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adb shell cat <file> works but adb pull <file> printed "remote object '<file>' does not exist [on hold]

Before I upgrade my HTC One M7 to lollipop, the adb pull <remote> <local> works, however, after I upgraded to lollipop, above command no longer works. However, if the file is txt file, ...
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How to stream from ProgDvb to an Android device?

I would like to stream a DVB-T channel using ProgDvb to an Android device (a mini android PC Rockchip, Mk908). I know ProgDVB has a plugin called Prog Media Server. I've used with VLC running on ...
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How to check if an Android application is using NDK? [on hold]

I want to know whether some applications on my phone make use of NDK or not. How can I do it?
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Android spammy ad highjacking [migrated]

This past day my Android tablet has been showing me invasive fullscreen ads (for Candy Crush, as it turns out, which I've never downloaded) while I've been using skype and gmail app. About one ...
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How can I display my android screen on a DSUB or DVI port?

My videocard just borken and I have must be waiet 2 week for him. But I have a idea. I have a Sony xperia z2 with somany features like screen mirorr MHL, DLNA etc, and how about if I can somehow ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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Making Android device appear as a drive in Windows 8

I have an Android device (Asus Memo 8) that appears correctly as a 'Device' in Windows 8. The issue being that I want it to mount as a 'Drive' so that I can reference it directly by name eg. D:\ ...
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Rsync delete only remove older source files

Ok, I could probably spend a lot of time writing a complex set of bash scripts that would accomplish this, but I'm hoping this functionality already exists somewhere. I have a device in my car which ...
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Boot loop on gt-9082 after update firmware [closed]

after updating gt-9082 ,device just show boot and loop that, and when I wanna re flash that operation failed , I use Odin3_v3.10.6
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Use internet from the router in an android tablet?

My fried has an android tablet with an option in "Wireless&Networks" for "Ethernet", he would like to connect the tab to the router to use internet in the tab, because the router doesn't have ...
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Why Dropbox, Copy and Box for Android does not sync folders like their desktop versions do? [closed]

I know is not because of space since I can fit my whole Dropbox folder in my phone and I could choose what folders to sync. And I also know it is not because it is useless since I could use this ...
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how to share data between ViewPager fragments? [migrated]

I just started with android programming, therefore my code looks pretty ugly. It is cobbled together from various tutorials and almost does what I need it to. A quick explanation what I need it to do: ...
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Openvpn on Android: Doesn't appear to be routing through tunnel [migrated]

I just noticed that my Android (running CM11) is not correctly routing my traffic to my openvpn server. I noticed when I was looking at the current connections on my OpenWRT router that I could see ...
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Wi-fi issues on a particular computer

I'm having very severe Wi-fi connectivity issues on one particular computer in my household. Now previously the connection has been very choppy, that is, it has connected and disconnected frequently ...
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How to use,run cURL tool with Android Studio on windows environment? [duplicate]

What is better way to use cURL tool with Android Studio 1.1.x on Windows? because there is no proper information in official site for client tools on windows environment. I tried to download from ...
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How to open mobile versions of websites on tablet

I have Samsung Tab S SM-T700 tablet run on Android KitKat. While I am surfing on the internet, it continuously opens web versions of mobile sites. It is only 8.4 inch and I want it to open mobile ...
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Formatting USB-stick to NTFS or FAT32

After reformatting my USB-stick it became unreadable by Android filesystem. Android Supports only NTFS or FAT32, but whenever I try to format USB-drive from Ubuntu to any of the types I can see flag ...
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Connection of Android to Windows 7 using Hosted Network

I am basically attempted to share my wired LAN connection on my Laptop to my Phone. Even if I cannot share the connection but can just connect from my phone to the Laptop it would do for me. I have a ...
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Android Main Storage MicroSD 64GB Somehow Corrupted (Perhaps Filesystem Issue) [migrated]

I've had my Android phone running Android 4.4.2 KitKat (rooted) for around 5 months. It has been working fine. That was until a few a days ago, when the external MicroSD card (I presume), which I use ...
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Motochopper root failure message - Android [migrated]

I want to use Motochopper to root my Samsung Galaxy Fame, but I found this failure message at the end. Does anyone know how to fix this? [*] [*] Motochopper: Android root exploit (Linux/OS X version) ...
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Set Android to update only via WiFi? [migrated]

We own an Android phone (a Nexus 5, so it's "standard" Android) and use it with a very limited data plan. Sometimes it downloads huge updates over the mobile network, even though it's at home and ...
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Reboot Android 5.x with no user apps (Facebook etc.) opened [migrated]

I have a Google Nexus 7 tablet of the first generation. I just use it occasionally and turn it off, when unused. With Android 4.x I always got a cleanly booted system, without any user app opened ...
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Android Reverse usb tethering

I have been trying to share windows pc internet to my android tablet( I Ball Slide, Jellybean) over usb, there is an option in "settings" to share internet, but I can't use internet in my device. When ...
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EZ Display projector app doesn't find projector

I have an InFocus IN126STa with the wireless dongle SP-WIFIUSB-2. Media sources can't connect wirelessly using the provided app. The projector has 2 different modes of operation for wireless ...
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What is net interface 'vip0'? [migrated]

When I list network devices on my Android phone, I see vip0 in the list and this is bugging me. I can't find any information relating to this mystery device. Can anyone possibly tell me what this ...
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Installing VLC media player on android [migrated]

I want to install VLC media player on my Alcatel one touch 903 with android 2.3.9 GINGERBREAD smartphone. It can't be installed from Google store as as it says that my device doesn't support it. I ...
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Android stick boot into MSTSC session? [migrated]

Is it possible to have an android stick boot directly into a RDP session? Using it as a thin client of sorts? I have searched google, but cannot find an acceptable answer.
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Ideas on how to recover data from a screenless/headless Android device? [migrated]

I have an unrooted Nexus 5—big mistake, I should have rooted it—due to some unfortunate circumstances my phone screen ripped off from the phone leaving the phone functional but “headless.” I want to ...
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Using Android device manager to get the SIM details of located device [migrated]

Thanks to this question I was able to locate my mobile which was stolen a month back, but after using ADM (Android Device Manager) service , it notifies the tracked device that "your location has ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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Is it a bad idea to trust Google Drive with my KeePass database? [closed]

I'm concerned about synchronization and the possibility of overwriting the wrong file. I recently got it set up to synchronize between my laptop (on both Linux and Windows) and my Android phone. ...
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Configuring always-on VPN on Android using a server domain name instead of a server IP address

I am connecting to my home Hamachi-powered VPN with my Android (v4.4.x) mobile device using IPSec. The VPN connection is working fine, except that I am unable to configure the connection as ...
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Is “Host GPU on” on android emulator same as GPU passthrough?

I see that there's "Host GPU on" for standard Android emulator(which is incidentally qemu-based) from Google. Is it same as the hardware acceleration obtained by successful GPU-passthrough in ...
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Difference between Intel x86 version of Android and Android-x86

I see that there are Intel x86 version of Android and Android-x86 initiatives. As far as I understand, the latter is a full-fledged effort that's entirely open sourced. Not sure about the former. Is ...
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How to disable android applications from running back ground automatically [migrated]

My phone (Note3) has a large amount of ram, but there are always lots of applications that can run back ground which can easily consume more than 90% of your memory. It's really annoying to manually ...
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Why my Android FTP server is faster than on PC?

I am programming a little program in C#, and I am testing it with uploading a file to FTP server, on my Android phone I am using Ulti Server app and on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64) I am using Xlight FTP ...
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Access files on RasPi over WAN using an Android device

My use case is the following: I have a RaspberryPi with a mounted external HDD which contains lots of high definition (1080p) movies. I access these within my LAN using NFS exports. I also want access ...
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Keytool without SubjectKeyIdentifier, keyIdentifier,

Hey I am trying to generate a key using Keytool that is as small as possible. Unfortunately, I don't know how to prevent keytool from adding that "extensions" part to the .RSA file that is being ...
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Too many pattern attempts (Sony Xperia S tablet)

I am getting "Too many pattern attempts" on my Sony Xperia S tablet model SGPT1211. How do I do hard reset? I tried a couple of techniques mentioned on some websites but it didn't work. If I do ...
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How to delete a misnamed file on Android? [migrated]

I’ve a file called like t0.t1 t2 t3 on my Android Device. first it had a bad name from download and I tried to rename it. Something has to gone wrong. It was o1.o2 before. I tried to rename it to ...
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Adding partition to image file of an android

I have an image file of an android. I want to add a partition to this Image without deleting the existing data. I tried to do it with mkpart but all the data deleted.
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No such file or directory when executing an existing file

I have norrowed the error down to this from a larger script and I'm getting the error "No such file or directory" when I try to execute a file which exist and I have the correct permissions for. ...
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Android EPO GPS file not downloading

I have been trying to download a GPS EPO file from my smartphone's location settings, but it doesn't work. It just pops up with a window saying "An unknown error occured". My smartphone has android ...
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Accessing files stored in .backup files?

Is there any way to extract files stored in an Android .backup file on Windows? I found this, however it seems it is for another file type.
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How to configure chrome and firefox to open Gmail when user clicks on an HTML mailto:joe@doe.com

I would like to know whether it is possible to configure Chrome and Firefox to open Gmail when the user clicks on an HTML <a href="mailto:joe@doe.com">click to send me e-mail</a>. ...
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Problems with using an external USB harddrive on android [closed]

I have an external USB harddrive, a 1Tb WD Passport (red), and decided to reformat it for use with both my windows PC and my android tablet. There have been some problems along the way that i've ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Galaxy Note Pro tablet using USB?

My Ubuntu 14.04 laptop connects to my Galaxy S3 with no problem using a USB cable. When I connect my Galaxy Note Pro with it's special USB cable the icon shows up in the launcher, but when I try to ...
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I'm looking for a PC/Android app that emulates Android keyboard, taking input from PC keyboard [closed]

I'm sure I can't be the only one who sometimes want to use a physical keyboard to type a short (or long) paragraph of text to my Android phone, all without taking out a mobile hardware keyboard, turn ...
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Prevent/Configure Androids unloading/suspending of apps not 'on top' [closed]

I often switch back and forth between two apps (for example at the gym between JEFIT and Kindle app, or on the train between IRC and Firefox, or while hiking between a map/route app and the Camera), ...
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Is OTG a hardware feature in smartphones? [closed]

Smartphones have OTG micro-USB that allows you to stick in USB drives straight to the phone with a connector. Some phones such as many Windows phones do not have this. Does OTG require any extra ...