Barnacle Wifi Tether

Ad-hoc WiFi Access Point

Barnacle is a combination of tools to provide wifi tethering on a phone:

  • NAT
  • DHCP server
  • WLAN ad-hoc setup

Some devices might not work with certain ROMs.

Requires root.

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Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.6.7 (evo) (39) - Added on 2012-02-05

    This version requires Android ? or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
      Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

    Download APK 134 KiB PGP Signature