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Is there a way to access the phone filesystem from computer, wireless?

This solution works even over a hotspot. Simply enable Portable Hotspot on your mobile device, then connect your laptop to the Hotspot WiFi network. Tip: If you want to prevent the laptop from using ...
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Is Screen Mirroring a feature of the hardware or the software?

Both. Just a brief description of how it works: At the core of this technology is the Wi-Fi Directâ„¢ standard, which allows for point-to-point connections between devices without the use of a router. ...
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Is there a way to access the phone filesystem from computer, wireless?

According to the mentioned requirements, more powerful tool to use is Sambadroid. SambaDroid is a native port for Android of the popular Samba for Linux. This application allows you to share/manage ...
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What is the functionality concept behind Wi-Fi sharing (aka Wi-Fi Profile share)?

After a lot of digging the clue came from Wi-Fi Direct. The concept explained Wi-Fi direct is a wireless standard that allows creation of a connection between any two devices without a wireless ...
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WiFi direct on 5Ghz band?

You might or might not be able to depending on your device. I tested this on OnePlus 5 with Android 8.1 and 5GHz P2P GO works (channel = 48, i.e. freq = 5.240GHz). Only a few 5GHz channels however ...
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Is there a way to access the phone filesystem from computer, wireless?

Summary of attempts, thanks to the other answers and my own tests: Using a Samba server on phone (with app Sambadroid for example) looks great, but sadly it requires root for reasons explained in ...
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How to transfer files over WiFi without a hotspot?

Step 1: Right click on the Start button and click on Command Prompt(Admin). Type the following command to check for Hosted Network feature: netsh wlan show drivers If Hosted network supported: Yes, ...
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Use 4G while being connected to a WiFi direct printer

This is an ongoing issue that has been described as an optional implementation of the wifi direct. Or rather a lack of implemented options. My self a team testing an app for a developer, found that ...
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Wifi Direct not working on LG-G4

It seems that manufacturers are now making Wi-Fi direct to be compatible with same brands only. Quoting a support chat concerning this issue, it was indeed the case, according to Samsung support: ...
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Android-to-Android file explorer using WiFi direct

I searched for an app to transfer files from/to the laptop completely locally (= securely) without cable and without additional software (on the PC) and found nothing. So I developed an app myself &...
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Android-to-Android file explorer using WiFi direct

Generally, any good file explorer with FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, and SMB/CIFS capabilities can handle this task with ease or other Wi-Fi file-sharing applications. You can even browse through Play Store to ...
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Does auto-disabling WiFi based on GPS fences save battery life?

Your question boils down to battery savings WiFi Vs GPS for which I am not aware of a definitive answer I am not familiar with IFTTT, but check if location update rate is possible to be varied ...
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Is it possible to receive files on memory card during wifi direct transfer ? Is it possible to change wifi direct send/receive settings ?

ES File Explorer used to be by choice for Android phones rooted or not, until the development was lagging and not current. FX FileExplorer is to me, the best file manager out there. Has everything ES ...
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