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Fresh 2.3.3 - wireless tether - connects, but no internet

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wrench, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. wrench

    wrench Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Tried running wireless tether 1.6 that comes with Fresh 2.3.3. No luck. Uninstalled Wireless Tether and reinstalled it from the developer's site.

    My laptop connects to the phone's wifi network, but cannot access the internet. I've tried turning the phone's mobile network off/on while tether was running and also prior to turning on tether. Still no joy.
     


  2. tannerw_2010

    tannerw_2010 Member

    Are you using a static IP? The same thing happened to me, then I realized that it was because I had a static IP set on my PC. Once I removed it, it worked fine.
     
  3. wrench

    wrench Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Turns out to be a simple problem - I had to grant access control to each device that was connecting. Once I did that, I had two laptops connected at once, no problem.
     
  4. jwpilly

    jwpilly Well-Known Member

    How do you set a static IP? I am going to have to flash some third party firmware unto my piece o crap linksys router, and the first step is to set a static IP. Thanks.
     
  5. tannerw_2010

    tannerw_2010 Member

  6. texas83

    texas83 Newbie

    I am running Fresh 2.3.3 as well, with the DarchKernel786 kernel. I downloaded the wireless tether app. Everytime i click on "Press to Start Tethering", it tries to start and then gives me an error "Unable to start tethering , please try again later!"

    Anyone been able to resolve this error?
     
  7. jwpilly

    jwpilly Well-Known Member

    You have to use the wireless tether .apk that came with the rom. The apk from the market isn't compatible. You should be able to get the apk from the 2.3.3 zip file.
     
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  8. texas83

    texas83 Newbie

    Yup that fixed the problem! Thanks!!

     
  9. jbkhunda

    jbkhunda Lurker

    use pdanet ..
     

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