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How to change how Wifi networks are sorted on the LG G3

A few taps in the settings can make it much easier to see available Wifi networks With Wifi being all around us, it can sometimes be tough to sort through the dozens of available networks out there in order to find the right one. Some people resort to odd names for their networks, or just go...
Android Wifi Guide

Everything you need to know about Android and Wifi

The ultimate guide to Wifi and Android Everyone with a smartphone knows about Wifi. If nothing else, you know it's what happens when you get your AT&T phone too close to a Starbucks and your Internet gets faster (or slower) because you were automagically switched from a cell tower connection...
How to forget Wifi

Android 101: How to 'forget' a Wifi network

Wifi is a godsend. It gives fast, cheap data to these little devices in our pockets, and hooking in is a breeze. All you usually need is a name and a password. There are times, however, that you might want to tell your phone to "forget" a Wifi network. Maybe you don't want it to connect...

Google's distributed Wifi network plans get clearer with help from Ruckus, local businesses

A single network could span across cities, states and even countries A rumored Google initiative to provide local businesses with inexpensive Wifi access points now makes a little more sense, as new details show that Google plans to create a large cloud-connected single Wifi network. Jumping off...

Google to offer low-cost Wifi hardware to businesses, free access to customers

Google is working to bring low-cost Wifi access hardware to small business is hopes of getting more people online around the world. According to a report out of The Information, Google Access — the same group that runs Google Fiber — is coming up with a plan that will offer small businesses...

O2 Wifi arrives at 735 Argos stores in UK and Ireland

Free Wifi access in-store for shoppers British mobile network O2 continues to build out its own nationwide Wifi network, having ditched BT Wifi earlier in the year. Today the carrier has announced that it's partnered with catalog outlet Argos to light up O2 Wifi in 735 of the chain's stores...
Wifi Passport

Google's Wifi Passport service and app live in Jakarta

No carrier service, no problem — if you're in Indonesia Google has partnered with MOGPlay and are now offering free or cheap Wifi access for folks in Jakarta, Indonesia. Wifi hotspots are scattered around the city, and using the official Android app and voucher codes, users can connect and stay...
AT&T Wifi settings

AT&T strikes deal with Fon to share Wifi hotspots for travelers

1GB of 'international Wifi' available for those paying for international data roaming AT&T announced today that it has reached an agreement with international Wifi operator Fon to share Wifi hotspots between the two companies for travelers in the US and abroad. Fon, if you're not familiar,...
Android Wifi backup option

Android's Wifi backup feature is neither new, unique nor dangerous

If you let Google back up your Wifi passwords, then Google has your Wifi passwords The Internet has worked itself up into a bit of a tizzy over the weekend about an innocuous system-level feature that’s been around since Android 2.2 Froyo. The “Back up my data” option —  found under “Settings...
Android Central

Ask AC: Do I have to have a Wifi-enabled TV to use Chromecast?

Nope. Just an HDMI port and a nearby power plug. Have a Chromecast question? Ask it in our forums!