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How to run SSH/SFTP server for multiple user logins with password authentication on Android?

Note: Make sure your phone is accessible from internet as explained here. You need a rooted device. Android phones nowadays aren't those old low-end devices, they can run a full-featured SSH server ...
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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

Note: You would need root access to run any command mentioned below for Android 4.2.1. Contrary to traditional desktop OS, apps in Android are called upon using their component, an Activity. While ...
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Is there an app that allows me to remotely access and play my hard drive's music files?

Some apps that shows up in quick search on Play Store: Samba Network Music Player -- runs using Samba sharing and folder (having music) should be shared (via Properties). Listen to your network ...
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Android Remote Desktop thru Wifi Only

Install Connectify on your PC, then open it (doesn't require net connection) Connect your phone to the Wi-Fi network created by Connectify Use a Remote Desktop app to connect to your PC's IP address
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Fully control Android phone from another Android phone over the Internet

You can try RemoDroid. Install it on both system and I believe instructions are in the app.
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Changing android password remotely

in your phone, go to recovery, wipe/ clear cache then reboot the phone. wait for 5 minutes, then through this link to lock the pin with new pin https://www.google.co.in/android/devicemanager use the ...
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Changing android password remotely

It might be a bit late but I had a similar issue and found a genius idea that might help others. If you have an OTG cable, you can plug in a mouse and use that to unlock the phone, then cancel / ...
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How to SSH into Android which is a hotspot?

You need to run an SSH server on your Android phone. There are apps available, but simple solution is to go for Termux. Install app, then install packages openssh and termux-auth. Set password and ...
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Remote control of Android from PC or another Android device

Yes this did used to be possible, it is still possible but it requires more on the target device these days. On below Android 5.0 , it was easy to do what you're saying, however it started to become ...
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Does android device manager remote lock if you deactivate stolen phone?

Yes, Android Device Manager will send the phone the Lock and Erase message as soon as it comes online and starts communicating with Google's servers. When the wipe occurs you will receive an email ...
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Operate LG G2 phone from Desktop

Try Vysor first. As long as USB debugging is on you shouldn't even need to do anything on the phone to get it running. Mouse simulates touch while keyboard input is passed through. If you don't type ...
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Getting Google to know I got my phone back

I'm assuming you locked the device through Android Device Manager. But yes you need to really edit your question to make it more understandable. Shut down is also not an appropriate term to mean ...
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How to connect two phones via SSH with a central SSH server?

What I have understood from your question: You have two phones A and B, which are connected to internet through Mobile Data. Phone B has a SSH server running, listening on port 8022. You want to ...
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How to manage settings on an Android device remotely

There is an application called Tasker. Which can be bit difficult to work with for you, if you're not familiar with it. but it's worth learning for your use case. You can make profiles which will get ...
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SMS messages notification on my desktop computer?

I'm not sure about windows based alternatives, but KDEConnect works locally. You need to be on the same WiFi connection to make it work. Alternatively you can take a look at this app and some ...
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Is it possible to gain complete remote access of another Android phone from my phone?

As far as I can tell, this seems to be achievable at least with the aid of applications such as TeamViewer Requirements To be able to use this feature, you must meet the following requirements: ...
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Enable Google Photos Android backup from web

You cannot turn it on without having your device because if you try to turn on from the web, Google will not be able to know which device to be backed up. So you have to download Google Photos ...
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Is it possible to use a keyboard and mouse on android to control a remote pc?

I've been using Splashtop (another remote desktop app, just like TeamViewer), and mouse & keyboard works just fine, but definitely not exactly like you're "in front of it". It can recognize right ...
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Accessing Windows PC folder on Android tablets without internet connection

There are several File manager supporting all local file systems & LAN, so they can access your Windows shares directly – no Internet required, just a local WiFi both, your Android device(s) and ...
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Is it possible to have someone assist with Android problems via remote assistance?

The simple answer to your question is yes. You can use Teamviewer for an example. Just look up Android Remote Assistance on the play store and you will find multiple options.
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locate lost phone with help from gps and web based google play

If you have enabled Android Device Manager as administrator You can either use the mobile app on another phone to track it or use this link: https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager
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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

You can also use am start --user 0 -n com.android.chrome/com.google.android.apps.chrome.Main
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VPN software to connect to a Remote Access Server

I found that using the native VPN client on Android is sufficient for this (I have 4.1.2). From the home screen, hit menu, settings, more settings, VPN, Add VPN network, put in the host name / ip ...
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Android Remote Desktop thru Wifi Only

there is a option of lan in teamviewer which u can use as an intranet (INTRA NET) and lan and doesnt require internet
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How can I remote support an Android tablet?

Download TeamViewer: Quick support and the add-on for the device you want to manage remotely.
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Android remote screen display & control

Recently I encountered a nice solution at https://www.mobizen.com/ No root required very smooth device control. This should help.
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Is there an app that allows me to remotely access and play my hard drive's music files?

You could try Plex or Emby (formerly Media Browser). Both of them do this. You'll need to install and set them up on on your PC and install them on your phone/tablet, too.
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Security implications of remote (Meterpreter) shell to device

That's right. An attacker can only create a shell with this tools/exploits. But if kernel has a vulnerability like privileges escalation, he (attacker) can gain root access then. (This only exists ...
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Using Bluetooth keyboard and mouse via Remote Desktop

Yes they will work. If the keyboard & mouse supports windows, then they should work via remote desktop. Be sure to have the latest version of the app!
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Is there any trick to set ADBD to work on TCP/IP on a non-rooted device?

You can try this command, it restarts adbd on the android device after setting the tcp/ip port to the value you want (5555/tcp is a default) : $ adb tcpip 5555
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