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a point-to-point Wi-Fi standard to enable devices to connect to each other without an access point.

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Wifi direct (Wifi P2P) connection between raspberry pi 4b and android device only possible after reboot

I am trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 4b with my Android device (Google Pixel 6 with ANdroid 14) using the pbc (virtual_push_button) method. If the Raspberry Pi was freshly rebooted, there are no ...
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Missing P2P IE on RaspiOS Buster and Bullseye

I followed the steps documented here Connect Android smartphone with Wi-Fi Direct to a Raspberry Pi by @Ingo under 'Accepted Answer' to setup P2P on Raspberrypi and test it using an Android phone. ...
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How to turn PI4 into a IOT device , discoverable and configurable via mobile app (Wifi P2P or BLE) [closed]

I've created a simple camera system on the PI 4 which I want to be discoverable with a custom android app. The should find the PI device, then automatically connect, then mobile app will share the ...
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Connect only to 5GHZ network

How configure the Raspberry 3 B+ to connect only to the 5GHZ network and not to the 2.4GHZ network? Its revision 1.3 The output from sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Frequency Frequency:2.437 GHz (...
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Pi Zero 2 W Ad Hoc Range

I would like to know Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W's transmission range for ad-hoc transmission. Currently, I'm planning a communication network between Pis. I am talking about multi-hop communication. I can'...
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Connect Laptop (NetworkManager) to Raspberry PI 3 over Wi-Fi direct [closed]

I want to connect from a Laptop (Linux Mint 20.2) with a running networkmanager to a RPI 3 Raspberry Pi OS Lite 2022-09-22 over Wi-Fi direct. I'm a teacher at a school where all the interactive boards ...
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Hostapd on Pi Connection failed

I am using a PI 3B+ and the Rasbian light Version on it. I build the hostapd on my PI with wget, so that i can make modifications on it. After building and starting (build and make) the hostapd, ...
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How to send wifi and local servers over usb to computer

So what I want to do is send wifi and local servers over usb to computer. So the raspberry pi connects to the internet fine and is hosting a server on it. What I then want to do is connect it to my pc ...
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Connect wirelessly to pi 4 terminal

What is the simplest way to connect directly to a raspberry pi 4 wirelessly so that I can run commands in a terminal, equivalent to SSH'ing to it but without an ethernet cable or an Access Point? The ...
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How do I send user's wifi credentials to my RPI wirelessly?

I am working on a project which would require me to connect my Rpi 0 w to my home wifi. I want to send the pi wifi credentials(ssid and psk) over my phone the very first time and then on subsequent ...
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Raspbian ad hoc networking issue with wlan0 set to type ibss

I am following the instruction given by How to setup an unprotected Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and if possible with WPA encryption? but the probelm occurs when I get to the line iw wlan0 set type ibss An ...
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Isolated webserver using wifi on pi zero

I have a pi zero with WiFi which I have written some simple GPIO stuff on it. I want to operate it from my mobile phone, isolated from home network. For that I want to have a php webserver that can ...
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Connect wifi direct (GO) with 5GHZ frequency

I can connect with 2GHZ frequency and can transfer data successfully using WIFI DIRECT. In this connection, I have a data transfer rate is only 2MB/s. By online search, I found that if we use the 5GHZ ...
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How auto connect work in wifi direct?

There is Raspberry pi and windows communication working with wifi direct. In my scenario, Raspberry pi is the GO. Auto-connect mins: I'm not setting its connection method as PBC(push button control). ...
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Can i connect using WiFi Direct to use smartphone as monitor. No internet access!

I would like to know how to connect my RPi 3 model B+ to my Samsung Galaxy s10e (sm-g970u) using WiFi Direct to use my smartphone as the display screen as i have NO internet access at my home and i ...
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Problems when changing the wifi-direct password

I would like to create a Wifi-Direct access point where the board needs to act as the GO. I am using the following configuration file for wpa_supplicant (wpa_supplicant.conf): ctrl_interface=/var/run/...
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How to connect an Android phone and a raspberry pi through wifi direct programmatically

so I have been working on the task of connecting a pi to an android via wifi direct for a while, and I was able to get it to work, using the information given in this question: Issue connecting ...
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How to create a wireless and own RPi WiFi network?

I know that you can create a WiFi access point with Raspberry Pi but being connected via ethernet to an existing network. How can I create my own independent WiFi network fully generated by RPi? if ...
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WIFI Direct ( Wifi p2p) disconnection autometically after 10 second

I'm trying to connect android and Raspberry PI using WIFI Direct. It is connected successfully but it's the disconnect after 10 seconds automatically. My configuration file is as per below /etc/...
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Connect Android smartphone with Wi-Fi Direct to a Raspberry Pi

It is no problem to connect my Android Smartphone with Wi-Fi Direct to the printer at my home and print documents. But how can I use Wi-Fi Direct to connect the phone to a Raspberry Pi without a ...
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Issue connecting raspberry pi to android via Wifi p2p

I'm working on connecting a Raspberry Pi Zero W to an android device and having some issues. I think I am very close to getting it to work, but perhaps there is some small error. So I followed the ...
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How to invoke the existing persistent p2p Go on restart of device (to create auto connect)

I am able to connect successfully with the android device with the following wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=root update_config=1 device_name=DIRECT-Pi ...
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Raspberry PI's wlan0 interface stops working after plugin a USB device

I am working on a project with a raspberry pi 4B, I am building a NAS drive out of a RPI, I have installed samba, hostapd and dnsmasq for my project. The hostapd is installed wlan0 interface and is ...
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Set up WiFi direct (p2p) between a dedicated pair of Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (one as the Group Owner, the other as the client)

What I would like to accomplish One is a dedicated pair of RPi's using Wi-Fi Direct (p2p), one GO (group owner) and the other its client. The GO is not to be an access point, as neither RPi needs to ...
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VNC/Screen Mirroring over raspberry pi 4 hotspot

So far found ways to set up a VNC server with the local network. However, I'm looking for a way to create a hotspot that bridges a wifi connection on the pi and host a VNC server (such as RealVNC) or ...
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Miracast receiver with touch input return

TLDR: Is there a software developed yet to act as a Miracast reciever that will return touch responces? I have a fleet of touch screens that use HDMI and USB cables into staff laptops for lessons ...
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Can we control a RPI with an Android smartphone wirelessly and without Wi-Fi?

I got a RPI4 and I would like to use it outside, where there is not always an avaiable Wi-Fi connection . I would like to create a sort of an headless machine and control it with a smartphone, without ...
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wifi setup after changing wifi-direct settings

I followed these wonderful instructions on setting up wifi-direct, but now I need to be able to set up regular wifi after that. Here's what I'm trying to do. Trying to set up the Pi Zero W to do what ...
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Iot hub and rasberry pi [closed]

im makeing project but new in codeing , i want to connect cctv camera and ultra sonic sensor so if someone disobey the rule the camera will capture a photo and send it to online database and from the ...
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Auto-connect to saved network after stopping and starting wpa_supplicant.service

Board: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ OS: Raspian Stretch (with desktop and recommended software) 2018-11-13 I'm building an application that requires me to temporarily disable the wpa_supplicant service, while ...
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p2p_group_add setting own password and ssid

want to ask help, for setting the desired password for p2p_group_add command, if we run p2p_group_add on wpa_cli, it will generate random ssid and passphrase P2P-GROUP-STARTED p2p-wlan0-3 GO ssid="...
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Connect Raspberry Pi to Wifi using mobile app

I have programmed Raspberry pi to execute program which primarily works using Internet at the boot up. But it works as long as Pi is in my wifi range. Now suppose, my friend wants to use that pi in ...
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Setting up Wifi direct (wifi p2p) and DHCP server

So I have a fresh pi zero w up and running raspbian stretch lite. How can I enable Wifi direct/p2p where the Pi is GO and where it has a static ip i can connect to, and install/configure a DHCP ...
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Wifi direct connection disconnects automatically after a few seconds in Raspberry pi

I am using this configuration for wifi direct connection in Raspberry PI 2 B+ ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant driver_param=use_p2p_group_interface=1 update_config=1 device_name=...
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Cannot connect Raspberry pi to android using wifi direct

I am not able to connect to Raspberry pi 3 using Wifi direct from android phone, What I tried is Step 1: Changed the configuration in wpa_supplicant.conf and the contents are ctrl_interface=DIR=/...
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Pi3 Webserver WiFi Connection

Looking to use Pi3 as a webserver (Apache, PHP, MySQL). I need it to allow other devices to connect to it via WiFi to access the hosted web site, Is WiFi-Direct the best way of doing this as there is ...
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Android build with WiFi direct support

Is there a build of Android for the Pi 3 that supports Wi-Fi direct? Some months ago I tried Emteria OS and while hotspot worked, WiFi direct did not...
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Connect to Android device using WiFi Direct

I would like to connect my Raspberry Pi 3B to a WiFi Direct group created on my Android phone. After enabling WiFi with raspi-config, I started wpa_supplicant with the following command: sudo ...
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I have one adapter for wifi in my pi, how do I use this to connect to two wifi networks at the same time? [closed]

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Connecting My Raspberry Pi To My Laptop Via Adafruit WiFi Dongle Without Internet

I am running macOS 10.13.4 on my laptop and I am trying to connect it to my Raspberry Pi via wifi, I purchased a WiFi dongle from Adafruit to increase the range of the WiFi on the Pi by connecting it ...
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Two Wi-Fi networks on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android

I'm trying to see if there is a way that I can have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android connected to two wi-fi networks at once? What I'm trying to do is to get a feed from a camcorder (which ...
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802.11 action frames send/receive

Is it possible to gain access to 802.11 action frames TX/RX from software? There's a proprietary protocol based on vendor-specific action frames called ESP-NOW for ESP8266 and ESP32 chips, and I'd ...
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Controlling robot using raspberry pi 3 WiFi with no server, no web, no internet

I want to build a mobile robot with android as a controller from long range, I think it's best to connect using wifi, not a bluetooth because it's too short range. My problem is "how to connect my ...
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Controlling multiple RPis using SSH (no infrastructure network available)

My goal is to be able to access multiple Raspberry Pi Zero Ws (3-5) simultaneously through SSH from a laptop running Linux. This has to be done in an area where there is no infrastructure network ...
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How to give a unchangeable, fixed hostname a Raspberry Pi 3 like a fixed IP address?

I'm using my Raspberry Pi 3 wirelessly. If I switch off power connection or reset my wifi router, the hostname changes. I've reserved a IP address from TP-LINK router that is 192.168.0.105 and it does ...
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How can I connect to Pi Router that has no internet connection, to access run its local apps?

I have a Pi-turned-router that works great as a WiFi hotspot, I'm using hostapd. I would like to still be able to connect to the Pi's wireless ssid even when it's not connected to the internet, and ...
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How to connect two PI 3 to each other through ad-hoc connection?

Okay, I am very much a NEWBIE when it comes to these type of connections. So, I searched on this website on how to be able to do this and I came across two promising questions and answers. However, ...
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How to connect two PI 3 to each other through WIFI connection?

I have managed to get two pi 3 to connect to each other through Ethernet port. Now, I want to know if I can do the same with WIFI or do I need to do anything special to have 2 PIs talking to each ...
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Connect Pi3 to Windows/Linux via wifi direct?

I'm building something that needs to connect to a Pi3 wirelessly but there won't always be a wifi network for them to talk over. So I was hoping to use wifi direct to get them to talk directly. So ...
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how can I transfer files from raspberry pi 3 to windows and android via WiFi hotspot?

I want to transfer different types of files from the Raspbian OS to the windows and android through a WiFi hotspot that we created already,without a internet connection we need transfer the files?...
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