Currently Being ModeratedApr 5, 2011 10:09 AM (in response to Ge0ph)Go to System Preferences...
In system preferences turn on Internet sharing....
Select .... Share Your connection from ... Built in Ethernet
Select ....To Computers Using Airport
You may have to check Internet sharing at this point - don't remember exact sequence.
Turn off the firewall as well.
Then turn on Airport from your Menu at the top of the screen, select create network - should default to your computers name - enter password - should be ready to go.MacBook Pro 13", Mac OS X (10.6.7), Intel iMac (Tiger 10.4.11) MacBook White 13" (10.5.8) iPad 32g (iOS 4.3.1)
Currently Being ModeratedApr 5, 2011 10:11 AM (in response to PogoPossum)
You can't tether the iPad to a network through or on your Macbook. It needs a wireless router.
I think the OP wants to use the Mac as the WiFi connection. I do it every day at work because I do not have wireless at my office.MacBook Pro 13", Mac OS X (10.6.7), Intel iMac (Tiger 10.4.11) MacBook White 13" (10.5.8) iPad 32g (iOS 4.3.1)
Currently Being ModeratedApr 5, 2011 10:43 AM (in response to Demo)And that's exactly why and what I want. Thanks, I forgot about the internet sharing part.
Message was edited by: Ge0ph
Just wanted to add that my question has been answered.Mac Mini, Mac OS X (10.6.4)
Currently Being ModeratedJul 16, 2011 5:59 AM (in response to Demo)
I looked and looked to find the answer to this - yet it was so simple.
Thanks very much for this.
I am using a cellular data connection from a remote location to access the internet and I was hopeful that this would work to allow an iPad to also connect to the same data port through my MacBook and it did.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 29, 2012 5:53 AM (in response to Demo)
I am in Bermuda set up with a wireless connection provided, for a small fee) by the resort.
Tried to set up sharing internet through both WiFi and Bluetooth. Although the ipad and MacBook Pro show as being "connected' through Blutooth I get nothing through the i-pad. Can't seem to connect WiFi at all. Any suggestions. I followed your instructions to the letter. (the only difference in wording. My machine offers "Ethernet" not "Built in ethernet")