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When I turn on WiFi tethering it disables the WiFi logically. But when I restore it doesn't turn it back on again, so I have to do it manually. Is there any way to do it automatically?

I have a nexus 4 which is rooted and running CarbonROM 1.8. I tried Tasker, but I found no way to check tethering status.

  • Just checked the tasker UserGuide: It in fact doesn't mention anything fitting. What you could try, though, is checking whether the %WIFII variable might hold something useful (have it logged or put a notification once with WiFi on, and once with Tether on, and compare – you could do so simply by creating a dummy task and directly execute it manually). – Izzy Aug 21 '13 at 6:26
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    Tried it, %WIFII doesnt hold any thing related to tethering. – droidgren Aug 21 '13 at 19:11
  • Thanks for the feedback. I couldn't tell as I never use Tether, but it was worth a try. Sorry that it didn't work out! If you've bought Tasker, you could contact its author. I wouldn't wonder if he'd consider implementing something for that: to me it looks like it should be there but just was missed somehow. – Izzy Aug 21 '13 at 19:30
  • Newer versions of Tasker now include the %TETHER variable, its now possible to interchange the two (with %WIFI) so you check when either is active or not. – xavier_fakerat Mar 10 '17 at 10:59

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