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Is tethering usage counted by 3GW?

Written by Richard. Posted in FAQs

If the connection from your phone to the internet is a mobile one, usage should be theoretically counted by 3GW, regardless of the type of connection between your phone and your computer.

However, depending on the phone, cases have been reported where mobile usage was counted only after tethering ended, all in one block, or not counted at all. 3GW relies on the implementation of Android on your phone to count traffic and report the network connection state, so it can’t do better than the system.

[version Pro] Two pseudo applications “WiFi tethering” and “USB tethering”, listed in the Usage by application screen, account for the mobile usage while tethering.

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