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Registered: ‎02-16-2009
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Using BlackBerry as a modem/dongle...

With my service provider in the UK (Vodafone) I get unlimited free internet access through the BlackBerry browser.

 

When I was in the shop I also asked if it was possible to use the BlackBerry as a modem dongle and take advantage of my free internet connection on my laptop, they said it was, however I cannot for the life of me find out how to set it up.

 

Is it possible, and if so how? Or did they just blatantly lie to me to sucker me in?

 

Cheers,

 

Pete.

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Registered: ‎07-23-2008
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Re: Using BlackBerry as a modem/dongle...

Hi and welcome to the forums!

Here it is from the horse himself, Vodafone!

Be sure to read the link in Gemma Vodafone's post about charges. (sys admin)

Thanks,

 

Bifocals


http://forum.vodafone.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=878

 

A better look a the tech discussions:

http://forum.vodafone.co.uk/index.php?showtopic=18578

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Re: Using BlackBerry as a modem/dongle...

Perfect thanks!

 

I am typing this in my cabin on a ship, with my connection being provided by my BlackBerry!

 

As regards the charges its all included in my phone connection, but thanks for pointing them out :-)