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SSH to RPI using android hotspot and PC

At least with the Raspberry Pi 3 (didn't try with a 2 and a WiFi dongle) and a Mac is easy: Configure your Raspberry Pi to connect your hotspot (I have two different WLAN blocks, one for the WiFi at ...
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installing Android Studio

First, address size (such as 32 or 64 bit) is not the only defining characteristic of processor architecture. Commonplace desktops and laptops are x86(-64) based. The Raspberry Pi's SoC is not. It ...
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Anyone know if there's a way to re-purpose Nexus 4 parts to use with Raspberry Pi?

It's rather unlikely that you'll be able to salvage any parts of a smartphone. While incredibly common, smartphones are an incredible feat of engineering. There are many, many components all packed ...
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Using the UV4L driver to stream video from the raspberry pi camera to android phone

For me I got it to work by running this: sudo apt-get install uv4l-server sudo apt-get install uv4l-uvc sudo apt-get install uv4l-xscreen sudo apt-get install uv4l-mjpegstream Link url
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How do I install the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) on a Raspberry Pi?

I ran accross this problem 1-2 years ago and after a long search I ended up compiling adb myself. Also, because the available adb binaries are outdated. I needed adb v1.0.32 and I could find only v1.0....
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Android on Raspberry Pi

Check out the community driven Razdroid project that is however - as of today - far from being able to provide a finished version of Android for the RPi. It is stated that they mainly suffer from a ...
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Android on Raspberry Pi 2

There has been no change with the Pi2. There is not a usable version of Android for the Raspberry Pi. In my opinion there is unlikely to ever be a usable version based on the Broadcom 2380/2390 SOC. ...
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Raspberry PI 2 as screen mirroring adapter

You can install any VNC server app on your Android, such as VMLite VNC Server. On the RPi you can use a VNC viewer, such as SSVNC (sudo apt-get install ssvnc) or xtightvncviewer (sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I access the Pi's GPIO using Google's Project Brillo/Android Things?

You can access the GPIO pins using the new Peripheral I/O API. Example for turning BCM6 pin to HIGH: PeripheralManagerService pioService = new PeripheralManagerService(); Gpio pin = pioService....
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Android Things: How many PWM pins on Pi 3 Model B?

All Pi models have identical GPIO, even though the pinout varies between models. PWM can be assigned to different pins, but there are still only 2 channels. See http://www.panu.it/raspberry/ for ...
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Working display setting for Android Things on Raspberry Pi 3 with 3.5 inch Waveshare?

I got touch input working for my Waveshare touch input display running on Android Things. There is a demonstration on Youtube. I also go it working on a KeDei 3.5" touch input display. They both use ...
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Can I set up a Raspberry Pi SD card in a phone?

Use Pi card imager found on the android play store. More info here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=170856
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Custom screen resolution for Android on Raspberry Pi 3

I found a functional solution, albeit imperfect, for when I want to use vc4-kms-v3d mode, but also have a usable VNC resolution. You can of course change the resolution using xrandr, but you first ...
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Raspberry Pi's local hostname doesn't work on Android phones

You're out of luck. Android doesn't have any support for Bonjour (aka mDNS, aka zeroconf networking). You'll need to discover your Raspberry Pi's IP address (192.168.xxx.xxx) and use that. It's ...
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SMS Gateway project using ZTE MF920V 4G MiFi modem

If the content of the message comprises only characters 0-9 A-F then the message is in all likeliness encoded in hexadecimal. If you copy and paste the message payload into a utility that translate ...
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Wireless communication between a RPI and a Android app - without internet

You can setup an access point on the RasPi so the smartphone can connect to it. There are hundreds of tutorials about this on the web, but many of them are outdated. The official Raspberry Pi web site ...
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Control Pi Audio via bluetooth from phone

I want to bring up Mopidy as such a tool as I found it easy to set up und it's running well on the Pi. With extensions it allows you to stream from cloud services (if the Pi would be online) such as ...
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Control Pi Audio via bluetooth from phone

I do not know a bluetooth solution, but you could install RuneAudio or Volumio on your Pi. These music players have a web-based interface. If you put a WiFi (or perhaps bluetooth, but this is where I ...
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Raspberry Pi OS for a project

Raspbian is a known entity, and you will have no trouble finding existing tutorials and sample code for ultrasonic sensors and buttons or almost anything else you could want. This will make completing ...
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Compile Android application with gradle

There is no ARM version of the tools provided by Google. A few people started working on the build tools though, but not the platform tools. https://github.com/skyleecm/android-build-tools-for-arm ...
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Android screen cast/mirroring to Raspberry Pi?

The MiracleCast project can turn a Raspberry Pi into a Miracast reciever or transmitter. See here for a success story on a Raspberry Pi. https://www.github.com/albfan/miraclecast
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Raspberry might fail to boot after a power cut, why android does not have problems with this?

Long story short, smartphones and other devices have an internal memory different from SD cards. The technology is supposed to be failure proof. The SD card in another hand is built to be cheap. If ...
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So is there any C++ alternative for PiUi?

So people,not best answer though but this could help for those who have problem with me. Try use gnublin API.Haven't do a deep research yet but seems considerable (it's also compactible with Python) ...
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Using the UV4L driver to stream video from the raspberry pi camera to android phone

Now UV4L supports Audio/Video streaming with WebRTC, which allows you to get the live stream to your Android phone and/or other browsers.
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Can I use my old smartphone like raspberry pi by installing raspberry pi OS to it

The Raspberry PI family run on BCM2835 ARM6 512kB or BCM2836 ARM7 1.0GB peripheral controller. Installing Raspbian on any other processor, will operate just like any other Linux, without the rPI ...
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Fire OS on RPI?

That's not going to happen. Amazon's FireOS is based on Android, but is a closed, proprietary system. Since there isn't even a usable version of Android, FireOS is extremely unlikely to ever become ...
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How do I install the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) on a Raspberry Pi?

This thread from the XDA Forums ("ADB for Raspberry Pi") might be helpful; a user there managed to compile ADB and produced a binary for it. The binary itself can be downloaded from this page. After ...
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Android operating system with touchscreen?

[disclaimer] While not on Android OS, I'd like to share my experience on getting it running a minimal debian/raspbian based Linux distro - Minibian https://minibianpi.wordpress.com/download/. This ...
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Raspberry Pi bootable Android

You'll need to install disk tools on your Android device. The most popular toolkit for this purpose is Busybox. Keep in mind that low-level filesystem access that you need to flash an SD card ...
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Siri-like service on Raspberry Pi 3

Amazon's Alexa can be built on the Raspberry Pi. It uses Alexa Voice Service (AVS). Raspberry Pi put out an article called "Amazon Echo - The Homebrew Version" with a video guide describing the ...
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