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

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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is " Add ...
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Huawei P8 Lite Wifi Problem

Huawei P8 lite ALE-L21. Since yesterday Wi-Fi did stop working. To be more precise, I see my wi-fi network but I can not connect to it. I receive a "saved, secured" messaged and if I insist I get "...
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Wifi wont turn off

I recently upgraded to marshmallow and ever since the wifi wont turn on. The first time i entered setting i turned on the wifi and after i was done using it i decided to turn it off but it did not ...
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ssl certificate is not readable in redmi note 3…android version - 5.1.1 [on hold]

I want to install ssl certificate in my android version 5.1.1 for wifi purpose, but it doesn't read. I went settings / privacy / install certificates from sd card.... while installing the ...
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How to configure EAP over LAN

I have an Android 5 device with a LAN (RJ45) connector and I'm wondering how to configure 802.1X RADIUS authentication over LAN. Which config files are relevant? Googling "Android" + "EAPOL" gives ...
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Samsung S5 blowing up my DIR-628 router

I'm not exactly sure how to explain what's happening. It appears that my router is rebooting? Certainly, it's causing the wireless network on the router to completely crap out and it looks like my ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 rmnet0 interface non existent

I was wondering, why in my Samsung Galaxy 2 tablet I can't see any rmnet0 interface after executing: adb shell cat /proc/net/xt_qtaguid/stats Or: adb shell netcfg I know this a wifi only device, ...
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Preventing device from accessing open WiFi networks

How can I prevent my son from accessing open WiFi networks that do not require a passcode? I have my router restricted for adult content and I have my mobile provider set to restrict porn sites. But ...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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LG G3 Wifi Connection Issues

This started like a week ago, my phone wont connect to my WiFi properly. Issues: Unable to locate my WiFi (it cant search/ find my WiFi) 'Authentication Problem' shows when it is connecting to the ...
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wifi issue on connection with home network on android 6.0

im having an connection problem on wifi with my htc desire 816 and ive tried rebooting and network reset and even forget password and ive also tried modifying my network with providing manual ssid n ...
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Galaxy S6 and S7 not auto-connecting to WiFi

I've had a problem with my phones (Galaxy S6 and S7) not auto-connecting to WiFi. When I open up the WiFi settings it will connect. Is there any way I can determine if an app is disrupting the ...
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I need to Semi permanently disable wifi on my tablet?

Heres the thing i work in a secure industry which recently changed its security policies to not allow for wifi capable devices. i thought there may be a way to disable the wifi on a tablet in such a ...
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Email client “no limit” on retrieval size overrides *ALL* other phone data restrictions

I have set retrieval size as "no limit (unlimited) including attachments" in the email client of Samsung S6. With this setting, and with "restrict background data" enabled + the wifi nw set as "...
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Restrict certain wifi networks (with “restrict background data” disabled)

Without enabling "restrict background data" global setting in the phone, can i restrict data usage only for those hotspot wifi n/ws which are set as "restricted" or "metered" in the DataUsage->...
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IFNAME=Wlan0 doesn't exist - ifconfig/iwconfig in terminal also shows zero output

I have a Chinese branded Android phone - Jiake x3s. Device is rooted, WiFi works as it should. However, I'd much rather do pentesting on my phone when I'm away from the computer but wlan0 doesn't seem ...
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How to verify if Android is fragmenting large IP packets?

We are running some tests in which the Android phone should fragment large IP packets before sending over wifi directly to a server. For some reason, the server is receiving the entire packet as can ...
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Trouble connecting to 4G when Wifi enabled, but low signal

I have a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 My I access internet apps/sites when i am close to my router, works great. But when I go up a floor, and am basically out of range from the Wifi ...
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Automatically enable/disable data mobile on galaxy s3

i going to turn on my data to use internet, but the Wi-Fi symbol going on then off what should i do... please help me... my phone: Galaxy S3
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How to maintain established connections android when changing wireless network

I need to resolve the following problem. I runs my application android conected with my server on cloud, but my established connections disappears when I switch the (Wi-Fi) wireless network. Why this ...
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where are DNS settings under 4.4.2?

I cannot find where to configure DNS settings for this device: Model number: astar Processor type: QuadCore-A33 Android version: 4.4.2 Firmware version: v2.0 Kernel version: 3....
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Do AT&T downloads turn off wiFi

Every so often I get a message from AT&T that my data limit is about to be reached. This seems to follow a recent AT&T update. I don't turn my wifi off for any reason yet when I get this AT&...
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How can I help my android phone find an mDNS device?

I have a small WiFi gadget (based on an ESP8266), which is programmed to answer mDNS queries on esp.local. It can be discovered without any problems by iOS devices. However, my phone's android (6.0.1)...
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How can I locate my android phone? Wifi and GPS are both disabled

I lost my phone and I think the battery has died by now. Can I find its last location? Wifi and GPS are both disabled. The Device Manager online could not locate the phone. I didn't even find any ...
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USB tether android to laptop, use laptop as wifi router

I have unlimited tethering via usb, but not wifi via metro... so can I tether my phone to the laptop (via usb) and use the laptop as a wifi router? Virtual routers don't seem to be able to pick up ...
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How Can I make SIP calls using Wifi Direct and SIP between 2 or 3 phones?

I want to make calls between 2 or 3 Android phones where there are no Phone connection( Out in no were). I heard that its possibly to use Wifi Direct and SIP gives a nice phone quality. I tried ...
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How can I select a router that I want to connect on Android?

In my residence, there's a network which have many different routers to provide Wi-Fi signal. One of these router doesn't work properly. I can connect to this router, but it can't connect to the ...
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OS Services are causing WiFi modem to wake up

I bought a Note Edge and currently I'm using Android 5.1.1 on it. It works flawessly so far, except the fact that OS Services are constantly waking up modem every second, when the screen is on. It ...
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Why my mobile eats hell lot of wifi data

I have a Micromax Canvas a200 turbo mini. I have started using WiFi since last month. In one month "Android OS" and Google Chrome have used 63 GB of WiFi data. I have tried using third party apps, but ...
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Viber last online status accuracy [duplicate]

My BF's viber status says 'online a monent ago'or 'online x mins ago'in the early mornings at random times. He claims that he is asleep and never accessed viber. What is the truth and what are the ...
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htc816g “no command” problem

i tried updating my htc 816 g it got stuck in the middle of the update saying "no command"? i even tried the factory reset but nothing is working. Please help as soon as possible.
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Galaxy S loses wifi even though the symbol says it is connected, toggling flight mode fixes the problem

There can't be anything wrong with the router because apple phones have no trouble connecting to the internet. As I have said, the wifi symbol is active but there is no internet connection. Turning ...
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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 doesn'...
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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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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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(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 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 (1e100.net)...
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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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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 ...