I have actually been deleting applications from my phone because it will tell me I have low disk storage space. Sometimes it goes away, but will come back ...
5
votes
2answers
6k views

Where are my photos saved?

I want to categorize/reorganize the photos in my gallery. I feel like I've been all over the place in ASTRO, looking them, but I can't seem to find them. I see my downloads, and some other photo ...
7
votes
3answers
7k views

Is my ext3 sd partitioning correct?

I've read a bit here on Android Enthusiasts and I've been able to partition my sdcard. A partition FAT32 and another one ext3, using the AmonRa Recovery for Acer Liquid Metal. Everything looks fine ...
13
votes
4answers
11k views

Is it possible to display nicknames in the contact list?

Is it possible to use nicknames, instead of first+last names, as the contact's display name in the contact list and/or the incoming/outgoing call view? Device is Samsung Galaxy S 2. Edit: to be ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Connect XOOM to internet using a USB UMTS Stick

I have bought a XOOM WiFI, and would like to know if it would be possible to connect it to internet using an external USB UMTS Stick (Huawei E122 HSPA USB Stick). I am aware this is not supported out ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

News & Weather Widget Not Updating

I have a news & weather widget on my Nexus S home screen, set to show the weather for my current location. In its settings, I have it set to update once an hour along with automatic location ...
2
votes
1answer
980 views

Why is my Xoom showing up as a Windows Portable Device?

I have connected my Xoom to a Windows XP64 machine, and it shows up in the device manager as a Windows Portable Device. However, it does not show up in My Computer as a Windows Portable Device as the ...
1
vote
1answer
409 views

Droid X - is Blur home running when you use Launcher Pro?

Based on the process list in ATK, it appears that Blur home (including the widgets) are loaded and running - and can't be turned off in any way - when you are using Launcher Pro as your home ...
4
votes
1answer
490 views

Lock widgets in place

Is there any way to lock widgets in place so that a long-tap won't make them move?
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I clear out unneeded files - like cache, tmp et al?

Are there any Bleachbit like software for Android? Software that cleanes all the tmp, cache, unneded files..
4
votes
1answer
3k views

What does “NFC Connectivity (Optional)” mean for the Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II?

I'm considering to buy a Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II. In the specs, I've read "NFC Connectivity (Optional)". What does that mean? It seems that the first batch of phones won't have an NFC chip. Is it ...
11
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3answers
7k views

Linux program to transfer file from/to an android device?

Do you know if there is a linux program (possibly nautilus plugin) to transfer file from/to an android device? What is in my mind is a program which does "adb push", "adb pull", and "adb shell ls" in ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

How to download unsupported files from the default browser?

When I try to download an SVG through the default browser (eg, by clicking on the image on a Wikipedia illustration - despite the .svg extension, that page is actually showing a PNG preview), the ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

What to do with 'duplicate' apps? (ie. HTC version and 'vanilla' version)

I was going through my app list today when I saw: Facebook Facebook for HTC Sense similarly, there are other "duplicate" apps like Peep & Twitter, Mail & Gmail, Calendar (red) ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I zoom without multitouch in Adobe PDF Reader?

How can zoom in Adobe PDF Reader without using multitouch? I can double-tap to zoom but it is just one level of zoom. How can I zoom more?
2
votes
0answers
405 views

Share PC network with phone when connected with USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? So, I know about tethering where I can share the mobile network with my PC. I'm in the reverse situation - no mobile network ...
-1
votes
1answer
369 views

How do I upload videos and tag photos using Facebook for Android?

How do you upload a video to Facebook from the Droid and how do you tag photos from your phone on Facebook?
3
votes
4answers
51k views

How can I shut off sync or change its frequency?

I think the term is: how do I pull not push? I don't want the phone constantly checking for FB, new email, etc. every 30 seconds. But I cannot work out how to: Limit this to once every hour or less ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Complete list of hardware keyboard shortcuts for Desire Z?

I like to use the hardware keyboard of the Desire Z including shortcuts, however I haven't found a complete list. For example, the HTC help pages don't mention Function + Backspace = Deletion of text ...
1
vote
1answer
766 views

How do I upgrade my rooted Nexus One using OTA updates?

I have a Nexus One that I rooted years ago. It's running "stock" Froyo. I get offered OTA updates to Gingerbread, and I'd like to do the update. When I choose the update, it reboots the phone, which ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Is it possible to root the Samsung Galaxy Fit?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit. I am not able to find any guide on the web regarding how to root it. Is there some method suitable for beginners?
3
votes
2answers
12k views

How to turn off red-dotted-underline spelling check when text-messaging?

I've updated my HTC Desire HD A9191 to Android 2.3.3 and now I don't know how to get rid off the spelling check (red dotted underline) when text messaging. The underlining isn't present when typing in ...
2
votes
0answers
769 views

Is it OK to leave my Samsung Galaxy Ace charging all the time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does constant charging harm my cellphone? Hello! I have the Samsung Galaxy Ace but the battery life is a bit of a problem for me. Can I leave it plugged in ie. charging ...
3
votes
1answer
278 views

Why is the FEATURED TABLET APPS tab in the Android market not present on my PC?

As an answer to my question about applications for bigger Android screens, Daniel answered whether I noticed the FEATURED TABLET APPS tab in the PC version of the Android market. However, on my ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Auto login to wifi networks [duplicate]

My university redirects me to a https login page when accessing internet through wifi. This is irritating when trying to connect to the Internet from my Android phone. I was wondering whether there is ...

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