Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

How to guides

Use your phone as Wi-Fi hotspot

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

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

Step 1 of 7

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Personal Hotspot"

Press Personal Hotspot.

Step 3 of 7

Turn on tethering

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

Step 4 of 7

Turn on tethering

If this is the first time you use the function:
Press Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Step 5 of 7

Change password for Wi-Fi hotspot

Press Wi-Fi Password.

Step 6 of 7

Change password for Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the required password and press Done.

Step 7 of 7

Establish connection

Turn on Wi-Fi on the other device.
Find the list of available Wi-Fi networks.
Select your phone on the list.
Key in the password for the Wi-Fi hotspot and establish a connection to the phone.
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 Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

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 phone on the list.
Key in the password for the Wi-Fi hotspot and establish a connection to the phone.
When the connection is established, you can access the internet from the other device.

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