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Local PC Backup & Restore (non cloud) for OS Firmware Reflash or Update - iTunes Equivalent way or tools? [duplicate]

I found a similar question here that was marked closure as not being specific enough on the tasks to be performed. Where is the iTunes equivalent for Android? Full Backup of non-rooted devices ...
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Why doesn't my computer list Android devices in Device Manager, or detect my Sony Xperia Play (R800)?

I have an ancient Sony Xperia Play that I am trying to root. However, I can't even get it to show up on my computer. It's possible that I accidentally deleted my drivers by running an unroot script. ...
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Use windows microphone to mobile calls (handsfree profile)

I'm trying to use microphone connected to my laptop (along with headphones also connected to my laptop) for calls. basically I want to do so over bluetooth, I saw there is such option generally in ...
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Windows 10 won't recognize my Samsung Galaxy S6

After an update to Win10, my phone will only charge. I downloaded Samsung's USB drivers, installed Smart-Switch, checked my Device Manager... Nothing. The cable I'm using is definitely a data ...
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HTC Filetransfer with PC

I recently bought a HTC One A9 with Android 6.0.1 as OS. But when I tried to connect my phone with my PC, nothing happened but the phone charged. Nothing showed up in the windows-explorer and it did ...
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Bricked Onda v919 64gb (without 3g)

I currently bought a tablet Onda v919 from China. When I received it I realized that the installed android did not contain Google Play, and after reading about it I found out that you could make an ...
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Windows 10 PC cannot play MP3 files from android LG G3 with 0 bytes

I was trying to edit one of my sound files on my phone in audacity eariler today, when I discovered that the files held "0 bytes" and were inaccessible by any players on hand. Info: LG G3 does not ...
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Use Windows 10 for Android Handsfree

I currently struggle setting up my Windows 10 Computer as an Android Handsfree Device. Phone : One Plus Two with latest OxygenOS (Android 5.1.1) Laptop: Bluetooth 4.0 Compatible / Windows 10 ...
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How to make the smartphone work as a PC monitor?

I am have a pc and recently my dell monitor stopped working so i had called up the customer careband they said that they will get it replaced within a week. So till that time i can't use the pc so is ...
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How to decrypt an asec file without a phone but it’s encryption key

Let’s say I have an .asec file from a.android_securefolder along it’s corresponding/data/misc/systemkeys/AppsOnSD.sksbut I don’t have any android hardware… Is is possible to extract the unencrypted ...
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How to activate the Host only adapter from within Android-x86 in VirtualBox?

I've installed Android-x86 in VirtualBox which using internet through a NAT network. I've already successfully followed this guide to create the host-only adapter, but it says I must activate it in ...
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How to connect to Internet from Windows 7 laptop tethered over blue tooth to Samsung S4

Android Samsung S4: Tethering and Mobile Hotspots > Bluetooth (enabled) Windows 7 laptop: Bluetooth enabled, paired with Samsung S4. Windows Bluetooth Device Control window opens. By default, the ...
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How do I auto sync files between my Android device and Windows PC over USB?

Is there a software that can auto sync files from certain folders of our choice between Android device and Windows PC(Like the Camera folder or Music folder)? I am tired of manually copying those ...
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I can't make my Nexus 5 be recognized in anyway (Windows 8.1)

I tried everything, my Nexus 5 (and updated to 5.1), bought today first-handed just doesn't get recognized by my PC. At first I thought it was an SDK problem (even if I had SDK installed for USB since ...
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Accessing Windows PC folder on Android tablets without internet connection [closed]

I am trying to access a Windows PC folder on my Android tablets (let's say 10 tablets). I have a video folder in my PC and I want to access that folder and play video. Things I have tried are: Using ...
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Upload multiple files on android using wildcard and command line

I designed my Android application so that it can load CSS files dynamically. I am not working on the design and I copy CSS files on my device every time I make a change. Doing this in explorer is ...
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Mini shows my external SD card is blank or has unsupported filesystems. How do i fix this?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 mini says that my external sd card is blank or has unsupported filesystem. When i tap the notification it gives me only a option to format but i dont want to because i need the ...
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Windows explorer freezes when trying to transfer files from mobile

I tried to transfer files (of extension PPT, DOC, MP4 and so on) from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to my laptop (Windows 10; tried on two laptops from Dell and Lenovo). Once I plug the USB cable I can ...
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How do I get my lollipop tablet to communicate with my win 7 laptop?

When I attach my win 7 laptop to my lollipop android tablet via USB, nothing happens. I have googled and found various posts suggesting that I have to load the proper device drivers. However: 1. I am ...
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Android device as usb‑bluetooth adapter for desktop computer

Ok, just the matter of being simple, my desktop computer doesn’t have bluetooth hardware right know, so I can’t use bluetooth joysticks on it. Would it be possible to use my tablet as a usb‑bluetooth ...
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Is there a way to install Windows or any other OS on an Android phone without virtualization? [duplicate]

I have a phone that has the all the OS requerements to run a Windows. My question is that is this possible without virtualization? I want my Windows to be as main as the android, so when I turn on my ...
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Android Phone SD Card only shows folders no files in Windows Explorer

When connecting an android phone to a PC and viewing the files in Windows Explorer there is an issue trying to view the files. When I try to view the files on the SD card it only shows the folders not ...
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Windows 8.1 can't access SambaDroid server

I'm trying to set up and smb server using SambaDroid on my HTC One (M7) running Cyanogenmod 12.1 to sync certain folder on my Windows 8.1 laptop. Once the service starts running on my phone, I can see ...
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Show Play Music's 'now playing' notification on Windows PC

At my desk, while working, I typically stream music from Google Play Music (GPM) using my Chromecast Audio device linked up to my hifi. I control this via my Samsung Galaxy S5. What I'd like is some ...
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HP Stream 7 originally runs Windows - Can it run Android viably?

I have an HP Stream 7 that I'm not using here (since I've bought my Asus T100), and I was thinking about putting an Android to run, instead of the Windows OS. I know that is possible, but my question ...
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Does Android have an equivalent of the Windows Live Tile short cuts?

For example, on the Windows Phone one could create short cuts that would let you "pin" individual pages from OneNote to your start screen for easy access. You could create similar short cuts from ...
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Cannot connect my Nexus 5X to Windows 10 PC

I have got a Google Nexus 5X and I would like to connect it to my Windows 10 PC. This is not my first Nexus phone and I'm familiar with things related to a computer as a developer. But I just can't ...
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Transfer music files from PC running WinXP to Samsung Galaxy S6

Android n00b, here. I finally got my PC to see the folder structure of my S6, but it won't allow me to paste files onto it. When I go into the Music folder and right-click, the word "Paste" is ...
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Windows 8 does not recognize HUAWEI Y536A1 for debugging

The problem: My device (HUAWEI Y536A1) isn't getting detected in Android Studio The solution: Install the correct usb drivers The problem that arises to the solution: I am not able to...and here are ...
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How to get files from a Galaxy S6 Edge with Android 5.1 to a computer with Windows 10 by USB

How is it possible to transfer file over USB from an Android phone to a computer? Situation: Windows 10, Galaxy s6 Edge on Android 5.1.1. (I've read articles, followed dozens of tutorials, ...
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How to connect a Nexus 6p to Windows 8.1 in MTP mode

When I connect my phone to my Windows 8.1 PC, I can select PTP mode on the phone and the phone immediately shows up under "This PC". However, I only see pictures related files, I wanted to see other ...
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Windows 10 Fastboot Driver

My Sony Z3 Compact is currently unusable and I would like to flash the Marshmallow version of FXP. Unfortunately it seems like I can't find any fastboot (or as device manager calls it: S1Boot ...
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S6 EDGE Android USB drivers

I'm trying for two days to find a solution for this problem. None of my researches have been successful. I tried Intel Android drivers, uninstalled from SDK Manager and re-installed Google USB ...
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File transfer between Android 6.0 and Windows 7

I updated my Nexus 5 phone to Android 6.0. After this, I have file sync problem between Android 6.0 and Windows 7. I transferred files from Windows to Android Internal storage\Download using USB MTP, ...
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USB device exceeds power limits

OK, the android studio really drive me crazy. At first, AVD cannot launch and I have post my issue here to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33417842/avd-not-running and failed to create new ...
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Incomplete file list when browsing file system of Nexus 5 in Windows 7 / 10

I connected my Nexus 5 (Android 6.0) to my Windows PC via USB (tried both MTP and PTP mode) and noticed that the file list in Explorer was incomplete. I compared the file list in ES on my Android ...
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About my contact number

I'm using my gmail account on two different devices. Android and windows phone. I delete my numbers from my android phone and then I also lost my numbers from my Windows Phone. What I do now becoz ...
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Logon failure with ES File Explorer and Windows LAN

With ES File Explorer when I try and access my Windows 7 pc under LAN I'm greeted with the error "Login fail. This may be caused by: plain text passwords are disabled." I am sure the username and ...
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Windows Phone To Android

I am looking to move my windows phone's call history, messages and contacts to an Android phone. I can root the android hone if needed. The windows phone is running 8.1. I have looked in to this and I ...
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Windows 10 ADB driver to debug HTC phone via USB?

I'm trying to test an application on an old HTC Incredible S smartphone (running Android 4.0.4). I've enabled USB debugging on the phone and connected the USB cable, but .\adb devices doesn't detect ...
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Browse file system from PC in marshmallow [duplicate]

I have a LG Nexus 5 with android marshmallow OS. I used to be able to connect my phone to a PC running Windows 10 with USB cable and browse the files from the PC's file explorer. Ever since I upgraded ...
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On Windows, how can I send/read text messages from my phone? [duplicate]

Is there a convenient way of reading/sending text messages from my phone through Windows? I remember Nokia's Symbian phones had a piece of software to do just that, but I can't find any simple ...
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ADB can't find Nexus 7 after bootloading

I am trying to update my (unrooted and unlocked) Nexus 7 2013 wi-fi to Marshmallow via OTA. My Nexus is in USB debug mode and I have installed adb on my system and download the update package file. ...
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Unable to connect to PC via SSH from Android

I use Windows 7 on my Desktop. I tried to connect my Android to my PC via Wi-Fi connection. SSH port 22 is open on my desktop. I use ConnectBot to connect to my PC. The result of ipconfig: ...
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How to pull mmcblk0 to a windows pc?

So here is what i want to pull : mmcblk0 whith it's size 15.7 GB. C:\adb>adb shell shell@android:/ $ su su shell@android:/ # fdisk -l /dev/block/mmcblk0 fdisk -l /dev/block/mmcblk0 Disk ...
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Built in Wireless file management?

I connected my Nexus 7 tablet (stock Android 5.1.1) to my Windows 10 computer via USB a few days ago, and saw a notification on my tablet saying something like: "Still using USB file transfer? Try out ...
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Android OneDrive Not Updated

When I access OneDrive from my Android, I get an old version of my PC created OneDrive. How do I access the current OneDrive folders/files that I have created via my PC. Note: Some files were ...
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Android 5.0.2: Windows 10 does not recognize it in USB storage mode

I bought Prestigio MultiPhone 3504 Muze with Android 5.0.2. When I connect it to my PC with Windows 10 installed, I can't find the device in explorer. How to connect my phone to PC?
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 ...
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How to get Permission for Directly writing files to SD card from PC

I need to manage my Android's files from PC with my Mouse and Keyboard, instead of do it on 5" and 7" touch screens. I did many tries with Google but all options lead me to only 1 way: 1. from PC, ...