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If your question is about trouble connecting your device via Wifi, Bluetooth, or USB, or to the mobile network, this is the correct tag.

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Can't connect to phone network, banned?

I need a sanity check here. I was sitting on the train listening to music over 3G, and we went in to a tunnel. Lost the signal, tried to reconnect and couldn't. Now I can't connect to my phone service ...
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My Nexus One cannot connect to Wi-Fi being broadcast by a Windows 7 laptop

My Android (Google HTC Nexus One) is not detecting Wi-Fi being broadcast by my Windows 7 laptop. However, my iPhone can detect the laptop's network. Why is that? Is there any solution for connecting ...
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browsing broken

Sometimes when I am trying to use my phone after work, the browser gets stuck and nothing seems to fix it. I have tried tweaking 4g and wifi settings, but even after toggling them the browser is ...
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How to ping [some resource] on [some network] on an Android phone or emulator?

I have serious doubts that my emulator really can access a certain server. I want to confirm that by trying to ping the server. Is it possible, and how would I do it?
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Can't log into google apps after sim card change

I went to Germany and I had switch my PLAY (PL operator) SIM card with Blau.de SIM card. Everything was good, I had Internet connection and full facebook/twitter/google sync. After return to Poland, I ...
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WiFi high packet loss at home network

I have a mind boggling problem which I have been trying to solve for the last few weeks. I am new to Android and recently bought Huawei Ideos X5 (Android 2.2.1). I haven't found anyone else having ...
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Android phone not recognized in Ubuntu

I have an Android Phone (a Motorola Milestone) and trying to connect it to my Ubuntu Maverick (10.10). The problem is that i can't even charge it using USB, so there's no message on the phone nor on ...
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Dropped wireless on Android?

I currently have a Droid Incredible (Froyo with ROM: Skyraider 3.5 w/ Sense) For a while now, my wireless connection on my Droid Inc just drops and switches over to 3G even though wireless, on ...
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VPN doesn't work on HTC Desire over WiFi

My phone is HTC desire, Android 2.2. It seems to connect to the VPN server while using WiFi, but the browser and other applications can't be access the Internet any more. The connection is ...
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HTC Desire has trouble to establish connection via Wifi

I have a HTC Desire running Froyo (2.2). When I get home, the desire takes a long time before it establishes a connection with my Wifi broadband. Sometimes restarting the router works, other times ...
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Is there any good micro USB cable (not loose)?

I'm not sure if this could be considered as an Android question, but it's definetely related to Android, since this kind of cable became a standard for mobile devices recently. The thing is, I have ...
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How to fix Telstra network dropouts on Gingerbread Oxygen ROM?

It's a long shot, but figured i'd give it a go.. I've installed the Oxygen RC6 ROM on my Telstra HTC Desire. It's pretty much perfect - better than this phone has ever been. It's fast, great to use, ...
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How can I fix the Wi-Fi button or prevent Wi-Fi errors when turning it off and back on?

Sometimes after I shut off Wi-Fi using the button inside the notification bar drop-down, I can't turn it back on with that button. Hitting the button does nothing, it's not even highlighted. When I ...
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Why do I get dropped calls and weak signal with Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 mobile?

Samsung Galaxy 3 5801 phone with android 2.1 OS. When I enable GPRS I am getting dropped calls and weak signal. When I disable GPRS I find my calls don't drop and the signal much better. Is it a ...
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Why doesn't my SIM card does allow a connection to this network?

In Android 2.2 from a HTC Desire Z I am frequently finding my phone disconnected from my mobile provider. When I select my provider from the Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Mobile networks -> ...
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Connect Android phone to wifly board

My team and i are trying to connect an android phone to a wifly board. We are having trouble getting this to connect. Can anyone verify certain phones that do not support this or do support this ...
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Gmail app always says "no connection"

even though I have a connection and can browse or do other things with connections. This happens when connected to both 3G and WiFi. Did anyone have the same problem, or know how to solve this? the ...
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How do you get Market to work when Android is Unable to Access Android Market?

Right now I am using HTC Hero, having firmware Android 2.1 and I have attached VODAFONE, India SIM-CARD in this phone, and also having Wi-fi connectivity. Whenever I try to "sign-in" to Android-...
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Prevent HTC Tattoo from losing its mobile broadband connection

My HTC Tattoo loses its mobile broadband connection after a couple of days without a restart. Calling and SMS still work but no data connections. Disabling and reenabling the mobile data connection ...
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