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Wifi keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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What does “Network interrupted; server closed” mean?

My phone (a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini running Android 4.4.2) sometimes shows a message window with the text "Network interrupted; server closed". Does anybody know exactly what that means? I've tried ...
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Use rooted android to capture all traffic on wan using monitor/promiscuous mode

Before I begin, I've searched quite a lot and haven't been able to find exactly what I'm looking for. I have a rooted Nexus 5 with Kali Nethunter installed. It's very easy to capture all network ...
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I forgot my password now it asks for a google account & I can't remember the email or password

I accidently forgot my password now its asking for a google account & I have no idea what my google account email or password is?
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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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Galaxy Tab 10.1 doesn't keep wifi connected despite settings

My Galaxy Tab 10.1, 16GB Wifi only version, disconnects the WiFi whenever the tablet goes into sleep mode. I have ensured that I have selected to never sleep in advanced WiFi settings. I downloaded ...
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Unable to enable Wifi/Bluetooth

I have a HTC One X , Android 4.2.2, everything worked as a charm, but suddenly my WIFI/Bluetooth functionality stopped working. I cant see any WIFI network and cant turn WIFI on/off. It just shows me ...
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Can not access Internet on N9100 Android 4.4.2

I bought a smartphone (N9100) which is running Android version 4.4.2 (kernel version: 3.4.67). When I plugged the SIM card in the smartphone, I set Data connection to the name of the company that ...
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Can my phone act as WiFi Access Point while Disabling Celluar Radio?

Can Android act as a WiFi Access Point while the cellular radio is turned off? I tried to accomplish that using flight mode, but that won't work. While flight mode is enabled, Androids portable Wi-Fi ...
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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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My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
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Android NIC MAC address changed automatically

This is very puzzling but my android phone's NIC's MAC address seems to have changed on its own (or at least this is what it's showing). I have a MAC filter in my LinkSys router and I have given ...
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Tab4, WiFi & Bluetooth do not get enabled

I am new to this forum. I have a SAMSUNG Tab 4 bought from San Hose and brought to Bintulu, Sarawak Malaysia (a very remote corner of the world). The WiFi & Bluetooth does not get enabled now. The ...
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Wifi tell me it is disabled. Can't connect. (Android 2.3.6)

This has been happening for a while but normally I could reset my wifi and it would return to normal. But starting a couple of days ago I can not connect to my wifi. It says it is authenticating then ...
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Wifi won't turn on after rooting

I have an Epson Moverio BT-200 Wearable glasses with Android 4.0.4 and kernel "3.0.21-00003-OMAP-Android+". I rooted the glasses, tried every method without success until I found KingRoot, which ...
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How to automatically connect to a wiFi network and turn off 4g LTE

I'd like my Samsumg Galaxy S4 verizon phone to be able to connect to my preferred wifi networks (office and home) automatically, while at the same time turn off the 4G LTE data plan. As of right ...
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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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Wi-Fi works well in other devices but shows “limited connectivity” in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro

I have a BSNL router in my house. I can connect and browse using Wi-Fi in my laptop and my brother's and dad's mobile but it shows limited connectivity in my Sony Xperia Mini Pro. It has WEP ...
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How can I prevent my phone from using any kind of internet?

I have a weird plan and my phone went over its bandwidth usage this month... mostly just syncing up with Gmail, Twitter etc. So right now, every 5 minutes or so, my phone is telling me that it has ...
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Connecting through authenticated proxy

I have an Unrooted Sony Xperia tipo running 4.0.4. I have a Wi-Fi at home which uses an authenticated proxy. I have managed to apply the proxy and also have managed to use authentication. The trouble. ...
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my S3 won't connect to my home wifi

I first go into settings then I go into and turn on Wi-Fi but every time I try to connect to my Wi-Fi it say "connecting, authenticating, disabled " and all my other devices connect perfectly
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How to reset Wi-Fi settings?

Somehow Wi-Fi stopped connecting on my phone. It is not a hardware issue, as it does work when I perform a reset. What files do I need to delete to get Wi-Fi back working? I don’t want to reset my ...
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Why only wats app works on wifi, cannot browse the Internet on safari [closed]

Only wats app seems to be working I can't browse the Internet neither can I work any other online apps except wats app
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Reset DHCP cache for Asus Memo Pad HD7 'Avoided due to poor connection'

Only the other day, my tablet now refuses to connect to any Wi-Fi spot. I've tried resetting both the tablet and the router to no avail. After looking around, it seems to be some form of issue with ...
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WiFi and data connection switches on automatically although I repeatedly turn off the two features

The WiFi feature and data connection in my tablet turns on automatically. After resetting, the problem goes away but as soon as I download programs that I need, the problem comes back. Anyone with ...
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How do I access files on an Android device from a LAN connected computer?

My connection configuration is, my modem, connected to a LAN router, connected to several PCs and also connected to a wireless router. When I use WiFi on my android device, I can access files on the ...
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wi fi connection

I have a Samsung galaxy core2 for the past two years. it was working fine but allof a sudden the wifi in the phoe is not working. against the name for connection it shows "saved and secured" but ...
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QuizUp Try again Error

Whenever I run QuizUp via my home wi-fi, it loads up perfectly fine i.e. it shows the history, titles, posts almost everything but when I go ahead and hit " Play" it search for opponents for a while ...
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Connected to wifi but no apps have internet connection?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, it is connected to the wifi but none of the apps will connect. If i go to the browser it works. I have tried to turn my wifi on then off, turn the tablet off and on, ...
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Use cellular when connected to wifi

Is there a possibility to force an android phone to use cellular data when connected to wifi. For iOS I've found this ...
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Recover soft-bricked wrongly mounted Galaxy S4 gti9506?

I just rooted my SG S4 Android 5.0.1 with auto root and (a friend's) Windows Odin. Everything worked fine (root complete and SU installed) till I think I gave a bad mount command in the root directory ...
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Android Wifi : How to change network interface used by android

When I boot up my Android Device and go to Wifi settings,the status of wifi remains "Turning Wi-Fi on" forever.I looked up in logcat logs,below is the error that I see. E/wpa_supplicant( 1713): ...
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Wifi tethering blinks to ON/OFF mode while connecting the device to data

Wifi tethering shows an error while activating data on my android device. What may be the cause? Please reply. Thanks in advance. I am using Xiaomi phone, First of all I will switch on the tethering ...
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“Scanning always available” missing in advanced WIFI settings

Recently, my android battery app shows WIFI being active although I deactivated it. A Google search revealed that since 4.3 there is this new location determination feature which pings nearby access ...
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want to transfer internet from lappy to smartphone, using usb, coz lappy is connected to internet via wifi? [duplicate]

my lappy is connected via wifi to internet in our campus, where we have to register our MAC for internet. so plz help me that how to connect my phone(MAC not registered) to use internet of wifi ...
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Why Advent Vega keeps losing Wi-Fi?

I recently bought a Advent Vega Android tablet and everything is working completely fine, however there is one slight problem with Wi-Fi. Even though I have full Wi-Fi signal (it is as high as it can ...
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Automatic popup for captive portal

I have a working access point on a rspbi, works perfectly with my captive portal on ios and os x based machines. But android does not popup a captive portal, and I can see the requests for ...
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How can I install wpa_cli on my rooted device?

I rooted my device, then I go to adb shell and type su to enter wpa_cli. I was surprised that wpa_cli: not found appeared, although I get information when I type wpa_supplicant. I know that wpa_cli ...
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Is there a way to copy files directly between two Android devices on the same wifi network?

I now have a Samsung Galaxy S Android phone running Froyo 2.2.1 and an Archos 101 Android tablet - also running Froyo. Both are 'connected' to the same home network via wifi. Is there a method by ...
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Cannot connect to my WiFi: “Saved, secured with WPA /WPA2”

I cannot connect to my WiFi at all. I have a Nexus 5 and it has been fine for a long time. All of a sudden, I just cannot connect to my WiFi. I try to connect, and it either says that I am out of ...
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How to browse files on my phone? [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 15.04, Samsung Galaxy 4. I can connect the phone and the PC but not browse the files from the
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huawei p8 lite wifi problem

from 10 days i bought p8 lite but the mobile having a problem when i'm being connected to my home wifi it runs some apps like. (facebook,youtube,twitter and any social) app but it when come to games ...
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How to connect using WPA2-Enterprise on Android Devices?

I am doing some product development for BYOD environment, so I require a wide variety of devices. This one is causing me some issues with connectivity to the private network where I have to test. ...
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New Samsung causing wifi issues

We just bought a Galaxy Tab A and now none of our wireless devices will access internet. We have a Dell laptop, Kindle, and the Samsung tab. None will connect with wifi.....any ideas?
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Unable to connect to wifi router: Something wrong with configuration?

I needed some way to interact between my desktop and my android phone (Cynaogen). I got a router from my friend. To be clear, its not about getting access to internet, I just want to establish LAN ...
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How do I turn off the cellular radio without disabling bluetooth?

I have an old Motorola Droid that is no longer subscribed on any Verizon service. I still use it for things like web browsing, ebooks, and along with some wireless stereo headphones, music. I've ...
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Using ADB with usb debugging disabled, and no root

I have an Android Device running Android 2.3.7 . The device is locked due to exceeding pattern attempts. So now Android is prompting me to enter my gmail id and password. The problem is, the WiFi is ...
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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 not working on Samsung S3 (WifiStateMachine( 2240): Failed to load driver)

as I am really desperate now about the wlan problem on my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 I am now going to post a question in the hope that someone might help me fix it. Problem description: I cannot ...
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How does the communication between Smartwatch and Smartphone work over the same Wifi?

I'm building a test setup, where I want to load some data from a server, which is based in my local wifi network. I already wrote every piece of code I need, but one question came up on which I ...