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android 4.0 chrome remote debugging shortcut

I'm a web designer and I'm currently in the process of designing a mobile site, i know how to set it up in my command prompt to allow chrome and the adb to reach my phone for debugging the mobile site,...
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Connect PC to an Android Device without external Router

I created a Restful web service using Jersey in Eclipse. I connected to the Web Service from My Android Device(v2.1 - HTC Hero) with using of a Router. I do not have the Router no more. Is there any ...
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Connectify not working properly? [closed]

I use connectify to create a wifi hotspot which I use in my Android device. But a problem occurs that the internet access stops after a minute or so in my Android device. I have to restart connectify ...
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Log into work's email from PC?

I have a new job and using my android phone can get my email no problem. I have tried Outlook and Thunderbird to do the same from my PC but it will not work! Any advice on how to solve this? Or is ...
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How can I send SMS from my PC using my Android Phone (Galaxy S3)

I've been a long-time Nokia fan, but finally succumbed to the Samsung Galaxy S3's amazing screen, & Android's Open community. One feature I use a lot (about a hundred times a day...) is Nokia PC ...
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Running android apps on a linux PC

How can I run android apps, i.e. from the android marketplace on a linux PC? Does there exist any easy-to-use android emulator or virtual machine environment? FWIW, I'm running arch linux and ...
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Archlinux: Where I can find gcc-4.4-multilib?

As in the topic, I can't find it in AUR, there is only gcc-4.4 or gcc-4.5-multilib. I need gcc-4.4-multilib because of Android compilation. Or if you know - is there any way to compile Android with ...
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Remote Control Home PC from Corporate Work PC

Here is my situation: I am currently on a Windows XP workstation at work. I have an android tablet that I use to splashtop into my home PC. I would like to be able to use my work keyboard and mouse ...
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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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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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Android device as touch input for Windows 8

I am looking to do some Windows 8 development, as you may know they ethos is "touch first". There is a built-in simulator that I can use in Visual Studio but I would prefer to use some real hardware. ...
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Android wireless in VirtualBox?

I downloaded android-x86-4.0-RC1-asus_laptop.iso from http://www.android-x86.org/download and installed it in a VirtualBox virtual machine. It all seems to work, but I can't seem to get the wireless ...
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Gnome 3 wifi hotspot does not connect with WPA & WPA2 [closed]

I am creating a wifi hotspot. It does connect with adhoc connection but that my android does not detect. When I select security type to WPA & WPA2 Personal. It keeps connecting and never connects....
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“ant” is not recognized as command in Windows

This is my first time developing Android applications. I'm developing an Android app on Eclipse on Windows 7. I would like to run the Android app from the Windows 7 command line interface. I have my ...
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Macbook does not recognize Galaxy tab 7.7

I have Macbook OS 10.7.2 and Galaxy Tab 7.7 I want to transfer files to and from these devices, but when I connect the tab to the laptop using the USB cable that came with it, my laptop doesn't ...
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A PC application similar to Wifikill in Android [closed]

Is there any (preferably Linux) program similar to the WifiKill Android app?
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How to let Windows 7 laptop provide an internet connection to my Android?

Google didn't help me at all on this. I have a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone, running Android 2.3.3. I'm wondering whether it's possible to have my laptop providing an internet connection for it. I ...
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Can I sync books I didn't buy from Amazon via Kindle app?

I have the Kindle app both on mac and android, I want to know if it's possible to sync the books that I have on android over to mac and vice versa as well as the last page I viewed? Some books weren't ...
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How to connect my Android to my Laptop wirelessly , to stream data between the two?

I want to stream data from my Laptop PC to my Android phone using TCP or UDP by creating sockets in both the phone and the laptop, but it has to be done wirelessly. How do I connect them to stream the ...
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Creating a Windows mountable partition in a file on my phone

I have a Galaxy Nexus that only provides MTP and PTP USB connectivity. Because of that, I cannot install portable applications since it does not act as a USB device (here is word from a Google ...
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Android AVD Manager takes so long to load [closed]

I've just downloaded Android AVD Manager, I started the AVD device and it takes so long to load. This is all I got Is this normal?
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Android phone won't successfully connect to PC (for OS upgrade)

I am trying to upgrade HTC Desire HD phone's OS into v3.But my laptop fails installing some sort of MT6516 driver. On the Web I can't find it to download. I bought HTC Desire HD on Amazon.co.uk. I am ...
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ADT eclipse xml layout text editor - often broken until file closed and reopened

I'm new to Eclipse and ADT but have set up my environment on two different machines, and both are displaying the same oddities (both are Windows 7 64 bit). When changing tabs between the graphical ...
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Continuing installing Android packages after pausing Android SDK Manager

This is my first time doing Android Applications development. My PC is running windows 7 platform. I installed the Android SDK by running the installer_r18-windows.exe from the http://developer....
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Lines are changed in android xml file in Eclipse

I am using android sdk in eclipse IDE. Here i am facing very critical problem in Eclipse IDE. When i open any android layout XML file and try to change anything manually where android layout xml ...
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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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Is there a clock application with deciseconds (HH:MM:SS.d)?

You may wonder, But I am interested in a clock app that in addition to second show decisecond. I deeply searched and could not find one yet, did you know any app (desktop gadget/system tray clock) ...
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Can I change the iCal calendar server? [closed]

From a quick look at an Android powered Samsung Galaxy Tab, I've got the impression that there is no way to change that the built-in calendar syncs to Google servers. Is that so? Has Google hard-...
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Unable to install Android for Windows 7 because JDK is not found

I have JDK SE7u4 installed in windows 7. I tried to install Android on Windows 7 using the installer_r18-windows.exe but no avail. The setup window showed the message saying that the Java SE JDK not ...
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Use Android phone as multi-boot usb

I have a usb key that I use quite often. I have loaded Yumi on it and use it to boot various live cd's and tools on the PC's that I am troubleshooting. I carry it pretty much everywhere I go. I also ...
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WRT54G router restarts every time I connect to it with my phone

My WRT54G router usually works fine with my roommate's laptop and my laptop. However, whenever I connect my Sony Xperia Pro, the router drops all connections and restarts itself. Then I have to power ...
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How to run an Apache Tomcat Webserver on my PC and access it from a real Android Device?

What I have I have a Tomcat 7.0 server running on my Windows 7 PC and I have a dial up internet connection. IP I get on whatismyip is 117.xxx.xxx.xxx. I want to use this machine to test my Android ...
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Stream Video from Android to Internet

I have an old Android phone (Droid 1) that I no longer use but, if possible, I'd like to set it up so that it streams a video feed to the internet. Something I can view in a browser. Obviously, it ...
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how to connect android phone(client) to laptop using only one ip address(static)?

I am doing a android project. I want to connect my client(android phone) using ip address to my laptop(server). I am using ip address of wireless modem(MTS). Each time i reconnect the ip address ...
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Auto Forward mails to Gmail from iCloud Mail or iCloud Mail on Android

I want to do auto forward receiving mails from Mail to Gmail. Also it can be asked like this: How can I see my iCloud mails on my android phone?
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Galaxy tab not showing up as a Drive in Windows XP

I just installed Android Ice Cream Sandwich. But I cant see a Drive! USB seems to show up but no Drive to access the files in Windows Explorer. I can see a USB device ID and it is showing as SAMSUNG ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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ttl option in ping is not recognized

I am pinging an Android-2.3 pandaboard (Linaro Build) with a Linux Mint 12 laptop using this command : $ ping -c 5 -t 10 192.168.50.200 PING 192.168.50.200 (192.168.50.200) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 ...
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Syncing Multiple Google Calendars and with Outlook and Android

Perhaps this is a multipart question, but I deal with a lot of calendars in my life, and want to know if there is some way to sync them all together, and maintain appropriate privacy. So I have a ...
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How do I connect a laptop running Windows 7 to an Android phone using WiFi Direct?

From where I am sitting, Windows 7 does not appear to support WiFi Direct connections to Android mobile devices. Specifically, turning on WiFi Direct on my Samsung Galaxy S II does not make the ...
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SSH via Cygwin “Authentication method 'password' failed”

there. I'm an SSH/Cygwin noob, but want to use ssh via Cygwin to connect to a Windows 7 machine under a domain from ConnectBot (android). I went through the ssh-host-config as described here: http://...
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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 ...
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Can an infected Android mobile phone infect a PC running either Windows or Linux and what is the best way to prevent the spread of the infection?

We have multiple users that use mobile phones that run of varying versions of Android and often plug the phones into PCs running Windows and Linux that are attached to a wider network. Can an infected ...
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Why don't applications update by calculating difference?

I have Ubuntu computers and an Android phone, and it's always perplexed me why the default update manager on Ubuntu and Google Play on the phone don't update existing versions of applications by ...
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Can a USB cable carry 12v?

I have a Acer Iconia A500 tablet. I want to plug it in, in the car, but it has a barrel plug and I don't want to buy an inverter. The car adapters are expensive for what they do. I already have a 2.1 ...
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Internet connection sharing over WIFI without modifying LAN adapter IP address

I have an Android phone (non-rooted Sony Ericsson ST15i) that I'd like to connect to the internet via my laptop's wired Ethernet connection (linked to my university network, that uses an ...
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virtualbox installing iso Error “could not find a valid v7 on sda”

I decided to try this suggestion to install Android x86 on Virtual Box. I'm following those steps and I'm at #4. I used the android-x86-4.0-RC1-amd_brazos.iso (because I have a ThinkPad that this ...
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Use Android phone as wireless adapter for Ubuntu desktop

Is there any way I could use my Android phone (rooted) as a wireless adapter for my Ubuntu desktop? Or share the data connection? edit: Is there any full free ones?
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How to set friendly network name of android computer?

I see names of computers in my router's DHCP leasing list. My android galaxy tab is listed under an alphanumeric name. How do I set a friendly name that I like?
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Getting Android drivers to work on Windows 8 Community Preview

I made a post about this on android.stackexchange.com, and they referred me to here. I have an HTC Flyer and a Motorola Droid X, and for both, I've been unable to connect to USB debugging to do ...