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Sync a Windows 7 computer folder with a phone SD card folder

These three questions : Synchronize a folder in an Android device with a server folder, Application for automatic synchronization of remote folders?, Synchronize an Android phone SD card folder with a ...
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My wifi autoconnects even though i have turned off everything possible in the settings

I have a Samsung S6 running Android 6.0.1. There is a guest WiFi at work I signed into one time, and now can't get rid of: I have tried to "forget" it. I have turned off smart network switch. I have ...
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What does “Keep wifi on during sleep” mean?

I couldn't find an authoritative reference that explains what this setting does in my Android phone: Wi-Fi -> Advanced -> Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. What does this setting do, exactly?
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How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot feature?

As far as I can remember, some carriers disable this feature. Now, we have a few dozen phones that we want to deploy to some schools and we would like to disable this feature. How do I achieve this? ...
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How to connect to WIFI P2P Cam IP [on hold]

I've bought an IP Camera with P2P capabilities and I've been struggling on how this works. On the bottom of my camera there is an ID which I put on an Android application and it'll just work, it ...
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Determine wifi channels phone can see

How can I tell, without purchasing the phone (i.e. can't use apps like wifi scanner), what channels in the 5GHz range a phone can see? I've purchased some phones that say 5GHZ but can't see the high ...
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Enabling both normal wifi and wifi hotspot to get RSSI values of wi-fi hotspots

I want an android phone to have both 'normal wi-fi' and 'portable hotspot' turned on at the same time, so that I will be able to get the RSSI values of wireless networks as well as involve in an ...
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configure Wifi network with script/website/profile or similar

Is there any way to configure a Wifi network connection on android via an automated method like Apples network profiles or some kind of web installation or a script? I am working at an university ...
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No WiFi networks available, can't open file Issues

New to StackExchange but not to Android. I've been learning and dabbling since ICS on my Galaxy Nexus. I've got a Nexus 5 that I was just about to post for sale. It was my wife's phone and never ...
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Automatic WiFi disconnect

I am running Android 5.1.1 on my Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime 4g. My institute WiFi network that I connect to requires a login everytime to use the internet. However, my phone first connects to the ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Says Connected to Wifi But Can’t Get Internet or YouTube

PROBLEM: My android device is showing that I am connected to the Wi-Fi network at my community college (where I attend), however, when I try to use anything that requires internet it says there is no ...
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Galaxy S6 no longer automatically connects to my home WIFI

Vexing problem. I changed Internet service providers at home. It works fine. However, my Galaxy S6 used to automatically connect to my wifi whenever I got home and now it doesn't. I have to tap the ...
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System process isn't responding

So, I've saw similar questions about this. But I have a ZTE Obsidian and it stopped working randomly overnight while I was sleeping. After I got back on my phone, I realized that the WiFi wasn't on, ...
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Cannot connect to Samsung Galaxy S4 wifi hotspot from laptop

My friend and I are trying to figure out why we can't connect his laptop to his Samsung Galaxy S4's wifi hotspot. Laptop running Windows 7 Enteprise edition and his Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android ...
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I give root permission to GL to root my phone [closed]

I have tried to root my phone GL will read it but it needs permission root permission and I don't know how to give that to it
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Wifi Problem, often reconnects, while other devices no. If connected, sometimes no internet access

May i know how can i solve my android problem? i have a Huawei Honor 3C 4G, however its wifi sometimes connects and disconnects very often. Other than that, when it's connected it sometimes doesn't ...
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Wifi problem (Lenovo A850+)

The phone wifi seem like blocking the internet after the wifi idle for few second. Then I have to disconnect and reconnect the phone wifi. I think it is related to wifi power saving mode or Wifi Sleep ...
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(Marshmallow) WiFi takes >30 seconds to turn on

My S7 Edge, running Android 6.0.1, takes quite long -about 35 seconds - from when I turn on the WiFi and until it actually connects to any preferred network . If during this time I go into WiFi ...
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How do i recover my wifi pass from android using adb?

I'm connected to a wifi spot with my android, but i'd like to connect with my laptop aswell. I don't want to root my phone (warranty and stuffs) nor reset the router, as it has complex settings on it. ...
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only 1 wifi arrow flashing

so connecting to my companies wifi i have to put my password in etc.. i never had a problem but today the wifi says im connected with 1 bar the up arrow flashes white but the down arrow does not flash ...
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adb over tcp/ip doesn't work

I connect Android Samsung phone to USB host of my developer machine and type prompt>adb devices List of devices attached 80bf631f device prompt>adb tcpip 5555 restarting in TCP mode ...
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IMEI number publicly displayed whenever connected to Wifi

I connected to Wifi (using a HTC Desire using Android 2.3) and a friend used an app (I think it was on an iPhone) to display information about devices connected to the Wifi hotspot. I can accept the ...
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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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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 do you import CA certificates onto an Android phone?

I want to connect to my University's wireless using my Nexus One. When I go to "Add Wi-Fi network" in Wireless Settings I fill in the Network SSID and select 802.1x Enterprise for the security and ...
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“Avoided poor Internet connection” on LG G2

I'm trying to connect to my home's wireless router with my new LG G2 (running version 4.2.2) and it keeps saying "Obtaining IP address..." for three minutes, then momentarily saying "Saved, secured", ...
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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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Why can't my device see an ad-hoc WiFi network?

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Tab to the Internet through an ad-hoc network made via my PC. The PC ad-hoc settings are fine because I can use it from my iPhone and other devices.
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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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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 come my phone says I'm connected to the wifi yet the internet doesn't work?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime and it says I'm connected to the wifi, but none of my apps actually work. I get notifications of the apps, but when I click the app it says "network connection ...
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Why does Youtube only work on wifi?

The stock YouTube app on my Samsung S6 (Europe) works just fine as long as I am connected to wifi - any wifi. But YouTube never works without wifi - it always shows "Please check your network ...
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Why Google Play services upload nonstop 1MB/s everytime the device is connected to wi-fi?

Device: Nexus 5, Android Version 6.0.1 Every time the phone is connected to my home wi-fi after a couple of minutes the phone uses my whole bandwidth to upload something to varying Google ...
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Not getting any internet on my phone even though it says I'm connected to wifi

My internet works fine on every other device in my house, and it connects correctly on my phone(Samsung galaxy S2), however when I try to load up any page on the browser, it says I'm not connected. ...
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WPS Server on Android

Would it be possible to emulate a Wi-Fi Protected Setup Server protocol on an Android device? This way when using the device as a portable Hotspot, I could use a strong password and allow clients to ...
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“Internet not available” error while trying to connect to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy chat B5330 device. Whenever I try to connect it to wifi, I get various errors as follows, Using DHCP :- Here it shows a "obtaining IP address" message but never connects. ...
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Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to Android 5.0.1, and I can't change the DNS when I select the "Static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press OK and ...
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S7 Edge unexpected behaviour - always slow to turn on WiFi & random microphone failures

Has anyone experienced & found a workaround for the following two annoying behaviours that I observe in my S7 Edge (running Android 6.0.1): 1) The WiFi takes long to connect, namely to turn ...
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Most (but not some) websites refuse to load on Samsung Galaxy S4

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load most websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for 2 different laptops and a PC within my ...
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Does Razr i connect to PEAP protected wi-fi networks?

I have tried to connect to a "eduroam" network (PEAP) but it did not work in my Motorola Razr i, Android 4.0.4 . Any tips?
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Android Network Mode Change Automation

I am looking for an application that can do automation of network switching for me like when i am connected to my home wifi it should enable 2G (GSM) mobile Data and when the wifi disconnects it ...
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Can Android switch to the Wireless AP with the strongest signal

I have a Wireless Router (D-Link) in my living room and a repeater (TP-Link WA750RE) in my kitchen. Sometimes when I go to the kitchen and back into the living room, my Nexus 5 (Android version 4.4.3) ...
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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...
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Wifi turns off when phone sleeps - Not Duplicate

This is NOT a duplicate, I have read the other posts on this forum site and none of them have helped me. I've gone to the wifi settings and made sure Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep is ALWAYS and I've ...
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Bluetooth to Wi-Fi pass through

Im wondering if there's a way of bridging or using a 'pass-thru' to send data from a bluetooth connected device over wifi to another android device. The real world scenario is; I have a bluetooth OBD ...
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How to set WIFI proxy via adb shell?

Genymotion 2.2 & Android 4.0 I want to set a global HTTP proxy in Android, and all Apps will go through this proxy. Now I can only do this in GUI as following way: Wi-Fi -> WiredSSID -> Modify ...
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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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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 ...