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How do you dual monitor an Android phone via a USB based video adapter? [closed]

I just recently got a kick out of hooking up a USB hub to my LG G Flex phone. Was able to plug-in a USB based wireless keyboard and mouse, worked surprising well. So want to try something more ...
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1answer
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How to install the Android ADB Interface on an HP 8 Tablet?

I purchased an HP 8 Tablet today running Android 4.2. When I plugged the USB cable into my Windows 8.1 laptop it recognized the device and let me browse the internal storage but the device had a ...
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0answers
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Galaxy s2 phone connects and disconnects from laptop

I'm trying to transfer files between my galaxy s2 and laptop via usb. When I connect it to anything other than usb 3.0, there is no "usb connected" notice but it shows that its charging. When I plug ...
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1answer
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I broke my internet after tethering wifi with phone over usb

So a while ago, I was at a house with my laptop and my phone. I wanted to access the wifi on my computer, so I plugged in my phone via USB and activated USB tethering on my nexus 5. Worked like a ...
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1answer
21 views

Extracting files from busted Android phone

I have a busted android phone, manufactured by a brazilian company. It broke within five months, but it still hold lots of info (such as contacts and apps) that I'd like to retrieve. They are not in ...
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33 views

Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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1answer
31 views

Many wireless keyboards in one receptor for android

I'm developing an application for Android XBMC (aka Android TV PC) which is controlled by a wireless keyboard. The Android XBMC has only a USB input that receives the keyboard dongle. The problem is ...
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0answers
97 views

Unable to install drivers of any kind of device on windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is unable to install drivers. First, I wanted to install Android ADB drivers for my Chinese Android Phone. I downloaded the relevant drivers from the manufacturers site and enabled USB ...
0
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1answer
113 views

Resetting Windows drivers

Is there a way to "start over" with all the drivers on Windows 7? I've been having trouble for days now trying to install drivers for my Android devices. I keep getting "Access is denied" error, ...
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0answers
58 views

Mount usb storage on Nexus 4 from Ntfs

How do I mount usb storage to fat32 or exFat on Nexus 4? Many of the mounter apps I tried specified app not compatible for Nexus 4 in the description itself. I could connect my mouse through OTG cable ...
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0answers
85 views

USB: error 0x000007d1

Is there any way to fix error 0x000007di? It occurs when I plug in phone USB. I'm using Windows 8. What I want to do is to root my Android phone when I connect it. It feels like everything's fine ...
2
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1answer
192 views

reverse usb tethering in strict dns environment

In the environment, all DNS query is blocked by firewall. And wifi or 3G is not allowed I want to let a rooted Android(192.168.42.2) accessing internet by plug usb on PC(192.168.42.1 for usb0 ...
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1answer
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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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0answers
80 views

Can short circuiting kill a USB cable?

I have a power strip and four things were connected to it. My air filter, laptop, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Motorola Droid 4. For the phone and the tablet, there are actually 2 components to the ...
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0answers
144 views

Can't mount xperia device on Windows 8

I am using windows 8 Pro and running cyanogenmod 11 on an Xperia U. I wanted to mount it on to my laptop so that I can browse through the files. So I connected my phone in MTP mode and enabled USB ...
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2answers
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Android 4.4: access smartphone as USB memory

When connecting my old Android 2.3-based smartphone with a PC, I get a notification to enable it as USB memory. When I try the same with my new Moto G (Android 4.4.2), I don't get such a notification. ...
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2answers
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Can't connect Galaxy S2 to PC (Unknown Device)

Trying to connect my SGS2 Android 4.1.2 to PC with Win7 Ultimate & Last Kies (USB driver version 1.5.29.0). Before yesterday phone connected successfully. Now hardware manager says Unknown Device. ...
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1answer
265 views

ADB can't recognize my Android phone, but Windows 7 does

I'm trying to install a simple .apk, from my Asys U46E running Windows 7, onto my LG Optimus S running Android 2.3.3. If I have USB debugging off on the phone, then the laptop recognizes it and can ...
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3answers
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How can I connect a Nexus 5 to a Mac via USB?

I'm trying to get photos off a Nexus 5 and into OSX. When I plug it in, it says "connected as a media device" on the device screen, but no USB drive shows up in Finder, no new folder shows up in ...
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1answer
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Installing USB driver for Nexus 4 (with KitKat) on Windows 8 64-bit - “no compatible software driver”

I have a question regarding the setup of an Android Development Environment. I asked already on Stackoverflow, but it seems that setting up an Development Environment is no Stackoverflow question :( ...
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0answers
43 views

how to change the default operation of SD card when it is inserted into the slot

Please show me the way to do it on Linux. And what's the default permission of it when it is loaded from an android. Currently the directory /mnt/sdcard can be neither viewed nor entered. So I guess ...
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1answer
607 views

Samsung android phone is not being detected by windows xp?

I t was working fine earlier but when i plugged in my samsung galaxy y phone via usb cable in my windows XP desktop's usb port it doesn't show any additional drive in 'My Computer'. Here is the ...
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0answers
43 views

HTC Android Fails to mount- Mount from computer?

I Have an HTC Incredible S (S-Off, Rooted, ViperVIVO 1.3.0 ICS) that has seemingly ceased to posses the ability to mount its SD Storage to my computer. For whatever reason, whenever I plug in my ...
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2answers
412 views

my win7 stopped recognizing Galaxy note2 7100 all the sudden

I used to plug my device into my PC and I would see in under mycomputer. This morning it stopped recognizing the device. I went to ControlPanel\devices and saw: Unknow Device \ erorr. I removed ...
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0answers
2k views

How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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2answers
351 views

can an android device plugged into my windows 7 laptop steal my data or plant spyware?

Can an android device (smart phone/tablet) plugged into my laptop's usb3 port (ostensibly for charging) actually steal my data, copy files/passwords from browser/email addresses etc. and or plant a ...
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1answer
5k views

Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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1answer
1k views

Access Internet on android phone by connecting it to laptop?

My latop is connected to a wired modem for internet. I want to access internet on my android phone. Can i do it by connecting my Android to laptop via usb cable and then enabling tethering. Edit: ...
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1answer
595 views

Kocaso M1400 ADB / USB drivers installation on Windows

I'm having trouble installing the Kocaso M1400 USB / ADB drivers on Windows 8. The vendor doesn't seem to provide them and the generic google drivers don't seem to work. The device is powered by a ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Why does VirtualBox not detect my Android device?

Using VirtualBox 4.2.12, I've set up a Lubuntu 13.04 VM on a Windows 7 host. I specified a USB filter for my Galaxy S, but neither the VM nor VirtualBox detects it. After searching the internet, I ...
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1answer
402 views

What protocol does the Wii use for Ethernet over USB?

I was disappointed when I realised the Wii doesn't have an Ethernet port, but the settings interface has support for a wired connection. Apparently there is an Ethernet over USB adapter for the Wii ...
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0answers
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How to obtain 'static' IP when USB tethering?

I'm tethering laptop<->Android for purposes of IP tunneling/VNC. Because the laptop obtains a random IP in the 192.168.42.* range each tether, I must manually enter this for the tunnel each time ...
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2answers
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Yet again: “This device can perform faster” (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2)

I've been doing a lot of research with no reasonable solution. Please excuse the length of my post. When I plug my Galaxy Tab 2 (7" / Wi-Fi only / Android ICS) into my Windows 7 64-bit machine, I ...
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1answer
477 views

How do I stop linux from trying to mount android phone as usb storage?

When I plug in my Motorola Triumph to my fedora 17 linux box USB port, I get an endless series of errors on the linux box as it desperately attempts to mount the phone as a USB drive. Stuff like this: ...
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1answer
5k views

Cannot install USB driver for my Samsung Galaxy S Plus

I cannot run my Android Application on my Samsung Galaxy S Plus. I followed the guidelines on the Android Developer site. The first time I tried this I was able to select Device Manager and in the ...
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2answers
274 views

Should my Thinkpad X130e be able to charge an Android phone while turned off?

Having a shortage of power sockets, I wanted to charge my phone and my Thinkpad (X130e) by charging the notebook directly and the phone via USB. In the UEFI settings menu, I have enabled both "Always ...
0
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1answer
695 views

Uninstalling device from USB port or refreshing USB drivers

Currently when I plug my Android in via USB port 1, it registers as my tethered 4G internet access, and when I plug it via USB port 2, it registers as a debugging android development device that I can ...
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3answers
24k views

Manually install Google USB drivers

My SDK and AVD manager is unable to access the Google USB drivers. I believe this is a firewall issue and a proxy could work, however, I would like to avoid this route if possible. Is there a way I ...
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1answer
620 views

Epic Android phone not seen by my computer when I plug it in

Usually, when I plug my phone into a computer the phone sees the computer and puts up a prompt for Mass Storage mode, Tether, or charging. I know the phone is ok because I have seen this using my ...
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1answer
497 views

Charging my Droid with USB using Mac

I only have the USB connect for my phone, so I've been plugging it into my macbook to charge it. But when the phone is completely dead it won't charge whatsoever and the bootloader screen comes up. Is ...
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2answers
599 views

Android USB volume name

When I turn on my (Nexus S) Android's USB storage, Mac OS X mounts it as "NO NAME". Among other mounted volumes, it's confusing. How can I give it a more relevant name?
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3answers
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USB connection is unstable with Nexus S 2.3.4 on AMD 64 running 64-bit Windows 7, but works with 32-bit Windows Vista

The USB connection is unstable with Nexus S (Android 2.3.4) on AMD 64 running 64-bit Windows 7, but it works with 32-bit Windows Vista. Problem Description: On the 64-bit ...
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How do I usb tether my Cyanogen modded G1's internet connection to my Toshiba Tecra 8000 running Xubuntu?

I have usb-tethering enabled in my phone. It works fine with Vista. When I plug my phone into my Tecra 8000 laptop running Xubuntu, dmesg shows: "usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd ...
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3answers
3k views

Sync contacts on Outlook 2007 with Android 2.0 via usb

My boss got a new HTC something from Verizon. He wants to sync his Outlook contacts with the handset. He doesn't need to do it that often, maybe once every month or so but everything I see is for ...
0
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2answers
472 views

Nexus One USB freezes Vista SP2 Quad Core

My Nexus One (N1) will occasionally freeze my Vista 32bit SP2 Quad Core 2.4GHz during POST. MB is ASUS P5N-E SLI with 4GB of RAM. The PC will be booting and when I connect the N1 via USB, the boot ...
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8answers
6k views

Force Vista to “forget” a USB device

I have a device (HTC Dream / G1 Android phone) that I want to set up with a specific driver. Unfortunately I have already previously installed the device with the default driver. Even after ...
7
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5answers
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How to automount an Android phone as USB mass storage?

When connecting my Android device to a PC, it prompts to mount it as USB mass storage. Is there a way to force it to auto-mount?