Generic network issues. Before using this tag, check if there's a closer fit (see tag wiki).

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
3 views

Android Basics: Networking [on hold]

I am new to Android Development and trying to learn it. Currently I am using Udacity to learn Android. I just learned the Networking basics and now I want to implement this idea into an app where ...
14
votes
2answers
85k views

How to tell current frequency band?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace, with quad-band I believe. It is possible to see the current connection network type, e.g. UMTS, EDGE, etc, by going to Settings -> About Phone -> Status. But it does not ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

mode monitor and fling-player.gaiamobile.org

With monitor mode, my wireless nic brought this from my android phone: E@'cellM-SEARCH * HTTP/1.1 HOST: 239.255.255.250:1900 MAN: "ssdp:discover" MX: 2 ST: app://fling-player.gaiamobile.org/...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

I have a large android application and I need to capture all the network calls from my app [on hold]

There are network calls being made using HttpsUrlConnection of default java classes and OkHttp in a lot of different packages. I tried tPacketCapture but it doesn't fit my use case as I need to log ...
26
votes
3answers
43k views

How to disable captive portal detection? How to remove exclamation mark on Wi-Fi or signal icon in Lollipop?

When connected to the Internet, the system checks if it's in a walled garden, which is simply trying to connect to Google. If it fails, in Android 5, there'll be an exclamation mark on the WiFi icon ...
3
votes
1answer
48 views

Why is Android refusing to resolve DNS records pointing to internal IP addresses?

I have a very strange behavior on an Android device (Nexus 7) when trying to access local network applications. Instead of getting the actual IP of the machine on LAN, the Android device gets the ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

3g network connection Problem while using data

For last two months or so, the situation in my two years old international HTC One X is that the data is not connecting when it is on 3g network but it is working absolutely fine with 2g network. when ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

3G signal gone on Samsung Galaxy Pop

I have suddenly lost 3G signal on my Samsung Galaxy Pop. At first I thought its a service provider problem, so I checked with another SIM card but, still no change. I have used the *#*#4636#*#* code, ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Connecting Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to a hardwired Ethernet

Has anyone been able to connect the Galaxy Note 8 to a hardwired Ethernet network? If so, what adapter was used? There are times that I cannot use the Wi-Fi and need to connect using a wired ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Share battery charge in home network

Is it possible to share the percentage in my home network to integrate it in openHAB (smart home software). Example: the charger turns on, when a tablet or phone goes low and turns off at 80-90%
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Why NFS mounting works with XBMC/Kodi on stock Android?

I have tried to mount NFS shares on my recently rooted Nexus 5 (Mahdi), and found that the CIFS manager app doesn't work, although it claims that I need a rooted device. I also noticed that XBMC/Kodi ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

reverse tethering - offline for some applications

I try to get internet on my phone from my computer without instlling any tools. My configuration looks like : mybox -----(Ethernet)------[my computer]------(USB)-----[the phone] I enabled usb ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

How to verify if Android is fragmenting large IP packets?

We are running some tests in which the Android phone should fragment large IP packets before sending over wifi directly to a server. For some reason, the server is receiving the entire packet as can ...
4
votes
3answers
14k views

Connect to laptop's localhost websites

is it possible for me to connect to http://localhost websites on my laptop from my phone without any internet connection? Phone is Samsung Galaxy W. Laptop Acer with Windows 7. The server I'm using ...
0
votes
4answers
13k views

How to Power On and Shutdown a Remote host with Android?

The title can't be more specific. I'd like you to suggest the best way to send the poweroff instruction, to windows or Linux.
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Automatically setup network config ifcfg-eth0?

After I connect a USB network adapter to the phone I can configure it using ifconfig: ifconfig eth0 up 192.168.1.2 Problem is that eth0 is not aviable until the USB device is connected. How can ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How to configure EAP over LAN

I have an Android 5 device with a LAN (RJ45) connector and I'm wondering how to configure 802.1X RADIUS authentication over LAN. Which config files are relevant? Googling "Android" + "EAPOL" gives ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 rmnet0 interface non existent

I was wondering, why in my Samsung Galaxy 2 tablet I can't see any rmnet0 interface after executing: adb shell cat /proc/net/xt_qtaguid/stats Or: adb shell netcfg I know this a wifi only device, ...
1
vote
0answers
8 views

How can I play media on my phone and windows computer at the same time?

I have a server running with its hard drive as both a DLNA media server and also a generic NAS, so I can play media from any which device. I'm looking for a way to play a video file from both my ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

How to maintain established connections android when changing wireless network

I need to resolve the following problem. I runs my application android conected with my server on cloud, but my established connections disappears when I switch the (Wi-Fi) wireless network. Why this ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

where are DNS settings under 4.4.2?

I cannot find where to configure DNS settings for this device: Model number: astar Processor type: QuadCore-A33 Android version: 4.4.2 Firmware version: v2.0 Kernel version: 3....
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Port a domain address to a LAN address

In an Android device, is it possible to port a URL such as www.example.com to a local network address such as 192.168.0.2:8081? Do I need to install an application on that device?
0
votes
3answers
69 views

How can I select a router that I want to connect on Android?

In my residence, there's a network which have many different routers to provide Wi-Fi signal. One of these router doesn't work properly. I can connect to this router, but it can't connect to the ...
18
votes
7answers
10k views

Why does android ignore my etc/hosts change in the browser?

I've remounted /sys as rw, added one entry to etc/hosts (e.g. 10.0.0.1 x.com www.x.com) and rebooted my device. After rebooting, if I check etc/hosts, the entry is fine. If I ping x.com, it pings the ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Photos app - Network access in Doze mode

My app's network access is properly suspended in Doze on Android 6.0.1, but Photos app keeps uploading, even though it is not whitelisted. How is it possible for Photos to ignore Doze mode?
0
votes
0answers
57 views

How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot feature?

As far as I can remember, some carriers disable this feature. Now, we have a few dozen phones that we want to deploy to some schools and we would like to disable this feature. How do I achieve this? ...
24
votes
5answers
15k views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

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, ...
3
votes
0answers
44 views

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 (...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Android ADB unable connect with IP address

I have successfully installed Android OS in Oracle virtual box, but I have one problem: I cannot connect to ADB in the Android OS virtual box. In my Network settings in virtual box: When I select ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How do I mount an NFS share on an CM 12?

I'd like to mount an NFS share on my Android cell phone, with perhaps a mount-unmount button on the home screen. Any ideas of how to accomplish this? My /system/lib/modules is empty. It doesn't have ...
98
votes
6answers
137k views

How to set up reverse tethering over USB?

My HTC G2 phone is rooted and running Cyanogenmod 7 I don't have a data plan. Sometimes I want to connect the phone to the Internet when there isn't Wi-Fi, to update Market apps, backup SMS messages ...
22
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

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 pop-...
67
votes
5answers
350k views

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?
0
votes
0answers
70 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
67 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
314 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
92 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

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 "...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
543 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
7k views

How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
0
votes
0answers
480 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
139 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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 ...