tethering works on AT&T, see here for easy setup

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by logge, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. logge macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2009
  2. prospereagle92 macrumors regular

    Jul 29, 2008
    search the forum, there are at least 10 of the exact same threads
  3. logge thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2009
    really? i did search here for ways to get tethering to work but found none, stumbeld across that page on the swisscom forum, searched for that page here and found no mention of that page here.
    but actually if this is that commonly known, why all the buzz about enabeling tethering, it's really simple here
  4. zookster macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2009
    Perhaps, but I do not think there is one magical one that:
    1) Turns tethering on
    2) Allows MMS
    3) Does not break Visual Voice Mail.

    Does this magical .ISPP exist? I do not think so.

  5. logge thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2009
    hmm, don't know, mms still works for me, tethering does now and i have never ever used visual voice mail, so no idea wheter this is affected. by now i have just seen solutions that require a specific iTunes version to install the ipcc files and this here allows a web install without iTunes
  6. superxero3 macrumors regular

    Oct 15, 2008
    i have all 3 working if i change voicemail from wap.cingular to acds.voicemail
  7. zookster macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2009
    Can you point me to the thread? There are too many to search through on this site.


  8. MBHockey macrumors 68040


    Oct 4, 2003
    New York
    Won't AT&T think it's a bit fishy to see a lot of people logging in with the same user name and password for internet tethering?

    (Isn't that all the profile is doing?)
  9. joe01 macrumors member


    Jul 8, 2008
    which program did every one used to open us_att.mobileconfig?
  10. sh4ners macrumors member

    Jan 10, 2006
    the iphone
  11. mmoran27 macrumors 6502

    Oct 23, 2006
    I verified that Bluetooth tethering also works on my Macbook Pro :)

    USB and Bluetooth tethering both are working.
  12. Westin macrumors regular

    Jun 16, 2009
    I have this and it has not affected visual voicemail....
  13. I'm a Mac macrumors 6502

    Nov 5, 2007
    Does installing the mobileconfig automatically enable MMS for at&t customers (I won't have my iPhone 3G back for another day or two, and I wanted to double check to make sure I don't have to install the iTunes pre-release and do all of that work)
  14. nizmoz macrumors 65816

    Jul 7, 2008
    I added this but don't see how to tether with my macbook pro. Any instructions?
  15. vega07 macrumors 65816

    Aug 7, 2006
    I don't think this works anymore with the official 3.0 released today.

    I installed the thing and I don't see any tethering options in Settings>General>Network.
  16. appleguy123 macrumors 604


    Apr 1, 2009
    15 minutes in the future
    It does for me :)
  17. TurboSC macrumors 65816


    Aug 4, 2007
    I'd rather have 10 how-to threads instead of 50 "CAN I HAZ INTERNETS?" threads. spreading knowledge while stomping stupidity, why not. :)
  18. elgrecomac macrumors 65816


    Jan 15, 2008
    San Diego
    Tethering How To - Damned, it DOES work!

    downloaded the file. Went to Settings/Gereral/network and lo and behold, Tetthering was an option which I configured and turned on. I got it to work via a USB connection with the 3G phone connected to the MPB. I disconnected my MPB from my home WiFi connection and Damned. It works! Surprisingly fast. :)

    I Then DISCONNECTED it and turned tethering OFF. Not sure what ATT is going to do about this but I do know they plan to charge for it when its official here in the USA so rather than get high colonic from ATT in the form of a massive bill, I will wait...:eek:

    With regards to a How To, well, here it is from memory:

    First attach your iphone to your labptop via USB connection then,
    1. using your iphone 3G, use Safari to go to this web site: www.benm.at/help/
    2. download the file onto your iphone
    3. You will be asked what carrier you are using...I used ATT
    4. You can now go to Settings/Gereral/network configure tethering.
    5.You will know if you are tethering because, as many photos now show, a Blue box at the top of the
    iphone display with the word Tethering displayed.

    Again, be warned, ATT is planning to charge for this service so we all may get a big surprise in our bill if you do this.
  19. nicocarrre macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2009
    Wow i just updated to 3.0 through itunes and ran the link through safari. The option turned up in my network settings and it works amazingly! But like you guys im going to take my precautions and not use this feauture until i find out how AT&T will charge and if we are being charged presently. Thanks everyone!
  20. brezz macrumors member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Any help getting bluetooth tethering to work? I can connect over USB just fine, but I can't get a connection over bluetooth. It also will pair fine, but it won't hold a connection between the 2 devices.

  21. Bossone macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2008

    I have the same question!
  22. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere


    Apr 16, 2008
    At the iPhone hacks section.
    Quick question.
    This hack would also work with Tmobile USA correct?
    Even though they'd only get Edge speed they'd still be able to tether this way?
  23. thisisarcadia macrumors 6502

    Jun 26, 2008
    New Orleans, LA
    it doesnt update the carrier settings all it does is enable tethering! i was on att (5.0) until i had to get my phone replaced how can i update my carrier settings again?

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