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Recover WiFi password on another phone using Google account

How to backup WiFi password using Gmail? Manually? My old phone was broken, and I have signed-in to Google and sync it there. Then I bought a new phone. When I signed-in on my new phone, my WiFi ...
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setting kind of semi - airplane mode [duplicate]

In airplane mode, both SIM(s) and wi-fi are disconnected. Is there a way to just disconnect the SIM(s) and keep wi-fi connected without root privilege?
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Does turning off your mobile network removes the limit to how many devices can connect to your hotspot?

I have produced an application as a project that gets information from connected devices such as MAC address, IP address, connections, etc. They don't really need internet connection. However, I can ...
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Can I jam the WiFi connection of other android phones nearby?

Is there any way to programmatically jam the WiFi signal of another Android phone? Or anything that comes close to this?
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How can I run a shell script when some WiFi is connected?

I have a really simple shell script, that just adds a route to my internal development machine. This is useful, as that machine has some LXC containers inside, so I can reach all my containers from my ...
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How do I turn gray wifi icon to blue?

I have been searching for answers and some suggestions doesn't seem to work. I can connect to WiFi but I am not able to use it, (Facebook, Play store, Etc.) because the WiFi icon seem to turn into ...
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Is there a way to automatically store wifi password when I enter them in a way that will allow me to recover them without root?

Please note that I don't want to recover wifi passwords without root access. I know you need root in order to recover remembered wifi passwords. I want to know if there is a way to save them in an ...
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In “Advanced Wi-Fi settings”, I told my device to turn Wi-Fi off during sleep, but it didn't seem to work. What else can I try? [closed]

Is there any android app which turns off completely the wifi radio, when the phone is locked AND the screen turns off. I have already tested some apps for this purpose and they solely rely on the ...
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How to setup wifi from adb shell?

I'm using adb over USB to shell into a rooted CyanogenMod-modded device. I wanted to debug my wifi connection through the command line, connecting to an open (unprotected) wifi network. Is it possible ...
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How to use my android phone as a Wi-Fi adapter

DISCLAIMER: I am not talking about USB teathering. So i am looking to use my phone as a literal wi-fi adapter for my PC (ie control it and the connections from my PC as if it actually is just a wi-fi ...
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How can I set a static IPv6 address for a WiFi connection?

I am running CyanogenMod 12 (Android L) on a OnePlus One, and would like to set a specific wireless network to use a static IPv6 address. I see a menu option for doing this for the IPv4 address (as ...
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Wifi works only for 5 or 10 seconds

I'm using nexus 6 and updated it to 5.1 lollipop. it has some problems with my home wifi. Oddly it works for 5 seconds only once it gets connected, then although it displays as if it's connected there ...
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why there is exclamation mark on wi fi. I am facing problem after upgrading to lollipop 5.0 [duplicate]

I have a Micromax AQ4501 mobile phone. I am getting an exclamation mark over the Wi-Fi icon. And I am unable to connect to Wi-Fi thereafter. I have been facing this problem since a few days after I ...
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Push notifications for Google Hangouts unreliable on WiFi

I just got a Moto E and am attempting to use Hangouts as both my chat client and my SMS client. This works well except for the fact that it is unreliable about receiving push notifications. The ...
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How can I timeout my hotspot?

I use my hotspot on the go, then forget to switch to Wifi when I reach my home or office. Is there an app that times-out the hotspot -- and cellular data in general -- and switches to Wifi? It coudl ...
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Why does my S5 keep connecting to wifi and how can I PERMANENTLY stop it from doing that

Little bit of background, at my place of employment wifi is provided (a free version which isn't locked, and a version which is locked). I don't want to connect to either. It keeps connecting to the ...
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Closing internet access for some apps [duplicate]

Is there a way to prevent some apps from accessing to internet when wi-fi or mobile data is on?
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Google Maps Android API v2 not working in Samsung Note4, with data connection

My application which contains a Google map is not working (using the data connection) after updating play services (to 7.3.29). I installed the application on some other devices such as Samsung ...
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Moved out with my router : Location services don't get it

So I moved out, carrying along my WiFi router. I set it up at my new place, but now, every time I use a location service, it recognizes my router and places me at my old address... Any way I can force ...
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Nexus 4, Lollipop 5.1 WiFi Issue

My Nexus 4 device stopped connecting to the Cisco router at work for some reason. I thought it was because the upgrade to lollipop 5.0 (had Kit-Kat before) but I'm not so sure anymore. I tried: ...
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How can I completely disable wifi?

Nexus 5, Android 5.1 When I check battery usage it shows wifi as a solid green line even though I have: Turned off wifi, Disabled scanning in advanced setting, Set location to only use GPS Have I ...
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WiFi ICON is gray on my kitkat ONLY at home and ONLY with a specific device [duplicate]

I have noticed that when I'm at home, the WiFi icon is always gray, so I cab still have access to the internet but notifications from apps like whatsapp, Facebook, etc doesn't, work. When I connect to ...
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How do I Save the password to a friend's router on my LG REALM Smartphone?

Each time I try to connect to this router it requires me to enter the (very long) password. I do not have to do that when I use my own router; I get connectivity without entering a password each ...
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No wifi, data internet, app upgrade

My samsung galaxy s3 keeps telling me my ip address isn't right. So it won't connect to wifi or data internet. It won't upgrade my play store apps or download them. I've already done a reset. What do ...
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WiFi won't turn off

When I turn off my WiFi, even if the toggle seems to be in the OFF position, if I go to the battery graph I can see that it is still ON through the WiFi bar placed on the bottom. I tried enabling and ...
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galaxy note 3 annoying Wifi

I can't stop the wifi from turning back on. Everytime I disable it it keeps enable itself back on, there's no connection optimizer in my phone's setting>more connection. And I've checked all the third ...
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Auto disconnect wifi when out of wifi zone?

I want my mobile wifi to get disconnect when i am not connected after a specific time. Ex- If i am out of my wifi network for 10min my wifi should get turn off. Note I dont have root access.
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Unable to browse even when connected to free WiFi

I am unable to browse the internet, even if my phone is connected to my office free WiFi. I have tried resetting my phone.
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Wifi tethering blinks to ON/OFF mode while connecting the device to data

Wifi tethering shows an error while activating data on my android device. What may be the cause? Please reply. Thanks in advance. I am using Xiaomi phone, First of all I will switch on the tethering ...
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error connecting to IBSS network

Device: Xperia ZL Android OS/version: CM-11-20150126-NIGHTLY-odin/4.4.4 I'm trying to connect to the "Freifunk Gießen" IBSS mesh with my device, but it always only shows the network as "Ad-Hoc, ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues?

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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How can I find saved WiFi passwords within non-rooted phone? [duplicate]

I have Android phone which is non-rooted. How can I know the saved WiFi passwords in my phone?
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Smart Switch between 3G and WiFi to maximize connectivity

Hi I plan to stay connected all the time by having my Android phone switch between 3G and WiFi automatically based on availability of WiFi Network. I was wondering is there an app that can do the ...
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how to DISABLE the wifi at some places?

I use 'smart wifi toggler' to activate the wifi at home or at work, but since a few days I would like my phone to haveanother behaviour : to connect at home but not at work. so in SWT I disabled the ...
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Galaxy S5 unable to switch to 4GLTE when Wi-fi is turned off

I have had my Samsung Galaxy S5 for about a year now and it has been working fine until a few days ago. I would use my wi-fi when I have access to it and then I would switch to my 4GLTE when I don't ...
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Unable to permanently forget a WiFi network

I have an 802.11ac router at home with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz connections and separate SSIDs for each. In most parts of my home, the 5Ghz connection is utterly useless, which I learned the hard way from ...
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When I try to connect to work wifi I am asked to sign in

My work wifi runs netgear routers via a lan. when I try to connect with my Samsung galaxy s5 I am asked to sign in but these are open routers no security. When I try to sign in I am redirected to ...
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wifi Avoided poor internet connection? [duplicate]

My phone is showing " avoided poor internet connection ". But i have full signal and just 1 feet away from the modem. How to fix this problem. My android version is 4.2.2.
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Blocking unwanted wi-fi singnals

There are a lot of wi-fi connections around my phone. I want to use only one of them. Is there a way to block those unwanted connections so that they don't appear in existing connections in wi-fi ...
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How to set up a network connection between Android phone and Windows PC without Internet

Is it possible to connect my Android phone (Galaxy S3) directly to my Windows (7) PC in such a way that I can make network connections to the PC from the phone, without a pre-existing WiFi network? ...
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Mounting an USB wireless adapter to a Nexus 4

Brief problem In short I am trying to mount an external USB wireless adapter to my Nexus 4 so that I can put the wireless adapter into monitor mode to use a tool called reaver. System I have a ...
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How do I restore Wi-Fi networks & passwords manually from Google account?

I have used a Wi-Fi and I stored it in my Google account with Backup and restore setting. Every time I reset my device, then after I adding my Google account to my device it will connect automatically ...
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WiFi network issue in Moto G

I want to connect to a WiFi network using my Moto G first generation. If I go to Settings and select WiFi, my mobile will stop responding and after 5 or 10 sec I will get a dialogue box that says ...
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WiFi stop working after few days

I have problem with WiFi on Android 4.4.2. (phone ZTE Geek 2) After few days of working WiFi stopped work and WiFi connetion has an error: “Saved, secured with WPA /WPA2” Router reset, change ...
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“Unable to forget Hot Spot” - Can't disconnect from it either

I am running stock kitkat (4.4.4). There are some hotspots my phone will connect to whenever I am near. If I try to disconnect from it, I get an error message that says: Unable to forget Hot Spot ...
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Cannot log into the WiFi due to blocked website called hla2.safemovedm.com

I just got a new LG G3 running android 5.0. On my schools WiFi, there are blocked websites. When I try to connect to the school WiFi, it comes up with a terms and conditions screen (like the ones you ...
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Can I connect Wi fi and 4G at the same time for different things [duplicate]

Is it posible to receive via WiFi data( only receive not send) to transmit later via 4G to internet Is not like hot spot(though maybe this is the name ) I just want to conect a wifi card or any ...
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WiFi not starting : accidentally deleted wpa_supplicant file

My device is moto g xt1033 android 5.0.2 (rooted). During my experiments for enabling reverse tethering over USB, I accidentally replaced the original WPA_supplicant file from system/bin folder with ...
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Android 5.0.2 x86, not working with wifi

I am trying to install the PC version of Android. I've found many links, but none of these versions work with my wifi. My wifi card is a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG (I have an Asus PC). How do I get ...
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Is there a fix for an unrooted HTC 3d having wifi and 4g problems?

My HTC 3d cannot connect to 4g. I called sprint and they tIt old me that the 4g network has been scaled back and everything is LTE now. Any insights into this? If I try to turn wifi on it rarely works ...