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Default Can't find bluetooth tethering option

Just wanted to confirm, am I the only one with missing bluetooth tethering?

I really would like to Tether my tablet to my phone using bluetooth.

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It's removed. Needs a framework res edit to show.

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It's removed. Needs a framework res edit to show.

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Thanks. Why are they still pulling **** like this. Come on, it's 2014.
 
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Thanks. Why are they still pulling **** like this. Come on, it's 2014.
No one uses bluetooth tethering would be the biggest reason
 
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Thanks. Why are they still pulling **** like this.

Because bluetooth is inadequate to the task and it caused more problems than it was worth for most people.

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That's not true, actually bluetooth is the best for low data traffic, and at lower power consumption than any other options. Bluetooth tethering has been around since bluetooth 1.0 that's more than 15 yrs now. Please don't come here and spout rubbish. If you don't know something, and are not asking a question, it's better to keep quiet. Misinformation is worse than keeping your mouth shut
 
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That's not true, actually bluetooth is the best for low data traffic, and at lower power consumption than any other options. Bluetooth tethering has been around since bluetooth 1.0 that's more than 15 yrs now. Please don't come here and spout rubbish. If you don't know something, and are not asking a question, it's better to keep quiet. Misinformation is worse than keeping your mouth shut
In my experience, it uses the same amount of battery as wifi tethering, which is far easier to connect, not to mention faster.
 
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In my experience, it uses the same amount of battery as wifi tethering, which is far easier to connect, not to mention faster.
Not in my experience. It's fast enough for tethering. Also, it does use less power. Bluetooth is at best 30 feet. WiFi 100 yards. Therefore requires less power to push the signal. I like Bluetooth tethering. Only really use it for adb and quick laptop web browsing.

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You know, speaking of which, I think it is still there somehow. If you were to get one of those Android wear, they I'm guessing are using bluetooth tethering to connect.
Anyways all I'm trying to do is turn my tablet into a glorified gps unit.
 
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don't come here and spout rubbish. If you don't know something, [.. blah blah blah]

If you lost the attitude, you'd get more constructive help. As noted above bluetooth does not typically result in any real world power saving. It's harder to configure and connect and crucially has an extremely limited range that is problematic for many people.

Blue tooth is annoying to use and is dying a slow death as more and more people grow disenchanted with it. You seem to be an evangalist, but the majority disagree with you and the Android development team formed the same opinion. Good riddance.

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