Keep iPad tethered with iPhone

Discussion in 'iPad' started by raviluke, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. raviluke macrumors member

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    Hello,
    I have an iPad mini and iPhone 6S Plus. I have an unlimited data plan on my iPhone and was wondering if there is any way to keep iPhone tethered with iPad so that iPad always is connected to my iPhone's data? I hate that blue bar on my iPhone when I am tethering data with iPad. Any alternates?
     
  2. Channan macrumors 68030

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  3. Aluminum213 macrumors 68040

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    Yeah, get a cellular iPad
     
  4. matt550 macrumors 6502

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    Who is your cell phone provider? I have AT&T with unlimited data. Last I knew I could not tether.
     
  5. chabig macrumors 68040

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    The mobile share plans include tethering. I switched to one from unlimited. I think it's a better deal.
     
  6. raviluke thread starter macrumors member

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    Mine is a cellular iPad but my phone plan doesn't allow an additional sim for data sharing. I am free to tether though. I'm in Canada on Rogers with unlimited LTE.
     
  7. matt550 macrumors 6502

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    I've looked into it. I'd save some money. I average 4-4.5gb a month in data. So the 5gb shared plan would work for me. I guess I just like the feeling of having unlimited.
     
  8. BoneHead001 macrumors 6502

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    Not if your iPhone is plugged in. If you are waiting in a doctor’s office, just bring in your charger and have it plugged in while you are using your iPad.
     

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