Wireless Tether Your Computer to an Android Device via Wi-Fi or a Bluetooth Connection [Rooting Required]

by Jawwad in Android, Mobile | 0 comments


We have already reported a method to tether your Android device to the PC, but that required using a USB connection (although no rooting was required!). If you don’t’ want to get in to the hassle of connecting a USB cable to the PC and your phone than you can skip that method and follow posted here.

This wireless tethering facility is provided by a nice and best of all free application called Wireless Tether for Root Users. Please note beforehand that this application requires a rooted Android device. If you haven’t already rooted your device than follow any of the appropriate guides that we have written in the past to root many popular Android phones and tablets.

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Actually, this program works by enabling the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-tethering (PAN) for "rooted" device. Clients (for example a laptop) connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and then get access to the internet using the mobile connection (4G, 3G, 2G). In case you are using Bluetooth then by the Wi-Fi connection which is established by the handset. Wi-Fi-tethering creates a ad-hoc (peer-to-peer) network on most devices. Infrastructure-mode is supported for some devices – including the HTC Evo for instance.

Here is the list of key features of the application:

-Access-control feature. Allow/deny clients to use your mobile-data connection.
-Wifi-Encrytion. 128-bit WEP in general. WPA/WPA2 on supported devices.
-Reduce wifi-transmit power (on supported devices).
-Settings for wifi-ssid, wifi-channel, „lan“-network and more.

You can get the Wireless Tether for Root Users from the Android market place for free.

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