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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 to access Wifi connection/disconnection history of up to X months?

I found the following script works but only shows recent activity: adb logcat -v threadtime ConnectivityService:* *:s Can anybody please help on the script, so I can view the connectivity log back ...
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What is this unknown app using my wifi?

I've just noticed this 10109 in my wifi usage. I have a separate entry for Deleted apps so it must be an active one. I have root, running RR Rom on a OnePlus 5T if that is of any help in identifying ...
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Cannot log into the WiFi due to blocked website called hla2.safemovedm.com

I just got a new LG G3 running android 5.0. On my schools WiFi, there are blocked websites. When I try to connect to the school WiFi, it comes up with a terms and conditions screen (like the ones you ...
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3g Modem connection using ppp2 widget on android x86

I am trying to connect to internet using huawei 3g dongle e1731 on android-x86-7.1-r2 using ppp2 widget (tried ppp and ppp3 but not worked).I was able to browse the internet using chrome but ...
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Firefox proxy setup?

I want to configure autoproxy for specific WiFi hotspots to use with Firefox. The autoproxy prop in about:config is global, but otherwise, apparently, Firefox doesn't use system WiFi settings (because ...
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How to connect to PEAP MSCHAPv2 Wi-Fi using system certificates in Android 7.1 Nougat?

Android 7.1 has introduced some changes to Wi-Fi connection interface. In 6.0, when selecting PEAP MSCHAPv2 in Wi-Fi connection interface, there were no CA certificates available (unless some had been ...
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What does “Keep wifi on during sleep” mean?

I couldn't find an authoritative reference that explains what this setting does in my Android phone: Wi-Fi -> Advanced -> Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep. What does this setting do, exactly?
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My Samsung Galaxy trend plus wifi wont turn on

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy trend plus and and my wifi wont turn on evey time i try to turn it on it says turning on for abit and then turns off or a second and then says turning on again but ...
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WiFi Disconnecting (Special Issue)

I could not afford my Internet this month, it has happened before, but I am turning it back on next week. Anyways, so on my PC (which is connected to the Internet via Ethernet), the Internet works ...
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How to get Android connect to weak WiFi signal

I have an IoT device (a LifeX Color 1000 bulb) which I'm trying to connect to my home Wifi network. But to do so, I have to: Factory-reset the bulb so that it goes into setup mode Connect to the ...
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how can I prevent apps from immediately connect upon wifi connection

I often have to connect to public wifi networks, and upon connecting (automatically or otherwise), several apps will immediately connect to their host server and start exchanging data. How can I make ...
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Wlan manual proxy setting problem

My android phone is not saving the proxy setting. Once i set and return to open browser and play store, again the proxy in manual is becomes empty. I couldn't use it!
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I get “Internet may not be available” on my new Samsung J5 Prime

I get "Internet may not be available" on my new Samsung J5 Prime around every 5 minutes. This did not happen with other Android devices on the same Wi-Fi router. What can be the problem? Model SM-...
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Sticky Wi-Fi issues but “Aggressive Wi-Fi to Cellular handover” turns itself off?

My phone suffers from what is apparently called "sticky" wi-fi. In other words when I am of some proximity outside of my house the phone sees my access point and believes it's connected but it doesn't ...
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lan printer not fround from wifi (kyocera from android)

I have a new budget Kyocera network printer (FS-1061 DN). It has no wifi, but a standard LAN cable is plugged in. I installed the driver on my windows 7 machine, also connected via LAN, and printing ...
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Wifi disconnects during sleep

I noticed recently that, when I would use my phone after it had been sleeping, wifi wouldn't be connected and it would have to connect. I went into advanced wifi settings and ensured that "Keep Wi-Fi ...
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How do you import CA certificates onto an Android phone?

I want to connect to my University's wireless using my Nexus One. When I go to "Add Wi-Fi network" in Wireless Settings I fill in the Network SSID and select 802.1x Enterprise for the security and ...
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Android phone fails to communicate using IPv6

I observe the following problem with my Android phone (Sony Xperia XZ, Andoid Oreo 8.0.0) Though the phone seems to have a correct set of IPV6 addresses it fails to communicate when I use IPV6. the ...
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How can I broadcast audio to another Android device nearby?

I tried RTSP server over LAN but there is too much delay. Is there any more efficient way to achieve this?
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How to use Android in Wi-Fi repeater mode by bridging Wi-Fi with Access Point?

I would like to extend a WiFi signal. I could buy a WiFi repeater, but a much cheaper solution would be using an older Android 4 device, which I own and don't use. The Android device is capable of ...
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How to update wpa_supplicant to version 8

I am running LineageOS 14.1 I want to upgrade the wpa_supplicant so i can connect to my network with Management Frame Protection turned on. I need to know how to update wpa_supplicant so i can ...
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Which process is preventing me using Wifi?

I have a TV box provided by ISP (also TV channels provider), which has Android 4.4.4 Linux kernel 3.10.23. (I have root already) It uses PPPoE to get a network so can receive TV stream, but this ...
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How to set data limit to a metered wlan?

For Android 7, we can set a WLAN (wifi connection network) to a metered WLAN, which work similar like a cellular network. For cellular network, we are able to set data limit. So, the question is, ...
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IP Address changes when using SSHDroid

I want to transfer files wirelessly between my android phone and Linux computer (XUbuntu 18.04). It works when I use SSHDroid as an SSH server on my phone and connect to it with sshfs to mount the ...
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WiFi works, but frequently disconnects with “authentication problem”

I have a DOOGEE S60 with Android 7.0 Nougat. It can connect to my 2.4GHz WiFi network at home without problems. However, quite frequently, the phone disconnects, showing the message "authentication ...
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Galaxy J3 Wi-Fi issues (Android 8.0.0)

Expected functionality: Wi-Fi works. Actual functionality: Wi-Fi sometimes connects and works fine. Other times, it will say "Internet connection may not be available." Sometimes it will say "...
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Set Open DNS in Android 5.0.1

Just updated my Oneplus One to Android 5.0.1, and I can't change the DNS when I select the "Static IP" option in Wi-Fi settings. Basically I can put the values in, there is just no way to press OK and ...
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Only 1 arrow flashing when connected to wi-fi

Recently when I connect to my companies wi-fi network, it says I'm connected with 1 bar the up arrow flashes white but the down arrow does not flash at all and I can not use any apps internet, ...
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How to access andriod to my pcs hardrive using wifi

I would like to connect my samsung galaxy s4 over wifi with my pcs harddrive. It should be the same way as by the remote desktop apps but indstead of them only to use the pc hardrive. I want to get ...
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How can I reset WiFi without rebooting the phone?

Sometimes WiFi networks are not picked up on my Moto G. Switching WiFi or flight mode on and off does not solve the problem, however a phone reboot does. Does anybody know of a way I can reset the ...
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Device keeps on asking me to sign into my wifi network

This issue just started today and I am at my wit's end because my phone still asks me to sign in to a wifi network which I have been using perfectly well for the past week. These are the details: I'...
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Problems with the DNS Network part (or maybe virus/malware-related) on Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Alcatel Vendor)

I've been experiencing some strange problems maybe that be related with the DNS Network part in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and could mention these two origins as the main likely sources of problems: • ...
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wi-fi + bluetooth + usb failed for no reason (no system update) on xiaomi redmi note 4

Some time ago I suddenly noted that wi-fi switch does not turn on wi-fi and I could not start wi-fi hotspot on xiaomi redmi note 4. I did not do any system update before that happened. As I've read on ...
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Using SMB server without root access

I'm looking for a way for my HTC Hero (Android 2.1) so I can share the contents of my SD card and phone memory over the WiFi network like a regular Windows file share. I'd like one that does not ...
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Wi-fi not working on Android at home

My wifi is not working on my Android 4.4 tablet, but the tablet says it is connected (although the icon is red rather than the usual white) and the router says the tablet is connected. The tablet ...
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Reset wifi settings without factory reset in Android TV?

So I've got a situation where I want to clear all saved networks. How can I do it without a factory reset? Or, perhaps, do it using the Wifi Manager API? I am using android box for TV, which is ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

Recently I started streaming media files through windows share and occasionally open them on my android devices(through solid file explorer LAN/SMB connection), I noticed for 1080p/2k videos, my LG G6 ...
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Unable to permanently forget a WiFi network

I have an 802.11ac router at home with both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz connections and separate SSIDs for each. In most parts of my home, the 5Ghz connection is utterly useless, which I learned the hard way from ...
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How can I automatically connect to my company's wifi?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 with Android 7.0 automatically connects to my home wifi when in range. However, in my company, it only shows me a notification that I can click on to connect to the company's wifi ...
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Why is not all traffic captured from my device when routing through Fiddler proxy?

I have followed the guide here: Configure Fiddler for Android / Google Nexus 7 in order to redirect outgoing traffic from my android device to go through Fiddler acting as a proxy on my desktop ...
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How to store many WIFI usernames and passwords on Android TV?

I need to change each time the WIFI settings because me and my brother have only internet on phones so we need to tether internet. So I need to setup my internet in TV after my brother's use. This is ...
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How to find IP addresses of nearby Wi-Fi networks?

Smartphone application show info about nearby Wi-Fi networks it finds, i.e. channel, SSID, MAC address of router, etc, except it IP addresses. Is it possible to discover IP addresses of nearby Wi-Fi ...
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Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later?

Is it possible to pre-download a YouTube video to view it later offline? I know this is a duplicate, but the functionality has been removed for a year, and no (automatic) alternatives to the problem. ...
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Is it possible to sniff HTTP packets of Wi-Fi through firmware?

Regarding privacy matters, I wonder if it is possible, by a party, including myself and mobile telco provider firmware (on stock distributions), to sniff all the outgoing HTTP requests of a Wi-Fi ...
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Automatically change wifi and bluetooth MAC address

I recently learned that it's quite easy to track people with their wifi MAC address and Bluetooth address in stores, etc. I was wondering if there are any drawbacks of changing these addresses ...
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Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S6 to the wifi at home, everything else connected to the internet begins to have connectivity issues

This isn't exclusive to one wifi network either, it's happened at three different locations using three different sources of wifi. If I connect my phone to the wifi, the computer and other phones ...
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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How to spawn “sign-in to network” page for a captive portal?

How do I execute captive portal? On a Z828 from ZTE, Android version 5.1.1, I'm trying to get something like: While Starbucks generally works for me, all too often, other networks, when using public ...
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Android phone turns off when WiFi is on

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 that turns off when it sleeps or locks, but that only happens when it has internet access, not necessarily with WiFi on. So if I want to use the phone I have to disable ...
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Wi-Fi won't stay off

I have a Motorola Droid and have just installed the latest update. The Wi-Fi network at my workplace is temperamental, so I prefer to simply turn off the Wi-Fi and use 4G. The issue is, when I ...