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How to share wireless from Android device using Bluetooth tethering

📅 2014-May-01 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ android, bluetooth ⬩ 📚 Archive

Bluetooth tethering is one of the many ways to share the wireless connection of an Android device with another device. In my case, the Android device was a Moto G which was connected to the home wireless network. The other device was a MacBook Air on which I needed internet access.

The steps I followed to get internet access on the MacBook Air from the Moto G were simple:

Bluetooth tethering is useful for devices like MacBook Air, which do not support other tethering methods like USB tethering.

Tried with: Android 4.4.2, Moto G, OS X 10.9.2 and MacBook Air 11-inch Mid 2013

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