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How can I test to be sure my wifi access point is failing?

I have a Logitech wifi router, with just one LAN and one WAN input. I hook it up to my cable router to create a wifi access on my LAN. I have a laptop (running Ubuntu), an Android tablet, an Android ...
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Listening and recording FM radio of phone on laptop

I have android(Gingerbread) phone that I connect to laptop running Windows 7 Professional. If I start FM radio on the phone can I Listen to the songs through laptop speakers? Record the songs being ...
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Listening to music in the background [migrated]

In my Samsung with Android, when I open an MP3 file from the Dropbox folder, I hear the music, but when I go to another application, the music stops. Is there a way to listen to the music in the ...
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Downloading all my Dropbox files to my Android [migrated]

On my Samsung tablet with Android, I installed a Dropbox app. It shows me all my files, but when I try to open a file for the first time, it has to connect to the Internet to download it. Since ...
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how do i check ssl certificate fingerprint in mobile browsers [on hold]

In any desktop browser i can check the fingerprint of ssl certificates, but in mobile Browsers this seems to be impossible. Checked Firefox and chrome on android.
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Hotspot on OSX that enables Mobile device to access a VMWare Fusion machine

I would like to demo software offline. I have a MacbookPro with OSX Yosemite, running VMware Fusion 7. I have an Android device with an app that requires services from the VMware image, and I need ...
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Use Chrome device inspector with or without chrome 39.0.2171.59 +

I used to be able to inspect devices with Chrome Canary ? Since today. Device inspector prompt that should install Chrome 39.0.2171xx: The two suggested versions number are exactly the chrome mobile ...
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How to build FFmpeg with Freetype2 for Android

On OSX Yosemite I'm trying to build FFmpeg with freetype library included ( I need it for drawtext filter ). Unfortunately I cannot configure ffmpeg properly and every try ends with "freetype not ...
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Is it possible to use an internet passthrough from OSX to an Android phone for development purposes?

I have a locally hosted website in nginx, and I'd like to be able to access that website from a smartphone or other external device for testing purposes. I tried internet connection sharing with no ...
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Video not playing in browser and video tag [on hold]

I made MP4 video using Android ADB command: adb shell screenrecord --bit-rate 6000000 --time-limit 30 /sdcard/kitkat.mp4 But this video does not play in Chrome or Android Browser, What extra do I ...
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Dual boot Yoga 2

Am looking at a new tablet for work. I do development for both the .net framework and android devices. I'm aware the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro can run Android or Windows but can any tell me if it can run both ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Android L GMail app remove default account [migrated]

I currently have Android L (5.0.1) installed on my Nexus 5. I thought my phone had a problem with syncing but it turns out that my GMail app keeps trying to sync my email address with GMail. I have an ...
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I can't log in into airdroid desktop app

Failed to connect to the server (-10011)
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Turn old android phone into surveillance camera [on hold]

As the title suggests, I have an old android phone with quite a good camera, and I want to turn it into a permanently accessible surveillance camera at home which I can access from anywhere with ...
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Android how search contacts by company? [closed]

Htc one Android 4.4.3 In contacts, i can search by first and /or last name How to search for company? I have contacts with company name in the organization field, but when i search i get no hits.
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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Android libraries are included for export by default [migrated]

When I create any project for Android under Eclipse, three libraries are always included by default besides the project's code itself. They are: Android Private Libraries Android Dependencies ...
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How to transfer vast wifi list from Android to iOS?

I am switching from Android to iOS and I would love to take my wifi list with me, I have around 100 wifis in the list and it would be lots of work to manually transfer them. Is there any application ...
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merging high resolution images and saving them in android [closed]

i'd like to read high resolution images from storage device and merge them with coordinates into one large image and save it back to storage device without getting the out of memory error in android. ...
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Nexus 4 not recognized for development in Windows 8.1

I am an Android developer and use Nexus 4 for testing of my mobile applications. How ever the Nexus 4 (2012) version which was working fine until 4.4 in development mode , suddenly stopped working ...
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Clients get logged out after 12 minutes from VPN

I have installed and setup a PPTPD-VPN server on my Raspbian RPi to route my internet traffic through. It all works fine until (precisely) 12 minutes after login, then the client gets logged out. ...
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How to connect an Android Emulator to a Vagrant Image on the same host?

I have a non-trivial application, comprised of a number of web & database servers that reside within a Vagrant image. Port forwarding (with iptables) has been enabled on the host such that I can ...
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Wipe data on android tablet without using touch screen [closed]

I want to wipe out data on an Android tablet that has a broken touch screen. Basically, I want to clean out everything before I dispose of the tablet. The tablet is ASUS MemoPad ME302C, and it is ...
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unable to share internet from windows 8.1 and my phone kitkat 4.4.4

unable to share internet from pc to phone before upgrading from red mi 1s version to kitkat I use to connect through usb media
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Can I use my pc as a proxy for connected smartphone?

EMR might not be good for us. I know I can use my smartphone as a router for my PC, but I wondered if I could do the reverse? I.E. connect my smartphone to my PC via USB and get to the internet via my ...
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What is Chrome's Deal? Sync not working and Chrome not updating?

Something peculiar is up with chrome in the last few weeks... At my high school and at home (totaling out to about 8 computers) I have been getting an annoying message from chrome. It says that the ...
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OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues

I'm receiving following message inside of Event Log window whenever I'm launching Android Studio: OpenJDK shows intermittent performance and UI issues. We recommend using the Oracle JRE/JDK In ...
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How can I add an event to a shared Google calendar from Android? [migrated]

My family has a shared Google calendar. On an Android device (a Nexus 5), I can overlay it with the default "Events" calendar, and any new events on the shared calendar show up on the device. But when ...
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Hot to play SAP network streams on Android devices

My Internet provider provides us free TV utilizing SAP network protocol. Support for this protocol is integrated into VLC player (playlist -> Network Streams (SAP)). However, I now need to watch this ...
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firefox on android reload tabs [migrated]

I've installed firefox on my android smartphone. I want to store many opened tabs. But firefox store a little amount of tabs... Firefox store a little part of my last tabs (about 5 of 25 total), so ...
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Set up OpenVPN network to allow access to machines on remote LAN even if they have the same address as machines on local network

I have a Linux machine set up as an OpenVPN server, with the main function of having a secure way to connect to my home machines via SSH from outside, primarily using Android devices. My home ...
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Is it possible to print from an Android device (Samsung Galaxy Tab 3) via mini-USB to USB adapter? [migrated]

I know you can hook up your printer to the wireless router and connect and print from the Android device via HP ePrint software. But is there a way to simply connect a device directly to the printer ...
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Having issues rooting Nexus 5, ADB refuses to recognize [migrated]

Ever since updating to Android 5.0 I've been unable to connect to my phone via ADB. I've rooted it multiple times on 4.4.4 and previous versions using both WugFresh Nexus Toolkit and manually ...
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Google Drive takes up a ton of local storage during uploads [migrated]

When I try to upload a batch of videos on my LG Optimus, it uses a TON of storage space, usually 300mb+ during the upload. In order to use the app without getting local storage space warnings, I have ...
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How can I transfer DotFolders from my Note 3 to my Windows computer?

Okay so I made a hidden folder(Period before it) on my phone with very important photos/videos. Now my Note 3s screen cracked and so is it back light.. I have my phone hooked up (usb) to my ...
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Charging Android phone battery [closed]

I usually connect my Android phone to my laptop with USB and leave it even after fully charged. Is it OK or harmful ? Will it reduce my battery lifetime ?
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Can't send files from Android to Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 Computer, and an Android device (a Samsung galaxy fame to be precise). I have managed to pair them both via bluetooth, however when I try to send a file, it fails for some ...
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fbcon - Use Android/MSM framebuffer device for boot console

I am trying to use a rooted Nexus 5 (msm 8974 chipset) device with Debian running with an X server and linux framebuffer boot console. I have recompiled the default Android hammerhead kernel (with ...
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Recover incomplete download in Android Open Source Project

I am trying to sync the following repo repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b gingerbread and then repo sync my problem is that repo sync stuck at fetching projects 99 ...
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Can't backup anymore Facebook & WhatsApp with adb on Android [migrated]

I've always backupped my Facebook & WhatsApp data on Android with the following command: adb backup -noapk com.facebook.katana and adb backup -noapk com.whatsapp Now, it seem it can't backup ...
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Android apps doesn't sync over WiFi

"Network Manager" (Mint 17.1) can create a WiFi hotspot for Android phone if you use the option the «Create a Wireless Hotspot». Until recently, this hotspot worked fine, but now i have a problem. ...
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How can I invoke the WebView inspector automatically? [migrated]

I'm developing an application on Android. Whenever I recompile and deploy the app, I would like to easily open the Chrome WebView inspector. Usually, I would do that by manually browsing to ...
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What is the use of private ip address in Android mobile?

I was able to see my private IP address in my Android phone. While goggling what is my ip I got my public IP. As per my knowledge, In case of broadband connection Public IP is assigned by ISP and ...
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Use Genymotion/Andy without Host-Only Network Adapter?

Genymotion and Andy require Virtualbox Host-Only Network Adapter, however my computer is unable to install the driver correctly. Note that Android x86 works well with default NAT network settings. ...
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Does WD My Cloud Android app cache photos and videos to the local device?

The WD My Cloud Android app describes itself as "free up space on your mobile devices with direct photo and video uploads". If I have photos on my My Cloud, and I use the app to view them on my ...
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microsd locked write protected after installing kitkat

I've tried all programs whether it's Windows or Mac to get my microsd to be reformatted. I was able to back up all of my information however, the sd card won't format. I've tried Disk Utility, ...
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Remote or wireless access to XBMC (android box or RPi) from Win8 PC

I am trying to gather information on setting up an XBMC Android TV box (or using RPi) and I am looking to what I want to do with it since it will replace me home video server. With My home server I ...
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Screen casting/mirroring between Nexus devices and Samsung TV [migrated]

I have a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 10, both running latest version of Lollipop. I just bought a H6400 series Samsung TV, which supports "Screen Mirroring" aka "AllCast" in Samsung terminology. If I try to ...
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How do I transfer epub files from iMac to Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

Have 2 iMacs, one running 10.10.1, the other 10.4.11. My old Nook can be plugged into either, and I can drag-and-drop my epubs onto my Nook. Just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. No longer able to ...