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[Boost Mobile] [ How-To ]Infrastructure tethering Warp N860

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by PsyMega, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. PsyMega

    PsyMega Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I figured since I sorta ditched this community I would still help when out when possiblestarting with this to hopefully push some new life into the phone ( since I ain't pushin OTA updates for cyanoid ).

    how to get Infrastructure tethering fully functional on the warp:

    Watch this video I made for a tutorial... just wanted to give my sequent camera a go on the slick side lol.....


    Step-By-Step Tutorial:
    1. downloaded this tether app from play store https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.googlecode.android.wifi.tether

    2. Open it and go to app settings

    3. Go to "Change device profile" and select Samsung epic touch 4G

    4. Now go to "setup method and change it to "netd-master"

    5. All done start infrastructure tethering!!!

    Watch video for help.

    What is infrastructure tethering?

    Answer: Use your phones 3G on other android phones and tablets, PlayStation 3 ( Slim and Phat ) ,PSP,PS Vita, and pretty much anything that's Wi-Fi capable.

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  2. PsyMega

    PsyMega Android Expert
    Thread Starter

  3. dennis8492

    dennis8492 Well-Known Member

    I got it to work. The Internet is slow as he'll on the phone that's using the wifi off my warp.
  4. croy2007

    croy2007 Resident Punisher

    I tried it got my wife's warp to connect to the wifi e Ben. But after I turn the tether off my phone wont connect to wifi I keep getting error. And the only way to get wifi back is to wipe cache and delvik cache
  5. dennis8492

    dennis8492 Well-Known Member

    I get this message after turning wifi on then off then on again... [​IMG]
  6. downthemachine

    downthemachine Developer Incognito

    Doesn't work tethering to my kyocera hydro test phone. But I'll look more into it when I get time
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  7. PsyMega

    PsyMega Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Works flawless on cyanoid, I was tethering my n860 to the sequent before it got activated.
  8. downthemachine

    downthemachine Developer Incognito

    Like I said I will test more later. I'm at work ;)
  9. ryanjross

    ryanjross Lurker

    This does not work ...I've tried almost every WIFI tether for root users and still nothing ...sometimes it will connect but will only sent and receive 100 packets every 20 seconds or so ...how can we get infrastructure besides the voltron public mobile rom ...I don't think there is a way.
  10. Dslack420

    Dslack420 Android Enthusiast

    Im geting the same wifi driver error as dennis8492
  11. sb43

    sb43 Android Expert

    My wi fi didn't come back either. I just re booted. came back. I'm trying Barnacle, and it works fine.
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  12. aaanadie

    aaanadie Android Enthusiast

    Yes, I can confirm Barnacle works perfect on n00b VII & VIII.
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  13. utryagain12

    utryagain12 Newbie

    How are yall getting it to work lol what settings? Any other settings in other areas of the app;? Cuz even following the instructions in post one mine does not work
  14. double b26

    double b26 Member

    Now when i turn the hotspots on, its triggering a notification for 'hotspot enabled', but from the rom, not the yellow one from the app.

    The yellow one is there too, but the other is blue. When i touch to configure, it takes me to phone settings, says hotspots enabled, but box isn't check marked. And i can't choose the options button, and if i try to turn the hotspots off from there (the unchecked box), it says 'error'.

    Then, back on the tether app, if i turn it off, the other blue icon stays in the notification bar. If i try to re-enable the tether app, i get the error that others have mentioned.

    Ok, its early and I'm rushed, so i hope that makes sense! Lol
  15. smartmanvartan

    smartmanvartan Android Expert

    weird... are you on public mobile? if not, do you have the b10 update active on your phone? try this: install adw launcher (or any launcher that lets you make a custom shortcut)and on the home screen longpress and select custom shortcut->pick a activity->settings->settings(TetherSettings). with your new shortcut to the tether menu, turn on wifi tethering and see if it works or if it gives you a error...
    that is the true infrastructure tethering but it was broken on the boost mobile rom... maybe they fixed it on the new b10 and thats why you are getting the two icons... its a conflict...
  16. double b26

    double b26 Member

    I'm on boost. I'm running noob 8.2 rom. B10.

    Ill look into the shortcut method you mentioned when i get a minute.
  17. double b26

    double b26 Member

    I can't make that shortcut with adw launcher.

    I can choose settings, but from there, the only option is wifi settings (there are others but not dealing with what i need). And that just makes a shortcut to wifi settings on the home screen. Its not the advanced settings, where tether is located, but just wifi on/off menu.


    Also noticed that the blue icon wasn't showing up when i was messing.g with it last night. So idk ...
  18. double b26

    double b26 Member

    Okay, so it looks lime if i set the app to ics/jB wan 0 or wan 1, i get the blue hotspots notice. If i set back to generic and auto i so t get the blue icon
  19. smartmanvartan

    smartmanvartan Android Expert

    try the custom shortcut... what you did was a regular shortcut... so: long-press on the home screen and then swipe to the right to get the next page of options. select "custom shortcut" and then select "pick your activity". Then select "Activities"-> "Settings"->"Settings(TetherSettings)". then you will have the desired shortcut. If the wifi hotspot works thru that menu, it is infrastructure by default and is less of a battery drain when used as opposed to the wifi hotspot for root users app in the play store...

    this app will bring you to the same menu if you still can't get it...

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  20. double b26

    double b26 Member

    Ok, i did the custom shortcut, but all it does is take me to the Tom's tethering menu... same as if i go in thru the settings like normal.

    So it appears that depending on what profile and setup method you pick, the rom's hotspots icon does or doesn't pop up.

    Also, my g/F's rooted galaxy rush will connect to my Samsung tab 2 via wifi tether for root. Same settings in my zte (ics/jb wan0 and auto mode) and it shows the tab connected, but wont put data thru to it. With those settings, i get the rom hotspots icon too.

    So I'm wondering if there isn't a conflict going on between the app and rom hotspots
  21. smartmanvartan

    smartmanvartan Android Expert

    In "Tom's tether menu"(why do you call it Tom's anyway?) Does the Wi-Fi hotspot work?
  22. deathtrap8675

    deathtrap8675 Well-Known Member

    I tried and it says error! .
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  23. double b26

    double b26 Member

    Lol... that's the damned auto correct on my warp. Should be "rom's", not Tom's.

    The wifi tether for root app does work when set to auto, in ad-hoc mode. Most devices connect to it just fine like that. However, my galaxy tab 2, and my mothers Toshiba tablet, wont find the ad-hoc connection.

    So when i set it as discussed here, in infrastrucure mode, the ssid shows up on the tablets, but it wont assign an IP address, and eventually disables the network due to a 'weak signal'.

    Also, when in infrastructure mode, it triggers the roms built-in hotspot feature/notification/icon. I can't change the settings for it, as the option is grayed out, and if i try to disable or enable the feature, it just says "error".

    Does that clear things up?
  24. smartmanvartan

    smartmanvartan Android Expert

    yup its all clear... it's just wierd that the blue notification icon came about because the stock wifi tether does not work on your(boost mobile) roms.... thanks for the testing :)
  25. double b26

    double b26 Member

    Right. So that's why i was wondering if there might be some conflict going on between the built in tether, and the wifi root app, when you set the app to infrastructure mode.

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The ZTE Warp (N860) release date was October 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 5MP camera, 512GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1600mAh battery.

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