World of Warcraft with Droids Internet

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  1. BondGirl

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    I want to use the droids internet as my main internet for my desktop. It runs Windows XP. I was wondering what can I expect to do on the speed of the internet? Could I play World of Warcraft?
     
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    I don't think you would be able to play WoW using the Droid's internet.

    Anyway, also keep in mind that WoW would use a lot of data and if you do not have a tethering plan from Verizon they will most likely find out that you are tethering and they will hit you hard with charges.
     
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    So it's illegal to use my internet from droid as my main internet for my desktop?
     
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    Without a tethering plan from VZW...Yes (it's a violation of the TOS)
     
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    Well the internet fee is 29.99, how much more is the tethering?
     
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    Tethering is not available for the Droid through Verizon anyways.
     
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    lol now im lost
     
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    It will probably be available for the Droid eventually, but it's not right now. I think the tethering plan, which is capped at 5gb a month, is something like $49.99 a month. If you're using that as your main internet for your computer and your phone, you would probably eat that up real fast (especially playing video games). You can tether the Droid if you root it, but it is against the TOS with Verizon (and voids the phones warranty) and if they catch you, they can charge you a whole lot of money for the data you have used. If you're willing to risk that, go to the hacks section of the forum and read up how to root.
     
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    well than scratch playing world of warcraft, I'd only be on youtube, browsing websites and facebook, that would probably be more safe
     
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    Tethering pretty much in General is not available in the US
     
  11. shaiknbaik

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    Important this is with a rooted droid

    i ran a speed test with my internet and my droids internet useing an app called wireless tether for root users only and this is what i found

    Home internet
    Running wow
    Latency 140
    Fps 23
    Wow with ventrillo
    Latency 146
    19fps
    Then I did a speed test on the internet
    ping 51
    17mbps download
    .86mbps upload

    Phone internet
    Running wow
    Latency 120
    Fps 19
    Wow with ventrillo
    latency 200
    fps 19
    Then I did a speed test on the internet
    Ping 158
    1.06mbps download
    .25mbps upload

    Now even with these results I would still like to point out that I saw no lag when running wow on my phones internet and to prove it I even went and did a bg lag free. Now this all sounds good but like every good thing there is a bad side with this it is short. The two draw back are that when u get a text message on your phone the internet lags out for about 3-5 seconds and when u get a phone call you get completely dc’d. also I did these tests while my phone was not plugged in and I’m sure that plugging it in will help the speed as to what amount I am not sure

    hope this helps
     
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    lollerskates!! naw, u should be ok the most VZW might do is just reset ur connection and then u'll have to restart ur phone.