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If you go to the Market Account settings part of the Android Market webpage at https://market.android.com/account and click on the Settings tab, you should see a list of the devices registered on that Market account, clicking the Edit button lets you hide that old phone from the web interface. That's what you'd normally use to remove an old device from ...


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Shut off sync (Settings -> Accounts and sync -> Auto-sync). You should also click on the actual account (in the same settings menu) and uncheck the various things that can be synced. Alternatively, you could create a second Google account and keep it free of an extraneous information.


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I'm not sure about the Wildfire, but on my Desire HD when I take the phone from my face, the motion sensor detects it and re-awakens the screen automatically. I'm not sure if it's a setting, a Froyo feature, or maybe an HTC sense feature.


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Are you entering an actual password, or an unlock-pattern? Lock-patterns have the option to display/not-display the path entered, so it's a lot more difficult to "shoulder-surf" Use visible pattern This is selected by default. Clear this if you do not want the screen unlock pattern to display as you enter it.


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HTC wildfire is supported by 3. You need to go to favoured on 3 website and choose Skype. Then it begins to download.


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Two questions: Are you sure the SIM contacts were really imported or only displayed. Is the option to show phone contacts checked after you changed the SIM. If you go to Contacts, press Menu -> Import/Export -> Import from SIM card. The SIM contacts should be imported into the phone and remain there. It is then just a matter of getting phone contacts ...


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I've had experience before on the Nexus One, this sort order is the last modified. If you access your SD card from your PC this can sometimes scan your images folder and 'touch' the images with the last modified date then being updated. That's how I've had random sort orders in the past!


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I'm afraid that if the official Skype app does not work then you are probably out of luck. Skype do not let third party applications use their service, so you are unlikely to find anything that works. I suspect the issue is down to the CPU speed of the HTC Wildfire, which is only 528mhz. It's likely that the processor simply can't keep up with the demands ...


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Follow these steps: Open Contacts. You can reach this from the contacts shortcut in your app drawer or home screen, or via the contacts tab in your phone dialer. Press the Menu button. Select Import/Export. Select Export from SIM. Click Select All, or manually tick each contact you wish to copy to the phone. You may be asked where to copy the contacts to; ...


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As of now, there's no counterpart on Mac for HTC Sync. You can however try MissingSync for Mac - which allows for syncing of contacts, calendars, notes, tasks etc. on Mac


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I expect the same way as any other update. Menu | Settings | About phone | System updates If it tells you that "Your system is currently up to date" then your carrier hasn't released the update for your phone yet. (They usually do staggered rollouts so as not to overload anything.)


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Don't install any random Skype APK that you find on the web as it will charge for calls. You MUST install the APK from the Three website to not be charged. AS an aside, who told you that Three do not support the Wildfire? They have massive sales of Wildfires on Three and they ARE officially supported by the network. It is completely legal to install an ...


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No, performing a factory reset won't affect your HBoot version. You should, however, be able to follow this guide instead (which uses Revolutionary). There's another page with instructions here which describes in a bit more detail what Revolutionary does and where to go from there. The standard disclaimers with regards to possibly bricking your device ...


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You need to enable Unknown sources in the android settings (on my device it is in the Security section). Also enable USB debugging in Developer options.


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In your phone dialer enter the following sequence: *#*#7594#*#* will show you Shutdown App configuration - you can choose to have the device power off directly instead of showing the menu for Airplane Mode / Power Off etc. when you long-press the power button. There's also an option for keeping the LCD on during the duration of a call.


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What you're looking for is Screebl - a background service that monitors the phone's orientation, and based on that orientation decides when to allow the phone's power-saving features to operate. There's a PRO version too that allows for integration with Locale amidst other extra features. Also check out Shake Awake from Maplekey (in the market) - it allows ...


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Press the home button so all screens are shown, then long hold the screen you want as default home screen, then drag it to center of the screen and let go, hey presto.


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On the Home Screen, tap Menu > Personalize Home Screen Tabs. To move a tab, tap and hold the icon before the tab name, and then drag it up or down the tabs list. To hide a tab, clear the check box at the right of the tab name. Tap Done.


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Credit to Matt H's comment for pointing me the right way. If you follow through to the System Requirements page on their wiki, the HTC Wildfire is specifically called out as an unsupported device as it has an ARMv6 based processor; Firefox Mobile currently requires an ARMv7 compatible processor. They do have an experimental build for ARMv6 based devices, ...


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I believe it is the CPU speed. The HTC Wildfire has a CPU speed of 528 MHz. The Skype app is only supported on devices with a CPU clock speed of 600MHz or greater. See the section on 'What do I need to run Skype on my Android phone?' https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA10653/How-can-I-get-Skype-on-my-Android-phone


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It's not recommended to even attempt to do syncing Windows. Android have a very different design than, say, an iPhone; Android is designed to sync over the air with cloud services like Google Contact, Gmail, Google Calendar, etc. In Android, you shouldn't need to tie your device with a computer. What you need is a Wifi or 3G connection, and you don't need to ...


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a little late for this. Wildfire is now rootable. I did it on mine a couple of days ago. I have cyanogenmod running. I followed the instructions in this site you basically first use alpharev to unlock the S-off mode and then you install clockwork recovery to backup and then unrevocked to root.


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The built-in Gingerbread keyboard should support multiple languages, they can be selected from the Settings -> Locale and Text -> Gingerbread keyboard -> Input Languages menu. After this, you'll see the current language on the space bar and can roll through the languages by swiping left or right on the space bar.


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ok. here is the thing. The space is there, the problem is that it is not accesible for applications. Android systems have several partitions as explained here. Doing an df on my device I get: Filesystem Size Used Available Use% Mounted on tmpfs 156.5M 32.0K 156.4M 0% /dev tmpfs ...


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Change your password then revoke it's access. Also, start using application specific passwords and 2-step verification if you aren't already. This makes it easier to control what gets access where. This should prompt who ever is using the phone to reauthorize your account (via password or 2-step), which they won't be able to.


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I think your HBoot needs to be upgraded, and it sounds like perhaps you didn't run the RUU to do so. The HTCdev site notes that phones with an asterisk (*) next to them in the list must run an RUU before unlocking because the bootloader on the device did not originally ship with unlocking capabilities. So first you need to make sure your firmware is up to ...


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I solved the problem myself. I had a game installed on SD card named, Hambo, I shifted it to phone and all apps, came back to their place, what else change I did earlier was to remove updates of Android market app. So google play was removed and then I did the only change of moving one app. from SD card to phone and my problem was solved. I don't know actual ...


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It depends on the device, and what you mean by "2.xx". Do you want A: stock Android? B: a ROM? C: a manufacturer-skinned stock image? I'm going to assume that the answer do the question above is D: Any of the above. I'm also going to assume that by "2.xx", you mean 2.3. There are a few general requirements that will need to be fulfilled for it to be ...


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I found a pre-installed app on the HTC Wildfire Transfer Data that transferred all contacts and SMS from the old SonyEricsson phone, it was exactly what I needed.



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