Turn Your Mobile Phone into a WiFi Hotspot

Turn Your Mobile Phone into a WiFi Hotspot 

Before you start using your phone as a hotspot, keep in mind that tethering a Chrome device to your phone’s WiFi will use your monthly data allotment.  Only tether when needed to avoid running out of data before the end of the month.

If you encounter issues using your phone as a WiFi hotspot or have questions, contact your mobile/cell service provide (e.g., GCI, Verizon, or AT&T)

If you have an iPhone

If you have an Android Phone

  1. Go to Setting, then Personal Hotspot.  

  1. Go to Setting, Connections and then Mobile Hotspot & Tethering

  1. Tap or slide the switch next to Allow Others to Join.

  1. Tap or slide the switch next to Mobile Hotspot.

  1. Your device will display a password and directions for connecting (tethering) to your phone as a WiFi hotspot.

  1. Your device will display a password and directions for connecting (tethering) to your phone as a WiFi hotspot.