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Registered: ‎04-19-2013
My Device: Blackberry Curve 8520
My Carrier: O2

8520 tethering by Bluetooth



Very new to all this so sorry if I make a mistake here!


I'm using a BB Curve 8520 that I've had for a while and want to connect it to my Tom Tom One sat nav for live traffic updates etc. 


For the life of me I can't get this to work!  I have updates the service book, tried multiple APN's, got the internet "unrestricted" by O2 and reset the phone numerous times.  All with no luck.


The Tom Tom sees the phone and they pair, then it get to 65% complete on the install bar and fails - from what I have read this would appear to be a network issue if it can get to this point.


Speaking to O2 they are telling me that the 8520 can't be used for Bluetooth tethering - only USB.  Which I find hard to beleive as earlier models will do it.


So my question is two-fold -


1) Has anyone fixed the above issue?

2) Can someone please confirm if the 8520 will tether via bluetooth?