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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Foxterri, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. Foxterri

    Foxterri New Member
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    Hi, I just bought the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and realized it cannot share internet to a computer via bluetooth or wifi. Is there any apps or anything else which enables it to easy share internet? I have found something called Android wifi tether. But this does not work for Sony Ericsson.
    I really need an application for this purpose and I cannot wait until Sony Ericsson's comes with the update for Android 2.1.
     

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  2. BingoRingo

    BingoRingo Well-Known Member
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    Yes it is possible. You need to root your phone (use the Universal Androot application) and then you have many options. I use Barnacle Wifi Tether, an app you can find on the market. For the X10 it didn't work instantly, make sure you have rmnet0 under Wan and athwlan0 under Lan in the settings.

    Before rooting your phone I would suggest you read more about it and the (minimal) risks it involves but the great power it gives you!
     
  3. lavinius

    lavinius Active Member
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    you don't need to root your phone, just go to the market and get PdaNet
     
  4. phishsauce

    phishsauce New Member
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    I used PdaNet for a while, it was ok, but you to install crap on your phone and use a usb cable.

    Rooting the phone is really easy, and barnacle is a lot better than PdaNet.
     
  5. wynney666

    wynney666 Well-Known Member
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    barnacle is by far the best option - root is required but worth it
     
  6. arkangeluk

    arkangeluk Well-Known Member
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    somewhere between here and there
    i use barnacle for using my phone as a hotspot at my work for my itouch. was going to give pdanet a try but didnt fancy having to use a usb cable

    ric
     
  7. mr_esmit

    mr_esmit Well-Known Member
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    I have both PDAnet and barnacle just to have options... Barnacle seems slow at times and drains alot of your battery. PDAnet does not drain your battery as it is conected to your laptop via Micro Usb cable.
     
  8. rnnpama77

    rnnpama77 New Member
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    i have my sonyericsson xperia x10i my problem is everytime i used wifi the dsldevice always comes out and asking me to login....and need authenticate the account....you have any idea?
     

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