conecting ipad2 to iphone for internet conection

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  1. noady1

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    Hi i own an ipad2 64g wifi only ihave heard that you can use iphone to hook up on the internet when out away from home or wifi conection ihave iphone 3gs can any one please advise how and if i can do this

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  2. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    As far as I'm aware, on non-jail broken devices, this can only be done on the new iPhone4, which supports WiFi tethering. Other iPhones do not support tethering.

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  3. David79

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    You can tether with the iphone 3Gs via bluetooth tethering and iphone4 wifi or bluetooth. No need to JB as long as both iphone and ipad are using same ios and you have signed up for tethering through cell phone company..

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  4. Tim SPRACKLEN

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    Thanks, David, for the better information - much appreciated.

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    Anytime =)

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    connecting WiFi Ipad2 to internet via Iphone3GS

    Success!!:D

    Iphone3gs with 4.2.1 - enabled tethering under 'network' and enabled bluetooth
    Ipad2 16G WiFi 4.3.3 - enabled bluetooth

    paired Iphone and Ipad2

    Powered up Safari on Ipad2 and connected to internet

    Already had a 'data' plan enabled on the Iphone

    No jailbreaking needed of either device
     
  7. Jaeger

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    How much does the tethering sign up cost?
     
  8. Hayles66

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    Gosh! I didn't know that you could tether using a 3GS. Yes, how much is tethering?

    sent with love from my iPad on IPF
     
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    In the US both carriers offer 2GB hotspot plans for $20.
     
  10. Hayles66

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    I'm assuming a month? I'm going to have to ask Tesco O2 if they do tethering. They didn't do it back along but I'm sure I heard that they would be implementing it soon!

    sent with love from my iPad on IPF
     

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