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

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Is there a way to remotely control an android phone from the computer?

I have a Nexus 4, I've had it for 2-3 years running in Cyanogenmod rooted with no problems. It fell many times but nothing bad ever really happened to it until yesterday. It fell and had a tiny crack ...
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Remote control android device via ip address

Is there a php code to control an android device based on its ip address. Control can be just up to using applications on the android device.
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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 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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use android phone with broken screen [duplicate]

My phone screen has been broken, I have root access and my usb debugmode is on. when i connect my phone to Moborobo, moborobo shows the screen shot on my phone, is there any way to touch my phone ...
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unable to connect to my nexus 10 with android 4.4 and cyanogenmod with a remote desktop manager

Hello android users and developers. I would like to give a developer temporary access to my tablet so he can help me solve a problem. On the tablet is running android 4.4 + cyanogen mod 11. I have ...
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Control my phone via Chrome over 3G/4G

My end goal, is to be able to control my phone using my Chrome on my desktop when they're not on the same network. I've seen AllCast, which only seems to be able to work when the devices are on the ...
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Can I remotely launch an app on my android phone?

I have an HTC One S but I don't know where it is. I remotely installed 'Find My Phone' on it via Google Play Store. Now I want to remotely launch it. How can I do that?
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Bluetooth Watch that can control the music playback of an android device?

I know shopping questions are kind of offtopic here, but for the life of me, I cannot find a bluetooth watch that can control the music playback of the phone. I've seen watches that sync the music ...
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Is there any trick to set ADBD to work on TCP/IP on a non-rooted device?

What I want is to control a device from remote: turn display on/off, launch a specified application (clock), open a website. On a rooted device, I've installed a SSHD app, then I logged in to the ...
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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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How to get photos off device?

My samsung galaxy s4 screen and touch no longer work and I am trying to move my photos to my mac. The screen is locked and the mac is not authorized to connect the phone. I've tried to use a mouse to ...
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centrally manage corporate android devices

We may be about to start rolling out android phones/tablets in our company. We currently use non-smart phones. We would be looking for a way to centrally manage the devices - remotely ...
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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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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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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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My touchscreen does not work, need a way to remote control phone

My touch screen on my LG GT540 gone totally unresponsive. I would like to do some final things on the phone, before recycling it. It is a rooted, runs 2.3 cyanogenmod, has usb debug switched on. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I connect to a shell from a PC to my Android using bluetooth or USB?

I want to run some commands on my rooted android phone. It is not very practical to interact with a shell using the touch screen, therefore I wanted to run a daemon on it and connect to it from a PC. ...
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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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Control media player on one phone from another

I recently upgraded by old Wildfire to a Galaxy S2. For an event I'm running, I'd like to be able to hook the wildfire up to a sound system and play music (that's on the wildfire). However, I'd also ...
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Proper PC Suite for android?

I was expecting Android Phones to have some powerful PC Suite, but apparently not. I'm looking for application that can: manage my phone files (audio/photo), calendar (ms outlook independent) ...
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How can I send SMS messages through PC programatically?

Or there a way to send SMSs through a PC programatically? Alternatively: is there an android application that exposes an API over a socket (REST or otherwise) that allows one to send SMSs (and ...
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control android device from pc

I have built an android app which is locked in landscape orientation. I want to have o live view of my mobile in my PC in order to make a demonstration of my app. The problem is that the screen ...
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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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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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uinput.ko for sun5i AllWinner A13 (Search)

I have a ARM AllWinner A13 sun5i Kernel 3.0.8+ tablet and i like control it by VNC, but my tablet don't have uinput.ko module. I found uinput.ko for sun4i and sun4i_crane, but (when i try install it ...
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How can I use my device as a wifi keyboard and trackpad for my computer?

I have three different MBP's that run XBMC off and on, connecting to our home theater systems. Is there an app that I could install on my droid and the mac's that would allow the droid to act as a ...
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What are some solutions for remotely connecting to an Android phone?

I sit at a desk for most of the day, and having my phone (Sprint HTC Hero) sitting next to me is very useful, but it can be distracting to move my focus away from my PC to control my phone when ...
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How do I choose a wired headset whose buttons work?

I'm switching from iPhone to the Nexus 4 (yay!) and I know that the Nexus 4 doesn't come with a headset. I also know that for simple audio playback, any stereo headset can be used -- but I also want ...
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How to setup screen sharing for business meetings?

I'm wondering if it would be possible to use android-based tablets (or ipads) in business meetings. The idea would be to have each person in the meeting, with its individual tablet, see what 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 backup an Android device?

Can anyone recommend a good way to backup Android devices? Ideally I would like to do this wirelessly and, not only backup my data, but also my user settings. Is it possible to backup an image of an ...
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Sending notifications from the desktop to an android device

I'd like to be able to be able to send alert from my PC to my phone, preferably via wifi. The only related app I found was Android Notifier, but it does the other way: android to PC.
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Will a “standard” “Made for iPhone” headset's remote control button work with a Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570?

Running either latest stock Gingerbread or custom CyanogenMod Jelly Bean? By will the button work I mean either by the operating system or by a 3rd party app from our nice selection: See Izzy's ...
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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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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. ...