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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetComputer Networking · 2 months ago

Is it a bad idea to use my phone as a wifi hotspot constantly instead of buying a modem?


I pay $69 a month, and get 80GB data per month (restarts the next month)

6 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    It depends. 

    Check your contract / user agreement / terms of use with your phone provider. My cellular service provider explicitly forbids that.

    If your cellular service provider allows it, I know of know reason why it would be a bad idea. (That is, there might be a reason. But, I don't know enough to know.)  

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    That's what I do, I don't have cable or DSL. Though I have to limit my off-phone video watching and turn off software updates because my plan only gives me 30GB of tethering. 

  • 2 months ago

    If your data usage is below 80GB every month, it's fine.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes, but, I think your mobile battery will die soon!

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  • i + i
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Depends. If you have an 'unlimited data' plan, 

    then using your phone as a wifi hotspot is no 

    big deal. If you however are paying based on 

    data usage or have a cap on data usage, then 

    it is actually quite foolish/expensive to do so. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    I have a modem surf board efc hmm not connect and so I liked the fresh air 

    Maybe that what happen maybe not connect 

    Also is do or die so I need air in my lungs

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