Tips Successful Hotspot tether on LG Connect

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  1. paarlberg

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    I installed "Wifi Hotspot Widget" and it worked perfectly.

    It worked great today, my kids were surfing via the hotspot with their iPods for about 2 hours on the road around Atlanta without any issues. My wife was playing Angry Birds at the same time on my phone. I have to say, it was a quiet ride. [​IMG]
     

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  2. budde2

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    What was the network name

    Sent from my LG-MS840 using Tapatalk

    Never mind got wifi tether xda and works perfect faster than brighthouse wifi lol

    Sent from my LG-MS840 using Tapatalk

    I am getting speeds of 4 and 5 down and 2 up while tethering

    Sent from my LG-MS840 using Tapatalk
     
  3. xjosh2724x

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    you guys needed to root this phone to tether (Wifi Hotspot) right?
     
  4. Matlon

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    How did u manage to get it to work? Mine says error. I'm rooted but can't find ant apps to wifi tether.

    Cant seem to find this "Wifi Hotspot Widget"
     
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  6. paarlberg

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    This is the one I used from Play store
     

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  7. THE W

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    so if metro catches you tethering will they cut your data usage off or something?
     
  8. datahead

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    First off, i used wifiadhocenabler.apk (look it up on google, requires root, and it patches a few files ) then i am able to use barnacle, wifi tether, foxfi, and just about anyof them wifi tether apps. I realy reccomend foxfi, as it dosnt report tethering to metro.
     
  9. kidthai

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    I installed wifi adhoc enabler and everytime I try to enable adhoc, it tells me "Unable to modify ownership of supplicant.conf" Why is this?
     
  10. paarlberg

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    Are you rooted?
     
  11. kidthai

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    Yes I am
     
  12. paarlberg

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    Do a google search for "wifi adhoc enabler supplicant.conf", there are some tips to fix the issue with adhoc connections.
     
  13. kidthai

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    I did already, but no help. I guess I could wait.
     
  14. datahead

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    Same thing with me. But it seemed to allow my preferred wifi tether app ( FoxFi) to work. So for now, i would just ignore the error message since everything works
     
  15. paarlberg

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    After the LG update, my tethering is gone :-(

    Was fun while it lasted.
     
  16. viceless

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    trololol and dslaven like this.
  17. OrKo

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    ^^This option works for me. I am rooted
     
  18. paarlberg

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    Thanks, will give that a shot
     
  19. xjosh2724x

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  20. paarlberg

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    I tried the Wifi-Tether v3.1 beta11, but when browsing got the metro tether warning page.. :(
     

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