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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Why does my Nexus 5 keep forgetting all wifi passwords after a reboot?

A month ago I got a Nexus 5. It's running Android 4.4.2 (kernel:3.4.0-gadb2201). I noticed after using it for a while that it constantly keeps forgetting all saved wifi passwords after a restart. In ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi in my samsung tab4

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab4 SM-T230. Initial usage of Wi-fi was going fine but recently I am not able to turn of Wi-fi at all in the device. Tried couple of trouble shooting options ,but no ...
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Hex key to Wi-Fi is 64 characters, but device only allows 63 to be entered

I have obtained the hex key to my network, and it is 64 characters in WPA2-PSK. When I try and connect to the device and enter the passcode, it stops at 63 and won't let me enter the last character. ...
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How to access andriod to my pcs hardrive using wifi

I would like to connect my samsung galaxy s4 over wifi with my pcs harddrive. It should be the same way as by the remote desktop apps but indstead of them only to use the pc hardrive. I want to get ...
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How to limit/throttle WiFi data speed 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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Wifi connects for sometimes then disconnects and then never connects

Their is a big issue of WiFi in my phone when i first bought it... My phone is a Spice Stellar Mi-439, Android KITKAT v4.4.2, 1GHz Processor, 512RAM, 4GB Internal, currently 16GB Expandable. The ...
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Cannot turn on Wifi. MAC address unavailable

I have an Android 4.0.4 tablet, Navon Platinum Explorer. When I try to turn on wifi, the toggle button goes "off" after a few seconds automatically. It doesnt even show the list of available ...
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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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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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adblog spammed with wifi messages

My adblog is looping theese wifi related messages over and over again, why? I am running LG-D855 with Android 5.0. It seems like no other devices connected to the same wifi network has theese ...
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How do I safely reset a rooted phone?

Alright, I have a somewhat unique problem, so bear with me. I have a Oneplus One that I rooted and then tried to encrypt (under Settings > Security). What I didn't know before encrypting was that ...
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How to increase wireless speed supported by Android TV BOX CS928?

i have recently purchased Android Tv Box CS928 from Chinese site http://www.aliexpress.com/item/CS928-Android-4-4-kitkat-Rk3288-A17-quad-core-2GB-16GB-2-4-5-0Ghz-100M/1939723909.html i bought this ...
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Wireless networks not autorised automatically

I have Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android IO. I have many registered wifi on my phone. So I expecting that when I am coming to home for example my network be connected. But my phone display a message in ...
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How to root Korean font in Huawei honor3c U10 phone?

In Huawei honor3c U10, there is no see about Korean language. And then when I'm typing Korean language, the words are lost. It is not seeing. How can I do to see the Korean language?
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Which application is switching on wifi?

I am running Android 4.3 on a Samsung Galaxy S3, switching on or off WiFi on a need-to-use basis. A few days back, I realized that WiFi would spontaneously be switched on. I switched it off, but it ...
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Wireless wifi audio in the car without bluetooth or slow hotpots?

great site - I wonder if you could help. I'm hoping to get wifi music in the car. My car has bluetooth handsfree built in to the BMW CCC Pro I-drive but is missing A2DP profiles. The car has a ...
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How to send data from a Android device to another device using Wi-Fi

I want to send a binary 1 or 0 to another device over Wi-Fi, to instruct it to perform some action. The device I'd be sending it to is providing the Wi-Fi connection.
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Not Getting Push Notifications On particular Android Phone On Home WiFi

I had 2 Android devices, Micromax Unite 2 A106 and Asus ZenFone 5. Some days back all thing were working fine but suddenly i am not getting push notifications on my Micromax Unite A106 when i am in my ...
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How can I see which wifi channel / frequency is used by my android 4.4.2 device?

How can I see which wifi channel, frequency is used by my android 4.4.2 device?
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How to test wifi adapter?

My VPN keeps disconnecting and I'm wondering if it's a problem with the wireless adapter. Is there a way I can test? I'm using the Xperia Z2 and there's ways to test the built in hardware like the ...
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how can android keep a TCP connection alive when changing network provider?

i'm curious about how android can keep a TCP connection alive while i'm switching from 3G ( mobile data ) to WiFi and viceversa. i'm asking this after i seen that i had an uninterrupted radio stream ...
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Can't Change WiFi Mac Address on my moto E

I am running on rooted Moto E (XT1022) Android 4.4, and want to change WiFi MAC Address. I had tried installing BusyBox with Terminal and run the following command. busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ether ...
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Cannot Connect to internet via WiFi on Galaxy Tab

I enabled my laptop as a hotspot and connected my tablet through WiFi. Then I turned WiFi on and it shows me the network but it tells me I'm not in range. After that it shows network disabled and ...
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Why does Wifi-based location not work?

I have recently flashed a 4.4 Android on my Nexus 4 (compiled from source, with Google Apps like Maps installed). Now the WiFi-based location is not working properly indoors. What could be a reason ...
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Android 4.4.2 not automatically connecting to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy tab 3 8.0 running android 4.4.2 unrooted. My tablet is not automatically connecting to wifi networks. It was previously automatically connecting to two wifi networks (both are ...
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New Videocon A55qhd gives low WIFI signal

I recently bought two of this phone model Videocon A55qhd. Both have one common problem low WIFI signal strength. If I keep Videocon A55qhd and old Samsung pocket at the same distance, samsung has ...
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Assigning a “default” wireless router

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, which I use with a Verizon wireless router. Somewhere nearby there is also an "xfinitywifi" wireless access point which appears in the tablet's wireless setup page. ...
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Sony Ericsson WT19i doesn't detect my wifi network

When I bought the phone and tried to connect to my wifi network it worked fine, but after 2 days, I don't know why, it just doesn't detect my wifi network. When I go into Settings->Wireless & ...
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Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network?

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Tab to the Internet through an ad-hoc network made via my PC. The PC ad-hoc settings are fine because I can use it from my iPhone and other devices.
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Connecting to a network that blocks non-computer devices with Galaxy S4

I would like to connect my Galaxy S4 to my school's WiFi network in order to cut down on expensive data usage. The problem is that some mobile devices (including my phone) can't connect, so I can't ...
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Printing From Wireless Network using android device

I have a shared printer on my network, the printer connected to PC via USB. i made a wireless network using Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router. i connect my android device to this wireless network using ...
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Stay connected to WiFi that requires sign-in

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to Kitkat (4.4.2), and I noticed a new behaviour that I'd like to disable: when I'm connected to a wifi network with a captive portal that requires ...
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Importing wifi settings from microsoft account

I have a bunch of saved wifi passwords on my windows 8 laptop that automatically transfer from one PC to another when I log in using my Microsoft account. Does anyone know a way to transfer these ...
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tablet lose connection from my WiFi router

Issue: I recently purchased a tablet: Vonino Sirius QS and when I connect the Wireless through it, after every 3 - 5mins, the internet disconnect or tablet don't get informations from router (TX ...
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Wifi and data keeps turning on

i did a recent update off some apps a few days ago and ever since my wifi and data keeps turning on no matter how many times i turn them off... Then on the other hand, sometimes it turns off and ...
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Wintouch Q75S - Removed wpa_supplicant on accident

I removed the wpa_supplicant file and now the Wi-Fi doesn't work. Is there anyway to restore this file back? I tried Factory Reset but that only resets the apps and removes user data. The device is ...
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Make phone calls using a computer through an Android phone, both connected by WiFi

I have a computer and Android phone connected by WiFi. I want to use my computer to make calls through the phone. Is there any way to do this?
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Android 5.0.1 on Nexus 4 crashes every few hours (WLan Bug?)

my android phone (Nexus 4) crashes after different intervals (1 - 5 hours) when I'm at home. This happens since I updated. It's only at home when my WLan is enabled. Is there a way to read the ...
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Transfer android speaker output to windows pc over wifi

I Google for it but didn't find any solution: How to transfer/stream android sound output to pc? I want to transfer all sound that android speaker plays, that includes app sound, games sound. I know ...
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Samsung S4 not connecting to WiFi (failed to connect)

A little while ago I installed PhoenixROM onto my phone, as recommended by my friend. It works rather well, until recently when my phone decided that it did not want to connect to any WiFi points, ...
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Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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Mobile data turning itself on

I am experiencing an unusual problem with my phone. I've searched Google, but have had no luck finding the right answer to my problem. Problem Whenever I receive a message on Facebook or Viber, ...
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My Android devices are connected with excellent signal strength, but can no longer actually load any webpages

Both my Android tablet and Android GoGo Smart TV Stick worked fine connecting to the internet via Wi-Fi in my home. Now they show connected with excellent signal strength. But, anytime I attempt to ...
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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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Can my tablet connect to a 4g pocket wifi?

I bought my tablet in lazada and i am planning on buying a pocket wifi, so i want to know if my tablet can connect to a 4g pocket wifi. after reading articles about data connection hotspot something ...
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WiFi won't turn on in most recent CM11 Nightly for Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate?

So I flashed CM11 nightly back in November making sure to perform the boot.img fix and things worked OK. I recently decided to update. I will confess that I updated without fixing the boot.img and ...
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no notification for login to a hotspot landing page

How do I clear the cache, or otherwise reset firefox, to create the notification for a landing page to login to a hotspot? I don't want to automate the process, I simply want to allow for the ...
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Nexus 9 stuck on setup screen because of Wi-Fi?

I performed a factory reset on my rooted Nexus 9, and when I tried to start anew, I can't connect to any Wi-Fi network (with the exception of my phone hotspot), and I'm stuck here. Since I factory ...
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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...