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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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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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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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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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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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How to gain access to Android GUI having only remote root access to console?

I have remote root SSH access to my Android device, i.e. can upload and start programs there. How to get GUI access, i.e. view the screen and press buttons there remotely. For X11, x11vnc can be ...
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Using two tablets simultaneously as a dual-screen

I have had a Nexus 7 (2012 version) for quite some time now. Recently I saw an offer for a really cheap refurbished Nexus 7. Since I've been really happy with my tablet, I decided to order an ...
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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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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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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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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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Wiping Motorola Milestone without working display

A pretty funny and tricky situation: I've got a Motorola Milestone with almost completely not working display. I know that it was a fall that probably damaged some cabling inside and now display only ...
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Remote Access/Editing files from Android without rooting on any other remote platform

I have a Nexus 7 Tablet and a Samsung Galaxy Ace Phone. I wish to use WiFi only. The phone does not have a 3G tariff. As the Nexus 7 Tablet does not have an SD card slot of any type, I wish to find a ...
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I need remote access to my MyTouch 3G Slide using a web interface with no access to the phone

I have a MyTouch 3G slide that is currently in Missouri and I am in North Carolina. I have my Google Play account information and access to a PC. The phone is not password locked but it is plugged ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 any technique for controling a smart phone over another smart phone ( both are android)

As because one of the phones display is damaged throgh some part. If there is any method please tell me....
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Display screen on [desk|lap]top

Is it possible to display the screen of my Android on a regular computer in a similar fashion as an emulator would ­– but with an actual device being displayed rather than an emulation? I am looking ...
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How can I mirror something on a PC's display to my Android's display?

I'm currently setting up a Pivos XIOS DS as a driver for a wallboard (which is a TV mounted on a wall). Normally this is just displaying a web page with status information (currently using Kiosk ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chrome Remote Desktop doesn't run in 1080p

I connect to my laptop via my Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet. When I do I expect my tablet to have a nice sharp look to it, but I see blurring artifacts on screen - it seems that some sort of lower ...
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Remote Battery management service while SureFox Kiosk is running

I am running PAW Server and SureFox (a kiosk browser) to run some webpages. However, I am experiencing significant battery drainage, and I would like to track battery usage by services as the programs ...
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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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What options are there for permanently connecting a rooted Android Phone to a NAS?

I keep all my documents, pics, music, etc. on a home NAS so I can access the data from around my home. For work I mostly use DropBox. But as my free 50GB are going to expire soon, I need to find ...
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Over cellular, get shell on USB-connected PC?

Suppose I have a PC (running Linux). That PC isn't on any network, and it's in some faraway place (but with cell service), and I need to support it. Rather than send a support person, I'd like to ...