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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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Stop automatic reforwarding to mobile site when laptop is using Galaxy S3 Hotspot

I am using my Galaxy S3 to create a wifi hotspot for my laptop. Unfortunately, when I navigate to some sites, because the traffic is going through my phone, the website that I am going to thinks I'm ...
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Notify my computer when mobile phone rings

I'm looking for a software that can be installed on my computer and notifies me when my cell phone rings. I often listen to loud music with headphones and cannot hear when someone calls me. Update ...
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For use with mobile, is 2.4 GHz (B+G+N) the right band setting for my wireless router?

I've got a wireless router. Recently I found out that my mobile is having issues with the WiFi connection. I went through the settings and found out that there is an option in the router WiFi settings ...
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LG - REVERE Contacts transfer

I would like to transfer contact from VERIZON LG-VN150 REVERE to my OUTLOOK contacts. Is there any solution for this, beside manual contact transfer. I tried to connect the phone to PC via cable, ...
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Remote access to a Java enabled mobile phone from PC

Is there any program that enable remote access to a Java phone from the PC? I have to configure several devices (Bluetooth access / device name, permissions, certificates, "desktop" shortcuts, ...
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How backward compatible are the HSDPA mobile networks

I have got this Huawei wifi device, which has been unlocked for other networks. Works fine in UK on Vodafone (as well as 3). We are trying to get it to work with the Claro network in Jamaica. It ...
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How does a mobile site get to know which mobile operator I'm using?

I was browsing internet from my mobile, and I noticed that mobile site were showing ads specific to the mobile operator that I was using. I switched the sim card of a different mobile operator and ...
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How to disable bluetooth auto-connect with my phone?

My PC connects a paired smartphone whenever I reboot PC, and registers itself as headset. And that sucks, because connection drains phone's battery and I don't want to use my PC as headset. Any way to ...
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Fundamental Difference Between Charging A Smartphone At The Mains & Via USB Cable Linked To A Desktop PC or iMac?

As a smartphone maybe considered to be a "mini computer in your pocket", I thought this maybe appropriate to ask here. If you are working at a desktop PC or iMac and there is also a mains socket ...
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How am I able to connect to internet using my mobile phone?

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question. I connect myself to internet using a ADSL modem. The CAT-5 cable is connected both sides to RJ-45 port ,one on my laptop and the other on ...
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My phone doesnt find my PC on Bluetooth

My phone is a Sony Ericsson j10i2 , the windows system is Windows 8. I can send files from PC to phone but not vice versa, because my phone doesn't find my PC, and Bluetooth settings are correct ...
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VPNs and Wireless Providers [closed]

Is there a way to know, tell or figure out what ports are blocked on mobile networks? I've had some issues using a VPN and just wondering if maybe that could be the cause.
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Find mobile device on network

I'm trying to write a small program that will poll the network for certain IP addresses or MAC addresses (though MAC doesn't seem to show up past my WAP). My networking isn't very strong but many ...
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Remove previously installed phones from Windows Explorer

Any ideas on how to remove these two Nokia phones from Windows Explorer ? They've been removes from Devices and Printers and system has been rebooted since then. Thank you.
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Software to control mobile phone via bluetooth

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to control a mobile phone via Bluetooth. I'm using Linux as my OS, but I can use something else if need be. Specifically, I'd like to be able to do ...
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Receiving and processing SMS messages through a script?

I am attempting to setup a system to receive and process SMS messages automatically. The system is intended for use in a context (an unfunded migrant workers' union in India) where both finances and ...
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Is it possible that my laptop shut down because my mobile is too close?

If I put my phone on my notebook's left corner, it shuts down. Can anybody give me reliable explanation as to why this is happening??
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Send SMS through the Internet? [closed]

I have a prepaid plan on my phone, so it costs money each time I send or receive a SMS. Is there a way for me to send and receive SMS through the Internet rather than through my mobile carrier? There ...
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Format SDHC / microSDHC card as SD / microSD?

Is this possible? Details: I got a 4 GB microSDHC card for a Nokia phone that only supports - max 2GB - microSD Since the card is microSD**HC**, it is detected but can not be reformatted by the ...
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SIM Card emulator devices and applications to do everything a cell phone can

I'm just a bit curious to know ( and would love to try ) if it's possible to use computer as a cell phone. To achieve this, one would probably need a way to interact with a SIM card. And perhaps a ...
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Can an iPad WiFi get location information from a mobile hotspot?

I'm about to get an iPad and I have to decide about WiFi only or to pay extra for 3G/4G capability. Basically, I plan to use it almost always while sitting still (home, hotel, cafe, etc.), but when ...
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How do I use internet in ubuntu using nokia mobile?

I have a Nokia mobile phone but I don't have Nokia PC Suite for Ubuntu But I have PC suit for windows. How can I use that setup for ubuntu or give me any other way to use internet using Nokia mobile ...
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Charging Mobile through Laptop? Any Ill effects?

Is it safe to charge a mobile through a laptop? Are there any ill effects? Can it cause any kind of harm to the laptop and/or mobile? On what factors does it depends?
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Searching on the go for bluetooth devices and have access on them

I am thinking of a situation that i have a smartphone in my hands and use bluetooth to search nearby devices(all sorts of)... Is there a approach to get into a device either from a bluetooth way or ...
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Access a local web server from a mobile phone?

I am developing a website and I'd like to look at it from my mobile phone (which is right next to the dev computer, on the same LAN). The development is on a dev computer with XAMPP. The local domain ...
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How to transmit a fax via sound output from a computer?

I'm using Windows 7 on a Laptop, but I have not any modem hardware embedded on it... I know that faxes are normally transmitted (received and sent) via AT commands through a serial port to a modem ...
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Internet on SmartPhone [closed]

I have a Nokia N7. and A PC with permanent DSL internet connection, with Nokia PC Suite latest version Installed. A Data-Cable (for N72) and a blue-tooth dongle as well (with software and drivers ...
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How do I connect my mobile phone to the internet via linux over bluetooth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connecting to internet via phone on Linux I use Linux, and have a Samsung A767 Propel and would like to see if I can access the internet from my phone through the ...
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Remote Email Access?

I have remote email access from an iPhone or my Android phone, but I cannot setup a Windows Email Client to check my email using the exact same information I provided in my phones. The email system ...
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Is it possible to charge your cell-phone using a computer? [closed]

My cell phone remains plugged (almost all day). Is it possible to charge my cell phone by plugging it into my USB port via a data cable ? My Model: Nokia 2690
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inconsistent USB connection between mobile and computer - lack of power or faulty hub?

I am using a four port cheap USB hub, plugged into a GoFlex Home on one side, with a Micromax Q5 mobile on the other. The only other device plugged into the hub is a flash drive, which functions ...
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Why do mobile map services (e.g. Google Maps) require turning WiFi or 3G on?

I don't understand why do mobile map services require turning WiFi or 3G on to show my current place. Most of mobiles have GPS and I turned it on. But they still require WiFi. Is there someone to ...
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Using mencoder to convert videos for your mobile phone

I Have a LG Viewty (actually a KP501), and I use mencoder (part of mplayer) to convert videos, using the following script : mencoder "input.avi" -ovc lavc -oac lavc -lavcopts acodec=mp3:abitrate=128 ...
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Cannot connect to an ad hoc wireless connection setup on Windows 7

I have already gone through a bunch of questions here on superuser regarding ad hoc connectivity, but couldn't find one that covered my situation. The Setup I have a Windows 7 laptop that we want to ...
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Use PC internet on mobile phone via bluetooth

I want to use my Windows 7 PC's dial up internet with my cell phone (Nokia N73) via Blutooth connection. Can I do that with some program?
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Laptop/Battery: Should I remove the pack with mains/AC on?

Does a fully-charged battery supply power to a laptop/notebook if the mains is connected? Does it behave like a mobile-phone (which needs a battery)? Will the battery-life be improved if it is used ...
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Connect bluetooth headphones both to PC and phone at the same time

I have recently bought Philips SHB6110. Extract from the 13th page of manual: Therefore you can connect your Bluetooth stereo headset. with a Bluetooth stereo enabled phone to both ...
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webcam streaming on mobile phone

I'm stuck on a project I have I need to find a way to stream my home webcam onto my mobile phone, in this case on a Blackberry bold 9700, also I have an I pod touch 2.0. the problem I keep coming ...
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How to mount cell phone by USB as SCSI block device?

A Motorola RIZR Z3 is connected by USB to my desktop machine running XUbuntu (or Ubuntu with xfce tacked on later) with the goal of viewing the phone's file system, copy images back and forth, etc. ...
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Should I overcharge mobile phone before first using? [closed]

When I first buy a mobile phone or phone battery I used to know i should charge it about 8-10 hrs switched off the phone. But i don't know if its actually necessary to overcharge a battery for its ...
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Access Point on PC not fully accessible from Mobile

I have set up WLAN Access Point on two different machines, one running Windows XP and another running Windows 7. The two were accessible from one another and I could browse Internet over Wifi, using ...
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Can I have a QR code that will create a contact on the device? [closed]

Is it possible to create a QR code, that when scanned, will create a contact on the device? I tried NeoReader - it only scans the data (string value) I can print my Blackberry data, and that will ...
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PC sync software for android 2.2 phone (samsung I5801) using bluetooth

Is there any free or opensource software for synchronizing (sending/creating sms, creating/editing calender events, add/edit contacts etc.etc.) your android phone with windows xp (sp 2 or later) using ...
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Is it possible to sync Android or Windows 7 Phone directly with local Exchange?

As I understand anything I've read about Windows 7 phone it is possible to sync with an Exchange server, but it will sync to your Windows Live Account. That is something I definitely don't want since ...
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Is there a Windows app for accessing my cell phone's GPS chip for Google Maps?

I'm travelling by train using my notebook with a Sony Ericsson cellphone connected as a modem. The phone has a GPS chip for using Google Maps. Is there a Windows app which can connect to the phone's ...
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Browse Nokia 2700 Classic SMS messages on Mac

The SMS Inbox on my Nokia 2700 Classic is overflowing! (>3000). I would like to be able to browse them and quickly select which messages to delete. Is there a way to do this on a Mac?
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Older Sony Ericcson phones: backup and Internet access

Please help me get this straight. For I'm very confused with the Sony Ericcson web site and support service. Would like a definite yes or no from a knowing person. It has been possible to use Sony ...
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Best way/format to convert a PDF to be able to read on android?

I have a pdf ebook, a Technical book that conatins a lot of code. Reading it as pdf is slow plus reflowing text in the pdf reader removes all the formatting. I tried converting it to epub using ...
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Google calendar sync & time zones

I use google sync to sync outlook 2003 and my google calendar and google's mail for exchange service to sync google calendar with my mobile phone. If I travel to another time zone, my phone will ...