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Sync Local ICS File with Android via Exchange/Outlook

At my company we have a 3rd party app which tracks off-hours duty for all of our engineers. The app is not web-enabled and we cannot make any changes to it. It does write a simple text file and I have ...
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LG Nexus 4 E960 red light of death [migrated]

I brought my LG Nexus 4 E960 from India when I came to study here in the US. The charger didn't work well (it charged on the USB mode when I plugged it with the help of an adapter), so I bought a new ...
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Smaller internal memory, than expected [migrated]

I have buyed an Alcatel One Touch POP 8 tablet and found, that it has only 2 GB internal storage instead of announced 4 GB(I have seen this on Android Settings page). What causes this problem? Can you ...
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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

I recently bought a chinese smartphone (SM-G3858) and there are only 3 languages available. English, Chinese and Korean. I tried to add another language (e.g. german) with the app morelocale2 and ...
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How can I use Android “remotes” when outside of my home network when using a VPN?

I recently downloaded Transdroid (Transdrone) and started using it. It is an app that allows me to operate Transmission on my desktop from my phone. I was able to get it to connect properly while ...
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Sound too low when making calls on Moto G smartphone [migrated]

Everything is perfect, except that the call volume is way too low. I can barely hear it when it is completely silent, and if I'm at a coffee shop or something, no chance. Now, this would seem to be ...
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Is There BlueStack on Mac? [on hold]

Anybody knows android emulator for mac except blue stack? I already try blue stack, but it didn't work.
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Alternative in AMD to Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM) in Windows

Note: This question was originally posted on http://www.android.stackexchange.com but it was flaged as off-topic because: "it is about PC processor features and emulators in general". I am just ...
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Linux distribution on an intel atom based android device [on hold]

Can debian or ubuntu or any other x86 based linux distributions be installed on an androidx86 device with intel atom. If yes, how to do so. As an example device consider the "Asus Zenfone 5 A501CG" ...
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how to debug a website on your mobile phone through desktop chrome dev tools

I'm currently working on creating a responsive website.. and it looks funny on my nexus 5 (chrome app).. I've tried using the chrome dev tools emulator (as well as other websites) but the proposed ...
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How to install the Android ADB Interface on an HP 8 Tablet?

I purchased an HP 8 Tablet today running Android 4.2. When I plugged the USB cable into my Windows 8.1 laptop it recognized the device and let me browse the internal storage but the device had a ...
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understanding apache server playback

I just setup an apache-2.4.7 server on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. You can navigate the file directory external to the LAN and successfully play media using google chrome, firefox, and safari on windows ...
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Eclipse showing error for an android application in 'Package Explorer', but no error found anywhere in the code

I am developing an android application using Eclipse IDE. Eclipse is showing error icon on the android application, but I can't find any error anywhere inside the sub folders(sections). Because of ...
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Android MTP Unrecognized

Ive come here as I dont know what else to do. Some time ago I installed cyanogenmod in my Samsung S3 and everything worked just fine while accessing it from windows. All drivers were installed and ...
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Is 30% google play payment is applicable if we implement the payment gateway in backend system? [closed]

Is 30% payment to google play payment is applicable if we implement the payment gateway in backend system? we implement the payment such Users will log into the backend system , only there they make ...
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Giving an Android device an access to only one folder

I have an Android camera. I want it to upload pictures to Dropbox automatically. The official Dropbox app provides that. But, I want my camera to have access ONLY to the folder that it uploads to, and ...
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windows 8, galaxy s5 Android 4.4.2 synergy troubleshoot

I want to share Windows 8 Desktop PC keyboard and Mouse with my Galaxy S5 Android 4.4.2 rooted. Can connect Android Client with Server Version 1.5.0 But when i move mouse to Galaxy S5, doesn't show ...
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BSPlayer stops playing after some time [migrated]

I have the BSPlayer Free for Android. When I have a playlist playing and switch to another app, or lock the phone, the music keeps playing for about a minutes and then stops. How do I change that so ...
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How sync tasks created in the S5 with the Google Apps Calendar task list?

When I add a Task in my S5 phone, I cant see it (the Task) using Google Apps Calendar Web UI. When I add an Event, the data is synchronized without problem and I can see it almost immediately Google ...
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How to access Developer Tools in Chromium for Android?

I was reading this question, regarding Chromium binaries, and followed the link from one of the answers to the Chromium AppSpot Download. To my delight, it has pre-compiled binaries for several ...
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Slow filesystem when connecting S4 to PC

my S4 is almost full and i wanted to delete some stuff. I store my main camera pictures on the SD and deleted all other pictures from programs such as Whatsapp, this only was a couple 100MB max. Now i ...
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Writing a bot for an online game without screen-scraping or mouse macros [duplicate]

I want to write a bot that will only send simple commands. The game is an android game which I run in Bluestacks. Game is very simple. The actions the player can take are very limited and the game ...
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Prevent Windows XP From Creating New Network Names when Tethering with Android

I've seen the answer to this question for Windows 7, but when I try to apply it to Windows XP it doesn't work. I entered the IP address and the subnet mask, then change the name of the connection. ...
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Dictate using voice in Android [closed]

When I dictate using voice in Android I would like to know some of the commands like "space" "new line" "comma" "new paragraph" Full stop or period works. Any one know?
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Analyse performance / profile Android System? Why is the system slow? [migrated]

My Android 4.2.1 tablet is slow, it wasn’t when purchased. As the reason is often the software, I was looking for a tool to analyse the performance of the whole system, but couldn’t find any. What I ...
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Configure UART GPS module for Friendlyarm nanopc-t1 on Android

I have a NanoPC-t1 device and I'm running Android 4.2.2 on it. I want to install my gy-gps6MV2 module and make it work as the device GPS. Do I need root access? (I already tried to root device with ...
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Android rtl issue [migrated]

Since I upgraded my Android version to 4.1.1 (From 2.3.6), the phone is diplayed the numbers backwards (Only happens with Hebrew letters). For example, if I want to write the date of today with a ...
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android x86 4.4 RC2 will not connect to a Wi-Fi Network

Whenever I start my Android x86 4.4 RC2 (Installation not Virtual), I try to connect to the internet but it stays on "Turning on Wi-Fi" and the Wi-Fi button looks grayed out (not iOS but it's grayed ...
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Google Calendar sync back from Android phone? [migrated]

I deleted all events in Google Calendar thought I didn't need them anymore some day, but I regret it now, fortunately I have all of them in the Google Calendar app of my phone (Android Jellybean), my ...
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ipsec configuration problems on Ubuntu. Errors on IP forwarding" connection authorization from Android client

I'm trying to create a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN from my Android phone to my Ubuntu server on my home network. I am receiving two errors. the first one is a failure checking IP forwarding when I run ipsec ...
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Need assistance SECURELY accessing home network from Android device

First I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecure method and is exactly the solution I a trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Is there a way to estimate the current life of my ancient phones battery? [closed]

I have a 3 year old S2 and I wonder if there is a way to estimate how much weaker than new the battery is right now? Something like a percentage (50% of new) or effective capacity(1000 mAh). Is this ...
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Stuck in a bootloop

I am stuck in a bootloop for my Freelander PX2. After I tried to extend the internal storage (I have rooted the device successfully), I used the wrong argument and caused the device to be in a ...
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Galaxy s2 phone connects and disconnects from laptop

I'm trying to transfer files between my galaxy s2 and laptop via usb. When I connect it to anything other than usb 3.0, there is no "usb connected" notice but it shows that its charging. When I plug ...
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Error in Creating Android Project Using Cocos2d

When i am trying to create the project using cocos2dx i am getting this error of cygwin.Even though my path is correct for cygwin which is C:\cygwin\bin.My project is created but it is missing few ...
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I broke my internet after tethering wifi with phone over usb

So a while ago, I was at a house with my laptop and my phone. I wanted to access the wifi on my computer, so I plugged in my phone via USB and activated USB tethering on my nexus 5. Worked like a ...
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Using amerge filter in FFMPEG throwing error

I am using FFMPEG to overlay two audios using amerge. I am getting following error : No Opaque field provided, an AVABufferSinkParams struct is required I am using ffmpeg.so file in my ...
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how to create a server for remote desktop access

I'm using linux elementary and I'm trying to create a server that i will be able to access via wifi that my android phone will be able to connect to for remote desktop access. in short i need to be ...
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How to root SNT-210, an Android 4.4.2 chinese CarDVD (no standard methods work)? [migrated]

The device: Model SNT-210 Android 4.4.2-0140516-sntb-HOMEMADE Kernel 3.0101-gdaab9de-dirty QDroid@DevServer #9 Build omnisntb-eng 4.4.2 KOT49H eng.QDroid.20140516.133512 test-keys I found out ...
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Is there a way to prevent a user from deleting apps on android? [migrated]

Suppose I install app X for purpose A. I don't want to simply be able to uninstall the app. How do I prevent myself from uninstalling an app on android?
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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How are .exe files managed in windows? [closed]

I have a project I am currently working on that involves trying to add MS-DOS functionality to Android 4.1.2 KitKat, also allowing .exe files to be executed. I only have one problem: I cannot seem to ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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Can't get file to copy from /sys/ on rooted Android [migrated]

I'm currently rooted on a Samsung S3 i9300 running a custom rom on Kitkat 4.4.2 I use es file explorer to perform root tasks on directories and files, I wanted to permanently turn off the led lights ...
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How to install Android? (From Firefox OS)

Background I have (Arch) Linux, Windows7 and The Geeksphone revolution. I changed the OS on my phone to Firefox OS, and now wish to change back. I don't know much about Android, and can't find out ...
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Android on pc getting stuck at detecting android x86

I am trying to install android 4.4 through virtual box but i am stuck at detecting android x86 My virtualistaion setting has been set on enabled and i have chnaged the androidboot.hardware to x86 ...
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Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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Can't install PhoneGap

tried the instructions carefully but still wont let me install using node command line. searching with other post but still wont solve the problem I am new so please bear with me :( please help me ...
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Nexus S GPS reception quality has dropped : Can it be fixed? [migrated]

My Nexus S GPS unit seems to function more poorly every week. Sometimes I can't get a lock at all: using a GPS monitor shows it perpetually stuck at three satellites. I frequently loose GPS ...
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Using scp to transfer files to an android device

SSHDroid lets an android device function as an ssh server. vSSH is an ssh client for android devices. I have a file on a remote server that I want to transfer to my android device over ssh, only ...