I would like to be able to check who is using my phones hotspot, it was simple on my Droid 2 since the Motorola app much like the one shown in the answer to How do I check who is connecting to my hotspot? however I don't see a version of this screen with the galaxy nexus.

Update: Looking for a non-root solution

  • You can still use Terminal Emulator.. – user3303 Mar 16 '12 at 18:18
  • Do you know what the command in Terminal Emulator would give me that information? – Sean Lynch Mar 16 '12 at 18:39
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    I guess the big questions is, why? It is really unnecessary since you should always set up a password that is known only to you and people you want to allow to use the hot spot. The only reason you'd ever want to view a list of users is if you are creating a public hot spot. – Lie Ryan Mar 16 '12 at 21:09
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    Because I can only control who I give the password to, and with most operating systems now you can show the text of the password, and while I don't mind if they use the wifi if it is on, I would rather not have random people using up my bandwidth. – Sean Lynch Mar 18 '12 at 1:23
  • @Sean updated my answer.. See if it works for you or not.. – user3303 Mar 20 '12 at 12:13

Install Wireless Tether app (free) if you are rooted. It features Access Control. Means, you can use it to allow/deny ad-hoc clients for mobile data. Ofcourse, for this.. it'll need to display connected clients.

And, it works with Galaxy Nexus LTE!

You can use Fing - Network Tools, too. Its clean way for your task.

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    Fing worked, though not quite in the way I had expected. It can't actually see the hotspot from the phone. However, it works great from my tablet which is generally the reason that I turn on the hotspot anyways. Thanks – Sean Lynch Mar 20 '12 at 13:13

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