02-22-2013 02:45 PM
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  1. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Ok I am running a Htc Vivid AT&T phone. My problem is how to get around the worning flag that says "if you want to tether this device please dial 611" I don't want to buy tethering because i will lose my unlimited data plan. So I unlocked everything and rooted. What now??? Do I need an App? or can I use what's on my phone. I don't tether enough to alert AT&T of my data so i would rather hack the phone to use it's internal wireless hot spot. /
    01-26-2012 10:25 PM
  2. Kandoo-BB's Avatar
    Why has no one replied to this? Sounds like a question I would ask being as I'm new here. Idk maybe I came to the wrong place I guess. Op I hope you got the help you needed. Cheers.

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    02-04-2012 04:15 AM
  3. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Sorry I could not be of help. I use the WiFi hotspot since its included in my plan. When I was using a rooted device I used an app called WiFi tether. You can google search it. Just type WiFi tether apk. It worked for me. It's worth a shot. I'm sorry I could not help more.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
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    02-04-2012 04:19 AM
  4. kelnhofer's Avatar
    I would have thought that more people would be modding their HTC Vivid but I am finding it hard to find anyone who really knows this phone! I have tried the apps for tethering and even paid the $25.00 for Tether but have had no luck getting anything to actually wirelessly tether with my phone.
    02-04-2012 04:28 AM
  5. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Yup tried wi fi tether too. Nothing. If I call at@t to get wireless hotspot they will give it to me with a new, limited data plan. I will lose my current unlimited plan.
    02-04-2012 04:37 AM
  6. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    I know I am.in the same boat. I am waiting for an ics Rom so I can root mine. I was thinking of going with a sense 3.5 Rom but I really wanted an ics Rom. It's being developed as we speak. What 25 dollars did you pay for hot spot? From AT&T? I read on another forum thread that there is no working apps for tethering as of yet. People tried barnacle as well with no luck.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-04-2012 04:41 AM
  7. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Barnacle is the latest atempt but also no luck. I paid for the app " Tether" It is a app from tether.com I guess i'll have to wait for someone to come up with a vallid code that I can use. I am looking forward to the new HTC Ellite. Quad core.
    02-04-2012 04:51 AM
  8. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Oh definitely! I'm a big HTC fan so I usually stick with them. It looks to be a beast! I have been searching on xda as well and It seems there are some who messed with the apn setttings and also some who tried a sim card removal trick. It doesn't look promising though as most say it has not worked but a couple people have had success. It looks like its hit or miss.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-04-2012 04:55 AM
  9. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Do you have a custom Rom installed on your phone or are you stock? I am seeing that people who have a Rom such as holiraider Rom can use the WiFi hotspot and it is workig fine.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-04-2012 05:04 AM
  10. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Yup, TRIED THAT TOO. WHEN I TOGGLE MY AIRPLANE MODE BACK OFF MY PHONE FORCES A DELAY THAT PREVENTS ME FROM MAKING THAT TRICK WORK. I AM SOL as far as wireless tethering goes. "Sorry about the Capps"! Well I gotta get up early so I will talk again soon, Gary
    02-04-2012 05:05 AM
  11. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Cool deal.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-04-2012 05:08 AM
  12. kelnhofer's Avatar
    I am stock! But I will try flashing holiraider if you think it will work with my Vivid. And where can I find it?
    02-04-2012 05:09 AM
  13. kelnhofer's Avatar
    I will try to flash holliraider if you think it will work with my Vivid! where can I download a safe copy?
    02-04-2012 05:15 AM
  14. kelnhofer's Avatar
    I will try to flash Holiraider , if you think it will work with my Vivid. Where can I get a clean copy?
    02-04-2012 05:26 AM
  15. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Good morning, Check out this thread over at xda


    There are a few others Roms there to.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
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    02-04-2012 08:55 AM
  16. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Thanks will do. I will let you know how it goes, Gary
    02-04-2012 11:39 AM
  17. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Hello, I am interested in this Rom however, I am concerned that it includes BEATS audio support. I have an AT&T vivid that does not yet support BEATS. Will this be an issue?
    What is your idea on this matter? Gary
    02-04-2012 12:30 PM
  18. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Sorry I am just getting back to you. I was gone all day. As for beats audio its in the Rom and you will be able to use it. It's basically an equalizer. So you shouldn't have an issue.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
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    02-04-2012 07:56 PM
  19. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Sounds great! I will prepare my phone and flash it on wed or Thursday. I will be sure to post my outcome. Thanks for your help, Gary
    I have already downloaded the files I need.
    02-05-2012 12:49 AM
  20. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Awesome. I may be doing the same as well. I need to this week maybe.

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-05-2012 01:01 AM
  21. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Ok I'm going to go for it tonight!
    02-08-2012 02:20 AM
  22. kelnhofer's Avatar
    Well, I killed it! Maybe not permantely but I am stuck. I cannot boot the phone and get a red triangle when I try to restore. I will have to re-flash but I need someone to walk me through it over the phone. if anyone who knows a bit about flashing a kernal and ROM please pm me and let me know how to contact you. HELP!!!
    unlocked, rooted htc Vivid
    02-08-2012 04:16 PM
  23. SAENZ_SCENE's Avatar
    Hello were you able to get the best rom up and running?

    Sent from my HTC PH39100
    02-10-2012 04:58 AM
  24. kelnhofer's Avatar
    I will be re-flashing on Wednseday. I'll let you know what happens, Gary
    02-12-2012 06:02 AM
  25. tommy-b's Avatar
    I've only rooted and installed a custom MOD once (current stable CM7 on an HTC Desire CDMA) and it activated the Wi-Fi hotspot. I've not flashed a kernel and don't plan on it anytime soon since my reasons for rooting have been more than satisfied. If carrier makes a difference, I am on C Spire with a phone that was still branded Cellular South prior to rooting. BTW, I used Recovery, *not* ROM Manager as I read it was breaking wireless services and other probs for some phones.
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    02-14-2012 03:31 PM
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