How To Use iPhone HotSpot (Tethering) – Non-Jailbroke Devices
How many times have you been out and needed to use the internet on your laptop or iPad but didn’t have a WiFi connection? Those days are long gone now with the iPhone running iOS 7. Users can easily and quickly connect their laptop, iPad, or any other device users may need to get a wifi connection on to use. Simply follow the few quick steps below to be up and running in a matter only a couple minutes. You will need a device with a data plan and the tethering option added to the plan in order to connect using this method. There are ways to user the option without Cellular Networks added cost but you must be jailbroken and the CELL PROVIDER could still find out and charge you anyway.
How to Connect Laptop to iPhone for a wifi hotspot.
- Open the settings menu on the iPhone and tap Cellular
- On the Cellular page choose personal HotSpot
- From here you will look for the name of your iPhone. Enter the name and password for your connection. This will make it safe for you and only you to use. You can share the settings credentials or use them to connect other devices to your HotSpot. You can connect other devices using Bluetooth, USB, or WiFi.
Be sure to turn the HotSpot off when you are finished to avoid extra data charges.