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Remotely control your Android device from any other device/computer, or vice versa.

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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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Is it possible to use one Android phone as a touchpad for another Android phone?

I really want to control my Android phone with a touchpad. But I don't have a bluetooth keyboard with touchpad. Is it possible to use one Android phone as a touchpad for another Android phone? If so, ...
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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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IR Receiver for Android Device

Assuming I already have a USB IR receiver and WMC remote as well as an Android device with a USB port, what is the best way to go about controlling the Android device with the remote after plugging in ...
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Use Voice Remote for Google TV with Android TV

I paired the Voice Remote for Google TV with an Android TV succesfully, and all functions work. Except for powering on the TV when it is off. This makes sense because I suspect that the Bluetooth chip ...
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How to "allow USB debugging" without being able to click OK on dialog?

I have a Galaxy S8 Edge with a broken touchscreen, and I'm trying to recover files by remote controlling it. I can see only the top half of the screen and there is touch sensitivity in only the bottom ...
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How to record video from an Android phone directly to a cloud?

Perilous times... I have to be able to record/stream a video through my Android, just like anyone does to its local storage, but instead, directly to a file somewhere on the cloud. What's most ...
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How can I authorize my laptop for USB Debugging if I can't see the screen?

I use USB Debugging to control this phone because the screen is missing. Not broken, missing. The LCD and display assembly is literally gone. I simply can't see what's on the screen without USB ...
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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 TV box + Remote Control + Netflix

I use a mele Android TV box with a mele remote control. This works perfectly with Kodi and MXPlayer, but the netflix app is extremely uncomfortable. It only works, very temperamentally, with the mouse ...
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Nexus 6P remote control headphones not working

I recently acquired a Nexus 6P, which runs Android Marshmallow. I'm trying to use it with my Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Plus, which has a mic with a remote control (one button, wired, not Bluetooth, ...
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Using PC to control Android (ex : using mouse or keyboard to tilt, rotate, emulate gyroscope, etc)

Is there any way to input fake sensor data from PC into your android phone (not the opposite)? Like using WASD from PC to make your android phone thinking they are being tilted, rotated, etc even ...
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How can I control my tablet from my PC, while using it as a second monitor?

I have a not-so-powerful computer, and sometimes, when I'm running games, tabbing out is bothersome. I managed to connect my android tablet as a second monitor for Windows, however I'd like to shift ...
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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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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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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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Trigger the starting of an app remotely

I want to initiate the start of an app on (my own) phone. It is not rooted, because practically no android can be rooted today, but I can install anything to it or change any setting on it. I also ...
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Shut down Android TV

I have a Philips 58PUS8505/62 4K LED Android TV. Normally, I want to power off the TV by switching off the power outlet the TV is connected. However, the TV or its remote does not provide a menu or ...
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How Link to Windows (Android application) call forwarding works when Google has added so many obstacles to call recording on Android?

Today, I bumped into Microsoft's Link to Windows Android application, which supports that it has a call forwarding feature so you can make and answer calls from a Windows computer. A few days ago I ...
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Receive IR signals through camera

I want to receive IR signals on my phone. The camera can see IR, but I cannot tell which button I pressed. (yes, I know that's not how it works). No app on the Play Store could help me because they ...
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Is it possible to stream computer screen to an android phone via USB?

I'm trying to figure out if its possible to use USB debugging on an android phone to view a computer screen. (Not the other way around). I've played with Chrome remote desktop, which uses wifi, and ...
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Secure and legitimate way to get remote access to another Android phone (without root)

Let's say that I have a legitimate reason and permission of someone to do something akin to screen-mirroring (a'la VNC, desktop sharing of PCs) through remote login of their Android phone, over the ...
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How can I paste the clipboard content from the Chrome remote desktop desktop (CRD) client to the computer running the CRD server that I connected to?

I use the Chrome remote desktop Android application. How can I paste the clipboard content from the Android Chrome remote desktop client to the computer running the Chrome remote desktop server that I ...
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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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Detecting a Bad File

I have an LG STYLUS 3 phone and suspect that it may be remotely controlled or linked to another person. What do I look for to know whats up?
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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 do I make an Android phone play sounds remotely?

I'm doing a Lego EV3 robot for a project. It needs to play sounds (like a soundboard app on a phone, but triggered remotely). Sadly, the speaker on the EV3 brick is too quiet for this. I got the idea ...
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Script to connect to vpn then open rdp

I work in the field connecting to my clinic software via Microsoft's RDP over a vpn connection. So every call I go to, I start or restart the vpn, then reconnect the RDP. I'd like to write a script ...
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Very remote control of TV by smartphone?

After my wife's recent stroke she was left with cognitive problems and struggles even to use the big button TV remote control I've bought her. This means she sometimes loses the channel she wants to ...
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Read/Send SMS and Make Calls on Flip Phone via Rooted Android?

I have a Verizon LG-VN251S Cosmos 3, and a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 (rooted; custom android 7.1 Nougat ROM). The Cosmos states in its Bluetooth menu that it has the following "Supported Profiles": ...
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Chrome Remote Debugging: Inspect fails, flashes new window momentarily

I'm trying to use Chrome Remote Debugging, and seem to be having a different problem from most folks. The chrome://inspect window lists tabs ok, and the "open" and "reload" functions work properly. ...
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Gain (remote) control of Samsung Galaxy S3 with broken display

I have physically broken my SGS3's (i9300) display, and thought the phone was now just trash. But as I came home with it in my pocket, to my surprise, it connected to my Wifi, synced my files with my ...
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VPN to an android TV box via a MikroTik routerboard

I have a threefold question: Is it possible to control an android TV box over the internet at a remote location? What program is suggest by the community. And if this is possible how does one set it ...
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triggering multiple cameras at the same time

any way to control multiple android cams at the same time?from a PC?or if they are all connected to the same wifi
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How to get photos off device?

My samsung galaxy s4 screen and touch no longer work and I am trying to move my photos to my mac. The screen is locked and the mac is not authorized to connect the phone. I've tried to use a mouse to ...
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Control Youtube on Android from another device

Hopefully this should be fairly easy to do but I keep drawing a blank when searching for it. I know it is pretty easy to control YouTube on the TV or PC from your phone using YouTube Pair But is ...
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Control PDF presentations on Linux -- Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I use LaTeX for all my presentations and therefore use a PDF viewer as my presentation software. I would like to be able to control my PDF presentations using my Galaxy Note 2. I'm looking for an app. ...
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How can I control one android device with another android device?

How can I use android device A to view and interact with android device B? I want total control not just accessing the file system our certain features. VNC maybe?
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How to make Android phone as my wireless dialer, so that i can dial the phone and send / receive SSH, FTP etc?

How can i make the Android mobile phone number +3900000 as incoming dialing number from computer running Linux (ArchLinux, Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu) using modem. Once the connection is made. How is it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S24 Android 13 Notification Suppression for Children's School

Small non-profit that cares for high-risk children uses stealth recording software on company-owned cell phones that stay on the property to protect the kids. They have legal right, etc. Cannot find a ...
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How to hide my IMEI number from remote requests

I have an Asus ZenFone 5, with Android 9. I wouls like to hide IMEI number from remote requests to know the number, and hide remote requests to know if a phone Cell is using Developer Mode activated. ...
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How MDM and Remote Access Control apps obtain OEM platform key?

How MDM and Remote Access Control apps obtain OEM platform key? What's necessary do to obtain a OEM platform key? How these famous MDM and Remote Access Control do? TeamViewer AnyDesk AirDroid (...
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Use Android as a remote control for Inves TV

I have an INVES LED-3214 FHD GR television (manufactured by ElCorteIngles - Spain) and I can't find its remote control. I downloaded several Universal Remote Control (infrared remote control) ...
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How to control Android phones from a macOS computer by projecting a cursor onto the Android device?

I used to use Samsung Smart Switch for this purpose, but the feature has been discontinued. Currently, I am using scrcpy to mirror the Android screen on my Mac and control it, or I connect to the ...
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Operate or clone phone with broken screen

I have an Oppo with a broken screen. The Phone Link program from Microsoft is working, so I can do a few things (like controlling music play). I would like to do a few operations like pressing ...
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Use infrared LED of the proximity sensor as a remote control

The proximity sensor present in almost all Android phones have a infrared light and a sensor. There exists an app that use this infrared to act as IR remote control? If no, it's possible to construct ...
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Why have all Android TV remote apps stopped working?

As on date, nothing on play store can detect my Kogan TV running stock Android TV 9. The Google TV app is supposed to have a remote now, but it isn't shown for me. The system Android TV remote service ...
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Is there an Android (webserver) app, allowing running a limited set of scripts on the device, remotely?

I was wondering, if there is some sort of an app, or a way, to run limited number of scripts or commands on an Android device over the network. My use case is this: the device I have is inaccessible, ...
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