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Adding Temporary Wi-Fi to iPad 1

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Nov 14, 2011 3:07 PM

For 51 weeks of the year I have access to Wi-Fi and so do not have 3G on my iPad.  This is fine.  For one week I am on holiday on a small island where they have only just discovered Wi-Fi and it can be accessed from a couple of cafes a few miles from where we stay.  Now my daily newspaper (The Guardian) has stopped printing its international edition.  I have their lovely iPad app. but can't find any gismo which would enable me to get access to the internet for a week. There's no USB port.

 

Does anyone know of any other work around methods for temporary access please?

 

xM

  • paulcb Level 6 Level 6 (18,675 points)
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    Nov 14, 2011 3:12 PM (in response to Margaret Cushing1)

    You need a "mobile hotspot" that will receive the cellular signal where you stay and 'convert' them to wifi that your iPad can connect to.  Verizon makes one called a mifi.  Check the carrier where you holiday and see if they offer one.

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