1. ziggie16's Avatar
    i herd it was possible to tether for free with sprint can this be done on a mac or only a pc
    12-09-08 07:53 AM
  2. gtcaz#CB's Avatar
    I can tether my MacBook to my 7130e using BlueTooth. I've not gotten USB to work yet. I'll try with my 8330 which should arrive this week. I have the $40 BlackBerry plan, which includes PAM.
    12-11-08 04:27 AM
  3. gershee's Avatar
    Yes it's possible.
    And not very difficult either.
    12-11-08 08:58 PM
  4. egobuster1's Avatar
    is there any guide on tethering 8330 curve on verizon to a macbook with out charges
    Last edited by cwt341; 12-14-08 at 03:36 PM.
    12-14-08 03:33 PM
  5. TrippinSkott's Avatar
    So I found the instructions that actually work. It walked me through it, with screenshots, and I'm using my Curve 8330 from Sprint as a modem on my 2007 model Macbook Pro running OS X 10.5.

    This works guys.

    Zsoldier's Tech Blog: Macbook Pro OSX 10.5.x Sprint Blackberry 8830 Data Tethering
    03-14-09 01:04 AM
  6. Dokk's Avatar
    I'm not so sure this meets the OP's criterion of "for free." Sure ... the tether itself is technically free; but the directions assume you have a tether data plan (which, ironically, is not included in the "everything" plans Sprint have going now).

    So I'd be curious if someone without a tether data plan gets charged for tethering like this or not. Any takers?
    03-14-09 09:15 AM
  7. TrippinSkott's Avatar
    I'm not so sure this meets the OP's criterion of "for free." Sure ... the tether itself is technically free; but the directions assume you have a tether data plan (which, ironically, is not included in the "everything" plans Sprint have going now).

    So I'd be curious if someone without a tether data plan gets charged for tethering like this or not. Any takers?
    My option, does not assume that you have a Sprint "tether" plan. I pay $73 a month and that does not include a Phone As Modem plan. It's Free!
    03-15-09 08:59 PM
  8. Dokk's Avatar
    My option, does not assume that you have a Sprint "tether" plan. I pay $73 a month and that does not include a Phone As Modem plan. It's Free!
    awesome.
    03-15-09 10:08 PM
  9. fayskelley's Avatar
    any updates on this ... unfortunately I'm running Tiger on MacBook Pro
    02-12-10 07:04 PM
  10. Entrical's Avatar
    Buy the $30 Snow Leopard upgrade disc. It'll work upgrading from Tiger as well.
    02-13-10 02:34 PM
  11. fayskelley's Avatar
    Buy the $30 Snow Leopard upgrade disc. It'll work upgrading from Tiger as well.
    I do photography and am always short on RAM. I was going to wait for my next Mac to upgrade ...

    I have Parallels as Windoze emulator ... will, after I get cord, which was *not* in the box when I got my BB, and only notice that later, use the PC side for DesktopManager for BB - thanks
    02-15-10 05:08 PM
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