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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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How to hide the wifi icon on the Status (Notification) bar

I read this question How to hide status bar notification icons? But i want to remove only the Wifi Icon in the Status bar of my Android Mobile. How can i do this ? Or Is there any app to do this ? ...
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Google+ auto backup jams up my WiFi network

For months I tried to track down a ping issue (high ping; disconnect & reconnect my router; low ping for about 20 minutes; high ping again). Turns out, thanks to this answer, it was the Google+ ...
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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 could be the source of error for this kind of android wireless (wifi) disconnection?

Recently there was wifi connection problem for my LG G2 (Android 4.4.2). It has internet connection and was able to connect to AP but sometimes it faces connection drop, no wifi connected although the ...
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How to force wpa_supplicant to connect to AP and skip scanning

I have been using wpa_supplicant to connect to an AP on an Android device running ICS. I have defined a few APs within the network block in the wpa_suplicant.conf file. The problem is every time the ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Apollo (GT-I5801) doesn't connect to WiFi connection. What should O do?

Currently my phone doesn't connect to WiFi connection, it always on and off everytime I open my WiFi connection. What can be possible solutions or what do I need to check in order to connect my ...
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Can I access the Intenet via WiFi if my phone has no SIM card?

I want to use WhatsApp on Samsung GT S5830 in Japan, but I do not have a SIM card for my phone. Can I use the Internet on my mobile via WiFi?
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Android 2.2 Galaxy S SGH-T959 kernel update with netfilter

I can't seem to find a kernel update for this phone that would include netfilter. Does anyone know a different way to install netfilter on this phone?
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Is there a way to use an Android tablet as a wifi handsfree device?

My situation: Android (4.0.3) tab hooked up to my car stereo using the headphones connector. Android (2.3.5) phone (HTC Desire HD), which I use to call, text, browse, etc. Since my car stereo's ...
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How to use one Android phone as a handsfree device to another (via WI-FI)?

I have an extra Android device (a mobile phone, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, S6102B, Android 2.3.6 - rooted), that I call D1 here, and would like to use it as my "car brain", like a low-cost multimedia ...
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Cubot S208 Avoided Bad Internet Connection, How do I disable? [duplicate]

we're hoping somebody out there can help us with a new Cubot S208 smart phone we've just bought. We've been using it for a couple of weeks on various wi-fi networks and not experienced any problems ...
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Wifi disconnects during sleep

I noticed recently that, when I would use my phone after it had been sleeping, wifi wouldn't be connected and it would have to connect. I went into advanced wifi settings and ensured that "Keep Wi-Fi ...
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Is there a in-built setting to login to public hotspots?

I have a SIM-lock free Galaxy W with Android 2.3.6 on it. The other day in the public library I found out that I was not able to login anyhow to the public Wi-Fi. It shows that the DHCP gives the ...
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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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Tablet radiation (RF vs EMF ) [closed]

I own a tablet without 3G/phone functionality but equipped with Wi-fi There is a lot of mixing up RF (radio frequency) with EMF (electric magnetic field) when looking for health issues arising from ...
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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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Nexus 7 (2013) WiFi Connection/Reconnection Issue

I have been using Nexus 7 (2013, Android 4.4.2) for a few months now, and it has issues with both work WiFi and home WiFi that all the other mobiles devices do not have (8 laptops plus a dozen Android ...
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Cannot Connect to internet via WiFi on Galaxy Tab

I enabled my laptop as a hotspot and connected my tablet through WiFi. Then I turned WiFi on and it shows me the network but it tells me I'm not in range. After that it shows network disabled and ...
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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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I can't download big files

So ive been trying to download these big files that are around 500mb-2gb but after like 10 minutes it says download failed. Im using Wi-Fi not data. Im trying to download the file in google chrome. I ...
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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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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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Make phone calls using a computer through an Android phone, both connected by WiFi

I have a computer and Android phone connected by WiFi. I want to use my computer to make calls through the phone. Is there any way to do this?
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Prestigio PSP5457DUO Android 4.2.2 does not connect to my academic network

In my university, I have a free internet WiFi access with eduroam system. However (double-checked the login and password already) I can not connect to the network with my phone :( All the security ...
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Is there a way to use the mobile network for data when connected to a WiFi network? [duplicate]

I have two devices that I routinely connect to my android phone through WiFi that do not offer internet: When in my car, an OBDLink MX WiFi ...
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need help getting wi-fi on my android LGL35G

How do I use my netgear WNCE2001 universal wi-fi internet adapter to get wi-fi on my LGL35G mobile phone?
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Play music from PC on Android

If I have shared a folder on my computer that has all my music in it, is it possible, when connected to the same Wifi network with my phone (Nexus One, Gingerbread), to play this music on my phone? ...
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Unable to connect wifi to MTNL

I am unable to connect my Micromax Unite 2 to my MTNL Wifi network however my other 2 phones (Samsung & Xolo) are connected easily.
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Android Wifi with same name

I want to know if i add wifi network with say ssid="test" can i anyway add same ssid="test" with different configurations like ip and gateways? EDIT : Suppose wifi has been configured with below ...
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Android Smartphone as wireless router (source: pc through usb)

I know I can have my Android phone act as a wireless route, and I know I can connect my Android to my computer's internet via a USB connection. Is it possible, then, to have the phone act as a router ...
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Change Input Method without unlocking the phone?

Recently, I've installed a WiFi Keyboard application to my Android phone. This way, since both the phone and my computer were connected to the same WiFi network, I could access the phone's keyboard ...
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Using a wifi dongle to monitor network

I have an android smart box with a built-in wifi and I want to add a dongle to the box so that I can monitor the network. I have found a similar question with somewhat vague answer(at least to me); ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 wi-fi connection problems

When I try to connect to wi-fi on my Samsung Galaxy S4 a message comes up, checking the quality of your internet connection and then network disabled because internet connection is slow. This happens ...
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What causes Android to have slow WiFi performance?

I have a Samsung Galaxy SII (GT-I9100 with Android 4.0.3) and a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1(GT-P7500 on Android 4.0.4). They both perform awfully slow on WiFi for internet related Apps. Either Facebook, ...
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Galaxy Tab 10.1 doesn't keep wifi connected despite settings

My Galaxy Tab 10.1, 16GB Wifi only version, disconnects the WiFi whenever the tablet goes into sleep mode. I have ensured that I have selected to never sleep in advanced WiFi settings. I downloaded ...
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Airplane Mode Timer that LOCKS

I have found airplane mode apps where I can set a timer for when it comes on. However, I can't find anything that requires a password to turn it off. I need to set it up on my friend's phone for his ...
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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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Samsung Glaxy S5 Wifi Not in Range

I have Samsung Glaxy S5 device with some other devices. The Wifi is working every device except in Glaxy S5 device. But when I go to Wifi settings I see 2 connections 1) MyWifi 2) NVRAM Warning: Err = ...
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Samsung Galaxy GT s7562 WiFi FREEZE - Showing “Turining On”

Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT s7562 WiFi got freeze. it shows "TURNING ON" and stays for ever like that. Please help. NB : -> I had tried hard reset. still not working -> I had tried dialing codes ...
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Nexus 4 not connecting to google server(haven't cleared google service framework) [duplicate]

I am using nexus 4.. In my case it is something different.. I am able to browse through browser and even my gmail app is working fine.. but my wifi icons are orange in color(Kitkat 4.4.4)..needs to be ...
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Force mobile data use while wifi is on

My wired connection is currently down, so my router's Wi-Fi does not connect. My phone's mobile data works fine. I want to mirror my phone's screen to my tv and watch YouTube. The problem is that to ...
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Can android phones play DVD-format movies over WIFI?

I have ripped my library of DVDs to my home server. I play them over WiFi from other PCs. Can an Android phone with HDMI out do the same thing as a media center PC, playing these movies over the ...
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“Internet not available” error while trying to connect to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy chat B5330 device. Whenever I try to connect it to wifi, I get various errors as follows, Using DHCP :- Here it shows a "obtaining IP address" message but never connects. ...
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Can I use wifi or Bluetooth to get the same kind of connection to my phone that I can with USB?

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 4.4.2, and I also have a laptop and desktop computer, both running Ubuntu 14.04. In order to access or transfer files from phone to computer, I can ...
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Battery impact of Android always on wifi location scanning

Google Now is popping up a card that reads: Improve my location For more accurate location, let Google search for Wi-Fi connections, even when Wi-Fi is off. Is this likely to have an impact ...
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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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Access Android Phone on local wireless network from Windows device

Is what the subject implies possible? Typing \\{phone IP} doesn't seem to work as it would with other Windows running devices on the same network. Thank you.
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how to measure the RSSI strength signal between peers using wifi direct?

there is no feature to measure the RSSI between peers in Wifi-direct, so how to get RSSI between them. actually i go under API for WIFI to see how they measure WIFI RSSI So i see that they send ...