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

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Answer phone calls directly from computer (linux)?

When I'm on my work computer, I'd like to connect my phone via USB and have the possibility to answer calls or initiate calls directly from my computer, using a microphone handset directly connected ...
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Ex boyfriend remotley erased my phone

Hi wondering if any one would know. Last night my ex boyfriend somehow managed to log onto my account and erase my whole phone newborn photos of my daughter- all gone. I didnt even know such thing ...
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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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I lost my Andriod, can i recover the data from my Google account?

I have lost my Android device. Is it possible for me to recover the data in the phone using my Google account?
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Remotely remove all phone's data

I gave my phone away without removing the photos on it,now I know the gmail's account on that current phone. Is there a way to remove all the data,or at least the photos on that phone,when I have the ...
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How can I forward texts to my tablet and reply back?

I have a tablet running Android 4.0.1, and a cell phone running 2.2. When I'm working on my tablet, I would like to be able to see my texts and phone calls get forwarded to the tablet, which doesn't ...
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Is there a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen?

I am trying to solve something here. I am trying to figure out a way to control an android device with an external touchscreen display. The android device would either be a Samsung Galaxy Tab A or a ...
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OnePlus One stuck with System UI has stopped

I updated my One Plus One yesterday via OTA update to CM13 and now it is stuck with "Unfortunately, System UI has stopped". This seems to be a known bug with themes and status bars. One Plus support ...
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Proper PC Suite for android? [closed]

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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1answer
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Control android tv-box with my tv's remote?

I have an AmLogic M8 android tv-box which has an ir-reciever on it. The box came with an ir-remote that works fine. But I would like to use only my universal remote that comes with direct tv to ...
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Control Android TV with Android Phone

I have a new tv that has Android 4.0.3 installed. I would like to control the Android system on the TV from my Android based phone. I have tried the following applications. XBMC - Has a great remote ...
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Remotely open ( enable ) GPS of an android device

Is there a way to remotely open ( enable ) GPS of an android device ( not rooted ) I have two android devices. I use one and the second is for my son and i want to make sure that GPS is turned on ...
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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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1answer
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TV IR remote codes discovery for Android

I have an Android phone with an IR blaster and I can use it to control my Sony TV. However I have an other device - TCL L24B2500 TV. I don't have a remote for it and want to use my phone instead. But ...
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Nexus 6P remote control headphones not working

I recently acquired a Nexus 6P, which runs Android Marshmallow. I'm trying to use it with my Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus, which has a mic with a remote control (one button, wired, not Bluetooth, ...
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Chrome Remote Debugging: Inspect fails, flashes new window momentarily

I'm trying to use Chrome Remote Debugging, and seem to be having a different problem from most folks. The chrome://inspect window lists tabs ok, and the "open" and "reload" functions work properly. ...
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control shield with phone

I am thinking about buying an NVidia shield for my TV. Can I control this shield with e.g. my android phone or an android tablet using something like this app: com.google.android.tv.remote?
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Gain (remote) control of Samsung Galaxy S3 with broken display

I have physically broken my SGS3's (i9300) display, and thought the phone was now just trash. But as I came home with it in my pocket, to my surprise, it connected to my Wifi, synced my files with my ...
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Android TV box + Remote Control + Netflix

I use a mele Android TV box with a mele remote control. This works perfectly with Kodi and MXPlayer, but the netflix app is extremely uncomfortable. It only works, very temperamentally, with the mouse ...
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fully control android phone from another android phone over internet

Before I write 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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Is this phone compromised? Sending invisible SMS

Is there a way to take control of an android phone and to send SMS from it without the owner noticing? Let me explain : My niece (12yo) have been accused of sending insulting text message to several ...
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How do I remote-control my Android TV (MINIX) from my Android phone? [duplicate]

I have Android TV (MINIX) and Android phone. Most of the apps are for controlling Android devices from another OS (most often Windows), or controlling Windows from an Android device. But I need a ...
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2answers
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Where are the inline remote settings in Android?

I recently purchased a set of headphones with iPhone controls. I've never had these work on Android before and was expecting to just get audio out, and lo and behold, I have media controls. The ...
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How Can I Mirror & Control Android Device on Large Mulit-touch Screen

I want to build a gaming table for my children. Ideally, I would simply connect an Android device (such as a tablet/mobile phone) through USB/HDMI to a multitouch monitor. Is this possible? The ...
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call with phone with no screen

My phone dropped and now the screen won't turn on at all. It is completely off. As far as I can tell, it doesn't accept input either (no heptic feedback). What are my options to be able to call & ...
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Does android device manager remote lock if you deactivate stolen phone?

okay so my phone is stolen in airplane mode due to the security flaw on the power button....My question is if it deactivated will my android device manager lock and erase still work if the phone is ...
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Samsung S5 android phone stolen and put on airplane mode. Is there a way to remotely wipe it? [duplicate]

My Samsung Galaxy S5 has been stolen and with the unfortunate power button menu that requires no passwords to access it's been put into airplane mode. Is there a way to remotely wipe it? If not is ...
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touch screen and usb not working: any way to remotely control my phone?

I recently had my phone water damaged during my vacation. The phone still boots up but it doesn't respond to any touch input. When connecting to PC, a notification would appear on my PC that the ...
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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 using YouTube Pair But is ...
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Remote icon disabled my phone!

That same icon appeared on my phone and when I clicked on it to see what it was my screen got darker and it wont let me click on anything else or turn off my phone. I have no idea how to remove this ...
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How do I swipe up in Android TV

I have a Q7 "Smart Multimedia Player" connected to a TV. It used to show, at the bottom of a screen, some sort of menu. At some point, I clicked one of the buttons on this menu, using the remote ...
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Android Device Stolen, Android Device Manager not set up

My android device has been stolen (Xperia L) and I had not set up Android Device Manager. How do I remove the google access and play store; uninstall apps; protect SD card and personal data; sign out ...
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The display has broken down but the device itself is working, how can I control or utilize it? [duplicate]

On my android device the display has broken down, whereas the device itself is working. Without recovering the display, which I don't know how to do, how can I control and utilize my device? Via ssh? ...
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How do you check if your phone has IR blaster?

I downloaded some apps from the Play Store for controlling my TV using my phone. One of the requirements for it to work is that your phone must have an IR blaster in it. How do I check if my phone has ...
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how to enable Android apps to browse user mount points in /mnt

I want to access and work on my remote documents (such as .docx, .xlsx, etc... and pdfs) from within my apps. For this, I have created a cifs mount point from a network sdcard (NTFS v3.1) to my ...
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Remote mass installation

We are about to develop an application for one of our client, to be deployed on over way over hundreds of new phones. I would like to know if can could use google for work (or any other method / ...
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How to remotely turn mobile data on if phone is missing

In the event that I loose my phone, like what happened today, when I left it at a store, I want my mobile data to be switched on. This is primarily for two reasons: Lockwatch will send photographs ...
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Remote control without touch and usb

I have broken my LG P500, the touchscreen shows no response. No USB socket. I have Custom Recovery and can flash some Firmware via SD-card. How can I get remote access to my device?
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How to Right-click in Microsoft Remote Desktop?

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to connect to my server from my Android Tablet (and mouse via OTG cable), but when I right mouse click closes RDP and exit. How is it possible to change it to call ...
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What are methods to play audio/video files from a tablet onto a media center?

I need to have my kodi-based entertainment platform account for android tablets to play high definition media files (audio and video) located on the tablet. Kodi runs on an ARMv7 board, such as the ...
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Run script on Linux PC over network

I wonder if it's possible to run script on Linux PC from Android device over network. I don't want to run a script on the phone. I just want to use my phone like remote. There is a way to make it via ...
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Remote control a computer without internet connection?

Today I discovered one incredibly useful app that allows you to remote control your computer using your mobile phone. However, you need to be connected to the internet on both the phone and the ...
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Remote Manage the Wifi connection

Is there a way to remote change the Wifi to which an Android device is connected to. For eg. if there are 2 Wifi networks available at a place & the device is configured with the passwords of ...
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Can I control android through adb ? cannot accept an RSA key through device(broken digitizer)

Hello Fellow android enthusiasts, Happy holidays! I have a rooted LG G2 running android 4.4 with a unresponsive screen, luckily USB debugging was enabled but sadly I cant accept the dialog asking ...
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Mirroring PC screen to android via USB

There seems to be slight variations of this question that have been asked to no avail, but is there a way to mirror my pc desktop to my android device STRICTLY using a USB cable? I've seen may ...
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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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using my android fone via internet can i make a call from my laptop and talk at laptop [duplicate]

i want to make call, from my samsung s5 that is at my home, using my laptop. I saw an app that can do that but it uses bluetooth or wifi but i want to use my android phone from my office laptop to ...
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How to display, hear, and control an Android device using PC? [duplicate]

I used Mobizen. However, only the screen shows up. The sound doesn't come from my PC. Also I do not think I can control my Android device from my PC. Any way to do that? I want to connect via Wi-fi. ...
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Can I use my Android device as AVRCP or HID remote control for my Windows 7 media player?

I have Windows 7 based computer having Broadcomm Bluetooth hardware and running WIDCOMM Bluetooth stack implementation (as side note: stock remote control solution provided by manufacturer is CIR ...
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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 ...