07-19-2013 12:19 PM
I am new to this... so bear with me if I make a mistake.... I have a torch 9800 and I am wanting to make it a hot spot so that I can allow the kids to hook up their computers to use the internet at the lake ... Is this possible? or do i have to get a newer phone?
07-19-2013 02:08 PM - edited 07-19-2013 02:09 PM
To add...the actual restriction is to BB OS level:
HotSpot became available with BBOS 7.1. So, if your device is not capable of running that OS level, then you do not have the capability for HotSpot. As I recall, OS development for the 9800 stopped in the 6.0 range, but you can check for sure via the official download portal:
Further, HotSpot also requires an adequate data plan from your mobile service provider it order to function. Hence, there are two prerequisites for HotSpot: