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Connect Galaxy S3 to Wi-Fi ad hoc network [duplicate]

Are there any tricks/tips to connect my Samsung Galaxy S3 to Wi-Fi ad hoc network shared by my laptop?
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Wi-fi disabled during lock still partly active? Or do I mis-interpret the battery graph?

On my Google Nexus 7 I noticed that it would consume around 1% of battery each hour that it was just being idle. I suspected that battery-usage during idle time could be improved. So the next night (7 ...
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how to restrict my android wifi connect to only one access point?

I like to restrict my android device's wi-fi connect to one and only one access point. The attempt to connect to any other access points should be prevented. Is it possible to check the SSID value of ...
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get wireless tools in Android devices?

i see this link about enable wireless tools on android. but i can't understand the way he follow to enable tools on what terminal or adb shells for the device or on linux platform !! also from ...
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Which WiFi-Direct commands can be used in Android?

I am interested to know what commands can be used in Android to control WiFi direct from the terminal/command line. I took a look into p2p WIFI direct but I didn't catch these commands!! I can find ...
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Wi-Fi calls with Csip simple

I am testing Wi-Fi calls with Asterisk, a SIP server. I tried using CSipSimple and mizurdoid. In both the cases the voice path establishes very rarely Most of the time no call goes through. After thee ...
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How can I install wpa_cli on my rooted device?

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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wpa_cli not found on rooted device? [duplicate]

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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Android phone ICS cannot connect to internet through LAN

I have an Android phone that connects to my local area network via WiFi. The LAN consists of a switch and a Debian box that acts as a router, with two interfaces: one external and one internal. For ...
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ICS Wifi not blue and internet not working

I just bought a Phone here yesterday running with Android ICS, the first time I used the wifi was ok, no problem. But now, the wifi is not working sometimes even I have a strong wifi connection. My ...
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how to measure the RSSI strength signal between peers using wifi direct?

there is no feature to measure the RSSI between peers in Wifi-direct, so how to get RSSI between them. actually i go under API for WIFI to see how they measure WIFI RSSI So i see that they send ...
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My HTC Tmobile - G2 wifi turns off cicle

I dont Know why when I turn on my WIFI it automaticly turn off after a few seconds! I have HTC VISION G2, Cianogenmod, 2.3.7 VISION PVT ENG s-OFF HBOOT-0.76.2000 (PC10...) MICROP-0425 ...
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Backing up Android device on Windows via wireless

I need a way to back up my whole Android device on my PC, which is running Windows 7. I don't have USB cable for my phone, but I have wireless router, so my best option is using Wireless connection. ...
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Tweaking wimax phone for ISP

We have a WiMAX Internet provider that requires that you have a specific adapter, being Huawei BM622. Do you think it is possible to tweak the firmware on any phone or laptop and connect to the ...
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Enterprise (802.1x) WiFi causing excessive battery drain?

In the past week, realised that WiFi at work (using 802.1x auth) has been draining my battery like crazy. Here are some stats I took over the past few days: Case Connection Duration ...
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wifi scan not working

I am developing a wifi scanner app. Recently I realised that my wifi scan method is not working. So when I go to wifi settings of the phone and enable the wifi, there is no visible hotspots in the ...
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Phone connected to wireless but does not respond to pings

I have here two phones that both exhibit the same symptoms. One is a samsung GT-S5570 running the stock ROM, the other is a Galaxy S2 running an AOSP-based custom ROM. The problem I have is that ...
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How to make android prefer mobile data when wifi signal is very weak

When I leave home or the office there is a ring around it where I simply have no connection at all. This is because the WLAN network from my router at home or the one at the office is detected, but ...
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My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
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Using a phone without data plan for multiplayer game dev [duplicate]

I would like to try out android programming and specifically try my hand at some multiplayer development, but I no longer have an active phone plan for my android phone. Is it possible to just use ...
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Galaxy Nexus not connecting to router with WEP encryption

My Samsung Galaxy Nexus (I9250) running Jelly bean 4.1.1 has problems connecting to a Wifi router with WEP encryption. I cannot change the WiFi encryption type. Other devices are connecting to the ...
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Why did my Galaxy Tab 7.7 suddenly stopped connecting to my Wifi router?

I have Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet running Android 3.2. Recently, I'm having connection problems to my home Wifi router. The device keeps scanning for Wifi access points for long periods. My home Wifi ...
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Is there a way to automatically turn off wifi?

I have an LG P990, and I recently upgraded it to ICS. Since that, the charging is much slower and energy consumption is much faster. I could live with it, I charged it at work and at home too. ...
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Connecting Xperia SL to my Mblaze dongle based internet using WiFi

I am able to set the WiFi connection between my Lenovo 5570 laptop having Windows 7 Home Premium and the Xperia SL with Android OS (Ice cream sandwich version). The problem is that I am not able to ...
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Wifi Not Connecting - Cyanogenmod 10 TF101

I just installed Cyanogenmod 10 on my Transformer TF101 and every time I try to connect to my home network, it says 'Connecting...' then it goes to 'Saved, secured with WPA' without the internet ...
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Does Razr i connect to PEAP protected wi-fi networks?

I have tried to connect to a "eduroam" network (PEAP) but it did not work in my Motorola Razr i, Android 4.0.4 . Any tips?
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Configuring WiFi Proxy Settings

Where can I find the WiFi proxy settings? I have the Motorola Electrify M with Android 4.1.2. I would have expected the proxy settings to be under the advanced WiFi options, but they're not there.
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Wifi drops out only when I go to the play store? Any fixes?

On my Nexus 7 whenever I go to the Play store I get a "no connection" error and I look up and the wifi icon shows me there is no connection. I leave the Play app and go look in setting and before I ...
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WiFi channel 1 issue with Android 2.3.6

I am writing as I cannot find a solution in answered question. I'm using and Android phone with 2.3.6 Gingerbread. WiFi works on channel 11 (office), but does not work on channel 1 (home). It ...
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Google service connection + Corp wifi

When connected to the corporate wifi the signal bars turn grey suggesting that there is no connection to Google services. Gmail, web browsing, contact sync, calender sync, play music all appear to ...
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Can you use a minute plan with Google Voice?

I recently learned about Google Voice and was wondering if I could apply it to my current cellular situation. I have a pre-paid minute plan with an Android phone. Ideally, I'd like to use minutes ...
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Connecting through authenticated proxy

I have an Unrooted Sony Xperia tipo running 4.0.4. I have a Wi-Fi at home which uses an authenticated proxy. I have managed to apply the proxy and also have managed to use authentication. The trouble. ...
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WiFi stopped working (dhcpd times out) after enabling device encryption

WiFi has worked without issue before on this exact same hotspot, and it is currently working for other devices so I'm assuming the error is in the phone (edit: also tried another hotspot, wifi is ...
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CM10.1 Wifi issue

I just flashed my HTC One X AT&T Build number 1.73.502.1 710RD ATT US edition with CM 10.1 as described at CM10.1 Android 4.2.1 ROM for AT&T One X/One XL Everything seems fine, but once I ...
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Tablet won't connect to any WiFi network anymore, always shows “saved”

My tablet will not connect to ANY WiFi network anymore. Everything was working perfectly for about a month. But now, the WiFi icon has disappeared, and every time I try to connect to a network it ...
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Nexus 7 and Samsung Ace S5830i does not connect properlly to Wifi

I have three devices: Tablet running on Android 4.0 (Nexus 7) Smartphone running on 2.0 (Samsung Ace S5830i) HP Compaq laptop Wireless router does have WPA/WPA2 PSK security. And the Wifi works ...
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connecting to a wireless network that uses WPA2 enterprise encryption

I'm trying to connect to a wireless internet I've got the user id and password for. The network uses WPA2 enterprise encryption and Cisco:Leap authentication. How can I connect? On my laptop I do ...
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Connect Galaxy S3 Wifi Connection to Computer

I tried googling this, but it kept giving me the USB tethering option, which I don't want. My laptop currently cannot connect to the Wifi we have at work, because there is a problem with Cisco, ...
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Cannot Connect to internet via WiFi on Galaxy Tab

I enabled my laptop as a hotspot and connected my tablet through WiFi. Then I turned WiFi on and it shows me the network but it tells me I'm not in range. After that it shows network disabled and ...
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Any way to get Wi-Fi to auto-connect only to hotspots that don't require a captive portal sign-in?

Often, as I'm walking and using the internet, I'll walk by a Starbucks and my phone will auto-connect to attwifi (which is free, but requires that I open my browser and confirm). I lose internet ...
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What does a grey Wi-Fi icon mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does it mean when the connectivity icons in the status bar go white/gray? I've been searching google for this and I haven't been able to find a clear answer for ...
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where can i find settings for wifi internal scan period

I have already found some guide related to this. But my experience is that if wifi.supplicant_scan_interval = 15 my device scans for wifi with 60s period so I dont think that this is the right ...
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Cannot access internet even wifi is connected

I have Sony Xperia Tipo. I connected to the WiFi at my college. But even after connecting I am unable to access the internet. What is the problem?
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How to share my laptop internet connection via wifi to my android tablet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can’t my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network? I created a wifi hotspot in my Windows 7 laptop (open ad-hoc) but my Android 2.3 tablet is not detecting it. My tablet is ...
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Trading clipboard contents between phone and computer

Is there a way to send information on my phone (for example, an SMS that I started to type, that got way too long, and that I decided I want on my computer to send as an email instead) through the ...
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How can I access internet over wi-fi rather than over my cell network?

I have a Nexus 4 and a T-Mobile SIM card. I do not have a data plan currently. Before I put in the sim card, I could browse the internet when I was within wifi range of a known network. Now that I ...
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On-demand WiFi during sleep [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turning on Wi-Fi on demand I can only find 3 options under Settings->Wi-Fi->Advanced->Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Always ((the default value)) Only when ...
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How to connect using WPA2-Enterprise on Android Devices?

I am doing some product development for BYOD environment, so I require a wide variety of devices. This one is causing me some issues with connectivity to the private network where I have to test. ...
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How do I connect to a EAP-SIM authenticated network (namely FreeWifi_secure from Free Mobile)?

I am running CyanogenMod 10 (based on Android 4.1.2) on my Motorola Milestone 2. I just switched to the French mobile carrier Free Mobile. They offer access to their "FreeWifi_secure" wifi network in ...
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Android Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does any version of Android support ad-hoc connections? Which versions of Android do support Ad-Hoc (peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi? Or neither? Where to read about it? May be some ...