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Android is Google's mobile operating system.

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How do I copy files between OS X and Android 6 over USB cable?

I want to copy files from OS X (El Capitan) to my Nexus phone (which uses Android 6) and vice versa. And I just mean copying locally, i.e. over USB cable, I want to avoid overcomplicating things with ...
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How can I troubleshoot USB drivers on El Capitan

I'm a developer and use Motorola Device Manager, and Android File Transfer to work with my Moto X devices. Prior to the upgrade to El Capitan, I was able to use the USB port, run "adb" and all other ...
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Can i download facetime for android?

A lot of my friends have iOS devices who use FaceTime and I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. Is it possible for me to download/use FaceTime on my Android Phone?
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iCloud Notes not syncing

I have been using the Notes app to take notes on my iPhone 5s for years now but recently I'd like to make those notes accessible on my iMac and Nexus 7 Tablet. To sync them to the cloud I added ...
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Android phone not even charging on a Mac Mini (Yosemite)

I'm new to OSX, so I'm probably doing something which is obviously wrong. I have a Samsung Note and USB cable which when plugged into my Linux laptop work without any issues. I have a late-2012 Mac ...
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Copying my iphone stuff to android?

I've got a ton of purchased and non-purchased music on my iphone. Same with movies. I've also got a pretty big collection of audio books. I'd like to dump a copy onto my android tablet. Is there any ...
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Transfer Photos from Mac to Android Device

How can I transfer photos from Mac(including iPhoto) into Android phone? When I connect my android phone to Mac via USB, iPhoto can recognize it, but I can only find the import new photo button, then ...
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Samsung Galaxy 6 sets off Apple Pay on iPhone 6

I have to carry two phones - one Samsung Galaxy 6 and one iPhone 6. Unfortunately, something in the Galaxy sets off the Apple Pay on the iPhone when they're in the same pocket, and it constantly shows ...
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How to download game center? [closed]

Game center does not appear in google play store. There's so many fake application with the same name. Please sending me a link to download it.
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Using an Android phone with a Mac's messaging App

Several of my friends have their iPhones hooked up to the iMessage app on Mac. If you're not familiar, it lets you check your phones messages as well as send messages on your Mac via your phone. I ...
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Is there a way to sync OS X Photos app with Android Phone?

I have an Android phone and a MacBook, and what I am trying to figure out is a way to do bi-directional sync between the OS X Yosemite's new Photos app and my device's internal storage. So far, I am ...
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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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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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Reverse Tether - Share OSX Yosemite Wifi Connection Over Bluetooth

I see plenty of old questions out on the web, but each has a myriad of people following up with issues. Now with Yosemite, I think things might have changed anyway. I want share hotel internet, from ...
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Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'?

Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'? I have a LG Volt (LGLS740) running Android 4.4.2. The MacBook Air 13 is running OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) & has ...
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How do I run a binary program without showing the gear icon?

I created a automator workflow, add a Run Shell Script part and put these lines in: /Users/xxx/Library/Android/sdk/tools/android avd I saved it as an app and it works. But I will always see a ...
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How can I copy a selection of files from multiple folders into multiple folders?

I am developing an Android-app in OS X, and want to use some third-party icons. I have downloaded and extracted the icons into this folder structure: drawable-mdpi ic_icon1.png ... drawable-hdpi ...
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“file not sent” from Android to Macbook, whereas they're paired

I'm trying to send a file from Android to Macbook via bluetooth. I pair them successfully and when I'm sending a file from Android, it just ends up saying "file not sent". In the Macbook does happen ...
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iTunes: How do I export a podcast as an mp3 to my phone? [closed]

I downloaded a free podcast, I see it in my saved episodes. I want it off of my computer and ported to my cell phone. I am new to this interface, and while I understand there are many ardent fans, I ...
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Will Eclipse + Android Developer Tools plugin work on OS X Yosemite?

I would like to update my system to the newest 10.10 Yosemite version, but I use quite intensively Eclipse + ADT to develop apps for Android. Does anyone have any experience with running this software ...
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Transfer SMS from Android to iPhone?

I would like to not lose my SMS on my Android phone, how can I transfer them to my iPhone ?
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How can I mirror my OS X screen and functionality to an Android tablet?

Trying to create a cheap cockpit type chart plotter/navigation setup for my friends yacht. Thought the most cost effective way would be with an osx laptop we have running inavx (or similar) and an ...
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Connecting a Samsung Phone via Bluetooth to iMac?

I have OSX 10.9.2 on iMac 21.5 Mid 2011 I've been scouring the forums for pairing bluetooth devices but I can't find any of the options mentioned. If I go to Preferences -> Bluetooth, there isn't an ...
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Android SDK - Install Intel HAXM

I've just been looking at updating my SDK install for Android with the Intel Atom images and the x86 emulator using these instructions: I've gotten to step 3 but I have so far completely failed to ...
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OS X Mavericks doesn't recognize my Nexus 5 when plugged in via USB

When I plug in my Nexus 5 into my Mid 2013 MacBook Air 11" nothing happens. It doesn't show up in the finder / on the desktop and when I enable USB tethering, it doesn't show up in my network ...
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Mac app for testing websites in android emulator quickly

Hi I want to test my site locally on my Mac using the android device layout . The usual android sdk takes more time to load . Is there any app similar to opera mobile emulator which provides android ...
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Android File Transfer

I installed the "Android File Transfer" to move some data. So far so good. But there is one issue annoying me. Every time I connect my mobile via USB, the Mac changes to the main desktop and opens ...
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Why can't I choose to set up Internet Sharing to computers using AirPort?

I'm using OSX 10.9. I'm trying to set up Internet Sharing to connect my Android to my Mac directly over Wi-Fi. Every tutorial I've come across (including the one published by Apple) mentions checking ...
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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.
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Bluetooth audio streaming from Android to Mac

Is there any way I can Stream Audio from my Android device via Bluetooth to my Macbook Pro? I'm using OS X 10.9.1 and Android 4.4.2. The AUX-Port on my Android device has stopped working. Is there ...
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Stream music from iPhone to another phone over Bluetooth

Can you send music data from your iPhone to Android with Bluetooth? I've got an Android Phone plug on my stereo and I want to use my iPhone to play music on it. Is it possible?
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Does Mavericks break the ability to create a wifi network that other devices can connect to?

I'm not talking about sharing an Ethernet connection via Wifi, but about creating a separate WiFi network, not connected to the Internet. In previous versions of OS X, I could create a wifi network ...
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How to prevent screen from waking up on activity in VNC session from remote Android device [duplicate]

I am connecting to my iMacs running OS X Mavericks remotely. For security purposes I have fast user switched to a dummy account before leaving work, so that my remote connection doesn't allow anyone ...
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How to file transfer between android and iPhone via bluetooth [duplicate]

Why Bluetooth of apple devices doesn't work for transferring data or files with other devices and even with apple to apple devices? Why can't the video or files be directly downloaded in device like ...
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Why does a iPhone better than Galaxy? [closed]

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and I consider to buy iPhone 5S. What are the advantages of iPhone relatively to Galaxy?
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How come Android finds lists Wi-Fi networks that OS X doesn't?

I have a MacBook Air with OS X 10.8.5 and a Samsung cell phone with Android. I use the Wi-Fi heavily on both (I travel a lot, and only use Wi-Fi when I'm out of the US) — often in cafes — and I rarely ...
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adb got stuck. not starting in terminal command

When I start the adb deamon using the terminal, it got stuck somewhere. Any idea why ? PS: I am using OSX Mavericks.
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Sync Wi-Fi Passwords on OS X with Android Phone?

I have a MacBook Air, and an Android phone (errr phablet!). I go out a lot with both, and every time I go to a new venue, I need to put the Wi-Fi password into both. Do you know of an application so ...
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Enabling Intel VT on Macbook Pro 9,2 (Mid 2012)

I want to enable (if it's not) Intel VT-x to speed up the Android emulator. How can I see if it's enabled and if not how to do it ?
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Antivirus not prominent on iOS devices

How come there are no antiviruses for iOS devices like iPhones and iPads while Android has many available? Update The article here shows that there have been attacks on the iOS Devices as well http://...
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How can I share the internet connection between an android phone and a macbook?

I try to create a portable Wi-Fi hotspot with my android Sony Xperia P (android 4.2.3) as it works with Windows flawlessly. With the macbook, I connect with the newly created Wi-Fi hotspot. The mac ...
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I backed up my Android device and I want to restore it on my iphone 5!

Can anybody please help me?! I want to restore a non apple device back up to my iphone 5 and I can't so please anybody's help would be great! I have a Samsung galaxy S7 edge and I got a iPhone 6s.
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How to view iTunes U without itunes?

I want to view Stanford's iOS programming course. How can I see it without installign itunes on my PC and on my Android mobile device?
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How to sync OS X Reminders with Android?

OS X Reminders doesn't sync with my Google Account although Calendar and Mails work OK. How to sync OS X Reminders with Google (or GTask Android App) to have it Android device?
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Reverse tethering of Android device to OSX over WIFI

or HOW TO Find OSX wifi sharing on an android device I have setup a mac mini (Mountain Lion) with internet sharing to devices using WIFI. My iPhone and iPod both see and can use the connection but ...
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I want to remove an entry in my $PATH

I'm running OS 10.8. When I echo $PATH my terminal outputs /opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/opt/X11/bin:/usr/local/git/bin:/usr/texbin:/Users/austinzuffi/...
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Syncing iphones with Android phone

We run a small business, and the managers would like to have the calendars on their phones synced with each other so that they know what is going on with the other. Most of them are using iphone and ...
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What location data will an Android phone provide to an iOS device that lacks GPS?

Will my iPad 4 Wi-Fi only (or an iPod touch) get live location data for navigation purposes if I connect to an Android mobile phone that is enabled as a Wi-Fi hotspot?
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Sharing GPS signal to a Wifi-only iPad

I want to share live GPS data from an Android smartphone to my iPad (4th generation wifi-only). I've read about BTstacks and other jailbreak tweaks, but I don't want to jailbreak! I have also read ...
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Which iOS jailbreak apps most closely implement an Android style notification system?

Which iOS jailbreak apps implement a notifications system that most closely resembles Android's implementation?