Post Reply

[APP][BETA][ROOT][4+] Wifi Codes - Change Country Codes - Enable Wireless Channels

OP MIMi King

9th November 2012, 04:17 PM   |  #1  
OP Senior Member
Flag Los Angeles
Thanks Meter: 248
100 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2011
Donate to Me
Wifi Codes for Android 4+

What I'm Doin?

This application allows you to change your phone's wifi country code ( which is set by your simcard ), to be able to see wifi networks on all channels. This application also helps people who can't see any wireless networks while the simcard is in their phone ( like me ) which is again caused by the bad country code.

What I Need?

1.You have to be rooted.
2.Anything else?

Ok cool, How To Get?

You can get the application .apk from here :

I will be uploading the application on the market by the time the beta period is over and I'm sure that it works fine on every phone.

Ok gotcha, How To Use?

1. First make sure that wifi is on. ( will be fixed in next releases )
2. Open the application, and put in your desired country code to fly to! :-p
3. You can see 2 main country codes which are already there for you, feel free to use them if they meet your needs!
4. Click `Change It`.
5. Now if it's the first time you are running this application, you will be asked for root permissions. Grant Please!
6. Now If everything goes well you will see a message which says that the country code is changed.
7. Go on and turn off your wifi and turn it back on.
8. You will see all the networks showing up.

Note:You don't have to do this every time the phone boots up... This only needs to be done once. Unless you factory reset your phone.

I can't see any wireless networks

It is caused by new android 4 roms arriving to the devices ( mainly htc phones ) which use some carrier and country specific files to set Wifi Regulatory Domain options ( which was present in wifi settings until android 2.3, but been removed from android 4 and later roms ). If your country code seems unknown to android system, then it fails to set right options and it fails to intiate wireless scan.

To solve this all you need to do is to change your country code manually to a known one, so that android system can determine what channels it should scan for networks.

Change Log


09 Nov. 2012 - V1 - Initial Release

Known Bugs

1. If you run the application when the wifi is off, then you will face issues and you will need to restart your phone. ( I'm trying to solve this, but I believe it's nothing with my application, it's an android bug )
2. You Say!

About Beta

This application is still in beta section, and won't get to final releases without the help of you guys.. Feel free to post here if you faced any issues while working with the application.
The Following 40 Users Say Thank You to MIMi King For This Useful Post: [ View ]
10th November 2012, 11:02 PM   |  #2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
5 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2010
I just want to say thank you. I have been faced with this problem and it has been driving me bonkers. I've been trying to run scripts to fix, have tried wifix and others .. File permissions on wps_supplicant. All no luck

But your app here seems to be working. No more reboots and wifi has locked on for half an hour. Looking very positive

Thanks again
20th November 2012, 02:06 PM   |  #3  
praktical's Avatar
Flag Oklahoma
Thanks Meter: 7
41 posts
Join Date:Joined: Oct 2012
Well might as well give it a whirl and see. Will let you know my findings and recommendations
The Following User Says Thank You to praktical For This Useful Post: [ View ]
20th November 2012, 02:25 PM   |  #4  
Junior Member
Flag Gatineau
Thanks Meter: 4
27 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2012
Thumbs up MAC address
Does this country code change affect the MAC address on my device ? I have applications that are sensitive to the MAC address and if this address is changed, it will cease to work. Otherwise, I want to try this ASAP. I also noticed that some of the wireless networks will be seen in the discovery, but I cannot connect to those. Can this country setting change fix my problem ?

The Following User Says Thank You to jfmessier For This Useful Post: [ View ]
20th November 2012, 02:28 PM   |  #5  
fipsib's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Munich
Thanks Meter: 715
589 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2011
can't open the app with cm10 :/ downloaded it three times but it never worked...
The Following User Says Thank You to fipsib For This Useful Post: [ View ]
20th November 2012, 02:32 PM   |  #6  
Thanks Meter: 0
n/a posts
Thumbs up Awesome
awesome job mate!!!and by the way can i juzt enter my country name or is there any specific code for each country pls list the countries and their codes..
20th November 2012, 03:32 PM   |  #7  
BlueEditionE6's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Waterloo
Thanks Meter: 40
496 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2010
no US?
20th November 2012, 05:40 PM   |  #8  
wiggums66's Avatar
Junior Member
Flag Albany, NY
Thanks Meter: 7
19 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2011
Donate to Me
Prompt Kudos!
Works Perfectly on the AT&T Motorola Atrix HD running stock ICS rooted.
The Following User Says Thank You to wiggums66 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
20th November 2012, 07:09 PM   |  #9  
Flag Sharjah
Thanks Meter: 1
32 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2008
will it show adhoc network also ?
The Following User Says Thank You to miannaeemd For This Useful Post: [ View ]
20th November 2012, 09:28 PM   |  #10  
Thanks Meter: 22
74 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
Thumbs up it works !!
Thank you very much for the app and your information.

Helped me to run SlimBean3.0 using wifi channel 13 in Germany. Maybe there is something wrong with my simcard - but whatever, your little app made my day.

The Following User Says Thank You to Hayabusa_XDA For This Useful Post: [ View ]
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes