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  1. #1

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    Mar 09, 2011
    ipad 2 internet tethering
    hi I have an ipad 2 and a iphone 3g , i am using the iphone as we speak to browse the net via bluetooth with my mac book pro , why can`t i do this with my ipad and my 3g iphone?

  2. #2
    You don't say whether you have a 3G iPad or not, so I can't give you an answer.

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    Oct 01, 2007
    Mac Mini i5 (2014 High Sierra), iPhone X, Apple Watch, iPad Pro 12.9, AppleTV (4)
    He wants to do it with his iPad and iPhone so I'd guess he want's to use the internet connection on the phone.

    iPads can only connect over wifi when tethered.

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  4. #4
    I understood his question to be "if I can tether FROM my iPhone TO my iPad (via Bluetooth), how come I can't tether FROM my iPad TO my iPhone the same way?"

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    osxx's Avatar
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    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    I don't know if the option is there on the 3g but on the 4g if you want to pay for it personal Hot Spot can be set up.

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    Personal Hotspot works with 3G as well. I have an iPhone 4 (which doesn't do 4G) and the option is there. It is not present on my (wi-fi) iPad 1 of course.

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