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Why are my Windows shared drives so slow on my Android phone?

I think I've tried two file managers so far on my Galaxy Note 2, ASTRO and ES. Both have the LAN share function. They both do work eventually, but accessing those shared drives on my Windows machines ...
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wifi p2p between ubuntu 14.04 and android

I attempted to make a wifi p2p connection between Ubuntu 14.04(kernel 3.13) and Android 4.4 Kitkat(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) In Ubuntu I use wpa_supplicant v2.1 which is built in to Ubuntu ...
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Increasing display time in virtualbox

I am using android in windows 7 via virtualbox. Whenever my android screen blackens it is too tough for me to wake it up. I am turning it off to get away from the issue. Increasing the display time ...
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datawind ubislate 9ci tablet computer hanging on boot

I purchased a new tablet Datawind Ubislate 9ci. It is a 9 inch no-bluetooth tablet. Details: Android 4.1.1 Rock chip RK2928 Linux kernel version 3.0.36 I was trying to install CWM through mobile ...
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How to run adb command through a script

As the title says, I'm trying to find how to run adb commands through a pre-written script (such as how .bat and .vbs files work) so I can make a semi automatic program to pull some files from my ...
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Share screen among many tablets [closed]

I know a musician in the area who is looking to purchase a bunch of Android tablets. His purpose is to have 3 or 5 of these running on the same network. He would pull up the sheet music for his band ...
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Android adb execute permission not being applied

I tried applying execute permission on adb file but no success. Here's what I did. root@themanish:/media/BACKUP/AndroidBackup/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools# chmod +x adb ...
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rsync per-site configuration file?

I know how to configure a per-site entry for ssh, but is there any kind of a client configuration for rsync that allows per-site configuration options and aliases or similar shortcuts like the ...
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How to copy contacts from Nokia Asha 202 to Android (Moto G) [closed]

I'm currently using a Nokia Asha 202. I recently bought a Moto G smartphone. How do I transfer my contacts from my Nokia phone to the smartphone?
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CMD/ADB - Autorun script to search, copy, and paste a file from android system to flash drive

I've looked around and can't find anything that answers my question. This is my first question, so any tips or thoughts are welcome, as well as an answer :p As explained in title, i want to create a ...
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Installing Android OS into Windows

Is it possible to install android operating system into a 32-bit windows 7 system via virtual box? If yes please help me do that.
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MTP extremely and prohibitively slow, appears hung

I am connecting my Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE to my computer. I have not had this problem before, although MTP is generally slower compared to mass storage, it was still usable. Today I find MTP to be ...
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Error in eclipse on run android project

I am trying to get a simple hello world android project working in eclipse using an android emulator. I have been using the examples on developer.android.com. I actually did have a hello world app ...
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Firefox Android - Save as PDF with multiple pages

I am using the save as PDF functionality from Firefox Android. Even when there are manual page breaks, it tries saving the document as a single page. Any way to get it to print multiple pages ( as ...
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nmap recognizes android device not in a scan area of more than 3 ips

this page was recommended to me by stackoverflow therefore I ask my question again here. I have performed some nmap scans, yet I have found out, that the scan over a larger area provides more ...
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Send chrome tab from w7 laptop to w7 HTPC? (Like with iPad to AppleTV)

For the last couple days I've been trying to figure out how to get open tabs syncing between chrome installs on different computers to no avail. (if it's supposed to work the way I think it should, ...
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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 ...
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App “Hay Day” doesn't start in Genymotion

I'm trying to run the app "Hay day" in Genymotion. I used this guide to install the play store. Then, I installed hay day from the play store. I did not make any other changes to the virtual system. ...
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How to use PGP private key with K-9 Mail on Android 4.x

Where do I copy which file from my OpenPGP installation on Ubuntu 14.04 on my Android 4.0 device to be able to import it into APG which is the en-/decryption provider I use in the K-9 Mail client?
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Why doesn't Android allow installation of drivers like Windows and Linux does? [closed]

We are all aware of Android's weakest point: Devices get updated to the latest version of Android months after it is released to AOSP, and in most cases they don't get updated at all. The main source ...
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Chromecast Stream from Android Phone to Laptop via Ad Hoc Network

I want to mirror the screen of my Android phone (HTC Sensation) on my laptop wirelessly. Google Chromecast looks like a good solution to this - how would I set up an ad-hoc network so that I can view ...
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android.bat is not recognized as an internal or external command

I have setup up the environment for cocos2d-x. I have edited the create-android-project.bat file according to my Cygwin, SDK and NDK locations. Now when I try to create a new cocos2d-x project double ...
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Rooting android device [closed]

I need to root my android phone. I have read many guides on how to do this, but they all are outdated. I have been reading the guide at ...
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How to recover a hacked gmail account? [closed]

I posted on Google Gmail support forums and one person answered telling me to try the recovery again and after 24 hours and many other tries none else answers. You can never be sure how you got ...
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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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Is there a wallpaper changer for Linux like 500 Firepaper for Android?

500 Firepaper is a wonderful Android app that displays the latest images from 500px as your wallpaper, depending on which categories you choose to display. Is there something similar for Linux ...
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How to setup an Android emulator from Android SDK?

I have downloaded Android SDK latest version and I have got a zip file. After extracting it I got "SDK manager.exe" file instead of "SDK setup.exe file. The tools that are needed to install only the ...
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Why need wifi to improve the location service?

I'm not sure that this is an appropriate question. But when I'm using apps like foursquare, it actually ask me to turn on my wifi to better find my location... Here is the question: Why we need wifi ...
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A crapware app broke menu background in Android [closed]

On my gf's Alcatel idol mini, the menu background should always be same as desktop background. A crappy app broke this so the images in the menu stays alwalways same. Any idea how to fix it? The app ...
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Using Wireshark to track traffic on a Windows Virtual WiFi Miniport

I have a Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport set up on my laptop with an Android phone connected to it. The laptop is then connected to the outside world through a wired connection. I would like to ...
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How to make rsync completely ignore permission from source

I'm trying to use rsync to copy from an Android source where the sdcard mount has rather nonsensical permissions (---rwxr-x) and rsync fails because it creates the destination directories with the ...
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MTP Integration for Nautilus

How do I setup MTP integration with Nautilus, so when I connect an MTP device I can see it in nautilus and treat it like a regular USB storage device? I am running ArchLinux / GNOME.
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Sharing MTP media on Windows LAN?

I've read a few articles and gather that Android MTP devices (Kitkat tablet without separate SD card) technically is incapable of working in USB Mass Storage Mode at a firmware/OS level (wrong ...
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Android Emulator hangs on boot

I am using the Android Emulator on Mac, provided in the Google ADT Bundle for Android Development, and it has been going fine until recently, it stopped working. Attempting to launch one of my virtual ...
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Openvpn to stream media to Android

If I set up an openvpn rig like this, could I use the official openvpn app (or anything, I don't care as long as it's free) to stream videos from the home PC to my Android device when I'm away from ...
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Windows 8.1 Remote desktop (Android app) Connection error

I am trying to set up remote access from my Android tablet to my notebook with Windows 8.1. I have d-link router DIR-600. I am getting Connection error when trying to log on. My Android tablet is ...
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Upgrade version of Android [closed]

I have Android 2.3.4 version installed on my device ( Samsung Galaxy mini GT-S5570) . Can I upgrade the version of Android to be Android4.2.
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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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Practical use for Laptop NFC

I have a computer with NFC and a Google Galaxy Nexus. Both support NFC. Unfortunately, Google has failed to come up with any way to use them, too much noise around the keyword nfc. Can I transfer ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [closed]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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How do I disable this networking dialog on Windows 8.1?

When I tether my Android phone to Windows 8.1, I often get this useless dialog, which I always ignore. How do I prevent Windows 8.1 from showing it?
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Install Android USB Driver when device is not shown in device manager

the title is quite explicit : I'm trying to install google's driver for my android device in order to use it for development ( I need it to be seen by 'adb devices' ) I've got a Nexus 5 and windows ...
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access my desktop from android device [duplicate]

I want to access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device 1 and to share files(from desktop) to android device 2,3 etc. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device

I'm having some difficulties connecting my Android devices to a Windows share over VPN. Background I've bought a Synology DS214se NAS, which I have installed in my home network. I have configured the ...
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Remote control of a Linux device using Android

I like to remotely control (e.g.run a python program) my raspberry pi using my android phone. I found some discussion of using web socket, but that is more for the PI's GPIO control. Now is I like to ...
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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 ...
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Remotley control a media players playlist without interupting the current video

Hi I tried using VLC player's web-interface to change the playlist while my daughter watched it on another computer. Unfortunately it's useless and only allows to stop start and move up and down the ...
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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...
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Adding Authenticator PAM to Linux keyring

The (google) two-factor Authenticator project, which can be used to perform two-factor authentication (with something like the Android Authenticator) includes a PAM (pluggable authentication module) ...