Questions tagged [android]

For questions pertaining to Android, the Linux-based touch-enabled operating system designed for mobile devices.

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Raspberry Pi - Rainbow screen

I'm trying to boot up Exton's Android build on Raspberry Pi 2, but I seem to be getting the rainbow screen. Here is what I have - 4 partitions as follows boot which has 512 MB, flagged as bootable ...
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Android Marshmallow porting to RPi 3

I am trying out on Android Porting. Since I don't have any prior experience with porting, I decided to try porting Marshmallow(6.0.0_r5) to Raspberry Pi 3. As far as I know, and if I am wrong pls ...
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Can I control GPIO Pins when using Android on the Pi 3?

I want to install Android on my Raspberry Pi for implementing a GUI app, which is easy to create using Android Studio. But now I am confused about how to control the GPIO pins on the Pi 3 to turn on ...
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What steps would I need to take to use a kindle fire screen with my RPi?

I have a first-generation Kindle Fire and a RPi. The Kindle Fire screen has a LVDS interface. The Kindle Fire runs a modified version of an Android OS. As background, I have moderate experience in ...
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Imaging microSD w/ NOOBS using rooted android phone with external SD

I have a LG G3 phone that I rooted, which has an external sd card. When I plug it into my Mac I can adb shell and su without problem but I cannot access it using finder. It's not mounting properly as ...
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Has anyone gotten an android phone to reliably USB tether to raspberry pi?

All, There are a lot of threads on using a old android phone to USB tether to a raspberry pi for internet access. I am trying to tether a RPi to an android phone to allow passing of MQTT messages to ...
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Driving a HC-SR04 requires a 10 microsecond pulse, Java does 14. Any success stories?

I'm working on Android Things on an rpi3 dev kit, with the IMHO excellent Picon Zero hat. I'm trying to trigger and read the reply from a HC-SR04, which requires a ~10 μS trigger pulse, then ...
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BLE alternatives to Beacon transmitter - Pi2

I'm working with a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. Currently my Raspy sends a Beacon signal. No problem to receive it with an Android App. The problem is that iOS can find beacon devices only if i already ...
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Mirror/share Android screen to raspberry Pi b+ Openelec

is it possible at all to mirror an Android device to my OpenElec device? It is an rpi b+. Also, I know that this used to be possible with AirPlay. Can you install a VNC in OpenElec?
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Android 9 phone gets wrong IP address from RPi access point

I configured my RPi (running Raspian Stretch Lite) as an access point to create a local private network (no connection to internet). Laptops and mobile phones connect fine to the AP and I can navigate ...
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Trigger Volume Up key press in Android with Bluetooth in Node.js

I'm making an app in Node.js and I need to make a remote shutter for Android's camera via Bluetooth. I'm using Bleno/Noble libraries to achieve Bluetooth connection. As far as I know, selfie sticks ...
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Android RPi bluetooth disconnects after pairing

I'm trying to set up some simple communication between my RPi 3B+ and my phone One Plus 3, but when I try to pair the RPi, it gets disconnected a few seconds after pairing, and disappears from "Paired ...
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Android build with WiFi direct support

Is there a build of Android for the Pi 3 that supports Wi-Fi direct? Some months ago I tried Emteria OS and while hotspot worked, WiFi direct did not...
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Select time zone not working in Android Things default screen

I recently reset my Android Things on my Raspberry Pi 3 because it was unable to find my own WiFi. After the reset I tried to go into settings and change the time zone to GMT+02:00. If I click at ...
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RPi AP works on laptop, not android

I have a Rpi set up to act as an access point, I'm running a basic web server and going to run scripts. I have my laptop connected to the Rpis Wifi, and can access the IP address and run my test ...
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Raspberry Pi controlled remotely by LAN but using alternate internet connection

My Windows laptop connects wirelessly to a LAN (with internet). My Raspberry Pi 3 B+ is wired to the same LAN. I can control the Pi from the Windows laptop using AnyDesk (remote desktop software). ...
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Bluetooth pairing with pre-shared-key

I want to pair my Raspberry Pi zero with my android phone using a pre-shared key. By using bluetoothctl I can pair both devices but not with a pre-shared key only either with no key at all or with a ...
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Two Wi-Fi networks on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android

I'm trying to see if there is a way that I can have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android connected to two wi-fi networks at once? What I'm trying to do is to get a feed from a camcorder (which ...
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Setup Pi to be the brain controller for a robot

so I'm a Pi newbie and would love if someone can give me some hints on this. What I have currently: The Pi will control a robot that I have built. I have built a bunch of python functions that ...
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pi's local url (http://raspberrypi.local) not working with android devices

I've set up a raspberry pi as a local server (running latest version of Raspbian, latest Avahi version installed), and I would like to access the server using a local URL (http://raspberrypi.local). ...
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Install rtl8192cu WLAN driver on android

I have a RPi2 and have installed Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) However my wifi adapter(0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter) which worked on Raspbian, doesn't seem ...
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accessing raspberry pi camera from raspbery pi 3 with android os

I successfully installed Android 7.1.1 using this tutorial. But I couldn't find default camera app inside it. Also, I pluged raspberry pi camera (B) rev2.0 on it and installed my own android app but ...
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Fastest wired data transfer protocol between RPi and Android Device

I'm looking to download images that i'm capturing on RPi to my Android Device using USB, or some wired interface that I don't know about. I'm trying to avoid using wifi, ethernet, or bluetooth. I've ...
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PuTTY network error when running Python scripts on a Raspberry Pi

I run Python scripts on my Raspberry Pi from my Android device and it always works for 3 or 4 times, but when I do it more, PuTTY tells me the following: Network error: Software caused connection ...
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Video streaming over Bluetooth from RPi3 to android app

I'm building a robot that is controlled using a Android app by sending commands over Bluetooth. I would like to also get a video over bluetooth to my android app from RPi3. My question here is, did ...
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Embedded devices boot process vs PC

I am trying to dive deeper into the boot process and understand how everything works. I have understanding but I am not sure I am right. I have already found a lot of great examples like that What ...
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bidirectional communication between Raspberry Pi and Android Tablet over OTP USB cable?

I can root the Android tablet if needed. Basically I'd like to be able to run Android apps on the tablet, but have a service running on the RP that can send and receive. Sending RP->Tablet ...
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Android RFComm VR App

I have been toiling over an application that I am hoping will be able to send information from an Android phone to my Raspberry Pi 3, via Bluetooth. I have put together code from various similar ...
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Communication between Raspberry Pi3 and iPhone/Android via Bluetooth

I have installed Bluez5 and Pluseaudio 5 in raspberry Pi3 and Now I am able to connect to iphone and Mac using command line tool "bluetoothctl" in raspberry Pi. In bluetoothctl I have to type the ...
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Control Raspberry Pi with Android app over Wi-Fi

I want to do something like this (Control car by wifi using Android and Arduino) using Raspberry Pi and Android. On my Raspberry I already have the program for motors, but I want to make something ...
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I am trying to boot android lollipop on raspberry pi2

I have build AOSP for raspberry pi 2. i have created partitions on SD card as follows and put all required files at proper place. Partitions- boot : fat32 512 MB | system : ext4 512 MB | cache : ...
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Python serial script prevents android connection

The python script below connects via "rfcomm0" to the "Bluefruit EZ-link module" on the "Arduino Uno" but prevents the bluetooth connection from my android app. If I change the script to use "/dev/...
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Kernel panic Attempted to kill init! - Android kernel on raspberry pi

I compiled an Android Linux kernel for raspberry pi. The board seems to boot with that kernel but I get the following error when it tries to run /init process. Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted ...
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How can I disable the serial debugging console?

I am using raspberry pi 3b model with android things. I need to attach GPS module NEO6mv2 with the pi. How can I disable the serial debugging console?
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Bluez Android/iOS control

Hey guys I created bluetooth speaker from my Pi Zero W. Everything works as I want. I implemented my own absolute volume control using d-bus which work as needed. Connection from Iphone work perfectly ...
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Can I set up a Raspberry Pi 3 to use kedei lcd 3.5 with Android?

I have seen versions of Raspbian and Ubuntu which can be loaded on a Pi3 that support the KeDei LCD 3.5. I am hoping that I would be able to find a version of drivers and instructions if not an image ...
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How to install Android on Raspberry Pi 2B?

I have tried following, but failed at some stage Emteria OS : knowing that this OS is for Raspberry Pi 3 model, anyway I tried to install it for experiment. Screen froze at Kernel Starting KitKat for ...
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Raspberry Pi + android NFC

Is it possible to add NFC to Android install on Raspberry pi 3? If yes please explain how can I achieve this. I would like to use Google pay on RP3. I didn't buy the product yet, but as far I know ...
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“Raspberry Pi 3 B” rebooted infinitely on Android Things

More than 30 Wi-Fi APs are scanned in our office. if... I turn on the WiFi module on "Android Things", "Raspberry Pi 3 B" will be rebooted infinitely. Turning off multiple WiFi APs, sometimes ...
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Digital signage [ Pi and Android application ]

Recently i was working on Digital Signage and i want to make a portable device [Pi] and i want to manage it from mobile application. is there any plugin or code that i can embed in android java ...
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Connect iHealth Bluetooth devices to Raspberry PI 3

I need to connect several iHealth Bluetooth sensors to a Raspberry PI. I read their provided SDK Documentation, but they only provide docs to build an Android/iOS application, which is not what I ...
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Android cannot connect to Pi's wlan

I'm running a Node server on port :3000 and want to access it from other devices using Pi's wlan0 address. wlan0: 169.254.36.22 Accessing from Macbook works Accessing from iPhone works Accessing ...
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How do I use my Samsung S7 as a display for my Raspberry Pi 3 B without WiFi?

The title explains my question. I need to use my S7 as a display for my Pi without having to use wifi, internet or data. My phone is rooted and is on Android 8.0. Any help would be great!
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How to reduce latency between raspberry pi streamed video and android tablet using chrome

I have been using the pi to stream video to a tablet and it's been working fine up till now, but there's some really confusing symptoms happening in regards to streaming video from the pi to a tablet. ...
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How can I correct errors when connecting android phone the pi with a usb cable?

I have pi B+ with a new install of rasbian today I am trying to connect my Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 with a usb cable. I have previously connected the phone to a linux pc using the same cable with no ...
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Bluetooth and Android on Stretch

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3+ with Stretch installed and updated. I'm trying to connect my Android phone to send and receive commands. After reading hundreds of articles about Bluetooth and Raspi ...
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Connect Android and Pi 3 via network socket using Pi 3 as an access point

Cross post with https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52596484/connect-android-and-pi-3-via-network-socket-using-pi-3-as-an-access-point, please delete if this isn't allowed. My plan here is to create ...
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WiFi SSID not visible on Andriod Things (Raspberry Pi 3B)

I'm trying to connect my Raspberry Pi's to a WiFi network without success. Ethernet connection works flawlessly, but as I attempt to connect to WiFi using ADB as mentioned here, nothing happens. I ...
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Can I run Raspberry Pi .img file on android device?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and the lastest Raspbian is installed. Now, I run an armhf Debian on my android smart phone with Linux Deploy. Any suggestions How I could run Raspbian on my android smart ...
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problem with video HDMI video output, distorted image

I am playing with a Rpi3 distro (Android Raspand) and I can't see anything. Image is twisted and distorted, please see how I am playing with config.txt following this guide https://raspberrypi....