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Is it possible to install the Google Keyboard on 4.1.1?

My phone is working on 4.1.1 and I downloaded and installed the application, it worked fine. No problems at all. XDA seems to be a reliable source. I used it to type this answer and I'm going to ...
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all my headphones work on one side on htc desire but they used to work fine

Your phone's headphone jack is failing. When you buy new phones, the plug is a nominal dimension (3.5 mm is the standard, but the specification is surely much more precise than that). After ...
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Turning off cell broadcast in HTC Desire 816

Try this Settings - Call - Slot 1 call settings - GSM call settings - Cell Broadcast
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SD card supported by Android 4.2.2

I have looked into this issue before, and as it stands at the moment, native android does not support exFAT or NTFS. Support for additional formatting types are included in some ROMs because they ...
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Wifi and Data switching on automatically in my HTC Desire 820 device

Even if such notifications look "official", they rarely are. They are specifically styled in a way to make them appear such, to betray people thinking that and tempt them to install the "stuff" behind....
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Can't move System from one phone to another using twrp?

Found the solution in the thing called „internet“: (in the following it is assumed, that all backups are stored to a SD card). TWRP stores backups with a „serial number“ of the phone. i.e. when ...
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How can I view title text for a web image (xkcd.com) on an Android based browser?

I created a bookmarklet for this: javascript:(function(){var D=document,i,f,j,e;for(i=0;f=D.images[i];++i)if(f.title!=""){var x=D.createElement("div"),s=x.style;s.color="Black ...
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How to reflash Htc Desire 628 properly?

HTC update.zip is encrypted and does not respect the standard file layout. META-INF is missing, content is: info.bin zip_0.zip zip_1.zip zip_2.zip zip_3.zip zip_4.zip zip_5.zip zip_6.zip Therefore ...
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How can I wholly delete Apps like News Republic, Zoe Video Editor?

If there are system apps then she won't be able to delete them unless the device is rooted. With no root, you are left with disabling them. Settings -> Apps, select the app, then click on Disable. If ...
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6.5GB of internal storage is missing, how can I free it

The usual question. According to GSMArena, your device has 8 GB internal storage altogether – which is not only the /data partition (where your apps and user data are stored), but also includes the /...
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Phone isn't rooted after installing SuperSU

It seems like HTC Desire 500 has a "system write protection", so you may need to flash a custom (modified) kernel to prevent the system from protecting itself from modification. Check this post on ...
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what to do in 2016 with fine working HTC Desire hardware from 2010?

Try a Cyanogen Mod version for it.. I used HTC Dev site to unlock the boot loader, And then installed CWM Recovery and flashed several custom ROMs, Wich all seem to be based off of CM9 etc....
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Can't install apps!! OUT OF SPACE error!! HTC DESIRE 626

(from an Android 4.4.4 user on a Nexus 7 2013) I began to have this problem after installing the Xposed module "XInstaller". I uninstalled that module and everything went back to normal. Important: ...
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HTC Desire Phone Storage != Physical size

That is because your phone has several partitions, and some of those are not user-accessible, but they are required by the OS for the proper functioning of the device. This storage is "partitioned" ...
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How to root htc desire 626s metro pcs

It didn't solve it however once I realized that HTC calls their backup a ruu file I was able to alter the common push su code and able to use lost Android to exploit the temp root and change the build ...
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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?

When your phone starts and you connect it to your PC you can restart your phone into bootloader using adb (USB-Debugging has to be enabled). Connect device to PC and be sure that the drivers are ...
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Device freezes after trying to reboot with bootloader

Holding the power button + vol up will take you to recovery mode. In recovery, there is an option to reboot to download mode. Otherwise, try different button combinations. I'm using HTC 626 and this ...
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How do I turn off the Google Voice typing on htc desire 510

I caused the same problem to my Desrie 510 as I disabled some apps. Go to phone settings, scroll down to Apps, go down to make sure HTC SENSE INPUT is enabled.
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How do I turn off the Google Voice typing on htc desire 510

In your phone's settings, look for Input settings. It might come under Languages or Text Input. Look for the list of keyboards, and de-select Google Voice Typing. Note that your phone should have ...
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Unable to access Google Play because of account verification problem

Because this account is the primary account on the device, Google Play tends to use it as the default. You can switch which account to use by opening the side drawer: You can see the other account ...
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What ROM could be used on an HTC Desire bravo with non-functioning physical buttons

You can install the Xposed framework on a rooted device. There are numerous modules that will enable softkeys on the device. Have a search in Xposed in the "Downloads" section for "softkeys". One ...
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I am not sure how the offers you have work, but could you go to the play store in a browser and buy them there on your HTC and tell it to install them on the N4? I've had to do that for devices since ...
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

I assume that rooting and flashing a ICS rom on your HTC desire is out of the question, so how about you take the SIM card from your HTC to your nexus 4, complete the offer, then switch back? If the ...
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Force to buy app with old version of Android

EDIT after reading your comments: AFAIK, It's not possible.
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Turning off cell broadcast in HTC Desire 816

Open menu and select call Open the call setting and select SIM 1 or 2 setting Open GSM call setting Uncheck cell broadcast options Your problem is solved.
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Candy Crush on HTC Desire?

The device does not support all of the features, candy crush requires, and therefor the play store will not allow you to install it. You can attempt to download the APK from the interweb or try an ...
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SD Card keeps getting unmounted on my HTC Desire

I am an authorized dealer for metro PCS and we have to warranty out the device as this Is a hardware error from the manufacturer. It happens every now and then. So take your device(s) to your local ...
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