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usb dongle into laptop wifi hotspot?

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  • Started 2 years ago by kylewire87
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kylewire87
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Sorry if this has been covered already but i have been searching everywhere for some help.

I have a USB dongle that i receive my internet usage from.. i want to be able to turn my laptop into a wifi hotspot so i could then purchase an Ipad and use the wifi on the ipad to pick up a signal from my laptop and usb data usage.... Is this possible? Any help and advice would be great thanks.

Kyle

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whs
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As far as I know, your 'hosting' system has to be connected with the ethernet cable. But then it is easy and should also work with a dongle. Here are a couple of tutorials:

http://www.ehow.com/how_831394.....tspot.html

http://cnettv.cnet.com/make-yo.....28619.html

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GuiltySpark
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Probably easier to use one of these : http://blog.three.co.uk/2011/1.....-to-three/

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highline
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you could get a 3g router to do it something like this http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=.....=3g+router

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whs
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3G is slow - 4G is a lot faster, if available. Something like this: https://deals.bestbuy.com/mobile+phones2/product/2329467/sierra+wireless++overdrive+pro+mobile+wifi+hotspot+sprint

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