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Tethering iPhone

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Thursday, August 23, 2007
Articles Categories: Ask iLounge, iPhone, Mac, Windows

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Q: Can I connect my home computer to the internet via my iPhone?

- Tracy

A: Unfortunately, no. The ability to do this is often referred to as “tethering” and is not a feature that is presently supported on the iPhone.

While it’s impossible to say with any certainty whether this is a feature that Apple would ever add in the future, it does seem unlikely, as the very nature of AT&T’s “unlimited” iPhone plan would preclude allowing the use of the data features in ways that might involve high volumes of data usage, such as tethering to a home computer or laptop.

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