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Practical use for Laptop NFC

I have a computer with NFC and a Google Galaxy Nexus. Both support NFC. Unfortunately, Google has failed to come up with any way to use them, too much noise around the keyword nfc. Can I transfer ...
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Games crashes when ART is enabled? [migrated]

i read about ART on some blogs and decided to try my self. I have a Motorola Moot G and enabled ART on my phone. After that every game which i had already (Asphalt 8 and EA's Real Racing) or installed ...
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When can people tell if you're online (without having been explicitly setup that way) [on hold]

On my Android phone I notice at the top left corner of some messages there is a green dot beside the senders name. On other messages the dot is gray. This is in the stock e-mail app that comes with ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [on hold]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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How do I disable this networking dialog on Windows 8.1?

When I tether my Android phone to Windows 8.1, I often get this useless dialog, which I always ignore. How do I prevent Windows 8.1 from showing it?
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Unroot R-Box (Android 4.2.2 device) [migrated]

I've bought an Android TV-Box from ebay - it's called R-BOX. I got the device with Android 4.2.2 and root access. However I don't want root. I tried to reset the system and remove root with SuperSU. ...
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Install Android USB Driver when device is not shown in device manager

the title is quite explicit : I'm trying to install google's driver for my android device in order to use it for development ( I need it to be seen by 'adb devices' ) I've got a Nexus 5 and windows ...
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How do I set the year on Galaxy Tab beyond 2036? [migrated]

I want to set the year on my Galaxy Tab beyond the Year 2036 but it doesn't let me. Is there a workaround, which would allow me to do that? Seems odd, there there would be a date limit, but I guess ...
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Reorder groups in Android Go Contacts Ex [migrated]

In that app, when I create a new group, it goes to bottom of the list. Is there a way to reorder groups after they are created?
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Not able to connect internet via USB modem

When i connect internet on my phone via APN: blackberry.net it gets connected. But when i try the same with my usb modem , then it does not connect I can use internet on my pc by tethering itwith ...
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access my desktop from android device [duplicate]

I want to access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device 1 and to share files(from desktop) to android device 2,3 etc. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one ...
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No USB storage mode for Asus MeMo Pad 7 to do Android development [migrated]

I intend to develop with an Asus MeMo Pad 7, but I can't set it to detect as a normal USB storage device. In the Storage menu I have 4 options: MTP - to transfer images PTP - to transfer images ...
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What is drive strength and how does it affect a device performance [closed]

I am new to the hardware field and had a few basic questions about the working of a hardware: Can you please help me out here Is driver strength and slew rate the same for an embedded system like a ...
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Access/Control Desktop using Android [closed]

I want to control/access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one has any idea regarding same that is any sdk i can ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...
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Remote control of a Linux device using Android

I like to remotely control (e.g.run a python program) my raspberry pi using my android phone. I found some discussion of using web socket, but that is more for the PI's GPIO control. Now is I like to ...
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How to enable certificate revocation check? [migrated]

I'm using Chrome both on my desktop and my Android. Following this thread (https://www.cloudflarechallenge.com/heartbleed, there is a link inside), I checked my desktop browser and it appears that its ...
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USB: error 0x000007d1

Is there any way to fix error 0x000007di? It occurs when I plug in phone USB. I'm using Windows 8. What I want to do is to root my Android phone when I connect it. It feels like everything's fine ...
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Remotley control a media players playlist without interupting the current video

Hi I tried using VLC player's web-interface to change the playlist while my daughter watched it on another computer. Unfortunately it's useless and only allows to stop start and move up and down the ...
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gmail account recovery with android phone [migrated]

Say I have attached my android phone to a gmail account and specify that phone for account recovery. If I am locked out of the gmail account, will I be able to operate the phone sufficiently to ...
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What does the second tick mean in Telegram group-chats? [migrated]

Telegrams FAQ only explain what the green ticks mean in a normal chat ( https://telegram.org/faq#q-what-do-the-green-ticks-mean ). Does anyone know what the second tick in a group-chat exactly means? ...
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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...
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Adding Authenticator PAM to Linux keyring

The (google) two-factor Authenticator project, which can be used to perform two-factor authentication (with something like the Android Authenticator) includes a PAM (pluggable authentication module) ...
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Terminal export command, not valid identifier command (android related)

I am following the instructions here: http://gauss.ececs.uc.edu/Courses/c6053/lectures/PDF/environ.pdf On page three, under "Compile the kernel" I am trying to run the following command (with the ...
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android adb usage, identify offline devices

On page 2 of this document http://gauss.ececs.uc.edu/Courses/c6053/lectures/PDF/environ.pdf I am trying to run the following commands (with the given responses) kn@MrCo:~$ adb devices emulator-554 ...
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Using Bluestacks to run an android app directly from Windows command line or Desktop Shortcut

After installing Bluestacks is there a way of launching an android app without going through the Bluestacks interface? Is there an API or something that would allow this? Actually I found where it ...
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My android app doesn't work on university wifi [migrated]

I've developed an Android app relying on a REST server. The app works great on mobile network and also on my WiFi. But when I try it at the university, it cannot connect to the server. The connection ...
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Can't pair Android with Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I can't pair my Android phone with my Windows 7 x64. If I try to start the pairing in Android, after some time it says "Coudn't pair with PC because of an incorrect PIN or passkey", but I didn't even ...
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how do I restrict my android phone to just my home and work wifi? [migrated]

My android phone keeps connecting to random public wifi's that don't work very well. So I turned off wifi completely. Is there a way to say: use wifi if either my home wifi or work wifi is available, ...
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is git-upload-pack necessary?

I'm getting the following error when trying to pull from a git repository: sh: git-upload-pack: not found I've seen many discussions about it and all of them suggest setting some path so that the ...
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Does anyone knows how TeamViewer gets screen capturing?

I'm looking for an way to record my Android's screen without rooting my phone. This will be on my work phone, so I'm not allowed to root it. I recently found TeamViewer QuickSupport which lets you ...
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How to merge SMS threads from same contact with different numbers? [migrated]

I'm looking for a text messaging app for Android that allows me to do the following: I have a contact with 2 numbers. He sends me messages through one number and I have to reply to the other one. I ...
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Remote USB debug for Android

I intend to develop Android but my computer has limited capabilities (low on disk space and CPU resources), so I thought of the following: I use a virtual machine in the cloud (preferably Azure) ...
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Disable Signature verification in CWM android [migrated]

I have a device, problem is that touch is NOT working and when I reboot it to recovery, I am unable to navigate because volume keys are not working with that. I found that I can use /sbin/recovery to ...
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Android emitting RF at X frequency [migrated]

First, nothing illegal heare. My (ours) gate remote controll have broken (all 5). The provider have gone - death, bankrupt, I don't know. The remote have no logo or some ID, but the instructions are ...
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reverse usb tethering in strict dns environment

In the environment, all DNS query is blocked by firewall. And wifi or 3G is not allowed I want to let a rooted Android(192.168.42.2) accessing internet by plug usb on PC(192.168.42.1 for usb0 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't boot after setting up build-environment

I dual booted my PC , with Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 64 bit, I tried to set up build -environment on my Linux ... so I followed post 2 and post 3 from this thread I installed everything which ...
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Delete all photos and folders from google auto photo backup? [migrated]

From my android I enabled google to auto backup my photos. Big mistake! Now I want to remove all the photos from autobackup folder. However google has created 100+ folders with dates in autobackup ...
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How do I toggle Android settings with a keyboard?

I'm trying to flip a toggle switch in the Android settings on my Dell Wyse Cloud Connect using my Bluetooth keyboard. Specifically I'm trying to turn the WiFi from "Off" to "On". I can navigate the ...
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Hide the address bar (“omnibox”) in Chrome for Android without scrolling? [migrated]

I'm dealing with a web app that I can't scroll up and down or zoom (scale) in and out, and there is just a tiny bit of the bottom of the page that doesn't fit on the display. Since scrolling and ...
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Add audio to video using ffmpeg not working properly in android (4.4.2) kitkat

I am trying to mix an audio file to video file. The ffmpeg command I am using for that is written below: ffmpeg -i video.avi -i audio.mp3 -map 0:a:0 -map 1:v:0 -codec copy -shortest output_video.avi ...
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More than 50 android devices on same username/password [migrated]

I have between 50-100 Android devices. They are being used as a sensor network. Another 50 are coming online soon. The devices need to download an app from the play store. So I need to login with a ...
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Android Droid 1 only partially recognizes SD [migrated]

My Motorola Droid began experiencing a weird quirk where when booted it recognizes the SD card, but only once. After that some applications complain that there is no SD card inserted and persist until ...
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Erase all data after X incorrect screen-unlock attempts on Android 4.2.2

I haven't Business, Education, and Government Google Apps account. I looking for setting up my Android 4.2.2 to erase all data after X wrong screen-unlock patterns. Maybe alternative ways, exclude ...
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How can I downgrade the platform tools in Android Studio?

I think a recent update to the Android SDK via Android Studio broke the Android emulator functionality. (I'm running Mac OS 10.6.) Is there a way I can downgrade the platform-tools or other relevant ...
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How do I configure which programs are used for DLNA streaming?

I am currently experimenting with streaming music, photos and videos from my Android tablet to my Windows 7 Media Center. I am using Flipps and Skifta on Android to test a bit around. When streaming ...
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android 2.3.6 wifi does not show list of AP [migrated]

After I switch default storage from Internal memory to External SD card, the wifi manager of Android 2.3.6 does not show the list of available AP most of the time. I tried to delete ...
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Cutting and joining multiple video segments in FFMPEG

I'm trying to do this in as few steps as possible since I'm doing this in Android and FFMPEG SegFaults if run multiple times (in the same process). Assume I have a 25 minute video: I want to cut from ...
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Android tablet/device with 2 wifi adapters

Is there a way to add a 2nd WiFi adapter to an Android device? I'm looking to use an Android based device as a proxy for an upcoming pentesting project. I know I can use a laptop or another device ...