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ali2104
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iPhone 4S hotspot

How do I enable a personal hotspot so that I can connect my laptop to the hotspot? When I try 'settings -> general -> mobile data-> set up personal hotspot' it refers me to a website that is utterly useless. Plz help
covkid12
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

Giffgaff does not do personal hotspots
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

dont think u can with gg

lmills
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

Personal hotspot will only work on giffgaff if you jailbreak
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bengalknights
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

You have to jailbreak and use 3rd party apps unfortunately until apple change policy and decide to support giffgaff
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rebelyell
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

I'm sorry to inform you that the hotspot can't be enabled on the iPhone using giffgaff unless you jailbreak it.

Apple have put restrictions on their devices that only allow the hotspot to be enabled on certain networks (for a fee).
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ali2104
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

Dammit!!! I already bought the fricking goody bag
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

if you wish to jailbreak check this guide for both how to jailbreak and what to use to enable tethering

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/giffgaff-Top-Tips/How-to-enable-native-tethering-on-a-Jailbroken-Ip...
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rebelyell
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot


covkid12 wrote:
Giffgaff does not do personal hotspots

This is incorrect. You can use the hotspot on many other phones, such as Android and Windows.  

 

It is the phone's software that controls whether the hotspot can be enabled and it is not dependent on giffgaff. 

kaleem7877
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Re: iPhone 4S hotspot

You have to jailbreak your iphone and download the app for it
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