MyWi 4.0: Enable Tethering on iPhone iOS 4 Firmware

MyWi 4 for iOS 4 is now available in Cydia and Rock for download. MyWi for iPhone comes with many new features including faster performance, Adjusting the transmit power, lower battery consumption and much more.

mywi-4For those who don’t know, MyWi 4 turns your iPhone and iPad 3G into a hotspot with the tap of a button to connect multiple laptops or mobile devices to share your iPhone’s internet connection. MyWi also let you implement WEP Security to prevent others from accessing your WiFi HotSpot, enable USB Tethering on your iPhone, Broadcasts the Network Name (SSID), and also Shows up and down bandwidth usage.

Here’s a complete list of new features in MyWi 4 for iOS 4.0.

MyWi 4 New Features and Improvements:

  • Faster performance
  • Lower battery consumption
  • Choose the In Use Indicator that you want:
  • -Status bar icon (no battery use)
  • -Blue pulsing bar (10% – 15% more battery)
  • Adjust the transmit power (Between 30% and 100%)
  • See who is connected to your hotspot (IP addresses)
  • Choose from a list of subnets to dish out over DHCP
  • Battery consumption meter
  • USB Bridge mode. (Connect your laptop over USB to the phones 3G or WiFi connection!)

mywi 4.0 for iOS 4

Here are a couple of notes from the source:

A couple of the new features in particular will be incredibly useful. You know all those WiFi hotspots we get to use for free from our iPhone/iPad 3G but not from our laptops? Well now when you are at your favorite Fast Food eatery or area Airport you can bridge your laptop to your phone over USB cable and voila WiFi on your laptop. Or how about at a hotel that only let’s one MAC address on the in room WiFi? Signup from your phone instead of your laptop and then let all your devices have at it!

My other favorite is the battery consumption (lower than ever ) and the battery meter. Choose the status bar icon over the annoying blue bars and watch in real time your battery drain level. Lower the transmit power to conserve battery. Plug your phone in to power during those large downloads or extended use periods and see confirmation that your battery charge is on the rise.

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Download MyWi 4.0

You can purchase and download MyWi 4 from the Cydia and Rock with 10 days Trial and then for $19.99. But if you already have purchased MyWi for OS 3.x, you can upgrade to MyWi 4 for iOS 4 for $9.99.

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12 comments… add one
jim August 19, 2010, 12:35 am

Outrageous! They want an extra $10 for the upgrade after I purchased MyWi 3 months ago??? As a software developer I’m not quite sure what’s going on here. Nowhere in the original license agreement was there mention of upgrade fees. At minimum I would expect one year free upgrades, especially for such an app such as this. I could understand $5 after the first year from the original purchase date, but this is crazy. At this rate they will ask for $10 every three months just to keep using it.

Unless they change this policy, count me out as well (and everyone I can influence)!

Eric September 23, 2010, 7:10 pm

MyWi is not useful…it consume alot battery…

those internet tethering from iO4 is good enought

@Geekinit October 10, 2010, 5:37 pm

Does anyone know if MyWi works on iOS 4.1 jb that was released yesterday? Anxious to take some HDR photos but can’t live without MyWi!

john October 12, 2010, 12:15 am

The WiFi works fine. The USB doesn’t work but I’m looking into a bunch of possible reasons.

chris jdm October 22, 2010, 10:53 pm

does this affect your unlimited data plan? or will they not track it?

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