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By YewChuen, Junior Member on 27th April 2011, 11:41 AM
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Hello,

I am using an X10i. I've been wondering, are there any ways i can connect my phone to the internet using my computer's modem?

I am not trying to connect my computer to the internet by using my phone as a modem. Do not teach me how to do it. My question and that question are two different questions.

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27th April 2011, 12:00 PM |#2  
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If u have a mac u can use its wirless as a hotspot if u connect it with internet cable. I do that for my phone. Hope this helps
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27th April 2011, 01:55 PM |#3  
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yeah ,turn your pc into a wifi hotspot..use softwares like virtual wifi router for windows 7

Note:it will work only if u use a cable to connect ur pc and have a jobless wifi in your pc.. :P

you can also connect using bluetooth,i tried once but failed ,didnt tried much,it wasnt worth that much effort!!
27th April 2011, 03:16 PM |#4  
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pls dont be naive... not every wifi card supports wifi hotspot even with special applications and tools, and the native windows 7 could make only ad-hoc whis is not supported by android 2.1 or 2.2 as I know...I've read many forums and finaly bought wifi router and what I can say its that its really worth to have it...
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yeah wifi card also imp..but most modern laptops and PC are quipped with such wifi cards

I can always use my Vaio for wifi hotspots with my X10..never faced any problems!!
27th April 2011, 04:58 PM |#6  
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It's not possible through USB. It possible with the stock function of win7 or software for your pc. (Only if you got wireless wifi card in it ofcourse)
28th April 2011, 03:42 PM |#7  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by YewChuen

Hello,

I am using an X10i. I've been wondering, are there any ways i can connect my phone to the internet using my computer's modem?

I am not trying to connect my computer to the internet by using my phone as a modem. Do not teach me how to do it. My question and that question are two different questions.

Thanks.

Try this it will work on All pc/mac it's a video at cnet with a lot of good how-tos.
http://cnettv.cnet.com/make-your-lap...53-28619.html#

FYI I no you didn't want to use your phone as a modem but just in case this is the best way Barnacle Wifi Tether@ http://szym.net/barnacle/ It's not in the market. Just a FYI.

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28th April 2011, 05:11 PM |#8  
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I wonder why there isn't still an app which lets you use your pcs internet through bluetooth?
28th April 2011, 05:31 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by kultus

pls dont be naive... not every wifi card supports wifi hotspot even with special applications and tools, and the native windows 7 could make only ad-hoc whis is not supported by android 2.1 or 2.2 as I know...I've read many forums and finaly bought wifi router and what I can say its that its really worth to have it...

I'm using Windows 7 native wifi sharing right now, it broadcasts as a regular wifi network with WPA-2. I use it for phones, consoles, etc
28th April 2011, 06:07 PM |#10  
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I wonder why there isn't still an app which lets you use your pcs internet through bluetooth?

Because it will eat batter, no far distance supported and your internet will be ssssssssssssssssssssuper slow.
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