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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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Reroute or blocking ip addresse

There is an IP that connects to my phone (Galaxy note 5 running android 7.0) and collects too much data i don't like it but blocking it with host or router doesn't work. I need to block or at least ...
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Sticky Wi-Fi issues but “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” turns itself off?

My phone suffers from what is apparently called "sticky" wi-fi. In other words when I am of some proximity outside of my house the phone sees my access point and believes it's connected but it doesn't ...
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copying open wifi networks/hot spots [on hold]

ok,i was wantin to be able to save some wifi networks i have to a flash drive or to my home pc,is there a way to copy an open or a hot spot to a devise of some sort so i can always have wifi,for ...
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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 ...
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How can I broadcast audio to another Android device nearby?

I tried RTSP server over LAN but there is too much delay. Is there any more efficient way to achieve this?
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How to update wpa_supplicant to version 8

I am running LineageOS 14.1 I want to upgrade the wpa_supplicant so i can connect to my network with Management Frame Protection turned on. I need to know how to update wpa_supplicant so i can ...
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Which process is preventing me using Wifi?

I have a TV box provided by ISP (also TV channels provider), which has Android 4.4.4 Linux kernel 3.10.23. (I have root already) It uses PPPoE to get a network so can receive TV stream, but this ...
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How to set data limit to a metered wlan?

For Android 7, we can set a WLAN (wifi connection network) to a metered WLAN, which work similar like a cellular network. For cellular network, we are able to set data limit. So, the question is, ...
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Galaxy J3 Wi-Fi issues (Android 8.0.0)

Expected functionality: Wi-Fi works. Actual functionality: Wi-Fi sometimes connects and works fine. Other times, it will say "Internet connection may not be available." Sometimes it will say "...
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Problems with the DNS Network part (or maybe virus/malware-related) on Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Alcatel Vendor)

I've been experiencing some strange problems maybe that be related with the DNS Network part in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and could mention these two origins as the main likely sources of problems: • ...
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Android not connecting to server on LAN

I am unable to connect to the SSH server on my desktop from my Android (Oreo 8.1) device over Wifi. Here is the setup: Android and Ubuntu desktop are both connected to my Wifi, which is connected on ...
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Will the new changes to Android 9 cause firewall apps that use VPN to manage network obsolete

Firewall apps use VPN to manage network (to allow or disallow apps to connect to the Internet via Wifi or Mobile Data), mainly is for phones that are not rooted. However, the article (https://www....
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Why is not all traffic captured from my device when routing through Fiddler proxy?

I have followed the guide here: Configure Fiddler for Android / Google Nexus 7 in order to redirect outgoing traffic from my android device to go through Fiddler acting as a proxy on my desktop ...
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How to store many WIFI usernames and passwords on Android TV?

I need to change each time the WIFI settings because me and my brother have only internet on phones so we need to tether internet. So I need to setup my internet in TV after my brother's use. This is ...
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wi-fi + bluetooth + usb failed for no reason (no system update) on xiaomi redmi note 4

Some time ago I suddenly noted that wi-fi switch does not turn on wi-fi and I could not start wi-fi hotspot on xiaomi redmi note 4. I did not do any system update before that happened. As I've read on ...
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Automatically change wifi and bluetooth MAC address

I recently learned that it's quite easy to track people with their wifi MAC address and Bluetooth address in stores, etc. I was wondering if there are any drawbacks of changing these addresses ...
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How can I automatically connect to my company's wifi?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 7.0 automatically connects to my home wifi when in range. However, in my company, it only shows me a notification that I can click on to connect to the company's wifi ...
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Can anyone help me change my Eap to Sim

I have a Huawi P9 lite. I don't know how to change the EAP to sim. I used to have a samsung and before I connected to a wifi connection it would give me the option of being able to change my EAP ,but ...
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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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Wi-fi 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, when using public ...
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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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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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What values to set in Static IP Settings of Wi-Fi when changing DNS?

I have nearly the same problem as Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1 and the answer helped me. Although I just want to change the DNS for blocking porn, what values for the following fields should I enter?...