HTC Desire HD :: How To Change SD Card And Retain Data
Dec 1, 2010
How do I change the SD card (to a new larger version) and retain system data that my phone has put on it? I haven't had it long, so there shudn't be much, but there seems to be many system files & folders present!
I assume I simply set up with the card as supplied, then use the USB lead to attach to my laptop as a Disk Drive, copying EVERYTHING (as apposed to selected files) off that shows into a folder, then insert the new MicroSD card into the Desire and copy everything onto it? My theory being that the SD card supplied will have some set up data and the new one will be completely blank.
I have bought a 128 GB SD-card to replace the existing 64 GB card. I have tried numerous times to "just" copy the info from the 64 GB card to the 128 GB card - and it always fails. For some reason, a lot of apps are not found anymore.
Have ¬†also tried using the backup/restore on MAC (Sony Bridge) but that also fails...
I have a HTC desire HD two months before it fell down and the LCD got broken and i am not able to fix it till today when i contacted the HTC showroom they tell me there is no stock and they have placed an order its almost 2 months now
The default "Drag down to take call" and "Drag up to reject call" is not working for me at all. The phone is usually in my pocket in a vertical position and usually with the screen pointing towards my leg.
When ever I try to answer a call or pick up the phone while it is in my pocket i do one or the other swipe while pulling it out of the pocket: Phone in up-right position -> direction to drag the phone to get it out of the pocket is parallel to the direct in which to drag to take a call (or dismiss it if the phone is upside down).
Can I change it? Dragging sideways to pick up seems WAY more natural. I haven't managed to find any settings, so maybe a 3rd party app?
I have recently got my htc desire. When I first got it it had the weather and location showing on the home page. Now for my location it says no weather data available. Also it is not showing my exact location is about 7 miles out is there any way I can add my postcode so the weather data comes up?
I copied all my contacts from SIM card to my brand new HTC Desire HD phone.By default HTC recognizes, 1st name, middle name & last names of a contact seperated by SPACE. Now i am not able to edit the middle name. HTC is showing edit options, only for 1st name and last name.
I've noticed a feature on my HTC Desire Z whereby the keyboard keys will light up if the phone deems itself to be in poor lighting conditions. Personally I'd prefer the keyboard to light up anyway, whenever I open it since it's much easier to read when it's lit up. Is there anywhere where I can change this setting so that the keys light up as soon as I slide out the keyboard, regardless of the ambient lighting conditions?
Had my Desire for a while now, but just recently I have been working away from home and my laptop doesn't have wifi (I know, I should get a new laptop... but it works fine). I was wondering if I can use my desire a a usb wifi dongle?
My service provider does not like tethering, so I was wondering if when I share the desire's data connection it will use the phone's wifi rather than 3g connection? (obviously in an area where I have access to a wifi access point).
I have installed, on my home screen, buttons for turning on/off the wi-fi or Mobile data capability, which is great.My question is this: if both are switched on and I am looking at, say, a You Tube video, is the amount of data being used being counted by my mobile phone supplier, my home broadband supplier or both?
Anyone using the Telus version of the HTC Desire on AT&T? If so, are you on their smartphone data plan or the $10/$15 medianet?I know some Nexus One users on AT&T are being switched automatically to the smartphone data plan.Are we safe with the Telus version?
I have had the Desire (unlocked on Rogers for about 2 weeks and it has worked well in Toronto. I seem to get data from from HSPA, 3G and Edge (get Hs, 3Gs and Es on the notification bar). I arrived yesterday in Thunder Bay and cannot get any data there. I have called Rogers and they have reset the data or whatever they do but no change. I have checked all my APN settings, ensured that I have checked to use mobile connections and done a hard reset of the phone. Nothing works. I not that I have a choice of WCDMA, GSM or auto WCDMA or GSM. I cannot set this on WCDMA without it reverting to the auto position. I suspect that Thunder Bay may have no 3G service and my phone is not dropping to 2G although my experience in Toronto suggests otherwise.
I flew to Kenora tonight and we stopped briefly in Fort Frances where I was able to connect to the Dryden Municpal Telephone System GSM network. The E lit up and it appeared that data was being sent but it didn't get through. This seemed to eliminate the possibility that the radio is simply dead. Incidentally, bluetooth and wifi are working fine as is the voice radio. I have seen it suggested on redflagdeals.com that I need to have the phone rooted to get access to 2G as this was blocked by Telus. I would appreciate anyone's input on this issue. I will be spending 3 or 4 months in Thunder Bay over the next while and need data access. If rooting the phone will do the trick, then I will need to get someone to do it for me as I am a little reluctant to try that myself.
i have a htc desire phone. When i try to download apps from the market, they are automatically installing in my phone memory. Can anyone please tell me the way to install them on my SD card instead. I'm currently running out of phone memory, so i have to install other apps on my sd card?
im looking to get a replacement sim cover for my desire hd, and i was wondering if anyone knew of a place i could get one. because somehow ive managed to dent mineIm in the UK, so somewhere UK would be great
however, I want to replace it with the 16Gb card I have from my old phone. The problem is that I think that there might already be some applications on the existing SD card and don't want to lose them when I change over.I haven't been able to get it to work. My PC will only take normal sized SD cards, so that back-up option isn't one I can use. how I can take a back-up of the existing SD card, or even simply to transfer what's on it to the 16Gb card?
I have a HTC desire sv almost same specs as x the problem I'm facing is I'm unable to install hd games since the phone storage has only 800mb. space.i have gone to settings>apps and checked for the option to move to sd card but there are only 2 options available move to phone and move to internal.I cannot play game's like max payne.since the cache is too big for the phone memory.
AndExplorer discovered a .data folder on my SD card that contains htcGreader and hundreds of unknown jpgs. Google search claims htcgreader is an reader, but this doesn't fit what I'm seeing. There also a sub folder called .feedicons which I deleted yest eve but both folders have reappeared overnight and populated.The jpgs are thumbnails of mobile phone ads, afghan rebels, people generally, or unknown news items. But as they're downloading automatically and I've no idea of content, its a concern.
Just had a message on my phone saying that the phone memory was almost full, so I have been looking through the apps to see which I can get rid of etc, A lot of them won't let me transfer them to the SD card, any ideas why?
I have the desire hd and have put astro file manager onto the phone from my mac.After ejecting the phone it says at the top left sd card updating but when i search for the astro file or a game also loaded from mac i cannot find it. How do i access/open the sd card info
I recently bought a 32 GB Sandisk micro SD card to replace the 8 GB one that came with my phone. I used my laptop to transfer all the info from the 8 GB card to the 32 GB card with no issues at all and then installed it in the phone. The phone recognized it and all seemed ok, until I tried to access the new SD card (opening an audio file, taking a new picture, etc). Every time I do that, I get a popup message saying that my SD card has just come unmounted and I need to remount it.
I play around with this for several hours, including reformatting the new card, etc, always getting the same results...even if I put the new card in the phone completely blank and try to take a pic, I get the same "unmounting" error. I've formatted both cards several times to start anew and the formatting is the same as the 8 GB card which works just fine.So, thinking I have a defective SD card, I return it and buy another brand new Sandisk SD card. Repeat all of the above procedures with the same result: "your SD card had unexpectedly come unmounted. Remount and try again".I know the 32 GB cards aren't bad...my laptop will read and write to them just fine.I called the tech support for my cell phone company, and they said that despite what's published (everywhere), my phone will only support a 16 GB SD card. On that note, EVERYTHING I've seen (including the literature with the phone and all the specs online say that it will support a 32 GB SD card.Software wise, I'm running 2.2, which is the most current software version that my carrier (Cellular South) has released.
The problem is that when I try and transfer music to my 32gb microSD card on my HTC Desire S, the music appears to delete itself. I connect it, drag and drop in the normal way and it copies normally. I then disconnect the phone and when I try to play the music it isnt on the menu on my phone. I reconnect the phone and the music is not there when I browse to my computer. Have tried 2 separate memory cards, and in 2 different HTC phones and still get the same problem.
Alright, first of all I know everyone is getting sick and tired of the iphone related threads popping up over here. But I have no other choice but to start one ó hoping someone will be able to offer me a solution to my problem.
Here's the deal. My wife has the unlimited data plan, since she signed up with Att last year. Currently she has a iPhone 3GS and sees no need to upgrade to the new version.
I on the other hand had been using a paygo T-mobile plan (had been waiting for the iPhone).
Now the thing is she doesn't really use her data and I most definitely could with my shiny new phone (hopefully arriving on June 24th), but am unable to as I don't already have a contract with them.
I know people would suggest to switch the sims when I get the phone, but that's a no-go as the Misses is very attached to her number and does not want to change it (under no condition whatsoever)
So what I need all you guys to tell me is a way to get her number switched over to my contract so I can give her my sim (I'm aware of the sim differences in the two phones and will sort that out.
So any clue how to do this?
I was thinking of porting over her number to a different carrier and then porting it back to a new line on att (though this would mean I lose my preorder).
Though I don't know if I can port over her current ATT number and still maintain the contract. Does ATT allow that. And how difficult do you guys think it would be to port it back to a new connection on ATT.
Also, her number is originally from Wisconsin and now we live in Chicago.
Is there an easier solution?
Why can't ATT just switch the numbers on the contracts?
I used to have multiple iTunes libraries that I eventually condensed into one, and I somehow cross-synced my iPhone and now it won't sync with any of them. (I get the "this iPhone is synced to another library, would you like to erare the contents and sync with this library" message.) I've tried the trick of copy/pasting the Persistent Library ID, but that doesn't seem to work (unless I'm doing it wrong). I'm A-OK with wiping all the music from the iPhone and loading it all again (if anything I'd prefer to do that now that I've unified my music libraries into one) and all of my contact and calendar items are properly synced with my main laptop. What I'm worried about are the other things on the iPhone (apps, photos, notes, recorded memos, etc.). Especially the apps. If I let iTunes wipe the phone to sync with my new library, will I retain those other items? Or will it wipe everything and I'll lose any apps that I've bought, photos stored on the phone, notes, etc.?
Info: MacBook Pro 2.53Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.6.2), iTunes 10.0.1 (22)