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Software Load Balancer for android

i have H+ data network from my mobile phone network operator and 2Mb connection with Wi-Fi router connected to the DSL in home. i want to Combine this two in my android device (galaxy note II ) for ...
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Which uses more battery? 4G lte internet or Wi-Fi?

I usually am within range of my Wi-Fi hotspot, and am using a Samsung Galaxy Note II. I've always wanted to know whether I'd have better battery-life if I was to turn off Wi-Fi? I have unlimited 4G ...
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I rooted my phone. Now apps cannot connect to the internet but browsers work fine

I have a Samsung Galaxy Y and rooted it a few days ago. After that I set up a few apps and granted them access to root permissions (via the Superuser app). I allowed root to all apps that requested ...
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How to show wifi password?

I have a rooted Samsung s3 mini, android version 4.1.2 How to show the saved wifi password of the router I am connected to?
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How to share a tethered computers internet to another computer via ethernet

Basically the chain goes WiFi -> phone -> USB cable -> Windows 7 laptop -> Ethernet cable -> Windows Vista laptop The WiFi network is a locked down system where everyone connects ...
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Chromecast performance differs between devices

I have a Chromecast in my bedroom and a dual-band router in the living room. The connection is solid enough that it will connect, and on my Moto X using the 5GHz radio can play 1080p video without ...
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Internet connection for Android in Parallels 10

Ive just installed Android on Parallels 10, but I cant connect it to the internet. I can find no documentation on this online. Am I missing something, or is there just no way to do it?
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Block Adult Websites

Is it possible to block all porn, chat sites, and adult content web pages on a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2? And is it possible to hide the fact that they are being blocked?
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Nexus 4 is not sharing internet connection (tethering), while WiFi or Bluetooth connection is successfully established

I'm trying to make my nexus 4 sharing its internet connection with other devices. First I've tried with the portable hotspot: when it is ready I try to connect my nexus 7 2. It connects without ...
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can't get no data signal at all and will not connect to Internet at all on galaxy young

I can not connect to the Internet at all on galaxy young and can not get no data signal,although I can receive calls.I have tried manually selecting network provider and is still not working.
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Chrome won't load articles/page linked on FaceBook

Just started 2 days ago. If I click from within FB app to read a blog or whatever, it just shows me a blank page in Chrome or stays stuck in one site no matter what site I click. Did a full hard reset ...
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Internet on my Galaxy s1 not working

So, I just factory reset my samsung s1, and now it won't connect to my internet. It shows every network BUT mine. I've unplugged the modem and turned off my phone and took out the SD card but so far ...
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What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by?

I am Using Sony Xperia Tipo Dual, which is Dual Sim Smartphone, but When i use internet from SIM 1 using Network Mode = GSM only or WCDMA/ GSM the another SIM's says NO NETWORK. When i deactivate my ...
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Share windows internet in Android Device ( with Cable ) [duplicate]

How can I access my PC's (Windows 7) Internet connection to my Android phone using an USB cable? I haven't tried anything yet.
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Windows laptop works with Wi-Fi AP, phone claims it is connected but can't access Internet

There's an Asus 240 MIMO Wifi access point. There's a laptop running Windows XP that uses that access point no problem for years so far. And there's an Android based HTC Desire S smartphone that has ...
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wifi connected but no internet for web apps

ZOPO C3 phone running Android 4.2, wifi connected but no internet for web apps. Tried many ways, still no result. Seems it can get valid IP address, tried ping command in a terminal app. But Android ...
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UPNP over the internet?

I have a home media server running minidlna daemon, and I can stream media to my android phone when I am connected to the home LAN, but I can't seem to be able to do it over the internet. I'm using ...
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Some apps not able to connect internet for some time and then automatically starts connecting

In my Sony XPERIA E , Since last month, some of my apps like Google Chrome, Opera Browser are not able to connect internet for some time. At that time, other apps like whats app, opera mini, are ...
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Tethering an Android 2.2.1 (Froyo) using Wifi

I'm trying to get tethering to work. I've used the built-in functionality, setup my phone as an AP and connected to the wireless network. I get an IP (192.168.43.26) and I can ping the gateway ...
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Track network request for an App as in google chrome in PC

Is there a way to track the network request of an APP(native apk) in android as we do normally in a computer with Chrome and open the console and check the network and get the request, the POST or GET ...
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how can i use inernet on my mobile by pc via usb [duplicate]

I HAVE A MICROMAX A092. AND I HAVE TO USE INERNET FROM MY PC BROAD BAND. AND IN MY COMPUTER XP-2 OPERATING SYSTEM INSALLED. SO PLS HEL ME HOW CAN I ACCESS MY INTERNET ON MOBILE VIA USB CABLE
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wifi network not detected, nexus 4

my home WiFi network is not detected at all on my nexus 4 (lollipop). ive got no problem connecting with my laptop. what could be the reason?
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Droidvpn tcp connection error

I just ask for your help to solve a problem I have with droidvpn. I have an android 4 and when I try to connect I often an error message : "tcp connection was closed" , failed tcp authentification" . ...
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Saving a Web page for offline viewing [duplicate]

I am using Sony Xperia Z with android 4.3. Is there any way I can save Web pages on my device to view it offline. Will it require an app? If yes, any free app for the purpose.
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Why can't I use wifi on my android phone (Moto G Lolipop) even though it works perfect on my laptop?

So I've been facing this problem lately, earlier the wifi worked perfect on both my laptop and my phone but suddenly it has stopped working on my phone (an exclamation mark is displayed near the wifi ...
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wifi internet - gray bar

i am on a tablet 2500 for the time being. when i came home from work, i turned it on but my WiFi bar was white. so i went to Google play and it didn't work. i have all my accounts synced. i went to ...
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How to setup an invalid APN that prevents mobile data access?

How can I setup an invalid APN that prevents mobile data access? Tried with these APN settings: Name: invalid APN: invalid Proxy: 0.0.0.1 Port: 1 Server: 0.0.1.1 APN-type: invalid Always got ...
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how can use internet [duplicate]

I'm using Android 4.2.2 (on lenovo-A516). I've a PC at home which has internet connection. I don't have wireless router or access point. I just want to use PC's internet connection on my phone. I've ...
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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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Is there any app which can tell which app is using internet? [duplicate]

I have installed lots of apps on my phone. For the last couple of weeks i am facing one issue. Even when i am not using internet infact even when i am not using my phone at all, a window pops up and ...
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How to know which applications are using the Internet? [duplicate]

I use a lot of applications on my Android phone, and I'd like to know which applications are using the Internet at a given point of time, and also the bandwidth consumed by each one of them. This ...
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Share reverse tethered internet connection through wi-fi

I want to share a reverse-tethered internet connection through wifi. I know I have to run the script below. But the problem I have is that I don't know where to run the script and how can I run it. ...
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Block pinterest and tumblr using hosts file on Android

I can't seem to get my hosts file to work properly to block Pinterest and Tumblr on my Samsung galaxy S4 rooted device. Here is what I've got so far. 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 localhost 127.0.0.1 ...
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Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally

Some applications on my xperia z1 mobile won't be able to use internet over Mobile data where the other apps use it normally. For example I can't use "Facebook" neither "Gmail " where I can use ...
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4g connection suddenly stopped on my Samsung note 4

A couple of days back I lost connection to 4g on my note 4. I've done the following : Called Maxis (local service provider) and increased my data plan thinking I've run out. Checked with Maxis to ...
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Strange notifications on “network”

I've been getting this notification, well, basically ever since I moved to my Samsung Galaxy SIII Neo, which is my current phone. Up till a few days ago, I simply hit Clear and ignored this, ...
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I rooted my phone. None of my apps can access the Internet

I know there were similar threads, but none of them fit my situation. I have had Samsung Galaxy S3 for 2 weeks. After I rooted my phone using Kingo Android Root none of my apps could connect to the ...
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Android single board computer network monitor

How can i monitor the amount of data received/sent through my single board android device which is connected to the internet via ethernet.
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3G network option in Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

I am trying to change my phone's network (Samsung Galaxy S4 active) from 4g to 3g but I cannot get the option for that. I have been advised to go to Settings > network setup > mobile network ...
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Why I am seeing gray wi fi signal?

I am using MTS MBlaze Ultra Wi Fi in my micromax A120 mobile. Earlier I used another dongle of the same service provider, which was okay with blue wi fi signal. But this time with new connection, I am ...
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My mobile internet sign is always E

Kindly I want a solution for my issue I have a Samsung star 2 plus mobile from U.A.E and I live in Egypt now The internet sign is always E and does not reach H+ so the internet is significant slow so ...
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Galaxy S3 Wifi no internet on Comcast/xfinity router

Brand new stock Samsung Galaxy S3 will connect to Comcast-provided wireless router (Arris brand), but cannot get out of local network - I can ping other devices on the network, and I can even browse ...
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Android Tablet says connected but cannot access internet

I'm trying to connect my Android tablet to the internet via a USB dongle (Huwaii) that has CDMA internet access. I filled in the APN / username / password / accessnumber (same as what I had on my ...
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What DNS servers are used when connected to wireless data?

What DNS servers are used when connected to wireless data (not wifi)? Is there a way within Android KitKat to tell?
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Internet complaining about Outlook.com

I have a Galaxy SIII Neo. I use Outlook.com as an email server, and every time I reload it, Internet complains about security issues. How do I tell Internet Outlook is safe and to stop annoying me ...
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turn off wifi when internet isn't accessible

I have a wifi hotspot that is always on but sometimes internet isn't available within the connection; in such a situations, the phone is connected as expected to the wifi hotspot but because there's ...
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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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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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How to totally block internet access (data) on an Android?

I use Android 4.1.2 dual SIM, so I often switch SIM cards and restart the cell phone. My plan allows me internet connection, but it's pay by the day, so even if I mistakenly sent one byte, it would ...
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Can I reverse tether my Android device to my phone using Bluetooth PAN or DUN?

I have a Sony Ericsson K800i phone that supports both bluetooth PAN and DUN. Is there any way to share my phone's internet to my tablet (cheap achinese Aishuo A820 with Android 2.3.1, rooted). For ...