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Can I install Android?

Is there an Android port for the Raspberry Pi, and if so, where can I find out more about it?
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Using python with bluetooth to communicate

I'm trying to write a simple program to communicate between the RPi and a bluetooth cellphone. I went with this tutorial: Bluetooth Python tutorial for RPi and was able to connect to the phone and ...
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Receiving files from android via bluetooth?

So I currently have an android application that is paired to my pi via the bluetooth dongle. Regularly in order to recieve a file, I have to go and manually accept the transfer to occur. Is there way ...
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Using the UV4L driver to stream video from the raspberry pi camera to android phone

Hello raspberry people! I'm posting a new question because I don't have enough rep on raspberrypi.stackexchange to post a comment on this post: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/15000/...
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Raspberry PI 2 as screen mirroring adapter

I have a need for mirroring my Android phone display to TV/Monitor and besides I have RPi 2. Can I implement this without buying any additional devices, cables or adapters? Casting protocol is of no ...
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Would this touchscreen work with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking at getting this 659GL-70NP/C/T touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi but I'm not sure if the touch surface will work with the Raspberry Pi Android OS. Will it?
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installing Android Studio

I am trying to install Android Studio on my new Raspi 3B with Raspbian Jessie. In the middle of the setup wizard I get an error: "Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool." After searching through ...
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Android screen cast/mirroring to Raspberry Pi?

How I can cast my Android screen to the Raspbian? Per this Android 4.3 is added some API for easy screen casting, Settings > Device > Display > Cast screen however I couldn't find anyway to make that ...
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How to enable Wifi direct on the Raspberry Pi using the TL-WN721N wireless Adapter (Noob instruction)

I was looking to find noob instructions on how to connect to the Raspberry Pi using Wifi Direct from either a phone or another computer. I tried a few instruction but they are aimed for more advanced ...
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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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SSH from Android to rPI using USB?

Is it possible to connect a rooted Android device to a RPI via USB and then SSH into the RPI from the Android device over the USB connection? If so is there any documents or tutorials out there that ...
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Android on Raspberry Pi 2

This is a question that was already proposed in the past, but since there aren't any recent answers, I would like to ask it for newer models and environments. Is it possible to install Android (e.g., ...
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Can I develop Android apps on my Raspberry Pi?

I want to get into Android app development. Can I can do it on the Raspberry Pi? I know I've got enough space on my card, but the Android developer site won't tell me what the Linux system ...
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Using android phone's sensors on raspberry pi

I'm new to raspberry pi. I was wondering if it was possible to connect an android phone to raspberry pi so that Rpi can read the data from the phone's sensors. It could be a direct USB connection. ...
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How do I add 3G connectivity?

How do I extend the hardware of Raspberry Pi to add GSM/3G connection? Is it likely that the Android port will be able to utilise such a connection?
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What Operating System/Web Browser supports HTML5 video with hardware acceleration on the Raspberry Pi?

Problem: I'm currently attempting to boot my Raspberry Pi into kiosk mode so that an HTML5 Video will play without skipping. My problem is that all video skips and will not play smoothly without GPU ...
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Tensorflow on Raspberry Pi 3 (Android Things vs Raspbian)

I want to create a tensorflow based detection system in an IOT setup. Will it perform better if I run it on Android Things or Raspbian? I expect to be using Full Yolo or tiny Yolo running on ...
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How can I compile Android applications?

I want to use the pi as a continuous integration server. One type of the software are Android applications. Is it possible to have the Android SDK or something similar to compile Android apps? I didn'...
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How do I install the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) on a Raspberry Pi?

I want to use ADB (Android Debug Bridge) on my Raspberry Pi. How can I setup it up?
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Android Things: How many PWM pins on Pi 3 Model B?

I'm interested in using the Android Things on the Pi 3 Model B, but I need to access a minimum of 4 pins and use them for PWM control. On the pin-out diagram on Google's Android Things site, there ...
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How to communicate with Pi through a tablet/phone (Android) in a no-internet environment

I've started to make a web app that's used to communicate with the Pi (access through local ip). The Pi is used as an automate machine. It launch/control motors depending on sensors, etc. I can work ...
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Creating an Android “remote” app for Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Similar to how you can control XBMC/Kodi/Raspbmc through the Android app "Yatse XBMC/Kodi Remote Control". Can anyone confirm whether either a.) there is something out there for Raspbian, or b.) if ...
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What's the best way to interface RPi with an Android app?

For my university senior project, I've been tasked with creating an Android app that will function as a HUD for the driver of a Formula Hybrid vehicle. The Raspberry Pi will gather all sorts of data ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 on Android Things OS for 40 inch display (Graphics Issue)

I am working on a project where I need to run videos on a 38"-40" inch LED TV. Mp4 (720p) videos don't run as seamlessly as needed. It is not the worst in the world but I can see that it is missing ...
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Connecting smartphone to raspberry pi via usb

I'm facing a problem: I can't turn on usb tethering on my phone while it's connected to the pi. The phone says the device is not connected anywhere. The pi also doesn't recognize the device, but the ...
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How to connect Pi to an Android phone through WiFi Direct?

I am trying to connect Raspberry Pi with a Samsung Galaxy S3 through WiFi Direct. The online information on such process is quite sparse. The most close reference I can find is from CodeMonkeyRicky's ...
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Using an Android phone or tablet as a keyboard or mouse

There are many remote apps to let Android devices control XBMC installations. Is there anything that would act as a generic keyboard or mouse, to allow an Android phone to control Raspbian, ...
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Bluetooth connection

Can anybody tell me exactly what I need to do in order to get my android phone to communicate to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth? I am new to this and I have made an Android app that has 2 buttons ...
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Looking for a low-power, low-footprint WiFi solution

I am working on turning my Pi into a "Car-puter," and will be using one of the Pi-specific XBMC images (Xbian, Raspbian, perhaps OpenELEC). I would like to use the XBMC Android Remote app to be able ...
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Anyone know if there's a way to re-purpose Nexus 4 parts to use with Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking to re-purpose some of my old phone parts to work with Raspberry Pi. Ie camera. Not looking to use the entire phone. But can't find any documentation anywhere... anyone have experience ...
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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

I'm trying to SSH into my pi but I don't have a wifi router in the area but I do have cell data. I've been working on giving the laptop internet access via usb tethering to my phone or having the ...
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Compile Android application with gradle

I have a continuous integration library to compile android applications with nodejs and gradle from commits on Git server. I'm trying to install on RPI, but I can't. I need the Android SDK but when ...
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How to stream audio from raspberry pi to android phone?

I want to use my android phone as speaker for my rpi 3 with raspbian jessie. As I unerstood I can't use my phone as bluetooth speaker. The only solution I found is to use Soundwire. However I'm not ...
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android device as USB Mass Storage

I've connected my nexus 4 to one of the usb ports on the model b, but it fails to mount the internal storage in /media. How do I get access to the internal storage? Connected as Media device (MTP), ...
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Tether Android Phone to Raspberry Pi (for MMS/SMS)

I recently got a RPI coming from the land of Arduino, and I was wondering as I've been searching Google for this has anyone found a way to tether their phone to their Pi. I'm looking to use my phone ...
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How can I get audio (ultrasonic Nearby API) working with Android Things?

I'm trying out Android Things on my Raspberry Pi 3, and besides a little bit of a learning curve around the adb utility, things are going well. However, it doesn't seem like audio is working at all. ...
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Fire OS on RPI?

Has anyone tried to create any sort of file that allows Fire OS(Amazon's Fire operating system) to run on the rpi? I can't seem to find any sites on google that provide the necessary files.
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Is there a way to compile Android apps?

I have a Jenkins server running successful on my rpi and now I wonder if I can build Android applications with it. I know it is a duplicate question to this one (How can I compile Android applications?...
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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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Android on Raspberry Pi [duplicate]

Is there a way to run Android on a Raspberry Pi? Or at least run Android apps? I know there are ways to run Android apps in Chrome, but does this work on the Pi?
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Communication with Android over WiFi

I'm aiming to connect to a Raspberry Pi from my Android phone over WiFi (WiFi direct isn't supported in my phone). I just need to forward character based commands to an Arduino board and maybe send a ...
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Working display setting for Android Things on Raspberry Pi 3 with 3.5 inch Waveshare?

Is anyone can assist me how to set up 3.5 inch Waveshare touch screen display works in Android Things on Raspberry Pi 3? Usually, I only run script from LCD Show for 3.5 inch that available in ...
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Bluetooth Android Project - Is this even feasiable

I have a lot of experience programming (largely in python) but absolutely none with the raspberry pi. I have purchased one, but I would like to know if what I am wanting to attempt is even feasible ...
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Raspberry Pi bootable Android

I have a Android device and a 64 GB SD card. I also have an image of Kali Linux on my phone. I don't have a laptop or computer. How do I flash the image to the SD card via my phone. I would prefer ...
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Can I have Google Now running on Android in a Raspberry Pi?

I have seen some sites which supposedly offers android for Raspberry pi. Are they stable builds? Is it possible to have Google Now running in android in Raspberry pi? If so, how?
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Wifi direct connection disconnects automatically after a few seconds in Raspberry pi

I am using this configuration for wifi direct connection in Raspberry PI 2 B+ ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant driver_param=use_p2p_group_interface=1 update_config=1 device_name=...
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Bluetooth low energy gatt services not found on Android

I'm running one of the Bluez examples on a raspberry pi 3 B+. Output from using bluetoothctl then running show shows that some GATT services are available: Name: raspberrypi Alias: raspberrypi Class:...
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Has anyone successfully ran the raspberry pi camera v2 on Android on the rpi3?

I have made an app that uses facial recognition, and I would like to run it on an RPi3. I have exhausted my google-fu in trying to find an Android build that works well on the RPi3 (it's the only Pi ...