T-mobile tetheringTrying to tether your mobile but getting filtered by T-Mobile? T-mobile actually offers you to upgrade your plan to include tethering for 15US$/month. But that only starts from your next billing cycle. For a quicker solution that’s kind of a workaround -  Ben provides a helpful tip :

Their filtering is based on HTTP user-agents. If your user-agent matches a known user-agent that is not android it
will reject the traffic.

Solutions:

  • Tunnel your traffic using SSH, VPN or SOCKS
  • Spoof your user-agent for all HTTP traffic
  • Remove a user-agent from any script or program you have that you need to use.

One option is to use a VPN. Another is to remove the useragent from your browser.

How? On your desktop, install the following browser extensions :

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