Turn on Personal Hotspot on iOS Devices

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The following steps explain how to turn on Personal Hotspot (tethering) on Apple iOS devices.




In iOS 6 and Above:

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Select Personal Hotspot.
  3. Toggle Personal Hotspot to On


In iOS 4-5:

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Select General.
  3. Tap Networks.
  4. Choose Personal Hotspot.
  5. Toggle Personal Hotspot to On.


To Connect to the Personal Hotspot

Using Wi-Fi:

  1. Select the name of your iPhone from the Wi-Fi settings on your computer or other devices.
  2. Enter the Wi-Fi Password displayed on the Personal Hotspot screen.


Using Bluetooth

  1. Make sure the other Bluetooth device is discoverable.
  2. On your Apple device, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Bluetooth.
  4. Pair the two devices.


Using USB

  1. Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable.
  2. Choose iPhone from the list of network services in your settings.
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