10-03-2014 07:43 PM
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  1. Lightshield's Avatar
    Just completed the update on my phone. Upon reboot I got a notification warning me that someone could be spying on my Network Communication because I had the Foxfi credentials installed..

    Upon Launched Foxfi it seems to work as usual until the end, I get the popups saying I need to subscribe to mobile Hotspot.

    I removed the credentials and reinstalled, still the same thing.

    Just a FYI to you folks if Foxfi is essential.

    Posted via Android Central App
    02-06-2014 04:46 PM
  2. 928SC's Avatar
    Well that sucks. I found this in the change log :
    - Over The Air (OTA) Wi-Fi exclusivity is now implemented
    I assume this is what is blocking FoxFi.

    Is there a way to block 4.4.2 from downloading? If not, I may have to look into rooting.
    02-06-2014 08:36 PM
  3. Wynnsman's Avatar
    Well that sucks. I found this in the change log :
    - Over The Air (OTA) Wi-Fi exclusivity is now implemented
    I assume this is what is blocking FoxFi.

    Is there a way to block 4.4.2 from downloading? If not, I may have to look into rooting.

    Great! This sucks! Do you think foxfi will fix it?
    02-07-2014 07:33 AM
  4. 928SC's Avatar
    Just got a FoxFi update from Google Play. In the "what's new" section it states that wifi mode will not work with 4.4. Please use USB/Bluetooth mode instead. Looks like it isn't just Verizon and they are working on it.

    Lightshield, can you try Bluetooth mode and let us know if it works. I have not updated to 4.4 yet and will try to hold off as long as I can until they fix this, thanks.
    02-07-2014 08:30 AM
  5. bill1171's Avatar
    Wow! I occasionally tethered and connected mostly to wifi on my phone at home, so I wouldn't abuse my data usage.I have unlimited data. Now I'm disabling wifi and going all in see how much damage i can do. Thanks VZ
    02-07-2014 12:49 PM
  6. thebignewt's Avatar
    So with KitKat update you cannot use FoxFi app to tether the One to (say) your iPad, but you can use a wire or BT. Is that what I'm getting from this?
    02-07-2014 03:54 PM
  7. Wynnsman's Avatar
    I can't get the bluetooth tether to work with my nexus 7. Any suggestions?

    Posted via Android Central App
    02-11-2014 08:46 AM
  8. VidJunky's Avatar
    Is there a way to block 4.4.2 from downloading? If not, I may have to look into rooting.
    Not usually if you're stock. I know people who've declined and declined and woke up one morning to the update installed from other versions, and I'm assuming this version will be no different.
    02-11-2014 08:51 AM
  9. MORANDCHI's Avatar
    I used the bluetooth last night on my tablet and I will use the USB tethering today at work. So far it works without any issues

    Chris
    02-11-2014 11:11 AM
  10. MORANDCHI's Avatar
    I can't get the bluetooth tether to work with my nexus 7. Any suggestions?

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    You have to download pdanet for tablets on the play store and you should be good to go
    02-11-2014 11:13 AM
  11. Wynnsman's Avatar
    Yeah I did download the app. And my 7 is connected but when I click to use bluetooth for Internet it won't turn on. I have to be doing something wrong.

    Posted via Android Central App
    02-11-2014 07:12 PM
  12. Akumaa's Avatar
    I have 4.4 and when I try to use it with the tablet version, it gives me a error 23 and fails to connect. Is there a root for this 4.4 update yet?


    I hate verizon sometimes
    02-19-2014 06:29 PM
  13. R01k's Avatar
    That's very bad news.
    02-20-2014 05:06 AM
  14. mtncmpr's Avatar
    You have to download pdanet for tablets on the play store and you should be good to go
    So consensus seems to be with KK, if you use the bluetooth option with pdanet, it should work?
    02-20-2014 06:39 AM
  15. MORANDCHI's Avatar
    So consensus seems to be with KK, if you use the bluetooth option with pdanet, it should work?
    yes you are correct it should work
    02-20-2014 12:15 PM
  16. alf7624's Avatar
    I currently have a Droid Bionic running super slow, but havent wanted to lose mu unlimited Verizon data.

    Im thinking of buying Moto X while the special is running for 330.00 No contract needed.

    I use FoxFi all day long at work to power my Nexus 7. I know that 4.4 on the Moto X has killed FoxFi wifi.

    Anyone know if this is possible-

    Hook up a USB OTG cable to the Moto X, and a regular Micro USB cable to the Nexus 7. Connect the 2 cables, and then would I be able to use FoxFi/ PdaNet USB Tethering??? Can you USB tether from a micro to micro device with 4.4 Kit Kat????


    I need a new phone bad, but I dont want to lose my free tethering.

    And btw, i have tried many times to use the Blue Tooth tether option from my Bionic to Nexus 7. They both always show to connect to each other, but when I try to use the internet on the Nexus7 it shows Im offline, and no data is working.
    02-21-2014 10:27 AM
  17. Bohanna1's Avatar
    FYI folks I don't know if this is the correct forum but I have the note 2 and last spring/summer I was using Pdanet through the usb tether and getting great speeds. The system last update from sprint to 4.3 disabled it so it trys to connect and just hangs. Same thing with foxfi says you have to subscribe Blah Blah Blah. I can still tether through bluetooth but it is much slower. Looks like people are getting wise to the real reasons for the system upgrades. Seems like the Carriers are getting sneaky while trying to make rooting a capitol offense!- If ANYONE has any luck with making these two options work again it might be nice to let the rest of us know how they did it!1 Bohanna
    02-21-2014 05:48 PM
  18. green27614's Avatar
    Here's the GOOD NEWS if you are with Verizon. Right NOW, if you have the grandfathered unlimited data package Verizon will give you 6GB for the same price as 2 GB.
    that is the plan I went for as I can always go down but I cant go up for the same price.
    thats the good news.

    I too am one of the stupid people that bought an HTC One. all i can say...the stock ROM is a HUGE POS. Limited configurability etc...

    I am going to take this thing back...MAybe they will let me exchange it for one that still have 4.2 on it and I can root it.

    Additionally what PISSES me off royally about this phone...you can go direct to the manufacturer and buy the friggin thing for $100-$200 LESS than Verizon sells it for...and here's the KICKER........ITS UNLOCKED from the factory...WTF?>?!! REally? go look for yourself...http://www.htcdev.com/

    Another thing...regardless of whether or not you sign up for another 2 year contract ...if you buy your phone at Best Buy, you have 14 days to return and tear up the contract.

    just things you outta know...If this crap keeps up with locking bootloaders (even though it is an FCC violation) I am going to Sprint. I have about had enough of Verizon.
    03-24-2014 03:52 PM
  19. drugdlr's Avatar
    For those interested.. U can now get root on the Verizon m7.. Did it last night.. All bloatware gone
    http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2699091

    Posted via Android Central App
    03-30-2014 06:27 PM
  20. 928SC's Avatar
    Just in time for 4.4.3? I wonder if FCC compliance fix is what we are looking for?

    Android 4.4.3 KitKat update changelog leaked | BGR
    03-31-2014 09:00 AM
  21. Mason Burdette's Avatar
    So is Google now bending from pressure by the carriers? So much for an open operating system. It was only a matter of time until the carriers starting calling the shots.
    04-05-2014 10:52 AM
  22. rkortes's Avatar
    If you have a Mac or Windows computer you can create a hotspot from your usb tethered phone.... Works great. Just Youtube it. I use this for my iPad and PS3.
    04-07-2014 01:45 PM
  23. Ltauhmise's Avatar
    Any update as to whether or not foxfi works? Or is it broken indefinitely?
    04-25-2014 12:33 PM
  24. kph3's Avatar
    Not if your tablet is on KK as well....then the bluetooth doesn't work either.
    04-26-2014 07:21 AM
  25. garycornelius's Avatar
    I have a Razr Maxx running Jelly Bean with a grandfathered unlimited data plan. Since I didn't want to lose my wifi I rooted my phone and disabled the update app. I now see from PDAnet+'s web site that 4.4 is now supported for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy phones. FoxFi Devices
    Maybe there is hope that they will be able to support the Droids next.
    04-29-2014 10:51 AM
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