The WI-FI chip is broken, I want to use a external USB adapter (Samsung S7)

Hi all . The chip that is responsible for wi-fi and bluetooth broke in my phone, I wanted to make repairs, but it turned out to be very expensive, I decided to buy a external USB adapter here.
I saw this program in F-droid but it is old …
Please tell me what program I need to download so that I can use my USB adapter?

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I have not tried an usb-wifi-adaptor but I just recently tried an usb-lan-adaptor with my S7 and it just worked fine, so I would just give it a try, maybe it simply works without the need for an extra app(?)

edit: wifi would of course require some sort of UI for credentials etc., not sure if the system provides it… the lan-connection did not require any UI…

If you are having difficulties I think it is more likely to be a kernel issue.

I do not have Android experience with such sticks but with Linux some sticks are known supported; while others are not advertised so.

On my S7edge I just tried 3 WiFi dongles I know work under Linux.
Nothing happened at all basically and I do remember having tried this in the past, without any real success.
Here is a summary, I found back then maybe it helps you:
networking - How to make Ethernet work on Android over OTG? - Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange

@aibd @make-nz @obacht Hello . Thank you for your responses .

I have an old phone with Replicant, I’ll try to experiment with it the other day, since this program was developed by the Replicant developer.

After my breakdown, I thought it would be great if you could connect a compact USB adapter and when you need to use wi-fi and when you don’t need your phone is out of reach, of course this is not very convenient))

Is USB tethering an option for you ?

I thought this would be the opposite direction (?) (like pc can access internet via usb connection with phone that allows utilizing its mobile data connection)

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Hello . I think that you can consider this option, but the whole structure will be too big! USB adapter is compact, unlike a USB modem

Hello . No, I want to receive Internet using a USB adapter without using a wire or PC

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That’s why tethering is not an option as this is a completely different scenario imho

Hello. If this were possible it would be very cool! This script currently works on Replicant. After installing Replicant, you insert the USB adapter into your phone and use the Internet. This is a video example… in this example the user bought a huge USB adapter, in reality you can buy one like I suggested

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