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Topic # 87308 25-Jul-2011 13:55
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HI all.
I have a VF 845 running fine on 2Degrees. It was on VF for a month or 2.
Anyway, I want to use the phone sometimes as a 3G data modem by plugging the phone into a USB port on my laptop for remoting into server etc. because, lets face it, the screen isnt really big enough when you remote into servers :-)
However, whenever I do this, it wants to connect to the VF network and I cant work out how to get it to work with 2Degrees. Ok, fair enough, the software that gets installed off the phone for this IS for the VF network, but I wondered if anyone else has got this to work when connecting to 2Degrees as a 3G data modem.

Thanks, Jeremy

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 542344 8-Nov-2011 07:58
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Found just the ticket...PDA Net for Android. Works perfectly. Trust you've sorted your issues by now. 

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  Reply # 542951 9-Nov-2011 09:06
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I gave up using the Vodafone software it was just rubbish. Just root your device and use Barnacle Wifi Tether. Works great!

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  Reply # 542952 9-Nov-2011 09:08
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If you can upgrade the 8456 to Froyo then you can just use its wireless hotspot feature. That is free and works well.

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