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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Unable to permanently forget a WiFi network

I have an 802.11ac router at home with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz connections and separate SSIDs for each. In most parts of my home, the 5Ghz connection is utterly useless, which I learned the hard way from ...
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Send SMS through internet to another country

I came to Europe from Canada for a month, but I want to keep in touch with relatives and friends back in Canada. Assuming I have WiFi access on my Android, how can I text them, and be able to receive ...
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Can I use my smartphone as a WiFi network adapter?

I have this PC that doesn't support wiFi and I have to use usb tethering. But I want to see if I can project my phone's WiFi onto the computer, so it can see all the available wireless networks, ...
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wifi and mobile data disconnects when screen goes off on huawei smartphone even with wifi on ALWAYS ON mode + auto sync + power save mode OFF

My wifi and data connection disconnects when screen goes off on my huawei ascend mate 2. For samsung phones it can be solved with secret codes like ##0011# but for huawei phones the secret codes are ...
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Cannot turn on WiFi and Bluetooth on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

I have Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 running on Android 4.4.2. I just bought it 3 months ago. It's not rooted (I don't want root it). I also have "Terminal Emulator" (downloaded from Play Store). I can't turn ...
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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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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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Stop wifi connecting to open networks

I live in a large city and there are random open wifi networks everywhere that allow my Android to connect to their network but won't give internet access because there is a paywall. This is only ...
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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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How to stop Wifi from automatically turning itself off?

So on occasion, my wifi automatically turns itself off for some strange reason. This happens on both my Lenovo ThinkPad and my Samsung Galaxy S5. Is there a way prevent this from happening?
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WiFi does not work properly on my phone only

This problem occured randomly. I have this problem for a week now. My phone does not connect to the router, although it shows it in the list. If I get very close to the router (max. 2-3 meters) it ...
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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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Why won't my phone connect to a LAN server?

When at home my phone works fine connecting to LAN servers (e.g. a LAN apache webserver running from Debian on my laptop), however when on unencrypted networks it cannot connect. I can access the ...
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How to make Android Lollipop remember wifi password?

I recently upgraded my Motorola Moto G OS to Android Lollipop. It works pretty well. However, one of the features I am missing is my corporate wifi being remembered that I used to enter from the ...
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Can't connect to WiFi after spoofed MAC address

I'm changing the MAC address on my Android device; however, once I change it I get disconnected from the WiFi network that I'm connected to and then I'm unable to reconnect to the WiFi. I realized ...
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Is there any way to sync wifi between devices?

Are there any apps or methods to sync saved wifi between Android devices? Basically it would remember the wifi name and password if you logged into it once from one device on all devices synced.
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Android ADB connect to device with broken USB and no root

I've read through the thread below and come across 2 solutions for connecting a device with ADB. Android - Run/install/debug applications over WiFi? The first is to use USB, and this isn't an ...
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Is there something like Hamachi for Android? Or some kind of virtual LAN app?

A friend and myself want to play games like Terraria and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. Both only have local wifi multiplayer. If I were on PC, I could just fire up Hamachi and we could play. But I can't ...
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wifi hotspot is not working on my motorola droid razr maxx android 4.1 jelly bean

I am unable to activate mobile hotspot on my Motorola Droid Maxx running Jelly Bean 4.1. When I try to do so it comes up with an error: "you are not subscribed to the service". What can I do to fix ...
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Wi-Fi network won't let me sign in, internet won't work

I have a Galaxy s5 Active and I downloaded the newest software update (KNOX 2.3?) two days ago. Since then, I am unable to sign into any Wi-Fi networks that require a username and password (e.g. ...
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Can I force a wifi connection retry after x minutes?

The Wifi SSID in my home is the default SSID of the used router. (I have no means to change it unfortunately) The problem is, if i travel around my city, my android phone inevitably finds a network ...
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Wifi network listing freezes on Nexus 4 after Lollipop update

I have a Nexus 4, and finally decided yesterday to update to Android 5.0, after being fearful of bug reports. And wouldn't you know it, I've found a nasty bug. Nearly every time I try to display the ...
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Routing instead of NAT/Masquerade for WiFi Tether clients

When clients connect to Android Tethering they get IPs of the private Tethering networl. There is plenty of info available on how to NAT/Masquerade WiFi tethering clients (for example into a VPN), but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 make my cellphone a router or a hotspot thing with a constraint

My computer is connected to internet but I dont have a router(and I dont want to buy one) to use it on my phone. So I was using the usb "reverse tethering tool" which i could use succesfully. But ...
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Cannot log into the WiFi due to blocked website called hla2.safemovedm.com

I just got a new LG G3 running android 5.0. On my schools WiFi, there are blocked websites. When I try to connect to the school WiFi, it comes up with a terms and conditions screen (like the ones you ...
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Can't connecto to Wi-fi Network with Password containing 63 Special Character Length

I've recently acquired a LG H440n and all of a sudden, after performing a factory reset, it stopped connecting to my wi-fi network altogether. When I try to paste the password which has 63 character ...
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WiFi and mobile data opens once and automatically [closed]

mine WiFi and mobile data open once automatically... I closed it but again it opened automatically what can I do for it?
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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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Can I use an external WIFI adapter with my Android Head unit

I purchased the Pumpkin 2 Din Universal Car Head Unit (see product image below) and I want to know if I can use an external long range WIFI adapter via one of the USB/3g ports on the back? The device ...
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Tablet not connecting to any Wi-Fi at home but other devices does

My tablet isn't connecting to either of the Wi-Fi at home. The password is correct, and is working for other devices. I have the router of Belkin, and ZyXEL. Hopefully, this was helpful information ...
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Wi-Fi button stuck in Asus Memo Pad HD 7

I own an Asus Memo Pad HD 7 and I've had it for about a year now. It was working all well, then one day the Wi-Fi button was stuck. Even after 10 hours or so, it remained in the same condition. And ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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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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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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what is error 905 [duplicate]

i made the steps u said but when i went to setting i didnt find manage application i only found auto update apps , add icon to home screen , clear local search history ,app updates avalible apps were ...
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Nexus 5 WiFi problems

I believe it's somewhat well-known that the Nexus 5 has had more than a few hiccups with certain wifi networks. However, I'm not sure that the main reasons for wifi connectivity issues is as well ...
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3G and wifi tweaks explanation required

Where ever I check for build.prop tweaks to enhance 3g or wifi connectivity I see this tweak , can anyone explain what these values are exactly? what is "ro.ril.hep" means ? why given the ...
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Connect to a device with WiFi, but use 4G for Internet [duplicate]

As the title states, is there a way to connect to a WiFi device (my drone), yet use another app on 4G? Right now when I'm connected to my drone using WiFi, I can't use 4G, but is there a work around? ...
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Moto G forgot all saved wifi networks after a reboot

Today i encountered a problem i didn't have before: when i tried to connect to a wifi network at work, i realised my Moto had the saved networks list totally empty. I needed to connect to the wifi as ...
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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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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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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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Huawei Ascend P7 disconnects Wi-Fi automatically, and the latter then cannot be used with other devices

I've got a Wi-Fi problem on my new Huawei Ascend P7. When I connect to a Wi-Fi network, it disconnects after ten seconds. But it disconnects the whole Wi-Fi network, so I cannot connect to it with a ...
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Got connection problems: How to reset wifi stack without factory reset?

I installed CM 5.1.1 and restored a ton of apps with Titanium Backup. Now my Wifi is bugged: When I enter a known Wifi network the phone connects to the wifi but can't make a real connection (has a ...