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Use android phone as wirless adapter????(NOT 3g/4g Tethering)

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by yus4eel, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. yus4eel

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    I want to know if its possible to use your phone as a replacement for a wirless adapter. I dont want to tether my data connection but i want to connect to my home wifi network on my computer from my phone via usb(my adapter sorta broke :p lol). Any help?
    Ive tried using a tether app from the market bbut they all disable wifi when i try to use them:(
     

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    Its called Internet Pass-Through. Not all phones support this, if yours doesnt, you will probably have to root it to be able to use it.
     
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    No I need something that has the pc use the phone as a wireless adapter not the other way around. Unless that's not what internet pass through is but that's the vibe I got from reading about it. And im using a droid 3
     
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    nvm i got what you were asking backwards
     
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    It's definitely possible, I don't know if any specific apps are required for non rooted phones, but I used my old mytouch 3g as a wifi adapter. I was running CyanogenMod, connected to wifi and then turned on the native android usb tethering. Hell, after I got a new phone the mt3g served as a dedicated adapter for several months like that.
     

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