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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always on wifi & data connection whenever it turned off it's automatically turn on

In Micromax A104 phone have always turned on WiFi & data connection whenever It turn off it's turned on automatically..pls solve the problem.
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App turning my WiFi on?

Due to the time it happens, I'm highly suspicious about WhatsApp and the Drive upload function. I put my phone in Airplane mode before going to sleep, and this is what I see the day after. Note that ...
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Wifi On/Off toggles 5 times per second!

Phone: OnePlus 2 OS: Marshmallow 6.0 latest updates When I go to the Android system wifi settings and click the slider to turn wifi off, the slider starts toggling back and forth very rapidly (4-5 ...
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How do I simulate network time?

I want to ask, how do I simulate other timezone (Like +13:00) on network? Like all apps that get time from network will get custom time.
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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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Obtaining Ip address loop for LG Escape 3

I recently came back home from vacation and attempted to reconnect my phone to my home wifi, only to find myself in a great struggle to get my phone to loacte the IP address. It continues to insist ...
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wifi connectivity issue

I have issue connecting my wifi It shows error as refuse to connect with chrome but if i search it display content but as i go on any content gives me error Even youtube not working even Playstore ...
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andriod wifi dhcp problem: trying to solve via restoring a modified backup

It's not the first time this problem is listed. Suddenly connecting to any wireless networks fails by getting stuck on obtaining IP address. This happened after I enabled airplane mode for the first ...
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Problem with signing into wifi network through android

How to tackle this problem of signing into wifi network? When I connect to WiFi networks, it comes up with a notification to 'Sign into WiFi network.' Is it a permanent problem? If not please let me ...
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What is using mobile data while connected to wifi?

Since a recent Android (6.01) update was pushed to my non-rooted Samsung G5 SM-G900I, while connected to wifi, the notification area shows quick 4G connection is made every three seconds (like a heart ...
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Wifi sign in adware?

Hey guys facing this wierd problems since past few days when I connect my phone to my home network I can access the network(there is internet) there is exclamation mark besides my wifi network and a ...
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Error trying to access my tablet from my PC

While trying to transfer files over Wifi from my PC to my Android tablet I use the Files Manager app, which opens a server in my local network with the IP and port http://192.168.0.5:5544. But when I ...
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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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Killed my phone by USB tethering

I couldn't connect to a WiFi network over my laptop so I used my phone to connect to the WiFi network instead and activated USB Tethering. When I started, the battery was empty. I started charging it ...
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phone as router, no internet needed.

So I have a droid RAZR Maxx HD xt926 and I currently use it without a Verizon sim or plan. I use it in airplane mode with wifi turned ON, so I can do Google voice calling and texting. I would like ...
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One Plus 1 - Logs out and immediately back in WiFi randomly

The phone from my girlfriend is a OnePlus 1. About 4 to 5 times every hour, it disconnects and reconnect back to the Wifi. Sometimes the disconnect time lasts 3 minutes, sometimes 10 seconds, but it ...
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Authentication Problem: Even after typing the correct passoword

I have Digisol router in my home. My phone was connected to it for a time, but then suddenly it started showing no internet. So I tried to reconnect by Forgot password. But since then I am facing the *...
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What 're opened TCP port android need to be connected on?

We've an android TV connected on a restricted WIFI network. Its IP adress is fixed. My problem only the web browser is working well. All other application can not go on the web or synchronize. We got ...
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Is there a way to enforce a minimum WiFi quality level before switching from mobile networks?

My phone has access to various hotspot networks in the area I live in. When I walk down the street, now and again I pass by a hotspot and my phone will attempt to connect. As often as not, the phone ...
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Can I use my Mobile's wifi adapter in Desktop PC

My desktop has broadband connection. But I do not have any wifi adapter. I want to use my cell phone's wifi adapter and wifi hotspot facility to make internet available for other systems. How can I do ...
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“Connected, no Internet” even though the connection works

I'm running CyanogenMod 13.0 on my OnePlus 3. I have successfully connected to my home WiFi. I have proper networking. I confirmed it by successfully pinging 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4. Still, Android ...
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Debugging wifi connection on Nexus 5x

After upgrading from Nexus 5 to Nexus 5X, I am unable to connect to my company's wifi. The credentials I provide are correct, and sometimes I do manage to connect, but that lasts only several seconds ...
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“Wi-Fi was turned off since internet connection was not available on <SSID>”

I have a local wireless network at my home that doesn't provide me with internet access. If I connect my Android device (AT&T NEC Terrain running Ice Cream Sandwhich v4.0.4) to that WiFi network, ...
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connection of jio wifi in Android 5.1 version

Recently my college had opened jio WiFi it was open WiFi connection my phone Micromax q346 model Android 5.1version can not connected how I connect to WiFi on my phone small version phones are ...
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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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How to fix this bug or something in Facebook messenger

I'm using fb messenger and all of my incoming new messages are gone. I don't know what I did, all I did to this group chat was just seen. "For an example. Today is Wednesday, my friends chat at the ...
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Why aren't my apps updating automatically?

i recently bought a Nexus 5x and installed all my previous apps. Everything was ok until i realized that Play Store was not updating automatically any of the aplications. I have checked the options ...
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How to access wifi on an android phone that comes without it?

I purchased a cheap smart watch (this one). It doesn't support wifi. At the moment I can surf and watch videos by being connected via bluetooth to my tablet. But I plan to root the device and ...
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WiFi port turns off randomly in Blaupunkt Cape Town 945

I use Blaupunkt Cape Town 945 all-in-one system in my car. That is audio, DVB-T, reversing camera, navigation, blue-tooth for phone etc, etc. This unit based on Android 4.1.1 Firmware version is ...
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How to verify if Android is fragmenting large IP packets?

We are running some tests in which the Android phone should fragment large IP packets before sending over wifi directly to a server. For some reason, the server is receiving the entire packet as can ...
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Automatically enable/disable data mobile on galaxy s3

i going to turn on my data to use internet, but the Wi-Fi symbol going on then off what should i do... please help me... my phone: Galaxy S3
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where are DNS settings under 4.4.2?

I cannot find where to configure DNS settings for this device: Model number: astar Processor type: QuadCore-A33 Android version: 4.4.2 Firmware version: v2.0 Kernel version: 3....
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USB tether android to laptop, use laptop as wifi router

I have unlimited tethering via usb, but not wifi via metro... so can I tether my phone to the laptop (via usb) and use the laptop as a wifi router? Virtual routers don't seem to be able to pick up ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy s3 mini Wifi Connected but not working

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and my Wi-Fi worked perfectly fine. Later, I went on my phone and my Wi-Fi said it was connected but when I went on social media and stuff it said it wasn't connected. ...
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up/down signals by bars

I purchased an outside antenna for boosting reception as I live in a mostly dead cell zone now I get up/down/arrows from time to time by my reception bars. Does this mean my antenna is actually ...
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Block 4g when WiFi is available, and limit access to programs

What's the best way to config it? If WiFi is available, 4g remains locked. When WiFi isn't available, use 4g, but only for Watsupp and no video.
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Showing both “adb status-window” and “adb logcat” on the same terminal

I am attempting to get the adb status-window command to display anything useful, however it appears to be just showing the following: Android Debug Bridge State: device At first, I figured it ...
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Not getting any internet on my phone even though it says I'm connected to wifi

My internet works fine on every other device in my house, and it connects correctly on my phone(Samsung galaxy S2), however when I try to load up any page on the browser, it says I'm not connected. ...
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WiFi won't stay on after factory reset

I have PendoPad 7" tablet (PNDP5M7BLK) on Android 5.0.2. My wife reset it using factory reset, and the WiFi won't stay on so I can't connect to internet. Any ideas?
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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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Problem with WiFi connection -Android tells me it is not secured

I didn't find a anwser to my question yet on the forum, but as I am new, I may just have overlooked it. I had a trip to Warsaw today and had troubles connecting to WiFi. I would select the wifi ...
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Enable/Disable application-specific settings (updates, upload) for a specific WiFi

I would like to automate my android phone to do the following: if connected_to_wifi(ssid=my_mobile_3g_router) then (1) disable automatic google play updates (2) turn off dropbox camera upload ...
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Find a malicious app

I have a Google Nexus 5. Recently i had a problem about WI-FI, it just could not be turned on. I've found many suggestions how to fix that. None of them but turning on in safe mode solved the ...
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How can a tabelt forget the SSID of a wifi network

We have a product that combines one Galaxy Tab 3 7"or Galaxy Tab 4 7" tablet, both wifi-only, with a Mikrotik RB951G-2hnd router. The Mikrotik has a hidden wifi network so we add it manually to the ...
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Android lollipop Wi-Fi murders battery

I have an unrooted galaxy S6, Verizon, and Android 5.1.1 on it.Each night I fully charge my phone, and it never leaves my pocket after 6 am or gets used until 2 pm. At 2, the battery may be around 90%...
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Changing the default login credentials to internet on my samsung phone

I bought a Samsung galaxy chat phone a few weeks back. I experienced difficulties downloading whatsapp at the workplace, where we have access to wifi. As a result, I enlisted assistance of a ...
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Push notification over my phone dosen't work in my home only

I have an android phone that doesn't notify me with any events and or updates whatever it is in my home only. while when I use the "Data Connection" over 3G or when I use any open WiFi it notify me ...
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Phone doesn't turn wifi off and weirdly transmits data

When i wake up my phone(kitkat,cm11) from standby, it always transmits data through wifi and than stops transmitting/recieving data. It gives the feeling it always transmits/recieves while sleeping. ...
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Can we connect to a Wi-Fi automatically?

Suppose I have wifi password for a particular connection,so can I connect to it automatically? Let's say I save the password on my server(Let's just say I have access to that),so can we connect to ...

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