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  1. nickrussel

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    while we're desperately trying to root this phone, here is a link to a couple of apps that don't require root access to tether: https://market.android.com/search?q=pdanet. I'm writing this from my USB-tethered indulge using a free version of easytether lite. unlike PDANet, which is $30 for full version, paid version of easytether is only $10. free version doesn't let you access https but only http. the speed sucks, though, as it feels like it's being throttled somewhere along the way - I'm barely getting half the speed I'm getting on the phone itself...
     

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    Is the speed better than a rooted optimus m at 2G?
     
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    here are my results from speedtest.net accessed via my Mac Mini tethered to the indulge.

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    I'm getting about 0.5 Mb with easytether, when I know I can get 1.2-1.3 Mb otherwise. Can't load PDANet due to those same restrictions.... :(
     
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    which software you tethered with? easytether? or did you manage to get something else going? isn't this, too, about a half of the speed you get on your phone?
     
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    I was using easy tether lite and no it was getting about the same speeds as the speedtest.net app was saying on the phone itself.


    My speeds here in florida tend to fluctuate though. sometimes ill get 1mb and sometimes ill run the test and be getting 5.4


    I wouldn't call MetroPCS's speeds as being consistant at all. I can test the phone 10 times in a row and get different results each time.
     
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    that's weird. Like I said, I'm getting about a half the speed of the phone when tethering and I've upgrade to easytether pro...
     
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    hey Mikes that is a nice speed what are you using to tether? hook us up please
     
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    I just used EasyTether lite, like the original post suggested. Its a USB tether and you have to install the EasyTether app on your PC as well.
     
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    sweet one more step and we will be wifi tethering!
     
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    i get 2mbps dl and the same upload from metropcs when usb tethering
     
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    but the easytether lite doesnt let you open emails(no https) right??? thats why is free
     
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    it's not that difficult to convert into the pro. it's $ 10 _at most_.
     
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    ho i see thanks guys
     
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    ^That's the same shit they're all getting. Can't figure out password to connect
     
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    you'd think that it's one of us... there's even a link to this thread in the description... :)
     
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    Did you see that he also posted a vid on how to make a molotov cocktail? Gotta love free press LOL
     
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    rofl
     

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