In the context of mobile phones Internet sharing allows sharing the Internet connection of the phone other devices such as laptops.

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Internet sharing IP settings

I somehow messed up my internet sharing on WP7.8, the laptop connects ok, but always get the address 192.168.33.X, from the DHCP server at 192.168.33.1 and a connection-specific DNS suffix of my ...
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Sharing photos from “Saved Pictures” folder

I've uploaded some photos from my computer to my phone and put them in the default folder called "saved pictures". However, when I try to use the "Share..." option, my phone just exits to the home ...
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Internet sharing is not working on Nokia Lumia 925 [solved]

Internet sharing is not working on Nokia Lumia 925 I can see and connect to the wifi network from my Lumia 925 and internet is working for a couple of minutes then stops working. Although the ...
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Solving tethering issue on Windows Phone 8

I cannot start internet sharing on my Nokia Lumia 520. From the menu I choose: Settings -> Internet Sharing -> On I get this error: Connection not shared Internet sharing isn't currently ...
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Why Internet Sharing is shown like it had used cellular data AND WiFi in DataSense?

I was looking at DataSense data in my phone and suddenly saw this strange behavior: As you can see the Internet Sharing used 268MB of cellular data and 279MB WiFi. What it means? If I'm sharing ...
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Unofficial tethering on Windows Phone

I'm currently looking to buy a Windows Phone (not sure about which one yet, probably a Nokia or HTC) and I'd like to know if unofficial tethering (without carrier support) is possible; either via USB ...
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How to share internet over USB from PC to a Windows Phone 8 device?

I know, that this works out of the box for Zune-compatible devices, but what about Windows Phone 8? I don't have a micro-SIM yet and there is no way to set up a WiFi hotspot.
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Internet Sharing stays connected with phone locked?

When I turn on Internet Sharing looks like the connection drops after some seconds past I pin-locked the phone. I have a Samsung Focus and enabled Internet Sharing with some homebrew procedures. ...
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When can we expect a Wi-Fi hot-spot feature for Nokia Lumia 800?

Windows Phone 7.5 has the Wi-Fi hotspot feature. But Nokia Lumia 800 seems to be an exception to this. A Wi-Fi hotspot is a great feature to use while on the move. Rumors has that there'll be a ...
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How do I enable WiFi Hotspot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I connect my computer to internet through my Windows Phone device? Sometimes one want to use the phones internet on a laptop through WiFi hotspot. But it seems ...
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How can I connect my computer to internet through my Windows Phone device?

I am traveling a lot and I need to be online on my laptop. How can I use 3G connection of my phone to browse internet on my PC? I have Samsung Omnia 7.