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By arcanexvi, Senior Member on 13th September 2013, 04:44 AM
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For those that want to tether but don't want to pay your carrier for it...

Root is required.

1) Download your favorite SQL editor. I use SQLite Editor.

2) Open and grant root access.

3) Scroll down and find Settings Storage

4) Choose settings.db (duh)

5) Go down to line 65 and change the value for entitlement check from 1 to 0.

6) Reboot.

7) Profit.

Historically this has stuck through updates as the databases don't change when you update.

Thank you jcase for root!

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13th September 2013, 06:01 PM |#2  
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I wonder if the changes to settings will survive reboot because system is not writeable atm
13th September 2013, 06:43 PM |#3  
in what folder does settings storage live? I cant seem to find it.
13th September 2013, 07:02 PM |#4  
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It does persist through reboot. The change actually won't work until after reboot.

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Originally Posted by @work

in what folder does settings storage live? I cant seem to find it.

My guess would be /data somewhere

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13th September 2013, 10:22 PM |#6  
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Nice! Works! Thanks!
14th September 2013, 01:38 AM |#7  
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Worked for me.

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14th September 2013, 03:33 AM |#8  
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Thanks. I forgot about tethering

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15th September 2013, 05:00 PM |#9  
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Awesome!!! Thanks for this
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Is there a tether app your using or stock tethering? I can't get any wifi tether to work with root.

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16th September 2013, 01:08 AM |#11  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robbyrobaz

Is there a tether app your using or stock tethering? I can't get any wifi tether to work with root.

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Use the native tether (via Settings) once you've updated the DB.

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