Apple has come up with two iPad models, iPad WiFi only and iPad WiFi + 3G model. What if someone with iPad WiFi model wants to use his iPhone internet connection (3G, Edge, etc) on his iPad with tethering? Is it possible to tether iPhone with iPad to use iPhone’s 3G network on iPad?
Responding to an email about iPhone tethering to iPad, Steve Jobs said No, iPhone won’t tether with iPad. Hence encouraged the iPad and iPhone jailbreak. In this guide you’ll learn how to tether iPhone to iPad to use your iPhone 3G service on your iPad WiFi model.
For those who don’t know, tethering is the use of a mobile device such as a mobile phone to supply Internet access for another device which is otherwise unconnected, using the mobile device as a modem. This can be done through Bluetooth wireless technology or cables (such as USB). (via wikipedia)
In order to tether iPhone internet to iPad, your iPhone must be jailbroken. iPhone Jailbreak guides are linked at the bottom of this post. Once you’ve jailbroken your iPhone, you’re good to go and there’s no need of an iPad jailbreak… Watch the video below to Tether iPhone to Your iPad…
- iPad WiFi Model
- Any Jailbroken iPhone with Data Plan
How to Tether iPhone to iPad
“Don’t want to spend an extra $130 on the iPad 3G? Then use MyWi to tether your iPhone’s 3G Internet Connection to your iPad. This will also save you an additional $30 per month. This video will show you how to tether your iPhone’s 3G or EDGE Data Connection to your iPad. This works on all iPhones-iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS. Data tethering using MyWi works on any WiFi enabled device. MyWi creates a WiFi network out of your cellular data connection. You can also set up a WEP key so that the network will have a password.”
You can purchase MyWi from Cydia for $9.99. However, there’s cracked version available in Cydia via a particular repo.. if you don’t want to purchase it, download it from Cydia by adding beyouriphone repo or sinful iphone repo. (Search the exact repo URL yourself and add it using this guide).
Jailbreak iPhone 3GS, 3G, 2G
You can Jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.3 using the following guides:
- Jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 with RedSn0w 0.9.3
- Jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 with Sn0wbreeze
- Jailbreak iPhone 3.1.3 with PwnageTool
You can jailbreak iPhone OS 3.1.2 using the following guides: