Forum discussion tagged with Android.
  1. JeanFromGrenoble

    Question Should I buy a Google Pixel 6 Pro because of its strong security rating? How much more security would I get?

    I am trying to decide between the Google Pixel 6 Pro vs the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. Device security is very important to me, so much so that it could be the deciding factor for me with this choice. I'm very paranoid about malware and hacks that could steal passwords, implant keyloggers, hack...
  2. Harsh.Entrepreneur

    Question Softwares to increase privacy, security & 2 OS

    Softwares to increase privacy, security & 2 OS Windows, Android I have installed some softwares from a website (website name & software name,if i am allowed to share here then please ask), i would like to get some help in understanding which are some of the settings i could tweak which would...
  3. JoeStarz

    Question Need help with missing WiFi on tablet after performing a hard reset ?

    Good day, I bought this Coolpad tablet for my nephew, this past Christmas. Just a few months later now and it was moving sluggish so I had the bright idea to do a hard reset (hold down the power / volume up to gain access to the boot menu), but now when its booting up after the factory reset, I...
  4. Question Wireless Access Point - Android Ping Response Time Issues

    Hi all, So I have an issue that I hope you can help me with. I have a smartphone that is connected to an wireless access point. When I ping from the Access Point(AP) > smartphone, I experience high and inconsistent ping times compared to when I ping from the Access Point > a non-smartphone...
  5. N

    Question Using a VPN on PC, while on a mobile hotspot

    So I am having an issue using a VPN on a PC (Windows 10) on a mobile network (Android). I can connect to the hotspot fine if the VPN is turned off on both devices, however if the VPN is enabled on my phone, my PC is not connected to the VPN. Inversely, if I turn the VPN on my PC, there is no...
  6. Slycooper91

    Question What os variation of android do android radios use?

    Does anyone know what variation of android os that these android radios use? I want to install a very similar os to what they use on a rasberrypi but also retain the use of the gpio pins . Alot i see say they run android 9 or other versions but i cant seem to find a definitive answer on what...
  7. M

    Question Phone error message on Windows 10 laptop when my phone isn't connected to laptop ?

    Galaxy S9+ "The device has either stopped responding or has been disconnected" This error message pops up on my PC screen just out of nowhere. And they pop up more than 10 error message boxes. I first saw this error message a week ago when I connected my Galaxy phone and then disconnected it...
  8. technologicalpixel

    [SOLVED] why i can't transfer file from android to windows 10?

    Hello, I wanted to transfer files from android to pc, but when I connect the cable the phone only recharges but I can't transfer files, I tried to connect it to another pc and everything works normally, instead on my "main" computer when I connect it it recharges only Since everything works...
  9. V

    [SOLVED] Help android restart issue

    Hello, since yesterday im in some nightmare with our company's android devices. They all just started doing regular crashes and restarts the OS every 20-30 seconds. Theres no error message displayed, no known updates were installed and no changes were made on the settings. The devices we use are...
  10. V

    Laptop recommendations for SIM card usage and WhatsApp

    Greetings, My company needs a laptop which you can insert a SIM card for using non-business WhatsApp like it was a mobile phone. The point of getting SIM card capeable laptop is that, it would act as a mobile device with big screen and mouse/keyboard support so that you can log in to WhatsApp...
  11. P

    [SOLVED] WhatsApp call/message harassment by same person using different international numbers on Android

    I am being harassed by an ex every night on whatsapp, they are sending obscene messages and calling me at 3-4AM (via whatsapp) using different international numbers from Poland/Iran and what not. Is there any way i can stop this? Its just getting out of hand, i have been ignoring them for a...
  12. Ashwin Tyagi

    Question While 32 bit android emulator is working 64 Bit android emulator not working and my windows and cpu both are 64 bit

    Although my pc is 64 bit yet i am unable to run your 64 bit emulator here are my pc specs core 2 quad q9400 ddr3 ram 4x2=8gb boot ssd 120 gb game hdd 300 gb gpu gt710 2gb windows 10 64 bit and virtualization is enabled in bios. i have tried to open emulator while virtual machine platform and...
  13. tek3195

    Question Where to get android fastboot drivers for Samsung device ?

    I am trying to connect Galaxy Tab S5e in fastboot mode but can't find driver. Windows sees it as Samsung android but can't find a driver for it. Device manager says there is no compatible driver. It worked great in Linux but I'm temporarily on a Windows PC and not having any luck with fastboot...
  14. K

    [SOLVED] which android box to buy

    Which android box to buy that has 3.5mm audio jack, please suggest me
  15. mangaman

    [SOLVED] Logitech F310 not working on my Android tablet ?

    Bought a USB OTG off of Amazon to use my F310 controller for my Lenovo Tab 2 a10-70, since that device supports OTG. Only problem is that the device is not recognizing the device at all, in fact the only thing that does work is the small green LED next to the mode button when pressed. So power...
  16. Y

    Question wireless mouse for android tv box

    Hello, will a normal wireless mouse work with an android tv box or it needs a mouse with special requirements? Thanks.
  17. Boris_yo

    [SOLVED] How to Reduce False Positives on Xiaovv Mini-Cam?

    Hello, Does anyone know how to reduce motion detection false positives on Xiaovv 1080P WiFi USB Mini-Cam? I use V380 Pro Android application and can't find option that let's me adjust sensitivity. Thanks.
  18. K

    [SOLVED] Can I use an Android smartphone as my primary display over HDMI?

    I currently don't have access to my monitor or TV. I would like to know if I can run a HDMI signal into my phone. Can I connect a HDMI cable to my GPU, then connect the other end to a usb capture card, then a micro-usb adapter which connects to my smartphone, then using an app like usb camera...
  19. Nevis

    Question Android phone wont connect to my PC but will connect on other PC

    I was going to transfer files from my phone to my PC but my Phone wouldn't show up on my file explorer, I tried another phone and my PC would recognize it, I also tried plugging my phone to another PC and the PC would recognize it only on mine it wouldn't but my PC would recognize other phones
  20. A

    Question Android Unix query

    Hi everyone, I'm hoping for some Unix experts to sort this cafuffle. Recently, I was looking through documents on my phone and discovered a txt file named project.txt in the folder. Unfamiliar, I opened it in Docs and all it showed was: Unix Can someone tell me exactly: why...
  21. I

    Question Single MP3 via Bluetooth Causing Car Stereo to Reboot

    I ran into such an unusual issue yesterday that I don't even know how to google it. My phone (samsung/android) was connected to my car's stereo (Nissan) via bluetooth. I was playing music as usual (BlackPlayer app/mp3s), and then one song ended, the next song started and within seconds my stereo...
  22. B

    [SOLVED] Saying 256GB SD Card is full only showing 68 GB worth of data

    Hi all, Am on android, but also analysing it in Win 10. Have an SD card that is 256GB in my Note 10. It's saying it's full, but I'm only showing 68GB worth of space used. Unhid files, used a storage analyser. Can't find the reason. Any ideas what to do? Thanks in advance.
  23. C

    Question Need Substitute for Terminal IDE on Android (or iPad)

    Dear Tom's Hardware, Please, is there something for programming C on Android with the same functionality as the old Terminal IDE, which is free/open-source/no ads, but Google removed it because it hasn't been maintained since 2013. The most important features: Comes with a C compiler Easy...
  24. sponge_b0b

    [SOLVED] Open ODF files (libreoffice)

    Hello everyone, Did you know any android apps how can open the ODF files (ODS, ODT etc...) on Android ? Thanks.
  25. H

    [SOLVED] Android laptop acting unstable

    Right then, I have an old laptop. An Acer One 722 to be exact. I never use the bloody thing. Sat in a box most of it's life. I decided to give it a new lease on life. Formatted the HDD and installed the newest (May 2020) version of Android. Although Windows 10 (64bit) was on before, the...
  26. editor1

    [SOLVED] I need a portable offline calendar for all platforms. Or let me know your opinion('s).

    Hi all I want a portable offline calendar. The main thing is I want it to be a off line without option to sink to anything. I use Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and IOS. Any thoughts ? As always.. TY for reading.
  27. nwgamelover

    [SOLVED] Need input on best tablet for light-weight air travel?

    Hello All, I need to fly and all my devices are too heavy, or bulky. I am most used to android, or Windows 10. I saw one tablet I kind of liked when I googled, but would love feedback. I don't want IOS because I would have to learn too much, too fast. Any help appreciated, and I will post...
  28. K

    Question phone recovery after liquid damage

    yesterday my phone got soaked in hand sanitiser(%70 ethyl alcohol %30 purified water). I immediately took it out but it wasnt damaged screen had a blue- purple vapory thing on it but phone seems fully working .So i got confused and closed the phone it never boot again.I searched online and in...
  29. TweakTech06

    [SOLVED] Best S3 Kernel?

    Hi, I have a i9305 S3 with 2GB of ram and Android 4.4.4 installed, with TGPKernel. Does anyone know something better? With overclocking? Boeffla Kernel gives me a soft brick so that's out of the picture. Any help would be appreciated. -TweakTech06
  30. G

    [SOLVED] Is VR in android worth it as PC?

    I've seen some VR dock with remote for android phones like VR box but it's hard to find review about this kind of product. I am interested to buy it but i am afraid the quality isn't good as pc vr (implying about controller precision). If someone had tried this just let me know 😊
  31. Discussion ODROID-C4: A New Competitor Emerges

    Just launched: Specs: Amlogic S905X3 SoC 4x A55 cores 512 KB L3 cache Mali-G32 MP2 GPU (x4 EE) @ 650 Mhz HDMI 2.0 (4K @ 60 Hz w/ HDR, CEC, and EDID) 4 GB DDR4 (32-bit @ 1320 MHz) eMMC UHS-1 SD card 4x USB 3.0; 1x USB 2.0 OTG Gigabit Ethernet Power...
  32. N

    Question files in sd card are damaging rapidly

    Today i noticed that some files in sd card are damaged . It happened two weeks ago too.some Images and videos were damaged and can only see their thumbnails. some Apk files were damaged too. What can i do for this issue ?
  33. C


    Hey guys, i bought a usb c to ethernet adapter to try to connect my mi a1 using a cable since where i am at work, i dont have almost no cell signal or even wifi coverage... i found that this could be an option.. however from what i seen it would be almost plug and play but no... i plugged it to...
  34. Nova43

    [SOLVED] Netgear router, better way to sync attached USB drive remotely to Android phone?

    I have a 14GB mp3 collection which I have on my micro SD card and which I use on my Android phone. I also have the entire collection backed up to my 1TB WD My Passport external drive which is attached to my computer. I find it unproductive to update the phone's mp3 collection every time I...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] Honor 8x android update

    Hello everyone I hope u'd have a nice self quarantine until now lmao Just wanted to know that anyone here got Honor 8x and if he or she updated it's android, what would he suggest me? Updating my android or not? My android version is already 8 and i have no problem with the device literally no...
  36. A

    Question Broken phone data recovery?

    I have a huawei p20 pro that has a completely broken screen, I need to get the photos off of it or use huawei phone clone but that isn’t as important. I got an otg connector and plugged the phone into a monitor and used a mouse it worked but the display would cut out every few seconds, any idea...
  37. L

    Question Android Player and Virtualisation

    Hi there, What i'm essentially trying to do is run a android emulator to play games (Bluestacks, Nox etc) however when attempting to play games like Grand Cross - it runs really slows, lags and crashes and this is due to lack of performance despite having a powerful pc. In...
  38. C


    Hello to every one, First of all, I'm sorry for my bad english. My Samsung S5 Dou Android device is rooted and I was trying to edit the "build.prop" file in root directory and inside it, i edit the SDK Version which is from 19 into 23, then after I rebooted it, all the apps even the file...
  39. [SOLVED] Windows doesn't recognize hard drive; but android does

    I'm fairly proficient in managing hard drive volumes and such, so I've tried all I can think. The (portable USB) hard drive does not show up in disk management, file manager, or device manager. Just confirmed. It shows up as "...SCSI Disk Device", but updating drivers does nothing. It has been...
  40. A

    Question Unstable Ping in iOS devices with various WiFi Hotspots

    Hi there! I have this weird issue where I can't seems to understand what's causing the problem. So, my locality do not have broadband connectivity, so I have to rely on 4G hotspot to use my devices and I face weird ping fluctuations and packet loss in my iPhone and iPad, while having no issue...