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It seems that asking this question has encouraged me actually make a proper effort to poke around the phone's settings enough to find a workable solution, which is to enable Spell correction for the QWERTY keyboard word suggestions / predictions. The option is enabled in the location: Settings Language & Keyboard Touch Input Text Input QWERTY ...


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You don't have to install a custom ROM, you can use a stock one. There's usually rooted versions of stock ROMs readily available for most devices, with the only difference between them and a completely stock ROM being the addition of Superuser and the su binary (and often busybox). If your device is supported by a simple software rooting method (HTC stuff ...


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Factory reset only resets all user data, not the OS itself. If your update failed for some reason, you'd have to reflash the phone. You can find info on this in the XDA-Developers forum. Note that since your phone is rooted, your warranty may be void. Take this into consideration before you take your phone to the service center.


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Mostly likely the update over the air downloaded the wrong archive, which failed to automatically install. In addition to that I found on several forums that the phone had many broken stuff after such update. Therefore I've decided to update it manually. I've downloaded the zip archive with latest official firmware, put it on my sdcard, rebooted the phone ...


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New versions of the Market are rolled-out by Google automatically (and there is a slight chance that you never see the new Market, but I don't think that this is true for the Desire S). So the best thing is to wait. If you really can't wait you could try this market.apk, but I am not sure if it's the latest. Make sure that you have "Unknown sources" ...


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In my HTC Desire I find it under: Settings-> Wireless & networks -> WiFi Settings Press Menu and select Advanced Here I can see option to use static IP by selecting "Use static IP"


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PhoneUsage keeps track of how much data you use each day, and gives a nice display of which apps used how much data. Here is an example of what mine looked like this month: NOTE: it only starts tracking after installation.


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The way I solved the issue to my satisfaction was to buy and install the WidgetLocker Lockscreen app. This is an awesome little app that basically allows you to replace your lockscreen (and incoming call screen too) with something customized. I just have one horizontal slider to unlock the screen now, and it has completely eliminated accidental screen ...


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From my experience I would guess you've bought a device imported by a private store rather from a local carrier, the people where you bought it should have replaced the stock rom into a hebrew supporting one after opening the package. I had the same thing done to my device after purchase and it won't void your warranty in any way. either ask them to do so ...


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Check out SPB Wireless Monitor. It can give you reports by date range of which apps have used data, how much data they've used, and breaks it down so you can see wifi data vs. data-plan data. There's a new app, My Data Manager, which costs a fraction. You can check that out as well. It does basically the same thing, though will also show you roaming ...


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The 'Haifa (Current)' display is the weather at the position your phone thinks it is currently located at. In other words, the 'Current' refers to current position. The other 'Haifa' display is the weather at the extra city location that you have set up. The displays show different weather because the specific locations used by your phone within Haifa are ...


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OK just found it. In wifi settings press and hold the connected network you want to set IP to. Pick modify network and in there you scroll down, to DHCP settings and pick static and scroll down to et your IP. Kinda complicated comparing to non sense android. O well. Hope that helps OP or any other fellow searcher.


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Doing a factory reset WILL NOT modify the sdcard in any way. Only the data on the phone will be deleted. Contacts that are set up to sync with your google account will restore, but everything else will be gone. If you have applications installed on the sdcard, I would start there. Uninstall them, or move them back to the device storage. You say that it ...


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First, to answer one question simply, yes you will lose all of your data doing a factory reset unless you back it up. If you feel a factory reset is necessary, I would using a program like Titanium Backup to backup your data. This is if you are rooted. As for the issue with your SD card, it could be a number of things. You said that it worked fine for 8 ...


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The transfer was probably corrupted. The problem is probably with the host OS, and not with your phone. What OS and what program were you using to copy the files? Did you remember to "eject" the phone from the computer to make sure everything was synchronized? Are the files on the phone the right size? If you plug the phone back into the computer can ...


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Unfortunately, most (maybe all) of the Android phones don't have this option. Check this issue: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=7048


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HTC Desire HD Android 2.3.5 I had exactly the same problem, would plug in standard headphones/ earphones/ aux cable to speakers... all of these would register on the phone as earphones with a mic built in for some reason. it would cut music tracks short and play the next one or start ringing a call. strangely, as i was searching for this thread, the ...


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I had the Same issue on my Evo 3d, I downloaded an app called headset blocker that disabled the phones headset remote abilities. This solved the problem immediately.


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Yes it is true. It also removes all the crap the carriers put on there as well.


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Found a solution myself. The problem was that the adb and fastboot tools in the HTC Sync program didn't work. I solved it by downloading the Android SDK, installing platform-tools, removing HTC Sync from the path variable and adding the platform-tools directory in its place.


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AFAIK, CM does not (yet) support to configure it. Issue 5268 at the CM tracker addresses this (yours, i take it?) - so anybody else affected is encouraged to "star" it. Meanwhile, an app named Call Waiting Configurations might provide a work-around (not sure, I didn't test it myself) until the CM team adds the possibility of configuration. Or you could ...


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I have this same issue with my HTC desire. My hypothesis is that my headphones or jack have a slight short and is activating the voice commands via the input channel. I am trying to see if there is a way to turn off voice commands on the headphone jack itself or all together without turning off the input channel so I can still use a headphone with a mic for ...


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Do you know some android software-developper in you neighborhood? if so he can try to attach a debug-logger to the phone and watch in the debug log what happens before the restart. i think there is one file on the sdcard (or an error in the filesystem of the card) that causes the reboot. maybe the media scanner crashes because of an invalid mp3 or vidoe ...


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I believe your downloaded update file is broken somehow. Further notice:!! manual operations always have the risk to brick your phone. So be careful, and remember I take no responsibility. You can manually update with rom update utility (RUU). RUU is a PC program that updates your phone through usb connection. You should backup all your information ...


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The setting is under Dialer. Just click on the Dialer, got to settings -> additional settings and then select the check box opposite to Call Waiting option. This option was changed in ICS update I believe.


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It seems to be related to the local time on my phone, which I suspect was slow compared to the network. So, while the incoming messages where arriving listed as the "correct" time (on the network), I was then replying "before" them as far as my local clock was concerned and thus when the phone sorted on time their positions were swapped. So, I've manually ...


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Buy case or cover for your phone. It will give you opportunity to take phone from your pocket without touching the screen. This isn't perfect solution, but I don't see another solutions. Also I agree with you that swiping screen while getting phone out from pocket is annoying. +1.


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This doesn't quite answer your question, but I wonder if you could change how you grip or store your phone. For example, I never have this problem with my Droid 1. It lives upright in my pocket, and I'm able to grasp it and pull it out without touching the touchscreen at all, and since it's upright, even if I did grab the screen, I would be touching the top ...


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I'm surprised that no one has mentioned Onavo! It works great! And a quite intuitive interface too!


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Your problem is due to errors related to HTC Sync, Windows 7 and Adobe AIR. There is a bug opened on Adobe site: https://bugbase.adobe.com/index.cfm?event=bug&id=2966976 The workaround should be to downgrade Adobe AIR to 2.6.xxx version. You can download it here. Upgrading to Adobe AIR 3.0.0.3880 RC1 didn't worked for me.



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