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Can you use a Verizon Droid Incredible as a wi-fi connection for a laptop and possibly an IPad, and avoid the double charges of a data plan for the phone and laptop?

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  • KEN CHESHIER Jul 16, 2010

    I was told this was possible by a computer expert. It seems that perhaps I needed some software or something, I can't remember. maybe it had to be an Iphone? I know when I asked a Verizon rep I know he just said "he could not discuss that" for obvious reasons. It certainly made me wonder if it were possible?

  • KEN CHESHIER Jul 17, 2010

    Thanks!!!

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Hello,

Yes, it can be used as a wi-fi connection for your laptop but will require some settings on your laptop and note that charges will be incure on the the service by your network service provider for using internet connection on your phone with the laptop, the charges will be base on the kilobytes of data you transfer on the connection, the charges will only be limited to the data transfer while using the connection, not on both phone and laptop, the phone only stands as your modem, so the charge is one, not on both.

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Hi thanks for asking,you cannot use the mobile phone WI-FI for laptop connection,unfortunately it is not compatible.

Posted on Jul 16, 2010

  • Hilton Bristol Jul 17, 2010

    Verizon Droid Incredible is design for the verizon phone but it cannot work on computers because computers has to use wireless adopter according to the make and model.

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How do get wi-fy on my tablet?


It's a good idea to access Wi-Fi whenever possible to avoid data charges. After you've activated the Android tablet's Wi-Fi radio, you can connect to an available wireless network. Obey these steps:
  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Choose Wi-Fi.On some Samsung tablets, you find the Wi-Fi item on the Connections tab. Choose Wi-Fi to view a list of available Wi-Fi networks on the right side of the screen. Otherwise, the list shows up full screen.
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  3. Choose a wireless network from the list.When no wireless networks are listed, you're sort of out of luck regarding Wi-Fi access from your current location.
  4. If prompted, type the network password.
    Touch the Show Password check box so that you can see what you're typing; some of those network passwords can be long.
  5. Touch the Connect button.
    The network is connected immediately. If not, try the password again.
When the tablet is connected to a wireless network, you see the Wi-Fi Connected status icon. This icon indicates that the tablet's Wi-Fi is on, connected, and communicating with a Wi-Fi network.
Some wireless networks don't broadcast their names, which adds security but also makes connecting more difficult. In those cases, touch the Add icon. This icon might also be labeled Add Wi-Fi or Manually Connect. To make the connection, type the network name, or SSID, and choose the type of security.
You also need the password, if one is used. You can obtain this information from the girl with the pink hair who sold you coffee or from whoever is in charge of the wireless network at your location.
  • Not every wireless network has a password. Still:
  • Be careful when connecting to a non-password-protected network. It's possible that the Bad Guys can monitor such a network, stealing passwords and other information.
  • Some public networks are open to anyone, but you have to use the web browser app to find a login web page that lets you access the network: Simply browse to any page on the Internet, and the login web page shows up.
  • The Android tablet automatically remembers every Wi-Fi network it has ever been connected to and automatically reconnects upon finding the same network again.
  • To disconnect from a Wi-Fi network, simply turn off Wi-Fi.
  • Use Wi-Fi whenever you plan to remain in one location for a while. Unlike a mobile data network, a Wi-Fi network's broadcast signal has a limited range. If you wander too far away, your tablet loses the signal and is disconnected.

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How do I connect to Internet on my Ipad?


Two possible options:

Use Wifi to connect the iPad to your home wifi. Read this: iOS Connecting to Wi Fi

IF your iPad it equipped with cellular option (3G ,4G depending on iPad generation) you can insert a sim card with a mobile data plan to connect to the internet. Here are several reads for several providers:
Verizon How to set up new Cellular Data account on iPad

Sprint How to set up new cellular data account on iPad


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I need a free unlock code for my verizon droid incredible phone. Can anyone help?


If it is an HTC Droid Incredible 2 you can unlock it as it is a dual mode CDMA/GSM phone. You can unlock your HTC Droid Incredible 2 from Verizon in order to work with any GSM network. You have the entire guide here:

http://www.htcimeiunlock.com/htc-blog/how-to-unlock-a-dual-mode-cdma-gsm-phone-2013-02-23/



Unfortunately i don't know a free unlock code source but the HTC unlock service i recommended to you is a trusted one, have small prices and good support. I use it also to unlock my HTC EVO Design 4G a dual CDMA/GSM also.


http://www.htcimeiunlock.com/htc-droid-incredible-2-unlock

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No data internet connection


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Move to an area that offers free public Wi-Fi or to an area where you believe you are close enough to pick up a neighbor's Wi-Fi signal. In the latter case, check with your neighbor beforehand to ensure it is allowed that you utilize their Wi-Fi network. Using a private network without permission is illegal. Boot up your laptop. Allow Windows or the Mac operating system to load up fully on the laptop. Click on the wireless icon on your computer's desktop area. In Windows, you will find this icon on the right side of the bottom toolbar. It appears to be a computer monitor icon with small radio waves reaching out of it. Alternatively, on a Mac laptop click on the Wi-Fi icon on the top right toolbar in the desktop area. This icon will look like a set of radio waves extending upward. Look over the list that appears once you click on the wireless icon. This list will present all the wireless network options that are within the range of your laptop. Avoid any that present with a "lock" icon beside them, because these require passwords. If you are looking to join a password-protected network like one offered by a neighbor, request the password ahead of time. In the event of a public network at a local business, a password will not be required. Click on the network you intend to join. Input the appropriate password at this point, if joining a password-protected network. Also, choose the type of security encryption the private Wi-Fi network is using. Your computer will often have this auto-selected, but you may need to select either "WPA" or "WEP" security manually. Click "Enter" on your keyboard. If you do not have the necessary password or are unsure as to the security encryption type, either contact the network administer or click "Cancel" and join a public Wi-Fi network. Allow several moments for your computer to join the network. You will receive a notification on your Windows or Mac toolbar when it does. Launch your Internet browser of choice and begin utilizing the Internet without having to rely on your own Wi-Fi data plan

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I have an htc droid incredible that i would like to unlock for use with virgin mobile. is this possible?


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The Apple iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 3G allows you to browse the Internet using a Wi-Fi connection or a cellular connection.

You can purchase an iPad with an internal Verizon 3G network card.


Verizon has several pay-as-you-go plans to choose from in order to activate their service. Verizon has 1 GB, 3 GB, 5GB and 10GB data plans with no contracts that can be activated within the iPad 2 device.


Power on your iPad.


Slide your finger across the iPad to unlock the device. Enter your passcode if applicable.

Tap "Settings," "Cellular Data," "View Account."


Enter your "First Name," "Last Name" and "Telephone Number."


Enter your email address and password. This creates an account on the Verizon network where you can view your data usage and make changes if applicable.


Tap one of the following plans: "1 GB data per month for $20," "3 GB data per month for $35," "5 GB data per month for $50" and "10 GB data per Month for $80."


Tap the applicable credit card for payment and billing. Credit cards available are the following: "Visa," "MasterCard," "Discover" and "Amex."


Enter your "Credit Card," "Name," "Expiration Date," "Security Code" and "Billing Address." Tap "Next" to continue.


Review the Terms of Service and tap "Agree."


Review Billing and credit card information and tap "Submit." Activation happens immediately and you can begin using your iPad via a cellular connection.


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check the model nr. on the back side:
Apple Device Model Number
1iPad Wi-Fi (Original/1st Gen)A12191
iPad Wi-Fi/3G/GPS (Original/1st Gen)A13371
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only)A13951
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/GSM/GPS)A13961
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi/CDMA/GPS)A13971
iPad 2 (Wi-Fi Only, iPad2,4)A13951
iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi Only)A14161
iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular AT&T/GPS)A14301
iPad 3rd Gen (Wi-Fi/Cellular Verizon/GPS)A14031
iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi Only)A14581
iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/AT&T/GPS)A14591i
iPad 4th Gen (Wi-Fi/Verizon & Sprint/GPS)A14601
iPad Air (Wi-Fi Only)A14741
iPad Air (Wi-Fi/Cellular)A14751


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You probably called their customer support or billing, which know nothing about technical stuff.

Wi-fi is completely independent from the cellular network, so it will not charge you anything. Wi-fi just connects to a wireless router, like the one in your home, if you have one. In other words it connects to the internet via someones home/office internet connection. I have a touch diamond and dont have a data plan, and only use wifi, works great..BUT:

If you do not have a data plan (pay as you go data) with Bell, IMMEDIATELY get a 'data block' on your phone, at first they might say oh it will not let you use some functions, etc, put insist, persist, and use force if neccesary as they dont like giving you a data block..It costs about $50 per mb if you use the pay per use internet! I think that was the 1X, but im not sure, its ridiculously high!

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