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Questions tagged [windows]

Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems from Microsoft.

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Windows explorer freezes when trying to transfer files from mobile

I tried to transfer files (of extension PPT, DOC, MP4 and so on) from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to my laptop (Windows 10; tried on two laptops from Dell and Lenovo). Once I plug the USB cable I can ...
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I can't see new files throught windows explorer

i can't see my new(!) files on android throught windows explorer while i can do it by ES explorer or adb shell. Is there any way to fix it?
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Emulating a windows environment

Is there an emulator available for Android that mimics a windows environment? WINE for Android does not look like it will be out for a while, and those that I've found don't look like they support ...
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How to make the smartphone work as a PC monitor?

I am have a pc and recently my dell monitor stopped working so i had called up the customer careband they said that they will get it replaced within a week. So till that time i can't use the pc so is ...
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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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AT&T Galaxy SIII / Windows 7 64bit AMD/ Cannot mount USB drive

I just want to transfer files between my new cell phone and my new computer. I have been on the phone with both AT&T and Samsung tech support for two days. No joy. I and they have tried dozens of ...
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HTC Legend 2.2 not recognized on windows 7

My HTC Legend is not recognized on Windows 7, I installed the last version of HTC Sync I added the following lines on the android_winusb.inf ;HTC Legend %SingleAdbInterface% = USB_Install, USB\...
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Motorola USB Drivers on Windows 8

Is there any way to install the Motorola USB drivers on Windows 8? I downloaded MotoHelper, but it won't install, saying that the OS Version is unknown. Is there some other way to get ADB to see my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Using a desktop machine to bridge over USB from an Android phone to the LAN (OSI 2/3 *not* port mapping)

This is related to other questions about making an IP connection over USB from Android to Windows (SSH, ADB forward, etc), but it goes further, and I can't find any "howtos" or other information about ...
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Pixel MTP Drivers for Windows

Is there someplace I can download the Windows MTP drivers for the Pixel that is not Windows Update? Plugging my Pixel into a Windows box results in the following: Trying to update the driver fails: ...
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Restore Bluestacks Backup

I receive the following message after backing up (while signed in) and restoring (again, while signed in) data in Bluestacks: the bluestacks account associated with this backup is different than ...
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Blackberry Priv won't connect to Windows 7 for file transfer

I can't get my Blackberry Priv to connect as anything other than charging via USB. My PC isn't recognizing that a device is connected. I've downloaded and installed the Tethering and USB drivers here. ...
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Issues with ellipsis (…) in filename when pulling files using ADB on Windows

I'm trying to pull files from the /sdcard partition of my phone to Windows 10 using ADB, and it errors: cannot create [ my file > my computer ]: Not a directory This only occurs at a particular ...
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Hacking Inside an Android Phone with PC & USB

Basicly, I completely smashed my phones screen. I am not really familiar with different screens, but this one is a 'fluid' kind and it blacked out my whole phone screen. I can charge the phone. My ...
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How To Fix Android 5.0.2 Recognition issue with Windows 10?

I have an issue with Android lollipop (5.0.2) and Windows 10. The Windows 10 computer doesn't recognize the Phone. I tried to install the driver manually, I tried to uses another cable and I tried to ...
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How to Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0)

How to Transfer contact from Lumia 820 (Windows 8.1 \ Denim) to CSV file or to Android Phone - Huawei P9 (Android 6.0) Kindly needs assistances, syncing the outlook accounts along with Google account ...
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Missing folders via MTP connection

When connecting an Android device (KitKat) to a Windows box via USB, and specifying the use of MTP, recent folder additions are often not visible on the Windows end. Is this because the Android Media ...
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Can I virtualize Windows on an x86 Android device?

I've read this question, and of course, there, the answer was "you can't, because the architecture is different." But that's not necessarily the case anymore. Many Android devices, like mine, now ...
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Why doesn't my computer list Android devices in Device Manager, or detect my Sony Xperia Play (R800)?

I have an ancient Sony Xperia Play that I am trying to root. However, I can't even get it to show up on my computer. It's possible that I accidentally deleted my drivers by running an unroot script. ...
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Windows 10 PC cannot play MP3 files from android LG G3 with 0 bytes

I was trying to edit one of my sound files on my phone in audacity eariler today, when I discovered that the files held "0 bytes" and were inaccessible by any players on hand. Info: LG G3 does not ...
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Where are downloaded .apk files of applications stored in BlueStacks?

I have downloaded and installed a heavy file lately on BlueStacks. Now I want to uninstall bluestacks but don't want to have to download the same software all over again. If I could locate where the ...
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Android Phone SD Card only shows folders no files in Windows Explorer

When connecting an android phone to a PC and viewing the files in Windows Explorer there is an issue trying to view the files. When I try to view the files on the SD card it only shows the folders not ...
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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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Transfer music files from PC running WinXP to Samsung Galaxy S6

Android n00b, here. I finally got my PC to see the folder structure of my S6, but it won't allow me to paste files onto it. When I go into the Music folder and right-click, the word "Paste" is ...
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File transfer between Android 6.0 and Windows 7

I updated my Nexus 5 phone to Android 6.0. After this, I have file sync problem between Android 6.0 and Windows 7. I transferred files from Windows to Android Internal storage\Download using USB MTP, ...
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Incomplete file list when browsing file system of Nexus 5 in Windows 7 / 10

I connected my Nexus 5 (Android 6.0) to my Windows PC via USB (tried both MTP and PTP mode) and noticed that the file list in Explorer was incomplete. I compared the file list in ES on my Android ...
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Windows Phone To Android

I am looking to move my windows phone's call history, messages and contacts to an Android phone. I can root the android hone if needed. The windows phone is running 8.1. I have looked in to this and I ...
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Windows 10 ADB driver to debug HTC phone via USB?

I'm trying to test an application on an old HTC Incredible S smartphone (running Android 4.0.4). I've enabled USB debugging on the phone and connected the USB cable, but .\adb devices doesn't detect ...
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (...
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Copying DCIM/Camera images causes hang/reboot

In 5.1.1 lollipop, I'm trying to transfer to a Windows 7 PC via USB some 19GB of images/videos using either Windows copy or Picasa Import. Whether or not I use MTP (Media device) or PTP (Camera) on ...
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How to update Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus phone apps via USB cable connection?

I cant seem to be able to connect to the software update server for some reason by using my basic 3G connection (which works by the way). The error message goes as follows: "Failed to update software....
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“input string was not in a correct format” DroidExplorer Desktop

I have never been able to load the application, this messages appears in a popup when i try and open it. Any help would be great.
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Win 7 wifi hotspot connection not able to share internet

I have created an ad-hoc wifi hotspot connection using > netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WinWlHS key=MyPassword keyusage=persistent Then I have started hotspot using netsh wlan ...
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ADB device not found - Samsung galaxy S3 with Custom ROM

I'm trying to test ADB in samsung device thru USB. It is working as expected in Ubuntu and MAC OS. In Windows7, Im getting "error:device not found" in phone mode, but the phone is getting detected in ...
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Can't view Location (textual desciption) information in Windows when opening picture taken with Camera app

On my Samsung Galaxy SIII, I have enabled GPS on my device and have also enabled the GPS tag feature in my Camera application. When a picture is taken, GPS information is attached to the image, and ...
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Phone in always on usb not shown in my computer

When I plug my phone (Galaxy S2, I9100) in an ordinary usb port on a HP Folio laptop it appears in windows explorer and I can browse phone content. But when I plug it in an always on usb the phone ...
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Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone

Hi need to know How do we Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop PC to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone? Please advice step by step solution and Thanks in advance. When I was raising this ...
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Make device available in ADB (Windows 8)

A while back, I asked this question about the ADB. I now have another laptop running windows 8.1 and the problem is the same. Please look at the previous post for details. Please help
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LG G2 model VS980 4G Bluetooth File Transfer

I am unable to get my LG G2 (Verizon, model VS980 4G) with Android 4.2.2 to successfully transfer files using Bluetooth. I had one app work a few times, then that too stopped working. I can get the ...
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command line mtp android sync with pc

I'd like to be able to sync a directory on my android phone with a directory on my pc from the command line over a usb cable without installing anything on the phone. This can be done using adb shell ...
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USB Tethering Problem

I am using USB Tethering to use my phone as a modem. Whenever I activate USB Tethering, there will be two network present in my PC. One named Network X(X being a number which is incremented every time ...
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Can't access internet through wirtual hotspot

I have rooted phone with Android 4.0 and laptop with Windows 8. I have made wirtual hotspot with: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow name=** key=** netsh wlan start hostednetwork Than I shared ...
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Can I send Ctrl+C to Android terminal from Windows Powershell?

Adb shell should let me Ctrl+C to exit a command like top. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to work in Windows. Is there a workaround?
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There is inconsistency in connection from Android phone to Windows 7 64 bit PC

There are problems transferring files between my laptop and my phone. The symptoms I encountered are strange and I hope for a comprehensive explanation and solution to the problem Background: ...