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[ale] Slightly OT: Independent Hotspot software for Android?



I'll have to try putting a Ting sim in my Google Pixel 3. For some reason,
I don't think a Pixel will do the 'lockdown' bit on the hotspot.
Personally, I use a USB modem. I don't like using WiFi hotspots at all.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 10:51 AM Jim Kinney via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> Yep. It's not your phone. Main OS load has control.
>
> Try asking Verison if they will unlock your phone to do what you are
> needing.
>
> On Tue, 2019-02-26 at 09:45 -0600, Neal Rhodes via Ale wrote:
>
> So, if you replace your Verison SIM card with, say any EU SIM while
>
> traveling, and you attempt to fire up the hotspot, it will cheerfully
>
> say, "This isn't a Verison SIM, bugger off".   So, you have data, but
>
> cannot share it with anyone you are traveling with.
>
>
> Has anyone found a reliable independent WIFI hotspot implementation?
>
> There are lots of apps which claim to be a hotspots, but comments abound
>
> that they are but Skins which call the native hotspot code.   Which will
>
> promptly plotz.
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> Neal
>
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