Ian Stacy · Jun 20, 2012 at 05:30 am

Enable WiFi Hotspot and USB / Bluetooth Tethering on the EVO 4G LTE

The brand new EVO 4G LTE is the latest offering by HTC in the EVO line. It stands to reason that one of the most useful and sought-after mods for the EVO line of devices would show up sooner or later. With a simple build.prop edit (or a conveniently flashable update.zip, thanks to XDA Senior Member smw6180) you can now enable native USB and Bluetooth network tethering, as well as unlock the native WiFi hotspot on your device.

The edit was discovered to work with the new EVO 4G LTE build.prop by XDA Recognized Developer aamikam, and arrived in our community via Senior Member kaos420. Curiously enough, the mod ADDS a line to your build.prop that previously was found on the original EVO 4G, which works on the new EVO as well.

ro.tether.denied=false

Those who would prefer to use a recovery-flashable update.zip should proceed to the modification thread. Be sure to read the entire post and back up your entire device before changing your build.prop file.


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