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Is it possible to use a wifi dongle on an android stick computer? I found a thread about using 3g dongles on android tablets which I figured might also be possible on the stick computers, but nothing on wifi dongles. Thanks for any input.

Also, the android stick I'm using right now is an MK802-IV with AP6330 wifi.
 
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Is it possible to use a wifi dongle on an android stick computer? I found a thread about using 3g dongles on android tablets which I figured might also be possible on the stick computers, but nothing on wifi dongles. Thanks for any input.

Also, the android stick I'm using right now is an MK802-IV with AP6330 wifi.
You would need to have a driver and then write a wlan0.conf file and find some way for it to get recognized every time you reboot. Maybe you could put it in cron if that is a thing in the android world.
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If the dongle drivers are already in the Linux kernel of the version of Android you want to use it with, it will work ootb. I'd just plug it in, if it works great, if not installing Linux drivers can be a pain in the butt! Make sure you disable the on board wifi first before trying the dongle.
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