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  1. firefighterwhi

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    Anyone know of a decent WiFi tether app for our Boost Mobile Prevail? I used to have one that worked excellent months ago. Then wiped my phone and everything several times and now I can't find a working WiFi tether app now.
     

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    Any ideas or suggestions?
     
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    Everone has different likes, I have been using (Wifi tether for root users) and seems to work pretty good and simple too.
     
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    I definitely second WiFi tether for root users
     
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    I'll 3rd Wifi Tether for Root Users. Its a great app that's always worked for me on the Prevail.
     
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    Ill 4th and 5th that since my lady and I both use it. Im actually using it right now its my only internet connection for the time being and works great. My speeds arent bad either I can watch video and pages load pretty snappy for being tethered 3g!!:D
    :rolleyes::p

    Edit: just noticed I misspelled tether in my title lol to my defense I just got off an 11hr night shift :O
     
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    I use wifi tether for root user for my sole internet connection, too. If I had a more than one bar at home it would work allot faster, signal is a big issue for me. Netflix works OK at home, but Hulu and Crackle lag allot. As far as web browsing it works great. I think some of my issues with streaming has allot to due with the cheap modem that comes in Samsung SmartTV's.
     
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    Dude I was just super stoked to find out my lil prevail / hotrod badass iphone eater ::grins w/ evil laughter:: had hotspot capability!!! take that comcast bahahaha
     
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    i use barnacle or wifi beta 3.1 which works perfect.....hope this helps
     
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    try portable wifi hotspot it's free and no need for root
     
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    Thanks guys. Wireless tether is what i'be used for awhile, but the problem I seem to have is I can't connect my Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 to my Droid. Anything windows computer wise is fine...the Tab doesn't even pick up on the Tab though. Any ideas?

    Sent from my SPH-M820-BST using Tapatalk 2
     
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    Wifi tether for root user must be configured this way:

    open wifi app

    settings, change device profile to galaxy indulge

    click back one to change setup method to "softtap"

    I usually reboot. But not required.
     
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    That's true for the prevail... But he is trying to connect his galaxy tab to his Droid...
     
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    Oh, well, wrong forum lol. I cant assist in "non prevail/precident" matters.
     
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    Thank you! I rooted and downloaded wifi tether for root users app...it sucked with my phone and connecting to my iPad or my bf's iPhone. But barnacle is really good.

    Is there a rule for how long we can(should) tether without raising suspicion? I use it for eBay rummy an Netflix ? Thanks

    ...........
    . Fast forward to this morning after using Wi-Fi tethering for about an hour last night, barnacle stopped working. I had to uninstall and reinstall it. Gave me error codes wifi cold not set adhoc mode of eth0:Invalid argument stopped unexpectedly.

    I reinstalled it and it seems to be working fine for now. Just wondering if I have to un/reinstall every time. Although his time I did click the "associate" button. We'll see.
     
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    If you are surfing or looking up info no problem. But when downloading music, movies and big data stuff, then they might look at you. Just depends on them I guess!
     
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