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Any non-root Tether options shake loose after the update??

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13th August 2014, 10:03 PM   |  #11  
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I realize you are asking a specific question and I am not answering that, but wanted to throw something out you may not have considered:

You can buy a used Verizon 4G LTE mifi off ebay for $30.
Your unlimited data plan is associated with the sim in your Maxx.
The mifi takes a sim too. Size adapters are easy to find on ebay or Amazon.
I'll let you connect the dots.

Verizon's policy: http://www.phonenews.com/verizon-aff...te-ipad-20053/

Hope this helps.
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14th August 2014, 09:33 PM   |  #12  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mblanton66

I realize you are asking a specific question and I am not answering that, but wanted to throw something out you may not have considered:

You can buy a used Verizon 4G LTE mifi off ebay for $30.
Your unlimited data plan is associated with the sim in your Maxx.
The mifi takes a sim too. Size adapters are easy to find on ebay or Amazon.
I'll let you connect the dots.

Verizon's policy: http://www.phonenews.com/verizon-aff...te-ipad-20053/

Hope this helps.

Hmmmm. That's a very interesting article and I was completely unaware of the issues it raises. Only problem is that without the SIM card, my Droid Max becomes mostly a useless brick...or does it it? I found this; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvQ6tyWKXbg

But then the Droid Max would always need a WiFi Connection. When I get home I'm going to try out the app mentioned in the video above on my old Og Droid I still have laying around. It's not activated on Verizon but it still works via WiFi.....
14th August 2014, 10:56 PM   |  #13  
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I would look at this solution as disabling the Maxx to use the sim in a mifi, just to keep it simple. When out of a case, the sim in the Maxx is easy to access. This may not work for you but is a cheap workaround for me and my non-rootable phone (I have a Maxx too) when I occasionally travel and can do without the phone for hours at a time. Again, just another option to consider if it fits your particular requirements.
16th August 2014, 02:42 PM   |  #14  
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