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So I'm on vacation and I need internet. I'm close enough to a coffee shop that I can get Wifi on only one of my 3 laptops and not at
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    So I'm on vacation and I need internet. I'm close enough to a coffee shop that I can get Wifi on only one of my 3 laptops and not at all on my iPhone.

    Is there a way to set up the laptop I currently have connected so that I can browse the internet on my other 2 laptops and my iPhone? In other words, iPhone connected to Laptop connected to Wifi? Like a reverse PDAnet

    Actually, I'm sure I've seen that is possible-so could someone just show me a tutorial somewhere or something?

    Thanks a lot!
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    P.S. I'm using Windows.

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    Here's how to get your phone online. alk blog: SSH to get your iphone online via USB cable
    Can't really say much about how to get the laptops online, but I'll try to find out.

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    Thanks-that will work for the moment, but I'd still like to make the laptop a complete wireless connection so I can go anywhere with the iPhone and laptops

    Edit: Hmm, that's not quite what I am looking for; I checked it out and it seems to be just like PDAnet-not in the reverse like what I am looking for. Still, thanks though!

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    check out this thread. One of the posts tells you how to put PDAnet 1.33 on the phone.

    http://www.modmyi.com/forums/native-...ial-alert.html

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    Thanks, but I'm looking for the opposite: Making my laptop a hotspot that I can connect my iPhone to!

    Please help!!!

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    ahhhhh interesting
    Windows machine?

    would this work for you?
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...tup/adhoc.mspx

    the only thing is you will need 2 lan cards in the host, which most laptops already have
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    Quote Originally Posted by bruinsrme View Post
    ahhhhh interesting
    Windows machine?

    would this work for you?
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/u...tup/adhoc.mspx

    the only thing is you will need 2 lan cards in the host, which most laptops already have
    This was exactly what I was looking for

    Unfortunately, it won't work for me-I don't have direct wired access to the connection, nor do I have more than one wireless adapter

    That unfortunately means a no-go for me?

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    Well my method will still work as long as you're willing to keep your phone wired to the laptop.

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    Is there a way I can make the iPhone into a wireless access point while it's plugged into the PC?

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    Hmmm


    the only way I can think of without 2 wireless connections would be have the hotpot use wireless to the coffee shop and then use a wireless switch whichh would be hard wired from the hot spot to the switch and the iphone and other laptops would connect to to get thru the hotspot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaxRabbit View Post
    Is there a way I can make the iPhone into a wireless access point while it's plugged into the PC?
    what about this
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    /\ i think he said he can't get the iphone to find the wifi spot so i would htink that won't work for him either

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    I misreadhis last post. sorry maxrabbit

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    did u try using the WIfinder app from app store?
    I notice that finds my WAP when the built in one doesnt.

    and i notice alot of times if you type in the name of the WAP and the password in Other-it will come up even if it didnt when it was searching for it normally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carrbone View Post
    did u try using the WIfinder app from app store?
    I notice that finds my WAP when the built in one doesnt.

    and i notice alot of times if you type in the name of the WAP and the password in Other-it will come up even if it didnt when it was searching for it normally.
    I notice what you mean when I use StumberPlus-it finds 4 extra networks that the default doesn't find. Unfortunately, none of these networks are the coffee shop, and only one is unprotected but I don't know whose it is so I don't have permission to use it.

    But thanks for all your help guys-I really appreciate it! Just looks like I'm SOL.

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