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

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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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I want to remotely control my Android device from my PC without rooting it. Is this possible?

Looking for something to remote control my Droid without having to root. To be clear, I am looking for full control over the computer (view on monitor, use mouse and keyboard for input).
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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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Remote login into the phone from a PC

Possible Duplicate: Any VNC solutions for an unrooted device? Is it possible to remotely control an Android phone from a PC. Is there a program similar to VNC server that runs on the phone, ...
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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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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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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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How to Remote Control Android smartphone, if not in same subnet

I'd like to "Remote Control" my Android 2.3.x (Oxygen 2.3.2 ROM) from my PC. I know that there are VNC servers available and also apps like "Remote Web Desktop". This works fine, but only if the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?

Possible Duplicate: Complete dropbox implementation for Android I'm looking for an application that will synchronize folder automatically from my computer to Android device. Application ...
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Client-Server Android audio remote

I'd like to get a low power pc (arm or atom) running linux and control the music that it plays through an android app, effectively becoming androids version of Logitech's Squeezebox. I'd prefer not to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I remotely control my mobile without rooting it?

I have my mobile Android, iPad, typing on the small keyboards takes too long, so remotely using my keyboard is the best way for me when it comes to type something in mobile devices. I have so far ...
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What are good Android headphones with Play/Pause and volume controls? [closed]

I've had an iPod Touch for a while and am used to controlling the music player without having to take the device from my pocket. I've had a look around for headphones that will work with the Samsung ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...