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How do i create a wifi - hotspot using my wired connection ? I went to network settings - Wirless and clicked on start hotspot but my mobile phone is not able to detect the hotspot.

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marked as duplicate by chronitis, karel, BuZZ-dEE, Eric Carvalho, Alvar Dec 22 '13 at 0:39

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That's because it's operating in ad-hoc mode. Androids don't work well with ad-hoc networks unless you load them with custom firmware. I use Cyanogenmod. It can detect ad-hoc networks. However, ad hoc networks are EXTREMELY slow.

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