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I want to share my BlackBerry's 3G connection with my laptop. Is that possible?

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It is called tethering.

There are programs available like Tether and PDANet that will let you do that.

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thanks a lot! i will try them, i am really newbie with the blackberrys. if that works, I will update a little later. –  llazzaro Mar 15 '10 at 22:35
    
tether works, however i had to configure APN –  llazzaro Mar 16 '10 at 4:14
    
I have successfully used Tether for some time now. I didn't have to configured APN. Glad you got it working. –  Zooks64 Mar 16 '10 at 15:16

You can tether a BlackBerry to a Windows machine to use as a 3G modem, using just your BlackBerry's built-in software and the BlackBerry desktop software, no third party software needed.

An old but good guide to this is Using your 8707g as a 3G modem with your Windows XP laptop (PDF).

Note that your carrier can disable this tethering feature, if so then 3rd party software is your only option unfortunately.

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On Mac or on Windows, the BlackBerry Desktop Software will allow you to tether if your provider allows for that.

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