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    Default WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    I can't turn on the hotspot function but it did work in the past. Every time I try it just goes back to off. Does anyone else have this problem or know how to fix it?

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    Default Re: WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    Do you have a the Tethering and Mobile Hotspot add to your T-Mobile plan?
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    Default Re: Wikipedia hotspot problem. Help!

    I don't live in the us so I don't have an t-mobile plan.

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    Default Re: WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    I have exact same problem.. I have T-Mobile S3 (SGH-T999) bought from US and I am in the UK on 3 Network. For some reason I am also not able to turn on the WiFi hotspot. As soon as turn it on it automatically goes to OFF. I rooted my device, still no go.. installed WiFi tether app but still no go. I need this to work desperately.

    Any help to get this resolved is much appreciated.

    cheers!
    SP
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    Default Re: WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    I may be wrong but I don't think it will work without being on a T-Mobile network.
    SGH-T999
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    Default Re: WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    Which WiFi tether app? I downloaded foxfi and it works for me

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    Default Re: WiFi hotspot problem. Help!

    This is because it is blocked. If you have a Tmobile gs3 tmobile has worked with Samsung to block it unless you have a tmobile hot spot package on your account. Since you are not in the US and don't have Tmobile this is a problem for you.

    I would suggest using foxfi to bypass the standard hot spot app.

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