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Sharing laptop's internet connection with Android smartphone when Win10 isn't able to create a WiFi hotspot

This may sound weird but I'm sure I'm not the only one facing this problem. I don't want to invest on a wifi router just yet. It was pretty easy to share my laptop's internet connection with my phone ...
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Replace your wireless adapter with an Android (not tethering)

Is there any way for my PC (Windows 10/Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) to recognize my Android (Allview V1 Viper L - Android 4.4.2) as a wireless adapter? I'm not talking about tethering, sharing connection, ...
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Not getting any internet on my phone even though it says I'm connected to wifi

My internet works fine on every other device in my house, and it connects correctly on my phone(Samsung galaxy S2), however when I try to load up any page on the browser, it says I'm not connected. ...
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Wifi won't connect to internet

I have a oneplus two that was running android 5. Nothing was wrong until recently when I started noticing the exclamation mark on the WiFi icon. The phone successfully connects to WiFi networks but it ...
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instagram not showing photos

I am not able to open some websites on my Android Kitkat 4.4.4(REDMI 2 - rooted) device since 3-4 days. Not able to open Stackexchange, some other websites (I don't remember). Also, Instagram app ...
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samsung S3 SGH-T999 wifi connects but unable to surf except whatsapp and facebook messenger

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-T999). the problem that I have is when I connect to my wifi at home. It connects perfectly. Internet works for 15 to 20 seconds and then I can't. Wifi is still ...
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Is it possible for an application to deliver ads while requesting NO permission from the user?

I know that for an app to access the internet it does not need the "Full network access" permission. In the android system it says that an app can use the browser to access the internet. The ...
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Concerned I may have dropped Malware on my phone via a redirect to an advert?

In short I think I may have a slight chance of having dropped Malware on my phone via an infected ad (redirect was to rdr.harbwire). Am just keen to ascertain the risk given some of the things I have ...
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How to connect to Internet from Windows 7 laptop tethered over blue tooth to Samsung S4

Android Samsung S4: Tethering and Mobile Hotspots > Bluetooth (enabled) Windows 7 laptop: Bluetooth enabled, paired with Samsung S4. Windows Bluetooth Device Control window opens. By default, the ...
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Browser not loading Hotmail (Outlook)

I have a hotmail email account, and I check all my mail on there. Well OK, it changed name to Outlook recently, but I still call it Hotmail. All of a sudden, my phone's browser stopped loading the ...
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Sync of contacts without internet [duplicate]

If mobiles internert is off and i saved any contact on google account,then where it is stored actually before getting sync?
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If Wi-Fi connection drops internet, can device failover to network connection?

Once in awhile the internet will drop on the network that my phone is connected to via Wi-Fi. It's pretty rare, but in instances when it happens, my phone remains connected to the network but won't ...
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Can connect device to Wifi and ping from adb shell but unable to browse the internet

I have an obscure android device running Android 4.0.4 that didn't come with gapps. All methods I tried to install gapps (20120429 for ICS; and signed) without rooting the device resulted in the apps ...
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Galaxy J5 connected to wifi but network not available

I bought this brand new J5 yesterday, but I'm stuck with a internet connection problem. The thing is that the wifi connection worked properly on the store and at some other places, but in my home it ...
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Apps constantly disconnecting from the internet

I've got a new phone running Android 4.4.2 and whenever I close an app, it disconnects, i.e whenever I close Messenger, it stops being connected to my WiFi so I get no notifications until I open the ...
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Internet is not working except Whatsapp application

In Xiaomi Mi 2 mobile, I can't connect to internet except Whatsapp application which is running smoothly. I can't open any website on any browser also Gmail and other apps are not working. This ...
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Use Android Smartphone as gateway only

the situation is as follow: I have an existing Network with an access point and a switch + dhcp as well as dns server attached to it. No Internet, only local. Now I want to temporarily have Internet ...
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Apps crash when tryin to go online, /data/data/hotplug/cmd is missing

All of the sudden, some of my apps (not all of them) have started crashing and crashing the entire OS when trying to go online. The logcat shows: E (675) could not open '/data/data/hotplug/cmd' file ...
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Change the server that Android uses for an internet connectivity check?

As far as I am aware, Android checks internet connectivity by connecting to connectivitycheck.android.com. On one of the WiFi networks I regularly connect to, they use web filtering, and block the ...
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How can I enable the internet on other apps other than the web browser?

The wifi that I am using requires me to input a username and password for it to work. I can successfully do this on the web browser (chrome) as it brings up a webpage (ie 192.168.1.1/login). However, ...
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Mobile data can't connect (with exclamation mark) but wifi

My phone is Motorola XT1033 dual-SIM (Lollipop 5.1) * have active mobile-data internet packages * can connect and open provider's website (to check package status & quota) * valid APN settings ...
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How can I stop my Samsung Galaxy S5mini being redirected when I use the Internet?

When I go to the Internet I keep being redirected. This happens if I use Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox. The name wonderlandads.com comes up briefly, then I get taken to another site. I think ...
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My internet wont load Google related websites/services sometimes

My internet is having issues with anything Google related. Randomly my devices will refuse to load YouTube, Google, Keep, Drive, Gmail, etc. My Android devices will fail to download app from the play ...
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Internet browser not logging in to SE

Some time ago, I asked this question on Meta. It seemed I could not log in to SE from the mobile. Then I realized it was actually the Internet browser (the default "Internet" browser app) that did not ...
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Pattern-locked Samsung Galaxy with SuperSU and no internet

Some months ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy and installed SuperSU. Stupidly, I'd had believed that the only thing that happens when you enter the pattern wrong too many times is that you have to wait ...
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nexus 5 shared internet connection

I try to share my internet connection from my nexus 5 to my computer (on ubuntu). So I enabled wifi hotspot on my phone bu following ...
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Some apps can't access the internet after root

I recently rooted my android device now my apps can't access the internet except browser and Duolingo. Here are the details Phone: Huawei Union Y538 Android version: 5.1.1 Rooted using: Kingroot ...
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Photos app doesn't show any photos when Internet connectivity is limited

It seems when access to Google's servers is blocked (by a firewall for example) Photos doesn't display my photos. The photos are locally available and can be browsed with a file explorer app. I don't ...
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Issues with limited internet connectivity (photos, wifi) [duplicate]

There are a host of issues that you run into when running stock Android in a country that blocks Google's servers. The first issue you run into is the setup wizard getting stuck trying to do updates. ...
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Set proxy settings in Android for a Shared USB Connection

I'm trying to share my Ethernet connection with my mobile in order to connect my mobile phone to the organization network. I'm connecting and sharing the connection between my computer and my mobile ...
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I want to transfer my android internet app info (saved passwords/log on info on browser)

I have a note 3 and will be transferring to my note 5 soon. I want to find out if there is anyway i can just transfer the app with the existing internet browsing info with the login info i already ...
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using my android fone via internet can i make a call from my laptop and talk at laptop [duplicate]

i want to make call, from my samsung s5 that is at my home, using my laptop. I saw an app that can do that but it uses bluetooth or wifi but i want to use my android phone from my office laptop to ...
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How do I provide internet access only to a single Android app? [duplicate]

I am currently using Android Smartphone. I am currently having internet access for my Android Smartphone. I would like to provide internet access to only a single android application, for example: ...
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Port forwarding in android

I have a rooted android device in which I have installed SSH server. i need to access my device outside my LANi.e. over the internet.inorder to access it over the internet i need to enable port ...
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Why some apps can't access internet using wi-fi?

I've been trying to update several antiviruses, they can't find server. Duck Duck Go app can't access internet too. Google Play and Chrome works fine. I'm using wi-fi shared by my laptop, in ...
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Gmail app an Internet app not working

I have samsung galaxy 3. Today the gmail and internet app is not working. Each time i tap on them it tells me that unfortunately the gmail or internet is not working. I can use all other apps. Any ...
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Can apps with root access the Internet without listing internet permissions in AndroidManifest.xml?

It's my understanding that, in order to access the Internet, apps must declare internet permissions in AndroidManifest.xml. If an app doesn't declare this permission, but I was to give said app root ...
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Bypass Internet in mobile

ur college provides wifi,but it cannot be used by mobile devices.. Wifi is connected.. Only app notification are received.. Whatsapp works(images/videos can't be downloaded.. Only text ) have tried ...
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Suddenly no data connection with S3 4.3 Jelly Bean

Tonight my SGS3 suddenly stopped having data. Nothing has changed with regards to the APN. It just stopped. My girlfriend who's on the same carrier has no problems although she has a postpaid ...
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moto 2g 5.0.2 mobile data connection usage problem

I have a problem that my mobile data connection is getting lost frequently and resuming back once I restart. I need to restart 2 to 3 times daily. I bought this phone a month back only. Pls help me ...
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How to reverse tether Android to Openwrt router?

How would this be implemented to allow internet access on the Android device? What necessary steps need to be performed on both the Openwrt router and Android device? I have done some research on ...
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Spike in Internet Download speed (according to app) when not accessing internet

I was connected to a public wifi, reading from my phone, but not doing anything in my application that clearly would have required internet access or activity. I noticed, via the notification from the ...
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Through Google play and youtube am getting much more download speed(nearly 10 times) than other sites on browser or other apps.how is that possible.?

An usual thing is happening with my ISP, it is giving 1mbps speed while browsing or downloading from any other site, but 10 or 11 mbps speed while am downloading or browsing stuff from youtube or ...
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Is Wireless ADB possible? [duplicate]

Is there, how can I setup, a form of wireless adb? I would like it control and logcat my device whilst it is borrowed by others.
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Can I use my smartphone as a WiFi network adapter?

I have this PC that doesn't support wiFi and I have to use usb tethering. But I want to see if I can project my phone's WiFi onto the computer, so it can see all the available wireless networks, ...
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How do i Connect PC Internet on Android Mobile?

About My Phone: Model Name: Asus Zenfone 5 ( Rooted ) Version: Lolliop 5.0 About My Laptop: Model Name: B460e OS: Windows 8 Not Having Wifi and Bluetooth. I used Broadband connection for my ...
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Internet Problem in yureka after Update Lollipop

After Updating my Yureka to Lollipop I am facing internet connection problem. After Using internet when I switch off the data connection. After some time when I switch on the mobile data Internet is ...
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Tracking the ip of servers phone connects to?

Is there any way to see what servers an app/phone connects to, and show the servers IP? Prefer a way that doesn't require root access, but any solution will be appreciated. Thanks!
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Aircel 3G with Redmi 2

I am not able to use Aircel 3G with Redmi 2, its showing H+ when i try to connect but the maximum download speed is 45kbs. the same sim is working fine with samsung S4 mini. And a Idea sim is working ...
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Internet is not working on Moto G2 Sim B

I have 2 SIMs from BSNL and TataDoCoMo. Tata Sim is inserted in Sim A where Internet works very well in home and roaming. Couple of days back I purchased BSNL Sim and inserted it in Sim B but Internet ...