Droid Razr wireless hotspot connection to PS3

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions & Site Assistance' started by smorse83, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. smorse83

    smorse83 Guest

    Ratings:
    +0
    I have a droid razr and have been grandfathered into the Verizon unlimited data plan, my biggest question is whether or not i can use my Droid's wireless hotspot to connect with my Ps3 for online gaming without using too many gigabytes or anything? And if Pdanet would allow me to do that?
     
  2. Cinoib

    Cinoib Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2011
    Messages:
    138
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    1. Are you rooted?
    2. Did you pay for a tethered connection?
    3. If u'r rooted, did you know can use SqLite?

    Sent from my SGH-T849 using DroidForums
     
  3. JSM9872

    JSM9872 Super Moderator
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2010
    Messages:
    12,922
    Likes Received:
    287
    Trophy Points:
    498
    Location:
    Pennsylvania...
    Ratings:
    +287
    Current Phone Model:
    Galaxy Note 3
    Welcome to Droid Forums!! I have never looked into tethering or hooking to a PS3 but I hope you get it figured out :biggrin:
     
  4. smalltowngirl13

    smalltowngirl13 Administrator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2010
    Messages:
    7,031
    Likes Received:
    826
    Trophy Points:
    258
    Location:
    Kansas
    Ratings:
    +870
    Current Phone Model:
    Galaxy Note 5 / LG G4
    Twitter:
    smalltownlife13
    Hello and welcome!

    We are happy to have ya with us!
     
  5. smorse83

    smorse83 Guest

    Ratings:
    +0
    No, it hasn't been rooted. I got it and the mobile hotspot service from pda net a few days ago.
     
  6. justin82

    justin82 Super Moderator
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2009
    Messages:
    3,693
    Likes Received:
    214
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Ratings:
    +216
    there a free wifi tether app that does not require root . i have seen it mentioned around here a few times ,, i will see if i cant find it

    edit: ap is called foxfi. free on market
     
  7. GrmReaper

    GrmReaper Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Utah
    Ratings:
    +1
    I have been using FoxFi, and have tethered pretty much everything to it. I too am Gf'd in on Verizon. You need to be careful though...from what I understand, there is still a usage limit...its just not mentioned much.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using DroidForums
     
  8. justin82

    justin82 Super Moderator
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2009
    Messages:
    3,693
    Likes Received:
    214
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Ratings:
    +216
    Not true at all. Unlimeted is unlimeted

    Sent from my HTC ThunderBolt using Tapatalk
     
  9. tjk629

    tjk629 Silver Member

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Messages:
    3,040
    Likes Received:
    65
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings:
    +65
    Current Phone Model:
    NEXUS 6
    Just as an FYI you can freely USB tether your Razr using the settings in the Wireless & Network section. Verizon is 100% okay with that.

    PERSONALLY, if verizon is a-ok with people USB tethering then I don't know why they wouldn't be okay with people WiFi tethering. All you're doing is replacing the USB cord with WiFi. You still can only do one device at a time (unlike a hotspot).
     
  10. GrmReaper

    GrmReaper Member

    Joined:
    Feb 2, 2010
    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Location:
    Utah
    Ratings:
    +1
    From what I've been reading, there are two main theories:
    1) That at around 5Gb of tethered usage, yes it will still be free, but it will be greatly throttled.

    2) That the 'unlimited' part of your plan us for email, text, picture and video messaging. Tethering usage will be capped at 5Gb.

    Personally I have no idea what is true or just hearsay...I don't use my Razr for that much tethering; I have a 105 Mb/s download speed from Comcast at my house...has anyone tethered over 5Gb here?

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using DroidForums
     
  11. justin82

    justin82 Super Moderator
    Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2009
    Messages:
    3,693
    Likes Received:
    214
    Trophy Points:
    178
    Ratings:
    +216
    There are people who use 60 gig a month. Each of my 2 smartphone lines use well over 10 a month. Unthrotteled

    Sent from my HTC ThunderBolt using Tapatalk
     
  12. MEEF

    MEEF Member

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2010
    Messages:
    77
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    I just tried this with foxfi and it worked great! I have no real need for it but I've never used the wifi on my PS3 and I was curious. Non rooted RAZR unlimited data.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using DroidForums
     
Search tags for this page
can you use verizon hotspot for ps3
,
connect razr to ps3
,
connect to ps3 from android
,
how do i turn my gs3 into a wireless hotspot for my ps3
,
how to connect razr mobile phone to ps3
,
how to connect razr to ps3
,
how to play video from droid razr on ps3
,
step by step how to connect ps3 with foxfi on razr maxx
,

tether droid razr to ps3

,
usb tether droid razr to ps3