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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 networks....
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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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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 ...
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Scan a single channel to measure RSSI of a specific AP when not associated

I would like to (repeatedly) measure the RSSI of a given Wi-Fi access point while I am (physically) approaching it. It is important to mention that at the beginning, my phone is not associated with ...
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Improving local wifi speed

I'm would like to use local Wi-Fi Hotspot with no Internet access to connect to multiple Android phones. The problem is, even though is a local network with only a few phones connected and no Internet ...
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Change Mac Address on Nexus 7 running 4.2.2

My question is: How do I change/spoof the mac address of my Nexus 7 so that the router sees the spoofed address and will not give an authentication error when connecting? I have done some looking ...
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“Avoided poor Internet connection” even though signal strength, speed is great

My phone keeps disconnecting from the WiFi network, saying "avoided poor Internet connection"... but I'm less than 20 feet from the router. It shows full bars while connected and the speed is fine. ...
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Eclipse ROM on Droid X2 = no Wifi

Having a problem with a Droid X2 after installing the Eclipse ROM. The Wifi connection won't connect, and upon looking in the settings window it just says, "Error". Phone-> About shows version 2.3....
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How can I automatically connect my phone to the stronger Wifi signal around it?

I have a Google Nexus 4 and have two wi-fi networks that I use in my home. Since they are in some range of one another my phone stays connected to the router that's farther away from the one I'm ...
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Stuck on “Turning Wi-Fi on…”

I've a Wintouch Q75s Tablet running on Android 4.0.4 ICS. I was using its Wi-Fi with no problems until yesterday, the Wi-Fi didn't want to turn on. I've noticed that my MAC address changed to ...
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Wintouch Q75S - Removed wpa_supplicant on accident

I removed the wpa_supplicant file and now the Wi-Fi doesn't work. Is there anyway to restore this file back? I tried Factory Reset but that only resets the apps and removes user data. The device is ...
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How to automatically connect to a wiFi network and turn off 4g LTE

I'd like my Samsumg Galaxy S4 verizon phone to be able to connect to my preferred wifi networks (office and home) automatically, while at the same time turn off the 4G LTE data plan. As of right ...
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How to connect 3rd party tcp/ip device to Nexus7

I have a wired tcp/ip based device that I need to access from an android app running on a rooted nexus 7. There is only one hard-requirement1. The tablet's primary internet connectivity must NOT be ...
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Help with internet on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have just got a Samsung S3 and am having trouble getting it working on the internet properly, I've put in all the settings required from the giffgaff site and checked the network coverage link on ...
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use wifi for data but not phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and figured out how to connect to WiFi, but I want only the data to go through WiFi, not the telephone calls. (I have had trouble w/ phone over wifi; the data is fine though ...
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Galaxy S3 Mini drains excessive battery when Wifi is ON

This question is linked to this one: Wifi battery saving tips or automation This time, the question is different. I have here a Galaxy S3 Mini phone that behaves strange. When Wifi is OFF, battery ...
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What Android versions have captive wifi detection?

A captive Wi-Fi or captive portal being a Wi-Fi network that redirects all websites to a page, usually with a form to log in, enter a code, or accept some T&Cs. My samsung-nexus-10 can detect ...
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Wifi battery saving tips or automation

A person that is not expert in computers & technology (including smartphones) bought a Galaxy Mini S3 and asked me some help. He is very old of age. The problem with this phone is that Wifi ...
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Speed of WiFi file transfer from PC to phone

I have WiFi router set up. Both my phone and Windows PC connects to the same WiFi. So I tried ES File Explorer to copy shared folders from my Windows PC to my mobile. However transfer speed goes as ...
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Ports on the Android PHONE

I often use my Samsung Galaxy Note2 on local WiFi networks which are protected by a firewall, and experience problems with some apps which are most likely caused by strict firewall rules. Is there ...
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Backup Wifi SSID and password on SGSII

I updated my sgs2 [I9100] to JB, I want it to format or wipe that clean and stable install. I can backup everything except wifi keys. I guess kies seems have it, but it was not work before. How can I ...
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How to turn off ringer when connected to particular wifi network

Is it possible (in built or via an app) to silence the phone when it's connected to a particular wireless network, and then unsilence it when the network is out of range. Use case : When I'm in the ...
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How to simulate a slow internet connection on an Android phone

I basically use internet using wifi which provides a very high speed internet and LAN connection. I would like to simulate a slow speed internet and LAN connection to understand how my web site works ...
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LG P710 Optimus L7 II keep turning off the WiFi

I just bought my first Android phone, a LG P710 Optimus L7 II. I love it. Just one problem. For some reason, when i haven't used the phone for a little while, the WiFi disconnects. In Settings> WiFi> ...
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Locking applications to wifi only data connections

So I've switched to a tiered data plan. Is there a way to lock certain applications from using 3g/4g and instead only use connected wifi.
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Can't access internet but I'm connected to wifi.

I have been using my dorms WiFi forever -- but since the latest system update on my S3, it won't get internet even though im connected to the WiFi (status says I'm connected -- but the icons in the ...
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How can I configure a WiFi proxy that requires a username and password?

I have an Android 4.1.2 phone, and I need to set a WiFi proxy that requires me to authenticate with a username and password. Where can I setup the user and password for the proxy?