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Logs for debbuging wifi issues on Android 4.1 and 4.4

What logs and files for debugging wifi connection issues are there in Android 4.1 and 4.4? I've searched but haven't been able to find much. The only file I've found is ...
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New Nexus 5X can't find my home wifi

I just booted up my new Nexus 5X and I immediately ran into a problem. The phone simply refuses to find my home WiFi network. It works perfectly fine on my old Nexus 5, on my Mac, on my kindle and so ...
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How to enable dual networking in Android shell?

I have a rooted HR933 tablet running Android 4.4.2, and an embedded device with a Wi-Fi access point but no Internet access. I need the tablet's browser to be able to reach the device's web server via ...
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Authentication issue connecting a Huawei MediaPad T1 10 to Wifi

I am trying to Connect a Huawei MediaPad T1 10 to a Wifi network. The other Devices Connected to this network like PC's, IPhones, Android Phones are all working properly. Have tried 'forgetting the ...
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Wifi Sign in page

In latest android OS such as lollipop, There is this signing page that appears for public wifi hotspots, instead of the phone to load a browser like chrome after a user has connected to a wifi ssid, ...
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Can I use a USB Wifi Dongle in my Smartphone?

I would like to know if it's possible to use a USB Wifi dongle(like this one: Usb wifi dongle) could be put inside my smartphone and increasing it's wifi strength. Possible via a usb to phone adapter ...
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Cannot turn on WiFi - says “Turning on WiFi” and returns to OFF state

Since today I am not able to turn on the WiFi on my phone. When I try to turn it on it says Turning on Wi-Fi , but nothing happens and it just returns to OFF state. I would highly appreciate a ...
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Use Android Smartphone as gateway only

the situation is as follow: I have an existing Network with an access point and a switch + dhcp as well as dns server attached to it. No Internet, only local. Now I want to temporarily have Internet ...
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Setting static IP prevents Android from remembering WiFi password, prevents auto-connect

On 5.1.1 (Note4), if I use DHCP, WiFi works fine. It'll remember my LAN's WiFi password and auto-connect when available, However, problems occur when I try to use a static IP (yes, I have reason to ...
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How can I prevent this wifi / mobile hotspot error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 running Android 5.0.1, Lollipop. I use it as a wifi hotspot a lot. When I have wifi hotspot turned on, about every five minutes the phone displays this dialog... ...
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Determine malicious app

I have a Google Nexus 5. Recently i had a problem about WI-FI, it just could not be turned on. I've found many suggestions how to fix that. None of them but turning on in safe mode solved the ...
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Wifi on when phone is off?

See this pic Is this normal or a bug or something? It states wifi is active though The device is turned off... Android 5 moto g2. Ive disabled "find my phone" via moto and google (at least I ...
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Change the server that Android uses for an internet connectivity check?

As far as I am aware, Android checks internet connectivity by connecting to connectivitycheck.android.com. On one of the WiFi networks I regularly connect to, they use web filtering, and block the ...
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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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WPS Server on Android

Would it be possible to emulate a Wi-Fi Protected Setup Server protocol on an Android device? This way when using the device as a portable Hotspot, I could use a strong password and allow clients to ...
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How can I view detailed information on a WiFi connection on an Android device?

Background / Purpose I'm setting up a wireless network in which a Raspberry Pi works as the router & access point (following Adafruit's Guide). After getting it all set up, I tested the network by ...
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Equipping the LG G Watch with WiFi

The LG G Watch is equipped with Bluetooth LE 4.0. However, unlike the Samsung Gear Live, the LG G Watch does not have a joint Bluetooth and WiFi Antenna, only a Bluetooth Antenna. Is there any way to ...
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Keeps forgetting just one of my wifi passwords

I originally thought I had the "google backup" bug (although I struggling to understand how that's not a fixable bug.) I've not changed a thing but for some reason the Samsung S5 (lollipop 5.0) on ...
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How can a tabelt forget the SSID of a wifi network

We have a product that combines one Galaxy Tab 3 7"or Galaxy Tab 4 7" tablet, both wifi-only, with a Mikrotik RB951G-2hnd router. The Mikrotik has a hidden wifi network so we add it manually to the ...
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my android phone can't access to any google related sites and services

I just recently bought a brand new asus zenfone go, everything is fine until I shut off my wifi and left home. I subscribed to a mobile data plan, of course. but i can't access any google related ...
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How can I enable the internet on other apps other than the web browser?

The wifi that I am using requires me to input a username and password for it to work. I can successfully do this on the web browser (chrome) as it brings up a webpage (ie 192.168.1.1/login). However, ...
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Android lollipop Wi-Fi murders battery

I have an unrooted galaxy S6, Verizon, and Android 5.1.1 on it.Each night I fully charge my phone, and it never leaves my pocket after 6 am or gets used until 2 pm. At 2, the battery may be around ...
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Decode and record H.264 video stream from Wifi transmitter to Android device

I am trying to decode the H.264 video stream that is being broadcasted from a WiFi transmitter. I want to be able to view the live video stream on my Android Device screen, take screenshots of the ...
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Changing the default login credentials to internet on my samsung phone

I bought a Samsung galaxy chat phone a few weeks back. I experienced difficulties downloading whatsapp at the workplace, where we have access to wifi. As a result, I enlisted assistance of a ...
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Permanently disabling wifi

Nexus 5, rooted running paranoid android. So my wifi stopped working about 4 months ago, I did ever reset under the sun. Jumped between ROMs all to no avail. Seems hardware related. That's fine I ...
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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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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 ...