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How to use the Wifi-LAN feature of this Chess game?

I have downloaded this chess application and it supports wifi lan game. I want to know how i can use this feature? My friend and I want to play chess against each other he has an latest Android ...
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Nokia Lumia 925 - unable to turn on WiFi

I've been running Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on a Nokia Lumia 925 for the past few weeks and everything has been fine. I come into work this morning and I notice that the WiFi is off. I tried ...
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3answers
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

My phone (a Nokia Lumia 520) is connected to a WiFI network but I've forgotten the password. Is there any way I can get the password of the wifi network that I am currently connected to?
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Does the 920 support 5 GHz Wi-Fi?

I'm thinking of buying a new home router. I can see that there are a lot of 5 GHz routers out there in the wild. Is the 920 compatible with 5 GHz networks? (802.11n and 802.11ac)
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How to disable WiFi straight from the Action Center?

The new Action Center in Windows Phone 8.1 is great, I can set WiFi on/off as one of the quick actions and enable it with just one tap. However, when I try to disable WiFi from the Action Center, it ...
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WiFi vs Mobile Data: Battery usage

Case 1: I use the mobile WiFi for Internet usage (assuming normal usage - majority of the time, phone being idle with intermittent Internet usage). Case 2: I keep WiFi off, and use the mobile's data ...
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Does Windows Phone support EAP SIM?

My carrier here in Brazil provide some WiFi hotspots for theirs customers as a way to avoid them to worry about the data plan. You don't need a password you just need you phone has compatibility ...
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Nokia Lumia 925 cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned ...
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Cortana can't turn off WiFi

Asking Cortana to "Turn off WiFi" searches information in Bing, and does not turns off WiFi as expected. This technique works to turn off WiFi on two others phone that I've tried.
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Unable to turn on/off wifi

I am having Lumia 620,i am unable to turn on/off my wifi.In the settings menu it is showing as turned on for Wifi but when i click on the wifi option it shows as off.I am unable to turn it on and it ...
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Is it possible to migrate WiFi settings from one phone to another?

My old phone knows about several (well, 13) WiFi networks over time (so, things like home, parents, friends, work, etc) - is it possible to migrate these known networks between two phones (or even ...
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Channel bonding on Lumia 1020

How do I setup channel bonding for my Lumia 1020 with Linksys E1000 router? For the router WiFi setting, I already set its channel width to Auto (20/40hz), but still getting 20Mbps instead of 50Mbps ...
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Lumia black update for Lumia 520 [duplicate]

I have no Wifi connection anywhere near my place. I'm not able to download the Black update because of this. Please could someone tell me how to update the phone without a Wifi connection?
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cannot access the Internet on my nokia lumia 920

I changed my modem/router from Huawei to Linksys WAG320N recently. My lumia 920 says it's connected to my wifi at home but will not display any web pages. A search on the internet asked to check if ...
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Lumia 520 unable to connect to WPA2 Enterprise WiFi

My Lumia 520 absolutely refuses to connect to my university campus wifi, which would be ideal as lectures like pushing content to our intranet. The phone keeps asking for my username and password. ...
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static ip on windows phone 8

Can I use static ip on wp8 ? In my office they use ip addresses over wifi network . If I want to connect through the wifi it requires to put IP,Subnet Mask,Gateway and DNS Server. On Android or iOS we ...
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Does Windows Phone support EAP TLS?

Is it true that Windows Phone currently doesn't have support for EAP-TLS when connecting to wifi networks? If so, are there any workarounds?
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Slow wifi connection to Airport Extrem

When I connect my Nokia 620 (firmware 1030.6407.1308.0001) to my home wireless, an Airport extreme version 7.6.3, it takes 2 minuts to load a webpage and causes timeout errors in many other ...
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299 views

Backup of saved Wi-Fi networks

I am thinking to switch from WP7.8 to WP8. There are many Wi-Fi networks which are saved in my mobile. Is it able to backup these along with their information like password, proxy etc and restore the ...
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638 views

Cannot connect to secure wifi network

On my Nokia Lumia 620, whenever I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network that uses WPA2 Enterprise for security and 802.1x (PEAP using MSCHAPv2) as its authentication method, I get an error message ...
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Airdroid like app for Windows 8 Phone

I am using HTC 8s Window 8 Phone, before this phone I was using an Android phone and am very attached and used to using this app called "AirDroid" AirDroid is a fast ,free app that lets you ...
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how to know a wifi hotspot's detail info?

i have a WP7.5 device which can connect to company network(a hotspot) using my domain account, i want to know the detail informations about this wifi, so i can set other devices properly to connect to ...
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How can I connect to Wifi when the confirmation screen doesn't open up?

I often use my Windows 7.5 phone at places with free Wifi, e.g. Starbucks. These often have a confirmation screen such that simply makes you check a check box and press a button to accept their terms, ...
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DNS issues when connected to wireless network without cellular data connection

I am having issues using my Windows Phone on any wifi network, because for some reason DNS lookup doesn't seem to be working. I discovered it first when I was for holiday in Germany last week and ...
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Wifi HotSpot in Lumia 800

I am using a nokia lumia 800 windows phone having OS windwos phone 7.5 mango. Is there any way to use my phone as wifi hotspot? if anybody know please share..
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2answers
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Does Windows Phone roam between wifi access points?

If there is a network composed of access points with the same SSID (such as a business or large house with multiple APs). Does windows phone automatically switch to the strongest signal without ...
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Error While Connecting Mobile to ad hoc WiFi network

I am able to create an ad hoc WiFi network on my laptop and it is waiting for users. Now when I try to connect from my windows phone 7.5 I can find this WiFi, but when I supply the password it says ...
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Which uses more battery power, WiFi or 4G? [closed]

I hope this is a general enough question that doesn't vary too much by phone model, but suppose at school or work you have a WiFi connection, which would use less battery power over the course of a ...
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App to test WiFi signal strength

I'm looking for a way to map my network dead spots. Are there any marketplace apps that display a signal strength meter to assist in something like this? I've looked at TestMyNet but it only seems to ...
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Why does it take so long for the phone fall back to WIFI when I have weak GPRS/3G?

When I'm at home I have a really bad data signal. I barely get standard GPRS signal... No EDGE or HSPDA. But I have a WIFI router 5 meters from where I sit with my phone and laptop. My laptop have ...
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How can I tell whether I'm getting data via Wi-Fi or phone network?

There are occasions when my Wi-Fi is fully lit but data traffic is slow and patchy (like it's coming over the phone network). If I lose phone signal, internet connectivity fails completely. Meanwhile, ...
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2answers
511 views

Is the Wi-Fi symbol always supposed to have “full connection”

The symbol in the top bar always shows the 4 bars, when WIFI is activated. Is this normal, or should it (as on iPhone) represent the WIFI strength?
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Do we have an app for Testing cellular/WiFi latency, http compression, etc

I am looking for an app to give me status of my Cellular connection statistics such as: Download throughput Upload throughput Network latency. It will be nice if can get the same statistics for my ...
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Is there any way to trick WP7 to use Data connection as Wi-fi(larger marketplace downloads)?

What I would like to do, is make my WP7 device see my Data Connection as a Wi-Fi connection to download larger apps from the Marketplace when I am away from home or away from a wi-fi connection. ...
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How does Windows Phone consume cellular data?

I wonder how is my data used when I'm not on the wifi? Am I avaliable on FB, does my email check ferquently? I don't want to consume my internet for non-sense like FB and E-mails until I go into app ...
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How do I enable WiFi Hotspot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I connect my computer to internet through my Windows Phone device? Sometimes one want to use the phones internet on a laptop through WiFi hotspot. But it seems ...
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439 views

What is the limit for 3G marketplace downloads?

When I am trying to download some of the bigger apps/games, marketplace blocks the download until the phone has WiFi connection available. What is the limit for this? 10, 50, 100 MB?
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Link to WiFi settings on the start screen?

Is there a way to pin a shortcut to the WiFi settings on the start screen? It's just one extra click, but sometimes I need it really fast.
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How can I set my Windows 7 Phone's default DNS server?

I have a strange issue with my internet connection, where people coming over to my house are sometimes unable to connect to the internet. On my own computers I have also experienced the issue, but I ...
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Any solution for 3G traffic counting?

Can I see my traffic somewhere in settings? Is there some app doing this? Or any app for jailbreaked devices? It's kind of basic feature nowadays, when internet connection is necessary.
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Finding Eduroam WiFi Certifications

I need certificate to connect to WiFi. If I visit webpage where I can download certificate I can easily install it, but I have downloaded wrong certificate. I t seems impossible to find certificates ...