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How to share files across multiple user in Android 10

I am implementing a app in which I am creating one file using openFileOutput API in Android. The file is saved to /data/data/com.xx.xx/files/ Now when I am switching to secondary user(multi user) I ...
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How create a local network on Android?

I want to create a network where my phone is the server, other phones can connect to my phone, and all of them can read or write on a specific folder, not all of my internal storage. Recently, I was ...
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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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Unable to choose account to share docs from

Started using this new Samsung S9 a week or so ago and it has an annoying trait/bug in Gmail that my older S6 Edge/S5 never had. If I choose a document or photo, from any app, to share, the system ...
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Linux Deploy Ubuntu share folder

I wasn't sure if I had to ask this question on a Linux Exchange or on the Android one, but since folder sharing is working fine on the Linux that are running on my computer, I thought that it is an ...
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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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How To File Sharing From PC To Remix OS on VM-ware Player?

I have a problem, I have installed my Remix OS on my VM-ware Player and I would like to transfer file between PC and Remix OS. how do file sharing between my PC and my Remix OS? Because it cannot ...
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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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Bluetooth sharing mechanism on Android

I am using a Realme 8 5G Android 12 phone. How do I share a contact with other users nearby (on their mobile phones), via the Bluetooth mechanism of the icon on the upper left in the picture below? ...
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Is it possible to build an Android conformant calendar app which stores its data as shareable file?

Or is there already one? I don't know Androids calendar infrastructure so maybe my question sounds a bit fuzzy. I dislike (non self hosted) cloud services but I like the ability to share my calendar ...
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Open file on tablet from smartphone

How do I view the files on my tablet from my phone? Do I have to connect wirelessly? I am working on a translation and would like to see the original on one tablet and the file I'm working on on the ...
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How to share folders on your computer with only one specific android device?

I have marked some folders as shared on the computer to be able to access them on my phone wirelessly using ES File Explorer. That works fine. However, that makes those folders accessible to every ...
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SHARE saved Google images list from Android

Using my Android Acer mobile phone, I created and titled a list of Google Images under my Chrome account. How can I share this with others?
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Share via option on Android 5.1

When one selects the option to share a file on Android 5.1, there is list of apps populated by the OS. Is the order of the list populated by Android based on most used apps? I have noticed this keeps ...
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How to sync 2 folders using NFC between two Android devices running slightly different Android OS versions

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 running lollipop and another jiayu s3 running Android 4.4. Both of them have NFC. I want to sync a folder in internal storage from one phone with another using Android NFC ...
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Network storage application

I have android device eGreat U9 with attached external HDD. I'd like to use this device also as a NAS and mount it's drive as a network disk on my linux desktop. Here is what I've already tried: SMB/...
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Sharing a directory tree problem from windows to android es explorer

There are several child folders in parent folder on windows 8. Times ago I shared some child folders and accessed them from android es explorer without problems. Then I removed all child folders ...
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How to view history of data/apps I sent using Wi-Fi direct to another phone?

I am using Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) on one of my phones. I want to see apps/files/data I sent to another phone using Wi-Fi direct. I did a bit of research on this topic, but I found no answer to ...
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How to tell if an app used the internet for local file transfer?

My friend uses Send Anywhere to transfer files between her Android phone and tablet. The tablet connects to the internet through a hotspot from the phone. The app is supposed to transfer the files ...
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WIFI & Data Connection Problem

I have just updated my Moto G2 to Lollipop 5.0.2. I am unable to share files over WiFi via any of these apps like Superbeam, Xender, Cshare. Also while using data connection, I'm unable to see the ...
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