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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why Network Type Stuck on EDGE 2G , not able to use 3g and 4G LTE?

I am Using Moto G 3 rd generation which supports 4G LTE , My Service provider is T-Mobile , i am not able to use 3G and 4G LTE . My device is always stuck with "E" symbol . I have android version 6.0....
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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-...
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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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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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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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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? ...
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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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Is it possible to set DNS for mobile network

I live in Canada and use an unblocking service to access US Netflix content, Pandora and Hulu. I would like to be able to use this service while not on my WiFi is there a way to set the DNS server to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot open webpages in browsers under Bluestacks

I installed Bluestacks mostly because I wanted to take the advantage of the Android browsers. I installed UC browser, and although it launches correctly, it could not connect to any websites. Any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to reach local computer via machine name instead of IP?

Developer here prototyping a mobile app, somewhat new to mobile: I have a simple HTTP service running (currently) on my main laptop with machine name latitude. Another laptop named vaio sharing the ...