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Slow internet connection on Android phone, while no issues on other home devices

I'm having an issue with the WiFi connection on my Android phone (OnePlus 6, Android 11). For the past few days, some apps started to work slowly, I see spinners all the time, indicating that the ...
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What fault is this [closed]

Network interfaces dummy0 mtu=1500 fe80::1873:a4ff:fe2c:7c06 lo mtu=65536 ::1 127.0.0.1 ccmni0 mtu=1500 10.18.11.166 ccmni1 mtu=1500 ...
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Android TV/box, wrong date time, and no internet access

I have a few Android TVs and Android TV boxes around the house, and one common nuisance is: that if the time and/or date are incorrect, then the internet for those devices won't work. Also through the ...
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Problem sharing internet via WiFi Hotspot (tethering) while in foreign country roaming

I noticed, whenever I am in foreign country (i.e. DATA ROAMING) I can connect other devices to my android phones via its hotspot, but they (devices) have restricted access to internet.. In other words:...
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Hotspot and Position automatically toggles off

I'm on a POCO phone M4 pro 5G, running MIUI Global 12.5.8 Android 11 RP1A 200720.01 Sometime I face this annoying problem which apparently no-one experencied on the internet. If I'm sharing my ...
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How to know what LTE category my android phone support

I have multiple android devices, how do i know which LTE category does my device support? when buying an LTE router you can see the category number printed on the device but this doesn't apply to ...
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How "turn on data" works

Instead of letting all the apps connect to internet, is it possible to let selected apps connect to internet? Hence my question how "turn on data" works?
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Change IP identifier of an Android phone

There's a social media app that I had installed on two Android phones. For a reason I cannot explain, one phone was "banned" from using the app. I contacted customer service but with no ...
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Why does the internet connection lag when I hold the phone in a specific way?

I want to know what's really at play between my smartphone, Android 11, and my holding has to do with loading content. By "loading content", I mean when I enter a search term in Chrome, when ...
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How does Android device supply internet to apps and apps become online?

Apps are in an offline state. Whenever I turned on data (internet), in the blink of an eye, the apps become online. In another instance, I turned on data (but I have no internet), and apps are not ...
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Google services on Raspberry Pi 4 Model B saying it is offline while connected to WiFi

I have just been setting up Android 12L on my Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. After I installed Google Play onto the Raspberry Pi, no matter how hard I try fixing it, all Google services still say it is ...
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My android can send message but cannot receive message

I am using Vivo S1 and I have some issues recently. My phone works perfectly when using WiFi or tethering from another phone. But when I use mobile data from my SIM card, I cannot load anything and ...
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How to restrict internet access per app and also administer & control it remotely?

I know there are apps like NetGuard for example which works and allows app level Internet access control. What I am looking for is something which can be Administered or controlled remotely (say from ...
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Is possible obtain free internet via setting headers or spoofing SSL? [duplicate]

I have free internet in WhatsApp on Vodafone Red. Is possible obtain free internet everywhere via setting TCP/HTTP headers or SSL/TLS spoofing? If possible.. How to set this on Android? Any proxy or ...
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Problem with hotspot - WiFi connection on, but internet is down

I often connect my laptop (U20.04) via Android hotspot (Redmi Note 10 5G). Systematically, after a while, internet connection on my laptop disappears. In particular, the indicator shows that there is ...
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Use my smartphone as hotspot only

I often turn on the hotspot on my phone to use the data connection on my laptop throgh wifi. Anyway, the connection is often unstable. For example, when a Whatsapp message arrives, then the connection ...
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Port Forwarding Outside Local Network Using Phone Network

I want to forward my local port outside of network as does in routers but through phone's network. I having Android 11. I have looked many pages and fortunately found this but this seems like it does ...
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Android phone cannot access internet when connected to bridge mode router

I have 3 routers in the house. 2 are using bridge mode (for wi-fi coverage) and 1 main router My other devices work fine (either connect to the main router or bridge mode routers) All routers use the ...
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How to obtain real VPN connection status (it claims to be connected in airplane mode / without internet)?

My Google Pixel 5 claims to have a VPN connection, although I enabled the airplane mode. How can I ever be sure that the VPN connection is really working then if I have an internet connection? I would ...
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WiFi connection is unstable when uploading (or perhaps downloading) large files with FTP

I use an app like WiFi FTP Server or Files on Xiaomi Poco 3. Everything works perfectly. However, often the upload break. I notice that I cannot access the internet either when that happens. Quickly ...
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Taking a long time to connect to the internet (connected - no internet)

This is not a permenant problem but rather an intermittent, yet constant one. Lemme explain... A few days ago I changed my wifi router and my phone would connect to it but it says "connected, no ...
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How do I figure out why the Wi-Fi connection is insufficient on my phone

I'm having issues with the Wi-Fi connection on my phone - OnePlus 6 (Android 11). Some background: My internet download speed is over 500 Mbps. There are a few other devices connected as well - 2 ...
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Cannot bind to Cell Network Interface example with curl

I am trying to use the Mobile Network interface rmnet_data0 while Wi-Fi wlan0 is enabled. You can read my progress with the developer JsBergbau of BindToInterface at this link https://github.com/...
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Chronic "ERR_NETWORK_CHANGE" on AT&T Motivate

My Android phone was recognized as a V-Smart Hobson when I activated it. My Google Account also said the same under "My Device". This error has become so chronic, it is part of every single ...
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Switching off mobile data or wifi only partially

I have a FP3 w/ Android 10 (LineageOs 17) installed. The os allows me to switch off mobile data or wifi for individual apps. Is there a way (preferably w/o rooting) to disable only upload or download, ...
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'No Internet Connection' on Certain Apps

I'm running Android 11; in some apps, such as Chrome, I see 'No Internet Connection' at the top, but everything is fine; I can browse. Similarly, on Spotify, I get 'No Internet Connection' and am ...
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Internet doesn't work over Wifi hotspot

I am using OnePlus 3T with 4G. Internet works fine on the phone but when I connect a laptop or other phone to the phone using Wifi hotspot internet doesn't work at all. It used to work fine earlier. I ...
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Xiaomi Mi A2 + Lineage OS 11 = no mobile network internet

I have an Xiaomi Mi A2 with Lineage OS 11 installed. Calls, texts and wifi work fine but switching off wifi or moving out of range of router results in loss of internet, i.e. my mobile network does ...
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Only upload arrow working when phone connected to wifi

Whenever I connect to my wifi the up arrow is white but the down arrow is blank which whenever I try going onto apps it shows that I have no connection.
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Certain apps lose all internet connectivity until reboot

I have put off asking the question for some time because I know it is vague and terrible to debug so I welcome your help refining the question as well as potential solutions. A range of certain apps ...
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What are validated connections?

The FairEmail client has the option to use only "validated" connections. The only explanation given in-app is that a VPN might prevent synchronising from working if this option is enabled, ...
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Android One slow internet over time (Wifi)

I own a Xiaomi Mi A3 with Android One. My phone gets reaaaally slow internet connection every few months and stays that way until I factory reset it. It only happens on wifi, not on data. The wifi is ...
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How to troubleshoot DNS not resolved issues?

I can't open Hotstar/Disney+ on my Android phone/ Android TV. Upon investigation, I found out that the webpage hotstar.com is not opening in general on my phone/TV and is throwing an "err::NAME ...
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Internet stops working on my home Wi-Fi network until I restart the Wi-Fi

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and recently I have been experiencing a very weird problem. When connected to Wi-Fi on my home network, the internet frequently stops working. I would still be connected ...
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wifi speed is perfect in laptop but very low in mobile why?

isp : gtpl phone : poco F1 plan : 40 mbps down and half of it upload router settings : channel 6 and frequancy auto security : WPA - Personal note : both test were on wifi, laptop was not connected ...
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How to forward portsbon a USB tethered connection?

I'm using a USB tethered connection from my phone to my PC, I'd like to know if there's any way I can forward ports through this tethered connection, so that I'm able to play games that uses peer-to-...
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Latency spikes regularly spaced on a OnePlus5 phone, reproducible on both ATT & TMobile

I'm seeing latency spikes consistently spaced. I'm using packetlosstest.com to check latency (also experiencing the issue with real-time apps). Normal latency is ~100ms, at regular intervals I ...
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Are the Ip address of a website and the android app equivalent the same?

So recently i wanted to block website. So i found out the ip address of the website using ping command and blocked it using the ip filter on my router configuration page eg: 192.168.0.1 for D-Link. ...
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Timezone is not updating with WiFi and ethernet network in Android

I am working with Android AOSP. When I connect my Android device with cellular network, then the timezone is updating (if I enable the "auto-update time zone" option). But if I connect my ...
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How can I configure Android so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated, without rooting Android?

How can I configure Android so that all Internet traffic goes through a VPN and is blocked if the VPN isn't activated, without rooting Android?
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(Root) Is there any way we can block internet accessfrom a specific app, not a whole system firewall or VPN that always run in the background?

Is there any way that can block also foreground internet access of a specific app permanently? Not a VPN or similar that affects the whole connection and keep running the background. No VPN! Root is ...
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Manage connectivity of apps to internet of Sim-card vs. wifi

I have a Redmi note 8 android smart-phone, If I use Wifi then all the applications connect to the internet, But in Simcard, some of the applications are not able to connect to the internet. For ...
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How to block websites from chrome using Google family link or similar

While using Google family link I am unable to block some websites. Maybe it's a bug, but for some reason for website like Instagram is blocked from being accessed but reddit is not. Does anyone have ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet access [duplicate]

first question here. I was using wifi normally on my phone. Then I turned it off and after some time turned it back again. Since then I can not access the internet. It's showing Connected(no internet ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet access

first question here. I was using wifi normally on my phone. Then I turned it off and after some time turned it back again. Since then I can not access the internet. It's showing Connected(no internet ...
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Connect to wired network in Lenovo Vibe K5 using USB to Ethernet Adapter via OTG

It is possible to connect to the Internet through a wired connection in my smartphone Lenovo Vibe K5? I've bought a USB to Ethernet Adapter, model HB-T80, to use in my Lenovo Vibe K5 smartphone with ...
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I have a Redmi 4 phone , what are possible reasons for internet issues in it?

There are some locations where internet in my Redmi 4 phone works very fast and every time. But there are some locations (like the place currently i am living) where it shows full network but most of ...
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How to avoid disabling internet and GPS?

My friend have installed an app to watch the location of the children, BUT this app is useless if the kid can disable 4G internet and GPS. How to avoid disabling internet and GPS? Or is there some app ...
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How to permanently disable mobile data on a rooted Android device?

Hi guys I was hoping for some guidance on disabling my mobile data on my rooted Android. I've tried locating a file do delete with ES explorer, but I'm honestly unsure if there is such a separate file ...
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Websites suddenly inaccessible but Google search works

I'm using a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S running Android 2.3.4 as a secondary phone. I used to surf internet until recently without so much hassle (using WiFi, not mobile data). But recently, some ...
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