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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How can I keep a connection with an IoT device that has no internet - Android 9.0?

I'm developing an app that configures an IoT device that my company produces. For that to happen I needo to connect to the Access Point from the IoT device and communicate via HTTP with it. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to turn WiFi on with a non responsive screen?

So I own a Moto G4 plus The touchscreen on this phone has stopped responding. Since I'm in midst of a lockdown for a long time. I can't buy a new phone or get this one repaired. I do want to keep ...
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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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Android phones connect to TPLink TL-WR940N will not be able to use some applications

I'm connecting to a TL-WR940N router using wifi. I am able access to all website and facebook, telegram, spotify, netflix application for android, but i can't use Gmail apication, Google translate ...
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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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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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WiFi only working while charging the phone

I am being experiencing this very strange issue in the last couple days. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with an (unofficial) build of Cyanogenmod 11. Is has been working fine for the last year with ...
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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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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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“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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Hangouts, Google Voice, and SMS is no longer supported Notification

Although I have been a long time user of Google Voice and Hangouts, I only recently got my first Android tablet(WiFi only, no cellular). The way the first two interact with the tablet is puzzling ...
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How to solve Signal Cellular off error?

My android 9 phone acting slowly yesterday, so I restarted it. Then its cellular signal icon on top get crossed from left to right. I googled it and that is a "Signal Cellular off" icon. Now my phone ...
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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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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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Android wifi (oreo) dropping. Because of pihole?

First of all, my apologies if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I'm a bit lost in the SE galaxy. But since my issue is quite complex and specific, I feel this is the best place. Let me know if I'm wrong....
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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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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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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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Android Phone causing Wifi Outage

I have setup one of my phone as the WAN for my home network(Alcatel A7) using usb tethering.the router is a Miktorik and the users can browse. My Issue when i connect to the wifi with my other phone(...
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I got a new bluetooth headphones and I have a delay. is there a solution? [duplicate]

Today I got some new Bluetooth headphones (i900000 max - Airpods Pro replica) and I know what you'll say - "You got a replica of Airpods, what did you expect?", but hey, I read a review before I ...
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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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How to use wifi for a specific app and celluar data for the rest?

I have a wifi rear view camera in my car. That camera creates a WIFI hotspot for my phone to connect with. If I put my car in reverse the app gets notified and switches to the app to show the camera ...
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Cannot skip WiFi in Google Setup Wizard after Factory Reset

I own a Klipad KL4888 tablet running Android 6.0.1 After a crash, I had to do a factory reset and a wipe cache from the recovery menu. However, when restarting and running the setupWizard, it asks ...
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My Samsung J1 Ace Neo keeps switching off Wifi, how to stop that?

It's 3 years old now and started doing this in its second year I bought it
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Whatsapp calls not working on a specific Wifi

I live in Germany and I can't make a whatsapp call whenever I am connected to my home's wifi. It just goes on "connecting". Whatsapp messages work and whatsapp calls work on other wifis and my phone ...
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How to stop Wifi from automatically turning itself off?

So on occasion, my wifi automatically turns itself off for some strange reason. This happens on both my Lenovo ThinkPad and my Samsung Galaxy S5. Is there a way prevent this from happening?
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Samsung Gear VR application starts itself on my mobile phone Galaxy S7

From time to time a Samsung Gear VR application starts itself on my mobile phone Galaxy S7. I don't have any VR hardware device. I suspect my neighbours trying to pair a device. How to prevent my ...
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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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Allow apps to connect via WiFi on the same phone while it is in hotspot mode

I don't have a landline, consequently my phone is my wireless router. This works well for many things, but presents some silly problems for certain specific things. For example, apps that typically ...
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Android phone keep broadcasting SSID

I didn’t have android devices for years, I got a Xiaomi redmi 7 for my son but I don’t know why it keep broadcasting a SSID “Redmi” From what I understand that the “WiFi Direct” (settings/Wi-Fi/...
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Route Application through Mobile Data when on Wifi

While on Wifi, Whatsapp won't work on my Galaxy Note 2 due to my work proxy. I have found no proxying application that will work, yet. (My work is using an HTTP Proxy). Is there an application that ...
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Connection issues

My Wi-Fi connection was very inconsistent, in times it would just be on 'Saved', and sometimes it's connected. I thought that I could maybe fix the issue by changing the last number of my IP address. ...
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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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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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Streaming audio from PC to Android and streaming mic from Android to PC simultaneously

I'm looking for a way to stream audio from PC to Android and stream mic from Android to PC, so that the Android device would work as a "wireless headset". I know some apps like AudioRelay, SoundWire ...
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My ES File explorer app doesn't have a LAN button?

I've done a bunch of reading on the best way to access my WD mycloud on my phone without having to use the WD app. Most people seem to think that ES file explorer is the way to go. The problem is, ...
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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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Wifi Calling not working only on Home Wifi

i am on Android 10 DerpFest Offical Rom April 07/04/20, Carrier : Jio I am facing a very weird issue. Wifi calling works for me when connected on all wifi network except my home one. So when i ...
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WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones

re.: WiFi ad-hoc mesh network made of 10 Android smartphones I have a number of wifi, GPS, accelerometer enabled smartphones (Android 5.) and would like to build ad-hoc mesh network. I read: ...
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is it possible to enable WPS to connect to a WiFi using ADB commands?

Is there any way to enable WPS in Android through ADB commands to get to connect to the WiFi? What I want to do is automatically testing this feature in a router with different types of devices ...
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How can I automatically re-connect to a WiFi network?

In this question I am asking about how to stop my WiFi from disconnecting. If I won't find an answer to that, the next best thing is to get my phone to re-connect automatically. The disconnect reason ...
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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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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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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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Dual Boot Android x86 but LAN not working. Apps always asking for wifi

I just Dual Booted Android x86 64bit 9.0 r2 on my laptop alongside windows. Throughout the setup wizard, it kept asking me to connect to wifi when I have a perfectly working ethernet connection to it....

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