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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Prevent android studio from creating .AndroidStudio1.4 folder

When I installed and started android studio 1.4 I noticed I had a new folder in my home directory: C:\Users\Me\.AndroidStudio1.4. This folder contained a config and a system folder. I managed to edit ...
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Set proxy settings in Android for a Shared USB Connection

I'm trying to share my Ethernet connection with my mobile in order to connect my mobile phone to the organization network. I'm connecting and sharing the connection between my computer and my mobile ...
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Capturing android network traffic by setting up a VPN?

I'm trying to capture an app's network traffic, the proxy option in the Android OS is not proxying everything the app is sending/receiving. Would it be possible to setup a VPN server and analyze all ...
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Chrome on Android ignores host file

I need to access my lamp server from my Android phone. The problem is I need to access it using "localhost" URL not the IP address. I have rooted my phone to be able to edit the HOSTS file. I have ...
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Is it possible to reinstall the OS on my Android device (and should I)? [closed]

My Android device is a few years old, and like any computer it's slowed down over the years. It takes forever to boot up, the interface lags, and launching apps takes forever. When the same thing ...
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PC firefox play youtube video on samsung smart tv youtube app

From my android phone I can play any YouTube video on my Samsung Smart TV or my Chromecast. I would like to play YouTube videos from my PC with Firefox on other smart devices, too. Scenario: I ...
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How can I find out the /sys/class or /sys/devices entry for a mounted filesystem?

What I have: I know the place in the filesystem where a microSD card is mounted, e.g. /storage/sdcard1 What I need: To find out which device folder it corresponds to, e.g. /sys/class/mmc_host/mmc0 ...
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Android Process Stats: app only appears in the foreground

I'm new in Android development. I built an app to access a web server to retrieve some data from the DB. Now I want to analyze the memory usage. To do that, I'm using Process Stats on Android 5.1, but ...
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Android can't access Windows SMB shared USB drives

Windows shared SMB USB disk drives are accessible by Windows 7 machines on the network but not by Android devices. Shared internal drives are accessible but if the drive is an external USB drive with ...
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How to Block Android app using Router?

I have a belkin N300 router+modem, i need to block an app #dramamania. I know how to MAC filter an android device and to set rules in URL block. But, none of them work with WiFi, LAN yes all ...
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Cordova/Ionic Build failure: “cannot open shared object”

--Would also tag with "Ionic" and "Cordova" -- I am trying to get ionic up and running on Ubuntu 15.10. nvm,npm, and node are working fine, Cordova and Ionic commandline tools are installed fine. ...
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How to connect router to internet through a PC with 3G modem?

I want to connect my android to internet through my PC which have 3G Internet connection like this diagram : +------------+ | Android | | Device | +--------|---+ (( | )) ...
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Android app/ssh addon for Terminal Emulator [closed]

Im looking for an app with ssh and certificate capability that is free (JuiceSSH is awesome but I need to pay for certificate ability) I have done some research, many point to Dropbear ssh but I am ...
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Portable android studio

I downloaded android-studio-ide-141.2288178-windows.zip and uncompressed it and I installed also jdk, the problem is that when I run studio64, I get the splash screen for less than a second and ...
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View & Control Alcatel 4016x on pc?

I've asked this question on another site but no answer yet and also don't know if I'm doing right by askin here. I have an Alcatel 4016X pixi2 and I want to View & Control this device on my pc ...
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Sharing Mobile Internet to a WiFi network

I have a home network setup (multiple devices connected to a router) but i access Internet from my Mobile Phone. I know that we can create a hotspot from my Android Mobile but that would create a ...
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How can I enable ip_forward in Android?

I'm testing arp spoofing on phone but it's not working. ARP is changed on my PC but after it i can't ping any website. I did this on phone: echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward And after cat ...
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Android .backup file

I managed tocreate backup from my andoid phone using system recovery mode just b before it died. Now im left with file named userdata_20130101_000010.backup. Is there any way i can extract files from ...
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Can Windows 10 desktop be extended onto iOS and Android?

On Windows 7, I used ZoneScreen to extend my windows desktop from my desktop PC onto my laptop and Air Display to extend my desktop on my iPad and Android phone. It worked great! 4 displays made for a ...
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View full url in google chrome android

How can i enable full url view in google chrome for android. Chrome automatically hides directories from url and keeps the domain visible..i want it to show full url all the times.
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Lenovo P780 running VibeUI2 Android 4.4.2 Can't install Google services?

I was running VibeUI1.5 android 4.2.x originally. I then updated to VibeUI2 Android 4.4.2 only to notice that the new version doesn't have google services. So I started trying to install them... No ...
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How do I monitor internet data usage for a specific network?

So here's my problem. I am using a wifi hotspot from Airtel (in India) that provides internet connectivity via a sim card on their 4G network. The data goes to 0 way to quickly (in my opinion) and ...
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Allow Camera Access for Specific Site on Chrome Android Version

I created a project for work where you can scan barcodes via a mobile browser and do additional stuff like directly print the label, get information about the item and other things. The scanning ...
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Is there an alternative for bindfs for android?

I want to bind directory with fake permissions on android. I tried bindfs on Ubuntu and it's working very well but there is not bindfs for android. I'm using this to command to achieve this on ...
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Using Windows 7 with new Android smartphone

Vodafone Smart Ultra 6 comes with no install disks or PC suite like my old phones did. The PC shows it as an Android device when connected, BUT NO drivers installed or found. I've asked Vodafone for ...
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Desktop computer loses wi-fi connection, when I connects to it an Android device by usb cable

I have a desktop computer with a wireless (usb dongle) adapter, Android phone and a router. The computer identifies the WI-FI net from the router (via wireless usb dongle adapter) , and I can surf. ...
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FFMpeg can't concat certain videos

I have some videos recorded with my android phone. They are quite similar. For instance: original0.mp4 original1.mp4 original2.mp4 (this one is broken) I apply this filter to each of them: ...
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Remove Unwanted Rotation of video when merge audio With Video Using FFMPEG

Actually I want to overwrite Audio Using Recorder Audio file into Recorded Video File.For That I am Using FFMPEG Library Project from this Link Issue: When I capture video in Portrait mode and then ...
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CERT Tapioca on Mac for Android app SSL testing

I'm attempting to use Cert Tapioca (http://www.cert.org/blogs/certcc/post.cfm?EntryID=203) in Virtual Box so that I can test the SSL/HTTPS security of Android Apps. After downloading and running the ...
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What programs can I safely remove if I root my nexus 7?

Is there a current list of programs/apps that can safely be removed if I root a nexus 7 tablet? I want to get rid of the crapware that is now on the machine but don't know which ones. Thanks
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Can sqlite database corruption and mysteriously undeleted files be the result of flash memory failures?

I have an android phone that is running a database system I made (interaction through SMS and with a cloud end which syncs with it). The main database is stored in an sqlite file. It has been running ...
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Tenda N4 Wi-Fi router not authenticating

Okay, so I have Tenda N4 router configured with WPA-PSK,AES with DHCP. It used to work fine with these same settings. But now, whenever I am providing password, it shows “Authentication problem,” in ...
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What language and how to test script that will run in android terminal app

I want to write a script that can run in a terminal app on an android device. I have basic questions about getting started. Background: I have a Windows batch file that (basically) pulls folders ...
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Linux computer gerrit connection problems

I have searched and searched and can't find a related answer. Ok, here is my problem. I'm running Xubuntu 15.04. Have been building android for several month. Recently got into using gerrit to ...
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How do I update Android Studio from a zip file?

I am using Android Studio 1.2.1.1, and I downloaded latest update. It was given as a zip folder. How to update Android studio from that folder?
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cannot modify micro sd

I have a Silicon Power microSDHC card (16 GB class 10). The card is split into two partitions: 14GB FAT32 and 1GB EXT2, both are primary partitions (For use link2sd app in android). This worked ...
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How to push IMAP messages from Android to a server or to backup location?

Background: My Linux-Apache server ran an IMAP email server to which I had connected my Android phone and PC. Since it's IMAP, things were automatically kept in sync. The Apache server was recently ...
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PC hotspot unable to connect with Android device

I want to share my laptop wifi with my phone. I used many ways to make a hotspot(cmmd prmpt and multiple sw's) and did make them , but the phone never connects to any of them , and always stops at ...
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Reading Encrypted Files from Android microSD Card

My wife had a Samsung Galaxy S3 which she just traded in for a new phone. I would like to get some of the files off of the micro SD card if possible but it was encrypted. I have tried using ...
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GCM : if client device has no internet connection for limited time?

My question is if Client device has no internet connection, for a limited time, then is GCM push notification request added in queue or anything else? If so, how long until the requests are discarded? ...
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GCM : how many requests can be sent from server?

I work on a project that use Google Cloud Message(GCM) my question is how many requests can sent through server to device. how to manage requests?
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Decrypt file on SD card of Samsung phone encrypted by Android 5.0

My Galaxy Note 4 does't recognize the encryption on my SD card anymore. I can't open any file. Now, since I have the password, I thought I could decrypt them myself, with Android Java or with C++ on ...
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When using Charles Proxy with mobile devices, how can I allow a device?

I have Charles Proxy working fine for requests from OSX, and one Android device works fine. I have another android device with the same proxy settings on which Chrome just responds "Unable to connect ...
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Android & iOS Devices over WLAN can't acquire DHCP IP Address

Here's our configuration : WiFi Access Point with DHCP turned off is connected to our main network. Our main network is serviced by a hardware DHCP (Kerio Control) DNS is serviced by two Windows ...
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Removing Unwanted Android apps [closed]

Google has downloaded several applications that I will never use and do not want. They have used up almost all of my available phone memory. How can I remove unwanted google apps from my phone?
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Wireless and Wired Network - iPad and Windows Proxy

I'm a developer trying to simplify the process of multi-platform web development and I would like to setup a proxy in windows 10 for an iPad or other device to use. Specifically I have an Android ...
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Error while trying to ./configure (installing bootloader manager)

I'm having a problem with my bootloader - I have installed android along my other OS and if I install grub ( which comes with it ) my boot menu disappears and I can only access android through its ...
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How to access a device by hostname through Jetpack/MiFi?

I have a Verizon Jetpack Mi-Fi device, which behaves as a wireless router. Connected to it are three clients: A Windows laptop whose hostname is windows1. IP address from the Jetpack is 192.168.1.2. ...
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photo deleted from Google Drive does not properly delete from Google Photo device

I am testing out Google Photos. For the most part, it works nicely. It even integrates reasonably well with Google Drive, as advertised (I can view Drive photos in Google Photos and vice versa) ...
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Are Android emulators faster in a Linux-based OS than in Windows?

Are the android emulator and other android VMs (like Geny Motion, BlueStack...) faster in Ubuntu (Linux) than Windows? They are pretty heavy in my Windows and I don't know whether I should install a ...