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Exchange Account on Galaxy Note 3 won't sync Trash folder

I have someone who has their company exchange email account setup on their Galaxy Note 3. All of the folders sync except the Trash. That is to say, that under Outlook on the desktop there are items in ...
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Error while remount a partition read only

I have a rooted HTC and need to create a custom file in /system/xbin. I execute a mount command (for read-write permission on /system), create the file, remount /system in readonly and after that my ...
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Play Google Music from Android app to PC

I like the way that you can turn your PC to youtube tv/player by going to https://www.youtube.com/tv#/browse and pair it with an Android phone. Then, android app can play videos in this Chrome tab. I ...
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Droid VNC Server cannot create virtual input device

I'm using a iconBit android miniPC (rooted), and I need to remote control that device over the network. I've installed the Droid VNC app from the playstore, when i push the start button in the app, ...
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Why can't you drag/drop files from inside an archive to mounted devices in Windows Explorer?

Why is it when you have an archive open (for example using Winrar) that you can't drag and drop it's contents onto a mounted device in Windows Explorer such as the SD card in cellphones and tablets ...
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Android sh: rndis0: not found

I'm running the Android Terminal Emulator on my Samsung Galaxy Grand. And I am trying to set up USB reverse tethering with some tutorials online, though I ran into some problems. When I type in: # ...
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is it possible to send Magic Trackpad multi-touch gestures directly to Android-x86 running in VirtualBox?

My host operating system is Linux (Ubuntu 13.10). have people tried projects like this before? I suppose the next best alternative would be to have the host operating system interpret trackpad swipe ...
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Is there a way to run full screen legacy programs in Windows 8 Modern mode?

I know most people are looking for the other way around and that is doable with Stardock's ModernMix, but I want to do the reverse. Lets say I'm running a full screen game or other program that is ...
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Control an Android Tablet from OS X Mavericks

I have a Google Nexus 7 and a 2009 Macbook running OS X 10.9 Mavericks. I want to control the Nexus from my Macbook keyboard. I am not looking for advanced control; the ability just to browse to URLs ...
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Android makefiles(.mk) documentation [closed]

I want to learn about android makefiles. How to write and modify them. Could you please guide me to the official android documentation related to this? Also Other helping resources would be of great ...
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How to improve VoIP quality using my home Wi-Fi?

I'm using a VoIP service on my Android, and it's working great from the office, and even over 3G/4G, as I have purchased the g.729 codec. However, when I'm home, my 3G switches to home wifi, and I ...
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Can't get Chromecast to connect to my wifi, I have an Actiontec Q1000

I put the Chromecast into my HDMI tv and downloaded the app to my Android phone and my Android Tablet. My laptop which is Windows Vista says it is not supported. When I try to connect to my wifi from ...
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Installing USB driver for Nexus 4 (with KitKat) on Windows 8 64-bit - “no compatible software driver”

I have a question regarding the setup of an Android Development Environment. I asked already on Stackoverflow, but it seems that setting up an Development Environment is no Stackoverflow question :( ...
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Advice on Dev Laptop (Lenovo W530) for Mobile Development

I am ordering a Lenovo W530. It is going to be used mainly for mobile (iOS, Android & Win Phone) and backend development. A lot of VMWare virtual machines of course. But not over 2 concurrent ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 touchscreen driver? (ON Hyper-V)

I have a Windows Server (2008 R2 Enterprise) running in a Hyper-V environment and I tend to use remote desktop on my Nexus 5 when using the server. Because of this I need to have perfect accuracy when ...
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How to use the Dropbox Camera Uploads only for new pictures I take

I need to quickly start uploading new pictures I take on my Android device to Dropbox, and for efficiency purposes I need it to automatically upload as soon as I take the picture. However, as soon as ...
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Android SIP / VoIP with doorbell: View video before answering

I am currently using the 2N Helios IP Vario doorbell device. It can be used via SIP protocol, but can also communicate with the 2N Android app directly, without an additional server, which I would ...
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How much will frequent pinging affect smartphones battery life [closed]

I've got a small home network with a DiskStation NAS and a Raspberry Pi server, both of which can do various chores such as controlling power plugs among other things. I want these two machines to be ...
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ADT Eclipse on Linux

is it possible programming for Android using the ADT on Eclipse on Linux? I would like to programming using cocos2D-X on Linux because it is much easer to setup all the environment
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Files from Android to Windows 8.1 pc

i would like to transfer some pictures from android phone to my windows 8.1 laptop over a bluetooth, but even when i paired the devices i don't have on the bt icon in windows buttons to send or ...
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Bluetooth keyboard synced with multiple devices

I wonder, how bluetooth syncing works, and if you could sync several devices with one regular bluetooth keyboard ? Using Debian and Android tablet I need re-authorize every time I change the device I ...
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How to fix sh-4.2$

What is sh-4.2$ ? and how can I change it back to normal? I was trying to recalibrate my proximity sensor on my Samsung S 4. I was able to do so but know I see sh-4.2$ before everything in ...
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Which program allows remote management of Android devices?

I have 50 Android tablets. I want to be able to control from a central place the following things on the devices: General settings like date-time, unlock method, display sleep time etc; Chrome ...
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Does this Windows Desktop & Andoid Phone Display on one screen really exist?

I am going to buy a new TFT, and while scrolling I saw the product image of the NEC Multisync EA294WMi-BK. While I understand, that this is a product image, I would like to know if this is possible: ...
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Android and Windows (or Linux) software for simple P2P VoIP

I'm looking for a simple way to set up a VoIP connection between an Android phone and a Windows or Linux computer. I've been looking at Asterisk and other SIP servers, but a) they seem primarily ...
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how to change the default operation of SD card when it is inserted into the slot

Please show me the way to do it on Linux. And what's the default permission of it when it is loaded from an android. Currently the directory /mnt/sdcard can be neither viewed nor entered. So I guess ...
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Samsung android phone is not being detected by windows xp?

I t was working fine earlier but when i plugged in my samsung galaxy y phone via usb cable in my windows XP desktop's usb port it doesn't show any additional drive in 'My Computer'. Here is the ...
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HTC Android Fails to mount- Mount from computer?

I Have an HTC Incredible S (S-Off, Rooted, ViperVIVO 1.3.0 ICS) that has seemingly ceased to posses the ability to mount its SD Storage to my computer. For whatever reason, whenever I plug in my ...
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Google Analytics Opt Out for mobile devices? [closed]

The Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-ons are very useful way to shield our browsing from contributing to our clients analytics data. The link does not work for mobile devices. Are there any ...
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Set up bluetooth tethering windows 8 with galaxy s3

I'm looking instructions to tether my windows 8 laptop via Bluetooth with my Samsung Galaxy s3 android. I've enabled Bluetooth Tethering on the Samsung Galaxy S3. I've paired the devices on windows, ...
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Remove synced contacts from gmail?

I have a lot of old contacts I wish to get rid of. When I sync my phone old contacts appear. How do I remove them?
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Setting up home media network and syncing with various devices

I am a bit inexperienced with this and all the guides I've been reading online seem to have confused/mixed terminology. I have a projector connected to Wd tv play which is just a tv gadget that ...
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Skydrive Android App Sync

I have a library of pdfs that is about 6gigs in size. What I would like is for SkyDrive app to automatically download all my pdfs to my tablet and reflect the sync changes in the SkyDrive app. So that ...
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Intel Vt-x - Android emulator

Im trying to improve the speed of the Android emulator by installing Intel Haxm. I've downloaded all that's necessary from the Android SDK. Now when I try to install the software for Intel, I get an ...
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Apps crashing - Android 4.3 in VirtualBox

Performance and stability problem with Android 4.3 in VM. Tried with x64 and x86 System. VirtualBox V4.3.2 in use. Android could be installed on x86 only. But there it seems to be successfully, using ...
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How to use bluetooth keyboard with both Android and WIndows 8?

I purchased this Logitech bluetooth keyboard which, according to the specifications on the page, can switch between both Android and Windows 8 devices. I haven't figured out how to do this. Is a ...
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How to close Genymotion device with shell command?

I need to close genymotion via shell command, does anyone know if it is possible to do this?
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Android device is not able to ping my laptop on same network

Laptop: Windows 7 Connected to Wifi - "Hydra" IP: 10.73.112.35 Gateway: 10.73.112.1 Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Connected to Wifi - "Hydra" IP: 10.73.52.67 Gateway: 10.73.52.1 I am not able to ...
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How to setup Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I'm trying to establish a connection between this app and my Win 8.1 Pro PC, but every guide I've found so far skip steps such as what to put under PC name or under Gateway. Also, should the User name ...
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Linux Mint something wrong with my .bashrc

The path of my .basrc file is /home/vamsi/.bashrc It is weird that my file has nothing but the path I set. I think I am using a file at the wrong location or that I have lost my .bashrc file as ...
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Shared Folder in VirtualBox with Android not working

According to this I am supposed to see a "Shared Folder". Using android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso (original picture: http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/231/uewc.png)
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How to install ubuntu OS using an android mobile as a usb drive?

I just want to ask if How can I install Ubuntu OS from android phone? I have the ubuntu.img and .md5 file. But I don't knwo how to run this. I also have Linux installer and VNC. Everytime I launch the ...
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Connecting from Android device to linux virtual machine on MAC via bluetooth

Let me explain the situation: Web application is running on ubuntu virtual machine (VirtualBox). I can ping it from my mac. Vm's ip address is 192.168.56.100. Android device is connected to a mac ...
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How do I install GNU's 'make binary package' to android shell

I need make to install things, based on my current knowledge: I have reached a chicken and egg scenario. I have root access to the filesystem and shell, but the native android shell does not come ...
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repo sync “CyanogenMod/android_prebuilt” size and resume capability.?

I'm downloading CyanogenMod-10.1 source on a low speed broadband. About 4GB of source is downloaded . In that 4GB, there is a big project "CyanogenMod/android_frameworks_base" which alone took 1GB of ...
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Ubuntu for Developers [closed]

As a developer, which version of Ubuntu should I opt for because I am confused between the LTS and the standard version. Do they differ a long way? Also Is Ubuntu the best Linux O.S out there in terms ...
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How to view Dolphin Browser Mini bookmarks from Google Chrome?

On my mobile phone (Android 2.3), I use Doplhin Browser Mini, and have collected (and am constantly updating) a huge collection of bookmarks. On my desktop computers, I use Google Chrome, and have ...
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how to connect a device android to Local area network via VPN

I want to connect my android phone to the local area network at company via VPN. I use software "X-plore" to connect LAN via wifi is worked perfect. But when i use 3G and use X-plore to connect LAN, ...
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rsync backup messes up permissions on files

I use rsync backup on my Android device to backup some files from my device to my *nix server. It sort of works, except the target directory and all files under it have their file mode flags set to ...
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how to access sensors and camera of android device from Shell

I have logged in to my android phone through SSH [installed SSH client in android and through putty from windows]. Now I can access all the directories like root , dev , etc, of the phone.Can someone ...