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Registered: ‎02-21-2013
My Device: blackberry curve 8530 cdma
My Carrier: koodo

tethering 8530

is it possible to tether a cdma curve 8530 to my macbook pro and do email/internet from the laptop?

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Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: Z10/Z30/Q10 (, Playbook (
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: tethering 8530



Start here:

  • KB05178 Support for tethered modem use

If your intent is to use your BB as a modem for internet access for your computer, then the answer is maybe -- it depends on factors such as your carrier allowing it and you configuring the proper things for it. But that's just a pass thru...you don't "do" anything on your BB from your computer, you just use it as a modem for your computer to access the internet.


If your question is about controlling, from your computer, things that actually reside on your BB (e.g., doing your BB-handled email, from your computer)...the answer is no. That's not a function available on the platform.


But, if you have a PlayBook, then via BB Bridge, you can control things on your BB..like that email.


Good luck!

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