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

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WANTED: Android app can connect to my phone via Bluetooth, making/receiving calls, with contact list & call record [migrated]

Android head units for cars usually have installed an Android app which can connect to your phone via Bluetooth. This app is used to initiate calls in 3 ways: by providing a dial pad by presenting ...
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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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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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Control Radio Controlled boat from Android? [closed]

[Cross posted on robotics.stackexchange] TL;DR: I'm looking for a RF transmitter than I can control from an android app. Does such hardware exist? I can't find it but it seems like something would be ...
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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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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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My phone's touchscreen is damaged. Is it possible to control it remotely?

I have an Android 5-based smartphone that I like a lot but it's an old phone and the touchscreen is damaged. The screen works perfectly but there's no user input available. The battery was changed ...
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Cannnot turn on "control device permission" in Anydesk on Android

I use Anydesk software on my devices and recently I've faced a problem with controlling my Android device with my Windows machine. Once I try to connect to the Android phone through Windows, I can see ...
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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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Control older android phone on PC [duplicate]

I have an older Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S6) that I'd like to fully control using my PC (Microsoft Surface 8 with Windows 11). It's my "spare" phone and I want to install apps on it ...
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Is it possible to control camera settings and shutter of another phone?

Is it possible to control shutter and settings (zoom, focus and everything else) of another phone's camera? I would like to ask a person to open a camera app on their phone (or some other app), then I ...
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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 to restart an app on a Philips Android TV?

It happens every now and then that an app crashes on my Philips 65PUS9006 Android TV. The problem is that I haven't found a way to restart the app from the Philips TV Remote. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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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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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Enable Remote unlock from the Settings via ADB (no root)

I am trying to enable the Setting "Remote unlock" from Samsung (in Settings -> Biometrics and security -> Find My Mobile -> Remote unlock) by using the adb. I could enable other ...
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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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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 can I turn off an Android phone in the same Ethernet remotely using a Windows computer? [duplicate]

As in title: How can I turn off an Android phone in the same Ethernet remotely using a Windows computer? They are in the same Local Area Network and connected to the same router, the Android phone is ...
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How to control the volume of an Android device from an iPhone?

How to control the volume of an Android device from an iPhone?
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How to connect Samsung phone to Soniq Smart TV via bluetooth without the remote?

I have Samsung Galaxy A11 and Soniq Smart TV which uses Soniq QT166 remote. Currently, I don't have the remote. I am trying to download a remote on my phone as a replacement. However, I can't connect ...
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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 do I run 2 Android phones on a PC simultaneously so that DroidCam on one phone & TC games screen mirror on another phone?

I have 2 Android phones and I want to connect both of them to my PC via USB cables like this: Motorola Moto G3 5.1.1 (Lollipop) goes to the DroidCam app to use as a webcam. Samsung S4 Zoom (KitKat) ...
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Activate alarm, ringtone or audio using ADB?

I have misplaced a junker phone (LG G3 running Lineage). However, it's still on, and ADB is accessible over TCP/IP. (The phone doesn't have a SIM, so I can't call it.) Is there a way to turn on the ...
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How to control Android phone with laptop's mouse and keyboard without lag?

I tried software called "MyPhoneExplorer" that has mirroring function and using it via Wifi gives mouse input lag. Maybe it's possible to achieve this without lag, like using regular Bluetooth mouse ...
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Which physical remote controls work with android-tv?

I have an old ADT-1 dev kit laying around at home. I want to bring it back to life to use for Netflix and other streaming stuff. It came with a game controller, which is fine for gaming, but not so ...
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How to boot if the graphics chip is damaged and the screen is permanently blank?

My ASUS Zenphone Selfie Pro 4 graphics chip burned and the screen is green at boot, becoming blank after a while. Since I cannot see what is being 'shown' on the screen, how can I make the cellphone ...
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Using a PC or laptop to send keystrokes to type on Android

I wanted to ask if there is a way to use my computer's keyboard to type on my phone while it is plugged into the PC to charge. I was wondering if anyone on here has a setup like this. The end result ...
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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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Using Android phone, how to control someone's Android phone remotely for assistance?

My relative has an Android phone and I have it too. We both are thousands of miles away. She is a new smartphone user, and it is hard for her to learn the skills to use it. She needs help to turn off ...
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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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App control another app

I have a special scenario in which I should be able to update an app without getting any access to the phone. So I think of another app (something like a boot loader for the original app) which is ...
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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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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 stop others from remotely controlling my phone

Other people are remotely controlling my phone. How do I stop them and get my life back? Sometimes I will see the screen being navigated when I am not even touching the phone. Swiping motions, back ...
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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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Control android devices remotely

For an education purpose I've got multiple android devices (over 10 and they all are identical) and have to make them make the same actions simultaneously (like running app, click controls and so on). ...
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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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