Tagged: Android

How to Run App on Phone on Android Studio on Windows – Nexus 5

While running Android Studio, you can instantly connect an Android device via USB on Mac or Linux, and run a developing app on that device. What about Windows? For Windows, you’ll need to install the Google USB Driver before running your developing app on your Android device, phone, or tablet. Official docs: http://developer.android.com/tools/extras/oem-usb.html   List of steps for Windows 7, 8, and 10 Connect your Android device to the PC. Open Android Studio, open the SDK Manager, and install the Google...

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How to transfer files from Mac to Android

On Mac, Android does not automatically allow you to transfer files. Unfortunately, you’ll need an extra program to transfer files from your Mac to Android devices. One of the programs that allows you to do this is called Android File Transfer. 1) Download Android File Transfer. Hit the green Download Now button.   2) Open the downloaded androidfiletransfer.dmg Drag and drop Android File Transfer into the Applications folder.   3) Open Android File Transfer. At this point, Android File Transfer...

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Recover Nvidia Android TV Shield Manually

Prerequisites Files needed: Recovery Images This tutorial is for restoring your entire TV Shield in the event something unfortunate happens. In order for this to work, your TV Shield has to be able to boot up and display the Nvidia logo on screen. Otherwise, your TV Shield is bricked, and there is nothing you can do about it.   1. Unplug your power cable and connect a USB OTG cable to your computer. Now, here is the tricky part that...

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How to Root Nvidia Android TV Shield

To start, you will need a few tools and files. adb and fastboot (Android SDK tools) SuperSU files. twrp images – credit to Steel01 Make sure to back up your device in the event something goes wrong and preserve any of your data.   1. Once your TV shield is up and running, head over to the settings.   2. Go to About (First Row) and scroll down to “Build Number.”   3. Here, click “Build Number” 7 times. This...

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