For questions specifically about issues with WLAN network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular connections (GSM/UMTS, 2G/3G/4G, etc.).

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How does Android sync the WiFi Profiles?

I'm using Jelly Bean on a tablet and a phone on the same account. After logging into a particular wifi network on one device, I noticed that sometime later (weeks) the other device had some acquired ...
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WiFi HT40 Android device sync missing

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, and both I have noticed in specifications are "WiFi HT40: supported". My problem is, that when I have mobile data active and connect to Wi-Fi, and ...
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How to connect Android phone to a Wifi network using PPPoE?

I have an ISP at home, which provides me with a PPPoE connection. My router supports that and I've configured it to autoconnect periodically, so I don't have to type my username and password each ...
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Redirecting incoming calls to different numbers depending on WiFi connectivity

Can we have an android application which will direct any incoming call to: The cell number in case WiFi is disabled Office extension number through Jabber client in case WiFi is connected (when I ...
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Auto sync only when connected to a specific wifi network

I am getting rather low battery life when using auto-sync on 3G. I have wifi in college and at home, so I'm looking for a way to enable auto sync only when connected to those 2 specific wifi networks. ...
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Disable a specific WiFi network from automatically connecting to in Android

I have several WiFi networks setup on my android device. I want most of them to automatically connect, but one specifically I don't want to automatically connect to. I want to manually connect to it ...
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Android applications need WiFi but I have only ethernet connection

I have the Imito MX1 device that is working on Android 4.1. I have problem with WiFi quality (speed and reconnecting) so I use the Ethernet on the RJ45 to USB device. Unfortunately some of the ...
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My samsung galaxy player 5 does not connect to the internet, but apparently connects to my router

I have a cisco linksys E1500 router, secured with WPA/WPA2 PSK. My samsung galaxy player 5, fresh out of the box, conencts to it but cannot access the internet. Based on this thread, I made myself a ...
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Why does my device turn Wi-Fi on by itself?

Similar to Why does HTC Incredible S turn Wi-Fi on by itself?, it seems my Samsung Galaxy Victory will turn on Wi-Fi at random times. It establishes a connection if certain networks are in range (i.e. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace: will it charge me to connect to home wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible for my mobile carrier to track my wifi usage and bill me accordingly? I want to get a prepaid galaxy ace because i can't afford to be paying a plan. Will ...
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Nexus 4 / 7 and Wi-Fi incompatibility

I have a Nexus 4 which works on most Wi-Fi networks, but not with my D-Link router running DD-WRT. It connects, but data transfer is sporadic at best, and essentially useless. Amongst the myriad of ...
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How to stop Foursquare from turning on Wi-Fi?

Some time ago I noticed Wi-Fi powers on without any action from me. There was a question already from me, asking why the phone would do this. I localized the issue to Foursquare app — it actually has ...
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How can I stream music/audio from Android and PC to Android device via WiFi?

I've searched for this for some time, and I've found several options that almost works. I have an Android device connected to my stereo and I want to be able to connect to it with either my PC or my ...
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Android 4.0.3 Google tablet will not connect to Billion 5200n RC router

I have an Android Google tablet that will not connect to internet Wi-Fi on Billion 5200n RC model router. iPad and iPhones do connect without a problem, but the tablet shows its connected but when I ...
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Wi-Fi won't stay off

I have a Motorola Droid and have just installed the latest update. The Wi-Fi network at my workplace is temperamental, so I prefer to simply turn off the Wi-Fi and use 4G. The issue is, when I ...
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How could I sync ONLY my calendar with Gmail (optionally when a WiFi connection is available)?

On my old Nokia C5, there was a quite smart setting to sync the phone calendar with my Gmail calendar when a WiFi connection was available, every say 30 minutes (using MailForExchange). I'd expected ...
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Startup and Wi-Fi problem with email, apps

Had to grab a Samsung Galaxy Discover prepaid phone with 4.0.4 as a quick replacement. Only problem is whenever I power up the phone, my Gmail and ISP's email accounts won't sync and my weather ...
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2answers
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What's the difference between a Wi-Fi conection and a Wi-Fi Hotspot?

I just bought a 9" d2 android tablet and it has both. When I turn on the hot spot it shares my connection with other tablet -- but doesn't give me a conection. So I guess my question is: why have a ...
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Is it faster to send a picture message through 2G or Wi-Fi? [closed]

I have a LG Mytouch android smartphone. I need to send a picture out tonight!
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Internet showing network problem

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy Ace few days back. And it's showing network / connection problem or error, or connection time out. Whenever I try to open a page it shows "Webpage not available". And ...
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Wildcards in proxy bypass list

My LG LS840 Viper 4G LTE (Sprint) recently upgraded to 4.0/ICS. Under 2.3/GB the proxy settings had been disabled entirely, but I am now able to set up per-network proxy settings for the various WiFi ...
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How to play YouTube or any audio from my desktop Linux and send the audio playback to Android?

I have many music lists and local files which is playing in my Fedora, Ubuntu, ArchLinux, Solaris, FreeBSD. How can I send the playback audio to my Android so that I can hear using my headphone from ...
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Video streaming among Android devices using Wi-Fi without Internet

I am looking for a way to stream online video between 2 or more Android devices over Wifi network created by hotspot tethering. I found one that can stream audio online. Is there something similar ...
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How to make cell phone using GPRS/3G a WiFi-Hotspot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share internet among 2 android devices? Can we use an Android phone as a Wi-Fi repeater? I have an android cell phone (Samsung Galaxy S Advance) running on ...
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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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1answer
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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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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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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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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 ...