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Topic # 112723 18-Dec-2012 12:00 Send private message

Im trying to host hotspot from my iphone 5 to a 4s via Bluetooth but cant seem to get it to work. The phones cant seem to see each other during BT pairing. (both phones have latest firmware) 

I can BT hot spot from my iphone 5 to my ipad 2 no problem but iPhone to iphone doesn't seem to work(is it even supported??)

I prefer using BT hotspot over wifi as BT doesn't thrash my battery and BT doesn't time out..



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  Reply # 734260 18-Dec-2012 12:23 Send private message

Wont the bandwidth totally sux, cf. a wifi link



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  Reply # 734261 18-Dec-2012 12:26 Send private message

iPhone 4S, 5 have BT 4.0. It's rated at 25Mbit which isn't bad at all:)

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  Reply # 734263 18-Dec-2012 12:30 Send private message

ALTRON: iPhone 4S, 5 have BT 4.0. It's rated at 25Mbit which isn't bad at all:)


It cheats, the High speed is via a 802.11 link that the Bluetooth channel controls, it is not via the Bluetooth channels



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  Reply # 734329 18-Dec-2012 14:04 Send private message

So is BT iphone to iphone tether/hotspot possible?

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  Reply # 734331 18-Dec-2012 14:08 Send private message

ALTRON: So is BT iphone to iphone tether/hotspot possible?


I don't think it is possible.




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  Reply # 735601 20-Dec-2012 16:07 Send private message

I bet if you turn one on as a hotspot, the other will connect to it via bluetooth.

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