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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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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Push notification over my phone dosen't work in my home only

I have an android phone that doesn't notify me with any events and or updates whatever it is in my home only. while when I use the "Data Connection" over 3G or when I use any open WiFi it notify me ...
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Turning on Wi-Fi calling turns off 3G

Normally, my mobile data mode is CDMA/LTE, and I can have Wi-Fi and mobile data on concurrently. But when I turn on Wi-Fi calls, only CDMA mode is allowed - I can't switch to CDMA/LTE. Then mobile ...
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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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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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Android NIC MAC address changed automatically

This is very puzzling but my android phone's NIC's MAC address seems to have changed on its own (or at least this is what it's showing). I have a MAC filter in my LinkSys router and I have given ...
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Windows 7 file sharing , not accessible in Android phone using ES File Explorer

Trying to access a shared folder on Windows 7, using ES File Explorer on my Android 2.3 mobile phone over WiFi LAN. The scan on APP detects the Windows machine, but am unable to access the shared ...
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How to stop getting internet through the prepaid card and use only my home wifi?

I bought a 3G prepaid card that offers internet, but I want to stop getting Internet through the card and use WiFi to connect to his home router or certain WiFi networks of choice. I know how to ...
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WIFI not Connecting on my Samsung S Duos

My home networks says Saved, Secured but when i open internet it says no internet connection
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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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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Before, I used ES Explorer to connect to PC ok. Recently, I've just change the modem, and my Android Phone can not connect to PC anymore. I think it would be a setting on my modem, but GOOGLE can not ...
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Wi-Fi cannot turn on! Accidentally deleted /etc/wifi folder

i was trying to enable ad hoc network connection on android and overwriting below folders /etc/wifi /etc/dhcpcd and now my wifi could not turn on. The phone is ADINNO R8, a custom build phone.I ...
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Wifi disconnects during sleep

I noticed recently that, when I would use my phone after it had been sleeping, wifi wouldn't be connected and it would have to connect. I went into advanced wifi settings and ensured that "Keep Wi-Fi ...
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my android phone keeps asking “Sign-in to WiFi network” even if WPA/WPA2 is already authenticated

I'm trying to connect to a DLink Router protected with WPA/WPA2. It's our home router and I can connect perfectly to it from laptops and desktops, Linux and Windows alike, even for my friends ...
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Retrieve wifi password from Google Acc to Windows (PC)

I have a phone, Samsung Galaxy Core Plus (SM-G3500) and a computer, both connected to a Google account. My phone backs up wifi passwords to Google. My computer, and I, have forgotten a password ...
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Why does my Nexus 5 keep forgetting all wifi passwords after a reboot?

A month ago I got a Nexus 5. It's running Android 4.4.2 (kernel:3.4.0-gadb2201). I noticed after using it for a while that it constantly keeps forgetting all saved wifi passwords after a restart. In ...
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How can I prevent my phone from using any kind of internet?

I have a weird plan and my phone went over its bandwidth usage this month... mostly just syncing up with Gmail, Twitter etc. So right now, every 5 minutes or so, my phone is telling me that it has ...
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Does Razr i connect to PEAP protected wi-fi networks?

I have tried to connect to a "eduroam" network (PEAP) but it did not work in my Motorola Razr i, Android 4.0.4 . Any tips?
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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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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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Flashed a new firmware, now wifi won't turn on

last night I installed SlimKat on my rooted S3 (SGH-I747M, Canada Bell) and I had no network connection, so I donwloaded the Samsung original firmware from SamMobile.com. I flashed it on and ...
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Is it possible to install drivers for new hardware in Android OS? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to install drivers for new hardware in Android OS. I know that Android images usually come only with the drivers for the particular device they're design for ...
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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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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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Check which app triggers WIFI on

I have a Oneplus One device with Cyanogen OS 12.1. The issue is that my battery history shows that my wifi is always on gets on after sometime and then never closes. I did not turn my wifi on ...
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A rather complex wifi issue (android tablet)

Straight to the point. My wifi has not been working properly since after a few days after upgrading its firmware and android version. Issue description The issue is rather inconsistent. Wifi will ...
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Some apps are not able to access internet when connected to Laptop's shared wifi on Ubuntu

In my office my mobile used to be connected to the office wifi. There I didn't face any internet problem, all apps work fine. But in my home my mobile is connected to my Laptop's shared wifi and ...
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Is there an app that can turn off wifi for me when screen goes off?

I have a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. I have looked for a WiFi Sleep Policy (or similar) setting under Settings -> Wireless & networks -> WiFi settings -> (menu button) Advanced but there is none. Is ...
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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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Why does my Moto X phone support mDNS but my Samsung Tablet does not?

I have a device that is broadcasting mDNS, I am using this app to view it in the Bonjour Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.he.networktools&hl=en On my Samsung Tablet, it ...
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wifi not working on amlogic board

I'm porting AOSP kiktat on amlogic s802 development board but having issue in wifi can any one help me to figure out issue? logcat. D/WifiHW ( 489): check loading wifi driver is ok... E/WifiHW ( ...
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Can't ping Windows 7 from Android phone and vice versa in the same network, but other machines can

I have an Android phone and a notebook running Windows 7, both are Wi-Fi enabled. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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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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Phone doesn't turn wifi off and weirdly transmits data

When i wake up my phone(kitkat,cm11) from standby, it always transmits data through wifi and than stops transmitting/recieving data. It gives the feeling it always transmits/recieves while sleeping. ...
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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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Bluetooth And Wifi Not Responding

I Have Q mobile A50 (Andriod Ver: 4.1.1) It Had Missed Its I.P Address And Due To It. its The Bluetooth And Wifi Is Not Being Enabled . I.P Adress Is Also Not Showing Can Any One Help Me To Recover ...
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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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Turn off vibration for 'Sign in to WiFi network' notification

Since the Android 6.0 update on Nexus 5, everytime I get the notification 'Sign in to WiFi network' the phone vibrates. Any idea where I can turn this off while keeping the vibration for calls, SMS, ...
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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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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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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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Play videos from another android device over wifi

Is there a way to play videos over a wifi connection (tethering/direct)? I'm using a Nexus 9 which is lacking a SD card slot. Therefore I want to play videos from my Android phone which has enough ...
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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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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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WiFi icon keeps blinking, can't turn it on or off

Can't connect to Wifi on my phone, because the ON/OFF slider is grayed out: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Also, the WiFi icon keeps blinking, and I can't turn it on/off. Kinda frustrating. Android ...
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Why is the Windows hotspot not working with most android devices

I am trying to share my internet connection from LAN with a hotspot on my laptop to connect my mobile devices to the network. The hotspot is working fine, I can find it with any device and it is ...
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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 ...