Reverse tethering is like tethering only the roles are reversed: The tethered device will provide Internet access to the Android device.

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How to set up reverse tethering over USB?

My HTC G2 phone is rooted and running Cyanogenmod 7 I don't have a data plan. Sometimes I want to connect the phone to the Internet when there isn't Wi-Fi, to update Market apps, backup SMS messages ...
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How to use PC's internet on android phone through USB cable

Please don't close this question. I've read all the duplicates but it didn't help. I'm using Android 4.4.2 (on Micromax Unite 2 - A106). I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet ...
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How do you set up internet pass-through (reverse-tether) on linux?

I have an HTC Desire S that has the option to connect through usb, and use the computer's internet connection. This works fine on Windows, but I'm struggling to set it up in Ubuntu. When I plug in and ...
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Let Android believe it is connected to internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? Is there a way to do this? I'm trying to reverse tether my Android phone. I'd like it to use my PC connection. Many guides on ...
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Android USB reverse tethering: How to fool the apps

USB reverse tethering = Cellphone gets network connection from PC via USB. I know how to do USB reverse tethering except for one problem: Many Android apps will check network connection using the ...
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WIFI share a reverse tethered connection

I know that it is possible to reverse tether your Android device via USB thanks to questions like this. But I am hoping to take this a step further by then sharing that connection to others via WIFI - ...
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Android internet connection related problems?

We can USB tether and use android internet connection on PC but How to achieve following: 1. How to use pc internet connection on android device using USB cable on Windows machine? I can use my ...
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Using Laptop's internet on Android Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? We all know as to how to connect our android phone with our laptop so as to use our laptop's internet connection in our android ...
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Sharing computer internet connection with LG - P990 (Optimus 2x)

Is any way to connect the LG-P990 (optimus2x) to internet by sharing a computer connection? I am frequently traveling abroad and the data fees in roaming are very high and I have available the ...
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How to reverse tether without rooting?

Want to use PC broadband connection on the phone connected via USB [no Bluetooth or wifi] to surf on the phone or install app. The android device is running 4.0.4 and the PC running Windows 7 I dont ...
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How to browse Internet in Samsung Galaxy Fit using Broadband in Windows 7?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Fit smartphone and want to browse the web on it using BroadBand connection (the one i use for my pc connection to Internet) in Windows 7.
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Reverse tethering Android to Mac via Bluetooth

I'm trying to let my Android (4.1.1) phone use my Mac's (10.8.2) wifi connection via Bluetooth. This is what I've tried: Paired devices successfully; PAN interface created on the Mac Enabled ...
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Internet access from my Samsung G II through my office PC network via USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? How do I connect and have internet access from my Samsung G II through my office PC network via USB?
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I can reverse tether now by using alias but it stops on adb shell command

I made some aliases to quickly reverse tether. alias t='r && sh && n' alias n='netcfg rndis0 dhcp' alias sh='ad shell' alias r='ad kill-server && ad start-server' alias ...
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Connect Android device as wifi adapter to a PC to create an ad-hoc network

Sometimes when being at a friends house there is no wifi but wired internet access. In these cases it would be extremely useful if I could plug my phone in and create a wifi network just like when ...
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Can I reverse tether my Android device to my phone using Bluetooth PAN or DUN?

I have a Sony Ericsson K800i phone that supports both bluetooth PAN and DUN. Is there any way to share my phone's internet to my tablet (cheap achinese Aishuo A820 with Android 2.3.1, rooted). For ...
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Share internet from Nokia S60 (Symbian) to Android 4.4

The devices are Nokia N95 and Sony Xperia Z1. I tried JoikuSpot to share the connection over Wi-Fi, but Android doesn't support ad hoc access points. I was about to give BlueVPN+ a try, but its ...
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Can I browse a locally hosted web site from a USB connected device?

I am attempting to remote debug a locally hosted web application on Nexus 7 and 10 tablets running Android 4.2.2, that are connected to a development machine via USB. My goal is to browse to the ...
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Share Computer internet connection with my Google Nexus One [duplicate]

I want to Share Computer internet connection with my Google Nexus One using usb cable. how can i do this ?
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UDP multicast with reverse tethering

We are using a Wi-Fi network to communicate with other devices running our applications. And, we are using UDP multicasting. However, due to some new restrictions we are no longer allowed to use ...
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How can I use passthrough/reverse-tether on the HTC One V with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you set up internet pass-through (reverse-tether) on linux? I read that the phone needs to be connected to HTC Sync, thats not available for Linux. Has anybody ...
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Share PC network with phone when connected with USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? So, I know about tethering where I can share the mobile network with my PC. I'm in the reverse situation - no mobile network ...
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Can I tether a Motorola Xoom w/o 3G to my HTC incredible phone?

I am considering buying a Motorola Xoom and would like to tether it to my HTC incredible phone for internet when there is no Wi-Fi available. I've already successfully tethered my laptop using either ...
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How to make apps know that I actually have internet /make them not check for wifi etc when Im reverse tethering?

Ive researched the issue of some apps not connecting properly to internet and it is caused by the apps checking the state of wifi and other standard android internet connections instead of actually ...
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Can't Access iPlayer via Internet Pass-through - is there a workaround?

My HTC Desire HD plays nicely with Windows 7 and while at work I use it for personal web access, quicker than H/G/E connection and free. However when attempting to view/listen to content on the BBC's ...
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Reverse Tethering not working in Android phone vis usb

I went through this tutorial http://blog.mathieu.carbou.me/post/60454997009/reverse-usb-tethering-with-android-2-2 to reverse tether my android phone to use PC internet via USB. Using following ...
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Nothings downloading on phone in reverse tethring process

nothing is downloading in phone after doing all the steps: rooted phone done everything in reverse tethring process my phone is Samsung Grand Duos
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sharing windows pc internet via usb option to oplus xonphone 5 [duplicate]

During process of sharing windows pc internet via usb option I am not able to select pc system version as there is no option to show? I am using oplus xonphone 5 with android 4.4.2 os. After using ...
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reverse tethering over USB on Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 with Android 4.4.2 (kitkat)

if got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 (SM-T530) with Android v4.4.2 (kitkat). The Tab is rooted over Odin. I wants to use reverse tethering over usb-cable from a PC. I tried now 2 days, but nothing ...
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internet share pc to android

I'm using Android 4.4.2 (samsung galaxy s duos 3 ). I've a PC at home which has highspeed broadband internet connection. I don't have wireless router or access point. I just want to use PC's internet ...
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How do I access PC's internet on Android Phone? [duplicate]

I'm using Android Jelly bean 4.2 (Micromax Canvas 2 Colours). I've a PC at home which has internet connection. I don't have any wireless router or any access point. I just want to use PC's internet ...
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Why is there no visible option for USB INTERNET in WIRELESS & NETWORK SETTINGS on my Nexus 5?

I own a Nexus 5 with Android KitKat 4.4.2. I have been trying to do reverse tethering without root as is supposedly possible from SETTINGS -> WIRELESS & NETWORKS -> MORE -> USB INTERNET. But I ...
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Help with this ADB REVERSE Tethering Script?

I added the functionality to automatically turn on reverse tethering after many fails: Now i only enter t into terminal alias t='r && sz $tether && r && sz $n' tether='am ...
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Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone

Hi need to know How do we Access Internet via Bluetooth from Windows 7 Desktop PC to Android 2.3.5 Mobile phone? Please advice step by step solution and Thanks in advance. When I was raising this ...
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HTC reverse tethering 4.1

with Android 4.0 everything was fine, but after upgrading to 4.1 I can no longer activate reverse tethering successfuly. Phone: HTC Desire X with 4.1 upgrade Root: no and don't want to PC: ...
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View local website on an Android device

Web developer here. I have two devices, a Samsung Galaxy S3 & a Samsung Note 10.1. I have developed a website which is running on PHP and I would like to view my website on these two devices ...
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Tethering a “reversed tethered” data from a pc?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 4G mini (GT-I8190) and I know I have the hotspot feature built-in which transforms my phone into a modem. I have used it plenty of times to tether my phone to other devices ...
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Why the play store prompts “no network connection” while I use reverse USB tethering? [duplicate]

I used reverse USB tethering to share my laptop wired network connection, and my phone's browser works as normal, but the play store prompts "no network connection", why? How to enable it?
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Internet from Ubuntu to Android via USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use usb as network access for android device? How to set up reverse tethering over USB? Is there any option to use the internet connection from my PC running Ubuntu ...
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Reverse tethering hangs at netcfg (Cyanogen + Linux)

I'm trying to set up reverse-tethering from my Linux computer using the steps outlined in this post: http://blog.mycila.com/2010/06/reverse-usb-tethering-with-android-22.html However, when I get to ...
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How I can reverse-tether my tablet using my phone’s mobile broadband connection via 0x1103 0x1204 0x112D bluetooth services classes, without rooting?

I have a phone which run java for the J2ME platform not android ones. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my ...
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Getting message “Unknown id: netcfg” while setting up usb0 interface for reverse tethering

I am trying to setup reverse tethering between Sony Xperia 4.0.4(rooted) and Linux 12.04. I'm following steps from Matthew Read's answer on this post, How to set up reverse tethering over USB? All ...
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reverse tethering : share laptop internet connection thru bluetooth

im rooted, nexus 5 I work in the middle of the bush, no cell coverage. NO ROUTERS ALLOWED. I would like to share my laptop's wired internet connection. Either create a *hidden wifi hotspot that ...
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How to Bluetooth tether Motorola Droid 3 (Android 2.3.4) to HTC One

I have figured out how to enable the HTC to share it's internet via bluetooth: Mobile Network Sharing -> Bluetooth Tethering [checked on] But I am unable to find a way to allow the Droid 3 to ...
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Reverse Tethering won't work for me - is it because my phone isn't rooted?

I've been trying most of the day to reverse tether my phone (Motorola Droid X on Verizon ub the USA), in this case to an Ubuntu VM running on a Windows 7 host via VMWare Workstation. I've followed the ...
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Connect to internet via internet cafe PC when no wi-fi or 3G is available?

We are developing an Android data-entry application for use in places with very limited connectivity. We'll be using old/discarded Android devices in areas outside towns in Kenya, Uganda, etc. where ...
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Android reverse tethering is not working?

I have been trying to share windows pc internet to my android tablet( I Ball Slide, Jellybean) over usb, there is an option in "settings" to share internet, but I can't use internet in my device. When ...
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Reverse tethering isn't working completely

i connected my phone to my pc's ethernet connection via (USB cable) reverse tethering AndroidTool on my PC and USB tunnel on my android. Now, the problem is, it is going well with UC browser but isn't ...
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How do I tether my android tablet to my Huawei U2801-34 phone

I have a Hipstreet Flare 3 Model# HS-9DTB37-8GB, and I'm wondering if there is a way to tether it to my Huawei U2801-34 phone. It's not a smart phone, so it will most likely need me to install drivers ...
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Working inside VPN using an unrooted Android device (or Genymotion)

I am trying to use an unrooted Android device (or alternatively, a Genymotion emulator) to run an application that needs to be connected to a VPN. On my PC, I only need to connect via Cisco's ...