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    Angry how do i use my phone as a modem for my laptop?

    how do i use my t-mobile phone as a modem for my laptop?.... i am lost!!!!

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    Your project has nothing to do with UMA/Wif Calling, Jennie. "Tethering" methods varies with the brand of phone, mostly. Some Androids have it built in, but you still need a way of connecting the phone and the laptop. A cable is the usual and most hassle free. Nokia has the capabilities built into all the PC Suite programs.

    You'll have to do your own research.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jenniewatson View Post
    how do i use my t-mobile phone as a modem for my laptop?.... i am lost!!!!
    What you want to do is called "tethering"
    What kind of phone do you have? Most newer Androids allow you to tether w.o. using a wire. Uses Bluetooth and you can "tether" up to 5 computers to your Android created "hotspot".
    Other phones you may have to use a wire from laptop to connect to the phone. It plugs into the USB port on the laptop into the usb port on your phone.

    TM now will attempt to block tethering almost right after you use it for a few minutes. They want to force you to sign up for an added "tethering" package. (ATT always blocked "free" tethering".) There are ways around being blocked - but that's beyond my knowledge.
    GoogleVoice (domestic call forwarding and cheap intl. calls) Use GV to give us a "home" number in a 2nd location
    8 T-Mobile lines - Unlimited talk and text, data. TM One plan. Get $10/mo. rebate on 7 lines for low data use. Net cost about $185-190/mo. We haven't had a landline in more than 17 years.

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