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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Carbonangel, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Carbonangel

    Carbonangel Member
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    Hi guys

    As some of you might be aware of the miwi app for the iPhone what allows you to create a hot spot from your iPhone and allows you to sharenthe phones 3G connection

    Is there anything similar for the android platform?
     

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  2. brad-short

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    Pretty sure the phone needs to be rooted to achieve this but it can be done. But dont risk bricking your phone just yet!!

    Froyo is gonna support that natively when it released (rumoured this month)
     
  3. Carbonangel

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    Ok cool thanks

    I wanna hotspot my desire so I can get some 3G access on my iPad :)
     
  4. brad-short

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    Ipad AND android eh? Ying, Yang etc etc :D :eek:
     
  5. nx1977

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    ipad?

    Doesnt this forum have a swear filter?
     
  6. Carbonangel

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    Unfortunately android don't have a tablet yet so yes, opposites attract :)
     
  7. nx1977

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    *cough* Archos *cough* ;)
     
  8. OFI

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    I've tried Barnacle & Wireless Tether.

    Neither seem to work properly..

    Wireless at least creates an access point which I can connect to but it doesn't go any further from there. Barnacle didn't do anything.

    I've heard some people get it working but changing the IP on the connecting client but I haven't tried I just want it to work properly :)
     
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