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Carrier Feature Question

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by PSXBatou, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. PSXBatou

    PSXBatou Well-Known Member
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    I have the Unlimited Smart Phone HSPA+ thing that rolled over from my iPhone 4. I noticed in my menus tethering is greyed out, just as it was on my iPhone 4 since AT&T had to authorize the phone for it and then you could select it. However I am noticing that I can open, activate, and what seems like use the WiFi hotspot on my phone. None of the check boxes are greyed out like with tethering.

    Would I be charge "pay per use" data if I were to use this and actually let a device pull off the hotspot, or for some odd reason is it activated with my 4G unlimited plan?

    It just seems very not AT&T, since they tend to lock down everything that your account does not have access to like they do with the greyed out tethering button.


  2. blazeplacid

    blazeplacid Well-Known Member

    you have to call to activate teethering
  3. PSXBatou

    PSXBatou Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    And then I'd lose unlimited, so nope. I just find it odd that the wifi hotspot thing had nothing greyed out and let me turn it on. I didn't try to connect to it though, for fear of pay per use data charges.
  4. kstruck

    kstruck Well-Known Member

    I find it sucks that in order to activate tethering, you lose your unlimited plan. I dont have a need to tether, but it sucks anyway.

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