Originally Posted by zimm17
Duplicate post, but I wanted it in this sticky:
Finally got my 8130 pearl to tether with my leopard mac using Verizon as well. Took me 3 days of messing with it.
I installed the script as listed elsewhere on the forums. Then paired the bluetooth. The next trick was the settings for the bluetooth device.
When I go to configure this device, I get the option to use connect to the internet with your phone's data connection- that's checked. No other options.
For phone vender, I have no verizon option. Also, no RIM option with this script- the old script gave that option. I chose "generic".
For model I have the following options: bluetooth LAN access, dial up device, or GPRS (GSM/3G). I used "dial up device"
username I have my
phone number: #777
Then I restarted the phone and the laptop and I'm online. Verizon said it couldn't be done!
I too have been trying to tether via bluetooth in Leopard to no avail. I tried with the settings you used and rebooted both devices and still no luck.
I think the problem is that I am never actually able to get past the part where the bluetooth setup assistant hangs on "Configuring Serivices" it doesn't matter if I check or uncheck to use my phone to access the internet, it just hangs. - See this thread for more info.
Apple - Support - Discussions - BT Setup Assistant Hangs "Configuring ...
When I click connect it almost instantly says it can't connect, it doesn't even try. I also noticed that it pairs with my phone but won't actually "connect". The blue light comes on then goes off. This is likely due to the fact that I cannot complete the BT setup, it gets to the "Configuring Services" and just sits there for hours.
Apparently I am not the only one. Maybe it has something to do with the "Customized" Leopard installation I performed - no additional language packs, no printer drivers, just the base files and X11 IIRC. ?? Ideas, anyone?