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i got samsung galxay S2 with my christmas money and money i saved up i wanted to get iphone 4s but it was to much for my price range so i got galxay S2 for straight talk i like it it has about the same spec's as a iphone 4S and i wanted a phone with wireless hotspot because work does not have wiireless and i can use it with my ipod touch and if my wireless go's out at home i can use it with my laptop too i wanted to know if anyone know's of any good wireless hotspot app's for android playstore.

thank you for help everyone.

asked Dec 31 '12 at 12:47

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If you don't mind rooting your phone there is Wireless Tether for Root Users. If you don't want to root I really like FoxFi.

answered Jan 01 '13 at 12:52

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Liam Quade

STOP STOP STOP STOP STOP STOP! Straight Talk does not allow hotspots on their network. If you have to do this, you would have to do it reeally quickly. Otherwise, this is against the TOS and your account can be terminated because of it.

Quoting from the Straight Talk TOS:

  1. STRAIGHT TALK UNLIMITED TALK, TEXT AND MOBILE WEB ACCESS PLAN INTENDED USE: Straight Talk Unlimited Talk, Text and Mobile Web Access Plans may ONLY be used with a Straight Talk handset for the following purposes: (i) Person to Person Voice Calls (ii) Text and Picture Messaging (iii) Internet browsing through the Straight Talk Mobile Web Service and (iv) Authorized Content Downloads from the Straight Talk Mobile Web Store. The Straight Talk Unlimited Plans MAY NOT be used for any other purpose. Examples of prohibited uses include, without limitation, the following: (i) continuous mobile to mobile or mobile to landline voice calls; (ii) automated text or picture messaging to another mobile device or e-mail address; (iii) uploading, downloading or streaming of audio or video programming or games; (iv) server devices or host computer applications, including, but not limited to, Web camera posts or broadcasts, automatic data feeds, automated machine-to-machine connections or peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing; or (v) as a substitute or backup for private lines or dedicated data connections. This means, by way of example only, that checking email, surfing the Internet, downloading legally acquired songs, and/or visiting corporate intranets is permitted, but downloading movies using P2P file sharing services and/or redirecting television signals for viewing on laptops is prohibited. A person engaged in prohibited uses may have his/her service terminated without notice or a refund.
(Jan 01 '13 at 12:59) DJ Scooby Doo DJ%20Scooby%20Doo's gravatar image
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