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Why would my IKE SA be deleted and not Rekeying?

I'm having some trouble with my VPN connection. First off, I'm on a Nokia 3.1 running Android 9 and using strongswan for a IKEv2/EAP connection. I've searched the strongswan site front and back and ...
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How to send all internet traffic to a SOCKS5 proxy server in local network?

I got the inspiration here. It looks like AFWall+ is able to create a NAT forwarding policy to keep all traffic going through a SOCKS5 proxy and fool Google apps into thinking they are not connected ...
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Proxy server connection

I have got a question. I am a college student in India, my college provides free wifi throughout the campus . To access the wifi we have to use the proxy server connection , we use apps like psiphon ...
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Accessing local computer using hostname

From my tablet running Android 9 I would like to access a web site on my local server using its hostname (server). This works fine from my laptop computer running Debian 10. However, on my tablet I ...
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Is dhcpcd used in newer Android versions? How to configure new DHCP client?

Basically, there's a file /etc/dhcpcd/dhcpcd.conf . Is this file or dhcpcd used at all? My phone runs Android 7.1.2 and I wanted to change the default hostname using the hostname somename line in this ...
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Cant check WiFi Data usage from billing cycle

It shows me my wifi data usage from 29 december. I want it from 19 Jan.. It's really annoying and I Need to check my wifi usage asap/ so I just go to settings, connections, data usage, wifi data usage,...
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How can I view traffic from a Android or iOS device to a IoT device?

I need to troubleshoot/debug some data being sent from an Android and/or iPhone to an IoT device using 802.11n w/WPA2. I've proxied traffic from a mobile phone to a web server exposed to the public ...
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Wifi router disappearing after disconnecting rom VPN In Android

Every time I use a VPN and disconnect from it my Wi-Fi router disappears from the Wi-Fi network list. This happens on my Android Pie phone and tablet. I can see all other routers but not the router ...
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DNS queries are cached permanently, how to reliably clear DNS cache on Android 7+?

Is there a reliable, reproducible way to clear DNS cache on Android Nougat 7.0? I know there is at least one other question like this but that one was from 8 years ago and I hope I can ask again and ...
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Connect Android device to Wifi for internet and ethernet simultaneously

I have a Samsung tablet where I want to use wifi for internet connection and ethernet to communicate to other network devices connected to it such as Field Bus Coupler etc simultaneously. Right now ...
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What is going on with my Android after I did factory reset

Is that normal to have a saved network after doing a hard reset on Android?? Or that Roku direct thing?? I did a hard factory reset on my android and I fiddled around with the settings in there . Not ...
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Why I am getting a strange DNS server in my dhcp client android phone?

Sorry for bad english. I have a DHCP server router with IP 192.168.0.254 Everything goes well, but my phone and my tablet gets a very strange DNS 1 server: 80980492081 Here is a screenshot: This is ...
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keep needing to reset wifi

The network at my office works when I first connect to it, but every few minutes it becomes very slow. When this happens, I need to quickly turn the Wifi off and on, then it gets fast again. As you ...
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Adroid phone refuse to connect via WAN interface while all other devices on the LAN or WiFi can connect to internet

In short, my phone cannot connect to the internet via 2 WiFi access points in my house. 4G mobile data works fine. Connecting to other WiFi and hot-spots away from my own WAN works fine. All other ...
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How to port forward minecraft PE Server on android

I have set up a minecraft bedrock edition server on my android phone by setting up nukkit in an ubuntu for ARM being emulated in termux terminal emulator for android and it runs pretty well and I can ...
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Android Galaxy S9 can't connect to Debian Wi-Fi hotspot if it's secured

I try to connect to a Wi-Fi password-secured hotspot using an Android Galaxy S9 device. My Android smartphone says incorrect password. The hotspot kernel logs output says iwlwifi 0000:00:14.3: ...
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How can an app work as a system-wide proxy on Android? [duplicate]

There is an app called Postern on the Play Store which works as a global proxy for SSH clients. It enables all data to route through the SSH port. How can an app work as a system-wide proxy on ...
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Philips Android TV 43PFL5604/F7, Android 8.0 - mounting network drive

Is it possible to "automount" a network drive on Android TV at startup, like you can in Linux? Mounting via a file explorer works, but I'd like for the mount to be available to other apps (...
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Connect multiple Phone's hotspot to one PC

I am trying to connect 2 phones to a PC wireless. The issue is that when I use a router connected to a PC and to the phones using wifi, it will prevent the phones from going to internet with mobile ...
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Network setup running Android x86 in a VirtualBox VM

I've successfully booted Android x86 8.1 R2 in a VirtualBox VM running on a Windows 10 host. I can now boot into Android, however since I'm running in a virtual machine, there is no WiFi hardware, and ...
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Apps don't work with IPv6 enabled in router

So I've been having this issue for a while now where apps work fine over mobile data won't work when mobile is connected to otherwise perfectly working WiFi. Some such apps are- Discord (keeps on ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot with access of device storage

Is it possible to create Wi-Fi hotspot on Android phone with access of device storage through that network? I'm able to create hotspot OR share storage through network, but is it possible to do it ...
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What are few ways to hack my android (redmi/Oneplus and Galaxy) phones to disrupt connections?

I want to non-intrusively disrupt connections to gaming websites by installing a cron/scheduler script on these devices so it erratically disconnects the connections. I am new to android world 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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Changing Mac Address on Mi A1 running LineageOS - where to look to fix problem?

I have a rooted Mi A1, and upgraded to the latest LineageOS daily build (Pie). Most things work OK, however I can no longer change the MAC address of my device (which worked on stock). I'm trying to ...
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Android file transfer without USB cable, pulling out the microSD card, or using 3rd party apps

My android phone's charging port died, so I am looking for a semi-convenient way to transfer files without using any 3rd party apps. Is it possible? I already have an SMB share configured on my NAS, ...
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How can i use orbot(tor) with adblocker same time without root?

I want to get more internet privacy on my android phone. Im using tor to protect my traffic from MITM attacks by ISP,Goverment... But Orbot have no adblocking feature. Advertisers are tracking our ...
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How to make two android devices share data using ethernet cable and a switch

I wish to know how two android devices can share data using ethernet. I know how this is done using wifi direct. Can someone kindly provide me with a little example how to go on with this
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How to make Termius look for hostnames on the local network first?

I have four devices: Windows 10 PC Android Phone (v6.0.1) Internet Router "servername" (Raspberry Pi 4) All are connected locally using Wifi (not that it should matter) using the simplest possible ...
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How to get IP address from DHCP running on WiFi AP using adb shell?

I am connecting to my WiFi network from adb shell using the following command: iw dev wlan1 connect -w WiFi-AP There is a DHCP server running on the AP as well, but whenever I try to get IP address ...
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Lock (select) LTE bands in Android Pie 9

I'm trying to lock my phone into a specific band and based on my research i either need to A) not have Android Pie 9, or B) root my phone. I've seen several ways of doing this that worked in the past ...
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Using wlan1 instead of wlan0 in Android Nexus 6

I am trying to use a WiFi dongle with Android Nexus 6 with custom ROM and kernel. I have installed drivers of USB WiFi dongle on Android phone that appears at wlan1 network interface in adb shell. ...
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incorrectly receiving DNS settings from AP when connecting to public wifi

I had to fly recently. The flight had in-flight entertainment through gogoinflight, but I couldn't access it on my phone while everyone around me could. I thought the problem was with the router but ...
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android 7 not accepting ARP response from win 10 wifi connection

the setup is android 7 connected to win 10 laptop via wifi. Trying to ping win 10 from android fails -it just hangs From wire shark I can see android has sent a ARP request and win 10 has responded. ...
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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 to SSH into Android which is a hotspot?

I am using Wi-Fi hotspot on Android. Can I SSH into it from my laptop which is connected to hotspot? How would I do this?
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Cannot communicate on LAN when WIFI doesnt have internet

This is pertaining to a smart phone with data. My phone is connected to my WIFI which lacks internet currently. It is also connected to the cell network and using it for data. When I ifconfig it ...
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Android firewall? Blackhole? One IP unreachable

I have a device, an ESP8266-like, connecting my automower to my wan. If I hardcode the address to 192.168.1.48, it is accessible from my phone and my laptop, among others I guess. If I hardcode the ...
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How to change the default hotspot DHCP IP address range on Android?

As the title says I look for a way to permanently change the default IP address range form 192.168.43.xxx to 192.168.1.xxx. Reason: On my router some of my devices get a static IP trough DHCP, in the ...
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Static IP ethernet connection on Android_x86?

I am requiring to install android onto a PC and so I am using android_x86. I cannot use wifi for this application and instead require a static IP via ethernet. Could anyone assist me in achieving this?...
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how can i get the http sends requests from chrome just like from the network tab?

just like that . pls do not mention network monitoring tools like wireshark
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Local website unreachable from Android phone

I have a local media player running on a raspberry pi that that provides a web interface via WiFi. This interface is sometimes unreachable (via hostname or IP) from my Android phone while it is still ...
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Can we make a Vpn server run on Android?

Can we make a Vpn server run on Android. Can applications do this? If yes, which protocols are supported and is this a good idea to use such apps? If not, what are some issues that we may face?
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Hosts doesn't work

So i play a game that uses a server to detect emulator users. Is there anyway to prevent other emulator users from being in my online game ? The problem is that other emulator users usually use ...
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Why is “mdnsd” draining my battery and how to stop it?

This process (mdnsd) had been draining my battery for a few weeks. I have not been able to find a solution after a lot of search. I don't have any drone app, Facebook app or Firefox, although it's ...
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Is there a way to create a history of TCP/UDP sockets opened in android?

Is there a log with this info? I know proc shows the ones opened at the moment but I need to see the ones that are already close
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Spoof mac address for specific network only

Is there any way to spoof my device's mac address only for network with SSID "x", but not for other networks? I am aware of other questions like this How to change the (permanent) MAC address on my ...
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How to Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Not Registered on Network Error?

I have Samsung Galaxy S8, recently when I am trying to make a call to my friend I am getting the error pop-up like Not Registered on Network Error. Af first I thought this error is all because of the ...
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Is it possible to install “iproute2” on Android?

I tried to use git clone in googlesource's page but it didn't do much. I want to use the ss command from the package but I don't know how to install it. My phone is ARM 32-bit.
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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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