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16th June 2014, 12:36 AM   |  #1  
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I have the unlimited plan on att and trying to enable tethering/hotspot. I have 4.4.2 rooted and how will i accomplish this.
16th June 2014, 02:52 AM   |  #2  
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Freeze the system app called "tethering provisions". Use an app manager like titanium backup pro, or another one off your choice.
16th June 2014, 05:10 PM   |  #3  
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I get a message that unfortunately settings has stopped when I try to turn on tethering. Tethering provisions frozen with TiBu Pro.
16th June 2014, 05:23 PM   |  #4  
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You should only get the error once. Then open settings and type in new hotspot ssid and password.

---------- Post added at 12:23 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:20 PM ----------

If error persists after setting up hotspot info, find a widget that can enable hotspot. I use "power toggles".
16th June 2014, 05:34 PM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by mikep90

I have the unlimited plan on att and trying to enable tethering/hotspot. I have 4.4.2 rooted and how will i accomplish this.



Download portable mobile hotspot from the Playstore, has worked flawlessly over the last month, and no *timeouts.

Once downloaded, tap the icon. a message will appear "please wait while verifying", press ur Home button while the message is there and u will be good to go, (and att will not know ur tethering).

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...y.wifi.hotspot
17th June 2014, 01:26 AM   |  #6  
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Download portable mobile hotspot from the Playstore, has worked flawlessly over the last month, and no *timeouts.

Once downloaded, tap the icon. a message will appear "please wait while verifying", press ur Home button while the message is there and u will be good to go, (and att will not know ur tethering).

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...y.wifi.hotspot

Nope. Still getting the settings has stopped message. I don't get the message please wait while verifying. I've rebooted. Tried freezing both tethering items with tibu. Not sure why not working for me. I'm on Stock Rooted.
17th June 2014, 02:36 AM   |  #7  
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Try turning on/off Hotspot a few times. that should do the trick. the problem is I got the warning email from att. I use foxfi btw

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17th June 2014, 02:48 AM   |  #8  
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Try turning on/off Hotspot a few times. that should do the trick. the problem is I got the warning email from att. I use foxfi btw

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N900A using XDA Premium 4 mobile app

Interesting. That worked. Still get the settings warning, but the hotspot goes active.

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