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[Verizon] Using nexus as hotspot for iPad 3

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by photogman, Apr 27, 2012.

  1. photogman

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    For all intents and purposes I am a newbie. I have had my phone since they were released but have not rooted because out of fear of bricking my phone if I screw up. I bought an iPad and having been occasionally moving my sim chip back and forth between my nexus and iPad and that is just plain starting to get old. I have some questions.


    1) can I use my nexus to work as a hotspot with my ipad3?

    2) can one misstep while rooting my nexus result in permanently bricking my phone?

    3) if rooting is feasible can someone point me to a how-to root for dummies thread?

    Thanks for your help and hopefully a vote of confidence.
     

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    hmmm well i'll say this. Your G Nex is about 95% un-brickable i'd say. Seriously this is one of the easiest phones you will every root/unlock or even unroot/relock. This phone was made to be rooted.
     
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    1) the capability is built into most custom ROM's, but using it is expressly forbidden by Verizon's TOS agreement. do so at your own risk.

    2) as trophy said, the GNex is nearly unbrickable.

    3) using Wug's Toolkit makes it very simple.
     
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    Check out the Stickies for help with unlocking the bootloader, rooting your Nexus, and flashing a ROM! It's easy. Then tether away my friend!

    jmar
     
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    I used Wug's.... very easy. :D
     
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