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Questions tagged [internet]

General issues with Internet. Please use this tag only if you cannot find a more specific one (see full tag wiki for details).

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Internet And Wifi, Both are not working Except for Whatsapp Which is working fine

In My Lfy Water 1, both internet and wifi ain't functioning, i cannot use any browser, youtube, gmail, but Whatsapp is working fine. I'm using vodafone 4g, it shows 4g and full strength network on ...
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Managing /data/system/netpolicy.xml: what do these policies mean?

Seems like it wasn't clever of me to restore Data (policy/stats) with Titanium Backup. It has all that apps' unique UIDs from my previous system (actually, the same phone, but wiped and flashed) and ...
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How to block network traffic going to a specific remote port?

Is there a way I could block a specific network port connection for a specific app in Android? My phone is rooted. I know iptables -I OUTPUT -p tcp --dport xx -j DROP but this blocks those ports for ...
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How to connect an Android phone to PC for internet via USB

I need to share the internet connection of the PC with the smartphone, using a USB cable, is it possible to do that? My router has some problems and the WiFi doesn't work. But on my computer, the ...
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How to block TCP connections?

I have an app, a replica of a shooter game in Android. It is just for experimental use only, me and my friends are testing it. I need to block all TCP connections so I can test my security. But its ...
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Can I use DNS-over-TLS below Android Pie?

Unfortunately DoT isn't part of Android below version 9. Is there a workaround app or should I better install LineageOS 16 on my old smartphone device?
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How to enable data roaming option in Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)?

I have Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) on Android Oreo, and I'm currently roaming. However, I can't enable the data roaming option. How do I enable it?
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Can not recognise wifi if the device is far from router

My phone connect when device is close to router but signal is weak.In some routers it connect to wifi and works fine. My mobile data works fine. When i have my mobile data open and activate the ...
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Android not accepting wifi that windows laptop can

WiFi source is my (Galaxy M20) Android 6.0 phone giving WPA2-PSK WiFi hotspot. following devices are near by (on same table0 HP Pavillion G6 (laptop, windows 7) easily gets wifi, plays 1080p youtube ...
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phone to phone internet VIA micro usb

i have an "old" phone (ZTE 327s) that sends internet to my PC via micro usb to usb cable. my question is : will the same thing work if i will plug my old phone to an androind phone with micro usb to ...
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Blocked by app states no internet but I do everything else works

Whenever I try to connect to this one app it opens and then says no internet connection My internet is working just fine only problem is just this one app and it's for work so I need to get it ...
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Connect a Chromebook to the internet with a USB Modem?

Main question: The Chromebook is definitely recognizing the dongle as an internet device because an "Ethernet" option becomes available in the Network settings as soon as I plug in the USB, and when I ...
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How to prevent an application to access Internet without root access and without VPN?

When we turn on data access (by mobile data or by wifi) in an android phone, all applications start Internet access and almost all applications like whatsapp, facebook, twitter start notifications. I ...
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Dial-Up Internet on Android

I've seen a few posts here and there, but nothing concrete. My North American SIM card doesn't have true mobile data as of right now. I don't have a plan or a contract, but a pay-per-minute and pay-...
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Should a certificate be installed when a browser offers to install it?

I was accessing my internet banking site, and I found my browser asking to install some certificates noted some extensions of certificate. Do I need to install certificate to access the site safely ...
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Restricting an app to only send internet traffic but not receive that back?

Is there a way or app to restrict some apps on my Android, or the whole device, to only send internet data packets but not receive them back? I want to confuse a game app by doing this. It restricts ...
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Google apps having connection problems while my Internet works fine

Google apps like Play Store or YouTube won't connect to the Internet. But YouTube works fine on my browsers. I also play online games (no problems there). Can you give me a quick solution,please...
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Android ethernet driver intallation guide [closed]

I bought android usb ethernet adapter, but i have heard that it supports limited android devices only. and with that pack of adapter i found drivers for : 1). android 2). MAC OS 3). WIN CE and 4). ...
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Persistent Problem: Internet may not be available

I have a J7 (SM-J730F/DS) and noticed a while back that I can connect to WiFi but that on some networks I got the message "Internet may not be available" .... and it wasn't. This message started to ...
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After every reboot apps can't use the network

On a Xiaomi Mi 5. Android version 7.1.2 MIUI Global 8.5. After every rebook I get the message "Can't use the Network" every time an app starts. This is how it looks for Telegram:
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Where does Google Chrome automatically save pages?

I opened the following page: https://goughlui.com/2014/10/01/usb-cable-resistance-why-your-phonetablet-might-be-charging-slow/ When disconnecting WiFi and even after rebooting the mobile phone, the ...
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Android tablet connected to the Wi-Fi but constantly losing internet access

I've been using a new Lenovo Tab 7 Essential running Android Nougat for two weeks now and basically since the very beginning, I've been suffering from problems regarding the internet access. While I ...
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Cannot connect to mobile data

So i have a mate7 (mt7-l09) and I can't connect to mobile data. I turn on the mobile data but the send and receive icon never shows up. I have already tried changing APN and switch Carrier BTS. Its ...
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Syncing screens and routing interent to my android device

Is there any software out there that allows me to do the following 2 things: 1) sync android screen with PC screen (can be any OS - win/mac/lixux) via USB cable 2) route my internet connection from pc ...
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Infinity loading of centrain Google Apps on Italian SIM

I have OnePlus 5 (Android 8) phone and I have 1 SIM slot with my home SIM and 2 SIM slot with Italian Prepaid card with internet data. I am getting infinity loops when I am using centrain Google apps....
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Phone won't connect to internet in the background! Why?

My phone (Galaxy Note 4) running Android 6.0.1 can't do anything internet related unless the process is running in the foreground. I've been dealing with it for so long, but now I'm stuck in the ...
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Slow internet connectivity on samsung galaxy j7 prime

It has been a month since I am facing slow internet connectivity issues on my samsung galaxy J7prime even on jio4g data plan. I contacted Jio helpline twice and they said they 'll try to rectify if ...
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Problems with Internet via home WiFi, mobile data and other WiFis work fine

I'm having various problems with two Android phones in my home WiFi: from time to time, the phones can't connect to the WiFi at all (despite stored credentials) -- happens only rarely can connect, ...
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How to list an app's internet connections and connected IPs?

I'm currently living in a country in which YouTube website is banned and you'll need a VPN or a proxy to be able to access the YouTube website and videos using a web browser, but surprisingly, I've ...
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where does free proxy sit and what can it actually see when used for 4g android phone?

The ip address of my android mobile with 4g simcard (with out proxy) shows some thing like 10.xx and so on. when I setup a manual proxy, where does it exactly sit in the network of internet? "Will it ...
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Enable “USB Internet” for Android 6.0

With earlier versions of Android there was the option to connect your mobile phone via USB cable with your windows PC and enable "USB Internet" to share the internet connection from your PC with your ...
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What can be the reason for “internet may not be available” though the IP address was got

Only one device with Android (SM-G390F, Android 7.0, G390FXXU2ARA1, 3.18.14-12962328) at my home stopped connecting to Internet through my WiFi router with the message "internet may not be available" ...
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Can't connect to local server in any internet app?

I have a local server set up on my network at 192.168.1.9 All of the other computers on my network can connect to it fine. It's definitely on the same wifi network, and I've tried disabling mobile ...
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What is qualcomm.qti.autoregistration process for?

I was using 'netstat' for Android and I discovered many processes called 'com.qualcomm.qti.autoregistration' LISTENING on several UDP ports (IPv4 and IPv6) I have a OnePlus 3t running Android 8.0 and ...
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How to download Applications using third party website, and is it safe to download?

I have a question to ask you the questions is that third-party websites are safe to download android applications from the internet. Suppose that I am using APK Grail to download my applications from ...
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How to connect to wifi router without internet?

I've just setup a wifi router to use with an audio device which is controllable by Android devices through LAN. This router is expected to not have an internet connection - its sole purpose for me is ...
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Some Apps not woking in cellular Data

I have an Blackview BV 8000. Some Apps like Chrome, Stack exchange, Facebook, WhatsApp... Work without a problem. However apps like Gmail, YouTube and Google play store don't work on cellular data. ...
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Is there a reason my phone's hotspot would not go inactive overnight while sleeping, but go inactive during the day after 2 hours?

Typically when we use the hotspot, it stays active for two hours unless being used. I connected a phone to the hotspot last night and forgot to take it off before bed, expecting it would disconnect ...
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reverse usb tethering works, but no internet

For a hobby project I'm building a system manager for a gaming pc. Instead of a custom touch screen and microcontroller I'm trying to use an old Samsung Galaxy S2 (i9100). For useabilty I'm trying to ...
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Android Playstore speed problem on Stock Android phone

I am using Android One phone with Stock Android 8.0.0, I see some major speed problem in my playstore- while downloading from playstore I only get 250KBPS speed whereas my actual speed is 1.3MBPS -...
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Afwall+ Android Firewall for multiuser

Hi guys After rooting my andoid phone to prevent excessive data usage by Android system and installed AFWall+ that is based on iptables. U have two users on device both account are handled by me by ...
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Cannot connect: Obtaining IP address

This is not a duplicate of 'Android stuck on obtaining IP address' and similar questions When I try to connect to my home network with my android phone, it displays this message and never connects: "...
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Is there a way to test if a firewal (AFwall) l is blocking a specific app?

I installed AFwall+ to block internet connection for my keyboard. Is there a way I can test if this is actually working? The keyboard is Swifkey.
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Can cellulardata & WiFi be on while charging? Sporadic case of meager increase in charging while both were on

Last night cellular data & wifi were on. Previously IN THIS STATUS, my mobile charged 100%. Last night my mobile was in charging. To my surprise, I found charging had improved from 7% to 17% only. ...
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connecting to internet in my smartphone

I have a Note 5 smartphone which I cannot browse any Internet websites using my browser while data is on. But I wonder when using it as a Wi-fi hotspot to share its mobile internet on other smartphone,...
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What are the exact files in /system folder used to start internet connection on Android Lollipop?

I need this info to fix internet in a ROM by me. I can turn on data but the speed meter always shown 0.10-0.50 kbps, Nothing works. I thought it's a DNS problem & did a ping to google's ip address ...
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Dns fail in Bluetooth tethering?

When I connect my laptop with my phone over Bluetooth tethering, I do not get internet access, however wifi and usb tethering is working fine? There is a dns fail, I checked using dig command,
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How to pass all throttled data traffic to an unthrottled port and browse internet at full speed

There are multiple TCP/UDP based VPN apps which can provide free internet. I'm no expert in this field but according to what I understand is that these apps can work if you are able to browse at least ...
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Locked phone connected to the net with blocked SIM

I got my phone stollen today. I contacted my phone company and blocked the SIM card. I tested it by trying to call the phone and was denied. However, using Whatsapp and K9 (with gmail), I could see ...
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Will a OTG + USB ethernet cord work for Internet access?

Will a OTG adapter (the one with a micro-b male on one end and USB 'standard' female port on the other end) connected to a Ethernet to usb ('standard' USB male one end, female/male Ethernet end on ...