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WiFi is a universal wireless networking technology that utilizes radio frequencies to transfer data. WiFi allows high-speed Internet connections without the use of cables.

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Display WiFi captive portal login page on Linux

When I connect to a WiFi hotspot with a captive portal or HTML login interface, I find that I need to guess the portal's IP address, generally running through this list: 192.168.0.1 192.168.1.1 10.0....
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Setting up a WIFI Captive Portal?

Good day, I'm a small F&B business owner with experience in Data Science and analytics and good knowledge in OOP and Data structures. I'm facing an issue where our limited data quote is eaten up ...
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Gratis iOS application to track how much WiFi data I currently use

I'm looking a gratis iOS application that can track how much WiFi data I currently use. I am aware of the the following applications, but they are not gratis: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/system-...
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Software to monitor a network link for reliability?

Please can someone suggest a simple tool to monitor the reliability of a network connection? I've recently started working for a MSP (first job) and one of the clients I support has a small building ...
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Android app to quickly send a text string to a Windows computer via WiFi

I'm looking for an Android app to quickly send a short (under 1K) text string from an Android device to a computer that does not have a camera. I'm looking for a simple tool with the following ...
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Is there a camera app that supports Sony Remote API over Wifi Direct?

I just got a used Sony QX1. The official Imaging Edge Mobile app is a bit wonky, but mostly works. Though the big downside is that to connect to the camera, it creates a hotspot which the phone ...
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Internet connection monthly report

My Internet connection is not reliable and I lose Internet connection often. I can know live Internet connection status by browsing to a site (google.com for example and issuing a search query). What ...
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Is there an app to sync two android devices over Bluetooth ? (like Syncthing or Resillo, but over Bluetooth)

Is there an app that can sync folders and files in two android devices ? The devices are physically nearby, but not connected to the same Wi-Fi network. They are connected to the internet using their ...
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Monitoring employee wireless device signal strength/bandwidth/etc

About a couple dozen or so of our employees use wireless tablets/laptops out in the field, at home, or even on vacation, connected via VPN back to the office. Once in a while we get a user complaining ...
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Is there any browser that only asks the server for plain text?

I've run out of data on my mobile (Wi-Fi is not available all the time). However, I still want to search for websites where the important part of the content is only on the plain HTML (for example: ...
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Android application to limit websites access via HotSpot network

I will open free wifi networks in taxis. I'll put an Android tablet in the taxi to show advertisements and share free internet access point. When I install the application on the tabled and share ...
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WiFi congestion scanner

I would like to know what device or app I can use to scan for WiFi congestion across multiple networks (ideally an Android/IOS app) For example let us say in my (UK) household I can see 10 SSIDs ...
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Add Raspberry Pi to Mobile Device

A IoT device (currently Raspberry Pi for prototyping Connect and control device over Wifi using mobile device app (iOS and Android) Dynamically pair (onboard?) multiple of these devices to app Could ...
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A program that forces reconnection to a specific WiFi network

Recently and some times in the past, I have encountered that Windows 10 Home Version 1903 (OS Build 18362.267) is simply unwilling to automatically reconnect to a home network when the said network is ...
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Android app that draws approximate locations of nearby WLANs on map

Is there an app that logs the signal strength of public WLANs near me, those that I see in the Wifi Dialog of my Phone, when I walk around in some area? It should draw the approximate location of the ...
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Is any tools can check my network card health status?

My network no stable. Sometimes slower (ex. speed test result 10 ~ 30 Mbps) than normal, i try speed test, is really slower, page loading take time. I try Reset TCP/IP (Internet Protocol) and winsock ...
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How can I set up my own hotspot and a captive portal for login?

I want to set up a hotspot from my computer which when connected by any user redirects her/him to a login page. As soon as the user is authenticated(login credentials are set up by me, of course), she/...
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How to use Amazon Alexa as output speaker using WiFi?

Amazon Alexa is used as speaker using Bluetooth, but I want to Alexa as speaker using WiFi and/or with an HTTP request. I want to send voice from my application to my physical Alexa device and use the ...
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Software tool to sniff WiFi from misconfigured IOT client device on any platform

When setting up a smart switch with Sonoff tasmota, I goofed and mistyped the SSID and/or passwd. Is there a way to see what SSID the IOT device is trying to contact by “looking“ at the ...
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Advanced WiFi Analyzer

I'm looking for an advanced WiFi analyzer, preferably for Windows because the most-portable device I have is a Windows tablet. Things I'd like it to do: Analyze the devices it hears on a channel &...
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Looking for Linux software for wifi survey/traffic analysis

I want to evaluate the amount of traffic for a wifi AP over a certain period of time (say a day or so). I don't need to capture any packets or try to inspect the packages. It is really just checking ...
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How do find out how many devices near me have wifi enabled?

Would it be possible to know how many devices within my hearing range have wifi-enabled? From what I know 2.4GHz Wi-FI has 13 channels available, so I would need to listen to all of them in order to ...
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Is there any Android app which will let us know the relative position of another nearby device without using GPS?

I want to know if it is possible to get where exactly another nearby mobile device (e.g. Android) is with respect to my phone without using GPS. Is there any app which makes it possible to get idea of ...
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WiFi Analysis and Diagnostics

I have trouble connecting to the Internet in my home, and I'd like software to understand questions like the following: What is the strength of my device's connection to the network? What is the ...
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Wifi access gateway?

I am looking for a open source system which allows to control access of users at the WiFi point, allowing user to login and get access to the internet based on data/time quota. This should be ready to ...
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Analyze home network to find bottlenecks

Classic home network problem - I have the fastest consumer connection I can get (1 Gbps), but the network speeds are incredibly slow on all devices. I realize that the router (and its speed), ...
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Tools to assess WiFi network security

It does focus on different areas of WiFi security: Monitoring: Packet capture and export of data to text files for further processing by third party tools. Attacking: Replay attacks, deauthentication,...
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Android app that shows WiFi password

I need to share WiFi password with my notebook, because it has better antennae. Is there an open source Android app that allows see the WiFi pass of existing connection?
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Command-line tool to analyze devices in pre-captured wifi traffic

Goal: I'm looking for a command-line based tool, that will analyze wifi traffic in pcap files and give me a summary of all the networks, the associated clients and the clients that sent probe ...
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Automatically reconnect Wi-Fi connection and captive portal

I'm looking for a program running on Microsoft Windows that can automatically reconnect to the Wi-Fi network and captive portal whenever the Wi-Fi get disconnected (this happens approximately every 24 ...
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Produce a heatmap of Wi-Fi intensity using GPS

There are wardriving apps that will log all APs your phone can see and plot them as points on a map. There are "site survey" applications that will make a heatmap of your particular AP, where you ...
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App to quickly and easily transfer small amount of data from Windows to Android

I'm looking for an app to quickly and easily transfer a small amount of data from Windows to Android. It would be great if it also worked in the other direction. By "small amount of data", I mean ...
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Android lockscreen that allows quick access when connected to specific WiFi networks

Please recommend an Android lockscreen that does not require any swiping/pin/password entry when the device is connected to one or more user-specified WiFi networks. Must be compatible with non-...
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How to store online/in cloud WIFI passwords?

I'm using Ubuntu, and I need a password manager that stores automatically wifi ESSIDs/passwords (such as wap keys) as I save them. Moreover, it should be import all wifi keys already saved. Everything ...
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TV white space software

I heard the TV white space (Radio) is unallocated frequency given to broadcasting services. been reading about the superwifi using this frequency and thought how one can use it for personal use. My ...
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Android application to share " Wi-Fi connection over Wi-Fi"

I am looking for android application to tether Wi-Fi over WiFi, which has a similar functionality to "Share Wi-Fi profile" feature in premium Samsung devices. I tried and tested this functionality ...
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Setting up FTP server to be used with Wi-Fi Hotspot

I am looking for a software that can set up a FTP or a similar sharing protocol that can help me access my physical storage inside my home PC using a Wi-Fi hotspot, and preferably be iPhone compatible ...
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Make my laptop think it's on wifi when I'm hotspotting 3G from my phone

I teach lessons over Skype, but my internet isn't very good and after a lot of attempts to improve it I've come to the conclusion that my ISP just isn't able to provide me with reliable internet. I ...
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Connect Canon Camera to Android via WiFi

I got an old Canon PS 3500 IS, camera It always connected well via WiFi to my Samsung GN3 Android through Canon Camera Connect app. It showed 4 rows of pictures and I could select <= 50 pics for ...
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Transfer data through wifi of the computer instead of bluetooth (like Xender for mobile)? [closed]

Is there any software that can transfer data through wifi of the computer instead of Bluetooth like Xender for mobile? So as to achieve higher data tranfer speed across two computer or across ...
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How can I limit number of hours a devices get on the network in my house?

I have a Verizon G1100 router and can setup a schedule which restricts access (inclusive or exclusive) on a per-day basis which is great. Unfortunately this router lets me set a single schedule per ...
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Free calling over Wi-Fi with minimal permissions

I'm looking for an Android application that can make and receive calls over the internet using a normal US number. SMS is a bonus, but not required. My main problem with the many that I have found is ...
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Connecting Two Android Mobile And Laptop On Same Wi-Fi Connection

I want my two Android mobile phones to capture images and transfer them to my laptop. For this, I will connect my both phones to the hotspot made by laptop. What software do I need on each end to ...
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Software for granular real-time wifi strength monitoring

I have a Windows desktop machine with a nice wifi card in it, and I've just moved to a new temporary location. The router here is in the basement for some reason, so I've been having some connectivity ...
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Is there any inexpensive software that will let me analyse WiFi networks?

I'm designing antennas and need to test their signal strength. I found Tamograph which does that analysis, but it costs too much for my budget, which is about 100$. Does anyone know of cheaper ...
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Xposed module to disable 'connected to WiFi network whatever'

My WiFi connection drops and reconnects frequently. On each reconnect, it pops up a message stating "connected to WiFi network {SSID}", which is quite annoying. Is there an Xposed module that will ...
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A WiFi (countdown) timer for Android?

I am looking for an Android app that provides an countdown timer after which the WiFi connection is automatically disabled. If WiFi is switched off when starting the app, it should automatically ...
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Is there any way or software by which I can monitor my home WiFi?

I am really not into networking rather than coding, but I want to know if there is a way or software by which: I can limit the speed of my WiFi users. I can see what sites or URLs they are surfing. ...
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Wi-Fi Direct services scanner application for Android

I am searching for an application that can scan all the Wi-Fi Direct Bonjour services reachable from my Android device. These are the kind of services that I am looking for: Using Wi-Fi P2P for ...
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Windows XP alternatives to Wireless Zero Configuration

The manufacturer built-in wireless configuration tool on my laptop absolutely stinks: no priority support and it switches between networks like crazy. I've been using Windows' Wireless Zero ...
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