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  1. Anthony2816

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    Has anyone figured out a way to use the Fascinate as a wi-fi server for laptops without incurring Verizon's $20 a month charge?
     

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    Root, and install wifi-tether from the Market. Works perfectly.
     
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    Hmm, no way to do it without rooting, huh?
     
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    What about tethering? A friend has a Incredible with Verizon and you can use an app (forget the name) that allows the phone to act basically as gateway to the network when connected to a computer via USB - no extra charge. With the Verizon mobile app you can use access via WiFi from multiple computers. If you only need one, then tethering should work.

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    pdanet or easy tether allow non root wired tether (both are $ in the market) and AndroidTethering ($ in market) supposedly allows wireless tether without root, although i dont know anyone who has every used it.

    cheaper to root and use barnacle wifi legacy tether ;)
     
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    Hmm, a wired connection should suit my purposes...I only want to use a single laptop with it.

    But do we know for sure that Verizon wouldn't add their $20 a month charge for this method too?
     
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    they wont, unless you call them up and tell them you are tethering ;)
     
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    pdanet is the app my friend mentioned. He doesn't pay anything extra to Verizon.

    larry
     
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    I use easy tether lite. It works good except.I can't access secure sites(https) I like it otherwise
     

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