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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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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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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Wifi doesn't reconnect to known network

My phone fails to connect to wifi networks it has been connected to before. When this happens, even if I reenter the password it will not connect. But if I restart the device, it connects to the ...
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Retrieve WiFi password

How to get saved WiFi password from my android 5.1.1 without rooting? I checked the path /data/misc/wifi/ using adb pull from terminal, but it's empty
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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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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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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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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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How to use two Android smartphones as lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver?

I have two Android smartphones (Nexus 5 and Galaxy Nexus) and lavalier microphone. I would like to connect microphone to one smartphone and connect another smartphone to the mixer console. Then stream ...
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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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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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Android Connected to Multiple WiFi

I recently got a new smart tv and a samsung s6. I have an ambitious project I would like to pursue. I want to do some screen mirroring, this works fine but with my wifi being fairly slow any real ...
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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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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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wifi is getting turned off and mobile data is getting turned on automatically

I am facing a weird scenario in my android phone since 2-3 days. My wi-fi is automatically getting turned off and my mobile data pack is getting turned on. It has been cost effective 2-3 days. I ...
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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 ...