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WiFi tether vs. hot spot?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by serpa4, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. serpa4

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    Is it the same? I'm thinking wifi tether is only one computer and hot spot is up to 5. Will root give hot spot or just tether?
     

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    Tethering is connecting your phone to your PC with the USB cable and using the phone as a modem. WiFi hotspot turns your phone into an access point. The upside is you don't need a cable and you can connect multiple devices. The downside is its slower.
     

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