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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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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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Can't mount my Android smartphone in Windows Vista

I have a Wiko U PULSE Lite smartphone running Android Nougat 7.0. When I mount the phone on my Windows Vista computer by connecting the USB cable I can see the device as it's name shows up under ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ADB not recognizing Moto G

I've recently acquired a Motorola Moto G, and I plan to use it for development. I downloaded ADT, updated the SDK tools and the KitKat platform, but Eclipse still doesn't recognise my device. I'm ...