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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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Cannot open webpage after connected to Wi-Fi/3G

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Ace phone. I'm connected to the Wi-Fi, but cannot go online. It always shows "webpage cannot open". Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram, and Google Play are working fine.
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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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Dial up internet using Android

I still remember the old way of creating Dial up connection using our mobile device as a modem to connect internet. Is it possible to use our android device as a dial up modem to connect internet? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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WhatsApp not working with mobile data service

After upgrading to Lollipop, I am facing the following problem with my Nexus 5 phone. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Messenger are not not working while mobile data is on, but there is no issue with my ...
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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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Internet sharing - Ubuntu

I have a smartphone (from a local manufacturer). It has an option saying 'USB Internet' with description 'Sharing windows PC internet via USB cable'. My first question is whether I can bridge my ...
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Android WIFI grey/blue icon (and performance) depends on AP?

I have a very peculiar issue with my Android Tablet. Issue: Tablet has good access to Internet and blue icon whenn connected to AP (access point) "A", poor access and grey icon with AP "B" ...
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Weird internet connection problem

My friend just had an internet connection problem. Her handphone (Acer Liquid C1, Android OS maybe 4.0) have a problem in the connection. It could connect to Line application and chat normally, then ...
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Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone

Hi need to know How do we Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop PC to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone? Please advice step by step solution and Thanks in advance. When I was raising this ...
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internet slow on my tablet

I know this question has been asked over and over and I have searched for an answer but no one seems to have an good result. I have a new Prestigio Multipad 10.1. It's a nice tablet but I'm ...
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Does the NETWORK_PROVIDER permission require data?

If I have an app that checks my location using the NETWORK_PROVIDER permission, does that simple check use up any data? That is, will it use up any of my bandwidth on my paid data connection (3G, 4G, ...
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My Lg P500 will not connect to internet servers

I was using my LG P500 perfectly fine on the internet when all of a sudden a messaged flashed up on the screen internet disconnected. So I went into settings to my wireless & network settings ...
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Browser goes to wrong site

Since yesterday, I cannot browse to www.aemet.es (the Spanish national weather service). Instead, it goes to m.antena3.com (a TV station). This happens both with the built-in browser and with Chrome. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to use usb modem to connect to Internet on Sony Xperia Z Ultra running Lollipop?

I have a Tata Photon+ internet usb modem. But I am not able to access internet through it when connected my device. Whenever I connect the modem to my android device nothing shows up that you are ...
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Unable to stream music

My google play music won't play the music I search and when I press radio just repeats these 7 Olly Murs songs. It's acting like I have no internet connection when I do and it's working for everything ...
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No Internet access using GPRS with my new Yureka phone

I'm not able to establish connection through GPRS. I can see H or H+ in notification bar but I can't access the internet. If I make my Yureka phone as a hotspot, I'm able to connect with other device ...
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Internet works on USB-tethered PC but no longer on the phone itself

I have enjoyed the Internet on my ZTE Z970 phone for the last several months. Whenever at home I tethered my PC through USB. I'm posting this using my tethered computer through the same phone; ...
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Androids losing WiFi data link (AP)

Not sure if this is a Super User or Android forum question, but both of the android phones (Acer Jade + Samsung Note 2) regulary lose their data connection on our WiFi access point. Symptoms: Full ...
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How to tether wifi from android with stability? Correct ways to connect?

I have been using my smartphone as a wi-fi router for my laptop. It's technically 3G(it can be amazing) but sometimes it just goes REALLY low or dissapears altogether. The internet limit is 50GB/month ...
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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 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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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 ...