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Questions tagged [phone]

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Where would I get apps for kaios? [closed]

I have a kai os phone and so far the only place that I could is the kai store. I have looked all over the internet and found nothing. The kai store is very limited. What file extension does kai os ...
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Installation of Plasma Mobile on Nexus 5x failed “./fetch-demo.sh: 16: ./fetch-demo.sh: pushd: not found”

I recently bought a used Nexus 5X that has already been rooted and had Lineage OS installed on it. I wanted to convert it to Plasma Mobile but every time I try to flash it with the command sudo ./pm-...
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Google USB Drivers not compatibile with my system

Trying to update Drivers for my LG and this happened! Any ideas how to fix it? This is the latest Google USB Driver version.
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Cisco Unified Attendant Not showing Call State Icon

We have a Cisco Unified Attendant software down in our Receptionist desk and I was just informed that there are a handful of users that display no phone Icon next to the name that shows when they are ...
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connected phone arrangment in windows explorer - windows 10

Windows10 - Windows Explorer with a USB connect Android (Samsung) not a major issue, it's really a small thing, but would be nicer having the phone not group up in the middle of "documents" "...
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How do I keep my bluetooth headphones from connecting to my windows 10 machine when it's connected to my phone?

My laptop (running Win10) repeatedly "steals" the bluetooth connection for my headphones while they're connected to my phone. The only way I've been able to prevent the headphones' connection from ...
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How can I access media on my OnePlus 5 with a Ubuntu OS?

So I want to move the photos on my OnePlus5 to my pc. My OS is Ubuntu 16.04. My PC recognises the device and also pops something up to install the drivers but none of them work for me screenshot here. ...
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strange phone numbers format in my contacts. How to correct? [closed]

I have lots of phone book numbers in my contact list in a strange format like 9.8912E+11. I have those from the time when I wanted to switch my phone from an old nokia to a windows mobile htc phone. ...
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Can I use my ethernet port on my pc as a phone line?

I have an ethernet port used for Internet, but since I bought a wireless adapter that port is no longer needed. So I thought instead can I use that port as a phone line and just plug a phone line ...
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Can I recover my Skype phone call records from 3-4 years ago?

Is there a way I can get my Skype phone call records (history) from 2013? If so, how?
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Carry phone and internet signal over powerline

I want to connect my phone with RJ11 and STB (IPTV) with RJ45 in another room, while extending the wifi signal. Regarding the phone, is it possible to do the following: Router with RJ11 -> Adapter ...
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How do I turn my spare Ethernet port into a network router?

Problem I have a laptop that is connected to the Internet via wifi. It also has a spare Ethernet port I never use. I have an IP phone that needs to be hard connected to a modem/router to connect to ...
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Phone_Pc connection problems

I have some problems with the USB connection between my phone (Huawei P8) and my PC (Windows 7 - x64). The problem When I connect my phone to the PC with the USB cable to transfer some files it ...
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Install OS on Galaxy S4 w/ broken screen [closed]

Note: This question is about interfacing a Samsung Galaxy S4 with a computer to install a new O/S so that I can use the phone as a server on my personal network. I have an Samsung Galaxy S4 with a ...
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Use a Desktop as a Phone

I am wondering if there is anything that would allow me to add WAN capabilities to my desktop computer. I have a couple of things in mind. 1) A box that connects via USB, which you can insert a SIM ...
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Is there such thing as: Phone <=> Ethernet Converter/Adapter

Consider two homes, one in San Diego and one in New York. Both have residential-grade ISPs and SonicWall SOHO routers. The SOHO routers connect to one another via site-to-site VPN so LAN members in ...
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Land line control using PC

I wish to control my land line from my PC. NOTE: I do not mean having a SIP client in my PC. Rather, I want to: control ON/OFF HOOK bring voice into the PC so that it can be processed using voice ...
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Cannot connect HTC 10 to Windows 10 USB device malfunctioned

When I connect my HTC 10 to my Windows 10 laptop, I get the error: "The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it". It connects to my Windows 10 ...
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How do I match the different USB cable colors from two different USB cables?

I have two USB cord with the following color wires: Pink, grey, white and green. Red, white, black and green. How do I match them together?
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Mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) keeps connecting and reconnecting when trying to connect with USB cable

I would like to ask for help with this problem which is extremely annoying. I have looked at several places but couldn't find any solution... The problem is simple: I plug my phone (Samsung ...
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Avoid giving phone number to Skype for Business (Lync)

I installed latest version of Skype for Business (Lync). It seems I successfully entered into my account, but after that there is a question which I have to answer: What's your phone number? ...
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Computer only boots when my phone is plugged in?

I'm aware it's common for computers to have booting trouble because of USB devices. I have the opposite problem. My computer will not turn on unless my phone is plugged in. If I try to turn my ...
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Phone Discharging When Connected to Laptop

I have got a Microsoft Lumia 532 which keeps discharging at a greater rate than normal when connected to my laptop (Dell XPS L502X) using a USB cable, instead of charging. I am not really sure about ...
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Why do laptops shut down at 7% but phones keep on going until 0% battery [closed]

Why do laptops shut down when their battery is almost empty? I'm basing my facts on Windows machines, but they always seem incapable of going past 7% without shutting down. Phones on the other hand, ...
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Connect Normal calls to Asterisk Server [closed]

I am trying to develop a phone system just like vitelity. I am using asterisk as backend. Main problem is to connect pstn call to my asterisk server. that is when i dial a number from my phone(...
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How to setup office phone system at home? [closed]

I have phone in every room in my home (some are analog and some are IP phones), I'd like to setup an office phone system so we can call each other for free but I don't know where to start. I've ...
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Why isn't my Android phone responding with USB connection?

I plugged in my USB connector to my computer and the device says it's "installed". I even waited a few minutes to make sure. Then when I tried to open up my media folder from the android phone on the ...
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how do I provision a hard phone for getonsip?

In provisioning a Cisco SPA 942 hardphone, branded Linksys, how do I finish the setup for getonsip (or onsip)? SIP Address: foo@getonsip.com Username: foo Domain: getonsip.com SIP Password: ...
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SIP server name Defaults to $VERSION for Cisco SPA 942 hard phone

In reading the fine manual for a Cisco SPA 942 IP phone, branded as Linksys: what is, in particular, meant by: SIP Server Name Server header used in responses to inbound responses. Defaults to $...
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How can I set up an off grid home phone network [closed]

Can I set up a home phone networking system (strictly within the house)( not intended for making REAL phone calls) So let's say... For a post shtf scenario... That I have a large home. If I'm on one ...
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While play audio from phone via bluetooth, I need to keep windows (system tray) media play on top of other windows

I play music through my pc from my phone via bluetooth. I am looking for a setting to keep the windows media player on top of all windows. I am also looking to control player with media keys or ahk ...
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Use a TRRS aux port as analog video output

I found a 4 pin (TRRS) aux cable lying around with 3 RCA outputs (video and 2 channel audio. It was originally made for a Xbox 360. This got me to wondering: Would I be able to have video output ...
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Can I hook up another internet router to the phone line from the wall when the main router+modem is connected upstairs?

Us and the neighbors have been sharing an internet wifi connection through their router/modem one floor up from our apartment which has been working out ok. Streaming video works (just). However, the ...
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Can I use Cat5/Cat6 instead of phone cables

I wonder if I can replace the phone cable that connects my DSL router to the box outside the building with a Cat5/6 cable. The phone cable in use has only two wires inside it. So, I was wondering if ...
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Why is it called flash for phones / tablets and install for PCs

Lets say that you want to change your device's operating system.For a phone or tablet we would say "today I am flashing cyanogenmod" but for PCs "today I am installing Ubuntu" although flash is used ...
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Is there a cloudLESS method to sync your files using your phone [closed]

Is there a way to sync all your files from phone to PC and vice versa using an app? if so could you please tell me which app does this for us? Thanks :)
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Find the physical location of a MAC address?

I want to find the physical location of a device, of which I only know its WiFi or Bluetooth MAC address. It is either an iPhone or Android phone. The device is not connected to a WiFi network, and is ...
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How to receive incoming calls on landline and mobile phone at the same time [closed]

Current situation a fixed landline for phone just one number: 123-456789 handled by one DECT base station with three phones one mobile (Windows) smartphone with its own mobile number, having wifi, ...
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How to call other phone in the same house and network

I have an analog phone (Panasonic KX-TS505MX) and it is connected to my modem router (ZTE F660) via POTS. My router modem have 2 POTS slot, my question is if I buy another phone, is it possible to ...
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Adding employee to directory [closed]

I have an Avaya phone switch in my small company. We have about 8 extensions for our employees. I recently added a new employee extension using the Avaya IP Office Manager V9 Software. The new ...
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How to make a website “phone aware”? [closed]

So here's the deal; I've got a website fully coded in desktop and phone versions, but I don't know how to make the website know that the device visiting the site is either a desktop computer or a ...
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Any Phone Adapter for Router/Modem?

I have Comcast as an ISP and want to add phone service. I am currently using a router/modem (Motorola Surfboard SBG6580) which does not have a phone jack. Is there an adapter I can use so I can plug ...
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Coax Splitter for Internet and Phone

I have a coax splitter before my cable modem so that I can also plug in the box that gives me my phone service. A crude ASCII drawing: wall | cable modem | / |-----< | \ | ...
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Why does my laptop charge my phone even when it's powered down?

I have an HP Envy M6 with a USB 3.0 port next to its charging port, doesn't matter what state the Laptop is in, Sleep, Hibernated, and completely powered down. It never stops charging whatever phone ...
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Windows 10: Phones appearing in Network

Yesterday, Network listing on Windows 10 file explorer showed me one external phone. Thus, I changed my router WiFi password just in case. Nevertheless, I checked this today and I found 5 new phones ...
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Moving the ADSL modem: Best way of extending the cabling

I have had my phone company bring a direct cable from their FTTN switches in the basement to my living room. The cable they have used is a typical Cat5e. The company's modem has a RJ11 connector ...
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Is there a way to trustworthily say that certain phone number is a Skype number?

I was given a phone number. I suspect that a person doesn't directly own this number and/or isn't present in the country where this number has been registered (bound by country code), so I want to ...
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Can I enable Power over Ethernet from a MacBook Pro?

I've recently gotten a Cisco IP telephone. I've an Macbook Pro (15", Late 2011): Is there any way to enable PoE to test my phone? Or do I have to buy an extra PoE injector just for this purpose?
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Windows found a driver for your device but encountered an error will attempting to install it

I am trying to install a driver for my SAMSUNG Galaxy Tab 4, and I need to install the SAMSUNG Mobile USB Compositite Device, because my device shows up in Unspecified, and I need Windows to recognize ...
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ubuntu phone - How to transfer photos from phone to ubuntu computer

I want to transfer my photos from my ubuntu phone to my ubuntu (actually Mint) computer.) I have tried via bluetooth without success. Can you even do that?