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    Default CM9 Touchpad identifies itself as an "Acer A510". Can I edit this string?

    Hi all, when trying to do my duties on the HP "Other HP Products and Technologies/webOS Hardware & Software" section of their forum, when I use the Android User agent of the stock browser, their forum software sees my device as an "Acer A510". This gets tacked onto each post I make!

    I'd like to look like more of a "team player" and have the forum see my device as an "HP TouchDroid" (for example).

    Anyone know how and where this string can be edited?

    Thanks!

    WyreNut
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    Default Re: CM9 Touchpad identifies itself as an "Acer A510". Can I edit this string?

    You will need to modify your build.prop file.
    There are plenty of tools on the Play Store to do this, or you can just open it it a text editor.
    Here is a general guide.

    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1948558
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    Default Re: CM9 Touchpad identifies itself as an "Acer A510". Can I edit this string?

    Outstanding!

    Many thanks rootedvette!

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    Default Re: CM9 Touchpad identifies itself as an "Acer A510". Can I edit this string?

    Alas! That string didn't exist in build.prop.

    Is there a program you could recommend that can search the entire device for "Acer A510"? The file manager recommended in the thread seems to only search for file names globally...

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    Default Re: CM9 Touchpad identifies itself as an "Acer A510". Can I edit this string?

    Hmm. I was almost positive that it was in build.prop.
    I can't think of any apps that would search for a particular string, but if you have adb installed (which i am sure you do), then you can use a shell to run Linux commands.
    With the device connected run:

    adb shell

    You should be able to use the below command to find your string.
    http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-s...r-text-string/


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