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By gogol, Senior Member on 22nd April 2012, 05:36 AM
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There is wifi network, but only 1 device can use it.

Suppose I connect my Galaxy Nexus to that wifi, is it possible to share that to other phones?

I know that I can share 3g connection to other phones via wifi, but is it possible to share wifi via wifi?

It is possible using pc though http://www.virtualwifirouter.com/
 
 
22nd April 2012, 06:16 AM |#2  
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uhhh don't think that'd be possible. You can see that if you're on WiFi and try to turn on WiFi Hotspot, it disables your WiFi.

what kinda stupid network are you connecting to that only lets one device connect?
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Are you able to allow more connections by changing settings in your router?

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Originally Posted by gogol

There is wifi network, but only 1 device can use it.

Suppose I connect my Galaxy Nexus to that wifi, is it possible to share that to other phones?

I know that I can share 3g connection to other phones via wifi, but is it possible to share wifi via wifi?

It is possible using pc though http://www.virtualwifirouter.com/

I've just thought of this off the top of my head so don't blame me if it doesn't work but it would seem feasible if;

1) First phone set to share/tether via bluetooth to 2nd phone
2) 2nd phone turns on Wifi tether
3) other devices connect to 2nd phone.

Let us know if this works as I'm not about to collect all the phones in the house to test this out hahaha.
23rd April 2012, 04:38 AM |#5  
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Originally Posted by moe6

I've just thought of this off the top of my head so don't blame me if it doesn't work but it would seem feasible if;

1) First phone set to share/tether via bluetooth to 2nd phone
2) 2nd phone turns on Wifi tether
3) other devices connect to 2nd phone.

Let us know if this works as I'm not about to collect all the phones in the house to test this out hahaha.

Yes, this works. Thanks

First phone connect to the wifi
First phone enable bluetooth tetehering
Pair both phones via blutooth
All phones are able to access the wifi
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23rd April 2012, 05:09 AM |#6  
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Hahah nice. Android, it just works?
23rd April 2012, 06:30 AM |#7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gogol

Yes, this works. Thanks

First phone connect to the wifi
First phone enable bluetooth tetehering
Pair both phones via blutooth
All phones are able to access the wifi

This would be useful for connecting to hotel Internet that only allow a single connection at a time kinda cool lol

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