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Unable to associate company's Wi-Fi certificate with our Wi-Fi network

I have a tablet running Android 4.0.3 that I'm trying to connect to my company's Wi-Fi that uses a security certificate. I've obtained the certificate and successfully installed it on my tablet but ...
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Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?

Is there any way to stream all audio from my (Windows) PC to my phone via Wifi, so that my phone acts like a sound card? I basically want to use my phone with my headphones as wireless headphones. It ...
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Wi Fi Sleep policy doesn't work on Galaxy Mini

Set the WiFi Sleep policy as 'never' but when my new Galaxy Mini is in sleep mode wi-fi is turned off. I tried with a few apps like 'Keep WiFi' without success. Is anybody out there who actually got ...
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How to find saved wifi password? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out the wifi password from android setting A friend entered his wifi password into my android phone so that I could connect to his network. I don't want ...
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Wireless doesn't work on college campus

I can connect to the school's campus wifi, but when I try to get on Opera, it will not let me connect to any website. Apps that use the internet do not work. I get bars on the wifi. Usually, on the ...
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Poor performance on Wifi compared to 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent my WiFi connection from glitching? I have consistent hanging/speed issues with my Apps when I use WiFi compared to 3G. For instance, last night, I ...
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How can I find out the Wi-Fi password from android setting

I have an android phone which is connected to a secured Wi-Fi hotpot. How can I find out what is the password of the Wi-Fi hotpot from the phone.
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Wifi Doesn't connect to internet in my i5801

in my phone i can connect to any wifi but when i start browser or market or any application that requires internet. It shows no network connection. I have tried following things Tried several ...
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Installing cert files and connecting to wifi network on Touchpad running CM9

Hi everyone I am trying to connect to my university wifi eduroam using the settings below: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/it/wireless/technical.html How can I achieve this? So far I've tried saving the crt ...
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WiFi Signal drops out every 3 minutes

For several weeks now my Android (Gingerbread 2.3.6) phone has been losing it's WiFi signal momentarily, typically at about 3 minute intervals (about 3 minutes, 1.5 seconds) and occasionally at some ...
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SGS2 running ICS 4.0.3 can't connect to home wifi

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II 9100. I had no problem connecting to wifi while it was running 2.3.4 or 2.3.6 official firmware. 2 days ago I upgraded to official 4.0.3 and now it connects to all other ...
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How does WiFiKill actually work?

There is a program for Android, WifiKill, which disables wifi internet access of some neighbor peers connected to the same wifi AP. How does this program works? ARP poisoning or some other techniques? ...
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Android ICS ROMs for MID Tablet

I have a MID (Chinese) tablet and I found 2 Android 4.0 firmwares, but with the first one wireless doesn't work and with the second camera doesn't work, the other components and functions of my tablet ...
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Why Advent Vega keeps losing Wi-Fi?

I recently bought a Advent Vega Android tablet and everything is working completely fine, however there is one slight problem with Wi-Fi. Even though I have full Wi-Fi signal (it is as high as it can ...
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My Android device with USB host does not recognize my WiFi Adapter dongle. Is there a way I can install a driver or do anything else?

I bought an Android device that doesn't come with WiFi but comes with USB hosts and, as stated in the site, supports Wifi dongles. But mine is not working. I successfully plugged in a USB mouse, ...
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List of all devices connected to my network

Is there any way to get list of all devices connected to my Wi-Fi network?
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Galaxy Tab 10.1 doesn't keep wifi connected despite settings

My Galaxy Tab 10.1, 16GB Wifi only version, disconnects the WiFi whenever the tablet goes into sleep mode. I have ensured that I have selected to never sleep in advanced WiFi settings. I downloaded ...
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Access Android device's file system over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi

I'm looking for a way to access the file system of an Android device (Nexus S) wirelessly, as its USB port has become unfit for anything but charging. Ideally, I'd like the same functionality as ...
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Why does my phone consume megabytes of traffic when idle?

I have installed Traffic Monitor to check how much data is transferred between my phone and the rest of the world. The traffic is categorized by application, but there is also the category "system ...
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Virtual Router software is keep on disconnecting

I'm using the Virtual Router from my laptop to connect my android mobile through WIFI. It's connecting properly but the connection is not extending more than 5 - 6 minutes. Is i have to change any ...
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Can android smartphones (with Wi-Fi enabled) be detected by other WiFi devices?

So that the other Wi-Fi device knows an android phone (with wi-fi enabled) is nearby?
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Can I run CyanogenMod without mobile service?

I am wondering if I can run CyanogenMod on a phone without service? I have an HTC Incredible and am thinking of upgrading to a new phone and wonder if I can give my old phone to my daughter to use ...
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GT-I5500 Wi-Fi error

I have working Wi-Fi connection. I can connect to any access point in range and I have no problems with passwords, etc. But after some time (sometimes hours, sometimes days) my phone tries to connect ...
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Why does the Android device connect to a secured wireless router without providing a password?

During the weekend, I was able to connect to a secured wireless network via an Android device (Asus Transformer Tablet), but when I tried to connect to the wireless network via my laptop it was ...
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My Galaxy Nexus can't connect to unsecured web using wi-fi at home

My Samsung Galaxy Nexus can't connect to unsecured web using wi-fi at home. I have to edit the url with https:// to load the webpage. Some pages work but most of them just won't load.
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Enabling both normal wifi and wifi hotspot to get RSSI values of wi-fi hotspots

I want an android phone to have both 'normal wi-fi' and 'portable hotspot' turned on at the same time, so that I will be able to get the RSSI values of wireless networks as well as involve in an ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Ace disconnects from Wi-Fi when sleeping even after setting the Wi-Fi sleep policy

I asked this question and found that normally setting the Wi-Fi sleep policy to Never would prevent my device from disconnecting from Wi-Fi when the screen is off, but it's not working. Even after ...
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WIFI gets disconnected once the device sleeps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I keep my wi-fi on in sleep mode i have samsung galaxy ace, i have created an adhoc network on my laptop and connected through WI-FI on my samsung phone, now the ...
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How to establish a LAN directly between an Archos G9 (Android 4.0, WiFi) and a linux box?

I am buying an Archos G9 (Android 4.0). And a Raspberry Pi. I'd like to take them along for trips, and they need to be able to communicate over a network so I can use stuff like VNC etc. How do I do ...
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Android not syncing anymore

My wifi doesn't turn green anymore, just stays grey/white, therefore my google apps do not sync anymore. I have internet. HTC Desire 2.3.7 Any help?
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Why WEP wifi network is not found by SK17i?

I cannot to connect to a school wifi network. When I go to wi-fi settings the phone shows all the unencrypted networks and the WPA encrypted networks. But this network is encrypted with WEP. Any clue ...
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Connect android phones through adhoc wifi network

I want to connect my android phones (two Galaxy s2 and two nexus1 phones) in adhoc mode through wifi connection. Something like peer to peer network so that I can transfer messages with mobiles in my ...
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Is there a free android app which can launch apps on a successful wifi connection?

Is there a free android aplication which can launch other pre-selected apps when it detects a successful wifi connection? Bonus, if it can kill the apps when the wifi connection is gone. I know ...
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How do I set Wi-Fi sleep policy to Never on Froyo 2.2 Droid X without Advanced Wi-Fi Settings menu?

I've encountered the following instructions on a forum about battery drain Set Wi-Fi sleep to Never in the Settings > Wireless & Networks > Wi-Fi Settings > Advanced >Wi-Fi Sleep ...
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Phone is finding every wireless access point except mine!

I have a Samsung Galaxy S using the default firmware (version 2.2). Unfortunately, it can't seem to find the wireless at work. When I click "Scan" on the list of WAPs, it continues to appear as a ...
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Flashed ICS i9020T image onto AT&T I9020XXKI1 baseband phone now intermittent WiFi

I flashed a Nexus S i9020T Android 4.0.3 package image onto my AT&T Nexus S. The flash was a success, but the wi-fi is intermittent. It will come on for a bit, but then lose connectivity. In ...
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How can I set Froyo's screen timeout to “Never”?

I have to keep my Skype running all night on my mobile. I am using a Motorola MB200 Mobile which I have today upgraded from Eclair to Froyo. Now the Screen timeout option has a maximum of 30 minutes ...
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Why does Android Wi-Fi not get disabled?

I have Android 2.3.4. I have noticed that even When I turn off Wi-Fi, I still keep getting notifications, like - Gmail, Gtalk and Google+ notifications. If I open the said App then it says that it is ...
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Phone stops using 3G when Wifi hotspot nearby

I have a HTC Desire with the latest legit firmware. I have Wifi and 3G enabled, and it's usually fine; at home it connects to my (WPA2 protected) router, and when I go outside it switches to 3G. But ...
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Troubleshooting my WiFi - can't get an IP-address

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy Gio (Android 2.3). And I can't get a WiFi connection. My brother has the exact some phone and can get a connection. When I enable WiFi, it tries to connect to the router. ...
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Turn off Wi-Fi Power Saving?

Is there a way to turn off wi-fi power saving mode on Android, i.e. have the wi-fi radio stay on at all times? I'd rather have a stable, low-latency wi-fi connection and slightly less battery life ...
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Internet not accessible even though connected to local network using wifi

I have a wifi connection setup at my home. Other devices like my ubuntu laptop and macbook, when connected to wifi are able to access internet. Even my dad's blackberry is able to load websites when ...
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Increase Wi-Fi Roaming Aggressiveness on Samsung Dart?

I have a T-Mobile Samsung Dart (which IIUC is a re-branded Samsung Galaxy Mini) and a Wi-Fi network in my apartment with two access points. When I make Wi-Fi calls while walking from one end of my ...
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Galaxy Mini can't connect to the Internet over Wi-Fi

I purchased a Galaxy Mini with 2.2.1 a few days ago and I can connect to my home network (the wireless icon appears) but I can't surf on the Internet. I verified it got an IP correctly and tried many ...
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Stop automaticaly switching to 3g if wi-fi drops

I have an android 2.2 phone. The other day, I was using a wi-fi connection on my phone and had it tethered to my laptop. For whatever reason, the wi-fi connection dropped and my phone starting using ...
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Why WoW wakes Android only once?

Android is connected to a WiFi network The devices sleeps: <6>[ 7917.653293] PM: Syncing filesystems ... done. <4>[ 7917.660344] Freezing user space processes ... (elapsed 0.02 seconds) ...
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How to use adb over Mobile AP (Portable wifi hotspot)

First : I know about abdWireless app. But my problem is different. I am using my Android mobile as Mobile AP (Portable WiFi hotspot) for using internet on my computer. I want to use adb in wireless ...
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What does it mean the “WIFI” label on the market? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wi-Fi icon next to apps in android market I've noticed that a few items on "My applications" on the Android Market client have a gray "WIFI" label on them. What does ...
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How to use Wifi re-installation code?

Hi all I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace but my Wifi is always not in range. I think the solution may have been at Google Helps: Use WiFi driver re-installation Code *#*#526#*#*...Reinstall the ...
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How can I make wifi automatically go on when my G1 boots up

I've got CM6 on it, and every once in a while the power goes out, the battery eventually dies, the power comes back and it boots up but no wifi. I have the thing in a faraway place and I get to it via ...