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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Permanently disable WiFi on an Android phone by renaming/deleting it via ADB

I want to permanently disable WiFi on an Android phone in a way that cannot be reverted without flashing the firmware via ADB. The best way to do it, I'm guessing, is to rename or delete the firmware ...
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Installing server version of Debian on post Android mobile phone

The last time I play with technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, etc. and I would like to install it on another physical machine instead of my laptop. As a student, I would save some money so I force ...
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Can android mobile device support the access to WiFi (No internet) and Mobile data which provides internet at the same time?

Question: I would like to connect android mobile device to WiFi Router (No internet) and to use mobile data simultaneously. The use case is, one android application works on LAN created by WiFi router ...
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Do all apps lose state when the phone is locked?

I use Rune for music. It takes Rune a bit of time to find its controller on the network. If, after starting some music playing, I then lock the phone, when I come back Rune starts all over to locate ...
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Why does android make hotspots with a different subnet mask that a regular home router?

For example we typically get 192.168.1.XXX addresses from a home router, but an android phone gives out addresses on another 192.XXX which makes it problematic for connecting devices with each other ...
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Are calls able to be monitored through pc when you receive a call?

Hello is there any possibility of this being done through wifi with adb or without adb? I have my laptop that I would like it to monitor calls from my 2 smartphones at once : for example someone calls ...
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WiFi not in range

I have a Samsung galaxy S3. I used to connect it to my router via WiFi and connect to the internet. Everything was OK till I switched WiFi off and then on. It doesn't connect to the router anymore and ...
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Unable to connect Pixel Phone to TP Link WiFi extender

Please bear with me because I have very limited technical knowledge. I have successfully installed a TP Link WiFi range extender and my iPad connects to it fine. My Pixel phone detects the extender ...
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How do I force a new DHCP IP address on my Android?

I have a Linux system with the default DHCP server (ISC) and an Android phone Galaxy J7 which connects and gets its IP address from the DHCP server. Right now, the Galaxy J7 was allocated an address ...
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Open Wifi QR code on Android 8

I have an old Wileyfox 2x with Android 8.1 on it. When I try to open a 'WiFi QR code', instead of creating a new WiFi connection, the pseudo-URL is just opened in a browser window. Is this even ...
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Turn off Bluetooth and WiFi on a Android TV

I just saw that you could turn off Bluetooth (and probably also WiFi?) on a Sony TV using Android OS. So I'm wondering whether this is true for any TV running on Android OS, or can this functionality ...
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Disable USB and Bluetooth tethering permanently on Samsung Galacy A20

So I have a Galaxy A20 on which I want to disable USB thethering especially. I'm willing to flash a new ROM onto the device if required. Can someone please point out which files to modify i.e. edits ...
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Which wi-fi band uses more battery? [duplicate]

I have an Android device that supports both 2.4 and 5Ghz bands. Also my WiFi router is dual band. I know that 5GHz band supports higher speeds but the difference isn't significant for my connection ...
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WiFi very slow on Android phone but fast on android tablet

New member here but I hope someone can throw light on this problem. Background: I use powerline to pass wifi around my house using Devolo Dlan 500 My phone is a Motorola Moto g6 and near the ...
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How do you pair a Device for Wireless Debugging with a QR Code?

There doesn't seem to be much written on this, but I see an option to pair my device with a QR code scanner. Is there a way to pair my phone with my computer by generating a QR code on my computer and ...
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Moto Z3 Forcing Connection to Wrong WIFI

Starting two days ago my phone decided to try to connect to the 'ATT-WI-4895' network. I don't even know what this network is (aside from AT&T's, I assume) nor where it came from. I never entered ...
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How to transfer files from PC to Android via wifi without special software?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_11 came out in late 2020, when most home networks use wifi. After searching for hours, I have been unable to find a built-in way of transferring files from my ...
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Internet access via external Wi-Fi adapter

Good afternoon, colleagues. There is: Samsung S7, LineageOS 15.1, root, terminal, kalinethunter, drivers for AR9271 in kernel; WIFI USB adapter Alfa atheros AR9271; USB-miniUSB cable. Required: ...
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GPS turns on every time WiFi network is changed

Whenever i change WiFi network, GPS just keeps turning on. I turned off GPS and change system settings permissions for every app, but it still keeps happening. Recent location requests shows that no ...
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WiFi Backup Camera keep signal while also using Cellular Data for all other apps? Mirror screen android-to-android?

I use my Android for everything driving (Waze, music, etc) and between that and my OEM MMI screen, I've got enough screens in my face while driving. I purchased a backup camera that connects via Wifi ...
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Changing Android Studio Emulator from localhost:port to 192.168.x.x

I am trying to figure out how to change Android Studio's Emulator so that it can be reached from a different IP from the host machine. Currently I can access it at localhost:5554. I am trying to start ...
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Wi-Fi Verbose logging fields

I've been trying to troubleshoot a Wi-Fi issue (with a specific network) and have Wi-Fi verbose logging on, but I can't find any documentation on what any of the fields in the network selection menu ...
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Need help with WiFi

I own a Samsung galaxy grand prime that was made in 2016 and when I turn on my wi-fi it automatically turns off it doesn’t give me times to connect to my wi-fi any help!
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Does using an OpenVPN in conjunction with XprivacyLua %100 prevent an app from knowing anything about the Wi-Fi I'm connected to?

Let's say I don't want an app to know the network I'm connected to, would using an OpenVPN app and restricting everything for the app on XprivacyLua be as good as using a different Wi-Fi connection ...
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Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) causing a 100ms latency overhead on Android device

So the issue is that I have a Samsung M01 (Android 10) which is having a 100ms overhead latency. Basically pinging the router gives me a average of 110ms of latency. So after going around tweaking ...
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Wifi Card / Mobile Hot Spot

I am learning about networking, specifically the data link to session layers. I have an extra android phone I have been learning with on various things, and I am at the point where the application ...
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Why does Afwall require that I apply or enable and disable everytime I switch between connections?

If I change wifi connection or cellular data, I see the exclamation mark at the wifi signal and the pop up which says there is no internet, would you still like to have wifi connection enabled. It's ...
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When WiFi is connected, does Android use any mobile data?

If Android says it's connected to a WiFi network, does that mean it's not using any mobile data? Could it ever happen that somehow an apps insists on using mobile data despite having a WiFi connection?...
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Tasker profile to turn off WiFi if while on the move (e.g. on bus) so open networks don't temporarily connect

I'm trying to get into Tasker. It seems useful but fairly buggy. Maybe because I'm on Android 11 with root. When I'm on the bus playing games, it gets interrupted when an open WiFi comes in range and ...
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Internet stops working on my home Wi-Fi network until I restart the Wi-Fi

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and recently I have been experiencing a very weird problem. When connected to Wi-Fi on my home network, the internet frequently stops working. I would still be connected ...
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My phone's wifi does not connect any router (doesn't turn off)

Samsung J7 2015 - Android 6.0.1 When I turn on the wifi, select a SSID to connect: The "connecting..." flag appears and disappears instantly, the "connecting..." shows again and ...
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Help with fixing android wifi problem please?

So this is kind of embarrassing and really stupid of me. I'm in to Cyber Security and stuff like that, and what I did goes against every standard I live by pretty much, but I got really really stoned ...
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Get an actual detailed data and specs about current established Wifi link and agreed CAPABs with AP/Sation?

I thought getting this info would be as easy as running old good iw with root but to my surprise it turns out even here Android manages to screw you and your expectations yet again. I've asked around ...
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Android 11 does not trust a theoretically properly imported private CA for WiFi EAP-TLS

This question is similar, but unrelated to this one answered two days ago. I have been using WiFi EAP-TLS at home, for nearly a full year, with multiple desktop operating systems and Android 10 with ...
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How to use Socks4 proxy on Android 10 without rooting your device?

I have a Socks4 proxy and I need to configure it in my mobile so that all traffic of the apps goes through that proxy. How can I configure Socks4 proxy without rooting the mobile ? I have seen '...
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wifi speed is perfect in laptop but very low in mobile why?

isp : gtpl phone : poco F1 plan : 40 mbps down and half of it upload router settings : channel 6 and frequancy auto security : WPA - Personal note : both test were on wifi, laptop was not connected ...
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How to hide your SSID from apps / keep your Android apps from finding your Wifi SSID?

As far as I know, all android apps are able to scan nearby / available Wifi networks. They can either get a list of nearby SSIDs, or at least they can get the SSID of the Wifi you are currently on. ...
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Switch from Wifi to mobile data while roaming

We use international SIM cards in our our standard Android phones (SAMSUNG XCover4s). When they opperate in a weak Wifi environment, we would like them to be supported by the mobile data connection or ...
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Is there an application or a method to test the positioning on Android only by wi-fi access points?

I need to test positioning only by wi-fi access points.But when I turn on geolocation on my Android device the position is calculated by GPS+ GSM + Wi-fi. My device doesn't give the option to save ...
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Turn on adb network mode on device without USB connection

I am debugging an app using a phone-PC combination which has USB issues. I can successfully establish a wifi connection using 'adb tcpip 555' then 'adb connect 1.2.3.4' However, sometimes I can't ...
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Can I automatically turn off WIFI completely whenever not connected to a network on Android 10+

Here's my problem: I used to run Lineage 16 on my Pixel3a, which still had the "profile" option where I could do things like "When my home network is not within reach, switch to another ...
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Android keeps disconnecting wifi when the signal is weak/poor

I've recently bought a pixel 4a 5g phone and I'm running the latest version of Android. I'm really happy with the phone but there's one thing that is really bothering: it will use mobile data when the ...
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New Galaxy A10e Galaxy install gets 250mbps over WiFi then slows down to 30mbps after mainstream apps install (nothing special). Why?

I factory reset my Galaxy A10e then immediately install Ookla's Speed Test app. Over Wifi I get 100 to 200mbps on repeated tests. After installing basic mainstream apps like Spotify, Pandora, etc and ...
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where is the “Keep wi-fi on during sleep” settings in Samsung s9?

My Samsung S9 phone wi-fi connection goes off when it goes to sleep mode (after a while whenever the screen turns off ). I've found there where a setting option called "Keep wifi on during sleep&...
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Unable to communicate to a local WiFi with mobile data enabled

I'm developing an app that should work on a private WiFi network without Internet access. It's a controller for an interactive digital sculpture. The IP address of the server it should talk to on the ...
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Are the Ip address of a website and the android app equivalent the same?

So recently i wanted to block website. So i found out the ip address of the website using ping command and blocked it using the ip filter on my router configuration page eg: 192.168.0.1 for D-Link. ...
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WiFi sometimes only uploads but does not download

No matter in which network I am, at seemingly random times my WiFi connection cannot download anything but the upload arrow of the WiFi icon is constantly active. So I guess, uploading should work but ...
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Understand new icon in Android 11 call logs

In the phone call log, what does the green network icon mean after I upgraded to Android 11? Does that mean that the phone call went through the Wi-FI network instead of 4G/5G ?
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How to check if notification delays are because of WiFi?

I sometimes get delayed or no notification of whatsapp and Instagram. How to check if it's my wifi's issue or if it's my phone's?
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Timezone is not updating with WiFi and ethernet network in Android

I am working with Android AOSP. When I connect my Android device with cellular network, then the timezone is updating (if I enable the "auto-update time zone" option). But if I connect my ...

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