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The HTC Mail and Messaging apps may have memory leak issues -- if this is the case, having a large DB of messages could cause a slowdown. I had some system slowdowns and freezes. After I started using the K9Mail/Gmail and Handcent SMS apps -- I had no more slowdowns or freezes. Since HTC apps cannot be uninstalled or turned off (unless you root), you can ...


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My first thought was the same as Al Everett's answer but if you, for some reason, don't have that setting, you can achieve it through Tasker. New Profile -> Event -> Hardware -> choose the button event you'd like -> Done + button on the left bottom corner to add a task Phone -> End Call -> Done And you are ready to go ;)


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I haven't looked exhaustively at the filesystem itself (didn't use adb shell or anything), but I'm fairly positive the warning is just a generic message that shows up whenever you clear data for an app or system service. I tried a couple of different apps and services and always saw the warning. After clearing my Media Storage data and unmounting/remounting ...


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Rooting your phone, in and of itself, is not illegal (although, there have been some issues surrounding jailbreaking of iPhones...but that's a whole other discussion). Android as a platform is open source and installing a custom mod, or messing around with the internals of the operating system isn't a problem. Now, as you pointed out in your comment to ...


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See my posts here on How to root your phone and You've rooted your phone. Now what? In short: you will void your warranty. IANAL, but legally, it's your phone and you can do what you want with it, but the manufacturer can try to patch the holes that are used to root in order to prevent future rooting. Other benefits: custom roms, overclocking, tethering, ...


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The G2 does indeed have 4GB of internal storage, but not all of it is visible to the operating system. The internal memory (/dev/block/mmcblk0) shows up as 2256 MB which place it solidly in the this-is-4GB-of-memory camp. There are several reasons for confusion on this point. Of the 2256MB of internal memory visible to the OS, 1.3GB is allocated to /data ...


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Making a dual boot is possible, there's a nice app for that end available from Google Play Store. Boot Manager Pro (2,17€) and the Boot Manager Lite (free), both from Init 2 Winit Apps. Boot Manager is Android's first multi-boot application. It allows you to install boot ROMs from your sdcard and boot between then with just a reboot. The application ...


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I'm guessing the Dialer froze. Try holding the Home button, going into Task Manager, and killing the dialier process. As Matt mentions in the comments, You can do the same thing from the home screen by pressing menu then going to settings > Applications > Manage Application then choose the "phone" or "dialer" app and click "stop"


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It seems you cannot achieve this on built-in Nook app. Fortunately, you are using two android devices since there are many solutions for reading on android devices. Install Moon + reader under the assistance of Dropbox on your android phone and Nook color. You can also keep the same reading progress in this method. guide


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I don't believe that functionality works yet. I have tried to sideload PDFs and plain .txt files and they don't register in "My Library" or under "My Files" and obviously they don't sync between my devices. I also can't find a web interface for loading non-nook files. I did a little searching around a couple months ago and I found a few unsubstantiated ...


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You could set each one of your contacts individual ringtones to be a sound file that is just someone saying their name. It would be pretty tedious, and it wouldn't work for numbers that aren't in your contacts, but at least it's something. See this thread on how to set custom .mp3 files as ringtones.


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In this thread on the T-Mobile forums there are a few people talking about water damage indicators. The OP mentions this: When I remove the back of the phone and the screen is face-down on a table, the triangle is just above the left side of the micro SD card door. It's visible even with the battery left in place. ...which another person confirms is ...


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The best way I have found to do this is using an app called Any Cut. Any Cut allows you to launch just about anything, follow these steps for the two that you mentioned (Tethering settings and Mobile Networks) Install Any Cut Pick a Quick Key to set (tap the key if unset currently or Home->Menu->Settings->Quick keys->[select a key]) Under More, tap Any ...


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How I remove consequences of water damage? Disassemble device. You need to disconnect every power supply such as batteries. Carefully look on every component. Wash plastic details with cleaning agent likes 'Fairy', 'Mr.Muscul' and so on in water. Dry them. Wash PCB in water as plastic details before. I use toothbrush. You need to take off any sign of ...


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If you have your own music collection, you can get a Google Music account, download the app if it isn't already on your phone, and listen to your own tunes all you like. If you're looking for an internet radio app, I'd recommend Slacker Radio, they have a lot of channels with pretty decent selection. Pandora is very good, but that only works if you live in ...


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I asked htc what it is about and they responded with: The DCS Utility services and components are the programs on your telephone that allow connection to the internet provided by your mobile carrier. It stands for Data Connection Service. A little vague. It also cannot be removed, they told me. And as the sense ui was constantly crashing I decided ...


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In the HTC Dream (G1) the UMTS radio (3G) is a separate board from the rest of the phone. While this is a Desire Z and I haven't had the opportunity to take one apart, it's probably very similar. The 3G/4G daughterboard (or if it's connected, antenna) could have failed, cracked, disconnected or sustained damage in some other way. Software won't fix it. You ...


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I had a rom that failed to vibrate certain "very short duration vibrations" (or those of low strength vibrations). I am not sure if its just a hardware limitation of my phone or the rom in particular, but you could try an app like Handcent for now and play around the vibration settings in there. Handcent SMS allows you to fine tune the vibrations, adjust the ...


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Your best bet when looking for ROMs is to search the XDA subforum for your device. Stock 2.3.3 is linked in one of the first few posts there, and I'm sure they'll have instructions if you need them as well.


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It looks like the Market is currently blocked in UAE and this has nothing to do with your phone. It may become available soon but I've not found anything with a date. I have seen that it's not so much the government blocking it as an inability to bring banks on-board. This thread suggests that you can get around it with a dial code, but it looks like it ...


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As the links in the comments are partly broken, I try to sum some things up here -- before the remaining links go to Nirvana as well. Global Shortcuts Access number pad – Tap the 12# button on the keyboard Turn on CAPS – Tap and hold the up arrow/Shift key until it has an underline. Access keyboard settings – Tap the Gear icon on the keyboard Browser ...


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A friend had this issue with his new HTC Desire Z. It had this issue right out of the box. The only solution he found was resetting the device to the factory settings. If you try that, make sure you have a backup of your data! The app MyBackup Pro (non free) has always worked for me....


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How much free internal space do you have on your phone? When my phone has too many services running or doesn't have enough free internal space then services will get killed left and right, therefore the messaging service won't run to alert me of a new message. Try uninstalling some apps or moving them to the SD card. You can check for any unnecessary ...


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Install Battery Monitor Widget, and the companion app Process Monitor Widget. These will display and log the battery temperature and CPU usage respectively. Process Monitor will also let you see a list of the most active processes. This may help you learn what's happening on the phone before you go as far as restoring factory settings or flashing.


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Hacker solution: Root it and flash a new kernel. Mainstream consumer solution: Restore to factory settings and see if that helps, or go to your wireless carrier store and have them flash your phone.


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When I connect my Samsung Spica to my Gentoo laptop, I get this in dmesg: [380540.638713] usb 1-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2 [380540.763249] usb 1-3: config 1 has 1 interface, different from the descriptor's value: 3 [380540.763258] usb 1-3: config 1 has no interface number 0 [380540.763745] usb 1-3: New USB device found, ...


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I had the same problem after having updated my incredible S to Gingerbread. I do not know if it was some kind of luck, but the following fixed the problem: uninstall the picasa plugin (go to HTC Hub/plugins) parameters/applications/manage/Gallery -> force the gallery application to stop. Go back to HTC Hub/plugins and install again the Picasa plugin. ...


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Ok, not a real final answer, but this is what happened. I had another problem with the gallery, described here: Not all images showing up in gallery In following all the advice there I have Removed data from "gallery" application in menu->settings->applications Removed the .thumbnails directory from /DCIM Removed data from gallery app again. Shut down the ...


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This is a bit of a stab in the dark from stuff I've read, but here goes... I believe that the uploading is done through the generic Android/Google/Picasa features but HTC have their own gallery app that relies on an additional plugin to display Picasa Web Albums. Go to the HTC Hub app, settings -> sync and make sure you have the sync option checked for HTC ...


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Are you capable of receiving new sms? Do new SMS messages pop up? If you're using the default or stock messaging app, try installing another app like Handcent or GoSMS and see if the same behaviour is repeated. Else, try clearing all the messages stored and see. Within the default messaging app, there's an option to specify the Message Centre number - you ...



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