Apple iPad mini

Apple iPad mini

How to guides

Use device as Wi-Fi hotspot

You can use your device to create an internet connection from a laptop or desktop. Follow these instructions to use your device as hotspot.
You need to set up your device for internet to use this function. Click here for information on how to set up your device for internet.

You need to activate data connections before you can use your device as Wi-Fi hotspot. Click here for information on how to activate data connections.

Step 1 of 12

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 12

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Personal Hotspot.

Step 3 of 12

Turn on tethering

Press the indicator next to Personal Hotspot to turn on tethering.

Step 4 of 12

Turn on tethering

If this is the first time you use the function:

Step 5 of 12

Turn on tethering

Press Wi-Fi and USB Only.

Step 6 of 12

Change password for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Password.

Step 7 of 12

Change password for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required password and press Done.

Step 8 of 12

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.

Step 9 of 12

Establish connection

Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.

Step 10 of 12

Establish connection

Select your device on the list.

Step 11 of 12

Establish connection

Key in the password for the Wi-Fi hotspot and establish a connection to the device.

Step 12 of 12

Establish connection

When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

1. Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Settings.
Press Personal Hotspot.

2. Turn on tethering

Press the indicator next to Personal Hotspot to turn on tethering.
If this is the first time you use the function:
Press Wi-Fi and USB Only.

3. Change password for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Password.
Key in the required password and press Done.

4. Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your device on the list.
Key in the password for the Wi-Fi hotspot and establish a connection to the device.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

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