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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Ni Dieu Ni Maitre, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Ni Dieu Ni Maitre

    Ni Dieu Ni Maitre Well-Known Member
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    Student; Arby's Wage Slave
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    As in, I rooted my Droid X and installed wireless tethering. I got my girlfriend to try to access the internet with her laptop via my Droid X's connection and she was able to do it.

    My question is, how can I dictate who is and who isn't allowed to use my connection. Say I'm tethering wirelessly and someone I don't know wants to use the connection as well. How can I disable them from doing so while still being capable myself?
     

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  2. raqball

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    Encrypt the connection...
     
  3. ByTheNumbers

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    There's the ability right there on the screen when setting up the hotspot to turn on encryption and set a password. Do that. Problem solved.
     
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  4. Ni Dieu Ni Maitre

    Ni Dieu Ni Maitre Well-Known Member
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    Oh. Duh.

    Thanks.
     
  5. TeresaMalia

    TeresaMalia New Member
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    How much does this cost?
     
  6. sparky07

    sparky07 Well-Known Member
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    one millllllion dollars :D
     
  7. carlos31820

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    Totally free if you root the phone.
     
  8. sund0wn

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    I work in an office. It has a window, but it isn't
    In a house, near some mountains.
    its $20/mo, and you get 2GB of usage. anything over 2GB is $.05/MB.
     

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