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Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems from Microsoft.

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How to force install fastboot drivers in Windows 10?

I've found several articles and questions and pages walking you through manually installing fastboot drivers. That's not working. Not even when I disable driver verification. Windows just refuses ...
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How can I make link to windows unlock my phone?

As the title says, I want to be able to use Phone Link from my windows 10 pro laptop and screen my phone without having to unlock the phone, as this defeats the purpose. I already used adb to give ...
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Mouse/keyboard not working with scrcpy, how to fix?

My Samsung Galaxy A24 phone used to work fine with my Windows 10 laptop via scrcpy.exe, on a USB-C cable. I did not change anything in the setup. Suddenly, now scrcpy shows the phone's screen fine ...
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USB connection type pop-up not showing

The main reason I am loyal to Android is it was always easy to plug my phone into my Windows PC and transfer files. Recently, my phone is not recognized by my PC. It doesn't even give me the menu on ...
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How to transfer files from Android to Windows without using ADB?

The phone is locked and I can't turn Wi-Fi or Bluetooth on. So, I need to find a way to transfer files to Windows. Is there a way to do it? I have found third party softwares but I will apply them as ...
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ADB Explorer keeps crashing when I try to transfer files

I'm using ADB Explorer to transfer large quantities of pictures and videos from my phone to my computer, via USB. I use the "pull" command to bring a batch of 28 files at a time from my ...
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Smaller floating windows of smaller sizes

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. While using Android I was able to create a smaller floating (on top) window, in one of two sizes, for one app (in my case, the WhatsApp app), as shown ...
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Can I transfer images from the Phone to Windows?

Almost every photo I take, I transfer to my Windows 10 PC. I normally do this by connecting the USB cable between them and using Windows explorer. All my phones fail with the USB connector becoming ...
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WiFi apps not working when VPN apps are connected

I have decided to use the AirMore app to connect my Android phone to my Windows computer. My internet speed was very slow, so I decided to connect to AirMore using WiFi. It was very good with very ...
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Why does my Android Phone open multiple Hotspots?

When I turn on my mobile hotspot on a Samsung phone in 5Ghz preferred mode without autohotspot, my Windows laptop lists multiple hotspots that are numbered, for example: "Hotspotname" "...
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USB connection between Android and Winlator

I have an Android tablet and have installed Winlator on it. It allows me to run Windows apps on Android. And I want to use it for an all-in-one animation setup and for that, I will need to connect the ...
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How to make my PC become an "psudo/fake" external display for android phone via USB ports (without using any USB to HDMI dongles)

I want my Android phone to recognize my PC as its external display (psuedo/fake or virtual displays) via USB connection (USB-C - USB-A cable or TCP connection) without using any USB to HDMI dongles or ...
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S9 died black screen cell gone but I need to decrypt my SD card- Help!

My S9 black screen death, now GONE. TMobile replaced now I have a Moto G5 android. It does see the files but does not open. I have encrypted my SD card not aware I had to decrypt from my S9 but now I ...
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Nokia T20 not being detected steadily by Windows VM after clean-erased it while trying to flash GSI

I have a Nokia T20 WiFi tablet (TA-1392) that I clean-erased while trying to install an Android 13 GSI. The device does register as two different devices 3 times, each worth a split second, in my ...
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Cannot cast Xiaomi Poco X3 to my Windows 10 and Windows 11

I tried casting Xiaomi Poco X3 to my Windows 10 and Windows 11 but it doesn't work. When I try to do that, I got this message. Other smartphones can do that just fine. I tried the solution mentioned ...
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Is there any way to run android app under chrome in windows? or use chrome "dev tools" inside an android app?

I use a platform that runs natively under any web browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE, etc.) and they also have an Android and iPhone app. This platform is running a little bit crazy under Windows Chrome or ...
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Screen orientation under WSA

I started experimenting with WSA today because I want to use Moon+ reader on my Microsoft Surface device, and it doesn't have a native Windows version. The app seems to work so far, but the app's ...
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How to get titles of installed apps on device? [duplicate]

I connected Android device to desktop with Windows using USB. I need to get titles of installed apps. What command for Windows command line to complete the task? I used ADB for other tasks, but while ...
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Obb folder empty even though I can see inside data folder

I looked through everything I could find but I couldn't find a specific answer to this, sorry. I'm using a Samsung phone running android 13 - it isn't rooted and I can't risk rooting it. Both by using ...
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Attempting to extract .img files from a Samsung Rom, how?

So far i have extracted the files out of system.img and cache.img, but the others dont work, they dont seem to be ext4 or something, i tried 2 roms of different phones and tablets, i was able to ...
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View PC notifications on phone [duplicate]

I know that this has been asked before here, but I don't have sufficient reputation to post a comment here and ask if there is an update applying to Windows 10/11. I am looking a solution for the ...
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How can enable the Android Accessory Interface (USB) on Windows?

I would like to use the Android USB Accessory Mode. This allows to open a data connection between an Android app and an app on another USB device, like a Windows machine. To start this communication, ...
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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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Traffic from mobile apps doesn't reflect in my Burp Suite

I need to send the traffic from mobile apps to my proxy (Burp). When I finally did it, I found out that everything is working only in Windows. The traffic from mobile apps is reflected in a Burp only ...
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Android device connected to PC, detected, but no folder, no files

My previous Lenovo tablet with Android 7 had no problem with this procedure: I connect it via a USB cable to a PC with Windows 7. I select the device (tablet) in the Windows Explorer. I open the (...
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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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How to use Nearby Share to send files from an Android phone to a Windows PC?

I occasionally need to transfer files from my phone to my PC. Connecting a wire is much hassle and Bluetooth transfer is slow. It seems Nearby Share allows sharing over both Bluetooth/Wi-Fi, whichever ...
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How to show all folder sizes of Android phone in Windows file explorer?

When I run space analysis it shows about 50GB of others, and I don't what is that exactly, so I wanted to manage the space on file explorer on windows 11, but the thing is it doesn't show the folder &...
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Android X86 VM on Hyper-V has no network connection

I followed these instructions to install an Android X86 virtual machine on top of Hyper-V inside windows OS. However, now the VM has no internet connectivity. Here are my network settings: can you be ...
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adb succeeds but sporadically returns exit code 1

I'm using adb in an automated setup for testing. The following commands, whenever I execute them, sporadically return an exit code of 1 with no indication of errors happening: adb shell settings put ...
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Where in a smartphone with Android are deleted and cleaned the files that are visible when testing with "root integrity check"?

Where in a smartphone with Android are deleted and cleaned the files that are visible when testing with "root integrity check" ?? Clearing the cache and user settings do not help, obviously ...
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Photos and videos not showing up on Windows in DCIM\Camera for Galaxy S21 Ultra

Often I can't see any files in DCIM\Camera on my Galaxy S21 Ultra running Android 12. Last night it worked and I copied multiple GB of videos / images, then it didn't work the next times I tried. I'...
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How to see Android from "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" if Android is connected to Windows via USB?

I have Windows 10 computer C1 (home computer) and I have Windows Server computer C2 (work computer) and I am running "Windows Remote Desktop Connection" from C1 to access C2. I have quite ...
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How can I transfer some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable?

I am trying to transferring some files from my Google Pixel 6 (Android 12) to a Microsoft Windows 7 laptop via a USB cable (USB-C to USB-A). I don't see the Google Pixel 6 in Windows Explorer: ...
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Unable to mount a block partition from Windows to Android device

I am not able to mount an image over a network onto my Android device. I tried to pull the userdata partition onto my Windows using: adb pull /dev/block/mm..0p29 userdata.img Now, I am trying to ...
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Use the phone stylus/digitizer as a PC input method

I would like to use my Samsung Note; taking advantage of its digitizer; as a input device of the desktop pc. I suppose the question/answer can also apply to other brands and the touch screen. Is it ...
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Hotspot connection lost to PC every few minutes

My only internet connection at present is via a hotspot on Moto G7 (running Android Version 10) connecting via GiffGaff (which runs on the O2 network). I keep the phone data on 3G as 4G seems slower ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) fastboot connection to PC

I've been trying for a few days to install LineageOS on a Google Nexus 7 (2013 version, or "flo"), using this guide here, but the USB cable connection seems to be very unstable for anything ...
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How to get Android Phone storage as a drive path in Windows PC

I am using MI Note 5 Pro android version 9.0 and Windows 10 Basic. On USB plugging('File Transfer' selected), I can only access files from Phone by normal copy paste(ctrl-c/v) but cannot access full ...
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Why does Windows think my phone has 52 GiB of internal disk space whereas my phone sees 64 GB? [duplicate]

From my phone: From Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate:
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Samsung Galaxy S6 not connecting to Windows 10 - not even detecting the device

Can some one help me to identify the root cause of this issue? I tried almost every available solution online and nothing work around. Installed smart switch change 2 cables Put on USB debugging mode ...
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How can I create a list of files in a folder with adb, including time stamps?

I'm a new adb user and am trying to build some automation with images from my Android. I've been able to connect, 'ls' and push/pull files. What I want to do is determine the most recent file(s) in ...
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Issues in Dual booting Android x86 with Windows 10 on an HP Laptop

I have installed "android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso" using USB Bootable Drive method. I am facing two big problems here. After completion of Installation I get two options - Run android or Reboot. ...
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What is the best dual boot Android OS for getting easy root and unroot access?

I have installed Android x86 on my Windows 10 HP Laptop. It was "Android-x86_64-9.0-r2.iso". I ran it on my PC and it opened rooted. I installed an app I required. The app has got lots of ...
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Transfering lot of images from device to windows

Hello Android Community. I need to transfer something like 15.000 images from the internal memory of my Redmi Note 7 (Android 10) to my PC (Windows 10 46 bit). I'm trying to transfer these using the (...
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I'm looking for a data recovery program for my android phone [closed]

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7 it was stolen I managed to get it back but not before it was wiped completely but they weren't able to get passed the frp lock and I had some very valuable data on some of ...
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Which filesystem should I use on my USB stick to have interoperability with Android and Windows?

I wish to use a USB stick with both my Android device and my Windows 10 PC. My requirements are: No file size limitation No root required on the Android device The filesystem should be natively ...
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Use Powerpoint inking feature on my laptop from Android Tablet

When presenting Powerpoint slides via zoom on my Win10 laptop it is convenient to annotate on the slides in response to audience questions etc. Powerpoint has a convenient annotate feature but it's ...
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How i can solve this issue of USB data transfer?

I am using oppo A1k cell phone,Its Android version is 9. But when i try to connect it with my Laptop running windows 10, and out of 3 options(charge only,transfer files,transfer photos) i select ...
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Copy/paste images from phone to desktop, files are corrupted and huge (2gb+)

I linked my Android phone (v6.0) to my Windows laptop, located the phone's DCIM folder in File Manager and copy/pasted images from my phone onto my laptop's hard drive. Some of the images are ...
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