New to iPhone and looking for tethering options

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  1. Silverram323

    Silverram323 New Member

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    Hi there, Old Android user here and i heard good things about the iPhones so i came to the dark side. Anyways i searched for a bit and it looks like if i want to use my PDANET (on Android) i have to jailbreak my phone. I really don't want to do that as i searched that out and some people were having problems with it working right.

    Is there any other options for tethering my PC laptop while on vacation?
     
  2. liberated

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    Yes, if you have a family data shared plan, thetering is included at no additional cost with AT&T
     
  3. k62

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    I ve got the unlimited data packages .
    But since I have that I can t get tethering or the sync options on my phone ,anyone else know how I can get wifi from my phone


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  4. Europa

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    If you don't want to give up unlimited data (which isn't truly unlimited), you'd have to jailbreak and use an unofficial tethering app. However, you may not be able to jailbreak - it depends on which firmware version you're running.
     
  5. acosmichippo

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    Also, depending on your usage, it's possible AT&T can detect/guess you are tethering via jailbreak and force you to change plans.
     
  6. Europa

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    True. If you are going to use unofficial tethering, you'll need to keep the overall data usage under about 3 GB/month to stay under the radar. Otherwise you run the risk of getting thrown into a capped plan. This could happen if you use less than 3 GB/month, but it's much less likely.
     
  7. Silverram323

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    I have Verizon, thanks for the help.


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  8. acosmichippo

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    oh, well in that case, I thought Verizon provided free hotspot.
     

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