How-To Hotspot w Koodo Samsung Galaxy Discover?

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Hey,
I have a Samsung Galaxy Discover and "Tethering and Mobile Hotspot" is missing from the Network settings menu. I tried using FoxFi as was suggested in another thread here, but FoxFi doesn't support Galaxy Discover. Help!
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Gsoul

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Posted 2 years ago

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Hi Gsoul,

Just checked my hubby's Discover, could it be in Settings - Wireless & networks - More - Wi-Fi direct. Is that what you are looking for?
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Hmm wifi direct is more of a device to device file share feature methinks.
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As far as I can tell with my Google searches the Discover is not able to make a wifi hotspot.
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Discover is running stock 4.0 I believe... I guess they left out the feature, for what I don't know. It's a very cheap phone but hotspot capability isn't exactly breaking the bank either lol
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Maybe because it's sold also as a prepackaged prepaid device? Usually prepaid carriers frown on tethering
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Well my agrument against that is you can buy several devices on on prepaid from Koodo and it would allow the feature, like S III, iPhone 4S, etc? They're probably not prepackaged though, just have a designated SKU for prepaid in Koodo's system...
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The p500h also comes packed for prepaid. Any idea if the feature is removed on that one?
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I'm not sure but from what I can remember I think the Optimus one had that functionality, but wasn't it worth a bit more out right?
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Thanks for the responses, all. :)