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Setting Up a Mobile WI-FI Hotspot

 

This page will give you information to help you set up your mobile phone as a WIFI hotspot

 

Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot

A Personal Hotspot lets you share the cellular data connection of your iPhone or Android mobile device to access to a Wi-Fi network.

You can connect to Personal Hotspot with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or USB.

Please note:

  • Expect high battery use by tethering.
  • Tethering can use a lot of battery so its recommend to plug in your devices while tethering.
  • Turn off tethering connections when you've finished with them.

iPhone Mobile Tethering

Setting up a Personal Hotspot:

 

1) Go to Settings > Cellular.

 

2) Tap Personal Hotspot, then tap the slider to turn it on.

 

3) Touch the box to place a check mark by the Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot or Mobile Hotspot item.

 

4) Choose the Set Up Wi-Fi Hotspot item to give the hotspot a name, or SSID, and then review, change, or assign a password.

Android Mobile Tethering

Setting up a Personal Hotspot:

 

1) Open the Settings app

 

2) Touch the More item in the Wireless & Networks section, and then choose Tethering & Portable Hotspot.