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My buddy has a GS4 on Sprint and he has been unable to get the WiFi tether to work without paying extra for it. He doesn't want to unlock/root it. Is there a workaround without root?

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My buddy has a GS4 on Sprint and he has been unable to get the WiFi tether to work without paying extra for it. He doesn't want to unlock/root it. Is there a workaround without root?
Have you checked out FoxFi/PdaNet? Depending on the software level the phone is on, one or the other should work.
http://foxfi.com/
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Foxfi doesn't work, pdanet won't help as we need WiFi tether for the Chromecast.

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I'm also curious about this. It seems that the KitKat update has broken most of the apps that were previously recommended, including FoxFi. Any ideas?
 
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Foxfi has been fixed with KitKat.

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Foxfi has been fixed with KitKat.

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Which version? I tried using 2.16.2. When I try to start the hotspot, I see this:

Hotspot Error
You are not subscribed to the Hotspot service. Do you want to see subscription options?
Cancel OK

No matter which option I pick, it never works. Thoughts?
 
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Which version? I tried using 2.16.2. When I try to start the hotspot, I see this:

Hotspot Error
You are not subscribed to the Hotspot service. Do you want to see subscription options?
Cancel OK

No matter which option I pick, it never works. Thoughts?
I also tried the newest version of PdaNet, which I found out is basically also FoxFi. No luck there either.

Any other ideas?
 
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Try Klink. Works great for me.
 
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He said he needs Wi-Fi not usb connection.
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He said he needs Wi-Fi not usb connection.
Oh. I think of a physical connection when someone says "tether". My apologies sir.
Now I'm thinking WiFi Hotspot. I obviously don't know what I'm talking about, so I'll bow out.

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