1. pstmstr's Avatar
    Just curious if it's worth JBing mine.
    04-05-2010 11:54 AM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    I'm not sure it's even possible? The way Steve Jobs made it sound when asked if you will be able to tether from an iPhone to iPad the answer was no. Jailbroken or not I don't think it would work - yet. If anyone else has a definite answer I'd appreciate it.
    04-05-2010 12:02 PM
  3. cjvitek's Avatar
    Even if you used something like MiWi, which changes your iPhone to a router (basically)?
    04-05-2010 12:18 PM
  4. JohnH59's Avatar
    MyWi on JB iPhone works with iPad.
    04-05-2010 12:57 PM
  5. Jeremy's Avatar
    MyWi on JB iPhone works with iPad.
    Then I don't see why the iPhone wouldn't work. Hmm...
    04-05-2010 01:27 PM
  6. BriDroid's Avatar
    I don't have an iPad yet (waiting for my 3G), but I'll be stopping by the Apple store in a bit and if I can get my hands on a demo iPad, I just may have to see if it will connect to my JB iPhone via MyWi. I don't see any reason why it won't in general use because MyWi simply turns your JB'en iPhone into a WiFi hotspot. Easy peasy.
    04-05-2010 01:34 PM
  7. JohnH59's Avatar
    Then I don't see why the iPhone wouldn't work. Hmm...
    This morning, we connected three iPads to my JB iPhone using MyWi.
    04-05-2010 01:36 PM
  8. cardfan's Avatar
    Of course it works. I used mywi all day with it launch day as i wasn't home.

    The problem of course is...using too much of it. And being able to jailbreak 4.0 to have it. So yes, it works if you can jailbreak your iphone.
    04-05-2010 01:45 PM
  9. Jeremy's Avatar
    Of course it works. I used mywi all day with it launch day as i wasn't home.

    The problem of course is...using too much of it. And being able to jailbreak 4.0 to have it. So yes, it works if you can jailbreak your iphone.
    This also brings up my main concern of why Jobs said it would not happen... Wonder what they will put in place to make sure it does not happen when AT&T enables tethering.
    04-05-2010 03:52 PM
  10. smileyboy's Avatar
    It works. I'm using it now. I'm wondering about 4.0!!!! I bet we get tethering this time around for $15 extra a month. Yikes!!!!!
    04-05-2010 07:25 PM
  11. west3man's Avatar
    Not the same thing, but the Pre can certainly share it's internet connection with the iPad.
    04-05-2010 08:02 PM
  12. Zer0's Avatar
    I tried installing the demo of mywi on iPhone OS 3.0 with out luck I get a message about starting the network then retrying and then it stops and cannot create the adhoc network. I think I may need to got to os 3.1 to use mywi
    04-05-2010 11:01 PM
  13. GinoDotCom's Avatar
    Zero, I'm running mywi on 3.0, works great. Though, I had to install it twice because it kept crashing upon bootup the first time around.

    MyWi works great with the iPad!! The dev for that app is going to be making some serious coin now with the emergence of every new iPad owner wanting to thether they're iPhone if of course it's jailbroken.
    04-06-2010 12:57 AM
  14. Mustang5Oh's Avatar
    I'm betting Jobs said no because if he said yes but only if jailbroken then everyone who has an iPhone and an iPad would jailbreak. I was thinking about waiting for the 3G model but forgot about MyWi. I'm def. going to buy MyWi when I get my iPad and have some 3G that I'm already paying for instead of giving AT&T more money which they dont deserve for their crappy network (ok its not that bad just frustrating at times haha).
    04-06-2010 01:10 AM
  15. Zer0's Avatar
    Zero, I'm running mywi on 3.0, works great. Though, I had to install it twice because it kept crashing upon bootup the first time around.

    MyWi works great with the iPad!! The dev for that app is going to be making some serious coin now with the emergence of every new iPad owner wanting to thether they're iPhone if of course it's jailbroken.
    Hmmmm.. The only other thing I did was visited BenM site and installed the network settings so I can tether, which does work for me. Could that be messing with MyWi? also are you running the latest version? I will try installing it again tonight and see if I have any luck.
    04-06-2010 10:52 AM
  16. BriDroid's Avatar
    Hopefully AT&T won't wise up to unauthorized 3G usage -- like a sudden spike in your data guzzling Just sayin'.
    04-06-2010 11:12 AM
  17. Zer0's Avatar
    I couldn't wait till I got home, I removed the profile that I installed at BenM for tethering and reinstalled MiWi and it is now working properly.
    04-06-2010 11:22 AM
  18. bluewizard's Avatar
    Hello All,
    Has anyone seen an app to allow 3g sharing on the iphone without Jailbreak? Has something like tinyproxy been created on the iphone?
    This would require spending the $100 for the dev license to install the app but would be cheaper than spending the $130 for the 3g version of ipad.
    04-10-2010 12:59 PM
  19. acv1080's Avatar
    I'm pretty sure MyWi is the only way to tether off a jailbroken iPhone. iPad will not connect with an iPhone through Bluetooth, so even if you have tethering enabled on your iPhone (jailbroken or not) you won't have any success. MyWi works great though.
    04-11-2010 02:21 AM
  20. MacUser's Avatar
    Here is my fear: does MiFi quickly deplete the iPhone's battery? Some days, I already have issues with the battery lasting me through the day.

    Thanks!
    04-11-2010 08:16 PM
  21. Jaayquan's Avatar
    Here is my fear: does MiFi quickly deplete the iPhone's battery? Some days, I already have issues with the battery lasting me through the day.

    Thanks!
    MacUser,

    You have a valid fear on that one! I've used MiFi and it is a big battery drain. I don't see it as a long-term solution because of this problem mainly. When I had it on, my 3G iPhone was ALWAYS drained at the end of each day (sometimes before).

    I've been doing my best to try and come up with a best value solution and I'm pretty convinced that as much as I hate to I will probably pay the extra cost and monthly fees for a 3G version.

    Also there's something to be said about the "elegance experience factor" when using an iPad. Do I want to go through the hassle of having to deal with MiFi/iPhone issues (things do go wrong) when I'm mobile using the iPad? Also since I would have to turn off MiFi or any other wifi program to conserve battery that would mean that I would be frequently turning it off and on again. I'm thinking not. I have a Kindle DX now and it's awesome to just be able to pick it up and read whenever I want and see the blogs and newspapers come in on Whisphernet without lifting a finger.

    Keep in mind too that the wi-fi connection will not b at N speeds which the iPad is capable of so bandwidth will be an issue as some point.

    Oh by the way, I'm new here and have been lurking reading all the messages the pass few days. Glad to make ya'lls acquaintance!

    Jaayquan
    04-14-2010 02:39 PM
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