Smartphone Mobile Hotspot: Apple iPhone 5C

Learn how to share your mobile internet with other devices using the Apple iPhone 5C.


On this page:



Set up

  1. Check that Wi-Fi and Smartphone Mobile Hotspot are turned off.
  • From the Home screen,  tap Settings.
  • Tap Personal Hotspot.
    • If this option is not available, tap Cellular > Set  Up Personal Hotspot to activate the feature.
    • Your account must support this or you will receive a prompt to contact Customer Care
  • Tap the toggle switch to turn on Personal Hotspot.
  • Tap Wi-Fi Password to change the Wi-Fi Password.
  • The Wi-Fi Network name is the same as the device name found in Settings > General > About.
  • The following functions are not available:
    • Creating an Allowed Devices list.
    • Changing the security type.
    • Changing the maximum number of connections (5)


Turn on / off

  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Personal Hotspot.
  3. Tap the toggle switch to turn Personal Hotspot on or off.