Hotspot Toggle Widget

Hotspot Toggle Widget


A simple widget to toggle Android's portable WiFi hotspot (wireless tether) functionality. This does not provide hotspot functionality by its own, it is a widget to toggle the built-in hotspot from the home screen.

Works on Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, & Jelly Bean (GB, ICS, JB, 2.3, 4.0, 4.1)

Features:
- No root required.
- Supports Jelly Bean (latest Android release)
- Uses native artwork for GB (2.3+), ICS (4.0+), & JB (4.1+).
- Restores original WiFi state.
- Keeps the SSID & security settings intact.
- Is "Free" a feature?

Tested Devices:
- Google/HTC Nexus One (N1)
- Google/Samsung Nexus S
- Google/Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GNEX)
- Verizon Galaxy Nexus (VZW GNEX)
- Samsung Galaxy S II (SGS2, S2)
- Samsung Galaxy S III (SGS3, S3)
- Known issues with EVO/Sprint devices (carrier might block tethering)

Note: It will only show up in the widget menu, not with the application menu. If it doesn't show up due to Android 4.0+, then Force-Close your launcher (If you don't know what this means, then simply restart your phone and it should pop-up).

Please rate it favorably if you like our work.

Recent changes:
26-12-2012 Fixed, restores original WiFi state. Graphics for additional screen sizes.

27-2-2012 New feature, restores original WiFi state.

25-2-2012 Initial state enhancements.

21-2-2012 More polished graphics.

15-2-2012 Performance enhancements to improve toggle speed.

14-2-2012 Fixed WiFi initial state issue.
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File size
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About Hotspot Toggle Widget
A simple widget to toggle Android's portable WiFi hotspot (wireless tether) functionality. This does not provide hotspot functionality by its own, it is a widget to toggle the built-in hotspot from the home screen.

Works on Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, & Jelly Bean (GB, ICS, JB, 2.3, 4.0, 4.1)

Features:
- No root required.
- Supports Jelly Bean (latest Android release)
- Uses native artwork for GB (2.3+), ICS (4.0+), & JB (4.1+).
- Restores original WiFi state.
- Keeps the SSID & security settings intact.
- Is "Free" a feature?

Tested Devices:
- Google/HTC Nexus One (N1)
- Google/Samsung Nexus S
- Google/Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GNEX)
- Verizon Galaxy Nexus (VZW GNEX)
- Samsung Galaxy S II (SGS2, S2)
- Samsung Galaxy S III (SGS3, S3)
- Known issues with EVO/Sprint devices (carrier might block tethering)

Note: It will only show up in the widget menu, not with the application menu. If it doesn't show up due to Android 4.0+, then Force-Close your launcher (If you don't know what this means, then simply restart your phone and it should pop-up).

Please rate it favorably if you like our work.

Recent changes:
26-12-2012 Fixed, restores original WiFi state. Graphics for additional screen sizes.

27-2-2012 New feature, restores original WiFi state.

25-2-2012 Initial state enhancements.

21-2-2012 More polished graphics.

15-2-2012 Performance enhancements to improve toggle speed.

14-2-2012 Fixed WiFi initial state issue.

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Tuesday 6:43 PM
Works on GS3 running 4.4.2
A Google User
Tuesday 2:11 PM
Galaxy S5 Verizon Does not work on S5. Just says checking subscription and does nothing. Yes I have subscribed. Verizon.
A Google User
Tuesday 1:14 PM
Just right Not only does this toggle hotspot, when turning off hotspot, it restores Wi-Fi state. (Samsung Galaxy S3)
A Google User
Tuesday 6:00 AM
Hot spot widget Toke forever to down load and never worked for anything but take up space..... said it would work on Kyocera but didn't
A Google User
Monday 4:56 AM
Works great! Samsung Galaxy S4 running KitKat