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    Backslash here!

    A week from Friday I will be getting the DROID X. I am buying the unlimited data plan from Verizon and that should be $30 a month right?

    I want to root my droid so I can use tethering for free. Sounds like fun!
     
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    Little update for all of you ..

    Rooted my droid and made some tweaks with the build file
    Also wifi tethering said it could void my contact with verizon but the vzw rep said that its ok what should I do

    Sent from my DROIDX using DroidForums App
     
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    :welcome: to the forum. Congratulations on the X.
    If you rooted your Droid, you have voided you contract already. Try it. I used the wifi tether and no one came knocking at my door.
     
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    how would they be able to tell if i do it...?
     
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    I meant to say warranty, not contract.

    I dont think VZW can tell if you wifi tether. The extra fee for tethering is to become a wifi hotspot. Where you can tether to 5 people. Thats what they dont want you doing without paying. I tether to a laptop and my bill never changes. I still get one every month.
     
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    i feel like the wifi tether can be used for more than one device though?
     
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    The extra fee is to become a hotspot legitimately and without rooting.

    Rooting voids your warranty with Motorola, wifi tethering for free using root-only apps could theoretically cause Verizon to shut your service off.

    Sent from my rooted Galaxy Tab
     
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    so what app does tethering without the need of root?