Can this be done, and what's the best way to do it..

sulpfiction

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Aug 16, 2011
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Philadelphia Area
I have an at&t iPhone 5 with blazing fast LTE outside Philadelphia. AT&T just flipped the switch ~2 weeks ago, so it hasn't been around for long. So back when the iPad 3 came out I got a Verizon one because they had LTE in my area at the the. I currently pay $30 for month to month data and I'm not under any contract. I should also say that I am a grandfathered unlimited data customer with AT&T.

What I would like to do is eliminate the VZW data for my iPad and tether my at&t iPhone 5 LTE to it. Can It be done? And if so could I do it without losing my unlimited data?

If anyone has any better options for me, I would really appreciate it.
 

bokbchoy

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Sep 23, 2012
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California, United States
I have an at&t iPhone 5 with blazing fast LTE outside Philadelphia. AT&T just flipped the switch ~2 weeks ago, so it hasn't been around for long. So back when the iPad 3 came out I got a Verizon one because they had LTE in my area at the the. I currently pay $30 for month to month data and I'm not under any contract. I should also say that I am a grandfathered unlimited data customer with AT&T.

What I would like to do is eliminate the VZW data for my iPad and tether my at&t iPhone 5 LTE to it. Can It be done? And if so could I do it without losing my unlimited data?

If anyone has any better options for me, I would really appreciate it.
technically yes it can be done
all you need to do is to turn off your ipad cellular data and then turn on the iphone 5 tethering thing. Not sure if this is what your asking and if this solution will work. just my two cents
 

dgstan

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Jun 29, 2010
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technically yes it can be done
all you need to do is to turn off your ipad cellular data and then turn on the iphone 5 tethering thing. Not sure if this is what your asking and if this solution will work. just my two cents
Correct me if I'm wrong, but won't AT&T change your unlimited plan to a tiered one if you add tethering?
 

nostresshere

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Dec 30, 2010
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Sure it will work on ATT if you turn off the cellular usage. It will be connecting via wifi, right?

As to plan... not sure.
 

snook911

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Aug 13, 2007
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Yorba Linda, CA
I have an at&t iPhone 5 with blazing fast LTE outside Philadelphia. AT&T just flipped the switch ~2 weeks ago, so it hasn't been around for long. So back when the iPad 3 came out I got a Verizon one because they had LTE in my area at the the. I currently pay $30 for month to month data and I'm not under any contract. I should also say that I am a grandfathered unlimited data customer with AT&T.

What I would like to do is eliminate the VZW data for my iPad and tether my at&t iPhone 5 LTE to it. Can It be done? And if so could I do it without losing my unlimited data?

If anyone has any better options for me, I would really appreciate it.
It can be done but the only way to do it and not lose your grandfathered data is to jailbreak. I am grandfathered in as well and as soon as the jailbreak is available I will get My Wii back and be able to tether again. They even have bluetooth tethering available. Its $20 but way worth the money and the jailbreak.
 
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