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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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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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"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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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adb sometimes won't connect untill after a lot of tries, and sometimes never

I would write this as a comment but I can't. It may be because of the cable. I had this problem with an old cable that kept disconnecting my phone. Even cables that look fine may do this. The problem ...
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Why does my internet only work in certain places?

According to GSMArena, your device (LG K7) uses Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n standards. According to my findings, this standard tends to have limited coverage on some bands. More explanation on different wifi ...
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Can cellulardata & WiFi be on while charging? Sporadic case of meager increase in charging while both were on

The WiFi + Mobile data should not eat up so much energy that the charging is slow, except if you have an ancient phone/charging device that has no quick charge technologies. I would suggest: make ...
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Syncthing does not work with AFwall+ activated

The solution was to disable wireless (WLAN) in AFwall+ and activate LAN. This does not make sense for me, but it works... It still works if I activate wireless as well, but it is not necessary. Even ...
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Japanese SIM card not connecting to network in US

I had to go into Settings > Connections > Mobile networks > Network operators and manually select a network.
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"Something came up. The application has cancelled the request to choose a device"

Well this is what worked. For GoPro: Phone: Clear all active apps and clear the app's cache. Phone: "Forget" the camera on the app, and also forget the WiFi network. Phone: Turn off data ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Says Connected to Wifi But Can’t Get Internet or YouTube

Dns probe image no internet error.You can try changing your ip settings from DHCP to static and connecting to GOOGLE dns. Important: Before you start: Before you change your DNS settings to use ...
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Smartphone to smartphone to sim communication

In this case the Android versions, or devices themselves, are largely are not relevant to the answer. The second phone cannot use the first phone's mobile data directly, it must use it via tethering. ...
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Internet not working in browsers on mobile data, but works on WiFi and in all apps. Please help!

You need to remove proxy in apn setting it will work. Settings->Mobile data ->access point code -> click on selected option -> remove proxy it will start working...
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Wi-Fi Connection Issues

Possibly there could be couple of reasons for this sought of behavior from your device.. Check if it happens only when any battery power saver app is switch on, as most of the inbuilt/third party ...
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Connect phone to tv usb

There are two common ways: Some smartphones support MHL (Mobile HDMI Link) cables. Most smartphones are equipped with Miracast. Screen Mirroring can be enabled/disabled in the quick toggle menu, ...
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How do i connect my Galaxy S3 to my computer?

I had a very similar problem some time ago with my S3. The phone would connect and try to install drivers, but at the end the phone still wouldn't show up no matter how I tried to connect it. If I ...
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How do i connect my Galaxy S3 to my computer?

Samsung has a webpage here for drivers for development purposes (ADB things) but I believe they will work for transferring files as well.
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How do i connect my Galaxy S3 to my computer?

In my experience, this happens when there is another program or driver that is monitoring the USB ports for the operating system. I have had problems with my Logitech gaming device drivers causing ...
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