Mobile hotspot: Apple iPhone 3GS

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Apple iPhone 3GS.

 

 

 

 

Connection icon for mobile hotspot

 

When your device is sharing the mobile internet connection, refer to the following:

 

iphone personal hotspot.pngMobile hotspot via Wi-Fi is turned on

 

 

Set up mobile hotspot

 

To set up or configure a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

Note: Portable Wi-Fi Hotspot settings cannot be changed when Wi-Fi sharing is turned on.

 

  1. From the Home screen,  tap Settings.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Tap Cellular.
  4. Scroll to and tap Set  Up Personal Hotspot.
    • Note: This will initiate a request to enable the setting on the device.
  5. Tap General to go  back one screen.
  6. Tap Settings to go back  one screen.
  7. Enable Wi-Fi.
  8. Scroll up and tap Personal Hotspot, located under the Wi-Fi and above Bluetooth.

 

 

Turn on / off mobile hotspot

 

To turn on or turn off a mobile hotspot over Wi-Fi, follow these steps:

 

  1. From the Home screen,  tap Settings.
  2. Tap Personal Hotspot.
    • Note: If this settings is not showing here, please navigate to General > Cellular.