It may sound complicated, but you can be connected with just a few taps. Most of the major carriers offer tethering services, though your ability to create a Wi Fi hotspot depends on your service plan and data allowance.
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Turn on Wi Fi Hotspot With iOS Devices
To set up a personal hotspot on your iPhone or iPad (Wi Fi + Cellular), go to Settings > Personal Hotspot and toggle it on (if you don’t see Personal Hotspot in Settings, tap Cellular > Personal Hotspot). Make note of the Wi Fi password.
Open the Wi Fi menu on cover samsung j3 2017 inter the device you need to connect to the internet. Look for your iOS device (ex: PCMag’s iPhone), tap it, and enter the password that appears on your iPhone’s Personal Hotspot screen.
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Turn on Wi Fi Hotspot With Android Devices
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