Turn your iPhone Into a Personal Wi-Fi Hotspot: Share Your iPhone’s Internet with Other Devices

When you are traveling or in any case you need internet in a different device other than your iPhone, it is possible to share your internet in a very easily and convenient way. You phone has a functionality to create a portable Wi-Fi same as the one you are using at home or at your office. This functionality is called tethering or portable Wi-Fi depending on which method you are using to connect the device to share internet.

Steps on how to Share your iPhone’s Internet with Other Devices

  1. Tap on Settings, then tap on Mobile.
  2. Tap on Personal Hotspot and enable Personal Hotspot.
  3. Tap on Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  4. Tap Wi-Fi Password and enter appropriate password, choose this feature to control who connects to your portable Wi-Fi. Each user trying to connect will be authenticated by entering this password.

Enjoy shared internet by connecting from your iPhone, connect using the password you entered in step 4 above. You should essentially able to browse the internet on your second device using the connection shared by your iPhone.

Tips and things to Note!

  1. Always use Wi-Fi sharing with password which is not easily to guess, turn off your Personal Hotspot if you are not using it
  2. If you have limited data usage, use it wisely avoid downloading larger files.