Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




368 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Topic # 100849 19-Apr-2012 16:20 Send private message

Sorry if this has already been addressed. I did a quick search and didn't find anything.

Just have some really basic questions.

Does the Nokia Lumia 800/900 support WiFi tethering (hotspots) with the phone sourced through either/or Telecom/Vodafone and does the Lumia 800/900 support VPN natively?

If the Lumia range doesn't currently support VPNs natively are there market options that would provide a stable secure PPTP, IPSec connection and/or etc.

If one had a home NAS, how would one using a Nokia Lumia make a secure connection to a VPN Server?

Sister would like to buy a Nokia Lumia 800 and thought I should do some ground work first.

Thank you for any advice.

Create new topic
2648 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 365

Trusted
Microsoft NZ

  Reply # 612552 20-Apr-2012 18:41 Send private message

Windows Phone 7/7.5 don't have a vpn client

Lumia 900 has internet sharing built in

Lumia 800 will be getting a software update very soon to support internet sharing over wifi



368 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 613030 22-Apr-2012 03:48 Send private message

Thank you Nathan for your reply.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by ckc on 27-Nov-2014 18:16 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by mdooher on 27-Nov-2014 16:28 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 27-Nov-2014 14:00 (145 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by ckc on 27-Nov-2014 18:12 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spark Fibre Modem with Gigabit Ethernet
Created by Rudder, last reply by plambrechtsen on 27-Nov-2014 11:21 (13 replies)

Knock off electronics in The Warehouse
Created by jpoc, last reply by openmedia on 26-Nov-2014 13:01 (13 replies)

HP Stream 7 arrives
Created by gnfb, last reply by loceff13 on 27-Nov-2014 14:38 (24 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.