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Connecting a DVD/CDROM reader through USB OTG

Is a CDROM/DVD reader recognized and managed as standard USB mass storage? Does Android include drivers or libraries to read this quite standard hardware? Are drivers or root required? Any tip about ...
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Pixel 3's mp4 videos don't have thumbnails in Windows 10

My Google Pixel 3 phone saves videos as mp4 files that have no thumbnails in Windows Explorer. (This screenshot shows files on my PC that I'd moved via USB from the Pixel 3.) Apparently many other ...
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Stop videos from readjusting phone volume on play

Samsung Galaxy S10e If the volume is set to vibrate (all the way down), then a video is started, the video will automatically bring the volume back up to about 70%. How can this behavior be disabled? ...
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Nvidia Shield Pro + VLC: juddery video

I am using VLC on my shield pro for watching movies as .iso files from my NAS - it worked so far without any problems, but since today the video is juddery. i terminated all apps and tried rebooting ...
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Location of saved videos downloaded from Google Drive on Android

For MP4 videos on Google Drive, there is an option 'Open in new window.' After selecting that option, I selected the settings icon and pressed 'Open with...' to open the video and it began downloading....
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Trimming YouTube uploaded videos using video editor on a mobile device

I have a situation where I need to trim videos that I uploaded as part of a live feed. That is the videos were live when the program was running. They later showed up as recorded status and these are ...
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Video to Chromecast, audio to (chromecast enabled) speaker

I am trying to find any relevant information on the issue of sending video stream to chromecast (3rd gen) and audio to chromecast enabled speaker. I seem to be able to either cast to one or the other (...
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New Phone > Videos received via Whatsapp play in Gallery but not in Whatsapp anymore

I've spent hours on this and am amazed there is no obvious answer from googling. I got a new phone, a Google Pixel 4a. I am transferring data and settings from my old phone, an HTC One M8. I made a ...
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How to get MX Player to show .gif files in file lists?

MX Player is able to play .gif files, but does not populate its list views (i.e., internal file explorer) with them, even when explicitly defined as an extension through the relevant settings page (it ...
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Where can an app store a drone video?

I have a Tomzon D65 drone, and the accompanying Tomzon-G app (Ver:1.1.2). The drone captured some awesome footage! It plays in the app fine. However, the app won't let me download the file. I suspect ...
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MKV video files stutters GALAXY TAB 4 SM-T351

So here we are, I have that big ass 10.1 inches screen and with the course of the years I have more and more troubles with playing the videos, especially the ones from Shaanig and MINX torrent ...
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How to find the video in file manager which I have downloaded in app [duplicate]

In the app I had Downloaded videos but I can't find these videos in Android data folder of the app. I had also Downloaded pdf's from the app,which is being displayed in Android data folder. There is ...
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question about a video recording cutting out at 4GB, vs continuing recording and a new file created. Phone is Moto G7 Power

question about a video recording cutting out I have two Moto phones. One when I do a 30-35min video, and that about 4GB size, it continues recording but makes a new file. Both are not using an SD card....
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How do I make the subtitles appear in-screen in VLC Media Player?

The subtitles in VLC Media Player appears at the bottom of my phone screen. And when I zoom in the video to get a full screen view, the subtitles gets cropped with it, it goes under the screen. How do ...
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How can I disable subtitles by default on VLC for android?

I went to options > subtitles > and unchecked "auto load subtitles". Still every time I load a video it auto loads the subtitles?
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Never seen before corrupt file

Was just wondering about a corrupt file that I have on my phone. I took a video a few days ago which is 55min long and 4gb. But when I go to play it it is only twelve minutes long with no sign to see ...
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Access connected Android phone camera from Chrome browser on my Macbook

I know there are programmatic ways to request media from another device's camera, but is there any simple way I can access my phone camera from my (localhost) web app? I connected my phone to my ...
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WhatsApp sending videos with low quality

Using a Samsung Galaxy A30s and the WhatsApp Messenger (Beta) version 2.21.12.15. Anytime I send a video, be that filmed within the app or externally, it loses all the image quality. What can be done ...
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Why can I receive a 7mb video text but it is too large to forward?

Problem: I have an A51 Samsung. I can't forward a text video that was attached and text to me from another A51 (my wife's). What I tried: I tried saving smaller since I cannot trim it. It just doesn't ...
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Web video from archive.org does not play

I have an Android 9 box with Chrome and Firefox installed. Usually if video does not play in one browser, it does play in another, YouTube works in both. However, videos from archive.org do not play, ...
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Reduce video size

I want to transfer video files over the internet. I intend to reduce a video size of 100x MB to below 10 MB. I tried some apps, but they reduce the size down to 10x MB, not below 10 MB. Also, their ...
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Is it possible to record MJPEG directly on Android?

Is it possible to record video from an android camera directly as MJPEG? I am interested in MJPEG for quality purposes. I don't want to record video via default android settings and then convert to ...
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Unable to play some multimedia

I have a P30 lite. When trying to play a video from YouTube (app and web), the video open, but just keeps spinning, and eventually it just freezes. I've tried both with a without WiFi. I am unable to ...
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How many hours long "continuous video" can you shoot on Huawei P30 Lite 2019 model?

I want to shoot an extremely long video (almost 6-8 hours). Is the Huawei P30 Lite 2019 model BLE able to do it? If not, for how many hours will it last?
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Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet?

Is it possible to record uncompressed or > 150000 kb/S video on a smartphone or tablet? If so, how and what devices are compatible? I am able to do this with cheap logitech webcams, however the ...
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How to stop a video from a web page from continuing to play after I shut down web page?

I often play videos that are embedded in a web page. When I close Google or Chrome, the video keeps playing and I can't find it. What setting do I need to change so that the video stops when I close ...
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Do all android phones store videos with rotational metadata?

Do all android phones store videos with rotational metadata? For example, I just recorded a video on my 'phone', holding it in portrait, and using the front-facing camera (used the front facing camera ...
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Audio & Video Codecs not working on Android 7.1.2 phone

Since recently the phone i have been using for about 2.5 years has developed an issue with it's audio and video codecs. Videos won't play in the Google Chrome app, in the YouTube app, not in Whatsapp ...
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Is there any way to share image+audio from an android device to a pc without mirroring?

I have a robot that uses android (API 22) but it doesn't have screen mirroring. One of our clients wants to stream the screen and internal audio (not the voices from people outside) of this robot to ...
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Instagram stories and local videos play in slow motion but sound is fine

A friend of mine started facing this problem yesterday night: when she browses through her Instagram stories, the video plays at a slower rate than normal, however the sound is totally fine. She went ...
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WhatsApp video doesn't play and has a warning icon (Video format h264 not supported)

Using WhatsApp version 2.20.206.24 on a Huawei Y9 2019 with Android 9. Received the following video (i tested both forwarding and sending the video directly - on both cases i faced the same problem) ...
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android tv-box not playing embedded videos in any browser, after uninstalling default NETFLIX app that came with the box?

After a lot of research I could not find an answer anywhere so please enlighten me. I have a tanix tx3 android tv-box that comes with a pre-installed old version of Netflix app which doesn't function ...
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VLC black screen, and Disable HW Overlays

I have a Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2, with rooted Android 4.1.2. I have installed VLC v3.0.13 on it - which is seemingly the last version that can be installed on Android 4.1.2 (all later builds of VLC ...
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Upside down videos on BlueStacks

I use the latest version of BlueStacks as a simulator on my PC at the office. I've installed Instagram on the BlueStacks simulator to work easier when I don't have my mobile phone with me at the ...
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Compress a video for android using ffmpeg

I'm trying to compress a video to send it around in a messenger. Normally I would use something like ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec libx265 -crf 28 output.mp4 but if I send it around in a messenger app ...
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Wrong aspect ratio for video sent with WhatsApp (only when trimmed)

When I take videos with my Sony Alpha 5000 and transfer them to my Android device, the aspect ratio looks fine in all players tested (F-Stop, VLC, MX Player Pro, ES Media-Player). When I send such a ...
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Instagram videos shown upside-down on BlueStacks

I'm using the latest version of BlueStacks. I have installed my Instagram account on BlueStacks. It is for the time that I work on my PC instead of my phone. All the videos are showing upside-down. ...
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What is an effective way to backup data?

I have a ton of stuff. Some of it is very old. One bizarre issue I run into when using android is that I can't copy or even see some of the oldest files when I plug the phone to a computer and open it ...
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Android suddenly refuses to play ANY videos in any app on my galaxy tab s2

Is there any way to fix this without restarting? Attempting to play any video in any app on my Galaxy Tab S2 will cause the video tile to load forever or else cause that app to freeze. YouTube will ...
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YouTube Premium: Downloaded videos - Original channel deleted?

I have subscribed for YouTube Premium and have downloaded some tutorial videos I want to keep. However, the channel owner will be deleting his entire channel soon. Research online is difficult and I'...
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Does Android save videos from Instagram live in the cache?

I hosted an instagram live interview yesterday and when it came to saving it to post to IGTV there was an error. I believe it was either due to a network error or that there may not have been enough ...
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Way to prevent the noise when 2 phones together

In using an app, for example Wechat, to have video chats. Two Android phones A and B are sitting in the same room. The two users of A and B stated video chat with mobile phones C and D in another ...
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Why downloaded videos by VidMate can only be played using PLAYit?

I have downloaded a video from YouTube using VidMate. The video is in 1080p and is in MP4 format. When I tried to play it on mobile, it is not playing. I also tried it on PC using VLC Player, but ...
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Android-x86 not streaming videos in apps

I have installed Android for PC from android-x86.org. The Android version is Pie. It is working fine, but videos are not being streamed. YouTube is working fine when opened in Chrome but no app is ...
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How to get acces to offline YouTube videos downloaded to my Android 9 Cellphone?

I use to download youtube videos so I can watch then offline. But I don't like the "YouTube video player". So, how could I have access to the offline youtube videos so I can open them using my video ...
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Youtube video in fullscreen mode being croped

I have a phone Xiaomi Mi 9T with android 9 and I have MIUI installed on it. My problem is that when watching videos on mobile version youtube in fullscreen mode videos are being cropped. Here is an ...
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My Android YouTube App won't play certain codecs but plays others just fine

The Android YouTube app on my phone won't play any video with the vp09.00.51.08.01.01.01.01 codec, which seems to be every main stream, popular video. My Android YouTube app will play videos with ...
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How to recover unsaved video file on Android?

I've got a Samsung S9 phone and today I was taking a lot of photos and videos. For one video we pushed record for about 30 seconds and then pushed stop. It appeared to have been recorded. However, ...
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How can I block ads in Facebook videos

I have installed AdGuard Pro and have installed all the filters. Nearly every video I watch on Facebook (only when using my Android phone) becomes interrupted by a video ad. In contrast, my partner ...
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How to start video record from PC?

is there a way to record a video just like if I would record with a normal camera app but with the difference, that I can observe the image on the PC? I've tried IP webcam and droidcam, but both ...
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