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Starhub disable Wifi Hotspot on their Windows Phone 7.5

Post by orouit » Fri, 09 Mar 2012 9:36 pm

Just got Nokia 710 and I had the bad surprise to discover that those pouritures of Starhub disabled the internet sharing feature of Windows Phone 7.

I'm looking a way to re-enable it or an app that does it.

In the meantime as Starhub doesn't inform their customers (pigeon est un meilleur terme), so I intend to WARN the users of that forum not to get a windows phone if they want to use this feature, available on Android, iPhone and that can't be disabled.

They have the right to disable it even if that's not a commercial attitude, but I think they don't care as their service is really crap in any case and there is no real competition in Sgpre. However not informing the customer of that fax is pure robbery and really not an honest behavior.

Please inform all your friends of that fact.

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Post by curiousgeorge » Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:08 pm

Hold your horses Mr. You're wrong about a few things.

Firstly, Internet Sharing (thethering) *is* a feature of Windows Phone 7.5, although some OEMs and Carriers choose not to enable it. I have it on my Mozart and Titan no problem, works great.

Secondly, there isn't a Nokia Lumia 710 or 800 on the planet with Internet Sharing enabled, as Nokia is one of the OEMs who did not enable this feature at launch. It has nothing to do with Starhub. Do a google for "internet sharing 710" and you will see.

Thirdly, who buys anything these days with a 2yr commitment without checking that it has the features they need?!

Finally, since end of last year, Nokia has been saying that Internet Sharing *will* be coming to the 710/800 via software update soon. So yeah, you might have a few days/weeks to wait, but you will get it, so KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON. ... -p/1331397

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Post by ACFA » Tue, 13 Mar 2012 4:58 pm

Exactly, I'm a Lumia 800 user and sadly there's no internet tethering till date, no news either.

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