Questions tagged [htc-desire]

The HTC Desire (codenamed Bravo) is a smartphone developed by HTC and released in 2010. Only add a device tag if your question is truly about your make and model, not just related!

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How to update HTC desire 630 to Android 7 without rooting the phone?

I would like to update my HTC desire 630 to Android 7 without rooting it. I currently have 6.0.1 installed. Have anyone done it? Are there any good articles? I found this one, not sure if to try it ...
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Device freezes after trying to reboot with bootloader

I have been trying to unlock my bootloader as per the instructions found here. I already have installed the drivers from Google USB driver folder that comes in Android SDK "extras" folder. However, ...
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Tapping 7 times Build number in HTC Desire 300 does not work

I am trying to enable developer options in my phone (HTC Desire 300) but tapping 7 times the build number doesn't work. Is there any idea? Thank you in advance!
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HTC Desire 516 dual sim ROOT FAILED (BRICKED?)

I've tried to root my HTC Desire 516 dual sim by following this guide: http://forum.xda-developers.com/android/help/bootloader-fastboot-recovery-htc-desire-t2845467/page8 But obviously, I did ...
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How to turn off cell broadcast in HTC desire 816?

I have been receiving about 50 flash sms a day, with my service provider name, from the number 50. As I read here, it might be a issue with activating and deactivating cell broadcast on the phone. ...
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HTC Desire - where are my photos?

I was low on battery and my niece installed an app to assist (can not remember the name). However, she changed all my images onto my SD card. After that, I assumed I lost all my old images as I could ...
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HTC Desire 816 -How to use a particular sim for data usage and restrict the other?

I have got an HTC Desire 816 phone. I am not able to restrict the data usage to only one sim. If i enable the data usage for the Slot1 sim, the Slot2 sim also gets enabled for data usage. Any idea how ...
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MIUI rom fails to install on HTC Desire

This is my first post, so apologies if I don't make things as clear as they should be. I'm trying to flash MIUI_0.8.1-2.9.7zip on HTC Desire. I'm doing this through goomanager. I wiped data, cache ...
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HTC Desire 816 CM12 Nightly SMS not working

I just flashed and updated everything on my HTC Desire 816 and everything went just fine. But I followed this APN fix and it doesn't seem to have worked as it should, and I haven't found anything on ...
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HTC Desire (Android 2.2) connects then disconnects to wifi

I have a wifi router I want to connect to. It's a TP-Link (Model No. TL-WA901N / TL-WA901ND 2.0). I have enabled WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK on the router, (the default), when I try and connect my HTC Desire to ...
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What ROM could be used on an HTC Desire bravo with non-functioning physical buttons

I have a HTC Desire (bravo). Currently I use it with the old Oxygene ROM. Basically It's fine, but the physical buttons (menu, back, home) are very hard to press. Sometimes it takes more than 5 hard ...
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HTC desire bravo sim card is always ejecting

I have to hold the card in place while using the phone otherwise it pushes itself out. When troubleshooting the problem, being as gentle as possible by the way, it clicks into place but doesn't catch ...
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root integrity check: System check FAIL!

In my attempts to troubleshoot a Notifications volume turning itself down problem on my HTC Desire 728, I selected in "system recovery" menu the option of root integrity check. It ran quickly, ...
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Unlocking bootloader on HTC Desire 320

I am trying to unlock bootloader on Desire 320, but failing on retrieving the OEM number: $ fastboot oem get_identifier_token ... FAILED (remote: unknown command) finished. total time: 0.004s I've ...
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How can I wholly delete Apps like News Republic, Zoe Video Editor?

Please see below screenshot. My grandma doesn't want any speck of 'Zoe Video Editor', not even "the factory version". But her HTC Desire 825 doesn't let her delete it. She hasn't rooted her phone.
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How water resistant is the HTC Desire?

I read on another question that the Motorola Defy is a good choice if you want a water resistant phone. I assumed I wouldn't get the phone wet so water resistance was not a factor I considered when I ...
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how to post a pic I took to someone's wall on fb?

I took a pic on my HTC Desire 2.1 I want to post it to somebody's else wall on facebook so facebook stores the picture? any easy way how to do this? I guess I can find the pic on my mobile and then ...
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“android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly” When i boot my htc desire 816 phone

Every time I boot my phone it gives the error message android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly. Why? I am using htc desire 816 duil sim
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HTC desire 530 battery drains fast

I tried everything to prevent my battery from draining, but noting seams to help. I've tried a new battery, power saving apps, getting rid of apps. Is this a software issue? Would a rom help with the ...
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VPN doesn't work on HTC Desire over WiFi

My phone is HTC desire, Android 2.2. It seems to connect to the VPN server while using WiFi, but the browser and other applications can't be access the Internet any more. The connection is ...
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How to configure HTC Desire for 3g connectivity in Peru?

How can I configure an unlocked HTC Desire for 3g connectivity in Peru? I have managed to add an APN so that I have EDGE but I would like to use Claro's 3.5g. I also have an iPhone with the same ...
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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How to enable oem unlocking and unlock bootloader on an HTC device?

so recently i bought a phone from facebook market place and have been tricked with a demo phone. Its a new phone not even a scratch but i demo keeps popping up every 30 seconds. I want to root it and ...
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What is the file extension of SMS Backup file in HTC Desire 830 and how to open it in Samsung A6 plus?

being a new user, I would really appreciate your responses. I was using HTC Desire 830 previously and created my SMS backup using HTC's default SMS Restore/Backup function. Now since I'm converted to ...
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How do I improve photograph quality on my HTC Desire?

I think that I have my HTC Desire on the highest quality settings for taking pictures, but the quality of the photographs is awful. Is that a weakness of the Desire, or is there something that I can ...
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Restore Notifications Sound Volume without Factory Reset?

My HTC Desire 728 (Android 5.1) suddenly stopped emitting any notification sounds for Messages (SMS aka "text") and WhatsApp incoming messages. First thing I did was to check the "global quick ...
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No SMS/MMS Notification Sound Sporadically for only a Specific Contact?

Phone: HTC Desire 530s - MetroPCS Stock Rom - Android 6.0 - Rooted. The Issue: No notification sound for a specific contact. Call notifications seem to come through from said contact, but SMS/MMS are ...
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HTC Contacts Backup .VEF file

I have backup-ed my contacts. I got .vef file. How to use the .vef file in samsung mobile. I cant open the .vef file. Is it possible to convert .vef to .vcf ?. Or any other methods available to ...
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Can't install apps!! OUT OF SPACE error!! HTC DESIRE 626

I'm using HTC Desire 626. I have more than 2 GB space left on Phone Storage. But I can't install any more apps or games. It's saying that my phone is out of space. I've tried cleaning up all kind of ...
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HTC DESIRE 820, how would I go about rooting this phone?

I have this HTC desire 820 and I would really like to ROOT this phone. The OS is getting a little long in the tooth and I would love to do something about this. I currently have an aversion towards ...
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Is Internet tethering possible on Android phone via bluetooth or WiFi?

I have a HTC Desire and use different Wifi networks with it, but I don't have mobile internet access. My laptop is usualy connected via a mobile modem. Is there a way to share the laptop's internet ...
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Can't retrieve contacts from a locked HTC 300

So... here's the story. My father had his HTC Desire 300 for ages and he stored all of his contacts on the phone, not on the SIM card. One day, my unreasonably curious mother wanted to unlock it and ...
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6.5GB of internal storage is missing, how can I free it

I have a HTC Desire 510, Android version 4.4.3, HTC Sence version 6.0 Software number 1.51.401.7 HTC SDK API level 6.25 When I go to storage I see: Apps 3.56GB Music 110MB Photos & videos 60....
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Why am I unable to view pictures sent to me by MMS from an iPhone?

If I receive a picture message from a friend with an iPhone, the MMS message appears with a "Slideshow" attachment. When I try to open the Slideshow, I get a message saying, "Unsupported media type". ...
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Sound from browsers with javascript buggy on HTC Desire?

I'm trying to stream music from The Hype Machine on my HTC Desire. When using the HTC Sense stock browser I can press play, go to menu → ... → settings → site specific settings → back out until l ...
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When reinstalling apps/ game reset and started all over

I got a new phone and when I go to the play store it shows all the game apps and updates I installed over the past 2 years, but when I try to reinstall the game it resets and starts all over, is there ...
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Can I install Lineage OS on unsupported device? [duplicate]

I don't know what to do, because I have older phone HTC Desire 526G and updates are just not pushed and I believe that they will not push them ever, but out there there is so many vulnerabilities for ...
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HTC Desire 526 stuck “Proccessing” after factory reset

I just recently factory reset my htc desire 526 and when I turned it back on, this happened and then this happened I've tried going into recovery mode and rebooting from there, i've also reset from ...
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HTC Desire keeps restarting every 30 seconds

My HTC Desire is 2 years old. I have had numerous issues over the last 2 years between random freezing, unmounted SD card etc.. But now my phone will start, stay on for 30 seconds, and then shut down. ...
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No Network, my HTC desire not identifying network operator

There is no network in my HTC desire, because airplane mode is switching turned on and off continuously. I have tried with factory reset, it is still in same state.
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Supersu complains about needed update

I have successfully installed TWRP 3.1.1 on my HTC Desire 510. I have rooted the phone with a modified ROM (so I think). But supersu keeps complaining: "Die SU-Binary muss aktualisiert werden. ...
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Can't move System from one phone to another using twrp?

I have a HTC desire 510 (broken) and a HTC desire 510 (rather unharmed). I made a backup of the system on the old one to the new one using twrp 3.1.1 to the external sd card. If I put the sd card ...
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Uninstalled system applications appear after reboot on HTC Desire X

I have tried a lot of things which mentioned in different forums such as: delete using root ES File Explorer. delete apk files from /system/app. clear Dalvik cache after uninstall (manually removing /...
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all my headphones work on one side on htc desire but they used to work fine

i have a HTC desire and i had 5 pairs of earphones that used to work fine...basically each time i bought new earphones for my htc they would work fine and then after about 4 months one side would stop ...
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Phone isn't rooted after installing SuperSU

I'm trying to root HTC Desire 500 Dual Sim. I've been following along this video tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWLK5XhsVAE I've unlocked the bootloader and installed CWM Recovery without ...
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HTC Desire stuck on HTC Logo on start up!!! Only able to open recovery

I was trying to root my HTC Desire 820 device and followed all steps as recommended by the XDA Thread. Now my issue is that it is stuck at HTC logo screen and not moving forward at all. Below are ...
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Any equivalent to CCleaner for Android?

I found a few questions about freeing internal memory, but they're mainly about deleting apps, moving them to the SD card, or deleting the data/cache. I do that on regular basis so I am looking for ...
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how does OTG enabler app work?

There is a device has no USB OTG signal, but the cheker says: "your device OS has USB OTG API, check for USB OTG kernel or driver signal" OS v.6.0.1 M, i cant find OTG enabler support it. I want to ...
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how do i reset my htc desire 510 when factory/hard reset buttons wont work and i dont have my password?

I have tried holding volume down and power multiple times, i can't access the boot menu. I tried accessing it every way possible with no success. I cant get into the phone to reset because I don't ...
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How to unlock my HTC desire 816 w after too many pattern attempts?

I got my phone locked after too many pattern attempts. Now it is asking me to enter my Gmail credentials. I tried that too but nothing is happening. I have active data service but it is not enabled ...

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