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Connecting Android to Windows VPN

I have set up a VPN on my Windows 10 computer by going into Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections and hitting Alt and then going to File > New Incoming Connection... and setting up ...
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Why is the free disk space on an external drive varying wildly while copying files on it?

I'm using Windows 8.1 Explorer to copy image files from my Android mounted as media device, onto an SSD connected via a USB 2.0 drive enclosure (NTFS). While the copying goes on, the free disk space ...
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Make Genymotion use a host VPN

I'm using Cisco's AnyConnect to connect to a VPN using my Windows 8.1 PC. When using the Genymotion emulator, I would like it to use the VPN too. However, although having Internet access from the ...
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Build an Android Rom (Make Error 41)

I tried to build a custom Rom for Android 4.4.4. I use as base the Liquid Rom (Github Link) Before I build the rom, I had insertes in the local_manifests some apps to add to the ROM and before I did ...
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Issue in internet sharing(ethernet) to android device in mavericks

i have installed Horndis driver on my Mavericks, my phone is displayed on network preferences (with green connected icon). The issue is i cant get access to internet. i shared ethernet connection ...
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MITM the Android emulator

I am trying to man-in-the-middle the Android emulator so I can decrypt the SSL-traffic with sslsniff. The problem is that the traffic doesn't seem to get routed through sslsniff, even when I have ...
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Reading Encrypted Files from Android microSD Card

My wife had a Samsung Galaxy S3 which she just traded in for a new phone. I would like to get some of the files off of the micro SD card if possible but it was encrypted. I have tried using ...
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Force Windows 7 to use Android phone's MAC address as network identifier for hotspot to prevent network name addition/iteration

Background I have a new Verizon Android (5.1) phone with a mobile hotspot running with a set HOTSPOT_NAME (the SSID) for the network, and having a WPA2 (AES) security. I had a previous Verizon ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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Sync PC Time off Android Device

Is there any way to set the time of a Windows PC by querying an (unrooted) Android phone on the same LAN? IE, net time \\computer_name /set /y but with an Android device as the time source. As in ...
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Syncing contacts regarding Android, vCard & Exchange

My aim: To import a list of contacts in the format of a vCard (.vcf) file into sync with a cloud server using Microsoft Exchange, for use with an Android device. My problem: The bunch of contacts ...
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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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How can I recover missing Android files on Windows 8?

My aunt lost her memos from her S5's built-in memo app yesterday, and, naturally, turned to her nephew for help :D My first move was to plug the phone in to my (Windows 8.1) laptop, and try to use ...
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How to programmatically control the mouse cursor, without hardware mouse attached in android?

I have an Android device and an app which should move the mouse cursor programmatically. When I have an Bluetooth or USB mouse attached to the device, I can send events to /dev/input/event7 to move ...
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How do I set up the ARChon custom runtime on Chromebook?

Most of my friends use Skype, and I wanted to use it on my Chromebook. If was searching for how to install it, and I found this article. I followed the steps in the article and on it's linked pages, ...
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Print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web

I wish to be able to print directly to the printer via the browser on the tablet, over the web. Can I simply get a tablet, connect a USB printer and open Chrome with the --kiosk-printing switch in the ...
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Running OpenGL Apps on Android x86 4.4 R1 in virtual machine

I want to use Android x86 on a virtual machine on Windows 8.1 Pro, but I have Problems with OpenGl. I use the news Android Version (x86 4.4-r1) but I had also tried RC2. Android x86 is always ...
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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 ...
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Cannot Stat Error When Copying From Android Phone to Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to move a video file from my phone to my harddrive via a script and am running into trouble with permissions. I am using the following command: sudo cp ...
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Chrome Developer Tools throwing errors with Xperia inspector

We have a number of android devices which we develop web apps for. When we are developing for Chrome mobile, we fire up the Developer Mode and start inspecting the webpages for the devices. Once all ...
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Simple way to clear clipboard(copied) contents In different platforms?

I use a Win 7 machine , Android tab and Windows mobile . All these i use password wallets to keep passwords for different things . Usually i copy those password and paste in the fields . And it stays ...
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Debugging secure websocket traffic on android

Anyone have any good recommendations for debugging/intercepting the secure websocket traffic directed at any given port from an app running on my android? Trying to do some testing and other apps like ...
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Android ADT/Eclipse compatible with Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed the android adt (sdk) with eclipse. I can create a new app, but when I try and run it, the emulator explodes. The emulator window pops up than has to exit. I ...
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Using Android smartphone to connect to WHS (2011) via VPN

I set up the VPN service at my Windows Home Server 2011. It seems that only SSTP as protocoll is allowed (only for Windows 7 computer and above). How can I connect via VPN from an Android 4.1 device ...
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Android: External SD Card storage size

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Active SGH-I537. I let it format my Samsung Class 10 SDHC 64 GB card. It used exFAT format. I then transfered my MP3 collection to it, which is about 34 GB. When I finished, ...
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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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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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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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How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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Ban a stolen device from Firefox Sync

I have my Firefox Passwords synced to my android tablet device. Now that device got stolen, and I am not sure, if i had really set a masterpassword on the stored passwords there. Can I somehow delete ...
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How to share laptop internet to phone via bluetooth?

How do I make it so that my laptop, while connected to the wifi, will share it's internet connection to my Android phone via bluetooth? When I try to search for it, I keep getting solutions for the ...
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Can't connect android emulator to look at local sites and services

I'm trying to use an Android emulator to use services running on my local machine. I have a site running under IIS which in my host file looks like this: 127.0.0.1 www.local.company.co.uk I ...
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Is it possible to locally save a Quicktime Movie that is served via (embedded) RTSP protocol?

I have a Quicktime stream that I would like to save to a local file. (I want to convert it into a sane file format, because the device I want to watch it on doesn't play mov files.) When looking at ...
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“Open image in new tab” is gone?

It seems that, fairly recently, the Open image in new tab option has disappeared from the context menu in Chrome for Android. One commenter at the very end of this page has asked the same question, ...
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Trying to block Agar.io android app connection on wifi

I want to block access to Agar.io completely from android devices in the house, my internet is through virgin media with a SuperHub, I've played with port blocking(ports 443 and 1501-1551) and domain ...
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Connect Samsung S4 to laptop and show hidden items in gallery

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Android KitKat). I have used the Hide items in Gallery app to hide some pictures. Now the LCD of my phone is broken and I cant see anything on the screen. But, I can ...
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How can I debug WiFi connection problems, when a device temporarily refuses to connect?

When a windows or android device intermittently cannot connect to a wireless network, despite showing it as available; or when the device claims to be connected to the network but cannot ping the ...
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Win7 locked (user prompt) w/ broken internet gateway : plug in android usb hotspot : will internet networking come up?

A simple but unique question: A) Windows 7 PC is logged on, but locked. eg: waiting at windows 7 user prompt for password. B) Gateway which PC is connected to via WiFi is broken. eg: LAN works, but ...
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How to control mplayer/vlc (under Debian) via lirc from Android

I installed lirc, and stared it with systemctl lirc start. Edited the /etc/lirc/hardware.conf as follows, and added ~/.lircrc and ~/.lirc/mplayer as follows. Installed several LIRC clients for Android ...
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How to prevent Misfit from informing about failed syncs in Pebble?

I am using Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9506 (Android 5.0.1 with kernel 3.4.0-6069869) and MisFit v3.3 with Pebble Classic (firmware v. 2.9.1, hardware V3R3). I receive many failed syncs daily. I would ...
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unable to control taskbar audio control with keyboard media keys

I am streaming music from phone to computer via bluetooth. I have a bluetooth audio control in my taskbar that doesn't respond to windows media key commands - play/pause, next, prev. any ideas on ...
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I cannot forward e-mail to SMS

I have found that (example number) 1115556789@txt.att.net works by manually e-mailing. If I use a forwarding rule, it does not work. My rule is Apply this rule after the message arrives, forward it to ...
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Changing CPU architecture in build.prop won't effect browser

Web pages using NavigatorObject can query my platform and see that it is armv7l. for testing reasons i need impersonate i686 CPU. when i edit ro.product.cpu.abi at system/build.prop it doesn't change ...
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Gradle build takes a long time to complete in Android Studio

I'm facing an issue in the android studio, whenever I create a new project the Gradle Build or Sync takes hours to get completed. I'll be using both emulator and device to run the app. My system ...
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Sound over network (Windows, Ubuntu)

I have 2 computers with windows and a server with Ubuntu (also an android phone). I want to take all sounds form these devices and play it only on one of them. e.g. I'm watching a movie on my ...
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FFMPEG convert image to video displays only black screen

FFMPEG convert image to video displays only black original question, I've posted the question as a guest and can't put the edit.. so I created a new one I'm using ffmpeg4android to use ffmpeg ...
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Increasing Window room in Windows 7

I am running Android Studio 1.4.1 on my Windows 7 machine, which has a 768p resolution display. The IDE on this resolution looks very congested and it becomes harder to develop while other 'required' ...
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Can Windows 10 desktop be extended onto iOS and Android?

On Windows 7, I used ZoneScreen to extend my windows desktop from my desktop PC onto my laptop and Air Display to extend my desktop on my iPad and Android phone. It worked great! 4 displays made for a ...
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Is there an alternative for bindfs for android?

I want to bind directory with fake permissions on android. I tried bindfs on Ubuntu and it's working very well but there is not bindfs for android. I'm using this to command to achieve this on ...