If you are in a location or in a place that does not allow you to have one Wifi connectionto connect with your tablet, but you can only have ethernet connection for your MacBook, continue reading this guide to find out how to connect with an iPad to the network. You can also find yourself in a position to connect to the WiFi network with just one device like your computer, but at the same time you also need to connect with your iPad, this guide is just for you. Attention, because this method to share Wifi connection cannot be connected to an iPhone.
If you have this need to share the Wifi connection from your Mac with iPad, here's what you need to do to connect to both devices simultaneously.
How to share Wifi connection
Phase 1: On the Mac you have to go into Apple> System Preferences> Bluetooth> Enable Bluetooth.
Step 2: On the iPad you have to activate Bluetooth.
Step 3: Your iPad should look like a new device in your MacBook's Bluetooth preferences. Click on Match. A six-digit number will appear on your Mac. The same number will have to appear on your iPad. Confirm the connection by clicking "Match"On your iPad.
Step 4: On the Mac go in Apple> System Preferences> Sharing and do as shown in the screenshot below.
- Click on "Internet sharing"From the menu on the left. Do not select anchor box!
- Select: Share your connection from "WiFi"
- Check: For computers via "PANBluetooth"
- Check the box "Internet sharing"From the menu on the left
- When asked if you are sure you want to share the connection, select "Start"
At this point, you should be able to get the internet connection and share the Wifi connection from the Mac with iPad. Obviously, to make this work, your Mac must be active and connected to the Internet.