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Default Blackberry teather to Dellmini9 w/osx? - 03-22-2010, 01:46 AM

Is this possible?

Sure would be great to tether this little mini9 to my Blackberry.
Forgive my ignorance.

Would something like this work?
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Default 03-22-2010, 03:47 AM

Originally Posted by Buckaroo Banzai View Post
Is this possible?

Sure would be great to tether this little mini9 to my Blackberry.
Forgive my ignorance.

Would something like this work?
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I use tether on my windows environment on mini9 all the time and works quite well however I only have EDGE so pretty slow. Useable in a pinch and nice for on the go. I can even skype call over the connection!
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Default 03-22-2010, 04:53 AM

For what it's worth.-
tether on os x - BlackBerry Forums at

Old post, and I have no need to tether so I can't vouch for it.

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Default 03-23-2010, 01:05 AM

It's easy in SL just add a network connection using dial up service as the type of connection. Of course you need your account info such as user name and password. The dial out number is generally #777. Goof luck!

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Default How I Tether my 8900 to My Dell Mini 9 in 10.6.2 - 03-23-2010, 02:56 AM

This is how I tether my Curve 8900 via USB cable with my Mini9 running Snow Leopard 10.6.2

Note: These setting are for T-Mobile USA

1. Install the latest Blackberry Desktop Manager software from here.
2. Connect your Blackberry to Mini9 with the USB cable.
3. Open System Preferences--->Network
4. Click on the plus sign on the left side below the list of installed interfaces.
5. In the window that pops up, select "RIM Composite Device" from the interface drop down list.
6. Use any descriptive name for the Service Name Field.
7. Click the create button.
8. Select the new interface in the list on the left of the window.
9. For Configuration I just used Default
10. For Telephone Number enter *99#
11. Account Name enter GPRS
12. Password enter GPRS
13. I checked the Show Modem Status in menu bar setting.
14. Click on the Advanced Button.
15. Select the Modem Tab.
15. For Vendor select Research In Motion from the drop down list.
16. For Model select Blackberry IP Modem (GSM) from the list.
17. For APN enter
18. For CID select 1.
19. Click OK.
20. Click the Apply button.

To connect you can hit the connect button from the System Preferences---> Network screen after clicking on the new interface.
You can click on the Modem icon in the Menu Bar (it looks like a telephone handset) and choose connect from the drop down menu.

Settings for other carriers should be available via Google.
A list of APN for many carriers is here.
Sprint and Verizon users should select Blackberry IP Modem (CDMA) in step 16.

I hope this helps.

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Default 03-23-2010, 01:42 PM

I use Tether in both Windows7 and OSX with my BlackBerry Storm and it works great. Bluetooth connectivity is hit and miss but connecting the phone via USB always works. FYI: If you're on Verizon and you try the #777 dialup settings, you will be charged a per-MB fee. Tether routes your data through the BIS/BES so it's just normal BlackBerry data, therefore no extra charges.

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