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Wi-Fi Connection Problems with Samsung Galaxy Ace

My Samsung Galaxy Ace has problems with its Wi-fi connection. It's very weird because it shows that its connected to a network but i still cannot connect to the internet. Can someone please help me ...
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What does “Keep wifi on during sleep” mean?

I couldn't find an authoritative reference that explains what this setting does in my Android phone: Wi-Fi -> Advanced -> Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. What does this setting do, exactly?
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“Avoided poor Internet connection” on LG G2

I'm trying to connect to my home's wireless router with my new LG G2 (running version 4.2.2) and it keeps saying "Obtaining IP address..." for three minutes, then momentarily saying "Saved, secured", ...
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Setting gmail to sync / push / notify on wifi only?

I have a droid mini that is running 4.2.2 and I want gmail to only sync automatically on WIFI only; never on 4g / network / whatever. How do I do this without rooting the phone? When I first bought ...
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Is there any way to auto-reconnect with a specific PPTP connection on Android?

Every time my phone switches between networks (e.g. 4G to Wi-Fi) the established PPTP connection drops. I know there is a feature called Always-on VPN, but that seems to only apply to L2TP or IPSec ...
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Can I create a wifi network on my WiFi-only Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 on which I'd like to create a wifi network, so that I can have my laptop connect to it. The goal is to transfer files back and forth (I have a server running on the Nexus 7). I'm not ...
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How to get my WiFi notifications back into English?

For some reason my WiFi notifications have started appearing in I think Polish, or something with a similar alphabet, I don't even have any such languages installed as far as I can see. This problem ...
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Is it possible for a telco provider to sniff HTTP packets of Wi-Fi through firmware?

Regarding privacy matters, I wonder if it is possible for mobile telco provider firmware (on stock distributions) to sniff all the outgoing HTTP requests of a Wi-Fi network without the need of the ...
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Why is my Wi-Fi connection saying “no account found” when I try to connect via wireless networks?

I have enabled Wi-Fi. I try connecting to various networks, and during the IP address obtaining process, the notification will popup from the Wi-Fi app saying: "No account for ___________ network. ...
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Connect a 3G Android phone with a WiFi-only tab to see phone call information on the latter

I own a WiFi-only Android tab and an Android phone with 3G. I use the tab regularly at work or while working out on the treadmill, and often I miss a phone call on my Android phone while using the ...
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Auto Wifi logout

When I login to my home wifi network through my LG G2, the login page dies as soon as I minimize that window. I have tried logging in with chrome, firefox, opera but the same problem persists. The ...
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Is there any way to sync wifi between devices?

Are there any apps or methods to sync saved wifi between Android devices? Basically it would remember the wifi name and password if you logged into it once from one device on all devices synced.
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Is there an app to toggle proxy settings on non-rooted Android phones?

I am on a wifi network in China and occasionally wish to connect to an HTTP proxy I have set up on a shared computer to bypass the Great Firewall. As my computer isn't always on/with me, I wish to ...
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Google maps app works without wifi?

So I have been using google maps in airplane mode. I only connect to cafe´s around Barcelona and once I have searched the directions. I leave any wifi in range. Shouldnt that mean my google maps no ...
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Can I connect an Android phone to a DSL Modem via USB?

Is it possible to connect my phone directly to a DSL line (Via USB) and then use tethering features to make my phone behave as a Wireless Router ?
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Wifi issue on my Nexus 4

I recently updated android version to 4.4.2 on my Nexus 4. After this update my apps like "watsapp", "LINE", "VIBER" are having connectivity issue when connecting through WiFi, But I could open the ...
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Wifi and data connectivity issue

Updated my Galaxy S3 to Android 4.3 (att) today. Now I can't connect to Wifi, or even find my home network, unless I turn off mobile data. I tried calling att tech support, they suggested factory ...
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WPA2-Enterprise: PAP not shown in phase 2 auth spinner

I need to setup a 802.1x EAP Wi-Fi network on a JellyBean device (Motorola Moto G). The network is managed by the university, and they are using eduroam. In the university configuration guide they ...
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“Unable to connect to the proxy server” after updrade to Android 4.3

My Samsung S4 has been experiencing the problem of "Unable to connect to the proxy server" after upgrade to Android 4.3, all the apps need network (HTTP) are not working, no matter using 4G or Wifi ...
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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 ...