Wi-Fi Direct, previously known as Wi-Fi P2P, is a standard that allows Wi-Fi devices to connect to each other without the need for a wireless access point.

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Single Authentication for Wifi, Bluetooth and NFC

I would like to use a single authentication for Bluetooth(BLE and classic), wifi and NFC between an android phone and a wearable device.Which means , say i connect a phone and another wearable through ...
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Scan for Existence of Other Devices

Is it possible to know how many devises are in a certain area? I'm just trying to passively count the number of people in a room and I was hoping that my phone could recognize them by WiFi, Bluetooth, ...
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Create persistent wifi direct connection / reconnect after boot

I have a Samsung tablet and a Samsung Phone with Android 4.4.2. I can create a wifi direct connection between both devices. Now I would like to keep this connection after reboot. I know there are ...
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Samsung galaxy s duos wifi not working

I am using Samsung Galaxy S DUOS GT-7562, I have rooted my phone few days ago using UnlockRoot software. Now from 3-4 days I am having problem with WiFi. Please check the attached images. I have tried ...
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Wifi Direct power consumption

Is the power consumption using Wifi Direct the same as when using traditional Wifi (for internet connection)? I'm guessing it may depend on if your device is acting as a legacy client or as an AP, so ...
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how to do connectionless udp broadcast using wifi

i'm hoping to broadcast udp using the wifi antenna to everyone else (running the same application) in range. i'm hoping to do this without having to establish a connection. is this possible? i'm able ...
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Stuck into “Obtaining IP address” when connecting to WiFi

I have a Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.3 on it. I can't connect anymore to my home WiFi. I've done no update, and I was actually able to connect several weeks ago. I've done anything special. Today I've ...
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How to connect Android mobile with PC using Teamviewer app using Wifi connection without internet?

I know we can use the teamviewer app to connect to PC using internet connection for remote desktop connection. But I want to know if it is possible to connect the PC with Phone using the Wifi ...
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Connect to a WiFi-Direct Network with a device which doesn't have the WiFi-Direct feature

Can an Android device which doesn't have the WiFi-Direct feature connect to other WiFi-Direct networks as a peer connected to a Group Owner (GO)?
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Connecting an AVD with an android device

I want to test an android application using WiFi-Direct, and i want to ask if i can connect an virtual device created with VirtualBox with my real device android ? thanks in advance.
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Connecting two android devices without a router

myself and a friend want to play a multiplayer game that only works on the local network, and in work, there is no open WiFi network that we can both connect. Is there anyway that we can link up both ...
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Wireless picture transfer

I have a Galaxy S3 phone and a new Galaxy Tab 3 which I'm trying to transfer pictures to. My phone will find the tablet when it scans for nearby devices in settings menu, but when I try to transfer ...
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How can i run Wifi direct in my andrioid ICS tablet?

i have an android ICS tablet (no bluetooth) , I want to share files wirelessly... but in ICS wifi direct is not there.I heard that wifi direct is not any hardware plugin - it is based on OS and can be ...
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Wifi direct transfer path

Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ? Case is like I need a file from another android phone to my ...
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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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Is there any compatibility issue while using wifi-direct between different cell phone vendors?

I was trying to transfer a file via my LG optimus L9 (T-mobile) wifi-direct to my friend's Samsung galaxy S3, it got connected successfully however shortly after sending initialization, I got an error ...
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file sharing between android devices without bluetooth and internet connection

what if you dont have internet service on your android devices but still want to use the wifi to transfer files. I have found there are many ways to transfer files but they all use the browser and ...
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Can't find Wifi Direct option in settings

I have Sony Live with Walkman mobile phone, Android version 4.0.4. I can't find WiFi direct option in settings. There are only mobile networks, tethering/portable hotspot and two more useless options ...
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Fast, easy, reliable way to transfer large files between Android devices? (aka. WiFi Direct stories from the field)

I'd like to be able to easily transfer large files wirelessly, fast, between Android devices - preferably without requiring root. As a secondary objetive, it wouldn't hurt if the same solution could ...
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Which WiFi-Direct commands can be used in Android?

I am interested to know what commands can be used in Android to control WiFi direct from the terminal/command line. I took a look into p2p WIFI direct but I didn't catch these commands!! I can find ...
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how to measure the RSSI strength signal between peers using wifi direct?

there is no feature to measure the RSSI between peers in Wifi-direct, so how to get RSSI between them. actually i go under API for WIFI to see how they measure WIFI RSSI So i see that they send ...
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Is ZTE Blade compatible with wifi direct?

I've installed Android 4.1.2 on the ZTE Blade (Sapo A5) and i would like to know if ZTE Blade is compatible with wifi direct?? Does wifi direct have any hardware requirement?
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Will Wi-Fi Direct allow me to connect to an ad-hoc network?

I have been trying to connect my HTC One X to an ad-hoc wireless network, so I could browse Internet on my phone. I found Android doesn't support ad-hoc networking and I noticed on some pages that ...
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WiFi is disabled when I enable WiFi Direct

I have a Sony Ericsson Arc S, running on Android 4.0.4 I rooted my cellphone and added android.hardware.wifi.direct.xml in /system/etc/permissions/. I can see the WiFi Direct option in my Settings. ...
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WiFi Direct Doesn't Work

I have two Android devices running Android 4.1.1 with the latest OTA update from the manufacturer. I do not have root or any other system-level customizations on either device, just a bunch of very ...
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Wifi Direct and internet simultaneously? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect to a wifi ap and 3g network simultaneously? Is it possible to use Wifi Direct and regular internet at the same time? For example, could an app be ...
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Wi-Fi Direct on Galaxy Mini

I have already Googled a bit, but I haven't found a list specifying the supported devices. Is it possible to use Wi-Fi Direct on Samsung Galaxy Mini (GT-S5570B with Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread)? Is ...
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How to transfer files over wifi without a hotspot?

I'm looking for a way to transfer files between an Android phone (Samsung Galaxy S2, rooted) and any computer system I may need to interact with (this means preinstalled software on the computer, ...
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How to transfer files using WiFi Direct between 2 ICS devices? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to send a file wirelessly without bluetooth or a wifi network in ICS? I recently asked the question whether it was possible to transfer 2 files between ...