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Can you connect Android GingerBread 2.3.4 to an access point without DHCP present?

Is it possible to actually, legitimately, or even programmatically, configure the Android wifi manager to connect to an access point and use a static IP address, where no dhcp service exists? I'm ...
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Wifi auto rejoin issues on Nexus 5 / Android 4.4

Here's a problem I've been experiencing with my new Nexus 5: I leave my home wifi (which I was connected to). I then go to work where there is a wifi network I've previously joined. However, my Nexus ...
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Can a wifi hot spot be set invisible to just one specific android device?

The wifi hotspot i usually connect to has suddenly become invisible to just my android phone but is visible to everyone else. Is this possible or is there something wrong with my phone?
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S4 doesn't detect any WiFi

I helped my fried to convert from Iphone to S4. I helped him with initial setup and gave some quick crash course. I visited him after a week and answered a few of his questions. I again visited him ...
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Grey Wifi and mobile data icon after upgrading to CM 10.2 20131102

I had intermittent issues before with my Google syncing not working as it should (although I've always been able to go to google.com in the browser), rebooting usually solved it. However, after ...
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Device forgets wifi password

My family has an Android 4.1 tablet that connects to the home wifi. It keeps forgetting the wifi password so it's offline until we select the desired wifi network and enter the password again. How ...
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Provably, temporary, disable wireless networking on Android tablet

I am taking an exam during which any materials or electronic devices are allowed, provided that I can demonstrate that they cannot be used for communicating with others. I want to take my Android ...
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Connected to Wifi but not internet

I have S4 ,I have a full 5 bar signal on the WiFi but no internet if I try to browse internet it says : the server at www.google.com can't be found,becasue the DNS look faild. I tried connecting / ...
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How can I merge WiFi passwords from a backup and from the current configuration?

I have an old backup of the WiFi passwords on my Nexus 7. I also have a new configuration which has some passwords that are newer and some that are older. How can I merge the configuration in a ...
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Sprint Galaxy Tab 3 won't connect to internal wifi

I have a Sprint Galaxy tab 3 through work. I'm using it to test our software, part of what I need to to is connect to our internal network wifi, and for some reason it says that the internet isn't ...
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No wifi after changing provider / sim card

Last Monday I changed provider and got a new simcard. I can use the phone and send SMS/text messages. Internet didn't work anymore. Wifi didn't work anymore. Both have not worked since. I do see the ...
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How to change WIFI hotspot configuration from lock screen?

I have an Android smartphone (Samsung Galaxy Ace 2) that I haven't used in a while. Specifically, I have (a) forgotten my lock screen passcode, (2) changed our Wifi configuration (provider, router, ...
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wifi connection

For the past two days I can no longer connect to my home WiFi. It keeps saying "disabled", which also happened at a friend's house who also has Virgin WiFi – but I can connect to BT WiFi at another ...
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One X cannot see european wifi channels

Since the update 4.2.2 Jelly bean, my htc one x lost the ability to connect to a wifi channels 12,13,14. How can i turn this ability again? (seems like this update was oriented only for USA users)
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Nexus 4 - suddenly lost access to all Google sites

Nexus 4, stock 4.3, rooted. WiFi only for data, strong signal Suddenly today, for no apparent reason, every app requiring access to a Google site stopped working: Google Now gives "Network error" ...
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Nexus 4 WIFI hotspot web authentication

I have a Nexus 4, and I would like to set up a WIFI hotspot at my house that doesn't require a password, but if a user connected to the WIFI, it would display either a static HTML page or some way to ...
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How to root and flash a android Galaxy Ace s5830t?

i am trying to root my device which has android 2.3 in it. The reason is something has gone wrong and wifi and bluethooth are not functioning. every time i try connect, it says error and ...
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Wifi slow and delays with wifi power save on

This is what i get at a device factory reset. Samsung galaxy S7562 . I have tested over 30 different devices with my access point and this doesnt occur - no problems. The other access point I have ...
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Improve GPS signal reception inside building [closed]

Hi I'm developing an application that requires a GPS also inside a building. Does anyone have an idea how to get a proper position system also inside buildings. Would it be possible to locate a cell ...
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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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How do I fix my NATPC M010SE (Allwinner A13) touchscreen/WiFi/camera?

My tablet wasn't booting at all but my dad managed to install this firmware update, now the touchscreen doesn't work, or the WiFi, or the (front) camera. Any help? I've tried installing some TS ...
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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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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 ...