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Yes, your phone supports two ways to export its internet connection via bluetooth: DUN-GW (Dial-Up Networking Gateway) PAN-AP (Personal Area Networking Access Point) See also this question (its answer about bluetooth). In short: PAN is supported from Android 3.0 onwards as client. Android <3.0 users may have luck with Wireless tether for root users. ...


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I'm doing the exact same thing, except with my Captivate, and I ran into the same problems. To solve them, I use three apps across the two devices. On my N7, I use Tasker to detect when I lose wifi connection and use Bluetooth Auto Connect as a Tasker plugin to automatically connect to my phone. On my phone, I use Bluetooth Auto Tethering, which ...


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What you are looking for is called reverse-tether (or "reverse tethering"), the word "reverse" explaining what your question mentions as the other way around. Reverse Tether is available via WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB -- but in most cases requires your device to be rooted. You might want to search the playstore for "reverse tether", results are limited ...


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It's all possible, but it's is going to depend a lot on the particular tablet you buy. I can tell you right now that PDANet is not going to work Android to Android. I emailed them about this and that was their answer. Bluetooth tether is possible and again is going to depend on the device. All the Archos Gen 8 tablets have BT Tethering capability (to ...


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My Galaxy S with 2.3.3 has no option for bluetooth tethering, but my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet running 3.1 has such an option. I am not entirely sure if the option comes from stock Android because it doesn't get listed on wikipedia. So I assume that it's an modification from Lenovo. 2.3 will require root for bluetooth tethering if there where no modifications ...


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AFAIK, bluetooth connections can occur simultaneously as long as their operational bounds do not overlap. In other words, you cannot connect two bluetooth headsets at the same time, but you can connect a bluetooth keyboard and bluetooth mouse to the same device at the same time (I personally have tested this last scenario, and it works!) So in your case, I ...


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Install Open Garden on your Android device. It interconnects devices to create peer-to-peer mesh network over Bluetooth. It supports Internet sharing, too. You will need to install its mesh client on laptop, too.


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Bluetooth tethering is a native function supported by Android. You do not need third party apps. To tether your internet via bluetooth on your Galaxy S4: Go to home Settings ► Connections ► More networks ► Tethering and portable hotspot ► and check Bluetooth tethering. As explained in this answer, you can tether two mobile devices easily by pairing ...


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You can do this easily by pairing the devices and enabling data on the first device. Steps are listed below. Enable bluetooth on both the devices. (Obvious!) Then, pair them up by clicking “Search for devices” on one of the devices and clicking on the name of other device. You’ll be asked to verify a PIN number. It doesn’t matter what the PIN number is, as ...


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I use all 3 methods and prefer USB tethering if possible. Some notes on each: USB tethering Exclusive for one device (there's only 1 cable) charges the phone Safe (network is not exposed wirelessly) No driver needed (recent Macs/Win/Linux) Best speed and latency (USB 2.0 has 480MBit/s) Tethers any active connection on the phone (wifi, 3G) Wifi ...


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In my experience, bluetooth tethering (using Bluetooth Garden) has been problematic. It disconnects too often, or can't open certain sites. USB tethering (via ClockworkMod Tether) was OK. This way, my phone would be charging while providing internet to my laptop. Downside is I needed to install a program (not an issue, because the program is safe) on my ...


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Bluetooth tethering in both(?) ways is supported from Android-4.0 ICS onwards. Your device however runs Android 2.3.5+ and most likely will not support that feature out of the box. As a second requirement you need your computer to also offer bluetooth-tethering via Bluetooth-NAP or Bluetooth-DUN protocol (you will need 3rd party software for that, see link ...


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Some devices have a concurrent connection limit due to power/resource constraints (usually cheap feature phones like my old SEMC W880i only allowed up to 5 connections at a time). Also some apps like bluetooth file transfer can be set up to limit max simultaneous connections. Generally, Android's bluetooth implementation does not force such a limit though. ...


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On the android 4 system install BlueVPN. If your phone has bluetooth and can act as a modem you need to pair the phone and your android device. When pairing enable the option in the phone to let the other device to connect. Be sure that on your sim card you have a contract that support WAP connections enabled (otherwise it can be very expensive). Get the ...


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I can't specifically answer your question, however, what I've found BT paring my Nexus 7 (JB 4.2) to my (rooted) Motorola Defy phone (Froyo 2.2.2), using standard setup panels, is similar. That is, it works the first time. On subsequent attempts, I see a 'connecting..' message then the BT Paring/Connection panel quickly returns to 'waiting for user input' ...


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There's the bluetooth PAN profile which allows just that. It is included with CM7+ and from Android 4.0 onwards (or already 3.0?). Bluetooth PAN's host (the device that provides the internet) acts as a router which does NAT + issue dhcp adresses for its clients. There are also Bluetooth DUN profile apps that allow this (they provide a virtual GSM modem ...


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For USB teathering i know only two options that (in my experience) works well: AziLink - The hard but free way EasyTeather - The easy but non-free way


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For Android 2.2 I belive you do need to root the device to install a tethering app. However, Android 2.3 does have tethering over wi-fi or USB built but I find that it doesn't work that well so I have still rooted it and installed the app. I don't know if the problem with the built in tethering is a problem with my phone or android overall so you might find ...


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You won't be able to use BT-DUN on the streak unless there is something custom built into the UI. My Archos 70 has a setting baked into Android for Bluetooth Tethering specifically. Without that or some app to enable it, the Streak won't know where to get the internet connection from, even if the devices are connected. Don't bother with PDANet because it ...


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Turns out that it is possible with a stock (unrooted) Android 3.0 tablet and a rooted android phone, using android-wifi-tether and bluetooth tethering. details here: http://www.droid-life.com/2011/03/01/how-to-bluetooth-tether-to-motorola-xoom-using-original-droid/



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