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Android OS Version 2.1, aka Eclair. Please only use operating system tags when your question is truly specific to the OS!

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How can I download the last supported/compatible version of an app by knowing the Android OS version?

I have a very old samsung phone (Galaxy Ace) which runs Android Eclair. Surprisingly, Google Play and other apps still work and connect to the Internet, but there's a few problems. I had to hard reset ...
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Resigning app and shared user ID

I have a very old version of Tasker I use to create apps for an e-ink reader running Android 2.1 (Eclair). After a recent (security) update to the OS, I found I could not install Tasker unless I ...
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Copy messages from my old phone

How can I transfer my SMS and MMS messages from my old phone to my new phone? My old phone uses Android 2.1 and it seems that you currently need at least Android 2.2 to log in to a Google account. ...
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While using CWM recovery on my nook touch I foolishly used a tool that wiped my entire partition, how do I fix it?

My nook simple touch has been bricked by a tool designed to wipe all partitions that I found on a deep google search. I can still boot up into CWM and attempted to use the backup to restore my nook ...
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Why am I unable to get my nook to remap the upper left button to work as a CTRL key?

Recently, I had to re-root my nook simple touch after the stock recovery removed the su binary. Unfortunately, it deleted my settings for remapping my upper left page button to use as a CTRL key. I ...
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How do you fix your tablet if Google Play Services is stopping

How do you keep Google Play Services from stopping or get it to start back up? It has deleted all my apps and is now telling me every time I try to download that I don't have enough space. What do I ...
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Installing Clockwork Mod using .img

I would like to install Clockwork Mod recovery on my Motorola Cliq running Android 2.1. Unfortunately, it seems that the app to install it is no longer available in Market, only in Google Play, but ...
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Out of space message although I'm using link2sd!

I've Android 2.1 (Sony Ericsson Xperia X8) so I'm using link2sd becasue many apps need some extra space but OsmAnd always shows "Out of space" message. How can I fix space issue? P.S. link2sd ...
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Get the internet from my PC [duplicate]

I only have Internet connection from LAN through Linux PC. How can I connect my Android 2.1 to the Internet though USB cable?
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Sharing/tethering 3G connection between Android devices

Is it possible to share 3G connection between two Android devices, a smartphone with 3G and a tablet with only wi-fi, for me to access the web with the tablet anywhere? I have a Sony Xperia X8 with ...
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Latest version of Play app on Android 2.1

I've got a device (HTC Magic) with Android 2.1 (rooted, with CyanogenMod). It has Google Market app v2.23.6 - pretty old. I wonder, what's the latest version of Play that runs on Android 2.1? In the ...
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How to upgrade android market to Google play

I am using Micromax Android A60( version android 2.1 ) phone since two years ago. Now the Market app is not working. When I download any other app it gives error download unsuccessful. Even the ...
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How to use phone as an USB Wi-Fi adapter? [duplicate]

I would like to use my SE Xperia 8 with 2.1 as an usb wifi adapter to my PC. What I would like to do is set it to access point mode and share my ADSL internet with my laptop through wifi. I would ...
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How to backup original firmware and personal data before firmware change?

Before I try a custom-built firmware, I would like to backup the original one from my 2.1 SE Xperia phone. I know some original firmwares are out there to download but I would trust my own one better. ...
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Where do i find cwm recovery for samsung captivate?

I rooted my 2.3.5 and then returned my Samsung Captive i897 to stock 2.1 update 1 ROM. But now I want to put cyanogen 9 ICS -- but the CWM recovery does not work anymore. Where do I find one for 2.1? ...
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System audio files appearing in playlist

I wasn't satisfied with the selection of sounds the phone was giving me for the alarm, so I installed ES File Explorer and picked out some ringtone sounds from the phone's system/media/audio folder. ...
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How do I upgrade my Sony Xperia X10 mini to Android 2.1?

I would like to explain to my friend who lives in another country how to upgrade their phone to Android 2.1 so that they can use WhatsApp. How can they do this?
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FakeGGSearch.a - Lookout found a virus on my Android Phone

I use Android 2.1update1 and installed Lookout, and now Lookout says that: "FakeGGSearch.a" is a trojan, but I can't uninstall it! Now what? What can I do about this? Google didn't returned any ...
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I can't connect wifi tether network with tablet

I used wifi tether application to share internet connection in rooted xperia x8 android 2.1 version. It is work for my laptop. I can connect this network correctly with my laptop. But I can not ...
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How do I tether over wifi in rooted Xperia x8?

I would like to tether over wifi rooted Xperia X8 running Android 2.1. I used wifi tether app but I just saw error message "Sorry, but your kernel does note have all necessary feathers for running ...
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Error: "reloc_library cannot locate 'fdatasync'"

I have my phone connected to my laptop via the USB cable and ADB is able to identify the device. When I run adb devices it returns the phone in the list of connected devices. Running the command adb ...
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Alternative of CyanogenMod-5 but Android 2.1 for HTC Dream G1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find stock or custom ROMs for my Android device? I am currently using Cyanogenmod-5 (Android 2.1) for my HTC Dream G1. But it runs quite slow and I dont want to go ...
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Determining the cause of a strange "the other side can't hear me" issue

Recently I started to notice that a lot of people who call me, can't hear my voice during the call. The phone is an almost 2 years old Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro, so I guess the microphone ...
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upgarde to 2.2 android OS- X8 mobile

can anyone provide me the simple steps to upgrade to 2.2 from 2.1 android OS for X8 Xperia mobile. If so, is that fine to do myself without the help of sony erricson departmental store ?
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How can I get the latest compatible app version?

I once had Acrobat Reader and Seesmic installed in my LG GT540 (Android 2.1). I had to uninstall them to free some space. After a few days I tried to install those apps again, but their updates made ...
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Disable Android Market localization

I'm using LG GT540 with (LG) official Android 2.1. The market has never been updated, but months ago, the top apps show my local (Vietnam) apps. Those top rated are actually very bad, can I disable ...
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Tools for using connected phone via PC/Headset

My question is: Are there any tools to use a via USB connected android phone on windows/pc? I'm using a analog headset and want to answer calls via the headset when my phone is connected.
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Spica i5700: How to downgrade from froyo 2.2 to eclair 2.1

I have a Spica i5700 with Froyo version of 2.2.2. I want to downgrade it to Eclair 2.1, because I find the screen often produces erratic movements such as auto-input to my password even if I am not ...
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Loop device possible on Android 2.1 Hero?

I'm trying to get Ubunto running on my Android after failing with Debian. I couldn't mount the image. Now the Ubunto Tutorial says that the phone must support loop devices. How can I figure that out, ...
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Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device?

I own a Motorola Flipout, Android 2.1 stock ROM. According to the market the app "Handyticket Deutschland" is not compatible with my phone. The required Android version is 1.5 or above. How can I tell ...
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How to Ignore the Icons in Camera Album? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unwanted folders showing up in Gallery. Can they be removed? My Album contains Camera Pics and the icons of other applications. Those icons are there in my SD Card. I took ...
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How can I update my HTC Desire when the OTA update is missing?

I have an HTC desire and have Orange as a provider in the UK. The software information displays my firmware version as being "2.1-update1". I discovered that my phone is not up to date, because ...
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Unable to use apps that access the Internet on wifi

I have recently had a pretty weird problem with my new LG Shine Plus which I hope you guys could help, here is what I did: When I first sign up for the phone, I purchased a one month data plan just ...
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Downgrade to official LG GT540 2.1updated

I've installed Android 2.3 (Cyanogen Mod) to my LG GT540 phone, but it's too unstable. I would like to downgrade back to 2.1update (it's the OS I have when I buy the phone), or any official newer ...
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How to customize the notification bar?

I don't know even thats possible in case of Xperia mini pro. When I flashed Cyanogen ROM into my Xperia Mini Pro, I was able to customize the notification bar. I mean I was able to change the ...
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How can I change the account used for contact sync?

My phone currently synchronizes the contacts with my personal Google account. I would like to change that so it would synchronize the contacts with an other account of mine. I added the other account, ...
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How to force the phone to connect to the internet?

I own Xperia Mini Pro which has Android 2.1-update1. I am facing an issue on Internet Connection. I downloaded the settings for my Edge Connection from my SIM services. Sometimes after downloading the ...
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Some of the Applications are getting downloaded more than once from Android Market

I observed one funny thing. I have the habit of installing the applications directly from Android market on PC. How to install the Apps directly from PC ? Ans: I have a Google Account. I open the ...
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What are the differences between android 2.1 and android 2.2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What advantages or new things have you found when upgrading from Android 2.1 to 2.2 ? I am going to buy an android phone now i have two choices either to buy a eclair(2.1) ...
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Is there any application that can Pause and Record the video? [closed]

I own Xperia mini Pro with Android 2.1-update1. I noticed that my mobile Camera is not allowing me to pause and record the video. I had to record the video continuously without any pause. I know this ...
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How to increase the download speed of Torrent on Android Mobile?

I own Xperia Mini Pro. Recently I came to know that there are some Torrents Clients available on Android Market. So I installed aDownloader to download some movies from Torrent server. I want to know ...
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Accessibility option in Android 2.1

I own Xperia Mini Pro which has Android 2.1-update1. I noticed Accessibility settings in my phones settings. What are these settings and why these settings are required ? I opened these Accessibility ...
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Issue with the Apps that are installed on SD Card after reinserting the SD Card

I am using an Xperia X10 mini pro (Android 2.1-update1). I rooted the phone and partitioned the 8GB SD Card into two parts. 1. ext3 2. FAT32. I installed Link2SD to move the apps to SD Card. This has ...
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I Want to Download ann App That is Free and is for android 1.6, i have android 2.1 and it says its not compatible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some Apps on the market incompatible with my device? Thats it. I Wanna Download This App https://market.android.com/details?id=com.projectx.android.ScouterLite&...
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Upgrading developer phone

I've an HTC Magic Developer Phone running Android 1.6. I want to upgrade it to Android 2.1. Please guide me how to do this.
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Motorola Defy Gallery app is crashing upon start

I have for a couple weeks a Motorola Defy with Android 2.1 (Eclair), since today the Gallery app crashes upon start, the screen is shown for a less than a second and then it dies. The only odd thing I ...
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Is internal storage formatting harmful?

I have been messing around with my Archos 7 Home Tablet V1, and have currently installed this ROM. Now when I go to Settings -> SD card & device storage, Total space under SD card is "Unavailable",...
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How to check if GPS is working (Android 2.1, Samsung Galaxy-5)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easiest way for testing the internal GPS My new Samsung Galaxy i5500 (or Galaxy 5 or whatever other name they confuse us with) (android 2.1) has a build-in GPS. However, I ...
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Samsung Galaxy S Firmware Update

I'm experiencing trouble with the 2.1 to 2.2 update. It looks like this advice doesn't work for me as I have no Software Update button. I also tried this advice but it seems that I'm not able to put ...
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Is it possible to update from 2.1 to 2.3?

I've got a galaxy s device and want to update it to latest android releace. I'd like to skip the 2.2 update and just do the 2.3 update. Is it possible?
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