Klink - Tether

Klink - Tether

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Klink is a utility by Faveset LLC for connecting a PC or Mac to your Android device over USB. It focuses on simplicity and gets the job done with a few taps. Yet, it is one of the fastest of its kind. Power users also won't feel left out, as it has many mobile-specific settings that don't exist anywhere else.

Installation is simple like with EasyTether or PdaNet, and the in-app setup guide walks you through everything in less than 10 minutes.

The original version has over 20,000 paid users and an average Market rating above 4.3, so everything is well-tested, but please don't hesitate to email and ask questions!

NOTE: Please try the free demo version ("Klink - Tether Demo" on the market) to test compatibility before buying. Klink should work with every device out there, so don't hesitate to contact support if you need help. The demo can be upgraded via the market without any further configuration on your computer.

FEATURES:

- Supports Windows (XP/Vista/7/8/32-bit/64-bit), Mac OS X 10.5 (or later), and Ubuntu Linux (32-bit/64-bit).
* Ubuntu binaries can be used with other Linux distributions (also tested with Fedora and Arch).

- This is only for USB connections to a PC or Mac. Tablets are not supported!

- Does not require a rooted device

- It has a unique Mimic Mobile Device mode that lets you browse mobile pages as the device of your choosing to conserve data. Moreover, this mode can also block common background data activity to avoid excessive data usage.

- Written in C (NOT Java) for efficiency, speed, and lower power consumption.
* Is fast and capable of handling 4g speeds: can reach 30mbps in real-world conditions on capable devices.

NOTE TO PURCHASERS OF THE ORIGINAL KLINK: Your purchase is still valid, and it is NOT necessary to buy this version. Please visit the "Download" page at www.faveset.com to download the original version of Klink, or email support if you have questions.

USAGE:

After installing and running Klink, please tap "Set up your Computer" and follow the instructions. Klink requires the installation of a small companion program on your PC or Mac, so following the step-by-step guide is suggested.

HELP: Please visit the Google Group via http://www.faveset.com/klink/support, or email klink@faveset.com.

It would be appreciated if you asked for help before posting negative feedback, as virtually all problems can be resolved. Otherwise, please leave your email address when commenting so that someone can get in touch with you.

As some users may have difficulty evaluating everything within the 15-minute refund window, a once-per-user 24-hour return policy is in effect; simply include your order number when contacting support. No one should feel rushed. Please contact support if you need any help during setup.

PERMISSIONS:

CHECK_LICENSE - Needed for Android Market license verification.
INTERNET - Requires a data connection.
WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Used for downloading companion files during setup.

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Recently changed in this version

v1.23:
FIX: networking issues when DNS filtering (e.g., via mimic mode) is enabled
(primarily Linux).
FIX: keep main activity from appearing multiple times when pressing
the back button or choosing Menu > Exit.
FIX: handle rare crashes reported by users via Android bug reporting.

Networking core performance improvements.


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Comments and ratings for Klink - Tether
  • (72 stars)

    by Mark Ciarleglio on 10/04/2014

    After fiddling all night with rooted and unrooted apps alike, I finally found Klink. It took a little fiddling. Does not activate Tmobile tethering if configured properly and gives me 30mbps down and 11mbps up. I played Elder Scrolls Online without lag an

  • (72 stars)

    by J Zielenski on 27/03/2014

    LG-L38C.

  • (72 stars)

    by Derek Williams on 25/03/2014

    Love This.. pure Genius

  • (72 stars)

    by Jonathan Brandenburg on 22/03/2014

    I got to say, I was a little leery about this one but I paid for the paid version and this app connected my laptops to my phone internet when no other apps would connect them. I just hope this app continues to work as well as it does now. I would recommen

  • (72 stars)

    by Jeff Jaminia on 21/03/2014

    Works great. No dropped connections and it is fast. I get about 5mbps down and 10mbps up while using this on my 4G connection (and that's with poor signal strength)

  • (72 stars)

    by Mendel Rosenblat on 18/03/2014

    My Klink keeps on stoping starting randomly when I am on the internet

  • (72 stars)

    by Jack Merry on 28/02/2014

    Crazy easy to install..this was my issue...After several days of experimenting I am proud to announce I have figured out a way to stop the Friggin thing from shutting down every 5 mins or so at random intervals! All you have to do it turn on and play some