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How configure the DHCP settings of WIFI Tethering (Hotspot) on Android?

When connecting my PC to Android Wi-Fi hotspot, it assigned a 192.168.42.x address to my PC. I really need to change this as it conflicts with one of our work subnets - is this possible?
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Is there a command or application similar to ipconfig?

I would like to see my network addresses on my phone. On Windows I can use ipconfig for this and ifconfig on Linux. But how can I see this information on my Android device? Is there an application or ...
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Does the IP address over a mobile data connection (gprs, 3g/4g) change every time on new connection?

Is the IP address of a data connection assigned every time whenever a fresh connection is established (e.g after a disconnect-reconnect scenario, reboot etc) or its preserved. I have done a bit of ...
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Does android save a log of its own IP addresses?

I have a Wifi network to which I connect at work. The IP address has always been DHCP, but today the DHCP server is down. If I can figure out what IP address I had, I can set it statically (after ...
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Find carrier allocated public IP address

Fido has a service where they allocate a public IP address for some fees. I have paid the fees and apparently they have allocated my phone a public IP address. In normal circumstances, I should be ...
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Disable NAT on tethering (Bridge mode)

I've looked around but found nothing on this subject. I have an Android phone with a public IP given by sprint. Tethering on the android uses NAT, so if I want to access any of the devices behind the ...
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Where are IP addresses stored on Android?

Where are IP addresses stored on and Android device? In what location on disk, or otherwise; how are they stored?
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What values to set in Static IP Settings of Wi-Fi when changing DNS?

I have nearly the same problem as Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1 and the answer helped me. Although I just want to change the DNS for blocking porn, what values for the following fields should I enter?...
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How to find local IP when connected to VPN?

I have connected an android device to a VPN using the native Android VPN client feature. I need to know the IP the device has been assigned on the VPN subnet, but I can't find it on any Android menu ...
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How can I permanently change my hotspot tethering IP address?

IP address is 192.168.43.1 by default and there is no option to change it permanently. Is it possible to change it without root access? My phone is Huawei Android 5.1.
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Can any computer connect to a SSH server running on an android phone connected to a wireless mobile network? [duplicate]

I run a ssh server on an Android phone using SimpleSSHD. When the phone is connected to a wifi network, I can connect to the SSH server from a computer in the same wifi network. When the phone is ...
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How to set up LAN Printer with IP address

On a Moto G (5) Plus running Android 8.1.0, API 27, I have Default Print Service under Settings > Connected devices > Printing. When I click on Default Print Service it starts searching for ...
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Android still uses old ip when resolving hostname

I have a weird problem here. I use ftp to exchange files between my smartphone (Xperia Z5 compact) and my pc. A while back the pc had a static ip address but now it's assigned one via dhcp. When I ...
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Where to find IP address in file system (e.g. proc or sys)

Is there a way to get the IP (v4) address of an interface in the file system of Android? I know I could use ifconfig or netcfg but I would like to use a monitoring tool which can only access files and ...
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How to ping a local network host by hostname?

I recently wiped my phone and now I am unable to ping a machine by the hostname. Pinging by IP works. I have a machine, let's say it is called NAS. From my Router and PC, ping NAS finds the machine. ...
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How can I change the Ethernet (IPv4) properties from my Android phone?

So my problem is: I am currently writing an Android application which has to get access on data sent via Ethernet connection. The app is going to replace a Windows tool which is able to receive data ...
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Locating ARP cache on an android device

If you are familiar with the command prompt in windows, there is an command that can used to see the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) Cache in the command prompt i.e. arp -a. It is supposedly a table ...
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IMAP forwarding show IP address to Google servers?

I use K-9 Mail app on my phone, and sync my gmail via IMAP. My question is: Do google servers see my IP address when checking/sending mail? I am pretty sure that if I used the gmail app they would ...
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IP address using 3G/4G modem (USB on the go)

If I use a 3G USB (on the go) modem on my Android device, do I get the IP assigned by the Carrier as the SIM card was inside of the device? Does it appear as usb0 in ifconfig? Thank you. PS I would ...
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UDP communication between PC and Android via ethernet

1. I am testing with a rooted nexus 5 operating on lollipop 5.1. 2. This is all with no wifi connection. I am trying to send UDP packets between a PC and an android device with an otg cable and ...
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How to find IP addresses of nearby Wi-Fi networks?

Smartphone application show info about nearby Wi-Fi networks it finds, i.e. channel, SSID, MAC address of router, etc, except it IP addresses. Is it possible to discover IP addresses of nearby Wi-Fi ...
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wifi problem with android

Hey all this might not be some programming problem rather a usability problem. I am new to android world. I have bought an android mobile [Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510] couple of days ago. I am trying to ...
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Connect to VPN without changing IP

On my windows 7 laptop, when I connect to my work VPN, my IP stays the same as it was before connecting to the VPN. However, on my android phone, when I connect to my university's VPN, my IP is ...
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why is my ip showing up different than the ip in android phone menu?

Why is my IP address showing up different than the IP in my phones menu? I went to an IP lookup site and it automatically detects your IP address but what came up is different than that of the IP in ...
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Wifi hotspot doesn't assign IP address on my custom rom, need help to find another way to assign it

On my custom rom, the IP address doesn't get assigned automatically because the wifi chip uses wlan but the rom uses wlan0, i need help to find a way to find the IP address and manually type it or ...
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How to stream to my smartphone only what I see inside the bluestacks window

I've just installed Bluestacks on my PC because I wanted to run whatsapp inside it. I have two whatsapp account. The first one on my smarthphone and the second one inside the bluestacks emulator. I ...
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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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Google tells me my smart phone was in Brazil two days ago, but I've been in California - what could it be?

I'm worried because Google tells me my smart phone was used to access my Google account from Brazil a couple of days ago. But I and my phone have been in the San Francisco Bay Area the whole time. (...
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How to see ip addresses of game servers

I want to see the ip address which the specific game connected to specific servers that i played. My Goal is to add a QOS on my router for specific game. iv tried doing a packet capture on my android ...
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Getting my latest IP adress from PC to Phone

Is there an app of some sorts that would allow me to install a program on my pc and a application on my android phone that will check what my PC's Public IP adress is and send that information to my ...
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Trying to download foreign aps

I've been trying to customize my android. Found a cool set of buttons but one problem. The app store says it is "not available in (my) country" I have tried spoofing the GPS but that did not work. ...
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Beaglebone Black doesn't obtain 169.254.xxx.xxx IP

If i connect my Beaglebone Black, which runs on Angstrom, to my computer via ethernet cable, It obtains an IP address, which starts with 169.254.xxx.xxx, for communication purposes. And I can ...