Tethering

Overview#

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Cyanview devices can be granted 4G or WIFI Internet access via USB connection to mobile device.


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Tethering with Apple mobile#

Enable sharing connection on your IOS device.#

  • Go to Settings > Cellular > Personal Hotspot or Settings > Personal Hotspot.
  • Tap the slider next to Allow Others to Join (must be "1" and Green).

Plug your IOS device on the USB port of your Cyanview device.#

  • If it's a RIO or NIO, any port is OK.
  • If it's a RCY-GWY, use ports at the back (not the front one)
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  • You will be asked to trust this device and to enter your IOS code.

    confirmation screen.

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    Password required.

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    Sharing is OK.

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  • Then disable/enable your sharing to make activate it (now that it's trusted).

Note:

If the "blue dot" at the top left corner is not present, your device is not sharing internet.

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To fix this, keep your device plugged and disable/enable the IOS sharing ("Allow Others to Join").

If the blue dot is not appearing, repeat the procedure and double check your wiring.


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Tethering with Android mobile#

Plug your Android device on the USB port of your Cyanview device.#

  • If it's a RIO or NIO, any port is OK.
  • If it's a RCY-GWY, use ports at the back (not the front one)
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Enable sharing connexion on android device.#

  • Go to "Settings"
  • Search for "USB tethering" and enable it
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Verification#

The connection status can be controlled in the connectivity check of the RCP admin page.

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