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Android won't register SIP on FritzBox router

In the past I've used VoIP/SIP apps to call from my Android phone. Recently I got the upgrade to Android KitKat (4.4.x) and I've noticed that it includes SIP accounts natively (accessible through ...
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Cannot start any AVD on Android SDK Manager

I'm using Windows 7 with 6GB RAM and 500GB ROM (almost full). I used this web (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) to download Eclipse ADT & Android SDK for Windows and this web ...
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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While my phone is SU.I cant access my sdcard [on hold]

While I type SU in terminal emulator on Android KitKat 4.4.2 "my phone" contents of /sdcard , /storage/sdcard0 and /mnt/sdcard dissapear or even the external(It's swapped so its internal) memory ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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External android/usb attached mass storage unit does not show up under Mac /Volumes?

I have an Asus tablet running JellyBean 4.1. In the settings it shows "Attached as USB device" So on the Tablet end things are looking good. On the Mac the Android tablet does not show up in the ...
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Windows won't let me change the correct driver

When I plug in my phone to flash a new ROM onto it, I can't use adb and fastboot because windows thinks my phone is "removable storage." It doesn't list the Google phone driver anymore as an option, ...
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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV w/ DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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What does mount a SD card mean? [closed]

My Android tablet has an option to mount SD card but I am confused if it creates a virtual memory card? Please guide. Thanks in advance.
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Unable to sign in into apps using Google Account [migrated]

When trying to sign in with Google Account on Flipboard and Colossatron (a game). In the Flipboard case, I get the following error message: An error occurred when signing in with this account. ...
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Import .vcs file into google calendar

I have bunch of .vcs files now i want to import them into google calendar. I googled for solution and i find a way that mentions You need to save the .vcs file first into your hard drive ;) ...
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How to use touch-screen on cell phone after removing glass

My friend gave me a really old Metro PCS ZTE Phone with a destroyed glass screen. Surprisingly, the phone still powers on and I was able to fully charge the battery. I removed the broken glass ...
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How to bring up emulator from terminal of type tablet

I am working on android source code and I did build the source. Now when I run emulator command it just brings up emulator of phone type. I would like to open an emulator of type tablet and size ...
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How to Recording Video file application in android? [closed]

Is it possible record video from Running video in application android
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Setting up Screen mirroring on non smart TV

I have a non smart TV with no inbuilt screen mirroring capability , just a simple HDMI port and two android devices HTC one mini and HTC desire 816 both of which do not support MHL. What would be the ...
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Can I control airplane mode or wireless/data connection on a USB-connected Android phone?

Is it possible to control or monitor airplane mode WiFi Data/3G connection of an Android phone (e.g. Samsung Galaxy or OnePlus One) running CyanogenMod, from a Windows PC or a Mac? I want to ...
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Stream video from HTTP server via android device to a DLNA renderer

I have an android device and a DLNA renderer (an LG HDTV) on the same LAN. My TV can't stream HTTP video, so I want to open an HTTP video stream on the android device and forward the stream to the TV ...
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How to send reminders to your contacts [closed]

Just like you can send reminders in Outlook which acts as a reminder for the receiver, is there a way to send reminders through mobile to your contacts specially Android?
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Can a wireless interface act in two modes at the same time?

Can a wireless interface act in two modes at the same time ? (e.g. monitor mode and ad-hoc mode) ? I have an interface which is in ad-hoc mode and I need to capture packets received by this interface ...
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When using internet sharing on my Mac, one specific game on my phone does not work

I have just turned on internet sharing on my iMac so my phone can connect to the internet via my iMac (there is only one ethernet connection in this hotel, and no 3/4G). When I try opening Google, ...
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How to stop Firefox for Android from constantly displaying its Mozilla tab [migrated]

Every time I let my phone display turn off, and then unlock it and return to Firefox, or just go to another app or hit my home button and then go back to Firefox, it's showing its Mozilla tab. That's ...
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Access of services using Android SSH tunnel

My school has a really strict firewall, and I can bypass it using the SSH Tunnel app for Android connecting to my Linux VPS. They blocked the default SSH port 22, then I changed my SSH port to 80. It ...
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Uninstall on android wear [migrated]

I have an android wear device and I'd like to uninstall apps with sideload. I already have: 1 adb forward tcp: 4444 local abstract: / adb hub 2 adb connect localhost: 4444 3 adb devices 4 adb-s ...
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Android, how to print pdf from last page order? [migrated]

How to print pdf document from last page in android kitkat? I use canon printer via usb to my android tablet. Thx.
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Prevent rsync out of memory

I am trying to rsync 55000 jpg files in 10000 folders (from an Android phone to a Linux box). Usually, I did this: rsync -rOi --size-only --delete --timeout=60 --progress --no-perms ...
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Firefox browser addons not syncing to android/between android devices

Is this supposed to happen; will it be added at some point if not? I can currently go into my android firefox for instance and install adblock plus, ghostery, https everywhere, and presumably ...
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how do I run multiple Bluestacks?

Bluestacks refuses to open a separate window to emulate another instance of android. How do I open multiple instances of bluestacks the android emulator for windows 8.1?
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Debug mode on Nexus 4 with a broken MicroUSB port?

I broke the MicroUSB port of my Nexus 4. It works correctly when charging but not with the debug. I need to know how to enable the debugging over the Wi-Fi connection knowing that I cannot use in any ...
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No voice through anyconnect with android phone

I have Cisco CUCM 10.5.1. I connect to it via cisco anyconnect client and register normal using the third party client (droid) on android phone through 3G mobile link. I try to call through the h323 ...
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Streaming Music from Android to Android via Bluetooth

I am trying to stream audio from my Nexus 5 to my Nexus 7 and have it play through the speakers on the Nexus 7. Long story short, I have installed my Nexus 7 as a head unit in my car and I want to ...
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Cannot copy to or from shared folders in AndroVM-VirtualBox 4.3.14

Here it is clearly said that shared folders are supported in VirtualBox starting from versions released in 2013. But when I try to copy any data from androvm to /mnt/shared/Androshared folder, the ...
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net connect with android and win8.1 via bluetooth

I want to connect internet from my pc to my android phone. I am using windows 8.1. I have tried this Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth. but its not working.
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Is it possible to transfer wifi settings from an android device to windows?

I have the information from a few wifi networks saved on an android device, is there any way to move this data over to windows 8.1? I have exported the .txt file from android that contains the ...
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Mp3 not showing in library [migrated]

I spent an hour trying to get this to work so I could get some sleep in my noisy hospital bed last night. I wanted to listen to some noise on loop. I downloaded some waves lapping type music. It's ...
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Where is the Widget menu in Kit Kat? [migrated]

I've got a Nexus 5 running Android 4.4.4 and I've downloaded a few Widgets, but if I open up the main app menu, I have no Widgets tab at the top and cannot find them. I've tried rebooting, as ...
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How do you remove app icons from screens on a Galaxy Pocket?

Just how the heck do I remove unwanted app icons from my home and other screens? On my Galaxy S4 I just slid them off the side, but on the damned Galaxy Pocket, they just bounce off the side back onto ...
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Cannot hear audio from other side of phonecalls or voicemails [migrated]

When I make a phone call (this includes to voicemail), I cannot hear the other party and the other party cannot hear me. The problem is isolated to calling. When I'm having this problem (or more ...
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How can I capture a stream of bluetooth packages from Android?

Currently I set at Developer options the option Enable Bluetooth HCI snoop log and pull the file manually: #!/bin/sh adb pull /sdcard/btsnoop_hci.log wireshark btsnoop_hci.log Is there a way to ...
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Is it possible to invert the controls for Chrome Remote Desktop on my Android devices?

I would like to invert the controls on Chrome Remote Desktop for my Android devices so when I scroll down it goes up on the screen. This is how it used to be for LogMeIn Ignition (that I paid $30 for ...
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WiFi: How do I pair my PC (Ubuntu 12.04) and Android device to play simultaneously selfsame video (youtube)?

I can use TeamViewer on android to control PC, and see it's screen. But it fits poorly with small tablet screen. I've heard of Adobe Edge Inspect developers tool for synchronized web browsing. (Page ...
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Cordova Android Install On Linux

I've been pulling my hair out for the past two days trying to get cordova to detect and install the android platform for a project. The specific error: Error: ANDROID_HOME is not set and "android" ...
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Accessing a PHP(xampp) page on local machine from Android

I was trying to access a localhost page using 192.168.56.1. which was working fine yesterday on my emulator as well as in my device . But today when I tried, it is not working I am getting timeout ...
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Galaxy Note 2 safe procedures for unlocking and installing custom firmwares [migrated]

I have a Galaxy Note 2 phone (Verizon 506 model, Android 4.1.2 JellyBean, rooted, TWRP, and VRAMJB build) and I want to minimize 'bricking-risk' installing a custom ROM (eg 4.4.2). Are there ...
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compare Windows folder with smartphone folder

Is there any tool that allows me to compare a local folder with a folder on my android phone (connected via USB) ? I tried WinMerge and FreeFileSync, but none of those can "see" the connected ...
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Configuring Orbot to use certain exit nodes Android 4.4.4 [migrated]

For some time now i am trying to get orbot to work the way i want it to but am still failing. I am trying to change the entry and exit nodes and exclude some nodes. I am putting the names and IPs of ...
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adb fails with “cannot bind 'local:5037'”

Any adb command results in the following output: * daemon not running. starting it now on port 5037 * cannot bind 'local:5037' ADB server didn't ACK * failed to start daemon * error: cannot connect ...
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OpenWRT sending invalid packets to WAN when Android phone connects

I have a Netgear WR703N wireless router flashed with OpenWRT 12.09 "Attitude Adjustment" connected to my school's Ethernet network, and our IT department sent emails alerting me that it's ...
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Issue when trying to connect my Smartphone with my PC through mass storage [duplicate]

I have Windows XP and Samsung Galaxy Star 5282.I was able to connect my PC and My phone Galaxy Star 5282 by using Samsung Kies and It Worked. But recently when I try to install Samsung Kies and try to ...