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We can't set up Internet connection sharing

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    We can't set up Internet connection sharing


    I got a 3G generic windows 8.1 tablet
    eSTAR GEMINI HD Intel Quad Core 3G 8.0" - eSTAR - Enjoy Today!
    (Quad Core Intel 1,33 GHz processor; Internal Memory Size – 16 GB)

    When I connect to my 3G provider (Vodafone) I go to
    Connections->Vodafone and the "Share this connection" option is grayed and the message
    "We can't set up Internet connection sharing" is red.

    Can anyone suggest a solution since I really got the tablet to share my 3G connection to all my devices. I have installed all the relative updates.

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Most likely your provider does not allow tethering on the service you have. You need to contact them why you do not have the option to use the device as a hotspot.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Yes I thought of it but I can easily share the connection in an old android phone.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Eastbourne uk
    Posts : 86
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.321

    Hi on the phone is that with Vodafone if it is then go back and ask them why it works on that but not on what you have just purchased, as it is up to them to sort it out if they cant then they have to give you a refund.
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