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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 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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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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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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“Converting to multimedia message” when forwarding large SMS

When I receive a large SMS and when I select "Forward" from options, it shows "Converting to multimedia message" and I'm getting charged more. Furthermore, if the person on receiving end doesn't have ...
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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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Android phone can't access anything through VPN on my Windows PC

I have a Galaxy S (Android 2.1 Update 1), and a Windows 7 Pro machine configured to allow incoming connections (i.e the built-in PPTP VPN functionality). I can establish a VPN connection to the ...
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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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“Cannot download, not enough space” when “Phone Storage” clearly lists enough space

I just installed Android 2.1 on my Pandigital Novel. Anytime I try to download an app (via WiFi), I get this error: Unable to download. Not enough space on phone. However, the phone lists the free ...
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Alternative keyboard with Czech language dictionary?

Is there any alternative keyboard for Android HTC Desire 2.1 that supports English/Czech dictionary and easy way to switch between them?
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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 can you see your Facebook Groups in Facebook for Android?

I downloaded facebook for Android latest version just now. This version is much better than the one which was pre-installed on my Samsung Galaxy S phone. But can I see my Facebook groups somewhere ...
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How do I change the lock-screen wallpaper?

I've lost the ability to change my lock screen wallpaper (in the course of trigger-happy removal of some phone company apps). I used to be able to do 'Menu > Wallpaper' and be prompted for either ...
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Can you get a list of the RUNNING applications on Android for the purpose of activating them?

On my Samsung Galaxy S Android phone: if I start a couple of apps, I can get an overview of them in the 'Active applications' icon on my first screen. Clicking this icon, shows me all active ...
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Problem playing large MP4 (500 MB) video files in Android 2.1

When I try to play a large MP4 video file (500 MB), say a film on my phone, it plays the audio but not the video. I have checked running a smaller MP4 file (5 MB), and it plays fine. Even ...
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Is there a way to get to the numeric keyboard when entering text fields

When you are entering text field entries on Android, you get the soft keyboard on my Samsung Galaxy S. In the lower left corner there is the key that switches between the alphabetic characters and ...
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In my Samsung Galaxy S under Settings - Status - Phone number is says 'unknown': Why?

Title says it all ( I think ), if I look under the 'Settings - Status - Phone number' on my Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone, it says 'unknown'. What does that mean ? Do I have to enter the number some ...
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Settings - Accessibility warning: “Downloaded accessibility application is required to activate” — What should I do?

If I choose the 'Settings - Accessibility' option on my Samsung Galaxy S, the following text is displayed: 'Downloaded accessibility application is required to activate'. I searched the Droid Market ...
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Why does the alarm on my HTC Desire not work correctly?

I have setup three alarms on my HTC Desire (running standard 2.1 with Sense). Mo, Tu, We, Fr @ 05:45 Th @ 05:30 Sa @ 07:00 They are set as repeating alarms and the phone displays the little clock ...
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Why won't Kies let me tried to update to Froyo again after a failed upgrade attempt?

Yesterday I connected my i9000 to Kies which showed a message about the Froyo upgrade. I clicked on Firmware Upgrade, it started with an progress bar, and when it got to 100% it tried to reconnect to ...
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Encrypt the phone's internal storage

Is there a way to encrypt my phone's internal memory, in the same way you would encrypt a computer's partition? Ideally, the phone would always ask for the password when booting, and even if someone ...
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How to transfer apps, contacts and settings between two identical phones?

I'm having trouble with my new Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant running 2.1. It constantly reboots and I'm going to return it for a replacement unit. How can I transfer all of my phone settings, contacts, ...
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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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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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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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Is there a 'User manual' for Android 2.1?

The user guides that came with my Android 2.1 phone are pretty basic and mostly geared to the mobile company's interface and apps. I've come across this PDF guide to Android 2.2. Is there something ...
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Media Player starts playing when I unplug headphones

The stock media player on my phone has an annoying behaviour. Whenever I unplug the headphones, if the media player is paused or not running, it immediately starts running and playing my playlist. ...
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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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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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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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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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time/clock always on?

I need to have the time/clock on for about 30 mins. Just the time I can see in dark. The screen doesn't turn off. Is there any application or way I can have the time on for xx minutes in case I need ...
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How do i make a new album in the HTC Photos application?

I have an HTC Hero (with the Android 2.1 update). For the longest time, I've wanted to create new albums in the Photos application and can't for the life of me figure out how to do it. It has a bunch ...
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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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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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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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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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I saw the 'z4root' application on the Droid market just now. Is it safe to use on my Samsung Galaxy S?

Anybody used the Z4ROOT program to root/unroot his device ? Can I use it on my Samsung Galaxy S phone ? Is it a real root / unroot process ? I am a developer myself and know how much damage you can ...
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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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Anyone having the same problem with Facebook/Android not showing photo's uploaded from the phone

Has anyone noticed the problem when uploading photo's to Facebook using the Facebook for Android application ? I uploaded photo's last week , and they displayed ok in FB/Android. I did the same this ...
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Upgrading Unrevoked Desire from Eclair to Froyo

I'm currently running my HTC Desire on 2.1 (O2 branded from the UK, if it makes a difference) which has been rooted via Unrevoked. I've just now been prompted to upgrade it to what I assume is 2.2 via ...
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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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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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Android 2.1, HTC Hero EU and WIFI configuration issues

After many search and try, it seem to be impossible to connect to a WIFI network with hidden SSID. But perhaps I did my research wrong... So, is there any way to connect to a WIFI network with hidden ...
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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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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 can I run Flash on a Pandigital novel hacked to run Android 2.1 (Eclair)?

I have a white Pandigital novel that I hacked to run 2.1. I followed these instructions to the letter(except I don't have the market so I got Apps Installer elsewhere), but when I finished, nothing ...
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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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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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Is there any way to move apps to my sd card in android 2.1 on my phone?

Is there any way for me to move apps to my sd card in android 2.1 on my phone? Everything I've read so far just talks about how easy it is to do it in 2.2. I have a Milestone, but apparently my ...
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Android 2.1 - MyTouch 3G Slide - Preparing SD Card mal-function - Formatted SD Card after taking out and putting back in :(

Operating System: Android 2.2 Device: HTC MyTouch 3G Slide SD Card: Micro SD 8GB Sandisk card that is less than 1 year old Background: This feature formatted my working SD Card w/ all my pictures ...