A Linux-based operating system for smartphones and tablet computers. Unless the question is specifically regarding the device interacting with your computer questions are more likely to be better suited to android.stackexchange.com. For programming Android applications there is stackoverflow.com.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is chromecast portable? [closed]

I am thinking about to buy a chromecast. I like the idea of controlling my tv with my mobile. In addition, netflix is now in my country available and there's an app for it. But may I carry my ...
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Can I run the emulator without HAXM

I'm creating android app. My computer is not supporting Intel VT-x. So i'm unable to Install HAXM.exe in my system and unable to run my app . What would be best way to proceed further.How can i run ...
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How to install vmware tools in android x86 VM?

I create and install a virtual machine by VMWare. Is there a way to install VMWare tools in Android x86 VM to share files between this machine and host? if yes so what is it? Win 7 running at host.
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How can I tell what might be keeping my laptop from accessing Internet?

For months now I've been blaming Comcast for bad wireless connections. That is until I got my first Smartphone. One minute I'm buzzing all around the web and then the next minute pages won't load. ...
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How to configure action on plugging in an usb MTP device on windows 8.1

There is one thing that bugs me. I have an Nexus 4 (Kitkat) and an Windows 8.1 device. Every time I connect the phone via usb (MTP) the windows explorer opens. This me be fine for others but in most ...
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Build an Android Rom (Make Error 41)

I tried to build a custom Rom for Android 4.4.4. I use as base the Liquid Rom (Github Link) Before I build the rom, I had insertes in the local_manifests some apps to add to the ROM and before I did ...
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Difference between su vs root SSH login for mounting?

I have a bash script luks that I use in Android for mounting/umounting encrypted devices, that can be called in a terminal emulator with su -c "luks ..." The script works ok for the first part, ...
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Issue in internet sharing(ethernet) to android device in mavericks

i have installed Horndis driver on my Mavericks, my phone is displayed on network preferences (with green connected icon). The issue is i cant get access to internet. i shared ethernet connection ...
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What is the name of the round white icon next to browser icon [closed]

white round icon with dots.I have searched a lot but could not find any result. I want to know its name so that i can write code for it in android.
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Windows drivers/app for apple/android headphones with remote

I just got a pair of Bose QC15 that have an apple-compatible mic and remote. The remote has 2 volume buttons and a play/pause button I'd like to use them on my laptop (Dell Win8.1) which has a ...
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Android mobiles can't access internet via TP-LINK range extender (TP-LINK Modem - Router) [closed]

I have recently bought a TP-Link Range extender (TL-WA830RE) to extend my existing wireless network. I am using a TP-Link Adsl Router (TD-W8961ND). The network configuration is the following: For the ...
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Android Version 4.2.1 - Wifi HotSpot - WiFi connection from Windows 7 keeps on disconnecting

I use WiFi hotspot from my Android Phone for getting internet connection on Windows 7. It works without any problem at home, but at office, it connects and keeps on disconnecting randomly in interval ...
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Keep app audio playing in background on Android

I listen to video lectures on apps like Vimeo&Dailymotion, and it's frustrating not being able to do other things on my device while listening, like I do on my laptop. As soon as the ...
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default types in Android Studio

I have just written this code in Android Studio: MediaPlayer mPlayer = MediaPlayer.create(this, R.raw.OOO); mPlayer.start(); Before this I added a new folder "raw" and put the file "OOO".mp3 in it. ...
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Android in VirtualBox - “your device isn't compatible with this version”

I've installed a x86 version of Android in VirtualBox. The problem is that I cannot install some applications (because they need ARM architecture). I'm able to install them using an apk file. My ...
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Running OpenGL Apps on Android x86 4.4 R1 in virtual machine

I want to use Android x86 on a virtual machine on Windows 8.1 Pro, but I have Problems with OpenGl. I use the news Android Version (x86 4.4-r1) but I had also tried RC2. Android x86 is always ...
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GoToMeeting in Android x86 tells me that there's no internet - but there is

Following the instructions in this answer: No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox I managed to get Android x86 running in a VirtualBox VM connected to the outside world. ...
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How can I use Android “remotes” when outside of my home network when using a VPN?

I recently downloaded Transdroid (Transdrone) and started using it. It is an app that allows me to operate Transmission on my desktop from my phone. I was able to get it to connect properly while ...
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how to debug a website on your mobile phone through desktop chrome dev tools

I'm currently working on creating a responsive website.. and it looks funny on my nexus 5 (chrome app).. I've tried using the chrome dev tools emulator (as well as other websites) but the proposed ...
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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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Eclipse showing error for an android application in 'Package Explorer', but no error found anywhere in the code

I am developing an android application using Eclipse IDE. Eclipse is showing error icon on the android application, but I can't find any error anywhere inside the sub folders(sections). Because of ...
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Giving an Android device an access to only one folder

I have an Android camera. I want it to upload pictures to Dropbox automatically. The official Dropbox app provides that. But, I want my camera to have access ONLY to the folder that it uploads to, and ...
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Writing a bot for an online game without screen-scraping or mouse macros [duplicate]

I want to write a bot that will only send simple commands. The game is an android game which I run in Bluestacks. Game is very simple. The actions the player can take are very limited and the game ...
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Dictate using voice in Android [closed]

When I dictate using voice in Android I would like to know some of the commands like "space" "new line" "comma" "new paragraph" Full stop or period works. Any one know?
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ipsec configuration problems on Ubuntu. Errors on IP forwarding" connection authorization from Android client

I'm trying to create a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN from my Android phone to my Ubuntu server on my home network. I am receiving two errors. the first one is a failure checking IP forwarding when I run ipsec ...
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Need assistance SECURELY accessing home network from Android device

First I am able to use simple port forwarding on my router to access each IP cam individually. This is an unsecure method and is exactly the solution I a trying to get away from. I am a Linux ...
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Is there a way to estimate the current life of my ancient phones battery? [closed]

I have a 3 year old S2 and I wonder if there is a way to estimate how much weaker than new the battery is right now? Something like a percentage (50% of new) or effective capacity(1000 mAh). Is this ...
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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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Using amerge filter in FFMPEG throwing error

I am using FFMPEG to overlay two audios using amerge. I am getting following error : No Opaque field provided, an AVABufferSinkParams struct is required I am using ffmpeg.so file in my ...
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How are .exe files managed in windows? [closed]

I have a project I am currently working on that involves trying to add MS-DOS functionality to Android 4.1.2 KitKat, also allowing .exe files to be executed. I only have one problem: I cannot seem to ...
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Nexus IMAP saving attachments as text files

I have a number of users who use Nexus 7 (2012) tablets with an IMAP email account using the stock email client. When they send emails with attachments, the emails are sent correctly and the ...
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How to switch from Firefox OS to Android on my Geeksphone Revolution?

I have (Arch) Linux, Windows 7 and the Geeksphone Revolution. I changed the OS on my phone to Firefox OS, and now wish to change back to Android. I don't know much about Android, and can't find out ...