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Tethering using my Android phone.

Q: Tethering using my Android phone.

Unfortunately, despite my best efforts to find a better alternative, where I live my only option for unlimited internet with any speed whatsoever is to tether my DROID DNA phone to my computer using the app PdaNet. I've been doing this for over a year now without any problems. I have an unlimited data plan through Verizon and although I only have 3G at my house, it is still far better than anything else I've found.

Recently I started playing the online game World of Warcraft. Obviously the speed isn't ideal, but it worked perfectly fine for about 3 weeks. One night the game started to get really slow and after a minute or two would freeze up entirely. When this happened, I would have an error message on my phone at the PdaNet screen that read "Communication with client has been broken." Despite restarting things, this continued to happen. I assumed that it was because the weather was bad outside, but the problem didn't go away the next day. When I noticed that my internet speed when browsing the web had slowed down as well I figured that although I supposedly have unlimited data, that Verizon must have slowed me down for crossing over a certain download barrier. I've heard that they do this.

So this went on for the next week until the first of the month when my data was reset through Verizon. Well I'm still having the same issue when trying to play the game. It will work alright for anywhere from 30 seconds to 10 minutes, and then all of a sudden start to get slower and slower until it freezes completely and I have the "Communication with client has been broken" error screen on my phone. I'm not sure if my internet speed in general is back to normal or not because I haven't spent enough time online to know for sure, but at the moment it seems to be.

I'm sure there is some detail I'm leaving out, but if anyone has any experience with tethering or PdaNet, especially when gaming, or any familiarity with this error message that I'm receiving, I would really appreciate any sort of help or advice. On a related note, if anyone knows of a better option for unlimited high speed internet than having to use an app to tether my phone then I'm definitely open to hearing about that as well.

Thanks a lot in advance and sorry for the length.

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A: Tethering using my Android phone.

I'm still having slow internet speeds. I tried doing a factory reset on my phone but that hasn't helped. I also tried a few of the other, lesser known tethering apps and I'm not having any luck with those either.

I'm pretty much about of ideas at this point. Anyone out there who can give me a hand with this? Thanks.

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Hey all!

As the thread title says, I need this device driver and I need it fast. As I don't have an active broadband connection anymore I am trying to connect to the Internet using my Android device as a modem (USB tethering). But I am curently stuck here. It seems I need a driver for this to work.

I am using Windows Vista 64-bit with SP2 and a HTC Desire as modem. When I connect the phone Windows is looking for drivers for a device named 'Android Phone'. It fails to find it and asks me what to do. I obviously can't let it search for it on the Internet. And I don't have a disc with drivers, I didn't get one.

I am using the Android phone to type this. As I have limited screen size and no mouse or keyboard, it's really hard for me to do a Google search to track down this driver issue. As far as I can tell, this should work out of box on Windows Vista. It seems that only Windows XP users are having this issue. Even on the Google Help it says that Windows XP users will need a special driver to enable USB tethering. But then again, why am I having this problem on Windows Vusta then?

I need to get back online fast, as I have bills to pay and things like that.

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Solved: Request: USB tethering device driver for 'Android Phone' on Windows Vista 64-

Hi again! I just wanna let you know that I have solved this little problem. As it turns out it does pay off reading the manual. Also, it is not completely true that Windows Vista comes with appropriate drivers pre-installed. You still need to install these, even on Windows Vista, and on Windows 7. But I still wish that things like these could just work out of the box. But for that reason alone, I may need to switch to a different operating system.

The solution was very simple. I did need to install the device drivers. But I didn't need to download and install them separately, they came pre-packed as part of the HTC Sync tool. And this thing comes cleverly stored on the MicroSD of the phone. So I just installed that and I was able to use the phone as a modem. It worked very good. The Internet connection did hang up on me once, but after a reboot of the phone it worked again and I was able to do my business effortlessly.

The thing is, I have terminated my old subscription, and I completely forgot about it and when they were supposed to shut down my connection. So it just happened, unexpectedly. But I have ordered a new Internet subscription with my new carrier and I am expecting it to be activated in couple of minutes.

Thanks anyway!

P.s. Just for the record, the HTC Sync tool is stored on the root of the memory card, the MicroSD card of the phone. It should say something like 'HTCSync_2.0.28.exe'. Just plug the phone to the computer in USB mass storage mode ... Read more

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hello

just upgraded to win10, i couldnt find a windows 10 forum, i was wondering if i should be looking to another web site or if someone here can help...


i would like to share my internet connection comes in thru ethernet card to usb port to android nexus 5 phone.

i dont want wifi hotspot, i work in camp and they are stupid enough not to want us to do this...

anyone have an idea how to do this?

thanks

A:reverse tethering on usb port for android

  
Quote: Originally Posted by paascal


hello

just upgraded to win10, i couldnt find a windows 10 forum, i was wondering if i should be looking to another web site or if someone here can help...




hi here is win 10 forum Windows 10 Forums

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Hello

I have recently purchased an Acer Aspire One AO756-4890 11.6 Netbook PC - Intel Pentium Processor 987 with 64-bit Windows 8. Using EasyTether on my Samsung Galaxy III, I can browse the contents of the folders on the smartphone but cannot tether the laptop to the internet although I can tether an older model of Acer One to the internet using the same smartphone. I am inclined to ascribe the problem to the compatibility of the software with Windows 8 and have tried other tethering software with no luck.

Does anyone know any tethering software compatible with Windows 8? Please let me know.

Regards,

Ead

A:Any compatible Android-Windows 8 tethering software out?

EasyTether works for me flawlessly on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus. I think it may have to do with the specific carrier. I'm using Verizon Wireless and my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite C655-5225.... All I did was follow the on screen instructions in the EasyTether application on my phone and it worked seemlessly.

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I have a strange tethering problem that I can't figure out. I have tried tethering over USB with my Sprint Touch Pro on several XP PCs and it works fine. On my Vista laptop, it mostly works. I have no problems with normal things like internet browsing and the speed is good. However, I'm having major issues when I try to run a game, Final Fantasy XI (FFXI).

The issues don't seem to be network related. Everything about the game slows down, even things that don't depend on your internet connection, like animations in the mens. The game is impossible to play -- in fact it was so non-responsive I wasn't even able to type a single letter. I've never seen anything like it.

FFXI is designed to be playable over a dial-up modem, and the game servers cap your transfer rate even if you have broadband. The game normally works fine on tethering; for the last few years I was able to play it my old T-Mobile MDA with Edge speeds. It also works with my new Touch Pro on the XP systems I have tried. So it seems like the problem is with Vista.

In addition, I used a program called WMWifiRouter which shares the connection over wifi instead of USB. I can play the game with no problems using this method, but I'd prefer to use a wired connection.

The issue with FFXI behaves very much like when you have a runaway process taking up 100% of your CPU. But I checked it and there is 60-80% idle time with FFXI hovering around 10%.

I'm wondering if maybe there is s... Read more

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Hello.

I will not mention specific models for the three smartphone types today. Just want to hear your opinion regarding their overall:

1. Performance
2. Battery Consumption
3. Features
4. Customization
5. Price

Thanks much!
 

A:Best Smartphone: iPhone, Windows Phone, Android Phone

Iphone is now after android smartphones....
You've forgotten "5 - Prices"
 

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Im new to both the Lenovo Yoga Tab3 16Gb and this forum.Not on the internet at home.Comments suggest that I cannot get the internet via a usb stick and mention "Wifi tethering from phone" ?Going to buy a 'pay as go sim free', to enable me to have internet data allowance.Does it matter what company I go with?Does the mobile sim card go physically in the back slot of the Lenovo?Do I have to have a very modern mobile to enable me to tether it to my Lenovo and access my data allowance?Sorry if these are very basic questions. But want to access internet away from library. Can anyone help me please?

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Am looking to ditch my iphone to head to the other side....... My question is, which android phone do I buy? Sure the newer stuff has all the hardware benefits, but I have heard the Nexus One may be a better buy because the software will update sooner and is more likely to receive newest updates being a Google phone. If not the Nexus, then what and why. I am a general user / smart phone enthusiast and live in New Zealand where reception can sometimes also be an issue.
 

A:Which Android Phone?

I use Desire, which is perfect. I also used G1 before, but since it's the 1st gen Android, not stable, but Desire is really cool.
 

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The Wifi at my house connects to my phone with full bars but it wont load anything or work what so ever! Here's some more information... my phone runs on the android operating system, OnePlusOne is the name of my phone) when it connects sometimes there will be an exclamation point that shows up next to it and this only happens at my house. Every other wifi network i connect to works just fine except my own. My computer connected with an Ethernet cable works just fine and the wifi is functional on it and my laptop (wireless) also connects and uses the network with no issues.
So far i have tried rebooting my phone, disconnecting and reconnecting, turning my wifi on my phone off and then on again, and turning my router/modem off and then on again as well. If you may know a possible solution please answer this.
 

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just found out i can go into my cell phone thu my mobile hotspot setting and use my data from my cell phone to get on the internet on my laptop.

Is this a got thing or not as i am going to be out in the dessert in a camper and i need to get on the internet useing the cell is so hard the screen is small to see. what do you think. please help me. busygal

A:android phone

It's not something I would do regularly because you can eat up your mobile data plan very quickly and you pay a lot of extra charges. I suggest you check with your carrier for combined data plans. I have one with my carrier that combines my data plan for my phone and tablet. I don't have a laptop but I know they have combined data plans for that too. There are ways to do this economically but you should shop around and see what carriers in your area have.

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I have asked before but cannot find the original post so my problem is -

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone and I keep info I use all the time ie codes, appointment times etc in an app called memo now this has been transferred to the SD card thinking I could open the memo and copy the info/data direct to my laptop or desktop but am met with a barrage of things to do like install Kies etc etc ad nauseum and then use sync the device etc only to find I still cannot open anything but photos everything else is just an empty or folder filled with jibberish.

What I would lie to find out is why data cannot be accessed from the phone even though I have installed the Kies and done everything that has been suggested?? I am now thinking of just taking photos of the memo app when it is open because I have already lost the lot when the phone crashed once before and redoing the data is annoyingly time consuming and extremely tedious.

Any ideas please - oh have asked on the android forum with not much luck.

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Can you recommend a Windows based program for using an Android or I-Phone phone device as a webcam for video chat, etc? Are there apps specific to integrating with Windows 10 to use with Facebook or Skype?
 

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I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace and have installed it's software and Kies but it is not being recognised in Computer. When I run Kies it shows up my computers pics but off the phone nothing.

Any ideas please as I am not real good with these new phones.

A:Hooking up an android phone

John, when you plug it in Windows Explorer should see it as just another drive. You can then browse to your photo's using Explorer. No need for KIES. Does that work for you?

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I'm looking for a GPS app that has voice guidance.

I've downloaded a number from Googleplay, but can't seem to find one that works well.

I'm willing to pay for a good app.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,

Paul

A:Gps appfor android phone

Hi i use navigator its the blue up arrow as the icon picture from play store. never had a problem with it.

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I have asked before but cannot find the original post so my problem is -

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 phone and I keep info I use all the time ie codes, appointment times etc in an app called memo now this has been transferred to the SD card thinking I could open the memo and copy the info/data direct to my laptop or desktop but am met with a barrage of things to do like install Kies etc etc ad nauseum and then use sync the device etc only to find I still cannot open anything but photos everything else is just an empty or folder filled with jibberish.

What I would lie to find out is why data cannot be accessed from the phone even though I have installed the Kies and done everything that has been suggested?? I am now thinking of just taking photos of the memo app when it is open because I have already lost the lot when the phone crashed once before and redoing the data is annoyingly time consuming and extremely tedious.

Any ideas please - oh have asked on the android forum with not much luck.

A:Help with android phone connection

John are you trying to view your memos on the computer or transfer them to a new samsung phone? Memo is superseded by snotes I think so info will be scarce but do you have root on your phone? If you want to copy your notes as pics hold power and the home button at the same time it will take a clean screenshot for you.

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I am currently using Windows Live and at the end of June, MS won't be syncing with the Windows 10 Mail app and guess I have to use the Mail app and I can't see how to setup on android.

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My Phone iz ZTE RACER II
Windows can't find them online, neither can I, so if someone has them, let me know

A:Need drivers for android phone!

Go to zte website for them.

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I used to be able to connect my Android Lava phone to my WinXP desktop and transfer files etc. Something changed and now when I connect my phone my system does not recognize the USB connection. any suggestions?
This phone does not come with any system drivers. Thanks!
It is the Lava Pixel 2 phone.
 

A:Android phone connection

Have you seen this article? https://freeandroidroot.com/download-lava-usb-drivers/

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Hello.
I don't know is it a right section, so sorry. Next: sorry for my bad english. Let's go.
First thing - this is my first post. I'm looking for help to use my android phone as webcam by connecting it via USB. Second thing, the problem is:
I find a way to use my phone camera as web camera by using DroidCam soft. Ok, so I installed that app on my android phone, and another one on my PC (Windows 8.1). I cannot connect via USB couse it screams "No devices detected". Okay, I found the sollution that I must download and install the BlueStacks soft. So I have download propably the 0.8 version and in the middle of installing (again sorry for my bad english) my computer restart by itself. Now I cannot finish the installation couse install app says that I've already that soft, and I cannot upgrade to new version (I get a message I've new version already).
The point is that in the solution about Droidcam I must run that Bluesomthingshit to get it working. I cannot, couse it's not install on my computer (the folder have ~800mb, but it should have 2gb), I cannot uninstall it couse I don't have that application on list of instaled apps.
Can somebody help me with this? Or how to connect ASUS ZenFone (X00AD, android ver 6.0.1) via USB to laptop to get working webcam?
Cheers and thanks you.
 

A:Using android phone as webcam

I have used the following with good results in the past

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https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pas.webcam&hl=en
 

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I cannot connect any android phone to my notebook. i have tried everything like , tried connecting a different phone and changing the usb cable. i have also tried to connect my phone to other laptops, and it worked well, the problem is also not of the usb port because pendrives work properly.Help me please.

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Hi i've bricked my phone and i'm wondering will my warranty fix it to me even if it's rooted. If no how do i I factory reset it. I think it's perma bricked...
 

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- I have a 1.81 GB MP4 file that will not play.

- Win Media Player errors with "the player might not support the file type or might not support the codec that was used to compress the file."

- InstaCodecs doesn't see the file at all when pointed to copies of the file located on the desktop and in other folder locations.


Any direction is helpful.

A:cannot play video taken on android phone

convert the file with handbrake to AVI. How to Convert an MP4 to AVI With HandBrake | eHow.com

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Hi ,

I need to connect my laptop with android phone thru Wi-Fi. I have created ad hoc WEP connection in my laptop. Now, the signal strength in my laptop Wi-Fi shows "no signal". Therefore , my phone is not detecting the ad hoc connection which I have created. Please help me to resolve the problem.....
Note: I have created a Wi-Fi hotspot in my phone and connected with my laptop. I can able to use my phone's internet in laptop. But I'm trying reverse now. i.e Use internet from laptop to phone. Anyone Please help.

Thanks in advance.....
 

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I have been hijacked for over 6 months. Some kind of proghram must be inbedded in my computer and phone. This sounds crazy but at any time my computer is taken over and they put up all of my personal information even a picture of my apt. On my phone at any time the turn on the camera on my phone. I cant keep a facebook account they take those over. They send text messages to all of my contacts inviting them to join a chat room and i have to tell everyone its not me. I have screenshots of traces they have left behind i have been on this for 6 months. I have over 100 screenshots. I am desperate i have tryed everything. its to the point i watch my back when i leave the house. Could someone please help. I have windows 8.1 and my phone is android. sorry for the long message. God Bless

A:my computer and android phone is hijacked

Please run TDSSKiller.
 
Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop.
 
The log for the TDSSKiller can be very long.  If you go to the bottom of the log to where you find Scan finished you will see the results of the scan.  If it shows Detected object count: 0 and Actual detected object count: 0, this means that nothing malicious was found and you will not need to post the log.
 
1.  Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters.
 
 
2.  Check Loaded Modules, Verify Driver Digital Signature, and Detect TDLFS file system.
 
If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now.
 
 
3.  Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run.
 
 
4.  If threats are detected select Cure (if available) for all of them unless otherwise instructed.
 ***Do NOT select Delete!
 
Click on Continue.
 
 
5.  Click on Reboot computer.
 
Please copy the TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt file found in your root directory (typically c:\) and paste it into your next reply.
 Note:  The log may be very long.  You may need to break it into parts to post the whole log.
 
Do not post the log at a host website where it will have to be downloaded.  I will not download anything to my computer unless I know exactly what it contains.
 
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Hi All,
Plugged in my Galaxy Ace into one of my USB ports, got the device plugged in sound, system checked for Android drivers and installed latest windows 7 ones however, I cannot see the phone in either my C/Hard Disk Drives or C/Devices with Removable storage.
Is there something I should be doing? I am cooking with Windows 7 32bit Ultimate.
Your guidance would be appreciated, thanks.
 

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Hi!

I want to acces my phone's internal memory and/or sd-card as a network folder (through wifi). Just like windows pc-s and laptops. How can I do this?

A:How can I set my Android phone to appear as network folder

As far as I know there is no way to enable SMB Share on Android without downloading some software to the phone, There are quite a few file managers that have the option to enable file sharing with almost any OS.
The way I do it on my phone is with a program called AirDroid there is a free and paid version, I use the free version and as far as I know it is not capable of SMB share, you connect to it from a web browser.
There are other option's, you could run a FTP,HTTP server but I'm not sure if it would work since Android is based on Linux and with Linux any port below 1024 requires root.
Now that I think about it SMB requires ports below 1024 (port 445), so any solution you come up with will require that you can change the default port to something like 8080 which is a default port for many Linux OS's to start a service without root.

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I have downloaded several both free and paid Android solitaire games from Google Play Store that are always attempting to connect to the Net. Going off line sometimes stops them from working, altogether. Since there appear to be dozens of them, can anyone give me the name of one that is just a simple game like the old problem-free Windows Solitaire?
 

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Hi, I can't download tubemate to my android phone. I tried 2 download it @ least 4 or 5 times. It got half way through & it said failed download. Please fix the matter. I would like to have tube mate on my phone. Thanks.
 

A:I can't download tubemate on my android phone

I tried to download tubemate several times, but I saw the icon:
We can't download tube mate now.
Please try to fix this, to get tube mate in my phone. Thanks
 

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I have a Gmail account which ages ago I set up to forward into my windows 7 mail account.
It has always worked well.
However I also want to access it on my android phone.
BUT still also on my computer.
Added the account to the phone and it will send mail fine. But nothing is being received.
Not sure if I have to alter settings somewhere? But will that affect me receiving mail in windows mail?
My account settings in forwarding (is that the problem?)
Forwarding - delete Gmail's copy
Pop 1 blank
2. Delete Gmail's copy
IMAP .. Enable imap
 

A:Set up my gmail to be read on my pc and my android phone

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Hi guys,

just a quick one,

i want to steam my webcam onto my android galaxy s
do i have to have a web site setup? or is there a program that will let me do this?

my phone has a full flash player that will help...

any ideas
i was watching and reading a few google results where they were using timcam or something,but this required you to have a web site. surely in this day and age there is an easy way...
 

A:Webcam stream to android phone

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I know I sound crazy but I am starting to miss Itunes. I had my MP3 folder with a batch of copied stuff from my main archive. It was organized for Windows. Most of the time Itunes was easy to use in that I droped the folder into it and made it my default folder so I could delete stuff from the MP3 folder via itunes it processed it and bam working very few issues. I never got duplicate playlist had some improperly removed mp3 files which stuck in itunes.

Right now I am having so many issues updating my mp3's and playlists and with duplicate playlists, empty playlists its driving me nuts. How do you manage and sync songs for android without a ton of issues? I was jsut copying the folder over but the dump way android handles files I can not use my windows sync programs. I got tired of it screwing things up so I tried winamp and it just had to sort everything in a horrible incoherent manner(album/artist folders ,ect) and that did not fix any of my issues. Out of the few players I like I like Shuffle and Rocket player but as far as I understand it they don't control anything they just play. Right now I have 50GB of mp3's on my micro sd card and its reporting 80k music files.... its nonsense....

I am just so lost.

A:Best way to sync mp3 folder to an android phone?

Hi. Calm down! I guess you just changed from iPhone to Android phone not long ago? Once you plug in your Android, you should see a portable device folder where you can manage all the files in your Android. If this doesn't work, there are also many desktop syncing programs just like iTunes, such as iTools, Apowersoft Phone Manager, MobileGo, etc. However, personally, I would recommend you to use wireless apps like AirMore for managing Android files on web or Pushbullet for transferring files in a fast way.

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Hi there

W10 only seems to see the internal data storage of an S5 phone (Samsung) just updated to Android V6 - and can't see the micro sd card (32GB).

Worked perfectly with Android 5.0 -- moral -- don't automatically let your phone update Android -- seems Android 6 is a bit slower too --phone takes longer to start up.

--added tried on Linux-- phone works fine - both micro SD card and internal phone storage seen as separate "Disks".






On Windows I tried both USB2 and USB 3 connections (S5 has the "double" Usb 3 type connector but you can also use a "bog standard" usb 2 connector. Didn't make any difference - micro SD card not seen.

On the phone menu I ensured MTP option was selected --there's also an option for USB 3 (faster) transfer --both worked on Linux - only the internal phone storage was seen on Windows - no micro sd card.

I have an older S3 samsung phone - used as a test --don't use it as a phone any more as it doesn't support 4G. This had Android 5 on it and that worked fine -- so not sure if it's android or Windows !!. but in either case I'd like a fix --the S5 is stil a very popular phone and with external removable micro sd card very useful too. S7 also good but don't need that yet and it's almost as much as a used car to buy !!! -- Samsung S6 though avoid. !!!!

Cheers
jimbo

A:Android 6.0 - W10 only sees phone data not sd card

Did you get the latest Google android USB drivers?

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Hi there.

I am currently studying the possibility of getting a Windows Phone 8 smartphone. As someone who owned Android phones for 4 years my criteria (and standards) for getting a phone are build quality, camera quality, battery life, customizations, multitasking, music and audio quality & performance. These issues are important to me especially in my present age/job/needs/likes.

I would like to ask about:

1. Photos - Now i heard photos are stored in the Albums folder is that correct? Is there a basic editing tool from Windows Phone 8 (WP8)? Can i share my photos to Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Email, Dropbox, Evernote, etc. or do i still have to go to the app then look/upload the photo like what iOS is about?

2. Camera - Is there a quick camera icon toggle thingy in the lock screen (similar to iOS7.1 & Android 4.4.2) where i just swipe up to quickly lunch the camera? How fast does the camera load up? I have heard about the Nokia Pro Camera with it's pseudo burst mode option but does WP8 has that very quick shutter button with zero lag when taking shots much like the iPhone 5 & Galaxy S3?

3. Keyboard - Can i install 3rd-party keyboard apps in place or on top of what the standard WP8 keyboard is? Are there emoji icons built-in to the standard WP8 keyboard? Is there a 1st-party or third-party app wherein you can swipe or slide your fingers on the keyboard for an even faster typing?

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A:Windows Phone 8 queries from an Android user

Welcome to Windows Eight Forums, gino76ph.

I just came from a Droid X2 and bought a Nokia Lumia 1520 just before the new year. I would like to answer your questions, so please bear with me while I get to my PC to do so. It will take a bit to answer all of them.

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I was just curious if there was a way to either click, or right click on a phone number on my Win10 laptop that could bring up an option to call it from my android phone (HTC10)

Thanks all!
Aza

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Hello:

The issue is, I'm trying to learn how to transfer files from my notebook computer to my Android phone via the command line utility( C:\ ).

I've tried going to the directories where the files are located then using the command : copy(file name) H:/(android phone directory)/sdcard/folder destination.

What am I doing wrong?

Much thanks in advance

A:Transferring files from W7 to Android rooted phone

Could it be a simple typo? The path should be typed with backslash \ instead of slash /, so the path should be H:\sdcard\folder instead of H:/sdcard/folder.

Kari

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HOW DO I REMOVE A FBI SCREEN HOSTAGE VIRIS OFF MY SAMSUNG GALLAXY SM J700T1 PHONE?
 

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How can you scan a android phone to tell if its bugged?
Beside taking the phone to the ATT store and having it wipes and reinstalled. Is there any other way?

Anti virus program or a specific program set up to scan android phone

A:what is a 100percent way to check if a android phone is being bugged?

on top of that how about your computer beside normal anti virus is there a third part way to scan it? like if something was written into the windows software its self?

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I used to be able to transfer photos from my android phone by simply plugging it into the USB port.  It would autolaunch.  Now when I plug it in, nothing happens. What can I do? 

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Hi all, my mum received an email yesterday which said
 
"WhatsApp
 
New Voicemail
 
[Listen]"
 
(The Listen is a button) So she was on her Android S3 phone and opened it, she later emailed her sister who got the same thing in that email, but her sister deleted it. And another email in her inbox came up with the same message.
 
What's strange is the other email that it showed up on only showed up when she opened it on the phone, when opening that email on the laptop it opened normally, and is from a trusted sender.
 
I have changed her Hotmail password (Although it took several hours to lock her out on the phone and request the new password), and I done a AVG virus scan on the laptop (although she had not opened the link on the laptop)
 
If anyone can tell me if her emails are safe now? I'm rather confused that the same email showed up with the WhatApp scam/virus on her phone but not on her PC.
 
 
Thanks
Neil

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I am trying to transfer photos from Samsung Galaxy s7 Edge to HP Envy laptop.  The Samsung Galaxy does not have a memory card so all photos and videos are stored in the cloud.  I have tried to follow the directions on this forum, but I have been unsuccessful.  The laptop  shows the phone as a device but will not allow us to transfer the photos from the Samsung phone.  Could you please help me troubleshoot this problem.  Thanks in advance.  

A:how to transfer photos from Android phone to an hp laptop wi...

CarolineCross Unless Samsung has changed their defaults, photos and videos are stored in the phone's internal file system, not to the cloud. Also, there is not one single "cloud"; instead, there are many different ones, and which one you use depends on the app you use on the phone. For example, when you save contacts, they are stored in the Google "cloud". I use MyBackupPro to store stuff and it has its own "cloud" which is separate from all the others. Most likely, you will have to log into the cloud service you use from a Browser on the HP laptop and retrieve the media files that way, as the Android apps on your phone don't run on the laptop. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".======================================================================== 

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I'm trying to cast from my android phone to my windows 10 pc.
I've found a number of articles that say that the windows "anniversary" update installed an app called "connect" which will do this.
Now my last update was 1 Oct 2016. When i ran the Anniversary updated it did nothing. So i guess it's because all my updates are later.
However, i do not have the connect app.
How can I ;
a) either install the aniversay update
or
b) get the Connect app
or
c) cast my android another way that doesn't involve 3rd party add ons etc etc.

thanks

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hi, i have a datacard with unlimited plan but it does not have a wifi capability.
basically i want to connect my gionee s7 5.0 to it.
i've been surfing the net for the past few days.
i came upon the following options:

1. i'm ready to buy a wireless router(Tenda TE-N3 N150 Easy Setup Router is my choice) but my doubt is that whether it will be able to create a wifi network using the network from my datacard through my pc(winxp).

2.using wireless adapter:by using softwares to make it function like a router.but i don't know how much reliable this method is.plus even the posters recommend to go for a router.

3.Reverse tethering my phone: but for it all the sites say the phone must be rooted. And i'm not able to root my phone in any way.so this choice is out.Reply to this choice if there's any way to reverse tether without rooting.

most of all i want to spend the least and be sure it'll work.

pls help and tnx.
 

A:How to connect my android phone to my reliance datacard?

Tell us more about this "Datacard", who is the provider and does the OEM allow it to be networked per your purchase agreement?

Include make and model of this datacard.
 

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I have an Android LG phone, I normally connect the cord to my computer and a box pops up to name and import the pics from my phone to My Pictures on computer.  Today the bottom right box is not coming up.  How do I get it back?  I have HP desktop Windows 7, HP2009m

A:How to import pics from my Android LG phone to MyPictures on...

Hello @sdvann, I understand that your computer running Windows 7 is no longer recognising your Android phone when you plug it in. I am going to recommend that you follow the step set out in the HP Support document: Using Microsoft System Restore (Windows 7), which you can use to restore your computer back to a point in time when your Android phone was detected by your computer. This will reverse any settings or updates that may have caused this issue. Please feel free to re-post if you require further assistance. Thank you for posting on the HP Forums. Have a great day!

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I have been using Windows 10 Ad Hoc network (netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=wifi key=111111111111)
(netsh wlan start hostednetwork) for a few months with no problems at all, but suddenly it has stopped working. I cannot longer connect to it with my android phone. I can see both networks with internet access in networks and sharing centre. Yes, I enabled sharing on the first network in network properties. No success. Tried reinstalling system. Again, no success. Tried Baidu hot spot, OTtoto Hot spot, Connectify with no success. My phone detects such created network but, cannot connect to it. Somethimes, when traying to enable sharing on first network I am getting a message: When Internet Connection Sharing is enabled, your LAN adapter will be set
to use IP address 192.168.137.1. Your computer may lose connectivity with
other computers on your network. If these other computers have static IP
addresses, you should set them to obtain their IP addresses automatically.
Are you sure you want to enable Internet Connection Sharing? Any help, please.

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Hi: I am trying to connect my android Motorola G phone with my lenovo X230 laptop through USB but the phone is not recognized. Could some please help me with this? Thanks!

A:Android phone not recognized on Lenovo X230

Part 1. How to Connect Android to PC in USB ModeStep 1: Connect your Android phone into computer using a USB cable. You can use the same cable that you use to charge it.Step 2: Tap the ?USB? option from the Notification Panel on your Android device, then select ?MTP? mode.Step 3: Wait while the driver is installed, then open the ?Computer/This PC?, you?ll find your Android device.The procedure above is a normal connection between Android device and PC. If there is anything abnormal during your operation, you can try the tips in part 4. Please note, there is still one more step before the transfer and recovery tool can recognize your device. Just follow the steps in part 2 and 3 to proceed. Part 2. Enable USB Debugging on Different Android OS VersionOnly when USB debugging is turned on, can Android phone be recognized by development tools. The primary function of this mode is to facilitate a connection between an Android device and a computer with Android SDK (Software Development Kit). Phones running on different versions of Android OS have different ways to enable USB debugging mode. Please check the Android version of your phone first: Settings > About Phone > Android version.Detailed Steps on How to Enable USB Debugging on Different Android Versions: A. For Android 4.2 and above versions:Go to Settings > About Phone > navigate to Build Number > tap Build Number for seven times. Afterwards, a message will appear informing that you are now a... Read more

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