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FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root)for Android

2.20

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Free mobile hotspot WiFi tether

FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root) is a free Android application when you use PdaNet to connect your devices with a USB tether. There’s also a WiFi hotspot featured in the app, letting you share your phone’s internet across devices. You’ll be able to access your favorite apps remotely where no internet is available, such as TikTok, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Snapchat.

What is FoxFi app?

You might be in a location with no or bad internet and unable to browse on your laptop or tablet. FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root) lets you tether to another device to use it as a WiFi hotspot. However, it’s specifically linked to PdaNet 5 that you’ll need to be installed on the phone and computer for it to work.

How to use FoxFi app on Android?

Unfortunately, using FoxFi isn’t as simple as installing it and tethering. There’s a detailed list of steps you need to follow:

  • Download PdaNet
  • Unlock the full version with a key
  • Install FoxFi
  • Start a VPN connection
  • Enable the WiFi hotspot
  • Label the network and insert a password

Top FoxFi features

While tethering for a WiFi hotspot is the main feature, you can also get around lockdowns on your phone on specific models. It also lets you bypass metered usage if you have an unlimited internet package.

Our take

FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root) is certainly limited in use to due to the specific application of the PdaNet framework. However, it’s handy if you find yourself without the internet when you really need it. The problem is that you’ll need everything set up beforehand, otherwise trying to establish a connection for the first time in a remote location can be challenging.

Should you download it?

Yes, but only if you really need it. But the app has limited features and tools you can use. Furthermore, the free version is only available for a limited time.

Highs

  • Tethering to multple devices
  • Enables Wi-Fi hotspots
  • Bypasses limited, metered usage

Lows

  • Computer needs PdaNet 5 to link to
  • Free version available for a limited time
  • Limited features

FoxFi (WiFi Tether w/o Root)for Android

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