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Is it possible to mirror an Android device’s screen to a Surface Pro?

I have a Galaxy S5 and I’d like to mirror my screen to a Surface Pro. I have Chromecast but so far I’ve been unable to get my Galaxy S5 to recognize the Surface Pro as a device. Is there a better ...
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Transfer settings from a Fire Stick with Kodi to another stick

I am looking to transfer settings from one Amazon Fire Stick running Kodi to another. I am looking to do this via command line using adb and the Android SDK. My original question is here: ...
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Can't create an AVD in both Android Studio and Eclipse

When I try to create an AVD in Android Studio, it always displays this message: "HAXM is required for running x86 system images". I tried installing HAXM from the SDK manager and separately as well. ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to an MTP folder on an Android smartphone?

My LG G2 Android smartphone can connect via MTP. I would like to make a shortcut to its internal downloads folder: Computer\LG_G2\Almacenamiento interno\Download\ How to do that?
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Routing Andoid with two routers

[![enter image description here][1]][1]I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are ...
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android encryption: too little time? [migrated]

I have a 3rd Gen Moto G that I just enabled encryption on. It showed the warning as usual, "make sure it's plugged in, this will take an hour or more", etc. However, after confirming this, the phone ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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Sync outlook calendar with categories to android tablet

I'm setting up all my appointments in Outlook using categories with their accompanying colors. I'm looking for a way to sync my outlook calender to my android tablet in a way my colored categories ...
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my phone won't reboot from fastboot mode it keeps coming back to fastboot mode [on hold]

I wanted to flash recovery.img in my phone but I accidentally flashed boot.img and now my phone is stuck in fastboot mode. How can I fix this?
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Debugging my Android phone through ADB gets me: < was unexpected at this time [on hold]

I want to send commands to my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G through Android Debug Bridge, but every time I write a command such as: adb -s<3729749> <reboot-bootloader> I get a response: < ...
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How to force an app to use a different language on android? [migrated]

Is there any config file that we can use in android to change the language (per application setting) ?
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How to view All Texts Without Horizontal Scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (in, for example Wikipedia website) are so tiny. after zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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Google Play InApp Purchase V3 autorenewing listener [on hold]

I am integrating Inapp purchase in android and creating product for 1month in "Subscription" mode and purchasing this product in AlphaTesting. How to verify 1 month product autorenewing or ...
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Cannot use “Save As” to an FTP network location in Chrome

I am using WiFi FTP (WiFi File Transfer)—an Android app—to create a password protected FTP server. I am now able to map this as a network location in Windows 8.1. I can drop files in phone now over ...
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How does Android detect new mail, tweet, etc? [migrated]

I am curious about how Android is able to send notifications. I have installed apps such as Gmail, Google+, Whatsapp, Twitter, etc., how does Android know when there is new mail, whatsapp message, or ...
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Android pm command throwing transactiontoolargeexception [on hold]

I am using rooted android phone and have installed AIDE for android. I am doing tutorial lessons in the app.. When i click run app in any tutorials. It says "Starting… " and after few seconds "App not ...
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How to increase the my battery life of my phone? [closed]

I am using Micromax Canvas Doodle (Android) and facing an issue of short battery life specially if playing games . How can I increase my battery life
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How to install Android Studio in silent mode?

We are trying to install Android Studio (android-studio-bundle->Version-ID<-windows.exe) in silent mode. So far I could find no hint which commandline Switches are avaiable for this installer. ...
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Android Nexus 7 app battery usage percentages add up to over 100% of battery consumed

Simply put, the menu says that I've use 72% of my battery for screen and 42% for Wifi, among other things. This doesn't even include OS, which is at 48%. What is happening?? I'm running 5.1.1
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Android accountmanager - storing passwords [closed]

How does androids accountmanager store passwords From the developers website it says they are stored in plaintext. This is fine for unrooted devices as they can't be viewed however on rooted devices ...
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Simulate Android Galaxy S6 Joystick With Mac

I recently acquired one of these Samsung Gear VR headsets in order to start experimenting with this technology and hopefully develop something too: But to my surprise, you need a gamepad for almost ...
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Can one achieve directory permissions on Android? [migrated]

On any android device 99.5% of the apps want the permission "Write / Read contents of SD card" in a combination with "Full network access". Theoretically these 2 permissions are enough for the app to ...
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Are there any tips or tricks to get a tablet PC 2.2 to complete the screen calibration?

I have laid it on a flat surface and very precisely tapped each plus sign around the screen and in the middle. I sat there doing this for over 7 minutes. It still needs to complete the calibration ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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External connection to Apache only possible with Android?

When I use the internal IP address everything works. I've configured Apache and my router/firewall to accept external connections. I'm testing it from a computer in the same LAN, however when I enter ...
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Trying to debug android on my Galaxy s5 device [closed]

I'm attempting to use the just-downloaded stable version of Android Studio, and want to be able to debug on my Galaxy s5. I enabled developer tools / debug on it. When I plugged it in the first ...
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Execute multiple commands in init.d script on boot

I found a guide for fixing permissions on an EXT4 filesystem on a MicroSD card. The AOSP/CyanogenMod ROMs I've tried will mount this, but the permissions are messed up. The guide used to work fine on ...
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Readable HTTPS request and response using Charles Proxy

I am using Charles proxy to see the HTTP request generated through android application. However HTTPS request gets logged in encrypted format. Is there a way to see HTTPS request & response ...
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Windows Explorer - Treating cameras/Android file systems like disks and sort by date

My Android current, and previous, Samsung phones identify as a camera (technically a media device) to Windows. They do this because they have internal flash and to mount the file system to another ...
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Where is the Arc Welder Android's Directory on a Chromebook?

I recently got a Chromebook, and I'm running Arc Welder for Android apps. I'm doing experimenting, and there's a file I need to open in the app, but the app redirects me to the Android file system ...
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Unable to boot into recovery [migrated]

i am trying to flash recovery for my android and almost i tried everything to flash recovery.. TWRP, CWM, Philz.. Nothing worked. i tried some local recoveries too but still the same. I even can't ...
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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Connecting from android device to webserver

Given I have the following setup: Windows 8 PC with IP 192.168.178.67 On it runs a vagrant Homestead environment with IP 192.168.10.10 On my windows machine my hostfile is configured like so: ...
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PC: cannot download to USB-attached phone, but can read/write with Win Explorer

I download mp3 podcasts to my computer and then moved the files to my phone via USB cable. Now I would like to download these files directly to the attached phone, thought this would be easier. IE ...
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How to copy Chrome cookies on Android to Chrome on Windows?

Is there a way to do this? I found a few extensions that can do it but doesn't work on Android Chrome. Is rooting required?
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no internet connection with hamachi as always on VPN. ANDROID CYANOGEN 12.1 [migrated]

android 4.4.4 and cyanogen 12.1 I have set up hamachi as a vpn on my phones. it works great except if i use the always on feature my internet is lost. I can not find a setting that affects this. Any ...
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Using Huawei's Airsharing to stream to VLC

My Huawei Android phone comes with a feature called AirSharing which allows me to stream my phone's screen over DLNA. Seeing as VLC supports DLNA (I think), I installed it onto my mac, however I can't ...
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Force DnX Mode on ASUS Android Tablet/Intel Cloverview

I have an Asus MeMo Pad 7 (ME70CX KO1A, Intel Cloverview Chipset) which is not bootable. The device sticks at the bootloader splash screen and no button combination will force the device into ...
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How to WiFi tether WiFi internet from android without root?

How can I WiFi tether my WiFi internet (connected to my phone)? As soon as I try to turn on WiFi tethering, it turns off my WiFi and tries to tether the mobile data.
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Why can't I run any software I want, on any kind of device? [closed]

I don't understand quite a simple thing. Why can't I run any software I want on any kind of device? I mean, why can't I run (just for example) Windows OS on the iPhone? Both have hard drives, RAM, ...
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Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
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Laptop Shuts Straight Off When I create New Project on Android Studio

I have a hp probook 4420s laptop that recently received the windows 10 upgrade. i am currently running windows 10 , I have installed android studio from throgh setup on android website whenever i ...
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How to import Android photos to Windows?

I want to move my photos (move not copy) From: Galaxy S6 To: Windows 8.1 I've tried the following Dragging & Dropping I've tried SHIFT-dragging and dropping them, and that copies them ...
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Google android device manager, what cause change in status? [migrated]

After my tablet had be stolen i tried mosty using Android device manager to remotely wipe it. the first time i used the web version (https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager?u=0) for the tablet i ...
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How to run malloDroid script?

I want to check SSL verification in my application. I downloaded on my santoku malloDroid.py and try use it (of course earlier I have read that script is an extansion of Androguard). I simply run ...
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How do I force Google Photos app to run without updates? [closed]

I recently updated my Nexus 4 phone to Android 5.1.1 10 days earlier. Today, I was checking my phone's photo/video storage with the built-in Google Photos app when it stopped working and demanded an ...
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Android - Swiping app from recent apps [migrated]

When an app is swiped away from recent apps, it kills any background proccesses right? but not services. If this is true why are there some apps that don't exist in recent apps, that are in cached ...
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android studio - java - how can I get users to upload data to dropbox and make that data available for all other users to download

I'm making an application where I want users to be able to upload a string value to a dropbox account where the string is stored for other users of the application. Each user of the application can ...
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Desktop tethered to Galaxy S3's internet periodically disconnects

My Windows 7 desktop does not have a wireless card built-in, but the room my desktop is located in only has access to wireless internet. The location I'm living in is only temporary, so I decided not ...
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ROM on a computer vs mobile phone

Why on a mobile phone (such as Android) is it possible to install custom firmware (not just OS), but on a computer (PC) it is not, but requires an exploit such as Thunderstrike for MAC? They both ...