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Smartphone to smartphone to sim communication

I have purchased a second Android smartphone because the internal memory on my first smartphone was full and I needed to use more space for apps, pictures, and videos. But the second smartphone has no ...
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How to disable only telephone network?

Is it possible to disable only the telephone network and not internet network, so as to use the smartphone as a tablet with a only SIM data? I use Android 6.0 and I have no possibility to use wi-fi, ...
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Site timeout for Android device on LAN, but ok on mobile network

My two Android devices (LG G3 on KitKat; Nexus 7 with custom JB rom) cannot access 4 of my 5 Wordpress sites over my WLAN, but have no problem via my mobile network. The other devices on the WLAN ...
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How to monitor the incoming network traffic on android?

I have an android device which is connected to the internet using mobile data (not wifi). How can I monitor 'pings' or 'hits' by some other device on my android phone? I have a friend somewhere, and ...
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Where are Ethernet Settings stored?

There is a good post about where Android Settings are stored. The following screenshot shows where Wi-Fi settings are stored. Where are Ethernet Settings stored?
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Troubleshot Android TV at local network

I have Android TV (BenQ RP790) in my local network. It is pingable from the Android device but I can not cast on it. How to troubleshoot issues?
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How to kill dhcpcd?

The following command works perfectly to start DHCP: # dhcpcd -p eth0 DHCP cannot be stopped once it is started. The following command does not work: # dhcpcd -k eth0 It returns the following: ...
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Is there a shell command to open Ethernet settings?

To open the Wi-Fi settings, one can use the following command: # am start -n com.android.settings/.Settings\$AdvancedWifiSettingsActivity Is there a similar command to open the Ethernet settings ...
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Note 5 reading only one SIM card

My Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was working fine until one day when I used a new SIM card for one mobile network instead of the one I lost. That SIM wasn't recognized by the phone and it was showing ...
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How can I block incoming connections?

I've been looking for a firewall app for Android for a couple hours now and all I could find is apps that only let me block outgoing connections (for specific apps). Is there any way to set which ...
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USB Ethernet on Galaxy S6 without root

On a stock Verizon Galaxy S6 running 6.01, I'm able to connect two different USB Ethernet devices by way of a USB OTG adapter cable. One is a generic USB hub/Ethernet combo. The other is an Apple ...
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How to enable/disable DHCP of eth0

"ifconfig eth0 dhcp start" or "ifconfig eth0 dhcp drop" does not seem to work for Android. Is there a way to enable/disable DHCP for eth0 via shell commands?
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How to sync 2 folders using NFC between two Android devices running slightly different Android OS versions

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 running lollipop and another jiayu s3 running Android 4.4. Both of them have NFC. I want to sync a folder in internal storage from one phone with another using Android NFC ...
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How does changing IP and mask by ifconfig work?

I am sorry for this rudimentary question, but I cannot find a good answer. Here is the effort to change IP and mask: # ifconfig eth0 eth0: ip 192.168.0.133 mask 0.0.0.0 flags [up broadcast running ...
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Does “ifconfig wlan0 dhcp status” work for Android?

I cannot get any response from an Android device (Android 4.2) to command "ifconfig wlan0 dhcp status" Command "ifconfig wlan0" returns the following: wlan0: ip 192.168.0.14 mask 255.255.254.0 flags ...
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Use Ethernet to connect to Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus when there is no USB Ethernet option

I don't have USB Ethernet option in my Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus mobile (Specifications here). So can I use Ethernet to connect to my Karbonn Titanium S1 Plus mobile?
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Is there a way to prevent background application updating on both wi-fi and Mobile Data?

For mobile there is an option to prevent it but I would like to block the updates and background data on Wifi also because I am connected to a Hotspot that uses Mobile Data from another mobile phone.
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from Panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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What is an easy method to test whether UDP traffic is blocked?

What is an easy method for an Android device to tell whether a data connection (either WiFi or mobile data alone) has UDP traffic blocked? Many corporate and public access points restrict UDP access, ...
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LG Leon H320 error “The network is unavailable!”

My LG Leon is running Android 5.0.1 and shows every 30 min to 1 hr the above mentioned error without any particular reason. I'm just browsing the internet or running some app, and then suddenly a ...
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ARP-Scan / aNmap alternatives on Android?

Are there alternatives for these utilities on Android that can be invoked using shell commands? I need to fetch a list of connected hotspot devices, the only method I have is to flush the ARP cache ...
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In Android 6, how to deny an app permission to access the network?

In Android 6, the user has (finally!) the possibility of approving or denying specific permissions to an app. However, I couldn't find a way to approve or deny network access, either via Wi-Fi or ...
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What is my phone's hostname/network name?

This should be really easy to find, but I've done a bunch of google searching and haven't found anything that works. On Linux, you just type hostname and it tells you, but that doesn't work on my ...
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6.0.1 fails to send MMS over PIA Always-On VPN when using 4G LTE

Yesterday, I set up a PIA VPN. I've configured it to use IPv4 over T-Mobile 4G LTE. I'm unable to send or receive MMS while connected to the VPN -- they can be sent/received as normal when the VPN ...
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What is the initial TCP Receive Window size in Android?

This may be pretty similar to the question here, however, I think it was either in the wrong place, or it wasn't clear enough, so it hasn't got to the right audience. Thus, I have re-formulated it ...
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Root without usb?

I searched for something similar to this question already but I'm wondering if it's possible to root an android device without the usb connection. The port itself is damaged so I must use Bluetooth or ...
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Is it possible to share a hard drive connected by USB in a local network?

I have an android smart TV with android 4.1, USB and LAN port. For file transfer I have a USB hard drive which I move from my computer to the smart TV, but it is kind of annoying. I would like to ...
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How can I view detailed information on a WiFi connection on an Android device?

Background / Purpose I'm setting up a wireless network in which a Raspberry Pi works as the router & access point (following Adafruit's Guide). After getting it all set up, I tested the network by ...
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How can a tabelt forget the SSID of a wifi network

We have a product that combines one Galaxy Tab 3 7"or Galaxy Tab 4 7" tablet, both wifi-only, with a Mikrotik RB951G-2hnd router. The Mikrotik has a hidden wifi network so we add it manually to the ...
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Forward tethered device?

Alright, so I have a raspberry pi (192.168.42.53 on rndis0) that is tethered to an android tablet to access the internet. The tablet is connected to my home LAN via WiFi (on wlan0). How do I forward ...
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Connect with the Filezilla Server Software to a FTP Server

I'm running a FTP Server on my Android device, there I want to change the options, but this is very uncomfortable, and I want to have a more overviewed Log, so I tried to connect with the FileZilla ...
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Android Connected to Multiple WiFi

I recently got a new smart tv and a samsung s6. I have an ambitious project I would like to pursue. I want to do some screen mirroring, this works fine but with my wifi being fairly slow any real ...
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Do Android devices make active or passive scan when looking for WiFi AP

I would like to know if Android devices make active or passive scan when looking for the AP to connect. I've already made a test using Wireshark and wifi sniffer and it seems that while an iPhone ...
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Wifi tethering over existing AP

I have a wireless lan without internet access, and I would like to be able to share my phone's internet connection over this network but I can't find any solution. I need to keep this network, it's ...
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Accessing NAS from VLC Player on Android TV?

I'm having a lot of trouble accessing my Synology diskstation from the VLC Player Application on my Sony Android TV. There's no option to configure the network and so I'm not sure where the source ...
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OpenVPN Connect (Android): How to allow local traffic to bypass VPN

I use the OpenVPN Connect app on my Android devices to route my internet traffic through commercial VPN Service providers (Private Internet Access and IPVanish). I can access the internet through the ...
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IPV6 address on wifi

I noticed the other day that my Android phone (Moto X first gen running lollipop) was reporting having an IPv6 address. After a bit of investigation I discovered two things It only shows when ...
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How can I add multipath TCP ability to my nexus 5?

I want to be able to connect to my wifi and mobile data plan simultaneously, I've heard that this is possible through MutlipathTCP , and that the support of this protocol has been built in android OS. ...
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New cable modem giving Android Phone time outs on sites

I just changed from DSL to Cable Broadband and I'm having a rather peculiar problem. Most of the time I get time outs from hosts using my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone while my other wireless devices work ...
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Any network analyzer apps for the OnePlus Two?

I just got the OnePlus Two and noticed that Intercepter NG isn't compatible for this phone. It is my understanding that only specific WiFi chipsets can handle monitor mode. Any idea if the OnePlus ...
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android networking

I have a spare android which i always leave at home. I wonder if i can use it as a server using its mobile hotspot because i dont have a router and internet at home. Friends always come and always ask ...
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Android phone as offline router [duplicate]

I currently use an old wireless router to connect two wifi devices. The two devices connect to the SSID of the router, then the router allows traffic between them. No internet connection/uplink is ...
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Connect Android devices via (ethernet) cable

I want to assign static IP Addresses to my Android devices, and connect them via say Ethernet cable. Essentially create a network by connecting android devices using physical wires and have IP ...
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Android 4.4.2 TV Box Ethernet issue

I have this Android Box received on 29-Sep and worked fine for next 2 days. But later it developed ethernet connectivity issue. Now I cannot enable ethernet from settings. When I click on ON/OFF ...
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How To Sync Data From Specific App(s) Across Multiple Devices

I know some are going to skip over reading this and just think this is regular Android syncing, I can assure you this isn't the same. I'm not talking about sytem, email, social media, or calender ...
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Static IP Address in Android x86 persistent after reboot?

I would like to have a static ipaddress on my Android_x86. I know there is a lot of questions about this and i tried some proposed answer, like : su ifconfif eth0 down ifconfig eth0 [IP] netmask ...
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Private communication over wifi but internet over 3G

I have a raspberry pi which creates an WiFi hotspot and I want my android app to communicate with the pi over that connection. The big problem now is that the pi has no internet access so I would like ...
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How to connect an external hard-drive to a tablet

Is there a cable which connects my (normal/usual) external hard drive (which I use with my PC) to my Samsung Galaxy Tab S with a Lollipop Android operating system? If so, should it have an external ...
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Do android devices unregister from their current wi-fi network?

I have an android device connected to my router through wi-fi. When I turn off the wi-fi does it unregister from the network? Also, when I turn off the device without previously turning off the ...
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Use rooted android to capture all traffic on wan using monitor/promiscuous mode

Before I begin, I've searched quite a lot and haven't been able to find exactly what I'm looking for. I have a rooted Nexus 5 with Kali Nethunter installed. It's very easy to capture all network ...