I'm curious to know with all the other Android models how long it takes for Google maps to find your location when you go into the app?I have a Motorola Cliq and sometimes when I go into Google maps it wont find my location or it takes a long time to get a fix on my location. Its pretty annoying.
How can I find the IP address of the an HTC incredible connected to Verizon's network? My other question - do I have to make any changes to my App to run it on a cellular network? Till now the App was running on a Nexus One connected to a local Wi-Fi network.
A long long time ago, like 2.5 yrs ago when I was using a Treo, there was a great app called Directory Assistant (DA for those ex treo users).
It was a dedicated white pages, and very fast.
What everybody has been telling me on my droid is just to type the name into the search bar up top. That then brings up a browser with google's results. So when I went to look for 'joe blow' 'anycity' yesterday it brought up a link for his facebook, linkedin, research paper he wrote, etc.., everything but his phone number.
What is the best way to find someones phone number or address if you know their name and state with Android on the droid?
I can easily find long/lat of my current location. Once I do that, I would like to find long/lat information for locations at distance X from y current location. Does anyone have suggestion(s) on how to do this using Android SDK methods?
Is there a way to find the IP address of the desktop machine connected the android phone after USB tethering is turned on? Does android assign a fixed IP address to the desktop? Or does it assign a dynamic address (dhcp)? Is there a PPP connection created between the phone and machine?
My Incredible is still on the charger and will be for a few hours. Since I can't poke around in the settings yet, is there a way to find your MAC address? My WAP is setup with MAC filtering, so I will need to know it for wi-fi to work properly.
I searched through another thread and it wasn't specified, but I have the Droid2 and want to connect to the home wifi router, but don't know my phone's MAC address as this is the setting of the router to make it more efficient for gaming.
I have already gone to the settings page under wifi and 'advanced' but it has a MAC ADDRESS listing, but won't let me select it saying it is unavailable.
1. How can I enable and find out my MAC Address 2. While I'm at it although I have not been on the forums in a few weeks and admit this is a lazy ploy at help, has a one click or 'user-friendly' root come for Droid2 that doesn't require me to read pages of a thread and go through 100 steps!?
1. When I turn on my phone, the boot up with the Droid mascot and the HTC logo is extremely loud. Is there any way I can lower the volume on this? Does the Media volume control this?
2. Is there any way I can find out the ip address my phone is using when it is connected via wi-fi? I know you can set-up a static IP, but I'm just trying to see what my ip address is without using a static one.
I like to add addresses to my phone book in Android. As a lot of my contacts live in buildings i also like to add the floor and apartment number to the address: Looking like that:
Street and Number, Floor and Department number Town, zip code State Country
Av. Whatever 12345, Floor 5-A Buenos Aires 1007 Argentina
When clicking on the address the GPS of my wish opens , finds the country, city but not the street because of the additional Floor and department information. Without this additional information everything well with Google Maps or Sygic.
So, how should i add this additional Floor and department information to my address without the GPS has problems to find the main location.Also from ICS on there is only one filed to add the whole address not as with Gingerbread where you had a field for street, city, etc.
Just getting used to my HTC Desire, after reading your forum I was comforted regarding battery life and it seems much better now than the first few days. I see another post on this but no answer, the address book only gives one line of the address is then any way round this? Even my first pda a Psion 3 had the option of which fields to display etc. there seems very little option to format what is seen, not that I am unhappy about the rest but to have to edit to see all the address is barmy. Another thing way back then that still is not found is search all fields of the contacts, i.e. to find a number of someone that rang on another phone.
The Gmail address book on the Web contains a field for birthdays, so why not the Android address book? While I'm sure the app could undergo a lot of changes (and everyone would have different ideas) something as basic as a birthday seems obvious.
I am working on an application that needs to find GPS location of the user. While testing my code on Droid i am unable to find the GPS location. While googling i found this link to an issue raised with Google.
But apps like Yelp can find the GPS location on droid. Is there a workaround to find the user location on a device? Here's the code I am using code....
I am writing an app that requires to get the current map location. My Map file works fine by it self, but I need to get the address (see addressString below at the buttom) from another Activity. I tried getAddress/setAddress (setters/getters). They do not work. They always return 'no address' (the default).
I am eager to know if it is possible to get the device MAC address. Moreover, is it possible to get access to ARP table (if exists), what I need is to know the IP address and the corresponding MAC address of the router with which device is connected over wi-fi.
Firstly I am new to android so please forgive any ignorance below. My Questions are; I really need a phone upgrade (iphone 3g being a proper drag!) and the HD looks great, but with 3.0 scheduled (from what I have read) to come out around xmas I am tempted to hold off till then. Can anyone shed light on when the next HTC uberphone would be expected to come out? I can probably wait till Xmas before upgrading, and maybe a little longer, but otherwise I'll go for the HD in October.
I'm trying to retrieve the contact's name, phone number, and address from the android contact list. The name and phone are pretty straight forward but the address seems to not be accessible with the 1.6 api level.Has someone figured out how to get a contact's address? Also there's a completely new api in 2.0. How can I take advantage of this and fallback to the old api by using 1 binary. If that's even possible.