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First off, I am well aware of how to—in general—create a wireless hotspot using an ad-hoc network directly from my iPhone.

I have previously used the latest version of MyWi (version 4.12.6 at time of writing) but it creates ad-hoc networks and this doesn't work for me.

I do not want to and cannot create an ad-hoc network from my iPhone to allow another device to share its connection (must be wireless, as bridged connections don't help either).

Does anybody know if this is possible?

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You have to jail break your iPhone to enable it as a WiFi hotspot. –  tawman Feb 1 '11 at 21:58
    
@tawman - as I said, I am well aware of how to create a wifi hotspot - my question is, is it possible to do so without creating an ad-hoc network –  JM4 Feb 1 '11 at 22:02
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Not until iOS 4.3. –  Alan Zeino Feb 1 '11 at 22:05
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In iOS 4.3 there will be Personal Hotspot integrated in firmware. Just wait

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@JM4 the point is, since this will come in the next release nobody will bother developing such thing. And no, no solution exists to this date to do that - also because nobody had enough reasons to do it. –  Cawas Feb 3 '11 at 18:13
    
@JM4 just prove me wrong and bring a solution then. –  Cawas Feb 4 '11 at 11:37
    
@JM4: maybe try being a little less confrontational with people who are actually trying to help you out? –  Robert S Ciaccio Feb 4 '11 at 15:06
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