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[Q] WiFi tethering works, Bluetooth tethering doesn't (with a Mac)

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Question [Q] WiFi tethering works, Bluetooth tethering doesn't (with a Mac)

I had a Galaxy Note 2, and BT tethering always worked fine on that, and it works fine with my old iPhone 4S, however I can't get it working on the Z1C.

In Settings, More, Tethering & portable hotspot, I have Bluetooth tethering ticked, and the Mac is paired with the phone. I can transfer files both ways so I know that's working. The Mac will connect to the phone using the "Connect to network" in the phone's bluetooth properties, and it looks like it's working, until I open any web page in any browser, then it says there's no connection available.

I know WiFi is faster, however the bottleneck doesn't really concern me, it's more for convenience that I can just click connect rather than enabling and disabling the hotspot on the phone.

Anyone have any ideas?

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Still haven't managed to get this working on 2 different Macs, so seems to be something handset related.

Just bumping to see if anyone may be able to help this time around?
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