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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

Windows Phone doesn't support sharing its connection over Bluetooth, nor connecting to the Internet via a Bluetooth connection. The closest that is achievable, is that Internet sharing can be started ...
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How to share internet over USB from PC to a Windows Phone 8 device?

By judging what you are trying here to accomplish, I think you are mentioning Reverse USB Tethering. Windows Phone 7 had it by default via Zune. In Windows Phone 8 the dev team dropped this feature. ...
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How can I use usb tethering between my windows 10 phone and my windows 10 laptop?

You can only share your phone's mobile connection over WiFi or Bluetooth. Since the PC you wish to share with is a laptop, it should have both of those available. As far as I know, sharing over USB is ...
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Reverse tether to Windows 8.1

Though Windows 8.1 does provide USB option if you search for it but the settings there are related to only your storage settings. And hence Windows 8.1 still doesnt have tethering enabled. Its a ...
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Why one cannot use Wifi and Internet Sharing simultaneously?

Turning on Internet Sharing turns your phone into a router hosting a WiFi network. As the phones only tend to have a single WiFi adapter, it can only be listening on a single radio channel at any ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

Starting with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, internet sharing can be done over Bluetooth, as well as over WiFi. To enable it, simply use the "Share over" dropdown list in the internet sharing settings ...
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How to share internet over USB from PC to a Windows Phone 8 device?

As far as I know there is no way to share the comptuers data connection with the phone over USB, you could do it with something Virtual Wifi Wrouter. I've used it and it works very well.
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Cannot disable Internet Sharing SSID

This is actually a feature, not a bug. Your notebook recognizes that your phone is near and that you could start internet sharing without explicitly activating it on your phone. For this your phone ...
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How to have Internet access from Bluetooth instead of WIFI ?

So you've Enabled Internet sharing from your windows phone using Bluetooth. You have also paired with your laptop. But, still, no internet. Why not? Have you connected via the Access Point? When you ...
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Lumia Internet Sharing to PlayStation 3 Problem

It looks like the PlayStation 3 does not support ad-hoc wifi networks like those created by smartphones to tether internet to other devices. Looking at a few search results this seems to happen with ...
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Will my 3G phone benefit from 4G wireless router?

In principle, yes. The Lumia 640 supports 802.11n WiFi, which is generally faster than 3G. In practice, the speeds you get will depend on 4G coverage in your area and your cellular plan, as well as ...
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Why no USB tethering app for Windows Phone 10?

Only Microsoft can tell you why this feature is still missing. Unfortunately there hasn't been any public statement yet regarding this afaik. The only thing you can do is go to the feedback app and ...
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How do I turn off auto disabling of the modem mode when loss of the network?

Connect your phone and your computer (W8.1+) using Bluetooth. Once connected, your phone will show up under Wi-Fi connections, and if the hotspot is oof, it will turn on when you press connect. This ...
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lumia 535 won't share network

This is a known issue even in windows 10 , can't say about the new anniversary update. There is only one way to keep the hotspot running , that is never let your phone go to sleep the screen must be ...
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Reverse Tethering of Lumia 535?

USB tethering is not supported in Windows phone until now. The USB data connection you are refering to is not an Internet sharing feature, it is a file sharing feature. Still thinking data means ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode

ShareIt works only in LAN created by Windows Phone when using Windows Phone.Even when you do WP to ANDROID and vice-versa, WP has to create LAN,else it won't work. It is clearly written in manual. ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode

I tried Easy Transfer, FTP Server, and Wi-Fi File Sharer on my WP 8.1. All of these worked on WiFi and Internet Sharing mode as well. It also works when both devices are connected to the same WiFi. I ...
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

Well, Now you can easily share audio file through WhatsApp in a Windows Phone. ALl you need to do is "update whatsapp". WhatsApp has included the feature to send audio files without any tweaks. ...
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

It is currently not possible to share audio files through WhatsApp on Windows Phone. You can share pictures, videos and contacts by pressing the paper Clip in the conversation view.
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Nokia Lumia 520 Internet Sharing Problem

Try this following ; Activate your mobile data and you will get the access point at the end of the settings app, in that create a new access point with the right APN and at the end in authentication ,...
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Nokia Lumia 520 Internet Sharing Problem

Please Reinstall your Program that is Firefox/Chrome. It May Solve Your Problem.
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How to use Internet Sharing on my Lumia 800

Before turning on internet sharing, you should enable your cellular data connection http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/how-to/wp7/start/cellular-settings
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

You need to pair your devices enable BT sharing in your windows phone join the Bluetooth personal area network (PAN) from your Tablet (from a windows PC, the last operation is done via the menu of ...
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How to share internet over USB from PC to a Windows Phone 8 device?

If you have installed the developer preview version of windows 8.1 then it is definitely possible ! Press the bing search on your device then type USB instantaneously there will be drop down menu ...
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How to tether a Windows Phone 8 phone to a Samsung tablet via Bluetooth?

Internet sharing over Bluetooth is not supported. Only Wi-Fi is supported for internet sharing. Windows Phone How-to - Share my connection
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Fixing Windows blue screen using Internet Connection Sharing

On Windows 7 you can enable FIPS without the network being active. Open network and sharing center, then select the name of your phone's wireless tethering network. Right-click, select properties, ...
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Solving tethering issue on Windows Phone 8

This was fixed with the newest Windows Phone 8 update. It had nothing to do with the carrier block or the internet sharing plan.
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