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How to start a app and have it start a WebDAV server automatically in Windows?

I need to have some questions answered please. I want to start an app called WebDAV and have it start the server automatically. Do I find out the com.example.MyApp in the Settings/Apps section so I ...
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adb devices -l not showing USB qualifiers?

I've read in several places that calling adb devices -l will return the both the serial numbers and USB qualifiers for the attached devices. However, when I issue the command I only get the ...
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adb version says 1.0.32 but droid-explorer says its 1.0.29 and won't start

Using win7 64bit. I downloaded just the commandline tools from developer.android.com; the zip not the installer. I copied everything to c:\dev\android\sdk\ and ran the SDK Manager and updated ...
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Can android device issue adb commants to itself?

I made a simple shell (actually windows batch) script that automates a task on android phone. It can be ran on any computer. I thought that if I convert the batch to linux sh script, I could issue the ...
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Enable USB debugging on a broken screen using ADB Build.prop or Default.prop (Permission & Root Issue) [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Note 2 with a Broken screen/digitizer. So no haptic feedbacks. Anyway the USB Debugging is already on and I could use the Remote tools like SideSync, Mobizen & other softwares on ...
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Extract Contacts from ADB backup?

I have a full backup from Cyanogenmod 12. I need to extract the Contacts and add them to Cyanogenmod 13. I found attempting a restore just breaks things because it restores dalvik data and system ...
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Micromax a104 SP flash not detecting mobile and stuck in bootloop

Device Micromax A104. The phone is not rooted neither the usb debugging mode is on. the phone was fully affected virus or some other bugs. It was hanging and responding very slowly. so i decided to ...
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ADB: how to use it over TCP/IP during USB accessory development

I'm using an evaluation board from Atmel (based on SAM D21 Cortex-M0+ MCU) for developing a custom Android USB accessory and related app. I'm new to Android development, but I understood I need ADB ...
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Can't pull fle platform.xml

Adb doesn't let me pull file platform.xml from /system/etc/permissions When i do pull command it says "Permission deined" Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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Logcat not working on my LG G4 (H815)

I can't read the logcat from my phone. As an Android Developer, this is terrible for me. The message that I'm getting is: logcat read failure Looking the sources, it seems like a generic error: ...
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Writing to files from batch using adb not working

I am trying to have an automatic batch file replace a file on my android device, it works when i type it in manualy but for some wierd reason it doesn't in the batch file. Here is my code: @echo off ...
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move app_backup directly from virtualbox to physical device via adb and pipe

On my smartphone, I do not have Google Play Store (and all the other Google stuff) installed anymore (only F-Droid - I am almost Google-free!); but I still need some apps from Google Play on my ...
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adb over tcp/ip doesn't work

I connect Android Samsung phone to USB host of my developer machine and type prompt>adb devices List of devices attached 80bf631f device prompt>adb tcpip 5555 restarting in TCP mode ...
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Nexus 5 unable to reflash

I have a nexus 5 which has ubuntu touch on it. The OS is broken and won't boot. I am trying to flash CyanogenMod to it, i've hooked it up to my ubuntu server, and am following this: ...
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Why doesn't my computer list Android devices in Device Manager, or detect my Sony Xperia Play (R800)?

I have an ancient Sony Xperia Play that I am trying to root. However, I can't even get it to show up on my computer. It's possible that I accidentally deleted my drivers by running an unroot script. ...
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Android App is running neither on AVD nor Android Phone

i have a windows 10 home edition PC. My android apps built on Android Studio are not running(neither the AVD nor Android Phone). In case of AVD, my PC does not support VT-x i.e Hyper-V technology(Only ...
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Allow USB debugging popup does not come in my new PC

I am using a Nexus 10 Tablet( Android 4.4.4) . I have 3 PCs where I was already doing android development and one new PC on which I started today. All are windows 7 64-bit Service Pack1. The only ...
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How do I get my device detected by ADB on Linux?

I just got my shiny new Wileyfox Swift – and before putting it to use I want to oem unlock and root it (as I usually do with new devices ;) Trouble is, though usb-debugging is enabled on the device, ...
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adb restore: 'Invalid restore data'

My Nexus 6 had a hardware fault so I sent it off for RMA. Knowing in advance that it was highly likely the service people would factory reset it during the process of fixing it, I decided to do an adb ...
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HTC stuck at logo screen while entering recovery mode

I want to install Kitkat 4.4.2 Rom to my HTC Sensation XL android phone. I followed instructions and I installed CWM (ClockWorkMod) but I can not enter recovery choice. When I click on that there ...
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Can't install TWRP LG Optimus G

This thread of mine is partly copied from XDA. I can't get through following issues. Phone's firmware is full vanilla since the very beginning - only updated from Jelly Bean/ICS to 4.4.2 with OTA. I ...
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Can't run adb shell (exec permission denied 13)

I wanted to push a file (a C program compiled on a Linux machine) to /system/bin so I can see if I can run it (people on the Internet say it's possible) but I accidentally pushed it to /system/bin/sh. ...
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What represents 'bootloader' in the possible outputs of `adb get-state`?

I recently employed the use of adb get-state and decided to know further about it. Running adb inter alia shows: adb get-state - prints: offline | bootloader | device I intend to ...
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Fastboot “waiting for device”

I have an galaxy s4 i33 that I need to have upgraded for work (or buy a new phone.) On both windows and Linux I can type "adb reboot bootloader" to open the bootloader. However, in windows: -Odin ...
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HTC DESIRE 310 - installation aborted apply adb sideload

What I have to do to solve this problem ? Where can I "APPLY_ADB_SIDELOAD" ? What I do: 1. start my phone in recovery mode 2. choose "apply update from ADB" 3. After that I get the fist two line ...
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Windows 10/ADB/Fastboot not detecting Droid Turbo in fastboot mode

I recently tried to root my phone, and as you know the Droid Turbo is very hard to root. So I tried to use the TWRP recovery method. But when I try to use ADB or Fastboot to even list my device, it ...
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ADB Backup stucks at shared storage even after rooting

I've been trying to perform an ADB backup for a D6503 Xperia Z2 but I'm always getting stuck at Shared Storage even after rooting the Device with kingroot and root checker by JRummy states that the ...
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Devices are not found when executing command (but “fastboot devices” finds them)

I'm trying to install CyanogenMod on Nexus 4 and so far I had done this: - installed google driver; - enabled developer options on my phone; - enabled debugging by USB; - unlocked my device using ADB; ...
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Repair bricked Nexus 9

During an OTA update the tablet went into a boot loop. I let this continue a few times until I was fairly certain it wasn't going to resolve itself. I never had a reason to unlock the tablet or use ...
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MOBII 5045 rom needed sideload

My Android started in a bootloop, continuesly bootloader on and of. i had the phone rebooted to factorysettings so wiped data factory settings, now stucked in bootloop. i tred the adb commands but ...
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Can I safely install Android system updates with disabled Gapps?

On my Nexus 5x for personal choices I disabled all the Gapps (Google apps) via the Settings menu, included "Google Play Services" and "Google Services Framework". With these two apps disabled the ...
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Sideload Factory OS via ADB

I have a nexus 6 which failed when updating to 6.0.1. I can no longer boot into the Operating System as the /system partition is corrupt. I ran a factory reset - but this didn't fix the problem ...
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Adb read contents of an Alert Dialog

i have an android phone connected to my pc, using ADB i can run some commands to the device and get output, now am in a situation where i want ADB to read the contents of an Alert dialog. i have been ...
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ADB to disable Bluetooth at Boot

Please can ADB(Android Debug Bridge) be used to Disable bluetooth on a Boot Looping device?.
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Is there a way to remove the switch users Icon without root?

I have a Verzon Moto E2 (so no hope of rooting) on android 5.1. I think you cannot completely disable it without root. I'd like to at least remove the little icon in the pull down menu. is that ...
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How can I get Reverse USB Tethering to work on my KitKat device? I've already got it running on my Jellybean device

FWIW Reverse USB tethering works great on my Jellybean device, lets assume it has the serial number 0123456789ABCDEF, here are the commands I use to get it running: adb -s 0123456789ABCDEF shell su ...
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Using Remix OS(Android-x86) terminal shell to turn off the touchscreen

I have recently installed Remix OS on my PC, and now it's like a craze. Nothing worked. I always think it was the problem with the touchscreen, because EVERY operating system I used on my PC, the ...
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Android Nexus 5 “Reboot&Wipe loop with hang” — Can't flash system

My Nexus 5 recently "soft-bricked" itself on an update, and I can't seem to get traditional methods via adb/fastboot (windows pc) to work. My phone is unlocked, and I have the necessary files in the ...
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No ADB driver for medion e4001 (MD 98500)

For testing purposes I need to debug an older android device: MEDION LIFE e4001 (MD 98500) There are no drivers available online and I wrote to the MEDIUM guys receiving the following answer: ...
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Can anyone tell me what made this file path on a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active?

Source adb-data.tar - Partition 1 - TAR (User Selected) - [ROOT]\shared\0.dom0o7b1i1le\dont_remove\03afdbd66e7929b125f8597834fa83a4.video\1454330917059 Also, where do I look in the phone dump to ...
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accidently sent repoort or update to adb amd now my phone will not show my data or set phone up unless with wifii

I was trying to factory reset my ZTR android and i accidently "sent an update to adb. Now my phone won't let me set up my phone unless over wifi
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Can't unlock phone with cracked screen - Stock Nexus 4

I cracked my stock Nexus 4 screen and I am unable to swipe my unlock pattern. I am trying to backup my phone (pictures/sms) but more importantly I need to have access to my Google Authenticator so I ...
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ADB pull error: remote object '/dev/block/mmcblk0p24' not a file or directory [duplicate]

I'm trying to pull the partition /dev/block/mmcblk0 directly to my Windows PC, following the instructions from: How to pull mmcblk0 to a windows pc? while the phone is in TWRP, using the command: adb ...
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Enable USB Mass storage marshmello 6 Galaxy note 5

I tried to enable UMS thorugh adb terminal with those commands adb shell setprop sys.usb.config mass_storage,adb adb shell setprop persist.sys.usb.config mass_storage,adb reboot and the android ...
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How does adb shell differ from a terminal emulator?

I have a couple of tasks I want to accomplish on Android 6.0.1 and they need root access when I run them on the device. This target device is not rooted. Can I use adb from a PC to run commands just ...
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Moto G on cyanogenmod 13 has a black screen but phone seems to be running in background

I have the CM13 installed on my Moto G (Falcon). Last week, I left the phone on charge longer than usual and I came back to find dark screen. I have tried restarting it and I can feel the phone ...
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ADB app uninstall from bootloader

I have a Galaxy Core Duos that I was playing with. It is stock rom, unrooted. However, I installed one app which is crashing the phone after startup. So I cannot use the phone anymore and I need to ...
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Half of touchscreen is unresponsive. How can I make Android only use the top half (rotated by 90 degrees)

So I have a broken LG G2 and a near-empty bank account, so buying a new phone isn't exactly an option right now. The bottom 50% of the screen doesn't respond to touch. Right now I am running ...
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Is there a way to route all traffic from android-phone to socks proxy via adb?

Assume I have android-device without any internet connection (no wifi, no gsm). I have already got a vpn profile with credentials to connect to remote vpn server. Device is connected to my PC via ADB. ...
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Creating a backup with adb results in 41 byte file

I have an old droid RAZR Maxx (4.1.2) that I decided I want to root, but I want to make a backup first just in case. I've followed instructions from this site: ...