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Questions tagged [mobile-phone]

Unless the mobile phone hooks up with the computer, questions on such are off topic

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OpenBTS mobile stations loose network connection

Initial setup OpenBTS installed on Ubuntu 16.04, two mobile phones connected to the OpenBTS network. SIM are successfully registered on sipauthserve. Transceiver: USRP X310, USRP N210. Problem In ...
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Root Microsoft Lumina 650 with GNU/Linux Mobile? [closed]

I have a Microsoft Lumina 650 with Cricket; unfortunately, I think Microsoft is going to stop issuing security patches for the phone at the end of 2019. If I can get Cricket to unlock the phone for me,...
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How to detect if a phone is rooted or not in react native for Both android & IOS? [closed]

Kindly share the code for detecting if an android phone is rooted or not and in IOS if the phone is jailbroken or not. This is the security fix which has to be done for my app to go to play store. ...
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React-Native And Captuvo SDK (Honeywell SL22) Emualtor

I'm want to develop IOS React-Native APP which will work with Honeywell SL22 device, Iphone 6/6s plus is hooked to that Device and can be used for fast scanning barcodes, QR Codes ... etc, but i do ...
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Backup/access SMS on Nokia 3310 3g/2017 from Linux PC?

I'm trying to back up SMS messages on a Nokia 3310 3G onto a Ubuntu 18.04 PC; note that hardware system-on-chiand OS differs by version for a Nokia 3310 (2017): System on chip / Operating system: ...
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Where's the location of the folder /Android/OBB using NoxPlayer

I'm trying to edit a file, in a folder of a mobile game i play. I downloadwd NoxPlayer on my PC . Where's the location of the folder /Android/OBB using NoxPlayer
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“MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port” or “MediaTek USB Port”?

How the mobile phone (that is off) informs the Windows PC (with installed drivers "MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port" and "MediaTek USB Port") how to identify itself: as device - "MediaTek PreLoader ...
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Windows 10 - Your phone - Add a phone - Disabled

I am on Windows 10.0.17134.285. I opened the Your phone settings page (click on Start Menu > Cog (Settings) > Phone). The Add a phone + button is greyed out. A message in red says Some settings are ...
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Minimum write speed suggestion to a memory card for 1080p video recording with 30 FPS [closed]

I have been using a Samsung A5 (2017, SM-A520F). Its maximum performance in video recording is 1080p, 30 FPS. Please specify the minimum practical write speed that I need to have when I am buying a ...
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SD card files get destroyed by my PC

My PC (At work) is an HP 6305 mini-case system (I bought it as a second hand several months ago) that I have installed Windows7 Ultimate 64bit on it. When I connect an SD card to its USB port, it ...
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Accesing Desktop PC via Xampp with Smartphone

I need to access localhost in a PC, from mobile devices. I have XAMPP running in the PC, and a LAN accesible via wifi. When I connect one smartphone to the wifi, I have to open the phone explorer and ...
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I cant connect Xperia Z5 via USB only in one state-case

Anyone knows why I can connect Xperia Z5 only if the phone is discharged? It's the only one procedure to get it: While discharged, I connect via USB, push POWER+UP buttons together until blue light ...
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Why don't any mobile operating systems save inactive applications's memory to their storage? [closed]

In phones, it seems that it would only bring benefits if background applications were saved to the storage instead of being killed when memory is low. Are there any reasons why this isn't done? I'm ...
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Connection refused on mobile browser

Apologies in advance for a broad question, but I am really unsure where to start. I self-host Nextcloud on my own server, and accessing it over the mobile app and through a desktop web browser works ...
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Creating a captive portal splash page for rasberry pi running hostapd as wifi access point [closed]

I've created an access point on a raspberry pi which users can connect to from their phones to access a local site on the pi. However, I'm trying to reduce the user flow from this: connect to wifi ...
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batch download from camscanner

Is there a way to bulk-download from the Camscanner mobile app? I've got lots of docs in Camscanner cloud there that I would like to retrieve, but I cannot find a way to download them all except for ...
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Create a bridge for mobile phone to access desktop LAN network via WIFI

My mobile phone is unable to connect to LAN network. I'm trying to get my mobile to access the same network via WIFI. I was thinking there must be a way to set up mobile hotspot which acts a bridge ...
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Mobile phones unable to connect to new bridge

I'm a relative noob at networking and I'm running into some trouble trying to use a TP-Link Archer C9 (AC1900) to share out the internet connection from my AT&T Nighthawk LTE wireless router. The ...
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Laptop unable access internet after a while when connected to mobile hotspot

My Laptop (HP Notebook 440 G2) when connected to my mobile hotspot shared from Redmi 3S Prime shows Limited Access (No Internet Access) a few minutes (during which I am able to access internet) after ...
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Create WiFi Network (WITHOUT TETHERING) using ESP8266 CP2102 Arduino? [closed]

Hi no idea if this is possible, but thought I would as some of you smart folk. So I have a holiday home WITHOUT WiFi, but I have a phone with unlimited 3G/4G connection and an Arduino WiFi module ...
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How to use both wifi and cellular network on mobile phone at the same time? [closed]

Nowadays, many mobile phones can access network via different channels including cellular network as well as wifi, and for phone with dual sim, they can also access multiple networks. For fastest ...
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Can I be personally identified when I use my mobile device on a WiFi network?

You could say I am technologically challenged but I have a question out of curiosity. If I am using someone else's (or a companies) Wi-Fi via my smartphone, can they personally identify me through the ...
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Is Windows Phone dead? [closed]

I noticed that Amazon had a deal on the Nokia 6 for Prime Day that runs Android, not Windows Phone. I went to Nokia's web site and the tech specs basically indicate that it's fully subscribed to ...
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Make SSL certificate work identically in desktop and mobile browser

When browsing my SSL-secured site via desktop\laptop the certificate chain is OK and trusted I have checked here and found that certificate chain is incomplete (additional intermediate certificate ...
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Is extracting a ISO file to USB, the same method as creating a bootable USB?

Trying to create a bootable USB with just my phone. Was wondering if booting would work with just extracting the files to the USB. Thanks in advance!
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Why does phone's screen only jump around when connecting to a specific laptop?

My phone (Sony Xperia M4 Aqua) only jumps around when plugging to my 7 year-old laptop, on all USB ports. This doesn't happen with other computer or when being charged. Using a stock cable doesn't ...
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How I can recover deleted photo from j2me phone? [closed]

Nowadays everything is android based. I cant find almost anything related with java files recovery. Anyone know a way? I use siemens cx 70. That way maybe related with connecting phone to PC and ...
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Can I scp to localhost while logged in to remotehost

I am logged to my remote host via ssh. On my localhost I cannot issue scp remote:. /myfile. Because I am on a phone and I lack a terminal to do that. Can I issue something like, while logged in ...
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How can I see what my phone's wireless Mbps max transfer rate is?

From what I understand a wireless network connection is only as fast as the slowest device's max speed. So if my phone is talking to my router on a 5GHz band that is capable of 1300 Mbps transfer ...
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Cell phone/DSLR invisible in Altap Salamander 3.06

I am using Altap Salamander as my file manager, and I am satisfied with it. Except for the case when I connect my Xperia L (or any other phone) or my camera (Canon 700D) via USB. I can see those ...
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Why is SMS 2-factor authentication considered secure? [closed]

Phone systems seem to be terribly badly standardized, and phonetapping was a thing before the Internet was. So, two questions: Is this idea of the international phone network still correct? Is SMS 2-...
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Can you charge your laptop's battery by plugging a phone via USB? [duplicate]

Whenever my phone can be plugged (via a USB cable) into my laptop computer, my laptop will charge my phone's battery. But how can I reverse this charging, to command my phone's battery to charge my ...
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Why doesn't my android tablet read my SD-Card, when it is readable by other devices?

I have : A feature phone An Android Tablet - iBall Slide Brillante 8GB A 2 GB Sandisk SD-Card. A Windows-7 laptop computer. My SD-Card was essentially for use in my feature phone. I have been using ...
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does CDMA/lte phone support GSM? [closed]

I have a CDMA/LTE phone with LTE sim slot(LG LS770 Sprint). And I want to make sure if this phone can support GSM sim or not!
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cant open enc format files transfared from android phone to pc

I transferred my images from the phone to desktop pc running with windows and some of the files have .enc format and i can't open them because of that. how can I solve this please?
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Do wireless devices such as smartphones transmit beacon equivalent frames such as APs do?

Can they be made to announce their presence somehow using layer 2 frames without them be connected to any network or access point? Can their MAC address be found?
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camera result decrease over the period of time [closed]

I am using moto g 1st generation Android mobile from Motorola, when i have purchased it in 2014, Its camera result was soo good...But after almost 2 years when i take any photos and compare it with my ...
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Sonny Erickson c510 Backup

In what folder does the computer save the file with the backed-up contacts from the phone? I have a sonny erickson c510 and windows 7
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When I connect to work email from an outside device, how am I connecting?

If I send an email form my work email account from my Iphone, how is it connecting? Would it be possible to check the email header of the email sent form my phone and find the IP address and figure ...
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Smartphone turns off my monitor when placed on a specific position? [duplicate]

I am not sure what the hell is going on, neither I know where to ask. For me it looks like phenomenon, but it often ends up being completely explanatory. I've discovered that if I place my SAMSUNG ...
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Why Do Some Desktop Websites Turn Into Mobile-Mode On Certain Zoom In Percent?

For example, when I go to this website on my desktop and zoom in to 300% the website appears to turn into mobile-mode. A menu button appears around 300% zoom (Google Chrome with a 1920 x 1080 screen ...
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Could the magnet used in smartphone covers damage the device?

I am reading reviews of a smartphone cover with magnetic lock and some people reported that the magnet causes their phone screen to go dark. why is this happening and could this actually damage the ...
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Sharing Mobile Internet to a WiFi network

I have a home network setup (multiple devices connected to a router) but i access Internet from my Mobile Phone. I know that we can create a hotspot from my Android Mobile but that would create a ...
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Can I keep Windows 10 Home from updating on any network other than my home network?

I use my laptop (Windows 10 Home) 95% of the time away from home. Over 50% of that time it is using my iPhone data plan. When auto-updates hit, my bandwidth is wasted, my computer is bogged down, ...
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Phone Direction Detection [closed]

I know that for a gyroscope, you can detect pitch, roll, and yaw, but how does a phone (or other machine) know what direction the phone is facing (north, east, south, west)?
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How to transfer SMS from a Samsung GT-S5610 phone to a computer?

I have a Samsung GT-S5610 phone and I would like to backup my SMS messages on the computer. How do I do this? I have a USB cable and I have connected the phone to the computer. In the folder ...
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Why do smartphones have up to eight cores but many laptops still only have two? [closed]

I have been looking at buying a new smartphone as well as a new laptop. What has struck me as odd is that many smartphones now have quad cores or even octa cores, yet many laptops still only use dual ...
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Is there any way to replace the chip that has my phones IMEI number on it? [closed]

Bought a Galaxy S5 from a guy on Craigslist. It was working fine and then a few hours later I couldn’t use calling, texting, or data. I took it into the AT&T store the next day and they told me ...
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I need to get internet on my computer to my USB connected phone

My laptop has internet via Ethernet. I have connected a phone via USB which has no internet. So, is there any way I can get internet working on my phone via USB. The laptop is an HP Pavillion DV6. The ...
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If HTTP runs on a port, does that mean TCP can also run on that port?

I'm building an app that needs to run on a mobile smartphone over a GPRS/3G network. I'm doing bit ops, so every byte wasted through HTTP headers is bad. Mobile providers in my area make heavy use of ...