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Old 12-30-2011, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am new to the forum.Just ordered a BB Playbook. I would like to know if tethering can be done between the BB Playbook & a Iphone 3g. If so how would i do this?

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Welcome to the forums.

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You would need to jailbreak the iPhone and use MyWi to turn your iPhone into a WiFi hotspot. Then the PlayBook can connect via WiFi. (As far as I remember, the native hotspot feature is only available on the iPhone 4 and 4S. Might want to double-check that.)

You won't be bridged, so your PlayBook will be pretty limited in functionality.
For bridging, you need a compatible BlackBerry handheld.
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The iPhone 3G doesn't support bluetooth tethering.
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Just found that out. I did have it work on a 4.
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I am new ,too .
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