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questions regarding connecting an Android device via USB to e.g. a computer's USB interface

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No sound input after connecting webcam to Android TV

I want to use my Android TV box for video call apps such as Viber or Skype. I have successfully connected my BC&IT A2 webcam to the Android TV box named AmiBox X96 MAX S905X using USB 2.0 port. ...
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How to bypass system dialog asking to allow access to tablet data on Android tablets, specially those by Samsung?

I am developing an Android application, which connects with a Raspberry Pi hardware via the USB port. The issue is that this system dialog (as shown in the picture above) pops up every time I connect ...
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Phone not recognized by computers at all. No adb, usb, lsusb, fastboot

For over a year my phone had no issue connecting to my computer via usb cable. I could transfer files back and forth via adb no problem. It stopped being recognized about a month or two ago, So I've ...
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Sandisk SSD USB not detected by Android

I have a Sandisk Extreme Portable SSD 500 GB. It works fine with Windows 10 but it cannot be detected by any of my Android devices. I tested with an Nokia 3.1, Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and a Sony ...
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No images from SD card are shown in PTP mode

I have ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2 with latest updates installed (Android 9, 070 firmware version) I try to connect my phone to PC (Arch Linux 64 bit, Cinnamon DE, Nemo file manager, latest updates ...
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Disable external GPS

I use Android Auto a lot. My car's entertainment unit, which I connect my phone to via USB in order to use Android Auto, has it's own GPS antenna. But it's slow to obtain my location, and often ...
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How do I make my phone stop starting in charge only mode when I plug it in?

I did something with developer mode and now whenever I plug my phone in it wont let me access the files until I pull down the task bar and tap on "Charging via USB" which brings up a window where i ...
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How to turn on Google Pixel 3a with broken Power and Volume buttons

I am really smart and broke both the power button and volume button when replacing the screen on my Google Pixel 3a. (Stuck the razor in the wrong slot) Anyway, the screen works and I can tell ...
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My MacBook and Pixel 2 form a Bluetooth connect, then break it

I have about three hundred voice memos I'm trying to import to my MacBook (Mojave 10.14.3) from my Pixel 2 (Android 8.1.0). I've been trying to do the transfer over bluetooth because Android File ...
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Connect J7 to wifi / wire / or computer internet (for updates) [faulty built-in wifi]

Good Day! Hereby with a problem I become mad I had a Samsung J7 SM-J730F with what I believe is a faulty wifi (board has little corrosion where wifi should be place) I have reset back to factory, ...
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How to boot into a android device with usb stick with android on it [duplicate]

I am going to make use of Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and will develop custom android. But I want to test it on my tablet too. The problem is I don't know how to do it. Is there any BIOS like ...
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How do I disable a USB Popup in Android?

When I attach a USB device to my app, I get a popup from the system asking if I want to remember the device with a radio button to do so. My problem is, if I remove and reattach the device, it doesn't ...
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How do I get rid of “the connected device is unable to access data” notification

When I connect my phone to my job computer the phone shows a "the connected device is unable to access data" dialog from time to time. I think this is just annoying - if I want to access files from my ...
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Connect Android to OTG cable and PC

TLDR: I'm wondering if it's possible to connect a android device to a device(lets say usb flash drive) while staying connected to the computer. I'm developing a app that requires a ftdi chip to be ...
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Connecting Micro USB keyboard to a Type C device

I've recently purchased a micro USB smartphone keyboard (image below). The problem is, I'm using OnePlus 5T which has a type C USB port. I've already tried micro to type C adapters, but those didn't ...
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How to organize photos from Camera folder in to folders sorted by month names?

For various reasons, I often end up pulling photos of my phones by connecting the USB connection to a computer and extracting what I need. The problem I am facing is that my DCIM/100ANDRO folder is ...
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USB debugging turns off after restart on Android 7.0

Recently, my Moto G4 running Android 7.0 has been turning off USB debugging under developer options whenever the phone restarts. Is there a way to keep it on all the time? I have already tried ...
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Cannot properly configure DNS on android

I tried to share my PC network to android device through tethering. However, when I finish configuration, I found I can only ping IP address but failed when ping domain. My setup environment is as ...
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How to convert mmssms.db from android to ios database

My generell task was to transfer all my sms & mms from my old windows phone to my new iphone. I found some solution but I'm stuck half way now. It's workaround via android as there seems to be no ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 not connecting PC

I've been unable to connect my samsung galaxy s5 to pc despite having tried for a couple of hours. I was able to connect to the same pc with a different s5 a few days ago and have tried connecting it ...
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How to do port forwarding over Android USB tethering?

So, for the time being I'm stuck plugging my phone into my PC and using USB tethering to connect to Wi-Fi. One of my games requires port forwarding for online play, and I'm having trouble getting it ...
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USB Audio interface with Google Pixel 3a

I just migrated to a Google Pixel 3a coming from an old iPhone and I realized that I can't use my USB external audio interface for recording videos with my new phone. I used my Zoom UR-24 without ...
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[Honor View 10 Lite][USB] Device not recognized by PC

Looked everywhere around the net, followed any guide I was able to find, and now my last hope is here. As the title say I'm unable to successfully connect my device to any PC. What I already did ? ...
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USB port not functionning anymore on Samsung Galaxy Tab S3i

After installing software for an endoscope USB device, my USB port stopped functionning (no more tethering, no battery charging from adapter, tablet icon doesn't appear in Windows explorer). The ...
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Force display cursor/pointer on Android

I bought a graphics tablet (Huion HS64) that works wonderfully with my S10. Only problem is that I can't see where I'm about to tap due to no cursor display. Is there any way I could force the mouse ...
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Plugging phone into laptop charges laptop instead of phone

When I plug my father's Xiaomi 5X into my MacBook Pro, it shows up as a charger on the MacBook and I don't get the usual USB options on the phone. Tried it on two Macs with same result. Also tried my ...
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OTG cable one way only?

I have an OTG usb cable from male micro B to female type A. I use it in conjunction with a regular male type a to male micro b usb cable. So the type A-s are connected and there is a micro b male on ...
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Nokia 1 phone usb tethered to Asus 51U router..insufficient charge

works fine..unlimited data on phone with a usb cable connection from micro usb in phone to normal usb 2.0 on router. These routers can use usb connection is selected as source. Problem...the half amp ...
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Direct HDMI output at the start up?

I have an Android 6.0.1 Vibe P1 Turbo with literally dead screen(I closed the phone months ago and did a complete disassembly). What I want to do is get the phone output the screen through USB right ...
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Mac Fails to recognize my Android phone through USB

I installed ADB via homebrew but running adb devices returns an empty list. I also tried system_profiler SPUSBDataType but I still fail to find my device here. I don't have EasyUSBTethering issues on ...
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Shorting data lines in android [closed]

I want to modify my smartphone charger, i plan to use a dc socket with + and - only to charge my smartphone, now i wanted to increase the current to about 900 mA that's the current of my charger when ...
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Issues with new Pixel 3 connecting to car

So I've just switched back from IOS to Android and picked up a Pixel 3 XL with the 1-day sale. I tried setting up Android Auto though but I can't get it to work properly. I can connect and add my car (...
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Disabling USB debugging by default

When I connect my LineageOS 16 (Android 9) device to my computer, USB debugging turns on by default. Even when locked. That doesn't seem safe, so I searched through my settings to change that. I ...
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how teamviewer enable the mirroring service without usb connection

I have tried TC GAMES to mirror my display to pc and play games from it but my usb port is damaged so i tried to use wifi but it says connect your phone to pc to enable the service but when i do it ...
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Are Foxfi and PdaNet+ simple usb tethering enablers?

I Was just thinking why the FoxFi on play store is a little bit expensive.Does it just enables the USB tethering from settings does it have something special or a simple USB tethering?
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Android connected via USB to Windows 10 but Android does not see Windows computer as in local network

I have connected my Android to Windows 10 via USB. I have enabled network tethering in Android device, I have enabled developer settings in Android device and there have been all the messages that I ...
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How to connect an Android phone to PC for internet via USB

I need to share the internet connection of the PC with the smartphone, using a USB cable, is it possible to do that? My router has some problems and the WiFi doesn't work. But on my computer, the ...
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How to prepare for the worst? (Access to broken device)

Now being the owner of a tablet with a broken screen (touchscreen & LCD both cracked; LCD incomprehensible) I'm wishing I had thought ahead to prepare the device for the condition its now in. ...
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Lock bootloader with broken USB port

I bought a Xiaomi Mi A2 maybe 10 months from now, and from changing software, or some strange things, I broke the USB port. The strange thing is that only the "OTG" part got broken. I mean, I still ...
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is it possible to view stored webpages via USB otg?

that is on some on android browser, chrome or other. I usually access video content via OTG usb SD , like a breeze. I have a lot of LARGE (100's MB image heavy) webpagges i want to view via OTG. Any ...
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Android 7 is really slow while copying data onto USB-OTG. (#OTGate)

Android 6 already had painful mediaserver glitches that drained the entire battery in less than 1 hour. Android 7 has a new glitch: (Next to crippling USB-OTG access for ridiculous security excuses, ...
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Why lsusb gets “permission denied” error in Termux?

When I run this command in Termux the output gets permission denied. I don't have root access, perhaps Android system allows me to get the specific access in root.
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Why can't I see a folder in “/storage/emulated/0” on PC through MTP? [duplicate]

I use a banking app in my Android 8.1.0. All receipts are saved in /storage/emulated/0/APPNAME. I can see the APPNAME folder and the receipts on Android if I use an explorer app like Google Files. ...
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Can I connect a Samsung Galaxy A9 by an ethernet cable (no wifi)?

Has any other member been able to do this? I believe that you go to Settings - Developer Options - USB/Internet/Ethernet. If this last option is not there then it will not connect. I must confirm this ...
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External Hard Drive to Smartphone without additional power supply

I) Goal Use external hard drive without power supply - no hub either - to backup smartphone directly. II) Configuration Huawei Mate 20 Pro, this - I own this. USB C male to USB A (3.0) Adapter (i.e....
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How to prevent external USB HID devices enable without confirmation

Android support USB HID devices like keyboard and mouse. If you have a USB-C keyboard, or connect via a USB hub. The USB keyboard will have control to the system, without on-screen confirmation. I ...
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Problems after rooting with TWRP and SuperSU

I'm having some problems with my Samsung A3 2016 (A310F), on Android 7.0. I rooted the device using Odin3 v3.12.3 and flashed TWRP 3.0.2.1 SMA310, and then installed SuperSU v2.76 using the TWRP that ...
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How to change default microphone input at Android devices?

I have an android box (not tv box) that doesn't have a built-in camera or mic. I have connected Logitech c920 webcam via an USB port. (The android box: supports OTG port and jack 3,5 but I want to ...
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Galaxy S7 turns off suddenly

Yesterday I noticed that my s7 was turned off. I was unable to turn it on again until I plugged it in charge and then strangely noticed that it was not on very low battery (even if it was relatively ...
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phone to phone internet VIA micro usb

i have an "old" phone (ZTE 327s) that sends internet to my PC via micro usb to usb cable. my question is : will the same thing work if i will plug my old phone to an androind phone with micro usb to ...