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Phoenix os stuck at :86_64:/# while booting

I installed latest version of Phoenix os on a partition of a hard disk but it gets stuck at :86_64:/# though the cursor is active... I tried replacing initrd.img file as they said in tutorial videos ...
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is it possible to use a mobile phone internet access as a hot spot to a PC and PORT FORWARD for TELNET access to BBS running on laptop?

I have set up a BBS on my laptop and use my mobile data for all internet access. I am able to connect to other BBS's via TELNET so assume port 23 is open on mobile network, EE. I assume my phone is ...
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Custom android ROMs on Windows using Virtual Box?? Is it possible?

Can I install custom Android ROMs on my PC using a virtual box? If yes how do I do it? Do I install a normal Android x86 and then try to flash my ROM?
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Is there a way to transfer SMS mesages from a Samsung Galaxy S5) to an Ubuntu PC, in a form in which I can view the SMS messages on my PC?

I want to transfer the SMS messages on my Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone to my PC (with Linux Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), in a form in which I can open and view the messages on my PC as I do on my smartphone. ...
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Is there there a way to download media from any android app

I'm not talking about popular applications like Youtube, Facebook or Instagram... Let's say there's an android app called 'bla' and there are videos in it just like youtube and not showing the url... ...
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What is the best dual boot Android OS for getting easy root and unroot access?

I have installed Android x86 on my Windows 10 HP Laptop. It was "Android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso". I ran it on my PC and it opened rooted. I installed an app I required. The app has got lots of ...
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AOSON M12 won't boot up

An AOSON M12 won't boot up. When I connect it to USB Charger or USB PC Port, it shows the logo, then a loop-boot animation forever. Found this thread on XDA: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/cm10-4-...
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Android PC linux installation on Acer DA220HQL

I have got an android PC (Acer DA220HQL) running Android 4.0.4 with the following specifications and i would like to know if there is any installation procedure step by step to install other (linux-...
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Does ShareIt use the content we share?

In the TOS it seems they say that we give right to use our content.
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can't enter recovery mode after flashing resurrection remix v5.8.5 android 7.1 in Lenovo vibe k4 note

recently I have been trying out new roms. When I flashed resurrection remix v5.8.5 on my device (Lenovo vibe k4 note) via TWRP recovery, after that the room was working fine, but magisk came pre-...
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Unable to get songs onto my phone without breaking them

All of them are in mp3 format and are perfectly playable on my PC. Here are the ways I tried. Connect both devices via USB. File transfer is enabled, I can see the filesystem of my phone on my PC. ...
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Unable to connect phone to pc. Phone charges only

My phone model is Huawei G7-L11. Android version is 6.0 Hey there, I want to connect my phone to PC to be able to unlock its bootloader. When I connect to PC, It charges only and that's it. What I did:...
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How to Cast or Stream all Playback Audio from Android device to a desktop Pc

I have my Nokia 6 always next to my desk, and I'm using a desktop PC Windows 10 i7 64x 32gb ram and also running Voicemeeter, I use my desktop for everything, I can control all my devices from my ...
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Extend pc monitor on 2020 generation tablet, by cable

Do tablets released in 2020 have a technology that allows to use them directly (no sofware to install, only cable) as a PC secondary monitor? I want to buy a tablet to use it as secondary screen for ...
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How to get the battery status from an Android phone with Python connected to a PC via Bluetooth?

Is there a way to interrogate an Android phone with Python on a PC and/or Linux to get battery status while connected via Bluetooth?
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Screen offset when running some Android apps on PC (not Chromebook)

I installed Android onto my laptop so that I could play a game called Psych with my brother.When I launch it, the screen is shifted to the right and the mouse is limited to the area of portrait ...
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cannot see device anymore when connecting to PC via USB

Lately I'm experiencing this problem when connecting my LG G2 smartphone to the PC: I cannot see it anymore in explorer. I can actually connect to it tru ADB and push/pull files no problem. Also ADB ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

I am an Android user running Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Wiko Sunny 2 Plus device with 4GB internal storage, most of which is taken up by pictures and WhatsApp data. I have purchased this device because ...
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Change orientation in androidx86

How can I fully rotate my screen and not only resize it like in the picture? In already tried several rotation apps in the play store. I tried via root shell the commands: wm size, settings put ...
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USB Debugging: PC doesn't recognize that my Moto E (2nd Gen)(Upgraded to Marshmallow) in on debugging mode

So I'm trying to root my Moto E (2nd Gen) using PC apps such as Kingo Root, One Click Root etc. But the problem is that my PC doesn't recognize that my phone is in debugging mode. Moreover on my ...
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Samsung S6 screen is out. Can I recover my files?

My issue is pretty much what the title says. I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S6 yesterday, contacted my insurance company, and will be receiving a new phone tomorrow. I work in the vet med field and have ...
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Problems in copying files on Android 6

I use a Huawei p9 with Android 6. I notice a big problem. When I connect the phone with a Lubuntu pc trying to share files, I get e.g. that for copying 7 folders - each containing several small files ...
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Screen mirroring on pc

I was wondering if there is a way to mirror my screen of the phone to my pc using the same wi fi connection, like you can do with a smart tv; Do I need to download any special app or program for pc?
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android as a portable device location

I have connected an Android cellphone to the PC through a MTP connection. it brings a folder under Portable Devices section in My Computer. I want to get the location of this folder. how can I do ...
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Remix OS Android Kernel Upgrade

I have recently Installed Remix OS on my pc. I found out that the linux kernel version on this version of Remix OS is 4.4.3 which doesnot support dual band wifi. How can I upgrade the linux kernel ?
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How is Remix OS (or Phoenix OS ) different from the Android that runs on regular Android phones?

Remix OS (or Phoenix OS ) is a good way to run Android on PC but what are the basic differences between the Android-on-pc OSs and a regular Android which runs on a regular Android device.
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How to project screen in android x86

I have installed Windows as well as android x86 on my laptop. Everything was just fine until the LCD of my Laptop was not broken. Now with broken screen I use Specific key combination to project my ...
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Can I connect existing USB mouse and keyboard and VGA monitor to my Nexus 6

I guess question title sums it all. I have USB mouse, keyboard and VGA monitor. I am ready to buy couple of new adapters/cables. Will it be possible to connect all things up to my Nexus 6. I was ...
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How do I hide or lock Android's Internal Memory when connected to PC?

When connecting any Android Device to PC it will show both internal memory and external memory (SD Card), is it possible to hide or lock the internal memory to avoid deleting or messing with apps ...
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USB debugging in lenevo vibe p1 through android studio

I am using android studio in dell inspiron laptops. I want to use my lenevo vibe p1 phone for usb debugging. I have installed oem usb driver for my phone in my laptop. Also enabled usb debugging ...
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To use the internet of my phone for PC

I have a Smartphone with cellular internet and I tried to use this internet with a PC, with a USB cable, as I made in the past with a cell phone. It doesn't work: Not in Ubuntu 16.04, nor in window ...
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How to route audio from bluetooth headset's mic to android speakers

I have an android app which routes mic audio to speakers in realtime. What I want it to do is instead of routing built in mic audio, it route audio from mic of a bluetooth headset. Background: I just ...
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Can we connect VGA from PC directly into android

I want to use google cardboard as VR monitor from PC with my phone. So I want to know is it possible to just connect from my PC VGA to android USB port and override android screen
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Plug android USB to PC, get malicious file?

Hello :) so i have been googling about it but no info on my specific question. About the safety of transfering files to/from PC. Where there's a possibility of android get malicious file unknowingly ...
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How can I copy Program Files/Bluestacks folder to another drive?

The Bluestacks folder is now 5GB large and is taking up too much space in my C:\ drive, so I decided to move it to my D:\ drive. But, when I do that, Bluestacks says the software is corrupt and I need ...
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From Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ to my Android phone - when is the build done?

Is there maybe an easy way to have my Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ "Build Successful" console output trigger a push notification to my Android phone? Sometimes it fails in less than a minute, ...
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How can I transfer a playlist straight to my PC?

The key is that my music files are all over the place in separate folder in my phone. It would be too time consuming to sift through every folder and pull out the individual song files that are in my ...
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How to get permission for directly writing files to SD card from a 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 one way: From the PC,...
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Can Windows be installed on a n Android Phone [closed]

Well I have a Lenovo K3 Note and would like to know if I could install windows on it if so could anyone tell me how because I've done my research and only ended up with tutorials and videos that use a ...
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How Do I change from PTP to MTP mode? Cannot find options in settings

That may be the issue why I can't see my captured videos from my phone when connected to my pc. How do I access PTP and MTP modes? Can't see any options in settings.
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What is the difference between formatting sd card via pc and phone?

Almost every question about problem with sd card have answer "format sd card by your phone". So what is the difference when I format sd card by PC or by phone? (file system is fat32)
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How to install apk from sd

Hi all I need to install Asphalt 8 Airborne, that occupy 1.56gb of space. But I get an error while I'm downloading it from the playstore. So, I was trying to download it from the pc. But if I put the ...
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Nexus 5 doesn't connect to PC anymore

I'm new to this community so I hope there are no problems with my question. Also, sorry for my English. So, until yesteday I've been using my Nexus 5 for debug porpuse, but this morning my PC didn't ...
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Connect PC to laptop with android

Is it possible to connect PC to laptop with Android phone to share files between PC and laptop? I don't have a LAN cable, all I have is: A PC without WiFi adapter. An Android USB cable. An Android ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 shows up in Device Manager but not in Explorer

I'm trying to connect my Galaxy S3 to my computer so I could transfer some files, but my computer doesn't seem to be recognizing it. I've already followed instructions found here about putting the ...
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Android x86 (Lollipop 5.0.2) stuck on logo during boot

I downloaded Android Lollipop x86 for my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and installation went perfectly. I pressed reboot when it was finished and the GRUB menu was there and I started Android. ...
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Where to get or create an Android Lollipop iso for x64 environment?

My question is simular to this question about iso for x86. I am looking to dual-boot my Lenovo Yoga 3 pro with Android L and I need an x64 iso. I can not use an x86 as it is not able to install to ...
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How to stream videos from PC to TV

I have a PC with videos, an android mobile device and a TV. I would like to use my mobile in order to stream videos from my PC to the TV. Is the a way to do it? The best offers I found out so far ...
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Nexus 5 not connecting to PC

I tried connecting it nexus 5 to my pc via USB. Although it shows as connected in my external devices and also shows up in My Computer, but when I try to open it and don't files to my phone, it just ...
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