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1answer
279 views

Enforcing no synchronization with Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use the Google Market without syncing other Google data? Hello, I'd like to setup a personal calendar with Funambol's syncing application. My goal is to never let ...
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2answers
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What is safe mode?

My USC "Desire" locked up the other day. I have Android 2.2 installed. It just kept rebooting to the splash screen over and over and over again. Being an old Mac user I thought some "key command" ...
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3answers
595 views

Minimal Internet usage on an Android phone

I am considering buying an Android phone and hence the question about Internet usage. How much Internet bandwidth can I expect to use if I want to enable syncing of contacts, calendar, email, etc. ...
5
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1answer
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What does the 'Mark as default' option do in my 'Edit' option of a contact

What does the 'Mark as default' option do you can choose in the menu when you select a contact which is present in the phone memory ? I am seeing this on a Samsung Galaxy S phone ( if this should ...
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2answers
2k views

Better description of permissions

Is there a list of permissions with more detailed descriptions available? The standard ones doesn't feel good, and I don't trust developers who write that they need permission X only to do Y--if their ...
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2answers
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How do I type a tabulation character on an Xperia?

I imported my notes from my Palm Centro into Note Everything and the tab characters in my existing notes show up correctly. But how do I type a tab character on my Xperia X10?
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1answer
626 views

Modern Combat Sandstorm Texture problem on Acer Liquid Metal

The game works perfectly except many graphical glitches with textures (mainly those in the background). any hints? I have Acer Liquid Metal, official Froyo
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1answer
91 views

Do odexed programs have any runtime (vs load time) performance gains?

From my understanding, odexed programs are programs that are pre-compiled for specific architecture. It is obvious that this process would help decrease the startup time for the program. Am I ...
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1answer
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Are ROMs with deodexed programs faster or slower than odexed?

I am a bit confused by the effect of deodexing (or even by terminology). Based on answers to "What is the difference between odexed and deodexed roms?": A "deodexed" ROM is one where the .odex ...
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4answers
5k views

TiddlyWiki + Dropbox + Android

Greetings, I keep a Tiddlywiki in my Dropbox folders, and I'd really like to be able to open/edit/view it on Android. Currently when I try to open the Tiddlywiki file, I am asked if I want to view it ...
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2answers
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Can a charger not 100% compliant to the USB specification damage my Andoid phone?

I've bought a world adapter which can charge USB devices as well. According to the packing the usb will be powered with more than the 500mA as per USB specification - 1000mA. Will charging my HTC ...
3
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2answers
238 views

Can any rooted Android phone be upgraded to version 2.2?

Assuming a given Android phone is root-able, is there any possibility that it cannot be upgraded to Android version 2.2 (or CyanogenMod 6)? If such an upgrade isn't possible on a certain rooted ...
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0answers
418 views

Good ways of clearing internal space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: HTC Desire low on internal storage, I'm clueless I need a good and solid way to find large things which are taking up lots of phone internal memory. My phone really ...
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1answer
275 views

Selected notification sound overwritten by default

How do you make sure your selected notification sound (selected by any App) is not overwritten by the default? No matter how I try, and test the sound within the app (Handcent SMS) successfully, the ...
4
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1answer
248 views

CyanogenMod 7 Stable for Droid

I'm asking this here because the mods at CyanogenMod's forum seem pretty adamant about people not asking about the status of version seven for the Of Droid. I understand that CM7 hasn't been released ...
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1answer
220 views

How can i update my experia x10 from 1.6 to 2.1?

Every time i try to upgrade it through PC companion it stuck in middle when of preparing the phone for installation. I have tried deleting, redownloading and reinstalling the PC companion. But still ...
4
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1answer
1k views

Gmail notification sound only for new mail

I am using the Google Gmail app, which I've configured to play a notification sound for new mail. However, it actually plays the notification sound when there is any change at all to the account ...
2
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2answers
663 views

Reconnect Authenticator with Google account for a second time

My account had 2-step verification enabled and associated with the Authenticator App on my phone. Yesterday I reformatted it and now I'm installing the apps again. Everything is setup but the Google ...
3
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3answers
14k views

What does the *#*#4636#*#* dialer code do? [duplicate]

Has anyone tried the *#*#4636#*#* or *#*#7780#*#* dialer codes on HTC phones? They're not working for me. Secondly, what does it show, means what kind of information? Is it safe to run on brand new ...
3
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2answers
111 views

Email client that restricts certain accounts to particular connection types, e.g. company WiFi at work, 3G/GPRS for personal

Is there such an email account whereby in the account settings, one can choose which connection types that the account can use? Would like this feature so that checking personal email goes through ...
0
votes
1answer
170 views

Applications in notification area

I noticed that some ROMs (mainly HD ones like insertcoin) embed additional row with active applications into sliding notifications area. It's completely useless and makes that small area even smaller. ...
2
votes
1answer
232 views

Is there a music player can display the song words and scrobble to Last.fm?

Currently, my favourite music player is Winamp for my HTC Incredible S. Because it supports scrobbling with the Last.fm app and syncs with my Winamp in PC. However, some of my mp3 files saved the ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

How do you open an embedded hyperlink in a PDF on an Android device?

I have PDFs with hyperlinks (linking to other pages in the document as well as external websites) and would like to be able to use the links provided. The Adobe Reader app and other apps I've tried ...
10
votes
4answers
718 views

Gingerbread has drastically reduced my battery life

I have a Nexus One, and since upgrading to 2.3.3, my phone lasts several hours less compared to 2.2.x. I've swapped out to a new battery, which didn't make a difference. In about 14 hours (of nothing ...
6
votes
3answers
22k views

Why has my Android firmware upgrade been stuck at 0% for an hour? (Samsung Galaxy Ace)

I'm using Samsung Galaxy Ace GT-S5830. More than an hour ago, Samsung-Kies prompted me to install a firmware update. It downloaded the required files and then proceeded to the actual upgrade. Now, ...
3
votes
1answer
630 views

Reminders in Google Calendar

I'm confused about synchronization of events between Google Calendar and Android (version 2.2). I used to receive a SMS and/or email reminder about events on Google Calendar (I set them up on PC). ...
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1answer
1k views

Which music-ID app uses less data? Soundhound or Shazam?

I've found Shazam and Soundhound to be pretty much identical in terms of accuracy when identifying music, however I tried monitoring each app's usage with 3G Watchdog but couldn't get a clear winner ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Samsung Galaxy S Firmware Update

I'm experiencing trouble with the 2.1 to 2.2 update. It looks like this advice doesn't work for me as I have no Software Update button. I also tried this advice but it seems that I'm not able to put ...
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2answers
4k views

Is it possible to update from 2.1 to 2.3?

I've got a galaxy s device and want to update it to latest android releace. I'd like to skip the 2.2 update and just do the 2.3 update. Is it possible?
2
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2answers
996 views

How can I get the Unknown Sources option on my Dell Streak?

I want to install one application which is not in the Market. I know that if I want to do that I should switch on the "Unknown sources" option, but I don't have "Unknown sources" on my Dell Streak. ...
10
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4answers
5k views

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in Android browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in Android browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called "Fireshot"?
10
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1answer
2k views

How can I attach a default sms template text to a specific contact number?

I would like to attach a certain text to a specific contact number to used as default text when I want to send a text. In other words: as soon as I select a contact to send a text message to: some ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I save keypad command numbers like `*#*#4636#*#*` to my contact list?

I learned from a previous question of mine that Android has got several system numbers, or "keypad commands," which produce all kinds of information or invoke a system mode. As example: one of them ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Sending an SMS message via one click?

Can I send an SMS message via one click or touch? Can I have an icon or shortcut that would let me send an SMS message to a certain phone number with predefined text?
4
votes
1answer
2k views

find total incoming and outgoing time

I am using HTC WildFire, and what to find how long I have been talking on the phone since purchase? i.e., I want to find out, my total incoming and outgoing call duration
0
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1answer
304 views

Audio dropouts over Bluetooth on Nexus One

Ever since the Gingerbread update, my N1 has been experiencing random audio dropout problems every 5-10 minutes when connected to my car's audio system via Bluetooth. The audio will be streaming ...
2
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2answers
200 views

A problem with finding apps in the market on the Phone

I want to install the app Where. But when I did the same search in the Android Market app on my phone, I couldn't find this app. Since my phone does not have service, I cannot install this app through ...
0
votes
1answer
127 views

buy an app - message: “none of the accounts on your phone are supported”

I tried to buy my first app on the HTC EVO. My mail is working fine. It says "none of the accounts on your phone are supported", then it offers me to 'add a google account". I click "Already have a ...
2
votes
1answer
261 views

Email multiple pictures in one email

When I take a picture with my android phone I can view it then goto "Share" and it will give me the option to email it to someone through gmail but it will only let me send 1 picture at a time. Is ...
5
votes
1answer
901 views

Is copying an .apk into /{system, data}/app sufficient to install an Android application?

If not, what else is done under the covers? Also, what are the differences when installing applications From the android market sideloaded from web download sideloaded using adb install sideloaded ...
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2answers
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How to Put PDF on SD card for use by Adobe Reader

I have phone tethered to PC, and on the "G" drive I can see the phone directories and files. Another post, said that you have to put PDF files on SD card. How do I navigate to the SD card, is it the ...
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Why does my Galaxy S keep corrupting and resetting?

My Samsung Galaxy S was working well, but about a month ago it turned itself off, and upon restarting went through the initial setup again (language, keyboard, etc.). At the same time, lots of apps ...
5
votes
1answer
370 views

Syncing tasks with exchange server

I've recently upgraded from a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone to a desire, and there is one feature that I miss and that's the ability to sync tasks with my exchange server. What are other people's, low ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

correct image orientation from camera

I took a few pictures with the camera on my Galaxy S, and when I viewed them on the PC (via USB) they all were on their side - obviously the camera has taken them in portrait orientation, but why ...
6
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3answers
2k views

Samsung Galaxy S Camera problem

When taking pictures with the Samsung Galaxy S's camera I get a rather large red spot in from the center of the image outwards. I've uploaded an image showing this.
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1answer
100 views

How can I view and easily delete pictures?

Could you advise me of some way to view pictures and easily delete some of them when viewing (with one or two taps)? I'm using Android 2.1.
4
votes
1answer
158 views

How can I search the contents of the books I added to my Google books?

I want to search the contents of the books I added to my Google Books account. The Google Books web site offers a search my library option. But I want to search the contents of the books in my ...
2
votes
1answer
131 views

Searchify results not showing up

I have installed Searchify on a HTC Legend running Froyo. Unfortunately, it none of the commands are appearing in search. Any suggestions on how to fix this?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Android: Cannot open apps on SDcard

I accidently deleted some folders on the SDCard, and now I cannot open any apps that were installed on the sdcard like angry birds.. These apps are being shown in the Settings, but I cannot move it ...
18
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0answers
2k views

Is there a way to edit the Share menu? [duplicate]

It's getting a little crowded with every app having a share option these days. I'd love to narrow it down to the few I like but haven't been able to figure out how.

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