Any Help with Hot Spot Issue?

Discussion in 'Droid Concepts' started by Agrajag, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Agrajag
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    Guys,

    I know the mantra so no need to preach (though I'd expect few here having rooted our phones and wiped the ROM would go that way).

    Once in a while I want to use my phone as a hotspot. This is one of my gripes with the option Verizon presents. I maybe do this once a month for a matter of minutes at a time. That sort of usage should be included.

    Anyway, I use Wifi Tether and it's been great but now I ran into an issue. I'm spending weekends on the beach with a Kindle and it refuses to see the hotspot (the ad-hoc versus infrastructure issue). I read that there's a way to get a true hotspot that any app will see. There was talk of a 3G Hack but that seems to have vanished now.

    Are others getting this to work reliably/easily and, if so, how?
     
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    Are you using "Wireless Tether for Root"?
     
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    I don't think the radio in the original Droid is capable of infrastructure wireless. Can connect to, but not create.

    Hotspot was not available as an option for this phone.

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    I've never tried the built in one, but I have used this and it works great.

    Downloads - android-wifi-tether - Wireless Tether for Root Users - Google Project Hosting