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2answers
601 views

Missing call summary in Samsung Galaxy Apollo (i5801)

In my Samsung Galaxy i5801 after I disconnect the call I used to get a call summary from my carrier. This hasn't worked for some time. I contacted customer care and they say some settings in the ...
6
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1answer
2k views

Tasker: switch on VPN when opening specific URL?

Tasker is an automation app for Android (see http://tasker.dinglisch.net/) I want to start VPN whenever I start http://*.intra.mycompany.com - as intra.mycompany.com are urls that are just accessible ...
10
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1answer
11k views

Manually set a hostname for IP address (i.e. /etc/hosts equiv.?)

I am a web developer and am developing our website on my local desktop machine. I have an android phone (htc desire running android 2.2). I want to test what our web application looks like on android. ...
3
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1answer
338 views

How to change screen orientation of my samsung froyo device

Any one knows how to change device orientation, from portrait to landscape. I'm new here, thanks in advanced for any help! :)
7
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2answers
1k views

Is the class rating of my MicroSD card relevant?

Does Class 4 perform differently from Class 6, and so on, when it comes to Micro SD(HC) memory cards on smartphones? Samsung Galaxy S to be specific.
5
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3answers
650 views

What are the benefits of 2G+3G mode?

Some of the advanced power control widgets or 2G/3G switching widgets allow the following options for the radio mode: 2G 3G only 2G+3G What are the benefits of 2G+3G over running 3G only? Are ...
8
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5answers
18k views

How to remove Android stock movie player as preferred default app for movies?

Using ASTRO File Manager, I've set Movies (stock Android app) to play my videos. Now I want to remove this association, but I simply can't find a way to do it. Looking into applications didn't help (...
6
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2answers
912 views

How secure are the “app password protection” apps?

I know there are a number of apps available that can password protect specified apps. I want to know how secure they really are. As far as I know, there aren't any exposed OS hooks in android to ...
5
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1answer
270 views

Are apps downloaded from an unrestricted market disabled when the phone is used in a restricted market?

I am currently on t-mobile in the US and have access to a lot apps that are not available in the Indian android market. What happens to the apps that I download off the US market when I return to ...
2
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4answers
3k views

Fixing water damage in phone

I dropped my phone into some water, immediately removed battery and soaked in rice (all I had at work). The phone dried, but the keyboard (G2) had some bad keys that have never corrected, and there ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Motorola Defy Not Turning On

I have tried to install a CyanogenMod on my Motorola Defy as illustrated here. The problem is that despite the phone had been rooted, I had some problems with ClockWorkMod and rebooted my phone in ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Why can I download Kindle books from amazon.com but not from amazon.co.uk?

I installed the Android Kindle application and purchased my first Kindle e-book yesterday. Although I have an account on amazon.co.uk and have used this account for multiple purchases of dvd's and ...
2
votes
0answers
253 views

Camera switches off randomly with some apps

Samsung Galaxy S II running Android 2.3.3. Layar: camera switches off about a second after loading a layer and stays off. App unusable. Google Goggles: camera switches off and on rapidly in a loop. ...
9
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2answers
538 views

Galaxy Tab 10.1 with unmodified Honeycomb (ie no TouchWiz)

I'm thinking about buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. It will have a modified version of Android Honeycomb (TouchWiz). Is it possible to install original Android from Google on it?
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1answer
12k views

Qualcomm HSUSB device driver issue

I have a Qualcomm HS-USB device on which I want to test my developed application. The problem I am facing is that the device drivers are not getting installed. I have tried the following steps: ...
4
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1answer
454 views

How do I load android 2.3.4 onto my dev phone?

So, I have an original Droid (rooted), that is also my working cell phone. Can I load 2.3.4 onto it to develop accessory apps? If so how do I load the new OS?
3
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1answer
298 views

Has anyone encountered (and resolved) the force close issue with Google Music Beta App?

I was very happy to receive a Google Music Beta invite recently. Unfortunately, when I try to play music via the app (on Droid X rooted with Liberty GB 0.5) the application force closes every time. ...
9
votes
1answer
7k views

Will Google Music sync my iTunes playlists?

I have been invited to the Google Music Beta, and in setting up the service, I chose to upload music from "My Music" folder rather than the "iTunes" option, simply because my music files are in the ...
2
votes
3answers
581 views

The video file cannot be played (on Galaxy S)

Last few days my video files cannot be played on my Samsung Galaxy S and I do not know why. I select a video and I choce to wath it with the android's video player and I have the message below : "The ...
7
votes
2answers
6k views

SMS messages from one contact displayed as “null”

My daughter has a stock Motorola Atrix on Bell in Canada. When she receives a text from one particular friend (on a Telus phone), rather than displaying the text, the phone just displays "null". All ...
12
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7answers
3k views

Sync arbitrary files with a server

I'm looking for a way to keep a file (keepass .kdb) on my Droid2 in sync with one on a server. This is just a file on the filesystem - not contacts, calendar, etc. I need bidirectional, not just ...
6
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2answers
389 views

Droid 2 Global - Will switching from Global to CDMA-only improve battery life?

I recently got a DROID 2 Global with Verizon and am looking to maximize my battery life. I am aware of the need to dim my display, disable Wi-Fi and GPS when not using it, increase sync intervals, and ...
4
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1answer
7k views

How do I turn on the battery full notification sound?

Similar to this previous question, but I want to enable the battery full notification sound, not the opposite :) My Galaxy S used to make a nice beep and switch the screen on briefly when the battery ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

How can I fix Xperia x10i application crashes under CyanogenMOD 6?

I have a lot of issues with my Xperia x10i: I get a lot of forced close of apps I don't have zoom in my camera nor flash light I don't have Mediascape nor Timescape and maybe other apps I don't know ...
6
votes
3answers
24k views

How to uncompress a password protected zip file?

I have a password protected zip file, but ASTRO does not let me enter a password. What should I do?
19
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11answers
38k views

Galaxy Tab is not being charged through USB Cable

Currently i am using Samsung Galaxy Tab, model is GT-P1000, to test my application, so i usually attach it with PC through USB cable and it is attached for a whole day though it is showing low battery ...
7
votes
2answers
378 views

Why can't I find Firefox in Android Market

If I search for Firefox in the Android Market on my phone I can't find Firefox! How can I install it on my Phone?? Thanks.
28
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3answers
7k views

What are the security disadvantages of rooting an Android phone?

I know there was a discussion previously BUT they didn't talk about security. E.g.: if I root my phone will all my apps run with root permission? Related: Are there any risks to rooting a device?
3
votes
1answer
510 views

Suddenly can't add events in Jorte?

Just today I've been unable to add events in Jorte. I can only add in Google calendars and then sync. Anybody know what's going on? I'm so sad!
3
votes
1answer
165 views

Notifications widget

I keep disabling the notification's tab. Is there a widget that would show up my notifications on a widget on my homescreen?
17
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3answers
38k views

Why is “insufficient storage” wrongly reported when installing an .apk via adb? [duplicate]

I have an HTC Desire running Froyo. It is not rooted, nor have I installed any custom ROM. I get an "Insufficient Storage" error when I'm trying to install an app via adb/eclipse. The .apk is only ...
2
votes
1answer
208 views

Project my screen of my Nexus One

I have a Nexus One, I would like to know if there is any way for me to project my screen content to my large screen TV? Nexus One does not come with a hdmi port. Thank you.
9
votes
6answers
48k views

How can I fix this time-zone problem with calendar events that started after installing Android 2.3?

I'm using a Nexus One on T-Mobile in the US. A couple months ago my OS was updated to Android 2.3. Since then I've had a weird problem with my calendar events. I can view calendar events just fine, ...
3
votes
2answers
161 views

Which, if any, of the major console game developers also develop for Android?

The Android market has a lot of apps now, and for the most part almost anything that could only be done on the iPhone a couple of years ago is now possible on Android. The app stores have become quite ...
5
votes
1answer
597 views

Sideloading Apps on Google-TV

Even though a new version (which includes the android market) is coming out for the Google TV this summer, I'm a little impatient and slightly curious. There are a few apps that I'd like to try out ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Locale app & export settings

Is there any solution to backup Locale settings? I've defined couple of rules and I don't want to lose them while I reinstall some custom ROM.
11
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3answers
17k views

How to solve: “Failed to push selection: Out of memory”

I Create an article in Stack overflow. But as I found this site, I decide to ask the same question here, because I still need your help. I have made the following steps: Launch Eclipse Go To: ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

How to browse Internet in Samsung Galaxy Fit using Broadband in Windows 7?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit smartphone and want to browse the web on it using BroadBand connection (the one i use for my pc connection to Internet) in Windows 7.
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Only automatically connect to certain Wi-Fi networks

I have an HTC Desire with Android 2.2. My problem is that there may be open Wi-Fi networks nearby that require a password once connected, e.g. hotspots at coffee shops. My phone connects to these, ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I sync and share Calendars from multiple Google accounts with my phone?

I have some questions regarding to Android's default calendar app in Galaxy 5 (five). I am working with two Google accounts, but my calendar app shows calendar of only one account which is marked ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How do you trace incoming/outgoing HTTP connections on a rooted Android?

I would like to get a trace of any incoming & outgoing requests over HTTP from my android phone over a period of time (like you can do with Fiddler on a PC) - is there tool apart from WhisperCore ...
22
votes
5answers
52k views

What's the difference between “sd card” and “usb storage”?

Under Settings -> Storage, I see entries for both "SD card" and "USB storage". What's the difference? What should I be using each of those for? In addition, how can I control what data goes where? ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

lock ES File Explorer or similar options

I want to lock ES file explorer, so that it can be opened after I put a password or pattern lock. Is it possible in ES file explorer? Is there any other file explorer that provides similar ...
5
votes
2answers
349 views

Mice and Keyboard support in 3.1

Apparently, Android 3.1 will support USB devices such as mice and keyboards. How much of an issue is driver support? If you have a "normal" keyboard or mouse, will it just plug and play? Does the OS ...
7
votes
2answers
838 views

How can I rate an app in Honeycomb?

Seems like I can't find out how to do the basics on my Honeycomb tablet. How do you rate an app in the Market?
4
votes
1answer
417 views

Different notification tones for multiple Gmail accounts

Is it possible to use different notification tones for each Gmail account? I.e.: account1@gmail.com => tone X account2@gmail.com => tone Y Maybe with a helper app?
6
votes
3answers
3k views

Is there a way to list all Intents and all processes associated with them?

Is there a way to list all Intents and all processes associated with them? Specifics: Droid X, 2.2 stock ROM, rooted. I'm perfectly fine with any approach, as long as it gets a guaranteed complete ...
2
votes
1answer
844 views

Are there cases where Android would start an app/service other than due to Intents or explicit user start?

I'm trying to understand how/why some of the processes that are running on my phone (DroidX, stock 2.2 ROM). It's obvious that 2 likely reasons for a process to start are: A direct action by the ...
28
votes
4answers
10k views

Can I use Gmail while offline?

Is it possible to download the new emails from the Gmail account while online, and then read them while offline? Is it possible to write emails while offline that will be sent when online?
3
votes
3answers
6k views

How to Sync Text Messages from Outlook 2010 to Android

I went from the HTC "Tilt" running Windows 6.1 to the Samsung INFUSE running Android. I use an exchange server plus Outlook 2010 at my office. I can no longer send/receive text messages from my ...

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