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How to share Android “Reverse-tethered” internet via Android WiFi?

Before going into main question, we do know that : we can do Reverse Tethering from PC into android (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1371345) And we can share current phone internet ...
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Problem connecting my Xperia L to wifi..it shows Saved ,secured with WPA2..what should i do?

I tried to connect to my TP-Link ADSL2+ Modem Router (TD-8951ND) with my Xperia L, it worked fine the first three days, but now when I try to connect it shows "Saved, secured with WPA2" . I tried ...
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“Obtaining IP” problem while connecting to WiFi home network on Jelly Bean 4.1.2

I have recently brought a new Samsung mobile with android jelly bean. Till now it was working fine but after the update it is unable to connect to WiFi network and getting stuck at Obtaining IP. How ...
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Disable traffic when tethering Nexus phone to a tablet [duplicate]

Device: Nexus 4, Nexus 10 Is it possible to disable some traffic (e.g. app update or syncing like Google books) when tethering the mobile connection on a phone from a tablet?
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Can I program Tasker-like programs to do stuff if specific WiFi network is in range?

I'd like to try out Tasker, Llama or some such automated program. However, I do NOT want to program events based on GPS or other location information (for a variety of reasons not germane to this ...
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How to transfer huge files between Android phones only with ES File Explorer and Wi-Fi?

I have few HD movies each occupying around 1Gb to be transferred from one Android phone to another. I've read the question How to transfer files over Wi-Fi without a hotspot and its answers. Even ...
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Can I share my wifi connection to wifi tethering?

Can I do it on my android? I seem can't find any reference for it.
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Can tablets differentiate between regular wi-fi and mobile hot spot?

There are a lot of apps in Android which act differently depending on the internet connection. Such as apps which auto-upload photos to the could only when connected to Wi-Fi, and not when connected ...
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Can you Disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from Google Apps or a MDM Server?

This page claims: Wifi configuration from Admin console - Enter Wifi network settings in the Admin console, and they’ll automatically be pushed out to all managed Android devices. Does this ...
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Connect to internet via proxy

My office network is connected via proxy. While I connect to the internet(via browser) using mobile Wi-Fi, it asks for user name and password. When I enter the user name and password, it connects to ...
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tasker: grace time on events

I use tasker to act on state change on wireless services (WifI on, Bluetooth connected, ...). There are cases where, for a very short time, the state of a service changes (no matter the reason: a ...
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Cannot access Internet using Wi-Fi

I am using Samsung Galaxy GT-S5830i, a signal shows when connected to my work wireless, but I could not access the internet whenever I try. Could you assist?
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How to disable cellular when WiFi is present?

I perform all my communication via the internet (Jabber, SIP), so I only need cellular as a backup. Additionally, coverage at my home is near to nonexistent and as a result, battery drains in a few ...
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How to connect Samsung GT-i8160 and Debian via WiFi-Direct?

The wpa_supplicant documentation contains information suggesting it is possible to set up a WiFi-Direct connection between a Linux box and another WiFi-Direct device. It seems it is necessary to use ...
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Wi-Fi with no data

This has always bugged me, but I really don't know the best way to ask it (sorry if this is a duplicate): Some Wi-Fi networks that I use require secondary authentication (via a browser, etc), and ...
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closed ports wifi problem

I have these following issues : 1) wifi connects but the signal bars stay grey 2) I can open and search apps in market but when I try to download them , it says "waiting for network" 3) facebook ...
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Any way to find a Wi-Fi connected (unactivated) phone?

I'm ALWAYS losing my phone at home, in various obscure places (on a shelf in the basement, under the coffee filters, behind the toilet, etc.,) and I was wondering if there's any way to find it. The ...
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Searching for WiFi toggle

How do I get the WiFi toggle to show up in the notifications area on the Samsung Galaxy S4 - Verizon - 4.2.2 - Build VRUAME7? When I click on the pencil icon to edit it takes me here which doesn't ...
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Is my phone using both WiFi and 4G?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) running 4.2.2 (with the VRUAME7 Build, so root is not an option currently) has both the WiFi and 4G/mobile data symbols in the notification bar, occasionally the mobile ...
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Copy data from phone to wifi network

USB port on my phone broke (can't transfer data). My phone uses built-in memory, no memory card. It works, I connect to wifi, etc. Is there any software or easy way to copy all my files from phone to ...
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Can I connect my Android device to a laptop via WiFi to use file sharing?

How can I connect my Sony Xperia U to my laptop using WiFi to use file sharing? I tried normal connectivity by sharing my laptop WiFi and connect my Xperia U to the laptop -- but it only accesses the ...
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I want to disable internet but not the network

How can I disable internet but keep the network access on Android tablet? I want to be disable internet access to all but selected apps, at the same time I want applications to have direct internal ...
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Wi-Fi connected but there is no internet access

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Advance (Android upgraded to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) which I got only one month before. Wi-Fi was initially working great, but now it doesn't have any internet connection even if ...
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Android phone as hotspot and using wireless connection [duplicate]

Is it possible to make an Android phone a hotspot and make it use wireless connection? Is there any programmatical control over DHCP?
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On my Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), I am suddenly unable to connect to Wifi

I've googled this and turned up a bunch of inconclusive forum threads. I've also checked out a few similar questions on this site, but none of them quite match my details. So here they are: I have a ...
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Unauthorized Network

I recently configured my Samsung Galaxy Ace to provide internet access for my laptop. When friends visit and find the network, they get onto it and stream movies even though it is password protected. ...
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How to enable Wifi on an AVD

How can I enable WiFi on an AVD? I am emulating the Android version 2.3.3 API 10 and when I click WiFi in the phone settings menu it just says 'error'.
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How can I change the data usage cycle day for Wi-Fi?

Changing the starting day for Mobile data was already non-obvious as shown in this answer. Now, how can I change the day of month for Wi-Fi usage as well? Currently, I have the following cycles ...
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Cannot turn on Wifi. MAC address unavailable

I have an Android 4.0.4 tablet, Navon Platinum Explorer. When I try to turn on wifi, the toggle button goes "off" after a few seconds automatically. It doesnt even show the list of available ...
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Add wifi network name in notification?

I saw on one ROM (based on Cyanogen 10) it had wifi network name by the carrier name, and i want to make it work on stock CM.
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos can't scan and find WiFi networks

My Samsung Galaxy S Duos can't scan and find WiFi networks. It keeps turning on and off. I factory reset my phone almost 4 times and restarted it so many times that I lost count. Then my phone just ...
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How can I easily copy files from an Android device to a computer wirelessly via command line?

I need to copy jpegs from an Android phone's sdcard to a computer, ideally through command line (/storage/sdcard1/*.jpg to a remote location) I've tried Izzy's solution from this post like so: scp ...
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Problem in connection with Samsung Galaxy S3

When I connect to the internet with my Galaxy S3 it connects but tells me there's a network error (can't open or load any page though there is connection). I use the same wifi with another device and ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 WiFi won't turn on

All of a sudden the WiFi will not turn on on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. I have done factory reset and it has not fixed the problem. When I check the WiFi box to turn it on, it just says 'turning on'. ...
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Unwanted WiFi proxy issue

I have a Nexus 7 Android tablet. When I connect to my WiFi at home it keeps automatically adding a proxy on localhost:3128 to the connection. When I remove the proxy it works for a few hours and then ...
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Android on wifi - only local network, no internet

My phone (HTC One X) can't get internet when connected to my office wifi network. My office's wifi has no problem for me and my workers. By default, my phone uses DHCP mode when connected to local ...
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Can I use android phones and PC as walkie talkie? (without internet!)

I want to call my PC using my android phone(vice versa) without internet. I think it is possible, but not sure there is a program like that. PC to Android or Android to PC. Not just Android to ...
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will connect to wifi but wont let me do anything

i have an asteroid ATC64 it will let me connect to the wifi but wont let me use anything like the internet or youtube etc what can i do to get it to do what i need it to do tried rebooting it and ...
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wifi only when traveling; also necessary to turn off packet data?

My son has a Galaxy S3 and is travelling to Russia. He'd like to be able to use his phone for Internet use, and Skype, when connected to Wifi. Otherwise, he doesn't want to incur extra or roaming ...
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Galaxy Nexus 6:30 minutes to copy 128MB over WiFi, is it normal?

I use the Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250 and the WiFi is very slow, I copied a video (128MB) from my computer and it completed in 6:30 minutes, is that normal? It seems slower than over 3G. I used ES File ...
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gsm call from pc via android phone

Is there a way to call from Windows PC using android phone connected via WiFi? I tried to use Remote Phone Call, but it's not so good you need be connected to phone via Bluetooth.
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Specific wifi network suddenly stopped working. Why?

There is nothing wrong with my wifi connection. I have also used the same network before on the same mobile, but suddenly this problem occurs. Whenever I try connect to the Internet through the wifi ...
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How to stop getting internet through the prepaid card and use only my home wifi?

I bought a 3G prepaid card that offers internet, but I want to stop getting Internet through the card and use WiFi to connect to his home router or certain WiFi networks of choice. I know how to ...
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Samsung galaxy note knocking off other computers wifii

My Samsung galaxy note 10.1 32gb knocks off the other computers on the WiFi network when I connect. Mine connects fine, but the other computers (laptops) get knocked off and have to be rebooted or ...
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Tablet not connected to N wifi

I have bought a cheap tablet, and it was not able to connect to my N-only wifi. When I set it to NG or G, it connected fine. So I took it back to the shop and had it replaced. The new one has the same ...
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Prestige 7 won't connect to internet

I can't get on internet. When I go to Settings > Network > WiFi and drag the switch from "off" to "on" it tries to connect but it goes right back to off. I can't click on add network. Also under IP ...
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Trying to Make WIFI connection on android 4.1 jellybean

New Nextbook tablet Android 4.1 Jellybean. trying to make WIFI connection. Ensured that SSID is enabled. Password entered. Device says its obtaining IP address, then avoided poor internet ...
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can't find setting static IP or Enable android reverse tethering

I have a nexus S and Android 4.1.2, I want to share a wifi connection from my laptop (ubuntu 13.04) and connect to it from my Nexus S, But.. I can't find where can I set a static IP address on my ...
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Micromax A116 ask for 5,13 and 15 digit wi-fi passsword

I recently buy Micromax A116(canvas HD) Running on Android 4.1.2(Jelly-bean), I have problem in wi-fi that when I want to connect my compony wi-fi which is secured with WEP and having password 11 ...
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Unable to resolve host “get.cm”

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P3113). When connecting to a particular Wi-Fi network, I get a message that states: unable to resolve host "get.cm". I am able to connect to the network and can see ...