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[Guide] Alternate to Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi Network for your Android Device

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18th February 2013, 05:12 AM |#81  
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Good that you fixed yourself.

Also, it not true that you need another wifi adapter when you want to create a Virtual WiFi when connected to actual WiFi connection.

And what you showed in screen shot is actually quite normal.

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Yea that screenshot had nothing to do with my problem, it was just the "dial up" connection created by Nokia PC Suite refused to share, a manual one had to be created.

I probably can't use virtual wifi when it's connected to an actual wifi because the "actual wifi" is also an ad-hoc network. I always get one of the error messages that you describe in your original post and re-enabling the wifi adapter doesn't help, anyway it's no big deal, all is working now, thanks for your help!
 
 
24th February 2013, 09:09 AM |#82  
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Since the Virtual WiFi adapter is integrated under OS level you shouldn't be having any issues with regard to stability.

Also sorry that the particular step was confusing. I'll edit it and make it more pointy.

Can you look at it now and tell me if its understandable?

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Yeah, perhaps a little better. We'll only know if you get no other confusion on that point (but perhaps it was only me, anyway). Thanks!

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I've created a GUI solution to your method. It is lightweight (less than 200kb) and works only with a click
Download : sdrv.ms/TmzOfU

Thanks, ggfairy. I set up the wifi already using the original guide and was tired of having to go into the steps to set it up on each reboot (actually my technophobe girlfriend was the one having issues). It seems I can use your GUI in conjunction with the original setup and have it set as an admin straight away. Good solution!
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Adhoc WIFI support for Android JellyBean
Tablet (Tested by me with
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2163363
2nd March 2013, 07:10 PM |#84  
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if anyone kindly help me.
whenever i click ok on after sharing the connection i got this pop up window.

i'm using android 4.2.2 while my laptop have two wifi router and the internet is from the usb wifi router.
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3rd March 2013, 03:48 AM |#85  
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if anyone kindly help me.
whenever i click ok on after sharing the connection i got this pop up window.

i'm using android 4.2.2 while my laptop have two wifi router and the internet is from the usb wifi router.

I guess your setup is as below:

2 wifi router - connected to laptop, out of which 1 is connected to laptop with LAN and another one is connected through USB. You are getting the internet through USB?

And by looking at screen shot all I can say is that you have put a static IP address to your LAN connection which is actually required for internet sharing.
Actually, on which adapter were you trying to share the internet?

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3rd March 2013, 06:06 AM |#86  
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I guess your setup is as below:

2 wifi router - connected to laptop, out of which 1 is connected to laptop with LAN and another one is connected through USB. You are getting the internet through USB?

And by looking at screen shot all I can say is that you have put a static IP address to your LAN connection which is actually required for internet sharing.
Actually, on which adapter were you trying to share the internet?

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ok. i managed to make the ad hoc works. when i try connecting to the wifi from another laptop. the internet works. but on my phone. the internet doesnt works while the wifi is connected.
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Thank you!
Was testing it with my win 7 and s2.
Its working great for me.
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ok. i managed to make the ad hoc works. when i try connecting to the wifi from another laptop. the internet works. but on my phone. the internet doesnt works while the wifi is connected.

That's weird because if internet is coming in another device connected through virtual wifi, then even the phone should have the internet. In your phone, go to settings - wifi settings - advanced to check the IP address. It should be similar to 192.168.127.xxx

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That's weird because if internet is coming in another device connected through virtual wifi, then even the phone should have the internet. In your phone, go to settings - wifi settings - advanced to check the IP address. It should be similar to 192.168.127.xxx

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this is the ip from the virtual wifi.
but when i check on my phone ip address it show 192.168.173.248
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this is the ip from the virtual wifi.
but when i check on my phone ip address it show 192.168.173.248

Sorry. In my previous message I typed 127 instead of 137.

So in your phone too it should be similar to 192.168.137.xxx

In phone try setting a static IP to 192.168.137.10

Actually this should have happened auto as dynamic IP. But since you tell another laptop is fine under virtual wifi try the above static IP in phone.

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