2.1 and teathering

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  1. plongson

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    2.1 and tethering

    To the few who have the 2.1 update (manual or otherwise) Can you still use PdaNET to tether??

    I'm still 2.0.1
     
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    Tether.
    :motdroidvert:
     
  3. plongson

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    I stand corrected...
     
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    -EDIT- I was impatient. I can confirm PDAnet works jsut fine with 2.1. Typing this on a tethered laptop :)
     
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    So technically to be 100% legal, just call up Verizon Wireless and get the additional $30/month for the "tethering" and it should be ok to use my Droid as a 3g wireless internet card. Right?
     
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    That's good news. There are rumors floating around the internet that the update disables tethering without forking over more $$ to Verizon.
     
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    I'm running the 2.1 that PETE posted yesterday. The "wireless tether for root users" app didn't work until I put Chevys overclocking kernel on it. I can vouch that that app works just fine.
     
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    Wow...you lost me...too technical, I'm only a novice user. What's a root user and and overclocking kernal? Sorry...:unsure:
     
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    something you don't have to worry about.....answers your looking for is non-root (stock) 2.1 tethering with PDAnet or another app.

    from what I've read thus far you are still able to tether....
     
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    The answer is yes you can tether wifi and 3G still. I use pdanet and everything still runs the exact same.
     
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    But does it cost me anything? If I tether(I'm totally new to this) I dont wanna get charged anything since I could try it today due to family trip today.
     
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    Just to add something... Verizon just dropped the Mobile Hotspot feature for the Palm Pre Plus to... ZERO dollars! sheesh...
     
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    You willl not incour any chaege with tethering or pa net