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[Q] Wifi Hotspot and Tether

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By hamiksu, Member on 19th March 2013, 12:18 PM
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Just recently bought a Asus Nexus 7 and I find it an awesome device.

Unfortunately, I was surprised to see there is no option to turn my device into a wifi hotspot
or to share my nexus internet through USB to other computers.

thus I am now looking for apps that can help me achieve this
and would greatly appreciate anyone who has any recommendation for me..

p.s :- I tried wifi Hotspot and Foxfi (free version for both) but I can get neither computers no other mobile phones
to connect to the wifi hotspot they created through my nexus

Thank you.
19th March 2013, 01:58 PM |#2  
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Easy tether will let you share the internet with a computer using usb.
20th March 2013, 01:35 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by O2Blevel

Easy tether will let you share the internet with a computer using usb.

Easy tether.. got it..will try it out...

anyone else knows of a good one to use to wifi hotspot instead of usb?
21st March 2013, 01:05 AM |#4  
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no other apps?

21st March 2013, 07:03 AM |#5  
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Re: [Q] Wifi Hotspot and Tether
Barnacle? Open garden? Pdanet? Foxfi? Easy tether?
21st March 2013, 07:36 AM |#6  
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I'm sorry..

my nexus 7 is running stock ROM..

it seems that with stock, the wifi hotspot is "blocked" or crippled or whatever..

now wonder when I used wifi hotspot of Foxfi, other devices can see my wifi but unable to access it..

I may need to root my N7, but I have never done rooting before and is a bit apprehensive in doing so..

trying to look up the easiest to understand guide as to how to root my n7 now..

additional info :- I am running android 4.2.2 and my N& build is jdq39

if anyone can point me to a guide to root my N7 with a little more ease, please do..
21st March 2013, 07:43 AM |#7  
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ok, i just saw this thread..

can anyone help confirm that this root ROM has the function to let me wifi hotspot with my nexus 7?

Also, if I were to successfully root.. am I able to return this to stock ROM if ever I feel the Root not to my liking?
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