Root [Boost Mobile] wireless hotspot

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mikey808, Jul 1, 2013.

  1. mikey808

    mikey808 Member
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    how can i get hotspot to work on boost mobile s3. i found the hidden menu for SVTP Hotspot, but when i turn it on it says hotspot not supported, im rooted and tried other apps but they dont work. is there a way to make the s3 hotspot work?
     

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  2. kevindroid

    kevindroid Well-Known Member
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    welcome to the forum. hope you have a nice stay here. witi tether for root user will work if set for the s4
     
  3. mikey808

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    thanks, i've tried wifi tether for root users,it was set to s4 i even tried s3, it connects on the laptop but no internet connection.
     
  4. jstoner

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    Foxfi wireless and pdanet for pc
     
  5. jstoner

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    Foxfi wont give internet on pc with wireless but pda does
     
  6. VarsityPuppet

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    Any way to get it with non-root? FoxFi and PDANet+ don't seem to work.

    If we do root, is it guaranteed that wifi for root users will work? I suppose it would be worth it...
     
  7. jreink01

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    Pda nets faq say that wireless tethering will not work but will work with usb.
     
  8. smith058

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    Anyone get tether to work yet? How?

    I'm rooted and been fondling around with different settings on wifitether for root... I can't get any data transfer.
     
  9. The informant

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    I'm using the MOAR rom and it comes with tethering built in. Works great
     
  10. smith058

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    do they have an odin flashable version of that rom? i cant use cwm/twrp, they will not mount to anything for some reason.
     
  11. The informant

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  12. smith058

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    I finally got tether to work on my phone...
    Used wifi tether trevers mod
    Device profile: generic ics/jb wlan0
    Setup method: netd-ndc
    Send netd Max client cmd: check
    Wifi-driver reload 2: check
    Mss clamping: check
    Routing fix: check
    Change preferred DNS: 66.1.60.132 (may be different for you. Check by: getprop net.dns1 )
    Change alternate DNS: 66.1.60.133 (getprop net.dns2 )

    ...
    Just got it working ... 15 mins no problem... Will update in couple days if all goes well..
     
  13. greenghost2212

    greenghost2212 Well-Known Member
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    Sometimes u gotta check wifi driver reload 1 also on some phones. I didn't have to change no dns settings.
     
  14. jreink01

    jreink01 Well-Known Member
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    How did you get to that hidden menu for wireless tethering??
     
  15. smith058

    smith058 Well-Known Member
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    If you are asking me, I did not use a hidden menu...

    Just download the app and make the changes I posted
     
  16. ujin19

    ujin19 New Member
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    Witch app did u download, there's a bunch of wifi tether, witch one?
    And do u get 4g when u tether.. Thx
     
  17. 666wicked666

    666wicked666 Active Member
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    I'm using wifi tether router by dev Fabio Grasso...in configure set mode to method 3 and reboot ...takes a little while to enable but only app on play store that worked for me in fact I'm posting this using it and it's only $1.95 ...hope this helps
     

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