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Wifi connection on Mac ipad when away from home

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#1 verle18


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Posted 16 November 2013 - 02:32 PM

Am unable to connect to internet on ipad when away from home. Have a shared internet connection on ipad at home but it does not service the ipad in other locations. I assume this has to be added to my ISP provider as an additional service for other locations?

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#2 Chris Cosgrove

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 08:00 PM

Your ISP has nothing do do with it, except perhaps for supplying you with your e-mail system.


I make no claims to be being an iPad expert, but they are like any other wi-fi connected device - they have to connect to a local signal. Generally wi-fi has a maximum range of about 100 yards / metres. Further than that away from your router, you need to find another connection.


There are a lot of public wi-fi systems out there - a lot of bars and coffee-shops, many hotels, etc.. But you normally need to log-in to the system in the area. 'Settings / Wi-fi' sholud show you any available systems, and using the browser will let you log-in.


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