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Old 08-30-11, 07:39 AM
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Android Phone Hot Spot Question

I was wondering if there is any way to set the hot spot up as secure so that i limit access. Anyone have any ideas how to do this?
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Old 08-30-11, 08:50 AM
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It should have ability to set up encryption. What application are you using?
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I am using Quick Settings. Is there something that you recommend which is better?
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what are you trying to connect to it? once in a while at work i set up my laptop as a hotspot to connect my ipad to and i can only do it as non-secure. even with easy passwords the ipad won't connect securely
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I am trying to connect my laptop.
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Re: Android Phone Hot Spot Question

If you're using Mobile AP, then you can setup security. Mine is setup with WPA2 and my ipad connects just fine. I'm running v2.2 Froyo.
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Re: Android Phone Hot Spot Question

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I am using Quick Settings. Is there something that you recommend which is better?
i am not familiar with that app, but if you are rooted, you can install this:

http://code.google.com/p/android-wifi-tether/

i used it with encryption without any problems.

is it that your current software has no encryption ability, or that it has it, but doesn't work right?
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