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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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Wifi password forget [duplicate]

wi-fi password For some reason that completely escaped me, this here Samsung Note4 stopped connecting automatically to my home network, always requiring me to re-type the wifi password
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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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Does putting the phone in flight mode has the same effect as shutdown regarding signal emission? [closed]

There are multiple claims that mobile radiation has adverse effect on human body while sleeping. https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/mobile-phone-radiation-wrecks-...
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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 ...
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How to use Android device as router without cellular connection?

I have an Android tablet that has no SIM card and no cellular connection. Is it possible to set it up as a discoverable WiFi access point? I know when you have a cellular connection you can set up ...
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Why is transmitting a file locally through AirDroid slower than downloading it from the internet?

I have a video file on my Android device (One Plus 7 Pro). I use the app AirDroid to download this file to my desktop computer through a web browser or application on the computer. This all happens ...
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How do I find out my WiFi password on Android? [duplicate]

I have forgotten my WiFi password, but it is still saved on my Android phone. I would like to retrieve this information, but my device is not rooted (I tried a method I read online of finding a file ...
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How to reconnect wifi which says disconnected in service menu samsung s6

I have a Samsung s6 and the wifi has been grayed out for a while. This is what I tried to do First Step Checked WiFi settings: Under the advanced tab locate Keep WiFi on during sleep. checked that ...
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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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my Samsung Note 3 Wi-Fi won't automatically connect, please can some one help?

My Samsung Note 3 Wi-Fi won't automatically connect to my router, please can someone help?
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Is there are way to customize Wifi network selection?

In particular, I want to always swtich to a particular network automatically if it's stronger than another. In this case it's my main netowrk vs. my extender. My phone will stay connected to my ...
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Facebook cannot access the internet

I use samsung galaxy j7 pro. Since 2 days, facebook cannot access the internet. I tried: Giving it all possible permissions Uninstalling all updates then reinstalling them Restarting my phone ...
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AndroidTV Access Point

I got an Android 9 TV Box with root access connected via LAN. Now I want to use the WLAN as an access point/bridge with same SSID/password and after the handover the IP should stay the same. The basic ...
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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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Wi-Fi Connection issue on Samsung Galaxy J3

I have an Arris router provided by spectrum. My samsung galaxy j3 wont connect to it but other devices will. It was working for ages until they updated my hardware. They cant figure out the issue. Any ...
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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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Samsung Note8 wifi issue (connectivity.samsung.com.cn)

I captured this screen when using WiFi with web authentication First it goes to the connectivity.Samsung.com.cn Then to the wifi login screen This is weird, does my wifi info exposing? *I bought ...
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Apps on Galaxy S10e cannot connect to wifi

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S10e and when I'm using some apps, currently WhatsApp and Skype, I receive a notification from "Android System" saying that particular app cannot connect to the wifi ...
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Do not auto-connect to Wifi connection in Android 7.0

I have a Moto G4 phone running Android 7.0. There are multiple Wifi connections in my workplace, and I want to default to the private Wifi network, while having the building's Wifi as a backup. In ...
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Wifi hotspot doesn't assign IP address on my custom rom, need help to find another way to assign it

On my custom rom, the IP address doesn't get assigned automatically because the wifi chip uses wlan but the rom uses wlan0, i need help to find a way to find the IP address and manually type it or ...
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Wi-fi wont turn on after root. Not even with factory reset!!! please help me

so, my phone went completely bananas today. It was charging and i swear out of the blue a messange showed up saying the sd card memory was being deleted. So in panick i turned it off. The cellphone ...
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Need wifi to be connected to a camera(no internet) and one app using 4G for internet

I need to find a way to make the following work: Android phone wifi is connected to a 360 degree camera and there is no access to internet on this connection. On the same phone another app must get ...
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How to get my phone to access WIFI channel 13?

My phone can't see Wifi 2.4 Channel 13. Why? How can I fix it? I have an android phone (Moto E4, Android 7.1.1, Not rooted) that was purchased in the US about 12 months ago. Just after purchase,I ...
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How to automatically lock the screen or something when the Wi-fi disconnects?

I think this would be useful if you're entering data into a form, but you don't want to accidentally press "submit" when there's no Internet, causing you to have to re-enter everything. Also, it ...