Internet via an USB connected Smartphone

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Internet via an USB connected Smartphone

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I want to connect my X1000 to my smartphone via USB : is it possible to use internet this way with AmigaOS 4.1 ?

If yes, how to configure the connexion ?

If no, it would be a great enhancement !
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Re: Internet via an USB connected Smartphone

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Smartphone = Android? iOS? Windows?

Are you sure the smartphone offers its internet connection over USB? If I connect my Android phone to a PC, it asks me whether I want it to be a massstorage device or only load the battery. No mentioning of internet sharing.
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Re: Internet via an USB connected Smartphone

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It's an android smartphone : there is an option for that kind of internet sharing (easy on PC windows).

For example :
http://www.techverse.net/share-android- ... tethering/
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my Microsoft Lumia 650 connects with my Amigaone 500....sadly I can only transfer pictures from the phone to the Amiga. It would be nice to transfer music from my amiga to the phone :-)
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Can't remember the last time I tethered that way. It's not what you asked for, but tethering works quite well using your phone as a Wifi hotspot. You can still charge it from USB. Of course you'll need a Wifi card in the computer but these are relatively cheap and the prism2 drivers work well provided it's a supported chipset.
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