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Android is Google's mobile operating system.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...