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com.htc.bg 'process stopped unexpectedly' on HTC Desire when Facebook sync active

Once per hour, I get a message on my HTC Desire saying that a process has stopped unexpectedly. It is the com.htc.bg process. The problem disappears if I disable the syncing of my Facebook account to ...
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Clock to use when giving presentations

When I give presentations, I have to keep an eye on the clock to make sure my speech does not take more than alloted time, or in the end to know whether I can take more questions. Looking at my watch ...
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How to use GPS/Maps without an Internet connection?

I need a way (possibly a third-party application) that allows me to use maps and GPS without an Internet connection. I don't use it by car, just for walking in cities. It would be nice if I could ...
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How to erase all contacts from an Android phone?

How to erase all contacts from an Android phone? There are about 3200 contacts. The full story I don't manage my contacts with Google Contacts, but with another tool that can export to the VCF ...
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Is there anyway to watch wmv and or divx videos on android?

I have a nexus one and would love to watch divx and wmv videos on it. Is there a way to do that?
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How can I improve the battery life on my device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device? My Desire is absolutely great, but with my usage the battery life is really a big problem. I have a few apps ...
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Performance of Android 2.2 vs. earlier versions

One reason that I haven't switched to Android in the past is that it has seemed sluggish when I've tried phones that run it. I see that Google claims performance improvements of 4x to 5x over ...
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How to change calendar week start day in Android?

I prefer my week view of my calendar to start on Monday rather than Sunday. I already have my Google Calendar set that way (to which I sync). How can I do the same on my Droid (Android 2.2)?
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How to determine what applications are using what features on Android?

With its multi-tasking, it's easy to launch lots of applications on Android. I understand that background applications use fairly minimal resources, but they often activate features (GPS WiFi etc.) ...
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Android 2.2 on Verizon, specifically Droid [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When will my phone get the Android 2.2 update (FroYo)? Does anyone know when 2.2 will be released for Verizon phones? Also, is there a way to install it currently? I'd like ...
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Why isn't my HTC Hero upgrading?

Located in China I've been waiting forever for the HTC Hero update to Android 2.1. However now everywhere around the world people are getting it. I do get the occasional update, and then I get ...
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Is there any way to make free skype calls from HTC Desire?

Well Fring is blocked. I'm located in China. I neeeeed to make free skype calls to my family around the world. Skype Lite is not an option, has anybody cracked this cookie?
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Is it possible to receive an incoming call while tethering on an Android phone?

Is it possible to have a 3G tethering session and receive an audio call at the same time? Is this the function of the phone or the mobile OS or the carrier-network?
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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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iPhone ringtones and other sounds on Android

My current phone is an HTC Desire and I was using an iPhone before. I am really liking the ringtons and other system sounds on the iPhone and I am now looking a way to have these on my Android phone. ...
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Where can I get Android 2.2 for HTC Desire

How can I get the 2.2 version of Android on my HTC Desire and when?
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Can I turn off wifi, GPS, etc. on Android phone overnight?

I'd like for my Android phone to automatically turn off some features overnight to save battery, and re-enable them in the morning. Among the things I'd like to turn do: Turn off wifi Turn off the ...
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Should I buy a HTC Desire or an Nexus One (in Australia)

I've done some research and there seem to be advantages and disadvantages to each. I'm fairly confident that I can physically run both in Australia, however which will give me the best experience ...
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How to break in a new cell phone battery?

Whats the best way to break in a new cell phone battery? I just got a replacement battery for my Motorola Droid and so far through 2 cycles it is barely lasting a few hours.
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Bluetooth keyboard with Android?

Can I use a bluetooth keyboard with Android?
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Is it advisable to run a task killer app on Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do I really need to install a task manager? Should I run a task killer on Android or does Android manage applications well enough on its own?
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How to stream sound from Android phone to PC?

Is there a way to stream all sound from an Android phone to a PC to be played by the boxes of the PC? At best wirelessly?
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How can I prevent my HTC Desire from overheating?

Recently I bought an HTC Desire overall I'm very happy with it. There seems to be one major flaw, it overheats quite easily causing it to reboot. I've run into this several times while driving using ...
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How accurate is the GPS in my Mobile Phone?

I was wondering how accurate is the GPS is in my HTC Desire Android compared to a dedicated hand held GPS unit or in car satnav? The reason I ask is that I have read articles complaining that the ...
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How do I restore my rooted Motorola Droid back to completely stock and unrooted?

I'm thinking about unrooting and going back to completely stock, vanilla Android on my Droid. How can I do this?
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Prevent HTC Tattoo from losing its mobile broadband connection

My HTC Tattoo loses its mobile broadband connection after a couple of days without a restart. Calling and SMS still work but no data connections. Disabling and reenabling the mobile data connection ...
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(How) can I get contacts with no name to display the Organization instead of “Unnamed” on my Android phone?

I have an HTC Evo with contacts that were imported by Sprint from my old Palm Centro. On the Centro, I could have contacts with no name but a business/organization, and the contact list would use that ...
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How do I tether with an HTC Desire on Swisscom?

How do I do tethering with an HTC Desire on the Swiss carrier Swisscom? When I plug the phone and pick share internet, my computer asks me for phone number, username and password; oh, and it says I ...
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Keeping Android quiet at night

I'd like my Android device to keep quiet during the night, no alerts for mails and talk messages, only calls and of course, the wake-up alarm. How can I do it?
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How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device?

I'm using Google Chrome and syncing the bookmarks with the built-in feature. How can I get those bookmarks in my Android device?
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What can I do to increase battery life on my Android device?

What can I do to get better battery life on my Droid? Battery life seems awful. Less than 15 hours or so on normal usage.
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How do I transfer my phone numbers to an Android phone?

I just bought a new Android Phone (HTC Hero), but I need to import my Outlook contacts with all their phone numbers. Any directions as to how to do this?
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What are the main differences between Android and iPhone implementations of application multitasking?

What are the main differences between Android and iPhone implementations of multitasking at the application level? (Let's not turn this into a subjective fanboy argument please?)
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How do I root my HTC Hero?

I'm tired of waiting for my Android 2.1 update to arrive, so I've decided to root my HTC Hero. Any direction as to how I should do this? Note: I actually have a T-Mobile branded version, so I do ...
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How do I change vibrate settings on Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to customize vibrate patterns? Hi guys, wonder if any of you can help? I am trying to find out how to change the default vibrate pattern for incoming calls, ...
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Facebook mobile for Droid unable to delete friends

How does one go about deleting friends via the Droid's Facebook application? I am running the latest build of Facebook.
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Transfer applications and settings from my old Android phone to my new one [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to backup an Android device? I recently purchased a new Android device and I would like to be able to back up all of my settings/installed applications/app settings so ...
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Is there a real time wifi traffic analyzer for Android?

I'm using SugarSync to sync files between my phone and my computer, but I'm not sure if things are actually working as they should. It would be great to watch Android network traffic in real time. ...
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Can I sync my Chrome bookmarks with my Android phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I sync the bookmarks in the web browser? Since I'm a big Google user, I'm used to everything (Google Contacts, etc.) being synchronised on my Android phone. Is it ...
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How do you import CA certificates onto an Android phone?

I want to connect to my University's wireless using my Nexus One. When I go to "Add Wi-Fi network" in Wireless Settings I fill in the Network SSID and select 802.1x Enterprise for the security and ...
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Can bought Android apps be shared between devices you own?

On the iPod Touch/iPhone, since it is tied to your iTunes account, I am quite sure you can have your bought apps on multiple devices you own (can't test though, iPod Touch was stolen). However, now I ...
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Android: Force Music Application to Refresh List of Playlists

How can I force the built-in Music App in Android to refresh my list of playlists. Even after I delete one from my SD card, the playlist will still appear in my list of playlists.
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G1 - Can I Update to Newer Versions of Android?

I'm considering getting a G1 from T-Mobile (in the US), and am wondering, can I can update to new versions of Android as they come out, even ones targeted towards newer Android phones? For example, ...
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Is Android based upon Linux?

Is Android based upon Linux?
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How to install a web certificate on an Android device?

To gain access to WIFI at university I have to login with my user/pass credentials. The certificate of their website (the local home page that asks for the credentials) is not recognized as a trusted ...
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Is there a way to route all traffic from Android through a proxy/tunnel to my Tomato router?

I'd like to be able to connect my Android phone to public Wi-Fi points (some with unencrypted connections), but: People can see what I'm doing by intercepting unencrypted radio transmissions The AP ...
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1answer
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G1 Create Image of Current State

Is it possible to create an image of my phone (G1, cupcake) so that I may revert back to it at a later date? I'm not scared of using the Android SDK, I only needs the steps to create the file.
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How do I transfer numbers/contacts from Windows Mobile to Android?

I finally activated my Android phone and would like to import numbers / contacts to the new phone. I forgot to ask the store rep how to do this, but I figured since both of them can be hooked up to a ...
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Can I do Android/g1 tethering without root?

Can I do Android/g1 tethering without root?
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Gaining root acces/installing custom rom on G1 with build number CRC1

Could you please share your knowledge about how to flash the latest update of stock Android OS on G1 (aka HTC Dream)? I would like to try out some custom roms, but most information I was able to find ...

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