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Is it possible to upgrade my HTC Legend to Froyo without waiting for over the air updates? [duplicate]

I've heard that HTC has released its version of Froyo already on some other phones.
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1answer
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How do I assign cover art to songs? (Archos 43)

I have an Archos 43 Internet Tablet running Android 2.2. Has anyone figured out how to assign cover art to songs in the Music player? Some of my songs work just fine, others don't. What should I be ...
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Can I tether my Blackberry Pearl to WiFi Tablet (such as Archos 70 IT)?

Has anyone used Blackberry Pearl to connect to a non-3G tablet device (for internet access)? Specifically something like the Archos 70 IT or Samsung Galaxy Tab?
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3answers
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Is there a way to sync my personal files to my Nook Color & G2 phone?

I just got a Nook Color which runs on Android. I also have an Android G2 phone with the Nook app running on it. If I purchase a book from Barnes & Nobles I see the book online in my "My NOOK ...
4
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1answer
7k views

How to root HTC Desire (Froyo 2.2) without putting in a custom ROM (flashing)?

for research purposes I'd need to root a HTC Desire phone without flashing it. I did it already on the HTC Hero, where it was quite simple. Basically all I would need is to get r/w access to the ...
3
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2answers
164 views

Google Reader Not Available in International Market [closed]

I was excited when they announced the official Google Reader app but I can't get it on the market. I am using my Android Device from Kenya, Africa and would want to know whether being in this region ...
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4answers
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Does Android have support for IPv6?

I wonder if Android has support for IPv6? I have heard that the phone company I use has support for IPv6 and I have a IPv6 address if I visit http://ipv6.whatismyipv6.net.ipv4.sixxs.org/. But I can ...
2
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2answers
2k views

how to close an application in android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the right way to close apps in Android? Is there any proper way as suggested by google or android official documentation to close an application in android with ...
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4answers
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Is there a command or application similar to ipconfig?

I would like to see my network addresses on my phone. On Windows I can use ipconfig for this and ifconfig on Linux. But how can I see this information on my Android device? Is there an application or ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Why doesn't my Samsung Galaxy S Captivate have self shot mode?

I just bought my Samsung Galaxy S (Captivate). My self shot mode is missing from the camera options. How do I get it? What should I do?
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2answers
427 views

If I format my SD card or replace with a new SD card, what will I lose?

If I format my SD card or replace with a new SD card, what will I lose? What Personal data What Application data What downloads In short I want to find what, where and how data is stored on SD.
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1answer
233 views

What makes the Polar Bear and Black Hole color palettes dynamic?

When using the Polar Clock live wallpaper, there are two color palettes labelled "(dynamic)": Polar Bear and Black Hole. What's dynamic about them? How long does it take to see it?
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1answer
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Is there a way to workaround the phone memory limit for installed apps?

..without rooting my phone. Does this mean I really can't keep all the apps I want, and I have to clear data or uninstall apps when I want to install a new app that doesn't fit the phone memory? ...
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4answers
503 views

Can my Android device replace a heart monitor watch?

Can my Android device replace a heart monitor watch? Maybe there are good apps out there for monitoring heart rates? Many people use special watches, so I wonder if their phone can do it already ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Froyo - Gmail - Can you delete by message, or only by thread?

Running on a out-of-box, unupgraded T-Mobile G2, which is running Froyo, if I'm correct. This version of the Gmail application has a delete button, which is undocumented in their web help. When I ...
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3answers
3k views

Why am I getting a “Low on Space” warning and having other weird problems?

Yesterday I got a warning that the "phone storage space is low." Because of that I can't receive SMS messages. I tried to uninstall applications - the system shows me that the application is being ...
4
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3answers
345 views

How do I get my rooted Incredible to install the latest Verizon update?

Leaving aside the question of whether the update is a good idea or not -- I'm tired of seeing "update available. Install?" show up every other day. I click "Yes", and it tells me rebooting in ...
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5answers
9k views

Disable ActiveSync Remote Wipe in Froyo

In short: Is there a way to disable remote wipe for Android Phones (specifically in Froyo)? Background: I recently upgraded my G1 to a G2, and was about to set up my company e-mail account. But the ...
5
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1answer
14k views

How do I type umlauts and other special characters with Swype?

I can change the swype-interpreting language, but the keyboard doesn't show me any special symbols. HTC Incredible with Swype 2.4.44.10912.t100 (have not updated to Dec beta, yet). I just want to ...
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2answers
178 views

Can I send IMs to an AIM user through the Google Talk app?

I linked my Google Talk and AIM accounts on the GMail website, but it doesn't look like my AIM buddies are showing up in the Android Google Talk application. Is there something I'm missing or is this ...
3
votes
1answer
606 views

How do I configure Google Latitude to auto-update with location regularly on a Motorola Droid?

On the surface, this is same question as this question, but I've made the changes according to that question's accepted answer and I still cannot get latitude to auto-update unless I have an app using ...
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2answers
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how to force the phone not to use wi-fi to upload video to youtube?

I do not have wi-fi at home and I want to upload video I took into my youtube account. I have generouse data plan so I don't have to use wi-fi to upload larger files like the application forces me. I ...
0
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2answers
407 views

Is there any Android 2.2 updrate available for Samsung Galaxy S? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? if yes, how to upgrade it with out going service center.
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1answer
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What LauncherPro Shortcuts Have You Used?

If you have LauncherPro you may be familiar with one of it's powerful features: LauncherPro Shortcuts. By using the LauncherPro Shortcut Generator, you can create powerful custom "shortcuts" that ...
5
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1answer
198 views

Do I need network's SIM in in order to receive OTA update

I have a UK HTC Magic which is from Vodafone - I am in France for the time being and don't have the Vodafone SIM in. The phone is on the internet via wifi a lot. Do I need to have Vodafone's sim in ...
9
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2answers
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Security risks of “Open Wi-Fi Networks”

How paranoid do I need to be about allowing my phone to connect to open/unencrypted WiFi hotspots? I don't really care if other people see my data (email being received or sent, stock quotes, ...
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5answers
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Can you run Android 2.2 Froyo or 2.3 Gingerbread in a VM?

I came across a how-to guide for running Android 1.7 in a virtual machine (VirtualBox), but 1.7 is old. I haven't been able to find a Android 2.2 or 2.3 image anywhere, does anyone have any ideas on ...
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3answers
433 views

Backup of my Droid X

How (What App) do I use in order to do backup? What is good backup apps out there? I primarily want to save calling logs & SMSs, as all of Applications I can just re-download from Market. I use ...
8
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6answers
6k views

How to create a “pipe character” with the HTC Incredible (ConnectBot)?

I am trying to use the | (pipe) character in ConnectBot on my HTC Incredible, but everyone says to use Shift + Alt + ',' but that doesn't seem to work. I have tried multiple different combinations to ...
8
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4answers
22k views

What is causing music playback to stop/pause unexpectedly?

Moto DROID v1 Android 2.2.1 Is anyone else experiencing random music playback stopping/pausing on their handset? Do you know what is causing it, or how to prevent it? I've been trying to get to ...
4
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1answer
561 views

What exact purpose has the sync option “Background data”?

What exact purpose has the sync option "Background data"?
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2answers
2k views

Open source / trusted rooting app for Android / Motorola Defy?

I found a lot of compiled rooting exploits for Android, but not a lot of source code. So, how can I trust an exploit able to take SU rights on my mobile device? How can I be sure there is no ...
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1answer
2k views

Why do I get dropped calls and weak signal with Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 mobile?

Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 phone with android 2.1 OS. When I enable GPRS I am getting dropped calls and weak signal. When I disable GPRS I find my calls don't drop and the signal much better. Is it a ...
7
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3answers
2k views

How to switch the layout of a hardware keyboard without changing language?

I have bought German T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream), and thus I have German hardware keyboard. In stock firmware I used English language, but the keyboard was still German - that was OK. I got used to that ...
6
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4answers
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How to deactivate Motoblur and undesirable services on Motorola Defy?

Is it possible to deactivate Motoblur sync and undesirable services on Motorola Defy like: FeedRecieverService NewsRecieverService WeatherService (all lanched by app.) Because I really don't care ...
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5answers
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Why does “Preparing SD card” message appear on Optimus One P500 3-4 times a day?

On my Optimus One P500 it shows. Preparing SD card The above message shows at least 3 to 4 times in a day. During this Apps on SD cards are automatically closed. Any files opened(Music/PDF) as not ...
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3answers
3k views

Do any phones other than the Samsung S have gyroscope capabilities?

The Samsung S, Android's first official phone to support 2.3 will have gyroscoping capabilities. Do any other phones have a gyroscope?
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3answers
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How to make Skype Mobile for Android permit PC-to-PC calling?

I purchased a Samsung Galaxy Tab from Verizon Wireless without a contract, so no 3G support -- only WiFi. I went to Skype.com/m and installed Skype Mobile for Android. After installation, it lets me ...
3
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1answer
1k views

USB host mode with class compliant audio interfaces

I have an HTC EVO, and it is my understanding that the hardware supports USB host mode. I am still working to confirm this, but even if it doesn't, I understand other devices do, and that the Android ...
3
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3answers
1k views

want to get my Droid back to stock, but don't want to reinstall apps

I foolishly rooted my Motorola Droid and fumbled around until I got Cyanogenmod 6.1.0-RC3-Droid installed on the thing. There's really no reason I should have done this, however. It didn't exactly ...
3
votes
4answers
406 views

Can I prevent the Android 2.2 browser from inserting “www” at the beginning of URLS?

I'm loving my Android phone (Incredible) but I cannot stand when the browser automatically inserts "www" at the beginning of any URL I'm trying to type. I am a web developer and work a lot with sub ...
8
votes
6answers
970 views

Storing passwords on your phone? [closed]

I'm considering switching to a service/app like 1Password, Keepass, LastPass, etc. but before deciding on which to use, I was wondering if anyone else had experience with one of these services and ...
6
votes
1answer
396 views

Anyone found a way to move the insert marker one character to the left of to the right?

The new insert marker in Android 2-2, you get when pressing a text field in edit more, and which gives you the ability to move it to the point where you want to start editing, is all very nice. ...
1
vote
1answer
819 views

Android 2.3 Keyboard on SE X8 running 2.1

Recently I've found out that it's possible to install new Android keyboard on 2.2 version of Android (here's the installer). I was wondering if the same applies for 2.1? I own SE X8 which I've ...
7
votes
1answer
474 views

How to delete/edit one in series of reoccuring events

Is there a way to delete or edit just one event in a series of reoccuring events? Htc Desire Kernel Version 2.6.32.15-gf5a501c Software Number Version 2.29.405.2
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2answers
151 views

How to “report” a mis-behaving app?

I purchased a very popular IM app from the Marketplace, as it was the only one that was able to connect to my company's Jabber server, and I've been using it successfully for months now. On November ...
5
votes
1answer
292 views

Notify when connected to working Wi-Fi point

I use my phone to receive all my calls over SIP. Sometimes when I need to make a call I'm not around a (working) access point. Let's say, if I'm walking around is there an app that can notify me ...
14
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I edit Swype's user dictionary to remove typos?

Swype has become populated with numerous words that don't exist due to typos. As a result it frequently gets words wrong or pops up with its hidden word tip. Is there a way of viewing all the user ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

What are workable/straightforward methods for using external game controllers (bluetooth, USB) with the Android platform?

I own an Archos 43 IT running Android 2.2. It is my understanding that the Archos devices in this product line support USB Host and Bluetooth. What are workable/straightforward methods for using ...
4
votes
1answer
704 views

no sound alert to let me know i have a text message received

I can't seem to get an audible sound when text message received.

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