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  1. mel2000's Avatar
    Can someone help straighten out the current state of free wireless tethering on T-Mobile?
    From this thread there appears to be 3 ways of wirelessly tethering:

    1.) Use UA switcher plugin to emulate an Android phone (works for http(s) only)
    2.) Set APN options to support DUN
    3.) With 3rd party wireless tethering app

    Is #3 still a viable option? If so, does it require an unlocked phone? Thanks.
    09-03-2014 03:25 PM
  2. DecodedDroid's Avatar
    Could someone do me a huge favor and post the actual APN? I don't have the fast.tmo one for some reason..I have a nexus 5.
    10-17-2014 09:10 AM
  3. Jon Shipman1's Avatar
    Just bought a Z3, you can no longer save ,dun to the apn types.
    10-27-2014 07:33 PM
  4. sam brown4's Avatar
    Do you know if this works if you have teathering already but want it to come from the unlimited data side?
    11-09-2014 10:24 PM
  5. sam brown4's Avatar
    how do you know it doesnt work? it just took mine, i couldnt modify anything on the default options so i had to create a new, just copied everything over and added the option,it seems to work, though it still posts to my teathering data
    Jon Acosto likes this.
    11-09-2014 10:27 PM
  6. skills2015's Avatar
    Thanks so much for that tip!
    11-13-2014 08:27 AM
  7. popbop's Avatar
    Yeah, just confirmed that.

    The Sony software disallows saving the ",dun" in the APN type string. And, rooting this device is not a good option as you'll lose DRM keys which affect functions from the camera to the sound quality.

    But there's also the problem in KitKat 4.4.4 with a flag that is set on a device that indicates what data is requested by device and which is not. And, surprise! T-mobile is the one carrier that is checking for that. So, this ,dun suffix may not work for KitKat users. But I'm not willing to root my Z3 to find out.

    T-Mobile is really locking down devices to squeeze extra $ from customers.

    11-13-2014 08:35 PM
  8. briansavage's Avatar
    I have a T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3 and when it comes to editing the APN it does not give me the option to do so. Can you post a youtube on how to change the APN on my device. Thank you.

    Posted via Android Central App
    I was running it on my note 3. Just manually enter all the info in a newly created apn.
    11-14-2014 05:32 PM
  9. civilairjim's Avatar
    Works great rooted Samsung galx. S3
    11-28-2014 03:00 AM
  10. Caffeine_Fiend's Avatar
    I know its really late post but I saw you guys were talking about nexus 5
    So my question is...
    I have a N5 from Play store. (GsmUnlocked)
    On T-Mobile.
    I can turn on hotspot just fine and use it but I'm curious, will I incur a charge on my bill for using this? Doea T-Mobile know I'm using it? Thanks!
    12-09-2014 01:09 PM
  11. Ecko_510's Avatar
    I have a galaxy avant and I've tried dam.near every app or method to wifi tether and it just doesn't work apn settings changed...rooted thru Odin....wifi tether app 3'.3 custom or something and nothing it went from turning on and connecting to.my devices but there was no data being passed and now after the apn change and such every time I go switch the hotspot on it force closes instantly... before all of this I called metro and tried having the hotspot plan added but they said they couldn't because it was a tmobile avant not a metro avant so now I have no choice but to try and make my hotspot work any help at all would be great thanks!
    12-13-2014 01:16 AM
  12. Jon Acosto's Avatar
    i have a sony xperia Z and it doesn't alllow me to edit apn, so i just created a new apn setting copying from the default and adding the dun, hope that hepls you.
    12-21-2014 09:23 PM
  13. Jon Acosto's Avatar
    just add another apn, copy from the default and add the dun feature.
    12-21-2014 09:25 PM
  14. el jebus's Avatar
    Doesnt work any more own a HTC m7 tryed to add DUN and it's lock can't change it
    01-21-2015 01:29 AM
  15. el jebus's Avatar
    I did everything and when it comes to add the ,dun it just turn back on the old apn (the lock one)
    01-21-2015 01:54 AM
  16. desidog2009's Avatar
    Unrestricted Tether T-Mobile NO ROOT-cam00009.jpg Woooooooop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! First carrier that let me use this much data
    02-21-2015 11:20 PM
  17. hoyt614's Avatar
    It won't allow me to edit. I'm new to this kind of stuff. Can you help?
    03-04-2015 09:53 PM
  18. skenyon02's Avatar
    How did you edit to add the dun? My OS upgraded to Lollipop, and everything is grayed out. It says I'm editing, but doesn't actually give me the option to.
    03-23-2015 05:14 PM
  19. AeroBlast365's Avatar
    from pelebkf over at XDA: "Edit the main APN "T-Mobile US LTE" and add ",dun" to the end of the "APN type" (so the it should say "default,mms,supl,hipri,fota,dun") then save it."
    Just tried this on my stock, unrooted, XT1053, and it worked like a charm.
    Still working currently on the T-Mobile $80 a month unlimited everything plan! Thanks so much gone over my 5GB Hotspot Data with no problems, this hack is awesome.
    04-07-2015 03:22 PM
  20. dreday3223's Avatar
    Still working currently on the T-Mobile $80 a month unlimited everything plan! Thanks so much gone over my 5GB Hotspot Data with no problems, this hack is awesome.
    Couple of questions as i do a lot of remote play gaming with ps4 and this would work perfectly for me. I just don't want to find out that it doesn't work after i have used up everything for the month.

    Did you edit the main APN or create a new one with the same settings? When you look at your usage does it show up as using your allotment? When you go over the limit do you receive notification that you are over or does it simply allow you to continue using it
    04-08-2015 10:37 AM
  21. ShlomoX's Avatar
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    06-19-2015 07:45 PM
  22. Alexander Wolle's Avatar
    I've got a stock Galaxy S5 with KitKat 4.4.2. Will this hack work for me.?

    I don't want to switch up and wreck everything and I am new to this.
    07-25-2015 02:00 PM
  23. Danny Motto's Avatar
    Awesome!! Also works with MetroPCS whose GSM phones run on T-Mobile network. $60 unlimited LTE w/ tax and fees included and now tethering is there a better deal out there.
    I can't change any settings why is this I went to the APN for metro won't allow me to change a thing please help
    Using galaxy core prime
    07-27-2015 08:10 PM
  24. Joshua Nickens's Avatar
    ,supl,hipri,fota
    where does this come from ive added the ,dun bt didnt see the others there?
    also tmo app still shows im tethering...
    11-03-2015 04:10 PM
  25. joshgoldman's Avatar
    Awesome. Worked perfectly for me. The only difference is that my APM is called T-Mobile GPRS. I just added ",dun" to the end of the APN type list and I could instantly tether. Thanks!
    04-08-2016 12:27 PM
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