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How to WiFi Tether

OP Dragonsla

19th April 2014, 03:47 PM   |  #1  
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PLEASE tell me there is a way to wifi tether with the GS5 on Verizon.

I have an unlimited plan (yay) and I need to be able to wifi tether as my home has no internet access available.

Please don't just tell me it can't be done because I know I can just downgrade to Jelly Bean and do it, I just don't want to do that if I don't have to. Also I will mention that I am NOT rooted but I am willing to. If you are feeling extra helpful I would appreciate links for a easy root for the Vzw GS5 also as I have only seen ones for other variants.

Thanks and hopefully we can get back to tethering soon!
19th April 2014, 06:16 PM   |  #2  
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There is no way to root the Verizon and AT&T versions so far because of the locked bootloader... hopefully someone finds an exploit soon. You can't 'downgrade' or flash anything through Odin at the moment... it will fail signature verification. The only alternative that I know of is the USB/Blueooth tethering via PdaNet/FoxFi --http://foxfi.com/ It requires a client software on the other device however. You might be able to use Internet Connection sharing to connect the client to a router and distribute the connection via wireless... I haven't tried it myself, though.

See:
http://blogs.cae.tntech.edu/jwlangst...-step-by-step/
23rd April 2014, 04:18 PM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by vacaloca

There is no way to root the Verizon and AT&T versions so far because of the locked bootloader... hopefully someone finds an exploit soon. You can't 'downgrade' or flash anything through Odin at the moment... it will fail signature verification. The only alternative that I know of is the USB/Blueooth tethering via PdaNet/FoxFi --http://foxfi.com/ It requires a client software on the other device however. You might be able to use Internet Connection sharing to connect the client to a router and distribute the connection via wireless... I haven't tried it myself, though.

See:
http://blogs.cae.tntech.edu/jwlangst...-step-by-step/

Oh crap. that sucks!! Yeah hopefully there is a fix soon I want OTG wifi :/
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