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Is this true? Not sure so I am asking.

I was told if I get a laptop, I could connect my cell to the laptop by USB cord, and use my internet connection from my phone, to use the internet on the laptop. Is this true?

 
BIMOM21

Asked by BIMOM21 at 8:46 PM on Oct. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (7)
  • I believe it's called tethering. I know you can with certain phones through AT&T...for a fee of course!
    michelle121003

    Answer by michelle121003 at 9:27 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Only with certain phones, and I think you may have to have a plan for it but I'm not sure.
    hobbitswife04

    Answer by hobbitswife04 at 8:48 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • I have a blackberry with verizon and that is how we have internet on the laptop and the home/desk computer. We pay an extra 30 dollars a month and I just plug it in with a USB cord and sign on. It is easy and great considering we live in the middle of no where and can't get cable or fios and satalite is slower than my cell phone conection.
    Carajust

    Answer by Carajust at 8:51 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • smart phones with 3 g do
    meagan678

    Answer by meagan678 at 8:50 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • depends on the phone and the service. It can be done.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:52 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • it's true - with certain phones with certain aps. I think DH uses his Blackberry to do it.
    MeggieSwan

    Answer by MeggieSwan at 9:10 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

  • Yep! :-)
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 10:51 PM on Oct. 28, 2010

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