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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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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 print to CUPS (running on another computer in the LAN)?

You can now set up CUPS for IPP Everywhere. It should then directly show up in your Android, Chromebooks, and maybe even iPhone printer menus. The other answers are outdated for reasonably new systems:...
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How to use Android device as router without cellular connection?

If you have root access and don't mind working on CLI, a shorter version of script used for How to use Android in Wi-Fi repeater mode? can be used to create a hotspot network provided that your WiFi ...
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How to simulate a slow internet connection on an Android phone

When using Emulator is not an option for testing certain functionality (frequently), our team hot-spots for physical Android devices with an iOS device and uses the Network Link Conditioner on that. ...
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How to print to CUPS (running on another computer in the LAN)?

As already stated in other answers, the android system printing service can already access to cups printer (at least for android 10). These are the steps I had to follow to make it work with debian ...
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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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Can I connect my android phone to the LAN, via an ethernet cable?

You'll need a USB-OTG adapter, or equivalently for newer devices with USB-C ports, a USB-C to USB-A adapter, to be able to physically connect a USB Ethernet adapter to your phone. It'll only work, ...
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Share a folder on android

Use FTP servers. It is available on Solid Explorer
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How to set up LAN Printer with IP address

There's an app that I got to work called Let's Print Droid.
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How to set up LAN Printer with IP address

I have been through a similar struggle, but a Brother HL-2250DN networked printer and Android Pie. Printer is not showing up when searching in Default Print Service. I can see the Brother printer on ...
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How to use Android device as router without cellular connection?

If you don't need internet access and just a local network, why not just use WiFi Direct? You should be able to access this through Settings > WiFi and set up an ad-hoc network between your tablet ...
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How can I get Ethernet adapter and still be able to charge my tablet

Yes, but I have not found a single device solution that solves the problem. Utilizing multiple devices can solve the problem. According to PoE Texas, you can combine the use of a USB to RJ45, Powered ...
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What determines the LAN/SMB media file buffering speed for android devices

A number of factors may come into play here, firstly as highlighted by Morrison these devices may perhaps have different radio protocols (or standards) that they use and support different bands ...
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Can i connect my androidphone to the LAN from outside to reach the TV-box?

Usually this should be possible, however it can get a bit complicated: Check your Internet provider if you really get your own IPv4 IP address when connected to the Internet. If you are sharing the ...
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lan transfer speeds

Im not 100% this is my final answer however after further searching I found that there is no SMBv3 support till Oreo and some suggested to try FTP. So I installed FTP on my openwrt and tried that for ...
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Access the network without logging into the captive portal on Android?

Make sure you have enabled root access for ADB in developer options Connect you phone to your computer via usb or open a terminal emulator on your device (skip step 3) Type adb shell to open a shell (...
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Can I connect my android phone to the LAN, via an ethernet cable?

You need a powered USB hub to make the LAN connection work. Amazon does a cheap powered hub. I have used this set-up for a tablet so it should work with your phone, which has a USB port. You should ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I have got this from time to time, e.g. after the computer has reloaded with a different IP or if I have changed the computer name. When it occurs I usually delete the server from the app, unload ES ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I have solved my problem by 'changing PC name' recently I have changde my PC name and write it in small letters, so write in Capital letters after much struggle I found solution by changing PC name, ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

I have a laptop with non updated Windows 10 - sharing is no problem with passwords My computer updated to latest Windows 10 version is showing in ES File Explorer. But received error: "Error, Can ...
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Can not connect to PC from Android via ES Explorer

In my case, there was a bug with the password. I recently changed the password of my Microsoft Account (which I used to log in to my PC) so I was trying to use my new password in ES Explorer. However, ...
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How to print to CUPS (running on another computer in the LAN)?

For newer Android versions, CUPS printers are found by the standard print service, so no extra plugin or app has to be installed. Share the printer in CUPS Turn on print service in Android (search ...
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