I have the Xfinity Wifi app on a Sony ZL, with the aim to connecting (only) to the encrypted Xfinity SSID's, not the clear xfinity ones that do not require it.
I rarely am in range, as there are no such near my house, but most of the times when I am near businesses which have it, it fails. It says "Authentication failure" and then requires that I log in again. I do -- always the same user/password, and it is always accepted. Afterwards, it never seems to connect, as though there are none in range (even though it shows several on the maps).
Then a day or few days later it does the same thing again, and it all happens again.
It never refuses to log me in when I enter my user/password, it accepts them. It is after sitting a few days it complains. The complaint invariably comes when I get near a hotspot and appears as an alert on the lock screen; it does not require me to go into the app. In fact I have yet to see anything I can actually DO from within the app other than browse the maps; I assume it's supposed to interact with the wifi manager and automatically connect.
Does this work reliably for anyone (on Android)?
Is there a trick or setting to make it remember the credentials?
I have internet only from Comcast by the way. And again -- I'm using the same credentials each time they are accepted -- this is not a case of them changing out from under the app.