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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Mobile starts to forget Wi-Fi Passwords

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Earlier it used to remember every Wi-Fi passwords I fed in. However, these days it starts to forget Wi-Fi passwords on some networks. Is it a problem with the Wi-Fi ...
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Third Party Apps cant get wifi SSID

This is the my first time asking in this SE site. I have a Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro running MIUI custom from Xiaomi.eu. The problem is that in every app (third party apps) that uses Wifi, the SSID is not ...
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how can i backup wifi profiles without root?

this option isn't available in my default backup app ( huawei backup ) android 5.1 that's what Available in the default backup app note: the managers category doesn't contain any wifi info
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Application: Switching between WiFi and Mobile Data, without rooting

How to switch between WiFi and Mobile Data. make an application to use Mobile Data even have a working WiFi connection and also to use the WiFi network. because my application should have the option ...
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WIFI handover between AP with same SSID on different channels

Using devices (Zebra Mobile TC25) running Android 7, I am having problems with the WIFI handover not happening. The situation is that I have several access points set up with the same SSID but ...
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WiFi scan limits on LineageOS and LineageOS for microG

Starting with Android Pie, wifi scans are heavily throttled: the limit is up to four times every 2 minutes for a foreground app, and once every 30 minutes for all background apps combined. This has ...
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Samsung Android Source Code — Captive Portal Handling

Does anybody know where I can look at finding the source code for the modified version of Android that Samsung devices seem to be running? The reason I ask is because i'm trying to figure out ...
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Reasons for unpredictable Wifi Direct (P2p) connection success on various Android devices

We are creating an Android App together with a piece of hardware where we have a Wifi Direct (Wifi Peer to Peer) cabable Wifi Chip built on. Our hardware controls sensors and an actuator. Lets call ...
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Is there a way to make Android prioritise data connection instead of wifi, when both are on?

I have a home wifi setup that does not connect to the internet. My phone data plan includes free data when streaming for some items ( stan,spotify,netflix) So I try to mirror the screen (not cast) so ...
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Why does my WIFI turn off randomly?

I am using a government ZTE Qlink phone and the WIFI randomly turns itself off. I have too many contacts to perform a factory reset! I need help figuring it out!
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There is no WiFi signal when debugging app

I'm using a real device to build code with IntelliJ. I realized that when I run app, the WiFi signal is too weak, almost lost the connection. My device is Xiaomi Redmi note 5. The WiFi only loses the ...
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HTC One wireless hotspot not turning on

My HTC One won't turn on its hotspot. It always displays the message: There is a temporary network problem that prevents the enablement of Mobile Hotspot function. Please retry later" What can I ...
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Why can't Wi-Fi be enabled in Android-x86 inside VirtualBox?

If I enter the Wi-Fi settings of Android-x86 (currently v8.1-r1) inside VirtualBox (currently v6.0.4) and turn it on, why does it just immediately get turned off? Some Android apps try to find ...
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WiFi stops working when connected to Bluetooth box

When I connect my Android 6 Huawei to my bluetooth box and play music my wifi decides to kill itself, while it is still on and connected.
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How to make offline voice calls between Android phone and PC?

I want to communicate with my brother who has android using my PC over bluetooth or Wi-Fi (offline), is that possible?
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Can Google see what you're doing on a different device if you're using an Android phone's hotspot to connect a different device to the internet?

I know that Verizon or ATT or whatever data service you're using can see your browsing history since they're providing the service, but would Google be able to see it too since it's the software the ...
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Samsung galaxy s8+ unable to connect to 802.11n wireless network

As in the title. Stock One UI on Android (Pie), up to date and I have entered the correct network key. However, when I try to connect it fails, eventually displaying "Authentication error occurred". ...
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Help automating Wi-Fi Calling or Airplane mode toggle with Tasker

I am absolutely 100% new to Tasker. I have bought and install this app to automate a few things which IFTTT simply can't. Here is the situation : My bedroom is in a basement apartment and so I do ...
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Overlay a live WiFi camera image

I am using a WiFi endoscope camera with an Acer Android tablet, for woodturning hollow forms. The camera points to a cutter on the same structure as the camera so that the camera is always focussed on ...
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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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OEM Unlocking Greyed out after Android 8.1 Update. (Lenovo Tab4 10)

I purchased a Lenovo Tab 4 10, I enabled OEM Unlocking, Unlocked the Bootloader to root my tablet, and when I booted back into the Android OS it had an update, so I updated it, rebooted, re-enabled ...
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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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Unnormal “process” in smartphone

Checking my data use in my android, I saw that android.uid.lgapps.2901 used a great amount of data. So I searched for it and I founded this link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/54478558/android-...
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Kindle Fire: Change 802.11 Listen Interval from 6 to 1

The Kindle Fire 7, and possibly others, even when plugged in and with all power management settings I can find disabled, associates with WiFi base stations with a listen interval of 6. This appears to ...
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What is using WIFI on my device in the background?

DEVICE: HUAWEI HONOR PLAY (CORAL00), ANDROID 9, EMUI 9.0.0 A little back story: Today afternoon (around 12:00), a classmate took my phone to see about its features and stuff, spent some 8-10 mins ...
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Wifi continuously stops working after a few minutes, and mobile data stops working until reset

I recently got a new Galaxy J7 Crown, Andriod version 8.0.0, Samsung Experience version 9.0. Will provide more information on software versions as needed. Phone will continuously lose wifi ...
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Is it possible to scan Wi-Fi access points on your PC using your phone network adapter, wirelessly?

For a project, I need to be able to remotely scan and connect Wi-Fi access points detected by a Android phone, but doing scanning and connecting on the computer. Without USB tethering. This would ...
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“Cannot add/update network before store is read!” when trying to save a WiFi network on Android 9

I cannot connect to WiFi on Android 9. This is the error log D/WifiService( 1941): recentFailure: Association Rejection code: 0 D/WifiService( 1941): uid=1000 name=android.uid.system:1000 ...
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Application update localy via wifi

Is there a way through which I can connect two devices (via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth ) and check applications' updates from each other? I used to use SHAREit for this purpose but after update, it does not ...
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Wifi but no internet - Samsung Galaxy S3

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Octos and Android 7.1.2. I have been able to connect to the internet in the past, but currently when it connects to the wifi it does not connect to the internet. I ...
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How do I reset WiFi data usage stats?

I am connected to friends hotspot via wifi so I want to keep track of my data usage of her hotspot. So I am checking the WiFi data usage, but since its for 3 months its not very useful. How can I ...
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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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Problems after rooting with TWRP and SuperSU

I'm having some problems with my Samsung A3 2016 (A310F), on Android 7.0. I rooted the device using Odin3 v3.12.3 and flashed TWRP 3.0.2.1 SMA310, and then installed SuperSU v2.76 using the TWRP that ...
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Troubleshooting wifi issues

Suddenly the wifi of my Xiaomi A1 stopped to connect my home's wifi :-/ There is no update, either phone or router, I'm aware off. But at some point yesterday I realized I was not connected. So I ...
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Determining the real reason why WiFi does not connect

Often, I try to connect to a Wifi from my Android phones (one is 4.* series, another 6.*), and sometimes it ends with: Status: "Saved" Status: "Connected, no Internet" Plus a couple of others, even ...
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How to access Wifi connection/disconnection history of up to X months?

I found the following script works but only shows recent activity: adb logcat -v threadtime ConnectivityService:* *:s Can anybody please help on the script, so I can view the connectivity log back ...
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How to turn my Android tablet into general Wifi IP camera with AP?

I would like to turn my Android tablet into general Wifi IP camera to be accessible as a standard wifi camera from another wifi enabled tablet, smartphone or PC. There is a number of Android apps on ...
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What is this unknown app using my wifi?

I've just noticed this 10109 in my wifi usage. I have a separate entry for Deleted apps so it must be an active one. I have root, running RR Rom on a OnePlus 5T if that is of any help in identifying ...
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3g Modem connection using ppp2 widget on android x86

I am trying to connect to internet using huawei 3g dongle e1731 on android-x86-7.1-r2 using ppp2 widget (tried ppp and ppp3 but not worked).I was able to browse the internet using chrome but ...
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Block PUBG completely from working in son's mobile

My aunt's 12 year old son is failing exams because of PUBG. She needs to block PUBG completely. Is there a way to block it from getting connected to PUBG servers, or crashing the app everytime it ...
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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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How to get Android connect to weak WiFi signal

I have an IoT device (a LifeX Color 1000 bulb) which I'm trying to connect to my home Wifi network. But to do so, I have to: Factory-reset the bulb so that it goes into setup mode Connect to the ...
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Wlan manual proxy setting problem

My android phone is not saving the proxy setting. Once i set and return to open browser and play store, again the proxy in manual is becomes empty. I couldn't use it!
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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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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 ...