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Questions tagged [mobile-network]

A cellular network or mobile network is a radio network distributed over land areas called cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver, known as a cell site or base station. In a cellular network, each cell uses a different set of frequencies from neighboring cells, to avoid ...

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I want to draw a HEAT MAP of MOBILE SIGNAL STRENGTH using Android Studio using signalstrengthlevel, latitudes and longitude [on hold]

I am a beginner to Android and Java. Basically, I want to plot a heat map of the signal strength of my mobile in the vicinity of my university. I have made a Mainctivity.java which tells the current ...
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Connected to Turbo VPN - 10.13.0.42/30. Tap to manage the network

When I use a VPN app on my smartphone, the following notification message is shown Connected to Turbo VPN - 10.13.0.42/30. Tap to manage the network Why is it connected to 10.*.*.*? Isn't it a ...
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Why using ADB command 'settings put global preferred_network_mode' doesn't reflect the changes in Test Settings?

I've been trying to search about changing network mode programmatically which was already answered, but I noticed that when using: settings put global preferred_network_mode x settings put global ...
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mac address randomization on NON-rooted Android 8.1 phone for both wifi and mobile data

I am trying to force my box to (up to date as of posting, NOT rooted Xiomi Redmi Note 5 with Android 8.1.0 OPM1.17 with security patch 2018-09-01., kernel 4.4.78perf+, gui is MIUI v10.0.2.) ...
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Stock rom flash

My Coolpad 3622a 5.1.1 Android is service locked by T-Mobile. Can it be unlocked by flashing the stock rom into the phone? I now live in American Samoa so going to T-Mobile for unlock is out of the ...
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How to force reset Radio/Modem ? Qualcomm Snapdragon 615

I'm new to this forum, so please be gentle ;-) I'm struggling now for 5 days with a phone. EDIT : New informations, I updated the full post ! So, I began to use again my Archos 50 Diamond (french ...
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How to define a preferred Mobile Network?

Here is the situation: I live close to a border between to countries, one being under EU laws, the other being neutral, except when it comes to economical wars. I have a phone contract in the EU, ...
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Android phone as IP camera, connect to it from mobile network

I have Samsung galaxy A8 (2018) with Android 8. I installed app IP Webcam. And my android phone now works as IP camera on WIFI I can stream video to my Dahua nvr. My sim card with specific APN have ...
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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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is it possible to get location via a cellular network if the device doesnt have a data plan?

is it possible to get location via a cellular network if the device doesnt have a data plan? or does it need a data plan to be able to get location via a cellular network? is a data plan needed to ...
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Trigger network search/change without airplane mode?

Is it possible to trigger the phone to search for network, i.e find the best/closest tower again? I don't want it to be with airplane mode, since I'm usually using the WiFi at the moment I need it. ...
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How is the GSM Call Flow implemented and when is the microphone opened?

Is it possible to know how is the GSM call flow implemented on Android? I will like to know concretely when its the microphone opened.
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App to block or limit my network operator?

I'm having some trouble with my network operator. They have recently changed the underlying network they used by default to a different one and the service is very poor now. I have come to realize ...
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Completely disabling cellular data and limiting apps only to WiFi when available

I've recently (2 months ago) purchased my first smartphone. I'm on a sort of prepaid contract (I pay what I use in terms of calls and SMS and it's automatically withdrawn from my bank account). For ...
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Cannot change mobile network Sony Xperia V

I have a Xperia V device which worked fine until few days ago. I still use 3G SIM, and I've enabled WCDMA(preffered)/GSM from settings menu (Settings->More>Mobile Networks->Network Mode). This works ...
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No internet via mobile data, while USB tethering works just fine

The PC can use the phone's connection while tethering without problems, while the phone at the same time can't. Im using my LG G6 to give my Win10 PC internet access via USB tethering. While the PC ...
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Signal Problem of S8+

I recently bought a Samsung S8+. The phone is alright but I got stuck in a problem. One of the network provider SIM is not working. As a simulation, I used following steps: I exchange the slots, ...
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Only one network interface active at a time in Android

I was looking into the network configurations in Android devices. Android makes WI-FI as the default network preference. And I noticed only one network interface can be active at a time in Android. ...
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Checking if android is sending 'stats' to phone producent

how to check if my android (7.0) smartphone is sending any data (statistics of usage, errors) to its chinese producent? :>
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Internet fast when sharing via hotspot or tethering but slow on the device itself

Yes, I didn't get that backwards. And all I found is "slow tethering", even here this was never asked before. So, here I am! Internet is slow on the device, but fast for other devices connected to it....
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Why does the “Mobile Networks” settings screen keep appearing when I try to use certain media apps?

Okay, this has been bothering me for some time now. I have a relatively new Galaxy S8. Precise specs are below. The Issue Whenever I try to open certain media-related apps on my smartphone, the app ...
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Can i access web server on Android device remotely(from another android device) over mobile networks?

Working on a distributed storage system for mobile devices. The plan was for data to use a peer to peer network for distributing files(Files are sent from phone to phone, and not through a middle man ...
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Galaxy J7 (j700m) can`t connect to network

Yesterday I instaled a new ROM (6.0.1) to my Galaxy J7. When I try to call I get No registrado en la red (Not registered on network) message, and I don't know what to do to fix it. I tried to search ...
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Data Warning Slider Missing

I used to have 2 sliders, a warning slider & a limit slider, now just a limit slider is present.
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Force android 7.0 into roaming for better connection

I do a daily commute to work from country A to B. My mobile is from a phone company in country B, and travelling into B, the switch between country providers is handled rather gracefully. The problem ...
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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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Network Support Explained

Is a phone that supports the most network bands ideal if you are trying to get the best cellphone service? I have noticed that for example the iPhone supports dozens of bands https://www.apple.com/...
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Messaging problem on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Jio Sim)

Problem: I am not being able to send or messages on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 recently.I am using a Jio sim with a plan of Rs 98.I have my 4G data and Volte turned turned always turned on.I also ...
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Any way to share internet over phone call?

Once my mobile internet data volume ran out (again), and so I thought: but hey, I have a WiFi at home with no traffic limit, and I have another SIM-card in another rooted android smartphone, to which ...
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Automatic data disconnection when abroad : a question beyond “normal” roaming cases

I'm pretty new to this community. I'm not 100% sure that this is the proper place where to ask for this question. In case a moderator will point me towards the proper direction. Ok, let's start. I ...
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Stop auto-selecting cellular network

I'm roaming in Mexico with an international plan via a US-based GSM carrier. This gets me 4G on TelCel in Mexico, and it works great. However, occasionally, for reasons unknown to me, sometimes my ...
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Restrict app network access on Android Oreo

Two days ago, I got android oreo 8.0 update for my xiaomi mi A1 phone which is a device based on Android One. But one of the features which I loved the most before Oreo was complete control of network ...
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Can airplane mode turn itself off automatically

If I have a phone with airplane mode turned on, can it turn itself off automatically (without user interaction)?
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Not receiving SMS messages

I recently switched phone provider, and since then many of the messages sent to me never show up, as if it was never sent. But the sender shows it as sent (though I think it can't know it's been ...
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No Mobile Network In Samsung Grand Prime

Samsung Grand Prime Phone. There is no Mobile Network. I tried *#*#4636#*#* but it didn't bring up the Testing Menu. I am not able to search operator or change the network mode. The IMEI in *#06# and ...
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Can Truecaller Android get Caller ID on 2G connection?

Just curious. Truecaller emphasizes that it requires 3G/Wifi connection in order to tell caller ID? Does this mean that if I'm in area where only 2G is available and no Wifi is available Truecaller ...
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Problem “Not registered on network”

I have an old Samsung Galaxy Note II. Rooted. One day it went off. When I restarted it, it went to a somehow hybrid state between factory and the status it had before crashing, i.e. I had to ...
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Translation of RIL_PreferredNetworkType terminology to human speak?

In Android's source code, I see typedef enum { PREF_NET_TYPE_GSM_WCDMA = 0, /* GSM/WCDMA (WCDMA preferred) */ PREF_NET_TYPE_GSM_ONLY = 1, /* GSM only */ ...
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Provide APN settings from outside without Internet (i.e. SMS, QR Code)

I'm looking for a way to provide APN settings to a device that doesn't have an internet connection yet. It is intended to set up hundreds of devices more quickly by a variety of users across the ...
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4G network compatibility in France

I read somewhere (here) that in France, in order for the 4G to work ideally with all carriers, one should have a smartphone with the 4G network spec: "FDD-LTE : Bands : 1/3/7/20/28". I am considering ...
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4G signal with mobile turned off

Recently I have noticed that my cellular company (TIM, I'm in Brazil) has been charging me for network connections daily. I rarely use cellular network since at home and in my job has wifi and I don't ...
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Mobile Network Problem [closed]

I am facing mobile network issue in my office only. When I enter in my office my mobile signal problem arises, Is it due to the router or some other electronic devices? And when I go out from my ...
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How do I tell whether my phone is roaming?

How do I tell whether my phone is roaming, preferably on the lock screen?
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Share phone's internet over existinf wifi network

i want to share my phone's 3g over my existing wifi network. NOT hotspot ( because phone's wifi signal is too weak). is this possible?
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Galaxy s6 edge does not connect to mobile network when leaving WLAN after upgrade to Android 7

My Samsung Galaxy s6 edge does not get internet access via mobile networks when leaving the WLAN area. After going into offline mode and then online mode again, everything is fine, but until then, ...
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Block internet access before firewall starts at boot

I have an old android phone with Ice Cream Sandwich and droidwall as a firewall, which makes sure that apps can't use the 3G unless I enable it for that app. Droidwall starts on boot but there is a ...
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Nexus 5x No Wifi. Default MAC 02-00-00-00-00-00 change attempt

So I bought new Nexus 5x with android 6.0 and everything worked fine, but when I updated to 7.1.2 suddenly wifi stoped working. (It seeks for wifi networks forever). When I go to settings I can see ...
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Custom ROM and 4g/ LTE error.

I installed Noble ROM in my SM J200G. After installing it, I was not unable to connect to LTE which I was before. My stock rom, when rooted, used to connect to LTE without any error. My carrier is ...
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Why does my Motorola G4 loose its mobile data connectivity while showing 'Suspended' next to the carrier name?

Suddenly since yesterday, whenever I activate mobile data on my Moto G 4+, it says suspended below the carrier name: Hence I don't have access. This happens only most of the time, sometimes it ...
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Samsung devices: dual networking

I have the following setup: a Wi-Fi device which is NOT connected to the internet, like a drone or IoT device. The data of the device shall be uploaded to the internet. While it is possible to ...