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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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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Is it possible to connect to wireless network printer/scanner while behind a USB tether (PdaNet)?

If not, how can I direct-connect to it wirelessly via PdaNet/tethering app? I assume the second option involves creating a fake wifi hotspot, then connecting to it via the printer. Shouldn't be hard, ...
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How to connect Android and desktop PC using USB tethering to same network [closed]

I have an unrooted Android device and a desktop PC running Ubuntu 18.04 with no built-in WiFi. I want to bring both the devices to the same network. I tried USB tethering from Android to desktop PC. ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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'...
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Can I get internet on my Android phone through a usb cable connected to my Mac? (no wifi)

I have an Android phone (OnePlus3) and I would like it to be able to connect to the internet through a USB cable connected to a Mac (which is connected to the internet with an Eth cable) is that ...
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pdanet from laptop to cell phone. pdanet reports failed to connect to (60). Bluetooth not detected on your phone

I am able to Bluetooth tether from my laptop to my galaxy s6, leveraging my s6's internet connection. However, on another laptop, when I try to pair my phone with the PC via pdanet, pdanet reports "...
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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 ...