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Can I use my phone's internet to download files in a Win95 VM in Limbo emulator?

I installed Limbo emulator from the Play Store, and found a Windows 95osr2 .img file on the internet. I want to install Opera instead of IE inside the VM, and use it to download some music. I can't ...
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Whatsapp's “WhatsApp Video” folder not visible from my PC

I'm using Whatsapp on Nexus 5 (Android 6.0.1) and several folders used by Whatsapp are not visible when accessed from a Windows 10 PC (connected through USB in MTP, file transfer mode). From my PC "...
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Create playlist once in Windows and use in Android

Is there a way to do this? I have .mp3 files in a folder on my Windows PC and the same folder on android.
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Encrypt and Decrypt USB Flash Drive (Android and Windows)

I was wondering is there any windows application which can encrypt fully a USB Flash drive on windows yet still is able to be read / decrypted when it's plugged to an android phone or vice versa (an ...
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How can i connect Samsung core 2 to windows ?

I have a Samsung Galaxy core 2. Its model number is SM-G355H. When i try to connect with data cable it does not connect with windows 10" ? Can anyone suggest what should do? I google and installed ...
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Copying url file from Windows 10 computer to Samsung Galaxy A5 fails, system sound sounds

I have created a .url file using Windows Explorer on a Windows 10 computer. When I try to copy the .url file to my Samsung Galaxy A5 phone the file cannot be copied to my phone. I just hear a strange ...
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Driver for HTC U11 cannot be installed on Windows 10 Pro N 64-bit

Recently I bought an HTC U11. I thought to once plugged I would have expected Windows to get it installed but it didn't. Actually I have about 0 experience on android and it got me pretty hours to ...
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I cannot backup the data between PC and ES file in bluestacks, windows folder shows question mark , not sure what that is

I can go to the sharefolder on my PC, but not in the ESfile of bluestacks
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Access Android SD from Windows 7 via card reader

I want to backup my sd-card, before using it in my new phone. So I used a card reader to connect it to my Windows 7 notebook. Sadly the partition is not mounted to a drive letter, altough I can see it ...
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Download an iso file on my Android phone

I want to make a boot USB for my broken Windows XP machine. I want to download it on my Huawei phone SD card, take the SD card, put it in USB card reader, and use the USB to boot my broken laptop (a ...
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Running Android on a PC as a nondeveloper, just to run apps

I am an Android user running Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Wiko Sunny 2 Plus device with 4GB internal storage, most of which is taken up by pictures and WhatsApp data. I have purchased this device because ...
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PC (randomly?) stops seeing Samsung Galaxy S7 until reboot

Two months ago I opened a similar thread (click) but now the problem's gotten worse. Please bear with me, I know there are a lot of threads about the same problem but I've tried everything suggested ...
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DroidExplorer won't open after a few runs

I have faced this issue over three times now. I reinstall Windows, use Droid Explorer a couple of times and after about 10 uses, Droid Explorer stops working. So the issue is Droid Explorer crashes ...
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Enable “USB Internet” for Android 6.0

With earlier versions of Android there was the option to connect your mobile phone via USB cable with your windows PC and enable "USB Internet" to share the internet connection from your PC with your ...
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Access Windows folders on USB connected Android device

This webpage: How to Access a Shared Folder on Android makes use of ES File Explorer, using Wi-Fi. Can we access Windows folders using a USB connection (in Transfer Files mode)? More specifically, is ...
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Blackberry Priv won't connect to Windows 7 for file transfer

I posted this question before but it was "protected", so I can't answer it. So I'm reposting it so that I can answer my own question. I can't get my Blackberry Priv to connect as anything other than ...
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accessing shared windows 7 folder from Android suddenly stopped

It used to work and 1 fine day - I kept getting host is not reachable when I tried to access shared windows folder in same WLAN via Android file explorer utilities ( tried X-plorer and ES file ...
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Problem using Android emulator on Windows

Android studio keep on installing avd on .android\.android when adbkeypub is on .android so my emulator starts until emulator: ERROR: detected a hanging thread 'Qt event loop'. No response for 15000 ...
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Stuck between Firmware update error and unsupported device (KIES3)

I used Kies 3 in updating the firmware of my phone, but along the process, something went wrong. Well i tried searching on youtube about the possible ways of getting my phone unbricked and found some ...
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Cannot transfer files between Android S6 and PC (tried changing USB setting already)

I tried changing the setting from Charging Only to Transferring Media Files, as advised in Question "Windows 10 won't recognize my Samsung Galaxy S6", and some other StackExchange answers. But the PC ...
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Stream audio from PC to Android 7 over USB without creating a local network

My work computer's DAC is awful, and I lost my USB DAC, so I'd like to use my phone as a DAC if possible, to enjoy average music quality while working. However, my phone has a very poor internet ...
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Pixel 2 Android Phone to Lenovo Windows 10 Bluetooth Won't Pair

My Pixel 2 Android phone WILL NOT pair via Bluetooth with my Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 10 laptop PC. I have tried everything including uninstalling antivirus/firewall software on both devices. Neither ...
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why i am not able to transfer images from Redmi 1s to my laptop via bluetooth?

Well, I was trying to transfer images from my REDMI 1S device to my laptop but don't know why my every attempt is unsuccessful whether I am trying to send images in bulk or one at a time?Can anyone ...
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APK & Bluestacks

I just downloaded Bluestacks and am trying to open an APK file, but everytime I download an APK my Windows 10 saves it as a PDK. Also, I don't see the option on Bluestacks to handle the APK file. ...
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reverse usb tethering works, but no internet

For a hobby project I'm building a system manager for a gaming pc. Instead of a custom touch screen and microcontroller I'm trying to use an old Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100). For useabilty I'm trying to ...
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Backup of internal and SD storage via script (USB)

tl;dr I want to backup my internal storage and SD card contents when connected via USB cable due to potentially large amounts of data I don't want to use WiFi-based programs failed attempt at using ...
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How to use “USB Mass Storage Mode” on Android 4.3+

Followup on How has USB File Transfer changed in Android changed over the years? I've learned that Android 4.3 and later versions don't have this feature because Micro$oft. Newer options, Media ...
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Why is my android phone portscanning my PC?

I have bitdefender whining about my PC being portscanned. The logs show that it is coming from my android phone (which has static address). Is that normal? How can i figure out the app that is doing ...
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Why is my android phone portscanning my PC? [duplicate]

I have bitdefender whining about my PC being portscanned. The logs show that it is coming from my android phone (which has static address). Is that normal? How can i figure out the app that is doing ...
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Do not trap home key for TV PC

I recently changed out several android TV PCs to TX92 hardware with android 7.1.2. I use them to remote into Windows as a thin client among other things. The last nuisance remaining is the home key. ...
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Dual-booting Remix-OS

I would like to dual-boot my pc with Remix-OS, I have tried dual-booting with WUBI(Linux) before, so I was wondering if there were anything like WUBI for Remix-OS, so you wouldn't risk your own ...
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How to use Android (Google) STT (Speech to text) for Windows 7-10?

I am searching for a solution to use the Android (aka Google) Speech to text functionality on my Windows Laptop (Windows 7-10). Reason: I really like the Android STT, it works flawless and i really ...
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From my PC, how to access the file systems of my Android, which works only on recovery mode

I have ClockworkMod Recovery installed on my Android device, I am afraid I deleted all the contents of my device, and I cannot access Android. When I enter the main menu, I see the "reboot system now"...
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adb.exe runs then disappears

I had ADB working just a few days ago, but now, whenever I try to run adb.exe, it will start the daemon successfully, and then after a couple of commands the adb.exe file itself will disappear. When I ...
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Access android private files through a computer without a phone screen

Galaxy S3 with many files only accessible in "private mode". The Screen is broken and doesn't register touches so password cannot be entered to make the files visible. I am trying to figure out if ...
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View screenless device from virtualbox

I recently found a spare Samsung phone laying around - a Galaxy J1 (2016 model I believe). The screen was in hundreds of pieces, and the touchscreen no longer functioned, so I removed both screens, ...
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Opening text file from Android SD in Windows

I'm having some trouble recovering text files from an old broken cell phone from 2013. How can such files be opened from an Android Micro SD in Windows? Those files have an unidentified format, ...
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How can I use Google Assistant on Android 7 to play a show on my TV on Netflix on Windows 10? - Super User

So here's the setup: I have a phone running Android 7.1.1. It comes with Google Assistant. I have a TV, which is connected to a Windows 10 PC. I use it to watch Netflix via netflix.com in Chrome. ...
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Unable to get the command prompt after sending a process to the background

I am using the Terminal of Android studio 2.3.3 ona Windows 7 64 bit machine to which a tablet is connected. While conducting a test on a mobile app, I can get logs which I can get with C:\path\to\...
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Accessing files and pictures on Windows 10 PC from Android tablet directly

I have a Bush Spira B3 10" tablet running Android 7 (Nougat). I want to access my files and pictures on the PC running Windows 10. I use a router on a home network and connect the tablet to internet ...
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Recover data from SD card formatted by android device [duplicate]

I have an external SD card formatted by my Android device to use as internal storage, basically my phone is broken/dead and since it was a budget device i am not interested in repairing it. I need to ...
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Windows phone keyboard for Android

I have moved to Android 7.0 from Windows Phone 8.1 and one thing I miss mostly is Windows Phone keyboard. I have tried GBoard, SwiftKey, Hackers keyboard, still they all are much worse than the old ...
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Launch AVD manager from command line

I'm on Windows 10. Android studio version 2.3.3 How can I launch the AVD Manager with-out opening the Android Studio and creating a project ? I remember it was possible for earlier version of ...
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Samsung Galaxy s2 SM-T710 cannot be detected by any of my computers (Mac+Windows) except for my Chromebook

My device has USE Debugging on and file transfer mode is set to MTP. When I connect my Android through USB, on my Android, it acts as if it is connected to a computer, it shows the "Slow charging" ...
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Route Phone Calls from Cell Phone to Computer

Is there a way where I could connect my android cell phones (I've two: a Samsung Galaxy S6 and a Moto X 2nd gen) to my computer so I could use my desktop's mic and my headphones for phone calls? It ...
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Unable to get bluestack downloaded data

I installed Bluestacks and I am trying to access files downloaded via Bluestacks but I seem not to find these files (folder is empty). I have also installed ES file explorer . Can anyone provide a ...
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Phone unrecognized by Windows 10

I'm having a probably simple but still annoying problem: my phone (Motorola Moto E 4G) is not seen at all by my laptop or any other computer. I don't have any notifications whatsoever. I'm far from a ...
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Problem transferring files from Windows to Bluestack

I have a Windows 10 PC, and downloaded Bluestack 3 to use WhatsApp. There is an option to download Windows files that I used. Bluestack tells me the file was downloaded and is ready to use. But the ...
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I can just access Google and YouTube via a Wi-Fi hotspot created by my Windows 7 laptop. What’s wrong?

I have followed every step of this instruction, but my Android phone can only access Google and YouTube – and no other websites. What is wrong? It may be due to a DNS-server problem, but I cannot ...
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Is it possible to adb via wifi Direct?

I have Wireless Adb, but really I'd like to be able to connect wirelessly to the phone when I'm out and about, and it's not possible to connect via a router. Phone is CM Marshmellow, an s5. Laptop ...