Connecting you Android device to a computer network.

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Unknown Host Exception: unable to resolve host b.api.facebook.com on Galaxy Tab

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. When I try to access my account on Facebook a message appears: Unknown Host Exception unable to resolve host b.api.facebook.com no address associated with host name ...
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Why does phone has 2 different IPs

When I check my IP at whatismyip.com (for example) I cab see my IP is 109.253.X.X. When I type netcfg at the phone's terminal I can see the line rmnet0 UP 10.229.X.X And indeed when I try out ...
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Sharing Linux desktop's wired internet connection using Nexus 5 as access point [duplicate]

My Hardware I have an Android phone (Google Nexus 5) running CyanogenMod I have a desktop computer running Linux connected to the Internet via PCI ethernet card My Question I would like to ...
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Need to enable ICMP Ping response from phone

I'm trying to enable ICMP ping response from my Android 4.2.2 Phone (Galaxy S4). I am only considering ping over LAN via Wi-Fi, not the cellular network. WLAN Network connectivity is not the problem: ...
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Virtual SMB directory on sdcard

I have a Moto G with only 16 gigs of storage. It doesn't accept external sd cards. Therefore, I store some data on my phone and some on my networked drive, at home. This can be annoying because a lot ...
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Set up a host to IP mapping in unrooted Android 4.4 tablet

I've a website running on my computer, and I want to test it from my nexus 7 tablet. I.e. over the local wifi LAN. If I type in the IP address it connects, but shows the wrong web site, because I'm ...
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Possible to share mobile internet (tether) while connected to existing wifi network?

I have an existing wifi network and a Google Nexus 5 (un-rooted, stock android) with 3G data connection. I would like to tether my mobile to share internet to all devices in existing network which ...
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Connectivity issues with Windows 7 “hostednetwork” wifi hotstop

I have a 3g USB stick modem, connected to my Windows 7 laptop. I am sharing the internet connection using hostednetwork (Windows 7 facility to turn a laptop's wifi into an Access Point). Now... it ...
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DNS not resolving

Both on WiFi and mobile data, DNS resolutions fail instantaneously. I can load sites by IP address in Firefox, and I can connect to other machines using SSH by IP address, but anything that requires ...
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Tracking down which app makes HTTP requests [duplicate]

After configuring my Galaxy S4 (Android 4.4.2) phone to use a proxy server for debugging an app, I noticed that other apps on my device were making some suspicious HTTP calls. I would like to track ...
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Monitor outgong web requests as they’re happening [duplicate]

I want to see a list of all outgoing HTTP requests from my rooted Android phone. I think it should be possible to monitor HTTPS hostnames as well for local clients using Server Name Indication (SNI). ...
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Why does my Android have an 8MB hosts file blocking thousands of sites?

Background: my Android is the only source of internet I have - I use it as a hotspot while at home. I have been noticing strange behavior out of my Desktop PC recently: sites like Amazon were not ...
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packet sniffer to show sending app

I'm android developer and normally monitor packets by WiFi+Fiddler in my laptop in order to inspect developing app communication. Curiously, my phone (LG G2 Jellybean, Codename LG-F320S) continuously ...
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Configuring Android phablet as a wireless router [duplicate]

I have a wired router and a desktop connected to it using ethernet cable. I want to use internet on my laptop over wifi so that I can carry it anywhere within the wifi range. So, I planned to ...
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How can I connect two android devices to the same network over the internet?

Many phone functions (local WiFi-only games, networking, etc.) are only possible/are made much easier by having the two devices connected to the same network. I'd like to do this, if possible, ...
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Changing Your MAC Address/Without Root Privileges

I want to change the mac address of my phone without making any android rooting.
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How to connect to multiple hosts through SSH, with the “same ip”, with “Better Terminal Emulator Pro”?

I'm trying to set up SSH connections to my home network. The application I'm using is Better Terminal Emulator Pro. But it only allows me to connect to one host with the same IP address(the external ...
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Internet over mobile-data while connected to WLAN network

I have a WLAN network that is not connected to the internet. There is a DHCP server on that network and that assigns its clients an IP and subnet mask, but no default gateway. When I connect to this ...
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3g direct between two android devices

Is it posible to connect two or more android devices using 3g bypassing the provider infrastructure. Or in other words is it posible for a android mobile phone to recieve the sending signal directly ...
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Ever since connecting to a Chromecast, my device floods the network with SSDP packets

I used both a Galaxy Nexus and a Nexus 7, running stock Android 4.3 and 4.4, to interact with a Chromecast in the past. Ever since, both devices flood the network with SSDP packets, which seems to be ...
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Stopping Local Communication in android hotspot

How can I stop two devices from communicating among themselves if they are connected to my Hot Spot.(for eg I want them to not be able to ping eachother)
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Access Windows admin share from Android?

I have tested several Android apps and none of them seem to be able to do what I want. How do I access admin shares such as \\host\c$ from Android? Note that admin share access is enabled on the ...
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Android application firewall - interactive prompt confirmation for connections

I'm thinking of developing application, or probably extending AFWall+ app What I'm missing on Android is possibility to confirm each connection from each application, simply blocking the application ...
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Can't mount SMB folders on rooted device

Android 4.3 on a rooted Samsung galaxy note. Astro file manager can work with my network (SMB) folders but the CIFS Manager app says "mount: no such device". (Mount Manager app doesn't seem to support ...
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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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android 2.3.6 wifi does not show list of AP

After I switch default storage from Internal memory to External SD card, the wifi manager of Android 2.3.6 does not show the list of available AP most of the time. I tried to delete ...
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Very high mobile data usage reported by carrier, no evidence in phone

My phone is a galaxy Note II, I found out yesterday that I breached the 5 GB limit of data usage for the month when the carrier completely cut my data connections. I went to check the reported usage ...
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How can I determine the hostname of another machine on the local network?

I am trying to set up an Android SSH client to connect to another machine on my local network. I can connect if I use the IP address, but the IP address can change. How can I determine the hostname ...
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Unable to make Windows XP SP2 pc as hotspot for android device? [duplicate]

Trying to access internet in Moto G android device by connecting to my Windows XP SP2 Laptop. But after giving a lot of effort, I found it is not easy. We have Adhoc connection in XP but no Access ...
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How to disable the Internet so that even I wouldn't be able to enable it for a while?

As a productivity and impulse control measure, I'd like to be able to turn off the Internet in my Android 4.4 phone (unlocked but not rooted). I'd like to do it in such a way that even I wouldn't be ...
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Unable to connect phone to normal Wifi networks after using corporate WiFi

I use my office network which is a Corporate WiFi set-up secured with 802.1x (and requires me to use my company credentials - Username and Password). But when I'm back home and try to connect my home ...
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How to share android screen with users outside LAN?

I work as a developer from home and I wish to demo the android app to my boss. He doesn't have an Android phone, so I have to demo the app from my phone and demo all scenarios for him from my android ...
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Radius Server On Android

It is possible to compile the FreeRADIUS server for Android? I mean if I can compile it for the ARM architecture to run on Android as a system binary or in a chroot environment? If so can someone ...
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Not responding network

I installed a new system to my Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 with android version 4.3. But unfortunately it didn't work well and the network once appeared and once disappeared. So I factory-reset system ...
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How does Android determine if it has an Internet connection?

My Nexus 10 (Android 4.4.2, unrooted) is not playing nice with my wireless network. Although it can connect and I don't have any problems browsing the web, for some reason Android thinks that it ...
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WiFi tool which allows copying of MAC addresses

I am trying to find a tool for Android that displays the MAC addresses of nearby WiFi access points and allows me to copy the MAC addresses. I have found a few WiFi analysis tools that display MAC ...
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“Android broadcasting MAC when the Wifi is turned off” How authentic is it?

According to TheHackerNews latest article, http://thehackernews.com/2014/02/chainfire-released-pry-fi-android-app.html According to the expert, the latest versions of Android OS keep on ...
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Where to find IP address in file system (e.g. proc or sys)

Is there a way to get the IP (v4) address of an interface in the file system of Android? I know I could use ifconfig or netcfg but I would like to use a monitoring tool which can only access files and ...
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OpenVPN on Android 4.4 not working

I'm running CyanogenMod 11 unofficial ROM and I can't seem to get VPN working. I've tried different OpenVPN clients. All of them connect to the server, but there is no traffic; the connection just ...
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Is there a way for 3G to not disconnect when connecting to WiFi?

WiFi is unreliable, I wouldn't trust WiFi for SIP calls, I've disabled WiFi within CSipSimple. Now every time I connect to WiFi, my SIP registration seems to go away, and I'm not receiving any calls ...
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Is there any way to auto-reconnect with a specific PPTP connection on Android?

Every time my phone switches between networks (e.g. 4G to Wi-Fi) the established PPTP connection drops. I know there is a feature called Always-on VPN, but that seems to only apply to L2TP or IPSec ...
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Is it possible for a telco provider to sniff HTTP packets of Wi-Fi through firmware?

Regarding privacy matters, I wonder if it is possible for mobile telco provider firmware (on stock distributions) to sniff all the outgoing HTTP requests of a Wi-Fi network without the need of the ...
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Does the API expose the ability to use multiple network interfaces simultaneously?

I'd like to know if it's possible for an Android application to transfer data via WiFi and mobile simultaneously, or any other network interface such as USB or Bluetooth tethering, without requiring ...
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Talk to Android Device via UDP via a wired connection

I have an application that can be controlled via Open Sound Control, a UDP based protocol. Now this works fine via wifi but I NEED a wired connection because wifi will not be available to me later for ...
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Why is my Wi-Fi connection saying “no account found” when I try to connect via wireless networks?

I have enabled Wi-Fi. I try connecting to various networks, and during the IP address obtaining process, the notification will popup from the Wi-Fi app saying: "No account for ___________ network. ...
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can't connect to a wifi network because it is always stuck in “remembered” status

I'm using a home wifi network. Several days ago, my Samsung Galaxy S2 suddenly can't connect to the wifi network, and it is always in "remembered" status. I clicked on "forget" and was trying to ...
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How do i make the kindle application on my smartphone work for the books from the “My kindle content” folder of my laptop?

I have transferred several books from the "My kindle content" folder of my laptop to my smartphone. I'm unable to view theses books in the kindle app on my smartphone. Any information will be highly ...
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Connect android device to server in emulator

Background I've been search AE, SO and Google for many hours and found many examples of people wanting to connect their PC to the emulator. I've also run across some that wish to connect their device ...
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“Unable to connect to the proxy server” after updrade to Android 4.3

My Samsung S4 has been experiencing the problem of "Unable to connect to the proxy server" after upgrade to Android 4.3, all the apps need network (HTTP) are not working, no matter using 4G or Wifi ...
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What are the IP addresses used by Proxy Browser For Android app?

I've asked a question before Find Proxy IP address used by Android app on how to see network traffic by an android app, I still can't figure it out. Here's the app that's bothering me ...