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Security of Android tethered hotspot

Basically each time I activate my phone's (Samsung S3 4.3 rooted) tethered Wi-Fi, to use the Internet on my iPad, someone can remotely connect and see what I'm doing. Even with WPA2 + strong ass ...
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Treat certain WiFi networks as mobile/cellular

I plan to be putting a Nexus 7 (will be rooted) in my car and tethering off my Nexus 4 (rooted). However I only get 1.5GB data per month on my mobile and don't want it to download my Spotify ...
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Wi-Fi Connection Problems with Samsung Galaxy Ace

My Samsung Galaxy Ace has problems with its Wi-fi connection. It's very weird because it shows that its connected to a network but i still cannot connect to the internet. Can someone please help me ...
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What does “Keep wifi on during sleep” mean?

I couldn't find an authoritative reference that explains what this setting does in my Android phone: Wi-Fi -> Advanced -> Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. What does this setting do, exactly?
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“Avoided poor Internet connection” on LG G2

I'm trying to connect to my home's wireless router with my new LG G2 (running version 4.2.2) and it keeps saying "Obtaining IP address..." for three minutes, then momentarily saying "Saved, secured", ...
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Use Android build in soft hotspot (AP) in “bridge” mode

I am looking for a solution in which I can use the built in support for soft hotspot, i.e., sharing the network connection on the Ethernet port (eth0) over the Android setup box Wifi module (wlan0), ...
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Setting gmail to sync / push / notify on wifi only?

I have a droid mini that is running 4.2.2 and I want gmail to only sync automatically on WIFI only; never on 4g / network / whatever. How do I do this without rooting the phone? When I first bought ...
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GT2 wi-fi connect button not working

Was working on my tablet yesterday when the wi-fi just quit. Tried to re-connect, but the "slider button" won't connect. It tries 3-4 times and then quits, saying "to see available networks, connect ...
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Is there any way to auto-reconnect with a specific PPTP connection on Android?

Every time my phone switches between networks (e.g. 4G to Wi-Fi) the established PPTP connection drops. I know there is a feature called Always-on VPN, but that seems to only apply to L2TP or IPSec ...
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Can I create a wifi network on my WiFi-only Nexus 7?

I have a Nexus 7 on which I'd like to create a wifi network, so that I can have my laptop connect to it. The goal is to transfer files back and forth (I have a server running on the Nexus 7). I'm not ...
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How to get my WiFi notifications back into English?

For some reason my WiFi notifications have started appearing in I think Polish, or something with a similar alphabet, I don't even have any such languages installed as far as I can see. This problem ...
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Is it possible for a telco provider to sniff HTTP packets of Wi-Fi through firmware?

Regarding privacy matters, I wonder if it is possible for mobile telco provider firmware (on stock distributions) to sniff all the outgoing HTTP requests of a Wi-Fi network without the need of the ...
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“Avoid poor connections” setting on Samsung Android 4.1.2

I am trying to connect to the wifi on my laptop, i have managed to connect using many other android versions, but a Galaxy S2 & S3 (both with Android 4.1.2) wont connect. I get a message saying ...
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Why is my Wi-Fi connection saying “no account found” when I try to connect via wireless networks?

I have enabled Wi-Fi. I try connecting to various networks, and during the IP address obtaining process, the notification will popup from the Wi-Fi app saying: "No account for ___________ network. ...
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One specific IP address blocked when using WiFi, works fine on 3G

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3, I can access the IP address 109.123.110.128 using 3G absolutely fine always. However, when I switch to WiFi, every other IP address I have ever tried works, except this IP ...
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Connect a 3G Android phone with a WiFi-only tab to see phone call information on the latter

I own a WiFi-only Android tab and an Android phone with 3G. I use the tab regularly at work or while working out on the treadmill, and often I miss a phone call on my Android phone while using the ...
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can't connect to a wifi network because it is always stuck in “remembered” status

I'm using a home wifi network. Several days ago, my Samsung Galaxy S2 suddenly can't connect to the wifi network, and it is always in "remembered" status. I clicked on "forget" and was trying to ...
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Ice Cream Sandwich can't obtain IP address, what do I need to delete to reset wifi settings?

My phone is encountering that issue again where it won't connect to any wifi router. It would get stuck to "Obtaining an IP address..." and then later it will say it avoided the router for poor ...
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Can't connect to 802.1x Wifi network using TLS

I have Xperia S with 4.1.1 OS. I have installed needed certificates but when tried to connect to my corporate Wifi network: EAP: TLS Phase2: None CA certificate: corporate certificate User ...
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Auto Wifi logout

When I login to my home wifi network through my LG G2, the login page dies as soon as I minimize that window. I have tried logging in with chrome, firefox, opera but the same problem persists. The ...
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Is there any way to sync wifi between devices?

Are there any apps or methods to sync saved wifi between Android devices? Basically it would remember the wifi name and password if you logged into it once from one device on all devices synced.
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Is there an app to toggle proxy settings on non-rooted Android phones?

I am on a wifi network in China and occasionally wish to connect to an HTTP proxy I have set up on a shared computer to bypass the Great Firewall. As my computer isn't always on/with me, I wish to ...
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Google maps app works without wifi?

So I have been using google maps in airplane mode. I only connect to cafe´s around Barcelona and once I have searched the directions. I leave any wifi in range. Shouldnt that mean my google maps no ...
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Can I connect an Android phone to a DSL Modem via USB?

Is it possible to connect my phone directly to a DSL line (Via USB) and then use tethering features to make my phone behave as a Wireless Router ?
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Show mobile network and Wi-Fi SSID name on LG G2

Is there a way to show the name of the mobile network and SSID of the wireless network that I am connected to on the top bar of my phone? I'm looking to do something similar to how BlackBerry did it ...
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Wifi issue on my Nexus 4

I recently updated android version to 4.4.2 on my Nexus 4. After this update my apps like "watsapp", "LINE", "VIBER" are having connectivity issue when connecting through WiFi, But I could open the ...
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Wifi and data connectivity issue

Updated my Galaxy S3 to Android 4.3 (att) today. Now I can't connect to Wifi, or even find my home network, unless I turn off mobile data. I tried calling att tech support, they suggested factory ...
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WPA2-Enterprise: PAP not shown in phase 2 auth spinner

I need to setup a 802.1x EAP Wi-Fi network on a JellyBean device (Motorola Moto G). The network is managed by the university, and they are using eduroam. In the university configuration guide they ...
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“Unable to connect to the proxy server” after updrade to Android 4.3

My Samsung S4 has been experiencing the problem of "Unable to connect to the proxy server" after upgrade to Android 4.3, all the apps need network (HTTP) are not working, no matter using 4G or Wifi ...
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wifi conected but can't use market app and other apps

I can't seem to be able to use internet with out internet explorer app. I have other browsers such as opera mini but When i try to use them error in connection is the reply enen though it works on ...
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internet slow on my tablet

I know this question has been asked over and over and I have searched for an answer but no one seems to have an good result. I have a new Prestigio Multipad 10.1. It's a nice tablet but I'm ...
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Play phone game with game being displayed on computer screen

I want to play InfiniteFlight on my computer. But it's only available for phones (and maybe tablets, I'm not sure) - I purchased InfiniteFlight on my phone, and I just had an idea - What if we can ...
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Android 4.0 tablet WiFi connection stopped working

I bought an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet about 4 months ago. It worked great until it suddenly stopped connecting to WiFi. I have tried connecting both at home and at work to the wireless ...
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I am using samsung note3.I am using wifi in my office.For some couple of days wifi connects but no internet access

I checked lot of forums and discussion but could not find any solution thus posting this for support. I tried lot of solutions given in forums but didnt help. in mobile - wifi detected password ...
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Unable to find any wifi connections

I am currently using an HTC One. Three weeks ago, I updated my phone to Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5. Just three days ago, my HTC One can't find any Wi-Fi connections even if I am just sitting ...
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What are the IP addresses used by Proxy Browser For Android app?

I've asked a question before Find Proxy IP address used by Android app on how to see network traffic by an android app, I still can't figure it out. Here's the app that's bothering me ...
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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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Nexus5 not connecting to only my wifi network

I have a very peculiar problem with connecting my new nexus5 to my wifi router @ home. Here is the background: I recently bought Nexus 5 and a new wireless modem/router(D-Link2750u)...The first day ...
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Wondershare MobileGo connect from PC behind NAT

I have noticed that that both PC and Android phone need to be in the same network to connect using Wondershare MobileGo by wifi. Which ports are using by Wondershare MobileGo to connect and data ...
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wireless crash in android 4.3 and 4.4

after updating my google nexus 4 android version to 4.3 , my wireless get crashed. in just one way. if it was on and i turn off my screen, and it goes in sleeping mode, after turnning on my screen it ...
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Cannot detect wifi

my Samsung galaxy tab 2 (7.0) cannot detect my home WiFi. but neighbors WiFi can be detected. please help me. but all my phones and laptops can detect my home WiFi.
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How can I recover a forgotten WiFi password on my HTC phone?

I inadvertently told my HTC Inspire smart phone to forget my WiFi password. Is there a way to reinstate the forgotten password?
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WiFi network not accessible with modified MAC address

I've recently bought a Nexus 7 to use as a demo client for a system I am currently developing. For the time being, the system requires the client to have a particular MAC address in order to work. ...
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Connecting to WPA2 Enterprise + AES + TLS Wireless Network

In my office there is a network which uses WPA2 Enterprise + AES + TLS . All the laptops that have the required certificates installed are connecting but when i try to connect using the same ...
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Whats the difference between cell phone and data radiation

Is cell phone and data/WiFi/LTE radiation the same thing? Or are they entirely different technologies? Are any of them dangerous? I ask because i use my phone a lot at night in bed and i look at my ...
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Wifi problems after 4.4 KitKat update

After updating to 4.4 all of my Nexus devices (4, 7 & 10) have problems with wifi, they all worked fine before the update. After some idle time they lose the wifi connection and it can only be ...
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How do you determine if you're using Wi-Fi or LTE?

On Android, how do you tell if you're connected through Wi-Fi or some other type of connection like LTE or 3G? If I'm sitting at a Starbucks and I sign-in to their Wi-Fi, my phone has both the Wi-Fi ...
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Playing an mp3 (from my phone) through my internet radio

On my old Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android 2.3.6 or so, there was a Samsung system app called "allshare". I really really loved this app. It was simple and unpretentious, and it did the following ...
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lost samsung s5830 dont remember the gmail id

I have lost my Samsung galaxy ace 3 days ago.I don't remember my Gmail account, the phone's battery was low,and is now switched off.is there any way i could find it ?
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how to fix grey wifi icon (no internet), and how to track what caused that?

[SUSPENDED. see P.S. at end, any good way to deal with this suspended state?] My phone have the grey wifi-icon problem, where you do not have access to internet. Yesterday it was working fine, I ...