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Import Vcard (.vcf file) to Nokia 3310 3G phone

I want to import a .vcf file (with many contacts exported from an iphone) into a Nokia 3310 3G cell phone. I'm doing a test file first. The procedure is: load the file on a PC change the format of ...
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How to grant super user permission on Tecno spark7 [closed]

How can i grant super user permission on my mobile phone which is Tecno Spark-7 in other to get full access to cloud console.
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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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How to actually block youtube app in router?

I wanted to block youtube for my lazy brother who is addicted to. I tried map IPs that youtube app access, and block each. But Google servers is like a octopus In my router i think i have to block a ...
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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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Samsung “Kies via Wifi” doesn't work, stuck on “Loading…”

When I connect my Galaxy S2 to my laptop using "Kies via Wifi" it doesn't work. On my phone it tells me it is connected, and on the laptop I can see the device "GT-I9100" under connected devices, but ...
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Why is my YouTube video distorted on so many mobile devices?

A few hours after I uploaded an FFmpeg-encoded YouTube video, the few people that I had sent it to started reporting a strange issue: that the first 26 minutes of the audio sounded very distorted; ...
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How to use touch-screen on cell phone after removing glass

My friend gave me a really old Metro PCS ZTE Phone with a destroyed glass screen. Surprisingly, the phone still powers on and I was able to fully charge the battery. I removed the broken glass ...
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connecting to internet via PC (Ubuntu Linux) on mobile phone (sony ericsson)

I have a Toshiba laptop with wi-fi connected internet. Now I want to connect my phone to my laptop and use its Internet connection (I can't buy new wifi or 3g supported mobile phone). I have no ...
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How to auto accept a call in WhatsApp?

Lets say I have a phone near but not enough to make a gesture or touch the device. I'm unable to take the phone and push the buttons. Certain contacts are safe enough, so I want to automatically ...
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System sound gets fed into mic channel after connecting headsets

I have an issue where when I connect my headsets to PC it starts feeding system sound to mic. So if I call someone from PC they can hear my system sound, even if I mute my headsets using physical ...
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Does virtual sim still require an underlying physical sim (to provide cellular data) or WiFi access?

I am a bit confused on the concept of virtual sim as explained in this Quora post. My current understanding is that a virtual sim relies on a cell phone app to generate virtual phone numbers. But ...
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charging a phone via a laptop which is also being charged

Suppose my laptop and my smartphone are both at low battery level and I want to charge up both. I start charging my laptop, and I also connect the phone to the laptop using the usb cable. Is this ...
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Backing up my Samsung S8 data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8, which I have to send back to Samsung as there is a hardware fault. I have backed up my data using Smart Switch and I am able to export my contacts; messages etc to .csv. ...
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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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How to use Amazon Eco Dot as external Speaker and Mic?

I have an Amazon Eco Dot which has a bluetooth, speaker and very good Mics. Using the bluetooth I am able to connect it with my Phone and TV for Audio output however I am not able to use the Mic of ...
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Share Photos from mobile without losing metadata? [closed]

I am frequently* sent phone-made Photos from trips from other people's Smartphones and likewise want to easily share new photos from trips together with them. The standard methods have long been ...
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How does a mobile phone carrier, who uses CGNAT, know when you’re using the internet?

How would a phone carrier know when you’re using the internet when they use CGNAT as other users would have the same IP at the same time? How would they be able to distinguish who’s who and how would ...
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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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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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How to ensure mobile-PC discovery in LAN?

I am developing a game that uses a PC as a monitor and a mobile phone as a gesture detector. Both devices communicate using UDP on the same local network (mostly Wi-Fi). First, the PC creates a ...
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Windows 10 - Your phone - Add a phone - Disabled

I am on Windows 10 Version 1809 Build 17763.316. 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 ...
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Convert mkv/h264 video so it can be played on a “mid-range” Sony Ericsson phone. (using Ubuntu)

As a little experiment I thinking of converting some video/movies/tv-series into a format that could be playable on my K850, but to be a little bit more generic in this question let's say "mid range ...
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2011 Mac for Flutter development

I am looking at purchasing a Mac mini to help with development of a flutter application. The newest versions are quite expensive and after looking on ebay the cheaper versions are the 2011 models. ...
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Do USB cables lose their rapid/fast charging over time?

I have several new micro USB cables. I have a phone which can be charged quickly using a fast charger. The screen says' Charging Rapidly' when it's fast charging. After a few months, the rapid ...
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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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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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How to get pictures off an old LG Flip Phone? [closed]

I am trying to save the photos from an LG gplg440gb flip phone to my computer so they can be backed up. The phone works fine as far as I can tell. It can make calls, take photos and play the built-...
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How to ping mobile device when it's on 4g network

I just want to verify which ports are open on my mobile device when it's connected to the internet over 4g, but simply netcatting or even pinging it on it's "4g ip" address doesn't work. When ...
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What does a custom APN profile actually do, and why do I have to re-enter the proxy in my browser when I tether?

I'm currently in Canada and I'm using the 7-Eleven Speakout "unlimited browsing" mobile internet plan. Unlimited browsing means that only HTTP and HTTPS are unblocked, while any services that use ...
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Export call history from Nokia (Symbian) phone

I have a Nokia 3500c phone from which I would like to export the history (log) of calls. With Nokia Suite I can export everything (contacts, SMS messages, files) but call history: Is there any [...
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How to open .vnt file in a Windows Computer

.vnt is the file format used for memos/notes in various bada/android/windows phones. Having created the file in Mobile and transfered to computer via Bluetooth, I am not able to open it. It opens in ....
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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Redirect all traffic?

This is slightly unethical, but I would still ask. I have a mobile data plan which allows me to play some online games for free (i.e. the data used by connections to servers of the games specified ...
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Android LG K-210 bandwith info for Taiwan [closed]

I have a Canadian LG K210 (LG Power) phone that was unlocked by the carrier Telus which I was able to use in Malaysia (for data and calling) and Thailand (calls only). Here in Taiwan, neither seems ...
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“MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port” or “MediaTek USB Port”?

How the mobile phone (that is off, but had been just plugged into USB) informs the Windows PC (with installed drivers "MediaTek PreLoader USB VCOM port" and "MediaTek USB Port") how to identify itself:...
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What is the best architecture to delete the video after app is uninstalled?

I am trying to make an app for my online educational platform. I want offline download feature in the app. But at the same time, I want all the videos to be deleted once the app is uninstalled. What ...
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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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Emulate a cell phone on a computer to authenticate a new email account

Background Many of the big email service providers now require a mobile phone number in order to create an account (a land line isn't acceptable). My understanding is that mobile phone access is ...
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Problems connecting Samsung mobile phone

I have Samsung GT-E1200 and I am trying to connect it via USB cable to my PC. I looked at the Samsung page http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/model/GT-E1200ZKABTU-downloads for available drivers/...
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Place iPhone call from PC desktop [closed]

My Current Setup I make a lot of phone calls every day. The phone numbers are in an online CRM. My cell phone (iPhone 4s) sits in a cradle at my desk. I have a blue tooth earpiece connected to the ...
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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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will the mobile station continue to send probe request frame after associated to an ap?

The mobile device has already connected to an wifi network and associated an AP, will it still send the probe request frame? As you will see the available AP list is refreshing even though you ...
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What's the syntax for setting selection keys for org-mobile-agenda views?

The agendas that should be pushed to MobileOrg. Hide Allowed values: default the weekly agenda and the global TODO list custom all custom agendas defined by the user all the ...
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Android app download torrent to NAS?

I have a Western Digital NAS (MyBook Live). I want to add torrents to the NAS with my android phone. My idea of a workflow: Add android app for adding torrents to a list. Somehow connect the phone ...
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Searching Google giving me strange download popup: search.js [closed]

Everytime I search Google on my Nokia c6 mobile phone it gives me a download popup of the file: search.js I don't know what search.js is, but it may be related to google. Should I just download the ...
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Share VPN connection and normal internet with mobile device over WIFI

I have a PC and Mac that I have running on a VPN for work. The VPN is only required for traffic to a sepecific set of servers (not all my internet traffic is routed over the VPN). The vpn is made (on ...
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sync Exchange public contacts folder with mobile devices

Is there a way to sync a public contacts folder from exchange to iphone/android (without a 3rd party ?) Thanks.
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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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Mobile Phone Browser Emulators/Simulators [closed]

I work in QA in a .NET shop and recently part of my testing process has started to involve testing our company website on mobile devices. At least one of our techs uses an HTC Desire. After tons of ...

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