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Does android switch to a different APN when in hotspot mode?

I've tried turning on the portable hot-spot mode on my nexus-one and got a message from my operator saying that my plan doesn't cover data traffic made through the web.operator.com APN, as opposed to ...
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1answer
3k views

How to access bootloader and what functions are available?

How can I access the bootloader on a Android 2.2 (or on other version)? Is the bootloader vendor or model specific? What are the options offered to the user when accessing the bootloader? (I know ...
17
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4answers
10k views

How may I submit a WiFi hotspot to Android's database for a better triangulation?

As we know, in order to locate our position indoors, Android utilizes the nearby Wi-Fi Hotspots' location for triangulation. But how may I submit the Wi-Fi hotspots in my neighborhood to ...
2
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1answer
834 views

HTC EVO with Evernote App - pictures upside down

I'm trying to use the Evernote app to take a photo and upload it. I create a note, take a picture of a business card. I'm holding the camera sideways, aiming down at the card on the table in front of ...
1
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1answer
717 views

Is there a way to schedule hibernate/shut down on an HTC Desire HD?

I'm planning to get SleepPhones, a sort of comfortable headphone which I plug into my HTC Desire HD. I would play music which puts me into sleep (hopefully) for up to 60 minutes. Is there a way ...
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1answer
2k views

Galaxy S and Skype - Why am I getting an “Insufficient memory” error?

Galaxy S running 2.2. try to install SKYPE but get the error - "insufficient memory" when there is loads on the phone and i can install any other app quite normally. Any help appreciated.
17
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1answer
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How can I set a Screen Lock Timeout?

I'd like to have to enter the PIN not immediately after pressing the standby button, but only after some time, e.g. 30 minutes. I know there is Password Delay, which is better than nothing. But it ...
9
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2answers
4k views

Is it possible to set CPU speed with Tasker?

For example: I would like to set my CPU to higher end for when running a specific application, such as psx4droid. Is this possible with Tasker? Or if not Tasker... any other app? SetCPU doesn't ...
0
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1answer
377 views

Difference between VLingo and the built in Voice functionality in Android?

My wife is contemplating an Android phone, and loved the demo she saw of VLingo on a Blackberry. I keep noting that this is all built in and free on Android. I imagine since they are cross coding ...
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1answer
221 views

Sending Map from PC to Archos 43 using Chrome to Phone?

Has anyone used this feature successfully? (C2DM feature explanation here - warning, it is a technical document) As a user, how do you do it? The only app that I can find that looks like it does ...
6
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1answer
924 views

Enable data roaming only for specified providers?

I'm living in a country A. My mobile phone provider is located in country B. Unfortunately, I have to enable data roaming to work both in country A and country B. This doesn't costs my roaming costs, ...
3
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2answers
271 views

Override detected WIFI parameters

I am trying to connect to our corporate WIFI network. I know that the type of the network is 802.1x because tech support told me so and I have colleagues that can connect to it using their iPhone with ...
5
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3answers
9k views

How to reduce number of screens on HTC Sense android phones?

I was wondering, is there a way to reduce the number of screens available with HTC sense phones to say 5? Just I find that 7 screens is excessive for my needs, and I heard I can get a decent ...
5
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2answers
1k views

How to reset Nexus One to Android 2.2.1 or 2.3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I have a Nexus One (with the radios for the AT&T network) which has an old beta version of 2.2 on it. It ...
4
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1answer
639 views

Display On when plugged in

Is there a way to keep the display "ON" whilst the device is plugged in? I am running Android 2.2 Froyo on Samsung Galaxy S.
3
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1answer
435 views

Lag fixing using OCLF - could it do any harm?

I am wondering if the lag fix proposed by xda-developers could harm the device in anyway. Quote from Google Code "Original use was for 'One Click Lag Fix' for the Samsung Galaxy S series, to create a ...
7
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1answer
304 views

Is there a way I can get a Windows 7 Phone UI on my Android device?

Is there an App/Widget/Custom Rom that gives you a Windows 7 Phone-like User Interface? Of course I don't need the Microsoft-specific stuff such as XBox Live, etc. But instead of app icons for ...
8
votes
2answers
458 views

Why does Google Talk never appear on the “Recent Applications” list?

I frequently will get a message on Google Talk. I will drag down the notification bar, click the message, and answer. However, if I then press "Home", and it occurs to me that I wish to send yet ...
2
votes
1answer
579 views

Can someone describe how publishing an Adobe Air file on Android works?

I'm familiar with Adobe Air and I noticed it is on the Market. Does it accept .AIR files for install? If so, how does Air make adjustments for the small screen? Does air have access to all the neat ...
0
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0answers
506 views

jar file on samsung galaxy p1000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install .jar file in samsung galaxy S GT I9000? Please help me.i should install jar file on p1000 galaxy and found that galaxy cant install jar file.what is ...
1
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2answers
218 views

How can I access Transport for London from my device?

How can I use TFL information on my device? Is there an application or other good way of accessing TFL? For those who don't know, TFL == Transport for London, a webpage of London public transport ...
3
votes
2answers
18k views

Can the Samsung Galaxy Tab be used as a wifi-hotspot?

Is it possible to use the Samsung Galaxy Tab as a wifi-hotspot so that non-3G iPads can use the Samsungs connection to the phone network?
2
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0answers
707 views

How to change the wake up Button on the Motorola Droid Pro to be any keyboard key?

I really hate that the sleep/mute key button is the same that wakes up the phone; I would want to be able to wake it up by pressing any key on the phone. Any ideas?
20
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9answers
110k views

What Android phones are ANT+ hardware enabled?

I'm trying to gather information regarding ANT+ hardware support in Android phones. Basically, what Android phones have ANT wireless hardware? ANT and ANT+ ( http://thisisant.com/ ) as wireless ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Screen orientation on Samsung Galaxy 9000

When I have my samsung galaxy 9000 (with Android 2.2) on a flat surface (table) and start an application, then the application is shown in landscape mode, even when the start/home screen was in ...
4
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0answers
305 views

Email app displays messages in “Sent” by “From:” instead of “To:” [closed]

I configured my Email app to point to an existing Yahoo Mail account. When I go into the Sent folder, I see that the Android-composed messages display the recipient (To:), but the older messages ...
2
votes
3answers
589 views

Is it possible to show “all calls” on my Samsung Galaxy S?

Under phone -> logs -> menu key -> view by there are options for all logs, dialled calls, missed calls, received calls, sent messages and received messages. Is it possible to show "all calls" ...
9
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5answers
51k views

How can I install .jar files on my Android?

I downloaded some 3D games, unzipped them and got .jar files. How can I use these in Android? I have a Galaxy S running 2.1.
0
votes
1answer
765 views

How can I configure time zones on my Galaxy S?

Yesterday I got a meeting email which I read on my SGS GT-I9000, which showed the time as: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 8:30 AM-9:00 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada) But when I ...
19
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4answers
1k views

I have sold my phone on eBay. What should I do before I send it off?

I have an Android phone which I just sold on eBay. What measures should I take before posting it off to its new home? Please answer thoroughly!
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Phone keeps restarting / shutting down randomly is there any logging to help debugging

Sometimes my Samsung Europa restarts itself when it's on standby. Does Android have any logging which I can access to see what caused the restart? I have installed a few apps from the Android app ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Is is possible to sync my Samsung Galaxy S with an exchange account, but only the calendar, not the emails?

I managed to sync my Galaxy Samsung S running Froyo with an exchange server. But I am really only interested in the calender data, not the emails. Someone knows how to do this ?
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Is there a Skype compatible client for voice calls over WiFi?

I understand that operators blocked any Skype over the data connections, but is there an alternative that works on the WiFi network? Update: I am using a HTC/Tmobile G1 phone, in the US. However, I ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Screen timeout when reading

I have my screen timeout set to 30 seconds, which is a good interval normally. However, when i am in a browser reading or Adobe Reader or ThinkFree or whichever other reader, I would like the timeout ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

How to remove home-screens on a Vodafone 845?

Good day, after playing around with the Vodafone 845 (Android 2.1) icons positions I ended up with additional empty home-screens (or are they desktops, not sure for the term). What is the proper way ...
9
votes
1answer
3k views

What does the new button on the power control widget do?

There are 6 buttons on my power control widget: WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, ???, Data sync, Screen brightness. What does the 4th one do? P.S. I'm using an Orange San Francisco (ZTE Blade) with the ...
1
vote
1answer
439 views

Is there anyway to speed up or replace the Sense UI dialer?

I have a droid eris running android 2.1...the dialer for it is awful. I dont know why they chose to put the end call button and send call button in the exact same area. It is also very laggy. ...
1
vote
4answers
674 views

Accidentally turn on silent mode

On my LG-ally, I keep accidentally turning on silent mode. What exactly am I doing to cause this, and is there any way to disabled whatever the action is?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Set default mail application on Samsung Continuum?

I recently picked up the Samsung Continuum (love the phone!). The ticker is awesome except that it launches the default mail application when I click the mail icon. I don't mind the mail application ...
11
votes
1answer
665 views

How can I get word completion with physical keyboard?

Is there any app or method that provides word completion when using a physical keyboard?
5
votes
2answers
3k views

Show the time an SMS was sent, not received

Scenario is as follows- Switch flight mode on. Go into meeting/go to sleep. Switch flight mode off. Receive a message. Timestamp on the message is the time received. With my old Nokia, under ...
13
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2answers
2k views

How practical it is to use an Android phone, bypassing Google completely?

One of the first things that I noticed on my Nexus One as I turned it on the first time, was GMail, Talk, Voice, Maps, Google Calendar and many other Google based services. I know that even on a ...
2
votes
1answer
332 views

Market Downloads, GTalk and GMail notifications fail when on company VPN

I've noticed that when I login over WIFI to my company VPN the following problems occur: GTalk does not login. No GMail notifications received. I can access the Android Market but when I attempt to ...
37
votes
3answers
3k views

Encrypt the phone's internal storage

Is there a way to encrypt my phone's internal memory, in the same way you would encrypt a computer's partition? Ideally, the phone would always ask for the password when booting, and even if someone ...
4
votes
1answer
12k views

What is the unlock code for Motorola Droid Pro?

I brought my Motorola Droid Pro back from the USA to Switzerland. It has never been actively on any network, as i bought it through Amazon as a "spare phone" on a Verizon network. I never activated ...
1
vote
3answers
403 views

Battery Life on Desire HD

Why does the battery for android phones perform much better after 2 or 3 weeks of usage? Is there any logical reason?
1
vote
1answer
214 views

How can I check which applications have been granted root access?

I have an SGS i9000 with Android 2.1 and I installed a lot of applications before I fully understood what "root" was. Now I naturally want to review which applications I gave root access. How can I ...
40
votes
6answers
110k views

Can I connect an Android phone to an external monitor, keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to somehow connect a monitor, keyboard and mouse to an Android phone and then use it as a lightweight computer (netbook-like)? If it is, what Android version / phone type support it, ...
6
votes
3answers
383 views

Why does the screen come on when my phone is plugged in but idle?

Sometimes when my Nexus One is plugged in with the screen switched off, the screen turns itself on (showing the lock screen) seemingly randomly, and I have the "Stay awake" Development option turned ...
5
votes
2answers
334 views

Questions About Android Privacy

The permissions warning in the Android Market is very vague. As well, I can't see the app permissions in a collective area of all the apps I have previously installed. So, I have no clue whether an ...

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