For questions specifically about issues with WLAN network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular connections (GSM/UMTS, 2G/3G/4G, etc.).

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Frequent WiFi disconnects with my WiFi router

I recently purchased Wireless Router and When I connected Wirelessly through my mobile(Sony Xperia P, android ver: 2.3.7), keeps on connecting and disconnecting for every 2mins. Whereas from other ...
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Is there a fix for an unrooted HTC 3d having wifi and 4g problems?

My HTC 3d cannot connect to 4g. I called sprint and they tIt old me that the 4g network has been scaled back and everything is LTE now. Any insights into this? If I try to turn wifi on it rarely works ...
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Phone uses 3G even when connected to WiFi

I've a Moto-G XT1033. When I connect the phone to WiFi, it connects fine, shows the WiFi icon but uses 3G for internet. H+ or E is shown over mobile signal icon and an exclamation mark on WiFi. ...
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How can I trigger a WiFi passwords restore?

I know that when you first setup a new phone you can choose to restore your WiFi passwords and installed apps from your Google account. I've even tried that a few times and it sure works. However this ...
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How can I keep my mobile data connection up when establishing a non-internet capable WiFi connection?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi to stream music wirelessly inside my car. The Pi has a wireless network without real a exit to the outside world. I want to connect to that 'internet-less' network and still ...
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how can I randomize my MAC address every time my WiFi is turned on?

Given the increased prevalence of systems which track people's movements by their Mac addresses I'd like to obscure mine. I have a rooted galaxy note 2 with busybox installed. I can change my MAC ...
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Does Wifi P2P require *both* android devices to be 4.0+?

According to the android developer guide... "Wi-Fi peer-to-peer (P2P) allows Android 4.0 (API level 14) or later devices with the appropriate hardware to connect directly to each other via ...
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wifi trouble with Xfinity and an?

there is an ! on the right side of my nexus 7's wifi signal. I think its because I used an xfinity hotspot an I am not allowed to use my own wifi. what does it mean and how can I fix it
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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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Chromecast performance differs between devices

I have a Chromecast in my bedroom and a dual-band router in the living room. The connection is solid enough that it will connect, and on my Moto X using the 5GHz radio can play 1080p video without ...
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How to add wifi driver support to an AOSP build?

I have an odroid-c1, and I have successfully built the kernel and rest of the system using these instructions. The default build supports a few USB wifi dongles that they sell, but I would like to ...
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Connect Directly to WIFI Printer while using Cellular Internet? [duplicate]

I've got a unique issue/need and I've been unable to find a solution. I work for a construction company and we've rolled out android tablets with cellular internet connections (Verizon) to our mobile ...
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How do you import CA certificates onto an Android phone?

I want to connect to my University's wireless using my Nexus One. When I go to "Add Wi-Fi network" in Wireless Settings I fill in the Network SSID and select 802.1x Enterprise for the security and ...
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How to resolve “enter the password for credential storage” issue?

So I am playing around with fiddler web proxy. I need to decrypt https traffic. So I am trying to put the fiddler root CA cert in my device trust store. But it keeps asking me "Enter the password for ...
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Export WiFi x509 client certificate

My Android (4.4) device has a WiFi configured which uses WPA2-TLS authentication with client certificates. I got my hands on the wpa_supplicant configuration and the relevant entry looks like this: ...
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My android SCH-I500 will not connect to wifi

i have a samsung SCH-I500 and the device will not connect to the wifi. Ive rebooted the router and everything. Can anybody help?
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How do I find out what wifi chipset my phone has?

I've got LG Optimus One phone (model LG-P500h). How do I find out what wifi chipset my phone has? Is there a general mechanism that will work for all phones?
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where can i find settings for wifi internal scan period

I have already found some guide related to this. But my experience is that if wifi.supplicant_scan_interval = 15 my device scans for wifi with 60s period so I dont think that this is the right ...
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How to disable cellular when WiFi is present?

I perform all my communication via the internet (Jabber, SIP), so I only need cellular as a backup. Additionally, coverage at my home is near to nonexistent and as a result, battery drains in a few ...
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Internet does not connect despite WiFi

I was making an Android app that sends data using Bluetooth. My internet was working fine until I started using my app on the phone. I noticed that the WiFi would randomly disconnect (the WiFi icon in ...
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Why won't my WiFi stay on?

I turn my WiFi on then it shuts back off when I move to different locations. I see the WiFi then after a while it shuts off again. It then beeps 'WiFi available' constantly. Then I have to shut it ...
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Does android use cellular data when connected to WiFi with no internet

We have a WiFi hotspot setup with no internet. A website has been hosted locally on a server connected to the same hotspot. Necessary DNS entries have been made in the Access Point to ensure the DNS ...
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Why is WiFi on 100% of the time, even though Extended Standby Mode is enabled?

My Sony Xperia S has an Extended Standby Mode which states that WiFi and mobile data are disabled after a time when the screen is off. However, sometimes this stops working and the battery starts ...
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downloading without an sd card

I can't download anything off the web without a message popping up about an sd card being required. Can I get around having an sd card or do I need to purchase one.
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HTC one m8 phone call issues on my wifi

After a few minutes into a phone call on wifi, person on other side stops being able to hear me. Also phone calls initiated on mobile radio disconnect when I enter (connect) to my wifi. HTC M8 Sprint ...
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How to disable Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Camera permanently?

Need to permanently disable Wi-Fi, bluetooth and camera for work on a few work only devices. Can this be done through Terminal? I've tried ifconfig to disable Wi-Fi but it just enables automatically ...
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Can't enter WiFi password on Moto G since Lollipop update

My Moto G upgraded to Lollipop yesterday and since then when I want to use my work WiFi I can't find where to key in the password. The Icon shows a "?" and the WiFi menu says 'connected' but I cannot ...
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Disconnect/reconnect to wifi with same SSID

I'm playing with some more advanced things in Tasker, and I've set up an NFC tag to do various things when I return home from work each day. One of these is to connect to wifi and run an SSH command ...
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Android wifi hotspot shows up no matter where I am

I'm having some odd behavior on my Galaxy S3. Suddenly, there's another Wi-Fi hotspot showing up, which shouldn't be weird, except it shows up literally everywhere I go. I work in Austin, but live an ...
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Htc one wifi download speed is slower then upload speed

I just bought a HTC one (m7) today and its working fine! But for some reason my wifi speed is really really slow on this phone. My download speed is slower then my upload speed at the moment wich isnt ...
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Wifi password lost every time I reboot my phone

VS985 - Verizon LG G3 - CM12 Nightly - 5.0.2 This has been going on for a few months now, and is just driving me bonkers. Every time I reboot my phone, and am home, my phone forgets the password for ...
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Some apps cannot access the internet

After my Android Lollipop upgrade on my HTC M8, some apps are unable to access the internet such as Twitter, but Facebook works perfectly fine. WhatsApp works fine except that I'm unable to receive ...
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How to make background apps/ automatic apps use only wifi for data?

Ok so i have very little data, 100mb. And i want to use it when i need it. Like for maps etc. But some apps keep downloading stuff such as new articles and all data gets eaten quickly without me ...
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Why is my WIFI always on?

I have turned off WIFI in the settings, but it's still always running. Doesn't this graph indicate that WIFI is really on all the time? How can this be when it's definitely "off" in Settings? I'm ...
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Windows laptop works with Wi-Fi AP, phone claims it is connected but can't access Internet

There's an Asus 240 MIMO Wifi access point. There's a laptop running Windows XP that uses that access point no problem for years so far. And there's an Android based HTC Desire S smartphone that has ...
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wifi connected but no internet for web apps

ZOPO C3 phone running Android 4.2, wifi connected but no internet for web apps. Tried many ways, still no result. Seems it can get valid IP address, tried ping command in a terminal app. But Android ...
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Avoided poor internet connection message with Cyanogenmod using 'Eduroam'

I recently installed Cyanogenmod 9 in my Xperia Neo V and after that I have been getting internet problems. I always connect to a network called "Eduroam" (a global educational wifi network - link ...
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Moto G Wi-Fi issue

I updated my Moto G to Android Lollipop via official Motorola update. Now, my Moto G is not connecting to the my cellular Data Plan and not even identifying my home Wi-Fi. (Interestingly, the phone is ...
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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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ipconfig alternative in android

I use a batch file to reset networks settings and configurations that is written like this : Ipconfig /flushdns Ipconfig /release Ipconfig /renew The question is how to make the same effect in ...
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Nexus 5 auto connects to wifi with wifi off

In some areas of my house I have weak wifi so I prefer to use 4g by turning wifi off, but it will automatically turn itself back on and reconnect. How do I set it such that if I turn off wifi it stays ...
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My Wi-Fi & mobile network location is horribly wrong!

I have enabled network location to use features of google now on my phone- here's what happens, once or twice a week: instead of my location, which is Milan, Italy, I see myself (and get advice for ...
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Wi-fi turns on when I boot my phone

For the past few days the wi-fi on my phone has been automatically turning on whenever I boot up my phone (Samsung Galaxy Light, SGH-T399) when it's fully turned off or restarted. To address the last ...
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Many problem on Mega 6.3 GT-i9205 after rooting

After rooting my phone, (Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 GT-I9205), I can't turn my WiFi back on but the important part of it is that my device storage is totally empty. It causes some apps/games to force ...
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The wifi stopped working on my new Coolpad Arise android 4.4.2 phone

The wifi stopped working on my new Coolpad Arise phone. My router stopped working but started working again after i rebooted it. Other devices wifi work fine now but Coolpad will not turn wifi on.
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Tethering an Android 2.2.1 (Froyo) using Wifi

I'm trying to get tethering to work. I've used the built-in functionality, setup my phone as an AP and connected to the wireless network. I get an IP (192.168.43.26) and I can ping the gateway ...
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How to Transfer wifi networks and passwords from HTC Inspire to Samsung Galaxy S5? [duplicate]

Ok, I need someone smart on this because numerous "techies"including geek squad guys have not been able to solve this problem for me so far. While I have transferred photos, contacts etc. to my new ...
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Wi-Fi Connection Problem in Galaxy S Plus 19001 with CM11 ROM

I have recently installed [GT-I9001][ROM][ION][4.4.4][KTU84Q] CyanogenMod 11.0 by ADC-Team - Release 17 [EOL] on my I9001 Galaxy S Plus. But after a while I found that my WiFi can't work. When i turn ...
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What's the difference between a Wi-Fi conection and a Wi-Fi Hotspot?

I just bought a 9" d2 android tablet and it has both. When I turn on the hot spot it shares my connection with other tablet -- but doesn't give me a conection. So I guess my question is: why have a ...
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Cannot turn on wifi on Galaxy SIII

For the last month, I am unable to turn on my WiFi. It gets stuck on the message "turning on..." . I did a factory reset but it didn't help. I have tried to reboot a number of times and also I have ...