How to connect an iPad to an Android via Bluetooth Tethering

Description: Use an Android's Bluetooth tethering ability to give internet access to an iPad.

  1. On an Android powered phone, enter the Tethering and Hotspot Menu.
    Android Settings, Tethering and Hotspot
  2. Select the option to enable Bluetooth Tethering.
    Tethering and Hotspot, Bluetooth
  3. Enable Bluetooth on the phone.
    Settings, Enable Bluetooth
  4. In the Bluetooth menu, make the phone discoverable by tapping the top message.
    Android Bluetooth Discoverable
  5. On the iPad, turn the Bluetooth on in Settings.
  6. When the phone appears on the list of devices, Tap to connect.
    iPad Bluetooth Connect
  7. Once connected, there will be a tethering icon in the top left of the screen.
    iPad Bluetooth Connected
  8. The iPad now has internet access through the phones mobile data connection.

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