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Old Feb 10, 13, 6:56 pm
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Gogo+iPhone hotspot

Can I share my gogo connection with my seatmate using iPhone hotspot setting?
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Old Feb 10, 13, 10:21 pm
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Originally Posted by precision80 View Post
Can I share my gogo connection with my seatmate using iPhone hotspot setting?
Unless you jailbreak, no you can't tether wifi signal.
You'll need something like MyWi or PdaNet.
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Old Apr 11, 13, 1:51 pm
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I'm using a galaxy nexus with pdanet+... I'm currently on a flight using gogo. Everything I try to connect to my nexus hotshot with my tablet my phones Wifi shuts off.
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Old Apr 11, 13, 4:25 pm
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Originally Posted by dqdude View Post
I'm using a galaxy nexus with pdanet+... I'm currently on a flight using gogo. Everything I try to connect to my nexus hotshot with my tablet my phones Wifi shuts off.
Because in order to turn tethering on your cell phone's wifi radio needs to be in a different mode. You can't get a wifi signal and share it with a phone. I've never been able to do that.

Plus, technically I don't think you can have something broadcasting a wifi signal on a plane. You can't even use bluetooth headphones on a plane.
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Old Apr 11, 13, 5:24 pm
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Originally Posted by PainCorp View Post

Plus, technically I don't think you can have something broadcasting a wifi signal on a plane. You can't even use bluetooth headphones on a plane.
I think you mean "legally" or "regulatorally"*, not "technically".

*not that it's a word
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Old Apr 11, 13, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by gfunkdave View Post
I think you mean "legally" or "regulatorally"*, not "technically".

*not that it's a word
I've learned better than to use the word "legally" on FT, it takes the conversation in a whole other direction.
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Old Apr 19, 13, 1:13 pm
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Yes you can over Bluetooth / USB, but not over wifi (you can either receive OR transmit a wifi signal, not both at the same time).

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Old Apr 19, 13, 1:33 pm
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Originally Posted by zacaltman View Post
No you can't. You can either receive OR transmit a wifi signal, not both at the same time.
Well, depends on the wireless chip in question. But yes, this is true for the iPhone.
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Old Apr 19, 13, 2:32 pm
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Originally Posted by gfunkdave View Post
Well, depends on the wireless chip in question. But yes, this is true for the iPhone.
Well yeah, that's what this thread is about
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Old Apr 19, 13, 4:12 pm
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You can do both simultaneously on an iPhone.
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Old Apr 22, 13, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by Dubai Stu View Post
You can do both simultaneously on an iPhone.
Ahh, my bad. Forgot about the Bluetooth / USB options. So yes, you can over Bluetooth / USB. See here: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4517
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