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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by raidscsi, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. raidscsi

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    If you open the default browser and type the address "about:debug" then press enter it will unlock numerous settings that are hidden. Once you do this it will appear that nothing has happened. Goto Menu>More>Settings and look at all the candy you just found.

    Also on the Incredible there is an extra menu option that allows you to control and delete the hidden bookmarks feature.

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  2. chenzales

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    nice find, will do once my phone gets here =/
     
  3. NightAngel79

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    same here, always love more settings to play with, once i have phone to play with that is
     
  4. Dream

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    Any idea what these extra settings do?
     
  5. jj3699

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    I don't have the additional settings but when I go into the more section there is a lot more there :)
     
  6. raidscsi

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    The default browser saves snapshots of the webpages you visit. These are not erased when you reset the phone and there were a few news sites that claimed it was a security vulnerability in that you could not erase your history without manually using a file manager to delete the thumbnails.
    Droid Incredible Snaps, Saves Pictures Of Your Browsing History
     
  7. dscribe

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    One of the coolest tips so far! very nice.
     
  8. GiveMeItNow

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    If i tap to delete capture files it just force closes. How do i know if they deleted?
     
  9. brownbag68

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    When I open my default browser, it takes me straight to google. The only place I can enter information is in the google search box. Where do I enter "about:debug"?
     
  10. NightAngel79

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    If you scroll the page up the address bar should show up
     

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