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S7 Edge unexpected behaviour - always slow to turn on WiFi & random microphone failures

Has anyone experienced & found a workaround for the following two annoying behaviours that I observe in my S7 Edge (running Android 6.0.1): 1) The WiFi takes long to connect, namely to turn ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Bluetooth to Wi-Fi pass through

Im wondering if there's a way of bridging or using a 'pass-thru' to send data from a bluetooth connected device over wifi to another android device. The real world scenario is; I have a bluetooth OBD ...
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Site timeout for Android device on LAN, but ok on mobile network

My two Android devices (LG G3 on KitKat; Nexus 7 with custom JB rom) cannot access 4 of my 5 Wordpress sites over my WLAN, but have no problem via my mobile network. The other devices on the WLAN (...
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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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Enterprise (802.1x) WiFi causing excessive battery drain?

In the past week, realised that WiFi at work (using 802.1x auth) has been draining my battery like crazy. Here are some stats I took over the past few days: Case Connection Duration ...
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What are the SEC80 and SECD00 Android Wi-Fi capabilities?

I have been collecting Android ScanResult.capabilities for a while and have encountered some settings I can't find any description of. [ESS][SEC80][SECD00] and [WPA2-PSK-CCMP][ESS][SEC80][SECD00] ...
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Very frequent Wifi disconnection while being in China

I'm having an issue on my Nexus 4 (Stock Android 5.1.1). It keeps disconnecting from my Wifi. When I go back to connect, it says "No Internet access, automatic connection impossible". I currently ...
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can't get monitor mode for my galaxy alpha's wifi in stock rom

so i am trying to do the monitor mode for my phone's wifi which is samsung galaxy alpha sm-g850f running stock 5.0.2, and i used the bcmon app and it says no firmware detected . also i installed kali ...
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How to stop Android from auto-disabling a wifi network

I'm on Android 5.1.1 (Sony Xperia Z3c Slim ROM). Sometimes it will set a wifi network as "Disabled" -- I'm guessing that it was because there was some connection issues. Is there a way to prevent ...
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Can a hotspot android device intercepts my traffic?

i'm asking of how can an Android device that i'm connected to its hotspot can intercept all of my traffic or do other stuff.
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My phone stopped remembering wifi passwords!

For some reason that completely escaped me, this here Samsung S3 mini stopped connecting automatically to my home network, always requiring me to re-type the wifi password. Since then, I noticed that ...
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Use second Android device to receive Bluetooth A2DP/wlan audio stream and relay output to Aux via 3.5mm h/w

I have a secondary Android device and I would like to make the following possible: Connect secondary Android device via Auxiliary audio cable to speakers. Connect primary Android device with ...
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Windroy WiFi issue

I just downloaded Windroy, it works fine but I cannot connect to the WiFi. My WiFi works for my computer but I just don't know how to get it to work in Windroy. Any ideas?
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Samsung S4 Android Kitkat WIFI Automatic On/Off Wifi and Authenticating Problem

My problem is for these past few days I am having trouble to connect to my wifi. This smartphone of mine is acting crazy, It cant connect to wifi, it will keep scanning and sometimes after it scanning ...
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Can I see what IP address my phone HAD when using a friend's WIFI?

Is it possible to discover what IP my phone HAD when I used a WIFI at a friends flat? I am trying to eliminate my phone as the source of a sign-in attempt on an account. Thanks.
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Is WiFi data usage included in the “Data Usage” screen?

Android devices feature a Data usage screen, accessible from the main pull-down menu. The data usage page lists both the total data consumed and the data consumed per application. Is WiFi data ...
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Metered wi-fi connection on Android tablet?

I have a non-rooted Nexus 7 (2013), and connect to the internet via a Mi-Fi hotspot. I have a low data cap, so I need to track usage closely. I'd like to be able to mark my connection as metered, but ...
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Sending & Receiving SMS via WiFi

Is there a way to send and receive SMS when a cellular signal is not available, but WiFi is? I'm often on-site at locations where the building has a strong WiFi (Internet) connection, but a simple ...
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Nexus 7 keeps disconnecting from wi-fi

My Nexus 7(android 6.0.1) constanly drops wi-fi connection(connects and disconnects immediately), presumably due to bad connection, while Nexus 5x lying next to it is staying connected just fine. I ...
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Wi-Fi turned off but battery usage shows shows huge drain from it

I have a problem with my Galaxy S3 4G. It's currently all stock and running Android 4.4.4. It seems the Wi-Fi will not turn off i.e. I can turn it "off" in the settings or notification bar, and this ...
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Sony Xperia L WiFi and Bluetooth not turning on

It happened a couple of months ago when I accidentally relocked my bootloader through the Flashtool instead of Backup TA , wifi and bluetooth became inconsistent and kept on crashing the phone. It ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 mini Wifi Connected but not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and my Wi-Fi worked perfectly fine. Later, I went on my phone and my Wi-Fi said it was connected but when I went on social media and stuff it said it wasn't connected. ...
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How can I disable the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop?

Is it somehow possible to control the Wi-Fi connection of my Android phone from my laptop to disable (not only disconnect) the Wi-Fi connection of my phone if both my phone and my laptop are connected ...
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WiFi Error: “Failed to connect to network”

Intermittently, when I try to connect to a WiFi network, I get the following error message as a toast message: Failed to connect to network The message pops up immediately upon attempting to ...
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My cellular networks slower than USB tethering, what shoud i do?

In the first glance to my title, it doesn't really make sense because the hotspot itself should equal/faster than the client who borrow/tether the network, but due to unknown reason, it always slower, ...
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How to use Wifi re-installation code?

I've a Samsung Galaxy Ace but my Wifi is always not in range. Google Helps state: Use WiFi driver re-installation Code *#*#526#*#*...Reinstall the firmware for Wifi. Try it on other Routers as ...
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Turn off WiFi only when the device is both locked and screen turned off

I have already tested some apps for this purpose and they solely rely on the screen turning off, which makes sense at some point. However, their concept breaks down when you want to use an app over ...
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up/down signals by bars

I purchased an outside antenna for boosting reception as I live in a mostly dead cell zone now I get up/down/arrows from time to time by my reception bars. Does this mean my antenna is actually ...
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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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Can I use my phone as an audio device via Wifi?

Is there any way to stream all audio from my (Windows) PC to my phone via Wifi, so that my phone acts like a sound card? I basically want to use my phone with my headphones as wireless headphones. It ...
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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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Sharing laptop's internet connection with Android smartphone when Win10 isn't able to create a WiFi hotspot

This may sound weird but I'm sure I'm not the only one facing this problem. I don't want to invest on a wifi router just yet. It was pretty easy to share my laptop's internet connection with my phone ...
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Replace your wireless adapter with an Android (not tethering)

Is there any way for my PC (Windows 10/Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit) to recognize my Android (Allview V1 Viper L - Android 4.4.2) as a wireless adapter? I'm not talking about tethering, sharing connection, ...
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Showing both “adb status-window” and “adb logcat” on the same terminal

I am attempting to get the adb status-window command to display anything useful, however it appears to be just showing the following: Android Debug Bridge State: device At first, I figured it ...
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Is it possible to get the password from a wps wifi connection?

At school we have two wifi networks, one for teaches and one students, but the teacher network is much faster and is available everywhere in the building. I could connect to it by pressing the wps ...
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How to monitor the incoming network traffic on android?

I have an android device which is connected to the internet using mobile data (not wifi). How can I monitor 'pings' or 'hits' by some other device on my android phone? I have a friend somewhere, and ...
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Block 4g when WiFi is available, and limit access to programs

What's the best way to config it? If WiFi is available, 4g remains locked. When WiFi isn't available, use 4g, but only for Watsupp and no video.
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How do I change my wifi cycle in moto g?

I had the same problem with data usage but that got solved. The drop down button in the wifi tab does not have the change cycle option. Please help with that.
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Troubleshot Android TV at local network

I have Android TV (BenQ RP790) in my local network. It is pingable from the Android device but I can not cast on it. How to troubleshoot issues?
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Wifi won't connect to internet

I have a oneplus two that was running android 5. Nothing was wrong until recently when I started noticing the exclamation mark on the WiFi icon. The phone successfully connects to WiFi networks but it ...
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Can my phone act as WiFi Access Point while Disabling Celluar Radio?

Can Android act as a WiFi Access Point while the cellular radio is turned off? I tried to accomplish that using flight mode, but that won't work. While flight mode is enabled, Androids portable Wi-Fi ...
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Why can I not communicate with other hosts on my LAN when my WiFi connection has no internet access?

I currently have no internet access on my ADSL connection at home because of an issue with my provider. This seems to make the WiFi connection unusable even for connecting to local IPs. So I can't use ...
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Does Android x86 support any PCI E WiFi cards?

In the Android x86 drivers list found at https://sourceforge.net/p/android-x86/device_generic_common/ci/marshmallow-x86/tree/firmware/ It seems that the only WiFi chipsets listed were laptop WiFi ...
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how to connect to internet on my lenovo a390 mobile using wifi

i can't connect to internet with my lenovo a390 mobile using WiFi connection. i already open my data connection but when i am about to browse youtube, play store and Google chrome it says that my ...
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instagram not showing photos

I am not able to open some websites on my Android Kitkat 4.4.4(REDMI 2 - rooted) device since 3-4 days. Not able to open Stackexchange, some other websites (I don't remember). Also, Instagram app didn'...
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Youtube not playing in Wifi

I have this real strange problem that youtube is not playing on my Onda Tablet (dark screen and "problem while playing"), when I am in my home wifi. When I use my mobile as a hotspot and connect my ...
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Android devices not allowed to connect to WiFi

I am a college student and they provide us free WiFi here . When trying to connect to the WiFi all devices connect to it instantly except Android devices. When Android 6.0 was launched the devices ...
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Automatically connect to VPN when connecting to WiFi?

My university has an open WiFi that requires me to log into a specific VPN before I can access the internet. Is there any built-in way or app that allows me to specify which VPN I want to start ...
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Choose whether to connect to a Wifi network by more than just SSID

I know of 2 networks with the same SSID but different credentials (via a "sign in to network" webpage). I only have an account for one of them (and it happens to be somewhere with little-to-no 3G/4G ...