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WiFi tether without root?

19th May 2014, 09:30 PM   |  #1  
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My buddy has a GS4 on Sprint and he has been unable to get the WiFi tether to work without paying extra for it. He doesn't want to unlock/root it. Is there a workaround without root?

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19th May 2014, 10:58 PM   |  #2  
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My buddy has a GS4 on Sprint and he has been unable to get the WiFi tether to work without paying extra for it. He doesn't want to unlock/root it. Is there a workaround without root?

Have you checked out FoxFi/PdaNet? Depending on the software level the phone is on, one or the other should work.
http://foxfi.com/
20th May 2014, 01:16 AM   |  #3  
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Foxfi doesn't work, pdanet won't help as we need WiFi tether for the Chromecast.

Thanks though

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20th May 2014, 02:24 AM   |  #4  
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I'm also curious about this. It seems that the KitKat update has broken most of the apps that were previously recommended, including FoxFi. Any ideas?
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Foxfi has been fixed with KitKat.

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Foxfi has been fixed with KitKat.

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Which version? I tried using 2.16.2. When I try to start the hotspot, I see this:

Hotspot Error
You are not subscribed to the Hotspot service. Do you want to see subscription options?
Cancel OK

No matter which option I pick, it never works. Thoughts?
28th May 2014, 02:56 AM   |  #7  
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Which version? I tried using 2.16.2. When I try to start the hotspot, I see this:

Hotspot Error
You are not subscribed to the Hotspot service. Do you want to see subscription options?
Cancel OK

No matter which option I pick, it never works. Thoughts?

I also tried the newest version of PdaNet, which I found out is basically also FoxFi. No luck there either.

Any other ideas?
28th May 2014, 08:19 PM   |  #8  
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Try Klink. Works great for me.
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He said he needs Wi-Fi not usb connection.
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