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No connection to wifi - automatic connection

I've hosted a wifi network using hostapd and isc-dhcp-server on my pi. This works pretty well, but unfortunately there's a problem: If I click on the "connect" button manually in the wifi settings ...
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SSID with foreign characters

My phone (Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T) won't connect to wifi with its SSID name containing foreign characters. I heard the app 'WiFi Connection Manager' can solve this problem, but this app ...
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Sync a Windows 7 computer folder with a phone SD card folder

These three questions : Synchronize a folder in an Android device with a server folder, Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?, Synchronize an Android phone SD card folder with a ...
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My wifi autoconnects even though i have turned off everything possible in the settings

I have a Samsung S6 running Android 6.0.1. There is a guest WiFi at work I signed into one time, and now can't get rid of: I have tried to "forget" it. I have turned off smart network switch. I have ...
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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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How to connect to WIFI P2P Cam IP [closed]

I've bought an IP Camera with P2P capabilities and I've been struggling on how this works. On the bottom of my camera there is an ID which I put on an Android application and it'll just work, it ...
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Determine wifi channels phone can see

How can I tell, without purchasing the phone (i.e. can't use apps like wifi scanner), what channels in the 5GHz range a phone can see? I've purchased some phones that say 5GHZ but can't see the high ...
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No WiFi networks available, can't open file Issues

New to StackExchange but not to Android. I've been learning and dabbling since ICS on my Galaxy Nexus. I've got a Nexus 5 that I was just about to post for sale. It was my wife's phone and never ...
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configure Wifi network with script/website/profile or similar

Is there any way to configure a Wifi network connection on android via an automated method like Apples network profiles or some kind of web installation or a script? I am working at an university ...
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Automatic WiFi disconnect

I am running Android 5.1.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4g. My institute WiFi network that I connect to requires a login everytime to use the internet. However, my phone first connects to the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Says Connected to Wifi But Can’t Get Internet or YouTube

PROBLEM: My android device is showing that I am connected to the Wi-Fi network at my community college (where I attend), however, when I try to use anything that requires internet it says there is no ...
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Galaxy S6 no longer automatically connects to my home WIFI

Vexing problem. I changed Internet service providers at home. It works fine. However, my Galaxy S6 used to automatically connect to my wifi whenever I got home and now it doesn't. I have to tap the ...
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System process isn't responding

So, I've saw similar questions about this. But I have a ZTE Obsidian and it stopped working randomly overnight while I was sleeping. After I got back on my phone, I realized that the WiFi wasn't on, ...
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I give root permission to GL to root my phone [closed]

I have tried to root my phone GL will read it but it needs permission root permission and I don't know how to give that to it
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(Marshmallow) WiFi takes >30 seconds to turn on

My S7 Edge, running Android 6.0.1, takes quite long -about 35 seconds - from when I turn on the WiFi and until it actually connects to any preferred network . If during this time I go into WiFi ...
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Wifi problem (Lenovo A850+)

The phone wifi seem like blocking the internet after the wifi idle for few second. Then I have to disconnect and reconnect the phone wifi. I think it is related to wifi power saving mode or Wifi Sleep ...
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adb over tcp/ip doesn't work

I connect Android Samsung phone to USB host of my developer machine and type prompt>adb devices List of devices attached 80bf631f device prompt>adb tcpip 5555 restarting in TCP mode ...
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Why does Youtube only work on wifi?

The stock YouTube app on my Samsung S6 (Europe) works just fine as long as I am connected to wifi - any wifi. But YouTube never works without wifi - it always shows "Please check your network ...
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Why Google Play services upload nonstop 1MB/s everytime the device is connected to wi-fi?

Device: Nexus 5, Android Version 6.0.1 Every time the phone is connected to my home wi-fi after a couple of minutes the phone uses my whole bandwidth to upload something to varying Google ...
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S7 Edge unexpected behaviour - always slow to turn on WiFi & random microphone failures

Has anyone experienced & found a workaround for the following two annoying behaviours that I observe in my S7 Edge (running Android 6.0.1): 1) The WiFi takes long to connect, namely to turn ...
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Most (but not some) websites refuse to load on Samsung Galaxy S4

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load most websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for 2 different laptops and a PC within my ...
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Android Network Mode Change Automation

I am looking for an application that can do automation of network switching for me like when i am connected to my home wifi it should enable 2G (GSM) mobile Data and when the wifi disconnects it ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Bluetooth to Wi-Fi pass through

Im wondering if there's a way of bridging or using a 'pass-thru' to send data from a bluetooth connected device over wifi to another android device. The real world scenario is; I have a bluetooth OBD ...
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How come my phone says I'm connected to the wifi yet the internet doesn't work?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and it says I'm connected to the wifi, but none of my apps actually work. I get notifications of the apps, but when I click the app it says "network connection ...
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can't get monitor mode for my galaxy alpha's wifi in stock rom

so i am trying to do the monitor mode for my phone's wifi which is samsung galaxy alpha sm-g850f running stock 5.0.2, and i used the bcmon app and it says no firmware detected . also i installed kali ...
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How to stop Android from auto-disabling a wifi network

I'm on Android 5.1.1 (Sony Xperia Z3c Slim ROM). Sometimes it will set a wifi network as "Disabled" -- I'm guessing that it was because there was some connection issues. Is there a way to prevent ...
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What are the SEC80 and SECD00 Android Wi-Fi capabilities?

I have been collecting Android ScanResult.capabilities for a while and have encountered some settings I can't find any description of. [ESS][SEC80][SECD00] and [WPA2-PSK-CCMP][ESS][SEC80][SECD00] ...
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Can a hotspot android device intercepts my traffic?

i'm asking of how can an Android device that i'm connected to its hotspot can intercept all of my traffic or do other stuff.
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Use second Android device to receive Bluetooth A2DP/wlan audio stream and relay output to Aux via 3.5mm h/w

I have a secondary Android device and I would like to make the following possible: Connect secondary Android device via Auxiliary audio cable to speakers. Connect primary Android device with ...
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Samsung S4 Android Kitkat WIFI Automatic On/Off Wifi and Authenticating Problem

My problem is for these past few days I am having trouble to connect to my wifi. This smartphone of mine is acting crazy, It cant connect to wifi, it will keep scanning and sometimes after it scanning ...
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Can I see what IP address my phone HAD when using a friend's WIFI?

Is it possible to discover what IP my phone HAD when I used a WIFI at a friends flat? I am trying to eliminate my phone as the source of a sign-in attempt on an account. Thanks.
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Samsung Galaxy s3 mini Wifi Connected but not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and my Wi-Fi worked perfectly fine. Later, I went on my phone and my Wi-Fi said it was connected but when I went on social media and stuff it said it wasn't connected. ...
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My cellular networks slower than USB tethering, what shoud i do?

In the first glance to my title, it doesn't really make sense because the hotspot itself should equal/faster than the client who borrow/tether the network, but due to unknown reason, it always slower, ...
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Is WiFi data usage included in the “Data Usage” screen?

Android devices feature a Data usage screen, accessible from the main pull-down menu. The data usage page lists both the total data consumed and the data consumed per application. Is WiFi data ...
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up/down signals by bars

I purchased an outside antenna for boosting reception as I live in a mostly dead cell zone now I get up/down/arrows from time to time by my reception bars. Does this mean my antenna is actually ...
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Nexus 7 keeps disconnecting from wi-fi

My Nexus 7(android 6.0.1) constanly drops wi-fi connection(connects and disconnects immediately), presumably due to bad connection, while Nexus 5x lying next to it is staying connected just fine. I ...
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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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Metered wi-fi connection on Android tablet?

I have a non-rooted Nexus 7 (2013), and connect to the internet via a Mi-Fi hotspot. I have a low data cap, so I need to track usage closely. I'd like to be able to mark my connection as metered, but ...
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How can I disable the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop?

Is it somehow possible to control the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop to disable (not only disconnect) the Wi-Fi connection of my phone if both my phone and my laptop are connected ...
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Sharing laptop's internet connection with Android smartphone when Win10 isn't able to create a WiFi hotspot

This may sound weird but I'm sure I'm not the only one facing this problem. I don't want to invest on a wifi router just yet. It was pretty easy to share my laptop's internet connection with my phone ...
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Replace your wireless adapter with an Android (not tethering)

Is there any way for my PC (Windows 10/Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) to recognize my Android (Allview V1 Viper L - Android 4.4.2) as a wireless adapter? I'm not talking about tethering, sharing connection, ...
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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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Block 4g when WiFi is available, and limit access to programs

What's the best way to config it? If WiFi is available, 4g remains locked. When WiFi isn't available, use 4g, but only for Watsupp and no video.
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Is it possible to get the password from a wps wifi connection?

At school we have two wifi networks, one for teaches and one students, but the teacher network is much faster and is available everywhere in the building. I could connect to it by pressing the wps ...
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How do I change my wifi cycle in moto g?

I had the same problem with data usage but that got solved. The drop down button in the wifi tab does not have the change cycle option. Please help with that.
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Showing both “adb status-window” and “adb logcat” on the same terminal

I am attempting to get the adb status-window command to display anything useful, however it appears to be just showing the following: Android Debug Bridge State: device At first, I figured it ...
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Not getting any internet on my phone even though it says I'm connected to wifi

My internet works fine on every other device in my house, and it connects correctly on my phone(Samsung galaxy S2), however when I try to load up any page on the browser, it says I'm not connected. ...
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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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Wifi won't connect to internet

I have a oneplus two that was running android 5. Nothing was wrong until recently when I started noticing the exclamation mark on the WiFi icon. The phone successfully connects to WiFi networks but it ...