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How to set up reverse tethering over USB?

I know this is an even later answer, but it is worth mentioning it. No rooting needed! No app installation needed!* Which is not even possible if you do not have some other internet connection. ...
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How to use Windows' internet on Android phone through USB cable

There is a solution for unrooted devices I know this is a late answer, but as all existing answers suggest that USB reverse tethering is only possible if either your device is rooted or has system ...
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How to set a tethered Wi-Fi connection (tethered to another phone via Android personal hotspot) as "metered" connection

There is a rather hidden feature, that will let you achieve this: This option is found under Settings > Data usage (Wireless and Networks). Tap on the three dots in the top right corner, and press "...
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Port forwarding to USB Tether

That should be possible and requires a reverse port forward, which can be setup with adb: Run this command on your Raspberry Pi: adb reverse tcp:<remote> tcp:<local> where <remote> ...
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How to assign Mobile Data's public IP to host connected on hotspot?

Let's say rmnet_data1 is your Mobile Data interface (on Qualcomm devices) and wlan0 is WiFi interface. When you switch on Mobile Data, your ISP assigns rmnet_data1 an IP address, possibly dynamic and ...
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No internet access using USB tethering on Android phone

On googling I found that my mobile service provider recently disabled internet access over tethering. This can be fixed by the following the steps described here. Enable USB debugging on your android ...
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How to set up reverse tethering over USB?

For unrooted devices I know this is a late answer, but as all existing answers suggest that USB reverse tethering is only possible if either your device is rooted or has system support for reverse ...
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Does Android have support for IPv6 tethering?

It should be available since Android 7. https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base/+/7747fd4/services/core/java/com/android/server/connectivity/tethering/IPv6TetheringCoordinator.java ...
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How can I enable USB tethering through ADB?

adb shell am start -n com.android.settings/.TetherSettings && adb shell input keyevent 20 && adb shell input keyevent 20 && adb shell input keyevent KEYCODE_ENTER && ...
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Port forwarding during USB tethering

There are 2 adb commands: adb forward adb reverse As you mentioned in the comment, you are probably looking for adb reverse which works like this: adb reverse tcp:<remote> tcp:<local> ...
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How to use Android device as router without cellular connection?

If you have root access and don't mind working on CLI, a shorter version of script used for How to use Android in Wi-Fi repeater mode? can be used to create a hotspot network provided that your WiFi ...
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How to automatically enable ethernet tethering on Android 11?

Ok, got it working with Interact block in Automate. It has a nice inspector I used for capturing an ethernet tethering tap event. Reproducing tap only works with the screen unlocked so I used Tasker ...
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Reverse tethering via Bluetooth: How to share PC internet connectivity with android phone via Bluetooth

This is a good question which myself couldn't get a satisfactory solution. This solution posted here seemed promising although I found out the bluetooth stack supports fewer bluetooth adapters and ...
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Why does one type of tethering obstruct MTP while another doesn't?

It's probably because ClockworkMod Tether is using a different USB mode (getprop sys.usb.config) which has MTP mode enabled too. native USB tethering: sys.usb.state = rndis,adb (where rndis is the ...
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Is tethering/hotspot dangerous for your Android phone?

There isn't enough/real evidence suggesting that tethering is harmful to device hardware. AFAICT this is a feature-by-design that any android device (supporting tethering) should be able to handle ...
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Getting around a tethering block with European prepay SIM

First I would recommend using a VPN service to prevent your ISP from inferring your avoidance of the ban by sniffing your internet traffic. It would be best to pay for one, as free VPN services ...
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How to assign Mobile Data's public IP to host connected on hotspot?

Have a look at this thread about using open VPN. Here you can give public IPs to devices using Open VPN, I think. Or you could find another tethering app which supports this such as PdaNet+ which ...
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No internet access using USB tethering on Android phone

After a lot of headache and trying everything, including Martin's answer (but I got no permissions error when I tried settings...), this solved the problem for me: Go to Configurations > Wireless &...
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How to use Private DNS on Android Pie for tethering?

DNS has traditionally been part of libc. Android's Bionic libc depends on netd for traditional DNS as well as Private DNS (DoT) implementation. See this answer for more details. Since every app runs ...
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How to share a 4G data connection over wired Ethernet?

While the feature has never been part of stock Android (not sure if some custom ROM provides this), it's possible on rooted devices. I recently answered to How to make Ethernet work on Android over ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot and internet connection

Well, one of the system updates has upgraded my smartphone OS from Android 9 to 10. And that has fixed the problem. Now my smartphone can work flawlessly at the same time as a Wi-Fi hotspot for ...
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Internet fast when sharing via hotspot or tethering but slow on the device itself

So, I have discovered the cause of this problem... the darn chinese brick is riddled with vendor's own poorly written system level adware. It constantly opens connections to it's servers which turns ...
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Possible to share Tmobile Internet using my Android (Moto Z2 Play NO ROOT) via a USBC > Ethernet > Laptop?

I use an app called pdanet+ to share hotspot through WiFi, or usbc cable. All you have to do, is download the app onto your phone, and also download it onto your laptop from here. You will then be ...
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Getting around a tethering block with European prepay SIM

June Fabrics PDA Software Support responded: You can try this and see if it works: 1. Install PdaNet 5.1 on both your Moto E and Moto X 2. On the Moto E open PdaNet and activate "WiFi Direct Hotspot" ...
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related to technical working of hotspot in android

This is security related question that's why everyone wants to know how the functionality of android works and I think everyone should know. So let me explain about this topic : suppose there are two ...
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Lost tethering access and slow internet after uninstalling root firewall

With the help of a root browser, navigate to /system/bin/ and clear the content of the following files: iptables, ip6tables (using the text editor that comes with root browser) then set permissions ...
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How can I get Reverse USB Tethering to work on my KitKat device? I've already got it running on my Jellybean device

After some trial and error seem to have managed to get it working, turns out it is a DNS issue. If anyone else has this issue then it turns out that you need some extra commands in order to get KitKat ...
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What's the reason Android Reverse Tethering require root?

ReverseTethering does not require root. If your device runs ICS or newer. A few months ago, I was wondering the very same thing and started to investigate. Eventually, I started to develop my own ...
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How can I enable USB tethering through ADB?

Root is needed in order to execute these commands: The following commands call ConnectivityManager.setUsbTethering(boolean enable) in Android 4.3: adb shell su -c service call connectivity ...
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Mobile tethering [Internal implementation]

That's just how IPv6 works. Every device gets a unique global address by design.
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