Sharing internet connection to iPad where there is no WiFi?

Discussion in 'iPad Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by theBigD23, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. theBigD23 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 13, 2008
    Hello... While traveling, I made sure my room has internet, however, they all are wired. Luckily I have my laptop. Is it possible to create a ad-hoc connection so I can share my connection on the laptop to the iPad? If so, how is this done? Thanks!
  2. appletowns macrumors newbie

    Oct 11, 2007
    Assuming you're on a mac, click on the airport icon in the upper right of your screen.. Turn Airport On if it isn't already... then select "Create Network..." once you've created your ad-hoc network, open system preferences and turn on Internet Sharing by checking the box next to that option.

    Then configure Internet Sharing with the following values:
    Share your connection from => Ethernet
    To computers using => AirPort

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