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

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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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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 ...
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Run connectbot as root? [duplicate]

I'd like to do reverse ssh tunneling with my phone. Anyone know how I can run connectbot as root so that it can bind to port 22 ?
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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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How can I turn my android phone into a remote control (mouse/keyboard) through bluetooth for ubuntu/linux

There are a lot of apps that turn an android phone into a remote control for a desktop system, but only for windows based systems. I use ubuntu and I only find Remote droid , works ok but only ...
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How can I control one android device with another android device?

How can I use android device A to view and interact with android device B? I want total control not just accessing the file system our certain features. VNC maybe?
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Accessing the Android Phones SMS and other feature via Data Cable [duplicate]

Is there any way by which I can connect my computer to my HTC Wildfire S and access the SMS (read, compose, delete) without touching the phone? I am looking for something similar but no hope yet. ...
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resolve zeroconf-style “hostname.local” names [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bash - How can I check if a computer exists on my network WITHOUT IP (i.e. by device name only)? I would like to know whether it is possible to not simply search for my ...
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Remove google-account from older smartphone

I gave my sister my older smartphone without removing my google-account. How can I remove that permission without removing her settings completely, or how can I remove that certain android device ...
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Remotely send music to Android device

There are multiple questions in Android Enthusiasts addressing the possibility of streaming music to an Android device, where the point of control is the said device. I need something slightly ...
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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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How to make Android phone as my wireless dialer, so that i can dial the phone and send / receive SSH, FTP etc?

How can i make the Android mobile phone number +3900000 as incoming dialing number from computer running Linux (ArchLinux, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu) using modem. Once the connection is made. How is it ...
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Why can't Banshee Remote connect to server?

I'm trying to use Banshee Remote with my Samsung Galaxy S3, but everytime I try to add a new server, it says Can't connect to server. Check your settings. There are only two settings: IP Adress, ...