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How to install Android Studio in silent mode?

We are trying to install Android Studio (android-studio-bundle->Version-ID<-windows.exe) in silent mode. So far I could find no hint which commandline Switches are avaiable for this installer. ...
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Android Nexus 7 app battery usage percentages add up to over 100% of battery consumed

Simply put, the menu says that I've use 72% of my battery for screen and 42% for Wifi, among other things. This doesn't even include OS, which is at 48%. What is happening?? I'm running 5.1.1
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Android accountmanager - storing passwords [on hold]

How does androids accountmanager store passwords From the developers website it says they are stored in plaintext. This is fine for unrooted devices as they can't be viewed however on rooted devices ...
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Coding websites on mobile? [on hold]

I have Google searched this many times, but I only get "how to make a mobile version of your website" and such. I want to know if I am able to use my Android phone to write code/script and view the ...
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Simulate Android Galaxy S6 Joystick With Mac

I recently acquired one of these Samsung Gear VR headsets in order to start experimenting with this technology and hopefully develop something too: But to my surprise, you need a gamepad for almost ...
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Can one achieve directory permissions on Android? [migrated]

On any android device 99.5% of the apps want the permission "Write / Read contents of SD card" in a combination with "Full network access". Theoretically these 2 permissions are enough for the app to ...
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Are there any tips or tricks to get a tablet PC 2.2 to complete the screen calibration?

I have laid it on a flat surface and very precisely tapped each plus sign around the screen and in the middle. I sat there doing this for over 7 minutes. It still needs to complete the calibration ...
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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Metasploit Android payload [on hold]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...
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Google contacts compromised? [on hold]

I, and family members, have been receiving spam emails that purport to come from one or other of us. I have reason to believe that my address list is the source which I will explain below. Looking ...
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External connection to Apache only possible with Android?

When I use the internal IP address everything works. I've configured Apache and my router/firewall to accept external connections. I'm testing it from a computer in the same LAN, however when I enter ...
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Trying to debug android on my Galaxy s5 device [on hold]

I'm attempting to use the just-downloaded stable version of Android Studio, and want to be able to debug on my Galaxy s5. I enabled developer tools / debug on it. When I plugged it in the first ...
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Execute multiple commands in init.d script on boot

I found a guide for fixing permissions on an EXT4 filesystem on a MicroSD card. The AOSP/CyanogenMod ROMs I've tried will mount this, but the permissions are messed up. The guide used to work fine on ...
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Get android code to check AP isolation is enabled? [closed]

I am building a chat application to communicate locally . When AP isolation is enabled i get only my IP and gateway. That's why i can't chat to others.I am not the administrator of the network. My ...
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Readable HTTPS request and response using Charles Proxy

I am using Charles proxy to see the HTTP request generated through android application. However HTTPS request gets logged in encrypted format. Is there a way to see HTTPS request & response ...
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Windows Explorer - Treating cameras/Android file systems like disks and sort by date

My Android current, and previous, Samsung phones identify as a camera (technically a media device) to Windows. They do this because they have internal flash and to mount the file system to another ...
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Where is the Arc Welder Android's Directory on a Chromebook?

I recently got a Chromebook, and I'm running Arc Welder for Android apps. I'm doing experimenting, and there's a file I need to open in the app, but the app redirects me to the Android file system ...
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Unable to boot into recovery [migrated]

i am trying to flash recovery for my android and almost i tried everything to flash recovery.. TWRP, CWM, Philz.. Nothing worked. i tried some local recoveries too but still the same. I even can't ...
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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Connecting from android device to webserver

Given I have the following setup: Windows 8 PC with IP 192.168.178.67 On it runs a vagrant Homestead environment with IP 192.168.10.10 On my windows machine my hostfile is configured like so: ...
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PC: cannot download to USB-attached phone, but can read/write with Win Explorer

I download mp3 podcasts to my computer and then moved the files to my phone via USB cable. Now I would like to download these files directly to the attached phone, thought this would be easier. IE ...
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How to copy Chrome cookies on Android to Chrome on Windows?

Is there a way to do this? I found a few extensions that can do it but doesn't work on Android Chrome. Is rooting required?
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no internet connection with hamachi as always on VPN. ANDROID CYANOGEN 12.1 [migrated]

android 4.4.4 and cyanogen 12.1 I have set up hamachi as a vpn on my phones. it works great except if i use the always on feature my internet is lost. I can not find a setting that affects this. Any ...
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Using Huawei's Airsharing to stream to VLC

My Huawei Android phone comes with a feature called AirSharing which allows me to stream my phone's screen over DLNA. Seeing as VLC supports DLNA (I think), I installed it onto my mac, however I can't ...
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Android Lolipop changelog? [closed]

Where can I find official history of changes of Nexus 5 android update? This question completely describes my problem, so dear StackExchange please stop displaying this annoying message!
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Force DnX Mode on ASUS Android Tablet/Intel Cloverview

I have an Asus MeMo Pad 7 (ME70CX KO1A, Intel Cloverview Chipset) which is not bootable. The device sticks at the bootloader splash screen and no button combination will force the device into ...
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How to WiFi tether WiFi internet from android without root?

How can I WiFi tether my WiFi internet (connected to my phone)? As soon as I try to turn on WiFi tethering, it turns off my WiFi and tries to tether the mobile data.
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Why can't I run any software I want, on any kind of device? [closed]

I don't understand quite a simple thing. Why can't I run any software I want on any kind of device? I mean, why can't I run (just for example) Windows OS on the iPhone? Both have hard drives, RAM, ...
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Android browsers blocking Youtube preroll ads natively

I was wondering if anyone else noticed that Youtube preroll ads are automatically blocked when browsing on Android Chrome or Android Firefox. This is without any adblocking features enabled (no ...
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Laptop Shuts Straight Off When I create New Project on Android Studio

I have a hp probook 4420s laptop that recently received the windows 10 upgrade. i am currently running windows 10 , I have installed android studio from throgh setup on android website whenever i ...
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How to import Android photos to Windows?

I want to move my photos (move not copy) From: Galaxy S6 To: Windows 8.1 I've tried the following Dragging & Dropping I've tried SHIFT-dragging and dropping them, and that copies them ...
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Google android device manager, what cause change in status? [migrated]

After my tablet had be stolen i tried mosty using Android device manager to remotely wipe it. the first time i used the web version (https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager?u=0) for the tablet i ...
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How to run malloDroid script?

I want to check SSL verification in my application. I downloaded on my santoku malloDroid.py and try use it (of course earlier I have read that script is an extansion of Androguard). I simply run ...
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How do I force Google Photos app to run without updates? [closed]

I recently updated my Nexus 4 phone to Android 5.1.1 10 days earlier. Today, I was checking my phone's photo/video storage with the built-in Google Photos app when it stopped working and demanded an ...
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Android - Swiping app from recent apps [migrated]

When an app is swiped away from recent apps, it kills any background proccesses right? but not services. If this is true why are there some apps that don't exist in recent apps, that are in cached ...
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android studio - java - how can I get users to upload data to dropbox and make that data available for all other users to download

I'm making an application where I want users to be able to upload a string value to a dropbox account where the string is stored for other users of the application. Each user of the application can ...
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Desktop tethered to Galaxy S3's internet periodically disconnects

My Windows 7 desktop does not have a wireless card built-in, but the room my desktop is located in only has access to wireless internet. The location I'm living in is only temporary, so I decided not ...
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ROM on a computer vs mobile phone

Why on a mobile phone (such as Android) is it possible to install custom firmware (not just OS), but on a computer (PC) it is not, but requires an exploit such as Thunderstrike for MAC? They both ...
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copying all files from android to microSD [migrated]

Phone = moto g OS = Android 4.4.4 I was going to back up all files on phone to microSD card using EZ file explorer. However, I have been reading that latest 4.4 will not allow this due to new ...
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booting Android lenovo A6000+ [migrated]

I am using lenovo A6000+ phone. I have rooted it earlier with kingroot app, and recently there was system update, so I downloaded update and tried to install it but at the time of rebooting there ...
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How to run BBQScreen_x32 on Arch_x64

When I try to run BBQScreenClient2 in a terminal, I get the following error: $ ./BBQScreenClient2 ./BBQScreenClient2: error while loading shared libraries: libavutil.so.52: cannot open shared object ...
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Connecting Android to Windows VPN

I have set up a VPN on my Windows 10 computer by going into Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections and hitting Alt and then going to File > New Incoming Connection... and setting up ...
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Send group SMS in Android to all contacts but exclude international numbers [migrated]

I have a Samsung Android mobile. I am with the Three network. I want to send a text message (SMS) to all my contacts except those with an international number (so as not to incur costly international ...
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How can I find the `/data/local` in an android file manager?

I used adb to push a file to /data/local: adb push myfile /data/local How can I find the file in an Android file manager? There is no "local" directory in /data.
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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 [migrated]

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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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 ...