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Cannot log in to google account when on data (works on Wifi)

Device: Lenovo A806 with Android 4.4.2 Problem: Cannot log in to google account while on data (works on wifi) Description: Cannot open google play (connection failed, retry) or add a new google ...
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Internet on Bluestacks is not working windows 10

i insatlled bluestacks many days ago but not able to connect it with my wifi connected to laptop. First internet was not working but after installing ProxyCap and Proxifier i enter my username ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 not connecting to WiFi or Bluetooth

I have what now a lot of people look at and go what is that? Samsung Galaxy S2 which used to connect to WiFi and Bluetooth but now has completely refused to connect to anything. It's running android 4....
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How to allow google to save & sync wifi passwords?

My Galaxy S7 is not saving wifi passwords. I think the reason behind this is that I refused google to sync wifi passwords with my account. I searched for a way to enable that feature. I'm supposed to ...
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Since which Android version does it detect internet connectivity on Wi-Fi?

For a project I am working on, I need to connect the phone to a WAN (without internet access) and to the 3G/4G network (to have an internet access). On my phone (Motorola Moto M 3G, Android 6.0), the ...
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Network latency spikes every 20 seconds

On my LG G3 running Android 5.0 I have a problem that I started to notice while playing Clash Royale (a real time multiplayer game). My actions would sometimes have a delay of up to 2 seconds. Other ...
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Does firmware restore phone drivers?

Just like the title. I (possibly) lost my wifi file driver of my Moto G4 Plus. So i plan to flash it with the stock firmware. Sorry, i'm no expert when it comes to this.
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Message when enabling WiFi without mobile communication

I have an LG Leon and when I enable the WiFi, I get a message that "Some Wi-Fi networks unavailable due to no mobile network". The phone has no mobile connection (or even a SIM), and never will. ...
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What's the fastest way to transfer files from PC to Android?

I'd like to know which method of transfering offers the highest speeds. It happens once in a while that I lose my data while making ROM updates etc. as my phone is encrypted and that sometimes makes ...
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How to enable auto sync on WiFi only

I want to have Auto Sync on my android always enabled, but I want it to only work while on wifi. I don't want to enable/disable it everytime I am going from wifi to mobile data. So is there a way to ...
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Is the WiFi-communication during installation harming my privacy?

I want to use Android (6.0 / marshmallow) on my new device (OnePlus 3) and want to set it up as google-free as possible (as example). By default, I am forced to set up a Wi-Fi network when I boot my ...
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How to access wifi on an android phone that comes without it?

I purchased a cheap smart watch (this one). It doesn't support wifi. At the moment I can surf and watch videos by being connected via bluetooth to my tablet. But I plan to root the device and ...
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Stop certain apps from ever using mobile data

Before you refer to this: I have tried installing Onavo as suggested here, but that did not allow me to do what I wanted (at least the current version of the app doesn't). My Wi-Fi is not the most ...
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Setting permissions for which networks an app can access

New to this forum, not sure if this is a duplicate. Is there a way to restrict which networks an app can use? For example, I don't want to use a location-based dating app (or similar , e.g. Snapchat) ...
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Sufered data clear [closed]

|Hi Please let me know someone if it is possible to delete all browsed or downloaded data from connected wifi or any other network.?
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WiFi port turns off randomly in Blaupunkt Cape Town 945

I use Blaupunkt Cape Town 945 all-in-one system in my car. That is audio, DVB-T, reversing camera, navigation, blue-tooth for phone etc, etc. This unit based on Android 4.1.1 Firmware version is ...
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Is it possible to apply Mac based filtering in android hotpost/tethering

Is it possible in android to apply mac based filtering when we share our mobile network via wifi hotpost. Is it possible to implement it using WifiP2pManger class or any other medium in android ??
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how do I get stable connection of WiFi on my Samsung tablet A

My Samsung tablet A, gets disconnected immediately after connecting to router WiFi at my home. But at my office I do not face this problem with the router over there. Can you help me?
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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How do I turn my WIFI on my samsung note 4?

Of course I have hit the WiFi switch in settings, but when i slide it to the on position, it slides right back to the off position. I noticed it because I got a notice saying that my wifi needed to ...
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Why can't this Asus tablet access anything over the internet though wifi is connected?

I just replaced all the networking infrastructure in my home do to a Frankenstein IP packet: this includes the Arris Residential Gateway, two Netgear switches, and a Netgear Model R7000 wifi router. ...
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No Wifi Menu on Android Tablet

I have an android tablet but I do not have a wifi menu in the settings. I don't know how the wifi menu disappeared or how to get it back. There is only a Data Usage menu. Also, now when I go into ...
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WiFi Auto Connect Problems

I'm on Sultan CM13 20160526-Stable-bacon on One Plus One. For some reason, my device stopped auto connecting to known WiFis. But, that only happens to a couple of routers, not all. can it be a router ...
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Note 4, cannot turn on wifi

It started when I factory reset with twrp and flashed a new ROM. I tried different ROMs and stock when I noticed that I couldn't turn wifi. I ran ifconfig with the terminal emulator app and found out ...
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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is Add wifi ...
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Huawei P8 Lite Wifi Problem

Huawei P8 lite ALE-L21. Since yesterday Wi-Fi did stop working. To be more precise, I see my wi-fi network but I can not connect to it. I receive a "saved, secured" messaged and if I insist I get "...
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Wifi wont turn off

I recently upgraded to marshmallow and ever since the wifi wont turn on. The first time i entered setting i turned on the wifi and after i was done using it i decided to turn it off but it did not ...
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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 ...
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Samsung S5 blowing up my DIR-628 router

I'm not exactly sure how to explain what's happening. It appears that my router is rebooting? Certainly, it's causing the wireless network on the router to completely crap out and it looks like my ...
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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, ...
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Preventing device from accessing open WiFi networks

How can I prevent my son from accessing open WiFi networks that do not require a passcode? I have my router restricted for adult content and I have my mobile provider set to restrict porn sites. But ...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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LG G3 Wifi Connection Issues

This started like a week ago, my phone wont connect to my WiFi properly. Issues: Unable to locate my WiFi (it cant search/ find my WiFi) 'Authentication Problem' shows when it is connecting to the ...
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wifi issue on connection with home network on android 6.0

im having an connection problem on wifi with my htc desire 816 and ive tried rebooting and network reset and even forget password and ive also tried modifying my network with providing manual ssid n ...
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Galaxy S6 and S7 not auto-connecting to WiFi

I've had a problem with my phones (Galaxy S6 and S7) not auto-connecting to WiFi. When I open up the WiFi settings it will connect. Is there any way I can determine if an app is disrupting the ...
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I need to Semi permanently disable wifi on my tablet?

Heres the thing i work in a secure industry which recently changed its security policies to not allow for wifi capable devices. i thought there may be a way to disable the wifi on a tablet in such a ...
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Email client “no limit” on retrieval size overrides *ALL* other phone data restrictions

I have set retrieval size as "no limit (unlimited) including attachments" in the email client of Samsung S6. With this setting, and with "restrict background data" enabled + the wifi nw set as "...
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Restrict certain wifi networks (with “restrict background data” disabled)

Without enabling "restrict background data" global setting in the phone, can i restrict data usage only for those hotspot wifi n/ws which are set as "restricted" or "metered" in the DataUsage->...
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IFNAME=Wlan0 doesn't exist - ifconfig/iwconfig in terminal also shows zero output

I have a Chinese branded Android phone - Jiake x3s. Device is rooted, WiFi works as it should. However, I'd much rather do pentesting on my phone when I'm away from the computer but wlan0 doesn't seem ...
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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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Trouble connecting to 4G when Wifi enabled, but low signal

I have a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 My I access internet apps/sites when i am close to my router, works great. But when I go up a floor, and am basically out of range from the Wifi ...
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Automatically enable/disable data mobile on galaxy s3

i going to turn on my data to use internet, but the Wi-Fi symbol going on then off what should i do... please help me... my phone: Galaxy S3
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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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How can I help my android phone find an mDNS device?

I have a small WiFi gadget (based on an ESP8266), which is programmed to answer mDNS queries on esp.local. It can be discovered without any problems by iOS devices. However, my phone's android (6.0.1)...
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How can I locate my android phone? Wifi and GPS are both disabled

I lost my phone and I think the battery has died by now. Can I find its last location? Wifi and GPS are both disabled. The Device Manager online could not locate the phone. I didn't even find any ...
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USB tether android to laptop, use laptop as wifi router

I have unlimited tethering via usb, but not wifi via metro... so can I tether my phone to the laptop (via usb) and use the laptop as a wifi router? Virtual routers don't seem to be able to pick up ...
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How Can I make SIP calls using Wifi Direct and SIP between 2 or 3 phones?

I want to make calls between 2 or 3 Android phones where there are no Phone connection( Out in no were). I heard that its possibly to use Wifi Direct and SIP gives a nice phone quality. I tried ...
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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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OS Services are causing WiFi modem to wake up

I bought a Note Edge and currently I'm using Android 5.1.1 on it. It works flawessly so far, except the fact that OS Services are constantly waking up modem every second, when the screen is on. It ...