Dell Mini 9 OS X Discussion Discussion for installing and setting up Mac OS X on the Dell Mini and Vostro A90

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Default BT Tether to LG Phone (on 10.5.7)? - 09-01-2009, 02:00 AM

I've done some searching and it sounds like folks out there have had some luck with bluetooth DUN and the OS X Mini. I just installed 10.5.7 on my Mini9 (thanks to mechdrew's excellent guide on his site) and it seems to be working great so far.

The only thing I'm missing from my earlier XP setup is a successful bluetooth tether for DUN to Verizon's 3G network. I can successfully pair and move files back and forth between my Mini and my phone, so the link is there and working. But when I try to establish a dial-up networking connection via bluetooth, I get a simple "Internet Connect - Could not open the communications device" message.

There's no indication on my phone that the Mini is trying to contact or connect, so I'm trying to sort out why this might be happening.

Anyone work thru this one already and might have some tips? Thanks for any info or guidance!

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Default 09-02-2009, 02:16 PM

You should be posting this in the 3G section. I would recommend going through the phone settings and making sure you disable proxy on the phone. Remove the pair and re-pair and then enter the appropriate username/password combo. If you are using AT&T the phone number would be *99# and username and password would be BLANK.

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