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Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).

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The user has a Samsung tablet that will not connect to the wi-fi. It just does a continuous search but never connects. She says she even tries her home wi-fi and no good. I had her reset the router, then try that. She is not in airplane mode and the wi-fi is turned on. she has not yet cleaned the cache as she will try tonight and let me know tomorrow. What else could I look at to see why not? I tried to connect her and use the wi-fi we have at work with a guest account, not working?
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I have an ms access application (SQL server backend) which I developed to support a number of departments in a small manufacturing organisation.
It is working well for almost 3 years. As is usual with something "homemade" like this it is always being developed / added to and now we are looking to extend it to production recording.
I am seeking advice on how best to deploy something on shop floor for operators.

A computer at each machine would be very straightforward but this is not really the most practical of solutions. We will need to use mobile devices.
At the moment our maintenance / engineering dept are using Android (Samsung tablet) for a web based plant master type system and the obvious choice seems to be to extend this hardware for the machine operators.

Should I develop a mobile app to be installed on the tablet and communicate with the SQL server? This would be my preffered option but how difficult is this?
Mostly until now I'm using VBA and a small amount of VB.net but familiar on a basic level with C++ and Java (from what feels like a long time ago now!)
from what I know now, and this could be an ignorant position, I feel I could handle the coding once I grasp a few key concepts. But what exactly is involved i.e. is it simply a client app and it connects directly to the server?

Other option is a web based system. Again I have some familiarity with HTML but I think I need a lot more than this? . I need at least a web server and to learn PHP?

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Looking for easier-to-read fonts for my Note 8.  The fonts on the Samsung Store are $1.90 for me in the US.  Are there other ways to get fonts for my phone for less?
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I'm looking for free Android apps (that's without ads) for

a) locking (ie block) users from installing/running apps that
    we don't endorse.  Smart App Lock free version comes
    with ads

b) that our Helpdesk can just tap/launch & it'll verify if the
    Android tablet is rooted/jail-broken

Ideally the apps recommended will work when the Android
is updated, easy to use & have good user ratings.  We are
looking at a Samsung tablet.
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hi Techs. We just switched from Verizon to Comcast Mobile. a very strange thing happened on my wife's phone right when we switch. she received a text from an unknown contact regarding my phone number. I'd like to ask if it's possible if Verizon was somehow hacked into my phone.

On another note.... our phones are running so much better than Comcast!  no glitches and weight faster.....
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Does Android have an equal to iMessage?

I love the iPhone and the Mac since I can read and write text messages from my PC, using iMessage.

Does Windows have an iPhone iMessage? Android?
Does Mac have a program for the Android?

Thanks
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Our corporate have a batch of Samsung tablets designated
for specific use only.

It's going to take a while to identify a free MDM to control
these tablets so for time being, I'll need a checklist in terms
of cybersecurity & usage control (ie restrict to that app only).

The checklist will be used by our IT support when the
tablets are brought to them for installation/support &
the IT Support maydo quarterly checks manually by
referencing this checklist:

Offhand I can only think of the following, pls add on :

1. updates/patches are up-to-date
2. PlayStore app is not present (ie disabled/deinstalled)
     so that users can't install unnecessary apps
3. Only designated browser ie Chrome & one other
    & the app that we required for that designated use
    is present
4.   ...   ?


Also help recommend any free MDM that could
enforce the above checklist of items.
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Hoping this is super simple. Running windows 10. Is there a solution out there where I can enter a phone number on my PC, and start a phone call on my iPhone?
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Dear Team,

  I have exchange 2019 setup and i have 2 email mailbox which i am not able to configure in Android or Apple mobile.
I can cofigure all the other mailboxes in Mobile.
The Mailboxes are working fine with Oultook in Laptop and even can be accessed via OWA.

But the emails are not coming in Mobile and it is showing empty.
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I have started using the Memengo Database app from https://mementodatabase.com until I realized that they wanted $25 mo to be able to share records.

We need to be able to access the database online and on the cell phone.

Assistance in finding an adequate free or much lower cost solution is greatly appreciated.
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One of my clients is using G Suite for their corporate email, docs, etc and they want to turn on MDM in G Suite.

I would like to know what users will see on their mobile devices when I turn it on?

Do they get a pop up?  Are their phones dead until we "do something" to authorize them?  

I have this fear that I'll turn it on and all of the phones will stop working until something happens so I'm looking for someone who has used MDM thru G Suite who can tell me what will happen to the phones.

Thanks

PS: Android phones - all of them.
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what kind of safeguards/controls/caps do you put in place with corporate contracts when you issue smartphones to your employees (mainly how to avoid huge bills if they misuse their device). Trying to think of every possible way an employee could rack up a large unwanted bill on the company account and make sure when we go to tender on a new supplier that the contract is in place to prevent these from happening.
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We need to disable txt message for users who are using MFA and use app
Instead

Is it a good idea
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Hi,

Please see https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29169605/Synology-router-and-or-nas-on-permanent-vpn-split-vpn.html

I now have UnlimitedVPN but how can I manage tractor/route f.e.my home network that only Netflix goed through the vpn (I have a Synology NAS which could run a virtual Synology or a Synology router which has vpn server). I could setup a pptp VPN on my router but how-to split then only the Netflix traffic? Also I d like to keep the lotion to connect from my Android or Windows to my Synology router vpn, also connect to my Synology lezing DsFile (no vpn) ...
Iow I d like to granularely control network traffic also securing network using the vpn (like the occasional torrent download: run on my virtual nas and use the vpn there too? secure full network by routing everything through vpn ... not sure) and like to know how to approach.

Thanks :-)

J
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When I send an email to someone from either Gmail's web interface or from my Gmail account on my Android, I receive a copy of that email in my Outlook 2013 Gmail inbox. I do not however get a copy in my Gmail inbox with the web interface or on my phone. I have no filters or forwarding configured in settings on Gmail. My gmail account is set up as a POP account for specific reasons so configuring as IMAP is not an option.

I have searched for an answer and tried several suggestions but none of them appear to be stopping this action.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Just found a couple of Android charging apps that
prolong the phone's built-in battery but they either
require rooting or 3rd party battery:

Battery Charging Limit app:
https://android.gadgethacks.com/how-to/set-charging-limit-your-android-device-avoid-excess-battery-wear-0176280/

Chargie app with external pwr bank:
https://chargie.org/

However, I can't root my device as my corporate MDM will block it
while I find getting an external pwr bank rather unwieldy (besides
the cost).

Any other apps which don't require rooting or external hardware?
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First I should mention that this is "all new to me" because I always worked with visual studio 2008 on Windows CE devices using vb.net.

Now I am having trouble installing a working emulator in visual studio 2019 for a C# Android project.  I am trying to make changes to a working project with my newly installed visual studio 2019, and I choose Create Android Emulator from the dropdown at the Start button.  The problem is that most I've tried to install literally hang for hours and never finish, and the few that have successfully installed won't work.  For example, one that did install successfully was Pixel 2 Pie 9.0 - API 28 for the x86_64 processor, but when I try to debug I get this error:

ADB0020: Android ABI mismatch.  You are deploying an app supporting 'x86' ABIs to an incompatible device of ABI 'x86_64'.  You should either create an emulator matching one of your app's ABIs or add 'x86_64' to the list of ABIs your app build for.

So I try to install the emulator for Pixel 2 Pie 9.0 - API 28 for the x86 processor, but it hangs forever.  I know from experience that if I let it sit there all night it will still be sitting there spinning tomorrow morning.

Any ideas or suggestions?  TIA
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I'm looking for a Note 9 casing that comes with built-in battery
which I can manually turn on/off charging the phone's built-in
battery so tt it doesn't constantly charge the built-in phone battery

There's no mention if the following models offer this feature:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GB5R27M/ref=psdc_7073958011_t1_B07H3256JB
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H3256JB/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2QAZ8RQ4KWQ44&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071NWVT9M/ref=psdc_7073958011_t2_B07H3256JB
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Hello Guys

I am working with DataPoint variable and my problem is being when I need to create a method ( function ) that can result a dataPoint.

I created a method this way:

public DataPoint[] GeraGraficoEstudoMes(String Situacao, String idTema){

        int i=0;

        String wSql = " SELECT strftime(''%d'',data) AS DIA,  Count(1) AS TOTAL_ACERTO  FROM CRTGRAFICOESTUDO " +
                      " WHERE ACERTOU='" + Situacao + "'" +
                      "   AND strftime(''%Y'',data)=strftime(''%Y'',''now'') " +
                      "   AND strftime(''%m'',data)=strftime(''%m'',''now'') ";


        if (!idTema.isEmpty()) {
            wSql = wSql + " AND TAB_TEMA_ID=" + idTema;
        }

        wSql = wSql + " GROUP BY strftime(''%d'',data) ";
        wSql = wSql + " ORDER BY strftime(''%d'',data) ";


        openDataBase();
        Cursor cs = mSQSqLiteDatabase.rawQuery(wSql, null);

        DataPoint[] points = new DataPoint[cs.getCount()];

        if (cs.getCount() > 0) {

            if (cs.moveToFirst()) {
                while (!cs.isAfterLast()) {
                    points[i] = new DataPoint(cs.getInt(0), cs.getInt(1));
                    cs.moveToNext();
                }
            }
        }

        cs.close();
        closeDataBase();

        return points;
    }

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something is wrong when I try to get the result, that way:

DataPoint[] points1 = DB.GeraGraficoEstudoMes("A", "");

I am not sure how to work around with that, I am newbier in Java and Android studio

I appreciate a lot your help with some simple example

Regards
Alex
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Asus-Zenfone-Max-Pro-M1-ZB602KL-Dual-Sim-64GB-128GB-4GB-Ram-Smartphone-Mobile/223672069413?hash=item3413e4ed25:m:m6enltHFQ0tEHd6Ifn-hsHQ

Anyone knows if Zenfone Max Pro M1 above fr USA could

a) be used with Singapore Telcos (Singtel, StarHub)

b) support NFC & LTE ?
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Does zenfone Max Pro M1 support smart battery management whereby
it charges/recharge the battery at optimal timings?

Secondly, does it come with a 128GB storage option (not via microSD)
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To prolong my battery lifespan, is there any Android app that:
"will stop the charging & only kick in the battery charging when it
hits about 20-30% & then stop charging when it hits 80%?
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As batteries are built into mobile phones nowadays & to replace them
requires it to be brought to the workshop who has the tools to change
them,  I'm thinking of getting battery casings so as to reduce the
number of charge+discharge (that is what typically reduce the lifespan
of batteries.

Specifically I'm looking at Galaxy note 9 ie batteries like those below:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GB5R27M/ref=psdc_7073958011_t1_B07H3256JB
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H3256JB/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2QAZ8RQ4KWQ44&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071NWVT9M/ref=psdc_7073958011_t2_B07H3256JB 

Q1:
Am I right or mistaken?  With above battery cases, will the phone  charge
directly from the casings' batteries rather than charging from the built-in
batteries?

Q2:
Or it'll shorten the built-in battery's lifespan instead as the casings will
charge the built-in battery whenever the built-in battery goes down by
1-2%, thus maximizing the number of charge+discharge cycles?

Q3:
Any other ways to increase life span of built-in batteries?  Understand
we should let it discharge till almost 1-2% before charging it up again
& we should always charge it to the max of 100%: this is a known
good practice but often this is rather inconvenient & risk discharging
completely, resulting in phone being powered off, missing crucial
calls/messages.

What I do know is if laptops are frequently being left connected to
AC or even an external powerbank (Hyperjuice, Vinsic…
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One day an Outlook app appeared on the Android LG K7 phone desktop. I'd like to find out how much memory it takes up, and then delete Outlook. I looked this up, but when I follow the instructions, I quickly am unable to find an item in the Settings area. Does anyone know how to do this?

https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-30601
In Delete section, it says: "Tap the account you want to delete." but the only item there is Google, not Outlook or hotmail.
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I have a client with a regular gmail email account (not corporate). They get their emails on three different devices - their Android phone and in Outlook 2013 on two different computers. Because they want to have the email on all three devices I have set up the accounts as POP rather than IMAP so that if they delete an email on one device it remains on the other devices. The phone appears to be working properly and does not affect the two computers with Outlook. However, If they get a new email and Outlook is open on computer #1 they receive it in the Inbox but when they open Outlook on computer #2 they do not get the email. The same happens if they first get the mail on computer #2 then they will not receive it on computer #1. Both computers are in the same location and behind the same router.  I have gone into their webmail gmail account and looked at the settings under "forwarding and POP download" and it is set to "keep gmail's copy in the inbox". Like wise in Outlook on both computers it is set to "leave a copy on the server" for 14 days.

I do not know where else to look to make any changes or why this is happening. Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you
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Android

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Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, televisions, automobiles and other electronics. Applications are usually developed in Java programming language using the Android software development kit (SDK), but other development environments are also available, including Delphi, Ruby and Visual Studio (using C++).