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app to move files between folders in intervals

there is a app called foldersync, but it doesn't work very well, so I need another one I want something to move files from folder A to B, every 5 minutos, or in real time. A is folder with files, ...
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Add to home screen not working [migrated]

I am trying to add a bookmark to my home screen on my android device, but it is not working. I tried both Firefox 38.0 and Android Browser which both have this option and none of them was able to ...
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Windows 10 is unable to load Android devices as MTP devices

I had recently upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to 10. Since the upgrade, I am unable to connect my Android devices as MTP (or Portable Media Player) devices on Windows. The devices that I am ...
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android chrome back button before closeing chrome redirects always to the same website

Every time I want to close chrome with the back button I am redirected to same website. I want to get rid of this website but i cannot. I cleared the browser history but the website keeps reappearing ...
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Does the Android Studio IDE work on Windows 10?

I'm using Android Studio on my Windows-7 laptop to develop an Android app. I am considering upgrading to Windows 10. Has anyone tried this yet? Is there anything I should be aware of before I test ...
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How to get root access internal to my android ( not just using 'CF-Auto Root' )? [on hold]

I know that to have root access i can just flash 'CF-Auto Root' using ODIN and have this root access. But i want to understand what the 'CF-Auto Root' is doing to make this root access happened ? Is ...
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How to disable Google Now completely? [on hold]

I want to completely remove Google Now and it's second class battery consuming services. My friend has Microsoft Windows phone and it's battery gives(in reality ) excellent performance ( not just ...
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Phone USB hotplug opens odd directory in windows 7

When plugging in my Galaxy Nexus 5 into my computer, explorer tries to open to %HOME%/Desktop/page04/ The phone shows just as a USB hub with a MTP device and the Android Debug Bridge on it (no HID ...
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Run/Debug in Android studio on OSX in fullscreen mode always switch desktop

I am facing a rather frustrating behaviour when I'm running an android app or simple unit tests. I use Android Studio 1.3 in fullscreen mode on OSX 10.10.4 and every time I start the app or tests it ...
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How can I access /storage/emulated/0/DCIM on android device?

I recently lost the contents of a micro-SD card and hadn't backed up the contents recently enough. Luckily, I noticed that the pictures I was missing happen to be in ...
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Download previous firefox version for Android [on hold]

Are there any trusted sites where I can download previous Firefox versions? The reason I want to switch because some of my addons aren't supported on it. Thanks.
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How to sync files between Windows 8 and Android device?

I've tried Microsoft SyncToy and FreeFileSync but the first app does not work with devices (I cannot choose any folder on my phone to sync). FreeFileSync has poor sync options. Are there any ...
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Windows Remote Assistance Android client?

Is there any Android client for RA? Do you know any ways so start RA session from Android? I tried connecting through RDP app but didn't succeeded.
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Archon runtime - Android apps that require internet do not work

I am currently having an issue with android apps that require a internet connection running on the Archon Runtime. When I try Instagram I get a "Unknown Network Error" and the same with the ebay app ...
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Moving apps to SD Card to free up space [migrated]

I recently bought an Alcatel OneTouch phone and put in a 64gb sd card, but now I have insufficient storage?? How do I get my apps to the SD CARD (there is no "Move to SD Card" option) and free up some ...
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Android privacy - phone recognized my new wireless router network automatically

I had a DLink wireless router. Recently I replaced that with an Asus RT-N56 wireless router. I kept the same network name (MyNet) and password. RT-N56 operates in dual mode, with second network as ...
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how can I sniff Bluetooth traffic coming from my and another device?

I am trying to debug some Bluetooth traffic. I have one windows computer that I have full access too, I have an android phone, and I have a wireless hardware device. I want to know if there is a way ...
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screenshots on a galaxy ace 2: power+home not working [on hold]

I'm trying to take screenshots of applications with a Galaxy Ace 2 running Android 4 (I think 4.1.2, how can I check exactly?) I've read I'm supposed to hold the power button + menu button ...
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How to downgrade kernel of samsung device SM-T230

I am facing a weird problem. My client reported that our game(which is based on cocos-2dx 2.2.6) displays black screen after focus change on one device namely Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230 the Log ...
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How to send push notifications to iOs and Android from a nodejs server? [closed]

I'm building a server using Node.js and using Express as a framework. Is there an npm module or other to enable my server to easily send push notifications to iOs, Android and even Windows?
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Is learning Java enough to make good Android Apps? [closed]

So I have been learning Some JAVA And I'm wondering, Is it enough to make Apps for Android ? and what about iOS ? And Is java good enough to make graphical interface programs for Operzting systems ? ...
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Monitoring data transfer on windows of android

I connect my android phone with the laptop for internet on my laptop, I get 1 GB data transfer with 28 days validity whichever is earlier, my internet activity comprises of reading text on various ...
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Hotmail contacts not syncing in android 5.1 GPE [migrated]

I've just recently flashed my rom with Android GPE 5.1 on my HTC M7 and it's working great however there's a slight problem where for some reason my hotmail contacts are not syncing after I've set up ...
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Why I can't generate signed apk file in android studio?

I would like to generate apk file from my project. But the button looks like disable. So what next?
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Email spam filter (anti spam) application for Android [closed]

Is there any good Android app to filter out spam messages in my email inbox (I don't use Gmail)? Currently I'm using Type Mail Free, but it allows only for blocking addresses, not based on email ...
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Broadband provider with problems to access Google Services

I am experiencing a very unusual issue. I use a radio Internet provider (the only one available in my region) and recently I am having problems to access some very specific services from Google. ...
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Can't delete Google contact (fix Google Contact duplication) [migrated]

For some unkown reason I have many duplicate contacts in my Google account. More than 18.000 duplicates. This causes big problem on Android devices. I have tried several suggestions which I found in ...
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Force bluetooth headphones to connect with A2DP profile on WIndows

I just got a pair of Bluetooth headphones (specifically, Jaybird Sprint) which supports connection with two different devices at the same time. Quoting the user guide, it says: The headphones can ...
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Unable to setup Gmail app with an Outlook(msn) account that has two-step authentication on android [migrated]

Device Info: Nexus 4 Lollipop(5.1.1) Gmail Version:5.4.97372923 I have an msn account that has two-factor authentication setup. I have been trying to set it up on the Gmail app, and have had no ...
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How can I delete cookies for a specific site in chrome in android [migrated]

I can see 'Settings' -> 'Privacy' -> 'CLEAR BROWSING DATA', but that will clear by browsing info for all sites. I can also see under 'Settings' -> 'Site settings', there is an option to select 'All ...
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Unable to access internet using android wi-fi tethering

Not sure this is the right place to post this question. My issue is actually simple, I have my android device using a data connection, and a hotspot setup on this device. I connect my linux box to ...
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Why can't my computer and Android phone communicate over WiFi?

I am trying to run an internet radio server on my computer with icecast that I will connect to over the LAN with my phone using VLC player, however on my network my computer cannot ping my phone and ...
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Should I leave ZRAM activated on a device with 512 MB RAM or not? [migrated]

I have an old Android Smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S Plus i9001). It has a 1 core 1.4 GHz CPU and 512 MB RAM, OS is Cyanogenmod 4.4.4. It runs smoothly and quite fast. The phone will only be used for ...
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ADB shell cmd from python script

I'm trying to retrieve and print the firmware version of my android platform using the below listed commands in a python script; import subprocess cmd = 'su -c /system/bin/mmc extcsd read ...
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How To Mount A Disk Image On Android With Terminal?

I'm trying to mount a disk image that I've made on my android with terminal and busybox. This is how I made the image: dd if=/dev/zero of=/sdcard/disk.img bs=4k count=131072 mkfs.vfat -v ...
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Android bind obb error? [migrated]

So, I am on Android 4.2.2 I have the obb file in /storage/extSdCard/obb/ending directory And want it binded in /sdcard/Android/obb/starting directory So, I run in my busybox #!/system/bin/sh mount ...
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Galaxy s4 will not play gifs in browser [migrated]

I recently bought a galaxy s4 and then downloaded chrome. Then I found out it would not play gifs. I can download them and play them in the photo app but I would like to know if there is a fix that ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Sony XPERIA Model C5303 [migrated]

So, I read somewhere recently (I read it here) that you can install Linux (in my case, Ubuntu) onto an Android running phone by rooting the device and overriding the software. I'm going back and forth ...
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How To Make A Sparse File On Android With Terminal

I'm trying to make a sparse file on android. For this I'm using Android Terminal Emulator. I have installed Busybox so I can use the dd command. Other commands like truncate aren't installed. My ...
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How do I get rid of the Total Ad Performance malware from my Android? [closed]

My Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has been infected by a malware that redirects my browsers to either one of the two websites: www.totaladperformance.com or www.admomi.com. I have the paid version of ...
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Media Player shows deleted songs [migrated]

I had some songs in my phone and then I deleted all the songs and I factory reset my phone but still all media players shows the songs but it can't play only the name and pictures is shown. How do I ...
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Value too large for defined data type

I am following this guide on how to chroot arch linux in my android device. Welcome back gnu! - My revenge on Android In case you do not read the guide, I made a linux.img file on my pc, using dd ...
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Linking windows 8 hotspot with android and using teamviewer

Items used: mini pc running windows 8 - http://tinyurl.com/o42umd2 Samsung s5 Teamviewer virtual hotspot made with command prompt - http://tinyurl.com/kvh6v72 no internet will be used to make ...
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I am trying to push the file using adb to my android device

I am trying to push the edited host file to android device by using the command adb push /root/android_hosts/hosts Here I am getting the error message something like this, system/etcfailed to copy ...
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Access Raw Touch Capacitance Matrix Nexus 5 [migrated]

My Question I am trying to get access to the raw capacitance data matrix generated by nexus 5's touch sensor. Specifically, I want to know what the name of the touch device is (so I can find a spec ...
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Sniff wifi traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic coming from or going to a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless ...
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how to backup Samsung grand using Bluetooth?

I have a Samsung grand mobile device and I want to backup its data including everything SMS, pictures, etc.. I am going to send my mobile phone to be fixed to the mobile store and all the data will ...
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Wifi hotspot, why OS does not detect me as a Captive Portal?

My project was to make a Wifi captive access point. i.e. once you connect this wifi spot, you cannot surf the Internet, only the local website. I achieve it, when you hit any domain, any IP, for all ...
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Android Music Player - Does the default “Music Player” program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? [migrated]

I have a question about the recently played items in the Android (specifically v4.2.2) media library. Does the default "Music Player" program store the timestamp of when a song was last played? Or ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...