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# 208175 30-Jan-2017 14:38

Hi,

 

I'm trying to find a way to add a shortcut to the tethering & portable hot spot screen to my home screen under Android 6.

 

Phone is Skinny Ignite A462 if that is relevant.

 

Haven't found anything in the play store that seems to work under 6 and is ad free.

 

Any thoughts folks ?

 

Thanks


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  # 1712826 30-Jan-2017 15:14
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Should be available in the draw down menu if thats convenient enough?

 

 

 

Use 2 fingers, draw it down, select hotspot




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  # 1712958 30-Jan-2017 19:49

Thanks Oblivian

 

That only allows the wi fi hot spot.

 

Personally I use usb tethering a lot.

 

Thats why I was wanting to get the screen with the 3 options.

 

Actually I would be happy with just the usb option on the home screen.

 

Thanks for the explanation of using the 2 fingers drag  :)

 

I'm coming from an ancient version of Android and don't know most of the modern "tricks" so that was appreciated.

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 




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  # 1712987 30-Jan-2017 21:45

Hi folks,

 

For any one else looking for an answer to this

 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.painless.pc&hl=en

 

You seem to be able to get a shortcut to pretty much any thing.

 

You can have multiple "toolbars"

 

Quite a useful toy.


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