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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 DHCP IP address range on Android 7.1.2?

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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How to restrict new apps using network data by default?

Is it possible without third-party apps, through system configs? All news apps have the right to use both cellular and WLAN networks and doesn't look secure to me. Doing it manually isn't fun. Thanks....
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Nokia 7.1 / Android 9 can't connect to specific local IP

My setup Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole on static IP 192.168.0.2 TP-Link Archer C7 router IP - 192.168.0.1 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands using same SSID DHCP setup Default gateway - 192.168.0.1 DHCP range ...
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What happens under the hood when a network request is made by an application

I'm interested in knowing what happens at the kernel level when an application makes a network request. While playing with strace I was hoping to find system calls like connect() to make a connection ...
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My phone won't send icmp/ping unless WiiFi connected. Can this be fixed?

I have local terminal access and ping command works when WiFi connected, but not when connected via cellular service. I get same results using ping within other apps. Can this be "fixed?" Phone is ...
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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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DNS issue with OnePlus

I have installed Lineage OS 16 (android pie) for my oneplus one (although this issue existed in android Oreo as well). I am having a very interesting/weird issue with my phone that might be related ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 upgraded Chrome version from 55 to 73. adb logcat not tracking network calls

I am developing automation test suite for monitoring Chrome browsers network calls on Android mobile device. My code was working fine with Chrome v72. After upgrading Chrome version to 73. My code is ...
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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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Need help in connecting my Samsung mobile

I use [TP-link Archer AC1200] as my primary router (according to my phone, I think my router’s IP address = 192.168.0.1) with SSID-1. Connected to it is the [TOTOLINK A2004NS] (whose LAN IP = 192.168....
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By looking at an Android source code, determine packets sent out protocol

is there a way by looking at the android application source code, or manifest file, I can determine what is the network protocol support for that particular application? or is it more of whether the ...
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“The connection was interrupted” in wifi

I have a Galaxy tablet with Android. When I connect to wifi, I see that it is connected: However, whenever I connect to a website, I see an error message saying that "the connection was interrupted": ...
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Use 4G while being connected to a WiFi direct printer

Is it possible to use 4G for internet while being connected to a wireless printer with WiFi direct? If not, are there any alternatives to use both, the printer as well as the internet, simultaneously ...
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Adblock Plus on Android - mobile internet proxy?

I have installed AdBlock Plus for Android on my not-rooted phone. On play.google.com, there are only castrated browser-addons, so I've been installing it from apkhere. I've changed the network ...
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Phone send MANY packages

I'm desperate here. Earlier, I accessed my modem to check out the IPs in my network. The network was configured with DHCP (with a considerable time to expire), and I didn't recognize 3 or 4 IPs: most ...
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When does DNS cache is created and deleted per interface in android

I was looking into the code in res_cache.c in android aosp. It has an cache implementation for DNS entries per each netid. I am just curious to know when that cache will be created (like the interface ...
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Specify the Samsung Galaxy S5's 3g frequency band

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S5-G900I (the Asia-Pacific version) bought in Taiwan to access the Wind network in Italy. The phone can use the 3g network in Taiwan, but in Italy it can't establish a ...
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Firefox proxy setup?

I want to configure autoproxy for specific WiFi hotspots to use with Firefox. The autoproxy prop in about:config is global, but otherwise, apparently, Firefox doesn't use system WiFi settings (because ...
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Network Selection disabled by WiFi Manager & Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting

Android 7.1.2 drops WiFi connection. Wi-Fi verbose log says: (network_selection_permamently_disabled) network_selection_disabled_by_wifi_manager
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lan printer not fround from wifi (kyocera from android)

I have a new budget Kyocera network printer (FS-1061 DN). It has no wifi, but a standard LAN cable is plugged in. I installed the driver on my windows 7 machine, also connected via LAN, and printing ...
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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 ...