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How to fix micro SD card

I have a 16 GB micro SD card in my android smartphone, and lately it has been acting funny. When I attempted to view the files on my computer (Macbook pro OS 10.9) using a USB adapter, it did not show ...
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Cannot open Android SDK Manager or Android Emulator Manager after new installations

Today I installed the Xamarin Studio 5.1 update for Windows. Afterwards, I installed all of the latest API's and build tools in the Android SDK Manager. Now the Android SDK Manager or the Android ...
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devmem: can't open '/dev/mem': Permission denied

I have 2 phones (Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE I9505, Android 4.4.2 Kitkat) which I already rooted and have root access to the phones. Previously, on my rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE I9505 running Android ...
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Opening a Samsung Kies .SME file on PC Without Access to Samsung Phone

I have searched high and low for an answer to my question. I backed up some SMS files, using Samsung Kies, I no longer have a Samsung device (hence can't restore it, etc.) but need the data from ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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How to manage virtual Ethernet interface (NDIS) with cmd

I frequently use the usb tethering function of my android smartphone. If the network manager establishes the connection, the network gets almost every time a new Network name (started with "Network 1" ...
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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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Unable to delete folder on Windows 8

I am struggling to delete a directory using Windows 8. There is a directory that is used by Eclipse/ADT to developer android apps. It is in my user folder (c:\Users\Mark.android). I have tried the ...
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Installing APKs without sdcard or adb

My phone's sdcard reader and usb port are broken. How can I install apks? (no root) I have tried airdroid, dropbox, webhosting and more, but it does not work. My phone has custom android 2.3.3 and it ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Installing cubox hardware specific drivers from android built

I've some issues with some linux builds on cubox-i4pro. I've tried to install: - debian - ubuntu - volumio (a debian oriented on music) and none of these distributions have support for the gpu, the ...
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Developing a videoplayer to play hd files in an embedded device

I need to develop a video player which is capable of playbacking HD videos and supporting variable speed rates. Such a videoplayer will have to be installed on a small device (embedded) equipped with ...
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Can't add Android platform to Cordova project as 'the command “android” failed'

I'm having trouble adding the Android platform to my Cordova project. When attempting to add the platform, I get the following error: Error: The command "android" failed. Make sure you have the ...
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Is there a possibility to control antenna power consumption on iphone/android? [closed]

From what I understand - the worse the "visibility" to the cell is the more power goes to the antenna to send signal. So is it possible to (or are there apps) to setup what the maximum power usage can ...
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how to connect the OpenVpn Server to the android emulator running on the same machine, windows 7

I'm trying to connect openVPN server my computer with the client the emulator. I configured the server by following these steps https://community.openvpn.net/openvpn/wiki/Easy_Windows_Guide. I then ...
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Import only DCIM from Android phone

I tried to import photos and videos captured with a Nexus mobile phone. The photos and videos are stored in the DCIM folder. I have many more images on the mobile phone, which I do not want to import, ...
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Irritating CTRL and ESC key in connectbot for android

I have a galaxy note 10.1 and a physical blue tooth keyboard that comes with it. I downloaded ConnectBot because I wanted to SSH to my web servers and use VIM to edit html of web pages. VIM is ...
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Many wireless keyboards in one receptor for android

I'm developing an application for Android XBMC (aka Android TV PC) which is controlled by a wireless keyboard. The Android XBMC has only a USB input that receives the keyboard dongle. The problem is ...
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How to setup Android on VirtualBox with host-only adapter

I am trying to setup a test environment of 2 VBox OS, one with Ubuntu, the other with Android KitKat. With Ubuntu, setting up NAT and host-only adapter is a breeze. However, with Android, I tried 2 ...
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iptables error “FIX ME! implement getprotobyname() bionic/libc/bionic/stubs.c”

When I do this rule, the error shows up iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp -m multiport ! --dports 80,443 -j DROP I've also found some solutions. getprotobyname() just converts protocol names like tcp ...
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Run shell script/start Junit test in android without PC/ from SD card

I have a Robotium Test case, which is an instrumental Junit test case, and I can run it from the command line from my pc using the following shell script : adb shell am instrument -w ...
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netstat returns a huge amount of connections

I am having connection problem with my internet connection, it drops really frequently and it is almost impossible to connect to my phone for debugging apps using both wired and wireless connections. ...
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How to block all ports except 80,443 with iptables? [duplicate]

Blocking all ports(in and out) is easy but it's hard with the word "except". I don't know any rules that satisfies the condition. PS: I know this question is nothing new. But in fact, I didn't find ...
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'fail to add torrent' error nexus 5

Trying to use torrent download on nexus 5 modded rom slimkat 4.4. Keep getting error ~ 'falied to add torrent from source target'. Tried using utorrent and ttorrent-lite, and have not had any success. ...
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Android on FPGA

I would like to know is it possible to put android on FPGA specifically Digilent Atlys board which I have ? What would be a better way to learn on installing Android on custom hardware ? I have ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Options to drag and drop with synergy KVM switch?

I am effectively using Synergy between Windows/Linux/Android However, I am trying to find a way to drag and drop. I know I can "just network a drive, and modify a [send to], but honestly, when it ...
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Android phone and Toshiba laptop (Windows 8)

How can I use my computer speakers as extensions to my Android speaker phone?
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Cannot Stat Error When Copying From Android Phone to Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to move a video file from my phone to my harddrive via a script and am running into trouble with permissions. I am using the following command: sudo cp ...
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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 ...