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Cannot turn on WiFi and Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 running on Android 4.4.2. I just bought it 3 months ago. It's not rooted (I don't want root it). I also have "Terminal Emulator" (downloaded from Play Store). I can't turn ...
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Endless “Optaining IP Address” loop

Possible duplicates: Ice Cream Sandwich can't obtain IP address, what do I need to delete to reset wifi settings? Device stuck on "obtaining IP address", then sets network to ...
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How to stop Wifi from automatically turning itself off?

So on occasion, my wifi automatically turns itself off for some strange reason. This happens on both my Lenovo ThinkPad and my Samsung Galaxy S5. Is there a way prevent this from happening?
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Galaxy Note Not Working with Apple Router

I have a new Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) tablet that I absolutely love. I've been using it to take lecture notes and the thing is great. The tablet's wifi works fine with every network...except the one I ...
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Additional external wifi and bluetooth adapters through OTG

guys. I would like to connect additional wifi and bluetooth to my android tablet to make built in free. For example by external wifi I would like to connect wifi keyboard and native one have free for ...
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Facebook updates every two days

I just bought a Nexus 5 (US version) and for the past 2 to3 weeks I have noticed that Facebook updates every time I am connected to Wi-fi, I mean I am a developer so I can imagine that updates come ...
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Enterprise (802.1x) WiFi causing excessive battery drain?

In the past week, realised that WiFi at work (using 802.1x auth) has been draining my battery like crazy. Here are some stats I took over the past few days: Case Connection Duration ...
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WIFI not Connecting on my Samsung S Duos

My home networks says Saved, Secured but when i open internet it says no internet connection
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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Wi-Fi Problem in I9001 Galaxy S Plus with CM11 ROM

I have recently installed [GT-I9001][ROM][ION][4.4.4][KTU84Q] CyanogenMod 11.0 by ADC-Team - Release 17 [EOL] on my I9001 Galaxy S Plus. But after a while I found that my WiFi can't find any router ...
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encrypt wifi on Android?

CM Security app on my galaxy 5 has an alert telling me my phone is RISKY, the wifi is not encrypted. How do I encrypt the wifi on my phone? I haven't tried anything because I do not know what to do.
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Only whatsapp working on Wi-Fi and no other apps connecting(Android)

I'm having some strange problem with my Sony Xperia SL. I use Virtual Router Manage on my Laptop to connect my mobile to internet over Wi-Fi. From this morning none of the apps are connecting to ...
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Using ADB with usb debugging disabled, and no root

I have an Android Device running Android 2.3.7 . The device is locked due to exceeding pattern attempts. So now Android is prompting me to enter my gmail id and password. The problem is, the WiFi is ...
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Avoided poor internet connection message with Cyanogenmod using 'Eduroam'

I recently installed Cyanogenmod 9 in my Xperia Neo V and after that I have been getting internet problems. I always connect to a network called "Eduroam" (a global educational wifi network - link ...
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Cannot turn on Wifi or Bluetooth

I have a Galaxy Tab 4 SM-T230, but for some reason it will not turn on WiFi or Bluetooth. The slider goes green for 2 seconds then turns itself off. I have Googled this problem and it would appear it ...
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Wifi CA Certificates disappearing

I have an Xperia E3 running 4.4.2. My university's wifi network has a CA certificate to avoid having to re-enter credentials each time you connect. However, whenever I install this certificate (and ...
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Android NIC MAC address changed automatically

This is very puzzling but my android phone's NIC's MAC address seems to have changed on its own (or at least this is what it's showing). I have a MAC filter in my LinkSys router and I have given ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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Connecting through authenticated proxy

I have an Unrooted Sony Xperia tipo running 4.0.4. I have a Wi-Fi at home which uses an authenticated proxy. I have managed to apply the proxy and also have managed to use authentication. The trouble. ...
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Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?

Is there any way to stream all audio from my (Windows) PC to my phone via Wifi, so that my phone acts like a sound card? I basically want to use my phone with my headphones as wireless headphones. It ...
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Wifi Problem, often reconnects, while other devices no. If connected, sometimes no internet access

May i know how can i solve my android problem? i have a Huawei Honor 3C 4G, however its wifi sometimes connects and disconnects very often. Other than that, when it's connected it sometimes doesn't ...
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Which uses more battery? 4G lte internet or Wi-Fi?

I usually am within range of my Wi-Fi hotspot, and am using a Samsung Galaxy Note II. I've always wanted to know whether I'd have better battery-life if I was to turn off Wi-Fi? I have unlimited 4G ...
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Can't reach internet via wifi when wifi-direct printer is connected

Maybe I didn't understand at all the concept of wifi-direct, but, can an android be connected in the same time to a wifi for internet and a printer via wifidirect ? When i'm connected to my printer, ...
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My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
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WIFI not working when blutooth is on

I have an android phone (samsang note3) with WIFI and also a Bluetooth speaker. When I paired both then starting the internet thru wifi eg. songs from youtube. suddenly the internet cut down. Is ...
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Windows 7 file sharing , not accessible in Android phone using ES File Explorer

Trying to access a shared folder on Windows 7, using ES File Explorer on my Android 2.3 mobile phone over WiFi LAN. The scan on APP detects the Windows machine, but am unable to access the shared ...
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Galaxy s dous grand Wi-Fi didn't working!

Wi-Fi crashes after the phone fell out of my hand Sometimes works for a while and then come back to put If the problem is in the hardware What should I do ? Thank you ....
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How do I keep my wi-fi on in sleep mode

When I am downloading large files I need to stop my phone from sleeping , how do I keep my wi-fi on when the phone is in sleep mode.
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Why Advent Vega keeps losing Wi-Fi?

I recently bought a Advent Vega Android tablet and everything is working completely fine, however there is one slight problem with Wi-Fi. Even though I have full Wi-Fi signal (it is as high as it can ...
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Share reverse tethered internet connection through wi-fi

I want to share a reverse-tethered internet connection through wifi. I know I have to run the script below. But the problem I have is that I don't know where to run the script and how can I run it. ...
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WiFi Drops When SIM Inserted

When I insert SIM card in my ZenFone 5, it WiFi is disconnected and stucks on "Serching for WiFi..." and don't show any WiFi. I think its because of WiFi regional code. I live in Iran. How can I fix ...
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Why does my Nexus 5 keep forgetting all wifi passwords after a reboot?

A month ago I got a Nexus 5. It's running Android 4.4.2 (kernel:3.4.0-gadb2201). I noticed after using it for a while that it constantly keeps forgetting all saved wifi passwords after a restart. In ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi in my samsung tab4

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 SM-T230. Initial usage of Wi-fi was going fine but recently I am not able to turn of Wi-fi at all in the device. Tried couple of trouble shooting options ,but no ...
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Cannot turn on wifi on Galaxy SIII

For the last month, I am unable to turn on my WiFi. It gets stuck on the message "turning on..." . I did a factory reset but it didn't help. I have tried to reboot a number of times and also I have ...
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Reset DHCP cache for Asus Memo Pad HD7 'Avoided due to poor connection'

Only the other day, my tablet now refuses to connect to any Wi-Fi spot. I've tried resetting both the tablet and the router to no avail. After looking around, it seems to be some form of issue with ...
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Frequent WiFi disconnects with my WiFi router

I recently purchased Wireless Router and When I connected Wirelessly through my mobile(Sony Xperia P, android ver: 2.3.7), keeps on connecting and disconnecting for every 2mins. Whereas from other ...
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my S3 won't connect to my home wifi

I first go into settings then I go into and turn on Wi-Fi but every time I try to connect to my Wi-Fi it say "connecting, authenticating, disabled " and all my other devices connect perfectly
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Authentication problem while connecting to WiFi hot spot!

I just unboxed my androidOne device (Micromax Canvas A1) and while connnecting to my WiFi hotspot it loops through: When entered the password, proxy etc: Saved, secured with WPA2 When tapped on ...
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Hex key to Wi-Fi is 64 characters, but device only allows 63 to be entered

I have obtained the hex key to my network, and it is 64 characters in WPA2-PSK. When I try and connect to the device and enter the passcode, it stops at 63 and won't let me enter the last character. ...
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How to access andriod to my pcs hardrive using wifi

I would like to connect my samsung galaxy s4 over wifi with my pcs harddrive. It should be the same way as by the remote desktop apps but indstead of them only to use the pc hardrive. I want to get ...
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Does Razr i connect to PEAP protected wi-fi networks?

I have tried to connect to a "eduroam" network (PEAP) but it did not work in my Motorola Razr i, Android 4.0.4 . Any tips?
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Can I use my Android device as Wi-Fi Adapter for my PC (i.e. Tethering to PC through USB, but using Wi-Fi not Phone Network)?

I want to use my Android phone to connect a desktop (windows 7) PC to the internet via Wi-Fi (ie, not muching though my Data plan). Is this possible with the various tethering options out there? The ...
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How to limit/throttle WiFi data speed on my Android device?

I am testing an Android application and need to understand how does the app behave on different internet speeds. An example of test case is: 1. set the maximum bandwidth to 20kbps and check how it ...
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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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Cannot connect to my WiFi: “Saved, secured with WPA /WPA2”

I cannot connect to my WiFi at all. I have a Nexus 5 and it has been fine for a long time. All of a sudden, I just cannot connect to my WiFi. I try to connect, and it either says that I am out of ...
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Galaxy S3 won't connect to WiFi

I have a Galaxy S3 and a data plan. I prefer using wifi whenever possible. I tried to connect to a few networks, both private and public but I always get the same result: phone will say ...
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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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Wifi connects for sometimes then disconnects and then never connects

Their is a big issue of WiFi in my phone when i first bought it... My phone is a Spice Stellar Mi-439, Android KITKAT v4.4.2, 1GHz Processor, 512RAM, 4GB Internal, currently 16GB Expandable. The ...
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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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How can I enable calling over Wifi for a T-Mobile based Moto X?

T-Mobile allows for unlimited calling when I'm tethered over Wifi, on my old Blackberry Bold this was called "UMT" or something like that (it would appear in the status bar). Since I still have poor ...