Ad-Hoc-Networks use point-to-point connections, i.e. the connection is always 1:1. No routers etc. involved. Do not confuse this tag with 'wifi-direct'. See full tag wiki for more details.

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Print via ad-hoc network to wireless printer?

Is there a way to print from an android device to a wireless printer connected to the ad-hoc network being broadcast by the android device?
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How to enable Ad-Hoc in **Rooted** Galaxy Tab 2 , GT-3113 , Android 4.2.2

I have a Rooted Galaxy Tab 2 GT-3113 and need to enable support for ad-hoc on it. I have searched all around the Net and I did all of suggestions (all of them were tested in other devices) and none ...
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how to do connectionless udp broadcast using wifi

i'm hoping to broadcast udp using the wifi antenna to everyone else (running the same application) in range. i'm hoping to do this without having to establish a connection. is this possible? i'm able ...
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Unable to make Windows XP SP2 pc as hotspot for android device? [duplicate]

Trying to access internet in Moto G android device by connecting to my Windows XP SP2 Laptop. But after giving a lot of effort, I found it is not easy. We have Adhoc connection in XP but no Access ...
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Which Android Smartphones or Tabs are enabled with Wireless Adhoc Network?

I am planning to create an AdHoc Network with 3 Android Smartphones. But I am confused about the products. Is Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 enabled with AdHoc Network? I don't understand which Android ...
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Sync Spotify local files in a network that blocks the service

I use Spotify Premium. One of the features it advertises is that as long as my phone and my computer with local music files are on the same Wi-Fi network, my computer will automatically send those ...
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where to find the folder “/driver/net/”?

I am trying to build an adhoc network using Samsung Galaxy S4. Having established the network on the first handset, I am trying to connect another SGS4 to the same network. The second SGS4 seems ...
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Talk to Android Device via UDP via a wired connection

I have an application that can be controlled via Open Sound Control, a UDP based protocol. Now this works fine via wifi but I NEED a wired connection because wifi will not be available to me later for ...
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Galaxy S3: Ad-Hoc

I'm running Linux (Kubuntu 13.10) on my laptop and have created an Ad-Hoc network. My mother's iPhone instantly sees the Ad-Hoc network and can connect to it, but my Android, (Samsung Glaxy S3, no ...
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Connect to Ad-hoc - Android 4.1.2(Jelly Bean)

I have been trying to connect to an Ad-hoc network with my Samsung Galaxy S2 running Android 4.1.2(Jelly Bean). I have tried a few things but every time i ended up with my wifi not working. I rooted ...
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802.11s mode availability on Android?

Are there any Android devices with wifi chipsets that support the IEEE 802.11s mesh networking standard? Note the question is not about ad hoc mode but mesh mode support, specifically the 802.11s ...
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adb-shell : /sbin/sh: command: not found

I've managed to root Google Nexus 7 (2013 Wi-Fi) and now I have CyanogenMod 10.2-20130919-NIGHTY-grouper running on it and Clockworkmod recovery v6.0.1.9 following this guide. Then I downloaded and ...
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Can a un-rooted Android phone set to ad-hoc WiFi mode

Is it possible to have an un-rooted Android phone running at ad-hoc mode? If it requires me to re-build the Android kernel, which Android kernel should I modify and rebuild?
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Tethering (ad-hoc failed) when using Wireless Tether for Root Users

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III mini (GT-I8190) running rooted stock 4.1.2. I have the built it Portable Wi-Fi hot spot app which works like a charm. But I wanted to use Wireless Tether for Root ...
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Can my phone act as a WiFi access point without mobile data?

I have an old (Galaxy S1-class) phone running a custom ICS ROM. It has a pay-as-you-go mobile SIM without data. I also have a bunch of kids with iPads that want to play Minecraft together. As far ...
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Ad hoc wifi network not visible on Android 4.0.4

I would like to use my laptop's wired internet connection on my Android phone. So, i created a wifi-adhoc network and when i scan wifi network on my android phone, laptop's wifi ad-hoc connection is ...
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ad hoc network in android

I have Android 4.2.2, Nexus 4 and I would like to setup an adhoc network. Firstly I rooted the device, secondly I tried to create an adhoc network in Android phone: I create an adhoc network in an ...
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Connecting to Adhoc Wifi [duplicate]

I setup adhoc connection in Ubuntu Linux. How can we connect android devices (2.3.3 and 4.0) to the adhoc wifi internet connection?
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could not set ad-hoc mode on wlan0. operation not supported on transport endpoint

Triing to use Barnacle Wifi Tether on Samsung Galaxy Note2 GT-N7100. And when I press start wifi tether, got error: could 'not set ad-hoc mode on wlan0. operation not supported on transport endpoint' ...
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Connect Galaxy S3 to Wi-Fi ad hoc network

Are there any tricks/tips to connect my Samsung Galaxy S3 to Wi-Fi ad hoc network shared by my laptop?
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get wireless tools in Android devices?

i see this link about enable wireless tools on android. but i can't understand the way he follow to enable tools on what terminal or adb shells for the device or on linux platform !! also from ...
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How can I install wpa_cli on my rooted device?

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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connect android devices in ad-hoc mode without needing to net connection?

can we get android devices in ad-hoc mode using WIFI-card but without access internet ? i mean to connect peers to send and receive messages between them but without having internet connection ? i ...
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ICS not detecting adhoc network [duplicate]

I created an adhoc wireless network on my windows 7 machine. My windows phone is detecting this wireless network but my android ICS phone is not detecting it at all. Why is that? I have an unrooted ...
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Will Wi-Fi Direct allow me to connect to an ad-hoc network?

I have been trying to connect my HTC One X to an ad-hoc wireless network, so I could browse Internet on my phone. I found Android doesn't support ad-hoc networking and I noticed on some pages that ...
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Could not enable mobile hotspot function on HTC One X

I am using HTC One X and I was trying to enable mobile hotspot function, so I could enjoy internet from my PC adhoc wireless network but it says : There is a temporary network problem that prevents ...
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How to share my laptop internet connection via wifi to my android tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can’t my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? I created a wifi hotspot in my Windows 7 laptop (open ad-hoc) but my Android 2.3 tablet is not detecting it. My tablet is ...
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Android Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does any version of Android support ad-hoc connections? Which versions of Android do support Ad-Hoc (peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi? Or neither? Where to read about it? May be some ...
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Control phone on MacBook Pro via bluetooth?

I'd like to control my Galaxy Nexus via my Macbook Pro via VPN (Virtual Private Network). Since connecting the Galaxy Nexus to an Adhoc, WiFi created by the MacBook Pro doesn't work. That's why I'd ...
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Can't see Macbook WiFi access point on Android smartphone

I'd like to connect my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Stock JellyBean) to my Macbook Pro (early-2012, running OSX Lion) via an access point created by my Macbook Pro. Sadly I can't even ...
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can not connect to adhoc wifi connection even after rooting and change of file. Any Solutions?

I am posting here as I'm not allowed to post in Developers section as of being new here. I want to enable adhoc wifi on my mobile. Followed the instructions here ...
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Enable Adhoc on Jelly Bean

[Is] there any way to enable adhoc mode in JellyBean. WPA_supplicant hack isn't working.
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How to make an unrooted phone use or detect Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi

I have an unrooted Android 2.3.6 phone and i want it to connect to the Ad-HOC connection made on my ubuntu...how do i do this? i refered some already existing questions here but none seem to be the ...
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Why can't android connect to an ad hoc hotspot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? One thing I have noticed about almost all android-powered smartphones is that they find it so difficult to connect to ...
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How can I establish an AD-HOC Wi-Fi connection on my tablet?

I'm not an expert in this kind of subject. I'm reading that I need to root my tablet. What does root mean? All the instructions are really difficult. How can I make this AD-HOC Wi-Fi connection in ...
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How to transfer files over wifi without a hotspot?

I'm looking for a way to transfer files between an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S2, rooted) and any computer system I may need to interact with (this means preinstalled software on the computer, ...
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Enabling wireless tools on Android

I need to use commands like iwconfig in Android, I know I have to install the wireless tools because they are not in Android by default, The problem is that I have just seen 3 chinesse tutorials that ...
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Enabling AdHoc Networking on ICS to Connect to AdHoc Devices

I'm looking for a way to connect my Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.0.x) to my laptop via adhoc wifi. (The laptop will act as my wireless NAS.) The WiFi Ad Hoc enabler for Android does not work on the Galaxy ...
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Connect android phones through adhoc wifi network

I want to connect my android phones (two Galaxy s2 and two nexus1 phones) in adhoc mode through wifi connection. Something like peer to peer network so that I can transfer messages with mobiles in my ...
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Does any version of Android support ad-hoc connections?

I just bought a Lenovo Ideapad A1 which runs Android 2.3. It seems that connecting the device to an ad-hoc network is not possible. Does any other Android version support this?
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How to use my phone to transfer Wi-Fi to other devices?

I'm using Nexus S, recently I got a Kindle, however, the Kindle couldn't connect to my company's Wi-Fi (seems it doesn't support the encryption method), so I'm wondering this method: My Nexus S ...
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How exchange messages between 2 android devices through wifi and bluetooth without internet?

I am currently working on the creation of an application for mobile devices with Android which should be capable of sending and receiving messages through local means like wifi and bluetooth. After ...
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running apps on WiFi with proxy or alternate to ad-hoc network between laptop and phone?

My home WiFi runs behind a proxy. When I connect to it from my Samsung Galaxy S with android 2.3.3, after entering the proxy and port number in the settings, I am able to run only the browser(not any ...
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Connect Android device as wifi adapter to a PC to create an ad-hoc network

Sometimes when being at a friends house there is no wifi but wired internet access. In these cases it would be extremely useful if I could plug my phone in and create a wifi network just like when ...
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Cannot connect my samsung gt i5510 to the laptops ad hoc wifi connection! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? My samsung gt i 5510 will not detect any wifi ad hoc network on any laptop. however, the wifi tethering works ...
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Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network?

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Tab to the Internet through an ad-hoc network made via my PC. The PC ad-hoc settings are fine because I can use it from my iPhone and other devices.
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Does Android 2.3 support ad-hoc Wi-Fi networks? [duplicate]

Does Android 2.3 have support for adhoc networking without rooting or at least support it better with rooting? The list of stuff added for 2.3 just said bug fixes, I was wondering if anyone knew what ...