Questions tagged [tethering]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Combining two internet connections?

I tried to combine two separate mobile usb tethered internet connections using two of the standard windows methods found on the internet - bridging and disabling the automatic metric and adding 15. ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Why the default browser starts automatically when my MacBook connects to 4G modem (tethered)

I have a 4G Huawei modem. When I connect it to my MacBook Pro with a cable (tethered internet sharing), Safari or Chrome (whatever the default browser is) starts automatically. How can I stop that?
0
votes
0answers
52 views

How can I make a Linux machine accessible to my home's network when it's tethered to my Windows 10 PC?

I have an old computer running Lubuntu that I connected to my main Windows 10 PC through Windows 10's tethering functionality. I would like to use my Linux machine as a server (Apache, Minecraft, etc.)...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Reverse tethering Macbook Pro and iPad over BT extremely slow

Sharing my Mac's internet over Bluetooth is extremely slow, with about 0.50 mbps download and often 0.00 mbps upload. My mac is connected wirelessly to a router and gets about 115 mbps download and 10 ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

Fresh Windows 10 install won't recognize old tablet (digma idj7n), but Linux (pop_os) does it seamlessly

I have the tablet Digma idj7n, which I use for USB-tethering Wi-Fi to my Linux pc. The problem is: I have to switch back to windows 10, but windows 10: Recognizes the tablet as the unknown device and ...
1
vote
3answers
56 views

Is there a way to connect a Nokia E5 to a Win10-64 notebook, for access to 3G internet? [revised rant-free version]

Nokia E5: https://www.gsmarena.com/nokia_e5-3198.php It used to be possible on an older WinXP notebook. I have tried many times with Win10-64, with various 'suites' and extra drivers, but never quite ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Keep my computer connected to the internet via ethernet and use usb wifi dongle to connect to my camera's built in wifi

I was wondering if there is a way to keep my PC connected to the internet via ethernet but also use a usb wifi dongle to connect to my Nikon camera's built in wifi so that I can tether the camera and ...
0
votes
1answer
265 views

Combining multiple Mobile Phone Internet Connection (to get high speed) [duplicate]

I want to combine multiple mobile 4G internet(Jio) phone connection (Usb Tethering or hot spot) to get high speed internet on my Mac OS X. Solution that i checked are - Use paid software speedify. (...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

TCP packets lost between kernel and application (Android USB Tethering)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S10, whose USB Tethering feature has some issues when used with Linux. Samsung users have been complaining for months about various issues with USB Tethering after certain ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Large discrepancy in netlogs and Android data usage statistic

As my internet connection I use a mobile hotspot set up on a Xiamo Redmi note 8 running Android 9.0. The only device connected to the hotspot is my laptop running Ubuntu 19.1. I've noticed that I am ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Brave Browser showing 80% CPU in tskmgr but I'm not connected to the internet also Network Config issue

Having a little network config issues and a web browser jacking my CPU while disconnected has me stumped. Tethering to Asus laptop windows 10 pro,latest,pretty clean and error free. Web pages loading ...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

iPhone USB tether to VM OS, interface not found

I am running FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p6 as a VM in a Debian 8 (Jessie) hypervisor. I have passed the USB through the hypervisor, so FreeBSD sees the iPhone USB connection. However, the FreeBSD VM ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Is USB tethered connection routed through VPN?

Suppose I am using USB tethering from my android to connect my PC to Internet. If I set up a VPN on android using Psiphon, will my PC traffic be routed through the VPN? If not, how can I set it up for ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to rdp into a pc that is on USB tethering?

I have a pc1 and a phone that are connected to a router/internet. I have a pc2 that is using the above phone to get internet using USB tethering. The pc2 ip is 192.169.42.234, which doesn't match the ...
0
votes
1answer
328 views

Sharing tethered NDIS connection over ethernet

I'm trying to share my tethered NDIS connection to another device using ethernet. The scenario is: I have an android smartphone which is connected to a wireless hotspot. Using USB tethering, i'm ...
0
votes
1answer
903 views

ssh to server with access to Internet over USB-Tethering

I have a desktop pc with ubuntu 18.04. It doesn't have a WiFi module and I also don't have a WiFi-USB-Dongle. So I used USB-Tethering over my smartphone to provide access to the Internet and it works ...
0
votes
1answer
722 views

Can’t connect to internet via iPhone with IOS 12.3.1 when using USB tethering

I am a Arch Linux user. I connect my iPhone to the computer with a USB cable. I successfully pair my phone using idevicepair pair command, however there is no internet connection. My iOS version is 12....
0
votes
0answers
128 views

Android phone USB tethering to ACER netbook

I have an older netbook ACER Aspire One zg5 running Peppermint 9 with dead WiFi card, so I use an android phone (Motorola one) to tether via USB to ACER netbook, everything works with no issues (...
0
votes
0answers
324 views

How to create Routing between Mobile Hotspot Network and USB tethered device?

I have two PC, One has only WiFi and other one has only ethernet port. I want to share data between them using local network. To do that i need one WiFi router with LAN port and one LAN Cable which i ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

Ubuntu can't using samba LAN sharing when using Android tethering

When I using two pc(both Ubuntu) connect to my Android phone's network, one from USB tethering and one from Wifi hotspot, I can't see samba Lan sharing folders. I tried to find IP address of both ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

Is it possible to use an iPhone as a wired modem, connecting to a PC via Lightning to Ethernet adapter?

There are Lightning to Ethernet adapters, originally meant to connect iPhone or iPhone to an ethernet cable. Alternatively, there are adapters that connect female USB to male ethernet cable. Is it ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

USB tethering on Ubuntu Server 18.0.4.1 with Lubuntu Core only

i have installed (on laptop) on top of Ubuntu Server 18.04.1 the following only: sudo apt-get install lubuntu-core lxappearance obconf when i connect my Android phone it shows in file manager but if ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

Is it possible to tether my phone such that only traffic to one IP goes through it?

I am a contractor and I use all kinds of client equipment. I want to tether my phone so that I can remote to my home computer, however I don't want to use their corporate network to do so. I've set ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Android x86 Ethernet

I have installed Android x86 7.1 r2 and Remix OS last update installed. My WiFi adapter does not work. But my android USB tethering sometimes works on android x86 only when connected before boot. ...
1
vote
0answers
367 views

Is it possible to connect a Linux Raspberry Pi 3 to USB tethering and Wifi Internet at the same time?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to USB tether to it from my phone while simultaneously connect to the Internet over Wi-Fi from the Raspberry Pi. I am guessing that I need to change the ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Why doesn't this bluetooth tethering show more than 3mbps Link speed?

Bluetooth module as shown by the device manager (which i think corresponds to bluetooth 4?): HCI Version 6.258. LMP Version 6.1. (Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG) My phone specs also show Bluetooth 4.1 ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

If it is possible to use both wirless and usb tethering on my laptop?

so as the title tell i'm wandering if i can use internet from usb tethering and wirless at the same time, well the point is i want just to boost my internet so i'm wandering if this is possible. also ...
-3
votes
3answers
3k views

Steam doesn't work over tethered wifi, 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 ...
5
votes
0answers
1k views

USB tethering much slower than WiFi tethering

In my area, my home Internet will often go down due to storms. At these times, I need to tether using my 4G LTE mobile phone, which gets decent speeds of around 10 Mb/s download and similar for upload....
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Can my internet activity be monitored if my phone is tethered to laptop?

Let's say I connect my phone to my laptop connected to my work network. Can IT at my work monitor the sites that I visit? What is the information that they can possibly view?
1
vote
0answers
274 views

Mac to IOS tethering via USB stopped working

i've been using the usb tether for years but it stopped working this week and i can't find any issues/errors. i can still tether via wifi hotspot but when i plug it into usb, it does not do anything. ...
-1
votes
2answers
1k views

Using WhatsApp on my phone, from my laptop, with no internet connection from phone?

I can use tethering between my laptop and my phone, allowing my laptop to use the phone's internet connection. I can use the WhatsApp client on my phone even when the phone has no internet connection -...
1
vote
0answers
161 views

Wifi Tethering on Windows 7 - no SSL connection

I set up a Wifi Hotspot on a Windows 7 Laptop following the best answer here: Tethering on Windows 7? (cmd) It works, I get Internet-access with a second device. However, I get the "your connection ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

Unable to enable Mobile HotSpot (Windows)

I have broadband (PPPoE) internet connection and I want to share it with my phone using WiFi. The problem is, Windows doesn't count PPPoE as Ethernet connection. Is there any ways to convince Windows ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How to share my PC's(Windows 10) internet to my iPhone 7 via Bluetooth?

I have a PC (Windows 10), which has internet. I don't have Wifi internet. So, is it possible to share my PC's internet to my iPhone 7 via Bluetooth connection?
0
votes
1answer
442 views

Using a computer that is tethered through android phone as a fileserver?

I have a rooted SII running cm12 that is providing internet/network access to my PC (which is without a wifi card currently). I can access my home NAS from the computer if I enter it's IP address into ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Im not able to use internet in oracle virtual box ubuntu with host windows 7 via usb

i recently installed ubuntu in VB with hos as windows 7 32 bit and im not able to use internet in ubuntu and I normally use internet in windows via usb tethering with a smartphone ..
3
votes
1answer
4k views

Raspberry Pi bluetooth tether to android phone for internet

I want to tether my Android phone to my raspberry pi to share Wi-Fi connection between them so I can easily open an ssh on my phone from the Pi. I got Bluetooth paired, my phone is set to share ...
0
votes
2answers
170 views

Shared folder of pc on Mobile

I have following setup Galaxy on8 with Wi-Fi hotspot on : 192.168.43.1 Xolo a500 connected to Wi-Fi hotspot :192.168.43.23 And also same xolo a500 connected to pc (mint linux) via usb cable with ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Tethering a Windows 10 PC to an Android phone for Internet connection makes it sluggish

Today I tried getting Internet connection for my Windows 10 PC through what is called tethering: I purchased a data plan for an Android phone, connected it to the Internet, connected the phone to the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

USB Tethering on limited data with certain provider does not count towards tethering limit of X?

I have a contract with certain popular provider which allows say 40 gb of tethering and I have low budget phone which I frequently use for tethering. What is odd is that usb tethering does not account ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Windows 10 apps slow to a crawl when I connect to the internet via USB

My sole internet connection is via tethering to my Android phone (OnePlus 3). In the past, I used WiFi tethering, and all was fine. However, I've been bitten by a phone bug which results in my phone ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Why does my torrent client hangs when I use USB tethering?

I have an Internet connection via LAN. But it provides limited speed. So I usually connect my phone to get better speed. I use qBittorrent. So now whenever I enable USB tethering, this client starts ...
0
votes
1answer
342 views

Can a router use a PC's internet connection without an ISP?

There's an "xfinity" WiFi hotspot nearby which I connect to with my smartphone, which I then usb-tether to my PC. I want to know if it's possible to set up a router to use the internet connection on ...
1
vote
1answer
21k views

How to bridge WAN to LAN on an OpenWRT router

I'm having trouble understanding how to "bridge" my router. I am using USB tethering on my Android to provide internet access. What I want to achieve is to have a second router (Router 2) "behind" the ...
3
votes
1answer
35 views

Remove older windows network connection

I am using USB tethering from android smartphone for internet connection in my PC and every time I connect it with PC it establishes new connections and now count reached at 102. Is there any method ...
2
votes
1answer
113 views

Tehthering wireless DSL through the same wifi adapter

I have started using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am missing the functionality of being able to share my wifi connection or my wireless broadband to my android phone through the same wifi interface. I ...
0
votes
1answer
223 views

Remote access a linux system that has internet via android wifi tethering

I have a notebook with a linux system. This notebook is online through an android phone via wifi tethering. Now on my windows system I want to administrator that notebook over the internet. What ...
1
vote
0answers
512 views

Share Bluetooth tethered internet connection to Hyper-V

I have an Android Device connected to a Wi-fi network, which is also sharing this connection to my notebook (Windows 10). I want to share it to my Hyper-V virtual machines too, but i can't find the ...
6
votes
1answer
7k views

Reverse USB Tethering of Android Marshmallow phone to allow sharing PC internet with my Android version 6 Phone

Problem My Windows 10 PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. Almost every suggestion on the internet is too old to work. Question How can I share my PC's ...