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Tkcaruana
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Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

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Hi all. I made the switch to Telstra last week and since my service has been active I can no longer enable WiFi tethering on my Sony xperia z2. I was with Iinet and constantly tether my mobile so I can access my laptop internet while out, but now I constantly get the error on my phone "error occurred during tethering" when I enable WiFi tethering on my phone. I have not changed any settings on my mobile, the only thing that is different is my carrier is now Telstra. Please help. Thanks.
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Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Strange, had a quick search on the net and they talk about having ",dun" (omit quote) to the APN settings. Still looking....

 

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Cheers,
Dave

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Level 23: Superhero

Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Hi there,

Don't suppose you've check the APN settings in the device? It should read telstra.wap

Cheers,
Dave

Tkcaruana
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Hi Caaf, 

 

yes the telstra.wap is my selected APN.

Level 23: Superhero
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Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Strange, had a quick search on the net and they talk about having ",dun" (omit quote) to the APN settings. Still looking....

 

Source


Cheers,
Dave

Tkcaruana
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Hi Caaf,

I cannot edit my telstra.wap APN as the edit settings are greyed out, however I can create a new APN if i have the details? And can try and add the ",dun" to it.
Tkcaruana
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

As an update I just created a user APN copying all the details from my telstra.wap one, but added the ",dun" and voila! Tethering is working! What does the ",dun" command actually do? And why is this only an issue with my Telstra service?
Level 23: Superhero

Re: Cannot enable WiFi tethering xperia z2

Hey thanks for getting back..

DUN stands for Dial Up Network/ing.

It's funny that it's even needed it. Maybe it's just the way the firmware/software works.. I certainly can't explain the need for the additional text as I would've thought it would've been embedded.. Still very happy that you're up and running again Smiley Happy

Cheers,
Dave

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