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By jh20, Senior Member on 19th September 2011, 09:56 AM
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for those who are interested, usb tethering works in cm7 nightly 110918. been using this nightly since yesterday and so far everything seems ok, including battery life.

edit: just an update for anyone who might be here reading this thread. ever since i tried updating to a newer nightly, 110921, usb tethering doesn't work anymore, no matter what i tried. even tried nandroid backup to 110918 still no go. i got a feeling i might have to restore my pc windows back to before the usb tethering install for it to work again
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19th September 2011, 12:22 PM |#2  
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I dont know whether u have tried or not, but i have been using USB tethering from so many nightlies before, even with RC 1.5.. It is working flawlessly for me.. I am using my 3G connection to access internet from my computer..

The only problem is Overheating.. around 43C..
19th September 2011, 01:27 PM |#3  
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that's odd.i know usb tethering worked with some builds but not all. according to this thread rc1.5 didn't work:

i was on nightly 110909 and didn't work either.

edit: what app can i use to monitor the temperature?
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19th September 2011, 01:35 PM |#4  
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It worked for me with RC 1.5 without any problems.. Currently I am on 110914 nightly, usb tethering working normally...

I am using Battery Monitor Widget... Search in the market and install it.
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21st September 2011, 08:16 AM |#5  
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just came from reading this thread:

i didn't know i was supposed to do step 1, "enable usb debugging mode". was that the reason why i couldn't get it to work before the nightly 110918?

sorry i'm too lazy to go back and try since it's working now with the 110918
21st September 2011, 09:15 AM |#6  
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The temp Skyrockets cause the CPU stays at high load always.

I found using Smartass profile + screen off works amazingly good and the phone stays cold when using tethering
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i found i like the offical rom more than the custom one.
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