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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I had the same problem after updating Windows 10. This is what I did to fix it: Select the LAN connection of the Win10 PC (under Network tab in ES Explorer. If you deleted it, scan again to get the ...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

If your phone is able to connect in another PC, the problem is in PC and not with the droid. The possible solutions are Download Motorola driver Goto Device Manager and right click on the motorola ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Windows 10 by default disables SMBv1. So, go to "Turn Windows features on or off" > enable SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support. Now Restart your PC.
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Is there a way to determine what mobile network frequency band is in use?

The LTE Discovery app can give you this information. Incidentally, your specific situation is likely a result of the 5X supporting band 12, and the Z3 lacking it. This tends to be relevant in ...
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Is it possible to connect Nexus 4 to Windows Server 2012 R2?

Actually Windows Experience Feature is the answer! I had the same problem and could not install usb drivers for a MotoG on a win2012 Server, but when I installed Desktop Experience feature, all runs ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I tried the solutions mentioned above and in the linked thread. None of them worked. What did work was disabling password protected sharing. This works on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I had the same problem. It was with the router. The router was DLink Dsl 2750 u. In wireless basic settings > enable multiAP isolation. That was enabled, I disabled it and I was able to access my pc. ...
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Why won't Android switch between wi-fi and 3G seamlessly?

TL;DR: When you switch internet connections you get another IP address, the online services have to drop and re-authenticate because it is the only way to know who you are from a new IP. It has ...
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How to prevent Wifi auto-connect without forgetting that connection

Looks like (if its still relevant) this may be a thing of the past, as manufacturers are implementing this feature in newer android versions a well as builds i.e there is an option to disable wi-fi ...
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Why do two smartphones connected to the same WiFi network show different speeds (one displays the link speed as 135 Mbps and other only 72 Mbps)?

Just a quick comparison Xiaomi Redmi note 3: Credits Gsmarena Acer Liquid Z630s: credits: Gsmarena The link speeds you mentioned are usually achieved only under ideal conditions which is not ...
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"Cannot add/update network before store is read!" when trying to save a WiFi network on Android 9

I had this issue after an updating of an Android 9 Pie custom ROM. When trying to configure my wlan, I had error messages: Failed to Save Network/ Wlan Netzwerk kann nicht gespeichert werden Failed ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I have just found out the answer after visiting here. Instead of inputting 192.168.1.104, we must input smb://192.168.1.104/
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How to enable adbd to listen to a port at boot time in Android?

Replace "service" by "persist" to keep it upon reboot : setprop persist.adb.tcp.port 5555
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Droid Explorer is unable to browse device

Disclaimer: I am the developer of Droid Explorer Without knowing the exact version of the SDK platform-tools you have installed (but I will assume the latest), I think the problem is with the Android ...
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Is it possible to designate an alternative wifi connection test site?

Yes. Since Android 7.1 the method is a little different (not gonna mention the old method here) - fire up adb shell then use the command settings put global captive_portal_https_url **site domain here*...
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How to avoid WiFi disconnection if Google cannot be pinged?

You can either disable captive portal detection: adb shell 'settings put global captive_portal_detection_enabled 0' adb shell 'settings put global captive_portal_mode 0' (set to 1 to re-enable), or ...
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Problem with hotspot - WiFi connection on, but internet is down

I have a fix for LinuxMint which is derrived from Ubuntu and I posted the fix on LM. Using "Search" (application), I searched for ".conf" in "File System" and found the ...
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Couldn't connect to server Google+

I had the same problem... Go to Play Store and update your Google+ app and then try to sign in again. It worked for me.
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

Have you tried unlocking your screen after plugging in the USB cable? I was having a similar issue - my Moto X would charge but not connect as media device - but none of the above advice was relevant....
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Google Drive does not detect internet connection

Used to have the same problem. In my case, google drive was trying to open the document using Sheets app, but the Sheets app was allowed to access documents only via WiFi connection. Go to Sheets/...
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Connecting tablet to VGA projector

Yes, it's possible. Some devices even have an official (branded) adaptor for doing this, such as the Asus Transformer TF-101. As you surmise, though, if the tablet doesn't support it, external ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Here's a summary of some important LAN (SMB) connection options to check and edit (using the ES File Explorer "Edit Server" option of a selected connection in the Network tab): The "Domain" option - ...
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Cannot connect my Moto X to Windows 7 PC

OK, I pulled my hair out for almost 2-days. I'd install the Moto USB driver ware on my PC (Moto Device Mgr V2.5.4) and when I'd connect my Moto X via USB, the driver wouldn't 'install' properly. ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

Type whoami in command prompt, it will retrieve the full username of your computer. Copy the part after backslash and keep it somewhere ready. Type ipconfig in command prompt again and find out what ...
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Determining type of Wifi connection in Android

If you can check Wi-Fi Link Speed It will give you an idea about the current connection. "Maximum" link speed allowed is as follows- Link speed 866.5Mbps - 802.11ac Link speed 300Mbps - 802.11n ...
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Frequency band mofications for Samsung Galaxy S4

Ok then, let me begin by answering in order This is possible if the previous owner flashed their own hybrid modem onto their phone, which allows phones that are physically able to use a certain band ...
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Very frequent Wifi disconnection while being in China

I know this is an old thread, but I found the solution. Enable airplane mode, then enable wifi. It will show the internet connection is down, but wifi will still work. Then you can disable airplane ...
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Tablet not connecting to any Wi-Fi at home but other devices does

If you have an Static IP Address to connect a router, then you'll have to long press your wifi name and then advanced options then enter a IP Address manually.
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How to prevent Wifi auto-connect without forgetting that connection

I have a Sony Xperia Z2 and this auto-connect to WiFi has been driving me up the wall for months, and the Z2 doesn't seem to have the setting to switch off auto-reconnect, but tonight I finally found ...
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Internet not working in browsers on mobile data, but works on WiFi and in all apps. Please help!

I have the same problem. that happens with Google Chrome over WIFI i have internet and can use YouTube App but the Browser isn't working. I resolved the problem by removing Chrome and installing it ...
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