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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
212 views

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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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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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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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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1answer
1k views

Run connectbot as root? [duplicate]

I'd like to do reverse ssh tunneling with my phone. Anyone know how I can run connectbot as root so that it can bind to port 22 ?
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1answer
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Is there an easier way to type apostrophes on the Droid X keyboard?

Is there an easier way to type apostrophes on the Droid X keyboard? Two issues -- I press and hold the period key, which brings up the little pallet of punctuation. But the apostrophe is ...
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2answers
602 views

The WiFi connection on my Dell XCD 35 (Froyo) times out

I recently bought the Dell XCD35, one of the biggest issues I'm facing is that it keeps disconnecting from an established (and saved) WiFi network and I need to manually select 'Connect' for it to get ...
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0answers
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Help with Blade mobile network not working

I've been given an Orange San Francisco by my boss to fix for him. At the time he claimed it was bricked but its not as bad as first thought. His initial problem was that the phone was unable to ...
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3answers
334 views

Android G1 latest installable version?

What is the latest installable version on an original Android G1 phone? Either vanilla or any kind of mod (CyanogenMod, etc).
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0answers
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Bluez-A2DP as sink

I want to configure and use Bluez as an audio sink for my Android Based Car Head Unit, so that I can connect a smart phone to the Car Head Unit. The smart phone must work as a source of audio stream ...
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1answer
288 views

Can the camera options on Samsung Galaxy S be imported to Samsung Galaxy SL?

The Samsung Galaxy S (I9000) and Galaxy SL (I9003) are very similar.. ofcourse, except for a few differences. I use Galaxy SL (I9003). The camera options in Galaxy S seems to have more features than ...
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2answers
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USB Driver for HTC Dream G1 - 64 bit Windows 7

I have a HTC Dream G1 (T-Mobile) - android version 1.5 and I have 64 bit Windows 7 on my laptop. I am unable to access the memory card in my phone through my laptop. Can someone tell me how to install ...
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1answer
515 views

Can not answer phone after enabling Google Voice

I Have a Sprint Google Nexus S. Was working fine. Enabled Google Voice - set up my account, options, etc. All incoming calls require pressing "1" to answer. This worked for a while. Now, when a ...
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1answer
268 views

ADWLauncher: Go straight to default screen instead of requiring a second “home” tap?

I have CM7 installed, and am using ADWLauncher which comes pre-installed. I know how to configure a "default" home screen, so that when I'm in ADWLauncher already, pressing "home" brings me to the ...
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6answers
7k views

Pandora pauses randomly?

I find that Pandora often will pause the current song for no apparent reason. Any idea what I might check to see what the cause is? (HTC Droid Incredible)
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3answers
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How to capture video stream from Android phone screen and show it on laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I project the screen of my android phone for a presentation? How to capture video stream from Android phone screen and show it on laptop? I've got Android 2.2 device....
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2answers
932 views

Reset individual app settings

Something happened on my HTC Tattoo (V1.6) this week that caused lots of apps to crash on start-up. I think it may have been due to their settings getting corrupted somehow, but I don't know what ...
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4answers
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How is the default screen orientation in android specified?

On android phones, the orientation typically defaults to portrait. When you disable auto-rotation, the screen will always remain in a portrait mode. On android tablets, the orientation typically ...
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3answers
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Samsung S Galaxy II (i9100): Problems with Wifi signal, bad reception, breaking connection

I recently bought an Samsung S Galaxy II (i9100), and I am pretty pleased with it. It is by far the best phone I ever owned. The only downside I have is that it has a really poor wifi signal. It ...
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3answers
13k views

Possible to install APK from personal website?

How can I allow a user to do web-install of Android APK file from my personal web page? Like to create a personal (private) APK repository where I could put APK files and send a client the link to the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to force the phone to connect to the internet?

I own Xperia Mini Pro which has Android 2.1-update1. I am facing an issue on Internet Connection. I downloaded the settings for my Edge Connection from my SIM services. Sometimes after downloading the ...
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2answers
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Can I remove MicroSD card with my Android phone turned on?

On my Samsung Galaxy 551 I can remove the MicroSD card without needing to remove the battery and consequently turn off my cellphone. Should I remove my SD without turning off the phone? Will I damage ...
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1answer
168 views

How to use android phone as a login key to your PC

Is there a way to setup a Linux box to enable authentication by inserting correct android phone with correct software in it to allow user to login? So when there is a login prompt shown user should ...
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1answer
76 views

“Not Found” apps hanging up my autoupdate… what can I do?

I have a couple of apps that give a "not found: The requested item could not be found" error when I try to update or view them in "my apps" in the market. (PDA Net is one of them). If I do an auto ...
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1answer
456 views

Modifying sensitivity of Google Nexus S power button?

I keep accidentally turning the phone off/on by pressing the power button when I pick up the phone or take it out of its holster. I would like to make the power button require a longer hold before it ...
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0answers
415 views

Mute or change user group ringtone depending on current location and time

Here's a sample scenario: when I'm at home and it's after 10pm, all call need to be silent, but family calls are enabled to ring loud. Is it possible to do this? (preferably using Tasker, but 3rd-...
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1answer
816 views

Changing reply header text in default mail app

When I reply to mail in the default (non-gmail) mail application, the "RE:" text in the header, and the "xxx wrote" text before the quoted message are in Hebrew. How Can I change them (I would like ...
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2answers
218 views

Tethering android devices together

I am very low-tech, but I have a very smart phone! an android 2.2.1 I have recently discovered a wonderful application called tether, or tethering where you connect your phone & lap top or pc w/ ...
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2answers
672 views

querying the android market place for GPL license?

Is there a way to get the full list of GPL-licensed apps in the Android Market via a URL or any other method?
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1answer
244 views

How to vibrate/ring on click of link

How can I make my samsung galaxy tab vibrate or ring when I click a link on a browser? thanks a lot for any help. :)
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1answer
403 views

Some of the Applications are getting downloaded more than once from Android Market

I observed one funny thing. I have the habit of installing the applications directly from Android market on PC. How to install the Apps directly from PC ? Ans: I have a Google Account. I open the ...
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1answer
327 views

How can I limit the input languages?

How can I limit the number of input languages on the keyboard? I would only like to see the 3 I use. I have a HTC desire S.
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2answers
5k views

recover a phone number I didn't save

At the bar last night I got a number I opened a new contact under my Google contacts on my Droid Incredible and typed in the information. But in my sub lucid state I never saved it, I would love to ...
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2answers
1k views

reinstall barnes and noble software on a rooted nook color?

Is there a way to re-install Barnes and Noble software on a Nook Color that has been wiped and installed with gingerbread?
4
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1answer
7k views

Manage specific cookies in Browser?

I would like to manage cookies in the Android browser beyond just "Clear cookie data". What I want to do, ideally, is have the ability to delete individual cookies from a list sorted by domain name, ...
2
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1answer
140 views

Will I lose Netflix on my Nexus One if I use a custom ROM?

I'm running stock 2.3.4 on my N1. And use Netflix all the time. If I were to load a different ROM like Cyanogen there isn't any reason I would lose the ability to use Netflix would I?
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1answer
170 views

What are the differences between android 2.1 and android 2.2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What advantages or new things have you found when upgrading from Android 2.1 to 2.2 ? I am going to buy an android phone now i have two choices either to buy a eclair(2.1) ...
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5answers
15k views

Removing app from download queue in Amazon App Store

A few weeks ago I installed Amazon App Store and tried to download a game that was free for that one day. I "bought" it for free according to my Amazon account, but I've never been able to download it ...
6
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4answers
40k views

How to import contacts from symbian mobile to android mobile?

I had Nokia 5610 ( S40 v5 ) mobile, and recently i got a new Android mobile ( HTC Desire S ). Now, when i put my sim card in my new phone i get all contacts which were saved in SIM memory, but there ...
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1answer
558 views

Gingerbread — how to wake up to 100% battery?

Apparently gingerbread stops charging when the battery gets to 100% . I guess this puts less wear on the battery. But it is kind of frustrating to wake up with a battery of only 70 or 80% given the ...
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2answers
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Unlocking an HTC HD2 after installing android

I recently bought an HD2, which originally runs Win6.5. But currently has a very modern version of Android installed. Is it necessary to re-install the original OS in order to unlock the phone?

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