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checyboy
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how to enable personal hotspot

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budone
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Which device do you have and which plan are you on?

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Re: how to enable personal hotspot
android_wiz
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Device Software Version iOS 4 / iOS 5

  1.   From the home screen, select Settings.
     

      Settings


  2. Select General.

      General


  3. Select Network.

      Network


  4. Select Set Up Personal Hotspot.
    Note If personal hotspot has been previously activated, skip to step 6.

      Set Up Personal Hotspot


  5. The Personal Hotspot activation process may take 1-2 minutes.

      Personal Hotpsot activation process


  6. Once the activation process is complete, select Personal Hotspot.

      Personal Hotspot


  7. Verify Personal HotSpot is enabled.
    Note Drag the Personal HotSpot switch to ON to enable.

      Enable Disable Personal Hotspot


  8. If prompted, select the appropriate setting. 

    Turn on Wi-Fi 
    Personal HotSpot available over Bluetooth, USB, and Wifi 
    Bluetooth and USB only 
    Personal Hotspot available over Bluetooth and USB only
    Note The USB connection will be visible in the computer's network connections. To verify the connection refer to Verifying Connected Networks - Macintosh or Verifying Connected Networks - Windows.

      Select Wifi or Bluetooth and USB only


  9. The Personal HotSpot name will be displayed within quotes beneath the Personal HotSpot switch.
    Note e.g. Other users can look for your shared network using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth under the name displayed in quotes (e.g. 15-4-1391).

      Enable Disable Personal Hotspot


  10. The Wi-Fi Password will be displayed in the Wi-Fi password field.
    Note To change the password, select the Wi-Fi Password field.

      WiFi password


  11. Enter/edit the Wi-Fi password then select Done.
    Note The Wi-Fi password must contain at least eight characters.

      Enter or edit the WiFi password then Done

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Device Software Version iOS 6

  1.   From the home screen, select Settings.
     

      Settings


  2. Select General.

      General


  3. Select Cellular.

      Cellularl


  4. If available, select Set Up Personal Hotspot.
    Note If personal hotspot has been previously activated, skip to step 6.

      Set Up Personal Hotspot


  5. The Personal Hotspot activation process may take 1-2 minutes.

      activation


  6. Once the activation process is complete, select Personal Hotspot.

      Select Personal Hotspot


  7. Verify Personal HotSpot is enabled.
    Note Drag the Personal HotSpot switch to ON to enable.

      Enable Disable Personal Hotspot


  8. If prompted, select the appropriate setting. 

    Turn on Wi-Fi 
    Personal HotSpot available over Bluetooth, USB, and Wifi 
    Bluetooth and USB only 
    Personal Hotspot available over Bluetooth and USB only
    Note The USB connection will be visible in the computer's network connections. To verify the connection refer to Verifying Connected Networks - Macintosh or Verifying Connected Networks - Windows.

      Select Wifi or Bluetooth and USB only


  9. The Personal HotSpot name will be displayed within quotes beneath the Personal HotSpot switch.
    Note e.g. Other users can look for your shared network using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth under the name displayed in quotes (e.g. 15-4-1391).

      Enable Disable Personal Hotspot


  10. The Wi-Fi Password will be displayed in the Wi-Fi password field.
    Note To change the password, select the Wi-Fi Password field.

      WiFi password


  11. Enter/edit the Wi-Fi password then select Done.
    Note The Wi-Fi password must contain at least eight characters.

      Enter or edit the WiFi password then Done

    if your on the share everything hotspots included if your not then its 20-30 more a month

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Heretic1989
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