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Android is Google's mobile operating system.

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Use multi-finger gestures with RealVNC

I am using RealVNC for remote access to my Mac from my Android phone. I am also using it for controlling the cursor - like a trackpad. I want to use the multi-finger gestures like mission control, app ...
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How do I get my MacBook to stop sending iMessages to non-Apple devices?

This behavior just started randomly today, with no discernible connection to an iOS update. Though it was around the time I began to sync my iMessages to the cloud. Using my MacBook iMessage, which ...
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Transfer files to iPad via USB from Android

I'm sure this question has been asked many times but I find it surprisingly hard to find a clear answer on the internet by searching it. Is it possible, yes or no, to transfer files to my iPad with a ...
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Does running both (XCode & Android Studio) at the same time overload my MacBook Air with only 8 GB of Ram

This IDE is for the Automation Testing Purpose. Along with Appium Server, I need to run the Emulator of Xcode's iOS Emulator and the Android Studio's Emulator. Does this Run smoothly in the 8GB RAM ...
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Use an Android phone as external mic for MacBook over Bluetooth

I would like to use my Android phone as an external microphone and send the audio signal via Bluetooth to my MacBook. What applications and steps would allow me to do this?
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How to migrate WhatsApp messages data from Android to iPhone?

Currently I'm using an Android phone. I have just purchased a refurbished iPhone 7 Plus. I wish to migrate my WhatsApp chat history from Android phone to iPhone. I have searched almost everywhere, ...
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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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Transfer media files from an Android device to an iOS device

Is there any software or app that can directly transfer media files (videos, images, audio) from an Android device to an iOS device (similar to AirDrop)?
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Do downloaded songs stay on my phone after the playlist changes?

I have added a dozen playlists to my library on Apple Music, which are managed by Apple or other organizations, so they get updated. When I go on road trips, I use Wi-Fi to download all those ...
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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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Transferring data from android to iphone

I had a Samsung S7 edge phone that broke and won't turn on. I have my data, including text messages, saved to Google Backup. I am trying to figure out how to use the Google Backup to restore my data ...
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Want to Restore Android Backup to iPhone [closed]

I backed up my android phone (lg g7) to google, then sold the phone. I no longer have it in my possession. I now have a new iphone xr and wish to restore that backup to my iPhone - call history, sms,...
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Problems with Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with android 4.1.2, when I plug the usb cable to usb port in minimac, macOS don't detect my tablet. With Android File Transfer I can see the disk and the mini card in the ...
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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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Why isn't my Bluetooth printer appearing on iPhone but is appearing on Android and PC?

I'm trying to connect a thermal printer to my iPhone but its not showing up in the list of Bluetooth devices. However, it is showing on my PC and Android smartphone. Has the advertising only got ...
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How to show my iCloud Calendar entries in my Android calendar app?

I know this may sound stupid, but I can't figure out how to sync my Android calendar app with my iCloud Calendar? All I want to do is to display my business appointments (MacBook Pro; Owner) on my ...
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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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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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Is it possible to connect Android's hotspot by one click, but still authenticated/authorized from MBP?

For me one of the most loved feature of Apple ecosystem is joining to my iPhone's hotspot by a click and skipping the enabling hotspot and entering password pain from my MBP and iPad. Is there any ...
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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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Does iOS 10 support geotags for MMS messages?

I am finding that MMS messages are consistently not containing geotag data using iMessage. This occurs for iMessage on iOS 10.0.2 and MacOS 10.11.6. When I am within the iMessage app (either on my Mac ...
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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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Android emulator not starting up

Starting an avd from the AVD Manager (Nexus5 API22 on OSX Yosemite 10.10.5) Error trace: dyld: Library not loaded: /tmp/darwin-x86_64-clang-3.5/lib/libc++.1.dylib Referenced from: /usr/local/...
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Is it possible to export Android OS data to iOS?

Is there any way to export Android Data to an iPhone? I got an old Android Phone, i want to throw it away but i got very important data in it. Is there anyway to send that data directly into my ...
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Finder doesn’t see files on Android devices from MacBook Pro USB commections

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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Use iphone or android as external mic for macbook using bluetooth

Is there a way I can use an iPhone/Android phone as an external microphone for my Mac? Ideally without a cable i.e. bluetooh/wifi. Edit: Since this hasn't been answered yet, I would be okay with ...
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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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Sync Google Keep to Apple Notes

I have an Android phone with a lot of notes in Google Keep. Is there an easy way to sync all my notes to my Mac so I can add, delete, and modify notes on both devices? (I've seen some paid apps, but I'...
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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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Android File Transfer continuously fails to copy files to the SD card over USB in Android Lollipop

Android File Transfer fails to copy showing the following message: Another symptom is that the copy is not continuous. It freezes after copying a few megabytes during a couple of seconds. I also ...
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Private WiFi network between OSX and Android

I want to use a remote control app for presentations I'm giving offsite, using my Android phone as a remote for my MacBook. (the software is Unified Remote) I have no guarantee that I can access a ...
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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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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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Share calendar with non iOS user

How does one share their calendar with a non-Iphone/ios user? I've tried everything and it seems that all your downloads and accesses keep you chasing in circles.