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Hotspot Extension

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Nov 22th, 2016: Initial Version released

Description

Hotspot extension.
Required permission: android.permission.CHANGE_NETWORK_STATE, android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_STATE, android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE, android.permission.WRITE_SETTINGS
Thank you OSLO for being the sponsor of this extension.

Methods


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.

Notes:

  1. You will have to build the app to be able to test this method, because the companion app does not offer the required permissions.
  2. After toggling the hotspot, it might take a few seconds, before the hotspsot changes its state.
  3. On tablets without mobile internet this method also will return true as result.

Example App: Toggle Hotspot

Test

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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