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Very frequent Wifi disconnection while being in China

I'm having an issue on my Nexus 4 (Stock Android 5.1.1). It keeps disconnecting from my Wifi. When I go back to connect, it says "No Internet access, automatic connection impossible". I currently ...
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Mobile Hotspot not supported

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet, doesn't support Mobile Hotspot. This problem has started just after I upgraded the OS from Android 4.2.2 Jellybean to Android 4.4.2 Kitkat. I also downloaded ...
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How to Diagnose WiFi Issues?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9515) with Android 5.0.1 does not connect to one particular WiFi any more - the Eduroam network at my workplace. The network is listed in the available networks list, with ...
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Using Local (private) DNS server on Lollipop

I have a website hosted on an IIS server on my network. The DNS for this website on only valid from within the network. The DNS cannot be resolved outside of this local network. I am using Wi-fi to ...
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Disable Internet access detection of WiFi networks?

In fact my WiFi DO HAVE Internet access, but for some reason it keeps telling me I don't and won't automatically reconnect to it. Now I have to manually reconnect every time. So, is it possible to ...
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How to browse to a NAS in Android?

I have a NAS attached to my home router, and the NAS is running a web server. I would like to run the browser on my Android tablet, enter the URL (in my case, diskstation/wordpress) and get the page. ...
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Why does Bluetooth scan take so much longer than Wifi?

Wifi scan takes about 1.2 seconds (100ms for each of the 12 channels) and Bluetooth scan takes 12 seconds (according to ...
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Can we set different limit to internet data for each device connected via same router?(unrooted)

I just wanted to know that can I set a limit of data usage to my devices connected through same broadband without setting the limit in each phone (settings). There are plenty of apps which shows the ...
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Go back to previous custom rom - adb issue

I decided to try a custom ROM from here. I downloaded Exodus ROM to my computer, and via ADB transmitted it to the sdcard/0/ folder. I then rebooted and flashed this custom ROM. Everything went well ...
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I cant connect to the wifi even if there is internet connection

I cant connect to the wifi even if there is internet connection.The wifi icon is displayed on the notification bar(with range),and its shows connected tothe link too.i can access net on my pc(on which ...
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my s3 does not detect wifi networks

I have rooted my galaxy s3(gt-i9300).Currently i am on slim bean rom.My phone does not detect wifi networks.I tried installing other roms but still the problem persists.I even tried factory reset and ...
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How to tether wifi from android with stability? Correct ways to connect?

I have been using my smartphone as a wi-fi router for my laptop. It's technically 3G(it can be amazing) but sometimes it just goes REALLY low or dissapears altogether. The internet limit is 50GB/month ...
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Android, connecting to a specific wireless channel

I live in a dorm where there is the same wireless network with different channels. How can I choose to which channel I want to be connected? The problem is that channel 1, which has the best signal ...
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Android 4.2 Wi-Fi Not scanning

I am using Android 4.2 version. When I turn on my wifi and start scanning, it is showing as searching and no access points are being updated in the UI. Other than the "searching" message I am not able ...
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Open DNS Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to 5.0.1 , and I can't change the DNS when i select the "static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press ok and accept ...
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my android phone keeps asking “Sign-in to WiFi network” even if WPA/WPA2 is already authenticated

I'm trying to connect to a DLink Router protected with WPA/WPA2. It's our home router and I can connect perfectly to it from laptops and desktops, Linux and Windows alike, even for my friends ...
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How to stop Android from disrupting VoIP calls over data when connecting to Wi-Fi?

I use Google Hangouts on my Nexus 5 a lot to make voice (VoIP, that is) calls over LTE. Also, I usually like that we have Wi-Fi everywhere on campus which I can use to save my LTE data. However, when ...
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My Moto X (2013) won't connect to wifi

I have a moto x 2013 and it can see my network, but it will not connect and if it does it wont connect long. I read everything I could find and have tried many tricks. Nothing has worked so far. Does ...
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What range of tcp buffer size do you suggest for slow and fast networks?

If you search the net, you come across with ranges like these that claim would enhance your net throughput: net.tcp.buffersize.default=4096,87380,256960,4096, 16384,256960 ...
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How did my tv show my phone's screen without wifi capabilities?

A little back story: I was just mucking around with my phone, a first-gen Moto X while watching TV, and somehow, my TV was able to hook up to my photo album on my phone. I have abolutely no idea how ...
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How to use an external wifi dongle in a mini pc android?

I have a MK908 mini pc android. The problem is that wifi is very weak. I've tried to mod the dongle soldering an external antenna, but i'm not very able to do this job and ..result was i had ruined ...
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Can't access internet from wifi in third partly app

i have hp slate voice tab in which m work in a third party apps what some time ago its stuck me to access internet on wifi but its working fine in sim network internet. how can able to access the ...
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Can't change DNS on S3 mini

I am trying to use OpenDNS on my phone. I have tried using SetDNS, DNS Changer, and DNSet. At least two of those claim to allow changing the wifi DNS without root access (I am only using wifi on an ...
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Two phone numbers (one USA, one Qatari) same phone, calls and text over cell data. Any suggestions on how to accomplish this?

I need your advice and ideas. I am moving to Qatar in a couple days for work and I am trying to figure out the best cellphone situation. Currently I have a Google Nexus 5 which is fabulous, on ...
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Hide WiFi status icon on CM 12

I don't want to anyone to see the connected WiFi symbol on my phone status bar, can you please help me? I have Galaxy Note II with CyanogenMod 12.1.
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Recover WiFi password on another phone using Google account

How to backup WiFi password using Gmail? Manually? My old phone was broken, and I have signed-in to Google and sync it there. Then I bought a new phone. When I signed-in on my new phone, my WiFi ...
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setting kind of semi - airplane mode [duplicate]

In airplane mode, both SIM(s) and wi-fi are disconnected. Is there a way to just disconnect the SIM(s) and keep wi-fi connected without root privilege?
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Does turning off your mobile network removes the limit to how many devices can connect to your hotspot?

I have produced an application as a project that gets information from connected devices such as MAC address, IP address, connections, etc. They don't really need internet connection. However, I can ...
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Can I jam the WiFi connection of other android phones nearby?

Is there any way to programmatically jam the WiFi signal of another Android phone? Or anything that comes close to this?
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How can I run a shell script when some WiFi is connected?

I have a really simple shell script, that just adds a route to my internal development machine. This is useful, as that machine has some LXC containers inside, so I can reach all my containers from my ...
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How do I turn gray wifi icon to blue?

I have been searching for answers and some suggestions doesn't seem to work. I can connect to WiFi but I am not able to use it, (Facebook, Play store, Etc.) because the WiFi icon seem to turn into ...
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Is there a way to automatically store wifi password when I enter them in a way that will allow me to recover them without root?

Please note that I don't want to recover wifi passwords without root access. I know you need root in order to recover remembered wifi passwords. I want to know if there is a way to save them in an ...
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In “Advanced Wi-Fi settings”, I told my device to turn Wi-Fi off during sleep, but it didn't seem to work. What else can I try? [closed]

Is there any android app which turns off completely the wifi radio, when the phone is locked AND the screen turns off. I have already tested some apps for this purpose and they solely rely on the ...
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How to setup wifi from adb shell?

I'm using adb over USB to shell into a rooted CyanogenMod-modded device. I wanted to debug my wifi connection through the command line, connecting to an open (unprotected) wifi network. Is it possible ...
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How to use my android phone as a Wi-Fi adapter

DISCLAIMER: I am not talking about USB teathering. So i am looking to use my phone as a literal wi-fi adapter for my PC (ie control it and the connections from my PC as if it actually is just a wi-fi ...
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How can I set a static IPv6 address for a WiFi connection?

I am running CyanogenMod 12 (Android L) on a OnePlus One, and would like to set a specific wireless network to use a static IPv6 address. I see a menu option for doing this for the IPv4 address (as ...
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Wifi works only for 5 or 10 seconds

I'm using nexus 6 and updated it to 5.1 lollipop. it has some problems with my home wifi. Oddly it works for 5 seconds only once it gets connected, then although it displays as if it's connected there ...
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why there is exclamation mark on wi fi. I am facing problem after upgrading to lollipop 5.0 [duplicate]

I have a Micromax AQ4501 mobile phone. I am getting an exclamation mark over the Wi-Fi icon. And I am unable to connect to Wi-Fi thereafter. I have been facing this problem since a few days after I ...
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Push notifications for Google Hangouts unreliable on WiFi

I just got a Moto E and am attempting to use Hangouts as both my chat client and my SMS client. This works well except for the fact that it is unreliable about receiving push notifications. The ...
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How can I timeout my hotspot?

I use my hotspot on the go, then forget to switch to Wifi when I reach my home or office. Is there an app that times-out the hotspot -- and cellular data in general -- and switches to Wifi? It coudl ...
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Why does my S5 keep connecting to wifi and how can I PERMANENTLY stop it from doing that

Little bit of background, at my place of employment wifi is provided (a free version which isn't locked, and a version which is locked). I don't want to connect to either. It keeps connecting to the ...
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Closing internet access for some apps [duplicate]

Is there a way to prevent some apps from accessing to internet when wi-fi or mobile data is on?
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Google Maps Android API v2 not working in Samsung Note4, with data connection

My application which contains a Google map is not working (using the data connection) after updating play services (to 7.3.29). I installed the application on some other devices such as Samsung ...
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Moved out with my router : Location services don't get it

So I moved out, carrying along my WiFi router. I set it up at my new place, but now, every time I use a location service, it recognizes my router and places me at my old address... Any way I can force ...
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Nexus 4, Lollipop 5.1 WiFi Issue

My Nexus 4 device stopped connecting to the Cisco router at work for some reason. I thought it was because the upgrade to lollipop 5.0 (had Kit-Kat before) but I'm not so sure anymore. I tried: ...
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How can I completely disable wifi?

Nexus 5, Android 5.1 When I check battery usage it shows wifi as a solid green line even though I have: Turned off wifi, Disabled scanning in advanced setting, Set location to only use GPS Have I ...
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WiFi ICON is gray on my kitkat ONLY at home and ONLY with a specific device [duplicate]

I have noticed that when I'm at home, the WiFi icon is always gray, so I cab still have access to the internet but notifications from apps like whatsapp, Facebook, etc doesn't, work. When I connect to ...
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How do I Save the password to a friend's router on my LG REALM Smartphone?

Each time I try to connect to this router it requires me to enter the (very long) password. I do not have to do that when I use my own router; I get connectivity without entering a password each ...
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No wifi, data internet, app upgrade

My samsung galaxy s3 keeps telling me my ip address isn't right. So it won't connect to wifi or data internet. It won't upgrade my play store apps or download them. I've already done a reset. What do ...
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WiFi won't turn off

When I turn off my WiFi, even if the toggle seems to be in the OFF position, if I go to the battery graph I can see that it is still ON through the WiFi bar placed on the bottom. I tried enabling and ...