(unrooted) How do you Tether?General

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  1. shawnely

    shawnely Member

    I used foxfi before, but with Jellybean, its a no go. Is there an alternative for us non-rooted Note 2 users?

  2. dave1812

    dave1812 Well-Known Member

    sure there is. try Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot from the playstore.
  3. shawnely

    shawnely Member

    Is there a charge other than the $.99 from Verizon for using this?
  4. snsjets

    snsjets Well-Known Member

    +1 for Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot Free. Works great, no charges.
  5. MaxBuck

    MaxBuck Well-Known Member

    FoxFi works fine for me on the Note 2.
  6. SupperDroid

    SupperDroid Well-Known Member

    Foxfi fine on JB Note2
  7. twister6

    twister6 Guides Guide

    +1 No issues (on Verizon).

    Though, I do have a free version which I assume has a time out limitation. Btw, anybody knows what is a timeout with Foxfi on a free version? Is it fixed or variable?
  8. SupperDroid

    SupperDroid Well-Known Member

    I think it is 15 min.
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  9. NeuDroid

    NeuDroid Well-Known Member

    What about for Tmo?
  10. girolez

    girolez Often Off Piste Guide


    So owners dont think they have to download anything,

    International GT-N7100 version has portable wifi hotspot/ USB tether and Bluetooth tether built in.

    Settings-wireless&networks-More settings.

  11. vgp

    vgp Well-Known Member

    Im stuck on a plan, but i have been passing my phones down to my wife, so she still has the unlimited plan...with that said she just got the JB update on the S3 and I was using the FoxFi free and it works great. For Christmas we got a few Tablets and the free version only allowed me to used up to 15mb, i didnt notice a time limit though, so im guessing which ever comes first?!?!? Either way i purchased the upgrade for $6.00 and thne family was able to stream Netflix from it...two movies! I know im talking about the S3, but I figured I throw my expirence of FoxFi out ya.

    Good Luck!
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