1. ICTGeekette's Avatar
    Ok so what are the differences between tethering and using the blackberry as a hotspot? Why am I going through a complicated business of setting up aa
    dialup connection for tethering for the directors at the company, if they can just turn the phone into a wifi hotspot? What are the pros and cons? How does it work?
    05-24-13 08:23 AM
  2. tickerguy's Avatar
    Hotspot is easier for most devices but you need a decent password or anyone can use it :-)

    Tethering is primarily useful for keeping the phone on charge (via the USB port) while used as a modem, which does have some value in that regard -- power is being effectively provided by the laptop rather than the phone's battery when used in that mode.
    05-24-13 08:38 AM

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