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Original poster
Apr 27, 2018
When I tether my iPad to my Android phone (Galaxy S21 Ultra), internet sharing works sometimes, but not others.

Each time I try to tether, I make sure to connect to the phone in the iPad Bluetooth settings, and I make sure to press “allow” on the phone when it asks me if I want to allow the connection. The linked rings symbol appears on the iPad next to the battery indicator.

Sometimes this results in an internet connection on the iPad, but more often than not it does not.

Sometimes quitting an app (such as Safari) will get the internet working on the app, but usually it doesn’t.

The problem occurs even when the phone has a strong 4G or 5G connection.

How can I get tethering to work reliably?
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