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WiFi HT40 Android device sync missing

I am using Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, and both I have noticed in specifications are "WiFi HT40: supported". My problem is, that when I have mobile data active and connect to Wi-Fi, and ...
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Use tablet as a Wi-Fi handsfree device?

My question is: Is there any way to use Tablet as a hands free adapter by Wi-Fi? With Access point created in the Tablet? "No internet" Device-To-Device lan connection. For Example: call (...
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How do I fix problems when going from 3G to a Wi-Fi connection that requires a login?

Whenever I'm in the basement of my university's science building, I have no cell signal, so I am forced use the school's WiFi network to get internet. However, for what seems like the better part of ...
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How to allow google to save & sync wifi passwords?

My Galaxy S7 is not saving wifi passwords. I think the reason behind this is that I refused google to sync wifi passwords with my account. I searched for a way to enable that feature. I'm supposed to ...
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Network latency spikes every 20 seconds

On my LG G3 running Android 5.0 I have a problem that I started to notice while playing Clash Royale (a real time multiplayer game). My actions would sometimes have a delay of up to 2 seconds. Other ...
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Why are apps not loading anything after a while of use (Nexus 5 | 16GB)?

Well the title says it. It happens to most apps that need an internet connection. (Instagram, Youtube, Play Store, Whatsapp etc.) The browser works fine though. But for example when I'm looking at my ...
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Note 4, cannot turn on wifi

It started when I factory reset with twrp and flashed a new ROM. I tried different ROMs and stock when I noticed that I couldn't turn wifi. I ran ifconfig with the terminal emulator app and found out ...
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Huawei P8 Lite Wifi Problem

Huawei P8 lite ALE-L21. Since yesterday Wi-Fi did stop working. To be more precise, I see my wi-fi network but I can not connect to it. I receive a "saved, secured" messaged and if I insist I get "...
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google play doesn't work on my home wifi but works fine on every other wifi

I bought a new phone yesterday and i've had this problem since i got it. the phone works great with all wifi connections but not with my home wifi connection. when it's connected to the home wifi i ...
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I need to Semi permanently disable wifi on my tablet?

Heres the thing i work in a secure industry which recently changed its security policies to not allow for wifi capable devices. i thought there may be a way to disable the wifi on a tablet in such a ...
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How to maintain established connections android when changing wireless network

I need to resolve the following problem. I runs my application android conected with my server on cloud, but my established connections disappears when I switch the (Wi-Fi) wireless network. Why this ...
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How can I help my android phone find an mDNS device?

I have a small WiFi gadget (based on an ESP8266), which is programmed to answer mDNS queries on esp.local. It can be discovered without any problems by iOS devices. However, my phone's android (6.0.1)...
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Galaxy S loses wifi even though the symbol says it is connected, toggling flight mode fixes the problem

There can't be anything wrong with the router because apple phones have no trouble connecting to the internet. As I have said, the wifi symbol is active but there is no internet connection. Turning ...
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Galaxy S6 no longer automatically connects to my home WIFI

Vexing problem. I changed Internet service providers at home. It works fine. However, my Galaxy S6 used to automatically connect to my wifi whenever I got home and now it doesn't. I have to tap the ...
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(Marshmallow) WiFi takes >30 seconds to turn on

My S7 Edge, running Android 6.0.1, takes quite long -about 35 seconds - from when I turn on the WiFi and until it actually connects to any preferred network . If during this time I go into WiFi ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Android devices not allowed to connect to WiFi

I am a college student and they provide us free WiFi here . When trying to connect to the WiFi all devices connect to it instantly except Android devices. When Android 6.0 was launched the devices ...
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Delete Known Wi-Fi networks

It seems someone, somewhere has removed the option to view remembered WiFi Networks in 6.0 (Marshmallow). I'm not sure if Android removed this feature, Samsung did, or Sprint did. How do I remove a ...
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Galaxy s3 tablet periodically disconnected from panasonic hc-x929 wifi network

Question: How can I prevent a periodic wifi disconnection from my android galaxy s tablet to my Panasonic hc-x920 video camera? Background: I have a Panasonic hc-x920 video camera which has wifi ...
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My Android Mobile keeps disconnecting from network for every Hour or two

I have 2 android Mobiles(Asus & Samsung s6) and a PC connected to my wireless network(Disabled Wireless Broadcast) but one of the Mobile(Asus) keeps disconnecting Wireless for every hour. ...
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What is an easy method to test whether UDP traffic is blocked?

What is an easy method for an Android device to tell whether a data connection (either WiFi or mobile data alone) has UDP traffic blocked? Many corporate and public access points restrict UDP access, ...
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My LG G Pad F 8.0 is not connecting to squad wifi

My tablet will not connect to my first aid squad wifi (password required). It connected fine with my optimum home wifi (password required), the broad optimum wifi (the one you have to sign into the ...
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wi-fi fails for a few days then starts working again

Several times over the past year the wi-fi failed then, after about 5 day, it started working again. How to diagnose the problem? resetting the phone's software restores the wi-fi connection wi-fi ...
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How to use my Phone as a wifi camera for my TV

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 phone. I'd like to use the video camera function and live-stream to my TV in another room. So far my best success was using 2 phones with video conferencing and an MHL ...
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BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address

How do I change BlueStacks 2 WIFI MAC Address to a specific WIFI MAC Address. For example I want to specifically change it to 11:22:33:44:55:66?
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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 /data/...
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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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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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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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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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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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Android 4.4.2 connect to Wi-Fi without internet

I need to be able to connect to a wifi network without internet access. On my lolipop android, I get an option "Use network as is". How do I do this on Kitkat?
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Track wifi logon attempts

Is there any possible way to see on a rooted android device (or linux) which MAC Address tried with which Password to enter my wireless network? Also the ones who failed?
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Only connect to WLAN_Y if WLAN_X is not available

I have two wireless access points at home, one 2.4GHz (WLAN_Y) for the yard and one 5GHz (WLAN_X) for pretty much everything else. The problem is that the 2.4GHz AP sits in the kitchen and every time ...
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 (...
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Private communication over wifi but internet over 3G

I have a raspberry pi which creates an WiFi hotspot and I want my android app to communicate with the pi over that connection. The big problem now is that the pi has no internet access so I would like ...
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Wifi - “Error” , MAC Address is also unavailable

Just recently I Had to flash my boot partition back to it's Original, after a custom Kernel I was using had a few bugs. Upon flashing my original boot partition I used my phone as normal, but just ...
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Automatic popup for captive portal

I have a working access point on a rspbi, works perfectly with my captive portal on ios and os x based machines. But android does not popup a captive portal, and I can see the requests for clients3....
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huawei p8 lite wifi problem

from 10 days i bought p8 lite but the mobile having a problem when i'm being connected to my home wifi it runs some apps like. (facebook,youtube,twitter and any social) app but it when come to games ...
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Using Android phones with two antennas to programmatically transmit wifi and bluetooth at the same time

I'm trying to see if there are any phones that have separate wifi and bluetooth antennas. I know that certain phones such as the galaxy S5 have two antennas for use in MIMO (2x2MIMO), which helps them ...
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WiFi does not work properly on my phone only

This problem occured randomly. I have this problem for a week now. My phone does not connect to the router, although it shows it in the list. If I get very close to the router (max. 2-3 meters) it ...
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Why won't my phone connect to a LAN server?

When at home my phone works fine connecting to LAN servers (e.g. a LAN apache webserver running from Debian on my laptop), however when on unencrypted networks it cannot connect. I can access the ...
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Can't connect to WiFi after spoofed MAC address

I'm changing the MAC address on my Android device; however, once I change it I get disconnected from the WiFi network that I'm connected to and then I'm unable to reconnect to the WiFi. I realized ...
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Routing instead of NAT/Masquerade for WiFi Tether clients

When clients connect to Android Tethering they get IPs of the private Tethering networl. There is plenty of info available on how to NAT/Masquerade WiFi tethering clients (for example into a VPN), but ...
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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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How do I stop Play Store connecting to a specific WiFi SSID?

The WiFi network at an office I frequently visit has firewalled the Play Store, or some port that the Play Store uses. In any case, it is impossible to connect to the Play Store over that network, and ...
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WiFi automatically toggles off after turning it on

In the mobile set, the charging is almost full, rest of the applications are working well. WiFi stopped working abruptly. After switching WiFi ON from "Settings" it automatically turns off in 5 secs. ...
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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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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 ...