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Remotely control your Android device from any other device/computer, or vice versa.

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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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How can I control my Azpen Android Tablet with a broken screen without root or usb debugging?

I've had this Azpen A700 tablet for a while, but at some point it got the touchscreen broken. I can still see an image but the touchscreen is completely unresponsive. I'd like to still get some use ...
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Any android device with IR recever [closed]

As you know, there are a relatively high number of Android devices equipped with an IR blaster. Unfortunately, such devices are useless if IR code of your receiver device is not pre-defined on their ...
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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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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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Android remote factory settings restore

My friend has asked me about the possibility of do a remote "factory settings restore" in his android devices. He works with android tablets and needs to do an automatic factory-reset every day. Do ...
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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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Mounting a remote folder as local folder

I have spent hours researching this and unable to come up with a solution, if anyone knows of one please let me know. I am looking for a way to mount a remote folder on a server (using either WebDAV, ...
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Manage Emergency contacts remotely

I'm looking to manage multiple Android devices and put ICE Contacts on all of them. Unfortunately EMM/MDM solutions are prohibitively expensive, and all I've looked at don't actually do any contact ...
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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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Is it possible to make my phone as a remote shutter?

Is it possible to set a android phone to act as a remote shutter that can connect multiple devices (phones and/or camera) via bluetooth to take photos?
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How to control a Nexus 7 Tablet (Android 4.4.4) with Windows? [duplicate]

My Nexus 7 tablet glass' is broken but I don't want to repair it. Everything else of my tablet works. Is it possible to control my tablet by remote using my windows client over wifi?
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GSM vulnerabilities

I heard that there are inherent flaws in the GSM protocol that make it possible for someone to impersonate a network operator and do all sorts of nasty things remotely, even if your phone is off. Is ...
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Remote Control Verizon LG G2 (Verizon)

I would like to remote control (by remote control I mean physically use my phone on my computer) my Verizon LG G2 from my Windows PC. I know that LG OSP exists, but Verizon disabled it. I cannot ...
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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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xbox360 wireless controller on android

I try to install xbox360 wireless controller for PC on my android device(android 4.0 or above). I have already copy Vendor_045e_Product_0719.kl file to /system/usr/keylayout Then connect wireless ...
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How to record an IR remote control commands and retransmit it by android device?

I have an Ir to Use. Is it possible to use it to record commands of an IR remote controls and simulate them by an IR-enabled android device?
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Android phone as a Samsung Smart TV remote

I have a verizon droid 2 global and a Samsung Blu ray player that does Smart TV. I got an app to control the Blu ray player for my phone which works fine for most things but I can't do volume control. ...
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Is there any device for convenient control of device while walking?

I want to use some my Android device while walking. It is too dangerous to walk while looking at the screen, so I have modified the software I use so that it speaks and beeps so I know what is ...
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MyMobiler unnable to connect to device (via WiFi)

I have a task for my company to remotely control Android devices in the whole company from PC. So I need an app which could control Android Device from PC (not vice versa). I found an app called ...
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Control Youtube on Android from another device

hopefully this should be fairly easy to do but I keep drawing a blank when searching for it. I know it is pretty easy to control Youtube on the TV or PC from your phone. e.g. using ...
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Controller For SGS3 Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and I would like to know if I can Play games trough a controller to make it more easier.
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Using a android tablet embeded in my car

I want to replace mycar hifi with a tablet, I have worked out the mechanical issues with putting a 7" tablet behind the dashboard where my exisiting doubld din car ICE is, with it behind the trim i ...
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Can I use my cell phone's internet connection as a VPN?

I'm still learning about VPNs so forgive me if this sounds horribly mistaken, but if I understand it correctly a VPN is an encrypted internet connection between two computers that can also be used as ...
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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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Make phone calls using a computer through an Android phone, both connected by WiFi

I have a computer and Android phone connected by WiFi. I want to use my computer to make calls through the phone. Is there any way to do this?
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Can I use an android device as a remote control for the samsung PN51E550 smarthub tv?

I have a samsung PN51E550 plasma tv. Can I use an android device as a keyboard for it? I have an HTC one and a nexus 7. I tried to pair these via bluetooth, but they won't connect. Specifically, I ...
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Need an advanced Android torrent client

I'm looking for an advanced torrent client for Android with the following features: remote access via browser (I want to control my android box from my PC browser) torrent time scheduler (I want ...
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Remote control of the emulator mapped to a VNC server

I've got an Android emulator launched with the following command: emulator -avd <avd> -qemu -vnc :<id> The VNC server is successfully running (headless) and I can successfully connect ...
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Mass Deploy Apps to Groups of Devices (either free or reasonably priced)

I need to configure possibly 100s of android devices (I found couple questions about this, AFAIA, all of them are per-seat/device), specifically I need to install few required apps and configure ...
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Remotely controlling Windows 8 apps

I am looking for a way to control my Windows 8 machine from my Android device. I have seen there are some server/clients around, but I'm not sure if they fit my needs. To be clear: I am not looking ...
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Control Amazon Flash/Silverlight player in desktop browser

I am using desktop computer (Windows 7) as a home entertainment center connected to big screen TV. One place I stream my media from is Amazon Instant Videos - which works fine, but it's really ...
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Take Pictures Via ADB

Hi I need to take pictures via adb but do it secretly in the background or with a quick popup. I need this because im making an app but its API dosent let you take a picture with the camera when the ...
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Control Android device when USB cable plugged in from PC

I'm looking for an app that is able to control a Galaxy S4 from my PC when the USB cable is plugged in please? I have used TeamViewer and although that is great, I was hoping there might be a more ...
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DLNA compatible Digital Media Controller (DMC) for Android (other than BubbleUPnP)

In my LAN I am running minidlna on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 on my server. I like minidlna and want to stick with it. I have an Onkyo TX NR509 receiver and it works with minidlna. My my Android device is a ...
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WiFi Tablet makes Phone activate Hotspot

Is there anyway to make a phone with android 4.3 automatically activate it's wifi hot spot at the request of a nearby android tablet. For example, the tablet can message the phone via blue tooth to ...
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How to use Android phone without the touch screen

I have a Huawei phone with Android installed. The LCD display cracked recently, and as the cracks have spread over whole display over few days, it's now totally uncontrollable. The phone has a 4 way ...
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Multiple Android Tablet remote update, pushing settings, device lock-down [duplicate]

Hi I work in the school and we're trying to set up 1xx android tablets for kids. We all know how kids are, and sneaky they can be, so here is what i need advice for. So we need some sort of : ...
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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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Need to use phone without screen

I have a samsung galaxy s+ i9001,and the lcd display shattered.It's not rooted,how can i use it from pc?I want to put a sim card in it and transffer calls. Please heelp me !!
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Ways of unlocking Nexus 4 cracked touch screen

If anyone could give me some ideas on where i should start with my cracked Nexus 4? I'm trying to pattern unlock, so I can simply access to back-up my important data. I can see the screen, even answer ...
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Control a PC with Air Gestures

I'm aware of a few questions that talk about controlling a PC with an Android phone: control android device from pc Is there an Android application for Remote Control? How to Remote Control ...
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Control PDF presentations on Linux — Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I use LaTeX for all my presentations and therefore use a PDF viewer as my presentation software. I would like to be able to control my PDF presentations using my Galaxy Note 2. I'm looking for an app. ...
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Windows desktop screen sharing for Android via Wi-Fi

How do I share desktop screen on Android, and control my Desktop PC through Android? UPDATE based on OP's comments (geffchang): How do I program this? Which libraries can I use for this? I want to ...
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Is there a way to start a torrent on my Android stick remotely?

I have a Windows home computer with uTorrent installed. With the BitTorrent WebUi addon to Firefox I am able to start downloads from my office computer. I am planning on buying an Android stick, is ...
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Remote activate android app

I have an OUYA with XBMC installed, and watch films using the remote app on my Android phone. To watch a film I have to use the Ouya controller to launch XBMC. How can I remotely start XBMC on my ...
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Remote control my android

I have an ICS tablet with HDMI output. I want to use it as a media center connected to my TV, but it would be ideal if I could control it without having to go back and forth from the couch. I have a ...
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Control your smartphone using your laptop

I have a sony xperia z and the screen recently smashed. Touch screen capability has also gone. As such I can't even unlock the phone. Does anyone know of an app or a method for connecting it to my ...
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IR Receiver for Android Device

Assuming I already have a USB IR receiver and WMC remote as well as an Android device with a USB port, what is the best way to go about controlling the Android device with the remote after plugging in ...
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Remote control with htc evo 3d via bluetooth?

Can i conect my htc evo 3d to pc via bluetooth, so i can use the remote control feature? i tried unified remote, and it says it supports bluetooth connection, but is ot possible to conect the phone to ...