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    Lightbulb Connecting a wireless printer to an Android phone

    I have a Samsung android phone and can get software "pdanet" to allow it to function as a wifi hotspot. I want to know if that means I can get a wireless printer and then connect to my phone for easy printing from internet pages.

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    Default Re: Connecting a wireless printer to an Android phone

    Thanks GameJunkie ! That looks easy. Do you think getting pdanet and using the phone as a wifi hotspot to connect my laptop to is a straightforward process? I gather I will need software for the laptop to enable this.... any recommendations? Thanks again :-)
    by the way the laptop is approx 4 years old running Windows XP Professional SP2.
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    Default Re: Connecting a wireless printer to an Android phone

    i've never tried that since i dont have an android phone.

    maybe someone else on here has used their phone as a wifi hotspot and could answer that better
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    Default Re: Connecting a wireless printer to an Android phone

    Which version of Android do you have, Greenidge? 2.2+ supports WiFi hotspot functionality natively, and you don't need pdanet for those versions.

    In my experience, this functionality is extremely easy to use (I have a Nexus One). Unfortunately, I've never used pdanet, so I can't share any thoughts on that sorry.
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