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Old 02-20-2011, 04:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
zillah
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Default Re: Use Bluetooth Enabled BB Curve 8520 for Laptop Internet Access

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Yeah, I mean maybe someone can tell you what your options are with your service provider, confirm what vodafone rep's tell you and/or what you find from your internet search.
Thanks

This is what I found from google

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Ensure you blackberry is connected to your laptop via bluetooth, you will have to do a search for blackberry devices on either the phone or laptop. Once you have it connected, then these are the settings you will require below.

Bluetooth Modem Properties xxx8211; Advanced Tab.

Extra initialization commands: +cgdcont=1,"ip","vfinternet.au"

On the Bluetooth Dialup Connection:
Username and Password are blank, phone number is: *99***1#

I'm on a $34.99 Vodafone blackberry plan with unlimited data, and the tethering consumes that data, so there are no extra charges for doing this.
The above quote fixed the problem

Last edited by zillah : 02-20-2011 at 04:41 PM.
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