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  1. phil221987's Avatar
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    Default how can I use my 9800 as modem

    How can I use my 9800 att smartphone as a modem an have internet eccess on my laptop? I already have bb desktop installed. Iv tried a dial up connection it just won't do it.
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    Do you have a tethering plan from AT&T?
  3. SparkyBC's Avatar
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    Default how can I use my 9800 as modem

    Make sure you have a good data plan or you will be paying through your nose.
  4. Patrick Mcd's Avatar
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    For mine, I simply plugged it in, using BB desktop manager, selected option, 'use as modem' and away I went.

    Remember tho, if you haven't got unlimited internet, only use for emergency - my companies homepage is nearly 2mb meaning a 500mb plan can get maxed in a hour or so
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    Easiest way is with tether. Tethering for BlackBerry, iPhone & Android | Tether.com. One time charge and done.

  6. microdude's Avatar
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    You can use Tether, go to tether.com
  7. juacas's Avatar
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    The easiest way is Desktop Manager

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