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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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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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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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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Android to listen TCP connection

Is it possible to put Android to accept outbound connections, ie. act as a server waiting for connections? If so, is there any hindrance like an embedded Android firewall? What I have in mind is to ...
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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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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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Win 7 wifi hotspot connection not able to share internet

I have created an ad-hoc wifi hotspot connection using > netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WinWlHS key=MyPassword keyusage=persistent Then I have started hotspot using netsh wlan ...
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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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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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error connecting to IBSS network

Device: Xperia ZL Android OS/version: CM-11-20150126-NIGHTLY-odin/4.4.4 I'm trying to connect to the "Freifunk Gießen" IBSS mesh with my device, but it always only shows the network as "Ad-Hoc, ...
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How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
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How to use Screen Mirroring. What network protocol does Screen Mirroring use?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SIII (GT-I9300) which supports Screen Mirroring. I would like to use this feature to share my screen with a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9001) running Android Gingerbread or with ...
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Creating an Ad-Hoc-WLAN while being connected to a WLAN

Something I was wondering about: Is it possible that I am logged into a wlan with my phone and then I am creating an Ad-Hoc-WLAN with the same phone without loosing the connection to the first one? ...
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Create ad hoc network on phone

Simply, I want to connect my iPad mini to my android phone that has no internet connection. I need to be on the same network to airplay to the phone via dlna/airplay. I am fine with rooting the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...