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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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Enable android sdk for all windows users

I installed Android SDK to my Windows 8.1 PC and selected "install for this user only". On that moment, i had only one user using my PC. Now, i added a new user for my PC and i want to enable sdk for ...
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Windows 8.1 and Android Lollipop USB Tethering strange behavior

I have a problem under Windows 8.1 when I try to use internet through an Android USB Tethering... I have a nexus 5 and when I enabled the USB Tethering, it works fine (I can navigate and use ...
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What should I do to use my hard drive on a Samsung Tablet? [migrated]

I have a 2 TB hard drive full of movies. I am getting bored watching movies on the computer so I decided buy a Samsung Galaxy Tab. My hard drive is NTFS and my friends told me that I have to convert ...
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Any free simple app to share one android screen with another? [on hold]

Pretty much thats it whats in title. I have tried teamviewer that share PC screen with android flawlessly with much ease. I want to similar experience for 2 android devices. There must exist such ...
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is there a way to reverse whatever happened to my phone today? [migrated]

I went snow shoeing today. Before setting out I turned off my phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy S4 on Verizon. After snowshoeing I turned it back on and everything was gone. it looks like it did some kind ...
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Resetting my smartphone [on hold]

I need to reset my phone on default settings. I am using Royal V7 by iDROID USA with android KitKat version 4.4.2, Kernel version 3.4.67, Build number SM619B_W_IDROID_ROYAL_V7_KK_V0.5.3_S1112. Should ...
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How to find the application is Native or hybrid or web mobile app by using the application [on hold]

How to find the application is Native or hybrid or web mobile app by using the application. I am using the mobile application on my iPad and android phone, just want to know that app is hybrid or web ...
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Texting in multiple languages [migrated]

I have an Android 4.4.4 phone (Moto E) and I would like to text certain people in English and others in Spanish. Essentially I would like my phone to have a per-contact language setting for text ...
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Why is Android so fragmented? [closed]

Why can't Android users update their devices as easily as they can with their Windows and Linux desktop computers? Why every time Google releases a new version of Android, OEMs have to intervene to ...
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Can you download Android apps from Google Play to your Desktop computer? [on hold]

I would like to download APK files from Google Play, but there's only an install button on the website. Are there any download clients for Play around?
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turn on nearby friend in android [migrated]

Facebook told me that I must follow these steps to enable Nearby friend: To turn Nearby Friends on or off on an iPhone or Android: Tap More Tap Nearby Friends Tap Setting Tap to turn Nearby Friends ...
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Can i repo initialize multiple source code branches in one directory?

repo is a tool that manages download of android source code from github. To download a branch (say b1) source code, we do,, repo init -u url -b b1 I want to download multiple branches (gingerbread, ...
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Create an run as in Android eclipse app [on hold]

I'm trying to create a different run as depending on the value of one variable of the code. I saw how I can do it with a Java app, adding arguments but that option doesn't exist with an Android app. ...
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Using a smartphone as a wireless router [on hold]

I wanted to know if it is possible for a smartphone with hotspot capabilities (such as some Android devices) to act as a Wi-Fi router. Basically, the setup would be something like : ...
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How to upgrade to Android Wear in Sony Smartwatch? [closed]

I am using the first Sony Smartwatch. And the issue is that the touch is limited to a few events and I want some drag functionality in my app (that is not swipe or touch up or touch down but ...
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How I can transfer files from my Samsung galaxy tab S to my windows 8.1 PC using Wi-Fi direct?

Wi-Fi direct is supported natively by Samsung galaxy tab S and windows 8.1. Wi-Fi direct allow far faster transfer than bluetooth and USB2.0 (through 802.11ac in my case :-) were both my computer and ...
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Finding and removing adware on MIUI 6 device [closed]

I have bought a Xiaomi Redmi Note phone with the latest MIUI 6 with Android 4.4.4. Model: HM NOTE 1LTEW Android version: 4.4.4 KTU84P MIUI Version: 16.2.2.0 (KHICNBK) That's very nice but to my ...
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What is the best way to turn my old Android tablet into a 100% VNC client? [migrated]

I have a very old Android tablet that I barely use. It's a Zipy MID Fun (8GB) with 256MB RAM DDR2, an old Rockchip at 660MHz with a DPS 600MHz runnind Android 2.1. The wireless module is a very weak ...
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How to share photos directly from Dropbox instead of links? [migrated]

Using Dropbox on Android, selecting photos only allows me to share a link to them instead of sharing the photos physically. When I share photos from Dropbox to other apps like Google+ or Facebook, I ...
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How to a setup virtual router on windows so that one can access internet from a mobile using static ip

Some Relevant information My Os is Windows 8 I am accessing internet via a dongle I also share the internet using virtual router(so that i can access internet in my phone) My phone got into trouble ...
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FTP Not Working with Mobile Tethering

I am not able to connect with my FTP Client (Filezilla) using mobile tethering. When I try to connect to my website, it says connection timed out. However when I use my sister’s phone for tethering, ...
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How to Access “My Computer” files from Command Prompt

I'm trying to figure out how to access files on "My Computer" from the command prompt. In particular, I want to access files on my phone's share, e.g., My Computer\SAMSUNG\Phone\somefile.txt. That ...
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Cannot relogin into Viber [migrated]

I had a Viber account only on my Android pad. The app crashed every five minutes so I've deleted it from the device. After that I've installed Viber through Play Market. When I am entering my cell ...
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Any way to have Android as second monitor? [closed]

I want to be able to use my Nexus 7 as a second(third, in my case) monitor for my PC. I'm not talking about VNC: I mean an actual(virtual) monitor that can be controlled remotely by my android tablet. ...
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The basics of rooting android 4.4.4 [migrated]

Using several different rooting software, may it be one click apps, or quite complicated flashing tools, it is usually quite easy to root an android device. However, I am quite unsure what occurs ...
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Can I get Android to not expand the top notification? [migrated]

I've had Android 4.4 (on a HTC One) for a while now. And it never automatically expanded notifications. A short while ago I accidentally expanded one of the notifications, and at that point the system ...
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Android emulator cause sound quality to degrade - win 7 [migrated]

I'm running Win 7 64bit. So when I start android emulators, sound gets weird. It looses quality. Very annoying noise. Eclipse ADT , Genymotion all produces same result. What's wrong? How to free ...
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Send files via FTP to Android's extSdCard

I'm trying to save some files to my Samsung Galaxy S4 extSdCard via FTP server that runs on Android device. Unfortunately I have error "Error in output file" in my FAR FTP plugin client that runs on ...
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Bypassing a blocked port on a 3G connection [migrated]

I know this may seem illegal, but I just wanted to know how to bypass a blocked port on my Carrier 3G connection. Sometime before I used to use some Android VPN app that gave me access to the ...
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Add Android folder to Dropbox repository

I'd like to add a specific folder that is in my android device to be part of my synced folders that dropbox maintain. Can I do it and how? in details: In my laptop I have all the dropbox folders ...
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Can't ping a host on local WiFi network with Apple's Mac as WiFi Hotspot

I've set up a local network in my home using Mac as a WiFi hotspot. I've connected a Ubuntu laptop and an Android device to this network. The set-up works fine, but when I try to ping my Android ...
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Android Low Memory: How to do factory reset of my phone when it won't open anything [migrated]

My Android phone is constantly giving me a "Low Memory" error on the top of the screen. I would like to uninstall intensive apps or even do a factory reset (following online tutorials), but even if I ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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How to enable virtualization on samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300E7A/3430EA/3530EA

Im running android studio. However when I try to debug I get the following: emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration! Please ensure Intel HAXM is properly installed and ...
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How to get my username from cisco mobile Anyconnect

I have set a VPN connection via Anyconnect in my Android mobile. Now want to know the username of my connection, i checked in settings but i couldnt get the username. Please help me to get my ...
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Linux: Combine Partitions

I have been googeling about that but I didn't find a useful solution, probably because I lack the term for it. On my (rooted) Android phone I have two abandoned partitions that where used for ...
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Email-to-MMS text-only message to Sprint Galaxy S4 phone not working [migrated]

I hope this is the right place for this problem. I've been in contact with Sprint tech support about it and I think they have no clue about why this is happening. *Note: This is for a business ...
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Removing Gmail account from Gmail app, but keeping it in Google Inbox app [migrated]

On my Android I run the Google Inbox app as my personal email client. I run the Gmail app for my company mail. Problem for me is that since I have my personal Gmail account synced with my phone it ...
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Android Studio unable to start and Enable Virtualization Tecnology

When I try to run the emulator for hello world, I get the error: ...\emulator.exe -avd Nexus_5_API_21_x86 -netspeed full -netdelay none emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware ...
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Windows 7: Connect to Android device using WPA2 PSK

I've enabled Settings -> More networks -> Tethering and portable hotspot -> Portable - Wi-Fi hotspot, and when I click on the left-hand-side of such entry (after enabling its left-hand-side ...
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Where's my mounted stuff? [migrated]

I have a luks encrypted file in stock Android 4.4.4 that I want to mount to work with. It is located in the internal sd partition (/sdcard). I am able to mount it as root via su without problems. ...
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How to use wi-fi / bluetooth as adaptapter on my PC(desktop)

I know the USB Tethering mode in android (Ya, I am talking about android as OS) but don't know how to use it to create a LAN to connect with my Laptop (For gaming and file transfer porpouse) So,I ...
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other email (imap) microsoft office outlook issue

Does it really works the Other Email (IMAP) functionality of the Microsoft's mobile app for email ? I have tried it and it keeps saying: Login Error: Please check your email and password and try ...
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Enable autocomplete in archlinux adb shell

In archlinux, when using the command adb shell provided by the package android-tools to obtain a shell on an Android device, the auto-completion using Tab is not working. Everything else is working ...
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Apps installed on external SD card and web shortcuts dissapeared from home screen after reboot

I have set the phone to install the apps on the external SD card. After a reboot all the icons of the apps installed on the external SD card dissapeared from home screen. Also, all the web shortcuts ...
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Make Genymotion use a host VPN

I'm using Cisco's AnyConnect to connect to a VPN using my Windows 8.1 PC. When using the Genymotion emulator, I would like it to use the VPN too. However, although having Internet access from the ...
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continuous backup solution for android over wifi

I want to backup new files (e.g. new pictures) form my SD card of my android powered smartphone over WiFi (differential backups). The backup destination is a windows pc. I thought about the following ...
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NT-encrypted login to samba server with client that supports only plain passwords

I set up a samba server (a lightweight server on an android device). I manage to mount the shared directory (under ubuntu linux) with sudo mount -t cifs //server/path /mountpath --verbose -o ...
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Android : Where does Video files get stored in YouTube offline feature? [migrated]

I'm using YouTube offline feature in my Android device. I could playback the offline videos within YouTube App even there is no internet connection. But when I searched for any particular video file, ...