Tethering with AT&T Grandfathered Plan?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by berniemakaveli, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Out of curiosity, has anyone who grandfathered their unlimited data to their iPhone 5 tried just tethering without going through at&t? They would find out would they not?
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

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    I have heard they will switch u or warn about switching to tiered plan
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    SAD*FACED*CLOWN

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    Houston, TX
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    they'll throttle you after a warning first and then switch you to a tethering plan
     
  4. tys
    macrumors 6502

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    I just tried turning on the hotspot on my iphone 5 and got a popup telling me to contact AT&T to set it up. No doubt they will tell me I have to switch to a tiered plan. I currently have the grandfathered unlimited plan. I have used the MyWi tethering app on my previous iPhones and will do so on the 5 once we get a jailbreak.
     
  5. macrumors regular

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    If u have the unlimited and get the tether plan, AT&T will convert your data plan to 4GB. I can't have the grandfather unlimited data plan.

    It happened to me.

    LTE Hotspot speed is awesome!!! 12Mb down and 22Mb Up within NYC area.
     

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