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Old 12-19-2011, 08:40 PM
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tethering with verizon

I am thinking of trading in m sprint evo for Verizon. can I root the xoom tablet and a Droid on Verizon? to get free 4gwireless and a hotspot?
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Old 12-19-2011, 10:07 PM
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A year I would have said you're crazy. But since Sprint has had the worse data speed of any service for the past 6 months I say go ahead. At least you'll be able to use your phone the way it was meant to. Except that verizon likes to lock down their phones. But nothing that xda or other forums cant help you do. Enjoy the awesome lte speeds if you choose. I would get the nexus since its already rooted with wifi tether already available on it.
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Old 12-20-2011, 12:50 AM
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Re: tethering with verizon

excellent. Does any one know if the tablet can be rooted to pick up the 4G network under the radar?
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Old 12-22-2011, 12:19 PM
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Re: tethering with verizon

at least with sprint you get unlimited data. not so with verizon.
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Old 12-22-2011, 02:56 PM
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Re: tethering with verizon

boo, That is why I want to fly under the radar if i can. I heard that you can root the tablets to get free 4G, I just want to make sure before I go buy one.
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:29 PM
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Re: tethering with verizon

What about the Droid phone on verizon can it be routed to tether for free?
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Old 01-02-2012, 12:01 PM
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Any phone that can be rooted will run a version of wifi tether last time I checked. Especially htc phones now that htc has unlocked alot of their bootloaders.

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Re: tethering with verizon

moved to phone comparision as it does not pertain to 3d. Thanks.
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Re: tethering with verizon

I am on Verizon tethering on a Droid Charge with no problem...All I had to do was just plugin a cable and flash a custom rom thats pre-rooted, install Android-Wifi-Tether and I am done. Easy as cake.

That said I heard a lot of people mention that they had issues with 4G LTE on all devices in some areas loosing connection, so I can't say how much it will effect your area or not.

Also I would consider buying an unlimited plan from someone if you tether..though your then restricted to buying phones on ebay but unlimited is worth it :/
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Re: tethering with verizon

yes you can tether on verizon if rooted.
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