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iPhone 3G tethering w/laptop w/o Jailbreak

jfrancour

Sep 15, 2008, 8:26 AM
I browsed a couple of pages here and didn't see a thread with this title.

So is it possible to tether the iPhone 3G with a laptop to use for Internetz access? I've googled this query and everything points to having to Jailbreak the phone. So is there a way to do it w/o Jailbraking?
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amagorno

Sep 15, 2008, 7:33 PM
My understanding is that at one time there was an app, but it was pulled from the app store. No specifics were given as fact, but opinion/rumor stated that AT&T felt it would take up bandwidth and put the nix on it. I don't really know the true fact.
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jackrabbit6179

Dec 10, 2008, 11:37 AM
At this time, there IS something in the works. Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T said as much. We just have to see when it materializes. Also, bear in mind that it will probably be a tethering plan, similar to what is offered for the other smartphones.....
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chainmail311

Dec 11, 2008, 9:46 PM
You're looking at $30 extra a month for a 5 gig data cap on tethering. As for right now, you cannot tether without jailbreaking.

And even if you did jailbreak and tether, AT&T will be able to tell, and might charge you up the wazoo.

I know, i know. It sucks.
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