iPad2 operate as hotspot like iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Lauren2010, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Lauren2010 macrumors newbie

    Jul 30, 2010
    If I got an iPad2 with AT&T or Verizon feature, can it operate as a mini hotspot so I can connect to the internet thru it from other wireless devices?

    I believe the IPhone4 does that with ios4.3, right?

    Also, can you get an iPad2 dataplan without a contract from either ATT or verizon and instead just pay month to month?

  2. Chupa Chupa macrumors G5

    Chupa Chupa

    Jul 16, 2002
    No. Unfortunately, that is an iPhone-only feature.
  3. vrDrew macrumors 65816

    Jan 31, 2010
    Midlife, Midwest
    No, the iPad cannot act as a Hotspot on either network.

    Yes - you can get month-to-month data contract from both Verizon and ATT

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