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So after some more testing, using an especially made Brouter using a Raspberry Pi Zero W, I now know from my tests that Android 5.x, 6.0/6.1, and 7.0 in fact do support IPv6-only networks. However, the caveat is that as soon as Android neither gets an IPv4 address nor an IPv6 global address, the network manager will declare this network unusable and will ...


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Until Google does something about issue 1008, (which seems unlikely since it's about five years old now) you're unlikely to get a better answer, but for what it's worth, this might help someone in a similar situation. At the moment you can't alter the MTU without root access to the device. In Linux this operation requires root, so on Android you either need ...


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Open a terminal in your android or connect to your smartphone from pc with "adb shell" command. Then type "ip a" command, just to know how your needed interface is called. For me it is "wlan0 ". Now, type the following command # ip -6 addr add 2001::your:want:ed_s:tati:c_ad:dres/CIDR dev interface For example, # ip -6 addr add 2222::1234/64 dev ...


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It should be available since Android 7. https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/7747fd4/services/core/java/com/android/server/connectivity/tethering/IPv6TetheringCoordinator.java It's working on my Android 8.1.


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First, you cannot disable IPv4 in stock Android (without root). The good news is, you don't need to. You can set up a v6-only network with a router (needed!) which send RAs (router advertisements), and bridge this network to a wifi access point. The RAs need to signal a default router, so the default lifetime should be unequal zero. While not strictly ...


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That's just how IPv6 works. Every device gets a unique global address by design.


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If there is any way to solve your problem other than disabling IPv6 on your device, you should do that instead. For instance, if the problem is an old home router that doesn't support IPv6 properly, update its firmware (if that fixes the problem) or replace it. It might not have much of a noticeable impact on you today, but these are the things you should ...


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You can only reach IPv6 sites from your device if it has IPv6 connectivity, whether it be via an IPv6-enabled WiFi network or via your mobile carrier's network. It is not generally possible to reach IPv6 sites if you only have IPv4 connectivity. The below is no longer relevant because SixXS is now defunct. Thanks to Rodney for the tip-off. You can set up ...


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It should be fully supported since Lollipop, except for DHCPv6 - see the thread Matthew referred to


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No, as of late 2013, even the newest Android devices still don't support IPv6-only WiFi networks. Source: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=32630


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