Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG Optimus Series, LG Phone Problem and Solution) by lg-phones on 28-01-2011

We’ve been loving “quick settings” app, which is a complete free software that creates an ad-hoc wireless network and allows you to tether your computer using your LG Optimus V Android Phone’s internet connection. LG Phone Problem and Solution

Ok, to start, you need to set up your LG Optimus V: LG Android Phones

  1. Download and install the "quick settings" app from the market
  2. Open it and press menu>customize
  3. Move the wifi hotspot up to be in the visible settings
  4. Turn it on.

Note: you cannot turn it on in settings in the phone but once its on using quick settings, you can go into settings and set up a password for your network.  LG-Optimus info

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Some advice on Mobile WifI Options please on 31 January, 2011 at 6:01 pm #

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elliott Cowand on 3 March, 2011 at 6:09 pm #

Recently purchase an LG Optimus V– my first smartphone. Was recommended to turn off background apps to conserve battery. Having done that -now the two clocks on home page drift behind real time when phone is not in use. Advise on restoring clocks to proper time appreciated.

dan on 29 March, 2011 at 12:07 pm #

its easy i did it just go to app world download a teether app on you home screen press a empty spot that dont have a app should pop widget app and find the theether app and use it simple i get free internet on my laptop from virgin lg optimus v all for 25 bucks cool

Ron on 13 May, 2011 at 12:06 pm #

Actually, the LG Optimus V creates an infrastructure wifi hotspot NOT ad-hoc. I know becasue I can wirelessly tether to my rooted Nook Color which cannot see ad-hoc networks unless modified to do so.

Thanks for the tip about the Quick Settings app. I’ve had it on my phone for a couple of months, but didn’t know that the Wi-Fi hotspot option was there because it was hidden.

don on 27 June, 2011 at 8:48 pm #

The best tip on the internet. Got my laptop tethered to my unlimited 25 dollar a month unlimited data cell phone. goodby AT&T

Mr A on 1 July, 2011 at 8:47 pm #

I have used the quicksetting apps to tether 6GB last 2 weeks of my monthly $40 plan with VM. I dont know, but expecxt continued tethering next month may result in 10GB+ next month. My high use is mostly from watching tethered steaming video- It does say unlimited video in the fine print, but not unlimited downloads.

c on 29 July, 2011 at 8:40 am #

how is the speed compared to att&t, verizon and sprint? how long does it take for a page to load using virgin mobile on your laptoP?

Derrick on 11 August, 2011 at 10:56 am #

works great!! thanks!

David on 15 August, 2011 at 7:57 am #

I have just read that Sprint will started throttling back service on those Virgin Mobile users who exceed 2.5gigs/month. Be prepared. I tether on my Optimus V, but only at the airport and things like that. If you are streaming video on your laptop with this, get ready for painfully slow data :(

Carlos on 26 August, 2011 at 5:27 pm #

Thanks, this is great

ron on 11 November, 2011 at 6:04 am #

only works on V 2.2.1.
2.2.2 removes hotspot ability.

Fong on 1 December, 2011 at 5:53 am #

For Lg Optimus V Android 2.2.2., I followed this youtube video and was able to use wifi tether for root users for an ad hoc wireless connection to my laptop.

Fong on 1 December, 2011 at 5:53 am #

Gina on 3 January, 2012 at 1:20 am #

Can I snyc my LG Optimus Q from Straight Talk with my computer? It did not come with any software, is software availble for transferring file, pictures, sounds etc?

Lalo on 2 February, 2012 at 7:15 pm #

im looking to buy this phone i know its goint to be the updated 2.2.2 software but by getting this app will i be able to tether my laptop to it?

Tosa on 11 February, 2012 at 9:56 am #

Virgin with Froyo 2.2.2 disabled wifi tethering: As soon as you use QuickSetting to turn on, 3G gets disabled. This page should be removed, since this feature is no longer available.

sheilasho on 16 June, 2012 at 4:47 pm #

Great postings, I hope someone follows up on the above one soon. Thanks.

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