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Will Honeycomb get an update to add email search (Xoom)?

I am an avid user of Android and resisted the urge to get an iPad in favor of a Xoom - staying loyal to Android. I was very disappointed to learn that the email function (which I sync with a ...
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Galaxy S keeps accidentally taking screenshot

Galaxy S on 2.2 supports taking screenshots by holding the back button and tapping the home button simultaneously. However I find my phone occasionally doing it when I only tap the back or only the ...
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Toshiba AC100 running Android 2.2 wakes up by itself

My Toshiba AC100 running Android 2.2 wakes up by itself after an hour or so. Is there a way to find out which app is waking it up, or to disable waking up system-wide?
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Does Cyanogenmod Kernel support loop devices?

Since I am failing to mount a Nandroid image and since I have read that the kernel needs to support loop devices for that I need to know if anybody has managed to mount a loop device on CM7 or similar....
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Is HTC Sensation 4G based on Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 OS?

Is HTC Sensation 4G based on Android 2.2 or Android 2.3 OS?
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1answer
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Does my Android phone uses battery or outlet power to operate while being charged?

I am curious about knowing which power source does my android uses up, while it is being charged while switched on.. I know i can test it by keeping it in charging and pulling the battery.. but i am ...
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What useful Android Shell commands do you know? [closed]

There are questions pertaining to the use of the Android Shell or to finding a documentation of the Shell commands on Android. Since I haven't found anything convenient, I would like to use this ...
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How can I get the market place to allow me to download games compatible with my installed OS?

I've flashed my HTC Hero with android 2.2 but market place will still only show me apps compatible with the official firmware (I think 1.6) and can't download new games. How can I get the market ...
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How to get an apk file onto the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

I'm on a mac, and I have an apk file. When I connect the Tablet to the mac via USB, it does not show up in Finder. How can I get the apk transfered to the device? I have installed Astro File Manager ...
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USB no longer stays connected

I have a Samsung Intercept running 2.2.1. I've been using USB debugging for several months, and recently (no recent changes to the phone) the connectivity just dies after a few seconds, not long ...
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Friendstream App do not update Twitter,Facebook

I am unable to get Twitter, Facebook updates in FriendsStream App (HTC Sense) on my Desire HD. anyone knows how to fix this?Right now only Flickr updates come and I used to get all the above before.
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Is it somehow possible to change MANUALLY the format of a telephone number?

In this question Is it somehow possible to change the format of a telephone number being displayed ? @Edelcom asked to change the format of telephone numbers, but he could get his wanted format just ...
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How can i switch to next field in web form using Android browser?

How can i switch to next field in web form using Android browser? There is no tab button, which Im using on my PC.
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Can I override the HTC Sense “slide down to answer / slide up to decline” screen locker?

I can't be the only one who has this problem: my touchscreen reacts to the cotton of my jeans. I carry my DHD upside down in my pocket, and on an incoming call, when I drag it out of my pocket, it ...
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Android lock screen password not being recognized

I flashed the latest Cyanogenmod ROM for my device (Samsung Captivate) last night and after doing so I set a numeric lock screen password. I then customized my phone and spent a goodly amount of time ...
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How can I “right click” with a USB mouse on Android 3.1?

I've got a Logitech USB mouse and keyboard plugged into my Xoom, which is running Tiamat 1.4.4 kernel on top of Android 3.1. Both are recognized and provide input correctly, but I noticed that the ...
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Facebook app requires repeated sign-in

Recently, the Facebook app on my Droid 1 (Android 2.2.2) started prompting me to sign-in throughout the day. I get a pop up that says: Facebook Sign-in Please re-enter your Facebook password It ...
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Block all sounds going out through speaker when headphone connected

I'm kind of new in Android and I realized that all the sounds are going out through the speaker regardless if the headphones are connected. If they are the sound also goes out through the headphones, ...
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Rootless CLI Utilities

Do I have to root my android device to install command line utilities? I would really like to run Vim, among other programs on my phone. I have no reason not to root my phone, I just want to know if ...
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How to upgrade Android 2.2 to 2.3 on Olivepad VT100 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS on my device? I want to upgrade Android 2.2 to 2.3 on my Olivepad VT100 as it does not support front camera for video chat in 2.2. Is it possible to ...
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1answer
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Swype installed but does nothing

I downloaded and installed swype on my HTC Droid incredible 2. I went to settings > keyboard > text settings and checked swype. Now when I use my keyboard I draw across the letters and nothing happens....
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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Keyboard - Tilde and Backtick

I still have a G1. I love it for its keyboard. Nobody, has made a phone with a better keyboard. It has 5 rows and allows me to type the full ASCII range and then some. The keys are spaced apart and ...
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2answers
370 views

No Market on Honeycomb for NOOKcolor

I put Honeycomb on my NOOKcolor and the app market is not on it. Does anyone know how to fix it?
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XPS viewer similar to Adobe PDF viewer

Is there a way to open Microsoft XPS documents on Android, similar to the way Adobe PDF documents have "Adobe Reader for Android"? I took a look in the Market but I didn't find anything.
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How to force load desktop version of website?

Mobile optimised websites are nice but it happens too often that they omit some crucial functionality. Is there a way how to cheat the browser detection or force-load the desktop version of any ...
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1answer
473 views

How To T-mobile Web Day Pass on Non T-Mobile Device?

I have a Pay As You Go SIM card on my Nexus One which works great for voice calls but I don't really know how to use it for T-mobile's $1.49 Web Day Pass. I called T-Mobile's customer support but ...
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4answers
2k views

Access PC using tablet

I have a tablet and a normal PC. I have a lot of files on my normal pc that i would like to copy to my tablet. Both the systems are connected to the same WiFi network. Is there any way to use this ...
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1answer
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RSS Reader that supports secure feeds?

Does there exist an RSS reader that supports secure (NTLM + HTTPS) feeds? I've tried RSS Demon, with no luck.
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Is there a stopwatch app that also records time of day timestamp?

I've looked all over Google for a stopwatch app that records laps (which they all do) but also records a time of day timestamp. If it can't do the example below, at least record the initial start time ...
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How do I hard/factory/whatever reset a 1.6 tablet that will not boot?

I have one of those cheap 7" China jobs which I use as an eBook reader and not much more. Suddenly it won't start, by which I mean that I see the "BIOS screen" with the green Android robot and the ...
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Why do we need a rooted phone to capture screenshots on older versions of Android?

I realize in order to capture screenshots of my phone, all screenshot applications require I have a rooted phone. Why is this so? Why can't we have a simple screenshot application for Android, just ...
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How to transfer contacts in my outlook pst to Samsung Galaxy S II (or - any android phone)?

I am having my contacts backed up in my outlook and now i will be able to export it to .pst and from that is it possible by any means to bring the contacts to my android phone (Samsung Galaxy S II) ?? ...
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What is Onetimeinitializer.apk Android application?

Anyone know purpose or any document about Onetimeinitializer.apk? It is a built-in application. I searched for a while but did not find any information about it. Does anyone have documentation for ...
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1answer
816 views

Are my contacts encrypted on my Android?

Are my contacts encrypted on my Android and where are they? How can I access them? Any public APIs? (From PC)
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1answer
151 views

automatically choose voip service when dialing?

Is there a way to setup my phone so that when I dial someone who has an account with a voip service (skype, viber etc.) it will use that instead of the regular call? (I need to be registered with the ...
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Android - Call log/ history : Retrieve a dialed number when there was no network coverage

I dialed a number when I had no network support but it does not appear in the call history of my android phone. Is there any way to get it ? (system logs or whatever) THanks a lot in advance, Jack
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How To Make Menu Slide In 3D?

I saw it here: http://theunlockr.com/2011/04/12/android-101-how-to-scan-use-a-qr-code/ Watch video and you will see. I want to know how to create this effect on Android Gingerbread. Thanks.
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Custom roms for specific use cases

I've seen this - Good comparison of available custom ROMs However the release matrix linked to doesn't really do what it could do. Is there an objective comparison somewhere that details the ROMs ...
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Navigating Android: How To Go Back To Previous Screen?

I would like to know how to return to previous screen on Android. Not just go back. I usually tap "Back" button on smartphone but often it just exists or takes me back to home when it should have ...
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1answer
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How can I tell which version of Voodoo to install?

I want to install Voodoo lagfix on my phone, and I see that there are a number of kernels for Froyo on the download site: stock+Voodoo-Froyo-GT-I9000-XWJS3.tar 19-Mar-2011 03:18 5.7M stock+...
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Is the Voodoo lagfix compatible with Darky's ROM?

My SGS has awful lag, and I'm considering my steps. The first step I want to do is install Voodoo, because I'm under the impression that it's relatively easy and will not require my to reinstall ...
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1answer
158 views

Will installing the Voodoo lagfix clear all my settings?

I want to install the Voodoo lagfix on my SGS with Froyo. Will this wipe my settings, or can I install it without worrying about it?
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1answer
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Samsung galaxy S2 Storage management

I used to have an HTC Desire: there was an internal memory and my micro-SD card. I could navigate easily via file explorer to each. With S II, I have also a micro-SD inserted however I can only ...
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1answer
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T-mobile/Orange HTC Hero - no 3G on Orange

My HTC Hero uses both T-mobile and Orange in the UK, since February. However when my phone is connected to an Orange mast instead of a T-mobile mast I don't get 3G as it says that I am roaming. If I ...
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1answer
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How Do I Stop Double Email Alerts?

On my Android 2.2 phone, I have the Gmail app and the regular Mail icon on the desktop GUI. Unfortunately when I get a message, I get two alerts, usually about 4 to 15 seconds apart from each other. ...
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1answer
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Backup contacts, photos, apps, remove google account, and replace with dummy account

I want to unlink my main Google account from my phone and use a dummy account instead. I don't really use any of Google's services on my phone like gmail, voice, etc. For security, loss reasons and to ...
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3answers
1k views

Is it possible to override automatic screen orientation?

Very often I use my phone lying in bed (with phone camera facing the ceiling) and the orientation changes drive me crazy. Literally if I turn the phone a few degrees it will go from portait to ...
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1answer
698 views

ZTE Blade/San Francisco memory cards that work

I'm looking out to extend the card memory for my ZTE Blade phone. Can anybody who has experience with this tell me which SD cards (preferably 16GB and above) certainly work well for the San Francisco/...
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2answers
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How do I upgrade my Dell XCD35 from 2.2 Froyo to 2.3 Gingerbread? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update the OS in my device? I'm not an expert in this, and need help. I have serious issues with the Froyo build and want to upgrade my brand new phone to ...
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11answers
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How to completely turn off keyboard typing sound?

Android 2.1 - If I open my Gmail e-mails and I want to type then I just can't turn off the keyboard sounds. How can I turn it off? (not the notification, etc. all sounds, just the keyboard sounds.)

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