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Control Android with broken screen from PC

Looks like these days the best solution for controlling an Android phone from a PC is scrcpy. It is being actively maintained, has very high performance (framerate, latency), is available cross-...
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Control Android with broken screen from PC

adbcontrol can do this. It opens a window containing the phone screen on your computer, so you can use it when the phone screen is broken, and you can click and type in the window to control the phone....
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Control Android with broken screen from PC

One word: Vysor Using the vysor to control my Xperia Z2. See the state of my phone, but Vysor came to the rescue. *if phone reboots and won't connect after plugging in, try removing the micro sd ...
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Control Android with broken screen from PC

You could try to use AndroidScreenCast for you purposes - it's maintainable version of original androidscreencast. It requires only Java and ADB, no phone client, so just run it and use it. I've just ...
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Clean flash without SDCard

You don't have to worry if your internal storage gets wiped. There is another way called "ADB Sideload" which allows you to push and install a zip from your computer using CMD (Windows) or Terminal (...
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How to hard brick an android phone (Galaxy Nexus)?

As far as I know, your device is not that hard bricked, that you can't boot into the bootloader (fastboot mode). so at every time you should be able to install a custom recovery via fastboot flash ...
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Can I use OTG USB pendrive with Galaxy Nexus

Yes, it works. You need to root and install the StickMount app. Source.
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What do the "Pogo Pins" on the Galaxy Nexus map to?

This is an old question, but it's the first Google result for "galaxy nexus dock middle pogo" and I felt it deserved a complete answer for those who might look into it. I've done a lot of dev work ...
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Is it safe to swap SIM cards when the phone is turned on?

My ZTE Blade s6 has a setup procedure where the phone is turned on with no sim in then in step three it says insert sim card and the phone is on at this time, it then walks you through the rest of the ...
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"Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly" error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

I found a fix that worked for me. Remove the SD card, then whilst it's out, choose to clear the SD card contents,(mine allowed this). Replace the SD card and all fine, quick n easy.
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"Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly" error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

The process error you are getting is android.process.media The clue is in the media part. You should go to Settings > Applications > Manage Applications > Then make sure you look under the ALL tab. ...
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How to check which app uses GPS on Galaxy Nexus?

On current versions of Android (I'm not sure when this was added, but this is available in Android KitKat), you can go to Location Settings and it will show a list of apps under Recent Location ...
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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I had the same problem and I did the following: on the mobile devices Settings/Apps/Calendar. Clear Cache and Data. Relaunch Calendar and now when I tap Yes/Maybe/Now Gmail sends the reply ...
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How to fix "unfortunately , the process com.android.systemui has stopped" error?

I have been experiencing this as well on the same build/phone. A user on this thread claims that M5 may be much less error prone. I haven't reverted to M5 yet myself. When this error loop happens ...
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How to find what model of Galaxy Nexus I have?

"Galaxy Nexus" is the full name of your model. The Nexus 4, Nexus 7, etc are all different models entirely. The only portion of the naming convention that is shared is Nexus; the "Galaxy" moniker is ...
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

As a developer, I believe it's because there are no GUI that are set to appear on the launcher (example: "Contacts Storage" only stores contacts, and it's shown as an app in "All" apps). This is ...
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

I'm not going to hijack bmdixon's answer. What do you see on your app drawer? Do you see the (blue) APPS and WIDGETS tab? If not, then maybe Nova launcher is not active launcher.
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Certain applications icons are missing in Nova Launcher

They are probably hidden. If you go to Nova Settings > Drawer > Hide Apps do you see them listed there with ticks next to them? If so, un-tick them and they will re-appear in the drawer.
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Okay to install CWM Recovery on Galaxy Nexus 3 GT-i9250M?

Is there any real risk to installing CWM Recovery on the GT-i9250M? Short answer : No More information : between Install Recovery, there is many reasons or problems or other Something you should ...
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No USB Storage Mode on GalaxyNexus running 4.2.2

Normally you would put the device into storage mode. When the phone is normally booted without storage mode you'll only be able to see internal, then when switched to storage mode you'll see the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Bootloop. Cannot format or write data

So after searching lots of forum, chatting with experts in XDA, I found out that: Samsung used a cheap substandard emmc. I have tried everything from adb, Odin to jtag. The emmc just died,no way ...
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Should I accept 2,5 year old Samsung Galaxy replacement battery?

Comparing confirmed Chinese translation of these four symbols (yes -- it is a manufacture date) with Izzy's answer, which states, that Li+ batteries have a self-discharge rate of approximately 5–10% ...
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Automatically have my frequently-used apps handy

Microsoft's Arrow Launcher automatically arranges your apps based on your usage.
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Set the calendar display to the correct timezone on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

You might be aware of the common fact that the date,time,time zone set in the device settings will act as a reference/source for various apps like calender,logs,messages.So whatever be the date,time ...
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Increase vibrate strength

On my Samsung S6 there is "Settings >> Sound and Vibration >> Vibration intensity" section. Where one can change vibration intensity for calls, notifications, and feedback individually.
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"Android.process.media has stopped unexpectedly" error when I boot my Galaxy Nexus

Removing my sd card helps, I'll try to reinsert it again.
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