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Topic # 93431 21-Nov-2011 17:01 Send private message

Ok this is an interesting one and I have no idea how to resolve it.

Brand new Galaxy S2 -

If I connect it to my Google account USB and Wifi tethering disable internet browsing locally on the handset.

If I just setup the handset and don't connect to any Google accounts then USB and WiFi based tether work correctly.

Anyone know a way to pull my Google saved preferences so can find out the difference, or know another way to resolve or analyse the issue.

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  Reply # 548013 21-Nov-2011 18:25 Send private message

Ok on a second S2 handset I think I have a work around.

When initially setting up the phone I didn't select the load existing settings from Google and all of the tether options now work as expected.

I'm going to reset the handset and this time re-load the settings from Google and hopefully everything is now in sync correctly.




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  Reply # 548306 22-Nov-2011 10:39 Send private message

Ok this is now getting generally wierd.

Tethering on the phone worked as expected when initially powered on. I didn't register it with my gmail account so it didn't pick up any saved settings.

A factory reset and then load my saved google settings results in broken tether, both on wifi and cabled.

A new factory reset and don't load any saved settings, tether is still broken.

So what on earth is still cached on the phone even with a factory reset as I simply can't get tethering working on the phone any more.




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