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Old 07-10-2009, 09:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is this possible and if so how?
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Old 07-10-2009, 09:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can I add another question: why?
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The answer I yes you can. There are many posts about this. Here is a link to a guide I used. There is one on this site somewhere.
http://forums.crackberry.com/f3/how-use-your-blackberry-modem-19093
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To be precise this is not really using the Blackberry as a modem. You will not, for example, be able to connect to another modem. You will be able to connect to the Internet (which seems the predominant for modems these days. A better term for this is Tethering. It also may have a very lucrative meaning to your wireless provider so check first rather than paying later.
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Old 07-10-2009, 05:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You can use this, if you mean, connecting a device (a.e laptop) over bluetooth, and then you can surf on the net over your BB's 3G network ;)
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Try BlackBerry FAQ - BlackBerryFAQ next time please.

Using BlackBerry As Modem - BlackBerryFAQ
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Can I add another question: why?
Ummmmm so you can get internet access on the go from your netbook or notebook using your BlackBerry without having to pay for a separate mobile broadband account and/or carry a separate dongle when you will have your phone anyway???!?! And if your next question is why would you want Internet on the go .... then I will question why you even have a smartphone to begin with
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Can I add another question: why?
Ummmmm so you can get internet access on the go from your netbook or notebook using your BlackBerry without having to pay for a separate mobile broadband account and/or carry a separate dongle when you will have your phone anyway???!?! And if your next question is why would you want Internet on the go .... then I will question why you even have a smartphone to begin with
I agree. I have used mine while camping and at home. I live in the sticks I have no broadband avalible except sat. And for the price why? its handy for a larger screen and other things teathering isn't cable internet but it is internet when you have nothing else.
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look up tetherberry app

i have the beta version for mac...works well

very ez !
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so do you incur extra charges for using it as a modem. as described in the FAQ section?
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