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This question thread has been very helpful -- I too developed the same problem, which started after 2 events: being away from my home for 2 months, and also receiving the latest Android 4 updates (over-the-air) -- across 3 Android devices: my HTC one, my Nexus 7, and an Alcatel Fierce. All have Android 4+ After hours inside the router's setup panel, ...
Tap and hold the WiFi button, then select "Forget Network". Afterwards, search for the network again in the list, enter the password and you are good to go.
A wired ethernet solution for some tablets is available with the Bobjgear USB 2.0 to RJ-45 adapter sold here on Amazon. Technical details about which tablets work with a wired ethernet connection is available here. Specifically listed as NOT supported are Samsung Tablets EXCEPT for the new 2014 PRO line of tablets. Tab PRO 8.4, Tab PRO 10.1, Tab PRO 12.2 ...
Just received my brand new nexus5 on friday.. and it does not work with my wifi! the solution is to set a static ip instead of dhcp. it is working for me now.
Their FAQ suggests they use GCM. Check the answer to "Are messages still taking too long to reach your phone?"
When the data indicator is orange (on Kit kat ; grey on older versions), this means that the device is unable to receive a response from GCM (Google Cloud Messaging, the framework that handles push notifications). This traffic is sent through ports 5228, 5229, and 5230. If the AP is blocking or interfering with traffic on those ports, push notifications ...
I managed to make it work. Here is an "OSI-like" diagram of my setup, if it makes sense: ____________________ ______________________________ ____________ | LinuxVM <----+ | | | | | | VirtualBox | | | | | | | Windows7(host) | | | +--> AndroidPhone ...
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