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Best way to connect a smarthpone to a pi, to control it [closed]

For example, if you have a Pi with a screen, that displays a QR code and the Smartphone tries to scan that, to establish a connection, which connection method should be used? So would a the Pi as ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 Wifi Hotspot setup

I've switch my Rpi 4B (with raspbian) to ubuntu server since will be used as a portable WLAN web-server. My main objective is to set up an hotspot to access the local websites in the raspi. I got ...
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How to use bash script(s) to easily switch RPi between onboard hotspot and external WiFi network connection?

I've created a web based UI for an RPi based IoT project with a network settings page. It allows users to specify WiFi settings and switch between an internal hotspot and an external WiFi network. ...
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How to convert a Layer 3 VPN to a Layer 2 VPN?

I have been back and forth with some users here about creating a VPN using my Raspberry Pi 3 as a hotspot (OpenVPN client) but being able to bridge it to my other Rasperry Pi 3 at home (OpenVPN server)...
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Share 4G USB Internet on Raspberry Pi 4 over WiFi and Ethernet

I've already set up my RPi 4 as a hotspot using dnsmasq and hostapd, using a USB 4G modem to connect to the internet. This is working as expected, I'm able to connect other devices to it and get ...
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Maximum Raspberry Pi 4 WiFi hotspot clients

I have configured Raspberry Pi 4 as a WiFi hotspot with hostapd on Raspbian Buster. I connected 10 clients, no problem. I want to use it as a Free WiFi. So, I concern to know how many clients could be ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 as a Wifi Hotspot with RaspAp + VPN + Pi Hole

I'm sure it has been discussed before, but I can't find the right answer after spending hours with googleing. I'm new to this device, I just got my new RP 4 and here's what I'd like to use it for: - ...
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Low wifi speed even with 5Ghz wifi adapter

My internet download speed from my D-Link wifi router is 24 M bits/s From ethernet the download speed is 50 Mbits/s I am using Tp-link AC600 Archer T2U Plus wifi adapter with Rapberry pi 3B+ I ...
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Rasberry Pi's to Phone Hot spot not Working In S Korea

We've setup and successfully used several Rasberry Pi's to connect via Wi-Fi to a cell phone hot spot to grab UTC for the app the Pi is running. This has been working for over 2 years at locations ...
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Raspberry PI 3B+ won't connect to smartphone Wi-Fi hotspot if it's “Shared wifi” instead of 4G+

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and a Raspberry PI 3B+. The PI can connect to a normal Wi-Fi without any problems. The PI can connect to my S8's hotspot if internet is from 4G(+) The PI CAN NOT CONNECT to ...
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Running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time with a captive page

I am using 3B+ model and was successful in running Kolibri and Kiwix at the same time without using Rachel or Internet in box. I didn't go for these two because of various reasons as I was looking for ...
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dnsmasq DHCP refusing to work. NordVPN hotspot on Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to set up a NordVPN hotspot on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ so I can connect it to my smart tv and get rid of Netflix region restrictions. I have everything set up properly but still dnsmasq DHCP ...
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Why UDP connection from hotspot raspberry doesn't work

To start with I have to say I have seen few similar questions but none of those could help me with resolving my problem. My setup is, two raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspberian on board(updated). One of ...
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Connecting phone with RPi 0 W

Can i host a hotspot on my RPi 0? So phones can connect to it and use the SSH from the pi.. Bluetooth would work too but my question is how and what do i need it for. I searched a lot but there are ...
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How to make raspberry point act as standalone server and wifi access point?

I have a number of sensors. I want them to send their data to my raspberry pi. My idea was: Make raspberry pi act as Wifi Hotspot (even though it isn't connect to the internet or anything. It just ...
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Using RaspberryPi 3 B as hotspot

I am trying to use Raspberry Pi as hotspot device. I am following this documentation: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I am not using ethernet eth0 to ...
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setup wifi hotspot with 4G hat [closed]

I have bought a 4G hat for my raspberry pi 3B+ (the sim7600 waveshare for europe) and followed these instructions for setup. It is running the latest version of raspbian and I have internet on the ...
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How can I create a WPA2 Wi-Fi hotspot with NetworkManager?

I have a project for which I'd like to automate configuring the network settings on a Raspberry Pi. I can create a WPA1 hotspot very easily with the following bash one-liner. nmcli connection add \ ...
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Setting up Bridged VPN using: RPi 3G Hotspot router + openvpn client to connect to home RPi OpenVPN server

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ which is working as a hotspot using a Hologram Nova usb ppp0 device where it receives Internet from and routes the internet through WiFi and Ethernet. This Hologram usb ppp0 ...
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Internet Through USB

Is it possible to get an internet connection for a Rasberry pi zero from a USB connected to a Win 10 pc? or is it possible to connect to a Bluetooth wifi Hotspot without an OS on a Rasberry Pi Zero?
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How to create two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi with usb adaptor

I'm using my Pi as a WAP (wireless access point). Is it possible to have two separate WiFi networks coming from the same Pi? I bought a usb adaptor that supports 8 APs, but I can only get one wap ...
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Created a Raspberry Pi 3B+ Wireless Hotspot, how can I extend the hotspot via Ethernet

I have successfully created a WiFi hotspot for my RPi 3B+ using a Hologram Nova and the embedded WiFi card on the Pi. However I realized that the ethernet interface has disappeared and cannot extend ...
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Using an additional WiFi dongle to create WAP and switch

I followed the answer to this question: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle To have my 3 B+ act as a WiFi hotspot where wlan1 connects to the internet (WAN) and the pi ...
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Raspberry pi zero as keyboard controlled over wifi possible?

Hello I want to have a pi zero W create a wifi hotspot(no internet connection). I then want to connect to the wifi hotspot and ssh into the pi. From there i want it to send keystrokes as a HID ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 + USB data modem as a Wi-Fi Router

I have a USB data modem (Huawei E3131) and a RaspberryPi 3B+. I would like to use the Pi as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Pi connects to the internet via USB data modem and creates hotpsot for other devices. So, I'...
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I can't see any client in dnsmasq.leases

I'm using a Rpi 3 with a bridge using hostapd, dnsmasq and bridge-utils. I would like to get the IP from /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases but the problem is that it shows nothing. The hotspot works fine, ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W can't connect to iPhone hotspot

I have booted my pi with Raspbain Stretch Lite and I have been able to establish an internet connection to my home network by configuring the wpa_suppicant file. However, I am not able to establish a ...
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Automatically toggle Pi Zero hot spot/wifi client off and on

1I'm trying to set up Pi Zero W a wireless client in an embedded application that will first allow a user to log in to a hot spot, then select a wifi router accessible by the Pi, log in to the ...
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Using Raspberry pi as a wifi hotspot and sharing a SOCKS proxy through it

hi ive been trying to figure this out for a few days but i lack the technical know how to properly implement this i am attempt to do this guide on my raspberry pi running rasbian https://np.reddit.com/...
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Accessing mobile phone hotspot internet from Raspberry Pi

I am able to connect my RaspberryPi to my android phones hotspot. The Raspberry Pi connects to the network successfully but does not have any access to the internet. Is there something else I need ...
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How to create local hotspot on raspberry pi 3b to share files on android

I want create a local file shareable service using raspberry, below are the requirements: Create wifi/hotspot on raspberry (without any internet) Connect my android phone to created wifi Share files ...
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Create Access Point in Latest Raspbian OS using Edimax EW-7811Un for compute module 3

I am trying to create an access point in compute module 3(and latest Raspbian OS) with the Edimax WiFi dongle. But it did not succeed to create. Anyone please help me to do that in the latest ...
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WEP WiFi Hotspot

So I want to use my DS online again, and what I need to do is get a router with WEP seurity, or a router without security. So I decided to use my Pi 3 B as a WiFi hotspot. But all the stuff I find is ...
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Rpi3 Bluetooth hotspot continuously from iPhone

I'm new to Raspberry world, I received a pi3 model as a gift. I noted that there is a generalized problem when Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules work at the same time, for example with a Bluetooth mouse/...
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Cannot SSH to EC2 whilst using iPhone hotspot

My Rpi needs to connect to an EC2 instance. This works fine when the Pi is connected to internet using ethernet or my home wi-fi, but stops working when connected via an iPhone hotspot. I'm using a ...
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Direct memory access to Cypress CYW43455 wireless LAN chip

Where can I find the direct memory addresses or GPIO pinouts for directly controlling the Cypress CYW43455 Wi-Fi chip on the Raspberry Pi Zero W from a custom unikernel, or a modified Raspbian? My ...
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Raspberry WiFi hotspot, no ethernet

There is a ton of tutorials on how to make your Pi a hotspot router, but all of them are using ethernet as the "income". What I would like to achieve is to connect to WiFi with my USB WiFi adapter and ...
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Access Point not working for Android phones

I have successfully created and access point to my local rapsberry pi 3 and I was able to connect the pi AP without internet with my iphone and when I open the browser and hit the raspberrypi.local it ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge / Internet sharing Raspbain Stretch Lite

I have a scenario where I have a cellular Wifi hotspot modem also known as 'MiFi'. The problem I am encountering is all the tutorials I have come across are mostly outdated or purely just don't work. ...
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Remove device history wireless hotspot

I have been using Raspberry pi 3B as a wireless hotspot following this How to use your Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point. I think there is a limit to a number of devices that can be connected to ...
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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How does 'iptables rules table' work with hotspot?

I'm using iptables rule for censorship. I created hotspot.When I try to connect website on raspberry with mother network, It's working. But I try on pc with hotspot my iptable rules isn't working. ...
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Want to Setup Digital Free Library, Will I Still be Able to ssh?

My Pi is headless and connected to the wifi network (It's a Raspberry Pi Zero W). If I set it up as a Digital Free Library (As per this link https://learn.adafruit.com/digital-free-library/what-youll-...
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Unable to login into Kupiki captive portal using the given username and password(Raspberry Pi 3 B+)

I tried to create a captive portal for my Raspberry Pi's Wifi hotspot using Kupiki-Hotspot-Script which is given in this link Kupiki-Hotspot-Script However I am unable to login using the given ...
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How to Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into Wi-Fi hotspot with USB data modem

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and USB data modem that connects to the internet. I want to connect the USB data modem to Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to create a Wi-Fi hotspot (Access Point) from ...
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Problems in trying to create a hotspot in RPI3

I am relatively new to Raspberry Pi programming, and have been using a RPi3 to try and create a hotspot in order to send data from an Android device using MQTT. I use hostapd and dnsmasq in order to ...
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RPi Zero W Wifi Access Point created, cannot connect

Trying to setup a wifi hotspot (that doesn't require internet) on the RPi Zero W via SSH. I'm connected to the Pi via Wifi using the wpa_supplicant.conf to connect to an existing network. I'm unable ...
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Auto page load after wifi join

I have a Pi configured to create an Access Point when not on home router, Im trying to load a local webpage from my Pi when someone joins the open unsecured access point. I want to be able to ...
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Raspbian Stretch iptables: Can't redirect all requests to localhost on pi

I have a private hotspot running on the raspberry based on RASPAP, which is working perfectly. Now I wish to automatically direct all the users who connect to this wifi towards a locally hosted ...
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AP setup from documentation not working

i have a problem with Access Point setup on Pi Zero W. I need just straightforward AP with no Internet connection. I used latest raspbian stretch lite image and followed docs: https://www.raspberrypi....