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Windows Explorer as an FTP client keeps resetting during file transfers

I am running Windows XP SP 3 and I'm using FTP via the Windows Explorer app and connecting a local URL provided by an app on my Android device which is using SwiFTP Server 1.24. When I launch the ...
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Lenovo A850 enable multiple user accounts [on hold]

I just bought a Lenovo A850 phone running Android 4.2.2. i want to enable multiple user accounts but i cant find the users option in the settings. Under the device settings I have Audio Profiles, Call ...
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how do mobile providers tell the difference between tethered and non-tethered traffic? [on hold]

ive got a cap of 4 GiB on my mobile plan for tethered data, but unlimited for phone data, but how they can tell the difference between the two i dont know. can anyone enlighten me on this?
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An android app that could send GPS data to a server [on hold]

I am looking for an android app that could be used to track some smartphones, for research purpose. There are apps such as Family Locator, etc. However, these apps can only show you the visual ...
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Is it possible to do a factory reset without losing application data? [migrated]

I need to do factory reset of my phone, but don't want my applications to lose data. Is it possible to somehow move the apps to SD card and, later, back to the phone?
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vpn and hotspot client connectivity

I would like to have vpn connection running on an android device, then using android hotspot, allow a workstation pc to connect to one of the vpn's computer. So far i managed to establish the vpn ...
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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Android installer can't find hard drive in VMWare ESXI

When installing Android x86 I get the error "there is no hard drive to edit". Googling the error only gives me two results, neither of which are very useful.
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How do I get Google Calendar event invitations through the Calendar app for Android? [migrated]

In the webapp's settings, there's the option for email or SMS. In the Android settings, there's no option for event invitation notifications. Is there a way to just get a notification from the ...
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Why does Google Books app need so much storage space? [on hold]

I've used Google Books app on an Android device for a long time and I've noticed one very odd thing. Google lets you upload your pdf and epub files to their cloud for your own private use on a phone ...
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Figure out why the “System” process on Android is using a lot of CPU [migrated]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android Lollipop. My phone was feeling sluggish. Using an app called "OS Monitor", I see that the "System" process (not to be confused with "Android System") is using ...
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Looking for Android app for Remote Control PC (Windows) [closed]

Requirements: 1) Working through Local Network (preferably). I need this for fast connect to my PC. Apps like TeamViewer or Google Remote Desktop has to long connect to my PC (probably because of ...
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How to reorder, add or delete home screens in the native Droid Maxx launcher? [migrated]

When booting up the Droid Maxx and not using a custom launcher, there are five swipe screens by defualt. Is there a way to reorder, add or delete screens? Usual two finger pinching or twirling has no ...
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Can i use android processor like folding@Home to boost an old laptop?

Android devices are so powerful today you can virtually use it as a stand-alone desktop. I have an old Acer 5515 laptop with a single core AMD processor and I also have a quad-code android and i want ...
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Jenkins slave and ccache

My jenkins connects to its slave (ubuntu) via ssh. I followed all possible instructions on installing ccache on the slave, I put "export USE_CCACHE=1" in every possible place, I have linked compilers ...
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How to answer iPhone calls on Android or vice-versa [closed]

I have an Android Device, however, recently I acquired a "work" iOS device. Now even though I have to keep the iPhone on me I would like to leave it in my bag and just forward the calls to my Android, ...
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Cannot directly transfer files beetween 2 or more android devices using LinuxMint

I have LinuxMint on my PC, I plugged in 2 android phones in the USB slots and when I try to copy/move files 'into' the device SD card it shows, Error while copying "File_name". But it works if ...
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Trying to get ADB command in Linux (for copying timestamps) to work with spaces in names

Using Linux Mint 13, I have been trying to ADB copy files and directories to a connected Android over USB. Need to preserve the timestamps. (I am aware that in Unix, only Time Modified is stored). ...
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Can't access wi-fi server from my wired connected computer

I am trying to access the address of a server I started on my Android phone, the address is 192.168.100.8:8000 and the phone is connected to internet via Wi-Fi (on the router at home). Now, my pc is ...
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How can I sync calendars and contacts across platforms while *not* using a related email address?

Okay, this one is super complicated, but I'll try my best to be clear and concise. I am trying to help a user get his accounts together. The user has the following hardware: iPad Android phone ...
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AnkiDroid doesn't detect apkg file in the requested location [migrated]

I have Android v. 4.1.1 and my AnkiDroid version is 2.3.2. I have downloaded a deck (.apkg file) and I would like to import it into AnkiDroid, which requires me to place the file into a specified ...
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How play multiple audio files located on smartphone through Windows 7?

When I connect my LG Optimus F3Q to my Windows 7 PC, it connects in "Media sync (MTP)" mode. I can get into the file structure of the phone and its SD card through Windows Explorer and double click ...
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Force windows incomming VPN connection to use Proxy

My target is to observe all the Network traffic from my Android device without rooting it: I installed charles proxy on my pc an endabled the socks proxy I created an "New Incoming Connection" on my ...
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Sharing Android Phone's WiFi connection with OSX

Is it possible to tell OSX to connect to an Android phone (Sony Xperia Z2) via BlueTooth / USB and use the WiFi connection that's setup on the Android phone? I've tried to setup Bluetooth PAN on the ...
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Android on Virtual box RESET every time i boot

I have Virtual box 4.3.6 installed on my pc and I have done all things correctly in order to run Android Jelly Bean and KitKat (4.2.2 & 4.4). All things are right and after full installation of ...
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TCP packet issue with 802.11ac but not with 802.11n on an Android Nexus 6

I have an Android Nexus 6 that connects to my computer via an ad-hoc network. When my phone connects to the 802.11n card (TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N), the bytes are sent with no issue; verified with ...
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Intel XDK: Alternative to onload

I am using Intel XDK to build an app - which apparently uses HTML5, Javascript and CSS3 to build its apps - but I've run into a small "problem" I have managed to get data stored via localStorage, but ...
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Eye-Fi card: Where does it store data on Android? [migrated]

I'm developing an app that works in conjunction with an Eye-Fi card (Pro X2 - which I understand will work faster over a wi-fi connection to Android) Question is, Android has so many memory ...
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Android app with ssh-copy-id ability

As the titles says, I would like to copy my ssh key to the server and afterwards disable root password login for security reasons. I'm using JuiceSSH but it seems to lack ssh-copy-id for the free ...
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Virtual Router & Android

I am looking for a way to share my laptop's internet connection with my android phone (Xperia L). I use "Virtual Router" for this. I am able to scan and recognize Virtual Router by phone but ...
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How to play android phone audio on a windows 8.1 PC's speakers using bluetooth, when “just connecting” doesn't work?

This question has been answered before here, here, and here. All answers say that it basically just works when you pair the android phone with the windows PC and hit play on the phone. I have tried ...
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Running ident on Android/HTC [migrated]

Our Business intranet uses ident to get user credentials for the different programs/modules. Our programmers say they cant/wont change this. I'm wanting to use one of the programs on my HTC Android ...
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Green screen issue on ffmpeg

I have been trying to use ffmpeg binary for compressing the screenshots taken from adb. The following is the command being used : screencap | /data/local/tmp/ffmpeg -f rawvideo -s 1440x2560 -pix_fmt ...
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Android Studio : Reset/Restore “Remember, don't ask again” .

By pressing CTRL+ALT+L , a dialog box opens up which contains many options like Reformat Code, Optimize Code, etc. I mistakenly enabled check for Remember, don't ask again. Now that dialog box is not ...
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XML Parsing Error: junk after document element [migrated]

So basically I set up my own wamp sever and trying to follow this tutorial (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-androidtictactoe/). The problem is when I test my moves.php file from my sever, ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues? [migrated]

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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Onedrive: How can I save a shared folder to my drive?

I received an URL of a shared onedrive folder, I want to save that folder to my one drive account. But I can't see how this can be done. Can anyone give me any idea how this can be done? Other cloud ...
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Sharing PC internet with Android device fails after restart

I share my PC's internet with my Android phone running KitKat via USB by using system settings. It worked at first, but after that (after restarting the PC) it doesn't share the internet connection ...
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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How to stream from ProgDvb to an Android device?

I would like to stream a DVB-T channel using ProgDvb to an Android device (a mini android PC Rockchip, Mk908). I know ProgDVB has a plugin called Prog Media Server. I've used with VLC running on ...
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Android spammy ad highjacking [migrated]

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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How can I display my android screen on a DSUB or DVI port?

My videocard just borken and I have must be waiet 2 week for him. But I have a idea. I have a Sony xperia z2 with somany features like screen mirorr MHL, DLNA etc, and how about if I can somehow ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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Making Android device appear as a drive in Windows 8

I have an Android device (Asus Memo 8) that appears correctly as a 'Device' in Windows 8. The issue being that I want it to mount as a 'Drive' so that I can reference it directly by name eg. D:\ ...
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Rsync delete only remove older source files

Ok, I could probably spend a lot of time writing a complex set of bash scripts that would accomplish this, but I'm hoping this functionality already exists somewhere. I have a device in my car which ...
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Use internet from the router in an android tablet?

My fried has an android tablet with an option in "Wireless&Networks" for "Ethernet", he would like to connect the tab to the router to use internet in the tab, because the router doesn't have ...
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Why Dropbox, Copy and Box for Android does not sync folders like their desktop versions do? [closed]

I know is not because of space since I can fit my whole Dropbox folder in my phone and I could choose what folders to sync. And I also know it is not because it is useless since I could use this ...
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Wi-fi issues on a particular computer

I'm having very severe Wi-fi connectivity issues on one particular computer in my household. Now previously the connection has been very choppy, that is, it has connected and disconnected frequently ...
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How to use,run cURL tool with Android Studio on windows environment? [duplicate]

What is better way to use cURL tool with Android Studio 1.1.x on Windows? because there is no proper information in official site for client tools on windows environment. I tried to download from ...
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How to open mobile versions of websites on tablet

I have Samsung Tab S SM-T700 tablet run on Android KitKat. While I am surfing on the internet, it continuously opens web versions of mobile sites. It is only 8.4 inch and I want it to open mobile ...