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Google Analytics Opt Out for mobile devices? [closed]

The Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-ons are very useful way to shield our browsing from contributing to our clients analytics data. The link does not work for mobile devices. Are there any ...
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Set up bluetooth tethering windows 8 with galaxy s3

I'm looking instructions to tether my windows 8 laptop via Bluetooth with my Samsung Galaxy s3 android. I've enabled Bluetooth Tethering on the Samsung Galaxy S3. I've paired the devices on windows, ...
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Remove synced contacts from gmail?

I have a lot of old contacts I wish to get rid of. When I sync my phone old contacts appear. How do I remove them?
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Setting up home media network and syncing with various devices

I am a bit inexperienced with this and all the guides I've been reading online seem to have confused/mixed terminology. I have a projector connected to Wd tv play which is just a tv gadget that ...
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Intel Vt-x - Android emulator

Im trying to improve the speed of the Android emulator by installing Intel Haxm. I've downloaded all that's necessary from the Android SDK. Now when I try to install the software for Intel, I get an ...
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How to use bluetooth keyboard with both Android and WIndows 8?

I purchased this Logitech bluetooth keyboard which, according to the specifications on the page, can switch between both Android and Windows 8 devices. I haven't figured out how to do this. Is a ...
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Android device is not able to ping my laptop on same network

Laptop: Windows 7 Connected to Wifi - "Hydra" IP: 10.73.112.35 Gateway: 10.73.112.1 Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Connected to Wifi - "Hydra" IP: 10.73.52.67 Gateway: 10.73.52.1 I am not able to ...
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How to setup Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to establish a connection between this app and my Win 8.1 Pro PC, but every guide I've found so far skip steps such as what to put under PC name or under Gateway. Also, should the User name ...
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Linux Mint something wrong with my .bashrc

The path of my .basrc file is /home/vamsi/.bashrc It is weird that my file has nothing but the path I set. I think I am using a file at the wrong location or that I have lost my .bashrc file as ...
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Shared Folder in VirtualBox with Android not working

According to this I am supposed to see a "Shared Folder". Using android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso (original picture: http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/231/uewc.png)
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How do I install GNU's 'make binary package' to android shell

I need make to install things, based on my current knowledge: I have reached a chicken and egg scenario. I have root access to the filesystem and shell, but the native android shell does not come ...
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Ubuntu for Developers [closed]

As a developer, which version of Ubuntu should I opt for because I am confused between the LTS and the standard version. Do they differ a long way? Also Is Ubuntu the best Linux O.S out there in terms ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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rsync backup messes up permissions on files

I use rsync backup on my Android device to backup some files from my device to my *nix server. It sort of works, except the target directory and all files under it have their file mode flags set to ...
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how to access sensors and camera of android device from Shell

I have logged in to my android phone through SSH [installed SSH client in android and through putty from windows]. Now I can access all the directories like root , dev , etc, of the phone.Can someone ...
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Wireless router disconnect when I turn on my cellphone's wifi

Before, I had different cellphones and computers (win7, vista and ubuntu as OS) connected with my router, but when I try to connect with my new cellphone (Alcatel Idol), the router disconnects and any ...
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Given I have root on and Android system and can access the shell, am I still restricted in what programs I can run?

Obviously, Android runs applications in sandboxed mode for security reasons, but if I have root and shell access on an Android device, can I then treat it as a regular linux distro, and run any ...
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Lost Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 [closed]

I have lost my Samsung galaxy ace 2. There is a SIM card inside, i know my number and it still has some battery in it. Unfortunately i left the phone on silent and i don't have any phone tracking ...
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How to share infrastructure between different local networks?

I am new here so please be patient. :) I have the following infrastructure and would like to share things between these subnets but don't really know how to do that. (I am just a programmer) The ...
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How to transfer photos from a Galaxy SIII to a Mac computer? [closed]

How can I connect my Galaxy S III to my Mac? I am unable to transfer photos from my phone to my Mac.
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can I use unetbootin on a phone sd card without losing data?

I have an old droid with an SD card inside, which I can access from the USB cable. I was wondering if I could use a tool like unetbootin to install the desktop version of android without damaging the ...
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Install Bluestacks on Compaq Presario CQ40 windows 8 32bit

I always get this error, "Your graphics hardware or driver do not support apps that needs high performance graphics. A limited version is being installed, some apps may not run. You may update the ...
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Are Android contacts viewable through any Google online service? [closed]

I lost my Android phone. I had it logged in my Google account and most of my contacts were saved on that account (I believe, because every time I would add a new one, it asked me for a "contact type" ...
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Difference GSM v/s GPS v/s GPRS? [closed]

What is different between GSM v/s GPS v/s GPRS? How a smart phone/pad(iphone, ipod, android) is able to locate my location?
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Sharing a proxy connection with 802.1X authentication

I want to start by saying that I'm really new at this, and I'm really looking forward to learning something but I don't know where to start. The problem is this: I study at a university that has ...
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Automatically clicking through public wifi entrance pages [closed]

Some public wifi networks don't let me use HTTP before I open a browser and click through a page, usually on a button labelled "Agree to conditions" (is there a name for these pages?) Is there an app ...
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Galaxy Tab 10.1 / Android 4.0.4 wget always returning 404 error

I recently rooted my Android and installed busybox, but wget returns the same error not matter what. I even null routed the IP address. ( This is my personal domain, and I have the blackhole route ...
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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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Syntax Error 'Cat' Unexpected

I wrote this script for copying XML files I received to a spot on my sdcard. However when I run it in terminal i get the following. Can someone explain if i did something wrong or whats going on? cd ...
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How to see http requests made on a network? [duplicate]

I have an Android phone, which have an app. This app uses an API. Now, I want to know the URL of this API. I sure the mobile phone connects with the app using some HTTP requests. I also want to know ...
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How can I connect an android tablet to the internet with a mobile broad band modem?

I am in a remote location where the only possible way to access the internet is through a mobile broad band connection. I need to connect an android tablet to the internet, but it has no USB slot, so ...
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Change IP to other country [closed]

I live in Mexico and I'm trying to download an app for my Galaxy S3, but it is not available in my country. I have downloaded the .apk of the app so it's already installed in my phone, but still I ...
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Android OS can be used on desktop computers or laptops? [duplicate]

Android OS can be used on desktop computers or laptops ? I mean like a windows or IOS or linux something.
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Hindi font on Google Chrome looks better on Android than on Windows

I have noticed that webpages in Hindi look terrible on Windows as compared to my tablet. I am using Google Chrome on both. I have tried Windows 7 (laptop) and Windows 8 (desktop), and Nexus 10 tablet. ...
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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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How to transfer data from Android device to PC that runs on Windows via USB

I am using Kindle Fire which runs on Android and need to transfer data from Android to my PC via USB. I have been using SnapPea for 9 months and it worked flawlessly. Today, when I really need to ...
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android phone or tablet as pc speaker over bluetooth

I'd like to use my Samsung galaxy 2 exhilarate (or Archos 101 internet tablet) to play live audio from my computer over Bluetooth. WiFi is not an option since I always get disconnected and when I am ...
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Why I can't be able to access HTTP sites?

I'm using Connectify to make my laptop a hot-spot to use Internet on my phone. Sites which use HTTP are not being opened but sites that use HTTPS are opened. It says error 102 What can I do about it? ...
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SD card not formatting and copy any files

I have 4 GB mini micro SD card and I used it in my android phone (HTC Explorer). I partitioned my SD card and install cm10 in it. But after few month its stops formatting and copying any file. My ...
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Eclipse (or JDK?) shifts keyboards

My installation of Eclipse, while using Java in Android projects, is changing my keyboard's layout when I write any invalid statement. For example: public class MainActivity extends Activity { ...
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How can I get “Ramdisk” or “tmpfs” on android? [closed]

I recently switched to an android phone, which is the first smart phone I have. There is an IM app I must use for daily life, but it got too much i/o which laaaaaaaaaags my entire phone. Basically it ...
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Installing Android ADT on Eclipse fails due to missing requirements

I want to install Android ADT on Eclipse. After installing, I get an error and it says that this progress could not be completed. My OS is Ubuntu. Cannot complete the install because one or more ...
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Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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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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Play phone's music wirelessly through computer's speakers

I want to avoid buying a bluetooth speaker, and would rather use my computer's speakers to play my phone's audio. This would allow me to control music from the native music app on my phone (Android, ...
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Application to get system login events in Android [closed]

Is there any application to get a notification in my android phone when someone logs into my windows laptop? Both my devices are internet connected.
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How to increase audio volume? [closed]

Using my Android 4.0 phone I usually listen to audiobooks when I'm in the car. I use my headphones, but sometimes the highest volume is not enough. How can I increase the maximum volume on an Android ...
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Control Ubuntu volume of computer from Android phone

I am looking for a way to access my Ubuntu box from my android phone. In particular to change the volume. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 LTS and Android 4.2.2 I have super user access to the computer. I'm ...
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Stop automatic reforwarding to mobile site when laptop is using Galaxy S3 Hotspot

I am using my Galaxy S3 to create a wifi hotspot for my laptop. Unfortunately, when I navigate to some sites, because the traffic is going through my phone, the website that I am going to thinks I'm ...
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Kies just doesn't work

When I run Kies and connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab 1 to my PC with USB cable, then connect animation starts and nothing more happens. Built-in troubleshooter reinstalls some driver, but this does not ...