For questions specifically about issues with WLAN network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular connections (GSM/UMTS, 2G/3G/4G, etc.).

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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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Samsungs3wifi not working

Mobile is working but not connecting to wifi. How to go about to use phone on wifi? Any dongle or mini usb which connects phone to wifi?
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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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Wi-Fi connected but unable to access the Internet in Micromax Bolt A26 running Android 2.3 [closed]

I have a Micromax Bolt A26 running Android 2.3. I can connect to a Wi-Fi but I am unable to access the Internet. What should I do?
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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 ...
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Why won't my phone connect to a LAN server?

When at home my phone works fine connecting to LAN servers (e.g. a LAN apache webserver running from Debian on my laptop), however when on unencrypted networks it cannot connect. I can access the ...
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Can't connect to WiFi after spoofed MAC address

I'm changing the MAC address on my Android device; however, once I change it I get disconnected from the WiFi network that I'm connected to and then I'm unable to reconnect to the WiFi. I realized ...
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Is there something like Hamachi for Android? Or some kind of virtual LAN app?

A friend and myself want to play games like Terraria and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Both only have local wifi multiplayer. If I were on PC, I could just fire up Hamachi and we could play. But I can't ...
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Wi-Fi network won't let me sign in, internet won't work

I have a Galaxy s5 Active and I downloaded the newest software update (KNOX 2.3?) two days ago. Since then, I am unable to sign into any Wi-Fi networks that require a username and password (e.g. ...
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Can I force a wifi connection retry after x minutes?

The Wifi SSID in my home is the default SSID of the used router. (I have no means to change it unfortunately) The problem is, if i travel around my city, my android phone inevitably finds a network ...
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Routing instead of NAT/Masquerade for WiFi Tether clients

When clients connect to Android Tethering they get IPs of the private Tethering networl. There is plenty of info available on how to NAT/Masquerade WiFi tethering clients (for example into a VPN), but ...
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Can't connecto to Wi-fi Network with Password containing 63 Special Character Length

I've recently acquired a LG H440n and all of a sudden, after performing a factory reset, it stopped connecting to my wi-fi network altogether. When I try to paste the password which has 63 character ...
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How to make my cellphone a router or a hotspot thing with a constraint

My computer is connected to internet but I dont have a router(and I dont want to buy one) to use it on my phone. So I was using the usb "reverse tethering tool" which i could use succesfully. But ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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Tablet not connecting to any Wi-Fi at home but other devices does

My tablet isn't connecting to either of the Wi-Fi at home. The password is correct, and is working for other devices. I have the router of Belkin, and ZyXEL. Hopefully, this was helpful information ...
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Wi-Fi button stuck in Asus Memo Pad HD 7

I own an Asus Memo Pad HD 7 and I've had it for about a year now. It was working all well, then one day the Wi-Fi button was stuck. Even after 10 hours or so, it remained in the same condition. And ...
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Can I use an external WIFI adapter with my Android Head unit

I purchased the Pumpkin 2 Din Universal Car Head Unit (see product image below) and I want to know if I can use an external long range WIFI adapter via one of the USB/3g ports on the back? The device ...
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what is error 905 [duplicate]

i made the steps u said but when i went to setting i didnt find manage application i only found auto update apps , add icon to home screen , clear local search history ,app updates avalible apps were ...
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Nexus 5 WiFi problems

I believe it's somewhat well-known that the Nexus 5 has had more than a few hiccups with certain wifi networks. However, I'm not sure that the main reasons for wifi connectivity issues is as well ...
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3G and wifi tweaks explanation required

Where ever I check for build.prop tweaks to enhance 3g or wifi connectivity I see this tweak , can anyone explain what these values are exactly? what is "ro.ril.hep" means ? why given the ...
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Connect to a device with WiFi, but use 4G for Internet [duplicate]

As the title states, is there a way to connect to a WiFi device (my drone), yet use another app on 4G? Right now when I'm connected to my drone using WiFi, I can't use 4G, but is there a work around? ...
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Moto G forgot all saved wifi networks after a reboot

Today i encountered a problem i didn't have before: when i tried to connect to a wifi network at work, i realised my Moto had the saved networks list totally empty. I needed to connect to the wifi as ...
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Huawei Ascend P7 disconnects Wi-Fi automatically, and the latter then cannot be used with other devices

I've got a Wi-Fi problem on my new Huawei Ascend P7. When I connect to a Wi-Fi network, it disconnects after ten seconds. But it disconnects the whole Wi-Fi network, so I cannot connect to it with a ...
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Cannot access internet via Wi-Fi on YU Yureka running Lollipop

I have a YU Yureka mobile which upgraded to Android Lollipop version. I have been regularly using my office's Wi-Fi connection. For some days, the phone is showing that Wi-Fi is connected, but I can't ...
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Do not use Google for captive portal detection

I'm in China, where Google is blocked, so my phone is not connecting to my home network and displaying an exclamation mark on my mobile data and wifi icons, as it probably cannot connect to Google. I ...
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Net Apps Detecting Internal Baseband/USB IP Instead of WiFi IP

Verizon Bionic OS 4.12 No SIM card, using in home w/ WiFi Only Here is the problem: Various Network apps (VNC, Camera Remote, etc) are incorrectly detecting 192.168.157.1 as the phones IP, rather ...
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How do I enable USB tethering without turning off the WiFi?

I want to tether my phone's WiFi connection to my computer via USB. There's a setting for USB tethering, but when I enable it there is a message Wi-Fi is turned off when USB tethering or Mobile ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Wont Connect to Wifi-Related Apps

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 that I have had for a good amount of years now has suddenly stopped being able to connect to wifi needed apps e.g. YouTube, Instagram etc... This is really annoying and has ...
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What does “Network interrupted; server closed” mean?

My phone (a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini running Android 4.4.2) sometimes shows a message window with the text "Network interrupted; server closed". Does anybody know exactly what that means? I've tried ...
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Listen to wireless traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic from a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless network. I can sniff ...
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Recovering Wifi Password without Root on Galaxy Note 3

I am trying to recover WiFi password without rooting my phone. There are 2 ways I found online. One using a file explorer and the next is using ADB. I tried using ADB but I failed in doing so. I'm ...
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i want to set the sd card as default download location in htc desire 500,how?

In my mobile the apps are only downloading in my phone's memory I think which is full my sd card has a space of 16 GB only 1 GB is used in it and I want that when I download apps it directly goes to ...
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How to make a 'Captive Portal' on my mobile hotspot?

Some WiFi networks such as those you find on coffee shops, when we connect to their WiFi network it automatically redirects us to a web page where we will need to enter credentials in order to acess ...
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my wifi turns on and off continuously

Well I am not able to understand why is this happening? When I connect to a particular router this continuous state of switching happens and there is no problem with other routers. What are the ...