A WiFi hotspot, created on an Android device, provides the device's mobile internet connection to other WiFi enabled devices (e.g. tablets or laptops).

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Tethering for restricted user profiles

On my Nexus Marshmallow, any user profile, except owner, is not allowed to activate Wi-Fi tethering. The related menu is disabled for normal users, restricted users and, of course, guests. I would ...
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Wifi log and Apps: how do I restore from Kies/Smart Switch?

Drowned Samsung 5 S Active (waterproof? Uh, no....) made me do my first critical restore from the above software to a Galaxy 5 Note. Wifi log did not come over. Searching the files in the most ...
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How to i disable the DHCP function on wifi Tetherthing

I want to have a Static configuration for wifi Tetherthing because there is no way to change the ip range.
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Is it possible to apply Mac based filtering in android hotpost/tethering

Is it possible in android to apply mac based filtering when we share our mobile network via wifi hotpost. Is it possible to implement it using WifiP2pManger class or any other medium in android ??
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Bluetooth tethering does not work on android when I turn on vpn

I currently have my IP address banned by playstation. I tried finding why it was banned and I could not find a solution for cbl to unban me. I don't have a data plan so I decided to share my free vpn ...
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Moto G hotspot range very low

I have an old Moto G1 (XT1033) running stock 5.0.2 (rooted) that I use to WiFi tether to my laptop for internet. But the hotspot's range is terrible. If I keep the phone at just a meter's distance, I ...
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Streaming Camera between two android phones without Internet

Is it possible to stream live camera from one android phone to other without Internet using wifi-hotspot of one these phones? I have tried IP webcam app. But the other mobile's browser can't connect ...
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How to keep phone from connecting to WiFi network automatically [duplicate]

At my home, I have a WiFi repeater set up. When I walk through the door of my home, my phone automatically connects to the repeater because it has a stronger signal. However, the speed is worse and so ...
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Email client “no limit” on retrieval size overrides *ALL* other phone data restrictions

I have set retrieval size as "no limit (unlimited) including attachments" in the email client of Samsung S6. With this setting, and with "restrict background data" enabled + the wifi nw set as "...
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Android hotpot with login page

Is it possible to create an Android hotspot that redirects people to my own "login" page? If so, how can I set up a little "survey" that collects people's inputs?
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Restrict certain wifi networks

In my android phone (Samsung S6 6.0.1), there is no real impact for the Settings->DataUsage->RestrictNetworks option. To me the emails or app updates are always downloaded irrespective of the wifi nw ...
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My huwaei p8 lite cant detect wifi networks

Hi guys my phone cant detect any wifi network. I tried to create an hotspot but other devices cant detect my hotspot.
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Use Android Phone to Share PC internet

I have two Android Phones, and a PC with a broadband Internet Connection. I want to be able to use one Android phone to create a WiFi hotspot that shares the PC's Internet connection so that i can ...
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Does Android Marshmellow hotspot block apps?

I am trying to trace a problem with Teamviewer and I think the issue somewhere revolves around my smartphone. I use Teamviewer 11, on a Windows 10 Tablet, using a Samsung Note 4 Mobile Hotspot on ...
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LG G3 wifi hotspot continually restarting

I tried to connect my notebook through a Wi-Fi hotspot created on my phone. And, even when I am not trying to connect, like every 5 sec the hotspot restarts. And, when I somehow connected, it restarts ...
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How do I disable the Mobile Hotspot feature?

As far as I can remember, some carriers disable this feature. Now, we have a few dozen phones that we want to deploy to some schools and we would like to disable this feature. How do I achieve this? ...
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Use mobile internet though connected to WLAN

On an Linux based system I created a WLAN Hotspot. I want to provide a single webpage via a webserver on this system. When I connect my Android devices to it they expect to get internet over this ...
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How to fix mobile hotspot?

Shortly said, my mobile hotspot doesn't work. I can connect my laptop to my phone but I can't get on the web. Mobile data on my phone works flawlessly. What I've tried: Putting my SIM card into ...
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Create wifi hotspot but block access certain domains

When I share my internet connection other devices think that they are connected to a WiFi (which is correct). Some programs such as dropbox, play music or updates start using a lot of bandwidth. Is ...
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Sharing laptop's internet connection with Android smartphone when Win10 isn't able to create a WiFi hotspot

This may sound weird but I'm sure I'm not the only one facing this problem. I don't want to invest on a wifi router just yet. It was pretty easy to share my laptop's internet connection with my phone ...
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File transfer with linux pc through mobile hotspot

Is there any application to transfer files with a PC running Linux (Ubuntu) via the mobile hotspot( not through wifi)
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Monitoring data transmission in my Wifi hotspot

If I switched on my mobile wifi hotspot secured with a password and then if some intruder tried many passwords to connect to my hotspot.Is there any way I could know the list of incorrect passwords he ...
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Wi-Fi, Hotspot and Bluetooth don't work even after reinstalling the OS

I bought a OnePlus 2 (OP2) an year ago. Recently for some odd reason, the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and hotspot on my OP2 stopped working. I tried these fixes: Resetting the phone Reinstalling the OS ...
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Mobile hotspot problem after marshmallow update in huawei honor 7

I have recently done the Marshmallow update for Huawei Honor 7 .I am able to create WiFi hotspot and can connect to it from my laptop but I cannot access Internet through this WiFi hotspot. Before the ...
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Bypass tethering hotspot device limit

What I want to achieve is to set up a local WLAN network where other devices connect to my hotspot. Data connection is not required, we just all want to be in the same network. However, there seems to ...
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Problem with WiFi connection -Android tells me it is not secured

I didn't find a anwser to my question yet on the forum, but as I am new, I may just have overlooked it. I had a trip to Warsaw today and had troubles connecting to WiFi. I would select the wifi ...
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Why does not wifi hotspot work when I open a game?

I enable portable hotspot on my Android 4.4 tablet and share its internet with PC. But, after I open a game (Clash of Clans to put it more specifically), it seems that internet sharing is disabled ...
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Is it possible to open Hotspot while we are using wifi?

I have tried but you can only use one at a time either WiFi or Hotspot but it'll be great if we can use hotspot while we are using WiFi.
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Unable to enable hotspot option in android 4.4

The device of mine is Lenovo A5500 and I used to see tethering and hotspot option in setting but I am now unable to locate that. Actually it is I here but I don't see any option to configure and ...
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WiFi authentication problem

I have got my android (Lenovo Vibe P1M) and for a couple of days my WiFi worked smoothly.But when i tried connecting it yesterday it says authentication problem. While my family members can use the ...
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Using an android phone as a server for PC LAN gaming

So me and my friend wish to play tf2 using our phones as the server when we are in college. We tried using WiFi hotspot on the phone to connect but couldn't find any way to forward a port. So we tried ...
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How can I prevent this wifi / mobile hotspot error?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 running Android 5.0.1, Lollipop. I use it as a wifi hotspot a lot. When I have wifi hotspot turned on, about every five minutes the phone displays this dialog... ...
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Android hotspot disables google search link redirection

I use an android mobile to connect my Ubuntu laptop to internet. When i type url of website manually, web page loads immediately. But when when i click on google search results it shows "connection ...
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Is there a more efficient way to turn mobile hotspot on / off? [duplicate]

I'd like to reduce the number of steps needed to turn mobile hotspot on or off. Currently it's unlock, then five taps. Galaxy Note 4, Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. I did find this question, but it's from ...
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WPS Server on Android

Would it be possible to emulate a Wi-Fi Protected Setup Server protocol on an Android device? This way when using the device as a portable Hotspot, I could use a strong password and allow clients to ...
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Is it possible to use my old Android phone as a router and forward ports?

I would like to use an external wifi ip camera with an old android smartphone operating as 3g modem and router. Example: 1) Old smartphone with a 3g/ sim card , configured as HotSpot 2) Install No-...
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Can an app enable/disable the wifi-hotspot without root?

I want to setup my Verizon Samsung Galaxy S6 (stock/not rooted Android 5.1.1) so that the wifi-hotspot can be automatically enabled and disabled. I was able to set things up nicely with the Trigger ...
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Xperia L C2105: Wifi not turning on after installing Android 5.1.1

I have installed latest Android 5.1.1 from the website https://download.cyanogenmod.org/?device=taoshan. I have done this with the help of the following steps. Unlocked the phone and root it with ...
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Joining a public WiFi made the owner able to send me a Facebook friend request. How?

I walked by a bar with free, unsecured WiFi. My device auto-joined it, and a minute later I had a friend request on Facebook from that very bar. How did they get my Facebook identity just from ...
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Getting a hotspot without root

I've read several articles on how exactly to do this, but none of them seems to work. I can't root my G Flex 2 (because I have ZV9), so that route is inaccessible. FoxFi initializes but I get a ...
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Routing between wifi hotspot and tethered PC

I can use both wifi hotspot and USB tethering concurrently. However, devices connected to these two networks are unable to talk to each other - i.e. they are on different subnets with no routing ...
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Mobile Hotspot timer without root?

I have a Moto E (2015) and I have a hotspot plan that I let my family use. The Moto E has stock Tethering support. However, there are some limitations. The hotspot would not turn off automatically. ...
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does my samsung galaxy ace style phone have a mobile hotspot option and how do I find it

I have a samsung galaxy ace style phone model # sm-s765c and I am teying to find out how to turn on the tethering and mobile hotspot feature or does my phone even have it because I am unable to find ...
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Connectify and Galaxy Grand duos android 4.2.2 hotspot connectivity issue

When using connectify for the first or after a long time, the mobile connects just fine to the hotspot untill 2-3 days pass by and it disconnects and stops displaying the name of the network in the ...
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Redirect wi-fi to a proxy

i have a such following LAN: there is a PC that running proxy server on it. My Android phone is on that line. my wi-fi hotspot is on. i want to redirect my wi-fi to proxy? is it possible? my phone is: ...
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How to turn off Radio Signal via adb without airplane mode?

As I'm trying to make a script to restart radio signal and I'm not using usb cable for adb, I need to turn off my mobile signal WITHOUT using airplane (because I'm using Wifi Hotspot and Wifi ADB). ...
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Download files of devices that connected into my WiFi Hotspot

Is it possible to download or watch the directories of the devices that connected into my WiFi hotspot ? or Is there any way to collect personal data from the connected devices ? . Please NOTE THAT I'...
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How do I use my phone as a WiFi hotspot without using my data connection?

I know it sounds strange, but what I want to do is use my phone as a WiFi router to create a private LAN that doesn't use my data connection. Basically, I'm at a hotel and need to do some testing ...
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Enable hotspot / tethering on Nexus 5X + 6P without a subscription plan? Root and no Root

Is there a way to enable hotspot / tethering for the Nexus 5X and 6P even if you don't have a subscription plan for it? How do you do it via rooted phone and a non-rooted phone?
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Not able to edit or remove hotspots created by ES File Explorer

I am using Lenovo A6000 Plus with Android KitKat. I created hotspot using ES File Explorer. (Click image to enlarge) Now I'm not able to remove that hotspot because I can't enter hotspot's edit ...