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Routing Andoid with two routers

I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are configured as primary and secondary routers ...
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android encryption: too little time? [migrated]

I have a 3rd Gen Moto G that I just enabled encryption on. It showed the warning as usual, "make sure it's plugged in, this will take an hour or more", etc. However, after confirming this, the phone ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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my phone won't reboot from fastboot mode it keeps coming back to fastboot mode [on hold]

I wanted to flash recovery.img in my phone but I accidentally flashed boot.img and now my phone is stuck in fastboot mode. How can I fix this?
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Sync outlook calendar with categories to android tablet

I'm setting up all my appointments in Outlook using categories with their accompanying colors. I'm looking for a way to sync my outlook calender to my android tablet in a way my colored categories ...
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How can I limit the size of the Android source I need to download with repo sync?

I have been repo syncing the Android source, (& the CyanogenMod source on my AWS server), but they are so large (>30GB), that I won't get them before I leave for a country with an even worse ...
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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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Debugging my Android phone through ADB gets me: < was unexpected at this time

I want to send commands to my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G through Android Debug Bridge, but every time I write a command such as: adb -s<3729749> <reboot-bootloader> I get a response: < ...
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How to force an app to use a different language on android? [migrated]

Is there any config file that we can use in android to change the language (per application setting) ?
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How to view All Texts Without Horizontal Scrolbar?

In my mobile, Text fonts (in, for example Wikipedia website) are so tiny. after zooming the page, unfortunately a horizontal scroll bar will be appeared! moving frequently to right and left with my ...
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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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Google Play InApp Purchase V3 autorenewing listener [on hold]

I am integrating Inapp purchase in android and creating product for 1month in "Subscription" mode and purchasing this product in AlphaTesting. How to verify 1 month product autorenewing or ...
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Cannot use “Save As” to an FTP network location in Chrome

I am using WiFi FTP (WiFi File Transfer)—an Android app—to create a password protected FTP server. I am now able to map this as a network location in Windows 8.1. I can drop files in phone now over ...
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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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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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How does Android detect new mail, tweet, etc? [migrated]

I am curious about how Android is able to send notifications. I have installed apps such as Gmail, Google+, Whatsapp, Twitter, etc., how does Android know when there is new mail, whatsapp message, or ...
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Android pm command throwing transactiontoolargeexception

I am using rooted android phone and have installed AIDE for android. I am doing tutorial lessons in the app.. When i click run app in any tutorials. It says "Starting… " and after few seconds "App not ...
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How to increase the my battery life of my phone? [on hold]

I am using Micromax Canvas Doodle (Android) and facing an issue of short battery life specially if playing games . How can I increase my battery life
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How to install Android Studio in silent mode?

We are trying to install Android Studio (android-studio-bundle->Version-ID<-windows.exe) in silent mode. So far I could find no hint which commandline Switches are avaiable for this installer. ...
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Android Nexus 7 app battery usage percentages add up to over 100% of battery consumed

Simply put, the menu says that I've use 72% of my battery for screen and 42% for Wifi, among other things. This doesn't even include OS, which is at 48%. What is happening?? I'm running 5.1.1
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Android accountmanager - storing passwords [closed]

How does androids accountmanager store passwords From the developers website it says they are stored in plaintext. This is fine for unrooted devices as they can't be viewed however on rooted devices ...
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Windows 10 is unable to load Android devices as MTP devices

I had recently upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to 10. Since the upgrade, I am unable to connect my Android devices as MTP (or Portable Media Player) devices on Windows. The devices that I am ...
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Coding websites on mobile? [closed]

I have Google searched this many times, but I only get "how to make a mobile version of your website" and such. I want to know if I am able to use my Android phone to write code/script and view the ...
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New network name created every time I connect a Windows 7 machine to my Nexus One Portable Wi-Fi hotspot

I have my Nexus One configured as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot named AndroidAP JD. Whenever I turn on the wifi capability and connect to it with a Windows 7 machine, it remembers the password and connects ...
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How do I set the Android bash path in ZSH?

Looking through the Cordova Android docs, I see this line You need to add the path to your Android SDK platform-tools and tools directory. In my example I will use ...
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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 can I connect a Nexus 5 to a Mac via USB?

I'm trying to get photos off a Nexus 5 and into OSX. When I plug it in, it says "connected as a media device" on the device screen, but no USB drive shows up in Finder, no new folder shows up in ...
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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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Simulate Android Galaxy S6 Joystick With Mac

I recently acquired one of these Samsung Gear VR headsets in order to start experimenting with this technology and hopefully develop something too: But to my surprise, you need a gamepad for almost ...
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Android ADB Shell sendevent Not Working

I want to simulate pressing the power button on a rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P5100 running Android 4.0.4 using the ADB shell. To do this I changed the relevant permissions using: adb shell su ...
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Are there any tips or tricks to get a tablet PC 2.2 to complete the screen calibration?

I have laid it on a flat surface and very precisely tapped each plus sign around the screen and in the middle. I sat there doing this for over 7 minutes. It still needs to complete the calibration ...
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Can one achieve directory permissions on Android? [migrated]

On any android device 99.5% of the apps want the permission "Write / Read contents of SD card" in a combination with "Full network access". Theoretically these 2 permissions are enough for the app to ...
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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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Other reminder actions for events in Mozilla Lightning / Android Calendars (e-mail reminders)

I'd like to get email reminders for some of my events. Apparently, that's not currently supported in Thunderbird/Lightning (or Android). I have a server that can access my calendar, if I can add ...
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Metasploit Android payload [closed]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...
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Windows Explorer - Treating cameras/Android file systems like disks and sort by date

My Android current, and previous, Samsung phones identify as a camera (technically a media device) to Windows. They do this because they have internal flash and to mount the file system to another ...
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External connection to Apache only possible with Android?

When I use the internal IP address everything works. I've configured Apache and my router/firewall to accept external connections. I'm testing it from a computer in the same LAN, however when I enter ...
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Trying to debug android on my Galaxy s5 device [closed]

I'm attempting to use the just-downloaded stable version of Android Studio, and want to be able to debug on my Galaxy s5. I enabled developer tools / debug on it. When I plugged it in the first ...
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Execute multiple commands in init.d script on boot

I found a guide for fixing permissions on an EXT4 filesystem on a MicroSD card. The AOSP/CyanogenMod ROMs I've tried will mount this, but the permissions are messed up. The guide used to work fine on ...
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How do I stream Android audio to Windows 10 over bluetooth?

I'm trying to stream audio to my Windows 10 PC through my bluetooth adapter (Kensington Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter for Laptops (K33956AM)). I was able to get the device paired with Windows 10 but I ...
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Readable HTTPS request and response using Charles Proxy

I am using Charles proxy to see the HTTP request generated through android application. However HTTPS request gets logged in encrypted format. Is there a way to see HTTPS request & response ...
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default types in Android Studio

I have just written this code in Android Studio: MediaPlayer mPlayer = MediaPlayer.create(this, R.raw.OOO); mPlayer.start(); Before this I added a new folder "raw" and put the file "OOO".mp3 in it. ...
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Where is the Arc Welder Android's Directory on a Chromebook?

I recently got a Chromebook, and I'm running Arc Welder for Android apps. I'm doing experimenting, and there's a file I need to open in the app, but the app redirects me to the Android file system ...
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Unable to boot into recovery [migrated]

i am trying to flash recovery for my android and almost i tried everything to flash recovery.. TWRP, CWM, Philz.. Nothing worked. i tried some local recoveries too but still the same. I even can't ...
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Resize Bluestack Sceen on Mac OS X

I need to check the application compatibility in all device & debuging application on Bluestack App Player, can anyone please tell me how to resize the screen of Bluestack on Mac OS X? I googled ...
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Connecting from android device to webserver

Given I have the following setup: Windows 8 PC with IP 192.168.178.67 On it runs a vagrant Homestead environment with IP 192.168.10.10 On my windows machine my hostfile is configured like so: ...
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PC: cannot download to USB-attached phone, but can read/write with Win Explorer

I download mp3 podcasts to my computer and then moved the files to my phone via USB cable. Now I would like to download these files directly to the attached phone, thought this would be easier. IE ...
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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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How to copy Chrome cookies on Android to Chrome on Windows?

Is there a way to do this? I found a few extensions that can do it but doesn't work on Android Chrome. Is rooting required?
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no internet connection with hamachi as always on VPN. ANDROID CYANOGEN 12.1 [migrated]

android 4.4.4 and cyanogen 12.1 I have set up hamachi as a vpn on my phones. it works great except if i use the always on feature my internet is lost. I can not find a setting that affects this. Any ...