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bio website HonestDeception.co.uk
location United Kingdom
age 38
visits member for 2 years, 6 months
seen Oct 13 at 8:38

Close-up Magician by night, something far less interesting by day...


Oct
2
comment Stop connecting to a particular wifi network based on my location
I've set my phone up to attempt to connect to the SSID 'NETGEAR' So I can use my parents wifi. It also tried to connect to another network that happens to have the same SSID. This is what I want to stop.
Oct
2
comment Stop connecting to a particular wifi network based on my location
That's just it, it doesn't connect at work, but sits there trying and trying until it eventually gives up and tries one of the correct office networks ( or I notice and force it to change)
Aug
15
comment What do the different coloured bars on the 1x1 widget in Better Battery Stats app mean?
Perfect, thank you! My Google skills must be very poor today.... I'll accept shortly after forced delay.
Jul
9
comment Is it possible to prevent the screen turning off when pressing the power button?
Hmm, I don't have that option. I'm on Android 4.1.1 , HTC Sense 4+ stock rom
Jan
24
comment Can I change the handset software operator?
Thanks, I thought that might be the case
Jan
22
comment Can I stop a WhatsApp message from being delivered?
My understanding is that a single tick next to a message indicates that your message has been delivered to the WhatsApp server. A double tick indicates it has been subsequently delivered to the recipients device. I was wondering whether a local deletion at that first stage also prevents the second stage from occurring.
Oct
19
comment How can I manage bookmarks in Android Firefox?
Strangely the Mobile Bookmarks folder appeared where it had not previously been so all seems fine.
Sep
26
comment Camera - Using the flash to illuminate in camera mode?
It doesn't seen to be. @Zuul
Sep
26
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
If I don't get any other suggestions then I'll do exactly that. I just don't personally think that it is worth my while factory resetting the phone to potentially resolve this minor irritation. I'd rather put up with it than have to reconfig the handset all over again. It's a fine suggestion, so please do not think I am being dismissive of you.
Sep
26
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
The only problem there is that I /really/ don't want to restore my phone!
Sep
25
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
Unfortunately I don't have access to an alternate SIM. Saying that though, the last few times I've restarted the phone the phantom text hasn't returned...
Sep
20
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
It appears in other SMS programs also, the stock messaging app and Handcent.
Sep
19
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
When I long press on that blue section and select Message Details I get a pop-up box saying just Type: Text message. From: (Same set of weird characters) Received: 7:10, 28th August
Sep
19
comment Why do I get a phantom text message when I reboot my phone?
What you see above is what happens when I tap on the message from the main message list. the message itself is empty ( the blue section in the bottom left would usually contain the message text)
Aug
13
comment Camera - Using the flash to illuminate in camera mode?
I did try turning on the in-built flashlight device, but the light goes off when I swap to the camera app. I'll see if the linked app is any better.
Aug
13
comment Camera - Using the flash to illuminate in camera mode?
No, not that I can see. There is an on-screen toggle to Force the flash on, off or set it to automatic, but forcing it on only makes the flash fire when taking a photo, it doesn't make it illuminate at all times.
Jul
23
comment Youtube App Version 4.0.8E crashes on open
Unfortunately this doesn't make any difference. Even clearing the data and cache the program closes on launch.
Jun
19
comment What is the difference between USB charging and AC charging?
Thank you. This suggests that there is a difference in power output between the third-party AC charger I am using and the HTC branded AC charger that came with the device. The third party says it outputs 1000mA, so presumably this will still charge faster than plugging into the USB socket.
Jun
12
comment Transferring Phone Ownership
Thanks for the suggestion. It's setup pretty well at the moment so don;t really want to fiddle too much. No odd customisations that I can recall, but if so I'll be on hand to sort.
Jun
7
comment Internet - How to stop Popup windows appearing in a small overlay
Thanks for the information. I'm shortly due to be getting a new Android phone ( HTC Sensation XE) which runs ICS so perhaps the default behaviour will be better or failing that I should have more space for an alternative browser.