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

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How can I control my phone remotely?

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Remotely send music to Android device

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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?

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Options for operating phone remotely

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Control Android TV with Android Phone

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Android streaming music from desktop, controlled by another android!

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How can I remotely control my mobile without rooting it?

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My touchscreen does not work, need a way to remote control phone

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How to control my device from HTTP?

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How can I remotely change the volume?

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Can I remotely launch an app on my android phone?

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How do I configure Android without using the touch screen?

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