Set up an iPhone or iPad hotspot

A wifi hotspot allows you to share your mobile data with other devices nearby and it can be a lifesaver while travelling. Find out how to set it up for iPhone and iPad in this quick video.

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Hello, I’m Anne from YourLifeChoices.

Today we’re going to show you how you can turn your smartphone or tablet into a portable wifi hotspot. To turn it on, first unlock your iPhone or iPad and open up settings. Now tap ‘Personal Hotspot’.

Tap this button to turn the hotspot on and you can find instructions below to connect to the hotspot using wifi, bluetooth or USB. Simply tap the button again when you would like to turn it off.

And that’s it! You now know how to turn your smartphone or tablet into a portable wifi hotspot. Thanks for watching, and we’ll see you again soon.

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Written by YourLifeChoices Writers

YourLifeChoices' team of writers specialise in content that helps Australian over-50s make better decisions about wealth, health, travel and life. It's all in the name. For 22 years, we've been helping older Australians live their best lives.

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