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Activate Free Tethering on Android Marshmallow 6.0

enero 27, 2020

Many Italian operators foresee an additional cost to use the tethering mode on their smartphone or tablet. If you have a device with Android Marshmallow 6.0 and want to use theFree tethering on Android, a method is now available that allows you to share your data plan at no additional cost on your SIM.

Through Tethering you can easily share the Internet connection from your Android smartphone with any other device you have around. If you have a smartphone or tablet updated to Android Marshmallow 6.0, in this timostrer guide you can enable free Tethering on Android and allow other devices to use the data connection of your mobile device even if your operator foresees an additional cost to use it.

free tethering on Android 1Before showing you how to use free tethering on Android, I'd like to give you some information about managing tethering on Android. Starting with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Google has introduced a change in the Android system that allows operators to monitor the use of their customers' Internet data. This feature helps operators identify users who are making excessive use of the Internet or who are sharing their data plan's internet connection via Tethering. Some Italian operators, including Vodafone, do not allow the free use of Tethering, and through the changes made in Android, these can verify whether or not you are using this function.

If you have never used and do not know what tethering and hotspot is, before continuing, I will give you a brief overview of these two technologies.

WiFi tethering is one of the most useful features when you have a huge data plan and want to share the internet from your Android device to another device, be it a smartphone, tablet, PC or other. You do not need to bring a spare internet device, such as an internet stick to be connected to the PC, or a portable router compatible with the operators SIM, as it is possible to easily share the smartphone's Internet with your laptop or any other device, making it a WiFi hotspot. Unfortunately, as mentioned above, this function has been limited by some Italian operators, such as Vodafone which provides for the payment of 4 per day if Tethering is used. The reason for operators to arm this function is to make sure that the end user does not use data excessively by occupying all the available bandwidth. Internet born with the aim of being free and accessible to everyone at any time, so these restrictions represent a limitation to the freedom to surf.

After a brief overview of the situation of Italian operators (and not) regarding the use of tethering, below I show you how to eliminate these restrictions and use free tethering on Android on your smartphone or tablet with Android Marshmallow 6.0, even if your operator provides an additional fee to use it.

This procedure provides for root permissions on the device, while in this article you can find the procedure without root permissions.

How to activate free tethering on Android Marshmallow6.0

  1. The easiest method to enable free tethering is that your Android Marshmallow device has i root permissions.
  2. After getting root permissions, install a file manager like Root Explorer on your phone.
  3. Now openRoot Explorer, give root privileges when requested by a popup that will appear when the app is started for the first time, and go to "/ System".Now under"/ System”Click on the R / W button to activate the read-write permissions.
  4. This button should be in the upper right corner.
  5. Now in the same directory / Systemlocate the file “build.prop".
  6. Long press the file again build.prop to open it through a text editor.
  7. Add down to the filebuild.prop the following code: net.tethering.noprovisioning = true
  8. Save the file.
  9. Reboot the phone.
  10. This is all. You can now use free tethering on Android Marshmallow 6.0.

I hope the procedure to activate the free tethering on Android Marshmallow 6.0 has been clear, otherwise you can write us in the comments below.