a wireless modem for a laptop?

usbrit
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Can I use the Droid x as a wireless  modem for a  laptop?   If so what steps do I need to take?

Many years ago I used a cell phone to power a laptop while travelling in a motor home, I wonder if this is possible with this phone, many thanks, usbrit

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Wildman
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Droid X has a mobile hotspot feature and this is the ability to connect 5 devices through the wifi on device and connect using the 3G signal but the feature cost a extra $20 a month for 2GB of data and then extra for anything above the 2Gig minimual.  You can add this feature through the web or CS.

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TaeSong
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usbrit wrote:

Can I use the Droid x as a wireless  modem for a  laptop?   If so what steps do I need to take?

Many years ago I used a cell phone to power a laptop while travelling in a motor home, I wonder if this is possible with this phone, many thanks, usbrit


Search Market for USB modem tether app {edit for TOS violation}


 

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Wildman
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Didnt think that app support wireless tethering?

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TaeSong
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usbrit wrote:

Can I use the Droid x as a wireless  modem for a  laptop?   If so what steps do I need to take?

Many years ago I used a cell phone to power a laptop while travelling in a motor home, I wonder if this is possible with this phone, many thanks, usbrit


A stock Droid X is capbable of being used as a mobile broadband modem, but the feature is disabled when you activate the phone.  ( I had a chance to test this, tested the phone activation).  But there's not much you can do about it.

 

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Wildman
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That feature isnt disabled, it just needs the data plan added to the account for it to work.

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TaeSong
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Wildman wrote:

That feature isnt disabled, it just needs the data plan added to the account for it to work.


A stock Droid X can be used as a mobile broadband modem via USB without an app {edit for TOS violation}


.  This feature is disabled during the activation process.

 

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Wildman
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Sorry my mistake, but since the question was about wireless tethering I wasn't thinking you was speaking of wired tethering, I thought you was saying wireless tethering was disable.  I really don't know about wired because I don't prefer to have my device plugged into the USB to access web, it to inconvenience for me.

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