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Visitor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-28-2008
My Device: Not Specified

How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

Hello

 

I have unlimited data download from TMobile.  I am a realtor and the programs we use cannot be really seen on the blackberry.  I was told that I could connect my blackberry to the laptop and use the internet on the PC through the blackberry.  Does this make sense, lol

 

Tammy

Forums Advisor II
Posts: 974
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: T-Mobile 8100

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

What your wanting to do is called tethering. There are some instructions on how to set it up over on BlackBerryFAQ.com.
New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-04-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

Do these instructions result in internet connection through data plan or voice time? 

 

I am interested in tether to blackberry Curve through data plan.

 

Thanks,

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Posts: 2,744
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: Bold

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

These use your data plan.
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Posts: 43
Registered: ‎01-21-2009
My Device: Pearl 8100

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

I tried the steps mentioned at http://www.blackberryfaq.com/index.php/Using_BlackBerry_As_Modem

 

I am getting an error "The modem failed to respond. Make sure it is properly connected and turned on.  If it is an internal modem or is connected, verify that the interrupt for the port is properly set."  while trying perform Query Modem mentioned in the point  7.

 

I have a blackberry 8100 pearl with Vodafone unlimited download data services. I am also running the latest desktop manager 4.7. I am located in India.

 

Can anybody help please.

 

Developer
Posts: 43
Registered: ‎01-21-2009
My Device: Pearl 8100

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

I called  my service provider which is vodafone india, they told I need to buy their Mobile connect service despite having an unlimited download data plan for the blackberry. Its totally rubbish.... lol
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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-21-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

HI javed001,

 

I had the same problem, but I just ignored the error message and continued anyway the other steps. It did work like a charm. Took less than a second to establish the connection !

 

Hope it helps !

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Posts: 59,104
Registered: ‎11-28-2008
My Device: DTEK50 (AAI82), PRIV (AAI795), Z10/Z30/Q10 (10.3.2.2813), Playbook (2.1.0.1917)
My Carrier: TMobile USA

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry


javed001 wrote:
I called  my service provider which is vodafone india, they told I need to buy their Mobile connect service despite having an unlimited download data plan for the blackberry. Its totally rubbish.... lol

FYI -- the carriers have ultimate control over what services you can use over their network. It may be rubbish, but that is what your contract with them stipulates.


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Posts: 24
Registered: ‎06-18-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

Hi friend,

 

you Want to connect BB as a Modem.plz find the below things will be needed

 

 

 BB service u will able to access the internet in ur BB HH only.

 

U need to access internet in ur pc,

 

U should activate GPRS (www) service in ur BB Mobile number after only you will able to access ur Handheld as a modem to ur pc or laptop.

Regards,
Areevam


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Posts: 43
Registered: ‎01-21-2009
My Device: Pearl 8100

Re: How do I connect to the internet on my PC though my blackberry

I called to vodafone customer care. He told that I need to subscribe a separate plan for making bb as a modem which I dont want.