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Tab4, WiFi & Bluetooth do not get enabled

I am new to this forum. I have a SAMSUNG Tab 4 bought from San Hose and brought to Bintulu, Sarawak Malaysia (a very remote corner of the world). The WiFi & Bluetooth does not get enabled now. The ...
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Wifi tell me it is disabled. Can't connect. (Android 2.3.6)

This has been happening for a while but normally I could reset my wifi and it would return to normal. But starting a couple of days ago I can not connect to my wifi. It says it is authenticating then ...
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Wifi won't turn on after rooting

I have an Epson Moverio BT-200 Wearable glasses with Android 4.0.4 and kernel "3.0.21-00003-OMAP-Android+". I rooted the glasses, tried every method without success until I found KingRoot, which ...
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Wi-Fi works well in other devices but shows “limited connectivity” in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro

I have a BSNL router in my house. I can connect and browse using Wi-Fi in my laptop and my brother's and dad's mobile but it shows limited connectivity in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro. It has WEP ...
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Why only wats app works on wifi, cannot browse the Internet on safari [on hold]

Only wats app seems to be working I can't browse the Internet neither can I work any other online apps except wats app
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WiFi and data connection switches on automatically although I repeatedly turn off the two features

The WiFi feature and data connection in my tablet turns on automatically. After resetting, the problem goes away but as soon as I download programs that I need, the problem comes back. Anyone with ...
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Connected to wifi but no apps have internet connection?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, it is connected to the wifi but none of the apps will connect. If i go to the browser it works. I have tried to turn my wifi on then off, turn the tablet off and on, ...
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QuizUp Try again Error

Whenever I run QuizUp via my home wi-fi, it loads up perfectly fine i.e. it shows the history, titles, posts almost everything but when I go ahead and hit " Play" it search for opponents for a while ...
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wi fi connection

I have a Samsung galaxy core2 for the past two years. it was working fine but allof a sudden the wifi in the phoe is not working. against the name for connection it shows "saved and secured" but ...
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Use cellular when connected to wifi

Is there a possibility to force an android phone to use cellular data when connected to wifi. For iOS I've found this ...
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I can't connect to wifi [closed]

i will click the on button to turn on wifi but it would just turn off and the same goes for Bluetooth I've tried to turn it on multiple times but it hasn't worked and I turned it off too if I restart ...
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“Scanning always available” missing in advanced WIFI settings

Recently, my android battery app shows WIFI being active although I deactivated it. A Google search revealed that since 4.3 there is this new location determination feature which pings nearby access ...
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want to transfer internet from lappy to smartphone, using usb, coz lappy is connected to internet via wifi? [duplicate]

my lappy is connected via wifi to internet in our campus, where we have to register our MAC for internet. so plz help me that how to connect my phone(MAC not registered) to use internet of wifi ...
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Recover soft-bricked wrongly mounted Galaxy S4 gti9506?

I just rooted my SG S4 Android 5.0.1 with auto root and (a friend's) Windows Odin. Everything worked fine (root complete and SU installed) till I think I gave a bad mount command in the root directory ...
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Automatic popup for captive portal

I have a working access point on a rspbi, works perfectly with my captive portal on ios and os x based machines. But android does not popup a captive portal, and I can see the requests for ...
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How to browse files on my phone?

I have Ubuntu 15.04, Samsung Galaxy 4. I can connect the phone and the PC but not browse the files from the
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huawei p8 lite wifi problem

from 10 days i bought p8 lite but the mobile having a problem when i'm being connected to my home wifi it runs some apps like. (facebook,youtube,twitter and any social) app but it when come to games ...
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New Samsung causing wifi issues

We just bought a Galaxy Tab A and now none of our wireless devices will access internet. We have a Dell laptop, Kindle, and the Samsung tab. None will connect with wifi.....any ideas?
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Unable to connect to wifi router: Something wrong with configuration?

I needed some way to interact between my desktop and my android phone (Cynaogen). I got a router from my friend. To be clear, its not about getting access to internet, I just want to establish LAN ...
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Wifi not working on Samsung S3 (WifiStateMachine( 2240): Failed to load driver)

as I am really desperate now about the wlan problem on my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 I am now going to post a question in the hope that someone might help me fix it. Problem description: I cannot ...
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How does the communication between Smartwatch and Smartphone work over the same Wifi?

I'm building a test setup, where I want to load some data from a server, which is based in my local wifi network. I already wrote every piece of code I need, but one question came up on which I ...
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Wi fi linking broadband to my android

i am using bsnl broad band for my pc iwant to use it for my android data connection for my lenova S5000-H MODEL, What network mode Ihave to select eighther GSM or WCDMA TO GET WLAN?
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How to manually remove wifi connection details

I have a problem with my rom where it does not successfully "forget" wifi connection details and so I find myself connected to the wrong unwanted network. I had a look at this thread which showed the ...
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How do I turn off Mobile data traffic that turns on automatically?

I have a Sony Xperia Z1. I have tried numerous times to turn off the mobile data traffic and Wi-Fi but straight after I turned it off, it comes on again by itself. This is the third day I am having ...
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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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Different wifi signal strength for the same smarthones

I observed that the wifi signals of two LG G3 phones are different. Isn't wifi dependent on the hardware or has something to do with software?
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Youtube not playing in Wifi

I have this real strange problem that youtube is not playing on my Onda Tablet (dark screen and "problem while playing"), when I am in my home wifi. When I use my mobile as a hotspot and connect my ...
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Can android collect info about wifi routers even if Google Play Service is disabled?

Androids newer versions have changed the 'GPS' button into a 'Location' button which now offers 3 options for determining your position (recording wifi router information and comparing it to a google ...
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Can there be problems if I leave my old android phone alwys plugged to electricity?

I have an old Android phone. I want to use it as small router and media center. I don't want to be pluging it all the time to charge, plus the battery is close to dead. Is it ok to leave it always ...
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Connection timeout to single IP

I have a strange problem and I am not sure how to debug this. My Android phone (OnePlus One, Android 5.1) is connected to my WiFi (FritzBox 7490) at home. Everything works fine except connections to ...
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limit the use of WI-FI band to the 2.5

i´d like to limit the use of WI-FI band to the 2.4 GHZ and disable the the 5GHZ band on my android PDA symbole TC70 or any other android device. so any one who yil use this device must use only 2.4 ...
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Location high accuracy mode with wi-fi turned off

My understanding: location mode «High Accuracy» is more efficient than «Device only» because it unburdens some of the GPS task by using Wi-Fi networks information. Consider these settings: «Scan ...
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ifup/ifdown scripts

I am fiddeling with some network related things and want to try them on Android too. In Ubuntu it was quite easy to run some commands if an interface (eth0 or wlan0) goes up or down by simply adding ...
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Moto G 1st generation internet connectivity problems

While I could connect to the WiFi from my phone, I am unable to connect to the Internet. The WiFi symbol on my notification bar shows an exclamatory symbol "!" adjacent to it. Does anyone have a ...
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I can use Wi-Fi to browse with my phone but I can't connect to WhatsApp using the Wi-Fi.

When I am connected to school Wi-Fi, I can browse but I cannot connect to WhatsApp or Instagram. When I am connected to Wi-Fi in other places, both WhatsApp and Instagram work perfectly fine. The ...
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Why can't my tablet detect my bluetooth speaker after I reset the tablet?

I reset my galaxy tablet and it no longer detects my Sharkk Bluetooth speaker. How can I resolve this problem?
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How am I supposed to disconnect from WiFi network on Android 4.1.2?

I am trying to make a WiFi hotspot while I'm already in range of local WiFi network and I can't make hotspot while connected to other network - as long as I'm connected to WiFi network the hotspot ...
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(HTC one) wifi keeps turning on and off automatically NONSTOP

I can't use my wifi on my phone ( HTC One) because it keeps the wifi turning on and off.... like nonstop. What should I do now? I had to make a software update couple of days ago .. I don't know if ...
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How to Show an alert or ring Android phone connected to same wifi

I am not an android developer.In my office there are several peoples who are using wifi in their phone.Company has provided laptops so wifi password cannot be hidden.How i can identify users who are ...
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Using Android phones with two antennas to programmatically transmit wifi and bluetooth at the same time

I'm trying to see if there are any phones that have separate wifi and bluetooth antennas. I know that certain phones such as the galaxy S5 have two antennas for use in MIMO (2x2MIMO), which helps them ...
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Asus Zenfone 5 stuck at obtaining IP address from office's Wi-Fi, but works well on other Wi-Fi

I have an Asus Zenfone 5 running Android 4.3. Most of the Wi-Fi I try to connect to gets connected to the device, but when I try to connect it to my office's Wi-Fi it get stuck at obtaining IP ...
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Unable to connect to Wi-Fi after restoring wpa_supplicant file in Android Jellybean

I have a Konka i127 running android 4.2.2, I recently deleted my wpa_supplicant file, but got it restored. But I still cannot connect to the internet for some reason. Any help on the subject would be ...
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How can I see what specific times my phone has connected/disconnected to wifi?

How can I see what specific times my phone has connected/disconnected to wifi? I would like to see at what times exactly in the last week (for example) my phone connected to wifi. In fact I would like ...
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ADB Wi-Fi connection disconnects when device goes to sleep in Moto G 2014

I can connect the device via USB and manage to play the app from Android studio without issues. Then I do adb tcpip 5555 and adb connect <IP_ADDRESS:PORT> without problems. Same goes for running ...
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Phone seems to have WiFi connection, but loses connection to internet

It's a Cat B15Q, with Android 4.4.2, with most recent update as issued by Cat. I think it started with the most recent update. Unfortunately, Cat's support site doesn't work (you can't submit ...
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Wi-Fi switch is on, yet the tablet tells me to switch it on to find networks. What to do?

This is now the third tablet that's done this. It started off finding networks fine, but now, even with the Wi-Fi switch turned on it's telling me that I need to turn it on to find networks. I have ...
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Send SMS through internet to another country

I came to Europe from Canada for a month, but I want to keep in touch with relatives and friends back in Canada. Assuming I have WiFi access on my Android, how can I text them, and be able to receive ...
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Can I use my smartphone as a WiFi network adapter?

I have this PC that doesn't support wiFi and I have to use usb tethering. But I want to see if I can project my phone's WiFi onto the computer, so it can see all the available wireless networks, ...
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wifi and mobile data disconnects when screen goes off on huawei smartphone even with wifi on ALWAYS ON mode + auto sync + power save mode OFF

My wifi and data connection disconnects when screen goes off on my huawei ascend mate 2. For samsung phones it can be solved with secret codes like ##0011# but for huawei phones the secret codes are ...
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WiFi does not work properly on my phone only

This problem occured randomly. I have this problem for a week now. My phone does not connect to the router, although it shows it in the list. If I get very close to the router (max. 2-3 meters) it ...