How to Turn Your iPhone into a WiFi Hotspot
WiFi technology is the most common way for devices to be able to access the Internet if they do not have their own connection. It is possible to buy mobile dongles to plug into a computer or tablet to access the Internet this way but this is an unnecessary expense if you have an iPhone which can share its mobile Internet connection. The steps below explain how to turn your iPhone into a WiFi hotspot to access the Internet. This connection can be completely private and protected by a password to stop others from accessing your connection.
How to Turn Your iPhone into a Hotspot
NOTE: Some carriers may apply an extra charge for allowing tethering of your iPhone Internet connection. Check with your carrier before using the hotspot facility.
It is not just the iPhone that permits tethering to its Internet connection by converting the phone to a hotspot. This is a feature available on Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phones. Jabbersite will be providing “how-to” articles for these products in the future but if any readers have tips or directions then feel free to add them below and help your fellow readers tether their computer through their phone.
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