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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Before, I used ES Explorer to connect to PC ok. Recently, I've just change the modem, and my Android Phone can not connect to PC anymore. I think it would be a setting on my modem, but GOOGLE can not ...
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Stop certain apps from ever using mobile data

Before you refer to this: I have tried installing Onavo as suggested here, but that did not allow me to do what I wanted (at least the current version of the app doesn't). My Wi-Fi is not the most ...
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android phone turns off when wifi on

i have a Samsung galaxy ace 3 that tuns off when it sleeps or locks but that only happens when it has internet access, not necessary WiFi on. So if i want to use the phone i have to disable the WiFi ...
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How do you import CA certificates onto an Android phone?

I want to connect to my University's wireless using my Nexus One. When I go to "Add Wi-Fi network" in Wireless Settings I fill in the Network SSID and select 802.1x Enterprise for the security and ...
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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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Why does Wi-Fi fail to connect to certain public networks?

It won't connect to certain free official public networks in shopping malls, caffees or hospitals for example where it supposed to even with signal strength bars being 3-4. That's right gentlemen, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 drops home wifi connection and and can't reconnect unless the router is turned off and back on.

My girlfriend has had her Tab 2 for ten months and only recently it has this problem. She will be using the tablet on the internet and the connection will suddenly drop. The signal is strong and the ...
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Restoring wpa_supplicant.conf [root]

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) which just decided to restart itself and clear out my saved WiFi passwords! Luckily I make regular manual backups of the wpa_supplicant.conf file from /data/...
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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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Limit YouTube to Wi-Fi only

My daughter loves to share videos on YouTube with her friends. As a result she's blown through her monthly 2GB data allotment on multiple occasions. While I've educated her on the difference between ...
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How can I see which wifi channel / frequency is used by my android 4.4.2 device?

How can I see which wifi channel, frequency is used by my android 4.4.2 device?
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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is Add wifi ...
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Is it possible to apply Mac based filtering in android hotpost/tethering

Is it possible in android to apply mac based filtering when we share our mobile network via wifi hotpost. Is it possible to implement it using WifiP2pManger class or any other medium in android ??
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How can I view detailed information on a WiFi connection on an Android device?

Background / Purpose I'm setting up a wireless network in which a Raspberry Pi works as the router & access point (following Adafruit's Guide). After getting it all set up, I tested the network by ...
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Unable to connect phone to normal Wifi networks after using corporate WiFi

I use my office network which is a Corporate WiFi set-up secured with 802.1x (and requires me to use my company credentials - Username and Password). But when I'm back home and try to connect my home ...
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Unable to connect to wifi router: Something wrong with configuration?

I needed some way to interact between my desktop and my android phone (Cynaogen). I got a router from my friend. To be clear, its not about getting access to internet, I just want to establish LAN ...
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Tablet not connecting to my home wifi router

I have a micromax funbook p300 tablet with a custom rom installed android ver 4.1.1 Before some days it was connecting to my wifi router. But now it is not getting connected to the router, though it ...
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how do I get stable connection of WiFi on my Samsung tablet A

My Samsung tablet A, gets disconnected immediately after connecting to router WiFi at my home. But at my office I do not face this problem with the router over there. Can you help me?
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Can android collect info about wifi routers even if Google Play Service is disabled?

Androids newer versions have changed the 'GPS' button into a 'Location' button which now offers 3 options for determining your position (recording wifi router information and comparing it to a google ...
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Endless “Obtaining 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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only 1 wifi arrow flashing

so connecting to my companies wifi i have to put my password in etc.. i never had a problem but today the wifi says im connected with 1 bar the up arrow flashes white but the down arrow does not flash ...
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Why can't this Asus tablet access anything over the internet though wifi is connected?

I just replaced all the networking infrastructure in my home do to a Frankenstein IP packet: this includes the Arris Residential Gateway, two Netgear switches, and a Netgear Model R7000 wifi router. ...
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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WiFi drains battery even if it's off

On my Nexus 5, since Android updated to marshmallow, the Wi-Fi is draining the battery way too fast, even when disabled. See the screenshot: (Click image to enlarge) I've seen this question: ...
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How do I turn my WIFI on my samsung note 4?

Of course I have hit the WiFi switch in settings, but when i slide it to the on position, it slides right back to the off position. I noticed it because I got a notice saying that my wifi needed to ...
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How to verify if Android is fragmenting large IP packets?

We are running some tests in which the Android phone should fragment large IP packets before sending over wifi directly to a server. For some reason, the server is receiving the entire packet as can ...
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No Wifi Menu on Android Tablet

I have an android tablet but I do not have a wifi menu in the settings. I don't know how the wifi menu disappeared or how to get it back. There is only a Data Usage menu. Also, now when I go into ...
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How can I install wpa_cli on my rooted device?

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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WiFi Auto Connect Problems

I'm on Sultan CM13 20160526-Stable-bacon on One Plus One. For some reason, my device stopped auto connecting to known WiFis. But, that only happens to a couple of routers, not all. can it be a router ...
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Wifi connection , with username and password

My phone is HTC desire 826, I'm living in a flat ,with my friends. We have a WiFi connection. When we establish connection , one of us should sign in with a given username and password , in a pop-up ...
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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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What is the fastest way to transfer huge files beween two android powered devices?

What is the fastest way to transfer huge files (e.g. 500MB) between two android powered devices? Bluetooth? WiFi direct? Beam? or maybe USB on-the-go?
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How to set WIFI proxy via adb shell?

Genymotion 2.2 & Android 4.0 I want to set a global HTTP proxy in Android, and all Apps will go through this proxy. Now I can only do this in GUI as following way: Wi-Fi -> WiredSSID -> Modify ...
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Note 4, cannot turn on wifi

It started when I factory reset with twrp and flashed a new ROM. I tried different ROMs and stock when I noticed that I couldn't turn wifi. I ran ifconfig with the terminal emulator app and found out ...
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Wifi wont turn off

I recently upgraded to marshmallow and ever since the wifi wont turn on. The first time i entered setting i turned on the wifi and after i was done using it i decided to turn it off but it did not ...
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Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
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How do I “forget” an out-of-range Wi-Fi network on a Galaxy S7?

I want to remove old saved networks that are no longer in range. I can forget visible networks, but out-of-range networks are not visible anywhere so I can't do the standard long-tap => "Forget ...
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Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to Android 5.0.1, and I can't change the DNS when I select the "Static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press OK and ...
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Wifi automatically turns on persistently, despite configuration

I am using a Sony Xperia L (C2104) with Android 4.2.2 (Build number 15.3.A.1.17). I can only find one setting that would turn on Wi-Fi automatically, and it is the "Location-based Wi-Fi" setting in ...
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How to configure EAP over LAN

I have an Android 5 device with a LAN (RJ45) connector and I'm wondering how to configure 802.1X RADIUS authentication over LAN. Which config files are relevant? Googling "Android" + "EAPOL" gives ...
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Preventing device from accessing open WiFi networks

How can I prevent my son from accessing open WiFi networks that do not require a passcode? I have my router restricted for adult content and I have my mobile provider set to restrict porn sites. But ...
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Samsung S5 blowing up my DIR-628 router

I'm not exactly sure how to explain what's happening. It appears that my router is rebooting? Certainly, it's causing the wireless network on the router to completely crap out and it looks like my ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 rmnet0 interface non existent

I was wondering, why in my Samsung Galaxy 2 tablet I can't see any rmnet0 interface after executing: adb shell cat /proc/net/xt_qtaguid/stats Or: adb shell netcfg I know this a wifi only device, ...
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How can I tell my device to ignore a public Wi-Fi network?

The city I live in has city-wide Wi-Fi available for a subscription, but the Wi-Fi access point is public. This means that everywhere I go in the city I get a notice that there is public Wi-Fi ...
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Huawei P8 lite does not ask for user name password for connecting to WI-FI

I have a Huawei P8 lite with Android 5.0.1. My phone is having an issue when connecting to Wi-Fi. But only for my office wifi. For other wifi networks, it gets connected with out any issue. One ...
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LG G3 Wifi Connection Issues

This started like a week ago, my phone wont connect to my WiFi properly. Issues: Unable to locate my WiFi (it cant search/ find my WiFi) 'Authentication Problem' shows when it is connecting to the ...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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Galaxy S6 and S7 not auto-connecting to WiFi

I've had a problem with my phones (Galaxy S6 and S7) not auto-connecting to WiFi. When I open up the WiFi settings it will connect. Is there any way I can determine if an app is disrupting the ...
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wifi issue on connection with home network on android 6.0

im having an connection problem on wifi with my htc desire 816 and ive tried rebooting and network reset and even forget password and ive also tried modifying my network with providing manual ssid n ...
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Can I automatically log in to open WiFi that requires web login/password?

There are lots of wifi hotspots that are open, but require a web-based login to use. Hotels, coffeeshops, workplaces. For password-protected wifi, it's easy to set up Android phones to remember the ...