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How to use iPhone Personal Hotspot

Started ‎16-05-2014 by
Modified ‎24-03-2019 by

You can use the personal hotspot feature on your iPhone to tether your other devices to the Internet. This will allow you to access mobile Internet from devices such as a tablet, PC or laptop.

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One of the main benefits of mobile technology is ubiquitous connectivity. Whether you're in a pub, on the train, in a car or in the office, you can always pick up your mobile phone to access the Internet. By tethering, you can extend the mobile Internet connection from your iPhone onto other devices.

You can tether on:

  • all goodybags;
  • Pay As You Go credit.

Go to the "Settings" icon on your iPhone.

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In "Settings" choose "Personal Hotspot".

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You will see a password on the below screen which you will need to enter onto your desktop.

Turn your "Personal Hotspot" on so that it appears green as below.

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On your PC, go to your Internet connection on the bottom right of the screen where you will see your phone listed as a connection.

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Click on "Connect".

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You will be prompted to add the password displayed on your iPhone screen into the below box.

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Once you enter your password you will see in your Internet connections that you're now connected to a Personal Hotspot.

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Go to the "Settings" icon on your iPhone.

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In "Settings" choose "Personal Hotspot".

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You will see a password on the below screen which you will need to enter onto your desktop.

Turn your "Personal Hotspot" on so that it appears green as below.

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You will be able to see your phone listed in your Wi-Fi connections.

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When you click on the connection you will be prompted to enter the password on your iPhone screen.

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You will then see the below icon in place of your Wi-Fi symbol.

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On your phone you will see the following notification flashing.

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