Android :: Scan For WiFi Networks Not Working

Jun 5, 2010

I'm trying to scan for wireless networks and found this helpful source on the net. Unfortunately it's not working and I have no idea why. My problem is that I can't wait 10 minutes for the result - I need them within a few seconds and thought about setting the boolean variable waiting on false as soon as I get a result, well it runs forever. Looks like nothing is received.

// -- Sample WiFi implementation - http://groups.google.com/group/android-developers/browse_thread/thread/f722d5f90cfae69 IntentFilter i = new IntentFilter();
i.addAction(WifiManager.SCAN_RESULTS_AVAILABLE_ACTION);
registerReceiver(new BroadcastReceiver(){
@Override public void onReceive(Context c, Intent i){
// Code to execute when SCAN_RESULTS_AVAILABLE_ACTION event occurs
mWifiManager = (WifiManager) c.getSystemService(Context.WIFI_SERVICE);
wireless = mWifiManager.getScanResults(); // Returns a <list> of scanResults
waiting = false;
} } ,i);
// -- End Wifi Sample mWifiManager.startScan();
while (waiting) { try { Thread.sleep(200);
} catch (InterruptedException e) {
// TODO Auto-generated catch block e.printStackTrace();
} Log.d("PROJECT1","Wifi WAITING");
}

Android :: Scan for WiFi Networks not Working


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