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which is best wifi hotspot app?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by NafeesAhmed, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. NafeesAhmed

    NafeesAhmed Newbie
    Thread Starter

    hello guys before you tell me which wifi hotspot app is best i have a question?
    what does it really do ? as far as i know it tells you about available wifi connections but the built-in wifi already does it for you and shows you the available wifi connection then whats the point of these apps??
     



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  2. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    WiFi hotspot is the ability to turn your phones mobile data connection into a WiFi connection for other devices to connect to.
     
  3. NafeesAhmed

    NafeesAhmed Newbie
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    is it free?
     
  4. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    No not really. You'll pay for it the same as if you use your phone's mobile internet. So if you don't have a data allowance on your contract, that bill is going to be big.
     
  5. RazzMaTazz

    RazzMaTazz Android Expert

    Basically Hotspot functionality turns your phone into a WiFi router/gateway where the Internet connection is your phone's data connection (rather than a DSL modem or cable modem like you might have in your house). Typically you turn your phone into a Hotspot so that your PC/Mac can have an Internet connection (e.g. driving down the road or at a restaurant).

    Since it uses your phone's data connection, at a minimum, your phone's data usage rates apply. (But for example, if you have an unlimited data plan, then there may be no extra data charge.) Some carriers also charge a monthly Hotspot fee. Some don't. Many people avoid their carrier's monthly Hotspot fee using apps such as WiFiTether or PDANet+.
     
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