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How to root Korean font in Huawei honor3c U10 phone?

In Huawei honor3c U10, there is no see about Korean language. And then when I'm typing Korean language, the words are lost. It is not seeing. How can I do to see the Korean language?
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Avoided poor internet connection message with Cyanogenmod using 'Eduroam'

I recently installed Cyanogenmod 9 in my Xperia Neo V and after that I have been getting internet problems. I always connect to a network called "Eduroam" (a global educational wifi network - link ...
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Which application is switching on wifi?

I am running Android 4.3 on a Samsung Galaxy S3, switching on or off WiFi on a need-to-use basis. A few days back, I realized that WiFi would spontaneously be switched on. I switched it off, but it ...
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Wireless wifi audio in the car without bluetooth or slow hotpots?

great site - I wonder if you could help. I'm hoping to get wifi music in the car. My car has bluetooth handsfree built in to the BMW CCC Pro I-drive but is missing A2DP profiles. The car has a ...
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How to send data from a Android device to another device using Wi-Fi

I want to send a binary 1 or 0 to another device over Wi-Fi, to instruct it to perform some action. The device I'd be sending it to is providing the Wi-Fi connection.
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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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How to test wifi adapter?

My VPN keeps disconnecting and I'm wondering if it's a problem with the wireless adapter. Is there a way I can test? I'm using the Xperia Z2 and there's ways to test the built in hardware like the ...
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Can't Change WiFi Mac Address on my moto E

I am running on rooted Moto E (XT1022) Android 4.4, and want to change WiFi MAC Address. I had tried installing BusyBox with Terminal and run the following command. busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ether ...
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Why does Wifi-based location not work?

I have recently flashed a 4.4 Android on my Nexus 4 (compiled from source, with Google Apps like Maps installed). Now the WiFi-based location is not working properly indoors. What could be a reason ...
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Android 4.4.2 not automatically connecting to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy tab 3 8.0 running android 4.4.2 unrooted. My tablet is not automatically connecting to wifi networks. It was previously automatically connecting to two wifi networks (both are ...
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Decrypting wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy mobiles

When I do cat on wpa_supplicant.conf file on Samsung mobiles, I see that the passwords are encrypted. But when I open the same file on LG mobiles, I can see the passwords in plain text. This is what ...
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Printing From Wireless Network using android device

I have a shared printer on my network, the printer connected to PC via USB. i made a wireless network using Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router. i connect my android device to this wireless network using ...
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Importing wifi settings from microsoft account

I have a bunch of saved wifi passwords on my windows 8 laptop that automatically transfer from one PC to another when I log in using my Microsoft account. Does anyone know a way to transfer these ...
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tablet lose connection from my WiFi router

Issue: I recently purchased a tablet: Vonino Sirius QS and when I connect the Wireless through it, after every 3 - 5mins, the internet disconnect or tablet don't get informations from router (TX ...
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Assigning a “default” wireless router

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, which I use with a Verizon wireless router. Somewhere nearby there is also an "xfinitywifi" wireless access point which appears in the tablet's wireless setup page. ...
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Wifi and data keeps turning on

i did a recent update off some apps a few days ago and ever since my wifi and data keeps turning on no matter how many times i turn them off... Then on the other hand, sometimes it turns off and ...
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Android 5.0.1 on Nexus 4 crashes every few hours (WLan Bug?)

my android phone (Nexus 4) crashes after different intervals (1 - 5 hours) when I'm at home. This happens since I updated. It's only at home when my WLan is enabled. Is there a way to read the ...
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Samsung S4 not connecting to WiFi (failed to connect)

A little while ago I installed PhoenixROM onto my phone, as recommended by my friend. It works rather well, until recently when my phone decided that it did not want to connect to any WiFi points, ...
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Connecting to a network that blocks non-computer devices with Galaxy S4

I would like to connect my Galaxy S4 to my school's WiFi network in order to cut down on expensive data usage. The problem is that some mobile devices (including my phone) can't connect, so I can't ...
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Transfer android speaker output to windows pc over wifi

I Google for it but didn't find any solution: How to transfer/stream android sound output to pc? I want to transfer all sound that android speaker plays, that includes app sound, games sound. I know ...
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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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Mobile data turning itself on

I am experiencing an unusual problem with my phone. I've searched Google, but have had no luck finding the right answer to my problem. Problem Whenever I receive a message on Facebook or Viber, ...
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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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My Android devices are connected with excellent signal strength, but can no longer actually load any webpages

Both my Android tablet and Android GoGo Smart TV Stick worked fine connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi in my home. Now they show connected with excellent signal strength. But, anytime I attempt to ...
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Wifi connects for sometimes then disconnects and then never connects

Their is a big issue of WiFi in my phone when i first bought it... My phone is a Spice Stellar Mi-439, Android KITKAT v4.4.2, 1GHz Processor, 512RAM, 4GB Internal, currently 16GB Expandable. The ...
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Can my tablet connect to a 4g pocket wifi?

I bought my tablet in lazada and i am planning on buying a pocket wifi, so i want to know if my tablet can connect to a 4g pocket wifi. after reading articles about data connection hotspot something ...
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New Videocon A55qhd gives low WIFI signal

I recently bought two of this phone model Videocon A55qhd. Both have one common problem low WIFI signal strength. If I keep Videocon A55qhd and old Samsung pocket at the same distance, samsung has ...
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no notification for login to a hotspot landing page

How do I clear the cache, or otherwise reset firefox, to create the notification for a landing page to login to a hotspot? I don't want to automate the process, I simply want to allow for the ...
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Nexus 9 stuck on setup screen because of Wi-Fi?

I performed a factory reset on my rooted Nexus 9, and when I tried to start anew, I can't connect to any Wi-Fi network (with the exception of my phone hotspot), and I'm stuck here. Since I factory ...
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Kindle Fire Freetime Wifi Password

I bought my kiddo a Kindle Fire HD 7 Kids Edition for a present. I've set it up with a child profile and an adult profile. My problem is that no matter what settings I change, it always asks for the ...
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Screen casting/mirroring between Nexus devices and Samsung TV

I have a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 10, both running latest version of Lollipop. I just bought a H6400 series Samsung TV, which supports "Screen Mirroring" aka "AllCast" in Samsung terminology. If I try to ...
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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...
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How to sync two devices as paranoidly as possible?

While I could use Google or in my case Samsung to synchronise my tablet and phone, I'd prefer a solution that neither requires Internets access nor trusting a third party. So how can I synchronise my ...
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How to keep Pandora / Slacker music apps continue to play music after the display goes dark?

I'm running android 4.4.2. When I play music via the Pandora or Slacker apps, it works fine. But if I stop using the phone while its playing, then the music stops playing once the current song ends. ...
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Missing Tethering Option

I just got my Galaxy Tab 3(SM-T110). I want to tethering my tab to my pc, but I can't find the tether option under more settings. Please Help!
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WiFi won't turn on in most recent CM11 Nightly for Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate?

So I flashed CM11 nightly back in November making sure to perform the boot.img fix and things worked OK. I recently decided to update. I will confess that I updated without fixing the boot.img and ...
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I am trying to change my smart phone mac address Samsung Galaxy Win GT-I8552

this is an urgent .. I am trying to change my smart phone mac address Samsung Galaxy Win GT-I8552 failed attempted : 1) Command line on the terminal apk Result : Ip either dev is duplicate or type ...
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Htc one wifi download speed is slower then upload speed

I just bought a HTC one (m7) today and its working fine! But for some reason my wifi speed is really really slow on this phone. My download speed is slower then my upload speed at the moment wich isnt ...
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not displaying wifi networks [duplicate]

I live in a building where many folks have their own wifi. Most if not all are protected so I have never connected to them. How can I "forget" these networks so I don't have to scroll through 30+ ...
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
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Why I am seeing gray wi fi signal?

I am using MTS MBlaze Ultra Wi Fi in my micromax A120 mobile. Earlier I used another dongle of the same service provider, which was okay with blue wi fi signal. But this time with new connection, I am ...
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sharing lan connection to android

I have a big problem. In the hostel in which i live has lan facility but theres no wifi in our hostel so i want to share internet through lan connection via wifi hotspot but the problem is this " lan ...
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Mobile WiFi Encryptio

I'm trying to retrieve saved wifi passwords on my Note 3 mobile phone (rooted) but the file has the passwords encrypted. Anyway to decrypt it and stop my phone from encrypting it. The encryption is ...
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Asus Memo Pad HD7 wifi button is stuck at 'turning on wifi…'

My Asus MemoPad HD7 (ME173X) is unable to connect to wifi. When I go to the wifi settings, the on/off switch is in the off position. Moving it to on causes 'turning on wifi...' to come up, but nothing ...
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Sprint Zone turning wifi on by itself?

lately I have had an issue with the Wifi enabling itself so I ran adb logcat to trace the issue. Apparently ItsOnService has been enabling it and that service I discovered is a part of Sprint Zone. I ...
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WiFi not getting ON and Off

I have a Samsung S Duos GT-S7562. Its warranty is over. I am seeing that its WiFi is not working now. Whenever I try to switch it ON, it toggles between ON and OFF. I have tried a factory reset and ...
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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 ...
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Err_Name_Not_Resolved on specific site only on WiFi?

Android 4.4.4, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge I have this very wierd issue, maybe someone else might be able to shed some light. For the last few days, on facebook, I find that clicking on a link to an ...
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someone is able to remote access my sony phone touchscreen even when in in airplane mode. how could that be possible? [closed]

My phone has been hacked. Through a hidden network the hacker seems to be accessing my touch screen remotely. But this happens even in airplane mode. How to truly disable all network activity ?
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What does the “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” option in Developer Settings do?

In Android Lollipop 5.0, I noticed that "Developer Options" features a checkbox for "Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover" that is unchecked by default. Does anybody know what this setting does and ...