Questions tagged [droid-explorer]

For questions that relate to the Droid Explorer application. These could be, but not limited to, issues with installing, questions about how features work, or problems using the application. Note: This tag, and Android Enthusiasts, is not to be used to report bugs. To report a bug for Droid Explorer visit the Project Issue Tracker.

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"Could not find a part of the path 'C:\ProgramData\DroidExplorer\assets\[DEFAULT].png'" error message when trying to run Droid Explorer

I installed Droid Explorer. When trying to run it, I got an error that says Could not find a part of the path 'C:\ProgramData\DroidExplorer\assets[DEFAULT].png'. I put it manually at /ProgramData ...
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Device wont show up in Droid Explorer

For some reason the Droid Explorer (and other apps) wont show my Samsung device at all. The button "Restart ADB" works, but doesn't accomplish anything. Using adb manually works perfectly ...
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droid explorer can't recognise sdk directory

droid explorer can't recognise sdk directory That is the SDK directory, it's what Android Studio shows under file..project structure. C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Android\Sdk
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Droidexplorer cannot find device. Galaxy Note 4

I accidentally deleted the entire photos folder on my Galaxy Note 4. My quest to recover the photos in this folder has led me here. I have installed the SDK on my PC (Win7) and droidexplorer is all ...
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How to get started with Droid Explorer

I've downloaded de.zip and unpacked it, although it came up with an error about something wrong with the header. Now I have a folder with lots of things, but I have no clue how to get this app started....
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Nothing happens when attempting any function of Droid Explorer, getting "Input string was not in a correct format" error instead

When attempting to use the restore existing backup or basically any function of Droid Explorer, nothing happens. When I click on Droid Explorer from the menu created, this is what I get. Input string ...
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Droid Explorer cannot find device

As the title implies, Droid Explorer cannot detect my Samsung Galaxy Tab A. I've enabled USB debugging and set up Droid Explorer with Android SDK Platform-Tools 28.0.1. I can detect the device with ...
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Can't start DroidExplorer because an asset is missing

When I open DroidExplorer I get this error: What can I do to fix this?
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Droid Explorer issue

Unable to locate the Android SDK tool, Please reinstall the application. I have done SDK download and the exact path I have put. But the same error occurs again and again. I uploaded the video in ...
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DroidExplorer won't open after a few runs

I have faced this issue over three times now. I reinstall Windows, use Droid Explorer a couple of times and after about 10 uses, Droid Explorer stops working. So the issue is Droid Explorer crashes ...
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can't find executable installation file in droid explorer folder so how do I install on windows 10 please

I am new to droid explorer, I wish to install it on my windows 10 system I downloaded the software from this link https://github.com/camalot/droidexplorer. I need a step by step guide on how to ...
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Can I use Droid Explorer to migrate my apps and app data from one device to another?

Examples: Migrate from old Firestick (small one) to a new one? Migrate from Note 4 to Note 8? Or is ADEBAR or something like that a better solution? If Droid Explorer is the solution can anyone ...
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Adbdinsecure and Droid Explorer

I have two phones, a Doogee X5max and a Cubot Gt88, both fully rooted. (Root explorer fully functional on phone). Without Adbd insecure installed and ticked both phones behave the same in Droid ...
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Can't see my device in Droid Explorer

But my device still could be seen in adb devices, it said List of devices attached DU2TAN1581059861 device I've turned on usb debugging and MTP mode on my android. Screenshot:
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How do I install Droid Explorer?

I downloaded this droidexplorer-master zip from some github or something site because the droidexplorer site said to go there for latest updated version... now how do I install it? I can't seem to ...
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Cannot paste files into System/Media

I am looking to change my boot audio but cannot change it due it not copying from my computer to my phone but I can copy from the device to my computer. I have the latest version of Android Studio / ...
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droid explorer device not found

I have an Xperia Z C6606 rooted Android version 4.3 I have tried both 4.3 and 7 Android SDK. I kept getting the error message "device '' not found" as shown in the below screenshot.
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Verifying a backup which I used ADB via DroidExplorer

I have a non-rooted tablet which I did an ADB backup thru DroidExplorer. The backup ended abruptly with no success/failure indication (which appears to be a feature of ADB). I want to verify that ...
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How to send Back Button and Home Button Commands with Screen Monitor-Droid Explorer 0.9.0.4

The Droid Explorer version 0.9.0.4 Screen Monitor feature provides the ability to use a mouse to select and use applications on Android devices, but the back button and home button are not available ...
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Droid Explorer only shows the "/" directory, and that's empty

I have an RCA Voyager tablet (Android 6.0.1) plugged into my computer with USB debugging and everything. I launched Droid Explorer and am following this guide for rooting (http://forum.xda-developers....
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Droid Explorer Error: SystemInvalidOperationException

I have a Samsung S5 Active, SM-G870, Android 4.4.2, rooted Stock ROM, correct BusyBox of Stericson is installed and up-to-date. I can connect via WIFI, my phone is correctly recognized but I get the ...
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adb version says 1.0.32 but droid-explorer says its 1.0.29 and won't start

Using win7 64bit. I downloaded just the commandline tools from developer.android.com; the zip not the installer. I copied everything to c:\dev\android\sdk\ and ran the SDK Manager and updated ...
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Why can't I access /data/data with Droid Explorer on my rooted phone?

For some reason, I cannot access /data/data with Droid Explorer1 after adbd insecure install on my phone.2 I CAN access the folder via adb and su command. What am I missing? (I want to modify a game ...
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DroidExplorer won't find Android SDK

I'm trying to install DroidExplorer, and before finishing the installation the program asks me for the "Android SDK path". I have created the folders and downloaded the the Android SDK from Android....
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Remove old device from Windows

I had my old Kindle connected to my PC, and it showed a device in the "This PC" screen along with all my Hard Drives. Double clicking it opens DroidExplorer and my device if connected. However, it ...
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How to access guest SD card

Using Droid Explorer, how to I access the guest microSD card? In Windows Explorer, it comes up as a connected device, with a path of Computer\Acer Iconia Tab A100\SD Card\Documents How do I get to ...
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Kindle Not showing up and backup not converting in Droid Explorer. Titanium Backup also not working

So I had to get my Kindle 10" replaced, so I created two backup's. One in Droid Explorer and one in Titanium Backup. Titanium Backup wont see the files for some reason, and now Droid Explorer won't ...
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Why android explorer gives only empty folder when backing up?

I am backing up my xiaomi redmi note 3 These is the screenshot Then I create backup It may be related to https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/138954/cannot-take-adb-backup
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Why droid explorer show different set of folders than the one on file explorer?

This is what droid explorer shows This is in file explorer According to file explorer I am at the root. So How can I see what's on file explorer via droidexplorer or via versa?
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Can't see photos when using Droid Explorer

I have Huawei Ascend Y550. It is rooted and I can see, edit, and change files with a root explorer app. However, I have difficulty doing the same in Droid Explorer. I am using Droid Explorer because ...
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Can files be renamed within Droid Explorer

I want to rename otacerts.zip in a KitKat install on an LG G2 LS980 ZVD and can see no way to do this within Droid Explorer. Is there a way to do this?
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Droid Explorer - Input string was not in a correct format

When opening Droid Explorer, it gives an error message "Input string was not in a correct format." How to fix it?
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Droid Explorer app does not show hidden files

Droid Explorer does not show hidden files. Some "root explorer" apps show hidden files, e.g. on /data/data etc., but Droid Explorer does not. Of course, ES File Explorer also does not show ...
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Documentation for Droid Explorer?

I can't find the simplest of information on anything for Droid Explorer. For instance, I did a backup, the backup screen disappeared, where does it put my *.ab file? Does the Droid Explorer app have ...
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Unable to start ADB with root access

My android is 4.0.3 and is on an Acer Iconia Tablet A100. I have rooted it already using this process, and the rooting persists between reboots. I can confirm root access with the Root Checker app. ...
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How do you progress through the Droid Explorer unpack option?

I'm using a Windows 7 PC and am trying to unpack an *.ab backup file created using Helium. If I right-click on the file in Windows Explorer and select the Unpack option that now appears after ...
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When launching the Screencast tool I receive a message "Application Blocked by Java Security"

When I try to launch the Screencast tool in Droid Explorer I am presented with this dialog.
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Droid Explorer does not recognize Android Studio as a valid Android SDK during install.

Trying to install droid explorer on a Win7 laptop. To get Droid Explorer installed and working, do I need to: 1. Install older version of Android SDK? 2. Wait for Droid Explorer to catch up? 3. Do ...
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Droid Explorer is unable to browse device

I love the idea of being able to browse root directories on my laptop. But I can't for the life of me get droid explore to work, I have a note 4 (rooted of course), I am running stock Sammy ROM, I ...
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Cannot find SDK or point to it, both programs installed

Cannot make this work...Windows 7, have installed DE and Android SDK... I can go to this path using regedit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\DroidExplorer\InstallPath BUT I see no "sdkpath". I've tried ...
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when "full back up" screen appears i cannot pick the "back up my data" option

i can't touch and confirm the back up my data option. i am able to pick the "do not back up" option whenever. ive tried adding a password but does not let me back up. im not sure all is update and ...
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"input string was not in a correct format" DroidExplorer Desktop

I have never been able to load the application, this messages appears in a popup when i try and open it. Any help would be great.
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Droid Explorer Setup problem : cannot start service exception

When I try to add the SDK path I always end up with an error message. I have checked that the path is correct, added the platforms required, etc. This is the message: System....
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Search for files using Droid Explorer

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 rooted. Is it possible to search for files using Droid Explorer and Windows 7? If it is possible, how can I do it?
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How to copy to PC?

I downloaded Droid Explorer correctly, Busy Box and can view my files (on my Android device) .. but when I select the file to copy how can I drop it on to my PC drive?
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Cannot access any files on Samsung Tab 4 7" [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab 4, 7", rooted but running stock OS (Android 4.4.2. It was rooted using Odin 3.09 and TWRP recovery. I then enabled adb root with the adbd insecure app by Chainfire. It ...
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Restore Droid Explorer Backup

How do I use Droid Explorer to restore a back up either the enhanced or normal ab?
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Droid Explorer does not recognize my HTC Incredible S

Please note that this question is now resolved (March 10, 2015) by new release of DE version 9.0.0.1 with thanks to Ryan. My phone is Rooted and has BusyBox installed and USB Debugging enabled. ...
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Droid Explorer permission denied when accessing root-only folders

I have been trying to get Droid Explorer (a windows app) working with my 2013 Moto X and am having trouble. A previous question was answered (I needed busybox!) but now I have a new one. The file ...
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Droid Explorer file manager not showing files

I am using Droid Explorer (WinXP 32bit) to access my 2013 Moto X - XT1053 (Anroid 4.4.4). But the main file explorer doesn't seem to be working. "/" is shown, but nothing else. My device is ...
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