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In my Ubuntu 11.10, I am using MTS USB modem for an Internet connection and have created a Wi-Fi hotspot for accessing the Internet on my Android mobile.

I have successfully created a hotspot and a connection is also established but my mobile does not detect my Wi-Fi hotspot.

Please see my HotSpot Connection Details:

SSID is : myhotspot
Mode    : Ad-hoc
Band    : Automatic

In IP4 Setting tab:

Method : Shared to other computers.

In Wireless Security Tab:

 Security : WPA & WPA2 personal
 password : ........

My question is, how do I make my Wi-Fi hotspot accessible with my Android mobile?

Is there any mistake in creating my Wi-Fi hotspot?

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Whats your Android version? –  André Stannek Oct 16 '12 at 19:33
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At last till Android 4 it is not possible to connect to Ad-Hoc wifi. The wifi network you open must run in master mode. Unfortunately only a few wifi adapters support master mode. Most consumer products don't. Take a look at this tutorial to find out if yours supports master mode and how to set it up.

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thanks for your comment –  murali Oct 17 '12 at 17:50
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