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I noticed that I can tether my evo with my Chromebook. Is this because I have the Hotspot enabled or was it overlooked by Sprint? I really wonder because I could never do it with my windows laptop. The only difference in the phone is Jelly bean vs ICS.

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You would need to have tethering enabled on your plan or be using a custom ROM that has tethering hacked in to work for free.  Be advised that tethering without having it on your plan violates the T&Cs and is not a conversation allowed at S4GRU.

 

If you have the hotspot added to your plan, then you should have no issue.

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You would need to have tethering enabled on your plan or be using a custom ROM that has tethering hacked in to work for free.  Be advised that tethering without having it on your plan violates the T&Cs and is not a conversation allowed at S4GRU.

 

If you have the hotspot added to your plan, then you should have no issue.

Thats what I am trying to figure out. Is it part of the hotspot or not. Clearly if it is not then it is a TOS violation and thats what I am trying to figure out. I would much rather tether than use the hotspot if it is not a violation.

 

 

Wait, you can have tethering specifically enabled? I have never seen that.

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Thats what I am trying to figure out. Is it part of the hotspot or not. Clearly if it is not then it is a TOS violation and thats what I am trying to figure out. I would much rather tether than use the hotspot if it is not a violation.

Is this the official Sprint Hotspot app or a 3rd party tethering app?

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Check your bill. If you do not have tethering enabled on the account, then you would be violating the TOS. If it is a hotspot then your chromebook would just look like it is connecting via wifi.

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Is this the official Sprint Hotspot app or a 3rd party tethering app?

Official Sprint hotspot. 2 gb for $20

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