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internet slow on my tablet

I know this question has been asked over and over and I have searched for an answer but no one seems to have an good result. I have a new Prestigio Multipad 10.1. It's a nice tablet but I'm having ...
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I am using samsung note3.I am using wifi in my office.For some couple of days wifi connects but no internet access

I checked lot of forums and discussion but could not find any solution thus posting this for support. I tried lot of solutions given in forums but didnt help. in mobile - wifi detected password ...
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Unable to find any wifi connections

I am currently using an HTC One. Three weeks ago, I updated my phone to Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5. Just three days ago, my HTC One can't find any Wi-Fi connections even if I am just sitting ...
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how can I randomize my MAC address every time my WiFi is turned on?

Given the increased prevalence of systems which track people's movements by their Mac addresses I'd like to obscure mine. I have a rooted galaxy note 2 with busybox installed. I can change my MAC ...
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Nexus5 not connecting to only my wifi network

I have a very peculiar problem with connecting my new nexus5 to my wifi router @ home. Here is the background: I recently bought Nexus 5 and a new wireless modem/router(D-Link2750u)...The first day ...
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Wondershare MobileGo connect from PC behind NAT

I have noticed that that both PC and Android phone need to be in the same network to connect using Wondershare MobileGo by wifi. Which ports are using by Wondershare MobileGo to connect and data ...
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wireless crash in android 4.3 and 4.4

after updating my google nexus 4 android version to 4.3 , my wireless get crashed. in just one way. if it was on and i turn off my screen, and it goes in sleeping mode, after turnning on my screen it ...
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Cannot detect wifi

my Samsung galaxy tab 2 (7.0) cannot detect my home WiFi. but neighbors WiFi can be detected. please help me. but all my phones and laptops can detect my home WiFi.
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WiFi network not accessible with modified MAC address

I've recently bought a Nexus 7 to use as a demo client for a system I am currently developing. For the time being, the system requires the client to have a particular MAC address in order to work. I'...
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Whats the difference between cell phone and data radiation

Is cell phone and data/WiFi/LTE radiation the same thing? Or are they entirely different technologies? Are any of them dangerous? I ask because i use my phone a lot at night in bed and i look at my ...
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Wifi problems after 4.4 KitKat update

After updating to 4.4 all of my Nexus devices (4, 7 & 10) have problems with wifi, they all worked fine before the update. After some idle time they lose the wifi connection and it can only be ...
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How do you determine if you're using Wi-Fi or LTE?

On Android, how do you tell if you're connected through Wi-Fi or some other type of connection like LTE or 3G? If I'm sitting at a Starbucks and I sign-in to their Wi-Fi, my phone has both the Wi-Fi ...
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Playing an mp3 (from my phone) through my internet radio

On my old Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.6 or so, there was a Samsung system app called "allshare". I really really loved this app. It was simple and unpretentious, and it did the following ...
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how to fix grey wifi icon (no internet), and how to track what caused that?

[SUSPENDED. see P.S. at end, any good way to deal with this suspended state?] My phone have the grey wifi-icon problem, where you do not have access to internet. Yesterday it was working fine, I ...
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Ad-hoc support in Cyanogenmod 10.x?

I flashed Cyanogen 10.1.3 to my Samsung GT-P3113 (the P3110 version which is compatible) in the hopes of getting IBSS ad-hoc support that was added in CM-10.1 alpha2. (see the release note item for it ...
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Is there a way to cast video from one Android device to up to 2 other devices?

Lets say I have the following Android devices: An Android smartphone running 4.1 with Wifi capabilities (2) Android tables running 4.1 with similar Wifi capabilities Is there an app that makes it ...
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My WIFI doesn't work

I have a Samsung Galaxy Stellar from Verizon. It's unrooted. I can connect to a Wi-Fi network (input the network security key, etc). However, I can't use the network. I've tried it over three ...
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Android phone cannot connect to internet via wireless, other devices can

I recently installed a new cable modem. After getting everything up & running, I can connect to the wireless router, and then to the internet, through laptops, desktops, and a Roku device, but I ...
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Android 4.0.4 tablet WiFi fails to connect due to bad authentication

I was already using the android 4.0.4 tablet with WiFi at my home. Very frustrated that when I just turned it on again today it was not able to connect. Actually, it does connect - There appears to ...
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Wifi auto rejoin issues on Nexus 5 / Android 4.4

Here's a problem I've been experiencing with my new Nexus 5: I leave my home wifi (which I was connected to). I then go to work where there is a wifi network I've previously joined. However, my Nexus ...
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Can a wifi hot spot be set invisible to just one specific android device?

The wifi hotspot i usually connect to has suddenly become invisible to just my android phone but is visible to everyone else. Is this possible or is there something wrong with my phone?
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S4 doesn't detect any WiFi

I helped my fried to convert from Iphone to S4. I helped him with initial setup and gave some quick crash course. I visited him after a week and answered a few of his questions. I again visited him ...
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Grey Wifi and mobile data icon after upgrading to CM 10.2 20131102

I had intermittent issues before with my Google syncing not working as it should (although I've always been able to go to google.com in the browser), rebooting usually solved it. However, after ...
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Provably, temporary, disable wireless networking on Android tablet

I am taking an exam during which any materials or electronic devices are allowed, provided that I can demonstrate that they cannot be used for communicating with others. I want to take my Android ...
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Connected to Wifi but not internet

I have S4 ,I have a full 5 bar signal on the WiFi but no internet if I try to browse internet it says : the server at www.google.com can't be found,becasue the DNS look faild. I tried connecting / ...
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How can I merge WiFi passwords from a backup and from the current configuration?

I have an old backup of the WiFi passwords on my Nexus 7. I also have a new configuration which has some passwords that are newer and some that are older. How can I merge the configuration in a ...
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No wifi after changing provider / sim card

Last Monday I changed provider and got a new simcard. I can use the phone and send SMS/text messages. Internet didn't work anymore. Wifi didn't work anymore. Both have not worked since. I do see the ...
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wifi connection

For the past two days I can no longer connect to my home WiFi. It keeps saying "disabled", which also happened at a friend's house who also has Virgin WiFi – but I can connect to BT WiFi at another ...
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Nexus 4 - suddenly lost access to all Google sites

Nexus 4, stock 4.3, rooted. WiFi only for data, strong signal Suddenly today, for no apparent reason, every app requiring access to a Google site stopped working: Google Now gives "Network error" ...
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How to root and flash a android Galaxy Ace s5830t?

i am trying to root my device which has android 2.3 in it. The reason is something has gone wrong and wifi and bluethooth are not functioning. every time i try connect, it says error and ...
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Wifi slow and delays with wifi power save on

This is what i get at a device factory reset. Samsung galaxy S7562 . I have tested over 30 different devices with my access point and this doesnt occur - no problems. The other access point I have ...
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All apps except WhatsApp cannot work on WiFi

I'm having some strange problem with my Sony Xperia SL. I use Virtual Router Manage on my Laptop to connect my mobile to internet over Wi-Fi. From this morning none of the apps are connecting to ...
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Accessing windows shares from android device

How can I access Windows shares from a Android device through wireless network? I want to open PDF documents from a windows server 2008, add comments, mark them up and then save the changes back. ...
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How do I fix my NATPC M010SE (Allwinner A13) touchscreen/WiFi/camera?

My tablet wasn't booting at all but my dad managed to install this firmware update, now the touchscreen doesn't work, or the WiFi, or the (front) camera. Any help? I've tried installing some TS ...
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How can I enable calling over Wifi for a T-Mobile based Moto X?

T-Mobile allows for unlimited calling when I'm tethered over Wifi, on my old Blackberry Bold this was called "UMT" or something like that (it would appear in the status bar). Since I still have poor ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi seems disabled with mobile data

On my nexus four, if I turn on my mobile data Wifi refuses to connect to a network. To connect to a Wifi network I must turn off my mobile data, when I do this all works good short of mobile being off....
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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Turn On Both Wifi and Wifi Hotspot [duplicate]

Currently I am using HTC Desire A8181. Currently it is connected to some wifi for Internet. I need to use this device as a Wifi Hotspot to connect Multiple devices. Need Some one help to use Both Wifi ...
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What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? [duplicate]

What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? Internet is working at the moment. Screenshot (click image for larger variant)
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Fail to connect to ADB Wifi when device goes to idle state?

I am connecting to my Android phone with ADB WiFi (no USB plugged in). However, whenever my device goes to sleep, I am losing connection and unable to reconnect. In what I am trying to do, I need to ...
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Asus Nexus 7 Tethering and Wifi HotSpot not available

Using my ASUS Google Nexus 7, I was trying to make it as Portable Wifi Hotspot. But when I opened my settings --> Wireless&Networks there is option for Tethering and Portable Hotspot. I tried this ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot tethering without using mobile data [duplicate]

Something I am having much difficulty with is creating a wi-fi hotspot on my Samsung s3 but without using mobile data for it. In other words, I connect to a PC using Bluetooth, and using the internet ...
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Why I Can't Use Wifi for anything except whatsapp?

I can't use WiFi for anything except WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. I already turned on WiFi on my phone. But I can't do anything except WhatsApp. I can't browsing via WiFi, and can't open ...
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Cant connect to my wifi network at home WPA/WPA2 psk

it writes saved, secured. when I try to connect it writes connecting then back to saved secured. after a few seconds it writes authentication error. the password is right BTW
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Using Android to PC over Wifi apps while device is hotspot

Is there a way for me to configure my wifi hotspot so that I can use apps such as IP webcam while the hotspot is the PC's only internet connection?
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Wifi passwords were not restored on a new device

I got a new galaxy nexus phone running 4.2.2 and I noticed my WiFi passwords were not restored to this device. I skipped the account login upon first start, but added it later on. Am I missing ...
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New android user; switching between wifi and mobile data

When I leave the office my S4 doesn't seem to want to connect to mobile data. So, I end up with no connection at all. Turning mobile data off and on does nothing at all, I seem unable to establish a ...
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Can't connect to Windows 7 “hostednetwork”

I have been trying and failing to connect my phone (Samsung GT-I8150, running CM10.2) to my Lenovo T420 laptop via Windows 7's "hostednetwork" facility. The hostednetwork's SSID is visible in my ...
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WiFi icon keeps blinking, can't turn it on or off

Can't connect to Wifi on my phone, because the ON/OFF slider is grayed out: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Also, the WiFi icon keeps blinking, and I can't turn it on/off. Kinda frustrating. Android ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 drops home wifi connection and and can't reconnect unless the router is turned off and back on.

My girlfriend has had her Tab 2 for ten months and only recently it has this problem. She will be using the tablet on the internet and the connection will suddenly drop. The signal is strong and the ...