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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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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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Save bandwidth when tethering

I'm tethering from my phone for a windows-8 computer. I can change the behaviour of gmail so that it will use html and consume less bandwidth. I closed the dropbox process. However, there are many ...
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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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Why won't my Windows Vista PC connected to internet via an USB-tethered iPhone 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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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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Mac OSX tethering setup

I recently got the ability to tether my Macbook Pro (Mavericks) to my iPhone. I was curious how people eliminate un-needed network traffic while tethered to avoid data overages? Is there some sort of ...
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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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Can't tether my android galaxy note 2 with usb to my ubuntu 12.04

I turn tethering on and the wired connection shows up in Ubuntu. I can connect to it but Internet doesn't work there like it does on my phone. Can't load pages or ping Google. When I look at ...
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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?
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How does computer utilize two internet connection?

I have an internet connection in my office that goes through a firewall. It is very slow. I setup my PC to connect via a tether from my mobile phone. The pc now shows two connections. How does ...
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Is it possible to use internet on ubuntu through a mobile connected to wifi?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 on a laptop which does not have WiFi, due to which I cannot connect to wireless network through my laptop. I was wondering if I could connect my phone (Nokia X6) to the laptop via ...
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RNDIS Connection Lag On Windows, Not Linux

I have two Android smartphones that can provide their internet connection to a computer over USB via the RNDIS (Remote Network Device Interface Specification) protocol. I also have two computers ...
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How to turn my Linux netbook into WiFi AP

I'm trying find out how to make a linux (Fuduntu) netbook with two network interfaces a wireless access point and act as router and share internet connection for a WiFi tablet. one interface is ...
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How to let Windows 7 laptop provide an internet connection to my Android?

Google didn't help me at all on this. I have a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone, running Android 2.3.3. I'm wondering whether it's possible to have my laptop providing an internet connection for it. I ...
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Blackberry Bold not recognized by laptop when tethered

I have a ThinkPad running XP. When I use the USB tether to connect a new BlackBerry Bold, the laptop doesn't see it. Neither Verizon's Access Manager or Blackberry Desktop detects the device. Other ...
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What should I disable in Windows XP to use as little bandwidth as possible?

I'm tethered to my phone and I have a data cap. Is there a system-wide setting or a set of settings I can apply to get Windows XP to minimize its network access as much as possible? I really don't ...
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I want to monitor and limit OS X's data transfer while I'm tethering via my iPhone

So, I have an iPhone with Sprint service. They offer a mobile hotspot add-on option. Sprint will offer me 5GB of data transfer under this plan, but then they will charge me extra. Specifically, they ...
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iPhone Tethering backwards

Is there a way to tether an iPhone to a computer (either Mac or PC) so the iPhone gets it's internet from the computer rather than the way tethering normally goes, with the computer getting it's ...
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Is bluetooth tethering slower than Wifi?

I'm tethering a Galaxy Nexus (running Android ICS) with my Macbook Pro (2009 model, running Lion). What's the difference between bluetooth and wifi tethering in terms of: latency bandwidth power ...
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Tethering with same IP address

Our university (school) has a limitation that one can only connect to their network using one device per student. It has been put in place because of the poor connectivity here (I'm in South Africa). ...