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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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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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How can I screen record iPhone and Android screen at the same time visible right next to each other?

I need to create an app video that need to show interaction b/w a iPhone and a Android phone (Galaxy). I could use quicktime to screen record single iPhone screen. How can I screen record iPhone and ...
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How do I forward iMessages from my computer to my Android phone?

Last week, I had an iPhone 4s, an iPad mini, and a Macbook Pro. My cell phone plan was connected to my iPhone, and I set up text forwarding so that text messages from my phone would also load on my ...
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Texting from iPad to Android

On my original iPad Air 2 I was able to send text messages to Androids. I recently had to replace my device, however (good thing I had AppleCare!). With the new iPad, though, I can no longer send ...
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MacBook Air crashes when plugging in Android devices

For the past few days, developing on an Android device has been a nightmare on my MacBook Air (mid-2013) model. Here's what happens: I plug in an Android device (tested with 3 different devices and ...
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iPhone 3.5mm Audio jack specification (buttons)

I have done some research in regards to this but I seem to get conflicting requirements. So Android defines and have published a specification for this. https://source.android.com/devices/accessories/...
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Android USB C phone not working without adapter

My Android USB C phone (Google Pixel) is not recognised by 2016 MacBook Pro (macOS Sierra 10.12.2 and Multiport driver installed) as long as no adapter is plugged in at the same time. It is working ...
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Should I be charging or discharging my smartphone when I'm using it at my desk?

When I'm at my desk and using my smartphone, it is better to keep it charged or discharged? If I use it while it's discharging I will use up my charge cycles? Obviously this would be subjective to ...
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Macbook Pro battery life with Android Studio 2.2 running

I have a late 2013 Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch with i7 2.3 GHz, 16GB Ram, nVidia 750m 2GB and 500GB PCIe SSD. I've always been happy with the machine and battery life, except when I work in Android ...
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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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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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How to use iOS device as a Bluetooth controller for Android device?

I was wondering if there's an app that allows an iOS device to be used as a Bluetooth controller for an Android device. I've seen this setup made possible in a game, BombSquad. My Android device was ...
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Android tethering: Mac doesn't detect new network interface

I am trying to share my 3G internet connection from my Nexus 4 running Android 5.1.1 with my Macbook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12. Using an USB cable (aka USB Tethering). After connecting the phone ...
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local sync of calendar and contacts between android and mac?

What is the preferred approach to locally sync (i.e., assume I have no Google account of any kind) the following data between an Android phone and my Macbook? calendar tasks address book / contacts ...
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Sync Apple notes app on MacBook to Android

I recently got an Android phone, and I wanted to know how to sync Apple Notes to Google Keep. I have added my Gmail account to the Apple Notes app, but I don't see the notes showing up in Google Keep. ...
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Android device connection broken in Sierra

I've recently updated my MBP Retina 2013 to Sierra GM, and today it stopped to connect the Android devices. I have Android SDK installed and lots of devices available with different OS versions. But ...
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Could not unlock file inside Application contents

For using RoboVM on OSX, I need to edit a file called info.plist, which resides inside the contents of the application called Android Studio. Last year I managed to edit the file for Android Studio 1....
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Bluetooth file transfer between Mac and android phone

I am trying to transfer a couple of images from android device to mac. As per the following links it seems that this transfer should be possible: Apple support HowToGeek - how-to-use-bluetooth-file-...
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How do I send text messages from an iMac OSX El Capitan to an Android phone?

The recipient is not registered on iMessage, which leads me to believe he is not on an iMac. I have received txts from him on my Android and I have his phone number. Is there a way to do it on OS X ...
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Mount Android Phone on Desktop

Is there a way to mount my Android phone on my Mac Air desktop in order to transfer files like images and music?
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Xamarin Android Player runs slowly on MacBook Air 2015

I've a need to virtualise an Android device on my MacBook Air. I've successfully installed the Xamarin Android Player and downloaded Nexus 7 Marshmallow image. The emulation starts correctly, but it ...
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iPad and Android phone

Okay, I've got a problem. So I'm going to get a new phone, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), because I'm just tired of my iPhone 4 not being up to date anymore. But my iPad (mini 2) is synced with my ...
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Stream audio from Logic Pro X to mobile device

I am creating an interactive project in which participants explore a room (a real one, not virtually) with their mobile device — iOS or Android — and headphones. The music in their headphones will ...
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See other's Android location on an iPhone

I have an Android phone (Nexus 6P) and my wife has an iPhone 6. We would like to have the same functionality as Find My Friends offers, without both having iPhones. Thus, we share each other's ...
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how do I retrieve my photos that are stored for the last five years while I was with iPhone now that I'm using Android

I was with iPhone for over 5 years and stored all of my photos in iCloud now that I have switched to an Android mobile I have lost access to my iPhone pictures is there any way for me to retrieve my ...
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What is a reasonable workflow to copy Android photos to Photos?

My workflow from an SLR and a small camera is simple. Once a month, I take the SD card out, insert it in my Macbook, and Photos can (usually) correctly detect the new photos. I copy them to the ...
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How do I move my plants vz zombies safegames to android?

I want to try strategies here https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/162404/is-there-a-way-to-transfer-game-progress-from-an-ios-device-to-android I am now on android. I want to move app data ...
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Is there an iOS alternative to HTC's Zoe?

I'm considering a switch back to iPhone and iOS from my Android powered HTC One (M7) phone. HTC created a super cool app called Zoe. I'm wondering if there is an equally good alternative to Zoe on iOS....
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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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Android Studio 2.1 very slow build, macbook blows very loud

I am using new version of Android Studio since one week (v2.1) and it completely freezes my macbook. Each gradle build takes forever, and my computer blows air like if it is going to die. Anyone ...
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Friend with Android phone and Mac computer defaults to iMessage in Messages

I have a friend who uses an Android mobile phone and also a Mac. My iPhone contact page for him shows a FaceTime icon which I suppose is correct because it would go to the Mac when available but if I ...
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Moving from Google (Android) to iPhone

I have been using Android for many years, now I have an iPhone. I am used to Gmail, having my Contacts as Gmail contacts, Google maps, backup of SMS to Google, Chrome with sync of online bookmarks, ...
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What can I use Apple TV for in an Android household

I recently got an Apple TV (the new siri version) at a stupidly cheap price (Supermarket mislabeled it as the last version) it seemed rude not to buy it! But now I'm not sure what to do with it. ...
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Better Android File Transfer program

I need a way to hook up my android phone to my Mac and generate preview of the files when they reside on the device. The Android File Transfer program lacks view by icon. That is, I cannot see ...
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How to install Google Android image in Parallels

How to start an original Google Android image in Parallels Desktop? If I just try to create a new virtual machine from the img from Factory Images for Nexus Devices (e. g. for Pixel C), it tells me: ...
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It wakes up the Mac to Leave an Android device connected via USB and Android Studio running

It does not on Windows, but on OS X, it wakes up the computer from sleep. If Android Studio is not running it does not wake up. Steps to reproduce Connect an Android device (I used a Nexus 7 2013). ...
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How to Use BTsync's file sharing by Bluetooth?

I established the bluetooth connection between the devices. However, the speed download/upload still stays low (< 1 MB/s) between the devices while it should be much higher with Bluetooth 4.0 in ...
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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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Photos app no longer sees my phone

I have an android phone connected using PTP over USB. (A Fairphone FP1) OSX used to launch Photo's every single time I plugged in the phone to charge, which was very annoying, so I unticked the box ...
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Is there an easier way to compare iOS to Android apps than manually checking each app?

Next year, I'm getting myself a new phone, and it'll either be a Nexus or an iPhone. I'm currently using a Samsung Galaxy S4, but I'm fed up with how slow security updates occur and how often Samsung ...
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Is it possible to run Android on iOS?

Ok so I was thinking, Can you run Android on a iOS device? I did some research and Android could run on ARM (Most apps would not work) but how come no one has tried to run it. Whats holding them back?
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OS X El Capitan & Android Studio 1.4

Has anyone else noticed the following with Android Studio 1.4 running on OS X El Capitan? I can't remember the exact point when I lost the ability to build an Android app from the IDE due to the fact ...
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Apple Watch with Android ir Windows PC?

I have an Apple Watch but I don't have an IPhone or Mac. I want to use my Windows 10 PC, or my android phone with the Apple Watch. How do I do this? (Maybe using an Iphone emulator on PC? There ...