Have you ever been on a long journey with the family or on vacation and you have the need for an Internet connection? Many iPads have this feature built/in. Let’s go over how to take advantage of using your iPad as a personal hotpot.

  1. Power on your iPad.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Personal Hotspot if available on your plan.
  4. Tap Password to change the default password and click Done.
  5. Slide the Personal Hotspot from off to on. The hotspot will begin broadcasting and you will see on your iPad Personal Hotspot and the number of active connections.
  6. Next, we will go to a device and look for the hotspot by browsing the secure wi-fi. The name that is broadcast is “Name of device”, iPad.
  7. Select the wi-fi hotspot and connect.
  8. Enter the applicable password.
  9. Test your connection by checking email or connecting to the Internet.
  10. Repeat these steps for all devices you want to connect to your Hotspot.
  11. When you are finished using the hotspot, Tap Settings, Personal Hotspot and slide the Personal Hotspot to off.

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