Category: Tips

Music Cutting In And Out Of Your HTC Sensation When Using Headphones? There’s Tape For That

Tweet Who says that XDA is only good for software modifications? When HTC Sensation users started reporting that their headphones were cutting in and out during playback and even skipping songs, most would just chalk it up to a problem within the phone. In reality, it was a much simpler answer.After repeated insertion of the headphones […]

Video: Gingerbread running on Samsung Galaxy S

Tweet Here’s some promising news: XDA user supercurio has ported Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) over to a Samsung Galaxy S. It’s not to-surprising when you think about it, considering the Nexus S is really just a Galaxy S phone with a NFC chip wedged inside. That being said, like all ports, there are a few issues. […]

Use an old audio cassette case to hold your phone on a tripod

Tweet Now I admit, as soon as I saw this I thought “If you have a tripod, why don’t you have your camera?” But I’m going to give the benefit of the doubt and assume you forgot it or didn’t want to carry it or something. Anyway… With cell phone cameras getting more and more […]

How to: Bypass Activation on the LG Vortex

Tweet If you’ve recently purchased a LG Vortex, but haven’t had a reason to activate it on Verizon’s network, then use this simple set of instructions to bypass that first screen and enjoy it as a wi-fi only device. Press “Volume Up.” Press “Volume Down.” Press the “Back” button. Press the “Search” button. Enjoy! Cheers […]

How to: Bypass Activation on the Samsung Continuum and Fascinate

Tweet If you’ve recently purchased a Samsung Continuum or Fascinate (our review), but haven’t had a reason to activate it on Verizon’s network, then use this simple set of instructions to bypass that first screen and enjoy it as a wi-fi only device. Instructions: Press the emergency call button. Then dial *#83786633 Press the home […]

Manage your Android bookmarks in Google Chrome with PhoneMarks

Tweet Here’s something out of the “why didn’t I think of this” list. Phonemarks is both an extension for Google Chrome and an app for Android. As you can guess from the title, PhoneMarks allows you to manage your Android bookmarks from within your Chrome browser window. Obviously this is much easier than messing with […]

How to: Manually Update Motorola Backflip to Android 2.1

Tweet Don’t want to patiently wait for the Motorola Backflip 2.1 update to hit your phone?  Then check out the instructions after the break to get your own personal update on.  Since Moto only selected a 1,000 individuals to test out the update, this is your chance to get in on the action long before […]

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