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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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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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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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USB Tethered, internet works on PC but not on Phone

Ok, so this is a bit weird. I own a Samsung Galaxy Note (the very first one). And I have been using Internet on PC by USB tethering. It was all going fine, until yesterday. Since yesterday, the PC is ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I can't access internet on my Lenovo K50A40 [closed]

I have Lenovo K50A40 and internet plan on my SIM. But I can't access internet on my mobile.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disable calls and SMS and use only mobile data with active SIM card

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 packed with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. I'm interested if it's possible to setup my phone to not receive any phone calls or SMS. I would like to use my Internet connection only, ...
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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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I can't connect to a device that is connected with GPRS

My android 2.3 phone is connecting to the internet using the GPRS network and I get a new IP everytime I reconnect. So now I try to connect to my phone which is connected to the internet - the ...
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Connect to internet via proxy

My office network is connected via proxy. While I connect to the internet(via browser) using mobile Wi-Fi, it asks for user name and password. When I enter the user name and password, it connects to ...
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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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Internet Connection disabled automatically on Samsung Galaxy Ace

I am using Internet on my phone using packet data connection since many months. From few days I am facing a very weird problem. My phone stops showing the Edge symbol after sometime. When I switch Off ...
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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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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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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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Cruz T301: Internet Kick-Off

I have a Cruz Tablet (T301) that runs Android 2.2.1. For the longest time, I've tried to fix this matter on my own, but now I've run out of options. When I get on the internet, my tablet has an ...
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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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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 ...