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Topic # 97571 17-Feb-2012 00:58 Send private message

Just applied the update now and a new item appeared under System Settings -> Internet Sharing.

Woohoo!  Internet tethering is now supported on the Trophy.

WP7 rocks!

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  Reply # 583366 19-Feb-2012 11:02 Send private message

yep. mine has the tethering after the update.

got the update out of the blue, searched and found this link: http://blog.vodafone.com.au/blog/htc-7-trophy-windows-phone-update-15022012/ but it never mentioned tethering....




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  Reply # 583408 19-Feb-2012 13:26 Send private message

dam so what is this the NZ roms that are now getting it. Flashed my with a EU rom and they had it.

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  Reply # 583413 19-Feb-2012 13:48 Send private message

It's just the latest update, as per the sticky Update History.




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  Reply # 583530 19-Feb-2012 18:55 Send private message

well, the update history thread didnt add much other than that there had been an update :P




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  Reply # 583738 20-Feb-2012 10:28 Send private message

Confirmed internet sharing functionality on my Vodafone HTC Trophy WP7. Long time coming but now competing with Apple "tethering" and Android "Portable Wi-Fi hotspot", and superseding Symbian ^3.

I cannot pin Internet Sharing to the home page, so I?m wondering if anyone knows of a widget to control this feature from the front screen (marketplace search returned nothing, but maybe the terms are different in WP7)?

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  Reply # 583861 20-Feb-2012 13:19 Send private message

edwinprakash: Just applied the update now and a new item appeared under System Settings -> Internet Sharing.

Woohoo!  Internet tethering is now supported on the Trophy.

WP7 rocks!


That's pretty strong.

HTC Trophy is an adequate touch screen solution with a loss of features from previous MS mobile device platforms. It has a business model which requries the intersection of the hardware Vendor, Microsoft and the mobile operator before releasing features to users.

WP7 may rock on another device, but the Trophy is not it. I wonder what the WP7 flagship is?

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  Reply # 583902 20-Feb-2012 14:26 Send private message

lyonrouge: WP7 may rock on another device, but the Trophy is not it. I wonder what the WP7 flagship is?


Nokia Lumia.
 




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  Reply # 583918 20-Feb-2012 14:44 Send private message

freitasm:
lyonrouge: WP7 may rock on another device, but the Trophy is not it. I wonder what the WP7 flagship is?


Nokia Lumia.
 


oh.

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  Reply # 583977 20-Feb-2012 16:00 Send private message

Was keen to bring the Trophy back into regular service now that it has Internet Sharing, however, I had two disconnects and handset reset during the day, and found it anecdotally slower. I ran it through the speed test (for what that’s worth) using the same VF SIM in both, also ran a test with the the XT Galaxy S2.



Edit: These tests were "best of 3" and I appreciate that is not a sufficient sample in frequency, time of day or location to be used in evidence. This is just an observation from Auckland CBD. Although "best of 3", each test had negligable variation. In retrospect I should have posted the middle result.

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  Reply # 584024 20-Feb-2012 16:48 Send private message

i wouldnt necessarily read too much into that.   perhaps you sat each phone down in slightly different places when running your test. here is my 'middle' result running tests from my htc trophy with 2deg connectoin:


2deg trophy win phone 7 speedtest




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  Reply # 584118 20-Feb-2012 19:14 Send private message

Can you put that same SIM in anther phone (2Degrees packet data performance reports I've heard are quite good, so you maybe enjoying network performance over handset).

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  Reply # 584120 20-Feb-2012 19:15 Send private message

In which case there's no reason to compare handsets if you know your mobile provider is not up to the task at hand.




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  Reply # 584134 20-Feb-2012 19:51 Send private message

Pardon? If you're employer supplies the SIM, one has to do the best they can with it.

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  Reply # 584136 20-Feb-2012 19:52 Send private message

I'm saying exactly what you are saying, in other words.





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  Reply # 584137 20-Feb-2012 19:54 Send private message

freitasm: In which case there's no reason to compare handsets if you know your mobile provider is not up to the task at hand.


This is a very uncharacteristic response from you, I suspect I've hit a raw nerve with the Microsoft product. 

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