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I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

I know this has probably been asked already but, if I have unlimited iPhone data plan if I use mobile hotspot will at&t change it?

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ACE - Sage

Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

@Scammedagain

 

Any current phone has hotspot capability.  It is the unlimited PLAN that is not allowed to use it.

 

 

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ACE - Sage

Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

@Cityboy911


@Cityboy911 wrote:
The fact that you can use 15 gigabytes are 25 gigabytes and all these other gigabytes of data on the hotspot and not on the unlimited is stupid you can only get the unlimited if you have DirecTV. Then if you you you're 5 10 15 20 25 whatever that you have - Unlimited you're forced to try to get the unlimited is stupid

Pardon?  Not sure I understand what you wrote, try again.

 

 

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Message 17 of 26
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Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

I'm stuck on the same boat. Signed up for the AT&T unlimited data plan and now no longer able to use the mobile Hotspot. Verizon and T-Mobile now have unlimited data plans with mobile hotspot features. I'm seriously thinking about switching over.
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Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

@SunnyDays   You won't get alone.    Att better get their head out of the sand.

 

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Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

@lizdance40 I agree!! Let's hope its SOON... VERY SOON!! Or the bleeding subscriber losses will continue as many flock to the bigger better deal at Big Red...

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Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

I have been a long time customer of AT&T. I can NOT switch to the unlimited plan because I would not be able to make a mobile hotspot. I am a truck driver, being able to make a hotspot is the most important feature. My current plan gives me 35 gigs for $130.00, its an old plan with no throtting. If I switch to any other plan and don't like it, i can not switch back to my current plan. So when I get home I am headed to the nearest Verizon store. I only hope the head lines are true about Verizon unlimited plan.

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ACE - Expert

Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?


@Banzmor wrote:

I have been a long time customer of AT&T. I can NOT switch to the unlimited plan because I would not be able to make a mobile hotspot. I am a truck driver, being able to make a hotspot is the most important feature. My current plan gives me 35 gigs for $130.00, its an old plan with no throtting. If I switch to any other plan and don't like it, i can not switch back to my current plan. So when I get home I am headed to the nearest Verizon store. I only hope the head lines are true about Verizon unlimited plan.


Is 10GB of high-speed tethering enough for you?

 

 

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Message 22 of 26
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Re: I have unlimited data - Can I use a hotspot?

@Banzmor, Verizon is not offering unlimited data tethering. As @Gary L, says, they are limiting it to 10 gig a month. Are you currently tethering all your 35 gig ATT data? If so, you're not going to be happy with Verizon's limit.



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Message 23 of 26
ACE - Sage

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@Banzmor

No one here can blame you.  You are exactly the person Verizon's new plan is perfect for.  

 

 

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Message 24 of 26
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Re: Unlimited

I'm not using an ATT purchase plan phone. I've got an unlocked Nexus that I bought from Google with an ATT sim card. Can ATT still keep me from setting up a WIFI hotspot if I go with an unlimited data plan? Thanks in advance. 

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ACE - Expert

Re: Unlimited


@portsample wrote:

I'm not using an ATT purchase plan phone. I've got an unlocked Nexus that I bought from Google with an ATT sim card. Can ATT still keep me from setting up a WIFI hotspot if I go with an unlimited data plan? Thanks in advance. 


Yes.  

 

Also, are you sure that phone will even hotspot on AT&T?? (On non-unlimited plans)

 

 

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