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Questions tagged [windows]

Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems from Microsoft.

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How can I access Internal Storage + SD Card as a drive on Windows?

On an unrooted Samsung phone, how can I access and modify the files on both /sdcard/ (internal storage) and the actual SD card, from my computer, as real folders and files (not PTP/MTP/etc which don't ...
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MS Access database integration

Do you know about any app that i can use to read and write MS Access based databases on android? The reason i want to do this is because in my company i was asked to create the necessary ...
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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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How to connect to a Windows PC through SSH from an Android phone?

I have connectbot in my Android Phone (GT-N7000). How can I access a PC through that app ? I tried to use putty to establish ssh in my PC but it didn't work well. Can anyone give my a solution to this ...
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How to setup a Internet connection sharing from Windows 10 PC to Smart TV Box?

I have an Internet connection from my Windows 10 PC via PPPoE through a 100 mbps Switch device. The integrated network cards are Intel Gigabit LAN, Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3168. An Android 7.1 TV ...
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Connectivity issues with Windows 7 “hostednetwork” wifi hotstop

I have a 3g USB stick modem, connected to my Windows 7 laptop. I am sharing the internet connection using hostednetwork (Windows 7 facility to turn a laptop's wifi into an Access Point). Now... it ...
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Eject an android device from windows?

When I connect my android phone to a desktop windows computer via USB cable for file transfer, it gets recognized as a "Portable media player". As a result, there is no eject button for the phone. I ...
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How to Pull mmcblk0 directly to PC [duplicate]

I looked over this link. How to pull mmcblk0 to a windows pc? Unfortunately, I wasn't able to pull. I've tried a lot of other methods such as remounting and such to get it as read-write, but I just ...
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Rooting Galaxy S3: Entry in device manager not found when entering download mode

I am trying to follow this guide on rooting the Galaxy S3 (Referred to by this A.SE question). I'm getting stuck at step 5. I have now repeatedly used Kies 3 to reinstall the device driver: Tools &...
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Can Android run .exe file?

I have just downloaded uTorrent on my Galaxy S running Android 2.3. The .exe file has been downloaded and is in the download folder, but when I open the download folder on my SD card and click it, it ...
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Cannot start emulated Android device/AVD device in Windows 7

I follow the official Android guide here but I cannot start the emulated device. It keeps saying PANIC Cannot start device... as below screenshot. Do you have the same problem and any work around for ...
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Windows 8.1 to Android 4.4

I am playing Asphalt 8 Airborne game in my Windows phone. I would like to switch over to Android and would like to continue playing it in Android. By doing so, I would not like to restart the game ...
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adb unable to recognize Google Glass on Windows 7

On Windows7, I've updated the Google Glass android_usb driver configuration file to reflect the correct VID and PID and it does show up on Device manager as Android ADB interface. While the device ...
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File Explorer Can See Folder But Can't See File Windows 10 Network Sharing

I can't seem to see the files in the folders from my shared folder. I turned all of the password and everything off for ease. But it doesn't seem to work. I can see the folders and everything. But not ...
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How to restore audio and video chatting on Viber running on Bluestacks 4 on Windows 7?

I am running Viber on the Android emulator Bluestacks 4 on Windows 7 Pro on my laptop. I do not have a smartphone. Until today I could use Viber to chat with my contacts using text and also to chat ...
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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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Unable to connect galaxy tab pro SM-T520 to PC with windows 8.1

My new PC having windows 8.1 does not recognize Samsung galaxy tab pro connected via USB cable. What to do? I've tried different cables and different USB ports. It does not appear in Windows device ...
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Windows doesn't show device in Explorer

After updating my Nexus 7 to the latest version of Android (4.4.4 at this point), Windows decided that it would no longer show the device in Explorer in MTP mode. PTP worked fine, but obviously this ...
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How to connect a Nexus 6p to Windows 8.1 in MTP mode

When I connect my phone to my Windows 8.1 PC, I can select PTP mode on the phone and the phone immediately shows up under "This PC". However, I only see pictures related files, I wanted to see other ...
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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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Transfer contacts from Android to Windows Lumia

I have transferred all contacts from Android phone(Moto G) to Windows phone (Microsoft Lumina 540). I have multiple numbers for each contact in Android but I can see only one number for a contact in ...
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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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Logon failure with ES File Explorer and Windows LAN

With ES File Explorer when I try and access my Windows 7 pc under LAN I'm greeted with the error "Login fail. This may be caused by: plain text passwords are disabled." I am sure the username and ...
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Run windows 10 ARM on QEMU

I have downloaded the Windows 10 arm on my Android phone but the problem stops when I press any keys to boot from the CD or DVD Can anyone tell me what I can do to make it go off successfully This is ...
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Why do I have to download music to Android internal storage then copy to SD card to work?

Samsung 9+ 128 GB SanDisk SD Card Android version 8.0.0 (Samsung Experience version 9.0) Service provider Verizon The issue I'm having is with copying music files from my Windows 10 PC directly to ...
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exagear and wine on Termux

How do I install exagear emulator or anything similar to it on the Termux? Translate x86 applications to run on Wine on arm64 processors on Termux on Android to run Windows applications on Wine. Wine ...
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.hidden folders not showing in Windows Explorer

I have a Samsung s5 running Android v6.0.1 and a Samsung s9+ running v8.0.0. Neither are rooted. When I plug either phone into PC running Windows 8.1, I can't see any .hidden folders on the phones ...
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Windows 8.1 can't access SambaDroid server

I'm trying to set up and smb server using SambaDroid on my HTC One (M7) running Cyanogenmod 12.1 to sync certain folder on my Windows 8.1 laptop. Once the service starts running on my phone, I can see ...
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Make Galaxy S7/Android install drivers for MTP (Nougat, Win 7)

Is there a way to make Android/a Galaxy S7 prompt Win 7 to install the drivers for MTP? I own two S7 I use for work, one I've had for a while and used it to develop Android apps, the second I got a ...
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Asus zenfone 5 USB device not recognised by windows 8.1

I have zenfone 5 (A501CG) with Kitkat 4.4.2. When I connects mobile to my laptop it shows popup saying that "USB device not recognized. the previously connected device is malfunctioned". To solve this ...
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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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How to transfer files between BlueStacks and Windows PC?

I'm using BlueStacks App Player. Sometimes I need to transfer files between BlueStacks (SD card) from/to my Windows. I seem to find the file that stores the data in the SD card on <BLUESTACKS_DATA&...
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How can I backup playlists or extract path+filename information from them (generated with builtin MP3-player)?

I like to extract playlist information (i.e. path and filenames) I've created on Android's builtin MP3-player, to copy it with the MP3 files to a bigger SDHC card. Playlist information is lost when ...
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Unable to copy certain backed-up folders from PC to new microSD card

I bought a bigger microSD card for my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. I took out the old card and copied its content to a folder on my PC, via a card reader. Then I put the new card in the reader, formatted ...
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How to make a full backup and restore (including ROM) using Windows PC via USB?

This should be simple, but apparently, it is not. I want to make a full backup of my Xiaomi MI A2 (ROM, App, Data, All) to my Windows PC via USB. If there is a problem (boot loop, crash, anything), ...
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Run android on windows 7

All I want to do running Android on Windows 7 is using whatsapp for certain group discussion. I tried BlueStacks, but it causing keyboard issue, at many times, certain key act like got stuck, keep ...
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Android users cannot access Windows SMB file shares

Android users on domain cannot access the SMB file server (Windows Server 2012r2). Windows desktop users connect, and iOS users connect if they use a file browsing app that supports SMBv3. Android ...
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Is there a way to restore a Titanium backup from PC to a crashed ROM?

If I have complete Titanium backup copied to my PC (where I imagine the ROM is copied too). More than 200 files. Now I have a crashed ROM (boot looping). Is there a simple way to restore this ...
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How to boot on android if on windows 10?

I got a myphone my51 tablet, it has a dual boot feature for android and windows 10. I was able to boot easily from android to windows, but could not get back to android. Is there any command I can do ...
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Show Play Music's 'now playing' notification on Windows PC

At my desk, while working, I typically stream music from Google Play Music (GPM) using my Chromecast Audio device linked up to my hifi. I control this via my Samsung Galaxy S5. What I'd like is some ...
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How to automatically copy contents from the connected phone

I'm looking for an approach (for Windows) to copy certain phone contents (say Downloads/ dir) automatically to a certain PC directory, after setting the USB mode to "File transfer". Theoretically it ...
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Would I install android studio with 2 GB RAM [closed]

Would I install Android Studio on my PC that have Window 7 and 2 GB RAM?
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How can I make Android Disa work with Windows Whatsapp?

I have the app Disa which has all the messaging services, including SMS and Whatsapp, nicely integrated into one application. However, I want to get my messages on windows as well. If you use the ...
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BOOTLOADER - USB Device Not Recognized

I am currently using a ROOTED "Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite" tablet and am having issues entering the bootloader. When powered on and connected to a PC, the device is seen in adb using the command adb ...
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How to get permission for directly writing files to SD card from a PC

I need to manage my Android's files from PC with my mouse and keyboard, instead of do it on 5" and 7" touch screens. I did many tries with Google, but all options lead me to only one way: From the PC,...
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I connected my Google Pixel to my PC using a USB A to USB C cable claiming to support data transfer, but it doesn't show up in Device Manager

I'm running Windows 10 and Android 9. I can't see the phone in Windows, so I can't transfer files or install apps I'm developing; I'm quite disappointed!
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Run Android app on PC but outside of Emulator screen

I know we can Android apps on PC using emulator like Andy or Bluestack. What I really want to know if there's a way to run the app using the emulator but outside of Emulator screen. For example - I ...