Methods to remotely access a device from another device, where at least one of the two should be running Android.

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I want to remotely control my Android device from my PC without rooting it. Is this possible?

Looking for something to remote control my Droid without having to root. To be clear, I am looking for full control over the computer (view on monitor, use mouse and keyboard for input).
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Is it possible to use an Android device as X11 server for a remote machine over SSH?

When my desktop computer is up, I can connect to it with my notebook, even over the internet (I've set up my router to forward SSH to my desktop computer). My desktop computer runs GNU/Linux (Ubuntu ...
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VMware View and Workstation 8?

I was wondering how you can use VMware View on my Nexus 7 to access Shared VMs on Workstation 8. Do you need to go via Vsphere or is there a way of just accessing it across the wifi network? Anyone ...
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How to remote control using Droid VNC Server via USB?

I have installed Droid VNC Server on my Android phone 2.2 (CyanogenMod), but it is not clear how to control now my phone via USB. When I start the server on the phone it gives me an IP but I cannot ...
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How can I remote support an Android tablet?

My mother is considering to get an Android tablet - probably a Nexus 7 or 10. Because I don't live near her, I might need to provide some remote assistance -- and you probably know that talking her ...
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RDP/VNC App that has 1:1 mouse cursor support?

I've tried a couple different remote desktop programs, but I'm having issues with the mouse support... For starts, I have to double click everything, even things that are normal a single click, or a ...
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Android remote screen display & control

I am looking for a solution/technology which allows remote screencast display and control from desktop. My goal is to provided remote mobile device display through a browser. I found some existing ...
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Android-based remote software to log in to OSX desktop?

I have an Android phone that I'd like to use to control an iMac running Snow Leopard. Like everything else they do, it seems Apple has their own take on how a VNC server should work, so their "remote ...
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How to Remote Control Android smartphone, if not in same subnet

I'd like to "Remote Control" my Android 2.3.x (Oxygen 2.3.2 ROM) from my PC. I know that there are VNC servers available and also apps like "Remote Web Desktop". This works fine, but only if the ...
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Nexus 7 as a remote home controller

I have a Nexus 7 and I find it really useful for everyday use. I would like to improve it as a remote controller for my apartment, like: play music (the mp3 files are stored on the computer, N7 is ...
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How can I connect to my home VNC server via its hostname?

as asked in the Android chat room. At home I have a remote-access VNC server set up (running UltraVNC server). My current Android VNC app, called, funnily enough androidVNC will only accept IP ...
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How to access Remote Desktop from Android 2.1?

Suppose I am developing my application in WPF, for windows 2008 R2, and the tablet will be running Android in a LAN with Wi-Fi, and I would like to try to use the existing .net technology via RDP on ...
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Connect Android GPS with Computer

Is this possible to connect my Android's GPS with my computer? I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit running Froyo.
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How Can I Access My Desktop's File System Over 3G?

I'm looking for a good solution to be able to browse my home computer and download files remotely. I've tried Gmote, and it works pretty well, but for some reason the desktop client seems to randomly ...
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Get charge state remotely

I want my desktop to check state of the phone and warn me at appropriate time (calculated on my presence at the desktop, phone charge, time of day and other criteria). Is there a way to get my phone ...
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RDP client that can use an SSH tunnel created by ConnectBot?

I want to reach my home PC with RDP but I want to do it in an SSH tunnel because of security reasons. Are there any RDP clients for Android that can be set to use the SSH tunnel created by ConnectBot? ...
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Android Remote Desktop thru Wifi Only

I need a remote desktop solution, where it doesn't need an internet connection and I could see the desktop. So: TeamViewer is not an option as it needs an Internet connection Unified Remote is not ...
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Access my Fiancee android phone remotely [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access by android phone from web browser and control it? I bought Galaxy S3 to my fiancee as a gift but she could not manage it and install APN and contacts and ...
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Using two tablets simultaneously as a dual-screen

I have had a Nexus 7 (2012 version) for quite some time now. Recently I saw an offer for a really cheap refurbished Nexus 7. Since I've been really happy with my tablet, I decided to order an ...
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Wiping Motorola Milestone without working display

A pretty funny and tricky situation: I've got a Motorola Milestone with almost completely not working display. I know that it was a fall that probably damaged some cabling inside and now display only ...
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Remote Access/Editing files from Android without rooting on any other remote platform

I have a Nexus 7 Tablet and a Samsung Galaxy Ace Phone. I wish to use WiFi only. The phone does not have a 3G tariff. As the Nexus 7 Tablet does not have an SD card slot of any type, I wish to find a ...
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How can I control my phone remotely?

As a new Android user, this question has had me thinking quite a while. Is it possible to create an app or is there an app available that will do the following; Remote access to your device ...
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How to manage Android's filesystem from a Mac?

Is there some way that I can explore, and possibly modify, my Android's file system from my Mac? IOW, I would like to use my desktop Mac as the interface to access and modify my phone's filesystem, ...
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Turn a Android Phone with broken screen into dedicated Web server

I have a Nexus 4 with a broken LCD/Digitizer, I have no control via touch at all. The other parts of the phone are functional. Now, what I want to do and hope is possible is to clear the phone and ...
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How do I control my second Android tablet mouse?

I have two Android tablet devices, and I want to use the first device to control the second device. The first device should act just like a keyboard and mouse. But I can't find the solution to do ...
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Is there any technique for controling a smart phone over another smart phone ( both are android)

As because one of the phones display is damaged throgh some part. If there is any method please tell me....
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fully control android phone from another android phone over internet

Before I right my own app, I want to know if there is an app to fully control one android phone from another android phone (over Internet)? I need this so that I can remotely start apps, install apps ...
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How to gain access to Android GUI having only remote root access to console?

I have remote root SSH access to my Android device, i.e. can upload and start programs there. How to get GUI access, i.e. view the screen and press buttons there remotely. For X11, x11vnc can be ...
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How to connect Android mobile with PC using Teamviewer app using Wifi connection without internet?

I know we can use the teamviewer app to connect to PC using internet connection for remote desktop connection. But I want to know if it is possible to connect the PC with Phone using the Wifi ...
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Display screen on [desk|lap]top

Is it possible to display the screen of my Android on a regular computer in a similar fashion as an emulator would ­– but with an actual device being displayed rather than an emulation? I am looking ...
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I need remote access to my MyTouch 3G Slide using a web interface with no access to the phone

I have a MyTouch 3G slide that is currently in Missouri and I am in North Carolina. I have my Google Play account information and access to a PC. The phone is not password locked but it is plugged ...
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Optimize TeamViewer for android bandwidth consumption

I am using TeamViewer for Android to remotely control my computer and it works great, but I recently noticed it uses up a LOT of bandwidth, even in Optimize Speed mode. I have a limited 3G plan and I ...
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How can I mirror something on a PC's display to my Android's display?

I'm currently setting up a Pivos XIOS DS as a driver for a wallboard (which is a TV mounted on a wall). Normally this is just displaying a web page with status information (currently using Kiosk ...
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Options for operating phone remotely

For Remote Desktop functionality there is Droid VNC Server, other current better options? Android Screencast (Seems like something that was promising)? I used to "Wi-Fi keyboards", but now with VNC ...
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Access desktop files from ADB connected device

Is it possible to access the desktop files from Android device ? The device is connected to the desktop through USB.
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Remote desktop into an Android device [duplicate]

Is it possible, or is there an app, to remote desktop into an android device from a Windows or Mac computer? I would like to be able to see and control the screen.
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Mirroring an android device's display to another android device for remote control purposes

I have an android device plugged into my TV and I want to control it from my android phone. Now there are apps that let me mirror the screen of my phone to the android device I have connected to my ...
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How remote control/remote desktop on Android works? (e.g. TeamViewer)

I am wondering how TeamViewer for Android and simple applications work. For instance, TeamViewer claims on its webpage that they can remotely control Android devices from Samsung, Lenovo, Sony, HTC, ...
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Force Portrait Screen Rotation in MS Remote Desktop App

I'm using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Client v8.0.11.25133 to connect to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal) Server. I want to force the RDP session to display in Portrait ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop doesn't run in 1080p

I connect to my laptop via my Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet. When I do I expect my tablet to have a nice sharp look to it, but I see blurring artifacts on screen - it seems that some sort of lower ...
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remote access rooted device with broken screen

I have a samsung galaxy s1 rooted and using cyanogenmod, yesterday i broke my screen , I need help to remote access it, I got allot of things written down on my memopad allot of things that I need to ...
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Need screen sharing app to work on remote phone [duplicate]

What's a good remote control app? My mom is in another state. She has a Galaxy S4 with problems, and I want to be able to fix it remotely. Is there a good app like VNC she can install that will ...
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Remote Battery management service while SureFox Kiosk is running

I am running PAW Server and SureFox (a kiosk browser) to run some webpages. However, I am experiencing significant battery drainage, and I would like to track battery usage by services as the programs ...
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Is there any open source remote desktop solution that is as fast as TeamViewer or Splashtop that works on Android?

I'm wondering if there is there any open source remote desktop solution that is as fast as TeamViewer or Splashtop that works on Android? Right now I use Splashtop for fast use that has audio support ...
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How to mirror sms and calls to another phone out of country

Is there any app that allows you to use your phone out of country? sorry I don't really know how to word it. the situation im thinking of is like this: your main phone(left out your house and left ...
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LG G2 No Screen Need Access To Files [duplicate]

So my Sprint LG G2 (LS980) literally has no screen but I would like to be able to access it from my Windows pc. I don't think I had USB debugging enabled and without a screen I can't really do much. ...
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Remote support options

I am looking for viable options for remote support on some 7 inch "Chinese" tablets. The tablets have a custom application installed that replaces the home launcher. I need to be able to easily ...
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Make calls remotely?

Is there any way to make calls remotely from, example, my PC? There is something similar I found on Google play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=justPhone.remotePhone , but this ...
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VPN software to connect to a Remote Access Server

I have a Galaxy S2 from Virgin Mobile. My home network is Windows Server 2012. I'm using RAS to connect to my home network from other locations on a Windows 8 laptop. I have several SharePoint sites ...
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how can i acces files on my pc remotely from my android? [duplicate]

i want to get files from my windows vista pc directly to my phone. i dont want remote control like i get from teamviewer. there are people using the computer while i am using my cell phone and i need ...