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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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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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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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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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 - 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 sticky power button

I have an HTC Desire that is 2 and a bit years old and in the hands of my wife and baby, now has a power button that barely works. Luckily the ROM I'm using allows the device to wake with the select ...
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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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Using Android/Desire as a bare bones GSM modem

Older GSM phones could be hooked up to a PC and you could access the baseband chip through e.g. minicom or hyperterminal and give it AT commands, usually through a serial/rs232 or USB connection ...
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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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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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Unable to login to facebook due to Network Exception

In HTC m7 . When I login to facebook . It shows me an error Please check your network connection or try again later. (HttpNetworkException: AsynSocketException: connect failed, type = Socket not ...
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App folders on homescreen being removed automatically when a new app is installed

I have HTC Desire 820 running on Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I have folders with favorite apps on the home screen. But whenever a new app is installed, all those folders disappeared, and the home screen ...
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Get rid of “Restriction in effect” message on a Virgin Mobile HTC Desire 510

I bought a HTC phone off Craigslist and it was fine, but after a day or two it popped up a "Restriction in effect" message. Now I can't do anything. I can't use Wi-Fi or anything. I tried factory ...
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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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BRAND NEW HTC Desire 816 Headphone Jack Issue

So I just got my HTC Desire 816 in the mail today. It's been in my hand for like 5 hours haven't even put it in my pocket. It's been encased in plastic before I was holding it. So it can not be lint. ...
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Virgin Mobile HTC desire 510 root?

Has anyone found a solid way to root the VM HTC desire 510? I have search long and hard but haven't found anything substantial. I know the 510 is rootable, and I have found a few tutorials, but they ...
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HTC Desire cannot connect with HTC Sync

I recently received an HTC Desire as a gift with no SD card. It was updated to Froyo. I'd like to update it further to Gingerbread, however I cannot get any version of HTC Sync to recognize my phone. ...
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How to enter safe mode on an HTC Desire w/CyanogenMod stuck in boot loop?

I have an HTC Desire with CyanogenMod 7 installed. After ignoring the low storage warning for a couple of months, it finally crashed and since then is stuck in the dreaded boot loop. I am able to ...
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HTC Desire stuck on HBOOT

I've been researching possible issues and fixes for the last couple of hours now and not turning up much, so I have a HTC Desire stuck on HBOOT with unresponsive buttons when attempting to select ...
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How do I get my HTC Desire out of the boot loop?

I just screwed up my HTC Desire. I had some low memory issues so I decided to power it off. I then went into 'recovery', and then 'mounts and storage', and then 'mount /sd-ext'. At this point it went ...
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HTC Desire HD Micro sd Card Ejects

I had just bought a new Micro sd card and it worked fine, but suddenly the card physically ejects all the time, it wont sit in the micro sd reader. When I try to format the card on the on my phone, it ...
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Not able to see who is calling in HTC Desire C when connected to computer

When HTC desire C is connected to the laptop, the screen gets locked and if a call comes, the phone is not showing the caller details. Also there is no option to unlock the phone when it is connected ...
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I Need help unrooting my device

Device: HTC Inspire 4g. My Device was having some hardware issues, so i complained to AT&T and offered to send me a new device. I have to now return my old device but it is ROOTED. I do not ...
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HTC Desire Bravo low memory

It is constantly saying "Phone memory storage space is getting low" after I download app. Even if I move that app to SD (some apps cannot be moved) it is still low memory, about 18mb of 156mb. How to ...
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HTC Desire HD Wifi proxy applicaiton

Is there any working application (root does not matter) for using proxy on HTC Desire HD. ProxyDroid is not working on HTC Desire HD. SSH Tunnel is also not working on it.
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HTC Desire C Problems detecting Wifi after adding additional memory

Ever since I added more memory (SanDisk 16GB microSDHC memory card), my HTC Desire C doesn't appear to recognised saved Wifi connections anymore. Any ideas what the problem could be, e.g. related or ...
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Mails not marked as read when IMAP Seen flag is set

I have set up the default HTC email app to use IMAP. If i read a new mail on the phone, the read state is updated on my computer (thunderbird). Also, if I mark it as unread on the phone, then it ...
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Unlock problem with HTC Desire

I have a HTC Desire with original OS. I arrive to start the device by pushing Power button. The screen lights on with HTC start screen (HTC quietly brillant) then the home screen of the telephone is ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unlocking Bootloader Identifier Token Htc desire

I want to unlock my phone's boot loader, but for doing so I need a so called "identifier token". After booting into Fast-boot-mode, I executed fastboot oem get_identifier_token via cmd(adb) and got ...
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Connectivity problem with an app on my Android phone

What can I do about this message: "Could not complete the action due to poor connectivity"--Says Network Issue? I have downloaded an app called LYFT. Everytime I try to get into this app, that message ...
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How to root htc desire 326g dual?

I have HTC desire 326g dual SIM. It regularly revert back it setting. Like when installed apex launcher and selected always for using it but it always asks for launcher on restart. And it runs on kit ...
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HTC Desire 310 boot loop after root

I just rooted my htc desire 310, out of curiousity. Then I rebooted, and found the phone stuck in a boot loop. I followed this guide. How to recover ?
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Desire 626 asking for previous gmail account after factory reset

I have bought a secondhand HTC Desire 626 and when I turned it on it was asking for the previous user's gmail details. I then loaded up the boot menu/dos menu by holding the volume - and power for 5 ...
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HTC Desire 510 will not install apps to SD card

I have a HTC Desire 510. The internal storage space is 4 GB. So, like everyone else, I purchased a 64 GB SD card. Now, I've set all my settings to SD card. My problem is that apps will not download ...
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My phone name is HTC desire 820g plus. whenever i receive a bluetooth file my phone says "magic.why?

My phone name is HTC desire 820g plus I bought the phone yesterday..whenever I receive a blue-tooth file my phone says magic or image I am not sure what exactly it says,but it talks.I tried to disabe ...
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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 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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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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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 ...