AT&T Restricting Hotspot to Three Devices? Or Are They...
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/04/atandt-mobile-hotspot-for-iphone-4-limited-to-just-three-wifi-devi/' target='_blank'>http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/04/...hree-wifi-devi/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Say it ain't so! According to this here slide, which details a bit of insidery AT&T information about the impending release of iOS 4.3, Ma Bell's iPhone 4 will have its Personal Hotspot restricted to use with just three devices."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1299451819.usr105634.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>I don't know that it is that big of a deal, I normally would only have one or two devices sharing my hotspot anyway. And it turns out based on documentation with iOS 4.3 it's actually the software that limits you to 3 devices and not AT&T. If you want to have 5 devices, you have to use Bluetooth or USB to add the other two. This was found on the <a href="http://www.apple.com/ios/" target="_blank">Apple site</a> about iOS 4.3: <em>"You can share your connection with up to five devices at once over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB - with up to three of those connections using Wi-Fi."</em></p>
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