Questions tagged [phone]

Questions related to Ubuntu related phones; phone compatibility, connections with Ubuntu machine; etc.

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How to burn the iso file to a micro sd card on my android phone [closed]

I've ben trying to find a tutorial online to help me burn a ubuntu iso image to my sd card connected to my android phone but I can't find anything for it not even an app. I was wondering if you could ...
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How to transfer Whatsapp backup from Android to iPhone using Ubuntu?

I need to transfer my whatsapp backup from Android phone into an iPhone. Based on the Whatsapp official FAQ there's no easy way to do it. The only way I found googling involves paying an application ...
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Xioami phone can't connect via USB

trying to connect Xiaomi Mi A2 phone with debugging mode enabled to Ubuntu 20.04.2, but the OS doesn't even blink. lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0424:5744 Microchip Technology, Inc. (formerly SMSC) ...
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Recording phone calls in Ubuntu 20.04 - not just Skype

What is a good piece of software for recording calls? I am not just talking about Skype but Facebook calls, Google Hangouts, Meet, everything. I have been using Simple Screen Recorder but that only ...
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How to access remote SIP phone book through Jami?

I have a Snom phone connecting to a commercial SIP provider that my company is using. It has a phone book function where all my co-workers are available automatically. I wanted to switch to a soft IP ...
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Pairing old Nokia to Dell Vostro via Bluetooth

I've been trying to pair my old Nokia phone to my Dell Vostro laptop via Bluetooth to see if I could transfer some photos, but I don't know how to do this. I enabled Bluetooth on both devices, ...
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how to Set up a Registrarless SIP Account?

How do I choose File > Add new account as below? Set up a Registrarless SIP Account Obtain your local IP address. For specific instructions see Windows, Mac OS, or Linux. Your local IP address is ...
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how to launch Jitsi?

update: see https://superuser.com/q/1576201/977796 apparently the "normal" way to install Jitsi doesn't work at the moment. I've just installed jitsi-meet after updating the sources list. ...
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After updating to Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04 I can't detect mobile phone through USB cable?

I've tried everything and read most of the articles available but when I type mtp-connect mtp-folders in terminal it lists all the folders in the phone so the cable and slots are working properly but ...
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Lightweight Linux for Mobile phones? [closed]

(Linux noob here running Lubuntu 18.04.4 LTS 32-bit) Recently, I brought back my old netbook to life by installing Lubuntu.(Currently daily driving it due to quarantine 'cause my main laptop broke.)I ...
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KDE Connect - Main phone and Desktop cant see each other - Second phone can see both my Main phone and Desktop

I was trying to set up KDE Connect on my Debian with KDE Plasma and my Main phone, however they could not see each other. Because of that I spent quite a lot of time dealing with the issue and ran ...
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GSconnect doesn't function on Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine

I'm trying to install GSconnect on my Ubuntu 18.04 on a virtual machine. I installed it from https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1319/gsconnect/ but it doens't work or it cannot find my device. ...
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Use mic from phone connected to USB

I have a Ubuntu machine and an android phone (it's a Nokia 6.1 running android 10). My Ubuntu machine does not have a mic or bluetooth to connect my headset, but I thought that maybe it is possible to ...
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Install terminal after factory reset

I had to do a factory reset on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition and all my apps, including terminal, were deleted. I am unable to do it from the Ubuntu Store from Canonical since it is closed. ¿Is ...
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Connect phone fs via usb transfer files

System Linux local 5.0.0-25-lowlatency #26-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT Thu Aug 1 13:08:53 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Phone Huawei P10 Lite Android 8.0.0 Issue In Thunar, I can't connect ...
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Android 9 phone don't connect to USB on Ubuntu 18.04

Once a day Android 9 stop mount to Ubuntu 18.04. I've find errors in dmesg, please find it below. And lsusb don't show USB device connected. Can anyone help me to connect it? $ dmesg ... [161812....
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Ubuntu 18.04 will not connect to Android Hot Spot, knocks out other land based connections

Tower computer, Quad core, Ubuntu fresh full install of version 18.04. Wifi antenna USB 2.4GHz & 5.0GHz high gain. (No laptop involved). Android phone set up as a Wifi Hot Spot with Data ...
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Is it possible to connect my phone via bluetooth and then call through the computer?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS with Unity and I'd like to connect my phone via bluetooth to my computer and when someone calls, be able to pickup the call using the computer's microphone and headsets. ...
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Ubuntu phone in 2019

do you have some informations about Ubuntu phone at the moment? I saw few articles about Ubuntu Edge but I thought that it is dead. Also I saw for UBPorts with Ubuntu Touch. I was really interested ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed on phone looks different

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on an old phone (Nexus 5). It seems to work but it doesn't look like the same version of Ubuntu I have on my laptop. Navbar is at bottom, name of console is '...
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Make calls with F3507G WWAN adapter

[EDIT: So it appears that after I cancel the call I made from F3507g to other number the device is still accessible.] I'v got my F3507g WWAN adapter recognized and SIM unlocked. I'm able to send/...
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Android 9 phone on Ubuntu 18.10 not showing up

I have an Android 9 phone (Google Pixel XL) which does not show up when I connect it to my laptop via USB. I have Ubuntu 18.10. I have enabled developer options and USB debugging. When I connect my ...
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How to scan internal memory of my Android phone around a certain index entry in order to find lost utf-8/LF (for Linux/Adroid) text?

Last night, I was using the Jota Text Editor app on my LG G3 Anroid phone running Fulmics. The phone (which I am planning to replace very soon) crashed about two times whilst I was writing a text with ...
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Winphone MP4 on ubuntu

If I connect my Winphone to my Lubuntu PC with a USB cable and drag its Mp4 videos across the will not open (Unrecognized format). If I take the SD card out of the phone & pop it into my USB2.0 ...
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Can't open photos stored on Android system from Ubuntu

I can't load photos stored on the card of my Android device (Samsung Note 8). When I try to open them the file manager freezes. I tried to copy paste but progress stays at 0 percent. I'm using ...
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Why won't my phone show up as a drive when I plug in the USB cable?

Why won't my phone show up as a drive when I plug in the USB cable for it? I have a Samsung Moment SPH-M900 phone and I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I clicked on the USB icon on the M900 and ...
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Ubuntu Phone Gstreamer

I want make diy "RC FPV Camera" using Gstreamer, Hardware : Pi + Camera + Battery + WiFi + GSM Software : v4l2 or uvc + gstreamer + mjpeg or h264 encoding but instead buy Pi, i want to buy Ubuntu ...
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Dell Mobile Connect for Ubuntu?

So Dell announced their new mobile connect software at CES this year, and it looks really useful. Here's a link: http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-mobile-connect/ab/dell-mobile-connect. It pretty ...
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What should I do with my Ubuntu phone now Ubuntu Touch is end-of-life?

I read that the support for Ubuntu phone OS ended on December 31, 2017. I have an Aquaris E4.5 phone with Ubuntu phone OS. I would like to understand if I can use it with another operating system or ...
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Ubuntuphone Acquaris E4.5 not recognized [closed]

my laptop is Dell XPS-15, with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and: petar@petar-XPS-15-9550:~$ uname -a Linux petar-XPS-15-9550 4.4.0-103-generic #126-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 16:23:28 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Android phone keeps remounting itself

I have a problem when copying pictures and videos from my android phone, the android phone keeps remounting itself and because of that the copying process halts and I can't copy the files that I want ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch on a non-rooted Android 4.4 device somehow? [duplicate]

I have an Android 4.4 ARM phone and it is not rooted. I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch on it. Is it possible to install it, dual boot it with Android or run it from a VM? UPDATE My device is ...
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Problems sharing internet to my phone

I was looking in this question to give my phone internet from my computer. But then I got this: I am really new in ubuntu and I don't know how to fix that. What do I have to do to install a DHCP ...
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Can I use telephone jack for audio input and ouptut

My laptop has a standard US telephone jack, which an internet search taught me is called Rj11. I'm pretty sure it's for telephones, because it has a picture of one next to the jack. I have a ...
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Ubuntu Phone display defect

When accessing my Ubuntu phone, I a regularly asked to enter my device PIN. Now, while this PIN contains a "0", BUT I cannot activate any key of the bottom row, I cannot enter my phone any more. I am ...
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Update please: Is there a phone in the U.S. that is supported by Verizon, and can run ubuntu effectively? [duplicate]

I am restricted to using Verizon as my carrier due to coverage barriers. I would like to get a phone that runs ubuntu well, and is supported by Verizon. There was a lot of talk in 2013 regarding ...
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What (and Where will I find) the best simple text editor for my Ubuntu phone

I have the Meizu Pro 5 and accidentaly deleted my text editor. I can't find another simple text editor for my Ubuntu touch phone. Nothing in either App store!!
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on Moto X First Gen?

I have a Moto X First Gen and I want to use Ubuntu on it. I have already unlocked the bootloader, but I can't figure out how to do the rest. I also have all of the adb and fastboot stuff installed ...
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didn't detecting any mobile phone that i connected to pc by using usb

whenever i connect any phone with my hp ay-15 503tx model laptop, it didn't detecting the phone and not showing the storage options even though it charges the phone. in my this lap i have both ...
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BQ E5 Ubuntu Edition: How to switch to another open source OS (e.g. Lineage OS) [closed]

I'm a little stuck! Ubuntu Touch is more or less abandoned and wasn't that good in the first place, TBH. So I'd like to flash my BQ E5 Ubuntu Edition with another open source OS. Can anybody link me ...
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How Do I Retrieve Pictures From From Audiovox CDM-8910BM?

I have some pictures on my phone, however it only gives the option to upload via an online album. The phone is 10 years old. Someone said that you can use a data cable and transfer the picture to PC. ...
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition adb unauthorized after recovery

Here is my problem: Lately I had a problem with my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition that had me reinitialize it to factory settings. Now it works aproperly but I can't use adb. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Failure during installation of Ubuntu Phone

After executing ubuntu-device-flash touch --channel=ubuntu-touch/stable/ubuntu --bootstrap to install Ubuntu on my Nexus 4, the error message comes up mkdir /root/.cache: permission denied
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Use phone as microphone in Linux

I have dual boot Windows and Ubuntu. Since I don't use any microphone on my desktop, I started using an app named "WO Mic" to connect my Android phone's microphone to my desktop in Windows. A good ...
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How can I access this old Realtek card reader?

I think I need drivers for this cell-phone device plug by usb. The system can't see any partition. Also, it looks like the links for Linux Realtek drivers are broken. I would like to mount (access) ...
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Can I create a click package for a html5 app without ubuntu SDK

I recently read that ubuntu app store will not support click packages in a near future and our BQ Aquaris 4.5 will surely not support snaps. Also I was unable to make Ubuntu SDK IDE run properly (...
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Ubuntu Touch - Editing Contact Details

How do I edit a contacts details (e.g. mobile number) to show it is a UK or another country number? I can see what country it is from the prefix code, but in the mobile number section I can only ...
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Steps to install preinstalled image

Ive downloaded Ubuntu Touch Arm64 preinstalled touch image (zesty) from website. I want to know how can I install the same on my android phone. Wot r the steps for the same, Im on YU Yunique Soc ...
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Command line tools in Ubuntu touch

Can I make a call in Ubuntu phone using a command line tool, without lunching any GUI app. The same question for SMS.
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What are unlabeled Ubuntu updates on Phone?

I understand the OTA updates, but I don't understand, and cannot find documentation for, Ubuntu updates I see on my phone. I have a Nexus 4 with Phone (is it no longer called Touch? I'm confused about ...

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