4 Ways to Forget a Wi-Fi Network on Android

You may want to forget a specific Wi-Fi network if you do not want your Android device to not only automatically connect to it but to delete saved credentials as well.

Removing such information as Wireless Security Key and security mode (WPA3, WPA2, WPA, WEP) will prevent your device from ever connecting to this hotspot unless you know the password and manually type it again.

It can also help in troubleshooting some problems related to wireless networking – for instance, Saved, Secured issue

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How to Set Up a Wi-Fi Hotspot on a Samsung Galaxy Phone

What is a Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot

Wi-Fi hotspot (a.k.a. Portable Mobile Hotspot) is a feature that allows Android device work as a Wireless Access Point (AP). In this mode Android smartphone or tablet connects to the Internet via 3G/LTE and uses its Wi-Fi module to distribute the Internet to other devices.

The mobile hotspot feature would be very useful, for instance, when you are outside and wish to connect your laptop to the Internet. In this guide we will explain how to configure it on Samsung Galaxy devices of various generations.

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How to quickly translate the text on Android

You wish to translate a part of text of an article but you do not want Chrome to translate the whole web page? Today we will show you a very quick way to translate the selected text in browser (a single word or a phrase).

By the way, how many taps do you perform on your Android device to see the translation of an unknown word on a website?

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How to Speed Up Chrome on Old Android Devices

The Problem on an Old Android Device

The problem was detected in Chrome version 39.0.2171.59 on Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 GT-S7272. The web pages scroll jerky. Often the delay between gesture and scrolling is about several seconds.

As you understand, the browser is absolutely unusable on this phone. Today we will tell you how to make Chrome work faster on old or cheap Android devices.

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How to block Chrome auto-update on Android

Unfortunately, new versions of apps are not always better and faster. That is why you may need to disable the updates of a specific app.

Note, that these steps are not a solution in any case. The guide can serve as only a temporary workaround. We don’t recommend neither blocking app updates nor using old app versions.

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How to Set a Static IP-Address for Wi-Fi on Android 10, 9, 8

If you encounter problems while using DHCP (auto IP obtaining) on Android you might need to manually set a static IP-address. 

You may also decide to assign a static address to your Android phone if you want to use a specific IP on a Wi-Fi network but don’t want to set up the IP reservation on your access point or if you simply don’t have access to the router settings.

You can easily revert the network setting to its default state at any time and continue using DHCP.

Here is how to set a static IP-address on a phone or tablet running Android 10 and older versions.

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