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USB thethering netdns set

Im Trying to create network emulation using USB tethering on KK. The problem is that I cant set net.dns to my host ip, and therefore any dns resolution is answered with Unknown Host. I read that ...
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Internet sharing - Ubuntu

I have a smartphone (from a local manufacturer). It has an option saying 'USB Internet' with description 'Sharing windows PC internet via USB cable'. My first question is whether I can bridge my ...
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Galaxy grand is not getting detected in PC

Hi my samsung galaxy grand mobile is not getting detected in my PC.windows is not updating drivers also.It was working fine earlier.I tired installating Kies and also UsB debugging in developer optns ...
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Phone going into Emergency calls only after USB tethering for 30 minutes

Since the time I started using USB tethering, my phone has been going into Emergency calls only after 30 minutes of little to no use. I find it a bother to always have to restart my hone to use calls ...
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How can I make Windows remember my Galaxy S3

Whenever I tether my Galaxy S3 to my laptop, using the built-in functionality from the Network Settings, Windows considers it a completely new connection: It labels the network "Network X" (with X ...
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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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Android app to limit data download when tethering

When I connect my android mobile to my laptop, I use the 3G data via USB tethering. Several background activities on my laptop (win 8.1) such as regular updates continuously occur. This drains the ...
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Port forwarding during usb tethering

How can i enable port forwarding during USB tethering? I know there are plenty of apps available for this. but i want to know is there any method available to perform this without installing an app ...
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Can I use Tethering to Access Internet on Desktop PC using Kindle Fire HD with PDANet?

So I heard of PDANet, an android/desktop app used to access internet on computers by tethering android phones. I'm using android, but it's a Kindle Fire HD tablet. I have a newer computer that hosts ...
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Why can't I access Google and other sites when tethering my phone?

When I tether my phone, I can't access Google or Gmail (other sites, too [see below]!). cmd: ping http://www.google.com; Ping request could not find host... List of problem sites/applications: ...
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Native USB tethering of wifi (not mobile data)

I would like to know if later versions of Android natively support USB tethering of the phone's wifi connections. If so, after which version? I know that there are custom ROMs that allow you to use ...
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Get the internet from my PC [duplicate]

I only have Internet connection from LAN through Linux PC. How can I connect my Android 2.1 to the Internet though USB cable?
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USB Tethering Problem

I am using USB Tethering to use my phone as a modem. Whenever I activate USB Tethering, there will be two network present in my PC. One named Network X(X being a number which is incremented every time ...
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Cannot browse on laptop using USB tether

Android: 4.1 I have tethered my Android device with my laptop, but still I cannot browse/connect to the internet on my laptop.
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Why is portable hotspot and tethering not working?

I am trying to use tethering features to connect my laptop to the Internet. On my Samsung Galaxy S3-i9300 device when I enable a portable wi-fi hotspot and connect wirelessly I can connect from my ...
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Tethering options for the laptop and the phone

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3. I am about to go abroad and will need to connect my laptop to the Internet without having someone come and install a DSL or cable router (as the waiting time to ...
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can't find setting static IP or Enable android reverse tethering

I have a nexus S and Android 4.1.2, I want to share a wifi connection from my laptop (ubuntu 13.04) and connect to it from my Nexus S, But.. I can't find where can I set a static IP address on my ...
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How can I get wired tethering on the Galaxy Rush to a WinXP? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy rush that I would like to tether. I assume that it does not support wireless tethering, but it should do wired. Will I need to root the device? How would I do that?
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Android Tethering DNS Problem

I am using a Sony Xperia Go mobile device with Android Gingerbread (2.3.7). Whenever I try to use Tethering (USB/Mobile Wifi Tethering), I could not immediately access website using my laptop. ...
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How to control additional tethering settings on android phones?

I want to use my phone and data plan as a temporary solution for providing Internet for my whole home network. I have plugged it into my OpenWRT router via USB and it's network device usb0 is so far ...
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Laptop doesn't get IP address when tethered via WiFi

I'm trying to get an internet connection from my laptop via my SGS2. The phone is rooted, and I've tried two different WiFi tethering apps. I don't have a tethering plan (they want to charge me more ...
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How to use phone as an USB Wi-Fi adapter? [duplicate]

I would like to use my SE Xperia 8 with 2.1 as an usb wifi adapter to my PC. What I would like to do is set it to access point mode and share my ADSL internet with my laptop through wifi. I would ...
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Constant USB tethering leading to charging issues [duplicate]

I have to run Samsung Galaxy Ace internet via USB tether. Will constant use overcharge my mobile and can this lead to problems? Wi-fi is not currently an option.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 requesting network security key when tethering

My S3 (Jellybean) was suddenly no longer recognised by my PC when plugged in via USB. I solved that by debugging using Developer Options as advised in another thread, which allowed the driver to be ...
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Does USB tethering degrade droid batteries?

I want to know if tethering with my Xperia Neo V via USB will affect the battery capacity in any negative manner other than the usual.
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Can a Nexus 7 connect to an Android 2.2 Wi-Fi tethering access point?

I am considering buying a Nexus 7. I would like to occasionally be able to access the internet out and about, but don't want to pay 50% again to get the hspa+ version. I have a Samsung Galaxy Europa ...
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Tethering data allowance from phone to laptop via usb

I don't have a problem doing this, I can use my phone and connect to the data allowance from my sim card and I can also connect my phone to a wireless network. I can then plug my phone into my laptop ...
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Using MyWi USB 3G Tethering from iPhone to Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

I've been using MyWi on my jailbroken iPhone 4 for over a year now and it works great giving me a 3G connection to my laptop anywhere I am via the USB tether. Is this possible to do on my Galaxy Tab ...
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Mobile detecting Laptop as “charger” instead of “USB Connected”?

From quite some months, I have been using a rooted Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. The battery life is not much and so, everyday whenever I am doing any work on my laptop, I just connect my mobile, so ...
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How can I debug my application while USB tethering is enabled?

I want to debug my application on the phone and at the same time I want to enable USB tethering so that I can access Internet on my PC. Is there any way so that I can connect my phone then enable USB ...
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How to tether WiFi-internetconnection with Nexus 7 on a PC without WLAN via USB? [duplicate]

With my Phone it worked via the normal settings. I want to perform tethering of the local WLAN my Nexus7 receives via USB to my computer. I found this so far, but it doesn't seem very useful to me. ...
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How to resolve that both Wifi Hotspot and USB Tethering need reboot to work?

I am using a Huawei Honor Device running the official Ice Cream Sandwich. I use the wifi tethering quite often to get my notebook online, and realized following behavior: I am connected to Wifi. ...
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How do I enable USB tethering on a JellyBean device?

Does JellyBean support USB tether? Is there a way compile the JB source so USB tether is always enabled? I would like to have the support through the OS and not depend on an App.
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Finding a way to create a WLAN between tablet and phone

I currently own a nokia N900 and am waiting for the my pre ordered Nexus 7 to arrive. I was wondering because since android does not support p2p adhoc networking, as far as i know. Is there any way to ...
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Odd problem with USB tethering: Error 324 (net::ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE) or Error 102 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED)

I am accessing internet with my Laptop through 3G USB Tethering from my Nexus S with Android 4.0.4. About half of the time, I lose connection and I am unable to access any website on my Laptop or use ...
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USB tethering not working after installing CyanogenMod 7.2 on Samsung Galaxy Ace (GT-5830)

I recently installed CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Ace and now its USB tether option is not working. The phone is detected by my PC only when I check the USB debugging mode. I can tether with external ...
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Will using the built in tethering on a rooted AT&T phone incure extra charges? [closed]

Will using the built-in tethering under Settings --> Wireless and network --> Tethering and portable hotspot incur extra charges on a rooted AT&T Galaxy S2 (SGH-i777)? I don't remember if ...
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Can I USB-tether my Android tablet to my Android phone?

IIs it possible to USB-tether my wifi-only Galaxy Tab to my Galaxy S? I know how to wifi tether but it is a huge battery hog. Is there a mini-USB version of the Galaxy Tab cable? If so, can it be ...
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Widget for controlling tethering

Are there any widgets on the market that let me control standard Android tethering? I use it quite a lot and it's a pain to have to navigate through all the Settings options just to check a ...
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Stop automaticaly switching to 3g if wi-fi drops

I have an android 2.2 phone. The other day, I was using a wi-fi connection on my phone and had it tethered to my laptop. For whatever reason, the wi-fi connection dropped and my phone starting using ...
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Can I set up Wi-Fi and USB tethering on the Galaxy Nexus without rooting it?

I am about to buy the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and I need to tether with the following connections USB to my Windows PC Wi-Fi with my Mac, iPad or iPhone (to download apps over 20MB) I will be using ...
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How to enable USB tethering on your Android phone to Mac OS X Lion

I want to tether an unlimited data plan on a Nexus S (with 2.3.6) via USB cable to a MacBook Air (with OS X Lion). The articles I read imply that given Apple's restrictions, that's imposible! Found ...
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Samsung Galaxy Y Hangs up when connected and tethered with USB

I just purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Y and it works fine normally. But when I connect my mobile with USB the explorer works fine in "my computer", but my phone gets hung up such that nothing works on ...
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How can I share the internet connection of my HTC Wildfire ( Android 2.2 ) via Bluetooth or USB?

I have HTC Wildfire and has Android 2.2 installed on it. I have internet (GPRS,3G) on mobile. I want to share to my computer as windows XP. Tried to figure out it first on other questions but didn't ...
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auto (usb) tethering when phone is connected?

Can I somehow auto turn on usb tethering when I connect my HTC Desire with Cyanogenmod 7.0.3 to my Windows 7 computer? NOTE Not when I connect it to anyother computer though.
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How can I do usb tethering with Mac Os X (using gingerbread Acer Liquid Metal & snow leopard)?

I would like to use my Android phone to let my hackintosh (10.6 snow leopad) surf the internet. The standard way of selecting usb tethering on android and plugging the usb cable tested on windows and ...
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CyanogenMod USB tether

I can't seem to find the option to enable USB tether in CyanogenMod 7.0.1 . Several pages and forum threads mention a checkbox under Wireless & network setting, but i don't have it. Is there ...
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How can I tether my phone's Wi-Fi connection to a PC over USB? [duplicate]

Today in my work the people from security are going to block internet access and only admit enterprise local pages. Luckily, there is a free Wi-Fi connection which I have access from my Motorola ...
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Use USB as network access for an Android device (reverse tethering)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up reverse tethering over USB? Note I'm not talking about getting my PC network access through my Android device, I'm talking the opposite. I sit in a dead ...
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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 ...