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Turn on WiFI Access Point (wifiap) via shell

Hi Android Enthusiasts! I'm developing a script, I need a way to turn on the WiFi Access Point ONLY through shell commands . It is possible?
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Why I am seeing gray wi fi signal?

I am using MTS MBlaze Ultra Wi Fi in my micromax A120 mobile. Earlier I used another dongle of the same service provider, which was okay with blue wi fi signal. But this time with new connection, I am ...
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sharing lan connection to android

I have a big problem. In the hostel in which i live has lan facility but theres no wifi in our hostel so i want to share internet through lan connection via wifi hotspot but the problem is this " lan ...
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Mobile WiFi Encryptio

I'm trying to retrieve saved wifi passwords on my Note 3 mobile phone (rooted) but the file has the passwords encrypted. Anyway to decrypt it and stop my phone from encrypting it. The encryption is ...
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Asus Memo Pad HD7 wifi button is stuck at 'turning on wifi…'

My Asus MemoPad HD7 (ME173X) is unable to connect to wifi. When I go to the wifi settings, the on/off switch is in the off position. Moving it to on causes 'turning on wifi...' to come up, but nothing ...
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Sprint Zone turning wifi on by itself?

lately I have had an issue with the Wifi enabling itself so I ran adb logcat to trace the issue. Apparently ItsOnService has been enabling it and that service I discovered is a part of Sprint Zone. I ...
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WiFi not getting ON and Off

I have a Samsung S Duos GT-S7562. Its warranty is over. I am seeing that its WiFi is not working now. Whenever I try to switch it ON, it toggles between ON and OFF. I have tried a factory reset and ...
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Cannot connect to wi fi connection, wpa/wpa2 [on hold]

Hi so here is the thing... I had a few strong connections in range but were locked so i decided to try unlocking them and it worked for the one. Everything was great until it stood in this position ...
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Wifi Problem, often reconnects, while other devices no. If connected, sometimes no internet access

May i know how can i solve my android problem? i have a Huawei Honor 3C 4G, however its wifi sometimes connects and disconnects very often. Other than that, when it's connected it sometimes doesn't ...
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Err_Name_Not_Resolved on specific site only on WiFi?

Android 4.4.4, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge I have this very wierd issue, maybe someone else might be able to shed some light. For the last few days, on facebook, I find that clicking on a link to an ...
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Galaxy s4 sms-975l no wifi after root HELP

My phone cannot connect to internet I have no computer or SIM card does anyone one no.how to fix this I have wifi.at hone and one prism I I
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someone is able to remote access my sony phone touchscreen even when in in airplane mode. how could that be possible? [on hold]

My phone has been hacked. Through a hidden network the hacker seems to be accessing my touch screen remotely. But this happens even in airplane mode. How to truly disable all network activity ?
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What does the “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” option in Developer Settings do?

In Android Lollipop 5.0, I noticed that "Developer Options" features a checkbox for "Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover" that is unchecked by default. Does anybody know what this setting does and ...
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How can I keep apps from moving off the home screen?

I am using Samsung tablets for workers in the field. They only need to use one app but some users keep moving it off the home screen and then they can't find it. How can I keep apps on the home ...
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Is there a way to automatically report device statistics to a central location? [closed]

I am in the process of setting up a number of tablets across a complex. They'll all have internet access. All of the tablets will be kiosked, just showing a web page. It would be great if I could ...
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Disable automatic connection to weblogin networks

As far as I know, Android never had the option to disable automatic connection to specific Wifi networks, and always, stupidly, makes Wifi higher priority than 3G. Yet this kind of feature is crucial ...
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Android phone will not show all WiFi access points

I have a LG-D686 running its stock factory installation of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean; modified somewhat by the vendor to support a dual-active SIM card transceiver. Normally this phone has had no ...
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Determining type of Wifi connection in Android

How do you determine which type of Wifi connection an Android device is currently using? For example, is the device connected using an 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or 802.11ac connection? Since, for ...
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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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turn off wifi when internet isn't accessible

I have a wifi hotspot that is always on but sometimes internet isn't available within the connection; in such a situations, the phone is connected as expected to the wifi hotspot but because there's ...
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Phone can't detect hotspot made by laptop (no, not the other way around) [duplicate]

Trying to ssh to my laptop on my android phone with a network created by my laptop, but my android phone can't even see the wireless network I made. Will be carrying laptop around in a backpack. I ...
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Installing wifi certificate

I want to connect my Samsung Galaxy SIII to my University's wifi network. I have the certificate on my computer. I'm trying to install it. I have transferred it to my mobile's download folder and to ...
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How can I stop WhatsApp using Internet (Mobile Data and WiFi)?

I am using Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 without rooting. I have many girlfriends. I always tell them I don't have Internet in my phone. I have fear that if one of them is browsing my WhatsApp and suddenly ...
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Wifi network listing freezes on Nexus 4 after Lollipop update

I have a Nexus 4, and finally decided yesterday to update to Android 5.0, after being fearful of bug reports. And wouldn't you know it, I've found a nasty bug. Nearly every time I try to display the ...
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Samsung GTS5830 wifi error and can't load driver

I have a Samsung GTS 5830 and recently restored factory defaults as I want to hand to phone to my young son. It doesn't connect to wifi with a "Wifi Error" message in wifi settings. I tried the advice ...
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Connectivity problems with my Asus Nexus 7 2013 Wifi Only

Device: Asus Nexus 7 2013 32 GB 7-inch Wifi Only Tablet OS: Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat) Problem: Network connectivity. When connected to a wifi network (not just mine, any wifi network), I sometimes ...
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Cannot connect to Internet via certain Wifi networks

my LG G3 recently started acting up in that it will not be able to access the Internet via my home WiFi. I can connect to the Internet on other WiFi networks so I don't think it's necessarily an issue ...
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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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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 send email from my Xiaomi MI 3 using my data connection?

I am using a Xiaomi Mi 3 mobile. I am unable to send an email from Gmail using my data network but am able to send it using WiFi. I have verified all the permissions and that the data access option is ...
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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 after installing MIUI

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. When I installed it, my wifi didn't work. I tried to ...
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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 ...