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Tony N.

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Bugs:

-Wifi tethering doesn't work with WPA2.
-WEP is not working either, MBP did not ask for password upon connect. It's essentially an open network at this point. WTF.
 
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hkpuipui99

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I feel so stupid...

I bought the 4.99 update, but now I don't know what to install.

I can't install MyWi 6 coz it says "Depends - MyWi 6 >=6.00.02" and I can't install MyWi 5.5 coz it says "Depends - iOS Firmware <6.0"... please help.

(iPhone 5, iOS 6.1)
 
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Tony N.

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Nov 4, 2011
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I'm so pissed right now. I want a refund because I can't tether Wifi hotspot with the new update. My MBP is saying connection time out. WPA2 doesn't work. Stupid MyWi is turning on my wifi automatically even when I disable the auto option for it to tether from Wifi hotspots.

This is the absolute worst POS software I've ever used on my phone and I had to pay for it.
 
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Jumpie

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Don't be p^ssed

Before you get your jockstrap all tied up in knots around your nuts...they updated it to fix the password problems. I'm using it right now using a password. It's version 6.0.0.2 or something. :D
 
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Lend27

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I feel so stupid...

I bought the 4.99 update, but now I don't know what to install.

I can't install MyWi 6 coz it says "Depends - MyWi 6 >=6.00.02" and I can't install MyWi 5.5 coz it says "Depends - iOS Firmware <6.0"... please help.

(iPhone 5, iOS 6.1)

I had the same problem.
Go back into Cydia, go to changes, hit refresh, wait for it to stop refreshing. Then try to instal MyWi 6 again. It worked for me, and I read that it was a known issue. Just refresh changes.
 
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Cptnodegard

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Had never used nor even heard about this app until today. Installed the trial of it on my iPad mini WiFi to see if I could establish an ad-hoc connection to an Apple TV that way; after all, it's supposed to be able to relay a WiFi signal. Trying to set WEP password makes it crash, and the access point it says it creates can't be found by any device I've tried. I see the $20 price tag, these bugs, and the fact that they didn't even change the version number inside the app (version 6 says 5.5 inside the app), this smells like a "oh my god new jailbreak must make money NOW!!!!!111111" to me
 
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Applejuiced

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At the iPhone hacks section.
I'm so pissed right now. I want a refund because I can't tether Wifi hotspot with the new update. My MBP is saying connection time out. WPA2 doesn't work. Stupid MyWi is turning on my wifi automatically even when I disable the auto option for it to tether from Wifi hotspots.

This is the absolute worst POS software I've ever used on my phone and I had to pay for it.

Hey genius. How long has the jb has been out? About a day and a half now right?
Give him and the rest of the cydia devs a break and some time to fix and work out all the bugs.
Most jb apps are the same way now obviously. Buggy and need more testing and updating.
 
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Coleman2010

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Oct 9, 2010
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I feel so stupid...

I bought the 4.99 update, but now I don't know what to install.

I can't install MyWi 6 coz it says "Depends - MyWi 6 >=6.00.02" and I can't install MyWi 5.5 coz it says "Depends - iOS Firmware <6.0"... please help.

(iPhone 5, iOS 6.1)
It was an error when the app was posted. Update to the latest version.
 
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wongster41

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Jun 7, 2010
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Get tetherme instead, it enables the native hotspot from the phone and not a 3rd party app like MyWi.
 
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Xenomorph

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Aug 6, 2008
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Get tetherme instead, it enables the native hotspot from the phone and not a 3rd party app like MyWi.

Not all iPhones have a "native hotspot" to enable, so TetherMe may be seen as useless by some.

Here, I posted this to reddit to explain some of the differences:

TetherMe;

Positives:
* Unlocks native tethering.
* Has APN editing (which may help if you're using an unsupported network).

Negatives:
* If your device doesn't have WiFi tethering, TetherMe won't give it to you.
* Native tethering has the annoying blue bar, unless you install other addons to change it.
* No extra controls compared to native tethering.

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MyWi;

Positives:
* Able to reduce the WiFi transmit power, saving battery life.
* Able to select tethering bar or status bar icon without installing additional tweaks.
* Enables WiFi hotspot on devices that do not support WiFi hotspot natively (original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS).
* Supports OnDemand auto-connection (may not be as robust as it was in iOS 4).
* Able to use WPA2 security on devices that support it (iPhone 4 and newer).
* Able to individually toggle USB, Bluetooth, or WiFi tethering.
* Able to do "WiFi sharing" (in situations where you have WiFi access, but only one device can connect to it, your iOS device can share that connection).
* Detailed status screen showing connected clients, Sent & Received data, and current power draw (in mA).
* Ability to change WiFi channel used, AP mode (Infrastructure or Ad-hoc), and auto-shutoff time.

Negatives:

* Cost..?

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MyWi does more than just "enables tethering". It's a bit different than TetherMe. They both have their uses.

Oh yeah, I'm posting this while tethered to MyWi under iOS 6.1. WPA2 WiFi hotspot works great. I happily paid the $5 to upgrade.
 
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n8236

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I really like the UI for MyWi, but the price is too prohibitive. But I might have to make the jump because I am a huge security freak who doesn't like the useless WEP PDANet provides.
 
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OverSpun

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Sep 12, 2006
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So,

Mywi 6 does work properly with my iPad

However- I do get a timeout with OSX 10.8.2. Hmm. Probably has a bug. Thoughts?
 
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Coleman2010

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So,

Mywi 6 does work properly with my iPad

However- I do get a timeout with OSX 10.8.2. Hmm. Probably has a bug. Thoughts?
I'm on 10.8.2. I sometimes get an error when I connect to my iPad but it does actually make the connection and I can get on the internet.
 
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OverSpun

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I'm on 10.8.2. I sometimes get an error when I connect to my iPad but it does actually make the connection and I can get on the internet.

Yea, I guess I should have clarified this-

I use Mywi on my iPhone 5 for my iPad and my laptop.

I emailed intelliborn if they respond.
 
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