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For questions specifically about issues with wireless network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular phone connection methods (3G, 4G, Edge, etc.).

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Only whatsapp is working on Wi-Fi and no other apps are connecting

I am using xolo q1000 opus. Only whatsapp is working on wifi or mobile data. But yesterday it worked fine. I cant open browser, play store, or any other apps...
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Android 2 Tablet not showing IP Address or connecting to WIFI

Someone help me please!!!! My Android tablet randomly stopped connecting to the wifi. I reset the tablet and it started from the beginning of the setup. When I go to search for wifi, I hit scan and ...
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What information does Chrome/Android send to Google to discover my “WiFi based” location?

Their commercial geolocation API doc says it needs a list of every WiFi access point around, with, for each of them: MAC address, ESSID signal strength, a few others. Common devices probably ...
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Is there a good app to measure my wifi data usage? [on hold]

I need to measure data usage by my mobile from wifi networks. I will be using wifi from my home and office. So obviously I want to measure wifi usage only from my home network. Even if there's an app ...
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Massive drop in WiFi speed

My home router (runs dd-wrt) is almost right next to my phone (~1 metre). Now, I have not tinkered with the router firmware or its settings for a year. However, for about a month or so I get massive ...
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Authentication problem while connecting to WiFi hot spot!

I just unboxed my androidOne device (Micromax Canvas A1) and while connnecting to my WiFi hotspot it loops through: When entered the password, proxy etc: Saved, secured with WPA2 When tapped on ...
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Can't ping windows 7 from android phone and vice versa

I have an android phone with wifi and I have notebook with windows 7 with wifi. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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Enable Wi-Fi tethering via Bluetooth?

Bluetooth uses low power, and hence I keep it enabled indefinitely for whenever I want to tether with my laptop. Wi-Fi is much faster and thus I prefer it over Bluetooth, but I can't keep the access ...
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How to detect the model of Wi-Fi chipset in Android?

How to detect the model of Wi-Fi chipset (e.g. Realtek RTCxxxx / Broadcom bcxxxx ) in Android? Can it be done via adb shell? Can it be done via Android Apps? Can it be traced via console log ?
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Need to use PC and Android Phone as walkie talkie (without Internet)

I need to use my PC and Phone as Walkie talkie. I dont have internet connection but wifi setted up from my PC as a Hotspot. Can any one help me to find the appropriate solution regarding this??? I ...
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my Xperia L connects to the WiFi but all apps which need internet connection doesn't work

My xperia is connected to the network but all apps that require internet are not working at all. I have tried with another mobile phone and my laptop and they worked so it seems the problem is with my ...
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Can I access a device connected to my wifi ap programmatically? [closed]

My application will turn off the existing wifi connection and create a new wifi access point using some examples that I have found online. I can't seem to determine if I can access a device that is ...
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How to block/disable WiFiKill effectiveness on WiFi network?

I just gave WiFiKill app to someone I know in the region where the college is and I guided him how to get it work. That was before the ending of holiday. At these days after holiday ended, he ...
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Android Tethering Question [closed]

When I use my android as a hotspot, it shows that a connection begins on the phone and ends on my laptop. Why is that? Shouldn't it all stay on my phone?
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Monitor Mode of RTL8192C chipset

I got a tablet which have Wi-Fi chipset RTL8192C. Is there any App that I can install to use the Monitor mode of this chipset, just like the bcmon App that Broadcom chipset does? I read the following ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi Connection

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab SM-T530NU running Android 4.2.2. The Wifi connects fine at home, hotels, etc. I have one place that I frequent that it will not connect to the router. Almost everyone in ...
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How to turn off data usage for all but specific App in android?

I want to disable the auto sync(i.e mobile data) for all of my App ,except whatsApp when I am in mobile data connection.So basically talking , when I am on mobile data I only want to use whatsApp to ...
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Add WiFi connection settings for an Android device using computer

How do we setup WiFi connection settings for an Android device using a computer?
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Tablet not connecting to my home wifi router

I have a micromax funbook p300 tablet with a custom rom installed android ver 4.1.1 Before some days it was connecting to my wifi router. But now it is not getting connected to the router, though it ...
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:I have a cricket zte android with no service

How can I connect my ZTE Cricket phone to my home internet connection wirelessly even though my HP One Touch is connected via ethernet cord to modem?
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Android TCP connection hangs on shaky internet connection

What happens is that the WiFi connection is established and the client connects to our server but data stops sending receiving from the WiFi. the connection does not drop but the internet does as if ...
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how to connecting internet in my galaxy core 2 through wifi

I cannot access internet through WiFi. When I switch ON WiFi and turn off mobile data then I cannot access the internet. But when I switch ON WiFi and mobile data then I can access internet. How can ...
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Slow wifi speed in lenovo s920 after upgrading to kitkat 4.4.2.?

I have upgraded my Lenovo S920 from Android 4.2 to 4.4.2 Kitkat. Before that my WiFi speed was good, the signal were also excellent. Now after upgrading, the signal is excellent but the speed is ...
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Wifi, connected but not connected

I have a peculiar problem with my Kobo Arc, which runs on Android 4.1.1. When this device connects to my Dynex router, it goes through the whole "Authenticating" "Obtain IP address" "Connected". No ...
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Ending Session message

Recently a message has been popping up when I turn off my WiFi, in and oval box saying "ending session", which never used to happen. I would just ignore this if it wasn't for my phone seeming to slow ...
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android S3 wifi problems due to update

After the update, my phone tries to connect to wifi networks (which my tablet connects to just fine) and then says "internet not available". How do i solve this?
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Video data location from external camera?

Can anyone tell me the file, directory or path in an Android device that camera data would be sent to from an external video camera that is connected via WiFi or Bluetooth (like a WiFi enabled GoPro ...
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How can I limit a wifi hotspot to be AC only

Every now and then I need to tether my laptop to my phone, so I simply turn on the wifi hotspot and connect. Unfortunately sometimes the wifi channels in the 2.4 ghz frequency are rather crowded, ...
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Why wifi file transfer does not work in my S5?

I got my S5 yesterday. I have tried to use Wifi transfer pro and dooblou wifi file explorer to transfer file to my S5 external SD card, but they don't work. What I see is that my external SD does not ...
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Setting up an HTTPS proxy

I use proxifier to connect to an HTTPS proxy on the PC, what should I do in order to connect similarly on my Android smartphone? My Android version is 4.3, Jelly Bean.
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how to connect to internet on my lenovo a390 mobile using wifi

i can't connect to internet with my lenovo a390 mobile using WiFi connection. i already open my data connection but when i am about to browse youtube, play store and Google chrome it says that my ...
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Avoided poor internet connection?

After connecting with something with my mobile-sim internet. Now I can't connect to either mobile-data , or wifi . In wifi I get the error Avoided poor internet connection , and when using the sim for ...
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Stop connecting to a particular wifi network based on my location

I'm trying to get my head aroud how to use Tasker to solve a problem I face. In short, I am exposed to two wifi networks that have the same SSID, 'NETGEAR' . One is in use at my parents, and my phone ...
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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Note 3, Android 4.4.2, forgets wifi password

since an update 5 months ago my note 3 occasionally forgets my wifi passwords. Sjnce I have it set to jump to 4G cell data, I am accidentally using up my mobile data allowance. This happens only ...
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Can I use my android as a wifi bridge without a USB?

Can I merge two exsisting WiFi connections without the use of a laptop or usb inorder to create a more stable and faster, internet (wifi).I have an HTC 1.
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how can android keep a TCP connection alive when changing network provider?

i'm curious about how android can keep a TCP connection alive while i'm switching from 3G ( mobile data ) to WiFi and viceversa. i'm asking this after i seen that i had an uninterrupted radio stream ...
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S5 automatic notifications

My S5 device is automatically connecting to the wifi in range, receiving notifications (such as what's up, facebook etc...) then turning wifi off. Wifi timer is always disabled. Any solution please?
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Wifi activity shows it's always on even though it's not on

check out this screenshot i just made: Why is the Wi-fi activity bar blue for the last 25 minutes, when my wi-fi was off for 23 minutes? i have tasker which is set to turn off wi-fi when the ...
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How to deal with sporadic WiFi

As I zip down Broadway in a bus in Vancouver, I pick up a ShawOpen WiFi signal every few hundred feet. Sometimes, at a stop, or during slow moving traffic, this is enough signal to start a page load ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Before, I used ES Explorer to connect to PC ok. Recently, I've just change the modem, and my Android Phone can not connect to PC anymore. I think it would be a setting on my modem, but GOOGLE can not ...
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How to share my Android phone's wifi connection to other phones? [duplicate]

Now there is only one Android phone can connect to wifi AP, now I want to share its wifi connection to other phones, Is it possible? How can I do?
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How to connect Android 4.2.2 car unit to internet

My Android 4.2.2 car unit provides my gmail but will not connect to any other net connections eg. Pandora Message is" "Cannot connect to network. Check your connection & try again". Another ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 - wifi keeps dropping

I recently downloaded the software upgrade 4.4.2, I think it was. After that I couldn't keep the wifi connection at work. At home, no problem, automatic connection, if a bit slow. At work, I can ...
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Can I charge my AT7-C8 Toshiba tablet with an inexpensive USB charger instead of a Toshiba brand charger?

I don't want to spend 30.00 on a USB wall charger if I don't have to. Can a cheap USB charger work to charge my AT7-C8 Toshiba tablet?
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Wifi Connection Problem

I am staying in hostel where i get WiFi facility.Using netcut application some are blocking the net connection.I can use internet in laptop using netcut defender but i am unable access in my phone.I ...
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Micromax Canvas 2 Colours - Wifi problem

I have recently purchased Micromax Canvas 2 Colours. Since the unboxing, I am facing wifi issue. For the first time after first switch on I was able to connect to wifi, but to my surprise after ...
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How to stop an application using the mobile network

The kindle app on my android phone does not allow me to disable download over mobile (i.e. set it to only download over wifi). Is there any way I can do this externally? i.e. via another app or ...
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Android wifi hotspot shows up no matter where I am

I'm having some odd behavior on my Galaxy S3. Suddenly, there's another Wi-Fi hotspot showing up, which shouldn't be weird, except it shows up literally everywhere I go. I work in Austin, but live an ...
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Not Getting Push Notifications On particular Android Phone On Home WiFi

I had 2 Android devices, Micromax Unite 2 A106 and Asus ZenFone 5. Some days back all thing were working fine but suddenly i am not getting push notifications on my Micromax Unite A106 when i am in my ...