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using 4G dongle on Android tablet

How do I use my 4G USB dongle on my Android Samsung tablet, any ideas please?

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Level 22: Superhuman

Re: using 4G dongle on Android tablet

If I recall correctly,


The Samsung tablets, like almost all tablets and all iPads cannot support USB dongles as they cannot power them. Dongles are for PC's and laptops


You need something like one of the Telstra Pre-Paid 4GX Wi-Fi Plus which runs off it's own rechargable battery.

If you have a similar device with it's own power, you merely power it up, and connect to it's WiFi signal.



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Level 23: Superhero

Re: using 4G dongle on Android tablet


From my personal previous experience, a then 3G Samsung tablet I owned,   had provision for USB, but as advised, possibly not on all models.

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