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Old Dec 7, 2012, 07:15 PM   #1
Sinophile
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Wifi Sharing/Tethering on MacBook?

Sometimes wifi hotspots only allow you to connect one device at a time. Is there a way for me to share my laptop's wifi connection with my iPhone? I don't have tethering enabled on my AT&T iPhone.

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Old Dec 7, 2012, 07:31 PM   #2
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One way to do that is to tether phone to a WIFI router via cable (I don't know if it's do-able on your particular phone) then the router can provide the address translation necessary for multiple end devices.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 03:21 AM   #3
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USB WiFi

I bought a very cheap (10) small USB WiFi adapter for exactly this purpose. Works brilliantly using standard OSX Network sharing - Phone connects to USB WiFi adapter, MBA connect to Hotel WiFi with internal Airport.
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