- 08-19-2013, 05:50 PM #1
Hey guys! I just got my first Windows Phone today. I've always had a iPhone and this is a big change for me. For the most part I love it. I spent about 4 hours playing with all the features and I came across Wifi Sharing. Wifi Tethering as I recall it. I'm with T-Mobile and I have the unlimited everything plan, but for some reason the wifi sharing is disabled and they want me to contact T-mobile I suppose. I don't want to pay extra money for this feature, I feel it should be free since i'm paying for unlimited data. On my iPhone I was able to Jailbreak and get a Tethering app for free. Is this possible for a windows phone? I heard talk on these " ROMS " i'm not sure what they are. If someone could direct me in the right direction that would be great.
- 08-19-2013, 07:18 PM #2
I would recommend having a word with T-Mobile or looking on there website about your contract and see what it says for tethering, it maybe restricted but I doubt that.
08-19-2013, 07:24 PM #3
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All new plans come with it from what I have read. I have the 2.5gb plan and I tether PC everyday.
I agree contact t-mobile mobile hotspot(internet sharing) should be enabled.Nokia Lumia 521 (GDR2/Amber) - TMobile Prepaid Unlimited + 2.5gb Hotspot
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- 08-20-2013, 11:56 AM #6
If you're doing the $70/month post-pay unlimited data plan it should come with 512mb of hotspot per month. (That's the one I have so am sure about this) You can add on 2gb more for another $10 per month. I find that the free 512mb/month is enough for my occasional needs.
I'm not sure if the *prepay* $70/month also comes with it, but the post-pay definitely does.
- 08-20-2013, 03:01 PM #7
Yeah I called up T-mobile they said, I have to pay a extra 10$ a month.. I'm not paying 80$ plus tax a month for this. It's outrageous. There has to be a way to open it my self.. Like rooting the device, or using a third party app like on the iPhone.
- 08-21-2013, 07:29 AM #10
this article for details. (It's a few months old but it still looks valid from what I know)
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