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Cannot use function hard reset in LG Optimus G e975 [on hold]

I have installed a new ROM for LG e975, android v4.4.2. Installing progress is normal, but the phone gets stuck at the loading screen (LG logo). I have to press and hold Power + Volumn Down to hard ...
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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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How to I add a “confirmation on close” option to an android AVD

I have unfortunately gotten into the habit of clicking on the X to close the android emulator (AVD) when I really wanted to just minimize it or something - can I make it do a "are you sure" pop-up, or ...
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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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Enabling VT-x virtualization in Optoplex3020 Desktop, Dell Bios A005

I seriously have been hammering this issue for three hours. I want to develop an Android application with Android Studio, but emulation needs HAXM. I tried to install HAXM but the installer said VT-x ...
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Galaxy tab not showing up as a Drive in Windows XP

I just installed Android Ice Cream Sandwich. But I cant see a Drive! USB seems to show up but no Drive to access the files in Windows Explorer. I can see a USB device ID and it is showing as SAMSUNG ...
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Which IDE to use for Android development? [on hold]

I would like to make my way into Android Application development. I believe the main language to do that is Java which I have experience in. But creating applications that shall be downloaded through ...
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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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Completly Uninstall TDMobile App? [migrated]

When I installed this banking app it made it so that chrome would open it up when starting a money transfer. Since the TD app is very unstable and hardly ever works I have uninstalled it, but chrome ...
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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 there a wallpaper changer for Linux like 500 Firepaper for Android?

500 Firepaper is a wonderful Android app that displays the latest images from 500px as your wallpaper, depending on which categories you choose to display. Is there something similar for Linux ...
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Does the Android “OpenVPN Connect” client app let my tablet to have an connectable IP address

I want to know that would the official Android OpenVPN client app "OpenVPN Connect" provides us an IP address of my Android 4.4.2 tablet so that I could ping it (or use it somehow) from my home ...
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Cannot remove a file

I used Cryptonite to encrypt a file then my device was shutdowned suddenly. Well, I cannot decrypt the file anymore. This's what I catched in the logcat when I try to encrypt the file once again: ...
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VPN connect only for some IP

I have Nexus 7 (2012) 4.4. I add VPN connection. It's successfull work. But I want use VPN connection only to open some IP, for example: 192.168.139.177. All other + DNS I want use default wifi ...
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How to access shared folder from Android Browser [migrated]

I'm trying to access file shared with firefox from Ubuntu to Windows (as server) via WIFI, all of setting has been properly set before. I'm using smb protocol via desktop browser from Ubuntu and it ...
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How can I convert M4V video to MP4 format under my Windows 7?

I want to convert M4V videos to MP4 format format to play on my Android Tablet. Is there any recommended app for Windows computer?
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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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Can an infected Android mobile phone infect a PC running either Windows or Linux and what is the best way to prevent the spread of the infection?

We have multiple users that use mobile phones that run of varying versions of Android and often plug the phones into PCs running Windows and Linux that are attached to a wider network. Can an infected ...
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How to root my Micromax A44 without bricking my phone? [migrated]

I am new to these root permission stuff. I want my phone to be rooted , so that i can extend my internal memory and add memory from my external card. I would like to know how to root my phone and what ...
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Android 5.0 - Avoid open play store after NFC scan [migrated]

I want to use the SmartLock feature of Android 5 together with NFC. I've configured it and it works well, but my problem is, that after scanning the NFC Tag (and also after unlocking the phone) the ...
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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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Can an infected Android or iOS phone infect a PC running Windows?

I realize that any .apk may not run on Windows via anything other than an emulator, but my instructor insists that it can. Here are my objections: Can I infect the computers at school with my ...
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How to turn off multiple desktops on Android 4 (LG Optimus L9 P760)? [migrated]

I would like to turn off multiple desktops that are on my Android 4 phone (LG Optimus L9 P760, if that matters). I can switch between them with touch, but I don't need that feature. And most of the ...
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Wireshark does not show wlan traffic of iOs/Android devices (but shows traffic of my others devices)

i am trying to sniff the Wifi traffic of my home network. for that, i run Backtrack LiveCD on a laptop with a DLINK AirPlus DWL g650 wifi adapter. i set my WPA key in wireshark, and running wlan ...
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Mouse pointer in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box

Is it possible to see normal mouse operation in Android-x86 inside Oracle Virtual Box? There are few apparent options for mouse, but neither work well I can't find "Mouse Integration" option as ...
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Is it possible to change the settings in android so that data is saved to the external SD card instead of the the phone's internal memory? [migrated]

This problem has been annoying me for a while. When I download and install an app to my phone it defaults to the phone's internal memory. Not too big of a deal since I can move it afterwards. The ...
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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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Bluetooth headset in windows needs pairing again after android connection

I have a Philips bluetooth headset. It works well, with both my android phone as well as my windows 8.1 laptop and phone. But one strange thing occurs: on android, I only have to pair once, and can ...
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How can I run an application on my PC but isolated and portable so I can switch PCs when needed [duplicate]

I was looking at dongle mini PCs. I can't seem to find much information on them. What I would like to do is plug in a dongle PC and run an application on it. It would be perfect if it opens up a ...
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gstreamer - can it actually deliver near real-time video?

I'm trying to stream video to an Android tablet, but I can't even get it to have latency under one second on my own machine, let alone introducing networking. The server is the test-launch rtsp ...
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how can I get around the 0x80030001 error when trying to copy files from a set of search results in Windows Explorer?

I'd like to search for mp3 files in a subfolder on my Android phone and copy them to my computer so I can listen to them. These are podcasts. When I use Windows Explorer to do this I get this error ...
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How can I run an application on my PC but mostly isolated nad portable so I can switHC PCs when needed [closed]

I was looking at dongle mini PCs. I can't seem to find much information on them. What I would like to do is plug in a dongle PC and run an application on it. It would be perfect if it opens up a ...
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How to block ads in Skype for Android? [closed]

I know of the ways to block ads in Skype for Windows, with adding https://apps.skype.com to restricted sites, and various sites to hosts file. However, I can't seem to get rid of the one ad that's ...
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How to block the Whatsapp Android application in a network

I need to block the users from accessing Whatsapp Android application who have logged in to my network. I tried to take Wireshark logs and tried to find the server's IP Address and port number, but I ...
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How to turn off auto-capitalization on the HTC One M8? [migrated]

This is bugging me while texting. I don't see an option to turn it off in the text app's settings, or Settings -> Language & keyboard.
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Android Studio Wont Send SMS [migrated]

I have been learning Android Studio, and im really stuck. This morning i had a code that send SMS's quite easly. But, now for some reason it is no longer working. This is the code i have: public ...
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Error whilst initializing SD card on Linux

I have noticed troubles with my microSD card in my Android phone and when I tried to insert it into my Linux laptop, I get the following error in #dmesg: [ 247.588279] mmc0: error -123 whilst ...
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How to ping from android to other devices [migrated]

How do I ping from Android to other devices? I thought about a method, class or something else. The following code is working on PC, but when I want to use it in a program for Android, it doesn't ...
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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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Sync latest email attachment with Android

My college mess hall menu is shared as an attachment (.jpeg) on the same thread every week. The thread has no other content except for this. For convenience, I'd like to access it quickly from my ...
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Automatic OCR workflow from Android to Windows

I would like the following to happen: I take a picture with my Android phone. Somehow I need to tell the phone that it's a receipt, and not a picture of something else. The picture gets OCR-ed and ...
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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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Bash on android [closed]

I have a rooted sony z2 smartphone and I'm able to run sh scripts, I also have busybox installed but I'm unable to work out how to run bash scripts, I've tried ls -l /bin/bash from terminal and get ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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How to change device name used by Google Chrome? [migrated]

I use the same Google account with Google Chrome on several devices including my Android phone. So, Google Chrome shows me tabs opened on other devices (for ex., at chrome://history/). Is there any ...
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SSH Bitvise Run As Admin

I want to shutdown my Windows 8 PC via SSH from my Android Phone. I am doing so using Bitvise and an SSH client on my phone. The issue is, the shutdown command requires me to run cmd.exe as an ...
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OpenWRT Android devices slow wifi

I've got my WNDR3700 running OpenWrt Barrier Breaker 14.07 / LuCI Trunk (0.12+svn-r10530). Everything is working just fine except for one thing. My android devices are all experiencing slow wifi. The ...
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How can I determine the IP addresses allocated by DHCP on a router that I'm connected to?

This "router" is not a typical situation. I'm using my phone as a hotspot and can only configure a select number of DHCP options. I can manage the limit on how many devices/clients can use my phone ...
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Android security certificate untrusted

For the past 2 days I have been unable to access my Outlook email from : www.Blu180.mail.live. states that the security certificate is untrusted. How can I fix this? Android OS on Samsung Galaxy S4 ...
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How can I see a graph of Google Play Referrals on Google Analytics [migrated]

I am able to see the referrals in the referral flow section. but i cannot find them again anywhere else. I need to see stats about each referral over time. Any way to so this?