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[Q] LG G3 ATT using ethernet

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By yopyop1007, Junior Member on 31st August 2014, 07:56 PM
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I'v been wondering if I could get an OTG cable, hook it up to a USB to Ethernet port, and use Ethernet. Could you guys let me know if its possible or would I have to root my device or download drivers or something. Thanks.
 
 
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This would be interesting
1st September 2014, 01:30 AM |#3  
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I know you can use usb teathering. But i never tried ethernet to usb

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Bluetooth Tethering also works well.
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Bluetooth Tethering also works well.

the entire point is to have a reliable wired connection. I don't know if the G3 can handle ethernet to usb.
1st September 2014, 06:41 PM |#6  
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As an IT professional, being able to plug into Ethernet ports would be kinda helpful.
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usb > ethernet > usb

that would work... but what would be the point? the phone can tether over usb, but I suppose that's going on the other direction, perhaps what you're after is Internet Pass-through? I've seen this on HTC phones, so it's technically possible, but I'm going to guess it's built into the kernel, not a normal android option.

edit: google gifted me with this: http://www.howtogeek.com/117118/how-...tion-over-usb/
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