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All connections dropping down after a while

Lately I started to have this degrading connectivity problem. (one month ago) When connecting my laptop in tethering, through WiFi from the Android hotspot, the internet connection (on the smartphone ...
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SIM card not detecting and imei null after flashing recovery (intex aqua i5-not i5 HD)

I wanted to flash custom ROM . Before that I flashed a custom recovery img. Then I tried flashing custom ROM zip file using flashify. It said flashing completed and reboot to continue. When ...
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"Unable to forget Hot Spot" - Can't disconnect from it either

I am running stock kitkat (4.4.4). There are some hotspots my phone will connect to whenever I am near. If I try to disconnect from it, I get an error message that says: Unable to forget Hot Spot (...
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Can't connect Samsung Galaxy S3 to my laptop

My phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3) is charging but, will not connect to my laptop. The data cable I used first charges my phone but I cannot see it on my laptop. It also instantly ...
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Couldn't sign in to Google

I'm experiencing this issue from couple of days : I have already : Disabled 2 step verification from Google Account Factory Reset Clear cache from recovery Reflash the ROM
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Frequency band mofications for Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently purchased a used, unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 SGH-I337M (for the particular model see here). The phones native bands don't include the 1700/2100 AWS required by the cell phone provider (WIND ...
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How to skip welcome page after factory restore? I don't have access to Google

I'm from China and I can't access google without setting up a vpn/vps. I recently got an update to 5.0.2 for my Nexus 7 2013 (WIFI) tablet. I got stuck at the Welcome page. I think I'm supposed to ...
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WiFi network in range, but could not be connected!

In my mobile phone (CyanogenMod 11-M12, Galaxy SIII I9300), in WiFi section my WiFi SSID is shown and under its name is Save, secured with WPA/WPA2. WiFi is ON. If I press SSID, a pop-up ask me to ...
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nexus 7 (2013) adb connectivity issues Mac

The 5.0.2 OTA update soft-bricked my rooted but otherwise stock Nexus 7. I tried several times to wipe/reset from recovery, but it kept boot-looping afterwards. After a hundred tries or so was ...
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Nexus 5 Windows 8.1 Connection Issue

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 running Windows 8.1 64bit. Upon connecting my Nexus 5 running Android 5.0.1 via USB, the device seems to keep connecting and disconnecting repeatedly. I don't have the ...
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Problem PC stopped seeing S4

My S4 has suddenly stopped to connect to any computer. I tried with 3 different cables and 2 PC's with win7. I can't see it as a hard-drive. I can't see it in the device manager either (should I)? Any ...
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S4 won't see connection to PC at either end

Have a Verizon 4.4.3 Galaxy S4 using the standard cable. When I connect to the PC, the PC doesn't show it in explorer. The phone doesn't bring up the connection notification. I have enabled/disabled ...
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Determining type of Wifi connection in Android

How do you determine which type of Wifi connection an Android device is currently using? For example, is the device connected using an 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, or 802.11ac connection? Since, for ...
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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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How to troubleshoot wifi connection problem?

Like some other people, I am plagued by the issue with gray wifi bars with a tablet running 4.2.2. I tried all recommended solutions: disabling power saving, switching between AES/TKIP on the router, ...
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Can't Access internet through laptop wifi in my xperia u

I was able to create a hotspot through Connectify software in my laptop, but when i connect my phone to it ,it shows i am connected but i am not able to access the internet. Is there any option that ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab WiFi Connection

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab SM-T530NU running Android 4.2.2. The Wifi connects fine at home, hotels, etc. I have one place that I frequent that it will not connect to the router. Almost everyone in ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I was using ES Explorer to connect to a PC okay but recently I changed the modem then my Android phone can't connect to the computer anymore. I thought it would be caused by a setting on my modem, but ...
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Can't connect Samsung Note 3 to a Windows 7 VM in VirtualBox

I'm trying to connect my Android to my Linux Laptop, I use VirtualBox and in it a Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit virtual machine. I've been able to connect in the past but it's not working anymore. I have ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Wi-Fi connection problems

When I try to connect to Wi-Fi on my Samsung Galaxy S4, a message comes up, "Checking the quality of your internet connection..." and then "Network disabled because Internet connection ...
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Using IP to ping a real Android device that is plugged by USB from computer

I plugged my Android tablet to the computer with USB cable and looked at the IP of Android device and tried something like ping 160.xxx.yyy.zzz on the computer. There is no response. I wonder, does ...
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S4 wifi not connecting

I have a Samsung S4 and when trying to connect to wifi it comes up with a "sign into wifi network" notification. When I click on the notification it takes me into the browser but the login page does ...
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Cannot connect to my WiFi: "Saved, secured with WPA /WPA2"

I cannot connect to my WiFi at all. I have a Nexus 5 and it has been fine for a long time. All of a sudden, I just cannot connect to my WiFi. I try to connect, and it either says that I am out of ...
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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

I'm trying to connect Nexus 4 (Android 4.4.4) to Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter for purpose of debugging from Xamarin Studio. What I did: Activated Developer Settings Checked USB Debugging ...
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Connecting tablet to VGA projector

Is it possible to connect an Android tablet to a VGA projector to make presentations of what's on its screen – and if so, how can this be done? TL;DR: I am searching the market for purchasing an ...
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Unable To Open Google Play

I've encountering a problem. The problem is that i can't access my Google Play on a my Wi-fi. It is not on a particular tablet or phone. Its all the devices me an my family own. That includes 4 phones ...
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Internet Connection Problems

My mother owns a Samsung Galaxy Ace(GT-S5830) mobile phone and we have a wireless modem from Airties with model number Air5343 broadcasting its SSID. The wireless works fine with all devices except ...
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How can I reset WiFi without rebooting the phone?

Sometimes WiFi networks are not picked up on my Moto G. Switching WiFi or flight mode on and off does not solve the problem, however a phone reboot does. Does anybody know of a way I can reset the ...
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Google Drive does not detect internet connection

Yesterday I have updated Google Drive and installed Sheets. Since that time I am unable to open the spreadsheets I have created earlier. When I try to open a sheet, I get Unable to access document....
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On campus e-resources cannot be accessed via Google Chrome Android

I own a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet(Wi-fi only model) featuring Android 4.1.2. My problem is that I cannot access and use library e-resources on campus although I have my tablets MAC address registered ...
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Internet over mobile-data while connected to WLAN network [duplicate]

I have a WLAN network that is not connected to the internet. There is a DHCP server on that network and that assigns its clients an IP and subnet mask, but no default gateway. When I connect to this ...
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What could be the source of error for this kind of android wireless (wifi) disconnection?

Recently there was wifi connection problem for my LG G2 (Android 4.4.2). It has internet connection and was able to connect to AP but sometimes it faces connection drop, no wifi connected although the ...
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How can I make my Galaxy Tab 3 authenticate with my Sky Router?

I have just tried to connect my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (8") to a Sky Netgear Router. In the black bar at the top the WiFi icon has a question mark in it. On the Settings page, in Wi-Fi, it alternates ...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

I cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7, 32-bit PC via USB. After doing some research normal solutions people found were Enabling MTP in connection settings. Disabling USB debugging in Dev. settings....
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Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 4.1.2 wifi disconnects when my screen goes off

Whenever i turn my screen off for an extended period of time, my tablet disconnects from wifi. I remember there being a setting on my old phone to do this, which i didn't use, with reason. However i ...
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Signal problem with Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 mobile [closed]

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 phone with IDEA network provider. I am having signal loss problems many times a times. When I try to make a call, it says "Network unavailable". I though this ...
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Couldn't open connection to server

I have a problem on Micromax Canves 2, and my colleagues experience the same. I don't understand why some times it works and some times not. It works if I connect to WiFi. But not when I switch to my ...
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Google Play Store - No Connection (Galaxy Note 3) [duplicate]

I'm have connectivity issues with the Google Play Store app. I have a non-rooted Note 3 (4.3). The had worked the first few weeks I had the phone in December and then hasn't worked since. I get the ...
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Android 4.4.2 on nexus 4/7, wifi connection loss

I have a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 7 (2013). Recently I've upgraded my wifi router as part of moving to VDSL. The problem: The android devices disconnect from the wifi after some time, I can not reproduce ...
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Cryptic Symbols & Loss of Connectivity

My device lost 3G Connectivity this morning and only resumed around 10AM, when it did however, this minus icon was present. Any ideas what it is? What it means, and how to get rid of it?
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Internet doesn't work with apps without using vpn

here's my problem : in normal situation my Internet only works with browser (firefox) and not any other app like markets or Duolingo . But , when I use DroidVPN it starts to work with other apps as ...
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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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Not connecting via usb since latest update

Since the latest update on Galaxy S3 (now have Jelly Bean 4.3) my phone will not connect via USB to the USB port on my car radio. It connected before the update. What can I do to correct problem?
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Mobile Network disconnects during an incoming call

My mobile network normally remains connected so I can use apps like chat, whatsapp etc. However, during an incoming call the mobile network gets disconnected. Is this normal behavior ? There is an ...
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Connect a 3G Android phone with a WiFi-only tab to see phone call information on the latter

I own a WiFi-only Android tab and an Android phone with 3G. I use the tab regularly at work or while working out on the treadmill, and often I miss a phone call on my Android phone while using the ...
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Nexus 7 and ethernet connection

In places where there's no wi fi, wired internet connection is sometimes available. But reading around it seems there's a bug in my Nexus 7 (2013) - Android updated to 4.4.2 - that prevents an ...
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3G web browsing problems despite full bars

I consistently have problems browsing the web via my 3G connections despite the fact that it shows that I've got a "good" signal. Often I will have the blue bars but they eventually turn grey after ...
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How to connect Sony Xperia L with Ubuntu?

How do I connect my Sony Xperia L in MTP mode with Ubuntu? If I connect in MTP mode, Ubuntu fails to read my files from internal storage. What can I do?
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Google+ not working with proxy server since last update

Google+ on my device has stopped working since the last update. Every time, I get the message: Can't load data. Check your connection. All apps other than Google+ work absolutely fine. My device ...
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Unable to find any wifi connections

I am currently using an HTC One. Three weeks ago, I updated my phone to Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5. Just three days ago, my HTC One can't find any Wi-Fi connections even if I am just sitting ...
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