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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 ...
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How to reach local computer via machine name instead of IP?

Developer here prototyping a mobile app, somewhat new to mobile: I have a simple HTTP service running (currently) on my main laptop with machine name latitude. Another laptop named vaio sharing the ...
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Titanium Backup - sync via Windows File Sharing (SMB) after backing up?

I have Titanium Backup Pro with sync after backup option, but I don't want to sync to clouds, instead I want it sync backups to my PC via SMB. I also have Foldersync which supports SMB syncing but it ...
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galaxy note N7000 wifi disconnect and forgot wifi network

i'm connecting to wifi home spot and after phone screen turn off wifi disconnect and forgot pasword ... in settings about wifi and sleep stays "Never"
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Samsung Galaxy Y wifi stuck on obtaining IP

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y (GT-S5360L) with a bcm4330 broadcom chipset. I recently tried installing bcmon app. I backed up the .bin files in /system/etc/wifi before installing. Of course ...
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Connection to home server via https – works with WiFi, but not with 3G

I have a very weird issue with my phone (Alcatel 997D running Android 4.0.4). Let me start at the beginning. I provide certain services (mostly syncing stuff, Firefox and Cal/CardDAV) on a server with ...
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Wifi Problems for samsung GT-I860

Im having problem with connecting wifi with my phone which is Samsung Ace 2 GT-I860. It will connect but in very very low, even if im near the router it still very low connection and it goes and comes ...
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unable to connect laptop to cisco vpn when laptop is using tablet internet connection

I am facing an unusal problem. I tried searching but seems no earlier post is here addressing my problem. I am using 3G mobile data connection(SIM card) in my samsung galaxy tab 2. As you know ...
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Can my phone act as a WiFi access point without mobile data?

I have an old (Galaxy S1-class) phone running a custom ICS ROM. It has a pay-as-you-go mobile SIM without data. I also have a bunch of kids with iPads that want to play Minecraft together. As far ...
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CM network connection icon is grey [duplicate]

I'm using CM 10.2 nightlies on my S 3 (i9305, intl. w/ LTE). However, even though I seem to be connected to a network - the status icon is greyed out. What's even weirder: I can access the web, but ...
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Sending & Receiving SMS via WiFi

Is there a way to send and receive SMS when a cellular signal is not available, but WiFi is? I'm often on-site at locations where the building has a strong WiFi (Internet) connection, but a simple ...
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How to diagnose malfunctioning wifi?

Nexus One, cleared internal user storage to near-factory settings using the boot menu. My computer is connected to wifi, and I have a USB tether to my phone. But when I click on "Connect to wifi" -- ...
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How to share Android “Reverse-tethered” internet via Android WiFi?

Before going into main question, we do know that : we can do Reverse Tethering from PC into android (http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1371345) And we can share current phone internet ...
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My Internet and picture messages are not working on my Samsung galaxy ace

I have a Samsung and I'm with 02 and for the past few months my internet and picture messages haven't been working and I checked my contract and I'm meant to have Internet and picture messages and ...
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Problem connecting my Xperia L to wifi..it shows Saved ,secured with WPA2..what should i do?

I tried to connect to my TP-Link ADSL2+ Modem Router (TD-8951ND) with my Xperia L, it worked fine the first three days, but now when I try to connect it shows "Saved, secured with WPA2" . I tried ...
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“Obtaining IP” problem while connecting to WiFi home network on Jelly Bean 4.1.2

I have recently brought a new Samsung mobile with android jelly bean. Till now it was working fine but after the update it is unable to connect to WiFi network and getting stuck at Obtaining IP. How ...
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Disable traffic when tethering Nexus phone to a tablet [duplicate]

Device: Nexus 4, Nexus 10 Is it possible to disable some traffic (e.g. app update or syncing like Google books) when tethering the mobile connection on a phone from a tablet?
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Can I program Tasker-like programs to do stuff if specific WiFi network is in range?

I'd like to try out Tasker, Llama or some such automated program. However, I do NOT want to program events based on GPS or other location information (for a variety of reasons not germane to this ...
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How to transfer huge files between Android phones only with ES File Explorer and Wi-Fi?

I have few HD movies each occupying around 1Gb to be transferred from one Android phone to another. I've read the question How to transfer files over Wi-Fi without a hotspot and its answers. Even ...
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Can I share my wifi connection to wifi tethering?

Can I do it on my android? I seem can't find any reference for it.
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Laptop wi-fi connection drops intermittently when 4.2.2 android is connected to the same wi-fi

I have set up home wi-fi network (Linksys WRT-120n router) that comprises of 1 desktop which is connected via ethernet cable. 2 laptops and 1 android device are connected to the same network wireless. ...
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Can tablets differentiate between regular wi-fi and mobile hot spot?

There are a lot of apps in Android which act differently depending on the internet connection. Such as apps which auto-upload photos to the could only when connected to Wi-Fi, and not when connected ...
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Can you Disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from Google Apps or a MDM Server?

This page claims: Wifi configuration from Admin console - Enter Wifi network settings in the Admin console, and they’ll automatically be pushed out to all managed Android devices. Does this ...
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Connect to internet via proxy

My office network is connected via proxy. While I connect to the internet(via browser) using mobile Wi-Fi, it asks for user name and password. When I enter the user name and password, it connects to ...
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tasker: grace time on events

I use tasker to act on state change on wireless services (WifI on, Bluetooth connected, ...). There are cases where, for a very short time, the state of a service changes (no matter the reason: a ...
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Cannot access Internet using Wi-Fi

I am using Samsung Galaxy GT-S5830i, a signal shows when connected to my work wireless, but I could not access the internet whenever I try. Could you assist?
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How to disable cellular when WiFi is present?

I perform all my communication via the internet (Jabber, SIP), so I only need cellular as a backup. Additionally, coverage at my home is near to nonexistent and as a result, battery drains in a few ...
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How to connect Samsung GT-i8160 and Debian via WiFi-Direct?

The wpa_supplicant documentation contains information suggesting it is possible to set up a WiFi-Direct connection between a Linux box and another WiFi-Direct device. It seems it is necessary to use ...
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Wi-Fi with no data

This has always bugged me, but I really don't know the best way to ask it (sorry if this is a duplicate): Some Wi-Fi networks that I use require secondary authentication (via a browser, etc), and ...
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closed ports wifi problem

I have these following issues : 1) wifi connects but the signal bars stay grey 2) I can open and search apps in market but when I try to download them , it says "waiting for network" 3) facebook ...
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Any way to find a Wi-Fi connected (unactivated) phone?

I'm ALWAYS losing my phone at home, in various obscure places (on a shelf in the basement, under the coffee filters, behind the toilet, etc.,) and I was wondering if there's any way to find it. The ...
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Searching for WiFi toggle

How do I get the WiFi toggle to show up in the notifications area on the Samsung Galaxy S4 - Verizon - 4.2.2 - Build VRUAME7? When I click on the pencil icon to edit it takes me here which doesn't ...
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Is my phone using both WiFi and 4G?

My Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon) running 4.2.2 (with the VRUAME7 Build, so root is not an option currently) has both the WiFi and 4G/mobile data symbols in the notification bar, occasionally the mobile ...
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Copy data from phone to wifi network

USB port on my phone broke (can't transfer data). My phone uses built-in memory, no memory card. It works, I connect to wifi, etc. Is there any software or easy way to copy all my files from phone to ...
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Can I connect my Android device to a laptop via WiFi to use file sharing?

How can I connect my Sony Xperia U to my laptop using WiFi to use file sharing? I tried normal connectivity by sharing my laptop WiFi and connect my Xperia U to the laptop -- but it only accesses the ...
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Autosync problems

I try to set up syncing for my ZTE Grand X in phone (it has 4.0.4 stock, unrooted Android). The manual Gmail sync it works, if i try to sync from the Gmail app it works. If I sync from the Settings > ...
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I want to disable internet but not the network

How can I disable internet but keep the network access on Android tablet? I want to be disable internet access to all but selected apps, at the same time I want applications to have direct internal ...
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Wi-Fi connected but there is no internet access

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Advance (Android upgraded to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean) which I got only one month before. Wi-Fi was initially working great, but now it doesn't have any internet connection even if ...
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Android Smartphone as wireless router (source: pc through usb)

I know I can have my Android phone act as a wireless route, and I know I can connect my Android to my computer's internet via a USB connection. Is it possible, then, to have the phone act as a router ...
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Android phone as hotspot and using wireless connection [duplicate]

Is it possible to make an Android phone a hotspot and make it use wireless connection? Is there any programmatical control over DHCP?
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Set proxy for Wi-Fi on the Nexus S on Android 4.1.2 [duplicate]

Device: Nexus S OS: Android 4.1.2 I don't see any way to set proxy client details (proxy settings, auth) in setting > wifi > advance.
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On my Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), I am suddenly unable to connect to Wifi

I've googled this and turned up a bunch of inconclusive forum threads. I've also checked out a few similar questions on this site, but none of them quite match my details. So here they are: I have a ...
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Unauthorized Network

I recently configured my Samsung Galaxy Ace to provide internet access for my laptop. When friends visit and find the network, they get onto it and stream movies even though it is password protected. ...
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Android Layer 2 ARP Problems

Having problems with ARP resolution on an Android phone over WiFi. The phone gets an IP address via DHCP. That means that the WiFi is all working (PSK is OK) and that the phone is actually talking to ...
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How to enable Wifi on an AVD

How can I enable WiFi on an AVD? I am emulating the Android version 2.3.3 API 10 and when I click WiFi in the phone settings menu it just says 'error'.
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How can I change the data usage cycle day for Wi-Fi?

Changing the starting day for Mobile data was already non-obvious as shown in this answer. Now, how can I change the day of month for Wi-Fi usage as well? Currently, I have the following cycles ...
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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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Add wifi network name in notification?

I saw on one ROM (based on Cyanogen 10) it had wifi network name by the carrier name, and i want to make it work on stock CM.
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Samsung Galaxy S Duos can't scan and find WiFi networks

My Samsung Galaxy S Duos can't scan and find WiFi networks. It keeps turning on and off. I factory reset my phone almost 4 times and restarted it so many times that I lost count. Then my phone just ...
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How can I easily copy files from an Android device to a computer wirelessly via command line?

I need to copy jpegs from an Android phone's sdcard to a computer, ideally through command line (/storage/sdcard1/*.jpg to a remote location) I've tried Izzy's solution from this post like so: scp ...