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How can WiFi Direct password be set on LG Nexus 4?

I tried connecting my laptop to a WiFi Direct group consisting of LG Nexus 4 devices. When I connect, it says the security used is WPA2-PSK and asks for a password. I searched the entire device ...
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Only whatsapp working on Wi-Fi and no other apps connecting(Android)

I'm having some strange problem with my Sony Xperia SL. I use Virtual Router Manage on my Laptop to connect my mobile to internet over Wi-Fi. From this morning none of the apps are connecting to ...
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Cached gateway? What is up with that?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, right now v4.3, but its been having this problem since at least 4.1.1. I carry the phone from home, to work, and back. It is set up to connect to the WAPs in both ...
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Accessing windows shares from android device

How can I access Windows shares from a Android device through wireless network? I want to open PDF documents from a windows server 2008, add comments, mark them up and then save the changes back. ...
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Is there a known to be good T-Mobile Android Device that will work with T-Mobile Wifi Calling and a custom ROM

Am evaluating switching to T-Mobile in the US and bought a prepaid SIM to try it out. Coverage is poor in my house with my Galaxy Nexus (Maguro/GSM) with CM 10.2. I'm open to buying a new phone, but ...
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How can I enable calling over Wifi for a T-Mobile based Moto X?

T-Mobile allows for unlimited calling when I'm tethered over Wifi, on my old Blackberry Bold this was called "UMT" or something like that (it would appear in the status bar). Since I still have poor ...
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Nexus 4 Wifi seems disabled with mobile data

On my nexus four, if I turn on my mobile data Wifi refuses to connect to a network. To connect to a Wifi network I must turn off my mobile data, when I do this all works good short of mobile being ...
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Unable to connect to network after factory reset

Today I did a factory reset on my phone (Galaxy y GT-S5360T) to attempt to free up some space (it worked, thankfully) and now I can't seem to connect to any wifi network. I am currently running the ...
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Turn On Both Wifi and Wifi Hotspot [duplicate]

Currently I am using HTC Desire A8181. Currently it is connected to some wifi for Internet. I need to use this device as a Wifi Hotspot to connect Multiple devices. Need Some one help to use Both Wifi ...
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wifi and data internet is not working after rooting my micromax a89

I have flashed my Micromax A89 first time to FUSION blast 1.2 successfully. All apps and phone working properly. But when I turned on my WiFi it connects but not accessing the browser and also I am ...
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What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? [duplicate]

What does it mean when Wi-Fi icon is gray? Internet is working at the moment. Screenshot (click image for larger variant)
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Fail to connect to ADB Wifi when device goes to idle state?

I am connecting to my Android phone with ADB WiFi (no USB plugged in). However, whenever my device goes to sleep, I am losing connection and unable to reconnect. In what I am trying to do, I need to ...
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Asus Nexus 7 Tethering and Wifi HotSpot not available

Using my ASUS Google Nexus 7, I was trying to make it as Portable Wifi Hotspot. But when I opened my settings --> Wireless&Networks there is option for Tethering and Portable Hotspot. I tried this ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot tethering without using mobile data [duplicate]

Something I am having much difficulty with is creating a wi-fi hotspot on my Samsung s3 but without using mobile data for it. In other words, I connect to a PC using Bluetooth, and using the internet ...
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Why I Can't Use Wifi for anything except whatsapp?

I can't use WiFi for anything except WhatsApp on my Samsung Galaxy S3 mini. I already turned on WiFi on my phone. But I can't do anything except WhatsApp. I can't browsing via WiFi, and can't open ...
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How do I connect to a hidden network on my Android phone?

I have a PocketWiFi connected to my PC, and I decided to hide it, for better security. Now, I can't connect to it on my android phone, though. I can't find a way to connect to it, even if it isn't ...
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Cant connect to my wifi network at home WPA/WPA2 psk

it writes saved, secured. when I try to connect it writes connecting then back to saved secured. after a few seconds it writes authentication error. the password is right BTW
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Using Android to PC over Wifi apps while device is hotspot

Is there a way for me to configure my wifi hotspot so that I can use apps such as IP webcam while the hotspot is the PC's only internet connection?
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802.11s mode availability on Android?

Are there any Android devices with wifi chipsets that support the IEEE 802.11s mesh networking standard? Note the question is not about ad hoc mode but mesh mode support, specifically the 802.11s ...
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Wifi Problem with Samsung S3 Mini

I got my Samsung S3 Mini yesterday, but at work this morning I tried logging into our wifi (which I have been using problem free for years on all my other phones) and now I seem to have done something ...
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Wifi passwords were not restored on a new device

I got a new galaxy nexus phone running 4.2.2 and I noticed my WiFi passwords were not restored to this device. I skipped the account login upon first start, but added it later on. Am I missing ...
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New android user; switching between wifi and mobile data

When I leave the office my S4 doesn't seem to want to connect to mobile data. So, I end up with no connection at all. Turning mobile data off and on does nothing at all, I seem unable to establish a ...
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Can't connect to Windows 7 “hostednetwork”

I have been trying and failing to connect my phone (Samsung GT-I8150, running CM10.2) to my Lenovo T420 laptop via Windows 7's "hostednetwork" facility. The hostednetwork's SSID is visible in my ...
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WiFi icon keeps blinking, can't turn it on or off

Can't connect to Wifi on my phone, because the ON/OFF slider is grayed out: Screenshot (click to enlarge) Also, the WiFi icon keeps blinking, and I can't turn it on/off. Kinda frustrating. Android ...
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Cant establish a reliable connection

Android 4.0 showed Wifi connected-but did not work - did factory reset - when restarting and want to login to google account msg "cant establish a reliable connection to server" - nothing wrong with ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 drops home wifi connection and and can't reconnect unless the router is turned off and back on.

My girlfriend has had her Tab 2 for ten months and only recently it has this problem. She will be using the tablet on the internet and the connection will suddenly drop. The signal is strong and the ...
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Android phone wi-fi not connecting with perticular network only

Please refer me to right portal if this is not a right one. I am having android phone HTC one +. Now problem is that when i am in office and trying to connect with Wi-Fi then it not connect but when ...
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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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What are the options for wirelessly connecting sound from my tablet to an audio system?

I have a Galaxy Tablet 10.1 with wifi, bluetooth, and also a 3.5 mm mini stereo plug connector for headphones. I'd like to connect my tablet to a sound mixer so that the sounds will be played over ...
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Store and retrieve wifi password without installing an app

So I do a lot of development for Android these days and a lot of it involves reformatting my phone repeatedly, and then that leads to me re-entering my wifi password each time. This, over the course ...
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How to limit WiFi data traffic on my Android device?

I am testing an Android application and need to understand how does the app behave on different internet speeds. An example of test case is: 1. set the maximum bandwidth to 20kbps and check how it ...
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HTC One X Has Started to Constantly Disconnect From My Network Even at Close Range

I have a HTC One X (not rooted) running Android 4.1.1 but unfortunately it keeps disconnecting from my router when I am at home. The router in question is a Buffalo AirStation WZR-HP-G300NH2 running ...
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Why is “wpa_supplicant.conf” file invisible?

My device LG e510 : Android 2.3 had been rooted and then I changed the privileges to view and see some system files, especially for wpa_supplicant.conf, with RootExplorer app. But unlike most ...
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WIFI not Connecting on my Samsung S Duos

My home networks says Saved, Secured but when i open internet it says no internet connection
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Sony Xperia ZR wifi problem: wpa_supplicant: wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT

I have a strange problem with Wi-Fi with my Sony Xperia. I can't connect to most of the networks I have tried, but the list of networks is ok (but somehow slowly loaded). It stopped working suddenly ...
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Can a un-rooted Android phone set to ad-hoc WiFi mode

Is it possible to have an un-rooted Android phone running at ad-hoc mode? If it requires me to re-build the Android kernel, which Android kernel should I modify and rebuild?
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Wifi access point login page everytime I open the browser via an intent

This one is driving me mad :) A few days ago, I connected to a free WiFi AP at a store. The network requires a logon and showed the logon page when I opened the browser. The terms and conditions ...
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access lan address on an android device connected to a laptop via wireless [closed]

Here's what bugs me. I have my laptop connected to my wired campus lan and internet comes through broadband connection, which I share to my android phone via Connectify, because this program creates ...
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Samsung Unable to connect to Philips Modem

Samsung Tab 3 Trying to connect to Philips modem 6600 and get message "network disabled because internet connection is slow" WiFi works with other modems and laptop works OK with Philips modem. Reboot ...
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How can I disable/disconnect wi-fi when connected but no data connectivity is detected?

Here's a common problem I'm facing in Android: sometimes it automatically connects to a network when the signal is very low or there is a problem with the network itself and there is no Internet ...
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Android keeps asking “Sign-in to WiFi network” even if WPA/WPA2 is already authenticated

I'm trying to connect to a DLink Router protected with WPA/WPA2. It's our home router and I can connect perfectly to it from laptops and desktops, Linux and Windows alike. But when I connect to it ...
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About WI-FI battery usage

I keep reading about how much battery does WI-FI use, but when I look in settings > battery, WI-FI shows with < 5% usage when I barely use the phone. And when I use it, the screen takes most of the ...
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Hide offline WiFi networks in HTC One M7

How to display only available WiFi networks instead displaying all networks name since I bought the smartphone ?
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Windows 7 file sharing , not accessible in Android phone using ES File Explorer

Trying to access a shared folder on Windows 7, using ES File Explorer on my Android 2.3 mobile phone over WiFi LAN. The scan on APP detects the Windows machine, but am unable to access the shared ...
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Stream from my Android over Wifi to my amp

I have an HTC One and I would like to stream music over wifi via any player app (PowerAmp, Google Play, etc..) to a stereo amp. I looked into Nexus Q, Sonos and more. Which one will actually support ...
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Galaxy S3 Wifi no internet on Comcast/xfinity router

Brand new stock Samsung Galaxy S3 will connect to Comcast-provided wireless router (Arris brand), but cannot get out of local network - I can ping other devices on the network, and I can even browse ...
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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 ...
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Huawei G700 keeps asking permission to use mobile data after WiFi disconnects

I recently bought a Huawei G700. It's a fairly new and uncommon device. It runs Android 4.2.1 in combination with Huawei's own Emotion UI When I have WiFi enabled and for some reason my Wifi ...
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How to tether an Android phone to a PC via Bluetooth?

When wifi connecting to the internet via an Android mobile, how can I get access to this internet connection over Bluetooth from my computer?
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Android Tell HTC Phone, WIFI connection only asks for password. Can't enter username,password?

I cannot connect to a wifi which requires username and password. When I connect it just asks for password, no option to add username????? Whats up with this? My Samsung Galaxy IV prompts for both. Is ...