9 Replies Latest reply: Apr 25, 2012 12:51 PM by StevieB83
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Can I tether my iPhone 4S to the new IPad which was launched days ago?

Since the newly launched IPad would be using 4G network to run, would it be able to detect & tether from my iPhone 4S 3G network for data, if I'm only using the wifi only version..?


Tethering, the new iPad
Solved by Parallex33 on Mar 13, 2012 9:29 AM Solved
Actually yes you can.   The iPhone 4s works as a mobile hotspot, which means that it will emit a WiFi zone that the iPad can pick up.  When you set your phone to tether it will give a password to use to access its hotspot. There may be a charge by your iPhone data supplier for tethering.  Some do and some dont, so you will need to check with them.
Reply by Templeton Peck on Mar 13, 2012 9:21 AM Helpful
if I'm only using the wifi only version..? No If you have a WiFi only iPad, where would you get it's internet connetion from?  You'd need the 4G/3G service to do that. If you want to tether the iPad to your phone using the phone's personal  hotspot feather, then sign up for that service from your wireless carrier.
Reply by BobTheFisherman on Mar 13, 2012 10:29 AM Helpful
In a tethering/hotspot situation, the iPad connects to the phone using wifi. It does not care what the phone is using to connect to the provider's network.

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