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Android won't register SIP on FritzBox router

In the past I've used VoIP/SIP apps to call from my Android phone. Recently I got the upgrade to Android KitKat (4.4.x) and I've noticed that it includes SIP accounts natively (accessible through ...
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Spoof MAC address from IP command

I'm trying to spoof my MAC address on a modified version of Linux (Android). The main problem is that because it has been stripped down, the ifconfig command has been taken out, and I only can use the ...
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Android mobiles can't access internet via TP-LINK range extender (TP-LINK Modem - Router)

I have recently bought a TP-Link Range extender (TL-WA830RE) to extend my existing wireless network. I am using a TP-Link Adsl Router (TD-W8961ND). The network configuration is the following: For the ...
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Cannot start any AVD on Android SDK Manager

I'm using Windows 7 with 6GB RAM and 500GB ROM (almost full). I used this web (http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) to download Eclipse ADT & Android SDK for Windows and this web ...
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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While my phone is SU.I cant access my sdcard [on hold]

While I type SU in terminal emulator on Android KitKat 4.4.2 "my phone" contents of /sdcard , /storage/sdcard0 and /mnt/sdcard dissapear or even the external(It's swapped so its internal) memory ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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External android/usb attached mass storage unit does not show up under Mac /Volumes?

I have an Asus tablet running JellyBean 4.1. In the settings it shows "Attached as USB device" So on the Tablet end things are looking good. On the Mac the Android tablet does not show up in the ...
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Windows won't let me change the correct driver

When I plug in my phone to flash a new ROM onto it, I can't use adb and fastboot because windows thinks my phone is "removable storage." It doesn't list the Google phone driver anymore as an option, ...
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How to cast Skype audio to TV from Nexus 7 via Chromecast?

I just unwrapped and plugged in my new Chromecast dongle. Owning a Samsung Smart TV w/ DLNA, it covers most of the Chromecast capabilities anyway, but I wanted wireless means to mirror my Nexus 7 ...
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Android emulator performance on linux

I installed the android SDK and eclipse plugin on my laptop, but I was surprised to find out that the emulator eats up 100% of one of my cpu cores. I have exactly the same setup on a desktop machine ...
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AndroVM-About WhatsApp settings and Background processes of the AndroVM

I'm using AndroVM on Virtual-box. And I have a question about WhatsApp and the emulator itself. In windows I use BlueStacks and there inside WhatsApp I have settings icon to customize WhatsApp such ...
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How to Recording Video file application in android? [on hold]

Is it possible record video from Running video in application android
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What does mount a SD card mean? [on hold]

My Android tablet has an option to mount SD card but I am confused if it creates a virtual memory card? Please guide. Thanks in advance.
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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Unable to sign in into apps using Google Account [migrated]

When trying to sign in with Google Account on Flipboard and Colossatron (a game). In the Flipboard case, I get the following error message: An error occurred when signing in with this account. ...
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How to use touch-screen on cell phone after removing glass

My friend gave me a really old Metro PCS ZTE Phone with a destroyed glass screen. Surprisingly, the phone still powers on and I was able to fully charge the battery. I removed the broken glass ...
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How to bring up emulator from terminal of type tablet

I am working on android source code and I did build the source. Now when I run emulator command it just brings up emulator of phone type. I would like to open an emulator of type tablet and size ...
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Setting up Screen mirroring on non smart TV

I have a non smart TV with no inbuilt screen mirroring capability , just a simple HDMI port and two android devices HTC one mini and HTC desire 816 both of which do not support MHL. What would be the ...
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Play phone's music wirelessly through computer's speakers

I want to avoid buying a bluetooth speaker, and would rather use my computer's speakers to play my phone's audio. This would allow me to control music from the native music app on my phone (Android, ...
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MTP move within same partition takes a long time

I have an Android 4.3 device (Samsung Galaxy SIII LTE running stock ROM) that connects to the computer using MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). I wanted to organize some files and I was creating ...
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MP4 video from Android phone can't be played in Windows

I took a video on my Samsung Galaxy S2 (Android), it's about 3GB and it can be played on the phone. But after transferring it to the PC is does not play when opened with VLC, QuickTime, Windows Media ...
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ipsec configuration problems on Ubuntu. Errors on IP forwarding" connection authorization from Android client

I'm trying to create a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN from my Android phone to my Ubuntu server on my home network. I am receiving two errors. the first one is a failure checking IP forwarding when I run ipsec ...
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Can I control airplane mode or wireless/data connection on a USB-connected Android phone?

Is it possible to control or monitor airplane mode WiFi Data/3G connection of an Android phone (e.g. Samsung Galaxy or OnePlus One) running CyanogenMod, from a Windows PC or a Mac? I want to ...
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Stream video from HTTP server via android device to a DLNA renderer

I have an android device and a DLNA renderer (an LG HDTV) on the same LAN. My TV can't stream HTTP video, so I want to open an HTTP video stream on the android device and forward the stream to the TV ...
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how do I run multiple Bluestacks?

Bluestacks refuses to open a separate window to emulate another instance of android. How do I open multiple instances of bluestacks the android emulator for windows 8.1?
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How to send reminders to your contacts [closed]

Just like you can send reminders in Outlook which acts as a reminder for the receiver, is there a way to send reminders through mobile to your contacts specially Android?
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Can a wireless interface act in two modes at the same time?

Can a wireless interface act in two modes at the same time ? (e.g. monitor mode and ad-hoc mode) ? I have an interface which is in ad-hoc mode and I need to capture packets received by this interface ...
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When using internet sharing on my Mac, one specific game on my phone does not work

I have just turned on internet sharing on my iMac so my phone can connect to the internet via my iMac (there is only one ethernet connection in this hotel, and no 3/4G). When I try opening Google, ...
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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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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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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 stop Firefox for Android from constantly displaying its Mozilla tab [migrated]

Every time I let my phone display turn off, and then unlock it and return to Firefox, or just go to another app or hit my home button and then go back to Firefox, it's showing its Mozilla tab. That's ...
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How do you remove app icons from screens on a Galaxy Pocket?

Just how the heck do I remove unwanted app icons from my home and other screens? On my Galaxy S4 I just slid them off the side, but on the damned Galaxy Pocket, they just bounce off the side back onto ...
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Connect Samsung Galaxy S2 with laptop. thru WIFI Direct

How can I send a picture from the phone to the laptop. Bluetooth is the easiest way, but not so fast. I want to use WIFI direct, but I cant find the laptop when i'm searching. What do I need to do ...
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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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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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Access of services using Android SSH tunnel

My school has a really strict firewall, and I can bypass it using the SSH Tunnel app for Android connecting to my Linux VPS. They blocked the default SSH port 22, then I changed my SSH port to 80. It ...
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Uninstall on android wear [migrated]

I have an android wear device and I'd like to uninstall apps with sideload. I already have: 1 adb forward tcp: 4444 local abstract: / adb hub 2 adb connect localhost: 4444 3 adb devices 4 adb-s ...
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Is there any sofware that can serve a USB webcam as if it were an IP Camera? [closed]

I have a Logic USB Webcam. Is there software available that will allow me to connect to it as if it were an IP Camera? Specifically I'm trying to connect to it remotely through my Android Phone. There ...
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Cannot copy to or from shared folders in AndroVM-VirtualBox 4.3.14

Here it is clearly said that shared folders are supported in VirtualBox starting from versions released in 2013. But when I try to copy any data from androvm to /mnt/shared/Androshared folder, the ...
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Android, how to print pdf from last page order? [migrated]

How to print pdf document from last page in android kitkat? I use canon printer via usb to my android tablet. Thx.
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Prevent rsync out of memory

I am trying to rsync 55000 jpg files in 10000 folders (from an Android phone to a Linux box). Usually, I did this: rsync -rOi --size-only --delete --timeout=60 --progress --no-perms ...
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Firefox browser addons not syncing to android/between android devices

Is this supposed to happen; will it be added at some point if not? I can currently go into my android firefox for instance and install adblock plus, ghostery, https everywhere, and presumably ...
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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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Is it possible to transfer wifi settings from an android device to windows?

I have the information from a few wifi networks saved on an android device, is there any way to move this data over to windows 8.1? I have exported the .txt file from android that contains the ...
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can not detect mp4 videos in Android Samsung phone for transfer to PC

I have recorded some videos in mp4 format using my Samsung Express Android phone and when I tried to copy to my windows PC, it can not be detected. All the videos folders contains nothing but shows up ...