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[Q] WiFi tether on unlimited data plan

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By sean67854, Member on 29th March 2014, 08:55 PM
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7th April 2014, 04:40 AM |#151  
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now that we have s-off, just flash cwm and then this zip - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2708548 to get native tether to work.

op, this is the final method and I can verify it works. add this to the first post.

in short, native tethering works flawlessly.

Edit: If you want a permanent root than uninstall weaksauce and then flash superSU in recovery.
Not required for tether, but replica is right that people probably want it also

I just got the xposed native method working lol. Is there any other advantage to the s-off and cwm method to make it preferred? The primary reason I want root is for tethering. I did custom roms on my old device, but I don't know if I'll do that on this one or not. I know I could use it to get rid of the bloatware, but the bloatware doesn't seem to be interfering with anything atm so I might wait before doing it if there isn't any other real advantage.
 
 
13th April 2014, 08:23 PM |#152  
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I just got the xposed native method working lol. Is there any other advantage to the s-off and cwm method to make it preferred? The primary reason I want root is for tethering. I did custom roms on my old device, but I don't know if I'll do that on this one or not. I know I could use it to get rid of the bloatware, but the bloatware doesn't seem to be interfering with anything atm so I might wait before doing it if there isn't any other real advantage.

Can you tell me how you did it with xposed? Thanks.

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14th April 2014, 04:32 PM |#153  
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Would this work on an One (m7)
I have been holding off on updating to KitKat, because of it killing FoxFi. I would gladly root and use this if it would work.
14th April 2014, 09:04 PM |#154  
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Originally Posted by David 617

now that we have s-off, just flash cwm and then this zip - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2708548 to get native tether to work.

op, this is the final method and I can verify it works. add this to the first post.

in short, native tethering works flawlessly.

Edit: If you want a permanent root than uninstall weaksauce and then flash superSU in recovery.
Not required for tether, but replica is right that people probably want it also


Confirmed working. However, I used TWRP to flash.

Dunno if it's getting throttled almost immediately, though. First speedtest was 24.16Mbps down, subsequent tests are around 2Mbps or less.
19th April 2014, 08:56 PM |#155  
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I just flashed Skyfall and the native wifi tether works just fine. No fuss with apps. Love it!
26th May 2014, 06:03 PM |#156  
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I left tethering guard disabled, but modified two lines in the XML file.

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Line 176:  <item type="boolean" name="tethering_guard_support">false</item>
Line 836: <item type="integer" name="TetheringGuard_Rule">0</item>

This is what worked for me. Stock 1.12.605.11, stock kernel, weaksauce root, firewater S-Off.
Used EFS File Explorer in Root Mode, Mounted RW. Survives on reboot.
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