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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No option to choose “Do Not Validate” under “CA certificates” when connecting to PEAP/MSCHAPV2 WiFi (Android 11)

I can't connect to campus WiFi anymore after installing latest ROM with december 2020 security patches. The configuration is PEAP/MSCHAPV2. Under CA certificate, we usually choose "Do not ...
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How can I unlock my s6 Edge Lock Screen w/o having to factory reset it?

Given how sensitive the fingerprint sensor on this phone, the 5 tries were used and the phone was asking for the backup password after. The problem is that i cant even remember the PW. I can unlock it ...
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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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Android 5.0.2 x86, not working with wifi

I am trying to install the PC version of Android. I've found many links, but none of these versions work with my wifi. My wifi card is a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG (I have an Asus PC). How do I get ...
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Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 won't work with bluetooth

I have an Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 that I purchased in January. It has static, breaks up and sounds muffled when I have my bluetooth on and wifi is on. If I turn my wifi off it works ok. I have tried ...
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Android on wifi - only local network, no internet

My phone (HTC One X) can't get internet when connected to my office wifi network. My office's wifi has no problem for me and my workers. By default, my phone uses DHCP mode when connected to local ...
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LG Stylo 3 Wi-Fi randomly disconnecting

I got an LG Stylo 3 on Cricket last month, and already I seem to have a problem. Randomly, it will disconnect from Wi-Fi. When I go into the settings, it'll say that the network is disabled. Any idea ...
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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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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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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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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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Only my phone cannot connect to only one specific WiFi

Ok so Ive seen plenty of problems where peoples phones can't detect any WiFi networks, or if a particular router can't connect with mobiles, but I don't have any of those problems. My problem is very ...
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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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Wifi connection with username and password

My phone is HTC desire 826, I'm living in a flat, with my friends. We have a WiFi connection. When we establish connection, one of us should sign in with a given username and password, in a pop-up ...
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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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How can I select a router that I want to connect on Android?

In my residence, there's a network which have many different routers to provide Wi-Fi signal. One of these router doesn't work properly. I can connect to this router, but it can't connect to the ...
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hostapd not working from adb shell

I have a LG G3 running 5.1.1 and I can successfully enable Portable Wi-Fi hotspot through the Settings menu. I can see my portable Wi-Fi SSID on another Android device when enabled through the ...
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Connecting android phone to a local web server

Scenario. We have a product controlling some sort of household thing. Since its 2015, it also runs a small webserver so that people in the house can control the product using their phones. Everything ...
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WiFi stopped working (dhcpd times out) after enabling device encryption

WiFi has worked without issue before on this exact same hotspot, and it is currently working for other devices so I'm assuming the error is in the phone (edit: also tried another hotspot, wifi is ...
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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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Why can't this Asus tablet access anything over the internet though wifi is connected?

I just replaced all the networking infrastructure in my home do to a Frankenstein IP packet: this includes the Arris Residential Gateway, two Netgear switches, and a Netgear Model R7000 wifi router. ...
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Cannot ping Android devices on same wifi network

I have a Nexus 7 running CyanogenMod 10.1. For some reason I cannot reach it from my laptop on the same wifi network. I cannot ping in either direction. In the past i have been only able to ping one ...
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What can be the reason for “internet may not be available” though the IP address was got

Only one device with Android (SM-G390F, Android 7.0, G390FXXU2ARA1, 3.18.14-12962328) at my home stopped connecting to Internet through my WiFi router with the message "internet may not be available" ...
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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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Metered wi-fi connection on Android tablet?

I have a non-rooted Nexus 7 (2013), and connect to the internet via a Mi-Fi hotspot. I have a low data cap, so I need to track usage closely. I'd like to be able to mark my connection as metered, but ...
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Cannot turn on wifi on Galaxy SIII

For the last month, I am unable to turn on my WiFi. It gets stuck on the message "turning on..." . I did a factory reset but it didn't help. I have tried to reboot a number of times and also I have ...
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Messaging apps don't receive messages when on wifi with screen locked

I have a galaxy s5 phone running on android 5.0. In home and in office, when I'm connected to wifi network and the screen is locked (sleep), whatsaap doesn't receive any message until I unlock the ...
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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 doesn't work when SuperSU 2.72 binaries are installed on Android 7

Since a few days I have Cyanogenmod 14 for my Samsung SM-G900f. I want to use some apps by Chainfire but they all require his su binaries so I tried to install it via the SuperSU app, which always ...
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Help with internet on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have just got a Samsung S3 and am having trouble getting it working on the internet properly, I've put in all the settings required from the giffgaff site and checked the network coverage link on ...
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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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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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Nexus 5 auto connects to wifi with wifi off

In some areas of my house I have weak wifi so I prefer to use 4g by turning wifi off, but it will automatically turn itself back on and reconnect. How do I set it such that if I turn off wifi it stays ...
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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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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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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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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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What Android phones are ANT+ hardware enabled?

I'm trying to gather information regarding ANT+ hardware support in Android phones. Basically, what Android phones have ANT wireless hardware? ANT and ANT+ (http://thisisant.com/) as wireless ...
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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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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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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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Automatically enable WiFi when you're near a saved network

It looks like one feature coming out in 8.0 Android O is the ability to Automatically enable WiFi when you're near a saved network Can this be accomplished through tasker today? Add Profile > State >...
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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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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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Moto G WiFi reception severely affected by Bluetooth

I suspect this may just be a hardware fault that I have to live with or have repaired, but let's see... My stock 1st-gen 16GB Moto G running 4.4.4 has been working flawlessly for almost a year. A few ...
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How to diagnose malfunctioning wifi?

Nexus One, cleared internal user storage to near-factory settings using the boot menu. My computer is connected to wifi, and I have a USB tether to my phone. But when I click on "Connect to wifi" -- ...
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Can't set static IP for WiFi correctly in Android device

I'm using static IP configuration for accessing college WiFi in my window laptop. For that I'm using following batch file (.bat) to configure settings by one click. The file contains following ...
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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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