Questions tagged [wifi]

Questions on the use of Wi-Fi (local area wireless computer networking technology). This tag is also used for generic "wlan" questions since they are commonly synonymous. Note shopping questions are off-topic.

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Cannot ssh into Raspberry Pi Zero W over wifi after enabling ssh

I'm trying to set up my Zero W to use as a headless server, so I've taken the following steps: Flashed Raspbian Buster Lite onto the SD card Put a file named wpa_supplicant.conf in the boot/ ...
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Rasp Wifi Access point no connection to internet

My raspberry connected via Ethernet to the modem and I am trying to set my raspberry 2 as wifi access point.With this tutorial I have two raspberries and both have the same problem, after everything ...
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Wireless interface removed when DHCP lease expires

I have configured the wireless interface on my Raspberry Pi 3 as follows: allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf wireless-power off iface default ...
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Raspbian Buster - Keep network interface down on boot

I am configuring my raspberry pi zero w for a project in which I am using a micro-USB Ethernet (eth0) and WiFi (wlan0) as network interfaces. I am using wpa_supplicant to configure wlan0 to connect to ...
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Wifi disabled after reconfiguring HDMI

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 A+ with Raspbian Stretch (updated/upgraded about a month ago), connected to a Manga Screen 2: http://wiki.thing-printer.com/index.php?title=Manga_Screen_2 I have used this ...
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Sending data from raspberry pi to mobile app

I am new to raspberry pi and still in the learning phase. I have a small project which requires the communication between pi and android app. I need to accomplish the following task - establish a ...
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How to set up “sign in to network” page

I' would like to set up a Sign in to wifi page (like many businesses have it in ther public wifi) for the wifi my Raspberry Pi hosts. How do I set this up? Is there a specific port I have to use? ...
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Pi stopped connecting to wifi in fedberry?

I'm using a rpi3 b+ and fedberry 27. I had connected to wifi previously, now it suddenly stopped working. In edit connections I shows that I have my wifi network as a saved connection and my password ...
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Wifi repeater with bridge: connected but no internet on mobile phone but works fine on MacBook

I live in a dorm where I don't have the physical access to the router. I want to set up a Pi as a Wi-Fi router with a bridge so that I could connect Philips Hue Bridge via Ethernet and then control ...
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Raspberry Pi ethernet network bridge with seperate wireless connectivity

As explained here, I built an Ethernet bridge using a Raspberry Pi 3b+. As an extension, I am now trying to connect it to the internet via the Wifi interface. For that I configured the wireless ...
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Raspberry pi DSRC

i want to implement DSRC on the raspberry board as i know DSRC( dedicated short range communication) uses frequency range 5.84-5.96 GHz. But i am thinking if i can do it by enabling dual mode by 5GHz ...
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Send command (start/stop) wirelessly to a DC motor from raspberry pi3

I know we can connect a dc motor with GPIO pins and star/stop/control speed etc. of it. Is there any way to control that motor wirelessly(over wifi/bluetooth) from raspberry pi? Raspberry pi in one ...
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Second wifi (dongle) only as local network

I'm running Raspberry Pi (3B+) 9 (stretch) Wlan0 connected to WAN with network info stored in wpa_supplicant.conf. I recently purchased an Wifi dongle in order to create a wireless access point from ...
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Raspberry pi running hassio wont connect to internet/network all of a sudden?

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ which i use at home to run all my home automations stuff - one day when i came back from work nothing worked? all my dashboards, my lights, all automations nothing worked.. ...
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Wifi Speakers like bluetooth speakers using raspberry pi 3b+

So basically I was able to use my raspberry pi as a bluetooth audio out device that is, connecting a speaker via audio jack I'm able to make it a Bluetooth speaker. I'm wondering if there's a specific ...
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How do I connect my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to a hidden network? Nothing I've read works

I just installed Raspbian on my SD card, but I cannot connect to my network initially because it is hidden. I've tried following the guide https://raspi.tv/2017/how-to-auto-connect-your-raspberry-pi-...
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Wifi access point suddenly stops working

I use raspberry pi 3. I have followed the official documentation + some troubleshooting to get it to work. I will share my configuration files. I have a suspicion that it has something to do with my /...
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Where is the wpa_supplicant file?

How do I access the /boot partition on the SD card so that I can edit the wpa_supplicant.conf file?
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sudo iwlist wlan0 scan not work

Background I connected MacBook Pro with Raspberrypi3 B+ by Lan and SSH because I have no keyboard and monitor for PI3. ssh pi@192.168.2.3 OS : raspbian-stretch-lite Model : Raspberry Pi3 B+ pi@...
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Raspberry Pi Date and Time wrong with using both Ethernet and WiFi

Update I resolved the issue. My static ip address had a default gateway set. Once removed the issue was fixed. I have a Raspberry Pi that I use in headless mode, and it has been configured to ...
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How to run a Rpi3 or Rpi0W as access point with a login screen?

When connecting to an open access point in a public location, the browser shows a notification to open up a 'login' page for this open network, where you can read and accept the terms and conditions, ...
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setup wifi hotspot with 4G hat [closed]

I have bought a 4G hat for my raspberry pi 3B+ (the sim7600 waveshare for europe) and followed these instructions for setup. It is running the latest version of raspbian and I have internet on the ...
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Android device cannot access Raspberry Pi Zero W

I have 3 Pi Zero W on my local network, serving as audio devices with a web interface (running volumio). Sometimes (only sometimes) I am unable to access them from my android phone (neither via host ...
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Share WiFi from Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to iPhone

I want to share the WiFi from my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to my iPhone but I don't know how. How can I achieve this?
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DNSMasq unknown interface wifi0 - failed to start

Introduction I am trying to use my Ubuntu Core-RaspberryPi as a Wifi Access point. Therefore, I am using hostapd and dnsmasq. I followed this tutorial in order to setup everything. I start them ...
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Unable to Create 2.4 Ghz wifi Access Point on the Raspberry Pi 4

I am trying to create a wifi repeating Access Point on the Pi 4. I used this guide to setup the AP using hostapd. It says here that the hostapd.conf option hw_mode=g should ensure using the 2.4 ...
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Wlan0 Access Point goes down with Eth0 DHCP Client and Wlan1 Dongle DHCP Client

I'm trying to set up an Access Point on Wlan0 with Enet0 and Wlan1 (wifi dongle) as DHCP clients. I followed two excellent answers to set up AP with either eth0 or wlan1 as a client. Setting up a ...
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Raspberry 3B+ Can it be connected the same time for WiFi and for Ad-Hoc wireless network

Sorry guys, I'm not a Linux guru at all. So the problem: I have a general wifi in my office and there is Internet shared via this network I have a raspberry 3b+ device I could connect rpi to this ...
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Facing issue in ethernet configuration for Raspbian

I am trying to enable AP and Wireless client on the Raspberry Pi 3 b+. I have installed Raspbian Stretch from the official website. To achieve the above objective I found an answer here which ...
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Entering long Wi-Fi password on commandline

I have Wi-Fi enabled but would prefer to paste in my Wi-Fi password rather than type it because it is very long. Can this be done and can I encrypt the password? I am running a dual boot and ...
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raspberry pi 3 - connecting multiple pi's via ethernet problem

I'm trying to connect three raspberry pi 3 B+ together via ethernet. All three are connected via wlan0 to my wifi network for internet. All are connected via ethernet cables to the same desktop switch,...
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I want to use a 3rd party USB-WIFI dongle

My Raspi 4 has a custom metal case, which means the on-board Wifi chip has a hard time getting a reliable signal to my router downstairs. Therefore I want to use an external USB-Wifi adapter and then ...
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How can I create a WPA2 Wi-Fi hotspot with NetworkManager?

I have a project for which I'd like to automate configuring the network settings on a Raspberry Pi. I can create a WPA1 hotspot very easily with the following bash one-liner. nmcli connection add \ ...
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raspi 3b+ connect to secured wifi through powershell

I'm trying to connect my pi to a secured network through powershell. I connect from my computer to my password enabled wifi. I get the wifi profile from my computer and copy it to the pi. I then add ...
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Second WiFi adapter for the Raspberry Pi 4 B

I need a second WiFi adapter for the Raspberry Pi 4. For RPi <=2 (without integrated WiFi) and with RPi >= 3 the chipset BCM43143 was recommended. Does this still apply for the RPi 4? Can I only ...
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Create Wifi network without Internet Connection and perform WIFI Switch

I would like to create a wifi network which does not have access to the Internet - that should not be a problem as there are plenty of posts already on Stack Exchange covering this topic. However, ...
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Connect to Wifi for 10 minutes then disconnect

I use one of my Raspberry Pi as a headless desk clock and, apart from a reboot once a day which forces the OS to synchronise time to an NTP server, I would like to turn the WiFi off after that stage ...
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Can' set up my wifi - my wifi is redirecting to an IP to enter User Name and password

when I connect to my student dorm wifi network over my laptop it opens a browser window and redirects me to an website where i must enter my user name and password to connect to the internet. I was ...
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Raspberry Pi wifi adapter constantly down

Both my Raspberry Pi 1 B+ and Zero W 1.1 have the same issue when I attempt to connect TP-Link WN725N adapter - it seems its constantly down, despite changing the state manually: pi@pr-grape:~ $ ip ...
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How to disable wifi in Raspberry Pi 4

How to disable WiFi in Raspberry Pi4, possibly keeping the chip powered off.
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Internet Through USB

Is it possible to get an internet connection for a Rasberry pi zero from a USB connected to a Win 10 pc? or is it possible to connect to a Bluetooth wifi Hotspot without an OS on a Rasberry Pi Zero?
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How to create two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi with usb adaptor

I'm using my Pi as a WAP (wireless access point). Is it possible to have two separate WiFi networks coming from the same Pi? I bought a usb adaptor that supports 8 APs, but I can only get one wap ...
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Raspberry Pi “Temporary failure in name resolution”

After many hours of googling and testing for a solution, I am stuck. I would really appreciate some advice. Situation - I have (5) Raspberry Pis 3B+ (RP) at various customer locations and I want to ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi to connect to a Public Hotspot

Is there a way to use a Raspberry Pi to take a (public) WiFi Signal and create a hotspot such that devices can connect wirelessly to the internet via the Pi? Moreover, can this be done if a network ...
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USB WiFi dongle not recognized as network interface: ar9271

I'm running raspbian stretch on a Pi 3. I used these instructions, to use it as a wifi and ethernet router with systemd-networkd while USB tethering with my phone: How can I set my up to be WiFi AND ...
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how to send an image from raspberry pi to web server? [closed]

Looking for example codes on how to send images from Raspberry pi to a web server via wifi. i am really new to raspberry pi and there's already a tomcat server. I really need your help
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Revolution Pi wifi doesn't connect unless WiFi dongle is manually reconnected

I have a Revolution Pi connected via WiFi dongle. Network is configured properly in wpa_supplicant.conf . I have a script that is running on my program's startup that restarts the interface (...
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How do I enable wifi before login on ubuntu-mate running on a Raspberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Ubuntu-mate 1.20.1 (Ubuntu 18.04.2) that I want to run headless and use VNC and SSH to access. Connections will be via WiFi, and the Pi has a static address on my ...
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Access Point consumption

I'm using my Raspberry Pi as an access point and I was wondering : how does it work ? What is the protocol for an access point to be visible from other devices ? How much data they have to transmit ...
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Control Raspberry Pi Zero via router

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero, non-wireless connected via USB to my router. I have Raspbian Jessy Lite installed on it. Is there any way to use my routers USB port to communicate with the Pi wirelessly?