Questions tagged [ipv6]

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is a version of the Internet Protocol (IP). It is designed to succeed the Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4).

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How to override (or a least view) the RDNSS ipv6 DNS? (root)

As far as ipv4 DNS is concerned, Android (at least version 9) can override default DNS settings fairly well. Firstly, it is possible to set net.dns* to the desired value. Secondly, iptables -t nat ...
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How do I prevent overwriting of sysctl variables?

Android 10. Trying to disable ipv6 (yes, I know the second line below appears redundant). echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6 echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/wlan0/disable_ipv6 ...
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Convince android to use AAAA records when VPN has IPv6 but main connectivity doesn't

I have a VPN (WireGuard right now, but the same behaviour manifested with OpenVPN) that provides me with an IPv6 address. I can confirm that it is working because pings (both from the android terminal ...
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Disable IPv6 via WIFI to Pixel 3a

I have Pixel 3a without SIM card, so I use this phone only with WIFI. How can I disable IPV6 in this phone? That the phone will use only IPv4?
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Pixel 6 can't access certain websites on wifi, but the Pixel 3 works fine

My Pixel 6 can't connect to a few domains like api.reddit.com, api.bitwarden.com, WSJ images, etc. I'm using PingTool to run ping and tracert to certain domains. Phone Domain Network DNS Result ...
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no IPV6 via Mobile Hotspot

I have two Android phones. Same hardware model, one with android 10 and the other with 11. Both phones connect to the same telco. On both phones I can browse to test-ipv6.com and get a 10/10 ...
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Android won't query DNS server for IPv6 addresses, why?

I have a weird issue; for a single connect request to a server that has a single AAAA record my device runs two A queries instead and fails to connect. My setup is as follows: LAN (a regular router) ...
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Disable IPv6 entirely on a Xiaomi Mi A3

I am running Android One 9 on a Xiaomi Mi A3 and am trying to stop it from using IPv6 DNS servers, as they are essentially turning my RPI4 running Pi-Hole into a useless lump of silicon. How can I do ...
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Android phone fails to communicate using IPv6

I observe the following problem with my Android phone (Sony Xperia XZ, Andoid Oreo 8.0.0) Though the phone seems to have a correct set of IPV6 addresses it fails to communicate when I use IPV6. the ...
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Can I use 6LoWPAN to tether BLE devices with Android?

I have a Nexus 5X (running stock firmware) which supports Bluetooth 4.2. How do I use 6LoWPAN to share the internet from my phone with BLE devices? Is it as simple as enabling Bluetooth tethering in ...
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Why would an IPv4 APN work on a OnePlus One but not a OnePlus 5 with the same SIM?

I have a T-Mobile SIM that, on a OnePlus One, works perfectly fine on T-Mobile's APN in IPv4-only mode, with an IPv4 address and everything. However, when I take it out and put it on a OnePlus 5, it ...
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Does Android have support for IPv6 tethering?

It appears like Apple has fully supported IPv6 tethering on iOS devices years ago, including proper, native IPv6 addresses on each tethered device. What about Android? It seems like Android 6.0.1 is ...
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Bug or feature? Android ignores DNS servers with IPv6 ULAs when in an isolated ULA network?

This has cost me some hours of finally tracking it down, but I would like to know if someone can please shed light on this issue? Android 6 and 7 do not accept DNS servers with IPv6 ULA addresses. ...
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Can Android be used in IPv6-only networks? What level of IPv4 faking is necessary?

I'm using several Android devices that have Android 6.0.x and 6.0.1, and that I want to use in an IPv6 island ("private") network. The Android devices are either attached to a WiFi-to-Ethernet bridge, ...
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How to setup 6in4 tunnel?

Say my Android device is on an IPv4-only network and I have a 6in4 tunnel (e.g. from HE/tunnelbroker.net) - how can I configure my device such that IPv6 traffic goes through that tunnel? Background: ...
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Mobile tethering [Internal implementation]

I use mobile tethering sometime from remote. Recently, I had some strange behaviour. For my older connection when I used to get IPv4 from the operator, on tethering, all the connected devices had a ...
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Android IPV6 problem, wifi instability/disconnection

My lg g4 has wifi instability/random wifi disconnection when using ipv6 with wifi. The only workaround I have found is to disable IPV6 on my phone. I have already tried reseting/updating the phone ...
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Disable IPV6, what could happen

Because of wifi connection issue, I have disabled completely IPV6 on my phone. What bad could possibly happen ? Could some functionality/app be broken ?
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Disable IPv4 entirely

I have an HTC on Verizon. I can see that when on cellular, I get both IPv6 and IPv4 addresses. Is there a way to disable v4 and use v6 ONLY?
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How can I set a static IPv6 address for a WiFi connection?

I am running CyanogenMod 12 (Android L) on a OnePlus One, and would like to set a specific wireless network to use a static IPv6 address. I see a menu option for doing this for the IPv4 address (as ...
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How to access IPv6 websites via the mobile network

my landline only has an IPv6 address (well in addition IPv4 via crappy DSLite). I'm anyway trying to set up an owncloud server at home and access it from remote locations. So the task by now is to ...
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Configure Android for ONLY IPv6 on T-Mobile

I figured out how to configure a dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 "Access Point" for T-Mobile connectivity on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus, with stock Android 4.2.2. For some reason, when I visit http://myglobalip.com,...
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Connect to a FTP server using IPv6?

Currently my device is running on Android 4.1.1 (JB). I have a FTP server with IPv6 address and connecting to it on my computer is just fine. However when I try to connect to this server on my ...
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How can I disable IPv6?

I have access to the IPv6 internet through Charter Communication's 6rd implementation. A number of CDNs fail to work correctly over IPv6, which causes a number of sites, including facebook, to have ...
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Activate Android device on IPv6-only network

Is it possible to activate an Android phone on a network with IPv6-only access to the Internet? Does Google support all their services over IPv6? Has anyone tried it? I'm going to need to activate an ...
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Why can I not pull an IPv6 address from T-Mobile?

I saw that T-Mobile has enabled IPv6 for its network, and I wanted to try it out. I dropped off my WiFi network, changed my APN to the IPv6-enabled APN (epc.tmobile.com) and was unable to pull an ...
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Gingerbread phone only queries for AAAA records?

Since yesterday I have (in addition to the regular IPv4) IPv6 in my LAN at home (native IPv6 is provided by my ISP). I have Windows XP, Windows 7 and Linux desktops and an Android 3.1 tablet (Asus ...
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How can I set up a 6to4 tunnel (NAT traversal)?

I'd like to get IPv6 including NAT traversal on my Android phone. Root is available. It is so easy to get a 6to4 tunnel on Linux.. Just install aiccu and then aiccu start. On Windows there is ...
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Are IPv6 Privacy Extensions supported and how can they be enabled/disabled?

I just read about a potential privacy issue with IPv6 addresses on phones. While the article mainly talks about Apple devices, Android is mentioned so I wonder: Does Android support IPv6 privacy ...
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Does Android have support for IPv6?

I wonder if Android has support for IPv6? I have heard that the phone company I use has support for IPv6 and I have a IPv6 address if I visit http://ipv6.whatismyipv6.net.ipv4.sixxs.org/. But I can ...
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