1. riley9dy's Avatar
    So this may be the wrong section for this question and also sorry if it's already been asked... But if you are using an iPhone on Verizon, jailbroken, and using Mywi to tether wifi for free, will the time you spend tethering count towards your data consumption? And if so, is it a lot? Enough to make you go over?
    08-09-2011 10:41 PM
  2. Genericmessage00's Avatar
    So this may be the wrong section for this question and also sorry if it's already been asked... But if you are using an iPhone on Verizon, jailbroken, and using Mywi to tether wifi for free, will the time you spend tethering count towards your data consumption? And if so, is it a lot? Enough to make you go over?
    Since you'll be using 3G, yes.

    Unless you have the old unlimited data plan, then no.
    08-09-2011 10:51 PM
  3. riley9dy's Avatar
    Since you'll be using 3G, yes.

    Unless you have the old unlimited data plan, then no.
    Thanks but do you know how much data this would take? Well let's put it this way.... Would I be better off streaming Netflix on my iPhone over 3G? Or should I tether wifi to my iPad and watch it there over the tethered wifi? Which would use less data?
    08-09-2011 10:54 PM
  4. cenloe's Avatar
    Dont tether unless you pay for it. Just recently Verizon has been cracking down on those who are tethering "illegally". You don't want to get caught
    08-09-2011 11:59 PM
  5. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I agree, the days of MyWi are very numbered, gonna have to pay for it.
    08-10-2011 12:29 AM
  6. Alli's Avatar
    The basic answer, though, is they will use the same amount of data whether you watch directly on your iPhone, or use your iPhone to tether to something else. The difference is that without a tethering account, your provider does not want you tethering.
    08-10-2011 07:18 AM
  7. Genericmessage00's Avatar
    Thanks but do you know how much data this would take? Well let's put it this way.... Would I be better off streaming Netflix on my iPhone over 3G? Or should I tether wifi to my iPad and watch it there over the tethered wifi? Which would use less data?
    Watching it on your phone vs. your iPad will use the same amount of data.


    And don't worry, Verizon "Cracking down" is sending a little redirect to their site for you to sign up for their service.


    Soon they will find a way to change how tethering illegally "looks" on the network, therefore making it harder for them to know.
    08-10-2011 06:58 PM
  8. Alveezy's Avatar
    so did Verizon finally start to put a stop on tethering by re-directing you to the tethering plan website every time you try to tether your iPhone?
    08-11-2011 06:57 PM
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