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I think the answer to your question is "maybe", depending on the exact implementation details, and my solution is rather complicated... Assuming the app uses a Bluetooth PAN*, which Android recognizes as a network device (i.e., one which would you can bridge against) You could connect both devices to the same VPN, bridge the PAN and the VPN, effectively ...
Bufferbloat only becomes a problem when the link (i.e. your edge/gprs connection) is congested. If it's not congested, you may just have very poor cellular reception. If bufferbloat is really the reason you will be unable to do anything locally (because the problem is very probably the largish buffer size on the cellular network equipment). A few pointers: ...
just type netcfg it will lists the interface, and work on any terminal emulator. running on the phone itself, or remotely via adb.
I would suggest auto disabling WiFi when your phone is locked. This will not only make sure no data is being transmitted, but also save a LOT of battery. Im sure there are many ways of going about this, but this is the easiest and most reliable method that I know of. Also, here is how to tell your WiFi status: No WiFi icon = WiFi off WiFi icon grey = ...
I found an app based solution for the question. Most of the call blocking apps works by blacklisting the contacts while our goal is to blacklist all of them temporarily. Adding all the contacts in a blacklist can be tiresome and so, an app with whitelist method is much more suitable here. I found and tested the following apps that can do such easily: 1) ...
Following are some apps that claims to be a firewall, mostly using IP-tables or VPN to restrict internet access to apps: Root access not required: Mobiwol NoRoot Data Firewall LostNet NoRoot Firewall Root access required: Root Firewall MsWall Firewall Advanced Firewall DroFirewall Antivirus and Security Firewall Plus Firewall Gold Access not ...
Droidwall The app Droidwall will do this, but it requires a rooted android device. It works very well, though, giving you the option of allowing either cellular or wifi internet access to each app (or both or neither), as well as disabling the rules entirely while keeping the settings so you can easily give everything full normal access when desired, then ...
Try the app No-Root Firewall. It allows you to control what apps have Internet access over both wifi and cell data. It works by setting up a VPN on your phone.
Without rooting your device, you won't have much choice: you can either disable the network when the app runs in foreground, as LinX64 suggested – or "hibernate" (suspend) it when it goes to background (is not actively used), as suggested by Dalvik. Of course, you could combine the two – which should effectively prevent that app from accessing the network. ...
You can try the Greenify app. It saves your battery as well as you data. You can suspend the app and the app only runs when you open it.
Yes, with APK APP : Net Blocker - Google Play To block networks for specified apps: 1. Open "Net blocker" 2. Tap app that you would like to block it from accessing the Internet access 3. Check the network types that you'd like to block 4. "Net blocker" app will automatically disable the Internet connection when the blocked app is running ...
With Lollipop upgrade, you systematically lose the 3G or 4G configuration! All you have to do is call your operator provider. They will send you an SMS with new settings for APN. Doing this fixed my problem.
This may sound trivial but if your goal is to only stop receiving notifications by restricting Internet access to Whatsapp until you use the app again, then why not consider killing the app. There are many apps available for such. Otherwise, you can go to Settings -> Apps -> Whatsapp -> Force Stop ; Or In the launcher, hold the Whatsapp icon until you ...
Some Samsung devices have a feature called "Blocking Mode", which allows this. You can check if your phone has it from Phone -> Call settings -> My Device -> Blocking Mode -> Disable incoming calls.
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