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Android is Google's mobile operating system.

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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 ...
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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 ...