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#1 kraized

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:07

:D

Clicky clicky


#2 Sikh

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:13

Very nice.

Cant wait to try this!

#3 vettomwarren

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:14

Woah, pretty cool!

#4 OP kraized

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:14

Just tried it. Works perfectly. :) Remember to follow the instructions at the foot of the site to re-enable MMS. The tethering option still stays in place - instead of "Set up Internet Tethering" you have the option of just turning it on or off. :)

#5 Shaun N.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:17

Whoa, Thats great!! Thanks Kraized

#6 +Chicane-UK

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:20

Thing is...

Carriers can detect the difference between mobile browsed data and data coming from your computer through a tether. There might be additional usage charges here so browse carefully until you get your first bill!

Enabled this on mine all the same ;)

#7 OP kraized

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:27

Thing is...

Carriers can detect the difference between mobile browsed data and data coming from your computer through a tether. There might be additional usage charges here so browse carefully until you get your first bill!

Enabled this on mine all the same ;)


Incorrect. O2 have already confirmed via Twitter they don't have the systems in place to detect the difference between data from a phone or from a computer. The only way they know is by the amount of data being transferred. If it's excessive (like watching BBC iPlayer etc) they will contact you and tell you to cool it.

Just don't use it excessively and you won't have a problem. :D

#8 HacKage

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:36

Works a treat! I was actually contemplating buying the tethering bolt on because I need mobile internet for the job I do.Cheers!

#9 +Nik L

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 08:47

This is good news. Been tethering my HTC and previous phones for years - and paid according bills. Was disgusted that the iPhone suppliers want to charge for an out of the box function.

#10 OP kraized

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:06

Just a quick update. You may need to reboot your iPhone if the tethering option isn't available after downloading the settings file.

#11 Fid

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:09

Out of curiosity... apparantly this method uses the APN of wap.o2.co.uk... everything else on the iPhone uses idata.o2.co.uk.

Wouldn't they be able to see you were accessing wap.o2.co.uk and potentially charge you for that?

#12 +Nik L

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:12

I use that as it stands, and it's never been an issue.

See, a contract should be handset agnostic!

#13 OP kraized

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:22

Out of curiosity... apparantly this method uses the APN of wap.o2.co.uk... everything else on the iPhone uses idata.o2.co.uk.

Wouldn't they be able to see you were accessing wap.o2.co.uk and potentially charge you for that?


I changed all my APN settings back to idata.o2.co.uk etc and still have tethering working.

#14 Shaun N.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:26

It says to do that at the bottom of the web page. I had to do this also as it reverted everything back to wap.

PS: O2 UK users please double check your network settings after installing the new profile, as I needed the following settings in order to get MMS working:

Cellular data
APN: idata.o2.co.uk
Username: vertigo
Password: password

Visual Voicemail
(same as "Cellular data")

MMS
APN: idata.o2.co.uk
Username: vertigo
Password: password
MMSC: http://mmsc.mms.o2.co.uk:8002
MMS Proxy: 193.113.200.195:8080
MMS Max Message Size: 307200



#15 Brad.

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Posted 18 June 2009 - 09:38

Good news for the UK iPhone owners, nice find Kraized (Y)