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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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remote access rooted device with broken screen

I have a samsung galaxy s1 rooted and using cyanogenmod, yesterday i broke my screen , I need help to remote access it, I got allot of things written down on my memopad allot of things that I need to ...
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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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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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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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VPN software to connect to a Remote Access Server

I have a Galaxy S2 from Virgin Mobile. My home network is Windows Server 2012. I'm using RAS to connect to my home network from other locations on a Windows 8 laptop. I have several SharePoint sites ...
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how can i acces files on my pc remotely from my android? [duplicate]

i want to get files from my windows vista pc directly to my phone. i dont want remote control like i get from teamviewer. there are people using the computer while i am using my cell phone and i need ...
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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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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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How to connect Android mobile with PC using Teamviewer app using Wifi connection without internet?

I know we can use the teamviewer app to connect to PC using internet connection for remote desktop connection. But I want to know if it is possible to connect the PC with Phone using the Wifi ...
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Direct file access on tablet from LAN, as opposed to having to download files first

I am attempting to construct a LAN/WLAN to which computers, smartphones and tablet are connected. I would like to be able to access all these devices from from any device via some file manager and ...
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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 ...
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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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Remotely control an Android tablet from a Mac or Windows machine? [duplicate]

Does anyone administer any Android devices as kiosks which you need to be able to monitor remotely? I've been looking for something like TeamViewer for Android. I found there's a Support version ...
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Turn a Android Phone with broken screen into dedicated Web server

I have a Nexus 4 with a broken LCD/Digitizer, I have no control via touch at all. The other parts of the phone are functional. Now, what I want to do and hope is possible is to clear the phone and ...
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Mobile Lost and some one else is using the mobile with a different sim

I need help to track the person who has my mobile. My account(email) is still linked with google play on that mobile. I can install apps from my browser from google play account. Is there any app ...
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Play phone game with game being displayed on computer screen

I want to play InfiniteFlight on my computer. But it's only available for phones (and maybe tablets, I'm not sure) - I purchased InfiniteFlight on my phone, and I just had an idea - What if we can ...
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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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Access desktop files from ADB connected device

Is it possible to access the desktop files from Android device ? The device is connected to the desktop through USB.
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How can I control my phone remotely?

As a new Android user, this question has had me thinking quite a while. Is it possible to create an app or is there an app available that will do the following; Remote access to your device ...
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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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Is there a way to remotely access my desktop and transfer files over the net to my S3?

I have Win 7 Pro on my home desktop and a 4.1.1 OS Samsung S3 phone. Is there a simple tool or something I can use to move around and transfer files directly from my desktop to the internal drive on ...
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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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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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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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Remote desktop into an Android device [duplicate]

Is it possible, or is there an app, to remote desktop into an android device from a Windows or Mac computer? I would like to be able to see and control the screen.
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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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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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Options for operating phone remotely

For Remote Desktop functionality there is Droid VNC Server, other current better options? Android Screencast (Seems like something that was promising)? I used to "Wi-Fi keyboards", but now with VNC ...
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Android remote screen display & control

I am looking for a solution/technology which allows remote screencast display and control from desktop. My goal is to provided remote mobile device display through a browser. I found some existing ...
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Access my Fiancee android phone remotely [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access by android phone from web browser and control it? I bought Galaxy S3 to my fiancee as a gift but she could not manage it and install APN and contacts and some ...
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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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Nexus 7 as a remote home controller

I have a Nexus 7 and I find it really useful for everyday use. I would like to improve it as a remote controller for my apartment, like: play music (the mp3 files are stored on the computer, N7 is ...
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How to manage Android's filesystem from a Mac?

Is there some way that I can explore, and possibly modify, my Android's file system from my Mac? IOW, I would like to use my desktop Mac as the interface to access and modify my phone's filesystem, ...
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Application or software by which we can access tablet or mobile remotely over internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any VNC solutions for an unrooted device? I am using TeamViewer and other VPN remote access software to access my laptop or PC from my Android phone. But is there any software ...
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Get charge state remotely

I want my desktop to check state of the phone and warn me at appropriate time (calculated on my presence at the desktop, phone charge, time of day and other criteria). Is there a way to get my phone ...
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How to Remote Control Android smartphone, if not in same subnet

I'd like to "Remote Control" my Android 2.3.x (Oxygen 2.3.2 ROM) from my PC. I know that there are VNC servers available and also apps like "Remote Web Desktop". This works fine, but only if the ...
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How can I connect to my home VNC server via its hostname?

as asked in the Android chat room. At home I have a remote-access VNC server set up (running UltraVNC server). My current Android VNC app, called, funnily enough androidVNC will only accept IP ...