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Put the sounds in the /media/audio/notifications folder on your SD card. Create this folder if it doesn't exist.


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When you are talking about an Android ROM, you are really talking of a group of programs, including the Android base system, that are put together to work with your phone and that once installed are what you see and use when you start your phone without installing any app from anywhere else. You can imagine that the ROM is the operating system of your phone ...


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Short answer: no Long answer: Rooting -- if successful -- doesn't change any of your data, it just gives you root access. Now, if you reflash your phone's ROM -- something you can only do with root access -- then, yeah, you might lose stuff. A lot of people automatically associate rooting with switching ROMs, since rooting is required. But you can root, ...


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Any Micro USB cable that has the capability of charging your phone does excactly that. I found a link on USB powering. The source is from 2005 but the issue remains the same. Some cables do charge your device due to a sufficient power flow through the cable while others don't.


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I use Tone Picker to use any of my mp3 or other audio files for ringtones or other alerts. Even clock alarms! Pro Tip: ambient music makes for a lousy wake-up call.


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You almost always lose root when installing an OTA update. I would keep an eye on RootzWiki or DroidForums for someone to confirm that it can be rooted or someone to release a rooted update.


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To consolidate comments: I've found a fantastic guide to Android partitions and basics here via WIW's XDA post. /data is all your personal settings, messages, and information, while /data/data is specifically for your apps' private data. My guess is that wiping /cache as described above does not wipe /data or its child directories (otherwise you would've ...


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I asked Verizon and they said it is because of an update. There are lots of complaints about the same issue and until another update is released there is nothing you can do, not even a factory restore.


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Funnily enough, as I just noted here I believe that the app is just buggy and unreliable. There's no reason for the individual device to determine whether the application can do something like push notifications. Android's cloud to device messaging requires 2.2 or higher, and the Facebook post notes that that's what they require as well, so I assume that's ...


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Yes, even plain Android will do this. I've heard of some unlicensed phones that didn't properly finish setup unless you had a SIM card but it shouldn't be an issue with CM.


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Definitely supported by Android, and I'd be incredibly surprised if the Incredible didn't support volume control. I had no problem using the volume control buttons in the headset I bought for my G1. I bought mine on eBay for $7, it has no branding but was marketed as explicitly for the G1. It uses the USB plug, not the 3.5mm plug. You might need a USB ...


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Yes, what Cheuer said. Installing an OTA while you're running a customized ROM in any way (even just rooted) pretty much always screws up root, sometimes even having a high risk of bricking your phone. NEVER install an OTA update while running customized software. If you ever want to go back to stock software, you need to go find the thread for your ...


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Assuming you installed ClockworkMod Recovery via Rom Manager app (or manually), you can do the following: Install the Appbrain and Fast Web Installer apps. Run Appbrain, sign in with your Google account, enable the Fast Web Installer from Settings, and perform a sync. Download the ROM installation ZIP for MIUI and place it onto your SD Card. Reboot your ...


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It will only show up if you open up an application that will use the GPS for something. For example just open up Google Maps. If you want to know if you left the GPS activated, just slide the notification panel and at the top you will have the toggle buttons, one of them is the GPS.


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RingDroid will let you use any MP3 or part of an MP3 or even record your own sound as an MP3 as a ringtone. Here's the QR Code:


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Rooting won't affect any applications that are already installed. All you're doing is giving yourself administrator rights to your phone. You won't have to wipe/reload, etc. unless you plan on installing a custom rom. If you do want to install a custom rom, I highly recommend using Titanium Backup to backup all of your apps and their data. Also do a ...


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You'll need to root your phone with Unrevoked and remove the CDROM.ISO file located in /system/etc/ That's the only way to prevent that. The neat upside is that once you've rooted, you can replace that CDROM.ISO with any other ISO you'd like to auto-mount.


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Are you running the stock ROM, only rooted? If so, you have a few options. RUU to the latest OTA & reroot. Available Here. (Requires Unrevoked 3.22) Install a pre-rooted ROM. Available Here. If you're running a different ROM, you should be able to do a build.prop edit to keep from seeing OTA notifications (and burning your battery, redownloading ...


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It all depends on your usage. Android System includes Sync, so if you're not using your phone a lot then I would assume Sync and Standby would use the most battery -- so your details make sense. Edit: As per the comments, I think the battery usage is being recorded wrong.


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This is for battery calibration. Basically there's a sensor in your phone that is used by your phone to tell how full/empty the battery is. This sensor doesn't actually know how full your battery is, all it knows is how much power is coming from your battery at the time. The problem it has is that all batteries are slightly different, and their capacity ...


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The Droid Incredible's available space for apps to store their data is only 150 MB, but it's impossible to view the amount of free app space on the stock ROM. So the error message is correct, but you have no way to view the available free space. In technical terms: /data/data is mounted on a different partition than /data, and all your free space views ...


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If you have access to a computer that a) is on the same Wi-Fi network; and b) runs wireshark (http://www.wireshark.org/) you can probably find out the port that way.


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/emmc is basically ok and accessible if you can 'mount' it. You already have a working CWM installed which comes with adb enabled. This gives you some options. Boot to CWM recovery and mount your partition in the 'mounts and storage' section. It's now accessible internally and you can use the adb tool (ADB stands for 'Android debug bridge', it's usually used ...


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Finally tried this, it's quicker to do the following: Select the contact name from the Favorites widget (the icon performs the action, the name shows you their details). Select Menu > More. Select Set widget action. Select call, text, etc.


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To set up your mp3 file as a ringtone, simply create a new folder on your SD Card and rename it "ringtones", without the quotes of course. (Do same for alarms, notifications and ui). After that, add your mp3 files to the folder. Go to "Setting--sound--phone ringtone", there, you will see your added mp3 file. Joseph Nwalor (Slow).


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I asked this question to a friend and he suggested the AudioManager Widget. It allows you to control volumes for Alarm, Media, Alerts, Ringer, System, and Voice Calls independently. It also allows you to toggle vibrate for alerts and ringer independently. So far, it seems to be a solid app.


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My answer here for a similar question points to the Missed Reminder app which appears to have an adjustable LED interval setting. Hope it helps.


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I had the same problem when I originally rooted on my Droid with Stock ROM. Eventually a newer version of Froyo came out and I had to upgrade (and lose root) or switch to a custom ROM. I ended up switching to CyanogenMod. No more nagging update messages and I kept root. You might want to consider rooting your phone and switching to a custom rom for the ...



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