How To Create an Ad Hoc Wireless Network Connecting Your Windows PC And iPhone or iPad?

Now it has become a simple way to connect your windows PC to iPad or iPhone by AdHoc wireless Network.

Steps to setup AdHoc wireless Network:

For Windows 7:
  1. Open the Start Menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Network and Internet.
  4. Click Network and Sharing Center.
  5. Under Change your networking settings, click Set up a new connection or network.
  6. Select Set up a wireless ad hoc (computer-to-computer) network.
  7. Click on Next twice.
  8. Enter the Network name such as “LogicNetwork“.
  9. Select the Security WAP (or WEP).
  10. Enter the Security key or password.
  11. Check Save this network check box.
  12. Click Turn on Internet connection sharing.
Connect your iPhone or iPad:
  1. Tap on the Settings icon in your iPhone main menu.
  2. Click on Wi-Fi.
  3. Your ad hoc network “LogicNetwork” should appear in the list.
  4. Click on you network.
  5. Enter the Password.

source: How To Create an Ad Hoc Wireless Network Between Your Windows PC And iPhone or iPad – The Tech Journal


  • durga ch
    durga ch
    hmm, has anyone tried accessgin internet through such connected devices?? such as the ipad using the computer as gateway to access internet?
  • PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    Yup, using a WiFi Router, I have accessed my Windows XP PC from my E5-00! 😀

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