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    cdustybk is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
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    Post Is there a way to use my BB as a tethered modem on my mac?

    I am always going somewhere with my laptop and I started wondering, is there a way to use my blackberry as a tethered modem without extra software??? If not, is there an easy/free solution?

    Thanks for all help in advance!



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    I'm not too sure. I know there is TetherBerry, but it's not free.

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    is it this what you are looking for?

    BlackBerry - PDA Wifi - Tethered Modem on BlackBerry Smartphones

    If so, please come back and report your experience! Thanks!



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    cdustybk is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
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    it is what im looking for, but i do have one issue... im a mac user. im not with my laptop so i cant really say too much, but i did look this up before and was confused with what to do to make it actually work. my mac recognized it as a bluetooth network, but failed to do much more than that. can you help further?

    thanks

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    Hm, not really sure, since I am (unfortunately) not a MAC user (yet) - with PC/win you just install the RIM modem drivers...but I will try to find some help...stay tuned :-)
    Last edited by breiti; 01-02-2010 at 08:07 PM.



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    cdustybk is offline BlackBerryOS Friend
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    awesome! thanks a ton! i just cant really find anything. :/
    and i wouldnt mind installing extra software if i dont have to pay for it haha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdustybk View Post
    awesome! thanks a ton! i just cant really find anything. :/
    and i wouldnt mind installing extra software if i dont have to pay for it haha!
    Give this a shot, should work for you:

    Under network options go to bluetooth
    Telephone number: wap.cingular
    Account name: WAP@CINGULARGPRS.COM
    Password: CINGULAR1

    Click Advanced
    Under Modem

    Vender: Option
    Model: GSM
    APN: WAP.CINGULAR
    CID: 1

    Apply and hit connect

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    i will try in a few hours (im away from my laptop), but thanks! i'll message back with what i get!

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