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Questions tagged [tethering]

Tethering is using a smartphone to act as a modem for another device.

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WiFi Tethering not working - no internet connection

I try to connect my Volkswagen navigation system with my Sony Xperia XZ1 (Android version 9, Build 47.2.A.306). My navigation system says "Connected", my Xperia also show "1 device connected" but ...
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How to temove tethering restrictions s8 straight talk

Hiw can i get around or remove data, usb, or Bluetooth tethering restrictions on a sm-950u originally from us cellular but moved to straight talk unlimited data plan?
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My device's hotspot got unlimited range

Today after leaving home by taxi I decided to find out when my laptop would lose connection to my phone's hotspot and was very surprised. It looked like my laptop way staying connected despite the ...
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Fix tether option on Zte z799vl

Phone was modified and I am trying to connect to computer Windows10. I've downloaded drivers and app none work.. How to Fix Usb tethering option on Zte z799vl
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Zte z799vl. USB tethering

I have a Zte z799vl.. How to connect to computer Windows 10 thru Usb tether? I've tried to connect few time downloaded few apps but didn't work. My phone has been modified or something now no option ...
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How can I share my wifi Internet connection from Android phone to a Linux Raspberry Pi?

How can I share my wifi Internet connection from an Android phone to a Linux Raspberry Pi? I am trying to share my Wifi connection from the phone to a Raspberry Pi 3B. USB tethering is connected. I ...
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No internet access using USB tethering on Android phone

I used to access the internet on my notebook by tethering it to my android mobile phone. However recently this stopped working. Even though the notebook was tethered to the phone there was no internet ...
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Using an Android device as a Hotspot and Web Proxy

I use my Android device as a Wifi Tethering Hotspot for other android devices toconnect to for the purpose of downloading 1GB of data across to > 100 devices hotspot. So is there any way that I can ...
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Help setting up my phone or tablet as a hotspot

Can someone help me on how to use my phone or new tablet as a hotspot, so I can connect my old tablet? (using either my phone, or new tablet) I just found my old Tablet, a Galaxy Tab E. An old guy ...
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How does carriers blocks Internet connections on phone…

I just changed my ISP, and whatever the tethering method (usb or Wi‑Fi or bluethooth) I’m using, I’m redirected to a captive portal of my carrier on my PC web browser’s stating that I’m not allowed to ...
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Steam doesn't work over tethered wifi through an android phone, how do i solve this?

So i tried to use my android phone that is connected to a wifi, and used a wifi sharing app called (Netshare), to tether the internet to my mac(wirelessly). The internet worked, the browser works and ...
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Clockwork Mod tether stopped working recently

I am using moto g4 and windows 10. The symptom is: when starting the windows app and clicking start button, the application starts normally: the log windows fills up and the button changes to "stop". ...
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Auto-reconnect BT or USB tethering

When on vacation I use my smartphone (Android 7.1.1 Nougat) as a modem for my laptop (Windows 10 Home) and tablet (Android 6.0 Marshmallow), tethering to the laptop with USB and the tablet with ...
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Disable NAT on tethering (Bridge mode)

I've looked around but found nothing on this subject. I have an Android phone with a public IP given by sprint. Tethering on the android uses NAT, so if I want to access any of the devices behind the ...
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How does one get a USB tethered laptop to see a WiFi hotspot connected device Via Android LG K4 2017

I have an issue being in a rural area, that has no wireless internet connections other than the Mobile data that comes with my phone. (Unlimited data plan). I need 2 laptops and a tower to see each ...
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Android 8.0 WiFi tethering not working while inside my car

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 with Android version 8.0; when I'm inside my car and I enable WiFi tethering, the devices inside the car don't find the WiFi signal. When I exit the car, the WiFi signal can ...
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Internet fast when sharing via hotspot or tethering but slow on the device itself

Yes, I didn't get that backwards. And all I found is "slow tethering", even here this was never asked before. So, here I am! Internet is slow on the device, but fast for other devices connected to it....
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customised Timeout for Access Point?

In "wireless & networks" settings / more... / ../ "WiFi hotspot timeout" I may choose in between predefined options: either "never", 1 minute, 5 or 10 minutes. But how can I go into the source ...
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Possible to share Tmobile Internet using my Android (Moto Z2 Play NO ROOT) via a USBC > Ethernet > Laptop?

Looking for a way to bypass my hotspot limit as I keep hitting the 10GB cap on Tmobile. Is there a way to share internet directly from my android phone (moto z2 play NO ROOT) plugged into a usbc > ...
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Any way to share internet over phone call?

Once my mobile internet data volume ran out (again), and so I thought: but hey, I have a WiFi at home with no traffic limit, and I have another SIM-card in another rooted android smartphone, to which ...
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Getting around a tethering block with European prepay SIM

When I travel to Europe, I buy a SIM, stick it in a Moto-E that has a European radio, then tether my regular cell phone. This has been an effective solution since I'm using my regular phone, and I ...
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How can I use the Opera VPN app while tethering to my computer simultaneously?

I want to use the Opera VPN app while tethering to my computer simultaneously. Is it possible? If so, how can it be done? I can tether my phone to my computer but as soon as I turn on Opera VPN I ...
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Is tethering/hotspot dangerous for your Android phone?

Is using your Android phone as a portable hotspot/tethering dangerous for your hardware part? In our dormitory we do not have good internet connection and I'm forced to use my phone as an internet ...
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How to port forward UDP in local area network over wifi sharing/tether

This is an offline situation. The phone is already capable of tethering without an internet connection I'm trying to setup a multiplayer game using an android phone as the router. It requires port ...
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Does Android have support for IPv6 tethering?

It appears like Apple has fully supported IPv6 tethering on iOS devices years ago, including proper, native IPv6 addresses on each tethered device. What about Android? It seems like Android 6.0.1 is ...
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USB tethering to connect Linux to Android

I believe I can access the files on my Android mobile from my Linux Desktop if I turn on 'usb tethering' on my mobile. However, when I do it, nothing appears on my file manager. I am using Debian9 ...
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Can I change the NAT type when using my phone as a tether for Gaming?

I want to play online with my Switch while I'm on the go, but it seems my NAT type is D, which is too low to enable online play. So is there a way to change that NAT type while tethering to my ...
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related to technical working of hotspot in android

As we know every device came with an application of tethering.As it is obvious that somewhere in our device definitely the matching of the passwords typed by a second person and the correct password ...
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Wifi hotspot from connnection

So, I have 2 samsung galaxy S4s. Dont ask why. One is running CM13 and the other Stock. Since you cannot put a phone into both master and slave mode at the same time, I would like to connect my stock ...
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I am having problems trying to get my hotspot to work

I have an at&t Lg V20 with Cricket: Unlimited Plan and CANT get my hotspot to work, I've tried to change my APN like I did with my G4 but it does not work and I've tried foxfi and a few others ...
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Does Android USB Shared connection runs a DHCP Server?

I'm aware of USB Shared connection of android and I've been using it to give connection to my computer. Also I've an old domestic router which has RJ45 and wireless interfaces. I've been thinking ...
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Share Wifi connection to my PC through android USB tethering

I have a ZTE v769M with android 4.2.2 (rooted). I want to share my wifi connection to a laptop that does not have a wireless card, through usb. The problem is that when a I activate the "usb ...
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Receiving a call downgrades to 3G/H permanently?

Some background I'm using my Nexus 5X running Android 7.1.2 as a wifi access point for my computers. I'm subscribed to an unlimited 4G plan, no upper limits. I got the phone last Fall, which is also ...
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Port forwarding to USB Tether

I have RaspberryPi which connected to Android Phone via USB and USB Tethering is up. Android Phone is connected to Home Router (Wi-Fi). With this setup, my Raspberry Pi can reach the internet with USB-...
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How to set a tethered Wi-Fi connection (tethered to another phone via Android personal hotspot) as “metered” connection

I have a number of apps set to "Download on Wi-Fi Only" on Android. But the moment I tether, the phone considers itself on Wi-Fi, even if the upstream device is a metered 3G/LTE connection. Under ...
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How to use PC data on phone via USB cord? [duplicate]

One can use the mobile data from a PC using the USB tethering feature. Is there any way to do the opposite, that is use the PC data from mobile, using USB cord or any other cord or app? My phone is ...
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How can I enable USB tethering through ADB? [duplicate]

I was going through this link. but I can't find a way to enable USB tethering through adb. Is there any other way I can do it?
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Wifi Hotspot/Tethering Unstable (Android 7, Xperia Z5 Compact)

I have a Sony Xperia Z5 Compact running Android 7. The Wifi hotspot/tethering functionality has never been perfectly stable, but in recent weeks/months (I think since Android 7) it has become awful. ...
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Reverse Tethering via Bluetooth

Doing some googling I have found the possibility to create a PAN network with a Windows Machine to give network access to an Android Bluetooth device. At robotics where I am at we are NOT ALLOWED TO ...
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Mobile tethering [Internal implementation]

I use mobile tethering sometime from remote. Recently, I had some strange behaviour. For my older connection when I used to get IPv4 from the operator, on tethering, all the connected devices had a ...
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Tethered VPN Connection

I have an OPPO find 7. At my school we have a pretty mean wifi restriction on the wifi (Blocked websites). Basically I tried to tether through an usb cable from my Phone (while connected to the school ...
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DNS error on laptop when tethered to non-rooted Android 5.1 device

I am trying to hotspot my laptop from a non-rooted Android 5.1 phone (ZTE A110). On IPv4 and IPv6 I get Connection Status: Enabled - with high speed quality - but No Internet Access. When I run ...
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Can I tether Internet from one android device to another android device using USB?

I have a Jide Remix Mini and it is a pain in the neck when it comes to Wifi. It seems as if it steals the I.P. Address of another device on the router, sucks up all the bandwidth, and then still can't ...
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Android Tethering Turns off straight away

From time to time, the tethering on my Nexus 6P, running Android 7.1.1, turns itself off for no reason. It can then take 5 or 6 attempts for it to turn back on. Trying to turn it on, results in the ...
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Android as WiFi adapter?

How do I use my phone's USB hotspot to transfer my WiFi network connected to my phone to my laptop? Is it possible? I'm running CyanogenMod 12.1 on my Galaxy Note II. Thank you.
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Hey, if I use “Mobile Tethering” and share a network with my computer, will the network admin be able to see my activity on my computer?

if I use "Mobile Tethering" and share a network with my computer, will the network admin be able to see my activity on my computer?? If the Admin can see my activity, is there any other ways to "hide" ...
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Can I prevent tethering from using cell/mobile data?

I have been using USB tethering to connect my laptop to a wifi and am scared I might lose connection to wifi and begin using mobile data without noticing Ideally an app that lets me react to USB ...
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Why does one type of tethering obstruct MTP while another doesn't?

When I use the native USB tethering function of my phone, it makes MTP stop working. I can't use both MTP and tether both at the same time. However, when I USB tether via ClockworkMod Tether, I can ...
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How to reroute all traffic from Bluetooth tether to a VPN app

Today i tried to use a Bluetooth Personal Area Network to connect to my phone from my laptop because my phone had a VPN on it. When i went to test my IP address i found that android was not rerouting ...