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Is there an iPhone app and software which let me send my 3G key Internet connection to my iPhone using Wi-Fi. It's kind of complex. Let me explain more.

1) I have an Intel Core 2 Duo laptop with Wi-Fi

2) I have a 3G key for Internet

3) I have an iPhone 3G

I want to share my laptop connection with my iPhone using Wi-Fi or cable, so I work with 2 devices at the same time, is there a way?

I know there is a way to transfer Internet from iPhone to the laptop, but I want to do it from the laptop.

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

If you're using Windows 7, then Connectify may be for you:

Turn your Windows 7 laptop into a WiFi hotspot to share the Internet with friends, co-workers, and mobile devices.

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the moronic anonymous downvoter is still at large? :) –  Molly7244 Jan 15 '10 at 0:06
Sounds interesting –  Ivo Flipse Jan 15 '10 at 6:23
Thanks Molly. I can't find any trace of a single user doing multiple down votes unless the anomaly scripts are getting to it before I do. However at this point there isn't any users with more then 5 down votes for you that raises suspicions. –  Diago Jan 15 '10 at 6:24
Molly - you should mention that not all WiFi cards are supported by Connectify. My Intel Pro 3945 isn't :( Oh wait, even if it was not supported, Connectify can create an ad-hoc network. My bad. –  Sathya Jan 15 '10 at 9:50
@ Diago: in this case the question and all answers were downvoted. –  Molly7244 Jan 15 '10 at 12:09
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Which OS are you using? If it's Windows XP or later, you can do this with the Internet Connection Sharing, and by creating an Ad-Hock wireless network.

Can't give you anything more specific unless you can tell us which OS you're using.

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+1 for you as well. can't let the moronic anonymous downvoter get awy with this ;) –  Molly7244 Jan 15 '10 at 0:14
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If you're using Mac OS X, go to the Airport menu and select 'create network'.

Join the new network on your iPhone.

Details/screenshots here: http://www.ehow.com/how_4504298_create-wireless-computer-computer-network.html

You will likely have to enable "Internet Sharing" under "Sharing" in system preferences and select your 3G key as the source.

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+1 can't let the moronic anonymous downvoter get awy with this. :) –  Molly7244 Jan 15 '10 at 0:09
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  1. Enable ICS on the 3G connection
  2. Create an ad-hoc Wi-Fi network
  3. Join your iPhone to the ad-hoc Wi-Fi network
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