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Why does HTC Incredible S turn Wi-Fi on by itself?

Sometime after latest official update to Android 4.0 phone began to switch Wi-Fi on by itself when being in sleep mode (or maybe at other times). Reproduction: turn off the Wi-Fi, leave it in a Wi-Fi ...
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Why does my app crash when I download it through 3G?

I have developed an application and published it on the Play Store. My problem is that when I download it from the Play Sore via 3G, the application crashes. However, when I download it via wifi it ...
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Wifi error after Motorola XOOM tablet Android 4.0.4 update

I have a Motorola XOOM type tablet. Three days ago I updated my tablet to Android 4.0.4. But after that I can't connect to my wi-fi modem. I was successfully connecting before this update. I also ...
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How to select Wi-Fi access point?

I am at the hotel trying to get my stuff connected. Had no problems with phone and laptop, but when I'm connecting with the tablet internet is unavailable. As far as I can see, it's connecting to ...
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2answers
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Can't see Macbook WiFi access point on Android smartphone

I'd like to connect my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Stock JellyBean) to my Macbook Pro (early-2012, running OSX Lion) via an access point created by my Macbook Pro. Sadly I can't even ...
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Brand New HTC Desire C Wi-Fi won't work

Just bought myself a Desire C, pretty decent as far as I've played around with it, but I have a problem with WiFi (this is pretty much the case with all my phones). I can't connect to home network by ...
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Galaxy Nexus slow on WiFi wakeup

Performance question here : my Galaxy Nexus is really slow right after I connect it to a WiFi network after long periods not being connected to the internet. That doesn't happen on EDGE or on 4G, and ...
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725 views

Only connect to certain Wi-Fi networks

I have a Bionic and recently upgraded from Gingerbread to ICS. I used to have my home Wi-Fi and my work Wi-Fi networks saved in my phone, and I had it set to not look for any other networks. I never ...
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Is there any android smartphone using Atheros chipset? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out the make and model of the chips in my device? I'm now working on a research topic about Hotspot 2.0. However, it's really difficult to find an Android ...
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can not connect to adhoc wifi connection even after rooting and change of file. Any Solutions?

I am posting here as I'm not allowed to post in Developers section as of being new here. I want to enable adhoc wifi on my mobile. Followed the instructions here ...
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galaxy s2 wifi problem after updating to ice cream sandwich

hi guys i have samsung galaxy s2 and it was working very well before upgrade to ice cream sandwich i didnt face any trouble in upgrading and it upgrade well but i faced a problem with wifi connection ...
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2answers
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How to Diagnose Wireless that won't turn on? [closed]

I just bought a new d2 Tablet, and it seems to be functioning normally, except that the Wi-Fi will not turn on. I navigated to the settings screen and selected Wi-Fi, and dragged the Off button to ...
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encrypted internet sharing don't work for android phones

i have a snow leopard macbook and a Android cell phone. when i try share internet to my android cell phone from my mac in unsecure mode it works but when i try encrypted wifi then my android always ...
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Wi-Fi Network can not scanned

I am having problem with my recently bought SONY XPERIA SL. I have CISCO WAP4410N router, and its SSID cannot be scanned or connected (manually) on my phone, while being on AUTO CHANNEL selection ...
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3answers
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Why can't my device connect to my home Wi-Fi, but is able to connect to others?

Another user asked a question that covers the same grounds as my issue, but it has no answers and very few details about what was tried. My router is an DVG-G5402SP using the 802.11g standard and the ...
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My WiFi status icon on 4.1 is grey, even when the connection is working fine. Why?

I just switched from AOKP to the latest CyanogenMod M-build, and I'm noticing that my WiFi and 3G/H+ icons never switch to blue. This is a bit annoying as usually the grey WiFi icon is an indication ...
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Multiplayer Games and Wifi / LAN

So at work, 2 of my colleagues also have android handsets: I have an SGS3 (stock, for now) Colleague #1 also has an SGS3 (stock) Colleague #2 has an SGS2 (rooted and ROMd) We have been trying to ...
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Wifi Direct and internet simultaneously? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect to a wifi ap and 3g network simultaneously? Is it possible to use Wifi Direct and regular internet at the same time? For example, could an app be ...
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How to make an unrooted phone use or detect Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi

I have an unrooted Android 2.3.6 phone and i want it to connect to the Ad-HOC connection made on my ubuntu...how do i do this? i refered some already existing questions here but none seem to be the ...
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Will an Android phone connect to Wi-Fi and download apps without a subscription?

I wanted to get an iPod, but hate Apple and like Google. I was told that the android equivalent of an iPod is any phone without a subscription. Would an Android phone without a subscription be able ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi authentication error with A&TT U-Verse router

My Samsung Galaxy S3 won't connect to my AT&T U-Verse router. I've gone through AT&T help and they say it's the phone. I've gone through Sprint (phone & service provider) and they say ...
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WPA/WPA2 with my Nexus 7

I have this weird problem with my Nexus 7: When the WiFi network on the home router (AirTies) is set to WPA/WPA2 it is always stuck in the "login" phase and never actually connects to the network. ...
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Why is one of my WiFi networks not visible after connecting to the other one?

I've got two access points / WiFi networks at my home and there is a strange behavior with my Android 4.0 phone (SGS2): after my phone connects to one network or the other (whichever is currently ...
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Speaker makes rough sound when connected to wifi!

I have a tablet with android version 4.0.4. When the tablet is connected to wifi network the speaker makes some "non-electrical" (irregular krrrrrrrr) sound. I don't exactly know when did this problem ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Wi-Fi problems

My Samsung Galaxy S3 has major Wi-Fi problems. It will connect to Wi-Fi for a few seconds, then it quits and won't connect to anything. It happens at home, work, or anywhere else with Wi-Fi. It's ...
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How can I disable mobile data connectivity on my Sanyo Zio?

I have a pay as you go Android phone. I only pay 10 dollars per 3 months (or something like that). That means that every cent counts before I run out of money. I want this phone for emergency reasons ...
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Allowing a computer to connect to wifi from android already connected to wifi. A unique situation

writing from my phone so sorry for typos. I recently fixed my laptop but the wireless network in my house doesn't work on it (its probably router configuration problem-or at least could be fixed with ...
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Receive calls on Wi-Fi via Google Voice

I don't have good cell reception in my house and I'd to have my Google Voice number forward to my phone on Wi-Fi when I'm home. Can I just use Google Voice or do I need a third-party app to do the ...
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WiFi Error: “Failed to connect to network”

Intermittently, when I try to connect to a WiFi network, I get the following error message as a toast message: Failed to connect to network The message pops up immediately upon attempting to ...
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ICS - no internet, but access to network drive possible

I've set up wifi on an ICS phone. I can connect to a network drive in the system, so the connection seems to be OK. However when I try the browser I get the message 'problem loading page'. I used ...
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File Transfer on LAN using wifi

User 'Logos' stated the following in another question's response: If you just want to transfer files while on your LAN and you're using wifi, Samba Filesharing works super well. You can just ...
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1answer
552 views

Watch my local tv on my Android device

I have a somewhat fancy tv that supports an external wi-fi module. If you connect that to the tv, you'll be able to stream media from a pc or other compatible device. At which point I thought, is ...
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How do I connect to a wifi ap and 3g network simultaneously?

When I turn wifi on my 3g connection shuts down, which is fine in most cases however I need to connect to a LAN at work that is not connected to the internet and I'd prefer not to lose my data ...
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Browsing using VPN when connected over WiFi doesn't work

I've set up a VPN using pptpd on a Debian 6 server. Windows machines (over WiFi) can connect to it and everything is fine. I'm running Android 2.3.3 on a LG Optimus One and I've encountered two ...
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HTC Desire C Problems detecting Wifi after adding additional memory

Ever since I added more memory (SanDisk 16GB microSDHC memory card), my HTC Desire C doesn't appear to recognised saved Wifi connections anymore. Any ideas what the problem could be, e.g. related or ...
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SD Card as a Network drive in Wi-Fi Network?

Please help me to emulate my Phone's SD card as a network drive in my Wi-Fi network. I am able to mount it as a Media device which will only help us to play music with Windows Media Player. But I want ...
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How can I stream audio from my phone over wifi to a speaker or receiver?

I have a Galaxy Nexus and would like to be able to send music from it to speakers or a receiver. Since I use a few different apps to listen to music (Spotify and Pandora mostly but sometimes also ...
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Should I disable mobile data while I'm connected to WiFi?

If WiFi is activated, the phone expends energy trying to find WiFi connections, even if I'm not using the internet. Is the same true for mobile data? Does the phone expend any energy trying to keep a ...
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Force all WiFi traffic through VPN?

Is there any way to force Android to route all (but only) public WiFi traffic through a PPTP VPN? My phone basically has three connectivity scenarios: AT&T's HSPA+ or LTE. I don't want to use a ...
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Is there a in-built setting to login to public hotspots?

I have a SIM-lock free Galaxy W with Android 2.3.6 on it. The other day in the public library I found out that I was not able to login anyhow to the public Wi-Fi. It shows that the DHCP gives the ...
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Wi-Fi connection dropping

Lately I've been having trouble keeping a connection to Wi-Fi, first at home and now at work. What happens is that after a while I'll notice that my phone is using 3G. If I go into my Wi-Fi ...
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Manually starting wpa_supplicant

I can start wpa_supplicant just fine through adb shell. The firmware and stuff for my WiFi radio is all loaded before this. However, I want to start it via execv() in a C program. When I execute ...
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How to make point to point VOIP call between two Android devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make a point-to-point VoIP call over Wifi? I am searching for a way to make a point to point VOIP call between two Android devices without having any ...
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2answers
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Limit YouTube to Wi-Fi only

My daughter loves to share videos on YouTube with her friends. As a result she's blown through her monthly 2GB data allotment on multiple occasions. While I've educated her on the difference between ...
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5answers
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Android tablet not connecting to Wi-Fi while previously did

I have three devices: Tablet running Android 2.2; (WPAD) Tablet running Android ICS; (Samsung Tab 2) A laptop. (Dell Studio 1558) Wirelss Router: WRT120N (Linksys) Wireless Router access is ...
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Can't access tethered server from Android browser. (Time out or “URL blocked”)

Synopsis: Trying to access local web development server connected by WiFi to Android tether. Everything seems to be connected and operating correctly, but phone's web browser times out when accessing ...
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What is the fastest way to transfer huge files beween two android powered devices?

What is the fastest way to transfer huge files (e.g. 500MB) between two android powered devices? Bluetooth? WiFi direct? Beam? or maybe USB on-the-go?
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How to copy wireless networks list from one android device to another?

I got a very long list of free hotspots and friends/family networks on my phone. Recently I bought a tablet and I'm trying to find a way to copy the wireless manager list to this new device. Any idea ...
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Wi-Fi and 3G connections auto enable after upgrade to ICS 4.0.3

Since I've upgraded to 4.0.3 my rooted Samsung Galaxy S2, Wi-Fi and/or 3G connections auto enable/disable. I've found a similar question asked here: Wi-fi is auto-enabling I'd be grateful if someone ...
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How to reset Wi-Fi settings?

Somehow Wi-Fi stopped connecting on my phone. It is not a hardware issue, as it does work when I perform a reset. What files do I need to delete to get Wi-Fi back working? I don’t want to reset my ...