For questions specifically about issues with WLAN network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular connections (2G/3G/4G, etc.).

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Shark for Root not working

I am pretty much new to the packet sniffing. I found some application for the same Shark for root. I have rooted my phone for the application and I tried logging the packets being transferred from my ...
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I need to view the saved WiFi passwords on my non-rooted Android phone

I have an LG Optimus 7 (not-rooted), and all my WiFi passwords are there. I want to view the saved WiFi passwords to transfer thm to my new Samsung Galaxy S3, but I don't know how. I tried to search ...
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portable Wi-Fi hotspot configuraiton

How it is possible to enable portable Wi-Fi hotspot from ADB shell or by editing some configuration files on Android Jelly Bean? I need to do it interactive for automatic test server
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saving route while still connected to wifi

In Google Maps is there a way to save a route while you're still connected to wifi so that it saves your data plan? Does scrolling through the map while still connected to wifi help because then the ...
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Is there way to switch between proxy settings on ICS?

I have an Xperia S running 4.0.4. I often need to switch to a proxy for accessing a test server. I can do this fine by modifying my Wifi connection, selecting to show advanced options and then ...
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“Settings” hangs when scanning for WiFi since JB update on One X

I have an HTC One X which has never before exhibited any connection problems. Since the update to Jelly Bean around 2 weeks ago, it cannot reconnect to a WiFi network once it has lost the connection....
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Android 4.0.4 - Wifi WPA-PSK hex password too long

I am currently trying to connect to a Wifi (WPA-PSK TKIP with 64-bit hex password). However my device - LG Optimus L9 with Android 4.0.4 - only allows to type in 63 characters. It seems that it only ...
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Log for WiFi on Android Tablet

Is there a log that records WiFi connectivity events/issues? I keep getting disconnected when using my Nexus 10 tablet and other devices on the same network do not.
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Wifi not working on samsung s2

I have ICS on my Samsung S2 I9100 phone. I was able to turn on WiFi until about today afternoon. Now, from recently though, whenever I turn on WiFi, it does not turn on WiFi at all: the device shows ...
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How do I debug my wi-fi connection?

I have two wi-fi networks at home and one of them I just cannot connect to with my Galaxy Nexus. (It works fine with several laptops.) It shows up but when I try to connect after "Connecting..." it ...
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Stuck at Turning WiFi on

I've a Vonino Luna 70C tab with Android Ice Cream 4.0.4. Today, while watching an YouTube video, my WiFi connection went down all of the sudden. After restarting the tablet, I couldn't turn WiFi on ...
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Why won't my Galaxy Tab 2 connect with WiFi or USB?

Whenever I try to connect to WiFi or my PC with USB, it always just says "connecting..." indefinitely. It detects my WiFi signal, kies detects the tablet, but neither one has managed to actually ...
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How to disable “Wi-Fi disconnected” dialogue?

I have Huawei U8815 aka Ascend G300 with Android 4.0.3. When I disable Wi-Fi connectivity or I'm out of range of Wi-Fi network I receive question which after translation means more or less "Further ...
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3G/Wi-Fi Vs Wi-Fi Only Enabled Android Tablets: Pros & Cons to the Consumer?

Having never owned an Android Tablet I am thinking of purchasing one at some point during 2013. From what I gather in terms of connectivity, they either come as: Wi-Fi Only 3G & Wi-Fi Is it ...
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Route Application through Mobile Data when on Wifi

While on Wifi, Whatsapp won't work on my Galaxy Note 2 due to my work proxy. I have found no proxying application that will work, yet. (My work is using an HTTP Proxy). Is there an application that ...
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Switching profiles based on networks availability

While there are plenty of apps to switch profiles based on various triggers (time, position, ...), Llama being an excellent one for instance -- I did not manage to find any which would from time to ...
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Use android 2.3 as a wireless Mass Storage middle man

Context: I would like to use an old phone as a USB Mass storage device/slave, but read/writes to a Network share. So I can attach it to the Kitchen TV and direct it to a windows/linux directory. ...
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How does Android sync the WiFi Profiles?

I'm using Jelly Bean on a tablet and a phone on the same account. After logging into a particular wifi network on one device, I noticed that sometime later (weeks) the other device had some acquired ...
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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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How to connect Android phone to a Wifi network using PPPoE?

I have an ISP at home, which provides me with a PPPoE connection. My router supports that and I've configured it to autoconnect periodically, so I don't have to type my username and password each time....
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Redirecting incoming calls to different numbers depending on WiFi connectivity

Can we have an android application which will direct any incoming call to: The cell number in case WiFi is disabled Office extension number through Jabber client in case WiFi is connected (when I ...
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Auto sync only when connected to a specific wifi network

I am getting rather low battery life when using auto-sync on 3G. I have wifi in college and at home, so I'm looking for a way to enable auto sync only when connected to those 2 specific wifi networks.
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Disable a specific WiFi network from automatically connecting to in Android

I have several WiFi networks setup on my android device. I want most of them to automatically connect, but one specifically I don't want to automatically connect to. I want to manually connect to it ...
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Android applications need WiFi but I have only ethernet connection

I have the Imito MX1 device that is working on Android 4.1. I have problem with WiFi quality (speed and reconnecting) so I use the Ethernet on the RJ45 to USB device. Unfortunately some of the ...
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My samsung galaxy player 5 does not connect to the internet, but apparently connects to my router

I have a cisco linksys E1500 router, secured with WPA/WPA2 PSK. My samsung galaxy player 5, fresh out of the box, conencts to it but cannot access the internet. Based on this thread, I made myself a ...
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Why does my device turn Wi-Fi on by itself?

Similar to Why does HTC Incredible S turn Wi-Fi on by itself?, it seems my Samsung Galaxy Victory will turn on Wi-Fi at random times. It establishes a connection if certain networks are in range (i.e. ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace: will it charge me to connect to home wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible for my mobile carrier to track my wifi usage and bill me accordingly? I want to get a prepaid galaxy ace because i can't afford to be paying a plan. Will it ...
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Nexus 4 / 7 and Wi-Fi incompatibility

I have a Nexus 4 which works on most Wi-Fi networks, but not with my D-Link router running DD-WRT. It connects, but data transfer is sporadic at best, and essentially useless. Amongst the myriad of ...
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How to stop Foursquare from turning on Wi-Fi?

Some time ago I noticed Wi-Fi powers on without any action from me. There was a question already from me, asking why the phone would do this. I localized the issue to Foursquare app — it actually has ...
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How can I stream music/audio from Android and PC to Android device via WiFi?

I've searched for this for some time, and I've found several options that almost works. I have an Android device connected to my stereo and I want to be able to connect to it with either my PC or my ...
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Android 4.0.3 Google tablet will not connect to Billion 5200n RC router

I have an Android Google tablet that will not connect to internet Wi-Fi on Billion 5200n RC model router. iPad and iPhones do connect without a problem, but the tablet shows its connected but when I ...
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Wi-Fi won't stay off

I have a Motorola Droid and have just installed the latest update. The Wi-Fi network at my workplace is temperamental, so I prefer to simply turn off the Wi-Fi and use 4G. The issue is, when I ...
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How could I sync ONLY my calendar with Gmail (optionally when a WiFi connection is available)?

On my old Nokia C5, there was a quite smart setting to sync the phone calendar with my Gmail calendar when a WiFi connection was available, every say 30 minutes (using MailForExchange). I'd expected ...
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Startup and Wi-Fi problem with email, apps

Had to grab a Samsung Galaxy Discover prepaid phone with 4.0.4 as a quick replacement. Only problem is whenever I power up the phone, my Gmail and ISP's email accounts won't sync and my weather ...
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What's the difference between a Wi-Fi conection and a Wi-Fi Hotspot?

I just bought a 9" d2 android tablet and it has both. When I turn on the hot spot it shares my connection with other tablet -- but doesn't give me a conection. So I guess my question is: why have a ...
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Is it faster to send a picture message through 2G or Wi-Fi? [closed]

I have a LG Mytouch android smartphone. I need to send a picture out tonight!
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Internet showing network problem

I have bought a Samsung Galaxy Ace few days back. And it's showing network / connection problem or error, or connection time out. Whenever I try to open a page it shows "Webpage not available". And ...
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Wildcards in proxy bypass list

My LG LS840 Viper 4G LTE (Sprint) recently upgraded to 4.0/ICS. Under 2.3/GB the proxy settings had been disabled entirely, but I am now able to set up per-network proxy settings for the various WiFi ...
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How to play YouTube or any audio from my desktop Linux and send the audio playback to Android?

I have many music lists and local files which is playing in my Fedora, Ubuntu, ArchLinux, Solaris, FreeBSD. How can I send the playback audio to my Android so that I can hear using my headphone from ...
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Video streaming among Android devices using Wi-Fi without Internet

I am looking for a way to stream online video between 2 or more Android devices over Wifi network created by hotspot tethering. I found one that can stream audio online. Is there something similar ...
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How to make cell phone using GPRS/3G a WiFi-Hotspot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share internet among 2 android devices? Can we use an Android phone as a Wi-Fi repeater? I have an android cell phone (Samsung Galaxy S Advance) running on Android ...
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Why does HTC Incredible S turn Wi-Fi on by itself?

Sometime after latest official update to Android 4.0 phone began to switch Wi-Fi on by itself when being in sleep mode (or maybe at other times). Reproduction: turn off the Wi-Fi, leave it in a Wi-Fi ...
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Why does my app crash when I download it through 3G?

I have developed an application and published it on the Play Store. My problem is that when I download it from the Play Sore via 3G, the application crashes. However, when I download it via wifi it ...
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Wifi error after Motorola XOOM tablet Android 4.0.4 update

I have a Motorola XOOM type tablet. Three days ago I updated my tablet to Android 4.0.4. But after that I can't connect to my wi-fi modem. I was successfully connecting before this update. I also ...
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How to select Wi-Fi access point?

I am at the hotel trying to get my stuff connected. Had no problems with phone and laptop, but when I'm connecting with the tablet internet is unavailable. As far as I can see, it's connecting to ...
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Can't see Macbook WiFi access point on Android smartphone

I'd like to connect my Android phone (Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Stock JellyBean) to my Macbook Pro (early-2012, running OSX Lion) via an access point created by my Macbook Pro. Sadly I can't even ...
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Brand New HTC Desire C Wi-Fi won't work

Just bought myself a Desire C, pretty decent as far as I've played around with it, but I have a problem with WiFi (this is pretty much the case with all my phones). I can't connect to home network by ...
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Galaxy Nexus slow on WiFi wakeup

Performance question here : my Galaxy Nexus is really slow right after I connect it to a WiFi network after long periods not being connected to the internet. That doesn't happen on EDGE or on 4G, and ...
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Only connect to certain Wi-Fi networks

I have a Bionic and recently upgraded from Gingerbread to ICS. I used to have my home Wi-Fi and my work Wi-Fi networks saved in my phone, and I had it set to not look for any other networks. I never ...
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Is there any android smartphone using Atheros chipset? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find out the make and model of the chips in my device? I'm now working on a research topic about Hotspot 2.0. However, it's really difficult to find an Android ...