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zeroonemania
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IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Could anyone help?

 

I'm considering to buy A1 tablet. I have a Windows mobile 6.5 phone which is supporting Bluetooth DUN-GW & PAN.

My phone is also supporting Ad-hoc router mode.

 

Can A1 connect to Internet via my phone?

 

 

 

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rormeister
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

I would imagine this is quite possible. You would need to share your Win phone as a WiFi hotspot.  Here is a link to a free app for the mobile phone.

jdacosta
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Yes it is possible. I used my droid x as a wireless hotspot for browsing the web on the A1 on a recent trip.

Jeremy DaCosta
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simonlemmert
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Hi,

 

Does anyone know how to deactivate the continuous WLAN scan with the Ideapad Tablet A1? It permanently interrupts the WLAN connection chosen as default.

 

Thanks.

 

Kind regards,

 

Simon

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PiemJi
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

tap.... Settings / Wireless & Networks / Wi-Fi Settings / Advanced (from menu button)

Now you will see  2 sections...

WI-FI sleep policy (mine is set to... WHEN SCREEN TURNS OFF)
MAC address
IP address (mine says 198.168.2.4)
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Use static IP (checked)
IP address (mine is set to 198.168.2.4)
Gateway (mine is set to 198.168.2.1)
Netmask (mine is set to 255.255.255.0)
DNS 1 (mine is set to 198.168.2.1)
DNS 2 (mine is left blank)


simonlemmert wrote:

Hi,

 

Does anyone know how to deactivate the continuous WLAN scan with the Ideapad Tablet A1? It permanently interrupts the WLAN connection chosen as default.

 

Thanks.

 

Kind regards,

 

Simon


 

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simonlemmert
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Thanks, PiemJi. That solves the problem.

DJP
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DJP
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Will this work with an iPhone? I find the iPhone is very choosy in what it connects with via Bluetooth.
DJP
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DJP
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

THIS is this

 

The app is free: https://market.android.com/details?id=earlmagnus.nctether

 

The iPhone is an iPhone 4

 

and NO, the tethering widget does not work with my iPhone 4 and A1 pad. They recognise each other but do not want to continue the relationship.

 

Downloaded your bluetooth widget onto A1 paired ther iPhone with the A1 and got a message on the iPhone stating A1 is not supported and a message on the A1 saying the home page widget will tether with device which is my iPhone and I can go no further with either device.

DJP
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DJP
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

Hi

I have tried the launching by using the widget short cut from the home screen and get the same response from both devices.

I have downloaded aLogcat and it is reading the logs as I write. How do I attach them to this post for you to examine?

DJP
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DJP
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Re: IdeaPad Tablet A1 Bluetooth & Wifi

I am doing as you suggested. It is taking a very long time!