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How to enable video autoplay on Fire Tablet? Solution can include hacking this device

I need a way of having a Fire Tablet autoplay videos through a web browser. The videos in question are iframed youtube videos, but if necessary they can be put on vimeo, or hosted on a server I ...
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Floating Video Player w/ opacity

Is there a video player that can float and supports opacity, similar to LG L70 D325 stock video player. I have an Asus Zenfone2 but I want a video player similar to LG. I found Dice player that ...
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Can not open Video in Gallery and HW mode

I can not open any Video in gallery 'cause it freezes. Screenshot is included. I can open videos in MX Player but I only in SW mode. problem is in a lot of programs such as TED or o lot more, it is ...
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Streaming a movie from Windows (Media Center??) to A500

Simple straight question: I own an Acer Iconia Tab A500 w/3.2 OS and a Windows 7 PC with lots of movies, including H.264 HD in Matroska format. How can I stream that content, supposed that I ...
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Video streaming from PC to Android?

I just installed Opera Unite's video streaming service. I can access my video files through my phones web browser (Galaxy S), but it starts to download instead of playing. Is there a player I can use ...
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Samsung Galaxy S, Front facing camera is not an option

First off, I'm very very new to this. How do I activate my front facing camera in my Galaxy S? It's up to date on software according to the US Cellular store, I brought it in for an update not long ...
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Deletes All Of My Photos & Videos

My Infinix Hot2 X510 (Running on AndroidOne) got Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Friday, this is the good news :). The bad news is after updating the system all of my photos & videos are GONE, ...
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Turn animated gif into WhatsApp sendable video

I'd like to convert a short gif-animation to a video so I can send it to a friend via WhatsApp. Do you know easy ways to accomplish that (e.g. codec etc.)? Best would be doing it on the device ...
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Getting “Can't open this video” when attempting to open a video

Video with extension VOB and transferred from my PC to the tab doesn't open in latter. When I attempt to open it I get "Can't open this video" and "No thumbnail". How to play that video in my phone?
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Why does video screen get brighter and how to prevent it?

This happens on Nexus 7 2013 (Google stock 5.0.2) and also happens on Galaxy Note 12.2 tablet (Samsung stock 4.4.2). I am in a dark room. I have set the system brightness to the minimum (let us call ...
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Can I set a custom caption image for the Video sent over WhatsApp?

Videos sent and received on WhatsApp has one of the random frame from video as caption image. Any idea, how this image is chosen and is it possible to change it? For example in my 01:06 min video, ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Can't play currently recorded mp4 videos on my android phone

I have a gopro camera which records MP4 videos. My android phone was always capable of playing these files; but recently I have recorded two videos and my phone just says I do not support this type of ...
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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How to transfer (and then watch) video files from PC to my Android phone (mi4)?

I have an Android Xiaomi mi4 and I'd like to know if I can copy video files to it from my PC. Is there any straightforward way to do so ?
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How do I get video streaming to work with my Dell Venue 8 3830?

I plugged a hard drive into my WD router and I've been trying to stream video from it to my Dell Venue 8 3830 Android Tablet. I used ES File Explorer to access the hard drive and I can see the video ...
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Weird Video Found In My Phone

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos (GT-S6802) running Android Gingerbread, it is a very laggy phone but I still use it to listen to Music. I got to the Gallery app (system app) and there was a ...
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How do I edit 4k video on my phone?

Since my galaxy S6 is way more powerful than my old laptop, I want to take advantage of it and edit 4k videos on it, is there a good 4k video editing app that I can use? Thanks.
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Weird behavior of offline videos. I had downloaded a lot videos from office for offline viewing at home. But when i went home they were showing expired and when i clicked on them it showed connect to ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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How to resolve “Video too large” error message with MMS video attachment

I have a short mp4 video clip of an old cartoon I keep on my phone and occasionally send via MMS. The video is only 5 seconds long, 480x360, the video file size is 204kB. I sent this video file ...
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Video Player App for MKV?

Having trouble finding an app that will smoothly play .MKV (matroska video) files. (For those unfamiliar with the format, MKV is commonly used for HD video.) The popular QQ, Mobo, Mvideo, and MX ...
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Unable to view videos - Message: “sorry, video cannot be played”

I have a strange issue. I have downloaded some WMV files on my Android to watch them while offline. I watched some of them and now all of a sudden I see "sorry, video cannot be played". None of the ...
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Can I use a Bluetooth Lavalier Mic while recording video?

I want to use a wireless Bluetooth Lavalier mic (Like this) while recording a video. I'm open to any configuration or app to get this done. I have a Galaxy Note 5, is there a way to get a Bluetooth ...
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AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
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Disable autoplay video in Chrome

Is there a way of disabling auto-play of video in Chrome? Many sites have moved to HTML5 video and so you have ads or featured videos that start automatically playing the moment the page loads.
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Is there a way to send a video signal into an Android device?

I have Samsung 6 and I'd like to use it with Gear VR. I would like to send an external signal into it like my VCR or Laser Disc player (I'm joking I'm not that old, geewhiz). I'm actually thinking of ...
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Play videos from another android device over wifi

Is there a way to play videos over a wifi connection (tethering/direct)? I'm using a Nexus 9 which is lacking a SD card slot. Therefore I want to play videos from my Android phone which has enough ...
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How can I stream my android phone screen to my laptop computer?

I am mostly trying to solve a low resolution problem when watching Google Play movies as on my Windows 8.1 PC many of them are not available in HD quality. As Android phones have access to higher ...
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Instagram video load issue

I can't play Instagram videos. I have no problem loading the videos with my laptop. I have reinstalled Instagram from the Play Store. I have done a factory reset. The issue still remains. I don't ...
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How do I disable camera autofocus on the Galaxy S5?

I'm trying to take video with my camera on my Galaxy S5, but the shots are almost always out of focus, or the autofocus will kick in randomly and leave the shot blurred. I have tried the stock ...
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Can we install Amazon video app on external SD card?

I am an Amazon Prime user. The Amazon Video App allows us to download the video to the phone so that we can watch them without wifi connection. I have a Samsung S5 phone 16G version. When I download a ...
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Possible to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

So I use a Galaxy S5. I'd like to play YouTube videos (or videos anywhere else) at 2x speed, but I can't find any options for that. Is it possible to find a way to do this on Android?
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“Can't play this video” error

I was downloading video files (episodes) from internet. It was all working fine. I was using ADM Download Manager, and then I got a notification "Internal memory is full, transfer to SD Card?" So I ...
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Upload my own videos to Google Play?

Is it possible to sync my own video with Google Play Video (like in Google Play Music)? I know that it's not possible on Google Books, I am wondering how about videos. What will be a good ...
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Fast Video Compression on Android

I want to upload video files to server and compress before uploading. I'm using ffmpeg libx264. I have seen viber can upload 30 second video file of size 32MB within a minute [reduce it's down to ...
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720p or 1080p - How to verify the same?

All, I recently bought a cell with 1920 x 1080 resolution. When i search for a 1080p video in Youtube ad play it, it plays fine. However, the same video is playable in another cell with only 720p ...
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How to simultanously play/pause 360° stereoscopic videos on several devices?

Is anyone aware of a solution that lets me start certain stereoscopic 360° videos at the same time for several people wearing a Virtual Reality (VR) device? E.g. I choose a video on my smartphone and ...
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Android limited to 1 hour video recording?

At the moment, I am using the standard video recording app for video recording. I have found that the recording automatically stops after just 1 hour. Is this a deliberate limitation placed on the ...
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Default video player on TV

I have a Sony 43w755c TV which is an Android TV (5.1.1). I have installed mx player but i can't make it the default player. I have an other app which stream some HLS playlist. It should use mx ...
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How do I play videos in a loop in the Samsung stock player?

I want to play a video repeatedly in the Samsung stock video player. Is there a way? Samsung Galaxy S3 OS: 4.1.1
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ZTE N9130: Video recorded, but doesn't show under Camera, Gallery or a Video player, though it can be seen under File manager

My wife's phone is a ZTE N9130 and it has a rather odd problem when recording video. It'll record, but then the video doesn't appear in the camera application for you to review. In fact, no videos do. ...
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Camera feed over SSH

I have logged in to my Android phone through SSH (installed SSH client in Android and through putty from Windows) on Wifi, and now I need to pipe the camera feed to my computer via SSH. On Debian, I ...
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Video Player with support for audio channels?

I have recorded a TV show with dual channels (left is dubbed, right is original voice) and then converted into a mp4 file. The movie plays fine in VLC where I can choose the audio channel I want to ...
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Optimum video codec for low end Android phones?

While I know Android phones play mp4 the best, I wanted to know what other specification in this container is the best for playback, (the bitrate, resolution, fps etc). Or perhaps some other ...
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Video apps fail with “Android Media error”

Since the last Android upgrade I have been getting "Android Media error" when I try All4, ITV Player, and now Blinkbox movies. These apps simply don't work anymore. BBC iPlayer still works. Is this ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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How to loop record well in Android?

I need to find a procedure to record well well video which is about recording video conferences from another screen. The length of the session is about 0.5 - 1 hour. The size of my memory card is 8 ...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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How to change Mozilla default video player?

I would like to know how to replace the default video player of Mozilla Firefox with the default Android video player on my Note 4. My phone is not rooted. Thank you in advance.