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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Thisdude, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Thisdude

    Thisdude New Member
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    hey everyone. I have a metropcs lg optimus m690 on 2.2.1 still and after an hour of searching I need help. I need internet access for my laptop while i'm in the middle of a move and don't have internet at home yet. I browsed lots of threads but couldn't find a clear walk through. can anyone link me to a good thread or write up on this?? thanks!!
     

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  2. mario0318

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    You will need to gain root access to your phone and then you can install wireless tethering apps from Market.

    Here's the guide for rooting your phone:

    http://androidforums.com/optimus-m-...ptimus-m-root-related-guides-thread-list.html

    Beware that once you have wireless tethering set up and running, this phone will get very hot. I wouldn't recommend leaving it on for longer than 20 or 30 minutes at a time. The slow Metro 3G speeds don't help much either.
     
  3. El Presidente

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