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I'm following https://frillip.com/using-your-raspberry-pi-3-as-a-wifi-access-point-with-hostapd/ and Turning raspberry pi into a access point? to turn my Pi into an Access Point. However, I also need the ability to switch back to WiFi. I noticed that the /etc/network/interfaces needs to be changed to set a static ip, but I don't want to overwrite something that makes it impossible to switch back to WiFi. Just looking for advice on best approaches and what to avoid to allow both options to work successfully. Thanks.

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    See hydrosysblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/07/… "I don't want to overwrite something..." -> You can make backup copies, lol. You can also use symlinks to switch config files, putting whatever deal into a simple script. I don't think you have to do that in this case though. – goldilocks Feb 6 '18 at 17:39
  • I know I can make backup copies, my point is I don't want to configure a settings file to be compatible for one mode or another, I want to keep everything toggleable. Taking a look at that blog. – Ryan Bobrowski Feb 6 '18 at 17:54
  • Access point isn't working after following hydrosysblog.wordpress.com/rpi3-wifi-setting-new. I feel like there's something missing from that tutorial, all the other ones seem to have you editing the /etc/network/interfaces file and dhcpcd.conf... – Ryan Bobrowski Feb 6 '18 at 18:14

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