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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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 ...
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My Galaxy S3 refuses connection to home WiFi

I first go into settings then I go into and turn on Wi-Fi but every time I try to connect to my Wi-Fi it say "connecting, authenticating, disabled " and all my other devices connect perfectly
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Wifi Problem; it often reconnects, while other devices doesn't. When connected, I sometimes have no internet access

May I know how to solve my Android problem? I have a Huawei Honor 3C 4G, however its WiFi connects and disconnects very often. Other than that, when it's connected it sometimes doesn't have the ...
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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 connect to Samsung Galaxy S4 wifi hotspot from laptop

My friend and I are trying to figure out why we can't connect his laptop to his Samsung Galaxy S4's wifi hotspot. Laptop running Windows 7 Enteprise edition and his Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android ...
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How can I view detailed information on a WiFi connection on an Android device?

Background / Purpose I'm setting up a wireless network in which a Raspberry Pi works as the router & access point (following Adafruit's Guide). After getting it all set up, I tested the network by ...
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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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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 keeps disconnecting and reconnecting frequently

I have an android phone running 4.2.2. I am using TP-LINK ADSL router and the connection is stable. But everytime I open an app that tries to access internet, my connection keeps connecting and ...
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Wifi authentication error occured

So I've been having this issue for the last month+ and I have yet to find an answer. I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 running Android 7.0 My home wifi was working fine until one day, seemingly out of the ...
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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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Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
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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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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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WiFi authentication problem

I have got my android (Lenovo Vibe P1M) and for a couple of days my WiFi worked smoothly.But when i tried connecting it yesterday it says authentication problem. While my family members can use the ...
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CaptivePortalLogin crashes every time I try to join a network

Every time I try to join an unencrypted wifi network that is protected by a web login (e.g. in a hotel), I get a popup message saying "Android System: Sign in to a Wi-Fi network ", I click on this ...
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Galaxy Tab 4, Wifi strong but internet drops constantly

I'm having this issue with my father's Galaxy Tab 4. He can be just feet from the router and even though the WiFi is strong, the internet keeps dropping on his device. Even my crappy Dell Venue 8 ...
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Uninstall SuperSu with binaries

I have Cyanogenmod 14.1 installed on my Samsung SM-G900f. After installing SuperSu from Phillz recovery, Wifi try to start, but no success. I found the same post here WiFi doesn't work when ...
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Android does not detect a captive portal

I have an access point hosting a login page (which doesn't have actual internet access) and I'm using dnsmasq to answer all DNS requests with the IP address of this page. If an android device connects,...
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Wifi Authentication Problem on Android

I am not sure if this is really an Android problem, but I have reasons to believe so. Please let me know if not. I am trying to connect to a WiFi network. This network redirects me to an ...
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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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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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Unable to reset proxy settings

After watching a video only available in a certain country using a proxy, I wanted to revert back to my regular connection. I went and removed it in my settings (Screenshot showing No proxy). ...
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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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Forcing an Android tablet to connect to a wifi from PC

A while ago, I had a tablet (Coby Kyros MID9742), that got shelved when the screen quit (half of the area of the touchscreen won't recognize touches, split among 2 sections). I am trying to repurpose ...
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EzCast | How to cast to a projector by connecting to it's Wi-Fi Hotspot and still keep internet Wi-Fi connection?

Two days ago, my dad brought a projector that has a weird miracast system that works when something connects to it's wifi network and mirrors the screen using an app called EzCast. The thing is, 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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Can't connect to WiFi after spoofed MAC address

I'm changing the MAC address on my Android device; however, once I change it I get disconnected from the WiFi network that I'm connected to and then I'm unable to reconnect to the WiFi. I realized ...
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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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Is there a in-built setting to login to public hotspots?

I have a SIM-lock free Galaxy W with Android 2.3.6 on it. The other day in the public library I found out that I was not able to login anyhow to the public Wi-Fi. It shows that the DHCP gives the ...
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Wifi slow and delays with wifi power save on

This is what i get at a device factory reset. Samsung galaxy S7562 . I have tested over 30 different devices with my access point and this doesnt occur - no problems. The other access point I have ...
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Endless “Obtaining IP Address” loop

Possible duplicates: https://android.stackexchange.com/questions/60139/ice-cream-sandwich-cant-obtain-ip-address-what-do-i-need-to-delete-to-reset-wi Device stuck on "obtaining IP address", ...
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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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android 4.1.1 network connectivity issues

device: asus memo pad mev172v issue: Apps (facebook, play store, ym, skype, etc) cannot access the wifi network. I can browse using Chrome (except for SSL sites) and can use the Youtube app. tried: ...
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Why is WiFi on 100% of the time, even though Extended Standby Mode is enabled?

My Sony Xperia S has an Extended Standby Mode which states that WiFi and mobile data are disabled after a time when the screen is off. However, sometimes this stops working and the battery starts ...
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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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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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It is possible to forward all audio to the Android smartphone via wi-fi?

Are there apps/methods that allow for the sound to be forwarded to the smartphone? So if I would watch a YouTube video on the PC, I could also hear the sound via the smartphone.
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redmi 2 prime not charging and phone not going to turn on

Its battery drained to 0% and I plugged the phone for 1 hour but its still not turned on.How much time its takes to charge 0 to 1% and I cant find also that the phone is charging or not because it is ...
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Cannot connect: Obtaining IP address

This is not a duplicate of 'Android stuck on obtaining IP address' and similar questions When I try to connect to my home network with my android phone, it displays this message and never connects: "...
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Android 2.2 Galaxy S SGH-T959 kernel update with netfilter

I can't seem to find a kernel update for this phone that would include netfilter. Does anyone know a different way to install netfilter on this phone?
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Annoying wifi scanning popup wont stop in Huawei Honor 9 lite

few days ago I started getting a popup message which read ''by turning on WiFi scanning, apps and services can scan for WiFi networks at any time, even When WiFi is off.'' I proceeded to turn WiFi ...
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Wintouch Q75S - Removed wpa_supplicant on accident

I removed the wpa_supplicant file and now the Wi-Fi doesn't work. Is there anyway to restore this file back? I tried Factory Reset but that only resets the apps and removes user data. The device is ...
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Canvas 4 support for DLNA or Wi-Fi Direct

Does Canvas 4 have or will have DLNA or Wi-Fi Direct? Also, when will it get an Android upgrade?
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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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When I try to connect to work wifi I am asked to sign in

My work wifi runs netgear routers via a lan. when I try to connect with my Samsung galaxy s5 I am asked to sign in but these are open routers no security. When I try to sign in I am redirected to ...