Support htc hero internet sharing question o.o

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  1. jxr94

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    when i plug my htc hero into my computer and it gives me the option to tether is this service free or does it cost money?
     

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  2. DonB

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    I believe it is free up to a certain amount of usage, I think like 5 GB, but I am sure someone that knows better will chime in here
    , because I am not sure
     
  3. KitsapAndroid

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    When you plug it in to your computer, you will not actually be able to tether with that option. Sprint has it disabled. The only way to USB tether is to DL either EasyTether, or PDAnet. If you have unlimited data, you should be fine. I tether fairly frequently and have not had any crazy charges show up on the bill FWIW.
     
  4. BigJayTX

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    The only way to "legally" tether is to pay Sprint 50 a month for a mobile data plan. While there are ways to get around it, if they catch you, they will bill you retroactively for the months you got away with it. (So i've heard)...
     
  5. jxr94

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    Are you rooted or just the stock 2.1?
     
  6. KitsapAndroid

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    Rooted, but EasyTether and PDAnet both don't require it to work.
     
  7. flipfone

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    download g-script lite from the market. create a new script, check the box that says needs SU. put this in as the script (minus quotes) "/system/bin/netsharing net on && echo 4 > /sys/devices/platform/msm_hsusb/usb_function_switch" save it. now attach your usb cable and select charge only, then open gscript and select the script you just created. your pc will now see the new modem. when you are done using it hit home/menu/settings/wireless/and delselect Internet sharing.

    enjoy!
     
  8. Lozer_Kid

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    That would be crazy! :S
     
  9. jxr94

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    Free?
     
  10. flipfone

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    Yes gscript lite is free. the tethering works free also. You MUST be rooted.
     
  11. umers56

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    so i started using the internet sharing capability and i was thinking if it charges u anything. my cellphone plan is this one:
    Sprint Everything Data Family 1500

    it includes data and all. i was researching a little and people were saying u need PAM or else it charges. but im not using it as a modem i think.

    i think i am using wifi and not 3g cause i have wifi checked on my phone settings. anyways would it still cost money?
     
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  13. umers56

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    come anyone know what i mean?

    !~~bump
     
  14. umers56

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    can someone please answer my question?
     
  15. flipfone

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    yes. free. i have heard if they catch you they will charge you for it. but ive never heard of that happening. if your rooted and install they latest cyanagenmod froyo you can use wired tether or wireless.
     
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  16. umers56

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    k but how can they catch u?
     
  17. chawski

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    if you have rediculous data usage not consistant with what the phone can or should be able to do its gonna throw up red flags
     
  18. umers56

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    how much data usage is red flag?
     
  19. Slug

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    Your question would be much more likely to receive an answer if it was posted in the appropriate forum. I'll move it to the Sprint Hero forum.
     
  20. umers56

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    Sprint Everything Data Family 1500

    thats ma plan.

    i was wondering if the plan covers internet sharing?
    i use a usb and i dont knwo if it is going through wifi or 3g. not sure. still learning about my hero.
    thanks in advance.
     
  21. umers56

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    bump~?

    anyone know my answer?
     
  22. JB in AZ

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    I merged your duplicate posts into a thread already discussing this. If you read from the first post in this combined thread, you will have your answer, I believe.
     
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