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Xperia X and 5Ghz WiFi tethering [help]

asked 2018-12-13 12:38:49 +0200 gravatar image

updated 2018-12-13 12:42:55 +0200

as the subject says, I noticed that Xperia X is capable of 5GHz wifi but when I enable tethering it trasmits only on 2.4GHz and single channel, limiting the wifi link speed to 72 megabit.

I use the tethering in crowded places, so I would like to have 5GHz wifi (maybe as only frequency, but dual 2.4 and 5 would be okay too).

Does anyone know how to do so? If not in sailfish, at least in android (even with third party app)?

Note that android lacks this as well, I read online that some samsung do have the option to select 5GHz for tethering, maybe it's a samsung customization.

Thank you

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This is great feature! Even more when alternative operating systems do not have this feature.

Jk ( 2018-12-13 16:11:28 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-01-17 17:07:44 +0200

This type is basically applicable for any brands of router, but the default IP address and username and password might be different from the Linksys routers.

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This is not an answer, nor relevant to the question. You should convert to a comment.

magullo ( 2019-01-17 18:21:53 +0200 )edit
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