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Old 01-16-2007, 06:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

Is it possible to get internet access on a blackberry without a wireless or gprs connection.

I would like to connect the BlackBerry device to my work laptop via the usb cable and use the network via the laptop. Is this possible?

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-I am using a BlackBerry 8707g
-I have installed desktop manager on my work pc and am connected to the BlackBerry via the usb port, I would like to use the laptop's internet conenction.


Thanks in advance.
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Is it possible to get internet access on a blackberry without a wireless or gprs connection.
Let's logically think this through... How would the Blackberry get to the internet without wireless/GPRS/EDGE/EVDO/whatever? Magic? ;) Maybe I'm misunderstanding your question?

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I would like to connect the BlackBerry device to my work laptop via the usb cable and use the network via the laptop. Is this possible?
Yup. You need a data plan/carrier that supports tethering. Setup is fully detailed at Main Page - BlackBerryFAQ
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