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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Hacking wifi password using WPS WPA Tester(without root) [on hold]

Just hacked a couple of WPS WPA enabled wifi using this app.But there are some green wifi too which always fail to connect using this app. So are these wifi networks with higher security ? But if I ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I was using ES Explorer to connect to a PC okay but recently I changed the modem then my Android phone can't connect to the computer anymore. I thought it would be caused by a setting on my modem, but ...
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No “Use system certificates” when trying to connect to WiFi

I am having a problem connecting to my university Eduroam WiFi. If I understand correctly, in CA certificate I am supposed to select CA certificate if it is there or Use system certificate and input ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 drops home wifi connection and and can't reconnect unless the router is turned off and back on.

My girlfriend has had her Tab 2 for ten months and only recently it has this problem. She will be using the tablet on the internet and the connection will suddenly drop. The signal is strong and the ...
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Missing Tethering Option

I just got my Galaxy Tab 3(SM-T110). I want to tethering my tab to my pc, but I can't find the tether option under more settings. Please Help!
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ZTE Blade can't maintain a wifi connection

I have a ZTE Blade with Android 2.3.7 (CyanogenMod 7.1). Recently, when I try to connect to a wifi network (even one that worked before this problem started) it starts to connect, tries to autenticate,...
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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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Cruise question [closed]

I'm going on cruise and will purchase an internet package from cruise line. My data will be off and my phone will be in airplane mode. If I make phone calls and texts will it cause my plan bill to ...
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How to keep Pandora / Slacker music apps continue to play music after the display goes dark?

I'm running android 4.4.2. When I play music via the Pandora or Slacker apps, it works fine. But if I stop using the phone while its playing, then the music stops playing once the current song ends. ...
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Trying to Make WIFI connection on android 4.1 jellybean

New Nextbook tablet Android 4.1 Jellybean. trying to make WIFI connection. Ensured that SSID is enabled. Password entered. Device says its obtaining IP address, then avoided poor internet ...
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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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Can't connect to “Secured Network” via Wifi. Get stuck at a Lock screen

OS: OxygenOS version 2.2.0 Android version: 5.1.1 Phone Model: ONE 2005 [OnePlus 2] (Build number: One A2005_14_151211) When I connect to a Secured Wifi network that requires that I "Accept" some ...
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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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How to allow google to save & sync wifi passwords?

My Galaxy S7 is not saving wifi passwords. I think the reason behind this is that I refused google to sync wifi passwords with my account. I searched for a way to enable that feature. I'm supposed to ...
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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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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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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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Wi-Fi turning OFF automatically when turned ON

Whenever I try to turn on my WiFi, it shows Turning Wi-Fi on but automatically turns off. I have not recently installed any app, and earlier it used to work absolutely fine. I even tried doing a ...
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Why does my S5 keep connecting to wifi and how can I PERMANENTLY stop it from doing that

Little bit of background, at my place of employment wifi is provided (a free version which isn't locked, and a version which is locked). I don't want to connect to either. It keeps connecting to the ...
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Wifi automatically turns on persistently, despite configuration

I am using a Sony Xperia L (C2104) with Android 4.2.2 (Build number 15.3.A.1.17). I can only find one setting that would turn on Wi-Fi automatically, and it is the "Location-based Wi-Fi" setting in ...
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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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Unable to download apps from google playstore via wifi

Is there any possibility to block app downloads from google play store via WiFi? I tried all the steps like Clear cache data from playstore app Delete google account and recreated it Factory reset ...
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How to use Wi-Fi 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 some ...
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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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How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot feature?

As far as I can remember, some carriers disable this feature. Now, we have a few dozen phones that we want to deploy to some schools and we would like to disable this feature. How do I achieve this? ...
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“Internet not available” error while trying to connect to wifi

I have a samsung galaxy chat B5330 device. Whenever I try to connect it to wifi, I get various errors as follows, Using DHCP :- Here it shows a "obtaining IP address" message but never connects. ...
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PEAP WiFi issues S8+

I just received a new S8+ and I am having issues connecting to the WiFi at my corporation. The WiFi needs to be authenticated using PEAP, but there is nothing for me to select under "CA Certificate", ...
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Does Razr i connect to PEAP protected wi-fi networks?

I have tried to connect to a "eduroam" network (PEAP) but it did not work in my Motorola Razr i, Android 4.0.4 . Any tips?
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Can I use my smartphone as a WiFi network adapter?

I have this PC that doesn't support wiFi and I have to use usb tethering. But I want to see if I can project my phone's WiFi onto the computer, so it can see all the available wireless networks, ...
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internet slow on my tablet

I know this question has been asked over and over and I have searched for an answer but no one seems to have an good result. I have a new Prestigio Multipad 10.1. It's a nice tablet but I'm having ...
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How do I turn gray wifi icon to blue?

I have been searching for answers and some suggestions doesn't seem to work. I can connect to WiFi but I am not able to use it, (Facebook, Play store, Etc.) because the WiFi icon seem to turn into ...
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Asus Zenfone 5 stuck at obtaining IP address from office's Wi-Fi, but works well on other Wi-Fi

I have an Asus Zenfone 5 running Android 4.3. Most of the Wi-Fi I try to connect to gets connected to the device, but when I try to connect it to my office's Wi-Fi it get stuck at obtaining IP address....
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My wifi keeps turning itself off

I have a Samsung galaxy s6 edge+ and my wifi always turns itself off when the phone is locked and reconnects when unlocked. Now my wifi is set to always be on even during sleep, I have rebooted my ...
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“Always allow WiFi roam scans ” - is it of any help to end user?

Screenshot ( at bottom ) shows the option in Developer Options. It reads Is it of any use for end users to activate it? Description leads me to guess it might be useful when you are on the edge of ...
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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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Unable to enable Wifi/Bluetooth

I have a HTC One X , Android 4.2.2, everything worked as a charm, but suddenly my WIFI/Bluetooth functionality stopped working. I cant see any WIFI network and cant turn WIFI on/off. It just shows me ...
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VPN not working on Android when on Wifi Network

I have a Synology NAS server that has a L2TP/IPSec PSK VPN Server running. I used to connect to it with my Android phone (Version 7) (and previously with my iPhone) just fine. Whether I was on 4G or ...
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Is there a way to use an Android tablet as a wifi handsfree device?

My situation: Android (4.0.3) tab hooked up to my car stereo using the headphones connector. Android (2.3.5) phone (HTC Desire HD), which I use to call, text, browse, etc. Since my car stereo's ...
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Forcing Rooted Samsung Galaxy S5 onto 2.4Ghz WiFi

I'm looking to force my Samsung to use the 2.4Ghz range of our Wifi as I need it to setup another device. The problem is the SSID for the 5Ghz and the 2.4Ghz is the same. Does anyone know of a way to ...
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My WiFi does not work in Sony Ericsson

My Sony Ericsson X8's wifi has stopped working about a few weeks after rooting and installing the GingerDX v030. Even though it is turned on and scanning, it does not connect to any WiFi. I have ...
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Cannot access internet via Wi-Fi on YU Yureka running Lollipop

I have a YU Yureka mobile which upgraded to Android Lollipop version. I have been regularly using my office's Wi-Fi connection. For some days, the phone is showing that Wi-Fi is connected, but I can't ...
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Terminal Emulator Problem Mac Spoof

I'm trying to do a Mac Spoof from my Motorola Moto E (Rooted of course!) but I have a problem cause i'm quite sure i'm not succeeding in spoofing! Well, I installed BusyBox and Terminal Emulator. Then ...
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can't connect to wifi using lineage os LG g3s (jagnm)

i recently updated lineage os to 14.1-20171206 on my LG g3s (jagnm) and there are several issues: 1) can't connect to wifi. Apparently it's because wifi mac address got switched to all zeroes (00:00:...
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“Avoided poor internet connection” LG G5

Every time I try to connect to a wifi network my phone will obtain the ip address for a while and eventually not connect because it "Avoided poor internet connection". This only started happening a ...
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Android Wifi : How to change network interface used by android

When I boot up my Android Device and go to Wifi settings,the status of wifi remains "Turning Wi-Fi on" forever.I looked up in logcat logs,below is the error that I see. E/wpa_supplicant( 1713): ...
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Recovering Wifi Password without Root on Galaxy Note 3

I am trying to recover WiFi password without rooting my phone. There are 2 ways I found online. One using a file explorer and the next is using ADB. I tried using ADB but I failed in doing so. I'm ...
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Sony Xperia Tablet Z can't setup proxy

When I'm on my tablet, I go to my wifi network, tap and hold on it, and I get a popup menu. I hit modify network, and get a popup for the wifi. I tap "show advanced options", and then change Proxy ...
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Seeing Wi-Fi password on Android 6.0/EMUI 4.0

I couldn't find nothing on Google, nor Stack Exchange, sorry for duplicate. So, I want to see a password to an connected Wi-Fi, without rooting my Huawei P8 Lite (ALE-21). Is it possible to access /...
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Set wifi connection as metered in Android 5.0

I'd like to set specific wifi connections as metered, since I do not want e.g. Google Play to update apps via public wifi (limited volume and bandwith, competing with my and - for politeness - other ...
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How to get wifi working after changing ROM

I have a LG G3 S (LG G3 Beat / D722) and recently I changed my ROM to Lineage OS 14.1. To achieve this, I followed this steps: I rooted device with kingoroot I installed twrp recovery I downloaded ...