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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by lxhoot, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. lxhoot

    lxhoot Member
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    I just gotmy evo yesterday and today I turned on to see if the hot spot worked it did! I did not order it when I ordered my evo. I was a bit hesitant and called sprint immediately asking about it. The rep told me it wouldn't work because I told him"my friend accidentally turned on the hot spot. The rep said it would only charge me if I ask to turn it on which in this case I did not ask to. What should I do? Keep using it or no? Remind you I just got my phone yesterday and I just ran the update today
     

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  2. jadoe05

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    It is free until 7/15 i believe.
     
  3. gameday26

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    the 15th seems to be that magic froyo date, wouldnt it be free there after anyways :D
     
  4. DarkNeo

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    No, it will be disabled by sprint.
     
  5. jadoe05

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    Also I doubt we will get froyo that early...

    HTC EVO FTW!!!!
     
  6. ibleedbloo

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    I'm not trying to be an A-hole, but it would help if OPs came up with better titles so many of us could get a sense of what you'd be asking and we could then avoid clicking on the subject. Again, I really am trying not to be a whiner and I know its gonna come across that way and I m gonna get flamed but it gets pretty annoying clicking on posts like this day after day.
     
  7. jadoe05

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    No flame here. I agree to an extent. If you are on a computer all you have to do is hover the mouse over the link and it should give you a preview of the op's post. That's the best help I can offer.

    HTC EVO FTW!!!!
     
  8. lxhoot

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    Lol mybad didn't mein to do that :-/ but quick question with froyo will the hit spot be free?
     
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  9. SirSlayer

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    and you got this info from were? Last I heard sprint is not disabling the hotspot feature that is included with android 2.2. Besides you can just root and hotspot away all you want.
     
  10. ThatNewAndroidGuy

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    And so where did you hear this info from about not disabling it? :p
     
  11. SirSlayer

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    LOL you are right! lol were did I hear that....I could swear during the release sprint put out a statement saying they were not going to disable it. But now I can't find the article. I will find it!!!!! lol and post the link hehe.
     
  12. sikclown

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    Actually I think what Sprint said was that they will not Block any Apps that a user can download (i.e. PDANet). it is at their discretion to not enable certain features. I will be shocked if any of the carriers allow the hotspot feature for free.. I mean one can hope but it just doesn't make sense for them to do it. In the past Sprint has always blocked the tethering on smart phones.

    http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/20/carriers-will-be-able-to-decide-which-android-phones-have-tethering-and-they-can-charge-for-it/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29#ixzz0oW5vv1lb

    http://www.phonedog.com/2010/05/20/...ide-whether-to-include-tethering-and-hotspot/

    http://techblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2010/05/sprint-says-it-will-allow-pdan.html
     
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