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Questions tagged [android]

Google's mobile operating system.

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Sharing a TUN VPN connection with Android & iOS for traffic interception

I have two interfaces: - A physical WLAN interface with 802.1x auth (en0) - A virtual TUN interface with VPN (invisible in Network Settings) (utun1) I have mobiles (both rooted Android and ...
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No Message Notification From Android Phone

I have an iPhone 8 running iOS 11.4.1 and I have run into a rather annoying problem with the Messages app that I can't seem to remedy. My wife has an Android phone and I'm finding I am no longer ...
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Unable to connect samsung galaxy S5 to mac

I'm no longer able to connect a Samsung Galaxy S5 to mac High Sierra! I used to use samsung Smart Switch app but after updating it I'm no longer able to access the phone. I tried different USB cables ...
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Contacts — keeping multiple cards of same contact in sync

I am syncing my macbook's contacts (Contacts version 9.0) with Gmail, in order to keep them in sync with my Android phone. However, I have multiple "cards" per contact. And typically if I add a ...
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How to share mouse and keyboard via Wi-Fi to Android?

I use 1keyboard via Bluetooth to share keyboard with my Android phones, but this is less productive than Logitech's Flow where I can switch between devices much faster and more seamlessly. Is there ...
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Syncing Mac Calendar with an Android phone using Google gmail

I would like to sync my Mac Calendar using a gmail account with my Android phone Google Calendar also using the same gmail account. I'm able to enter an event on the phone's calendar and it shows up ...
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Should I add sudo before the fastboot command on macOS just like on Linux?

I will be using fastboot on macOS. I will be following this tutorial. The guide only mentions Windows and Linux, and I do not wish to install those on my Mac right now, and as I think fastboot is the ...
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export notes within ebook to android?

switching from my iphone 5s to a samsung A6, I am wondering if there is any option to include my notes in my ebooks, transfer them to my android phone, continue to read on that phone and also still ...
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Offline transfer contacts and text messages from Android to iPhone

I would like to transfer text messages and contacts from an Android phone to an iPhone, but: No jailbreaking No online services (including iCloud or Google) No third party apps (at least not GUI-...
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How compatible are Apple Airpods with Android phones?

I want to buy the AirPods but I only have an Android phone. The functions that would be ideal: Stereo and mono sound works like iOS when you take one AirPod out and charge it and then put both ...
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Airport Express synching Android Tablets without WAN. Tablets dropping connection

I have 9 Insignia tablets running Android 5. I run an app called "Mobile Sheets Pro" and I can set my tablet as the "MASTER" and the rest as the "SLAVES" by creating a group on Wifi and the other ...
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How to email video from iOS to Android?

Videos shot with iOS are saved as MOV container. MOV is not supported by Android. So what is the best way to email a video to Android? I'm really surprised I couldn't find an easy answer for this with ...
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Apple Airpods - Android - When using for calls, does sound come through both Airpods, or just one?

When using Airpods on an Android device (I am specifically using a Google Pixel 2), does sound come through both of the Airpods when making/receiving calls? Or, does only one of the Airpods play sound ...
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Download iOS alarm tones

I have an iPad Air 2 running iOS 11 and an Android phone. Now, I want to be able to access the alarm tones from the iPad on the Android phone (I find them to be more soothing). Is there an easy way to ...
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How to drag onto or “open with” into the Android Emulator?

This one is hard, I fear. I need to script dragging MP4 files into my Android emulator (Android Studio), which I normally do by manually dragging. Scripting it seems hard because the emulator resides ...
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Bluetooth tethering between Android device and MacBook

I'm having some issues tethering my internet connection from an Android to my MacBook. It must be an issue with the MacBook, as it works on Ubuntu without a problem. A tried to re-pair the device and ...
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Messages app on my Macbook Pro stopped sending to Android

The Messages app on my Macbook Pro (running High Sierra) suddenly stopped sending text messages to Android devices. I can still send texts to Android users from my iPhone without a problem, but when ...
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iPad to/from android by USB?

My niece gave me a lightning to USB-C cable.  She doesn't know where she got it. If I connect it between an iPad Pro and a Nexus 5X, neither shows charging. I can use it (I assume) for a Macbook to ...
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Streaming media from Mac to VLC for Android

I have few media files in my Mac which I want to stream on my Android phone. I have enabled File Sharing and enabled both smb and afp protocol. When I check in VLC for Android app, I can see my Mac's ...
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How to transfer photos from my Macbook Air to an android smartphone?

Not sure if this question has been asked before, so apologies if it has: I have some photos on my MacBook Air, which I want to transfer onto my Android smartphone, which is a Lenovo. I'm not sure ...
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Cannot text from iPhone to friend on Note 8

This is essentially a repost of a previous question I asked a while back, but a few things have changed and I never got a working answer, so I thought I should post again. My friend has been on ...
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Having trouble sending picture messages

Starting yesterday, I was unable to send a picture text or receive a picture text to one of my contacts on my phone. I have an Android and she has an iPhone. We never had problems before recently, and ...
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Android Studio - location for SDK and Project Files in SSD

I have a SSD and a HDD, wherein the SSD is a bootable drive. I have moved the /userfolder to a partition on HDD wherein it is working perfectly. The Android SDK and projects are also on Hard disk at ...
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How to force Google Photos to preview full resolution photo when zoomed in, like in Android version of app

Recently I have uploaded all my photos from my iPhone 7 to Google Photos. I have also used the feature to free up space on device. Right now all my photos are in Google photos and none on my iPhone ...
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Remote control of camera between iphone and android?

I am looking for an app that uses a smartphone to remotely control another smartphone's camera allowing me to see the perspective and zoom. It is technically possible. In fact I have found two apps, ...
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Is it technically possible to install Android on an iPhone X?

I was wondering if it was possible to install Android on an iPhone X ? I saw that it was possible on an iPhone 3GS.
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Can I use an aux cable with inline volume controls with Android? Want EarPods inline volume controls to work

Sorry for the super long title. I just wanted to make myself clear. I want to forgo the EarPods' built-in inline volume controls, play/pause button and mic, and transfer those over to an aux cable ...
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Issue with Move to iOS android app to migrate to iphone

I'm trying to migrate some data from an old Samsung phone running Android 4 to an iPhone 5s running iOS11. The issue I'm stuck with is that when I setup the iphone and select move data from android, ...
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4K Monitor and performance issues with MBP Late 2015

As a software developer I insisted on buying a 4K Monitor which used to work with my previous MBP 2017 quite ok.The Retina MBP Late 2015 has output that lags quite a bit when I use a scaled resolution....
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Connect Android tablet as touch pad/wacom

Is it possible to use my Android tablet as touchpad and as Wacom with MacBook?
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Can't allow blocked software (HAXM) to run on macOS 10.13

I'm trying to install HAXM for Android Studio on macOS 10.13. I went to the 'Security & Privacy' panel in order to allow the software to run, but I've run into an issue. No matter how many times ...
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Email works on Android but not on iPhone

With the exact identical POP/SMTP configuration, correct user and password connected to the same WIFI, the email client can receive and send email on Android device, but not on iPhone's native email ...
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Can I use the same cell number as my Android phone with an Apple Watch Series 3?

Title says it all. I know I won’t get the most out of an Apple Watch Series 3 using it with my Android phone, but I wonder if I can at least use the same number with an LTE Apple Watch Series 3? I am ...
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Devices connect to iPhone via WiFi tethering cannot see each other

I've been experimenting with different ways of transferring files between Android and iOS devices while "in the field" away from WiFi networks and internet access. Nothing I've found works as well as ...
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Screen sharing from Mac to Android tablet

I want to use my Android Pixel tablet as a second screen for my Macbook Air, similar to how users of the app Duet use their iPad as a second screen for the Macbook. Is there any free/inexpensive app ...
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How to access icloud.com on Chrome for Android?

Apple refuses to load icloud.com on Chrome for Android. Instead of showing the login form, the page displays a message stating that "Your browser is not supported". How can I bypass this restriction?...
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iCloud contacts to Android smartphone [duplicate]

I bought a new Android phone and I would like to pass the contacts I synced to iCloud from my old iPhone to my new Android phone. How can I do this?
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How can I text using my Mac without having an iPhone to Android devices?

My 85 yo Mom doesn't have a cell phone but does have a Mac. My son is going to college and she wants to keep in touch but he only texts and has an Android. I think I can set-up iMessage on her Mac as ...
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App to run Chrome web extensions on iPad

I have now moved from Android to iOS. In Android , I used Yandex Browser in which I can use Chrome web extensions. But in the Yandex Browser iOS app f, I can't download chrome web extension. Does ...
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How to backup android device contacts on a mac?

How do you do it? The official android files trasfer app seems to transfer only files, not contacts. How to?
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MacBook stops recognizing Android USB until restart

For years of development I've never had this issue. Today my Galaxy S7 Edge (Android 7.0) suddenly isn't detected via USB connection by my MacBook (El Capitan). AFT, adb, Unity, nothing detects it any ...
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SFTP access to OSX stopped working

I have enabled Remote Login in System Preferences in order to sftp files from my Macbook to my android devices. On those I have AndFTP installed and it used to work without problem. Now I don't think ...
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Apple Music - The code you entered is not valid

My father created a family membership for apple music, and I created an apple account (icloud.com) for that purpose (I'm in the family group). I'm trying to login from the Apple Music Android app, ...
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How to remove folder in '/private/var/root/Android'? [closed]

Please help me remove folder '/private/var/root/Android' on my Mac. I make sudo rm -rf /private/var/root/Library/Android/ but nothing happens. Any ideas, I will be very grateful.
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Error: “The device does not have the necessary services” when using bluetooth to browse files on Galaxy S7 Edge

How do I get the "necessary services" on my Galaxy S7 Edge phone using Android Marshmallow so I can use bluetooth to browse and transfer files between my Macbook Pro and my phone? The error message "...
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Android Studio on El Capitan - issues in setting up the SDK

Having issues while trying to set-up Android Studio (latest release, 2.3) on a Mac (El Capitan 10.11.3). Studio is installed, but when I launch it a window for configuring the SDK appears, and after a ...
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Diagnosing a kernel panic caused by ADB

This issue is somewhere stuck between Android Enthusiasts and Ask Different, but seeing as the issue is with the computer itself, I decided it was a better fit here. I'm a college student studying CS ...
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Trying to use a data-only SIM card in an iPhone 7 running iOS 10

So, I recently got an Android tablet (Samsung Tab E 8) from my carrier (Virgin Mobile in Canada) and it came with a nano sim card on a $15/month 3GB data plan. I’d way rather use this in my iPhone 7 ...
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Delete the current line in Android Studio?

I want to select the entire line my cursor is on so I can delete it. By using CtrlE I can move my cursor to the end of the line. But CtrlShiftA doesn't work... What's the alternative(s)? Thanks.
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Can't connect Android devices to MacBook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro which I am trying to attach an Android device via USB (the Macbook recognizes my iPhone 6S just fine via USB). The Android device is a Samsung Note 3, and I expected when I ...