Using wifi from mac

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by danb93, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. danb93 macrumors newbie

    Jun 17, 2012
    my iPod touch cannot find my wifi signal but my macbook pro can. Can i somehow get the internet on my iPod through my laptop. could i plug in the USB cable or does that not work.
  2. old-wiz, Aug 2, 2012
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2012

    old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    only way is via wi-fi. what kind of wi-fi is being used? maybe it's using a different 802.1xz and the iPod doesn't recognize it. have you tried moving very close to the wifi signal?

    usb doesn't get you internet

    if the MBP is receiving internet via wi-fi, it cannot share it with the ipod. to share internet mbp would need to be getting internet via ethernet.

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