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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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Removing other device access

How do I disable any outside remote access to my android phone? How to prevent anyone remotely accessing my developer options?
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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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Controlling android device without access to it

I have been using 2 apps recently, Teamviewer and AnyDesk. They both work great, but the main problem I have is when I connect to my phone from my PC, a message pops up on my android phone that says "...
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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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Android RAT detection

Is there anyway to detect a RAT (Remote Administration Tool) on Android or through an IDS?? Any leads would be appreciated. I have installed a RAT on my test android phone and was trying to figure ...
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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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can i bring my android ui to my windows desktop? [duplicate]

i thought like remote desktop connection for PC's can we do that for android and windows
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Control several Android TV box from PC [duplicate]

My boss requested me to install several TVs with Android TV Box to show news and statistics to all the employees, we have them connected through the network but everyday one person needs to change the ...
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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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Android phone hacked

So i explain the situation. Someone got the full control of one of my email where my phone is linked. I cannot recover the email anymore. And then, the guy just control my device remotely and he was ...
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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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FreeRDP Android WindowsXP

The default connection "Test Server" of FreeRDP works,not the connection with my windows computer.In windows,i checked allow remote desktop connection in control panel. 1) trying to connect to ...
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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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Launch app remotely

Unfortunalety my Google Nexus 5 is broken. The connector of the PCB on the mainboard is literaly ripped off and i guess one needs to solder it back on. Since i have no soldering skills and already ...
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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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Connect to Device from remote machine/server

I'm using a software interface, with adb, to connect to my android device. My issue is, that my client, needs something like a daemon on the devices to connect remotely, without need to plug the ...
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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 ...