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Android WiFi is being wonky(upload stalls)

I have a Galaxy S5 Verizon. Starting today, my wifi on my device has been acting stupid. Whenever I try to browse the internet, it lags. It isnt an issue with my internet or my router. Because when ...
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Wifi signing in

I have android 5 on my mobile . I am using wifi for internet. It should sign in automatically into that wifi network, but it is not doing so. Android is asking me to sign in every time. How to fix ...
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How do I change my device's Wi-Fi host name?

I'm looking at the arp table on my router (pfSense) and I see my Galaxy S5 phone connected to it. My phone is named GS5, but on my router it lists the host name for my phone as ...
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Do Android devices make active or passive scan when looking for WiFi AP

I would like to know if Android devices make active or passive scan when looking for the AP to connect. I've already made a test using Wireshark and wifi sniffer and it seems that while an iPhone ...
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Wifi tethering over existing AP

I have a wireless lan without internet access, and I would like to be able to share my phone's internet connection over this network but I can't find any solution. I need to keep this network, it's ...
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How to remove login popups when connected to a wifi network?

At my school there is a wifi network that blocks most websites. You don't need to log in, you simply connect and start browsing. But periodically a login page pops up. The problem is, this login page ...
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Force MarshMallow to keep a Wi-Fi without Internet access

I'm associating a Nexus 5x running MarshMallow 6.0 to a Wi-Fi hotspot that has no Internet access. Android keeps dropping the connection every second and then won't even try to reconnect stating that ...
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How to prevent Wifi auto-connect without forgetting that connection

In my workplace, we have both "real" and "test" wifi connection points. All are password-protected, with passwords that are difficult to remember. Normally I want to be connected to a real wifi, but ...
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How to fix wifi cannot be turn on

Im accidently deleted all my files at /system/ALL_FILE_HERE using Root Explore. After that im trying to open my Wifi to connectivity but , the wifi won't be turn on. Also on Hotspot too , it cant ...
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Galaxy Tab 4, Wifi strong but internet drops constantly

I'm having this issue with my father's Galaxy Tab 4. He can be just feet from the router and even though the WiFi is strong, the internet keeps dropping on his device. Even my crappy Dell Venue 8 ...
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IPV6 address on wifi

I noticed the other day that my Android phone (Moto X first gen running lollipop) was reporting having an IPv6 address. After a bit of investigation I discovered two things It only shows when ...
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Android device disrupts whole network

I have a onePlus One with cyanogenmod installed. When I turn wi-fi off on my phone and ping google.com on my macbook I get a ping of about 30ms. When I turn wi-fi on on my android phone the ping goes ...
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WiFi network is not saved when phone is rebooted

I recently rooted my Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and have found that every time I reboot my phone, I have to re enter my home WiFi network password again. I checked my wpa_supplicant.conf file in ...
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Galaxy Tab 2 After 2 years, unable to connect to my Router. WiFi name now has (WPS avaiable). Other devices unaffected

Galaxy Tab 2 Android 4.2.2 Suddenly refuses to connect with Router, a talktalk standard router. In WiFi networks it displayes the Network name, but below stated "Secured (WPS Available)" If I ...
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Will it work if I set up a http/ssh/ftp server on my android phone using the cellular mobile network?

I can set up a ssh server on my android phone, by running SSH Server by Ice Code App on my Android 4.4.2 phone over my home WiFi network. So my laptop can access the my phone via ssh in the same WiFi ...
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Forcing Youtube app to choose low resolution on videos

I'm going to let my kids stream Youtube from a mobile wireless hotspot on a tablet via the Youtube app. The issue is Youtube will select Full HD resolution when it can. My kids will not change ...
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School network, nexus 6p keeps trying

My new Nexus 6p won't connect to the WiFi network at school, a WPA2 PSK network(802.1x EAP). It only says "Trying to connect..."("Verbinding maken" in Dutch). I think this will be a common problem, so ...
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Can Someone zip those up for me? [closed]

I deleted etc/wifi etc/dhcpcd from android system root/data Now my wifi won't turn on.. Can someone zip those folders for Gionee P4 or other device with similiar firmware I performed ...
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Stay connected to specific Wifi which has no internet

I have a Nexus 5 with Marshmallow and another device with a built-in 5.8Ghz WiFi which is used for transfering videos from it. When I connect to this WiFi it keeps telling me, that it has no internet ...
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Can we connect to a Wi-Fi automatically?

Suppose I have wifi password for a particular connection,so can I connect to it automatically? Let's say I save the password on my server(Let's just say I have access to that),so can we connect to ...
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Connectify and Galaxy Grand duos android 4.2.2 hotspot connectivity issue

When using connectify for the first or after a long time, the mobile connects just fine to the hotspot untill 2-3 days pass by and it disconnects and stops displaying the name of the network in the ...
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Device keeps on asking me to sign into my wifi network

This issue just started today and I am at my wit's end because my phone still asks me to sign in to a wifi network which I have been using perfectly well for the past week. These are the details: ...
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WiFi problem when connecting to DSL

When I connect to DSL Wi-Fi it automatically disconnects and "sign into Wi-Fi network required" option appears, clicking on which opens Google only. I tried many times to fix this problem, but I did ...
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Restore Wifi passwords

I have an OnePlus One, but this morning it automaticly restarted and now the phone lost all his Wifi passwords. Nothing else is removed and the phone still works fine. I backup everything with my ...
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Difficulty in accessing Internet through University network [require proxy setting]

I use university's wifi network for accessing internet. When I connect to internet from Academic area, some of the apps does not connect (especially whatsapp), whereas when I connect to internet from ...
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Synch on mobile data not only wifi

It appears my S planner synchs when I am on Wi Fi but not when wi fi is off and I am connected to mobile data. There is probably a switch "synch only when on wifi" to save paying for mobile data, but ...
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I broke my WiFi Card, Can I use my data antenna to connect to WiFi

I have an old android phone that I want to use to stream music while I am working around the house. Is it possible to make my data antenna work as a WiFi card? I am currently not rooted. Here are ...
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Wifi connection disconnect and reconnect repeatedly

My phone is Kyocera Hydro Icon with Android 4.4.2. My wifi router is WNDR3300. Before today, my wifi connection was stable. Since today, my phone's wifi connection is repeatedly disconnected and ...
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How do I set up my Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 5 as a hotspot for free?

I've tried downloading several apps from the app store but they do one of two things; they either hang and don't work, or they bring up the phone's hotspot screen and ask me to pay for the service. ...
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Inconsistent performance over wifi

I noticed this with my Nexus 5, and was surprised to see it continue with my new Nexus 6P: I have a 5th generation Apple Airport Extreme. When I am using my Android phone on wifi, images load really ...
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Why is WiFi turning on by itself when I turn on mobile data (Sony Xperia C)?

As soon as I turn on my mobile data, the WiFi also turns on by itself, even though there aren't any open WiFi networks around. The phone is rooted. I've been using it from almost about two years. ...
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How to connect to WiFi access point using WPS with a Samsung Galaxy Star Pro GT-S7262

I have Samsung Galaxy Star Pro GT-S7262. I want to connect it to a WiFi router using WPS pin of this router - but this mobile does not have this option. So what can I do? Is there a way to connect?
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howto automatically switch from WiFi to mobile data when no internet on WiFi?

I have a wifi router at home with adsl connection. But internet connection from our service provider keeps dropping off. Unfortunately, the service provider i am using is much better compared to ...
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Can my tablet share a Wi-Fi connection through Bluetooth to my phone?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 has a flawed Wi-Fi Module. I also have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S and I was wondering if I could somehow share the internet through the Bluetooth, so I don't have to use my Wi-Fi ...
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Download files of devices that connected into my WiFi Hotspot

Is it possible to download or watch the directories of the devices that connected into my WiFi hotspot ? or Is there any way to collect personal data from the connected devices ? . Please NOTE THAT ...
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Can't access internet in my android mobile :(

whenever I tried to connect to my Wi-Fi(ssid = Hotspot) : at first it buffered and showed message like connecting.. and authenticating and after looped like below shown : Hotspot Obtaining IP ...
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Issues with limited internet connectivity (photos, wifi) [duplicate]

There are a host of issues that you run into when running stock Android in a country that blocks Google's servers. The first issue you run into is the setup wizard getting stuck trying to do updates. ...
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Does miracast work without wi-fi?

I have zero Internet capabilities at my home. I use my galaxy s6 as my only source of Internet. I would like to mirror my youtube, Facebook, article reading etc on my new insignia tv. Am I able to do ...
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Tether Android Tablet with broken wireless

This is likely gonna sound like a noobish question here. I have a Hisense Sero 7 Pro whose wifi has pretty much malfunctioned. It only stays on wifi for about 30 seconds at a time before dropping ...
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WiFi stuck on “Turning on…” after rooting Samsung Galaxy NotePro P900

After rooting my tablet the WiFi stopped working, it activating it just makes it go "turning on..." for a while and then shut down. Tried reflashing stock rom, tried doing a factory reset - Nothing ...
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Dropping wi-fi calls from one access point to another

I have a long house, and must use two wireless access points to get full coverage. I also have terrible cell coverage so I often use wi-fi calling on my android phone to accommodate. However, when I ...
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HTC One M9 Portable Wi-fi Hotspot

I have an HTC One M9, I can tether a laptop via USB cable, and an iPad via Bluetooth, but the Portable Wifi Hotspot will not allow connection from either. I have renamed the SSID and set a new access ...
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Ethernet Connection Terminates once WiFi connected

We have a custom board running on Android Lollipop,which has both Wi-Fi /Ethernet interface The Ethernet is connected to another Board using Static IP Issue comes when we turn on Wi-Fi on our Custom ...
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Is it possible to remember a network but manually initiate connection every time? [duplicate]

I occasionally use my phone to connect to the work network for quick diagnostic purposes. I do not like being connected to it for regular use, as I don't like my phone activity to be traceable by my ...
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Is there a Network manager app with profiles to allow only specific apps to use data? [closed]

Is there an app with which one can set up multiple profiles, each containing allowed apps that can access the internet? I want a WORK and HOME profile to switch between. (preferably without ...
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Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later?

Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later offline? I know this is a duplicate, but the functionality has been removed for a year, and no (automatic) alternatives to the problem. ...
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How to answer VoIp calls in your android phone through wifi

I have a alcatel I-240W-A fiber optic router that handles my internet connection and land line calls, is there a way to route the incoming and outgoing calls through WiFi to a android phone? the ...
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Using Gmail app on a public WiFi

Does official Gmail app use a secure connection? This post above discussing whatever Gmail using a secure connection, but is it relevant to a public WiFi connection? Or in public WiFi, is there a ...
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wfi to access point [duplicate]

I have samsung s3 unrooted running on jb v4.3.i want it to be used as such that i can access my wifi and my family also does it.hotspot does not solve my problem as it disables wifi and enables mobile ...
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Wifi connection , with username and password

I'm using HTC desire 826, I'm living in a flat ,with my friends . Wi have a WiFi connection . When we establish connection , one of us should sign in with a given username and password , in a pop-up ...