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Internet sharing problem?

liushuofeng
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I just bought lumia 900 today and I found out I can't use the internet tethering feature.

When I am in Setting>Internet Sharing, I press "On", it will say:"internet sharing isn't currently allowed".

Do anyone else have the same problem like mine? Anyone have a clue about it?

I can use my iphone to tethering, but not lumia 900......

 

 

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Thanks. I'll wait for this update and see what it does and then I'll call tech support with any outstanding issues...

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RealtorTechGuy
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Anyone else still having issue with tethering after the update? My feature is hit and miss. Sometimes activates and sometimes dies not. Get an error msg "....not allowed at this time".

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Mayoo
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two things we are hearing and please take look at the 'post update testing thread' 

 

- you need to call and explicitly tell the tech support guy to 'enable' tethering option 

- you may need LTE Data Plan .. 

 

Try the first option 

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dr_fowler
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- you need to call and explicitly tell the tech support guy to 'enable' tethering option 

I had this already as I was tethering prior to getting the Lumia, so there is something different with how the Lumia detects your data plan to previous Windows Phone devices.

 

- you may need LTE Data Plan .. 

This fixed it for me, but a comparable LTE plan may or may not be available to everyone.  It should work on a non-LTE plan but it certainly appears that the Lumia is looking for a LTE. 

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RealtorTechGuy
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Hi there, you seem to be the only recieving the same error message as I - Internet Sharing isn't currently allowed.  I have an LTE plan, have had my SIM settings refreshed multiple times, have called Nokia and Rogers tons of times.  I can get the Internet sharing to connect and work if I set the Data speed to 3G.  Mind you this is 100% all the time either.  99%. Then sometimes when i do connect and successful turn on internet sharing i can surf and others times i cannot.

 

Is your phone working 100% correctly all the time now?  Are you able to turn on Internet sharing 100% regardless of the connection speed or the number of signal bars?  does your connection allow Interent Access?

 

Worndering if i have a bummed device.

 

thank you.