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PPP Widget (discontinued) 1.3.6

Updated: September 19, 2020

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License: Free
Version: 1.3.6
File size: 744.7 KB
Publish date: June 02, 2014
Minimum OS Android 2.2+ (Froyo)
Category Android Communication Apps
App name de.draisberghof.pppwidget

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About PPP Widget (discontinued) app

Table of contents

  1. CloudApks's Review
  2. What's New
  3. Description
  4. User's Reviews
  5. Instruction for installing
  6. FAQ

CloudApks's review

PPP Widget (discontinued) app is a free Android Communication app, has been published by Josua Dietze on June 02, 2014.

PPP Widget (discontinued) 1.3.6 is latest version of PPP Widget (discontinued) app updated by CloudApks.com on September 19, 2020. On this page you can find PPP Widget (discontinued) apk details, app permissions, previous versions, installing instruction as well as usefull reviews from verified users.

PPP Widget (discontinued) app apk we provide on this webiste is original and unmodified, no viruses or malware, no additional costs. If there are any problems about downloading, installing this app apk, please let us know.

What's New (Latest updates)

There is a list of FAQs and a link to the support forum. No support over e-mail.

- Loads of new modem models supported
- Almost all Huawei modems now supported
- Annother fix for device config matching
- new ACCESS_SUPERUSER permission (as suggested by superuser apps)

The Description

This app will not receive any further development. Moving to PPP Widget 2 is suggested, it runs on Lollipop too (Android 5.0 and 5.1).

Use your 3G modem stick or your modem-enabled phone with your Android tablet's USB host for Internet access - even if it is Wifi-only. There is no guarantee that all device combinations are working - READ and UNDERSTAND the requirements below !

!! Attention !! Newer Google devices with stock Android > 4.2 have kernel module loading disabled. PPP Widget will most likely not work on these; use PPP Widget 2 which does not need kernel drivers.

If you get the "No driver" message, this is not the fault of PPP Widget. See the
FAQs at the developer's website (http://www.draisberghof.de/android/pppwidget.html). Again - move to PPP Widget 2.


- Needs root access (with "Superuser" or "SuperSU" app)
- Needs USB host function (an OTG adapter in most cases)
- Needs a powered USB hub (unless your device has plenty of power)
- Some devices (e.g. Samsung) need additional kernel drivers
- Your modem must provide serial ports and use the standard PPP protocol

This app is free. No ads. No data gathering.

Warning: again, there is no guarantee that every Android/modem combo will work. Don't blame me, I can test only few devices!
If your combination does not work, help with improvement. Don't just complain in a short comment. See app webpage for feedback options.


This widget is a frontend for the PPP daemon which enables Internet access over almost any USB device with modem capabilities, including mobile phones.

For 3G sticks, the usb_modeswitch tool is included to bring them into modem mode, in most cases fully automatic.

Even if this app needs root access for device preparation and building the connection, it does NOT alter any system files!

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
6K+ Ratings
5 ★ (943)
4 ★ (372)
3 ★ (570)
2 ★ (767)
1 ★ (3377)

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  • 5 : This is a great app! Be sure to read the instructions before complaining. The set up was very easy and it worked perfectly for me with my Asus Transformer TF101 (custom ROM, rooted) and a Huawei modem in combination with my XS4ALL data SIM in The Netherlands. Simply inserting the stick into the tablet now sets up the modem for use, all I have to do is press “Connect” if I need an internet connection. That's it!
  • 5 : It is great app and works well with my Huawei 165 plugged in to my car head-unit android 4.0.3 but the only thing I need is to get it connected once the device boots up. I already enabled in the widget settings that option however it doesn't connects automatically i have to press on connect manually.. if there is a solution for that it will be amazing regards Bassam
  • 4 : This works for me struggling for almost four days. First I have to run usb_modeswitch for usb_modeswitch.conf as root will create ttyUSB0~2. Then I run ppp widget -1 in manual configuration because after switching, my modem requires Target vender = 0x12d1 TargetProduct=0x1506. For detail procedure contact me. Please insert above configuration for this device in future release thank you.
  • 3 : When i connect my dongle it says no devices connected..then i go for manual then by clicking widget it displays dlink..even on clicking it shows unknown device ...i fill all paparmeters but am not able to hit connect button....answer it plz...
  • 3 : This was a gem of a app. I used it extensively on my note 2 n7100.but now it just does not work. May be the Dev needs to update the additional drivers required by Samsung devices particularly note 2 n7100. I know I am being greedy but please dev. Make it happen.thanks Regards.
  • 1 : This app not show on my home screen and when I connect my idea 3g net setter via otg cable then open a dialog box and ask me PPP widget and difficult app I try both options but not connect my modem with my tab please what I do now suggest me thank you
  • 1 : I am uninstall this software and again installed but now this app is not visible in main menu. If some know please help me out.
  • 5 : Yes, the app can perfectly detect and start working with MTS 3G plus dongle (CDMA), but, fails to connect Airtel 4G dongle(GSM). Good work and thanks a ton. Cheers!!
  • 3 : Nexus 2012 with Android 5.0 Widget showing connected ! but browser saying no internet connection :(
  • 3 : It used to work on my Lenovo ideapad a10 until yesterday. It stopped accepting modems. Reason no drivers found
  • 5 : Only way I can get true 4G LTE on my car's MCU. Works perfect! Great job! PPP Widget 2 does NOT work with my 4G LTE modem.
  • 1 : Neither ver. 1 or 2 of this app would work on my Curtis tablet or MK809 II Mini PC with a Zoom modem on T-Mobile. Also it wouldn't work with a T-Mobile ZTE MF691 modem either and just said "No Driver".
  • 4 : Help me pls im stuck on preparing device If I select manually it continues pop ups slect usb device all the tym
  • 5 : Works like a charm on a Nexus 7 with Huawei E3131 from RCS-RDS. I would gladly pay for a pro version! Keep up the good work! Just set APN as "internet" and connection string *99# and you are good to go!
  • 5 : Works perfectly on my tablet! I'm using this application for more than 2 years and never had experienced any problem to connect to the Internet.

Instruction for installing PPP Widget (discontinued) app apk on Android devices

Step 1: Download PPP Widget (discontinued) app apk on this page, save it to easy-to-find location.

Step 2: Make sure that third-party applications are allowed on your device. Go to Menu > Settings > Security and check Unknown Sources to allow your device to install applications from sources other than the Google Play Store.

Step 2: Open Downloads on your device by going to My Files or Files, tap the APK file you downloaded (de.draisberghof.pppwidget-v1.3.6.apk), tap Install when prompted, this app will be installed on your device.

Note: Detailed steps may be varies with device. This apk file can also be installed on other devices like Windows, PC, Mac, Blackberry, ... Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


Q: What is an APK File?

A: An Android Package Kit (APK for short) is the package file format used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile applications. Just like Windows (PC) systems use an .exe file for installing software, Android does the same.

Q: Why CloudApks.com can guarantee APK 100% safe?

A: Whenever someone wants to download an APK file from CloudApks.com, we'll check the corresponding APK file on Google Play and allow user download it directly (of course, we'll cache it on our server). If the APK file does not exist on Google Play, we'll search it in our cache.

Q: If I install an APK from CloudApks.com, will I be able to update the app from the Play Store?

A: Yes, absolutely. The Play Store installs APKs it downloads from Google's servers, and sideloading from a site like CloudApks.com goes through a very similar process, except you're the one performing the downloading and initiating the installation (sideloading).
As soon as the Play Store finds a version of the app newer than the one you've sideloaded, it will commence an update.

Q: What are Android Application permissions?

A: Applications require access to certain systems within your device. When you install an application, you are notified of all of the permissions required to run that application.

App Permissions

PPP Widget (discontinued) app apk 1.3.6 apk requires following permissions:
  • Allows an application to write to external storage.
  • Allows applications to access information about networks.
  • Allows applications to change network connectivity state.
  • Allows applications to access information about Wi-Fi networks.
  • Allows applications to change Wi-Fi connectivity state.
  • Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
  • Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
  • Allows an application to read from external storage.

Previous versions

PPP Widget (discontinued) 1.3.6:
Published on: June 02, 2014
File size: 744.7 KB
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