Hello Jolla Enthusiasts. As you may know, WiFi Tethering is an application that allows the users to use their phone as a hotspot, permitting everybody to share data over WiFi, by creating a hotspot.
A WiFi Tethering app for Android is available via the Google Play Store, but there isn’t any official WiFi tethering app with native Sailfish OS support yet.
So, a third party developer has created his own WiFi Tethering application, called Harbour Tethering.
In this article I will show you how to install Harbour Tethering on your Jolla device running Sailfish OS. Follow the instructions exactly, in order to get a successful installation:
2. Enable the Jolla Developer Mode and allow SSH-connection
3. Connect your Jolla device to your computer, via USB
4. Copy the harbour-tethering rpm package to the Jolla device
5. Install the package via the command line interface:
$ pkcon install-local harbour-tethering-gui-0.2.5-1.armv7hl.rpm
For those who don’t know yet, Jolla is a project developed by former Nokia employees. The first Jolla smartphone is running on Sailfish OS, a modified Megoo Linux system, which is Android compatible, uses Wayland as the default display server , uses Nokia N9′s Maliit touchscreen keyboard and comes with interchangeable covers, allowing the users to easily switch them, in order to change the color/model of the phone and comes with impressive hardware specifications. Apps can be installed via the Jolla Store, which will provide both Jolla and Android apps, or via F-Droid, Yandex Store, Amazon App Store, Aptoide and 1Mobile Android Market.