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Android : Apps not connecting via Wifi

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By Unamrakerag, Member on 11th June 2011, 06:58 PM
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Hi All,

I am a first time Android user (Galaxy S II),switched over from Symbian.

The apps on my phone which require data connection such as Gtalk, Gmail , Android Market, etc are not able to connect via Wifi.
But the stock phone browser works fine on wifi, no problems over there,I am able to surf the web. But when it comes to apps, they do not connect/sync over wifi.

If I disable wifi and use GPRS, apps connect to the internet, and sync in the background. But as soon as I enable wifi apps stop syncing / connectingot he internet.

GPRS plans are expensive and slow compared to my wifi. I want to use wifi to connect the apps also.
How do I do that, is there a setting which I need to enable.

I have to use a proxy server to connect to the wifi netwok, is that the reason the apps are not working. If yes, what is the solution, please help ??????
 
 
12th June 2011, 12:13 AM |#2  
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i have never had this happen but recently my wifi has stopped working all together it just keeps scanning constantly
26th July 2011, 12:23 AM |#3  
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I had the same problem as the OP. Fixed by setting my time and date manually.
26th July 2011, 04:11 AM |#4  
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I have to use a proxy server to connect to the wifi netwok, is that the reason the apps are not working. If yes, what is the solution, please help ??????

This *could* very plausibly be the problem.

I know on iPhones, our university's network requires proxy settings. You put in proxy settings centrally, but only some software like safari will work. Most apps jus don't realize they need to go through the proxy.

I'd imagine it'd be more or less the same for android apps.
26th July 2011, 11:32 AM |#5  
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Have you tried to connect with static IP?
23rd October 2011, 10:34 AM |#6  
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setup the correct time and date and time zone. I noticed that my mod got wrong the cities/GMT by +1h.
28th December 2013, 06:20 AM |#7  
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I had the same problem as the OP. Fixed by setting my time and date manually.

My phone get fixed but setting my time and date manually thanks broosewee
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Unhappy Wifi problem
[QUOTE=Unamrakerag;14633960]Hi All,

I am a first time Android user (Galaxy S II),switched over from Symbian.

The apps on my phone which require data connection such as Gtalk, Gmail , Android Market, etc are not able to connect via Wifi.
But the stock phone browser works fine on wifi, no problems over there,I am able to surf the web. But when it comes to apps, they do not connect/sync over wifi.

If I disable wifi and use GPRS, apps connect to the internet, and sync in the background. But as soon as I enable wifi apps stop syncing / connectingot he internet.

GPRS plans are expensive and slow compared to my wifi. I want to use wifi to connect the apps also.
How do I do that, is there a setting which I need to enable.

I have to use a proxy server to connect to the wifi netwok, is that the reason the apps are not working. If yes, what is the solution, please ..Me also facing the same problem....
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