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This can be done on Linux or Windows: http://blog.mathieu.carbou.me/post/60454997009/reverse-usb-tethering-with-android-2-2 STEP 1: For Windows: Install USB drivers from Android SDK For Linux: Nothing to do STEP 2: On Nexus One: Connect USB cable and activate USB Tethering. You should see on linux or windows a new network interface. ...


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How they detect that someone is tethering a device isn't something that network providers often want to talk about, for the obvious reason that the more consumers know about how this is being detected, the easier it is for them to find ways to hide the fact that they're doing it, and avoid the associated extra charges (1). However there are certain known ...


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I decided to look up some data, and my guess seems to be correct: http://nesl.ee.ucla.edu/fw/documents/reports/2007/PowerAnalysis.pdf According to the report, Bluetooth takes the least amount of energy. However your 3G radio will probably take the most energy; maintaining a 3G connection without transferring any data is cheap, but once you start ...


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There are some more possibilities -- but all of them I know of require a rooted device. Using the Reverse Tether App First, there's an App named Reverse Tether available for free on the Play Store (it's a limited trial, which restricts the time you can be connected -- but at least you can test this way whether your device is fully supported; the full ...


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Yes according to this post: This one is for the majority of Android owners who don’t want to be bothered with root on the G1 (Android). Mucho gracias to Tremendo Slap for digging this one up. June Fabric has released an app for Windows that also installs another app on Android that allows you to tether to 3G. Most users say it works flawlessly even with VPN ...


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First, I am an pure Android user. I have never owned an MAC, so I can't comment on everything. Since both use iCal, some kind of sync should be possible. But I wouldn't recommend that. IMAP is no problem and you lose nothing. IMAP is supported by Android's mail client and K-9. You don't need GMail for contact sync. I would recommend using Google contacts. ...


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Hey! there is an app for that Android Usb Port Forwarding http://www.codeproject.com/kb/android/usbportforwarding.aspx I am a bit confused how to use it, please inform if you get it working perfectly.


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You can do this using PdaNet. From KnowYourMobile.com: To use your Milestone as a mobile broadband dongle, you will need: Motorola Milestone USB Drivers PDANet Tethering Software ($15.95 to buy right now, limited trial also available) Step I: Tap the upward pointing arrow on the Milestone's home screen to get to the app menu ...


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Technically they can inspect the HTTP Headers and look at the User-Agent field to determine browser and OS; but imagine the millions and millions of HTTP requests for web pages and applications in a given day. They can do trends, and data mining techniques to find out - but is it worth all that effort for them just to track down someone using a few more MB ...


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Yes, very easily actually. To Make your S3 emit a WiFi network Enable 'WiFi Tethering' in System Settings->More->Tethering and Portable Hotspot->Portable WiFi Hotspot. Configure the hotspot (name, password etc), in the Setup WiFi Hotspot menu. To Connect your Tablet to the WiFi network Enter the tablets WiFi settings, and turn WiFi on. ...


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PDANet claims to be able to do this. Other phones, such as my Sidekick, do this out of the box.


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Seeing that you have 2.2, the easiest solution would be to go to Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Tethering & portable hotspots. There you have an option to enable usb tethering (exactly what you asked for) or, even better try out Portable Wi-fi hotspot. That way you will be able to connect to the internet without connecting the phone via usb, and ...


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Use OpenWRT 10.03 or later. Install the following modules: kmod-nls-base kmod-usb2 kmod-usb-core kmod-usb-net kmod-usb-net-cdc-ether kmod-usb-net-rndis kmod-usb-ohci kmod-usb-uhci Then edit /etc/config/network. Under the WAN configuration, change option ifname eth1 to option ifname usb0. Then enable USB tethering on the phone and reboot the router. This ...


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These steps only work on Windows 7, which allows you to set up a Wireless Hosted Network. To do so, the easiest way is to install either Virtual Router or Connectify These programs will set up your computer to pass through the wifi connection Then on the Android device: Go to Settings -> Wireless & networks -> Wi-Fi Settings Open Advance settings ...


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This will almost certainly be impossible. Your XBox doesn't have USB drivers for your Android phone.


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Turn off mobile data usage. Go to Settings->Wireless and networks->Mobile network(you should uncheck this). Some manufacturers may have a widget for this, such as HTC did for my Incredible(v1).


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If you have no reason to why the wifi drops, you might try changing the wifi sleep policy. The wifi sleep policy handles when or if the wifi connection shall switch to mobile data. If this option is set to the default value, When screen turns off, wifi connection automatically switches off when the phone has been idle for a while. You can try setting this to ...


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In Android 4.2 and later, you can tell Android which Wi-Fi networks are mobile hotspots. In the device Settings, go to the Data usage page, then open the overflow menu (the three dots in the top-right) and click Mobile hotspots. It shows a list of Wi-Fi networks known to the device: tick any that are mobile hotspots. Then, when you're on a network that's ...


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For your second method (which should work) it looks like you are just missing the correct drivers for your device. I found a page which claims to have the drivers (http://www.digitbrunch.com/android/how-to-root-micromax-unite-2-a106) although I cannot vouch for their authenticity so its up to you if you want to trust them. Let me know if you run into any ...


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PDAnet: http://www.junefabrics.com/android/mac.php


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If you have Android 2.2, the functionality is built in so there usually is no need to install a separate app. Just go to: Settings > Wireless & networks > Tethering & portable hotspot. However, depending on your phone, it is possible that your carrier has locked down this functionality. If this is the case, you can either root your phone and install ...


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With rooting being so easy, why not? Haykuro's blog is very easy to follow and has been recommended on other threads on this site. Once you're rooted just go to http:// code.google.com/p/android-wifi-tether/ and look for the .apk download on the right-side.


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You can achieve this natively on some versions of Android (for me it works on KitKat 4.4.4). All you have to do is connect the phone to wi-fi as usual and then connect the USB cable and do a USB tether. Your computer should detect a new hardware - a "USB ethernet" or similar, you may need to install drivers for that, ymmv. Then it behaves just like any other ...


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Yes. Specifically, CyanogenMod uses Dnsmasq for its DHCP services. You can see it being invoked on this line in the TetherController.cpp file of their source code.


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Try enabling airplane mode. It will shut down all the radios on your device - cell, wifi, bluetooth. Then try explicitly turning the wifi back on. Not all devices support this - driver issues, I think - but in many you will wind up with the cell radio disabled and the wifi on.


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eldarerathis may be right (from his comment). The tethering app itself might be monitoring your usage, with statistics being sent to the service provider. Try using a different tethering app- if that might help. But again, I say, it might not make a difference whether the device is rooted or not.


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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 assume that you have 3G/LTE connection on your Galaxy S3 and want to use that connection on your Galaxy tab2, so you would have internet on it. OK! here is the solution: On Galaxy S3: Enable Internet (3G/LTE mobile data) Go to Settings -> Wireless & Networks -> Tethering & portable hotspot (the path and names may be different on your phone) ...


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In reality Mobile Network Internet Providers predominantly use Deep Package Inspection with URI fingerprinting to detect tethering. It is the only method that is feasible to use for large scale operation. They can use known sites, e.g. the Windows update server, to detect that it is a non-phone device that is accessing. Or for HTTP, read web browser user ...



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