Internet Service Providers forum

General discussion

Sharing a dial up connection for iPhone to connect to

by dsirkka / July 13, 2010 12:59 AM PDT

I am at a location where 56K dial up is my only choice (no cell service, satellite is over priced, no cable, no adsl available). I want to be able to share my connection using my wireless internet adapter in my laptop. I have done this with a LAN connection in a hotel room once and it worked nicely. I can't, however, seem to figure it out with a dial up connection. Is it even possible?
I am running Windows 7 Ultimate.
I am fairly computer savvy and have googled for a while. Not a simple task at 26 kbps. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Sharing a dial up connection for iPhone to connect to
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Sharing a dial up connection for iPhone to connect to
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
Security 30,333 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
Phones 15,713 discussions
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Big stars on small screens

Smosh tells CNET what it took to make it big online

Internet sensations Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla discuss how YouTube has changed and why among all their goals, "real TV" isn't an ambition.