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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Can I use an external WIFI adapter with my Android Head unit

I purchased the Pumpkin 2 Din Universal Car Head Unit (see product image below) and I want to know if I can use an external long range WIFI adapter via one of the USB/3g ports on the back? The device ...
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Tablet not connecting to any Wi-Fi at home but other devices does

My tablet isn't connecting to either of the Wi-Fi at home. The password is correct, and is working for other devices. I have the router of Belkin, and ZyXEL. Hopefully, this was helpful information ...
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Wi-Fi button stuck in Asus Memo Pad HD 7

I own an Asus Memo Pad HD 7 and I've had it for about a year now. It was working all well, then one day the Wi-Fi button was stuck. Even after 10 hours or so, it remained in the same condition. And ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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Connection to home server via https – works with WiFi, but not with 3G

I have a very weird issue with my phone (Alcatel 997D running Android 4.0.4). Let me start at the beginning. I provide certain services (mostly syncing stuff, Firefox and Cal/CardDAV) on a server with ...
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Android Wifi : How to change network interface used by android

When I boot up my Android Device and go to Wifi settings,the status of wifi remains "Turning Wi-Fi on" forever.I looked up in logcat logs,below is the error that I see. E/wpa_supplicant( 1713): ...
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what is error 905 [duplicate]

i made the steps u said but when i went to setting i didnt find manage application i only found auto update apps , add icon to home screen , clear local search history ,app updates avalible apps were ...
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Nexus 5 WiFi problems

I believe it's somewhat well-known that the Nexus 5 has had more than a few hiccups with certain wifi networks. However, I'm not sure that the main reasons for wifi connectivity issues is as well ...
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3G and wifi tweaks explanation required

Where ever I check for build.prop tweaks to enhance 3g or wifi connectivity I see this tweak , can anyone explain what these values are exactly? what is "ro.ril.hep" means ? why given the ...
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Connect to a device with WiFi, but use 4G for Internet [duplicate]

As the title states, is there a way to connect to a WiFi device (my drone), yet use another app on 4G? Right now when I'm connected to my drone using WiFi, I can't use 4G, but is there a work around? ...
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Moto G forgot all saved wifi networks after a reboot

Today i encountered a problem i didn't have before: when i tried to connect to a wifi network at work, i realised my Moto had the saved networks list totally empty. I needed to connect to the wifi as ...
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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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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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How to connect using WPA2-Enterprise on Android Devices?

I am doing some product development for BYOD environment, so I require a wide variety of devices. This one is causing me some issues with connectivity to the private network where I have to test. ...
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Huawei Ascend P7 disconnects Wi-Fi automatically, and the latter then cannot be used with other devices

I've got a Wi-Fi problem on my new Huawei Ascend P7. When I connect to a Wi-Fi network, it disconnects after ten seconds. But it disconnects the whole Wi-Fi network, so I cannot connect to it with a ...
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Got connection problems: How to reset wifi stack without factory reset?

I installed CM 5.1.1 and restored a ton of apps with Titanium Backup. Now my Wifi is bugged: When I enter a known Wifi network the phone connects to the wifi but can't make a real connection (has a ...
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Cannot access internet via Wi-Fi on YU Yureka running Lollipop

I have a YU Yureka mobile which upgraded to Android Lollipop version. I have been regularly using my office's Wi-Fi connection. For some days, the phone is showing that Wi-Fi is connected, but I can't ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 WiFi Connectivity Problems with SOME Wireless Networks

I have a new Samsung Galaxy S3 that plays well with my wireless network at home and elsewhere but has major connectivity issues with the wireless network in my office. Nobody else has problems and I ...
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How do I enable USB tethering without turning off the WiFi?

I want to tether my phone's WiFi connection to my computer via USB. There's a setting for USB tethering, but when I enable it there is a message Wi-Fi is turned off when USB tethering or Mobile ...
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Lollipop 5.1 doesn't automatically connect to wi-fi

After I upgraded my Nexus 5 to Lollipop 5.1, it does not automatically connect to wi-fi because Google is blocked in China and then the phone treated it as no network connection. I have tried the ...
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Do not use Google for captive portal detection

I'm in China, where Google is blocked, so my phone is not connecting to my home network and displaying an exclamation mark on my mobile data and wifi icons, as it probably cannot connect to Google. I ...
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How to disable captive portal detection? How to remove exclamation mark on Wi-Fi or signal icon in lollipop?

When connected to the Internet, the system checks if it's in a walled garden, which is simply trying to connect to google. If it fails, in Android 5, there'll be an exclamation mark on the wifi icon ...
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Net Apps Detecting Internal Baseband/USB IP Instead of WiFi IP

Verizon Bionic OS 4.12 No SIM card, using in home w/ WiFi Only Here is the problem: Various Network apps (VNC, Camera Remote, etc) are incorrectly detecting 192.168.157.1 as the phones IP, rather ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Wont Connect to Wifi-Related Apps

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 that I have had for a good amount of years now has suddenly stopped being able to connect to wifi needed apps e.g. YouTube, Instagram etc... This is really annoying and has ...
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How do I get my keyboard back?

I recently got an Android Tablet and I noticed it was incredibly slow so I disabled and force stopped a lot of the apps that were pre-downloaded onto the device because I knew I'd never need them. ...
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Listen to wireless traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic from a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless network. I can sniff ...
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Can not connect to wifi after upgrading to lollipop 5.0.2

I used to use my work wifi without any issues but since i upgraded the Android version to lollipop 5.0.2,since then it's not getting connected, though I'm able to connect to the phone data, but not ...
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No wifi after changing provider / sim card

Last Monday I changed provider and got a new simcard. I can use the phone and send SMS/text messages. Internet didn't work anymore. Wifi didn't work anymore. Both have not worked since. I do see the ...
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Recovering Wifi Password without Root on Galaxy Note 3

I am trying to recover WiFi password without rooting my phone. There are 2 ways I found online. One using a file explorer and the next is using ADB. I tried using ADB but I failed in doing so. I'm ...
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i want to set the sd card as default download location in htc desire 500,how?

In my mobile the apps are only downloading in my phone's memory I think which is full my sd card has a space of 16 GB only 1 GB is used in it and I want that when I download apps it directly goes to ...
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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 make a 'Captive Portal' on my mobile hotspot?

Some WiFi networks such as those you find on coffee shops, when we connect to their WiFi network it automatically redirects us to a web page where we will need to enter credentials in order to acess ...
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Internet over mobile-data while connected to WLAN network

I have a WLAN network that is not connected to the internet. There is a DHCP server on that network and that assigns its clients an IP and subnet mask, but no default gateway. When I connect to this ...
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Share android Wi-Fi

I've seen that there is an option on android thtat allows to share 3g via usb. is there a way to share Wi-Fi from a smartphone (XT1032)to another device via USB (the other device doesn't have a ...
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Wifi password lost every time I reboot my phone

VS985 - Verizon LG G3 - CM12 Nightly - 5.0.2 This has been going on for a few months now, and is just driving me bonkers. Every time I reboot my phone, and am home, my phone forgets the password for ...
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my wifi turns on and off continuously

Well I am not able to understand why is this happening? When I connect to a particular router this continuous state of switching happens and there is no problem with other routers. What are the ...
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Why I Can't Use Wifi for anything except whatsapp?

I can't use WiFi for anything except WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. I already turned on WiFi on my phone. But I can't do anything except WhatsApp. I can't browsing via WiFi, and can't open ...
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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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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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Where can I find saved WiFi AP passwords? [duplicate]

I have a WiFi modem and somehow misplaced the password, but my phone is able to connect to it since the password is already save, but clicking on show password dosen't work. How can I find the ...
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Both Bluetooth and Wifi not working on Galaxy S3 Mini

I have a Samsung Galaxay S3 Mini. I bought it from Canada and used there for 8 months without issue. However, when I came to Pakistan I unlocked it, and started seeing lots of issues. First, I have ...
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android kit-kat mtp/ptp to mass storage

Is there a way to emulate mass storage class on a PTP/MTP android 4.4.4 device without resorting to rooting. Could a WiFi to USB Mass Storage adapter be used for this purpose? I need to connect my ...
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Switching from Wifi to mobile data takes long time

Since a few weeks ago, my Moto G takes a long time to start up mobile data after I turn off wifi. Usually it will take only a few seconds, but now it can take 10 minutes or even more. As long as it ...
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Wifi symbol always show exclamation mark since Lollipop upgrade

Since getting the recent Lollipop upgrade, the wifi symbol always has an exclamation mark. Wifi seems to work fine, and I gather this symbol means something to do with inability to access Google ...
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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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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How to start WiFi automatically on VoIP app demand

Phone is connected to internet with default program from my operator, it is a slow GPRS, EDGE or 3G internet, whatever is available in the moment. I would like to make my phone try automatically ...
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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 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 ...