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Old 03-01-2007, 12:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Good news! Thanks to some intrepid beta testing by new 8800 owners, I've released a modem script that allows you to tether your 8800 to your Mac via Bluetooth. (For the curious, it's essentially identical to the script for the Pearl.)

If you've got an 8800, you can read more and get instructions here. If you run into problems, post a comment there and I'll try to help out. I'd appreciate speed reports if you're successful - I'm curious if the 8800 suffers from the same slow upload problem the Pearl has.
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Excellent - works well on my PBG4 with a 8800 - connected no problem via GPRS. I haven't checked the speed as I'm in Europe at the moment and don't have EDGE.

Thanks for posting the modem script and step by step instructions - foolproof!
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Hello,
Im new to the forum. Where can I find your script and directions to configure tethering the 8800?

thanks.
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Originally Posted by ssiegler
Hello,
Im new to the forum. Where can I find your script and directions to configure tethering the 8800?

thanks.
There was a link in the original post; unfortunately, links don't look all that different than regular text in posts here. Here's the link:

Fibble.org: Use your BlackBerry 8800 as a Bluetooth Modem under OS X
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Thank you very much!
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Will this script work with the 8703e?
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Sorry, no. This only works with the 8800 and 8100 models. The 87xx models lack the basic Bluetooth profile required for this to work.
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