1. Rizsparky

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    Hmmm, that's weird, are you sure you are navigating to device/data and not sdcard/data?
     
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    oh yes. and because that file is missing it is assigning a random mac every time you start wifi tethering.
     
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    I'm confident that file was never there. I found the config file though, and I created a pretty good 14-profile mac changing system.
     
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    Carnt get this method to work on my nexus 4 running android 4.3. I downloaded the latest wifi tether (3.4) did everything you said and the 3ds doesnt detect the phone as a nintendo zone. Also i had a quick look at other method and i cannot find that file that you are supposed to edit tried 2 different root apps and both dont show it
     
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    are you making sure your phone is broadcasting without security and it is not a hidden network?
     
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    ok... got wifi tether to work with 3.4 experimental, i can change mac and tether but... only my nexus 7 sees the ssid \o/
     
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    oh lolz... it's showing in ds mode thingie
    i'm gonna run naked
     
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    General guide for those having trouble finding the file on their Android : look around your system for a folder called "wifi" and/or look for a file with something like "config" or "mac" in their name, then open it with a text editor. This is how I figured it out.
     
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    I'm encountering the same problem with that method. It seems to work perfectly fine, outside of the fact that it won't display as a network for my laptop and 3DS. Dunno if it's hidden or not, but if I activate regular tethering my laptop and 3DS can find my phone just fine. However, changing the MAC Address seems to have no effect at all in that mode (in fact, it seems to change back automatically when I use it).

    But with that WiFi tethering app it just isn't detected at all. Maybe there's an option to show the network through the app, but I sure as hell can't find it.

    The other method... well, can't get it to work either. Can't find the NVMAC.info file, but I can find a MAC.info file, which lists the phone's MAC address. I tried the method and activated the tethering (with attwifi as SSID), but it didn't work either. Yeah, it did connect me to the Nintendo zone, but it was like that before as well even with my regular MAC Address. Also, not a specific Zone, but the pages that say that Nintendo Zone will soon be launching (which is regular as well). Changing the name to _The Cloud makes it connect to the current up-to-date Nintendo Zone, but without it acknowledging MAC address changes it won't give me streetpasses.
     
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    ok
    so my 3ds hates my nexus 4 it seems
    finally got it working from galaxy s1 with cm 10.1

    still no streetpass on 40:53:50:4F:4F:46 after 10 min
     
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    How? I have the same Galaxy S with the same firmware and I couldn't get it working. I had to use DD-WRT method to test only, but is better for me if I can use my phone.
     
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    Valkart :
    version 3.4 experimental
    device profil : ics/jb (wlan0)
    send net max
    send no tether
    mac spoof
    wifi reload
    wifi reload 2
    routing fix

    and it's all green on wifi tether
    i can use opera and stuff on 3ds but still no streetpass even with second mac (47)
     
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    It seems it isn't possible to spoof the MAC address on 4.2.2. I've tried pretty much everything so far. WiFi Tether 3.4e, a couple MAC spoofing apps, commands in terminal emulator, manually editing files, nothing works. Absolutely nothing will actually spoof the MAC address. I also do not have the nvram file (I do however have a bcmdhd.cal file in /etc/wifi, but editing in the new MAC still doesn't work).

    So, for those having success on Android, what version are you on? If you're on 4.2.2, exactly what worked?
     
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    check your mac if you have busybox and a terminal.

    on the terminal type something like : busybox iplink show wlan0

    something tells me that you are in the case I am right now... you have a random mac and not what you told wifi tether to switch to.
     
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    yeah wrong mac idd :/
    however when i do that in terminal:
    busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ether 40:53:50:4F:4F:46
    it shows the new mac but then wifi tether isn't working anymore :/
     
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    no security and its not hidden, I went onto my other phone huawei y300 didnt work the same as my nexus 4 but i found a file which had a mac address in it in the data folder, I then tried it the 3ds was saying there was a nintendo zone but when connecting to it it just wouldnt through ths application
     
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    Same thing happened to me. Maybe I'll read on Android 4.2 and look for a solution.
    Also, after failing at changing wlan0 I tried another device on the list : wl0.1 because I thought it was for wifi tether. It didn't change the mac however.
     
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    Please folks, try to give more info on your android devices.
    Mine: Galaxy S4 GT-I9505
    ROM: 4.2.2 Stock only with ChainFire Root
    Didn't work with android-wifi-tether, even using the alternative config shown by keyra, the application says that there was a error and couldn't find a log file.
    Tried KaleoOmega and neocrux methods, still no dice.
    Also it seems that ADB on windows couldn't access the data folder on my android phone, had to try to create .nvmac.info file manually through root browser, also there was no such file at that folder, seems that it does differ not only on ROM versions but also between devices.
    Unfortunatly all my routers don't have DD-WRT or OpenWRT firmwares available, and I don't have any USB dongles to try on linux, does anyone have suggestions on wifi dongles that can work with linux methods?
     
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    so I've changed my dd-wrt router's SSID to attwifi and i've tried several different MAC addresses from the spreadsheet, and my 3ds is able to connect, but I'm not getting any streetpass hits. my 3ds is up to date and the only connection i have set up on my 3ds is attwifi.

    i'm able to connect to the nintendo zone, but no streetpass hits have popped up on any of the different MAC addresses i tried. Is my dd-wrt not applying the spoofed MAC addresses properly?
     
  20. Duo8

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    Just tested my theory and failed. :(
    Guys how does your /data/misc /wifi folder looks like?
     
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