How do I share my Internet connection wirelessly with other gadgets while using it simultaneously on my MacBook Pro?

I am using a Idea Netsetter 3g dongle for broadband Internet access. However, when I go to the settings to share it with other devices, the MacBook Pro is the only one left out of the connection.

  • Which OS X version? Have you tried following the procedure explained here: support.apple.com/kb/PH3853? Could you make a screenshot of System Preferences>Sharing>Internet Sharing when you try to share the connection (you could use imgur.com and paste the link, someone with enough rep will edit your post and insert the picture inline)?
    – jaume
    Jun 3, 2013 at 7:32

2 Answers 2


I've used Idea Netsetter Dongle and shared my internet over the Wifi.

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  • First connect to the Internet with Idea Netsetter 3G

  • Open System Preferences > Sharing enter image description here

  • Select the Network which you want to share ( In your case it's Ethernet Adaptor )enter image description here

  • Select the network(s) which you want to share the internet to (In your case Wifi) enter image description here
  • Don't forget to switch you're Wifi On enter image description here
  • Now if you look at the Wifi Icon on your Menu Bar , You'll notice something different.

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  • Now take any other device ( iPhone , Android Phone , iPad ) and connect to your WiFi Network.

Hope this is what you were looking for !


http://www.4shared.com/file/5-AHKzPA/Marywifi-EN.html this apps help it's easy and simple to share your wireless

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