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Can I mirror my (Ubuntu OR Win10) PC display on Android-based TV

I found How can I mirror something on a PC's display to my Android's display?, but that's from nearly 7 years ago, and no-one's even commented on it, let alone given a useful answer. Maybe I'm ...
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I want to play video on android box startup

I want to play a video stream eg rtmp or hls on boot through MX player or any other. how can it be done?
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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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Colours of all video is inverted, OS itself shows correct colours

recently my android phone (Nokia 7.1) has been showing all videos as inverted colours. This includes videos in YouTube, Snapchat, my camera roll, etc. However the previews/thumbnails show the correct ...
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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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Android Tablet plays videos at 3x speed with no audio ( including embedded, youtube, local files videos )

i have an android tablet, Asus z500m 3S 10, it used to work properly, then suddenly one day all videos play at 3x speed ( superfast ) and no audio comes out the speakers or headphone jack, however, as ...
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Are there any way to Capture video stream using Android camera as scanner?

I know , we can write android code to scan bar-code and QR code using normal android phone camera . I interest to know. can I write to scan video stream using Android camera? (I want to know , extract ...
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What does the headphone icon in picture-in-picture suppose to do?

So you see the headphone icon in picture-in-picture, but I have not figured out what this icon is supposed to do, thus the question.
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Galaxy Tab S4 — security patch difference. webrtc no longer works

I have 2 Galaxy Tab S4, model number: SM-T830, and i have a program that connects video via WebRTC (connect to the rasp Pi's WiFi then go to the program localhost page then it loads the program fine, ...
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Playback video frame by frame (Migrating from iPhone to Android)

I am migrating from iPhone to Android. I really liked the control that the Apple Photos app gives you for stepping through the frames of a video in a fine grained manner by sliding your finger. Google ...
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Oneplus 6 30fps video jump

I have problem with the onePlus 6. When recording in 60fps there is no problem, but with 30fps the video randomly jumps. Any advise on how to fix this? It is resolution independent and shows itself ...
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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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Change the default video player on Galaxy S8+

I'm trying to change the default app for videos on my Galaxy S8+ but cannot find the app to clear its defaults. Normally for any other app I would find it under Settings > Apps and clear its defaults....
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How to fix audio delay when casting Android to Google Home Mini and playing video?

I have oneplus 6 running on Android P, when I cast phone audio to Home mini and watch any video on youtube/netflix etc there's some audio lag (~1 sec). How can I fix it? P.S: my phone is rooted if ...
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Is it possible to play .3gp videos in browser on Android?

I am not able to play .3gp videos with Google Chrome nor Firefox on Android. Chrome plays the video without image, only sound. And Firefox asks me directly to download the video. I wonder if there ...
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Mobile video player in Chrome doesn't work on certain site

I have a problem with build-in video player in Chrome. For such sites, as m.youtube.com it's work correctly and looks like this: It worked for site yummyanime.club as too. But some days ago video ...
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How can I transfer/preserve the metadata from an mp4 file on my computer to my Galaxy S9?

I need to move mp4 videos from my computer or Google Drive to my Galaxy S9 without losing the original date/time stamp. I can easily modify this information with Exiftool on my computer. However on my ...
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The Media Could not be played

In Twitter, I get this error message for SOME videos. Sometimes, not always, the video may start after a long wait, or after multiple clicks. Most times, it never starts. Cannot figure out what is ...
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Lost File on Samsung Phone

So I have a 125gb SD card in my Samsung J7(2016), and since I have enormous amount of space to put such files (no flex), I tried copying lots of files in my SD card including movies, lots of songs, ...
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Android 6.0.1 Mysterious “Videos” Taking Up Space

I have been made confused by the Storage Info of my phone since it shows 3.16 GB of videos took up my internal space. But then I checked, the videos not even passed 250 MB in total size. Can't seem ...
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How to transfer video from an android smartphone (with microUSB port) to an external portable mini-DISPLAY (AV, HDMI, VGA inputs)? [duplicate]

I'm looking for the best way to transfer the video from a smartphone to an external monitor (used in cars, garages) to get a bigger picture. I find this useful for dash cameras, and for entertainment ...
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How to use external OTG webcam for video calls/conference/talks?

I am sorry if this is a dumb question. I thought this was an easy task, but either I am searching in the wrong direction or this isn't easy at all. I want to make a video call (like Skype, Skype fo ...
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re: viewing YouTube restricted(NSFW) videos in Firefox Android without having to switch to desktop mode

As I stated in the title of this post, I already know that restricted YouTube videos can be viewed in Firefox Android if you switch to desktop mode as opposed to mobile mode. I was wondering if there ...
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How do I send video, but not audio, to an external monitor through an HDMI adapter?

I have an Essential Phone running stock Android 9 Pie. It has a USB-C connection, and I have a USB-C to HDMI adapter that I use to send video and audio to an external HDMI monitor. Unfortunately, the ...
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On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive?

On Android x-86 how do I access the PC's internal CD/DVD drive on an HP envy 15 running Android X-86 8.1. The device shows R/W for data exchange only, it will not read pre-recorded discs.
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How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC?

By default, videos play in speaker with VLC. How can I play a video in the earpiece with VLC? I don't see any option:
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How can I set the screen to turn off during a video?

I want to set the screen to turn off during a video from the gallery if there are something about 30 seconds without any touch, How can I do that? Is root necessary? My android version is 9.0.
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When you record a video at 60 fps, how can you play the video back at 24 fps?

I saw a friend shooting video at 60 fps and then playing the videos back at 24 fps. Seeing the 60 fps video playback at 24 fps was quite amazing and impressive (dramatic almost slow motion effect)! ...
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FFmpeg Two-Pass Encoding in Android

According to the documentation for using Two-Pass method we have to run ffmpeg twice like this: ffmpeg -y -i input -c:v libx264 -b:v 2600k -pass 1 -an -f mp4 /dev/null && \ ffmpeg -i input -c:...
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Only one screen visible when playing videos using VLC and other players

I am able to mirror the Samsung Galaxy Tab SM-T520's screen to my TV over an HDMI cable. I see the screen on both devices. But as soon as I start a video, the tablet screen goes to an image of the ...
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How to read a video embedded in a ᴘᴅꜰ? [duplicate]

A simple question on a ᴘᴄ. But on Android, even the official reader doesn’t allows it. This is for reading the video inside/with the ᴘᴅꜰ, not extracting it.
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Black and frozen videos / images in apps (Snap, Instagram, FB, …)

I have a Blackview A10 under Android 6. Many times in a day, images are black or videos become black and frozen, thus I have to reboot my phone to be able to see it again, until it starts to become ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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How to give permission to record video in DU Recorder app?

Can someone tell me how can I enable this permission that is being asked in the screenshot below?
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How can I use a bluetooth controller to skip back/forward a video 5/10 seconds?

I've been trying to find an application that will skip a video backwards 5/10 seconds when I press a button on a bluetooth remote and maybe even save a bookmark to a list of bookmarks when I double ...
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Are there codecs or codec packs?

I have a video without any problem in Windows (with K-Lite Codec Pack, but probably it is not important). I copied it into my smartphone with OS Adroid 5.0.2, and I indeed need some codec/codecs for ...
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How to choose which photos/videos made with the phone's camera must be synchronized to cloud?

I just want a subset of the photos/videos I have in my phone to be synchronized with the cloud. For example: Photos/videos of my wife/daughter/family --> OK Photos/videos of places I visit --> OK ...
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Android video and audio playback speed is nearly double

Yesterday I was showing a video to a friend of mine and something weird happened. As he went to grab my phone while I was holding it he had a few fingers on the screen and something flashed up and ...
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5 min video taken by LG G5 is corrupted. Anything to do?

I have an LG G5, and I recently took a video of 5 minutes with it (the maximum) which appeared to be corrupted. The phone stopped the video alone since it arrived to the maximum recording time, and ...
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WhatsApp won't play most videos

When touching a video on WhatsApp, even it has already finished downloading, it will open the video showing the pause button in its center as if it's opening, but it won't start. Some videos do play ...
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How to mute audio of video ads?

My phone has Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) even when it's on silent mode, some apps show audible video ads. How can I mute the ads audio?
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Using android devices as wired webcams for computers?

I have got myself a new phone, and I wonder - if I could use it as a webcam. I know there are WiFi apps to stream video, but: 1. My Wi-Fi network is slow (1-2 MiB/s max) 2. The resolution, framarate ...
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How do I check if my phone has hardware video encoder?

I own a Samsung j7 2016 and I did some search about the CPU and looked for information tools but I've found codec info but not hardware video encoder info anywhere. If you know any app or adb command ...
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How do I stop Archos Video Player treating some television shows as movies?

When Archos Video Player scans the "Television" folder on my microSD card it treats some of the shows as television shows but some of them as movies. As a result, it tries to (badly) to match the ...
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Is there a better way to hide TV shows from the gallery?

Yesterday I copied a few TV episodes to my phone's SD card, and now when I go to send a picture in Facebook Messenger, I'm swamped by those episodes. To fix this (i.e. to stop the videos showing in ...
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Recovering a video that was deleted from a micro SD card after a factory reset

I have an LG G5. I recorded a video interview I had with Bruce Campbell. The video was slightly over 20 minutes long recording at 1080p at 60fps. I noted while it was recording that the video was ...
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Trouble playing videos on Chrome

I have Moto G4 Play (6.0.1) with chrome 62.0.3202.84(latest) installed. I tried to play videos from www.southpark.cc.com but the play button wouldn't appear. A temporary solution was to open in ...
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Detect which application is playing sound / video

I sometimes have applications that keep playing video and/or sound when in the background. These applications do not always show up in the notification area on my Samsung S8+ - but I guess this is not ...
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How many type of video format supported in native android device?

Basically i refer the android developer site and also search on google but did not find any proper solution.