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Old 03-24-2011, 07:51 AM
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I have a Samsung Mesmerize Galaxy S phone on US Cellular Network. 2.2 Froyo just released and I have a question. My phone came with something called Wireless Modem where I can allow up to 4 devises to link to is to get on internet (like tethering). Does 2.2 have this. Reason I asked is I dont get charged for it now and I dont want to loose the feature if I upgrade or all of a sudden have to pay for it
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:27 AM
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Default Re: Android Users--2.2 OS ???

Someone with your phone will have to chime in on that. That is not a standard 2.2 feature, it would be specific to your phone's version of 2.2. I had 2.1 and 2.2 on my Evo and neither had an OS integrated wireless teather. An app would do it.
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:37 AM
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Thanks Matt, Im just going to do the update. everyone says it is awesome on our phones
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:39 AM
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Default Re: Android Users--2.2 OS ???

You can go look up more about it at this link here. Since Samsung wrote their own version of the software, I'm sure that they wouldn't take away this functionality.
http://www.uscellular.com/androidupgrades

The site says that you must pay for the 'tethering' option to be able to use the hotspot capability... But I'm sure if you are technical enough you can root it and bypass all that nonsense.
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Default Re: Android Users--2.2 OS ???

Same with Sprint. They charge $10 to use their hotspot function. My Evo is rooted so I use the Wireless Teather app to make it a hotspot for free. I used for 18hrs on the train to and from VT for the weekend.
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:16 AM
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Same with Sprint. They charge $10 to use their hotspot function. My Evo is rooted so I use the Wireless Teather app to make it a hotspot for free. I used for 18hrs on the train to and from VT for the weekend.
Yup, just get the upgrade. Root it and get the right app... You'll be set.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:51 AM
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2.2 makes it so 6 phones can use it so you are fine.

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Yup, just get the upgrade. Root it and get the right app... You'll be set.
As for getting the right "App" US Cellular is known for charging you regardless.
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I still have the app and I dont get charged. nice. The phone is still pretty much the same, added alot of features and customization. The phone runs super smooth now. I finally have FB push notifications too! love the update
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Old 03-24-2011, 11:22 AM
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I still have the app and I dont get charged. nice. The phone is still pretty much the same, added alot of features and customization. The phone runs super smooth now. I finally have FB push notifications too! love the update
Nice, what carrier do you have? I have Sprint and I'm looking to finally upgrade and get into the smart phone era.
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Im with US Cellular. I love my service! Plus with my Company 15% discount and a 5% discount for online bill pay, i have a low bill considering I have two Androids on it
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Old 03-24-2011, 11:34 AM
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That's a pretty nice deal! And yea, I overlooked you saying US Cellular in your O/P...
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Default Re: Android Users--2.2 OS ???

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Nice, what carrier do you have? I have Sprint and I'm looking to finally upgrade and get into the smart phone era.
I have the Evo on Sprint. Kicks ass.
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Alright now the update is pissing me off. Like when I'm typing this, I cannot see what the eff I'm thping as my little white textbox does not come up. I have reaet the phone and still nothing. Still does it. I dk what the problem is. Instead of the blank text box, it types right on the screen and it cuts the text off. U have to scroll around on the screen to see what ur typing
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Default Re: Android Users--2.2 OS ???

Are you trying to use the forum in a web browser on the phone? Don't bother dude. Get Tapatalk. It kicks ass.
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nah. my browser on 2.1 was awesome. The 2.2 is the same thing BUT it has that issue (i assume its a bug). It is VERY fast and shows the pages up here just like on my computer. I love[d] it.

But now I hate it with the issue.
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