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3G Watchdog and Wi-Fi Hotspot

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by sherwinchu, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. sherwinchu

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    I'm using Android 2.2 on my HTC Desire. I noticed that when I have 3G Watchdog installed and running, I cannot connect to mobile network (3G/Edge) when I turn on Wi-fi Hotspot. But everything works fine if I uninstall 3G Watchdog. Anyone else have the same problem?

    Any good alternatives out there to 3G Watchdog?
     

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    Been using 3G Watchdog for months and no problem with Mobile internet. Generally have WiFi and Mobile on all the time.

    Have not tried tethering. Maybe that is the conflict.
     
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    I'm happy with 3G Watchdog.

    You could try NetCounter or Data Counter Widget.
    Both have a good reputation

    Harry
     
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    Yep. And me. 3G Watchdog is on all the time as is wifi, network and BT. Auto switches as it should.

    Dave
     
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    Yeah, it works fine except when i turn on the wifi tethering. A little bit unusual.
     
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    I tried tethering as a Wifi hotspot on my Nexus one (closely akin to the HTC desire) and 3GW 0.23.3, and didn't get any problem, the 3G connection is not affected and 3GW counts the traffic.

    Without questioning your observations, I have a hard time figuring out how 3GW could possibly drop the connection, because it only reads the network state and traffic. Only when associated with APNdroid or JuiceDefender can it (tell those programs to) disable the connection over a certain usage %, only if you have enabled this option in the Settings. So maybe it's a coincidence, or there is indeed a mysterious factor, but honestly I'm afraid I can't guess what's happening in your case.
     
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    I had no problems with my Desire creating a wifi hotspot on 3G while also running 3G Watchdog.
     

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