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For questions specifically about issues with WLAN network connectivity (via a wireless router) as opposed to questions related to cellular connections (2G/3G/4G, etc.).

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Wifi password connection problem

When I enter my password on my phone (Motorola) to connect to wifi it says it is incorrect but it's not. How can I fix this?
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Moto G5 Plus Wi-Fi disconnects every now and then

Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 - Boot-loader locked) running on Stock Android 8.1.0 with latest security patch(August 2018) disconnects from Wi-Fi network for no apparent reason. My device is right next to the ...
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Galaxy S6 (international ver) not auto-connecting to WiFi

I have a Galaxy S6 SM-G920F that will not auto-connect to WiFi starting several weeks ago. This appears similar to what is mentioned in Galaxy S6 and S7 not auto-connecting to WiFi except I don't ...
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WiFi Disconnect also disconnects Bluetooth

I have a new problem that has started in the last few weeks that's been getting more and more annoying. I have a Samsung Galaxy J7 with Android 7.0. It seems now whenever there's some momentary ...
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Prevent any Android app from changing WiFi state

At some point in the last year I noticed that my Android device (HTC 10, Android 8.0.0) WiFi would turn on even when I had it turned off. I found out there is a permission called CHANGE_WIFI_STATE, ...
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“Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep” not working in Honor 8x [duplicate]

I have set in my Honor 8x (Android 8.1) phone the option "Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep" to "always", but when I download large games from Google Play, then after a short period, when I check again I ...
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Wifi hotspot without internet

With newer versions of Android and for certain manufacturers they always tries to make sure your WiFi has internet. I guess this is an OK feature if multiple known Wifi AP is available. However the ...
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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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Alcatel Pixi 4 WiFi only stays on for a second

My wife's phone's WiFi turns itself off about a second after you turn it on. It's set to stay on when sleeping and I've tried connecting it to more than one WiFi source. Battery saver isn't on ...
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Use mobile internet with connected wifi

I want to connect my phone to wifi without internet (I have some server in the local network) and use mobile internet. But when I connect the phone to wifi, phone stops to use mobile internet. I've ...
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My phone WiFi is not getting on. My MAC address also get vanish

As I on my android device. My WiFi stuck.i could not on it. As I on, it again off. It's stuck. When I go in advance WiFi settings I saw Mac address looks changes than usual. I think my Mac address ...
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wifi not working on Android at home

My wifi is not working on my Android 4.4 tablet, but the tablet says it is connected (although the icon is red rather than the usual white) and the router says the tablet is connected. The tablet ...
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How to spawn “sign-in to network” page for a captive portal?

How do I execute captive portal? On a Z828 from ZTE, android version 5.1.1, I'm trying to get something like: While starbucks generally works for me, all too often other networks simply give a ...
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Phone never sleeps with WiFi on

When on WiFi, my phone (a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4) never sleeps, and keeps using the WiFi constantly every couple of seconds. This has become a problem only relatively recently (but happened around the ...
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How to ignore specific ssid from scanning?

I would like to block neighbour wifi named 'akx" from scanning. that means my cellphone not show this wifi network when finished scanning.
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Wi-Fi issuse for j5 prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
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wifi keeps turning off

i would connect my phone to my wifi but then it will disconnect. Started happening yesterday. It happens with every wifi I try to connect to. Laptop is fine, and all my other family devices are fine, ...
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Phone Wifi Connected but No Internet

I am using Honor 8x pro with TPLink Router - Alliance Broadband My phone is connecting to other wifi but not my home Wifi - It used to connect before but since 8 months its not. Wifi shows connected ...
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Android wifi (oreo) dropping. Because of pihole?

First of all, my apologies if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I'm a bit lost in the SE galaxy. But since my issue is quite complex and specific, I feel this is the best place. Let me know if I'm wrong....
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Shell command to change WiFi parameters [duplicate]

Is there an ADB shell command to quickly change WiFi parameters, such as proxy settings? I want to toggle proxy settings on and off, and don't want to have to go through the settings page everything I ...
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My device's hotspot got unlimited range

Today after leaving home by taxi I decided to find out when my laptop would lose connection to my phone's hotspot and was very surprised. It looked like my laptop way staying connected despite the ...
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Meaning of fields in “Enable Wi-Fi verbose logging”

Does anyone have a link to clear docs on the meaning of all the fields for Wi-Fi networks when I Enable Wi-Fi verbose logging in the developer options? I can guess a few and worst case I can read the ...
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My phone's wifi keeps switching itself off

I've seen a few posts related to my query but none of the answers worked. I'll describe my issue in detail because honestly, I have no idea what to do anymore. I have had the same problem before but ...
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Connecting to an access point that uses proxy in a Leeco Le2

I'm connecting to a new network which goes by cable, so in Ubuntu I used command: sudo create_ap wlan0 eth0 wifi_name wifi_password to set an accesspoint that can be used by my android phone. The ...
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IP Address changes when using SSHDroid

I want to transfer files wirelessly between my android phone and Linux computer (XUbuntu 18.04). It works when I use SSHDroid as an SSH server on my phone and connect to it with sshfs to mount the ...
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ASUS Zenfone 3s Max — Wifi connected but no actual Internet

My new ZC521TL can connect to the Wi-fi network at my workplace, but there's something that prevents to access the internet. The basic facts are: My phone can connect anyother wi-fi networks without ...
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Android reconnection to wifi issue

I'm using 2 devices for android app development, namely Samsung Galaxy S7 and J4. The phone is connected to an external wifi access point and is streaming data via a datagram socket on another device ...
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How to ensure that the device is always connected to our own hotspot accesspoint instead of any other network?

I'm trying to connect to a hotspot on another device. But the problem is, the device immediately switches back to another network with internet connection. I want to prevent this behavior, and ensure ...
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How to disconnect a Wifi connection instead of using “forget” connection

Suppose I want to disconnect to Wifi connection 'A' so that I can connect to Wifi connection 'B', how do I go into doing it without using the "Forget" connection for Wifi connection 'A'?
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Is it possible to add 5GHz wifi capability to a Samsung A3 2016 through a dongle?

Question in title. I have a drone I need to test which requires a 5GHz connection. If it's possible to add 5GHz wifi capability through a dongle then I want to give it a go.
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Can I resume downloading app in play store?

I started downloading a game using Wi-Fi, the game was about 1.5GB . When almost 800 MB was done i closed wifi. The download paused. Will i be able to continue from 800 MB when i connect to Wi-Fi ...
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change DNS for blocking porn

i have nearly the same problem in Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1 and the answer helped me. although I want to change the DNS for block porn what values for the other fields should i enter? i have HTC ...
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Wifi status 'Connected, no internet'. Can access all internet resources I've tested

Related question I've put a new router into the office to run our 'guest' wireless network. It's a FRITZ!box 3490. Android devices connected via both 2.4 and 5G are showing as 'connected, no ...
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WiFi Connection Problem!

I have an an android phone. The problem is that when I connect my phone, which is android Jelly Bean, to my Wi-Fi connection it works and the internet connection doesn't have any issues. However, ...
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Google Inbox & Maps do not work with Mobile Data

Since a few weeks now, Google Inbox and Maps are not working with Mobile Data anymore (which is very annoying, since I need directions on the road). These apps work just fine with WLAN. The apps ...
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WI-FI And Bluetooth Doesn't Turn On - Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 A510FD

Straight to the question: To solve the issue I think I have two options: I read on XDA that the 4 files firmwares (service repair firmwares) are needed to fix the phone, but I couldn't find that ...
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Only my phone cannot connect to only one specific WiFi

Ok so Ive seen plenty of problems where peoples phones can't detect any WiFi networks, or if a particular router can't connect with mobiles, but I don't have any of those problems. My problem is very ...
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How to auto-backup my phone internal storage to my PC (not cloud), using WiFi?

I'm looking for a method to automatically backup my internal storage from my Nexus 6 directly to my PC (not cloud), using WiFi, but I haven't really found a solution for it. I see most solutions use ...
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Why am I finding what looks like phone numbers in my metered connections settings?

I find these 10-digit numbers in my metered wifi connections panel. The second number I ran a google search on and was informed that the area code does not exist. I dont know if these are phone ...
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Annoying wifi scanning popup wont stop in Huawei Honor 9 lite

few days ago I started getting a popup message which read ''by turning on WiFi scanning, apps and services can scan for WiFi networks at any time, even When WiFi is off.'' I proceeded to turn WiFi ...
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Wi-Fi Roaming behavior in Android

I'm working at a wireless networking company and am often dealing with issues regarding Android smartphones and their Wi-Fi roaming behavior. There's often internal debate about how Android devices ...
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How to use wifi and hotspot at the same time on android?

Is it possible to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an Android device using its Wi-Fi connection rather than Cellular data? Without the help of any third-party application(Like Netshare)!! By changing ...
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How can I troubleshoot a very slow initial connection when web browsing on WiFi?

This has been bugging me for quite some time. When connected to my home WiFi, web connections take a long time to initially establish (like ~10 seconds+) on two separate Android phones (OnePlus 3, ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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How to turn WiFi off/on when in/out a car?

My phone WiFi connects automatically to hotspots (of my cable provider) which is very convenient except when I'm driving (where connections are disrupted all the time). Is there an easy way to ...
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Can connect to hotel wifi but Google Chrome says I am offline

I know this is probably not the right place to ask this but I am out of ideas. Me and my girlfriend arrived in a hotel yesterday with open networks for us to use. So no splash screen or login. The ...
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WiFi says connected without internet, but works fine

I am connected to a school WiFi network and I am able to access webpages and my apps work fine, but Android says I am connected but have no network. The issue is that Android defaults to mobile data ...
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How google home and our smartphone get connected together to send WiFi password to google home?

As you all know in order to connect our google home devices we use a special google home app on our smartphone. But the questions is , suppose that app know the current WiFi password, how that ...
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Which component in android Oreo modify the hostapd.conf?

I want to add a customized band setting (11n 20/40) feature in android Oreo hotspot function. I know the hostapd.conf in /data/misc/wifi folder, but I can not trace back which android component ...
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How to share wifi from my laptop to my cellphone samsung?

I tried but i didnt find the old apk i used. someone called usb tethering or something worked for me fine. some way with usb for sharing internet from pc to phone?