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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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

I am sharing internet from my MAC-mini and instead of WiFi sharing I am doing it using Bluetooth. (WiFi hardware isn't working actually). It is being shared perfectly. Now I wanna receive the shared ...
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How to use Internet Sharing on my Lumia 800

I upgraded my Nokia Lumia 800 to 7.8 using Zune. I forced it. I can see Internet Sharing in Settings but I can't turn it on. When I try to turn it on I get the error message "There is no cellular data ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

I have a phone running Windows Phone 8.0 and I've been trying for hours to tether it to my Samsung tablet, in order to use the internet from my phone without using a hotspot or WiFi. I just want to ...
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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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WP 8 , cannot use USB connection to connect to internet via phone

I bought a Lumia 620 considering that the MS guys would give some comp to Google but seems I'm let down here The feature to connect to Internet using the USB cable via the phone is not available in ...
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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.