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Drive letter for MTP connection under Windows

In Android 3 the connection to PC as Mass Storage Controller feature was removed. Is there a way to access MTP-mounted phone as a drive letter? I want standard file manager programs (e.g. Total ...
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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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Windows 7 Driver for Bluetooth on LG G3

I tried today to connect my LG G3 phone to my PC running Windows 7 64 bits, via bluetooth. I could not find any fitting bluetooth driver anywhere: neither on windows update or LG.com, nor on any other ...
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Can windows phone running windows 10 run android programs? [on hold]

Say via bluestack? I mean PC can run android programs via bluestack. Why can't regular windows phone?
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Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 file transfer, USB not recognised. No USB options in Settings menu

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5360 and I wish to transfer some audio files from it to my PC, running Windows 8. When I connect the phone to the computer with the USB cable, the phone beeps and begins ...
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Trading clipboard contents between phone and computer

Is there a way to send information on my phone (for example, an SMS that I started to type, that got way too long, and that I decided I want on my computer to send as an email instead) through the ...
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Asus zenfone 5 USB device not recognised by windows 8.1

I have zenfone 5 (A501CG) with Kitkat 4.4.2. When I connects mobile to my laptop it shows popup saying that "USB device not recognized. the previously connected device is malfunctioned". To solve this ...
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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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CyanogenMod installer won't connect to internet

As per screenshot below, I have been unable to proceed with the CyanogenMod Installer (Windows). This is what I get: Having internet troubles? Please check your network connection. Screenshot ...
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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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Galaxy S3: “/sdcard/Sounds” folder appears empty in Windows 7

For some reason, the folder that once allowed me to access all my recordings using the default Sound Recorder app appears empty in windows even though the files are still there according to ES File ...
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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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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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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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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

I'm using BlueStacks App Player. Sometimes I need to transfer files between BlueStacks (SD card) from/to my Windows. I seem to find the file that stores the data in the SD card on ...
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Windows 7 Laptop unable to recognize Samsung GT-S7562 and Micrommax A116 Android Device

I have two Android phones: a Micromax A116 and a Samsung GT-S7562. I am able to connect both of the devices on an XP Machine at the office. But at home I have a laptop running Windows 7. When I try ...
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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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Can't ping Windows 7 from Android phone and vice versa in the same network, but other machines can

I have an Android phone and a notebook running Windows 7, both are Wi-Fi enabled. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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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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Why is the Windows hotspot not working with most android devices

I am trying to share my internet connection from LAN with a hotspot on my laptop to connect my mobile devices to the network. The hotspot is working fine, I can find it with any device and it is ...
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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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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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HTC One detected as CD Drive

I am experiencing a similar problem as described there: Whenever I connect my HTC One to my Windows 8.1, it is recognized as a CD Drive. So I tried the solution proposed by Macha's answer, but I ...
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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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How to set up tablet to use a local DNS server thru VPN rather than Google's DNS?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise server running in our home network. It has VPN functionality installed and fully working. If I connect with a computer, the computer will get right DNS ...
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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 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, ...
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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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How to play android games on PC?

I have Asphalt 6 on my HTC Desire S. That looks awesome on phone, now I want to play the game on PC. Is it possible at all? I mean is there any app which will let me play this game on my PC over wifi ...
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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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How do I run WindowsXP as a virtual machine on Android?

I would like to run Windows XP as a virtual machine on my Android tablet. Since Android is based on Linux, is it possible to compile VirtualBox to run in Android? If not possible, is it possible to ...
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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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Connecting Android Devices to Windows 7 via Bluetooth

I'm trying to connect both of my Android devices to my Windows 7 laptop, to see what I can do with them (file transfer, bluetooth tethering, etc.) Here is the hardware I'm working with: Samsung ...
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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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How to install ADB drivers on Windows 10 (OPO)

Problem: Install ADB drivers (google_usb_drivers) on a Windows 10 client in order to enable debugging for my OnePlus One (OPO). What I have tried: After some Googling I found several guides telling ...
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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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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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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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Can Android run .exe file?

I have just downloaded uTorrent on my Galaxy S running Android 2.3. The .exe file has been downloaded and is in the download folder, but when I open the download folder on my SD card and click it, it ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm trying to connect Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.4) to Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter for purpose of debugging from Xamarin Studio. What I did: Activated Developer Settings Checked USB Debugging ...
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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 ...