How can I really tether my Mac OS X version 10.5.8 to my Blackberry Curve, 8310, with unlimited data? I have been searching for a realistic, uncomplicated, way to tether the devices, paying internet twice is nuts. Thank you in advance.
When i get to the 1st place to enter the username and password my computer doesn't allow me to enter anything in the boxes at all. Any idea why this would be
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Please specify which operating system you have and what you mean with '1st place to enter username and password'.
So how is going with you the connection, is it done?
well try on your mobile or from another computer to download blackBerry modem scripts
http://tether.com/ well its a shareware.....
Tether is an application that allows you to access the Internet on your computer anywhere there is cellular coverage, through your BlackBerry® smartphone. No more searching and paying for costly WiFi hotspots!
http://www.fibble.org/archives/2007/10/updated-modem-s.html, would not open on my mac???
Hi, let us know if did worked with you.
CONFIGURE YOUR BLACKBERRY
Open “Manage Connections.”
Click the checkbox next to “Bluetooth” to turn Bluetooth on.
Scroll down to “Set up Bluetooth.”
A pop-up will come up to name your device; name it.
An “Add Device” pop up will come up; click “Cancel.”
Click the BlackBerry menu; select “Options.”
Set Discoverable to “Yes.”
Download & Install BlackBerry modem scripts for OS X.
Go to System Preferences ? Bluetooth.
Check “Show Bluetooth status in the menu bar.”
Click on the menu bar item and select “Set up Bluetooth Device.”
A pop-up will appear; click “Continue.”
Select “Mobile phone” as the type of device.
When the computer finds your phone, select it and click “Continue.”
You’ll be given a passkey. Enter the passkey into your BlackBerry.
After successfully pairing your computer with your BlackBerry, you will get a pop-up that asks, “Accept connection request from (your computer)?” Click the checkbox “Don’t ask again” and select “Yes.”
Your computer will now ask, “Access the Internet with your phone’s data connection?” Click the check box, and select “Continue.”
Enter the following information into the appropriate boxes. (This is for AT&T. Do a Google search for other vendors.):
Phone Number: wap.cingular
Save and close.
Now open up network preferences: Applications ? System preferences ? Network
Click the Plus Button.
Service Name: Whatever you want, I named it “Tethered BB”
Enter in all the information again:
Phone Number: wap.cingular
Vendor: Research In Motion
Model: BlackBerry 8800
Dial mode: Ignore dial tone when dialing
CONNECT TO THE INTERNET
Make sure Bluetooth is enabled on both you phone and your computer!
Click the Dialer icon in your menu bar.
Select Connect Tethered BB (or whatever you named your connection in step 14 of setting up your computer) from the drop-down menu.
After a few seconds you should be connected!
Wow, thanks, ill try it today.