WiFi iPad 2 using iPhone 4 Hot Spot question

Discussion in 'iPad 2' started by Target, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Target

    Target Evangelist

    In another thread I shared we just went with a family share plan on AT&T for our data. So using my wifi only ipad 2 I've learned that iMessages don't go from the iPad when teathered (is that a word?) to my iPhone. Is this normal?


    Target

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  2. imutter

    imutter Genius

    I can try and see
    So I tether iPad then I send a message from where to where ?
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  4. Target

    Target Evangelist

    Tether you iPad and send a message from iPad's iMessage to another iOS user. Mine failed twice. Goes from the iPhone. Goes from the iPad on wifi. Doesn't go from the iPad teathered to the iPhone for data.


    Target

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  5. imutter

    imutter Genius

    I did tether on 4g and was able to send a message to my phone and to hubbies phone but not to my own @me I
    I guess because the iPad uses it
    Question is can I do FT?
  6. imutter

    imutter Genius

    Ok that worked too
    Tethered iPad to iPhone used iPad to FaceTime my husbands iPhone

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