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[TUT][ROOT] AT&T Wifi-Tethering Provision Bypass

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13th December 2014, 02:21 PM   |  #61  
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You don't need apps to freeze other apps. You can freeze using the package manager commands through terminal emulator. Su first then pm disable packagename
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14th December 2014, 07:00 AM   |  #62  
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I guess I have bigger issue. I have a cricket S5 and it doesn't even have the tethering option in the network menu. I've heard from others that flashing att roms dont work on cricket.

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15th December 2014, 08:49 PM   |  #63  
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Possible means of removing tetherprovision check
Hi everyone,

Just got an s5 active to complament the Rugby Pro (SGH-i547) I've been using for the last year and a half. Since both devices are part of the same ecosystem, I beileve some of the stuff I've done on the Rugby Pro should work (or at least lead to a viable solution).

orginal source: (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...&postcount=335)


In a nutshell, the framework-res.apk has a few lines of xml refrencing the tetherprovisioning (under the decompolied framework-res.apk hierarchy res/values/arrays.xml)

Code:
<string-array name="config_mobile_hotspot_provision_app">
     	<item>com.sec.tetheringprovision</item>
     	<item>com.sec.tetheringprovision.TetheringProvisionActivity</item>
	</string-array>
Modified to
Code:
<array name="config_mobile_hotspot_provision_app" />

It is pluasible to beileve that the S5 (and releated varients) also use this as a means (as a network based boolean check) to determine if the account has tethering enabled. If I recall correctly, AT&T routes the tethered data through different APNs then mobile data, text and voice, therefore causing the cease and desist letters to be sent.

Joe
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