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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by regipooper, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. regipooper

    regipooper Lurker
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    Hey guys, I was just wondering, are there any apps out there that allow your phone to act as a router? I'm not talking about tethering to share your 3g connection, but rather sharing the internet connection from a wifi network. I looked on the marketplace and a few other app sites, but i can't seem to find any.
     

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    There's none because its impossible. The wifi antenna on phones is too small and low powered to both receive and transmit network at the same time. It could only do one at a time.
     
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    For this to happen you need to have two WiFi card/modem. i.e. the source of the internet should be different from the Router-like outlet. Think of it in a way similar to sharing you internet from a PC using Win-7 built-in mechanism, Connectify, or Virtual WiFi Router. In other words you cannot re-broadcast WiFi internet from a phone.
     

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