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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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What Android root apps for PC still exist?

I want to root my Samsung S5 i9500. I've tried to download iRoot, but iRoot can't be downloaded because of server problems. Kingroot is not active. Towelroot has no download button. I've also used ...
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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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Is it possible to turn on Hotspot on an android phone through a windows based PC?

I asked this question here and was recommend to ask here for better asnwers I am deciding to move from iPhone and looking for a mobile OS that is open ended and automation friendly. For me, one of the ...
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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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Execute emulator in a debian vm on hyperv

I run a debian as virtual machine in win10 hyperv environment. In the vm I installed android sdk tools. After avd creation I got an error with respect to hardware acceleration. So I checked ...
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Windows 11 Hide Android Root

So I've managed to install WSA on Windows 11 and managed to get the Google Play Store app installed as well. However since the app I need isn't showing up on the Google Play Store on Windows 11, I've ...
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Facebook Workplace chat app - android and windows

I have installed the Facebook Workplace Chat app both in android (Android app) and Windows (Windows app). I have noticed that when both applications are logged-in when I receive a call I just get the ...
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How to prevent Windows from resetting volume of «Bluetooth Stack COM Server» every time Android starts a call?

Lets assume we have Windows 7 and connect Android 8 to it with Bluetooth for using Windows as Bluetooth headset. Everything works fine, but as soon as the call conversation starts (cell phone, Skype, ...
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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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Use an Android tablet for drawing on PC while seeing only a zoomed in portion of the entire screen

I'm looking for a way to utilize my 10" Samsung tablet as a drawing display tablet for use with arbitrary Windows 10 apps (like Photoshop, any pixel art tools, basically without hard limitations) ...
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Does hotspot connect directly to proxy or through the computer from the connection being shared?

Let's say I have connected my phone to the internet through the hotspot from my Laptop. In order to access the internet, i have to configure proxy in both laptop and android. Now on the server side ...
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Weird ftp issue during data recovery of Android phone! Can you solve it?

I am trying to recover lost data on a Note 3. It is rooted, so I did what I saw here: http://datas-recovery.com/static/recover-samsung-lost-data.html I did successfully connect to my phone and set up ...
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how to combine Android phone's wifi hotspot and USB tethering so that they are in same network?

I want to transfer files from one Windows 10 computer to the another, for this I usually use Ethernet crossover cable but its transfer speed is (100/100 Mbps) I have a 5Ghz wifi adapter in only one ...
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How can I receive 2 video streams from 2 Android phones over USB tethering using IP Webcam?

For a Live DJ streaming setup (on a budget), I would like to be able to receive two or more video streams from two or more Android phones via USB tethering using the IP Webcam android application. It ...
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Use or access large NTFS cluster sizes (e.g. 2048 kb / 2049 kb / 2M or 2MB) in an Android (or Linux) OS?

I have an external media storage drive where I (believe that I) have formatted the partitions as 2048 kb (or 2,048 kb for any Googlers searching) cluster sizes and there are a couple of smaller ...
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Huge difference in transfer speeds when using separate directories for transfer

I was transferring around 12k images (total size around 2 GBs) from my laptop running Windows 10 1909 to my Android phone via USB. Initially, it was around 5-6 images copying per second and soon after ...
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adb pull says it pulled all of the files from my Android phone into my Windows PC but in reality it didn't

So I am using adb to copy all of my Android files to my Windows PC with this command: adb pull -a /mnt/sdcard C:\backup And when it's done it says all x amount of files have been pulled, I can ...
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How to remotely control Windows PC with Android?

Is there a way to remotely access my Windows PC with Android Phone and able to control it. System Config: Windows 10, Model Lenovo Android Config: Android 10, Poco X2 I want to access the PC by ...
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How can I transfer/copy open chrome tabs from an android phone to a windows pc?

There is already a question regarding this exact same topic here: Android Enthusiasts \ The reason I'm posting this query again here is because I can't comment on the answers available there since I ...
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Windows can access the phone's internal storage over USB, but not it's Micro sD card

My Samsung Galaxy A8+ (A730F), running Android Pie, had a faulty USB connector due to water damage and for a very long time, it wouldn't connect over USB. Nevertheless, everything else worked just ...
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Automatically synchronize files between PCs and Android without Internet

I have two laptops. One has internet access while the other does not. Both laptops are in a remote location (one in the office and the other in the home). I have to download some files on a daily ...
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What is an easy way to quickly transfer content (text, image, small files) between my galaxy note 10 and windows 10?

Very often I'd like to quickly transfer a bit of text that I have in the clipboard of my pc (windows10) or an image to my phone (galaxy note 10). Is there a way to do this in a convenient way - ...
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Missing Cast icon in the Notification Center

I mean to cast my Android screen to my Windows 10 PC. I pull down from the top, but I do not find the Cast icon, even if I pull a second time. Can I fix this? Using Android 8.1.0 (Oreo) in a J7 ...
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How to get shared files from Windows on Android through the Internet?

I have a Wi-Fi router in the home. My PC constantly connected to the router, and it's IPv4 is 192.168.0.100 (static). Also I always know a global IPv4 of the router (NAT is disabled). On the PC I have ...
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the EZ file explorer ftp on huawei pro 20 android 9

So i am trying to transfer some files from my pc to my android and both filezilla and the standrad windows explorer ftp wont connect i tried the 'wifi ftp' app on android store too but it wont connect ...
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How does Windows interact with Android Internal Storage?

I have a simple question which I can't find the answer for We all know that Microsoft Windows doesn't support partition formats such as ext4 or f2fs, however even this being the case, how can it ...
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Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?

I want to have Windows in Android, Is it possible to install windows in android tablets?
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Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon?

Why does an app have a different icon on my actual phone vs on Bluestacks and its Desktop Icon? The icons do work, and are related to the app they're for. The app is "Eternal Senia: Hydrangea after ...
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What could I do to rescue some files from my sm-t320?

I installed cyanogenmod and twrp v2.8.7.0 a very long time ago. Now that the O.S. has broken I'd like to copy some files to pc (windows 10), but I failed to find any solution til now on forums/youtube....
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Fastboot Device not Detecting my Device

I'm following this tutorial about how to unlock bootloader on Moto. My device is a Moto G5, and my computer has windows 10. On the command line, I can type adb devices and it returns my device. I ...
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Get Android notifications in Windows

This question doesn't seem to have been asked here before, although the exact opposite question (get Windows notifications in Android) has been asked. I'm thinking here of getting notifications in ...
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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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