Sharing of a cellular Internet connection to other devices. Similar to [tag:internet-sharing] but when the device doing the sharing is not a full computer.

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How to enable USB tethering on your Android phone to Mac OS X Lion

I want to tether an unlimited data plan on a Nexus S (with Android 2.3.6) via USB cable to a MacBook Air (with OS X Lion). Both on Windows and Ubuntu, it works like a charm, so I'm wondering if ...
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Limiting network access for individual applications, on a per-WIFI-SSID basis?

Today I am out-of-office and have to use my iPhone's tethering abilities to get my MacBook Pro online. I have an online backup utility, CrashPlan, that immediately noticed that I had connectivity, ...
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Which uses more battery when tethering - Wifi or BT on iPhone 4S?

I'm not really bothered which is quicker - I'm guessing this is wifi anyway. I just want to know which would allow me to get the most life out of my iPhone 4S when tethering to it with may MBP. ...
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How to use Telnet with Personal Hotspot (tethering)?

I got the Personal Hotspot working great, with both USB and WiFi (on different computers/devices). However, I am not able to ping or telnet the other computer. Both computers can ping the iPhone ...
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An app or script to watch folder and display new images in full screen?

I'm teaching a photography class and would like to use a cheap setup to display photos taken by the students in real time. I have a macbook pro and an iphone. I also have an eye-fi card but it's an ...
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Auto join personal hotspot

I recently bought an iPad2 (WIFI only) in addition to my iPhone 4 I already had. There are two reason I took the wifi only model: I am not planning on taking the iPad everywhere I go. That's what ...
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Native RNDIS USB tethering support for OSX

Android phones can be USB tethered via RNDIS protocol on Windows and Linux. As far as I understood Apple does not provide RNDIS driver for OSX. Are there RNDIS drivers for OSX by third party (Android ...
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Internet tethering with iPod Touch 2G

I have a PC which does not have a build in WLan-Chip. But over the weekend, I'll temporarily move to some place where there is no cable-connection available. So now I'm trying to find out if I can ...
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Can IPhone 4 share WIFI over WIFI?

I'm going to location where my 3G will be pretty expensive. Can I connect my iPhone 4 to WIFI in hotel and share it for my laptop thru WIFI as well? That way I could save some money to not have to buy ...
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Joins both usb and wifi personal hotspot iphone

My macbook automatically joins both the usb and the wifi version of my iPhone's personal hotspot. I know I can just turn airport off or only enable my iPhone's usb tether. Is it possible to make my ...
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Is it possible to filter which applications can use my iPhone's Personal Hotspot?

Is it possible to filter which applications (in Windows) can use my iPhone's Personal Hotspot?
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What's fastest: iPhone 4 tethering with bluetooth, usb or the new hotspot feature?

I'm going to use the internet on a MacBook 5,2 and I have an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3.1 and it's jailbroken (and using TetherMe), if it makes any differences.
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When is bluetooth tethering better than wifi tethering?

One of the features added in the iOS 4.3 update is the ability to tether to your iPhone via wifi in addition to the USB and bluetooth tethering that's been in iOS since 3.0. I understand the use case ...
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Is it possible to update iPhone4 to a provider-neutral OS so WiFi hotspot can be enabled?

I want to use an original (non jailbroken) iPhone4 to access the internet with an iPad. This should is possible using the Personal wifi hotspot included in iOS 4.3 as mentioned in Tethering iPad to ...
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Can I use tethering to share my iPhone's connection with my iPad?

I own an iPhone 4 and I am planning to buy an iPad. I am wondering whether I'll be able to use the tether feature in the iPhone to access the internet from the iPad over Bluetooth. If this works, I ...
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Missing advanced network settings for iPhone USB/Bluetooth tethering

I have the same problem described here: http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=10082848#10082848 My iPhone is tethered to my Mac laptop via Bluetooth or USB. I want to set up a proxy ...
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iPhone restarts frequently whilst tethering via. USB

When tethering via. USB on my iPhone 4 (4.2.1) with my MacBook Pro (10.6.5) I frequently encounter: my iPhone freezes with either a black screen (hard reset) or a frozen screen (hard reset) my ...
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how to activate internet tethering in iphone 3g

Iam using Iphone 3G and surfing internet on it. I want to connect this phone with my laptop so as to surf internet on it, but my iphone carrier does not support the internet tethering option. It is ...
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Can you tether via bluetooth?

I would like my iPad to connect to the internet via a bluetooth modem (in this particular case, a Samsung Omnia with a more convenient pricing plan.) The iPad has been bought full price and thus ...
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Can I tether with my iPhone 4 without jailbreaking my phone or paying for the additional service?

Basically, I want to be able to tether my laptop to my iPhone 4 but I don't want to pay for extra service or lose my unlimited plan. I've heard there were some apps that had easter eggs but are no ...
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Status of iPhone tethering in México? [closed]

I want to know if I can get an iPhone 4 with tethering in México
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iPhone 4 internet tethering problem

I'm a user of Movistar (Spain) iPhone 4 mobile. I'm trying to activate the internet tethering and seems to all work fine. By default can be selectable. So, I put it on and connect it to my laptop ...
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Can I use tethering to let an iPad use an iPhone's 3G?

Given an iPad that doesn't have 3G but only wifi, can I make this use the 3G connection of an iPhone 4? Does this require a cable between the devices, or does it work over (bluetooth|wifi?) ?
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Tethering app code for iOS

Many of you know there was a Flashlight app with a hidden feature that enabled tethering, that snuck into the App Store this week. It was removed very quickly, about 10 minutes before I found out so I ...
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Is it possible to connect my iPhone 3G via Bluetooth to both OS on my MacBook?

I'm trying to connect my iPhone 3G to my MacBook via Bluetooth to use the iPhone Tethering. When I connect the iPhone to the OSX everything works fine. Since I often also use Windows 7 on the Bootcamp ...