Questions tagged [mobile-phone]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to create a vcf file from xls file containing mobile contacts

I need to transfer contacts from my old phone to the new one. I have an xls file from my contacts, but my new phone only imports vcf files. What can I do to convert the xls file to vcf?
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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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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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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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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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How can I call phones from my pc using a mobile phone connected to my pc?

I mean this question in abstract for usb/bluetooth connected featurephones and dumbphones. But also specially for this mobile phone: Motorola RAZR V3i I have computers running debian and ubuntu, can ...
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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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Mobile Device Center does not launch on connecting phone

I have an HTC mobile phone running WinMobile 6.5. When I plug it into my laptop (USB connection) which is running Windows 8, the OS recognises that a device has been connected but does not launch ...
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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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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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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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How do I use an AIM/Windows Live/Yahoo! account to chat with Google Talk users?

I just got a new phone with IM capability. I'm too cheap to pay for a data plan, but I do have unlimited texts/IM. However, all my friends use Google Talk, and this phone only supports AIM/Windows ...
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Sync Nokia 7230 Mobile Calendar With Google Calendar

I would like to synchronize the calendar on my mobile phone, a Nokia 7230, with my Google Calendar. Can anyone offer any tips? I would consider a paid service for this, but only if it specifically ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows Home Server 2011 Photo Viewing Only App - No Write Acess

I currently use Windows Home Server 2011 to store photos that I have taken, and allow people to connect to my server through their laptops using Windows Explorer to view my photos. But this introduces ...
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How can I sideload J2ME apps on a device?

I'm starting to develop an app for Java (J2ME) phones. So far, the only way I've been able to test the app on an actual device (not emulator) is to put the jar/jad files on a web server, and download ...
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universal 3G USB keys

Most of the 3g usb keys are sold and branded by mobile operators. Even if the name of the mobile operator is written on the key, will it always work for other operators and in other countries?
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Remove word from Noklia Windows 8 phone correction dictionary

Accidentally saved a word "Ihope" on Windows 8 Nokia phone. The intended target was "I hope" and I had forgotten the space then mistakenly hit +Ihope on the correction line. Is there a simple way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Program to synchronize folders between my PC and mobile by bluetooth

Does anyone know any program to synchronize the files of a certain folder of my laptop with a certain folder in my android movile by bluetooth? I would like my bluetooth mobile phone automatically ...
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Running Mobile Phone Tools on Ubuntu

I'm trying to run mobile phone tools on Ubuntu 10.04. I'm doing this so that I can transfer files between my desktop and phone via data cable. The software installs OK, but when I try to run it using ...
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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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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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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 ...