xzenon
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How to make raspberry pi as wifi router when its connected t

Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:24 pm

Hi im wondering if its possible to make the raspberry connect to a wifi hotspot then share the wifi internet connection as a router to other devices? I know ill probably need 2 wifi dongles. If its possible could anyone point me to a good guide.

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Re: How to make raspberry pi as wifi router when its connect

Wed Jun 03, 2015 12:01 pm

I expect it is possible but a "3G wifi router" from ebay at £10 with internal rechargeable battery (or even less without) will do what you want much more easily.

(Though they can use a 3G dongle you don't need to use that capability.)

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Re: How to make raspberry pi as wifi router when its connect

Wed Jun 03, 2015 2:53 pm

yea i know. This is my summer residance in a diffrant country then where i live i cant even use my cell phone subscriptions there because i would be to expensive. But i got a very cheap and good hotspot in the area that i use but some times i want to use other devices to like laptop etc.

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Re: How to make raspberry pi as wifi router when its connect

Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:38 pm

I'm not sure you understood. Those devices can be configured to operate in a mode where they connect to a WiFi hotspot, implement a router/NAT and appear as a WiFi Access Point and/or ethernet socket to your multiplicity of laptops, tablets, smartphones etc.

Google for 'Hame A1' for more info. The really cheap ones on ebay tend to be clones.

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Re: How to make raspberry pi as wifi router when its connect

Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:07 pm

You should probably be searching the forum before posting a new topic :)
Raspberry Pi connected to two SSID's - one as an access point

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