Question about Hotspot and Tethering

  Gyvs 21:37 30 Apr 2014

Good day,

I'm not very knowledgeable about this stuff so I apologize if my question is hard to understand or it seems foolish. I would like to ask if it's possible to rebroadcast the Wifi from my isp(from a router) by using my Smartphone? Basically, what I'm asking is if it's possible for my smartphone to connect to my router's wifi, then rebroadcast that wifi by using my phone as a hotspot?

I'm asking cause I recently had a problem with my iPad2 which I accidentally dropped from my table and is now having problems connecting to my router's wifi. It seems it cannot detect the wifi unless it's a couple of inches away from the router. My android however can still detect the wifi from a few meters away. So I was thinking if it's possible to extend my router's range by using my android as some sort another router through hotspot and let my iPad connect to it by having it close.

I tried googling this but I can't seem to construct a proper search questin/query that will provide me an accurate answer.

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