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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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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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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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Can DNS over HTTPS that works for WiFi be modified to work with Android cellular data tethering over USB?

I have configured DNS over HTTPS based on these guides: How to implement DNS-Over-HTTPS and Setting up DNS over HTTPS on macOS. This works fine over Wi-Fi with the DNS Servers set as 127.0.0.1 and ::...
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How does a message look on an Android phone?

I have an iPhone but no Android phone. When I send a message to a friends Android phone, I am always nervous that I use some function that is not supported. Is there somewhere online where I can see ...
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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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Old phone won't connect to new XS hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone Xs and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the XS's hotspot. What puzzles me is that other phones can connect to my Xs without ...
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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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Removable drive not showing up in MacBook

I am using Phone One Plus 6T and connect it to my MacBook to transfer files. Everytime I connected it to my MacBook, I selected the option "File transfer" and it all used to work fine with a USB ...
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OSX - Android Emulator closed because of an internal error

Trying to run an emulator via a fresh install of Android Studio (3.5) on a new MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) and the emulator fails to start with the error message below. I have attempted re-installing ...
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How to accept Android license in macOS Terminal?

I'm trying to install some Android tools via the macOS terminal, but I can't get any further with the license confirmation. I feel a bit stupid - but can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Syncing photos Android -> Mac

I would like to accomplish the following, which, in today's technological ecosystem, seems like it should just happen anyway: I take a photo on my Android phone The phone uploads it somewhere ...
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USB Ethernet to WiFi Internet sharing does not work

I have a Macbook pro retina 2012 running Mojave. I was using USB ethernet in my mac and sharing that as a wifi to my android phone. All was stable. Last week I had a partition error while I was ...
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Android File Transfer gets stuck in an infinite loop

This has been asked in other forums but with no clear answer or solution. I have a folder with ~1000 JPEGS (each about 4-5MB in size). My Android phone connects just file with my Mac and I can ...
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Only some emails on Mac Mail appeared on my Android phone's mail client

An email had apparently not been sent to me because I didn't see it on my cellphone. Checking on my MacBook Pro's Mail, I saw it had been sent. Comparing the two, I realised that only those in my ...
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ADB and Xcode are not detecting connected devices, after update to Catalina mac os

ADB and Xcode are not detecting connected devices, after update to Catalina mac os. Did any one of them faced the issue after upgrade. Please let me know the solution to fix this.
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Group texting with Android users and iPhone not staying as group

I have an iPhone 8+ and one of my friend is sending group texts to me and some buddies. I can see the group discussion, but when I reply, they all receive my text individually, not in the actual group ...
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Import .m3u8 playlist with flac files on android phone (MacOs Catalina)

My goal is to import content of a music playlist from my macbook to my android phone. Since I mainly have flac files, I use a different player from Apple Music (which doesn't support them). Currently ...
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macOS resets local network connection to Android device while developing

I'm working on React Native application and initially everything was just fine. After moving my computer to another space (haha hope this is not the real issue) I faced a strange problem. My React ...
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Can't sync events from Apple Calendar to Google Calendar in Android Phone

I am having Macbook in which Calendar is having my Google Account. The same account is attached in my Redmi Note 5 Pro, Android Device. Previously when I add an event in Apple Calendar then that same ...
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Sony wf-1000xm3 audio quality is different between Mac and Android for the same song

Today I was listening to "Lil jon - Get low Bass Boosted HQ HD" on YouTube using my Sony wf-1000xm3 earbuds. First I was using my Mac (16-inch, 2019) to stream the song and then I used my mobile (...
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Uploading images to Facebook app from another app on iOS mobile

Specific question - I want to create a PWA*, that handles images. If a user is using Facebook and wants to upload an image, they can choose to upload that image via my PWA. My PWA will send that image ...
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Play sound from phone through MacBook speakers without Audio-In port?

I want to play the sound coming from my Android phone through my MacBook speakers, but it does not have a dedicated Audio-In/Microphone port. I have a normal AUX cable, but connecting to the normal ...
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Bluetooth device connects then disconnects?

I am connecting a Pixel 3A to my Macbook Pro 2018 model. I have tried resetting the SMC, resetting the PRAM, putting both devices in safe mode and re-pairing, deleting .plist files (globally and for ...
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iPad 6th gen doesn't connect to android hotspot but connects with another iPhone

I have iPad 6th generation WiFi-only model. It does not connect to my Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 mobile internet hotspot and other WiFi connections. However it connects to the hotspot of my iPhone SE model. ...
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Macbook Pro 2018 (15-inch) Android Studio Energy Impact

Has anyone else experienced Android Studio's 'Energy Impact' in Activity Monitor exceed 100.0? I just noticed that the fan was making an unusually loud noise and took a look at the Activity Monitor. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...