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Started by: jaywentan
On: 15/02/2013 | 20:39
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by: jaywentan
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:39
Hi there, i have just got my iphone5 and switch from o2 to giffgaff. Im just wondering how do i switch on the personal hotspot?
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by: midgedog
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
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Accepted by t_will (giffgaff Educator)
‎21-08-2015 01:01
It is not supported I'm afraid.

You can tether on the £10 goodybag, with a 1bg monthly data limit though.

Some people jailbreak and install apps to use that feature though apparently...
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by: 1992chris
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
Sorry Giffgaff isn't support officially
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by: apjenno
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
You would need to jailbreak your phone
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by: morvin
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
Only way to enable is to Jailbreak the phone
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by: midgedog
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
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‎21-08-2015 01:01
It is not supported I'm afraid.

You can tether on the £10 goodybag, with a 1bg monthly data limit though.

Some people jailbreak and install apps to use that feature though apparently...
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by: isabel1066
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:40
only if jailbreak does this work on gg.
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by: no51get
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:41

You need to jailbreak the phone

 

Definition of Jail broken.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_jailbreaking

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by: dalan
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:42
You have to jailbreak your phone to tether on gg. I would not bother, you only have 1GB of data allowance, which you will use up in no time, and its very slow.
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by: rko
on: 15/02/2013 | 20:44
the only way is to jailbreak the phone and there is no other way

bare in mind when you jail break it then it loses warentee/guarentee
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by: tommattin
on: 15/02/2013 | 22:29

Tethering is decided by Apple on which what Carriers are allowed to use tethering on the iPhone. Only the main carriers that sell the iPhone themselves are supported. These are "Official carriers", such as o2, EE etc. GiffGaff is not one of these, it is a mobile virtual network operator. This means it doesn't have it's own spectrum frequences to create it's own network therefore 'shares another'. So, unfortuntenly, this feature is unavaliable to you. On other phones whereby it isn't rescricted by the manufacture, it works. Sorry. To bypass Apple's restriction, you can jailbreak it which will void your warrently and is somewhat unprofessional, unsupported, frownd apon.

 

This is a link incase you would want to do so. 

http://www.redmondpie.com/jailbreak-ios-6.1-on-iphone-5-and-other-devices-untethered-using-evasi0n-h...

 

 

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