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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by funguy123us, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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  2. silverbow

    silverbow Lurker

    yes it"s good
     
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  3. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for the input. Have you used it?
     
  4. Wolf Howl

    Wolf Howl Newbie

    Nice...I was thinking this wouldn't work unless rooted, good to know.
     
  5. silverbow

    silverbow Lurker

    use it every day
     
  6. tensazan

    tensazan Android Enthusiast

    So if you use this, you won't have to pay for the tethering, even if you're unrooted?
     
  7. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    yes, I purchased it today and just tested it. It works well. I am not rooted.

    I don't need this a lot but when I do need it (once every few weeks), I don't want to pay $20 per month for that. this is your alternate, you only pay $5 one time.
     
  8. SeekerOfTheWay

    SeekerOfTheWay Android Enthusiast

    Love Easy Tether! Worth it.
     
  9. Wolf Howl

    Wolf Howl Newbie

    Pulled the trigger and got it. Figure if it saves me one charge of $12 for internet at a hotel it's more than paid for itself. I don't plan on rooting the TB so this is a great alternative.
     
  10. Mskgreenel

    Mskgreenel Android Enthusiast

    I bought it today. I'm not ready to root yet. I will I just don't have the time to be a ROM-a-holic anymore :(
     
  11. 01 SR-71

    01 SR-71 Lurker

    Do you have to load software on your laptop like PDAnet?
     
  12. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    yes you have to install software. I suggest you try free version off the market first.
     
  13. paigow

    paigow Well-Known Member

    i don't want to know what kind of hotels you stay in that don't offer free wifi.

    I don't see why people dont root the bolt, its so easy and with the Revolutionary way i found on youtube you don't even lose your data.
     
  14. jvbaseball

    jvbaseball Newbie


    The funny thing is the more expensive the hotel the less likely you'll get free WiFi.
     
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  15. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    I can root but I rather not. Rooting requires you to keep it up, if you are stock verizon will do the upgrade. For me this is the easy way to get Internet when I need it. I really don't expect to use the 1 or 2 time a month. But it's nice to know I have it at all times.
     
  16. SeekerOfTheWay

    SeekerOfTheWay Android Enthusiast

    I don't root because I don't have a computer. I also don't want to spend the time tinkering with my phone.
     
  17. paigow

    paigow Well-Known Member

    about 2 years ago i remember paying $10 for a tether app which worked great for a while till verizon stopped it from working. lets hope your app stays alive.
    even now its harder to get free tethering, on my bionic even after a root verizon has managed to stop tethering but i found a work around on youtube.
    How to get FREE Wifi Tether Mobile Hotspot on your Droid Bionic! | Droid Bionic Root
     
  18. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    That is great. It's will be great while it works :)

    So far Easy Tether working great.
     
  19. dmunz

    dmunz Well-Known Member

    What kind of speeds can you expect over ET? Is it faster or slower than the hotspot?

    Just curious.

    TIA
    DLM
     
  20. Wolf Howl

    Wolf Howl Newbie

    Actually it's the very nice hotels that often do not offer free internet, obviously you don't frequent those type places to find out.
     
  21. Wolf Howl

    Wolf Howl Newbie

    I used it last night just to test on my desktop and the speeds were find for basic browsing. Nothing special but it worked. I'm in an area to with not great 3G coverage (4G is about a mile from my house, FML).
     
  22. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert

    with tethering VZW has the right to charge you....... just keep that in mind
     
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  23. funguy123us

    funguy123us Well-Known Member
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    I don't use it a lot but few times that I did use, it was 4 MB - 10 MB. I didn't measure the hotspot when it was free.
     
  24. awdcivic

    awdcivic Newbie

    i like rooted i just click a button and tethering is on. no wires no having to wait for et to work etc. however easytether is a great app for unrooted i used the free version.
     
  25. Wolf Howl

    Wolf Howl Newbie

    On a side note, is there a way to disable the icon in the Notification bar for this app? I can use the App Killer but it's just annoying to have to do it each time.

    It's such a big deal I may consider uninstalling this and staying at random Interstate Motor Inns so I can get free internet. /sarcasm
     

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