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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Wh*reofSpamylon, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Wh*reofSpamylon

    Wh*reofSpamylon New Member
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    I am about set on getting a Windows based tablet since I want a tablet that I can tether my Droid 1 to, but I was wondering if there are any apps available that would make it possible to tether my Droid to a android tablet? If so, then that may greatly influence my buying decision.

    Any info would be greatly appreciated.
     

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  2. sitlet

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    Root your phone and use wifi tether. It allows you to share your 3g connection via wifi, then just connect your tablet to the phone via wifi.
     
  3. fgzman

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    For on the go activity can you connect my evo with usb cable to my Android tablet? :eek:
     
  4. Szadzik

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    It is all not that simple. AFAIR Android does not allow ad-hoc connections, so when you create a WiFi hotspot using your Android phone the Android tablet will not be able to connect to the created network.

    A Windows running tablet, on the other hand, will have no issues with that at all.
     
  5. EdAndInn

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  6. Yeahha

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    Not all android tablets have bluetooth. It may be easier for you to get a windows based tablet to tether because most the tethering apps have drivers written for USB tethering with windows.
     
  7. Teknologic

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    That's weird, I've had my mate connect to my wifi hotspot countless of times when he didn't have a data plan yet.
    I was using my trusty Nexus One and he has a Wildfire.
    Connecting to the wifi hotspot should be just as simple as connecting to any other wifi source, shouldn't it?
     
  8. Yeahha

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    Some devices don't allow it due to it being an ad hoc connection. Most gaming consoles will not connect to an ad hoc connection
     
  9. Szadzik

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    It is not that simple. Take corporate laptops for example - my company-provided laptop was set up not to allow ad-hoc connections at all.
     

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