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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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Starting apps remotely via simple network protocols

I'm working on a project where I have several Android devices with certain apps installed on them that need to be started remotely via WiFi (or possibly Bluetooth) in response to a physical event ...
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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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Accessing phone remotely and making phone calls

Is it possible to remote access an android phone with something like Anydesk, but also answer and make phone calls thru it? Without the phone being on the same city...Cheers
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Remote Desktop (Windows) bidirectional audio not working

I have the official Microsoft Remote Desktop App RD Client, Version: 8.1.79.421. Thorough it I connect to a remote Windows machine without any problems. On this machine I have MS Teams and a SIP ...
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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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Is it possible to use scrcpy and connect to multiple smartphones?

I just learned how to use scrcpy. I successfully turned on ADB on the Android and am able to scrcpy to it from my PC. Is it possible to connect to additional phones? I notice it is a portable app, so ...
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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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Unify SMS and signal-messages on both a phone and a desktop

Signal Android app has a unified interface that groups SMS and signal-protocol messages in a user convenient way. On the other hand, Signal desktop app handles signal-protocol messages only (messages ...
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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 to remote access a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1?

How can I remote access a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1? I have tried with Teamviewer, I get a successful connection but when I try to remote control, I get this message saying: "Your partner ...
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How to show Andoid apper statusbar in Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 session

I have CipherLAB RK25 PDT on Android 9. When I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8 for connect to our terminal server, the app work in full screen mode. But the PDT have keyboard modificators like shift, ...
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Can anyone tell me what this means?

I have a spy wear app and it's showing these have accessed my net but I dunno how to figure out what they are..the ones in the pic with ?marks by them when opened thats what it read on the other pics
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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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Remote control does not work on Pie

Teamviewer's quick support or Anydesk,etc do not work for remote controlling a device with android 9 or pie. I know it's a pie only thing because I've tried on a android 6, 5 and jellybean device ...
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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 later 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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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 ...