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Clearing the search history in the official Twitter app?

Is there an easier way to clear your Twitter app's search history aside from removing your Twitter account and re-adding it or deleting the application's data under Settings > Applications > Manage ...
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What's the Android equivalent of /etc/fstab?

Sometimes I really wish they hadn't messed around with Linux so much! I know there's an /etc/fstab in there somewhere, but where? I'd like to mount some partitions with alternative filesystems (...
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2answers
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How do I fix my boot-looping Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1?

I have a Google IO Samsung Galaxy Tab that has decided it no longer wants to boot properly. It just constantly goes from the 'SAMSUNG' logo that flashes a couple of times to the stars and lines ...
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2answers
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Delayed incoming GTalk messages

Recently, I performed a factory reset on my SGS (Froyo), since then all my incoming GTalk messages are seen arriving one hour before: if it is 5pm, the message is tagged 4PM. Well, I could live with ...
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1answer
625 views

Daily notification of bad traffic along commute home

Is there an app that will notify me at a time i specify for days i specify (or weekdays) if there is currently heavy traffic on the route from my current location to a location i specify? Ideally with ...
2
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1answer
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USB drivers on the xperia play

I'm helping out a friend with rooting Xperia play, I spent 5 hours trying to root it yesterday with him and we couldn't. We tried gingerbreak and z4mod but they did not work, so we tried the fastboot ...
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Xperia Arc Social Phonebook Add Contact Problem

On my phone add new contact is failing by unexpected closure. The logs of that operation is; 10-13 08:06:57.801: INFO/CustomizationProvider(1340): No configuration file: /system/etc/customization/...
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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How to rate in Market on Honeycomb tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I rate an app in Honeycomb? I own Asus Transformer TF-101 Android tablet, running Honeycomb 3.2. I cannot figure out how to rate installed applications in the ...
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1answer
744 views

Does the Android specification include minimum sensor parameters?

Android apps can access sensor data. How do I know how accurate the sensor readings are? Is there a universal standard that specifies operational parameters of a sensor? E.g., a temperature sensor ...
2
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1answer
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What does “Sync Google+ Notifications” do?

I've recently upgraded to 2.3.7 and noticed a new setting under the Google accounts sync options. Settings->Accounts & sync->my google account As well as sync contacts, GMail etc it now ...
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2answers
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Avoiding power drain

I just got a samsung Indulge this weekend and I’ve noticed that the biggest power drain on the battery is from the display. I’m blind, so I really don’t need to be able to see it at all. Is there a ...
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Can I restrict application updates to only happen over wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Restrict market updates to WiFi network I'd like to avoid using the expensive 3G data bandwidth for app updates. Is there an app or something that will restrict updates so ...
3
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1answer
228 views

Background apps and the battery

Every time I use Google Search, the browser or the music player of my Samsing Galaxy S II (Android 2.3), even if I push the back button until it brings me back to the home screen, the apps keep ...
3
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1answer
925 views

How can I block the traffic outside the VPN, even if the VPN is down?

I would like to direct all the traffic through my VPN connection on my Android based phone (HTC Desire). The VPN works great, but problem is that when the VPN disconnects, the traffic is redirected ...
2
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1answer
950 views

Samsung Galaxy SII: OTA ROM Manager update to CyanogenMod: Verification Failed

Howdi, Basically as question says; Download and Install Cyanogenmod 7.1.0 from ROMManager App, reboot into system recovery, and lo and behold E:failed to verify whole-file signature E:signature ...
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5answers
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How can I view and examine the Android log?

There is a lot of interesting stuff in the Android system log, that is helpful in many ways find root causes of problems identify misbehaving apps How can I view and examine the Android log?
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1answer
1k views

Screen recording tool for the samsung galaxy tab [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible record videos of my screen? IS there an available video screen recording tool for the samsung galaxy tab, or any other android device, Thanks
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How to hide updates from market?

I have an app that has updates that reduce the functionality of the app. Is it possible to hide the updates so that I can use the "update all" feature, or update all apps from the list without ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

Where are my Google Listen podcasts

I sometimes want to export a downloaded podcast to my computer, but I've yet to find the location where Google Listen stores them. Does anyone know?
7
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1answer
4k views

Streaming UDP protocol on Android

I'm trying to stream satellite TV from my desktop PC to my Android phone. I'm using DVB Dream, the software is transmitting on udp://@. I've already tried downloading VLC for Android, but it seems ...
2
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4answers
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Is there a solution for poor Acer Iconia A500 playback of MP4 video?

When playing back MP4 video files my Acer Iconia A500 will drop frames and produce video artifacts. Does it just not support MP4, or is there a better MP4 player I can download? Update: Turns out it ...
4
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1answer
970 views

Change auto-lock timeout by GPS?

I have a PIN to lock the phone so in case someone else gets my phone, they will be deterred from accessing any personal info that might be on it. But I don't really need this everywhere. When I am at ...
10
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1answer
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How does android transfer with bump apps work?

I've come across several apps which allows the user to transfer data (like files, photos, contacts) when they "bump" their phones. An example is Bump, which use the the bump to transfer files and add ...
12
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3answers
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How do I stop the Adobe Flash Player updates from installing themselves?

The Adobe Flash Player 11.0 update keeps installing itself on my HTC Desire. At over 17 MB that pushes me into the "Low space" zone and then my gmail stops refreshing etc... which is a disaster. Now ...
4
votes
2answers
470 views

Podcast app with Google Reader integration (Google Listen alternative)

I'm looking for a podcast app that would have the same features as Google Listen without the buggyness... From what I've seen, most apps that feature "Google Reader integration" only offer importing, ...
2
votes
2answers
858 views

How can I retrieve data from an Epic 4G without a working screen?

My epic 4g served me well for 10 months before the screen died out on me. I bought a new one and would like to transfer data from my old phone to my new phone, however, it seems impossible when the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to a flash the rom.zip file to my Android phone?

I extracted the rom.zip from the HTC RUU installation and I want to flash it to my phone. In case it matters, it is an HTC Desire HD, rooted with Cyanomod and ClockMod Recovery on it. All I want is ...
9
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4answers
3k views

Will I damage my Android device by charging it using a generic microusb + car adapter?

I need a second charger and a car charger for my Evo 3D and the same for my wife's Nexus S, but I don't want to pay exorbitant prices for them. Will I fry or otherwise damage the devices using ...
0
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2answers
544 views

Webpage not loading in the Android browser

I was checking out my website using the default Android (2.3.4) browser and the link to one of my PDFs is not loading and returns a "Web page not available" error. The URL http://www.ericperrets.info/...
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1answer
691 views

VW car bluetooth - Android 2.3.6 (Nexus S) phonebook display

I have had great success using my Android Nexus S 2.3.6 with my new 2012 VW GLI Autobahn with RCD-510 stereo, which has bluetooth integration for A2DP audio thru the stereo and phone, as well as the ...
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1answer
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How can I share the internet connection of my HTC Wildfire ( Android 2.2 ) via Bluetooth or USB?

I have HTC Wildfire and has Android 2.2 installed on it. I have internet (GPRS,3G) on mobile. I want to share to my computer as windows XP. Tried to figure out it first on other questions but didn't ...
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0answers
162 views

Installing Android on a ARM tablet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android on my non-Android device? I have a Toshiba Journ.e Touch (ARM processor) with Win CE on it. I want to replace it with Android, but I faced a lot of ...
2
votes
1answer
452 views

I it necessary to SIM unlock my Samsung Galaxy S2 to use a custom ROM?

I want to upgrade my Galaxy S II to Android 2.3.5, and my provider only has 2.3.3. So I have to use a ROM from samfirmware.com. Do I have to SIM unlock my phone before installing one of these ROMs? Do ...
2
votes
1answer
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How do I unlock the bootloader on my Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro?

I own a "Sony Ericcson Xperia Mini Pro" (model number SK17i) running Android 2.3.3 (Kernel 2.6.32.8-perf, build number 4.0.A.2.335). It's branded by Orange Austria. I'm looking for a way to root it, ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Music Player Not Displaying Songs?

I am using a T-Mobile G2 running Android 2.3 and recently had to replace the phone with another as the old one was bad. I then launched the stock music player with my SD Card inserted and I viewing "...
3
votes
3answers
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How do I enable call waiting notification when I am calling another person?

When I used my previous phone, when I am calling someone, I used to get a notification if the party that I am calling is in another call and I am waiting. I usually don't like to disturb people when ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How to save a text file from the browser?

I was reading a game FAQ on my Galaxy S II with the stock browser, and was a little surprised that I had no option to save the .txt file to the phone. Is this possible?
2
votes
3answers
7k views

making picture frame widget take up entire screen?

On my Galaxy S II, I've added the Picture Frame widget to the second page. It's the only object on that page, but it only takes up 1/4th of the available space. I tried adding 3 more frames on a lark,...
2
votes
1answer
687 views

Is it safe and stable to use titanium backup and restore at two different android versions?

I want to upgrade an android phone from 2.2 to 2.3. If I backup apps with titanium backup, will they be restored at 2.3, or will they be conflict because of different android version between backup ...
2
votes
1answer
451 views

Get profile photo to Android contact manager for non-friend contact from Facebook

I would like to know if is possible import a Facebook profile photo to contact manager for contacts which I don't have in my friend list on Facebook. For example: In Android, I have this contact: "...
3
votes
1answer
267 views

Can't Add Shortcuts to Home Screen, get Shunted to Folder

I recently started using folders to organize my apps, but I've noticed since then that I can not add any shortcuts to the homescreen. If I try to drop an item on the home screen, it instead gets put ...
16
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1answer
431 views

What's the name of the protocol that android devices use in debug mode?

I have a strange Android prototype what we got from a customer. Said customer has forgotten about it, and I'm now fiddling with it to see if I can make it do anything interesting. The device appears ...
2
votes
1answer
157 views

Where's the 8pen Preview Popup?

I just purchased the 8pen keyboard last night, and one frustration I'm having is that I keep having to look around my finger to figure out where the next letter is. I found this blog post from ...
3
votes
1answer
664 views

Is there any known memory leak in Gingerbread 2.3.3 fixed by occasional reboot? Related to battery usage?

I notice that when I reboot my Samsung Captivate, it runs smoothly for about 2 or 3 days. After that, I notice that there is a lot more lag with various apps, and the launcher screen is more likely ...
7
votes
3answers
806 views

Need only one icon in the top notification bar for multiple Gmail accounts

I am trying to figure out how to have only one notification icon on the top notification bar for an incoming e-mail for any of my multiple Gmail accounts. This was the way Gmail worked on my phone ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Can open an HTML file with Browser but not HTMLViewer

I have an HTML file on my SD card. Opening it with "Browser" works as expected. However, if I try to open it with the built-in app "HTMLViewer", I receive the following error message: Web page ...
5
votes
2answers
188 views

How can I keep a folder backed up online with continuous syncing?

I've found that the dropbox support for Titanium Backup never works for me amd I've also tried using ubuntuone and idrivesync but neither of these support setting a directory to keep in sync. Does ...
3
votes
2answers
842 views

What is the podcast/music syncing experience on android like for OS/X users?

I have been an Iphone user for a long time but I am now considering moving to an Android device (Samsung Galaxy S2). The only thing that is giving me cause for concern is the convenience of the ...
3
votes
0answers
268 views

Can I use an existing Wifi Network as source for internet connectivity and still enable WiFi tethering? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use an Android phone as a Wi-Fi repeater? It is possible to use android as WiFi access point using 3G - but, is there a way to use an existing wifi connection and ...

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