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How can I delete Internet Browser form built-in apps?

I want to turn off completely access to www for my kid (quite smart kid :) ) and this is what I have: Sony Xperia Tipo, rooted Android 4.1.2. Cyanogenmod 10 What I need: 1. Ability to remove ...
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Deleted hosts file (can't connect to internet)

i have a rooted device (Lenovo A3000-h) , and i had this issue of having my hosts file filled every now and then with additional lines (that sometimes blocked me from logging into my google play ...
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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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Send SMS to Email address using Android without Internet

I would like to know whether its possible to send an SMS text message to an email address in Android. Moreover, I need to send it without using Internet. I have heard of SMS to Email gateways but then ...
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Wifi Problem, often reconnects, while other devices no. If connected, sometimes no internet access

May i know how can i solve my android problem? i have a Huawei Honor 3C 4G, however its wifi sometimes connects and disconnects very often. Other than that, when it's connected it sometimes doesn't ...
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Usb tethering in lollipop

Is there any way of USB TETHERING in lollipop? I am using NOTE 3, and i want ko connect my mobile internet into laptop. I tried wifi hotspot or whatever the options it gives, but nothing works.
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Does Android have support for IPv6?

I wonder if Android has support for IPv6? I have heard that the phone company I use has support for IPv6 and I have a IPv6 address if I visit http://ipv6.whatismyipv6.net.ipv4.sixxs.org/. But I can ...
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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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“Internet not available” error while trying to connect to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy chat B5330 device. Whenever I try to connect it to wifi, I get various errors as follows, Using DHCP :- Here it shows a "obtaining IP address" message but never connects. ...
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No option for “mobile network” on Dell Venue 8

My friend has bought new "Dell Venue 8 3830" tablet with Android JellyBean 4.3. Now we want to connect a 3g dongle (D-Link) via a micro-usb cable which came with it. When i connect the dongle to the ...
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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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My apps don't have access to my mobile internet

I have a very weird problem with my phone. I don't have mobile internet on any of my apps, but I can surf the internet with no problem when I am using my browser. I think it is good to mention that I ...
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Setting username and password in proxy to access internet in android 2.3.6

I have Android 2.3.6. I am able to connect to wireless connection. To access internet in this network, I need to provide a proxy (IP address with port) with username and password. In the advanced ...
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Mobile Data Problem in Asus ZenFone2

So when i switch on my Mobile or Cellular Data, it switches on,as usual but when i use it, it does not work. I can receive or send any message on WhatsApp but my online games such as Clash of Clans, ...
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How to move bookmarks from chrome app to samsung internet app

Could some one please tell me how to move my bookmarks from the chrome app on my Samsung Galaxy S2 tab to the Samsung internet app? As I prefer the look of there app. If not could some please explain ...
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Connect Android phone to PC network via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi

I use a USB dongle to use the internet, which I connect to my laptop. Then, I share the internet via Adhoc Wi-Fi network, but the network is not searchable on my pone. I searched Google and found ...
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How can I see what IP address my android phone has?

I would like to know what IP-address my Android phone has. E.g. if I use my phone over WiFi, how can I get the local IP-address that is assigned to my phone?
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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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4G mobile data being used even when mobile data setting is off?

I have a Motorola Moto G, the 4G version, with the original ROM upgraded to the latest version (4.4.4 official from Motorola). The first thing I did when I got it was the same I have done when I got ...
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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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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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Why is internet switched off when switching 2G/3G?

I have a stock Android 4.2.2 on Galaxy Nexus, so I think this can be related to all Android phones. When switching from 2G to 3G and vice versa internet connection is switched off for a few seconds, ...
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Add proxy exception for local subnet on Android 4.2 (4.* maybe ?)

I'm using Vanilla Android 4.2.2 on my Nexus4, and I'm using a proxy to access the internet. I wanted to add a proxy exception for addresses on my local subnet 192.168.0.* , is there anyway to do ...
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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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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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AFwall+: Why does the Kernel need an internet connection all the time?

Since I started using AFWall+ (a firewall based on iptables) on Android, I was wondering why the Linux kernel tries to connect to the internet all the time? Allthough blocking the kernel I didn't ...
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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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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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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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How to reverse tether without rooting?

Want to use PC broadband connection on the phone connected via USB [no Bluetooth or wifi] to surf on the phone or install app. The android device is running 4.0.4 and the PC running Windows 7 I dont ...
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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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Block apps from accessing the Internet on Android device

In Android, is it possible to block apps from accessing the Internet? Many apps will often connect to remote servers in the background, including Google's own apps or system services. Over time this ...
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Operator Data not working post the Lollipop Update

I have a Moto G first gen, Post the lollipop update the operator data is NOT working. Its just WiFi which is working. What I have done: Updated to Lollipop - Thru WiFi Checked - Operator Data Not ...
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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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How to simulate a slow internet connection on an Android phone

I basically use internet using wifi which provides a very high speed internet and LAN connection. I would like to simulate a slow speed internet and LAN connection to understand how my web site works ...
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Why is Clash of Clans not loading?

I have just turned on internet sharing on my iMac so my phone can connect to the internet via my iMac (there is only one ethernet connection in this hotel, and no 3/4G), and when I try opening google, ...
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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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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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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 ...