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In short, your phone has a locked bootloader. There is no way to unlock it (currently). What does that mean to you? Basically it means you can flash "ROMs", but you cannot flash a new kernel on the phone. The kernel is what controls what clockspeed slots are available on your phone to over/underclock to. For example, if someone made a Gingerbread ROM ...


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Stock Android doesn't offer ability to disallow apps use of specific permissions. At install time, once you agree to accept whatever permissions the app requests - you are stuck with them unless you uninstall the app. Since you are rooted, you can try using Tasker to automate enabling of GPS only when using certain apps like Maps, and disabling it when the ...


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Tasker can switch on/off the lock screen and can trigger events based on the orientation of your phone. So you could set up an event in Tasker that enabled the lock screen when your phone is oriented vertically but upside down, then always place your phone in your pocket that way up.


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It seems like the content rating filter on my phone was the culprit! I recently updated my phone to Froyo and the Market's content rating filter was added after the update! Just set it to "All Applications" in the Market's settings screen.


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Similar to Permissions Denied, mentioned by Matthew is LBE Privacy Guard which also allows you to selectively disable permissions for apps. Also good for disabling geo-tagging on your photos as well as preventing Facebook and/or Twitter from broadcasting your location.


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From gsmarena: 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 UMTS 850 / 1900 - American version


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Depending on the device (and root method), the su binary (which gives your device root) is usually located in /system/xbin/ or /system/bin/ directory, while the Superuser.apk (which acts as a gate keeper, presenting you with a dialog when apps request root permissions) is always in /system/app/. The /system partition does not get cleared by the Factory ...


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Will those cards work with my device? Yes, I believe SDHC UHS-I (Ultra High Speed) cards are backwards compatible and will "work" in an SDHC only device (that the Motorola Milestone appears to be). Do they need any special support from the OS? Yes, in order to operate at the advertised higher speeds. "Use of UHS requires that the host device ...


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An app like Permissions Denied (requires root) can help with that. It says it doesn't work on every device and ROM but there are other similar apps that might if this doesn't do the trick for you. Generally you could also unpack the APK, edit the AndroidManifest.xml file to remove permissions, repack everything, and install that modified version. I'm not ...


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I think ADW Launcher has a setting that should keep the application in memory. Also, CM has a setting to force the OS to keep the launcher in memory. I dont remember where it is at in CM6, but in CM7 it is in Settings -> CyanogenMod Settings -> Performance and it is called "Lock Home in Memory". I don't remember if it was in the same place or if it was ...


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While this might not be the complete answer to your issue, it appears that the Galaxy Nexus is connected to an HSDPA:9 radio (10.1mb/s theoretical speed) while the Milestone is connected to an HSPA radio (14mb/s theoretical speed, not HSPA+ which can have a theoretical speed of between 21 and 42 depending on the network). While the theoretical capacities of ...


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I don't think there is, but you could use a Bluetooth A2DP headset which would allow you to wirelessly listen to audio being outputted by your phone. Some PCs / laptops can also output audio from a paired bluetooth device like a phone.


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This is a known bug in Android (even in certain Eclair systems). There's a widget called Headset Blocker that when added to any of your homescreens and activated prevents the music player from playing whenever you unplug your headest. Freeware and it works. See if it helps.


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I have uninstalled TaskKiller as I read that these types of applications can cause stability issues on Android 2.1 and 2.2. So far so good...


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There is a lengthy discussion about this on: http://androidforums.com/droid-support-troubleshooting/87515-my-droids-touch-screen-going-crazy.html The main point seems to relate to either oil and dirt covering the screen and/or heating up issues from dirt within internal components. There are some suggested solutions such as carefully cleaning the screen ...


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The new UHS-I card Your phone comes with a microSDHC form factor, and according to Scandisk, their cards are compatible: SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card: see specifications tab Available capacities: 8GB,16GB, 32GB, 64GB Performance/speed: Up to 30MB/s read speed; write speed lower Compatibility: Compatible with all microSDHC [or ...


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Take it back to wherever you bought it and demand a refund. Regardless if this is a hardware or software problem, you shouldn't have a problem with the sales staff -- show them the picture you linked to.


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Stock Froyo? No, not at the moment. Custom ROM? Take a look at XDA Forums, there are some ROMs currently in progress, but might be unstable on your phone.


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The Milestone is an unofficial port, and USB tethering is not yet supported. There is a feature request on their issue tracker for this. The most recent comment on the above mentioned ticket indicates that it's been fixed as of 7.1.0-RC15 and should now be included.


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It turns out the hyphening was a consequence of changing the locale from UK English (which is what the phone came configured with) to US English. Changed it back to UK English and the hyphens went away.


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Proximity Autolock is an app that uses the proximity sensor to lock the phone when it is in your pocket, and you can disable the lock screen via the settings.


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The motorola update software will recognize the correct origin, so you could always try to get the official froyo upgrade. Click around on this page to get instructions: http://www.motorola.com/staticfiles/Support/GB-EN/froyo/milestonenotification.htm


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You can get to the hidden http proxy settings via the 'Proxy Settings' app. This should work for http sites and services but Android doesn't currently allow https via proxy!?! (so no Gmail or app downloads).


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On a PC, it's often a driver issue. I followed these steps with mine last night: Before doing this, disable any processes using bluetooth devices Download the 'Windows Mobile Device Center' ( current version is 6.1 ) which you can download it from here this works for both Vista and Windows 7. I've tried it on both. Install the downloaded software but it ...


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I had this problem recently with my milestone 2. Unfortunately I had to send it to service. Now it works, but whole touch panel was replaced with a new one. Just to clarify my problems: right column of touch panel (above search button, btw it didn't work as well) didn't work for more than one month. In more extreme weather conditions (temperature below 0 ...


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A simple Wikipedia search would have brought the answer: Compatible networks (for Motorola Milestone / Droid) US Version: dual band CDMA2000/EV-DO Rev. A 800/1900 MHz European version: quad band GSM, UMTS @ 900/2100MHz N.A. GSM version: quad band GSM, UMTS @ 850/1900 MHz Source where quad band means support for 850, 1900 MHz and 900, 1800 MHz.


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There are two possibilities: If your WLAN is running in 2.4GHz mode you should chekc the used channel. Not all channels are allowed in all countries - especiall in the US the channels higher than 13 are AFAIK forbidden. Therefore some devices do not even scan the frequencies that belong to those channels. What frequencies/channels are used is specified by ...


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I would assume that the app listings were changed so that they don't show up for users with certain phones, OS versions, or carriers. The best way to tell for sure might be to try installing one of the apps from the Market website, like eBuddy, and seeing if it gives you an error (and what the error says).


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In my experience the udev rules are only required for fastboot and this shouldn't be related to charging.


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I'm guessing the power output from the port is low, although I would think the hard drive wouldn't work either. You could try connecting your phone to a powered USB hub, and connected the hub to the computer. Or if you have a desktop, it could be a power supply problem, in which case you could try one with a higher wattage.



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