Tethering means using a mobile device (like a smartphone) which acts as a bridge to provide access to other network equipment or internet access in general.

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How to LAN Minecraft when both computers are tethering using mobiles connected to a WiFi Hotspot

We had a problem when we tried using the LAN feature of Minecraft. We believe it was because tethering using our mobile phones to connect to the home wifi changes our default gateway. Any ideas? ...
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Set up two Kali Linux OSs in VirtualBox and ping between them

I have VirtualBox installed in Windows 8. In VirtualBox I have two Kali Linux 2.0 OSs. Both have access to the internet, but I can't seem to ping them. My home computer uses cell phone tethering for ...
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Wi-fi AP disappears after connecting to mobile hotspot

My Windows laptop is connected to my home wi-fi AP. The wi-fi router has both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, and I can see both stations, plus a list of those in the neighborhood when I click the network icon ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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iPhone 5s refuses to share internet connection with PC via USB

I'm trying to use my iPhone 5s internet connection from my PC (Windows 7) using USB cable. This all used to work but then I updated my iOS version to 8.4.1 (latest) recently and this now appears to ...
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Does Private Internet Access VPN Block Tethering Detection

If I use the Private Internet Access VPN software while tethered to my iphone can T-Mobile still detect that I am tethering? So, then since im requesting data from the vpn and since that data is ...
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iphone 6 plus personal hotspot stopped working

For last few weeks I "successfully" tethered my laptop computer on the freeway while carpooling to my iPhone 6 plus Personal hotspot. I have AT&T as a service. Last night, at home, I updated my ...
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How to use usb tethering only for guest vm and not for host system?

I have a host system with win7 and a ubuntu guest vm. I work with virtualbox. I want to use my mobile phone with usb tethering to have access to the internet in my vm. This is not a problem, currently ...
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Force Windows 7 to use Android phone's MAC address as network identifier for hotspot to prevent network name addition/iteration

Background I have a new Verizon Android (5.1) phone with a mobile hotspot running with a set HOTSPOT_NAME (the SSID) for the network, and having a WPA2 (AES) security. I had a previous Verizon ...
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How to route only part of my network traffic through 3G/4G/Tethering?

Latelly I've been in the middle of nowhere and my only option is to use my 3G/LTE dongle or tether my phone. The problem is the number of background tasks and updates and everything that consumes my ...
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Ubuntu USB Tethering With Asus ZenFone

I recently worked through how to get USB tethering to work with my Asus ZenFone for my Ubuntu computer. I wanted to share the wealth.
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Windows 8.1 and Android Lollipop USB Tethering strange behavior

I have a problem under Windows 8.1 when I try to use internet through an Android USB Tethering... I have a nexus 5 and when I enabled the USB Tethering, it works fine (I can navigate and use ...
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DD-WRT Android USB Tether

I have an older WNDR4500 router that has BS DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) - build 25697 installed. The router has 2 USB ports, and I was wondering if I could USB tether with my Android phone to the ...
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How I can reverse-tether my android tablet, to my j2ME phone using bluetooth DUN, without rooting? [closed]

I have a j2ME phone. When I pair it with my laptop, I can use the phone to connect to connect internet using mobile broadband connection (I pick my provider in a list on the laptop to autocomplete the ...
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Share internet connection on a win 7 pc to other pc connected via router

My situation is this: I have a modem/router with 2 pc plugged each via lan cable, pretty standard setup. Unfortunately I find myself often with prolonged connection drop to my ISP. My fallback plan ...
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WiFi tethering in windows7 without Admin previleges

I need to share my internet connection using WiFi. And unfortunately I dont have administrator rights. I know how to enable hostednetwork but this requires admin rights everytime the system starts. Is ...
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USB Thethering and 3G wireless routers

Is it possible to connect tethered android phone to USB socket of a 3G wifi router to access internet in place of regular USB dongle? If yes,how?
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Issue in internet sharing(ethernet) to android device in mavericks

i have installed Horndis driver on my Mavericks, my phone is displayed on network preferences (with green connected icon). The issue is i cant get access to internet. i shared ethernet connection ...
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Reduce bandwidth usage when web browsing? [closed]

If I have a 1GB tethering allowance per month. Is it possible to somehow compress the websites I visit so they use less bandwidth to reach my screen?
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Forwarding internet using a raspberry pi (eth0 and eth1)

So I have my raspberry pi connected to the internet via my iPhone (tethering via USB), and it all works fine, the connection is setup on eth1. The problem I have is I cannot manage to forward my ...
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I broke my internet after tethering wifi with phone over usb

So a while ago, I was at a house with my laptop and my phone. I wanted to access the wifi on my computer, so I plugged in my phone via USB and activated USB tethering on my nexus 5. Worked like a ...
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Why does my Windows Vista PC connected to internet via an USB-tethered iPhone not share the connection?

Our only internet connection is a tethered iPhone connected by USB to the PC, and this works well. I would like to plug an ethernet cable into the PC's network card and connect this to other devices ...
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How to manage virtual Ethernet interface (NDIS) with cmd

I frequently use the usb tethering function of my android smartphone. If the network manager establishes the connection, the network gets almost every time a new Network name (started with "Network 1" ...
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Tethering using a Nokia N8-00

My trusty old ZTE Android wich I used as an wireless access point for my computers was stolen the day before yesterday... I have a Nokia N8-00 but it seems to be really flaky... I had to d/l an app to ...
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Share Windows computer internet connection with Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi that can't have physical access to the router, but I have a PC that does. I would like to share internet connection from the PC to the Raspberry via the USB cable*, not via the ...
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Windows7 tethering and WIFI

If my Windows7 machine has a WIFI connection and is tethered through my iPhone, will it use both connections to the internet?
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tethering via multiple smartphones

I would like to allow several people to combine their individual data plan available on their smartphones, to provide a large internet access point via Wifi. So, it would basically be like using your ...
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How do I disable this networking dialog on Windows 8.1?

When I tether my Android phone to Windows 8.1, I often get this useless dialog, which I always ignore. How do I prevent Windows 8.1 from showing it?
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Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
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Two Linux PCs sharing One Tethered Connection

I've got two ubuntu PCs and one Android tablet. Android tablet tethers via usb with PC1. I'd like to connect the PC2 with PC1 so PC2 also becomes able to access the internet. Moreover it should also ...
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Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Windows: Controlling which applications may use the network?

Is it possible for me to specify which applications may use the network (whitelist)? Every time I tether my Windows7 laptop over a 3G connection I end up with a huge data bill (hundreds of MBs used ...
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Set up bluetooth tethering windows 8 with galaxy s3

I'm looking instructions to tether my windows 8 laptop via Bluetooth with my Samsung Galaxy s3 android. I've enabled Bluetooth Tethering on the Samsung Galaxy S3. I've paired the devices on windows, ...
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How do I connect a laptop to both a wireless LAN and a wi-fi hotspot? [duplicate]

I have two networks at my home -- a LAN where I'd like to share my files, and a phone that provides my only Internet via a wi-fi hotspot feature. Hoping to access both at once, I outfitted my Windows ...
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Tell Windows 7: “This is a thethering WLAN, allow only Browser and skype to use it.” [duplicate]

Is there some software that can be configured to recognize certain WLAN SSIDs as tethering connection and block all traffic from programs other than those explicitly added to a whitelist? I know that ...
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Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) on windows 7 does not work even though connected to host

So below are the details of hardware/software I am using for ICS. 1.Windows 7 as host 2.Android Phone(Micromax canvas 2 as client 3.EDUP nano usb wifi adapter 4.Data card(usb modem) for internet ...
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How to force linux to use one network connection over the other?

I have connected my iPhone which has hotspot enabled to my ubuntu machine through the USB. Based on the type of network activity (say browsing vs ssh), I want to switch between network connections ...
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Android PortForwarding

Is there a way to do WiFi tethering on my Android and do port forwarding for my PC from the Android. What I mean is: Internet --> Android Android has the port forwarding to PC (XAMPP) PC running ...
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Internet via tethering: How to limit PC internet usage? [duplicate]

Occasionally, I need to tether my android phone to my laptop to get internet. I have very little mobile internet (500MB /month) and it can disappear very quickly. I need a few tips on how to use force ...
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Internet from 3G phone to PC, trying to share internet through LAN port to router

I posted over on Reddit for help first, but ultimately the issue is unresolved. Anyone trying to help may want to look at the conversation I had over there. I'm on Win7x64, Enterprise N. Ultimately, ...
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Fastest way to bluetooth tether a phone in Windows 8

As a web developer, connecting my laptop computer to the internet via bluetooth with my iphone is something I do several times a day. Is there an easy way to do this in Windows 8 that I'm missing? It ...
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Foxfi and DD-WRT

I am currently using my phone (Android) for Internet access. I am running FoxFi for WiFi tethering. My goal is to get several devices, both wireless and wired, to communicate over the network and to ...
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No LAN and SMB access, and Explorer not responsive, when using a second connection

I apologize if this is a duplicate question, I know that there are several questions about multiple connection (LAN + LAN and LAN + dialup) but I haven't been able to find one that fits my scenario. ...
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Any Windows XP software can tether my PC to iPhone?

I don't have admin access rights on one of the notebook, so I could not install iTune. However the tethering features is really good, it allows me to browse internet via my iphone, while there's no ...
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Firewall rule for ClockworkMod Tether

After 2 hours for googling, I finally for ClockworkMod tether to compile and run on Fedora 17 x64. Only catch is I have to disable firewall when I am running it, and I am not comfortable doing that. I ...
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New network name created every time I connect a Windows 7 machine to my Nexus One Portable Wi-Fi hotspot

I have my Nexus One configured as a portable Wi-Fi hotspot named AndroidAP JD. Whenever I turn on the wifi capability and connect to it with a Windows 7 machine, it remembers the password and connects ...
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FTP not working with WiFi or Tethering

My laptop has suddenly starting having issues when I FTP files to my website. I can send emails and browse web pages with no problem but FTP access is intermittent. If I plug a network cable in there ...
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Why can't Win7 remember my tether? New Connection Setup every time

In Win7 when you connect to a new network you're prompted to set it as a Home, Work, or Public connection. Presumably this influences default security settings. That's all well and good, except for ...
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Prohibit internet access for all applications except selected ones (OS X)

Is there a tool that can be used to prohibit internet access for all applications except selected ones (on Mac OS X)? "Little snitch" can't be the answer, as it doesn't provide a simple "deny all / ...
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Can you tether a Chromebook to other devices?

Can you set up a chromebook as a wifi hotspot, sort of like ad hoc on windows?