What will you do when you are on the go and have to send an urgent email to your client while traveling, or you are away to the office but had to submit an online project to your boss at once? You might think to connect your laptop to Wi-Fi and do the desired tasks immediately without any further delay, right? Since it is not possible that you get Wi-Fi everywhere, but still, there is a way to connect your laptop to the internet, and it is through your own mobile phone Hotspot. So, through this article, we will walk you through the complete process as to how to use a phone as a Hotspot?
Though most people know how to connect their phone to use as a Hotspot, there are people around as well who need a bit of help in doing so.
What is a phone Hotspot?
A phone hotspot lets you share your smartphone’s internet connection with your laptops and other mobile devices so they too can connect to the internet. Though nowadays Wi-Fi can be found everywhere from coffee shops to railway stations, there is always a chance for security risks to using public Wi-Fi, since they often asked about your personal information, likewise your email id, etc. before giving internet access to you.
On the other hand, using the internet through your personal phone hotspot doesn’t require you to disclose your personal data to anyone, in fact, it allows you to put extra security measures to protect you and your private information.
How to turn on phone Hotspot in an iPhone
Follow these below steps to access phone Hotspot in an iPhone
Step 1: Tap on the “Settings”, followed by personal Hotspot.
Step 2: Toggle on the “Personal Hotspot”, then tap on “Wi-Fi Password” to change the password for your shared network.
Step 3: Now, turn on your computer, laptop, or any other mobile device’s Wi-Fi to connect it to your iPhone’s internet.
Note: In case you have an iCloud device, it will be able to use it automatically.
How to turn on phone Hotspot in an android mobile
Follow these below steps to access phone Hotspot in an android mobile
Step 1: Tap on the “Settings”, and then tap on “Other networks and connections”.
Step 2: Tap on “Personal Hotspot”.
Step 3: Tap on the toggle of “Personal Hotspot” and slide it to the right, to enable your personal hotspot to tether an internet connection.
Step 4: A small pop-up box appears; wherein you can set your data limit for each user who uses the internet network through your mobile hotspot.