Samsung Epic 4G :: Wireless Hotspot Feature

Nov 2, 2010

I can't even break 1MBps download on my iPad with it on 4G. I get 8MBps on the phone. I've read that the EVO is much better at it.

Samsung Epic 4G :: wireless hotspot feature


Motorola Droid X :: Hotspot Feature And Wireless Connection?

Jul 18, 2010

I need a wireless connection to use Xbox Live, how does the hotspot feature work? Worth$ 20?

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HTC Desire :: Wireless Hotspot Feature Works Without Data Plan

Oct 2, 2010

I purchased a HTC Desire a few days ago and I think it's great. However, there is one thing that bothers me. I've been quite slow at joining the smartphone community, primarily due to all the reports/stories of high phonebills relating to internet usage. So, having got my hands on the phone its self - I thought I'd play with it for a while and stick to using my home wifi connection for downloading apps and playing with map applications etc.

The phone came pre-installed with Android 2.2 and therefore has this wireless hotspot app built in. So, to see how it worked, I enabled the feature and connected to the phone from my laptop.

My first surprise was that it worked. My laptop was connected to the phone and web pages were loading up on it. Realising that my phone was already set up to connect to my wireless router for internet access though, I figured that it was probably sharing that connection with my laptop. Well, at least that's what I was hoping...

At this point I unplugged my home modem/router and tried again. Fully expecting my laptop to complain about the lack of internet connectivity, I was quite shocked to find that web pages were loading up on my laptop and there's now a '3G' logo (with flashing up/down arrows) showing on the top status bar of the phone.

From what I've said here, my only conclusion is that my phone is transferring data over the mobile phone network, but considering that I don't have a data plan, how can this be? If I disable the hotspot feature (with my home router switched off), my phone cannot access the internet, but if I enable the wireless hotspot feature of the phone and connect to it - my laptop can.

My SIM card is from Tchibo Germany (o2 network).

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Samsung Fascinate :: Rooting For Wireless Hotspot

Nov 15, 2010

I finally got my fascinate yesterday. I know that there is a app out there called wireless tether that is used for a mobile hotspot. I know it requires rooting the phone. I need a simple very detailed instructions on how to do this.

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Samsung EPIC 4G :: Wifi Hotspot

Sep 2, 2010

I was excited to use the new phone specifically for the wifi hotspot. I could not believe when it did not work right away that I needed to tack an extra 30 a month in order for sprint to activate the thing.

So I am wondering if there is a better way to use the phone as a wifi hotspot without haveing to eat the service charge. I seen something about a way that involved root access which I could probably do but I was hoping there was a better way or maybe going to be a better way with android 2.2?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: How To Enable TV Out Feature?

Sep 5, 2010

One of the main reason I purchased this phone is to mirror the screen in my car and use the GPS on my in-dash. From my reading, it seems that it has been disabled and there is no clear answer that I have found stating that the hardware to perform TV Out was removed. Has anyone investigated this feature and had luck? I am still on a hunt to fix this feature because it's a big factor on whether or not I'll keep the phone.

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Samsung EPIC 4G :: Tethering And Wifi Hotspot Capability

Aug 22, 2010

Will it be possible to tether the epic 4g to a laptop (perhaps through USB) instead of using the wifi hot spot capability? The wifi router/hot spot option is an additional $30 a month and I don't anticipate I will need the option often enough to justify the cost. Is there an option to tether epic4g without the wifi hot spot option?

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Samsung EPIC 4G :: 4G Panorama Camera Feature

Aug 25, 2010

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Hotspot Activation - Download Slow Speed

Oct 13, 2010

Today, I set my Epic to 4G Hotspot activation. Then I setup my Apple Itouch to connect WiFi with my Epic. I ran app on my Itouch. This is with my Epic connected to 4G.
Apple Ipod Touch 64 gb: (in kbps)
255 871
341 899
263 892
225 880

Are these good speeds Hotspot? It seems like Download is kinda slow, although Upload speed seems good. With the same tower and still connected with my Itouch (but Itouch not running any program), my Epic got:
5818 1104
This is the typical speeds that i get with 4G connection with my Epic. Is my Hotspot speeds Ok?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Rooted / Can I Use Embedded Sprint HotSpot Widget?

Nov 17, 2010

I'm newly rooted and all seems to work fine. Can I use the embedded sprint HotSpot widget or is there another out there available? I can associate to the Sprint HotSpot and pull an IP address, but cannot surf.

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Hotspot Service Running / Stop It From Starting?

Sep 18, 2010

Ok, so i go to check running services and i see that sprint hotspot is running. i have not started it since the day i bought the phone. i have no intention of using it, for now. why is it running and how can i stop it from starting? is it supposed to be running?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Notifications - Speak To Text Feature - Permanent Icons?

Sep 19, 2010

I have a few questions about how Chomp works on the Epic: If I download Chomp, will I still get notifications at the top notification pull down on the home page? Or are the only notifications given on the actual chomp icon? (I don't want to have two notifications.) I was also wondering if I would still be able to use the "speak to text" feature that the stock app has? Lastly, there is a set of permanent icons on the home screen (phone, contacts, messaging, apps). When I click messaging, would it go to chomp?

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HTC Desire :: Trying To Use Hotspot Feature

Nov 24, 2010

my router has packed up so I am trying to use the hotspot feature on the Desire. I connect my pc to it okay and can download my email ok but if I try to go to any website I get a message saying Forbidden - access denied by access control list. How do I change this in Windows 7?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Use My Phone As Wireless Hot Spot?

Nov 14, 2010

How do I use my phone as a wireless hot spot?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Connects Wireless Phone Signal?

Sep 5, 2010

has a blackberry and when he connects to my wireless internet at my house he gets better/full service for calling and texting! Now when I connect my new epic to the wireless all that is better is the internet speed.. Is there a way to connect to wireless and get better signal? Does the epic even do this?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Sprint Wireless Tether Slow?

Oct 25, 2010

I've heard that the sprint wireless tether on the Epic is really slow for some reason. I get 4G at home, with speeds of about 7Mbps up and 1Mbps up. Will I get the same speed with my laptop?

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Connecting To Wifi After Wireless Tether

Oct 11, 2010

I just got my epic last week and had it rooted within hours. I have to say, I do love this phone. But I have noticed a slight inconvenience. I have installed the wireless tether app, and it works like a charm. No problem connecting other gadgets to it. But once I'm done tethering, and switch back to using wifi, the phone doesn't seem to want to connect to my home's wifi. I've tried reseting the phone, manually killing the tether app, and force closing the app under the applications tab in settings. But still no connection. Eventually, after 30mins or so, th phone will be able to connect once again. Has anyone else had this issue? It just seems somewhat of an unexpected problem, and a minor inconvenience. Any information on this or a possible fix would be greatly appreciated.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Devices Can Connect To Hotspot Feature On Phone?

Jun 2, 2010

All laptops should work, but what about other devices?

iPad - ok
PSP Go - It works I messed up. This is good news to me since it didn't work with my old iPhone and Palm Pre.
PS3- Works great too!

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HTC EVO 4G :: Froyo Wi-Fi Hotspot Feature To Be Left Unblocked - Sprint

May 27, 2010

Sprint says it will allow PDAnet tethering on EVO 4G, suggests it will also allow built-in Wi-Fi mobile hotspot capability in 2.2 'Froyo' update for Android | TECHNOLOGY Blog |

This guy talked to a sprint rep who insuated that Froyo's wi-fi hotspot feature wont be blocked when its eventually released for the evo


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Motorola Droid :: Verizon Deletes Hotspot Feature

Aug 3, 2010

Verizon Wireless promised to deliver the Android 2.2 Froyo update to the Motorola Droid starting "this week." The update hasn't started rolling out yet, but InformationWeek has already learned some disappointing news about it.According to Verizon Wireless, two of the biggest features being introduced by Android 2.2 Froyo won't be included in the Droid update: tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot creation.It is possible that Verizon Wireless is purposely leaving these features out of the Droid to entice customers to buy the Droid X (which offers hotspot creation) or the unannounced but imminent Droid 2.

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General :: Xperia Tablet S - 3G Doesn't Have WiFi Hotspot Feature

Sep 5, 2013

Xperia Tablet S + 3G doesn't have the WiFi hotspot feature. Is there a way to add this feature to my device. My tablet is rooted and op is 4.1.1 release 2.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Wireless Hotspot And Rooting

May 17, 2010

I've seen a lot of scattered comments about this subject, but it all seems inconsistent. I would absolutely love to have my phone be a wireless hotspot for my computer. However, I'd like to do this without being charged from sprint. Now I know this is obviously something sprint wouldn't want their customers to do so I have two main questions:

1) Do you absolutely have to root your phone for it to be able to act as a hotspot for free?

2) If so, what would be the negative effects of rooting your phone. I'm assuming it would void warranty. Anything else?

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HTC Incredible :: Wireless 3G Hotspot

Sep 30, 2010

I just got a WiFi IPad so i'm wanting to wireless tether. I already had PDNet for my notebook but of course thats not going to work for the IPad. I looked at the 3G Hotspot feature on the incredible and of course i tried it just to see if it would work and it doesn't. You just get a verizon page when you try to browse the web. I know in the past you had to root to be able to tether wirelessly. With Froyo does that still hold true or is there some type of app you can download off the android marketplace? I don't know if i'm big on rooting my phone. Verizon i think will charge $20 for the convenience right?

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HTC EVO 4G :: Wireless Hotspot Without Root With EVO 2.2

Aug 4, 2010

Is there a way to set up a wireless hotspot without rooting my phone? I'm on the new Android 2.2 release for the EVO.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Froyo Wireless Hotspot

May 13, 2010

So we've heard that Froyo will include a wireless hotspot. Is this something that Sprint can/will be blocking?

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HTC Incredible :: 3g Hotspot And Wireless Tether

Jul 18, 2010

Can someone tell me the difference between the 2?

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General :: Using Router For Wireless Hotspot?

Apr 1, 2012

Is it possible to connect the phone to a router to create a wireless hotspot? Would/could this give better coverage than simply using the phone as the hotspot? I currently have a Rezound, and have yet to root so I am stuck with tethering, for now.

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HTC Incredible :: Wifi Hotspot Vs Wireless Tethering

Sep 19, 2010

I recently rooted my Incredible and installed Cyanogen 6.00 RC3. I liked some things about it but missed some of the stock HTC widgets and apps. The Cyanogen rom had wifi hot spot, and it worked great. I could connect more than one computer to it, as it acted like a Hotspot.

Today i reflashed to Virtuous 2.7 Rom, which is alot like the stock 2.2. I got back the things I missed in Cyanogen but no wifi hotspot. Instead, there is "Wireless Tethering" which doesn't seem to work. The latest version is installed, version 2.0.5-pre9. Neither of my computers can "see" the connection.

Is there any way I can get the wifi hot spot app that was in Cyanogen and install it on my phone with the Virtuous 2.7 Rom? wireless tethering really doesn't do what I want it to.

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HTC EVO 4G :: Wireless Tether App Vs Sprint Mobile Hotspot

Oct 21, 2010

I recently rooted my EVO. I tried Barnacle Wifi Tether, which was connecting me at 11 mbps but was not able to view any web pages. I then tried Wireless Tether and was able to connect at only 11-24 mbps. I have had the Sprint Mobile Hotspot up until now, but was getting 54 mbps out of that.

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Samsung Epic 4G :: Call Reject Feature - Add Numbers To Reject List

Oct 22, 2010

I like to add numbers to a reject list, and never deal with those numbers again. Anyone know if its available on the Epic, or if there's an app that will accomplish this?

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