Questions tagged [wi-fi]

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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How to avoid WiFi disconnection if Google cannot be pinged?

Say I have blocked google and the sorts with my router. Now Android thinks that the wifi has no connection because it can't ping google and uses my mobile data instead although the WiFi is perfectly ...
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WiFi network limits connection time - can I “change my MAC” and reconnect?

On a PC, you can change the MAC address of a network adapter - Ethernet, 802.11 Wireless - and thus assume a different "identity" than previously. Now, I'm stuck in a train station for a few hours, ...
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How to test my Device's capability to support WiGig?

Well, how do I test if my Device supports WiGig? My device manufacturer claims that the device supports WiGig but, I don't have a WiGig network, or at least I am not aware of that! Is there an ...
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Android wont find hidden 5Ghz wifi

My android phone (Sony Xperia L1) can find hidden 2.4ghz wifi but cant find hidden 5ghz wifi but if the network isnt hidden it can connect to it.
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I need help with my phone

My phone gets stuck like this. And the hotspot doesn't work. My Mac address has become 02:00:00:00:00. My device is Asus Zenfone Max pro m1.
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How to install wifi driver on android-x86_64-8.1-r1?

I have bought a new USB Wifi dongle. It requires rtl8188eus driver. The CD comes with the dongle has drivers for android, but there is no documentation about how to install it. So, how can install the ...
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How to check who has been trying to connect to my WiFi Hotspot network

I have hotspot network created on android phone. I am trying to view my logs, to check who is trying to connect my network and which password he/she has tried to access my network. How can I check/...
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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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Determine the reason for a failed Wifi Call on Samsung S5 with Android 6?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android 6.0.1 on the Sprint network. The phone is wifi calling capable/enabled. Cell coverage sucks in this area and coverage comes and goes throughout the day. I ...
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Android galaxy j7 Deleted system files for wifi

I accidentally deleted my system files for Wi-Fi now it won't turn on at all please some help me fix this issue
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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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My device stronge were something wrong

Why my most of photos on device stronge were all destroyed. I didn't delete them. But some were not destroyed. And then.. I save some pictures again. But two days ago they were all destroyed too. How ...
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Motorola G4 refuses to connect to iPhone's Hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone XS and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the hotspot provided by the new phone. The situation is odd because other phones, ...
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recover WiFi password file Android Pie

I know that Android (at least Pie) uses a file WifiConfigStore.xml to store WiFi access points and passwords. It is located in /data/misc/wifi/. I saved it before wipe and reinstall everything. The ...
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Finding WPS pin without accessing router

So my android phone is not rooted. I have username and password of my friends WPS enabled wifi. So now if I want to view it's WPS pin remotely is it possible without root? (EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE)
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Access WiFi Beacons from Android Application

I was wondering if an android App can have access to the beacon data of the nearby WiFi access points (AP), while the phone is associated with a WiFi AP. Note: I do not want to root the phone or use ...
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how to configure android mobile as range extender in wireless network [duplicate]

I have some network problems in wireless connectivity at my place. I have this idea that if I can keep my android mobile phone at a point in my room where I get the Wifi Signal properly and some app ...
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Random rebooting issues after the Android 10 update on my oneplus 7 pro [Logcat inside]

I hope that someone here can help me understand what is the culprit behind this issue, I know it's related to Wifi since the random reboots almost never happen when Wifi is turned of (regardless if it'...
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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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Can I access play store via proxy?

I have an issue with accessing play store when using Fiddler as an inbetween proxy. I have a Unity app which uses http requests as well as purchases via the GooglePlayStore. Chrome browser and in-app ...
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Unable to configure wifi and/or bluetooth on Google Glass EE 2

I have a Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 (yes). I am unable to connect either wifi or bluetooth (primary goal is wifi). For wifi, I first tried the following: On the glass: Settings → Wifi &...
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Is it possible to use 5Ghz OTG WiFi adapters on Android?

My phone is Xiaomi Redmi 6A. I cannot detect 5Ghz WiFi on my phone. Is there a way to use an external 5Ghz WiFi adapter(connected via OTG) to add 5Ghz WiFi capability? My phone is rooted, and I am ok ...
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Programmatically add wifi networks on Android

I have a list of about 100 WiFi SSIDs and passwords that I've extracted from my old phone and I want to add them to the new phone that runs Android 10 and I couldn't find any useful information on the ...
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Android 9 on Sony Xperia XA2 not accepting any incoming connections on WiFi

I got an XA2 and did all the updates, which gave me Android 9. I have a few other Android devices but all on versions 6 to 8. I routinely use FTP servers on Android devices to get files onto them. ...
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WIFI disappears until reboot

Ok so I've encountered this on multiple devices across multiple networks so I'm 90% sure it's an issue with the core OS but it's been happening for over a year and hasn't been fixed at all. About ...
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Is it possible to autofill a wifi password via a link

Is there a technology within android where you can autofill a wifi password via link? For phones we use: tel:+7141313131 Is there something for wifi networks, to login to a public, but secured, wifi ...
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Can't connect to Walmart in-store WiFi with LTE ZTE Maven Z812

The problem started about 10 days ago (10/01/2019) after some changes were made to the Walmart in-store WiFi configuration. Since then I can't connect to the in-store WiFi from my LTE ZTE Maven Z812 ...
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Streaming audio from android to pc via wifi

Is it possible to audio stream from android to pc through wifi without: being online, buying any other device. wifi screen cast only audio By audio streaming I mean audio coming from any app or game....
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How to protect my Wi-Fi password from being displayed by Android phones when sharing it with QR code?

I would like to know if there is any workaround to protect or hide my TP-LINK Wi-Fi router password from being displayed on phones using Xiaomi (Redmi) phones. If we go to Wi-Fi in a Redmi phone and ...
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How do I connect to 802.1x EAP Wi-Fi network from an Android 10 device?

My Wi-Fi uses 802.1x EAP with TLS. It works well with the old Android devices, but an Android 10 device pretends that it's trying to connect, and a few seconds later marks the connection as disabled. ...
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Android 10 and no internet wifi

I've been working on developing an android app for some time now that is meant to communicate with an embedded device. The embedded device acts as its own Wireless Access point, and has no internet ...
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Mobile Data Always Active Not Working

I have my android device connected to a wifi router. I know for a fact that the router is not connected to the internet, which I am fine with. On the wifi settings page it says "Internet may not be ...
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Force specific app to not use specific wifi network?

The guest wireless at my work blocks Facebook Messenger, but the app doesn't appear to be smart enough to realize that and try to use my cell signal instead of wifi. So it's rendered totally ...
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USB tethering used to work with WiFi on, but doesn't anymore

As the title states, as of a few weeks ago I was fully able to turn on WiFi, have data turned off, and turn on USB tethering to my Surface Pro 6. I do this because this specific network does not allow ...
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Using a phone to give internet access to an already established network

I am currently planning a project I wish to undertake in the next few months, a power bank / portable file server / wifi router. I want to be able to give internet access to devices connected to the ...
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WiFi interferes with Bluetooth keyboard, causing keyboard to repeat characters like “thiiisss”. How can I fix this?

My phone's WiFi interferes with my Bluetooth keyboard, causing typed characters to repeat, lag, or get lost entirely. How can I fix this? The keyboard works fine with WiFi on other phones. Turning ...
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Connect J7 to wifi / wire / or computer internet (for updates) [faulty built-in wifi]

Good Day! Hereby with a problem I become mad I had a Samsung J7 SM-J730F with what I believe is a faulty wifi (board has little corrosion where wifi should be place) I have reset back to factory, ...
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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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“Internet may not be available” on WiFi connection with Android 8.1.0

About a week ago, my primary phone, a Galaxy J5 with Android 8.1, started displaying the infamous "Internet may not be available" message when connected to the router available in the flat where I ...
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Cannot turn Wi-Fi on or/and change its settings

Sometime ago w/out apparent cause it started. When I try to turn on Wi-Fi by icon or switch in settings, icon changes like it's on, but when I navigate to other place and back - it's displayed as ...
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what versions of android lets you share saved wifi using qr code?

i am trying to list the versions that support sharing saved wifi through qr code .
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My wifi on my Galaxy Tab E keeps connecting and disconnecting

Today I had just turned on my Samsung Galaxy Tab E and when I went to Settings-Connections I saw that my WiFi was connecting, but it stopped and connected, and disconnected. It has been going on like ...
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Android “Nearby” ( set up nearby device ) - “No devices Found”

trying to migrate over from 1 mobile to other . Older is on 7.0 and newer is 9.x aka Pie. Both devices have bluetooth and wi-fi turned on. In fact one sees the other on a bluetooth scan and they ...
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Which Android system file(s) should I change to connect only to specific Wi-Fi hotspots

I would like to make change in some file under the root so that Android on my device be able to connect only to specific Wi-Fi hotspots by their names and be disable to connect to all others hotspots. ...
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Wifi won't work unless nord vpn is on

so I installed nordVPN on my galaxy tab a SM-T580 and left it active for around 10 hours. When I turned it off and tried to use wifi as normal, nothing would work. The wifi showed it was on and ...
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Can someone say how can I get to this network management window in my android device

My device is vivo 1718 android 8.1. I have found this Network Management window when I didn't turn on mobile data access for one app. That app pops up an alert to change the network access and when I ...
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Android tablet disconnects from wifi every ten minutes

I have a Galaxy Tab A Wifi only version (SM-T580), running Android 8.1.0. It is unrooted. Every ten or fifteen minutes or so, the wifi drops out. After about 30 seconds or so, it reconnects. No other ...
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WiFi and Bluetooth not working on android-x86_64-8.1-r1

I have install Android (android-x86_64-8.1-r1) on my HP Pavilion G4 Notebook PC. For few months, it worked very well (except Bluetooth). But now it can't see Wi-Fis around me and the Bluetooth didn't ...
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How to connect Android TV box to EAP AKA?

is there any solution to connect an Android TV Box to an EAP AKA network requiring username and password? It seems to me that while this function is available in Android it is either lacking or ...
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Will phone lose pairing if it was paired via WiFi direct and it connected to a WiFi network?

If a phone and another device is connected via WiFi direct, and the phone detected a home or free public WiFi network, will it connect with the WiFi network and lose pairing with the device it was ...