Have you ever been in a situation where you are on the go – staying at a hotel or just camping outdoors – and have either your tablet or laptop with you, but no Wi-Fi in sight? It’s frustrating to not be able to do all those things you do on the web. Hey, we are not even speaking about checking out cat videos!
How to set up your iPhone as a personal Wi-Fi mobile hotspot
If you have your iPhone with you, there is an easy way to get another device connected.
Keep in mind that you need an active data plan on your phone for this to work and you need to make sure that your carrier supports mobile hotspot and this service is included in your plan. Do not forget that the Wi-Fi mobile hotspot that you create uses your phone data plan and can easily gobble up through your data allowance in no time. This is a recipe for cell phone bill disaster if not controlled, so make sure to use this with proper caution. With this in mind, here is…
Update: We have updated this post with new instructions. This will work on the latest version of iOS with the iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X. Older phones updated to iOS 12 like the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and up until the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, iPad Pro Cellular and iPad Air will also work.