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Child app locker

I need some enlightenment that how to control child app and lock their applications from parent phone mean that how to access to child mobile and set schedule and on/off their applications according ...
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Using http proxy for android apps - 802.1x network

I want to use my android device to connect to my school network. The network type is 802.1x. I put in my proxy settings and authentication in settings and have connected to the internet. However, to ...
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New cable modem giving Android Phone time outs on sites

I just changed from DSL to Cable Broadband and I'm having a rather peculiar problem. Most of the time I get time outs from hosts using my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone while my other wireless devices work ...
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Wi-Fi turned off but battery usage shows shows huge drain from it

I have a problem with my Galaxy S3 4G. It's currently all stock and running Android 4.4.4. It seems the Wi-Fi will not turn off i.e. I can turn it "off" in the settings or notification bar, and this ...
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Any network analyzer apps for the OnePlus Two?

I just got the OnePlus Two and noticed that Intercepter NG isn't compatible for this phone. It is my understanding that only specific WiFi chipsets can handle monitor mode. Any idea if the OnePlus ...
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Track wifi logon attempts

Is there any possible way to see on a rooted android device (or linux) which MAC Address tried with which Password to enter my wireless network? Also the ones who failed?
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Tasker: Turn wifi on/off scheduled

Looking for a way to turn off my wifi everyday at 9:30 pm. And turning it back on at 7:00am the next day automatically everyday. Tried a few profiles, none really worked. Thanks for your help.
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How to get ip address of a router?

Normally when a modem/router is connected to a computer, there are multiple ways to know the ip address of them. I am using an android device and, I have free WiFi in my colony. The problem is that ...
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htc evo 3d wifi connected but internet not working

this is my first question on android, so I hope I will not miss anything. I bought my phone from friend probably 5 years ago, so there is no warranty. I used to login to wifi networks with no ...
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Wifi has no internet Access

I just install a new router and save its settings to default. I connected Wifi to my Windows 7 laptop successfully and have internet connection. But device with Lollipop says the Wifi has no internet ...
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WiFi “like” calling for Verizon users?

I am using Verizon and coverage is poor at my home. Is there any app or service that would allow me to use WiFi calling while at home yet still keep my Verizon assigned phone number? I don't want to ...
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WiFi Direct - only one device (Samsung phone)

According to Wiki: Only one of the Wi-Fi devices needs to be compliant with Wi-Fi Direct to establish a peer-to-peer connection that transfers data directly between them with greatly reduced ...
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Calculator WiFi usage on Marshmallow, Nexus 5? What?

I have not used the calculator app. I also don't know why it would be using the wifi or any kind of external data. Yet behold, below: I flashed 6.0 recently and restored some apps from an old ...
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Only connect to WLAN_Y if WLAN_X is not available

I have two wireless access points at home, one 2.4GHz (WLAN_Y) for the yard and one 5GHz (WLAN_X) for pretty much everything else. The problem is that the 2.4GHz AP sits in the kitchen and every time ...
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Turn off vibration for 'Sign in to WiFi network' notification

Since the Android 6.0 update on Nexus 5, everytime I get the notification 'Sign in to WiFi network' the phone vibrates. Any idea where I can turn this off while keeping the vibration for calls, SMS, ...
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Can an android phone connect to both WiFi and mobile data network at the same time?

Can an android phone connect to both WiFi LAN (not necessarily connected to the Internet) and mobile data network at the same time? Or when it connects to one, does it have to disconnect from the ...
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android as advanced router

there is wi-fi network, without access to internet. I need to connect my phone with 3g internet on board to it, and use it as router, i.e. give access to some one host, that knows phone's ip. I can ...
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Configure & connect to Wi-Fi using ADB on Android 5.1.1

I'm using Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1. I need to connect to Wi-Fi router in my automation. For that I need to use ADB interface. I connected to mobile using ADB. I also configured the ...
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Where have all my wifi credentials gone?

My Oneplus One updated itself to the latest CyanogenMod kernel version a couple of days ago which has caused it to forget all my previously stored WPA keys and preferred wireless networks! I was ...
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How to block a ssid on my android?

There ia a suspicious ssid near my house, i want to block the ssid ,not to display on my WiFi Hotspot list,how to set a blacklist on my android phone? My android version is 4.4.
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Android phone as offline router [duplicate]

I currently use an old wireless router to connect two wifi devices. The two devices connect to the SSID of the router, then the router allows traffic between them. No internet connection/uplink is ...
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WLan DHCP error (obtaining IP address. . .)

Since a few days ago, I can't connect to any WiFi network. It just displays "obtaining IP adress" and after a few minutes it says that the WiFi network is disabled: (Click image to enlarge) I ...
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Decrypt WIFI password from wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy S4

I would like a method to see a cleartext password decrypted from wpa_supplicant.conf on my Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 5.0.1 The problem is that the passwords, or psk's, are encrypted and even if ...
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using my android fone via internet can i make a call from my laptop and talk at laptop [duplicate]

i want to make call, from my samsung s5 that is at my home, using my laptop. I saw an app that can do that but it uses bluetooth or wifi but i want to use my android phone from my office laptop to ...
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ADB works over USB, but doesn't work over Wifi

I have weird issue with NTT 407 tablet that works on Android 4.1.1. I've switched "USB Debugging" and when I plug USB, adb works fine. But I need it working over Wifi, so I connect to my AP, set ...
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switch phone to data when wifi signal is weak [duplicate]

I am using Tasker. How do i get my phone to turn wifi off when signal is low and turn data back on. I also want it to check occasionally for a stronger signal.
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How does Location based Wi-Fi work?

I have turned on Location based Wi-Fi Setting, I have followed the steps to enable this feature for a Wi-Fi Network at Home and at College, so, whenever I am at either of these two Locations Wi-Fi ...
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Built in Wireless file management?

I connected my Nexus 7 tablet (stock Android 5.1.1) to my Windows 10 computer via USB a few days ago, and saw a notification on my tablet saying something like: "Still using USB file transfer? Try out ...
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VZW Galaxy S5 can't use Wi-Fi (DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET)

My Verizon Galaxy S5 can connect to my home's Wi-Fi, but I can't load anything once I'm connected. The error message I get is DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET. Other non-Galaxy smartphones work fine ...
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I have ott tv box android 4.4 ops with quad-core

I have satellite wifi system as I live in the country. Movies will not load through wifi on my sam sung tv. Would it help using an ethernet cable? I'm a 1st time user maybe I didn't set it up ...
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My phone stopped remembering wifi passwords!

For some reason that completely escaped me, this here Samsung S3 mini stopped connecting automatically to my home network, always requiring me to re-type the wifi password. Since then, I noticed that ...
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Android disconnects from Wi-Fi if I don't login to hot-spot. But there is no login needed

Today I connected to a Wi-Fi network with two options: Free access to intranet. No login required. Paid access to full internet access. Login and payment required. I just wanted to use the free ...
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No internet on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 when connected to Windows Wifi Hotspot

I have followed the instructions to set up a virtual wifi hotspot on my Windows 10 machine (connected via ethernet to router) from LifeHacker. I have connected my iphone and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 ...
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Unable to reset proxy settings

After watching a video only available in a certain country using a proxy, I wanted to revert back to my regular connection. I went and removed it in my settings (Screenshot showing No proxy). ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 wifi option switches it self off when pressing it on

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9305 (LTE) and this issue only started today. Im trying to connect to my wifi, but when trying to switch on the wifi from the settings or the notification tray, it ...
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Moto X 1st Gen - WiFi not working after upgrade to Android 5.1

My Moto X upgraded to Android 5.1 recently and since that happened I cannot connect to WiFi. When I try to connect to a saved network, it will briefly show "Connecting..." underneath the WiFi SSID, ...
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How do I input password to wifi sign on screen which has big red padlock symbol?

I'm trying to sign-in to a work network which is password protected, and password changes monthly. The first time I signed on OK, but since password has changed I get the sign-on screen for a second ...
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My wifi isn't working as it's supposed to work

I have an HTC Desire 601. My problem is: Yesterday i restarted it, and when the phone turned on, i wasn't able to connect to any Wi-Fi. When i turn it on, it waits a bit, and then turns off. What is ...
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Private communication over wifi but internet over 3G

I have a raspberry pi which creates an WiFi hotspot and I want my android app to communicate with the pi over that connection. The big problem now is that the pi has no internet access so I would like ...
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Why won't Android switch between wi-fi and 3G seamlessly?

I don't even know whether this is a good question. But it's annoying me and I don't get why it works so badly for me, and it's annoying me that I don't get it. Point is, when switching from one ...
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Why is the Windows hotspot not working with most android devices [closed]

I am trying to share my internet connection from LAN with a hotspot on my laptop to connect my mobile devices to the network. The hotspot is working fine, I can find it with any device and it is ...
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Wifi - “Error” , MAC Address is also unavailable

Just recently I Had to flash my boot partition back to it's Original, after a custom Kernel I was using had a few bugs. Upon flashing my original boot partition I used my phone as normal, but just ...
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How does WiFi in android detect if the device has to sign in or not?

When the device tries to connect to an access point or router, it has to sign in on the captive portal page with the message saying "Sign in to Wi-Fi network". How does the access point/router ...
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Why some apps can't access internet using wi-fi?

I've been trying to update several antiviruses, they can't find server. Duck Duck Go app can't access internet too. Google Play and Chrome works fine. I'm using wi-fi shared by my laptop, in ...
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How to set signal strength threshold for switching WiFi on and off?

When the WiFi signal strength is low, the phone switches to a 4G network. When the WiFi signal strength is high, the phone switches to that WiFi network. This is normal behavior for any Android ...
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How do I get wifi and data functionality back?

Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon, but unlocked); Android 5.0.1 Wifi and data functionality have ceased to exist. I show good strong connections for both, but cannot get anywhere with either. Neither ...
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How do I turn on my tablet?

I have a Samsung SM-T110 (android tablet) and I was having WiFi problems so I decided to Factory Reset it. It shutdown and it booted into some different place where I wiped something (I wanted to wipe ...
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Play videos from another android device over wifi

Is there a way to play videos over a wifi connection (tethering/direct)? I'm using a Nexus 9 which is lacking a SD card slot. Therefore I want to play videos from my Android phone which has enough ...
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Permanent exclamation mark on wifi/mobile even when there is connectivity

My Nexus 9 running 5.1.1 always shows an exclamation mark for my Wifi networks and for the mobile data connection (from Airtel in India). This despite the fact that I am able to access the internet ...
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No WIFI connectivity

I have samsung s advance( v2.3.6 (Gingerbread)). On connecting to wifi it shows security policy restricts the use of unsecure wifi network. What might be the problem??