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Methods to remotely access a device from another device, where at least one of the two should be running Android.

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Factory reset Android [duplicate]

Someone shared his email address with my phone and has changed his password. Can the person still have access to my phone to factory reset it??
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Is there an Android File Manager app that allows to browse rapidly through photos stored on a remote SMB share?

I have a desktop with Open Media Vault 6 installed, and I have set up a SMB 2 (also tested with 3) share on it so that my girlfriend and I can get access to our photos from any device via Tailscale ...
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Is it possible to delete messages off a Samsung Galaxy remotely?

Can a Messages be wiped remotely off someone's Samsung phone? My friend has been working at this place for a few years and recently had a pretty serious problem with his manager. He's continuing to ...
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Multiple networks simultaneously

I have a wireless sensor (A) that sends the captured data to an Android device (B) over a wifi network created by A. The data is received correctly on an app running on B, however the problem is that ...
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Trigger the starting of an app remotely

I want to initiate the start of an app on (my own) phone. It is not rooted, because practically no android can be rooted today, but I can install anything to it or change any setting on it. I also ...
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How to set secondary screen as default for mirror mode?

I have a rooted LG phone running android 12. There is screen+ feature in LG like samsung dex that gets activated only when connected with usb to monitor. But when I connect via wifi to any display ...
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How to add a monitor as an external/secondary monitor of an Android device

I have an app on my Android device that does a remote desktop connection to a computer, so I am able to see the computer's screen on my phone. The problem is the remote screen resolution is ...
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WiFi apps not working when VPN apps are connected

I have decided to use the AirMore app to connect my Android phone to my Windows computer. My internet speed was very slow, so I decided to connect to AirMore using WiFi. It was very good with very ...
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Can I run an Android emulator (with GUI) on a headless Linux server?

I have a hosted server that runs the Ubuntu server, and I was wondering if there was a way to run Android applications and get access to the Android GUI remotely, such as with a remote desktop. Also, ...
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Viewing your child's phone remotely, to supervise at will

I would like to know what the best app would be to supervise what a child is doing on a phone remotely (for instance, from another room, or from another viewing angle). I am aware of TeamViewer, which,...
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Running Android apps on Windows 11 in extended mode directly from the phone via USB cable connection

I was thinking it would be nice if you could attach a USB cable between an Android system and a PC, and view the whole Android operating system on top of the PC. You can open, then, apps, ... on the ...
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Remote Desktop onto Ubuntu 16.04 Fails Only From Android Devices

I am running XRDP on an Nvidia Jetson TX2 running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for an underwater microscope. I can remote in via an ethernet cable, or WiFi configured as a hotspot. Both of those connection paths ...
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Turn on screen without using any button on the phone

All buttons on the device are broken, device is on but the screen is off. Is there any way to turn on the phone using USB or any other way? My phone is a moto e20 with no removable battery and no ...
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Using vysor for remote adb debugging

Hi I have a computer X connected to Android phone A at my home via USB, I would like to give a remote computer Y outside my home network ability to view the phone and do remote debugging(via adb). I ...
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Flutter Android Debug Bridge (ADB) over different network on VSCODE

I am using VScode for flutter development. I am also using "ADB Interface for VScode" to debug the coding over the same network wirelessly. When I am not at home, I remote into my desktop to ...
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How to use scrcpy with a server?

is there a way to access an android via scrcpy and a server from anywhere? I am looking for a way to help my parents around their android phones when I am not with them... I was wondering if I can ...
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How to see Android from "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" if Android is connected to Windows via USB?

I have Windows 10 computer C1 (home computer) and I have Windows Server computer C2 (work computer) and I am running "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" from C1 to access C2. I have quite ...
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Force Accept Remote Connection

As the title implies... Every time I attempt to start an AnyDesk or Teamviewer session I'm met with this giant billboard asking me to allow the connection. The warning is from Android, not from the ...
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Is it possible to stream computer screen to an android phone via USB?

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to use USB debugging on an android phone to view a computer screen. (Not the other way around). I've played with Chrome remote desktop, which uses wifi, and ...
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Secure and legitimate way to get remote access to another Android phone (without root)

Let's say that I have a legitimate reason and permission of someone to do something akin to screen-mirroring (a'la VNC, desktop sharing of PCs) through remote login of their Android phone, over the ...
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Will my old device reconnect with my account if I change my account password back?

Background: The device in question is an LG Stylo 3 (LS777) which I think is running Nougat. USB debugging is on and it shows up "unauthorized.: I dropped it and broke the screen a couple years ...
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What files on Android phone allow remote access to the device? [closed]

I was wondering what files/apps on Android phone allow remote access to the device. For instance I had a problem with my phone and had to speak with my provider and they asked permission to access ...
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Show remote android emulator window in local

Hi I've configured Android development environment in a remote dedicated server running Ubuntu 20.04 with the help of the tutorial https://proandroiddev.com/how-to-setup-android-sdk-without-android-...
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Help using RDP via a tether

I run a PC which controls my astronomical telescope equipment, it works off batteries as there is no mains power at the site. There is mobile service at the site and I've successfully tethered my ...
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How can I make an Android Smart TV stop listening on a specific port?

So, I used the app "Remote ADB Shell" on my Android phone to grant the WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS permission to my AndroidTV (HiSense Smart ATV). In order to grant this permission I had to ...
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Can android devices be controlled/tracked (including on/off control) by IMEI?

Phone lost having sensitive data that cannot be deleted, The owner(my cousin) has gotten mentally unstable. Tried every possible solution to track it like google's find my device. I also tried to ...
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How do I mount a Synology remote folder on Android 8.0?

My phone is not rooted. I have shared folders on a Synology drive which I can mount on a couple of different Macs running different versions of Mac OSX. I am assuming the folders are published using ...
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How to boot if the graphics chip is damaged and the screen is permanently blank?

My ASUS Zenphone Selfie Pro 4 graphics chip burned and the screen is green at boot, becoming blank after a while. Since I cannot see what is being 'shown' on the screen, how can I make the cellphone ...
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Chrome Remote Desktop with external mouse?

I've been googling for hours and all I can find are a few years old pages saying the only way to do a right click is double touch on the screen... Has anyone found any better solution since? Maybe ...
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How to connect two phones via SSH with a central SSH server?

I have two phones A and B which use Mobile Data. I would like to connect from phone A to phone B, the latter has an SSH server running on port 8022. The central SSH server is running on AWS and has an ...
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How to SSH into Android which is a hotspot?

I am using Wi-Fi hotspot on Android. Can I SSH into it from my laptop which is connected to hotspot? How would I do this?
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Is root required for screen sharing / remote desktop on Android Pi

I am having inordinate difficulty trying to get any kind of remote desktop working on a Samsung SM-T510 tablet I have just bought (which runs on Android Pi). I have tried Teamviewer, Airdroid and ...
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Remote control of Android from PC or another Android device

Is there a way s.t.: Whenever SMS with specific keywords are received, that those are then forwarded through SMS to another mobile ? Or, whenever SMS with specific keywords are received, that those ...
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How to run SSH/SFTP server for multiple user logins with password authentication on Android?

I want to run an SSH server on my Android phone so that my clients (varying between 10 to 20) can easily and securely share data with me when I'm on the go, without using any third-party hosting ...
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My phone won't send icmp/ping unless WiiFi connected. Can this be fixed?

I have local terminal access and ping command works when WiFi connected, but not when connected via cellular service. I get same results using ping within other apps. Can this be "fixed?" Phone is ...
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How to control Android based tablet from Windows or iMac desktop?

I have a setup in office where on a desk is fixed samsung galaxy tablet on a stand. On the same desk I have Windows PC or iMac. Customer is looking at the tablet. I am the desktop user and I want to ...
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Android not connecting to server on LAN

I am unable to connect to the SSH server on my desktop from my Android (Oreo 8.1) device over Wifi. Here is the setup: Android and Ubuntu desktop are both connected to my Wifi, which is connected on ...
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Access same instance of app from two devices while on the go

Me and my friend both need to access the same instance of an app at the same time. We can not just both install the app, as we both need access to the exact same instance, account, etc. We may be at ...
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I need to turn my phone off through a computer. Help, please!

I need to turn my mobile device off through my PC and currently I can't access my mobile phone. My sensor was bugged, and any calls made via messenger, viber or whatsapp would mean my mobile's device ...
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Controlling phone and making calls remotely

I'm wondering if there's a way to connect to my phone via, say, ssh and be able to make calls and send texts remotely. Use case would be for when I'm abroad but have internet, I'd be able to contact ...
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When I click "enable secure and erase" in Find My device it says "request sent", but nothing happens

I'm trying to enable remote locking and wiping for a phone. When I go to https://www.google.com/android/find and click on “enable secure and erase” then it says "request sent", but I see nothing on ...
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Google Find Device Remote Location Turning

Now, if I want to find my Lenovo Vibe P1 Turbo that runs on Marshmallow 6.0.1 and if the GPS is turned off on that phone Can I remotely turn on the location on from my PC so I can find that phone ?
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Can I use ADB with USB Network Gate?

I have a colleague who cannot obtain the kind of Android device we need for our project. He would like to own such a device to test our project with adb and similar tools, but to reiterate, his ...
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How to manage settings on an Android device remotely

I need to manage an Android device remotely. It is a tablet running Android 6.0 used by an elderly person, which alters the setting from time to time. (Or maybe the person does, who knows). I live ...
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How to remotely access an Android device from any device connected to the internet with root access?

Out of curiosity, I always wondered is it possibly to access your android device remotely, your files, start any app, run any function you will want to the same way you can do as if you were with the ...
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SMS messages notification on my desktop computer?

Is there any way (application or other) to have PC receive notifications about text messages on Android phone (ability to reply is also welcome)? I don't want to have my messages uploaded to the cloud ...
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How can I remotely control my phone via android studio?

I need to remotely control my phone from computer. My touch screen is not working My display is broken I can't see anything I have android studio and sdk's for my phone not sure which was needed but ...
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Is it possible to gain complete remote access of another Android phone from my phone?

In my phone (Samsung Galaxy On7, Android 6.0.1-Marshmallow), the internal memory is very insufficient, and moreover, important apps like MS word and Excel come inbuilt, due to which I cannot move them ...
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Enable Google Photos Android backup from web

I'm trying to enable Google Photos backup from web like accessing to my account in photos.google.com and switching somewhere the backup to ON but there's no such "switch". Anyone know how can I turn ...
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Make call remotely from one phone through bluetooth using other phone?

I have two mobile phones: Samsung Galaxy S3 i9305 with SIM card Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 I would like to  connect them with Bluetooth,  start my phone calls from Samsung Galaxy Note 3 remotely ...
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