PPP Widget (discontinued)

PPP Widget (discontinued)


Use your 3G modem stick or your modem-enabled phone with your Android tablet's USB host for Internet access - even if it is Wifi-only. There is no guarantee that all device combinations are working - READ and UNDERSTAND the requirements below !

!! Attention !! Newer Google devices with stock Android > 4.2 have kernel module loading disabled. PPP Widget will most likely not work on these; try PPP Widget 2 which does not need kernel drivers.

This app will not receive any further development. Moving to PPP Widget 2 is suggested, it now also runs on Lollipop !

If you get the "No driver" message, this is not the fault of PPP Widget. See the
http://www.draisberghof.de/android/pppwidget.html">FAQs at the developer's website.

Requirements:

- Needs root access (with "Superuser" or "SuperSU" app)
- Needs USB host function (an OTG adapter in most cases)
- Needs a powered USB hub (unless your device has plenty of power)
- Some devices (e.g. Samsung) need additional kernel drivers
- Your modem must provide serial ports and use the standard PPP protocol

This app is free. No ads. No data gathering.

Warning: again, there is no guarantee that every Android/modem combo will work. Don't blame me, I can test only few devices!
If your combination does not work, help with improvement. Don't just complain in a short comment. See app webpage for feedback options.

Details:

This widget is a frontend for the PPP daemon which enables Internet access over almost any USB device with modem capabilities, including mobile phones.

For 3G sticks, the usb_modeswitch tool is included to bring them into modem mode, in most cases fully automatic.

Even if this app needs root access for device preparation and building the connection, it does NOT alter any system files!

Recent changes:
IF YOUR MODEM/TABLET COMBO DOES NOT WORK, GO TO THE DEVELOPER'S WEBSITE !!
There is a list of FAQs and a link to the support forum. No support over e-mail.

- Loads of new modem models supported
- Almost all Huawei modems now supported
- Annother fix for device config matching
- new ACCESS_SUPERUSER permission (as suggested by superuser apps)
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About PPP Widget (discontinued)
Use your 3G modem stick or your modem-enabled phone with your Android tablet's USB host for Internet access - even if it is Wifi-only. There is no guarantee that all device combinations are working - READ and UNDERSTAND the requirements below !

!! Attention !! Newer Google devices with stock Android > 4.2 have kernel module loading disabled. PPP Widget will most likely not work on these; try PPP Widget 2 which does not need kernel drivers.

This app will not receive any further development. Moving to PPP Widget 2 is suggested, it now also runs on Lollipop !

If you get the "No driver" message, this is not the fault of PPP Widget. See the
http://www.draisberghof.de/android/pppwidget.html">FAQs at the developer's website.

Requirements:

- Needs root access (with "Superuser" or "SuperSU" app)
- Needs USB host function (an OTG adapter in most cases)
- Needs a powered USB hub (unless your device has plenty of power)
- Some devices (e.g. Samsung) need additional kernel drivers
- Your modem must provide serial ports and use the standard PPP protocol

This app is free. No ads. No data gathering.

Warning: again, there is no guarantee that every Android/modem combo will work. Don't blame me, I can test only few devices!
If your combination does not work, help with improvement. Don't just complain in a short comment. See app webpage for feedback options.

Details:

This widget is a frontend for the PPP daemon which enables Internet access over almost any USB device with modem capabilities, including mobile phones.

For 3G sticks, the usb_modeswitch tool is included to bring them into modem mode, in most cases fully automatic.

Even if this app needs root access for device preparation and building the connection, it does NOT alter any system files!

Recent changes:
IF YOUR MODEM/TABLET COMBO DOES NOT WORK, GO TO THE DEVELOPER'S WEBSITE !!
There is a list of FAQs and a link to the support forum. No support over e-mail.

- Loads of new modem models supported
- Almost all Huawei modems now supported
- Annother fix for device config matching
- new ACCESS_SUPERUSER permission (as suggested by superuser apps)

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A Google User
May 13, 2015
For those who can't get it to work on Nexus 7 2013 MAKE SURE YOU ARE ROOTED AND HAVE A CUSTOM RECOVERY INSTALLED. You have to install a custom kernel with 3G dongle support. Use Elemental X. The kernel, as well as instructions for installation can be found on the XDA forums. There is a specific thread for Nexus 7 (flo) devices. Download the kernel for your version of android. Boot into your custom recovery and flash the kernel. Then try to configure your dongle with PPP widget again.
A Google User
May 8, 2015
Not show on home screen and not work in my mi pad tablet This app not show on my home screen and when I connect my idea 3g net setter via otg cable then open a dialog box and ask me PPP widget and difficult app I try both options but not connect my modem with my tab please what I do now suggest me thank you
A Google User
May 5, 2015
Please help My phone does not support widgets cant it be made into an app please i really need this..
A Google User
May 1, 2015
galaxy tab 4 10.1 Does it work on samsung galaxy tab 4 10.1 which only supports wifi ??
A Google User
Apr 29, 2015
Like it Working fine in S4 Mini
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