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  1. bluenik25

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    I used the app Mymobiler for Windows Mobile on a daily bases to control my phone via PC while connected by USB.

    Does anyone know if there is anything close to this available for Android?

    For those of you that are not familiar with mymobiler, it is a win mobile app that let you control your phone from a window on your pc. it was very useful when installing and managing applications and contacts. You can use your pc keyboard for data entry and also take screen shots for posting in forums or instruction sheets.
     

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    Closest thing I've seen is the motorola phone tools for Droid (not sure of the exact name). A link to the APK was posted here or in the Apps forum recently.

    Works over wireless...computer and Droid on the same network, log into droid via IP provided by app running on phone, and you can see all SMS, contacts, emails, send SMS from the PC, etc.

    No app management as far as I remember, no screen shots.
     
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    So I'm not the only one!

    I'd love an Android equivelant, I lived and died by this on my Touch Pro. I've got a hero, not a droid, but I would be very interested in finding a similar app.

    My mobiler wasn't really what you describe Redflea, it basically showed your phone screen on the computer, and you could use your mouse as if you were pressing the phone screen and use the keyboard as if it were attached. That way I could plug my phone iun at work and forget about it, but I could still use it, respond to texts e.t.c without even picking it up!
     
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    Unfortunately I haven't been able to get the Motorola Phone tools to install using Windows 7 Ultimate.
     
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    Glad I'm not the only one. Maybe some developers are missing it too.
     
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    Thanks for clarifying...that is somewhat different.

    Though you could use the Moto stuff for handling texts from your screen - texts on the phone appear on the PC and you can respond from the PC, IRRC.
     
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    I've had a look around XDA and there are a couple of people working on it, nothign concrete yet but hopefully there will be soon
     
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    There is a great program that I used on my Treo 700 by a company called SOTI called "Pocket Controller Pro" that actually created an image of my phone on the PC and controlled the phone by usb. It was great for managing the phone and it also had a fantastic screen capture function. I would love something like that for my Droid.
     
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    Go vote for it here
    Let's get a lot of people to vote for it!
     
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    I just went "there" and added my support. As I said there, I had Tapsmart Keylink on my Treo Smartphone that did what you're talking about (was able to use my computer screen/keyboard to view and control everything on my Treo, though USB or bluetooth) and I used it every day.
     
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    Is there a program that doesn't need root access that works over USB?
     
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    Excellent App! Developed by Google for Android. Love it!
    Droid Explorer
     
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    But that needs root access...
     
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    That is the height of laziness. I so want an app like this.
     
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    Who is being lazy?
     
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    The guy who wants to respond to text messages without having to pick up his phone from his desk.
     
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    It's not laziness it's efficiency, aside from not having to pick up the phone it's easier to type on a computer...
     
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    It's only a matter of time before phones become the primary platform of choice. I'd love to see eventually a dock with kvm support but this kind of app is a step in that direction.
     

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