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Questions tagged [internet-sharing]

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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where to find Access Point xap?

I have bought Lumia 920 in Czech Republic. It is RM-820 from Canada (operator Regers). It cannot share via Wi-Fi hotspot. Somewhere on internet I find that I must install system app Access Point. But ...
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How can I use usb tethering between my windows 10 phone and my windows 10 laptop?

I wish to share my mobile phone connection with my laptop. Both are on windows 10. I understand this is called usb tethering and that it should work easily. However, I can't manage to have internet ...
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Will my 3G phone benefit from 4G wireless router?

I have the 3G model of Lumia 640 XL. I think about buying a new 4G wireless WiFi router and connect My phone to it through WiFi. My question is, will my phone benefit from the high speed of 4G router ...
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Bluetooth: internet connection sharing and hands free at the same time

Can someone confirm whether they have got the following working (I think it should work), and whether there are any problems in practice on Win 10 Mobile / WinPhone 8.1? I am looking at having the ...
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Why no USB tethering app for Windows Phone 10?

I recently USB paired my WP10 with my Win10 laptop and browsed the Windows Device Portal. From the network diagnostics displayed and the fact that my phone is reachable on loopback, it seems to me ...
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internet sharing not working

Lumia phone internet sharing worked until I installed Nortons for 3 devices - when I tried to install on my mobile was advised Nortons won't work on Windows phone. Internet sharing worked perfectly ...
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How do I turn off auto disabling of the modem mode when loss of the network?

I use my Lumia 830 with running Windows 10 Mobile as WiFi hotspot. When the phone loses the network for any reason, it turns off the WiFi hotspot mode and I must enable it again myself. How do I fix ...
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lumia 535 won't share network

My Lumia 535 suddenly stopped allowing other devices to connect to its hotspot....keep getting unable to join network whenever my other devices try to connect...most times they cant even detect the ...
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Reverse Tethering of Lumia 535?

I am using lumia 535 and trying to reverse tether it. My phone also has an option to use USB internet. When I connect my phone to PC it asks whether to use USB internet or not and when I select to ...
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Windows 10 Mobile (Lumia 950 XL) + Mercedes Comand internet connection

Situation: a Mercedes car and Lumia 950 XL with Windows 10 Mobile. Normally it should be possible to browse the web via the Mercedes Comand using the internet connection of the smartphone via ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode

I just want to know why Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode but allows when WiFi mode. In android file transfer is allowed in both the modes (using ShareIt, Zapya,...
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Lumia Internet Sharing to PlayStation 3 Problem

I'm using my Nokia Lumia 520 as internet modem, through "internet sharing" option. I have no problem to connect from my pc, but when i am trying to use it with my ps3, a message appear: "A connection ...
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Is it possible to use internet over USB to pc from Lumia?

I want to share my mobile internet to my pc through USB cable. I have Lumia 820 and OS is Windows phone 8.1
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Reverse tether to Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a Lumia 920 running Denim and am curious if there's any way to reverse tether it to a desktop PC through a USB connection (by reverse tether, I mean using the internet connection supplied to ...
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Help needed to connect lumia 630 to internet via laptop wifi

I am using a wireless net connection through 3g dongle with my laptop(Windows 7).I tried to connect my lumia 630 to my laptop for internet access but the hot spot was not visible in search on my ...
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

How do you share audio files saved on your phone using WhatsApp. I use a Lumia 625, and have done everything possible to share music files saved on the phone. Is it possible to share media files saved ...
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Nokia Lumia 520 Internet Sharing Problem

I set up my Nokia Lumia 520 as a Wifi Spot turning on Internet Sharing. When I'm connecting from my notebook to Nokia Lumia Wifi Spot it is connecting just fine, but in the Chrome or Firefox I get ...
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Windows [Phone] 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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Cannot disable Internet Sharing SSID

I had previously enabled Internet Sharing on my Lumia 925 (Tmobile), but even when I toggle the option to Off to disable the feature, I still see the SSID for my phone in my Wifi list on devices such ...
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Why one cannot use Wifi and Internet Sharing simultaneously?

I have been using internet sharing with ease but I don't understand why one could not use Wifi simultaneously while sharing Internet with other devices. It has been same for Android also, so there has ...
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Cannot enable internet sharing

I'm trying to turn on internet sharing on my Nokia Lumia 925 and it starts running but after a couple of seconds it tells me that internet sharing is not working and all that. It has a password and ...
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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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Nokia Lumia 925 internet sharing not working

The internet sharing feature has suddenly stopped working. If I attempt to enable internet sharing, I get the following message: Internet sharing is currently not available. All was OK until 4 ...
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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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Fixing Windows blue screen using Internet Connection Sharing

I've tried to fix tethering issue using this Howto. I don't know if it actually works as my laptop freezes before I can apply damn FIPS option, and can't change it before wireless adapter is ...
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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 available....
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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 7 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.