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Accessing Windows PC folder on Android tablets without internet connection [closed]

I am trying to access a Windows PC folder on my Android tablets (let's say 10 tablets). I have a video folder in my PC and I want to access that folder and play video. Things I have tried are: Using ...
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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 won't work with bluetooth

I have an Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 that I purchased in January. It has static, breaks up and sounds muffled when I have my bluetooth on and wifi is on. If I turn my wifi off it works ok. I have tried ...
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Sporadic - one device won't connect to https over wifi

So most of the time I have no issues, but it seems that at least once a day I become unable to access certain websites and apps (like the Play store) over WiFi. Over the past couple days, I've come to ...
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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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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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Is Android device able to connect with Android Wear devices through local Wi-fi network without internet access?

I have a question about the specification of Android Wear and WatchOS. Is both the OSs can connect with paired Smartphone through a local Wi-fi network that can't connect to Internet? For example, if ...
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Wi-Fi, Hotspot and Bluetooth don't work even after reinstalling the OS

I bought a OnePlus 2 (OP2) an year ago. Recently for some odd reason, the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and hotspot on my OP2 stopped working. I tried these fixes: Resetting the phone Reinstalling the OS ...
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ADB pull fails to pull folder that exists

I have a folder I am trying to pull from my G3. Specifically system/etc/wifi/ When I pull that specific folder in adb it gives me an error remote object 'system/etc/wifi' does not exist But yet I ...
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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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If Wi-Fi connection drops internet, can device failover to network connection?

Once in awhile the internet will drop on the network that my phone is connected to via Wi-Fi. It's pretty rare, but in instances when it happens, my phone remains connected to the network but won't ...
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WiFi only working while charging the phone

I am being experiencing this very strange issue in the last couple days. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with an (unofficial) build of Cyanogenmod 11. Is has been working fine for the last year with ...
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Infamous Marshmallow WiFi battery drain

Yes, the infamous battery drain bug. I've tried every fix in the book and I can't solve the problem. I've got a Nexus 4 with Chroma (1/18/2016 build) and Hell's core(3.4.0-hC-b87-M) (Marshmallow). I ...
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Problem with WiFi connection -Android tells me it is not secured

I didn't find a anwser to my question yet on the forum, but as I am new, I may just have overlooked it. I had a trip to Warsaw today and had troubles connecting to WiFi. I would select the wifi ...
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Can connect device to Wifi and ping from adb shell but unable to browse the internet

I have an obscure android device running Android 4.0.4 that didn't come with gapps. All methods I tried to install gapps (20120429 for ICS; and signed) without rooting the device resulted in the apps ...
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Wifi network shows up in quick settings, but not in actual settings?

I am trying to connect to my own wifi-network (my Ubuntu laptop acts as a wireless hotspot) and when I look at the quick settings on my Nexus 4 it indeed shows the wifi network. However when I tap ...
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Huawei P8 lite does not ask for user name password for connecting to WI-FI

I have a Huawei P8 lite with Android 5.0.1. My phone is having an issue when connecting to Wi-Fi. But only for my office wifi. For other wifi networks, it gets connected with out any issue. One ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Android 5.0.1 WiFi Connection Status pop-up interuption

Since upgrading to Android 5.0.1 from whatever came on the phone originally I get an annoying pop-up that interrupts whatever app is running even though I have WiFi turned off. This only happens when ...
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Enable/Disable application-specific settings (updates, upload) for a specific WiFi

I would like to automate my android phone to do the following: if connected_to_wifi(ssid=my_mobile_3g_router) then (1) disable automatic google play updates (2) turn off dropbox camera upload ...
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Complicated Wi-Fi Question

So every time that I enable and re-enable the wifi connection on my tablet, the MAC address is randomized (like the last 3-4 digits). I don't know what might be causing this, and the root account can'...
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Huawei P7 connection issues on WiFi, other devices on WiFi router fine

My Huawei P7 has recently been disconnecting from my home WiFi. All of my other devices arent having a problem so I'm sure it isn't the WiFi Router. I noticed that if I have too many apps open it ...
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Is it possible to open Hotspot while we are using wifi?

I have tried but you can only use one at a time either WiFi or Hotspot but it'll be great if we can use hotspot while we are using WiFi.
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Android wireless debugging on multiple devices

By following Google ADB Documentation i am able to connect to device wireless . But i want to connect more than one device. For adb wireless to work i have to restart adb in tcpip mode Once i did ...
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Cannot connect to Connectify virtual router

I have an android LG G4 that used to connect just fine to my Connectify wifi hotspot running on my Windows 8 laptop. Now, it detects the network, it typically runs through the following sequence, ...
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Xperia Z3V avoids “poor” wifi connections when signal is great

To start off, I know you can disable this option to avoid poor wi-fi connections. But I don't want to do so if I can, because I find I often need it on my school's campus to avoid connecting to the ...
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Wifi is working on android 4.2.2 , but not on 6, exclamation mark in status bar

I'm trying to connect to a wifi network using 4 phones. 1 phone uses Android 4.2.2, and the others are using Android 6 and 5.0.1. The one with the Android 4.2.2, everything's work fine. On the ...
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In Android, view previously opened web page when offline

On a laptop, I can open some tabs in the browser, switch to another window, disconnect from the network, return to the browser window, and the tabs are still there. On Android, when I return to the ...
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What is the initial TCP Receive Window size in Android?

This may be pretty similar to the question here, however, I think it was either in the wrong place, or it wasn't clear enough, so it hasn't got to the right audience. Thus, I have re-formulated it ...
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Nexus 5 has awful Wi-Fi

Ever since I bought the phone a few days ago (I believe it's manufacturer refurbished), it has not been getting any decent speeds. I've already tried factory resetting it many times and fiddling ...
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WiFi authentication problem

I have got my android (Lenovo Vibe P1M) and for a couple of days my WiFi worked smoothly.But when i tried connecting it yesterday it says authentication problem. While my family members can use the ...
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Can't connect to “Secured Network” via Wifi. Get stuck at a Lock screen

OS: OxygenOS version 2.2.0 Android version: 5.1.1 Phone Model: ONE 2005 [OnePlus 2] (Build number: One A2005_14_151211) When I connect to a Secured Wifi network that requires that I "Accept" some ...
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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 /data/misc/wifi/...
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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 ...