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You can modify the network config to set a specific DNS value. Find the WiFi network you are connected to, press and hold on the name of the netowrk->Modify Network Config->Show Advanced Options. From here you can set a specific DNS, after changing the IP Settings to static. I believe that most devices look at the DHCP for a DNS server, with a google IP ...


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If you open the menu in the wifi network list, you should be able to select 'Advanced' for the advanced wifi settings. Then try disabling the checkbox 'Avoid poor connections'. Even if Android thinks your wifi is too slow/not good enough, it should still connect and work like it should. Keep in mind that disabling the checkbox will cause your device to try ...


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[T]he Play Store is missing in the phone. It is because Exodus doesn't come with Google Apps (aka gapps). You'll have to flash them explicitly. You may try these links to download Gapps: AndroidFileHost PA-Google Apps Plus(All ROM's) at XDA Caution: Always flash gapps package meant for your ROM only. E.g. Do not flash gapps for 5.1.1 over a 5.0.2 ...


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The OpenDNS website has their own set of instructions to use their services on Android devices, I've provided their instructions below: Open Settings Choose Wi-Fi Long click the network you're setting DNS servers for and choose Modify Network Check Advanced Options You might need to scroll down to an option that says IP Settings, click DHCP ...


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First enable USB debugging. You could use adb and use the command root or su shell and copy the build.prop file to /storage/sdcard/0/ or /storage/exsdcard with the copy /system/build.prop /storage/sdcard/0/ command (path of your (ex)SD Card storage vary from device to device). In this file the DNS server IP is saved. Find it and change it to the OpenDNS IP. ...


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In your Dialer / Phone app, enter *#*#4646#*#* Select Phone Information Select Turn off radio Or use an app like Cell Radio ShutOff. Note also that you can turn Wi-Fi back on during Airplane Mode (though it can definitely be annoying to have it turned off in the first place).


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If I understand your question correctly, then there is a very easy way of doing this yourself. Im sure there are many ways of going about this, but this is the easiest and most reliable method that I know of. You said that you wanted something that doesn't rely on the screen being off. My solution does rely on the "display" being off, however for the ...


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Apps are incapable of switching moblie networks on/off as this uses up minutes. To bypass this you require a root. However I believe apps can detect if wifi is in range. So when you get near wifi you can have an app notify you. Although I don't think there is a specific app that will check if wifi is in range. I recommended requesting an app like this ...


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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 ...


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I suffer from the same issue. I have discovered the following to work for me. To prevent it occurring: Turning off WiFi Calling seems to work (It's the last item under "Settings >> Call"), if you have it available and on. I've not had to to resort to flight mode (see below) since disabling this. Countermeasure when it occurs: Putting the phone into Flight ...


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I have been testing one of my app on spice stellar phones. The problem seems to be with the phones as the Mac ID keeps changing (yes, that right). It starts with a specific Mac and then suddenly the Mac ID exposed to the network changes and the phone is dropped from the network. If I Forget the wifi connection and reconnect, the same behaviour is observed at ...



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