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Questions tagged [remote-access]

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

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How do I control my android from my mac?

I have been searching for a solution for this for ever. What I would like to achive: See my android screen on my mac, in a window. Be able to scroll, type, click on my mac and have the state also ...
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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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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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How do you uninstall apps from your desktop web-browser?

I was trying to remove a bunch of old apps from my android phone. I used to be able to uninstall apps from my desktop web browser by going to google play and then just clicking uninstall. But today ...
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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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(How) can I open the emulator using and adb connection?

Is it possible to connect the Android emulator on my PC to work with the and adb I connected to via an IP address? If so, how can I do that?
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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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How to send and receive SMS remotely (thru HTTP server)?

I would like to send SMS receive SMS get log of incoming calls (phone number, date & time) drop the incoming call with some app installed on my old Android phone. Can I do it? Ideally, I think ...
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Is it possible to use a keyboard and mouse on android to control a remote pc?

There are apps like TeamViewer where you can control a pc remotely, my question is if it's possible to use mouse and keyboard otg on the android device to actually control the desktop pc?, like if you ...
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why Android Mobile phone drive folder is not visible in my computer?

when i connect my infocus mobile with my desktop through data cable. only Driver Setup file opened. Internal memory drive not visible in the desktop. but till yesterday its working properly. today i ...
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Operate LG G2 phone from Desktop

My LG G2's screen just got a chip in it, and consequently only the top 1/4 of the screen will register touch. The phone is not rooted, but I have developer options and USB debugging activated. Is ...
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Reliable remote control of Android Device over the Internet

I am looking for RELIABLE ways to control an Android tablet remotely (Currently un-rooted, but I will root it if needed). Preferably full gui, like Teamviewer, and something simpler in addition. I ...
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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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Getting Google to know I got my phone back

My phone was stolen so I remotely locked it and now I can't open it(I managed to recover it) as it says 'the phone you are using is lost or stolen' How can I unlock the phone again?
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How can I use a controller to control the mouse when using remote desktop to a Windows PC?

Pretty much as the question! Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Moga Pro Power in HID 'B' setting and microsoft remote desktop app.
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How to send a special keyboard sequence using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I use official Microsoft client and I need to "press" Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Alt+End. How do I do that?
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Cmd / windows key with Chrome Remote Desktop

I am trying to use Chrome Remote Desktop on a tablet with Android 5.1.1 to remotely access my work iMac. I have a Bluetooth keyboard, and the problem is that I'm unable to use the cmd key on my ...
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Accessing Windows PC folder on Android tablets without internet connection [closed]

I am trying to access a Windows PC folder on my Android tablets (let's say 10 tablets). I have a video folder in my PC and I want to access that folder and play video. Things I have tried are: Using ...
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Does android device manager remote lock if you deactivate stolen phone?

okay so my phone is stolen in airplane mode due to the security flaw on the power button....My question is if it deactivated will my android device manager lock and erase still work if the phone is ...
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Access to smartphone with PC

I've reset my phone (Android 4.3) but because the touchscreen is not fully responding, I can't go through the initial tutorial and therefore using some apps like airdroid to remotely control my phone ...
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Is it possible to have someone assist with Android problems via remote assistance?

I have too many problems to mention including the truth about what my phone model/details 'really' are. I've got a few programs downloaded on my laptop due to the many issues I have with my Android, ...
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opening files in mounted directory from within apps

I have successfully mounted a local network location on to /sdcard/routersd ; I can successfully browse within this mounted directory and do copy/delete operations. My purpose of creating that is for ...
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Tablet as a secondary monitor

Do I have any option to use my Galaxy note 10.1 (2014 edition) as a secondary screen? I want it to use for photoshop, which runs on the pc, but i control it in the tablet. I know I can draw with the ...
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Is it possible to hide the mouse cursor when using a mouse and Remote Desktop on an android OS?

I am running an Acer A3-A20 with Android OS version 4.4.2. I have an adapter for a mouse that I wish to use when I am working remotely (I use the Remote Desktop app to accomplish remoting into my ...
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Android Device Stolen, Android Device Manager not set up

My android device has been stolen (Xperia L) and I had not set up Android Device Manager. How do I remove the google access and play store; uninstall apps; protect SD card and personal data; sign out ...
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Port forwarding in android

I have a rooted android device in which I have installed SSH server. i need to access my device outside my LANi.e. over the internet.inorder to access it over the internet i need to enable port ...
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Changing android password remotely

I have Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1, lock with a PIN code. Somehow the right 3 vertical dots don't response for touch, therefore I can't unlock my phone. I want to cancel / change the password. I don'...
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locate lost phone with help from gps and web based google play

Phone lost but access to google play through web interface. Is there any app that will send GPS position right upon installation, or send the phone position to the gmail account installed on the phone ...
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how to use a remote camera (webcam or Windows-usb) as my Android built-in camera(s)

Please read carefully, there are MANY answers to the 'opposite' question from the one I ask here, but I cannot find an answer to the following question: I have an android device with no built-in ...
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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

Is there command line alternative to Chrome Remote Debugging ? Manually, I can open tabs from chrome://inspect/#devices . As well as I can open Chrome on desktop from CLI - e.g. chrome.exe --...
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Controlling Android device from Android phone

Kind of related to this question. I want to control my android tablet (galaxy A 9.7 SM-T550, Android 5.0.2) with my Nexus 5 (Android 5.1.1) . Both are rooted and I want to be able to control the ...
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Is there any way to control my android phone remotely from another android?

I have an Android Galaxy S4 Mini (SGH-I257) that is not rooted and running stock software Android 4.4.2 and an Samsung Galaxy Admire (SGH-R830C) rooted running stock Android 4.1.2. Both devices are ...
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Is there an app that allows me to remotely access and play my hard drive's music files? [duplicate]

Is there an program that allows me to remotely access and play my hard drive's music files? I found and downloaded a program called 'sockso' that would have worked, if it was still supported, at ...
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How can I remotely start an application on my android phone?

I have an older phone (Android 2.x) that I am not using as a phone. I am using it in a carboard projector. I would like to be able to use my desktop computer to instruct it to play a youtube video. ...
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Security implications of remote (Meterpreter) shell to device

An attacker who uses an exploit for e.g. CVE 2012-6636 can use a Metasploit exploit to open a Meterpreter shell in the context of the stock Android browser. But what are the implications of such an ...
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unable to connect to my nexus 10 with android 4.4 and cyanogenmod with a remote desktop manager

Hello android users and developers. I would like to give a developer temporary access to my tablet so he can help me solve a problem. On the tablet is running android 4.4 + cyanogen mod 11. I have ...
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Using Bluetooth keyboard and mouse via Remote Desktop

I occasionally use my Galaxy S4 Android phone to connect to my computer via Remote Desktop in order to use SolidWorks for 3d modeling. In order to make this more comfortable, I want to get a ...
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Is there any trick to set ADBD to work on TCP/IP on a non-rooted device?

What I want is to control a device from remote: turn display on/off, launch a specified application (clock), open a website. On a rooted device, I've installed a SSHD app, then I logged in to the ...