1. KingGinger55's Avatar
    Has anyone figured out how to wirelessly tether from this phone via a root app or script editor or anything? I have tried like 6 different tethering apps and I can't find a signle on my laptop when it says I am tethering. Any thoughts? Ps. I am rooted.
    11-30-2012 06:04 AM
  2. KingGinger55's Avatar
    Never mind. Haha, i was looking on XDA and i found a fourm that was this for the ATT version (I have sprint) and i tried all of these procedures and gt nothing. Finally, while scrolling throught the coments, I found one that works. Download the attached app and set device to generic ICS and it works! I am posting this curently form my windows 8 laptop with my Rooted LG optimus G on sprint's data.

    PS: I did not make this app this app is made by Mller, Lemons, Buxton. Thanks guys.
    Attached Files
    11-30-2012 12:07 PM
  3. steev89's Avatar
    Does it work well?
    Has sprint sent you a message saying not to use it without paying for tethering yet? haha
    12-04-2012 07:06 PM
  4. KingGinger55's Avatar
    Haha. Yea i ahve been doing this with my SII before this and my Optimus S before that and they never cared. And I use a lot of data. Like 15GB a month
    12-04-2012 07:35 PM
  5. steev89's Avatar
    Cool, I had heard at&t and other carriers started messaging people saying if they continue using free wireless tethering apps they were going to lose their unlimited data and be auto signed up for the tethering charges. Ill have to give this a try. Thanks!
    12-05-2012 12:38 PM
  6. kofasetic's Avatar
    Cool. The downloaded app worked perfectly.
    I used the Optimus S on Sprint and the battery would get sooooo hot. Temp would reach close to 100.
    But with this beast, works great and the temp is not a factor after a long tethering session
    12-14-2012 04:31 PM
  7. KingGinger55's Avatar
    The funny thing is, I can no longer get it to work. I had to edit the build prop to turn off the shutter sound earlier and I think i did something in there that may have stopped tethering from working. I tried to tether the other day and when the app started up my phone restarted, which is odd because this thing has never restarted on me. But when it came back on, the tethering wasn't working. I tried restarting it and reinstalling the app. I tried chaning the device in the settings but it still doesn't work. Any ideas or is anyone experiencing the same problem? I am going to try backing up my apps and wiping the phone so the build prop will be stock again but other than that I have no idea. Hopefully this doesn't happen to anyone else.
    12-15-2012 06:09 PM
  8. Jessica3379's Avatar
    Hey i downloaded the file but im unable to open it. Do you know why?
    03-10-2013 12:30 PM
  9. KingGinger55's Avatar
    Downloaded on your phone or computer? If phone, what version of android are you running?
    03-11-2013 10:42 AM
  10. kofasetic's Avatar
    I've also had difficulty getting this to work but changing device profile to Generic, not Generic ICS then rebooting phone works for me.
    I am on ZVB rooted stock ROM
    03-13-2013 04:48 AM
  11. that.rick22's Avatar
    I'm having difficulty as well.... I downloaded the file in this post then when I try to start app it says wifi drivers not found?.... Any help?
    03-17-2013 10:19 AM
  12. that.rick22's Avatar
    I'm having difficulty as well.... I downloaded the file in this post then when I try to start app it says wifi drivers not found?.... Any help?
    This is a screen shot of what shows up
    Attached Thumbnails Wireless WiFi tethering?-2013-03-17-10-58-00.jpg  
    03-17-2013 11:14 AM
  13. KingGinger55's Avatar
    I realize there are problems with this method (see my post above) but it seems to work for me at least again now that I am on jelly bean.

    The download link didn't work for me anymore either but the app is in the play store. Just search WiFi tether and look for the devs specified above.
    03-18-2013 05:33 AM
  14. chetmo's Avatar
    look what the app said!
    LOL
    ps. it didnt work.
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    09-05-2013 12:58 AM
  15. Michael Ryan3's Avatar
    Has anyone figured out how to wirelessly tether from this phone via a root app or script editor or anything? I have tried like 6 different tethering apps and I can't find a signle on my laptop when it says I am tethering. Any thoughts? Ps. I am rooted.
    I found a app in the play store that works without root its called easy tether and just follow directions exactly.
    12-28-2013 08:45 PM
  16. Chris Arnold's Avatar
    Has anyone figured out how to wirelessly tether from this phone via a root app or script editor or anything? I have tried like 6 different tethering apps and I can't find a signle on my laptop when it says I am tethering. Any thoughts? Ps. I am rooted.
    CyanogenMod 10.2 has wireless hot-spot capability. Worked out of the box for me. We just took a 80 mile trip and both my kids had service through my hot-spot on their Tab 3's. I know installing a custom rom is extreme, but it's well worth it to gain the ability to wirelessly tether.

    Posted via Android Central App
    12-29-2013 07:36 AM
  17. Joshua Colson's Avatar
    I can't even get it to download
    04-06-2014 01:00 PM

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