Can I "piggyback" my wifi only mini to go online via my Ipad cellular

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  1. Elizellen

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    I am going on holiday later this year to a holiday park where wifi will not be available in the accommodation.

    I have an original Ipad cellular model as well as a wifi only original mini ipad.

    Is it possible to get online to use my wifi only original mini ipad somehow using my original Ipad cellular as a "gateway"?

    Forgive me if I am not using the correct terminology
     
  2. scifan57

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    If by original iPad cellular model you mean the iPad from 2010, then no, you can't use it as a WiFi hotspot for your iPad mini. You need at least an iPad 3 to use it as a personal hotspot.
     
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    Well, I'm assuming that you do not have a phone that can establish a Wi-Fi hotspot? Just another suggestion (and not sure about the UK options) is to use a Mi-Fi Hotspot - a little device that takes a cellular signal and converts into a local hotspot - some of the companies may offer a 'pay as you go' billing plan rather that monthly charges. Dave :)
     
  4. Elizellen

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    rats!!

    Thanks for the suggestion, Dave.
    I'll look into that option
     

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