Personal Hotspot lets you connect your computers and devices to the Internet using the cellular data connection on your device.
Sharing the data plan on your iOS device with other devices is simple as ABC. Just follow the steps below:
1. Tap Settings > Cellular:
2. Tap>>Personal Hotspot and turn it on>>
- After configuring Personal Hotspot, you can directly access the settings from Settings > Personal Hotspot.
Note: If you do not see the option for Personal Hotspot, confirm with your carrier that this feature is supported and your wireless plan is configured for Personal Hotspot.
- You can connect the other devices via Wi-FI/Bluetooth/USB.
While devices are connected to Personal Hotspot, the status bar will be blue and will indicate the number of connected users. The maximum number of supported connections may vary depending on your carrier or iPhone model.
You cannot use your Wi-Fi connection for Internet connectivity while other devices are using Wi-Fi for Personal Hotspot. You can share only a cellular data connection; you cannot share a Wi-Fi connection.
To disconnect the devices, simply unplug (if connected via usb) or turn off bluetooth.
To set up personal hotspot on Android and other platforms click on the link.
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