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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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Open an RSS feed link saved on a File with android

I have many Rss feeds with extension XML saved into a text file. i wish to allocate a button to each feed on an activity and be able to open them with an OnClickListener(). Someone has an idea of ...
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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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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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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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No Internet connection in Android-x86 4.2 ISO on VirtualBox

I installed Oracle VirtualBox on Windows 8. Then I downloaded android-x86-4.2-20121225.iso from Android-x86. After I installed Android x86-4.2 on VirtualBox from the ISO, I could run it, but the ...
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Opening a Samsung Kies .SME file on PC

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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Connectify not working properly?

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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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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Cannot Connect Samsung Galaxy Y Duos to Laptop via USB Cable

While I am connecting my phone to my laptop neither the laptop nor the phone can detect each other. By not recognizing I want to mean nothing happens after connecting. It seems that I have not ...
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Android Run Time bytecode class size [on hold]

Java has a 2^16 bytecode address. Because it a java class cannot have more than 65535 methods. Since google has announced the ART "android run time" the new Virtual machine for android L, anyone know ...
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Reverse tethering from PC to Android Phone

How can I set up a PC to act as a modem to pass an internet connection onto an Android phone? Broadband-modem - Laptop -usb-android smart-phone -(want to use internet here)
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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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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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Connect Android to PC with TightVNC and AndroidVNC

I want to connect my Galaxy S2 to my PC using AndroidVNC (for the Android) and TightVNC (for the PC), or any other combination of software to VNC. So far I have managed to port forward ports 5500, ...
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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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Prevent auto mounting Android sdcard under Linux Mint

I recently obtained an older Android phone, so that I could test Android Apps on it. I've needed it because I have a Nexus 7 but not older Android versions, hardware, etc. to test on. I'm having a ...
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Unable to copy in bluestacks

I am unable to copy more than 500mb files in bluestacks. I want to copy my obb folder to shared folder. But, I can not copy. I tried many file explorer but bluestacks stops working when copying ...
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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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Android contacts integrating, how to stop it? [migrated]

I have bought my first android phone(sony xperia m)! I'm so happy. But very strange things happen. I have installed a skype and it's contacts are migrated to contacts of my phone. I do not ask it to ...
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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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Does Android or Java use more power since it's running on a virtual machine?

Since Android applications run on a JVM (Dalvik VM) which is basically a virtual processor, and every virtual instruction has to be mapped to the underlying chipset's native instruction, does this ...
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ADB can't recognize my Android phone, but Windows 7 does

I'm trying to install a simple .apk, from my Asys U46E running Windows 7, onto my LG Optimus S running Android 2.3.3. If I have USB debugging off on the phone, then the laptop recognizes it and can ...
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Android - redirect audio from hdmi to default speaker [closed]

I have a android tablet, and I have broken the screen, now i am using the hdmi output to connect the tablet to my vga screen, I am using a hdmi to vga adapter I bought from the internet, however this ...
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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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Android (Java) method equivalent to Python HMAC-SHA256 in Hex [migrated]

I am attempting to replicate the Python HMAC-SHA256 equivalent in Android (Java). The Python representation is shown bellow with the correct output: Python print (hmac.new(key = ...
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Android google play no connection error [migrated]

About a month ago my application updates ate all of the memory of my phone (samsung galaxy young), so I decided to uninstall, or disable and downgrade applications. I did this to google play as well. ...
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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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On which account should I publish an android app for my company [closed]

I'm the newly appointed project manager for mobile apps in my company. I'm going to publish an Android app, but I don't know on which account I should do it. If I publish the application with my ...
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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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On android, is there any way to sign into Google Play without also signing into Gmail? [migrated]

I have an android tablet. I would like to sign in into the play store in order to get other apps, but I do not want to sign in gmail/contacts/calenders/g+ etc. This device will be shared among ...
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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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Should I use Android phone/dongle or linux plug computer to run VPN server? [closed]

If you consider yourself an über nerd, I need help with this problem. I’m looking for a VPN (virtual private network) solution that meets the following criteria: It’s not via a paid service It’s ...
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Android SDK is not working on OSX

$ cd /ev-bin/android-sdk-mac_x86/tools $ ls -al total 8360 drwxrwx---@ 22 erikvold staff 748 Aug 28 19:43 . drwxrwx---@ 6 erikvold staff 204 Aug 30 13:25 .. drwxrwx---@ 5 erikvold staff ...
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How can I disable Google Voice Commands on an Android phone? [migrated]

My preference is to not root my phone, but I'd be willing to do it if necessary since I'm a software engineer. Google Voice keeps have Search and Voice Dialer popup at random sometimes about twice ...
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Add audio at specific time in video using ffmpeg

I want to add an M4A audio of 5s duration to an MP4 video file. I have already tried the -itsoffset command of ffmpeg. ffmpeg -i a.mp4 -itsoffset 00:00:10 -i b.m4a -map 0:0 -map 1:0 -preset ultrafast ...
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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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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 cam i open a XML file with XML built in editor in Eclipse?

0 down vote favorite I am learning how to make android application from HEAD FIRST ANDROID. In one chapter we are making an application which will show the NASA DAILY IMAGE on android phone.We are ...
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Android adb: “device unauthorized” message, but can't boot device to confirm authroization [migrated]

I managed to get stuck in a boot loop after installing the Chainfire 3D driver on a Galaxy Tab 3. I can boot into the recovery mode (and download mode) but when I try to establish a connection using ...
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How to temporary block any internet communications of iPhone? [migrated]

Is it possible to press some button and temporary turn iPhone into normal phone, i.e. make it transmit nothing over data channel? I have such button on Android -- to disable "mobile data". Can I do ...
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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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Manually install Google USB drivers

My SDK and AVD manager is unable to access the Google USB drivers. I believe this is a firewall issue and a proxy could work, however, I would like to avoid this route if possible. Is there a way I ...
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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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Crash while adding google account [migrated]

Facing trouble while adding Google account to my android device. In logcat I got these two messages: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to create service com.google.android.gms.gcm.GcmService: ...
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How to connect BlueStack to ADT in Windows 8 (64-bit)

Can I connect BlueStack to Eclipse ADT
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How to Use a Shared Folder in VirtualBox with AndroVM

I'm trying out AndroVM and cant figure out how to access a shraed folder with VirtualBox. The instructions say it needs to be called mysdcard, which I did. But I can't find it in the android. What do ...
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Can't access phone util on Galaxy S3 (I535)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that I can't get to connect to my computer. I've tried multiple USB cables (including the default one from the charger) on multiple computers. My next step is trying to ...
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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 ...