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understanding mixer_paths.xml file entries

I have a Zenwatch 2, smartwatch capable of acting as a bluetooth headset, it has speaker and mic - Knight Rider like phoning is possible. Unfortunately the sound on bluetooth is not good, like ...
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How to Make HUI Handler of an App in Android [on hold]

I want to create handler for some apps.I searched through Google but couldn't got any working software to create Handler HUI for the Android Apps.Can anyone help me?
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Port a domain address to a LAN address

In an Android device, is it possible to port a URL such as www.example.com to a local network address such as 192.168.0.2:8081? Do I need to install an application on that device?
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WiFi problems with tp link repeater [on hold]

I didn't connect my Android to the TP link repeater it automatically connects itself. The tp link repeater is not owned by me, how do I disconnect it? If my WiFi is not connecting to the TP link ...
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ActionshareLock not Working in API 23 in Android Studio

No instance field mFragments of type Landroid/support/v4/app/FragmentManagerImpl; in class Landroid/support/v4/app/Watson; or its superclasses (declaration of 'android.support.v4.app.Watson' appears ...
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Android - Treat external storage as internal storage? [migrated]

I bought a Blu Dash smartphone at frys. It's a nifty little 40$ phone. The biggest problem is that it only comes with - I shit you not - 100 mb of internal space. I can decide to install apps on ...
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Swipe gmail off my phone… but later still read it on my PC [on hold]

I read my gmails from 2 different devices (same gmail address): My Android (Marshmallow) phone. My PC at home, in a browser, logged into my gmail account. I need 100% of my mail to appear on both. ...
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Andyroid wont start correctly

I am currently having a problem with using the Andy android emulator. Initially I had an error when starting the program which which said there was an error in starting the render sever thread. After ...
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How to configure Grub for Android-x86

I have: Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie) installed on old Gygabyte laptop. Architecture: x86_64 CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit Byte Order: Little Endian CPU(s): ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Android media playback - mp3 (and ogg) sound is distorted from phone speakers

I have lately been converting audio cassettes to digital sound, using Audacity. I am successful with many of them, but I encounter a peculiar problem during some of these conversions, that no web ...
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Docker on android device [closed]

I saw this thread saying android kernel is missing features to be able to run docker: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19315168/running-docker-on-android I want to know then which arm linux could ...
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Suddenly I can't connect all of my Wi-Fi devices

I'm facing a very strange problem with my home network. I own five Wi-Fi devices: a desktop PC (connected using this Sitecom dongle) running Windows 10 a notebook running Windows 10 an Android ...
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Why don't I see my custom ringtone under Default Notification Sounds? [migrated]

I just got a Nexus 5X, currently running Android 6.0.1, and managed to get some custom mp3 ringtone files into the Ringtones folder on the phone. Under Settings > Sound & Notification, if I ...
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How to pass arguments to blend filter FFMPEG

I am trying to merge 5 images and create a blinking video after combining them.I have successfully applied fade-in fade-out effect for them. FFMPEG is still fairly new to me. Here is the command I ...
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adb 1.0.32 for raspberry pi

I've been looking all over the place. anyone know where I can get Android debug bridge (adb) for raspberry pi? I found 1.0.31 somewhere but I want to use reverse. If I need to figure out how to ...
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How can I access my “Camera” photos on my Nexus 5x? [closed]

I'm looking to backup all of my photos off of my Nexus 5x. I have auto-backup turned on, but I like backing my photos up in more than one way. In the past, I've just connected my phone to my computer, ...
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Is there an internal algorithm for calculating UUIDs of a flash filesystem? [migrated]

I've been doing some experimenting with a MicroSD card formatted as ExFAT and have come across something that perplexes me. It seems that my new Android phone mounts the MicroSD card as ...
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Jenkins Android build tools v23.0.3 BUILD FAILED

I am facing issue with Jenkins automation build for android. I have updated the build-tools from 22.1.0 to 23.0.3, and compile sdk to 23 from 22. All the dependencies are updated to 23 Installed ...
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Reducing Android-Chrome App stored disk data (not to be confused with its Cache or Data Usage) [migrated]

In Chrome on Android (current @ v50.0.2xXX.XX), under App Info, my device shows (numbers are approximate): Storage _________________ Total: 1.0GB App: 84MB Data: 1.0GB CACHE _________________ ...
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Recover data from my damaged phone

I need to recover data from my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. S(M-9005). Last night I dropped it and it restarted. Now its staying in boot loop for 4-5 mins and then starts. But after that, the screen stays ...
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Most (but not some) websites refuse to load on Samsung Galaxy S4 [migrated]

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load most websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for 2 different laptops and a PC within my ...
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Android; xclip alternative

Android uses surfaceflinger instead of X11. By extension, this means that xutils like xclip won't work. How can I copy to the Android system clipboard from pipes, stdout, etc. in a similar fashion?
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sharedpreferences multiple activities Android Studio 2.1 [migrated]

With this below code i am assigning value to Mode_DataPath In Login Page sharedpreferences = getSharedPreferences(MyPREFERENCES, MODE_PRIVATE); editor = sharedpreferences.edit(); ...
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Just got a HTC one m8, have some questions about the keyboard [migrated]

Just got a htc one m8 and the lack of keyboard options is really annoying me... First im not sure how to turn off the replacing "mistakes" thing. Im fine with having predictive typing on because its ...
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How to see number of downloads of an app? [closed]

How can i see number of downloads of my app in Google Play Store? On the app page there is that inaccurate counter that says 100-500, it could mean 101 or 300 i don't know.
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Act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device

Is there a possibility to act as Bluetooth HID on Windows 10 to remote control an Android device so that no software needs to be installed on the smartphone?
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Synchronize the time between Raspberry Pi and android

I use a raspberry pi with a Bluetooth dongle to simulate a beacon. I want to measure the time needed for a mobile app to detect the ID of a beacon when I change it in the raspberry. So the time ...
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How is rooting done under the hood? [migrated]

I recently rooted my device which got me curious regarding the process. I would really like to understand how rooting applications work under the hood. Articles I have found over the internet have ...
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How to stop Android from auto-disabling a wifi network [migrated]

I'm on Android 5.1.1 (Sony Xperia Z3c Slim ROM). Sometimes it will set a wifi network as "Disabled" -- I'm guessing that it was because there was some connection issues. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Why doesn't the Android Studio splash screen disappear?

I installed Android Studio (as of 5/8/2016) on Windows 7. The installer seemed to work fine and the application even showed up in Control Panel > Programs and Features > uninstall list. However, ...
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Install android on windows 8 tablet [migrated]

I have a Windows 8 tablet (an Asus VivoTab) and I want to dual boot it with android but I am having a rough time figuring out how to flash the android iso to tablet. It has no cd, usb or microSD port. ...
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how can i remotely control my android tablet?

device // tablet - nexus 7 2013 wi-fi model android version - 6.0.1 rooted - no device // laptop operating system - microsoft windows 10 pro 64-bit so with this little info about my devices how can ...
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Save the position of the thumb of SeekBar Android? [on hold]

I had declare the position of the thumb of SeekBar in middle at first, then when i moved the thumb to the position i wanted and leaved out of the fragment was containing that SeekBar, but when i came ...
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Is auto-sync really the biggest battery killer? [migrated]

I have been digging the archives for eternity to find that Location Services and Auto-sync (assuming we ignored other factors such as Bluetooth etc -- because my focus is mainly about auto sync) are ...
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Zero length files moved from SD Card to PC

I moved some files from my phone's SD Card to my PC. This is something have done loads of times before, but this was the first time since my phone has been upgraded to Android 6. The files which I cut ...
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Unwanted android apps keep reinstalling [migrated]

​Recently I received a phone through a special offer with a company. (see here) The phone doesn't have a brand name printed on it but mentions on the back the name of the company through which I ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to chrome inspect devices in Windows?

In Chrome, the icon to the left of the URL can be dragged to the desktop to create a shortcut to a web location. How can I create a similar shortcut to chrome://inspect/#devices? Using the same ...
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How connect android telephone to ethernet [migrated]

I have android device sony xperia z5 android 6.0 marshmallow, OTG cable(micro usb to female usb) and S-Link usb to ethernet adapter. I connect them. But there is no internet connection for my device. ...
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Chrome Data Compression Proxy on Android

I saw a post detailing how to build a Firefox add-on for desktop which allowed it to route traffic through Chrome's Data Compression proxy, but I was wondering if anyone could do something similar ...
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Waze voice commands NEVER work for me. What am I doing wrong? [migrated]

I love using the "Waze" navigation app. However, when I am driving I can never get voice commands to work. I've tried and tried. It always complains it didn't catch that, and sometimes without even ...
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Troubles with specific app in Bluestacks - tried some alternatives - are there more?

I am having troubles with Bluestacks Android. One specific app is not working, although it works on my phone. Could you tell me if there are better alternatives? I tried: Bluestacks (doesnt work) ...
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Upgrading android on device with small memory [migrated]

Hi I have an android Core Prime with 8GB internal storage and a 16GB sd card Currently it has andriod 4.4.4 installed It has downloaded an upgrade to 5.1.1 It says it requires 3gb of space for the ...
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Reasons for 2 strange full disk encryption differences between Nexus vs Samsung [migrated]

1) Nexus full disk encryption is irreversible (unless of course you do a factory reset) but Samsung's has an option for decryption. 2) After encryption, Nexus can be unlocked by any option ...
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CMAKE missing internal variables

I am trying to compile a library called linphone-android, the source files come with a prepare.py file that autoconfigures and makes the project along with its submodules into Jni Libraries. The ...
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Why “Unfortunately your app has stopped” message appears in emulator in genymotion and how to avoid it

I'm completely a beginner to android , I'm using android studio and I use genymotion as my vertual device . whenever i create a project and runs(even without coding anything) it shows messge saying " ...
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Synchronize Time in Linux

I want to synchronize the time between my android device and a raspberry pi. My android is synchronized automatically from the internet ( GMT + 2). I used this code to get the ntp server. final ...
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Open VPN Android/IOS client does not route traffic

I have open vpn server running on a raspberrypi with debian jessie. And it works fine with the open vpn client for windows. But the same ovpn file configuration that works for windows 7 does not seem ...
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How to set up anonymous read-only samba shares

I'm confused with the way to setup samba shares on a LAN for different clients. Here's my smbd.conf file : [global] workgroup = TOMMY server string = NAS server dns proxy = no ...
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Run script without typing sh on Android

I wanna run my script which is located in system/bin and permissions is 755. With sh myscript there is no problem but myscipt or ./myscript doesn't work even if the pwd output is /system/bin. On ...