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Windows keyboard shortcut to answer connected android phone

I'm looking for an app (freeware, preferably) that will, while an android phone is connected to a Windows 10 PC via usb, allow me to answer incoming voice calls (via phone's speaker) using a keyboard ...
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Free lightweight App/software to transfer files between android and PC

Im looking for a free App to transfer files between android and PC. Requirements: FREE: By free I mean completely free to use for lifetime with all features enabled (if not all features, at least ...
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Is an SSH client app available for the Reliance JioPhone 2 feature phone running KaiOS?

Is a reliable SSH client app available for the Reliance JioPhone 2 feature phone running the closed-source KaiOS? With reliable I mean preferably a vetted open source application that does not leak ...
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Android Phone app that shows caller context

Imagine I call the number 123-456-789 one day, but I don't have it as a contact. Three days later 123-456-789 calls me back and I don't recognize the number, so I don't pick the call. I want to be ...
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Is there an international call/SMS solution that uses plain calling and texting

I'm looking for an international call/sms solution that has the following features: I want to make/receive international phone calls that are free for the other person. I don't mind paying myself to ...
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Android - Blocking Calls, Voicemails, and Notifications

I have an android phone. Over the last few years I have been getting multiple calls a day from spoofed numbers. Spoofed meaning they have my area code or a geographically nearby area code. Up till now ...
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SyncML server to sync contacts to dumb phones

Would like to set up a server that can sync contacts on dumb phones. There's a commercial service like http://mycontacts-app.com/supported-phones (on the list see supported dumb phones), but I am ...
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What is the best library to extract obscured phone numbers?

What are some of the best libraries out there that extract the following types of phone numbers? neinJuanfor-834-slxtySvntoo5 (914-834-6725) for80 2sixseven s3v3n9zerofor (480-267-7904) one5 [emoji] ...
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Automated Phone Attendant

Suppose you want to setup a very simple home attendant system in your phone landline. Such system should comply with the following specification: caller interaction via keypad (no need for speech ...
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Multiplatform phone tracking

I have an Android and iOS phone that I'd like to be able to track on-demand. I don't want a solution that drains the battery (if that makes sense). I was hoping for something where I can just open up ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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Phone number verification service

I'm looking for phone number verification service that has Java API or can be easily integrated into existing website. I need to embed it into my website in order to verify users phone numbers. I ...
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voip software to RECEIVE phone calls on computer

I've seen several pieces of software that allow me to make a phone call via the computer, but I would like to find a way to RECEIVE a phone call via the computer while I'm away from home. I'd like it ...
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Track down a caller from his ID

I use my company soft-fone for work. I never shared the tel # with anyone outside the company. Yet I keep getting a call from a caller ID which is obviously an a VOIP caller ID ( not a number just 5 ...
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What browser for S40 feature phones allow me to use interactive web apps?

I have a Nokia 301, which runs on S40. I want to use Uber or Lyft on it. However, the browsers I can find are all pre-rendered server side, so interactive javascript stuff doesn't work. I've tried ...
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TV Everywhere apps for Samsung Gear VR

TV Everywhere is cable and satellite providers' answer to the practice of cord-cutting, i.e. using Internet streaming services as a substitute for subscribing to cable or satellite services. TV ...
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Android phone call receiver with voice record in WAV format

Are there alternative apps for receiving phone call in android, that allows you to record the phone call audio (incoming audio) in a raw format such as WAV? I also don't want it to perform any sort of ...
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Display city along with caller ID

On the iPhone the city is displayed if the phone number is not in your contact list. Is there a way to do this same thing on the Android? https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1322106&...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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Free phone recording application for Android

I was talking to a good friend of mine on my Android phone, which suddenly made me think of finding an application to install on my Android. Could you recommend me some please?
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A calling app to replace my default calling app

I am looking for a calling app to use instead of my Sony Xperia Z2's default calling app. For the search I already did I got a bunch of "free calling" and "fake calling", etc. apps. Actually, my phone ...
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Software to recover data from an Android device that will not boot

Is there any software, for any operating system, that allows you to recover data from an Android device that will not boot? The device will turn on, but will not get past the initial boot screen. It ...
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Software or service to route phone calls

I'm volunteering in a team providing technical support for webinars. Usually we do this in turns, there is one person hosting the webinar and providing assistance. He/she is sitting behind his ...
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iOS “AdBlock” for spam phone calls?

I have the same requirements like this Call AdBlock for Android, but it should run on iOS/iPhone. I wish to buy the app non-recurring (no subscription for filter list). I am based in Europe, ...
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Software that allows different profiles on phones

I want to be able to set a mobile phone up so it logs in with different profiles based on the code entered. The different profiles would have different apps etc and would be separate from each other. ...
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Android app for blocking a number that the caller doesn't notice

Is there an Android app for blocking phone calls such that the caller does not notice he/she is being blocked? What I want is the caller keeps ringing for some time, then is disconnected, or he/she ...
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Epileptic seizure alarm plus phone call & SMS Android software

I am looking for an Android application that uses the accelerometer sensor in the mobile phone, perhaps with a few software tags attached to the body and communicating with the phone, for detecting ...
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Java/JS library to detect (not validate) emails and/or phone numbers in text

Is there any Java or Javascript library that deals with email/phone numbers detection within text? I'm not talking about validating them, just want to find something that could potentially look like ...
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Software to automate a phone call, send DTMF tones, and transcribe the responses

I work at a radio station where we have to fill out transmitter logs. We get the values for the logs by making a phone call to an automated system (land-line phone). Here is the process I'm looking to ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Auto-respond to Android Phone Call and Send Tone

I'd like to automatically accept calls from a certain number, send a series of tones (e.g. 1234#), and then hang up. Is there an app or Android feature which can accomplish this? It can require root, ...
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Android app to block people for arbitrary time after I reject their call

Some of my friends don't care when I reject their calls. They try and try again. Problem is - I have one number for private and business calls, so I cannot simply turn sound and vibration off. Might ...
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Reliable alternatives to Skype Numbers / Local Phone for Android, for receiving calls to an overseas landline number?

I'm looking for an Android app that: Can receive via the internet calls made to a registered landline number (specifically, a UK number). I don't mind how this is implemented (VOIP, SIP, etc?) and I ...
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Warning when I am calling too much per month

My phone plan is a great deal as long as I make fewer than 300 minutes of calls per month but is very expensive if I make more. I find that once every few months I inadvertently go over and get a huge ...
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Is there any software that tells precise location of a phone number? [closed]

Is there any software that can track person's movement over a map, just by entering their phone number? (unknown to them) His exact location must be shown on the map. Must be precise, fast, with live ...
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Text/call on computer through phone

Is there any software that would allow me to connect my mobile phone to my laptop where I could text or call through my computer? My requirements are, App runs on Andriod OS Software runs on Windows ...
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Looking for a trustworthy, up-to-date, cheap, legally moddable/hackable/tinkerable mobile phone OS [closed]

I'm looking for a trustworthy, up-to-date, cheap and legally moddable mobile phone OS that runs on an affordable phone. To let you know what my requirements are, I have to tell you a story. Since ...
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Free portable instant messaging & audio/video calls for Windows, web, Android and J2ME

EDIT: I've changed my requirements. Also, Linphone didn't help me. I'm looking for a free, cross-platform, portable instant messaging service with which I can: Send instant messages Have emoticons ...
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Contacts backup and restore program for dual SIM Android phone

I need program to backup and restore my contacts on Android phone. It must: backup and restore contacts backup and restore as is: a. phone contacts to phone contacts b. first SIM contacts to first ...
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Open-source replacement firmware for an old feature phone (LG Cosmos 2)

For several reasons, I still use a feature phone - specifically, the LG Cosmos 2. Unfortunately, the interface is horrible. I mean, really horrible. If I receive a text message while in the middle ...
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Android “AdBlock” for spam phone calls?

Purpose: spam phone calls are annoying (understatement). It seems it would be somewhat trivial to have an app on your phone which behaves similar to AdBlock. Most spam block calls are like a version ...
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Conference Line Service and Software?

Has anyone encountered a conference line service that meets the following requirements? Users only ever need to remember one passcode. I never need to look at the meeting invite details. Users can ...
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Software for reverse phone lookup

I am looking for a program that allows me to see to which person / company a phone number does belong to. The intention is that sometimes, I receive calls from numbers that I do not know, and they ...
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Software to take notes for every realized telephone call

I am looking for software to take notes for every telephone call I made. I would like to see a list of all realized calls with some particular contact Plus the possibility to show all the calls ...
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What is a Magic-like app?

I am searching for an Android app that meets the following requirements. Plays similarly to Magic: The Gathering Allows the user to build custom decks Has multiplayer Makes good use of screen real ...
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Logging app like Google Forms/Sheets but private and offline

I have been using Google Forms as a logging app, creating a custom form, then saving a link to it on my phone's desktop, and then when I want to log my car's tire pressure or my cat's weight, for ...
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Fighting telemarketing: application to make telemarketers waste as much time as possible

Like many I am not a huge fan of telemarketing. I know there exist applications that automatically reject call from telemarketers based on some blacklists. This is quite convenient but it doesn't go ...
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Free, easy tty calling app for the deaf and lazy

Looking for a free and easy way to call automated 1-800 numbers without needing to speak. Right now, it's a pain to call because I'd be waking a roommate. There are a million scenarios where speaking ...
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Infinite Call History on Android

Do you know any app that can keep more than 500 calls in my Android Call Log? I currently use apps that backup my log to csv or xls then load the backup file to my PC when needed. I want something ...
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Program to connect Samsung SGH-T340G phone to Linux via USB

I'd like connect via USB to access info and send texts on phone. But when I connect via USB, it does not show up anywhere on the PC. Device Specs: My PC OS is Linux Mint 13 Maya, (Ubuntu based) My ...