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.

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Same Ip Address in Connecting two Cell phone by bluetooth tethering

first of all : sorry aboue my english. second of all : i've connected two Android cell phone by bluetooth tethering to a linux PC (i need tcp/ip connection on Bluetooth). as you know (or maybe don't ...
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Using android as a usb wifi dongle: Incoming access not working

I have a linux desktop machine that I'm temporarily using in a situation where there is wifi access but no wired ethernet access (I don't have a long enough ethernet cable handy). I also forgot to ...
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Android USB Tethering causes Windows10 lagging even with RNDIS 6.x driver

I have tried to fix this problem with RNDIS 6.x driver mentioned in issue this article and ensured Windows is using RNDIS 6.x driver, but I found that my computer is lagging still. For example, Task ...
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Windows 10 thinks USB tethering is named Starbucks Wifi

I have a Galaxy S8 running Android 9. I use USB tethering to connect to internet on my laptop running Win 10. Today the name of the connection is "STARBUCKS_WIFI 2". Here are screenshots: ...
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Setup debian/ubuntu as composite gadget using MTP and RNDIS (mass storage and tethering)

Goal: I'm trying to design a concept for a NAS/mass-storage-device that uses USB OTG cables instead of wifi/ethernet. Problem: I currently own a Single Board Computer w/ OTG support (BeagleBone Black) ...
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will my internet be drained with 2 networks?

currently im connecting to the internet using hotspot from my personal phone, which uses wifi to transmit internet, i'm also currently using spacedesk with my old phone with usb tether connection (...
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Tethering Windows 8 wifi to Ubuntu 20.04 pc using Ethernet

I’m trying to use my windows 8.1 laptop’s wifi to my ubuntu 20.04 pc using an ethernet cable. The ubuntu pc has no Wireless Adapter but i want to connect it to the router somehow. i found an ethernet ...
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If a computer is connected to internet by a wired as well as wireless connection, which would get a preference & why?

I have connected my pc to internet by usb tethering and a hotspot point(in this case it is same as my mobile phone), which connection is my pc is going to use by default and which is better and why ? ...
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How to prevent Windows 10 from tethering to my phone?

I have an iPhone, and recently, every time I plug it in to charge via USB on my desktop machine, Windows 10 starts using my phone as a networking tether. My Win 10 machine has internet access so I ...
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What is the number behind tethering Wi-Fi name on Windows and how to reset it?

I often use my Android phone data to access the internet on a PC running Windows 10 by tethering. And I noticed the Wi-Fi has a number behind its name. The number keeps going up every time I turn on ...
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How to properly reset Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot if devices can no longer get internet connection?

I use Windows 10 Mobile Hotspot (W10MH) in order to share my WiFi connection with an Android 8 device. This works nicely. But sometimes, after the PC loses its connection and needs to re-authenticate ...
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Tethering breaks internet providing

I do internet sharing via wi-fi hotspot created on Samsung S8 Android phone. After some time Windows 10 client stops getting internet. Wifi is still connected, but no internet. Browsing internet on ...
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Cannot use USB tethering on Linux, ethtool: autonegatiation not set ot enabled

I am unable to use USB tethering with my android phone on my laptop. I am using a Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Android 10 over USB cable to connect to my laptop running Kununtu 20.04LTS. I have also tried ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 (...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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....
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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?
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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. ...
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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 -...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ..
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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