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Nov 22th, 2016: Initial Version released
Required permission: android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE, android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE,
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Check, whether wifi hotspot is enabled or not. Returns true or false.
Toggle wifi hotspot on or off. Returns true in case of success, else false.
- You will have to build the app to be able to test this method, because the companion app does not offer the required permissions.
- After toggling the hotspot, it might take a few seconds, before the hotspsot changes its state.
- On tablets without mobile internet this method also will return true as result.
Example App: Toggle Hotspot
Tested successfully on Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1. and Nexus 5X running Android 7.
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Download TaifunHotspot extension (aix file)
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