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Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by lisalisa13, Aug 18, 2012.

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    Hi all. Never used tethering before and curious about it. I assume if i use the hot spot app already on the phone will cost me money. I've noticed some threads about foxfi , but wondering if its free before I try. I still have unlimited data plan and am on 232 ics leak if that makes any difference. Thanks :)
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    There are quite a few free tether apps in the market Lisa. Most popular are Foxfi, WiFi tether, Wireless tether & Barnacle.
    Good luck! :)

    tap'n
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    Edit: my bad....I was confusing wireless tether with Wi-Fi tether. Wireless tether was what I used in my fassy.
    Sorry for the confusion.

    tap'n
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    What's the difference between Wi-fi tether and wireless tether? Maybe it would be easier to explain what I want to use it for. Would like to be able to stream Netflix through my nook tablet when not at home
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    wifi and wireless tether one and the same....
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    Foxfi would be easiest to setup since you dont have to root your phone and most stable but if you cant have it connecting just reboot the phone

    I use it all the time to stream moves/shows on to my laptop/tablet
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    Thanks all! I'll probably give foxfi a try
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    Actually they're two seperate apps. But made by the same developer and look and perform very similar. I actually get better performance with wireless tether.

    tap'n
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    lisa u ever try the sql hack.. it would give you one less app to deal with..
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    The SQL hack is great- the stock tethering app is super quick to connect and easy to use

    Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Droid Forums
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    i agree.. its quick and easy
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    No, not rooted. The 232 leak was the bravest I've ever got
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    If you are brave enough to do ics,then rooting is no problem. Just search for razrs edge and download that. Unzip the file and run the run.bat file. Just one click.
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    +1 Rooting is a breeze
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