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

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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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Setting up Raspberry Pi 3 as a WiFi beacon to be detected by an Android device

I am aware that Raspberry Pi's are able to be set up as Bluetooth beacons to broadcast data (such as URLs) by following protocols like Eddystone or iBeacon, however I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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Is it possible to connect a second wifi card to a raspberry pi 3, VNC to it using one and then use the second to connect to another wifi?

I'd like to connect to VNC via my android smartphone and then be able to use an external wifi card to connect to another WiFi.
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Can't access SD card contents (Ubuntu) after inserting SD into Android phone

So my Rasberry Pi had some sort of failure, and I'm trying to recover some data from the SD card. Since I didn't have an SD reader on hand I chucked the SD into my android phone and tried to use the ...
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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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Mobile Development On A Pi

I've been using a raspberry pi for two years for coding ( mostly in c++, using SDL2 ). Now feeling I have a sufficient grasp of this library, I would like to try out it's mobile utilities to get stuff ...
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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 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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An Android application in an unikernel on raspberry pi

I read today a bit about unikernels, from what I understand it is an operating system that runs only one application. I would like to know if it's possible to run a specific android application in an ...
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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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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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Setting Raspberry PI 3 as wireless access point without internet access

I'm developing a project where I need to connect an Android device to a Raspberry Pi 3 to perform HTTP connections without using internet access. I just want to have a local domain. EDIT: I'm trying ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Transfer time, weather and notification data from Android device (rooted)

I'm trying to DIY something similar to a iHome but for my Android device. The first thing I need is to be able to transfer information (specifically, time, weather and notifications) from my Android ...
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can (and how do) android and pi intergrate?

Is there a way to run an android platform on the raspberry pi 2 model b? How much CPU power will this new investment actually have?
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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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Using Bluetooth to control GPIO pins

I have 5 strips of LEDs that are linked up to 5 transistors, nothing special. I want to be able to create an android app that when I press a button it sends a command via Bluetooth to the Raspberry Pi ...
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Wifi or LAN access for Android 6 on Pi 2

I was able to boot my Raspberry Pi 2 with Android 6 with this image http://www.mediafire.com/download/ycwtzp6w8x66lcz/and6vc4.img.tar.bz2 (from this Youtube Video) The performance seems fine to me, ...
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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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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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RaspberryPI with Windows 10 IoT Core can use Silverlight?

I would use Raspberry PI 2 Model B to stream a PPW web content. That content, alas, are streamed with Silverlight (simply using a browser), with an Android app, or with a Windows app. I had no luck ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as Android Tablet [duplicate]

Is it possible to run Android or CyanogenMod on a Raspberry Pi directly?
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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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Can I host a MineBuilder server?

Is it possible to host a minebuilder server on a raspberry pi? (B Model) Server Program: http://www.space-walrus.com/topic/53/minebuilder-server-program Any help is appreciated.
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Android tablet as second screen via USB

Also can you charge tablet/phone using the USB ports? is solved as the title
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Is it possible to control an active application using an Android phone?

I have an application written in c, on Raspberry Pi, which starts in a sort of "waiting mode" and uses two buttons connected to the GPIO as "start" and "stop". I was thinking about controlling it ...
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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 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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Connecting Android Tablet And RPI Using USB Cable

I have an Android application that can communicate with a device connected to OTG port in the android tab (via direct USB connection). It works fine. Now I want the Raspberry Pi to act as a repeater(...
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Can android os support lcd display with spi interface?

I installed android OS 5.0 on my Raspberry Pi, and I want to connect LCD display to it via the spi interface. Is it possible?
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Programmatically transfer the file/data from Raspberry Pi to android phone

I have a Raspberry Pi unit connected to a sensor. Sensor is writing measurements to the sd card of the Raspberry Pi unit every 10 hrs. Now I want to copy this data to a android phone to plot the ...
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Create a connectable accespoint on Raspberry Pi

I want to send Java IOStreams between my Mobile(Android App) and the Raspberry Pi to control some lights etc. with my Android App later. I thought about using the Raspberry Pi somehow as an Access-...
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zImage install on Raspberry Pi 2

I have precompiled Android Kernel and modified it. After builduing I got an zImage. The Question is how can I install and boot the zImage on my raspberry pi 2? I'm using a SD-card.
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Raspberry Pi Linux, Android, and bridging it all together

I'm running a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian as a central controller. I have an external modem that feeds the Pi an internet connection through USB, and now I'm trying to reverse tether the rooted ...
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Running Google Now on Pi - possible? Or use Windows 10 Cortana?

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I was just wondering if it's possible to run Google Now using one. I was hoping to put a Raspberry Pi (with WiFi, a microphone and speaker) in a case and have Google Now ...
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Android commincate to Raspberry Pi through otg

I am working on a project and was wondering if it possible to communicate between both devices through the otg. The idea the app on the phone will send a command through the otg and the pi will have a ...
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Make a dumb TV smart with Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have a dumb TV which doesn't play most of the video formats like mkv or mp4. I want to make a system using Raspberry pi so that i can not only connect my pen drive or external hard drive using usb ...
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Is there anything to prevent Android running on Raspberry Pi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Android? It doesn't appear in the list of OSs known to run on RPi. But it would be great to see an inexpensive Android tablet using this device. Most Android ...
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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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Android 2.2 won't start

I'm collecting all the RPi OS that o can because some of them have functions and apps that others haven't, and I think that it can be useful. Recently I've created a SD with last Android image on ...
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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 android phone as router to use RasPi by RDPDesk

I've set up my Pi to work on my home router, so that I can access it headlessly by using RDPDesk on my laptop. I've done this by entering the ssid and key of the network in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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“Easy” Headless File Transfer

So what I am trying to do is, by any means, transfer one .txt file from my phone to the Raspberry Pi. However, I want to be able to do this without inputting a pin, via bluetooth, that I have to ...
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So is there any C++ alternative for PiUi?

So actually I have a little project that require the Pi to communicate to a Smartphone (in this case android device) to transact data (sending and receiving command, etc) via any available connection (...
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Raspberry might fail to boot after a power cut, why android does not have problems with this?

As asked in title, can anybody answer? Could raspberry be made equally poweroff resistant as an android phone to which battery is unexpectedly removed? It would be so great to have a rpi power cut ...
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Is it possible to power a raspberry pi using android phone in USB host Mode?

The android phone can be used in USB host mode to power an arduino, pen drive, mouse. Is it possible to use the android phone to power a raspberry pi?