I am still able to tether on 3.1.2... anyone else?

yoTelefonoTresG

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Jun 17, 2009
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Hey everyone,

idk if this is something I missed or has to do with something I did...

but is there anyone else that can still tether using a 3GS 3.1.2 through General>Network>Internet Tethering ?

cause mine is working fine, and I thought I was supposed to lose that when upgrading to 3.1.2?

and I saw a post b4 about whether or not you are able to and everyone was saying no...
 

medicscott

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Aug 9, 2009
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san diego
what are you trying to get outta this post?

i dont think anyone is going to believe you. 3.1 kills any tethering buddy.
 

yoTelefonoTresG

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Jun 17, 2009
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ill show every step:


proof of 3GS, 3.1.2 and AT&T 5.6


Internet Tethering


Switching on


ON


Tethering (status bar)


Thethering (lock screen)
 

daflake

macrumors 6502a
Apr 8, 2008
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Interesting that you are missing the AT&T logo. Something is off there and why is the battery meter blue?
 

yoTelefonoTresG

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Jun 17, 2009
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Interesting that you are missing the AT&T logo. Something is off there and why is the battery meter blue?

The AT&T logo is a known problem of upgrading to a custom 3.1.x, it has been accepted as an AT&T problem. The battery meter is blue because of a theme i have :) *BlackDarkness*

The only different thing i did.. that i want anyone else to try...
is going to http://help.benm.at/help.php from your iPhone.
Download your mobilconfigs for AT&T and see if it works...
 

daflake

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Apr 8, 2008
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He was working on a fix, I wonder if he got it working? Could have something to do with your custom firmware. I doubt it will work on a regular install.
 

yoTelefonoTresG

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Jun 17, 2009
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yeah i had read that he was... but he never posted saying it was up which is what confused me..

but please try and get back.
 

ericksgotmac

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Nov 22, 2008
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you can still tethering even with 3.1(.2) just use PDAnet or MyWi and connect via WiFi... and I read somewhere if you left the Internet Tethering option on while upgrading (not restoring) then it would keep it on 3.1(.2) when everything was said and done. If you don't believe me then go kiss a rock -.-
 

andrewwg94

macrumors member
Aug 5, 2009
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ill show every step:


proof of 3GS, 3.1.2 and AT&T 5.6


Internet Tethering


Switching on


ON


Tethering (status bar)


Thethering (lock screen)
you are so lucky. i'm trying to downgrade to 3.0 so i can tether. and for everyone that doesn't believe him, it's definetly legit since only 3.1+ tells you the amount of data tethered as in his picture
 

erasat

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Aug 21, 2009
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Well, there is always some alternatives, like right now, I'm using PDANet tethering as always on 3.1.2 and blackra1n.
 

andrewwg94

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Aug 5, 2009
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Well, there is always some alternatives, like right now, I'm using PDANet tethering as always on 3.1.2 and blackra1n.
the problem with pdanet is that 1. it's not free 2. you can't bridge it in windows, so you can't tether it to your xbox 360, ps3, anything that takes ethernet
 

MacBOS

macrumors 6502
Jun 18, 2009
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New York, New York
This is realy interesting :eek: I haven't upgraded to 3.1 cause I don't want to lose tethering. I hope this is fixed some how. I don't want t stay in 3.0.1 forever :(
 

yoTelefonoTresG

macrumors newbie
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Jun 17, 2009
10
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lol yeah but who wants pdanet when you can get FREE.
and I do have MyWi just for the perks of broadcasting.

I did not update. I always restored... story of my 3GS
pwn'd at 3.0..
pwn'd at 3.0.1 (got mms to work using hacked carrier bundle)
pwn'd at 3.1
had problems,
used saurik's work to downgrade to 3.0
pwn'd at 3.1.2

the only thing abnormal is the benm.at tool I posted before.
and that's it.

and btw yes it is removable. you go to your settings and literally click "remove".
 

madmak

macrumors member
Jul 27, 2009
59
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i just upgraded to 3.1.2 and still had the tethering option but i connected it to the USB cable it went away - sigh. at least mywi works great.
 

Oceanus

macrumors newbie
Oct 16, 2009
3
0
no joy...

I was 3.1 out of the box
went to BEN's site ran the tool install the profile and rebooted... nothing... removed profile
 

junebug1

macrumors regular
Jan 24, 2007
206
18
NE Ohio
Just tried the exact same thing the OP did:
"(pwn'd at 3.0..
pwn'd at 3.0.1 (got mms to work using hacked carrier bundle)
pwn'd at 3.1
had problems,
used saurik's work to downgrade to 3.0
pwn'd at 3.1.2)"

and didn't get anywhere...even left tethering on like someone else suggested. I asked this question a week ago with no response but can someone please point me in the direction of the person/people working on a fix so I can follow that. I checked out BenM's site and found nothing on there about him saying he was working on a fix. I'm really interested to know exactly what they changed that is causing such a holdup on a tethering workaround. Thanks!
 

dhlizard

macrumors G4
Mar 16, 2009
10,213
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The Jailbreak Community
I believe I read the OP also installed MyWi, perhaps this is what occurred.

It seems if you buy MyWi (brand new version just out last night and even newer one out today) and install it, it enables native tethering as well as tethering with MyWi.

Have no idea why, but there are lots of posts about it all over. Seems to work for everyone.
 

uanuglyfool

macrumors regular
Mar 8, 2009
193
0
The Moon, CA
I updated to 3.1.2 from 3.0.1 yesterday. Tethering worked 3.0.1 through the hacked 5.1 carrier file and the setting was still there in 3.1.2. I even plugged it into my mac through usb and my macbook recognized it as a new network connection. I thought cool, it still works but as soon as I hit apply setting on my mac, the iphone backed out of the tethering settings and it dissappeard. Its not like i need tethering but i was just surprised that it got rid of the setting lol uh well I'm sure there will be a hacked 6.x carrier file soon