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Wifi Connection without internet access

My sister has a tablet. The problem on her tablet is I cant connect to internet even though it has wifi connection. what is the problem? or how to resolve this problem
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Enable WiFi when a specific application needs it, then disable after N minutes

I do not leave WiFi nor data transfer enabled on my Samsung Note 3. The only application that I would like to have access to the network is Ankidroid. Is there any way to have WiFi automatically ...
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I cannot log on to my preferred home wifi network with my Samsung Galaxy tab 2

I have 2 wifi routers (main and vpn slaved to main). Recently I am unable to log on to main wifi. I get a message that device cannot connect to unsecure device. I am puzzled as the description on the ...
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Rooting Error in Samsung galaxy 4? [on hold]

I forget my wifi password. I cant access to the file /data/misc/wifi/wpa_supplicant.conf file because I can't find anything inside /data folder. So i decided to root it. So i downloaded superSU. when ...
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Phone creates a Wi-Fi network (i.e. WiFi tethering) while being visible on said network. Possible?

I have a vague concept for a piece of software I want to write, but I'm facing a problem in that I'm not sure this is even possible with the way Android handles creating Wi-Fi hotspots in its current ...
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Using HTC Desire as home wifi hub

What I am trying to do may sound odd. Where I live I cannot get good broadband or satellite connection, so I am using a phone that I bought for this purpose as a wifi hub. It has unlimited tethering ...
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Problems with connectivity and errors

My problem is with a Samsung Galaxy S5 and a Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus (GT-S7580L) bought in Bolivia. After turning off Wi-Fi, mobile data and calls done work. Sometimes after using the phone for a ...
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How can I stop Lollipop ignoring my wifi network?

Android 5.0 has a new "feature": If a wifi network has no connection to the internet, it will remain connected to it but route traffic over mobile data instead. A small exclamation mark shows in the ...
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Wifi is not working

I have HTC Desire S and i was using android 4.0.4 ROM from HTC but it was too slow and I decided to install a new ROM - MIUI 3.2.22 for desire s, but when i installed it, my wifi didn´t work... I ...
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Stay connected to WiFi that requires sign-in

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to Kitkat (4.4.2), and I noticed a new behaviour that I'd like to disable: when I'm connected to a wifi network with a captive portal that requires ...
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How to change various settings of wireless connection in Android

Short story: I upgraded my phone to Kitkat and can't get to the Internet using wifi. After a few check I detected Android had wrong setting: my wifi router use AES, not TKIP (WPA2,802.11n mode) I ...
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Cant connect to my Wi-Fi due password length

Today I bought a LG L70 wich has android 4.4.2 and wanted to connect to my Wi-Fi, but after entering the password the "connect" button doesnt light up (it stay grey instead of black) it seems that the ...
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'User' has disconnected

I just received two scary messages on my phone LG VS980 running the Android Os "[some name starting with H] has disconnected" "MSN:[some name starting with H] has disconnected" Back to back in like ...
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Wifi Networks Always in Range

I'm using a samsung galaxy s4 on T-Mobile and I have been experiencing a problem where two wifi networks always appear in range. These networks are not my own, and do not appear to be my hotspot name. ...
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WiFi Drops When SIM Inserted

When I insert SIM card in my ZenFone 5, it WiFi is disconnected and stucks on "Serching for WiFi..." and don't show any WiFi. I think its because of WiFi regional code. I live in Iran. How can I fix ...
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wifi connected but no internet for web apps

ZOPO C3 phone running Android 4.2, wifi connected but no internet for web apps. Tried many ways, still no result. Seems it can get valid IP address, tried ping command in a terminal app. But Android ...
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Samsung galaxy ace android 2.3.6 when conected to wifi which uses proxy n authentication, apps not connected

Samsung galaxy ace android 2.3.6 when conected to wifi which uses proxy n authentication, apps does not connected to internet only preloaded default browser and google search is working. play store ...
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WiFi roaming not working on LG L3

I have an LG L3 smartphone that doesn't seem to roam correctly on our WiFi network. I started the WiFi Analyzer app to see what is going on. I see the phone is connected to one of the access points, ...
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WiFi “Network Notification” greyed out

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact running Android 4.4.4 KitKat. I am unable to un-check "Network Notification" under Settings -> Wi-Fi -> Advanced as its greyed out. Is there a way of un-checking that ...
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Most efficient method of tethering?

I'm aware of this other quesion, but it doesn't answer with regards to usb-tethering: Which method of wireless tether uses the least amount of power? Bluetooth or Wifi? I'm going to use my android ...
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How to troubleshoot wifi connection problem?

Like some other people, I am plagued by the issue with gray wifi bars with a tablet running 4.2.2. I tried all recommended solutions: disabling power saving, switching between AES/TKIP on the router, ...
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How to stop Wifi from automatically turning itself off?

So on occasion, my wifi automatically turns itself off for some strange reason. This happens on both my Lenovo ThinkPad and my Samsung Galaxy S5. Is there a way prevent this from happening?
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Help in deleting Wifi module for Xperia Sola/ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500

My Xperia Sola is giving issues with WiFi and Bluetooth. Whenever I switch WiFi ON, the phone goes into boot loop and gets stuck there. The only viable solution is to let it drain its battery (or hard ...
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Help me,i can't turn on wifi and bluetooth on samsung galaxy tab 4!

OK,i have a 4.4.2 android version samsung galaxy tab,its not rooted(i don't want root it).I also have Terminal Emulator(Downloaded from play store).I can't turn on wifi and bluetooth,mac address and ...
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Old version of Android connected to open network without prompting

Could someone please settle a debate for me... I could have sworn that an old version of android would automatically connect you to an open wifi connection without prompting the user for permission ...
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Issues with University Wi-Fi / Android Settings (Apps un-able to use internet, Apache Test Page)

While connected to my university wi-fi, on my android phone (4.42, un-rooted), I've recently encountered an issue where if I attempt to access specific websites or applications I'm having issues with ...
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How can I determine what is transmitting data?

Recently I noticed that even while no applications are actively running (at home screen), the up and down arrows under the WiFi status bar item are turning on/off. This is a recent change, and seems ...
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Auto-disable Wi-Fi AP if not connected within a few minutes?

Is there any way for me to make my phone automatically disable its Wi-Fi Access Point and re-enable its Wi-Fi client when no client has connected to the access point after (say) 5 minutes?
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Asus me172v: Internet access possible, but neither GApps, cloud games, or Youtube work

My tablet Asus memopad me127v has been acting up lately. I can connect to WiFi and access the internet – but all Google services and apps are unavailable. I can't access my cloud games or even use ...
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WIFI Receive Data in Sleep Mode?

How can wifi receive data when it is in sleep mode? Will it wake up regularly, or do something else? I tried to make a ping test to a full power management (sleep just after transmission) phone, and ...
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Samsung Galaxy DUos - Balance Deductions

i am using Samsung Galaxy duos, Battery is consuming very much.it won't last more than 20 hours. It is also deducting my balance and heard mobile data could be a reason. What is mobile data? How can ...
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Wifi won't turn on after rooting, still won't turn on after factory reset

After rooting my phone the wifi wouldn't turn on. I decided that I would just reflash the stock os to remove the root. Wifi still wouldn't turn on. Then I decided to do a factory reset. It still won't ...
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LG Realm phone that has multiple system apps that are force closed [closed]

How do i unforce close the system apps like the browser and all of that?
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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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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) [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 ...