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By freshkid87, Senior Member on 8th January 2014, 10:39 PM
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How do i share my wifi connection from my note 3 to my laptop? when i try apps, it just disables the wifi, thus defeating the whole sharing process. can anyone help?
 
 
8th January 2014, 10:54 PM |#2  
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Your 4G internet is shared using wifi. you cannot use wifi for both.

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Your 4G internet is shared using wifi. you cannot use wifi for both.

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I don't have 4g data, i am just using it as a wifi right now, i want to share that wifi with my other devices, not possible huh?
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Sorry no. What WiFi point is your phone receiving internet from? Y not just connect your computer to that same router?

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Sorry no. What WiFi point is your phone receiving internet from? Y not just connect your computer to that same router?

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it only reaches in one room. lol
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it only reaches in one room. lol

If this physically works out for you, place the laptop within range of the router and host your laptop as a wireless access point/wifi via ICS(internet connection sharing) within Windows to your Android phone

So it would be like Router ---> Laptop ---> Android piggybacked where the phone is the one not in range of the Wifi

Another option is to upgrade your router/laptop to a longer range. If you're on N, upgrade to Ac if your wallet allows it
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or just buy a Wifi range extender.

seems a bit sublime to be trying to use a mobile device which is likely to move all over the place as a range extender - when the problem that needs to be solved involves distance & orientation relative to fixed stations.
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