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Tether your iPhone to android or IOS tablet, using Bluetooth!!!

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by prendy35, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. prendy35

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    I just wanted to let everyone know, I was able to tether my iPhone 6s to my Nexus 7 v1 using Bluetooth. This allowed me to get internet on my nexus 7 WiFi using Bluetooth from my iPhone.

    Step 1) On iPhone turn on an set up a Personal hotspot
    Step 2) On iPhone turn on Bluetooth, On tablet turn on Bluetooth. Make sure WiFi is disconnected on both so you know it worked.
    Step 3) connect tablet to iPhone via Bluetooth.
    Step 4) if it is an android device, make sure you click on options on Bluetooth an enable sharing internet access in Bluetooth connection.
    Step 5) test internet! iPhone will state that 1 connection is made on hotspot.

    This worked for me. I will post a YouTube video of this later so you can see a better longer explanation. I just wanted to get this out to anyone who needs it! its going to help me a lot.

    I tested this on iPad air 1 and Nexus 7.
     
  2. PhantomPlanet

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    careful, this will incur extra fees for using your phone as a mobile hotspot with many service providers.
     
  3. prendy35

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    Very true!! good point! I have T-mobile so I do not occur those said fees. I know Verizon charges you and I believe AT&T. I believe sprint, T-mobile and Metro do not.
     
  4. PhantomPlanet

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    I've AT&T and they charge extra for sure. but I jailbreak and have a way around it.
     
  5. prendy35

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    I actually just googled it and most carriers are not charging anymore depending on the plan. Looks like Verizon includes it on some plans as well. (The MORE Everything Plan | Verizon Wireless)

    With that said, Please check your plans first!
     
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    Tested this today out during a Flight and there was no need to cache my maps! Worked great!!!
     
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    I tried doing this on my little Lenovo tablet (S8-50) and it wants to disable WiFi when I do Bluetooth tethering. I go back in and turn it back on but it disables it after a minute or so. Any ideas? It'll work, but not for very long.