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Master Geek

  # 227520 22-Jun-2009 21:03
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Does anyone know..when you tether on the Iphone can you use the WIFI connection or is it only via 3G network?

The WIFI indicator is on but I just noticed my 3G data plan has dropped dramatically so figure it must be 3G only. I tested this by turning 3G off and it didnt connect so my question now is..."is it possible to use WIFI?"

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Uber Geek


  # 227527 22-Jun-2009 21:19
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Nope. at the moment its not possible.. Its 3G tethering only.. (until someone works out how). They have 1/2 worked out how to tether via the Original iPhone EDGE so anything is possible...


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Ultimate Geek

  # 227569 22-Jun-2009 22:57
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SilentOne: Anyone been able to get the iPhone and Vista via Bluetooth to play nice - Vista can't find/see a driver for the "Bluetooth Peripheral Device".

Anyone with Vista had success yet?

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  # 227571 22-Jun-2009 23:05
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plug is in.. ignore that error...

Go to Network and Sharing Center. Click manage network connections. You will see a bluetooth network connections showing disconnected. Right click on it and then select connect. Voila, you will have you connection!

(well thats what other people hve said) :-)

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Ultimate Geek

  # 227656 23-Jun-2009 10:49
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EDIT: Working now.

  • Reinstalled/updated bluetooth drivers

  • Deleted and re-paired Laptop and iPhone

  • Ensured tethering via Bluetooth was enabled on the iPhone

  • Connected to the PAN on Laptop (Network Connections panel)

Most likely it was the Bluetooth drivers, they weren't the latest from HP although they were dated as of last year.

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  # 230104 1-Jul-2009 23:03
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I don't have the option for tethering either.

LennonNZ can you hook us up with that IPCC file please.

Cheers :)

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Ultimate Geek

  # 230229 2-Jul-2009 11:47
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MarkE -


Original Vodafone File (if it breaks)

Follow instructions on how to update from itunes 8.2 @,4.0.html

You have to do a full reboot of the phone before it will work....

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