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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Bramsy, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    ok. mobile hotspot for free is over.

    can i tether with a USB chord which is not using the mobile hotspot feature for free? i'm tethering one device, whereas hotspot connects what, 5 or 6...

    ok.

    can i wirelessly tether 3G? can i wired tether 3G? (for free of course)


    i ask because i just got off a confusing phone call with a Rep. who wasn't ready for my barrage of questions (a newer employee).

    these tiered prices are disgusting. i'm not a data hog, but i'm not somebody who thinks sending pictures and checking email is worth an unlimited plan...
     


  2. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    i guess i'm just confused. being tethered uses a bit more data than going mobile over 4G. the frustration with 3G is it's so slow that you think "scrap this, i'll just do it on my computer"

    it kinda makes me mad that i have a contract to use 4G as much as i want, but now how i want...
     
  3. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    Are you rooted? If not, then there are apps to help you tether wired. I've heard of PDAnet but I've never used it. However, if you root then you can use the app wireless tether and won't have to pay.
     
  4. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    ^hmmm that doesn't sound so correct. i am rooted
     
  5. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    Do you have the app Wireless Tether installed?
     
  6. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    i does
     
  7. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    I'm using the wireless tether app now. Works great every time. Try it out.
     
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  8. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    on 3G or 4G? and how much do you tether... like amount of GBees or MB's
     
  9. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    Always on 4G. I don't use it often. My monthly is 9-10 GB of total use.
     
  10. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    GTFO.... are you serious?

    you are using 9-10 GB's and haven't been contacted?
     
  11. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    Yes. But that isn't much compared to others. I've seen threads where people say they use up to 40 GB a month. Did you try using the tether app yet?
     
  12. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    no, i know they work and i know how to do so..... just wondering if anyone got hit with a bill or had a harsh talkin' to.......

    thx!
     

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