Questions tagged [multiple-devices]

For questions about managing multiple Android devices, primarily when used in an Enterprise.

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Old phones still apear in location history

I have a new device and I wanted to switch my location history from the old one to the new. In the location history (timeline) settings page, under "Devices on this account" it only shows 3 of my ...
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Using multiple devices with the same cloud accounts

I bought a new phone and everything is now up and running, and the old one has been disconnected from the Internet since I set up the new one. Now I'm considering using it as a backup phone for ...
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Is stereoscopic vision via OTG and 2 USB cameras possible?

I'm thinking of making a stereoscopic night vision device by using 2 USB cameras connected via OTG (type C) to my Android phone. I've already tested 1 USB camera and some VR App from the Play Store ...
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Using same google account on multiple devices

So I have a digital signage application installed on my android tv devices, which I install at various offline stores, which show ads at their stores (remotely configured by me) with my apk (...
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Control android devices remotely

For an education purpose I've got multiple android devices (over 10 and they all are identical) and have to make them make the same actions simultaneously (like running app, click controls and so on). ...
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On Android Work Gmail Account synching to my personal gmail and that of a coworker and we are getting each others messages, how to stop please?

Okay, so sorry if this isn't super clear but here goes. I have a work gmail, and me and my coworker synched our personal gmails to this account through our phones. Now we are getting each others ...
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Staging of several android devices made simple

I have to stage several android dongles to comply to my company’s need. I need to setup the WiFi, google account, download 3/4 apps, configure them, change background picture... i’v been Trying to ...
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Manage different devices on one place

I would like to manage different Android devices on one place. It means I would like to see information about these devices on a single account. Mainly I would like to get a list of installed ...
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Copying and remotely deploying a build across multiple devices

If I do a factory reset and then setup a given android phone in a particular way (removing apps, adding apps, syncing to certain bluetooth devices, turning on/off various system notification settings, ...
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Can multiple androids be paired to work on the same task?

PlayStation 3 consoles were combined to make a super computer. Can the Android phones be modified in the same way? Could I use the processing power of 2 phones to play a movie that 1 would not. https:...
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It Type of Hacking

in google play when i am installing something it is showing two devices associated with my gmail id.How can i remove another device?I think Its some kind of hacking.
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Very low battery-life in specific WiFi

Hello fellow Android Enthusiasts. I have a problem that has been bugging me for a very long time: Whenever I leave devices at my workplace overnight, the battery is completely drained the next day. ...
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Can I install apps to different devices from one device?

I am wondering if there is a way to install and open apps on different devices I am signed onto from one device.
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Can I see one hike account in 2 devices

I want to run my hike account on my two mobile phone. Or one in mobile and second on laptop. Is it possible?
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Bulk Android Device Provisioning

I'm working for a company that wants to hand out 1000's of Android tablets with a bunch of OS customisations, i.e. specific preinstalled apps, default home page, amongst other things. What solutions ...
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Google Play - one account, but downloading apps only on the first of two devices sharing the same account

I have a phone - Samsung Galaxy S4 and a tablet Sony Xperia Z. Until now, I had a problem with Google Play - as I first set up Google Play account on my tablet using my email address, and later bought ...
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How To Sync Data From Specific App(s) Across Multiple Devices

I know some are going to skip over reading this and just think this is regular Android syncing, I can assure you this isn't the same. I'm not talking about sytem, email, social media, or calender apps....
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Can I use the same google account on 2 differnt Samsung G5 Phones? [duplicate]

My husband and I are tired of multiple e-mail and accounts and would like to use the same Google account on both of our phones. Is this possible? This would also help us stream line contacts. I have ...
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Help need a way to know how to do bulk updates across multiple devices

I manage a bunch of android devices and I was wondering if there is an easy way to do bulk updates when a new release comes out. Also would like to know if I can block certain devices from being ...
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adb devices gives same serial number for all Micromax devices

I have few micromax devices and I have different serial number for those in the box. But when I run the command adb devices for these devices, I get everything as 0123456789ABCDEF. Is there are way to ...
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Viber: keeping the same message history on all devices

Initially, I installed Viber to my phone (2 years ago). Then a year ago, I installed it to my computer and a few months later to my tablet. After I installed it on my computer and tablet, the history ...
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Can I set up one android phone, create a backup and restore it in multiple phones?

Where I work, we give all salesmen an Android phone with a set of multiple preinstalled apps, a predefined contact list, some predefined settings and restricted permissions over the phone's ...
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Centrally managing large number of android tablets [duplicate]

I'm involved in a project that will deploy approximately 400 android tablets. All the devices are on the same network. Is there an easy way to centrally manage the following: Creating and updating ...
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Is it possible to find the full SELinux ruleset for OEM's stock ROMs?

I'm writing a root app following Chainfire's documentation, but I found I've to run some command in another SELinux context. Using that context on my device (OnePlus One with CM12 nightly), I've no ...
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ADB shell-ing to wifi connected device when usb device present

I have two devices connected to my workstation simultaneously, one by usb, the other over wifi. C:\>adb devices List of devices attached Cxxxxxxxxxx2 device 192.168.60.69:5555 ...
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How can I make an APK backup from an installed and configured XBMC?

I sell boxes with XBMC pre installed and preconfigured however it takes a long time to manually configure it with each add-on and then setup to my liking it. I was wondering if it were possible to ...
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More than 50 android devices on same username/password

I have between 50-100 Android devices. They are being used as a sensor network. Another 50 are coming online soon. The devices need to download an app from the play store. So I need to login with a ...
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Is there a way to have 2 devices on a single Google account

My Mom has a Samsung tablet that she uses 90% of the time. I bought her a Chromebook before I knew my brother had gotten her the Samsung. She uses the tablet for quickly looking at Facebook and Gmail ...
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Best Practise for deploying a 'clone' image across 200 android tablets (Samsung GT-P7510)

My objective is to be able to create a master 'image' of an android tablet, and then duplicate that image across about 200 identical tablets to streamline the administration of a university's pool of ...
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Can the Mobile Management facility of Google Apps For Business be used to control which apps are installed from Google Play?

Am considering buying Google Apps For Business to improve management of a large number of Android devices. We will provide an app that we have created to our users through our private channel. We do ...
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Google Account with limited permissions

I am trying to assess feasibility of an internal initiative at my company. Management would like to: Distribute Nexus 7/10s which can have primarily calendar and contacts synced by a single Gmail ...
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Devices on adb are fluctuating

I have Ubuntu running on a Mac Mini with adb 1.0.31. I am trying to attach 3 devices directly and four devices via a powered hub. Every time devices attached start to fluctuate on adb after some time. ...
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Automated deployment of app to multiple devices

I have a business android app and I need to deploy it to 2000 android devices. Is there an automated way to do this? Can I deploy my app, install a widget app from google play and configure it in an ...
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Copy Android setup to many phones

I've just taken delivery of a load of Galaxy S3 (mini) phones at my place of work. Rather than configure them all individually, I'm looking for a way of setting one up (with our branding, security ...
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Which program allows remote management of Android devices? [closed]

I have 50 Android tablets. I want to be able to control from a central place the following things on the devices: General settings like date-time, unlock method, display sleep time etc; Chrome ...
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How do I install, update, and remove apps for multiple devices in the Google Play online store?

I've got several Android devices. I like to use the online Play store to manage installs because it's much faster than doing so through each device. However, I do not see a way to determine which apps ...
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Many devices for one android user. Are there limits?

I'm a teacher in the UK and have 30 kids in my class.We have bought 35 (older) Nexus 7 tablets. I have one Google account which I want to use across all devices so that the young children don't have ...
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handling multiple devices on the play store

I have multiple Android devices, and each time I go to the play store website to install an app, I get a list of devices to install to. my questions: Is it possible to change the order of them? ...
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Start with Second Tablet on Google Play

My old tablet was a LePan II from QVC. It quit on me. It wasn"t worth the money to have a pro look at/repair it. So, I got a Proscan PLT9045K (from ShopNBC). After I got it charged, I went straight ...
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How can I (permanently) remove an sd card without harming apps on the device

Forgive me if this is already asked, but I couldn't find it anywhere. (Most results involved 1 device and moving data between 2 sd cards. I have two devices and I want to move all data off the sd ...
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My new Android device not showing up in Google Play

I had a Intex iBuddy Connect (Tablet) linked with my Google account. Later on I purchased an new Android device (a XOLO Q700). I logged into Google Play from my device and I am able install apps to ...
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Can we get a set of Android devices to update/ sync at once?

Within the school where I work there is a mix of Android and Apple Tablets. We use Apple Configurator for the iPads and are wondering if there is a system out there which can do the same for the ...
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Is there a maximum number of devices allowed on a Google Play Account?

Many schools are looking at using Android tablets in classrooms. Some have classroom sets of 35-40 tablets. As a means to manage apps, having them tied to a single Google Play account would be ideal....
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One device does not show on Google Play

I just purchased two identical Android tablet for my kids, running ICS 4.0, both using the same gmail account. I have the Google Play store installed on both of them, but only one of them show on my ...
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some apps, no problem loading on 2 devices. Not this one - help

I have loaded a free app (imediashare) from Amazon store onto my Kindle Fire. I want to put the same app on my Samsung phone, but when I go to the app store from the phone and try to 'buy' it, I'm ...
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Recover password with phone logged in? Need to set up additional device

I bought a new android tablet but I can't remember my google acoount password. I can't reset it because my phone is already logged in. It says I need to be logged off for 4 days. Is there a way to ...
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Asus Eee Pc with android 4.0 doesn't show internal disk in file system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internal hard disk partitions (sda2) not showing in android system Hi i have Asus EeePc with android 4.0 operating system . There is about 250 GB of total space (seen in bios ...
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Clone and distribute Android 4 device with preloaded applications

This may be related to Clone Android Device but I don't think it fits my need. I'm looking to accomplish something similar to Sysprep for Windows, which would allow me to distribute Android devices ...
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Galaxy Tab Multi Device App Installation

I am planning on having a few labs of Galaxy Tabs (60+ tabs), and I need a way to manage all of these. Primarily I need a way to automatically install apps on all of these at once. I know there is a ...
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Configuring identical home screens on multiple devices

I need to modify the home screen icons' disposition and add new shortcuts, but I need to do it programmatically from a flashable ZIP through recovery. I need this because I will have to do it on ...