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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Is there any open source remote desktop solution that is as fast as TeamViewer or Splashtop that works on Android?

I'm wondering if there is there any open source remote desktop solution that is as fast as TeamViewer or Splashtop that works on Android? Right now I use Splashtop for fast use that has audio support ...
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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 do I contribute a fix to ddmlib? Where is the project? [closed]

I want to add ADB_SERVER_SOCKET support to bundletool and ddmlib, but I can't find out how to contribute to ddmlib. I have a patched version of bundletool which overrides a ddms file - https://github....
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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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Optimize TeamViewer for android bandwidth consumption

I am using TeamViewer for Android to remotely control my computer and it works great, but I recently noticed it uses up a LOT of bandwidth, even in Optimize Speed mode. I have a limited 3G plan and I ...
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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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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 remote control/remote desktop on Android works? (e.g. TeamViewer)

I am wondering how TeamViewer for Android and simple applications work. For instance, TeamViewer claims on its webpage that they can remotely control Android devices from Samsung, Lenovo, Sony, HTC, ...
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VMware View and Workstation 8?

I was wondering how you can use VMware View on my Nexus 7 to access Shared VMs on Workstation 8. Do you need to go via Vsphere or is there a way of just accessing it across the wifi network? Anyone ...
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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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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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How to mirror sms and calls to another phone out of country

Is there any app that allows you to use your phone out of country? sorry I don't really know how to word it. the situation im thinking of is like this: your main phone(left out your house and left ...
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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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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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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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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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Live screen capture through USB [duplicate]

My phones screen is crooked but not enough to not open the pattern lock. Vibe P1 Turbo 6.0.1 What I plan to do is use the USB as a control gateway by attaching my phone to the Windows 7 and then use ...
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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 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 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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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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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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How can I remote support an Android tablet?

My mother is considering to get an Android tablet - probably a Nexus 7 or 10. Because I don't live near her, I might need to provide some remote assistance -- and you probably know that talking her ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Force Portrait Screen Rotation in MS Remote Desktop App

I'm using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Client v8.0.11.25133 to connect to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Session Host (Terminal) Server. I want to force the RDP session to display in Portrait ...
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Android Remote Desktop thru Wifi Only

I need a remote desktop solution, where it doesn't need an internet connection and I could see the desktop. So: TeamViewer is not an option as it needs an Internet connection Unified Remote is not an ...
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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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I want to remotely control my Android device from my PC without rooting it. Is this possible?

Looking for something to remote control my Droid without having to root. To be clear, I am looking for full control over the computer (view on monitor, use mouse and keyboard for input).
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fully control Android phone from another Android phone over the Internet [closed]

Before I write my own app, I want to know if there is an app to fully control one Android phone from another Android phone (over the Internet)? I need this so that I can remotely start apps, install ...
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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 ...