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Amazon giving away a $100 gift card for phones bundled with Hotspot plans

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Amazon giving away a $100 gift card for phones bundled with Hotspot plans
Looking for some last minute Holiday deals? Amazon might be the right place for that as the e-tailer has kicked off a promo giving you a $100 gift card for every Hotspot-capable Android handset you purchase.

But there’s a catch - you’d also need to activate the hotspot feature to benefit from the deal. And that could be a costly thing to do. Still, it’s a good deal for those who plan on really using it. Here are some phones you might want to consider with the deal.


1. Motorola Droid RAZR: $169.99 with contract 
2. HTC Rezound: $149.99 with contract 


1. Samsung Galaxy S II Epic Touch 4G: $79.99 with contract 
2. Motorola Photon 4G: $49.99 with contract 

source: PocketNow

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posted on 30 Dec 2011, 10:04

1. android1234 (Posts: 173; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)

Will this apply if you activate and cancel the hotspots service a week or two later??

posted on 30 Dec 2011, 10:40

2. Tux4g63 (Posts: 120; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

Ditto on this question. The way it looks you should be able to because the hotspot feature looks like it is a month to month addition on your plan, but that the gift card says it credits to your account after a few days.

posted on 30 Dec 2011, 20:12

3. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

This is waaaaay old news - when I got my phone for 1c, that offer was there - root your phone and get the sqlite app, and change the entitlement_check record/field under settings (the one with the wrench) to a '0' - check it out here and you will not have to pay extra or get a different plan:

posted on 01 Jan 2012, 16:11

4. jkapster (Posts: 50; Member since: 15 Dec 2010)

Better yet, download Elixr2 and get your hotspot free w/out having to root ;)

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