Wi-Fi Hotspot is a feature of iOS 4.3 and higher. iPhone is available to share the wireless data connection with other devices such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB. It means that iPhone can be a wireless router for the other devices. In addition, this system enables iPhone to transmit and receive the data as well. In fact, iPhone 4 and later model need Wi-Fi connections but older model, iPhone 3GS, is required to connect with Bluetooth and USB. When you set it up, you can use a Hotspot is very easily and comfortably.
Here are the instructions on how to turn your iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot. If you follow the instruction to set up, you can share your Internet with multiple computers through Wi-Fi.
The first step that you need to do is turning you iPhone on and setting it up. Users who use iOS 6 can set up a personal hotspot now. You need to pay for that but all you have to do is only two simple steps. You should find the personal hotspot. After that, you will get the switch to turn on or off for the hotspot. Now, you are all set for setting it up. As the next step, you need to set up your phone. For Just in case, if you have not set it up yet, please look at Apple’s instructions. The carries, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, also help you to set up. The hotspot enables you to share your data in three ways through Wi-Fi router, Bluetooth, and USB. As the recommendation, you better use Wi-Fi and USB, not Bluetooth. The reason is that Bluetooth is slower than other two. In addition, it drains your battery very faster. On the other hands, if you use Wi-Fi, you can share it with five people as the maximum, and if you use USB, you can charges your phone during plugged in.These are simple instructions to show how to use Wi-Fi hotspot legally.
There are several illegal options. It is what you jailbreak your phone. There are a lot of different ways to jailbreak your iPhone but it depends on the model and operating system that you have. Actually, you need to use the same way for the 5th generation, iPod Touch, and iPad. Therefore, if you use iPhone 4S and prefer to tether, you should not update iOS 6.
To know how to Jailbreak your iPhone, you need to check out “Redmond Pie”. It gives you an excellent knowledge for jailbreaking. Once you have jailbroken your phone, you will get an application, Cydia, which is jailbroken app. You can have more application such as Cydia, but Cydia is best and common among jailbreakers. And then, it is the time to open Cydiato download MyWi, which is the utility for hotspot. Once you got it, you are allowed to turn your phone into a hotspot unofficially. This method never charges you.
However, you have to care about what if you used it beyond the free trial; you need to pay $20. After installing MyWi, blue bar shows up on your screen as the notification that you are available to use hotspot.
As the other option, there is the way that you will get a MiFi card. If you used this way, you do not have to jailbreak your phone and have some trouble with your carrier. Therefore, it may be easier than the other way but you have to pay around $20 to 60 for a month.
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